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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
Megan Hauserman 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
Carol Moseley Braun 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
Bobby Rush 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
Cedric G Hurst II Software Engineer

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Maxine Chernoff is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Maxine Chernoff 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
William A. Dembski 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
Sapan Desai Surgeon, Science writer

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Justin Hartley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Justin Hartley 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
James R. Thompson 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
Michael Noland 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
Tony Peraica 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
John H. Cox 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
Richard Hunt 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
Bernard Shaw 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
Risa Stack 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
Daniel Henney 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
Janina Gavankar 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
Anne Allison 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
Ted Cahall 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
David Wiggins 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
Curtis Granderson 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
Nancy Cartwright 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

List of Famous Jewish Models

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Kali Nikitas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Kali Nikitas 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
Alice Palmer 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

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Sandeep Singhal is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Sandeep Singhal Sandeep is a Managing Director with Sequoia Capital India. Sequoia Capital India has been formed with WestBridge Capital Partners, which Sandeep joined in 2001. Prior to joining WestBridge, ...more

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Michael Gross is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Michael Gross Actor, Voice acting Michael Gross is an American television, movie, and stage actor who plays both comedic and dramatic roles. His most notable roles are as the father Steven Keaton from Family Ties and the graboid ...more

Celebrities Who Were Rich Before They Were Famous

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Adrian Smith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Adrian Smith Designer, Architect Adrian D. Smith is an American architect of international renown, having designed many landmark buildings including the world’s two tallest structures Burj Khalifa, completed in 2010 in Dubai ...more

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Iris Martinez is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Iris Martinez Iris Y. Martinez is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 20th district since 2003. She is also the Assistant Majority Leader in the State Senate.

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Michael Collins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Michael Collins Novelist Michael Collins is an Irish novelist and international ultra-distance runner. His novel The Keepers of Truth was shortlisted for the 2000 Booker Prize. A current member of the Irish National ...more

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Richard Schneirov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Richard Schneirov Historian Richard Schneirov is a professor of history and noted labor historian at Indiana State University.

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Sherell Ford is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Sherell Ford Basketball player Sherell Ford is a retired American professional basketball player born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A 6'7" forward from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Ford was selected by the Seattle ...more

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Azhar Usman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Azhar Usman Comedian, Film Producer, Actor Azhar Muhammad Usman is an American comedian, actor, writer, and film producer of Indian descent. He is a former lecturer, community activist and lawyer and has been referred to as the ...more

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Jay DeMerit is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Jay DeMerit Footballer Jay Michael DeMerit is a former American soccer player who last played as captain for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer. His improbable career is the subject of the independent film, ...more

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Antonio Pera is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Antonio Pera Mr. Pera was named Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management for AmerisourceBergen in 2008. He joined AmerisourceBergen in 2006 as the President of American Health Packaging.

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Susan Lindquist is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Susan Lindquist Professor Dr. Lindquist was elected to the Board of Directors in 2004 and is a member of the Science Technology Advisory Committee and the Public Policy

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M. Miriam Herrera is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
M. Miriam Herrera Writer M. Miriam Herrera is an American author and poet. Her poetry often explores Mexican American or Chicano life and her Crypto-Jewish and Native American heritage, but mainly the universal themes ...more

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Linda Hirshman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Linda Hirshman Professor, Author, Lawyer Linda Redlick Hirshman is an American lawyer, pundit, and the author of Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution, Get to Work: A Manifesto For Women of the World, The Woman's Guide to Law School ...more

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Charles Blackstone is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Charles Blackstone Novelist, Writer Charles Blackstone is an American writer and managing editor of literary website Bookslut. His most recent novel is the semi-autobiographical Vintage Attraction.

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Santiago Durango is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Santiago Durango Lawyer Santiago Durango is an American guitarist remembered for his work with the 1980s punk rock groups Naked Raygun and Big Black. Mostly retired from music as of the early 2000s, he works as an

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Mike Hagerty is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Mike Hagerty Actor, Voice acting Michael Gerard Hagerty, also known by his stage name Mike Hagerty, is an American actor. He is known for playing comedic blue-collar workers, including his recurring roles as a building ...more

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Michael G. Turnbull is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Michael G. Turnbull Architect Michael G. Turnbull, FAIA is a Canadian-born American architect who has spent much of his career in the public sector as a custodian of major public buildings, notably the U.S. Capitol in ...more

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Milton Patterson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Milton Patterson Politician, Real Estate Broker Milton "Milt" Patterson is a former two-term Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 32nd District on the southwest side of Chicago from 2008 until ...more

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Tom Friedman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Tom Friedman Artist Tom Friedman American conceptual sculptor known for his work employing everyday material, such as toothpicks or sugar cubes in intricate geometric arrangements. Friedman was born in St. Louis, ...more

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Bob Stoffel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Bob Stoffel As senior vice president, Bob Stoffel directs the distribution and logistics operations of the company and is also responsible for the UPS Corporate Strategy and Engineering functions. Stoffel ...more

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Pamela B. Strobel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Pamela B. Strobel Lawyer Pamela is the former executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Exelon Corporation, the parent company of ComEd and largest public utility company in the U.S. She retired from ...more

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Diana Pavlac Glyer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Diana Pavlac Glyer Diana Pavlac Glyer is an American author, speaker and teacher whose work centers on C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Inklings.

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Michael Heinstein is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Michael Heinstein Michael Heinstein,President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Art.com, has served asChief Executive Officersince 1998 and is one of the founders of Art.com, Inc. The company ...more

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Joanne McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Joanne McCarthy Basketball player Joanne McCarthy is a former female professional basketball player. She set the University of Illinois-Chicago career scoring and assists records in 1997. These records still both stood as of ...more

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Burton Visotzky is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Chicago Alumni
Burton Visotzky Rabbi, Professor, Writer Burton L. Visotzky is an American rabbi and scholar of midrash. He is the Appleman Professor of Midrash at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.