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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Trent University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Trent University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Trent University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Trent University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Trent 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 Trent University.

This list has everything from Dan Hardy to Nancy Anne Sakovich.

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

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Peter Elliott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Peter Elliott Peter Elliott is rector of Christ Church Cathedral and Dean of New Westminster in the Anglican Church of Canada. Following the retirement of the diocesan bishop, the Right Reverend Michael ...more

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Nathan Cullen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Nathan Cullen Consultant Nathan Cullen, MP is a Canadian federal politician. He is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Skeena—Bulkley Valley and a member of the New Democratic Party. While he was raised in ...more

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Don Tapscott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Don Tapscott Author Don Tapscott is a Canadian business executive, author, consultant and speaker, specializing in business strategy, organizational transformation and the role of technology in business and ...more

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James Orbinski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
James Orbinski Physician James Jude Orbinski, OC, OOnt, MSC is a Canadian physician, writer, and humanitarian activist. He is an associate professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and a Fellow at the Munk ...more

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Gerard Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Gerard Kennedy Critic Gerard Michael Kennedy is a Canadian politician in Ontario, Canada. He served as Ontario's Minister of Education from 2003 to 2006, when he resigned to make an unsuccessful bid for the ...more

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Yann Martel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Yann Martel Novelist, Author Yann Martel is an author best known for the Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi, a #1 international bestseller published in more than 50 territories. It has sold more than 12 million ...more

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Stephen Stohn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Stephen Stohn Television producer, Film Producer, Lawyer John Stephen Stohn is a Canadian-based, American-born entertainment lawyer and television producer. He is the president of Epitome Pictures Inc., and is executive producer of the teen drama ...more

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Ian Tamblyn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Ian Tamblyn Record producer, Musician, Singer Ian Tamblyn in is a Canadian folk music singer-songwriter and record producer, adventurer, and playwright.

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Maggie Helwig is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Maggie Helwig Activist, Poet, Novelist Maggie Helwig is a Canadian poet, novelist, social justice activist and Anglican priest.

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Richard B. Wright is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Richard B. Wright Novelist Richard B. Wright, CM, is a Canadian novelist.

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Stan Rogers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Stan Rogers Singer-songwriter, Singer Stanley Allison "Stan" Rogers was a Canadian folk musician and songwriter. Rogers was noted for his rich, baritone voice and his finely crafted, traditional-sounding songs which were ...more

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Leah McLaren is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Leah McLaren Journalist, Novelist, Film Producer Leah McLaren is a Canadian author and newspaper columnist. Born in Peterborough, Ontario, McLaren attended Claude Watson School for the Arts in Toronto. She studied English literature at McGill ...more

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Bill Grimmett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Bill Grimmett William Lawrence Grimmett is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1995 to 1999.

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Nancy Anne Sakovich is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Nancy Anne Sakovich Model, Actor Nancy Anne Sakovich is a Canadian actress and former model.

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Christel Haeck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Christel Haeck Christel Haeck is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. She was a New Democratic Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1990 to 1995 who represented the riding of St. ...more

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Paul McKeever is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Paul McKeever Politician Paul McKeever leads the Freedom Party of Ontario and the unregistered Freedom Party of Canada, two political parties advocating laissez-faire capitalism. McKeever graduated from Trent University ...more

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Richard Johnston is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Richard Johnston Richard Frank Johnston is a retired Canadian politician, educator and administrator.

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Jeff Leal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Jeff Leal Jeff Leal is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in 2003. He represents the riding of Peterborough. He serves in the ...more

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Jenny Carter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Jenny Carter Jenny Carter is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. She was a New Democratic Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1990 to 1995, and served as a cabinet minister in the ...more

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Jeramy Dodds is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Jeramy Dodds Jeramy Dodds is a Canadian poet. Born in Ajax, Ontario, Dodds grew up in Orono, Ontario. He studied English Literature and Anthropology at Trent University, Medieval Icelandic Studies at The ...more

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Stephen Finucan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Stephen Finucan Writer Stephen Finucan is a Canadian fiction writer.

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Matthew Coon Come is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Matthew Coon Come Matthew Coon Come is a Canadian politician and activist of Cree descent. He was National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations from 2000 to 2003. Born near Mistissini, Quebec, Coon Come was ...more

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Pat Loughrey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Pat Loughrey Stephen Victor Patrick Loughrey is the Warden of Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Dianne Poole is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Dianne Poole Dianne Poole is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. She served as a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1987 to 1995.

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Paul Nicholas Mason is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Paul Nicholas Mason Novelist, Playwright Paul Nicholas Mason is a Canadian novelist, playwright, and occasional journalist. Born in London, England, he was raised in Rhodesia, British Columbia and Ontario. He is a graduate of Trent ...more

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James Motluk is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
James Motluk Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director James Motluk is a filmmaker of Ukrainian descent. After studying philosophy at Trent University he travelled to Toronto where he struggled to break into the film industry working for the ...more

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Linwood Barclay is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Linwood Barclay Author Linwood Barclay is an American-born Canadian author, noted as a novelist, humourist, and columnist. His popular detective novels are bestsellers in Canada and internationally, beginning with No ...more

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Paul Boghossian is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Paul Boghossian Professor, Philosopher Paul Boghossian is Silver professor of philosophy at New York University, where he was Chair of the Department for ten years and responsible for building it into one of the very top philosophy ...more

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Paul Edwards is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Paul Edwards Paul Edwards is a Manitoba politician and lawyer. He served as leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party between 1993 and 1996. Edwards was born in Kingston, Ontario and was educated at Trent ...more

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Bill Waiser is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Bill Waiser Professor, Author William Andrew "Bill" Waiser, S.O.M., B.A., M.A., Ph.D., is a Canadian author specializing in western and northern Canadian history.

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Shane Peacock is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Shane Peacock Shane Peacock is a Canadian author of books, plays, documentaries and articles for young readers and adults. He is particularly known for his series "The Boy Sherlock Holmes"

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Richard Harrison is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Richard Harrison Poet Richard Harrison is a Canadian poet and essayist, and winner of the City of Calgary Book Prize. His fourth book of poetry, Big Breath of a Wish, was nominated for a Governor General's Award. ...more

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Chris Hodgson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Chris Hodgson Chris Hodgson is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1994 to 2003 representing the ridings of ...more

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David McGuffin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
David McGuffin David McGuffin is a broadcast journalist, working with National Public Radio in Washington, DC as an editor on its flagship Morning Edition program. Prior to that he helped launch Voice of ...more

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Christl Verduyn is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Christl Verduyn Christl Verduyn is Professor of English Literature and Canadian Studies at Mount Allison University. She is the 2006 recipient of the Governor General's International Award for Canadian Studies, ...more

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Michael Mulhall is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Michael Mulhall Michael Mulhall is a Canadian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the eighth and current Bishop of Pembroke.

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Heather McKillop is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Heather McKillop Heather Irene McKillop is a Canadian-American archaeologist, academic, and Mayanist scholar, noted in particular for her research into ancient Maya coastal trade routes, seafaring, littoral ...more

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Sarah Selecky is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Trent University Alumni
Sarah Selecky Writer Sarah Selecky is a Canadian writer, whose debut short story collection This Cake Is for the Party was a shortlisted nominee for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and longlisted for the Frank O'Connor ...more