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Famous University Of Alberta Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 5.3k views275 items

List RulesPeople 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?”
  • Nathan Fillion1

    Nathan Fillion

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

    Nathan Fillion (; born March 27, 1971) is a Canadian-American actor and voice actor, known for...  more

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  • David Emerson2

    David Emerson

    Researcher, Economist


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    David Lee Emerson, (born September 17, 1945) is a Canadian politician, financial executive,...  more
  • Su Guaning3

    Su Guaning

    Professor, Engineer
    Su Guaning (Chinese: 徐冠林; pinyin: Xú Guànlín) is a Singaporean academic and the President...  more
  • Eric Allan Kramer4


    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA

    Eric Allan Kramer (born March 26, 1962) is an American character actor who has appeared in...  more
  • Daryl Katz5

    Daryl Katz

    Businessperson, Philanthropist


    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

    Daryl Allan Katz (born May 31, 1961) is a Canadian billionaire businessman and...  more
  • Gwynyth Walsh6

    Gwynyth Walsh



    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    Gwynyth Walsh is a Canadian actress best known for her role of the Star Trek character B'Etor,...  more
  • 7
    Anatol Roshko (15 July 1923 – 23 January 2017) was a Canadian-born physicist and engineer. He...  more
  • Bennet Wong8

    Bennet Wong

    Psychiatrist, Lecturer

    AgeDec. at 83 (1930-2013)

    BirthplaceStrasbourg, Canada

    Bennet Randall Wong (July 16, 1930 – September 25, 2013), was a Canadian psychiatrist, author...  more
  • 9

    Grant Mitchell

    Businessperson, Lecturer


    BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

    Grant Mitchell (born July 19, 1951) is a Canadian politician and businessman. Formerly a...  more
  • Neville Wright10

    Neville Wright

    Bobsleigher, Athlete


    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

    Neville Wright is an Olympic Bobsleigher from Canada....  more
  • David Bissett11

    David Bissett

    Bobsleigher, Athlete


    BirthplaceLethbridge, Canada

    David Bissett (born September 26, 1979) is a Canadian bobsledder who has competed since 2005....  more
  • 12


    BirthplaceGoes, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Bastiaan Cornelis van Fraassen (; born 5 April 1941) is a Dutch-American philosopher noted for...  more
  • Kevin Taft13

    Kevin Taft



    BirthplaceSaskatoon, Canada

    Kevin Taft (born September 9, 1955) is a best-selling author, consultant, speaker, and former...  more
  • 14


    BirthplaceHilversum, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Bartha Maria Knoppers, (born May 26, 1951) is a Canadian lawyer and an expert on the ethical...  more
  • Rona Ambrose15

    Rona Ambrose

    Civil servant


    BirthplaceCanada, Central Alberta, Valleyview, Alberta, Greenview No. 16

    Ronalee Chapchuk "Rona" Ambrose (; born March 15, 1969) is a former Canadian politician who...  more
  • 16

    W. Michael Gallatin

    Dr. Michael Gallatin joined Frazier Healthcare in 2006 as Venture Partner to the Biopharma...
  • Paul Gross17

    Paul Gross

    Film Score Composer, Television producer


    BirthplaceCanada, Alberta, Division No. 6, Alberta, Rocky View No. 44

    Paul Michael Gross, OC (born April 30, 1959) is a Canadian actor, producer, director, singer,...  more
  • Vincent Dantzer18

    Vincent Dantzer

    Economist, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 78 (1923-2001)

    BirthplaceRush Lake, Saskatchewan

    Vincent Martin Dantzer (2 October 1923 – 13 March 2001) was a Canadian lawyer, economist, and...  more
  • 19

    Dale C. Thomson

    Political scientist

    AgeDec. at 76 (1923-1999)

    Dale Cairns Thomson (17 June 1923 – 27 April 1999) was a professor and departmental director...  more
  • 20

    AgeDec. at 91 (1917-2008)

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

    Robert "Bob" Edward Folinsbee (April 16, 1917 – May 1, 2008) was a Canadian geologist, whose...  more
  • Joe Clark21

    Joe Clark

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceHigh River, Canada

    Charles Joseph "Joe" Clark (born June 5, 1939) is a Canadian elder statesman, businessman,...  more
  • Marc Kennedy22


    BirthplaceSt. Albert, Canada

    Marc Kennedy (born February 5, 1982) is a Canadian curler, and Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic...  more
  • 23


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Don Tapscott (born June 1, 1947) is a Canadian business executive, author, consultant and...  more
  • Gerard Kennedy24


    BirthplaceThe Pas, Canada

    Gerard Michael Kennedy (born July 24, 1960) is a Canadian politician in Ontario, Canada. He...  more
  • Thomas Lukaszuk25

    Thomas Lukaszuk

    Politician, Teacher


    BirthplaceGdynia, Poland

    Thomas Adam Lukaszuk (born April 5, 1969) is a Polish-born Canadian politician and former...  more