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

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This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University at Albany, The State University of New York?” and “Which celebrities are University at Albany, The State University of New York alumni?”

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Harvey Milk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Harvey Milk Businessperson, Politician Harvey Bernard Milk was an American politician who became the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. ...more

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Ashley Massaro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Ashley Massaro Wrestler, Model Ashley Marie Massaro is an American retired professional wrestler, valet, former WWE Diva and current general manager signed to World Independent Ladies Division Wrestling. She is best known for ...more

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Edward Burns is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Edward Burns Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Edward Fitzgerald Burns is an American actor, film producer, writer, and director best known for appearing in several films including Saving Private Ryan and One Missed Call. Burns made his ...more

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Harold Gould is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Harold Gould Actor Harold V. Goldstein, PhD, best known by his stage name Harold Gould, was an American actor best known for playing Miles Webber on the 1985-1992 sitcom The Golden Girls and Martin Morgenstern in ...more

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Jamie Gold is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Jamie Gold Talent agent, Businessperson Jamie M. Gold is an American television producer, a talent agent, and poker player, based in Malibu, California. He is known for winning the 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event and currently ...more

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Frank Whaley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Frank Whaley Performer, Screenwriter, Actor Frank Joseph Whaley is an American actor, director, and screenwriter. He is best known for his roles in independent films.

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Christine Kehoe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Christine Kehoe Politician, Editing Christine T. Kehoe is an American politician from San Diego, California. A Democrat, she served from 2004 to 2012 as a member of the California State Senate representing the 39th district. She ...more

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Nicholas Paldino is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Nicholas Paldino Programmer, Software Architect, Software Engineer

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Kathryn V. Marinello is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Kathryn V. Marinello Businessperson Kathryn V. Marinello is the CEO, a Director of the Company and Chairman of the Board for Stream Global Services, a global outsourcing solution provider, providing BPO services for Fortune 1000 ...more

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Herménégilde Chiasson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Herménégilde Chiasson Poet, Journalist, Writer Herménégilde Chiasson, ONB is a noted Canadian poet and playwright of Acadian origin. Born in Saint-Simon, New Brunswick, he was the 29th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick ...more

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D. B. Woodside is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
D. B. Woodside Actor David Bryan "D.B." Woodside is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of White House Chief of Staff Wayne Palmer on the FOX action/drama series 24. Additionally, ...more

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Frances Allen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Frances Allen Computer scientist, Engineer Frances Elizabeth "Fran" Allen is an American computer scientist and pioneer in the field of optimizing compilers. Her achievements include seminal work in compilers, code ...more

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Gerhard Weinberg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Gerhard Weinberg Historian Gerhard Ludwig Weinberg is a German-born American diplomatic and military historian noted for his studies in the history of World War II. Weinberg currently is the William Rand Kenan, Jr. ...more

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Mike Arcuri is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Mike Arcuri Politician Michael Angelo "Mike" Arcuri is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for New York's 24th congressional district from 2007 to 2011. He is a member of the Democratic ...more

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Gerald Jennings is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Gerald Jennings Gerald David "Jerry" Jennings is the former mayor of Albany, New York, United States. A Democrat, Jennings served five terms over 20 years.

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Steve Guttenberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Steve Guttenberg Comedian, Film Producer, Actor Steven Robert "Steve" Guttenberg is an American actor and comedian. He became well known during the 1980s starting with his breakthrough role in 1984's Police Academy and subsequent ...more

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William Freeman Vilas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
William Freeman Vilas Politician, Lawyer William Freeman Vilas was a member of the Democratic Party who served in the United States Senate for the state of Wisconsin from 1891 to 1897. He was a prominent Bourbon Democrat.

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Rashad Barksdale is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Rashad Barksdale American football player Rashad Emmanuel Unique Barksdale is a former American football cornerback of the Arena Football League. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Ginny Brown-Waite is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Ginny Brown-Waite Virginia "Ginny" Brown-Waite is the former U.S. Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district, serving from 2003 until 2011. She is a member of the Republican Party. The ...more

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Andrew White is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni

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Christine A. Varney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Christine A. Varney Lobbyist, Official, Lawyer Christine A. Varney is an American lawyer, lobbyist, and internet policy and antitrust expert who is most widely known as a former U.S. Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division for ...more

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John M. McHugh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
John M. McHugh Politician John Michael McHugh is the 21st United States Secretary of the Army and a former Republican politician from the state of New York, who represented the state's 23rd congressional district in the ...more

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Anthony J Vinciquerra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Anthony J Vinciquerra Businessperson Anthony J. Vinciquerra has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Fox Networks Group since June 2002.

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Alexandra Silk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Alexandra Silk Pornographic actor, Model, Film Director Alexandra Silk is an American pornographic actress, pornographic director and adult model.

