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List Rules People 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?”
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John Kenneth Galbraith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Professor, Novelist, Author
John Kenneth "Ken" Galbraith, OC was a Canadian and, later, American economist, public official, and diplomat, and a leading proponent of 20th-century American liberalism. His books on ...more
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Roberta Bondar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Neurologist, Educator, Astronaut
Roberta Bondar OC O.Ont FRCP FRSC is Canada's first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. Following more than a decade as NASA's head of space medicine, Bondar became a consultant ...more
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Vandana Shiva is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Environmentalist, Physicist, Scientist
Vandana Shiva is an Indian environmental activist and anti-globalization author. Shiva, currently based in Delhi, has authored more than 20 books. She received her PhD from the University of ...more
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Carlisle Adams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Educator, Computer scientist, Cryptographer
Carlisle M. Adams is a cryptographer and computer security researcher. Formerly senior cryptographer at Entrust, he is currently a professor at the University of Ottawa. His notable work ...more
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Tim Bray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Computer scientist
Timothy William Bray is a Canadian software developer and entrepreneur. He co-founded Open Text Corporation and Antarctica Systems. Bray was also one of the co-authors of the original XML ...more
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Cassie Campbell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Sports commentator
Cassie Campbell-Pascall is a Canadian former ice hockey player and broadcaster for Sportsnet. Born in Richmond Hill, Ontario, she was the captain of the Canadian ice hockey team during the 2002 ...more
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Jane Siberry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Record producer, Poet, Musician
Jane Siberry is a Canadian singer-songwriter, known for such hits as "Mimi on the Beach", "I Muse Aloud", "One More Colour" and "Calling All Angels". She ...more
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Laura Bertram is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Actor, Singer, Teacher
Laura Maureen Bertram is a Canadian actress best known for her role in Andromeda as Trance Gemini.
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Piers Nash is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Chemist
Piers David Nash is the director of business development and outreach University of Chicago's Center for Data Intensive Science. He is the son of academic Roger Nash.
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Emma-Jayne Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Emma-Jayne Wilson Jockey
Emma-Jayne Wilson is a Sovereign and Eclipse Award-winning jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing. The daughter of a computer programmer and a corporate marketing executive, she began taking riding ...more
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Mark Bourrie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Journalist
Mark Bourrie is an award-winning Canadian journalist, author, historian, and lecturer at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. He is the author of several books, and his work has ...more
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Olivia Chow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Politician
Olivia Chow is a Canadian politician, a former New Democratic Party Member of Parliament, and former city councillor in Toronto. She won the Trinity—Spadina riding for the New Democratic Party ...more
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Jane Urquhart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer
Jane Urquhart, Order of Canada OC is a Canadian novelist and poet born in Little Long Lac, Ontario. She is the internationally acclaimed author of seven award-winning novels, three books of ...more
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Stephen Hicks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Stephen Hicks Philosopher
Stephen Ronald Craig Hicks is a Canadian-American philosopher who teaches at Rockford University, where he also directs the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship.
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Kenneth Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Actor
Kenneth Alexander Mitchell is a Canadian actor. Mitchell attended the University of Guelph where he studied landscape architecture and played for the school soccer team as a striker. He attended ...more
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Kim Parlee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Journalist, TV Journalist
Kim Parlee is Vice-President at TD Wealth Management and host of Business News Network's MoneyTalk. Before joining TD, Parlee was an anchor on BNN: Business News Network for 11 years. She hosted ...more
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David Giuliano is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
The Very Reverend David Giuliano, was the Moderator of the United Church of Canada from 2006 to 2009. Giuliano grew up in Windsor, Ontario, in his words, "a descendant of deeply faithful ...more
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Andrew Ford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Andrew Ford Athlete, Swimmer
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 ...more
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Marcel Kars is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Marcel Kars is a Dutch/Canadian professional ice hockey player, currently playing for the Tilburg Trappers in the Eredivisie.
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Lisa Raitt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Lisa Sarah MacCormack Raitt, PC, MP is a Canadian politician, who is the Conservative Party Member of Parliament for the riding of Halton. She is a professional administrator turned politician. ...more
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Karen Farbridge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
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 first elected to Guelph City Council in 1994, and served ...more
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Dan Wicklum is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Dan Wicklum
Dan Wicklum is a former Canadian Football League football player who played for four seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Calgary Stampeders.
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Diane Deans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Politician
Diane Elisabeth Deans is a member of Ottawa City Council, Canada, representing Gloucester-Southgate Ward in the city's south-east. A graduate of the University of Guelph she was active in the ...more
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Mark Lutz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
Mark Douglas Lutz 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 and death of Victor ...more
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James E. Fraser is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Guelph Alumni
James E. Fraser
James Earle Fraser 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 the ...more