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

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

List features graduates like Tim Tebow, Faye Dunaway and many other Florida famous people! Go Gators!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Florida?” and “Which celebrities are University of Florida alumni?”

Take a look at these famous UF alumni.

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Erin Andrews is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Journalist, Actor, Sports commentator Erin Jill Andrews is an American sportscaster, journalist, and television personality. She currently hosts FOX College Football for Fox Sports, as well as Dancing with the Stars for ABC. Andrews ...more

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Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Athlete, American football player Timothy Richard "Tim" Tebow is an American football quarterback who is currently free agent. Tebow played for the Denver Broncos and New York Jets of the National Football League. In ...more

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Marco Rubio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Marco Antonio Rubio is the junior United States Senator from Florida, serving since January 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of ...more

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Faye Dunaway is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor Dorothy Faye Dunaway is an Academy Award-winning American actress who rose to prominence in the late 1960s with the films Bonnie and Clyde and The Thomas Crown Affair. She began her acting ...more

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Yoanna House is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Fashion Model, Model Yoanna House is an American fashion model and television host, best known as the winner of Cycle 2 of America's Next Top Model.

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Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Athlete, American football player Emmitt James Smith, III is an American former college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for fifteen seasons during the 1990s and 2000s. ...more

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Curtis Chillingworth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Lawyer Curtis Eugene Chillingworth was a Florida attorney and state judge who disappeared from his Manalapan, Florida, home, and was later murdered along with his wife, Marjorie Chillingworth.

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Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Basketball player Joakim Noah is a film producer.

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Susan Ivey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Businessperson Susan M. Cameron is an American businessperson who is the chairman, president and CEO of Reynolds American, Inc.

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Buddy Ebsen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Dancer Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr., known as Buddy Ebsen, was an American character actor and dancer. A performer for seven decades, he had starring roles as Jed Clampett in the long-running CBS ...more

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Malcolm Gets is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Conductor, Pianist, Choreographer Hugh Malcolm Gerard Gets is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Richard in the American television sitcom Caroline in the City. Gets is also a dancer, singer, composer, ...more

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Jenn Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Journalist, Television producer, Fashion Model Jennifer Lynne Brown is an American television personality who is a sportscaster, TV host, producer, and a model. Brown was formerly a reporter for ESPN – for both College GameDay and College ...more

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Rachel Specter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Model, Actor Rachel Sarah Specter is an American actress and writer, who is best known as the model for the RGX body spray commercials. In addition to her work in commercials, Specter has guest-starred in ...more

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Howard Roffman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Publisher, Author, Photographer Howard Roffman is an American lawyer and marketing executive, best known for his work on the Star Wars franchise as the head of Licensing at Lucasfilm. He is also a photographer, known for a ...more

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Tarita Virtue is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Model, Actor, Private investigator Tarita Virtue is a Trinidadian-American private detective/investigator and model.

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Norman Thagard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Astronaut, Physician Norman Earl Thagard is an American scientist and former NASA astronaut. He is the first American to ride to space on board a Russian vehicle, and can be considered the first American cosmonaut. ...more

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Stephen Root is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Stephen Root is an American actor and voice actor. He has starred as Jimmy James on the TV sitcom NewsRadio, as Milton Waddams in the film Office Space and as the voices of Bill Dauterive and ...more

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William Frederick Fisher is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Astronaut, Physician William Frederick Fisher is an American physician and a former NASA astronaut.

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Bob Vila is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Television director, Author, Presenter Bob Vila is a television director, author and presenter.

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Lauren Anderson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Nude Glamour Model Lauren Anderson is an American model who was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month in July 2002 and has appeared in numerous Playboy videos. Lauren was the winner of the TV special Who Wants ...more

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Andrew M. Allen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Astronaut Andrew Michael "Andy" Allen is a retired American astronaut. A former Marine aviator and Lieutenant Colonel, he worked as a test pilot before joining NASA in 1987. He flew three Space ...more

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Stephen Stills is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter Stephen Arthur Stills is an American musician and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash. He performed on a professional level in ...more

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Darrell Hammond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Impressionist Darrell Hammond is an American actor, stand-up comedian and impressionist. He was a regular on Saturday Night Live from 1995 until 2009, the longest tenure of any cast member in the show's ...more

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Ronald A. Parise is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Astronaut, Scientist Ronald Anthony Parise Ph.D. was an Italian American scientist who flew aboard two NASA Space Shuttle missions as a payload specialist. Parise was born in Warren, Ohio to Henry and Catherine ...more