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Randy Cohen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Randy Cohen Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer Randy Cohen is an American writer and humorist known as the author of The Ethicist column in The New York Times Magazine between 1999 and 2011. The column was syndicated throughout the U.S. and ...more

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Philip Markoff is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Philip Markoff Philip Haynes Markoff was an American medical student who was charged with the armed robbery and murder of Julissa Brisman in a Boston, Massachusetts hotel on April 14, 2009, and two other armed ...more

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Catherine Bragg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Catherine Bragg Diplomat Catherine Bragg served as Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs between December 2007 and March 2013. Bragg obtained a PhD in Criminal ...more

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Marcia Brown is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Marcia Brown Illustrator, Author, Writer Marcia Joan Brown is an American writer and illustrator of more than 30 children's books. She has won three annual Caldecott Medals from the American Library Association, recognizing the year's ...more

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David Weprin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
David Weprin Politician, Lawyer David I. Weprin is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 24 in Queens since 2010. He was previously a member of the New York City Council, representing ...more

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Susan Molinari is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Susan Molinari Politician Susan Molinari is a politician, journalist, and lobbyist from New York. She was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for three terms. She is vice president for public policy at Google.

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Bob Ryan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Bob Ryan TV Meteorologist Bob Ryan is a retired meteorologist who most recently forecasted for WJLA, the ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C.. From 1980–2010, he served as the chief meteorologist at Washington NBC affiliate ...more

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Michael Forbes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Michael Forbes Politician Michael Patrick Forbes is a politician from the state of New York.

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Thomas Krens is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Thomas Krens Businessperson, Historian Thomas Krens is the former director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in New York City, and currently the Guggenheim's Senior Advisor for International Affairs, overseeing the completion ...more

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Bouna Coundoul is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Bouna Coundoul Footballer Bouna Coundoul is a Senegalese footballer who plays for Ethnikos Achna in Cyprus, and for the Senegal national football team.

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Brian Lehrer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Brian Lehrer Brian Lehrer is a radio talk show host on New York City's public radio station WNYC. His daily two-hour 2007 Peabody Award-winning program, The Brian Lehrer Show, features interviews with ...more

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Louis Tobacco is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Louis Tobacco Politician Louis R. "Lou" Tobacco was a member of the New York State Assembly representing Staten Island's 62nd District.

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Theo Rossi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Theo Rossi Actor John Theodore "Theo" Rossi is an actor, producer and philanthropist best known for his portrayal of Juan Carlos "Juice" Ortiz on the FX series Sons of Anarchy.

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Gregory Maguire is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Gregory Maguire Novelist, Author, Writer Gregory Maguire is an American novelist. He is the author of the novels Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, and many other novels for ...more

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Richard C. Wesley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Richard C. Wesley Judge, Lawyer Richard Carl Wesley is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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Connie Porter is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Connie Porter Writer Connie Rose Porter is an African-American writer best known for children's and young-adult books. She was the third youngest of nine children of a family living in a housing project. She went on ...more

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Kurt Campbell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Kurt Campbell American football player Kurt Campbell is a former professional gridiron football linebacker=. He was drafted in the seventh round by the Green Bay Packers in 2005. He played college football at Albany. Campbell was ...more

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Harold R. Cramer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Harold R. Cramer Hal R. Cramer has been appointed president of ExxonMobil Fuels Marketing Company and has been elected a vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation. Before the merger, Mr. Cramer served as ...more

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Megan McAllister is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Megan McAllister Megan McAllister is engaged to Philip Markoff, who has been arrested and charged as the Craigslist Killer, responsible for the death of Julissa Brisman.  Brisman's body was discovered on ...more

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Priya Anand is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Priya Anand Model, Actor Priya Anand is an Indian film actress and model who appears in Tamil and Telugu films. After pursuing higher studies in the US, she began a career in modelling in 2008 before making her acting ...more

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Pete Lopez is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Pete Lopez Politician Peter D. "Pete" Lopez is a politician and member of the New York State Assembly representing the 102nd Assembly District, which includes all of Schoharie County and portions of ...more

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Robert Gluck is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Robert Gluck Robert Gluck is a pianist and composer whose repertoire spans jazz, live electronic music, and avant-garde concert music. Karl Ackermann, wrote of the latest of Gluck’s five recordings: “As a ...more

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Lewis A. Fidler is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Lewis A. Fidler Politician, Lawyer Lewis A. "Lew" Fidler is a New York City Councilman. In January 2002, he began his first term representing the 46th District in New York City, which includes the Brooklyn neighborhoods ...more

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William R. Cotton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
William R. Cotton William R. Cotton is an American cloud physicist and mesoscale meteorology educator. He is a Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Science at the Colorado State University.

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Merrick Thomson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Merrick Thomson Merrick Thomson is a former lacrosse player from Hamilton, Ontario. He played the attack position for the Hamilton Nationals of Major League Lacrosse and for the Philadelphia Wings of the ...more

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Andrew Kayiira is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni
Andrew Kayiira Politician, Professor, Lawyer Andrew Lutaakome Kayiira, M.A., PhD, was the Leader of the Uganda Freedom Movement, a guerrilla organization that fought the governments of Milton Obote and Tito Okello between 1980 and 1986. ...more