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Famous University Of Cincinnati Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1
    George Clooney

    George Clooney

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceLexington, Kentucky, United States of America

    George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Hugh O'Brian


    BirthplaceRochester, New York, United States of America

    Hugh O'Brian (born Hugh Charles Krampe; April 19, 1925 – September 5, 2016) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Theda Bara

    AgeDied at 70 (1885-1955)

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, USA

    Theda Bara ( THEE-də BARR-ə; born Theodosia Burr Goodman; July 29, 1885 – April 7, 1955) was... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    P. Craig Russell

    P. Craig Russell

    Cartoonist, Writer


    BirthplaceWellsville, Ohio

    Philip Craig Russell (born October 30, 1951) is an American comics artist, writer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 5

    George Rieveschl

    Inventor, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 91 (1916-2007)

    BirthplaceArlington Heights, Ohio

    George Rieveschl (January 9, 1916 – September 27, 2007) was an American chemist and professor.... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Randy Harrison


    BirthplaceNashua, New Hampshire, United States of America

    Randolph Clarke Harrison (born November 2, 1977) is an American actor best known for his... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Ann Davis
  • 8
    Alexander D. Goode

    AgeDec. at 32 (1911-1943)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Alexander David Goode (May 10, 1911 – February 3, 1943) was a rabbi and a lieutenant in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Nipsey Russell

    Nipsey Russell


    AgeDec. at 87 (1918-2005)

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    Julius "Nipsey" Russell (September 15, 1918 – October 2, 2005) was an American comedian, poet,... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Vicki Lewis

    Vicki Lewis

    Singer-songwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, USA

    Vicki Lewis (born March 17, 1960) is an American singer and actress of film, stage, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Ethan Allen

    Ethan Allen

    Baseball player

    AgeDec. at 89 (1904-1993)

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio

    Ethan Nathan Allen (January 1, 1904 – September 15, 1993) was an American center fielder in... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Jim Goetz

    Jim Goetz

    Venture capitalist
    Jim Goetz, partner at Sequoia Capital, focuses on investments in the component, systems and... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Salmon P. Chase

    Salmon P. Chase

    Judge, Politician

    AgeDec. at 65 (1808-1873)

    BirthplaceCornish, New Hampshire, United States of America

    Salmon Portland Chase (January 13, 1808 – May 7, 1873) was a U.S. politician and jurist who... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Sandy Koufax

    Sandy Koufax

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Sanford Koufax (born December 30, 1935) is a former American professional baseball left-handed... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Nick Van Exel

    Nick Van Exel

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceKenosha, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Nickey Maxwell Van Exel (born November 27, 1971) is an American retired professional... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Troy Evans

    Troy Evans

    American football player


    BirthplaceBay City, Michigan

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  • 17
    Michael Graves

    Michael Graves

    Designer, Architect


    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

    Michael Graves was an American architect. Identified as one of The New York Five, as well as... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Dorian Harewood

    Dorian Harewood

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceUSA, Dayton, Ohio

    Dorian Harewood (born August 6, 1950) is an American actor and voice-over artist.
  • 19

    Sally Priesand



    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio

    Sally Jane Priesand (born June 27, 1946) is America's first female rabbi ordained by a... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Charles R. Doering

    Charles R. Doering



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  • 21
    Todd Wilson

    Todd Wilson

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  • 22
    Michael B. Coleman

    Michael B. Coleman

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceArea codes 419 and 567, Ohio, Area code 419, United States of America, United States

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  • 23
    Charles Keating, Jr.

    Charles Keating, Jr.

    Businessperson, Real estate development

    AgeDec. at 91 (1923-2014)

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio

  • 24
    Joseph Gurney Cannon

    Joseph Gurney Cannon

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 90 (1836-1926)

    BirthplaceNorth Carolina, USA

    Joseph Gurney Cannon (May 7, 1836 – November 12, 1926) was a United States politician from... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    James White

    James White

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    James William White IV (born October 21, 1982) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia