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

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

Deron Williams and Gene Hackman are included in this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign?” and “Which celebrities are University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign alumni?”

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Hugh Hefner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Hugh Hefner Editor, Publisher, Businessperson

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Larry Ellison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Larry Ellison Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur

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Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Jesse Jackson Politician, Film Producer, Minister of religion

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Dan Savage is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Dan Savage Editor, Commentator, Theatre Director

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Roger Ebert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Roger Ebert Film critic, Journalist, Television producer

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Marc Andreessen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Marc Andreessen Programmer, Software Engineer, Investor

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Arnold Orville Beckman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Arnold Orville Beckman Businessperson, Chemist, Inventor

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Dianne Chandler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Dianne Chandler Nude Glamour Model

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Donna Mills is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Donna Mills Film Producer, Actor

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Andy Richter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Andy Richter Announcer, Comedian, Television producer

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Ron Popeil is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Ron Popeil Businessperson, Inventor

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Arte Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Arte Johnson Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

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Nick Holonyak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Nick Holonyak Physicist, Inventor

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Red Grange is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Red Grange American football player

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Mitch Altman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Mitch Altman Inventor, Engineer

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Stephen Tobolowsky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Stephen Tobolowsky Theatre Director, Screenwriter, Actor

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Melville W. Beardsley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni

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Wallace Carothers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Wallace Carothers Chemist, Inventor, Scientist

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Gloria Root is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Gloria Root Nude Glamour Model

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Ross Freeman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Ross Freeman Inventor

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Scott D. Altman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Scott D. Altman Astronaut, Fighter pilot

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George Halas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
George Halas American Football coach, Businessperson, Baseball player

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Max Levchin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Max Levchin Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist

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Steven R. Nagel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Steven R. Nagel Astronaut

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Dick Butkus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Dick Butkus Actor, American football player

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Jerry Orbach is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Jerry Orbach Actor, Singer

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Dale Gardner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Dale Gardner Seaman, Astronaut

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Suze Orman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Suze Orman Businessperson, Television producer, Financial adviser

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Steven Best is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Steven Best Philosopher

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Robert Novak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Robert Novak Commentator, Journalist, Author

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Lew Allen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni

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Lynne Thigpen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Lynne Thigpen Actor, Voice acting, Teacher

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Henry Jones is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Henry Jones American football player

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Amo Bessone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Amo Bessone

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Gene Hackman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Gene Hackman Novelist, Film Producer, Author

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Jack Welch is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Jack Welch Businessperson, Manager, Author

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Barbara Bain is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Barbara Bain Model, Actor, Dancer

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Robert L. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Robert L. Johnson Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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Ann Weldy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Ann Weldy Novelist, Writer

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Jon Corzine is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Jon Corzine Politician, Business

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Allan Sandage is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Allan Sandage Scientist, Astronomer

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David A. Johnston is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni

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Stuart M. Kaminsky is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Stuart M. Kaminsky Novelist, Author, Writer

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Gautam Radhakrishna Desiraju is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni

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Iris Chang is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Iris Chang Journalist, Historian, Author

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Greg Lewis is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Greg Lewis American football player

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Bill Geist is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Bill Geist Journalist, Writer

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Dave Winters is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Dave Winters Farmer

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Temple Grandin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Temple Grandin Professor, Screenwriter, Scientist

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Dirk Meyer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Alumni
Dirk Meyer Businessperson