72.7k readers

Famous Temple University Alumni

Updated February 22, 2021 72.7k views82 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Temple University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Temple University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Temple University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Temple University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Temple University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Temple University.

This list has a variety of graduates, like Bill Cosby, Tom Sizemore and other famous Temple Owls.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Temple University?” and “Which celebrities are Temple University alumni?”

Take a look at this list of notable Temple University alumni.
  • 1

    Bill Cosby

    Activist, Film Score Composer
    William Henry Cosby Jr. (; born July 12, 1937) is an American stand-up comedian, actor,...  more

    More Bill Cosby 

    Here's What Everyone Who's Worked With Bill Cosby Has Had To Say About The Allegations Against Him#124 of 233 The Funniest Stand Up Comedians Of All Time

  • 2

    Bob Saget

    Comedian, Film Producer
    Robert Lane Saget (; born May 17, 1956) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, television...  more

    More Bob Saget 

    #64 of 185 The Best Hot Ones Guests Ever#30 of 44 Tiny Movie Cameos By Super Famous People

  • 3

    Ted Bundy

    Theodore Robert Bundy (born Theodore Robert Cowell; November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989) was...  more

    More Ted Bundy 

    Hypnosis Played A Key Role In Ted Bundy's Conviction And Overturned Appeals#16 of 130 Famous American Serial Killers

  • 4

    Tom Sizemore

    Film Producer, Actor
    Thomas Edward Sizemore Jr. (born November 29, 1961) is an American film and television actor...  more

    More Tom Sizemore 

    #716 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History#597 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021

  • 5

    Adam McKay

    Television director, Comedian
    Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter,...  more

    More Adam McKay 

    #151 of 250 The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked#24 of 120 The Best Comedy Directors in Film History

  • 6

    Lois Hamilton

    Sculptor, Pilot
    Lois Hamilton (October 14, 1952 – December 23, 1999) was an American model, author, aviator,...  more
  • 7

    John Oates

    Record producer, Guitarist
    John William Oates (born April 7, 1948) is an American rock, R&B and soul guitarist, singer,...  more
  • 8
    Patrick Dominic Quinn (February 12, 1950, Philadelphia – September 24, 2006, Bushkill,...  more
  • 9

    Tamron Hall

    Journalist, Newsreader
    Tamron Hall (born September 16, 1970, in Luling, Texas) is an American broadcast journalist...  more

    More Tamron Hall 

    #13 of 49 The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today#17 of 48 The Best Today Show Hosts

  • 10
    David Norris Brenner (February 4, 1936 – March 15, 2014) was an American stand-up comedian,...  more

    More David Brenner 

    #6 of 111 The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors#17 of 30 The Best Male Stand Up Comedians of the '70s

  • 11

    Tim Heidecker

    Film Score Composer, Television director
    Timothy Richard Heidecker (; born February 3, 1976) is an American comedian, writer, director,...  more
  • 12
    Stephenie LaGrossa (born December 6, 1979) is a former contestant on Survivor: Palau, where...  more

    More Stephenie LaGrossa 

    #38 of 170 The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Played#759 of 1,267 Test 7- The Most Beautiful Women in the World

  • 13

    Veronica Hamel

    Television producer, Model
    Veronica Hamel (born November 20, 1943) is an American actress and model....  more
  • 14
    James Edward Maceo West (born February 10, 1931 in Farmville, Prince Edward County, Virginia)...  more
  • 15
    Joshua Eilberg (February 12, 1921 – March 24, 2004) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House...  more

    More Joshua Eilberg 

    #40 of 61 Corrupt U.S. Congressmen and Congresswomen#28 of 45 Corrupt Democrats

  • 16
    Syma Chowdhry is an award-winning television host, reporter, producer, news writer, model and...  more
  • 17
    Kathryn Susan Morris (born January 28, 1969) is an American actress, best known for her lead...  more
  • 18

    Patricia Wettig

    Film Producer, Actor
    Patricia Wettig (born December 4, 1951) is an American actress and playwright. She is best...  more
  • 19

    Robert Prosky

    Actor, Voice acting
    Robert Prosky (born Robert Joseph Porzuczek, December 13, 1930 – December 8, 2008) was an...  more
  • 20

    Fred Mascherino

    Guitarist, Songwriter
    Frederick Paul Mascherino (born July 27, 1974) is an American musician best known for his work...  more
  • 21

    Jill Scott

    Poet, Singer-songwriter
    Jill Scott (born April 4, 1972) is an American singer-songwriter, model, poet and actress. Her...  more

    More Jill Scott 

    #212 of 602 The Best Female Vocalists Ever#125 of 214 The Greatest Black Actresses Of All Time

  • 22
    Norman Fell (born Norman Noah Feld, March 24, 1924 – December 14, 1998), was an American actor...  more
  • 23

    Irvin Kershner

    Television director, Film Producer
    Irvin Kershner (born Isadore Kershner; April 29, 1923 – November 27, 2010) was an American...  more
  • 24
    Charles John Hallahan (July 29, 1943 – November 25, 1997) was an American film, television and...  more
  • 25

    Scott Nearing

    Educator, Advocate
    Scott Nearing (August 6, 1883 – August 24, 1983) was an American radical economist, educator,...  more