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Famous University Of Alberta Alumni

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

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

This list is made up of many different graduates, including Nathan Fillion and Paul Gross.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Alberta?” and “Which celebrities are University of Alberta alumni?”
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Nathan Fillion is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Nathan Fillion (; born March 27, 1971) is a Canadian-American actor and voice actor, known for the leading roles of Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds on Firefly and its film continuation ...more

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David Emerson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Researcher, Economist, Civil servant
David Lee Emerson, (born September 17, 1945) is a Canadian politician, financial executive, and economist Emerson is a former Member of Parliament for the riding of Vancouver Kingsway. He was ...more
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Su Guaning is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Professor, Engineer
Su Guaning (Chinese: 徐冠林; pinyin: Xú Guànlín) is a Singaporean academic and the President Emeritus of Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
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Eric Allan Kramer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Actor
Eric Allan Kramer (born March 26, 1962) is an American character actor who has appeared in numerous feature films and television programs including True Romance and Robin Hood: Men in Tights, ...more
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Daryl Katz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Businessperson, Philanthropist, Lawyer
Daryl Allan Katz (born May 31, 1961) is a Canadian billionaire businessman and philanthropist. Katz is founder and chairman of the Katz Group of Companies, one of Canada's largest privately ...more
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Gwynyth Walsh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Gwynyth Walsh
Actor
Gwynyth Walsh is a Canadian actress best known for her role of the Star Trek character B'Etor, one of the Duras sisters. She also played constable Nimira in the Star Trek: Voyager episode ...more
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Anatol Roshko is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Engineer
Anatol Roshko (15 July 1923 – 23 January 2017) was a Canadian-born physicist and engineer. He was the Theodore von Kármán Professor of Aeronautics, Emeritus, at the California ...more
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Bennet Wong is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Psychiatrist, Lecturer, Psychologist
Bennet Randall Wong (July 16, 1930 – September 25, 2013), was a Canadian psychiatrist, author and lecturer who co-founded the Haven Institute, a residential experiential learning centre on the ...more
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Grant Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Businessperson, Lecturer, Financial Analyst
Grant Mitchell (born July 19, 1951) is a Canadian politician and businessman. Formerly a leader of the Alberta Liberal Party, he is currently a member of the Senate of Canada.
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Neville Wright is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Neville Wright
Bobsleigher, Athlete, Track and field athlete
Neville Wright is an Olympic Bobsleigher from Canada.
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David Bissett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Bobsleigher, Athlete
David Bissett (born September 26, 1979) is a Canadian bobsledder who has competed since 2005. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the four-man event at Vancouver in the ...more
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Bas C. van Fraassen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Philosopher
Bastiaan Cornelis van Fraassen (; born 5 April 1941) is a Dutch-American philosopher noted for his seminal contributions to philosophy of science.. He is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy ...more
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Kevin Taft is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Consultant
Kevin Taft (born September 9, 1955) is a best-selling author, consultant, speaker, and former provincial politician in Alberta, Canada. Prior to his election, he worked in various public policy ...more
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Bartha Knoppers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Lawyer
Bartha Maria Knoppers, (born May 26, 1951) is a Canadian lawyer and an expert on the ethical aspects of genetics, genomics and biotechnology. Born in Hilversum, Netherlands, she received a ...more
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Rona Ambrose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Civil servant
Ronalee Chapchuk "Rona" Ambrose (; born March 15, 1969) is a former Canadian politician who was interim leader of the Conservative Party and the Leader of the Opposition between 2015 ...more
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W. Michael Gallatin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
W. Michael Gallatin
Scientist
Dr. Michael Gallatin joined Frazier Healthcare in 2006 as Venture Partner to the Biopharma team. Previously, Dr. Gallatin was Vice President and Scientific Director of ICOS corporation, a former ...more
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Paul Gross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Film Score Composer, Television producer, Musician
Paul Michael Gross, OC (born April 30, 1959) is a Canadian actor, producer, director, singer, and writer born in Calgary, Alberta. He is known for his lead role as Constable Benton Fraser in the ...more
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Vincent Dantzer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Economist, Lawyer
Vincent Martin Dantzer (2 October 1923 – 13 March 2001) was a Canadian lawyer, economist, and politician, a member of the House of Commons of Canada, and a mayor of Edmonton, Alberta.
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Dale C. Thomson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Political scientist
Dale Cairns Thomson (17 June 1923 – 27 April 1999) was a professor and departmental director at the Université de Montréal, professor and Vice-Principal of McGill University and a ...more
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Robert Folinsbee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Geologist
Robert "Bob" Edward Folinsbee (April 16, 1917 – May 1, 2008) was a Canadian geologist, whose work involved geochronology, ore deposits, and meteorites. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, he ...more
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Joe Clark is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Journalist
Charles Joseph "Joe" Clark (born June 5, 1939) is a Canadian elder statesman, businessman, writer, and politician who served as the 16th prime minister of Canada, from June 4, 1979, to ...more
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Marc Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Curler
Marc Kennedy (born February 5, 1982) is a Canadian curler, and Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic gold medallist from St. Albert, Alberta. In 2019, Kennedy was named the greatest Canadian male second ...more
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Don Tapscott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Author
Don Tapscott (born June 1, 1947) is a Canadian business executive, author, consultant and speaker, who specializes in business strategy, organizational transformation and the role of technology ...more
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Gerard Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Critic
Gerard Michael Kennedy (born July 24, 1960) 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 ...more
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Thomas Lukaszuk is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Alberta Alumni
Thomas Lukaszuk
Politician, Teacher
Thomas Adam Lukaszuk (born April 5, 1969) is a Polish-born Canadian politician and former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. He represented the constituency of Edmonton-Castle Downs ...more