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Famous University Of Hartford Alumni

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

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

List features graduates like Dionne Warwick, Jeff Bagwell and more!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Hartford?” and “Which celebrities are University of Hartford alumni?”
  • 1
    Television presenter, Film Score Composer


    BirthplaceEast Orange, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Marie Dionne Warwick (born December 12, 1940) is a six-time Grammy Award–winning singer, actress, television host, and former United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture...  more

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  • 2
    Baseball player


    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jeffrey Robert Bagwell (born May 27, 1968) is an American former professional baseball first baseman and coach who spent his entire 15-year Major League Baseball (MLB) playing career with the Houston...  more

    #279 of 708 The Best Hitters in Baseball History#68 of 150 The Greatest First Basemen of All Time#256 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time

  • 3
    Politician, Astronaut

    AgeDec. at 51 (1931-1982)

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John Leonard Swigert Jr. (August 30, 1931 – December 27, 1982) was an American test pilot, mechanical and aerospace engineer, United States Air Force pilot, and NASA astronaut. He was one of...  more
  • 4
    Basketball player


    BirthplaceLake Wales, Florida, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    } Vincent Lamont Baker (born November 23, 1971) is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He appeared in four consecutive...  more

    #124 of 168 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings#13 of 31 The Best Power Forwards of the 1990s#15 of 22 The Best NCAA Power Forwards of the 90s

  • 5
    Conductor, Guitarist


    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba


    Juan Leovigildo Brouwer Mezquida (born March 1, 1939) is a Cuban composer, conductor, and classical guitarist. He is the grandson of Cuban composer Ernestina Lecuona y Casado. His great-uncle,...  more
  • 6
    Journalist, Radio personality


    BirthplaceWhite Plains, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    A. J. Hammer (born Andrew Goldberg on October 31, 1966) is a television and radio personality who most recently hosted the HLN channel's former evening entertainment show, Showbiz Tonight....  more
  • 7
    Musician, Drummer


    BirthplaceYellow Springs, Ohio

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Cindy Blackman Santana (born November 18, 1959), sometimes known as Cindy Blackman, is an American jazz and rock drummer. Blackman has recorded several jazz albums as solo act and has performed with...  more
  • 8


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Larry Marder (born May 29, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American cartoonist and writer, best known as the creator of comic book Tales of the Beanworld, which began as an "essentially...  more
  • 9


    BirthplaceWorcester, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Liane Hansen (; born September 29, 1951, Worcester, Massachusetts) is an American journalist and radio personality who was senior host of the National Public Radio newsmagazine Weekend Edition Sunday...  more
  • 10
    Politician, Teacher


    BirthplaceArea code 774, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Area code 508

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Richard Edmund Neal (born February 14, 1949) is the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He is the dean of the Massachusetts...  more
  • 11
    Comics artist

    BirthplaceLondon, Canada


    Durwin Talon (born in London, Ontario) is a comics artist, illustrator, author and professor of illustration....  more
  • 12
    Conductor, Film Score Composer

    AgeDec. at 80 (1920-2001)

    BirthplaceWaterbury, Connecticut

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Stanley Freeman (April 3, 1920 – January 13, 2001) was an American composer, lyricist, musical arranger, conductor, and studio musician....  more
  • 13


    BirthplaceNorthampton, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Tim Petrovic (born August 16, 1966) is an American professional golfer. Born in Northampton, Massachusetts, he won one PGA Tour event, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in 2005.Petrovic's career high...  more
  • 14


    BirthplaceMadison, Wisconsin

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jerome Patrick Kelly (born November 23, 1966) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and PGA Tour Champions. Born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, Kelly graduated from the...  more
  • 15
    Joel Pelletier is an American contemporary musician, painter, actor and political commentator. He is known for his version of Ensor's Christ's Entry Into Brussels in 1889....  more
  • 16
    Steve Davis (born April 14, 1967) is an American jazz trombonist....  more

    #117 of 126 The Greatest Trombonists of All Time#107 of 124 Famous Jazz Trombonists

  • 17
    Johnathan Lee Iverson (born January 30, 1976) is an American ringmaster best known for his association with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, where he was the first African-American...  more
  • 18


    NationalityUnited States of America

    Marin Yvonne Ireland (born August 30, 1979) is an American stage, film, and television actress. In 2009, she won the Theatre World Award and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress...  more
  • 19


    BirthplaceLong Beach, California

  • 20
    Announcer, Actor


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Michael Joy (born November 25, 1949) is an American TV sports announcer and who currently serves as the lap-by-lap voice of Fox Sports' coverage of NASCAR. His color analyst is Jeff Gordon. Counting...  more
  • 21


    BirthplaceNew Bedford, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Mark Dion (born August 28, 1961) is an American conceptual artist best known for his use of scientific presentations in his installations. Dion earned a BFA in 1986 from the Hartford Art School at...  more
  • 22


    BirthplaceWest Warwick, Rhode Island

    William J. Murphy (born 1963) is an American attorney and was a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing the 26th District from 1993 to 2011. He served as the...  more
  • 23
    Craig A. Stanley (born November 20, 1955) is an American Democratic Party politician, who served in the New Jersey General Assembly from 1996 to 2008, where represented the 28th legislative district....  more
  • 24
    Guitarist, Singer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Tyondai Adaien Braxton (born October 26, 1978) is an American composer and musician. He has been writing and performing music under his own name and collaboratively under various group titles and...  more
  • 25
    Bertram Jay Turetzky (born February 14, 1933) is a contemporary American double bass (contrabass) soloist, composer, teacher, and author of The Contemporary Contrabass (1974, 1989), a book that...  more
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List Rules: People on this list must have gone to University of Hartford and be of some renown.