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Kevin A. Ford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Astronaut Kevin Anthony Ford is a retired United States Air Force Colonel and a NASA astronaut. Ford has received a number of special honors and awards, some of which are the Air Force Meritorious Service ...more

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Forrest Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Newsreader Forrest Sawyer is an American broadcast journalist. Sawyer worked 11 years with ABC News, where he frequently anchored ABC World News Tonight and Nightline and reported for all ABC News ...more

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Marshall Warren Nirenberg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Chemist Marshall Warren Nirenberg was an American biochemist and geneticist. He shared a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1968 with Har Gobind Khorana and Robert W. Holley for "breaking the ...more

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Louann Fernald is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Nude Glamour Model

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Todd Barry is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter Todd Barry is an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice actor.

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Lisa Raymond is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Tennis player, Athlete Lisa Raymond is an American professional tennis player who has achieved notable success in doubles tennis. Raymond has 11 Grand Slam titles to her name: 6 in women's doubles and 5 in mixed ...more

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Patrick O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Restaurateur, Actor Patrick Wisdom O'Neal was an American television, stage and film actor and New York restaurateur.

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Jonathan D. Lovitz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni

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Heather Mitts is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Footballer Heather Blaine Mitts Feeley, née Heather Blaine Mitts, is an American former professional soccer defender. Mitts played college soccer for the University of Florida, and thereafter, she ...more

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Dara Torres is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Journalist, Athlete, Swimmer Dara Grace Torres is an American former competition swimmer who is a twelve-time Olympic medalist and former world record-holder in three events. Torres is the first and only swimmer to ...more

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Cris Collinsworth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Commentator, Sports commentator, American football player Anthony Cris Collinsworth is a former American college and professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League for eight seasons, all with the Cincinnati ...more

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Robert H. Grubbs is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Chemist Robert Howard Grubbs is an American chemist and Nobel laureate. As he noted in his official Nobel Prize autobiography, "In some places, my birthplace is listed as Calvert City and in others ...more

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Bob Bryar is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Musician, Drummer

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Joanna García is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Actor Joanna Lynne García, also known professionally as Joanna Garcia Swisher, is an American actress. She is known for her portrayal of Cheyenne Hart-Montgomery on The WB/The CW sitcom Reba. ...more

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Lawton Chiles is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr. was an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida. A Korean War veteran, Chiles later returned to Florida for law school and eventually opened his own private ...more

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Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Basketball player Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso is a Dominican professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of ...more

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Red Barber is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Announcer, Sports commentator Walter Lanier "Red" Barber was an American sports commentator. Barber, nicknamed "The Ol' Redhead", was primarily identified with radio broadcasts of Major League Baseball, ...more

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Reubin Askew is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Reubin O'Donovan Askew was an American politician, who served as the 37th Governor of the U.S. state of Florida from 1971 to 1979. He led on tax reform, civil rights, and financial transparency ...more

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Adrian Pasdar is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Guitarist, Actor, Voice acting Adrian Pasdar is an American actor, voice artist, and film director. He is known for playing Jim Profit on the TV series Profit, for his roles in Near Dark, Carlito's Way, Mysterious Ways and as ...more

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Jim Davis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Politician James Oscar "Jim" Davis III is an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida. He is a Democrat and served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2007, representing ...more

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Rita Mae Brown is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter, Author Rita Mae Brown is an American writer and feminist. She is best known for her first novel Rubyfruit Jungle. Published in 1973, it dealt with lesbian themes in an explicit manner unusual for the ...more

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Matt Bonner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Basketball player Matthew Robert "Matt" Bonner, popularly known as The Red Mamba, is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball ...more

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Robert Costanza is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Professor, Economist Robert Costanza is a leading ecological economist and Professor of Public Policy at the Crawford School of Public Policy at The Australian National University.

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Steve G. Jones is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Psychologist, Actor, Hypnotherapist Steve G. Jones is a clinical hypnotherapist based in Savannah, Georgia. He also has offices in New York and California. He has created numerous recordings and publications about hypnosis, ...more

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Mel Tillis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Composer Lonnie Melvin "Mel" Tillis is an American country music singer and songwriter. Although he recorded songs since the late 1950s, his biggest success occurred in the 1970s, with a long ...more

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Holly Benson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Florida Alumni
Politician Anna Holliday "Holly" Benson was a member of the Florida House of Representatives. In November 2000, Benson became the first Republican elected to the District 3 seat, succeeding ...more