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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates, like Janina Gavankar and Curtis Granderson, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Illinois at Chicago?” and “Which celebrities are University of Illinois at Chicago alumni?”
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Megan Hauserman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Pornographic actor, Model, TV Personality
Megan Hauserman is an American model and reality television personality, best known for her appearances on Vh1.
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Carol Moseley Braun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer
Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun, also sometimes Moseley-Braun, is an American politician and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999. She was the first female ...more
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Bobby Rush is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Politician
Bobby Lee Rush is the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district, serving since 1993. The district is located principally on the South Side of Chicago with its population ...more
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Cedric G Hurst II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Software Engineer
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Maxine Chernoff is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author
Maxine Chernoff is an American novelist, writer, poet, academic and literary magazine editor. She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and attended the University of Illinois at Chicago. ...more
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William A. Dembski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Mathematician, Theologian, Professor
William Albert "Bill" Dembski is an American mathematician, philosopher and theologian. A proponent of intelligent design, specifically the concept of specified complexity, he serves ...more
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Sapan Desai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Surgeon, Science writer
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Justin Hartley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Television director, Screenwriter, Actor
Justin Scott Hartley is an American actor, known for his roles as Fox Crane in the NBC daytime soap opera Passions and Oliver Queen in The CW's superhero series Smallville. Hartley also starred ...more
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James R. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Lawyer
James Robert Thompson, Jr., also known as Big Jim Thompson, was the 37th and longest serving Governor of the US state of Illinois. A Republican, Thompson was elected to fifteen consecutive terms ...more
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Michael Noland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Michael Noland is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 22nd District since 2007. Noland earned his bachelor's degree and MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago ...more
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Tony Peraica is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Anthony J. "Tony" Peraica is an American politician from Chicago, Illinois. He was the Cook County Commissioner for the 16th district, and was the Republican nominee for Cook County ...more
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John H. Cox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Accountant, Businessperson, Politician
John Herman Cox is an American lawyer, accountant, businessman, broadcaster, and aspiring politician. He was the first Republican to seek formally the party's 2008 nomination for president but ...more
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Richard Hunt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Sculptor
Richard Hunt is an internationally renowned sculptor. He was born in 1935 on Chicago's South Side. From an early age he was interested in the arts, as his mother was an artist. As a young boy, ...more
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Bernard Shaw is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader, Actor
Bernard Shaw is a retired American journalist and former news anchor for CNN from 1980 until his retirement in March 2001.
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Risa Stack is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Venture capitalist
Risa Stack joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers in 2003. Risa specializes in the development of life science companies. She was the founding CEO and is currently a board member of several ...more
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Daniel Henney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Model, Actor
Daniel Phillip Henney is an American actor and model of Korean and Irish descent, known for starring in films such as Seducing Mr. Perfect, My Father, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Shanghai Calling, ...more
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Janina Gavankar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Musician, Actor
Janina Zione Gavankar is an American actress and musician. Gavankar is also trained as a pianist, vocalist, and orchestral percussionist. She majored in Theatre Performance at the University of ...more
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Anne Allison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Anthropologist
Anne Allison is a professor of cultural anthropology at Duke University in the United States, specializing in contemporary Japanese society. She wrote the book Nightwork on hostess clubs and ...more
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Ted Cahall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Executive, Online Media
Ted Cahall is an Internet and Online Media executive that works in the Online Services Division at Microsoft.
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David Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Judge, Jurist
David Wiggins is a justice of the Iowa Supreme Court.
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Curtis Granderson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Baseball player
Curtis Granderson, Jr. is an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball. He has played in MLB for the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees. ...more
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Nancy Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting
Nancy Jean Cartwright is an American voice artist, film and television actress, and comedian. She is known for her long-running role as Bart Simpson on the animated television series The ...more
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Kali Nikitas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Graphic Designer
Kali Nikitas received an MFA from CalArts in graphic design a BFA in graphic design from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She and her husband, Rich Shelton, are the partners of Graphic ...more
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Alice Palmer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Politician, Educator
Alice J. Palmer is an American educator and former Democratic member of the Illinois Senate. Known as a longtime progressive activist, Palmer represented the state's 13th Senate District from ...more
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Jeffrey Renard Allen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Jeffrey Renard Allen Poet, Novelist
Jeffery Renard Allen is an American poet, essayist, short story writer, and novelist. He is the author of two collections of poetry, Harbors and Spirits and Stellar Places, and three works of ...more