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Famous University At Albany, The State University Of New York Alumni

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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.

List features Steve Guttenberg, Ashley Massaro and more.

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?”
  • Harvey Milk1

    Harvey Milk

    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 48 (1930-1978)

    BirthplaceWoodmere, New York, United States of America

    Harvey Bernard Milk (May 22, 1930 – November 27, 1978) was an American politician and the...  more

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    #200 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#82 of 87 People Who Made The World A Better Place

  • Ashley Massaro2

    Ashley Massaro

    Wrestler, Model


    BirthplaceBabylon, New York, United States of America

    Ashley Marie Massaro (May 26, 1979 – May 16, 2019) was an American professional wrestler,...  more

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    #314 of 468 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time#166 of 170 The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Played

  • Edward Burns3

    Edward Burns

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceWoodside, New York City, New York, USA

    Edward Fitzgerald Burns (born January 29, 1968) is an American actor, producer, writer, and...  more

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    #137 of 140 The Greatest Hollywood Screenwriters Of All-Time, Ranked#46 of 73 Celebrity Knicks Fans

  • Harold Gould4

    AgeDec. at 87 (1923-2010)

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Schenectady

    Harold Vernon Gould (December 10, 1923 – September 11, 2010) was an American character actor....  more
  • Jamie Gold5

    Jamie Gold

    Talent agent, Businessperson


    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, United States of America

    Jamie M. Gold (born August 25, 1969) is an American television producer, a talent agent, and...  more
  • Frank Whaley6

    Frank Whaley

    Performer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Syracuse

    Frank Joseph Whaley (born July 20, 1963) is an American actor, film director, screenwriter and...  more
  • Christine Kehoe7

    Christine Kehoe

    Politician, Editing


    BirthplaceTroy, New York, United States of America

    Christine T. Kehoe (born October 3, 1950) is an American politician from San Diego,...  more
  • 8

    Nicholas Paldino

    Programmer, Software Architect


    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York

  • Kathryn V. Marinello9

    Kathryn V. Marinello



    Kathryn V. Marinello is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hertz Corporation,...  more
  • Herménégilde Chiasson10

    Herménégilde Chiasson

    Poet, Journalist


    BirthplaceNew Brunswick, Canada

    Herménégilde Chiasson, ONB (born 7 April 1946) is a Canadian poet, playwright and visual...  more
  • D. B. Woodside11


    BirthplaceJamaica, New York City, New York, United States of America

    David Bryan Woodside (born July 25, 1969) is an American actor, perhaps best known for his...  more

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    #734 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#129 of 191 The Greatest Black Actors in Film History

  • Frances Allen12

    Frances Allen

    Computer scientist, Engineer


    BirthplacePeru, New York

    Frances Elizabeth "Fran" Allen (born August 4, 1932) is an American computer scientist and...  more
  • Gerhard Weinberg13


    BirthplaceHanover, Germany

    Gerhard Ludwig Weinberg (born 1 January 1928) is a German-born American diplomatic and...  more
  • Mike Arcuri14

    Mike Arcuri



    BirthplaceUtica, New York, United States of America

    Michael Angelo "Mike" Arcuri (born June 11, 1959) is an American politician who was the U.S....  more
  • Gerald Jennings15
    Gerald David "Jerry" Jennings (born July 31, 1948) served as the 74th mayor of Albany, New...  more
  • Steve Guttenberg16

    Steve Guttenberg

    Comedian, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Steven Robert Guttenberg (born August 24, 1958) is an American actor, author, businessman,...  more

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    #415 of 568 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures#1207 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

  • William Freeman Vilas17

    William Freeman Vilas

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 68 (1840-1908)

    BirthplaceChelsea, Vermont, United States of America

    William Freeman Vilas (July 9, 1840 – August 27, 1908) was a member of the Democratic Party...  more
  • Rashad Barksdale18

    Rashad Barksdale

    American football player


    BirthplaceHudson, New York

    Rashad Emmanuel Unique Barksdale (born May 11, 1984) is a former American football cornerback...  more
  • Ginny Brown-Waite19
    Virginia Brown-Waite (born October 5, 1943) is the former U.S. Representative for Florida's...  more
  • 20

    BirthplaceBuffalo,,New York,Erie County

  • Christine A. Varney21

    Christine A. Varney

    Lobbyist, Official


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Christine A. Varney is an American lawyer, an internet policy and antitrust expert, and a data...  more
  • John M. McHugh22

    John M. McHugh



    BirthplaceWatertown, New York, United States of America

    John Michael McHugh (born September 29, 1948) is an American politician from the U.S. state of...  more
  • Anthony J Vinciquerra23

    Anthony J Vinciquerra



    BirthplaceAlbany, New York

    Anthony J. Vinciquerra has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Fox Networks Group...  more
  • 24

    Randy Cohen

    Journalist, Television producer

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    Randy Cohen is an American writer and humorist known as the author of The Ethicist column in...  more
  • Philip Markoff25
    Philip Haynes Markoff (February 12, 1986 – August 15, 2010) was an American medical student...  more