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

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

Items include everything from Jessica Biel to William Hurt.

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

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Jessica Biel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Film Producer, Model, Actor Jessica Claire Timberlake is an American actress. Biel began her career as a vocalist appearing in musical productions until she was cast as Mary Camden in the family-drama series 7th Heaven, ...more

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Dom DeLuise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Author Dominick "Dom" DeLuise was an American actor, comedian, film director, television producer, chef, and author. He starred in a number of movies directed by Mel Brooks, in a series of ...more

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Ram Dass is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Psychologist, Author, Actor Ram Dass is an American spiritual teacher and the author of the seminal 1971 book Be Here Now. He is known for his personal and professional associations with Timothy Leary at Harvard University ...more

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Rainn Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Television director, Comedian, Television producer Rainn Dietrich Wilson is an American actor who is well known for his Emmy-nominated role as the egomaniac Dwight Schrute on the American version of the television comedy The Office. He also ...more

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Pierre Omidyar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Programmer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur Pierre Morad Omidyar is a French-born Iranian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman of the eBay auction site. He became a billionaire at the age of 31 with ...more

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Bill Richardson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Politician, Diplomat, Management consulting William Blaine "Bill" Richardson III is an American politician who was 30th Governor of New Mexico, from 2003 to 2011. He was U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Energy Secretary ...more

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Daniel Patrick Moynihan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Sociologist, Politician Daniel Patrick Moynihan was an American politician and sociologist. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected to the United States Senate for New York in 1976, and was re-elected ...more

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William Hurt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting William McChord Hurt is an American stage and film actor. He received his acting training at the Juilliard School and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt made his film debut as a troubled ...more

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Bernard Marshall Gordon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Businessperson, Inventor, Computer scientist Bernard Marshall Gordon, American inventor and philanthropist, is generally called "Bernie" rather than "Mr. Gordon" by associates and subordinates. Born not long before the ...more

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Elihu Thomson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Inventor, Electrical engineer, Engineer Elihu Thomson was an English engineer and inventor who was instrumental in the founding of major electrical companies in the United States, the United Kingdom and France.

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Nicole Fiscella is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Nicole Fiscella is an American actress and model, of Indian and St Lucian ancestry, who rose to fame through the book-based TV series Gossip Girl as Isabel Coates.

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Frederick Hauck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Astronaut Frederick Hamilton "Rick" Hauck is a retired Captain in the United States Navy, a former fighter pilot and NASA astronaut. He piloted Space Shuttle mission STS-7 and commanded STS-51-A

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Joi Ito is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Entrepreneur, Venture capitalist Joichi Ito is in charge of international and mobility development for Technorati. He is founder and CEO of Neoteny, a venture capital firm which is the lead investor in Six Apart, and is on the ...more

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Stephen Macht is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Actor Stephen Robert Macht is an American television and film actor.

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Carl Sciortino is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Politician Carl Michael Sciortino, Jr., is an American politician serving as executive director of the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts. A Democrat from Massachusetts, he represented the 34th ...more

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James Dimon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Banker Mr. Dimon became Chairman of the Board of JPMorganChase on December 31, 2006, and has been Chief Executive Officer and President of JPMorgan Chase since December 31, 2005.He had been President ...more

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Hank Azaria is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Actor Henry Albert "Hank" Azaria is an American actor, producer, and comedian. He is noted for being one of the principal voice actors on the animated television series The Simpsons, on ...more

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Ameesha Patel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Film Producer, Actor Ameesha Patel is an Indian actress who appears in mainly Bollywood movies and also in Telugu films. Making her acting debut in the blockbuster Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai, Patel won critical praise ...more

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Ben Silverman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Ben Silverman is a film producer.

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Dov Charney is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Businessperson Dov Charney is a Canadian businessman and the founder and former CEO of American Apparel, a clothing manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer which he started at age 20. He was involved in nearly ...more

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Roderick MacKinnon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Scientist Roderick MacKinnon is a professor of Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics at Rockefeller University who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Peter Agre in 2003 for his work on the ...more

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Peter Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Musician, Screenwriter, Actor Peter Killian Gallagher is an American actor, musician and writer. Since 1980, Gallagher has played roles in numerous Hollywood films. He starred as Sandy Cohen in the television drama series ...more

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Steve Tisch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer Steven "Steve" Tisch is an American film producer and businessman. He is the chairman and Executive Vice President of the New York Giants, the NFL team co-owned by his family, as well ...more

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Michelle Kwan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Figure Skater Michelle Wingshan Kwan is an American figure skater. She is a two-time Olympic medalist, a five-time World champion and a nine-time U.S. champion. She competed at a high level for over a decade ...more

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Deema Shehabi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Tufts University Alumni
Poet, Artist Deema Shehabi is a Kuwaiti-born poet and writer. The daughter of Palestinian parents, she relocated to the United States in 1988. Her poems, for which she has been nominated for a Pushcart ...more