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List Rules People 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.

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Bill Cosby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Activist, Film Score Composer, Television director William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist. Cosby's start in stand-up began at the hungry i in San Francisco which was followed by ...more

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Bob Saget is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter Robert Lane "Bob" Saget is an American stand-up comedian, actor and television host. Although he is best known for his family-friendly roles as Danny Tanner on Full House and the ...more

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Ted Bundy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Criminal Theodore Robert "Ted" Bundy was an American who hurt numerous young women and girls during the 1970s and possibly earlier. Shortly before his execution, after more than a decade of ...more

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Tom Sizemore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Singer Thomas Edward "Tom" Sizemore, Jr. is an American film and television actor and producer. He is known for his supporting roles in films such as: the dark comedy film True Romance; the ...more

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Adam McKay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Television director, Comedian, Television producer Adam McKay is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. McKay has a comedy partnership with Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and Step

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Lois Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Sculptor, Pilot, Painter Lois Hamilton was an American model, author, aviator, artist and actress.

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John Oates is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter John William Oates is an American rock, R&B and soul guitarist, musician, songwriter and producer best known as half of the rock and soul duo, Hall & Oates. Although Oates's main role in ...more

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Patrick Quinn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Actor Patrick Dominic Quinn was an American actor and a former president of the Actors' Equity Association. Quinn's father was a mortician. Quinn studied theater at Temple University. After graduation ...more

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Tamron Hall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist Tamron Hall is a national correspondent for NBC News. She is a day-side anchor for MSNBC and host of the program NewsNation with Tamron Hall. Hall is also a co-anchor of Today's Take, the third ...more

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David Brenner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Comedian David Norris Brenner was an American stand-up comedian, actor and author. The most frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in the 1970s and 1980s, Brenner "was a pioneer ...more

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Tim Heidecker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Film Score Composer, Television director, Comedian Tim Heidecker is an American comedian, writer, director, actor and musician. He is one half of the comedy team of Tim & Eric, along with Eric Wareheim. Heidecker and Wareheim are noted for ...more

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Stephenie LaGrossa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Model Stephenie LaGrossa is a former contestant on Survivor: Palau, where she placed 7th, Survivor: Guatemala, where she placed second and Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, where she was the second ...more

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Veronica Hamel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Television producer, Model, Actor Veronica Hamel is an American actress and model.

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James Edward Maceo West is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Inventor James Edward Maceo West is an American inventor and acoustician. Along with Gerhard Sessler, West developed the foil electret microphone in 1962 while developing instruments for human hearing ...more

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Joshua Eilberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Lawyer Joshua Eilberg was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

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Syma Chowdhry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Syma Chowdhry is an award-winning television host, reporter, producer, news writer, model and actress. Currently she is a television news reporter in Philadelphia at KYW-TV. In January 2011, she ...more

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Kathryn Morris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Actor Kathryn Morris is an American actress, best known for her lead role as Detective Lilly Rush in the CBS series Cold Case.

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Patricia Wettig is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Playwright Patricia Wettig is an American actress and playwright. She received three Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award for her role as Nancy Krieger Weston in the ABC television drama ...more

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Robert Prosky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Robert Prosky was an American actor and comedian.

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Fred Mascherino is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician Frederick Paul Mascherino is an American musician best known for his work as lead guitarist and co-lead vocalist in alternative rock band Taking Back Sunday. He is currently in the band Terrible ...more

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Jill Scott is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Poet, Singer-songwriter, Actor Jill Scott is an American singer, model and actress. Her 2000 debut, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1, went platinum, and the followups Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2 and ...more

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Norman Fell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Actor Norman Fell, born Norman Noah Feld, was an American actor of film and television, most famous for his role as landlord Mr. Roper on the sitcom Three's Company and its spin-off, The Ropers.

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Irvin Kershner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Actor Irvin Kershner was an American film director and occasional actor, best known for directing quirky, independent films early in his career, and then The Empire Strikes Back, the James Bond film ...more

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Charles Hallahan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Actor Charles John Hallahan was an American film, television and stage actor best known for his performances in Going in Style, The Thing, and Dante's Peak.

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Scott Nearing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Temple University Alumni
Educator, Advocate, Economist Scott Nearing was an American radical economist, educator, writer, political activist, and advocate of simple living.