Famous University Of Guelph Alumni

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to University of Guelph and be of some renown.

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

List is made up of many different graduates, including John Kenneth Galbraith and Roberta Bondar.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Guelph?” and “Which celebrities are University of Guelph alumni?”
  • 1
    Professor, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 97 (1908-2006)

    BirthplaceDunwich Township, Ontario, Canada

    John Kenneth Galbraith (October 15, 1908 – April 29, 2006), also known as Ken Galbraith, was a Canadian-born economist, public official, and diplomat, and a leading proponent of 20th-century  ...more

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  • 2

    Roberta Bondar

    Neurologist, Educator


    BirthplaceSault Ste. Marie, Canada

    Roberta Bondar (; born December 4, 1945) is Canada's first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. After more than a decade as head of an international space medicine research team  ...more
  • 3
    Environmentalist, Physicist


    BirthplaceEurasia, Uttarakhand, India, Dehradun

    Vandana Shiva (born 5 November 1952) is an Indian scholar, environmental activist, food sovereignty advocate, and anti-globalization author. Shiva, currently based in Delhi, has authored more than  ...more
  • 4
    Educator, Computer scientist
    Carlisle M. Adams is a Canadian cryptographer and computer security researcher. Formerly senior cryptographer at Entrust, he is currently a professor at the University of Ottawa. His notable work  ...more
  • 5
    Computer scientist


    BirthplaceAlberta, Canada

    Timothy William Bray (born June 21, 1955) is a Canadian software developer and entrepreneur and one of the co-authors of the original XML specification. He has worked for Amazon Web Services since  ...more
  • 6
    Sports commentator


    BirthplaceRichmond Hill, Canada

    Cassie Dawin Campbell-Pascall, (born November 22, 1973) is a former Canadian ice hockey player and broadcaster for Sportsnet. Born in Richmond Hill, Ontario, she was the captain of the Canadian  ...more
  • 7
    Record producer, Poet


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Jane Siberry ( SIB-ər-ee; née Stewart; born October 12, 1955) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, known for such hits as "Mimi on the Beach", "I Muse Aloud", "One More Colour" and "Calling All Angels".  ...more

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  • 8
    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada

    Laura Maureen Bertram (born September 5, 1978) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Trance Gemini in Andromeda.  ...more
  • 9


    BirthplaceExeter, United Kingdom

    Piers David Nash (born 8 August 1969) is an entrepreneur, an evangelist for genomic data-informed Precision Medicine, data strategist, cancer biologist, writer and technology futurist. He is the son  ...more
  • 10

    Emma-Jayne Wilson



    BirthplaceBrampton, Canada

    Emma-Jayne Wilson (born September 1, 1981) is a Sovereign and Eclipse Award-winning jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing. She began taking riding lessons at age nine, and after finishing high school  ...more
  • 11


    BirthplaceOntario, Canada

    Mark Bourrie is a Canadian lawyer, blogger, journalist, author, historian, and lecturer at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. His work has appeared in many Canadian magazines and  ...more
  • 12


    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Olivia Chow (born March 24, 1957) is a former Canadian politician who served as federal New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for Trinity-Spadina from 2006–2014, and Toronto city councillor from  ...more
  • 13
    Novelist, Author


    BirthplaceOntario, Canada

    Jane Urquhart, Order of Canada OC (born June 21, 1949) is a Canadian novelist and poet born in Geraldton, Ontario. She is the internationally acclaimed author of seven award-winning novels, three  ...more
  • 14

    Stephen Hicks



    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Stephen Ronald Craig Hicks (born August 19, 1960) is a Canadian-American philosopher. He teaches at Rockford University, where he also directs the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship. Hicks earned  ...more
  • 15


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Kenneth Alexander Mitchell (born 25 November 1974) is a Canadian actor.  ...more
  • 16
    Journalist, TV Journalist


    Kim Parlee (born 1970) is Vice-President at TD Wealth and host of Business News Network's MoneyTalk and MoneyTalk Life (www.tdwealthmedia.com) Before joining TD, Parlee was an anchor on BNN: Business  ...more
  • 17
    David W. Giuliano (born May 16, 1960) was the 39th Moderator of the United Church of Canada from 2006 to 2009.  ...more
  • 18

    Andrew Ford

    Athlete, Swimmer


    BirthplaceGuelph, Canada

    Andrew Ford is a Canadian swimmer. He competed in the 200 metre individual medley race at the 2012 Summer Olympics; he placed first in his heat with a time of 2:00.28, but his time of 2:01.58 in the  ...more
  • 19
    Marcel Kars (born May 20, 1977 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Dutch/Canadian professional ice hockey player, currently playing for Hys in the Eredivisie.   ...more
  • 20
    Lisa Sarah MacCormack Raitt (born May 7, 1968) is a Canadian politician, currently serving as the Deputy Leader of the Opposition. She is the Conservative Party deputy leader, and Member of  ...more
  • 21

    Karen Farbridge

    Karen J. Farbridge is a Canadian politician, the former mayor and a former city councillor of the city of Guelph, Ontario. Farbridge was born in Woking, England the oldest of three siblings. When she  ...more
  • 22

    Dan Wicklum

    Dan Wicklum (born February 28, 1965 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a former Canadian Football League (CFL) football player who played for four seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Calgary  ...more
  • 23


    Diane Elizabeth Deans is a member of Ottawa City Council, Canada, representing Gloucester-Southgate Ward in the city's southeast, representing more than 49,500 residents.A graduate of the University  ...more
  • 24
    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Mark Douglas Lutz (born February 14, 1970) is a Canadian actor, who is best known for playing Groosalugg in the television series Angel and for writing and starring in the two-hour film on the life  ...more
  • 25
    James Earle Fraser (fl. 2000s) is a Canadian historian and Picticist. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, and did masters work at the University of Guelph. He went on to do his Ph.D on  ...more
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List Rules: People on this list must have gone to University of Guelph and be of some renown.