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Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni

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

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

Items include everything from George Clooney to Oscar Robertson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Cincinnati?” and “Which celebrities are University of Cincinnati alumni?”
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George Clooney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, writer, producer, director, and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting ...more
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Stephanie Heinrich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Nude Glamour Model, Actor
Stephanie Heinrich is an American model and actress, known for her appearances in Playboy magazine.
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Hugh O'Brian is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Actor
Hugh O'Brian is an American actor, known for his starring role in the 1955-1961 ABC western television series, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp.
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Theda Bara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Actor
Theda Bara was an American silent film and stage actress. Bara was one of the most popular actresses of the silent era, and one of cinema's earliest sex symbols. Her femme fatale roles earned ...more
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P. Craig Russell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Cartoonist, Writer, Artist
Philip Craig Russell, also known as P. Craig Russell, is an American comic book writer, artist, and illustrator. His work has won multiple Harvey and Eisner Awards. Russell was the first ...more
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George Rieveschl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Inventor, Engineer
Dr. George Rieveschl was an American chemist and professor. He was the inventor of the popular antihistamine diphenhydramine, which he first made during a search for synthetic alternatives to ...more
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Randy Harrison is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Actor
Randolph Clarke "Randy" Harrison is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Justin Taylor on the Showtime drama Queer as Folk.
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Ann Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
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Alexander D. Goode is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Rabbi
Alexander David Goode was a rabbi and a lieutenant in the United States Army. He was one of the Four Chaplains who gave their lives to save other soldiers during the sinking of the USAT ...more
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Nipsey Russell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Nipsey Russell Actor
Julius "Nipsey" Russell was an American comedian, best known today for his appearances as a guest panelist on game shows from the 1960s through the 1990s, especially Match Game, ...more
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Vicki Lewis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Voice acting
Vicki Lewis is an American film, stage, television and voice actress best known for her role as Beth in the NBC sitcom NewsRadio.
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Ethan Allen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Baseball player
Ethan Nathan Allen was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball from 1926 to 1938. He played for the Cincinnati Reds, New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, ...more
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Jim Goetz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Venture capitalist
Jim Goetz, partner at Sequoia Capital, focuses on investments in the component, systems and software sectors. Jim is currently a director with Clearwell Systems, Palo Alto Networks and ...more
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Sara Jay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Pornographic actor, Film Director
Sara Jay (born November 14, 1977) is an American pornographic actress who has appeared in over 240 films till 2009.
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Salmon P. Chase is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer
Salmon Portland Chase was an American politician and jurist who served as U.S. Senator from Ohio and the 23rd Governor of Ohio; as U.S. Treasury Secretary under President Abraham Lincoln; and as ...more
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Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Baseball player
Sanford "Sandy" Koufax is a retired American baseball player. A left-handed pitcher, he played his entire Major League Baseball career for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, from 1955 ...more
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Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Basketball player
Nickey Maxwell "Nick" Van Exel is a former American professional basketball player who is an assistant coach for the Texas Legends in the NBA Development League. Van Exel played for ...more
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Troy Evans is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Troy Evans American football player
Troy Evans is an American football linebacker and special teams. Evans previously played for the St. Louis Rams, Houston Texans, and New Orleans Saints, winning a Super Bowl ring with the Saints ...more
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Michael Graves is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Designer, Architect
Michael Graves was an American architect. Identified as one of The New York Five, as well as Memphis Group, Graves was known first for his contemporary building designs and some prominent public ...more
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Dorian Harewood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Dorian Harewood is an American actor.
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Sally Priesand is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Sally Priesand Rabbi
Sally Jane Priesand is America's first female rabbi ordained by a rabbinical seminary, and the second formally ordained female rabbi in Jewish history, after Regina Jonas. Priesand was ordained ...more
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Charles R. Doering is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Mathematician
Charles Rogers Doering is professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is notable for his research that is generally focused on the analysis of stochastic dynamical ...more
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Todd Wilson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Organist
Todd Wilson is an American organist. He is head of the organ department at Cleveland Institute of Music, house organist at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens in Akron and organ curator of the Cleveland ...more
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Michael B. Coleman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Michael B. Coleman is an American politician of the Democratic Party, the 52nd and current mayor of Columbus, Ohio. He is the first African-American mayor of Ohio's capital. Coleman was born in ...more
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Charles Keating, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni
Businessperson, Real estate development, Film Producer
Charles Keating is a film producer.