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

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

This list has a variety of graduates in it, from Ronnie James Dio to Samuel R. Delany.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University at Buffalo, The State University of New York?” and “Which celebrities are University at Buffalo, The State University of New York alumni?”
  • Chris Kanyon1

    Chris Kanyon

    Wrestler, Actor

    AgeDec. at 40 (1970-2010)

    Christopher Morgan Klucsarits (January 4, 1970 – April 2, 2010) was an American professional...  more

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  • Robin Li2

    Robin Li

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceYangquan, China

    Robin Li Yanhong (Chinese: 李彦宏; pinyin: Lǐ Yànhóng; born 17 November 1968) is a Chinese...  more
  • Ron Silver3

    Ron Silver

    Film Producer, Social Worker

    AgeDec. at 63 (1946-2009)

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Ronald Arthur Silver (July 2, 1946 – March 15, 2009) was an American actor, director,...  more

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  • Samuel R. Delany4

    Samuel R. Delany

    Editor, Literary critic


    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Samuel R. Delany (; born April 1, 1942), Chip Delany to his friends, is an African-American...  more

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  • Maury Chaykin5

    AgeDec. at 61 (1949-2010)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Maury Alan Chaykin (July 27, 1949 – July 27, 2010) was an American-Canadian actor, best known...  more

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  • John Wieners6

    John Wieners

    Poet, Writer

    AgeDec. at 68 (1934-2002)

    BirthplaceMilton, Massachusetts

    John Joseph Wieners (January 6, 1934 – March 1, 2002) was an American poet....  more
  • Paul Kurtz7

    Paul Kurtz

    Professor, Philosopher

    AgeDec. at 87 (1925-2012)

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey

    Paul Kurtz (December 21, 1925 – October 20, 2012) was a prominent American scientific skeptic...  more
  • Ronald Fedkiw8

    Ronald Fedkiw



    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York

    Ronald Paul "Ron" Fedkiw is a full professor in the Stanford University department of computer...  more
  • Warren G. Bennis9

    Warren G. Bennis

    Professor, Author

    AgeDec. at 89 (1925-2014)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Warren Gamaliel Bennis (March 8, 1925 – July 31, 2014) was an American scholar, organizational...  more
  • Peter Riegert10

    Peter Riegert

    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Peter Riegert (born April 11, 1947) is an American actor, screenwriter and film director, best...  more
  • Susan Howe11

    Susan Howe

    Poet, Writer


    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    Susan Howe (born June 10, 1937) is an American poet, scholar, essayist and critic, who has...  more
  • J. Joseph Garrahy12

    AgeDec. at 82 (1930-2012)

    BirthplaceProvidence, Rhode Island, United States of America

    John Joseph Garrahy (November 26, 1930 – January 24, 2012), known to Rhode Islanders as J....  more
  • Alan Zweibel13

    Alan Zweibel

    Television producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Alan Zweibel (born May 20, 1950) is an American producer and writer who has worked on such...  more
  • 14
    Peter Lunenfeld (born 1962, in New York City) is a critic and theorist of digital media. He is...  more
  • Jeremy Jacobs15
    Jeremy Maurice Jacobs Sr. (born January 21, 1940) is an American billionaire businessman, the...  more
  • Susan Peretz16

    AgeDec. at 64 (1940-2004)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Susan Peretz (March 2, 1940 – August 27, 2004) was an American actress, best known for her...  more
  • Robert Hass17

    Robert Hass

    Poet, Professor



    Robert L. Hass (born March 1, 1941) is an American poet. He served as Poet Laureate of the...  more
  • John Barth18

    John Barth

    Professor, Novelist


    BirthplaceCambridge, Maryland

    John Simmons Barth (; born May 27, 1930) is an American writer who is best known for his...  more
  • Ellen S. Baker19

    Ellen S. Baker

    Astronaut, Physician


    BirthplaceFayetteville, North Carolina, United States of America

    Ellen Louise Shulman Baker, M.D., M.P.H. (born April 27, 1953) is an American physician and a...  more
  • Bram Cohen20

    Bram Cohen



    Bram Cohen (born October 12, 1975) is an American computer programmer, best known as the...  more
  • Wolf Blitzer21

    Wolf Blitzer

    Journalist, Actor


    BirthplaceAugsburg, Germany

    Wolf Isaac Blitzer (born March 22, 1948) is a German-American journalist, television news...  more

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  • Harvey Weinstein22

    Harvey Weinstein

    Businessperson, Television producer


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

    Harvey Weinstein (born March 19, 1952) is an American former film producer. He and his brother...  more

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  • Hatim A. Tyabji23

    Hatim A. Tyabji



    BirthplaceMumbai, India

    Hatim A. Tyabji served as President and Chief Executive Officer of VeriFone Holdings Inc.,...  more
  • Leslie White24

    Leslie White


    AgeDec. at 75 (1900-1975)

    BirthplaceSalida, Colorado

    Leslie Alvin White (January 19, 1900, Salida, Colorado – March 31, 1975, Lone Pine,...  more
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    Carl Dennis

    Poet, Educator


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Carl Dennis (born September 17, 1939), an American poet and educator. His book Practical Gods...  more