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

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

Stephen King and Stephen King are included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Maine?” and “Which celebrities are University of Maine alumni?”

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Harold Beverage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Harold Beverage Inventor Harold Henry "Bev" Beverage is perhaps most widely known today for his invention and development of the wave antenna, which came to be known as the Beverage antenna and which for the ...more

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Bernard Lown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Bernard Lown Inventor Bernard Lown is the original developer of the DC defibrillator and the cardioverter, as well as a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Lown developed the direct current defibrillator for cardiac ...more

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Doug Hall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Doug Hall Inventor Doug Hall is a best selling author and inventor who has hosted and appeared on a wide range of network radio and television shows. He is the Founder and CEO of Eureka! Ranch International, and ...more

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Olympia Snowe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Olympia Snowe Politician Olympia Jean Snowe is an American politician who was a United States Senator from Maine from 1995 to 2013. Snowe, a member of the Republican Party, became widely known for her ability to ...more

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Nick DiPaolo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Nick DiPaolo Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter Nicholas Rocco "Nick" DiPaolo is an American stand-up comedian, Emmy nominated writer, actor and radio host. He was formerly the co-host of The Nick & Artie Show alongside comedian

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Lanny Barnes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Lanny Barnes Athlete, Biathlete Lanny Barnes is a biathlete.

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Paul Theroux is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Paul Theroux Literary critic, Novelist, Author Paul Edward Theroux is an American travel writer and novelist, whose best known work of travel writing is perhaps The Great Railway Bazaar. He has published numerous works of fiction, some of ...more

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Stephen King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Stephen King Columnist, Television producer, Novelist Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which ...more

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Tabitha King is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Tabitha King Activist, Author Tabitha Jane King is an American author and activist. She is married to writer Stephen King.

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Gary Thorne is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Gary Thorne Announcer, Sports commentator Gary Thorne is the lead play-by-play announcer for MASN. He has also worked for ESPN and ABC, including National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, college football, and the Frozen Four ...more

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George F. Clark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
George F. Clark Professor George F. Clark is a professor at Rutgers University and the author of Introduction to Human Ecology.

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Rudy Vallée is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Rudy Vallée Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader Rudy Vallée was an American singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer. He was one of the first modern pop stars of the teen idol type.

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Mike Dunham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Mike Dunham Ice Hockey Player, Coach Michael Francis Dunham is a retired American professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently the goaltending coach for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League.

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Frank Crowe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Frank Crowe Civil engineer, Engineer Francis Trenholm Crowe was the chief engineer of the Hoover Dam. During that time, he was the superintendent of Six Companies, the construction company that oversaw the construction project. ...more

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Paul Kariya is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Paul Kariya Ice Hockey Player Paul Tetsuhiko Kariya is a Canadian former professional ice hockey winger who played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League. Known as a skilled and fast-skating offensive player, he played in ...more

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Mike DeVito is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Mike DeVito American football player Michael Ralph DeVito is an American football defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football league. He played for the New York Jets from 2007 to 2012. He played college ...more

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Mike Flynn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Mike Flynn American football player Michael Patrick "Mike" Flynn is a former NFL center. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 1997. He played college football at Maine.

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Lofa Tatupu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Lofa Tatupu American football player Mosiula Mea'alofa "Lofa" Tatupu is a former American football linebacker who played six seasons in the National Football League. He is currently an Assistant Linebackers coach with the ...more

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Brandon McGowan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Brandon McGowan American football player Brandon McGowan is a former American football safety. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Maine.

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Justin Strzelczyk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Justin Strzelczyk American football player Justin Conrad Strzelczyk was an American football offensive lineman who played nine seasons in the NFL for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1990 to 1998 and helped the team gain a Super Bowl berth. ...more

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Kevin McMahan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Kevin McMahan American football player Kevin Nathaniel McMahan is a former American football wide receiver . He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders with the last pick in the 2006 NFL Draft, earning him the title Mr. Irrelevant. He ...more

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Ben Bishop is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Ben Bishop Ice Hockey Player, Athlete Ben Bishop III is an American professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League. Bishop previously played in the NHL with the St. Louis ...more

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Ben Guite is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Ben Guite Benjamin Pierre Guité is a retired Canadian ice hockey forward and currently serves as assistant coach for the University of Maine men's hockey. Guité played 13 seasons of ...more

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Stanley Falkow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Stanley Falkow Microbiologist Stanley Falkow, PhD, is microbiologist and a professor of microbiology and immunology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is sometimes referred to as the father of molecular microbial ...more

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John Baldacci is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
John Baldacci Businessperson, Politician John Elias Baldacci is an American politician who served as the 73rd Governor of the U.S. state of Maine from 2003 to 2011. A Democrat, he also served as a member of the United States House of ...more

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Thomas A. Desjardin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Thomas A. Desjardin Historian Thomas A. Desjardin is Maine's Commissioner of Education and an American historian who has written books on the American Civil War and American Revolutionary War. Desjardin was born at St. ...more

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Alvin C. Eurich is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Alvin C. Eurich Alvin Christian Eurich was a 20th Century American educator who is most notable for having served as the first President of the State University of New York from 1949–1951.

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John H. Reed is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
John H. Reed Farmer John Hathaway Reed was the 67th Governor of Maine. He was once an Aroostook County potato farmer. Reed was a Republican who took office following the death of Governor Clinton Clauson.

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Montell Owens is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Montell Owens American football player Montell Ernest Owens is an American football running back who is currently a free agent in the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Maine, and was signed by ...more

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Daren Stone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Daren Stone American football player Daren Stone is a Canadian football Linebacker most recently for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He had a stint with the Calgary Stampeders in 2011. Stone is a ...more

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Greg Moore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Greg Moore Ice Hockey Player Gregory Moore is an American professional ice hockey forward who plays for the Augsburger Panther of the German Deutsche Eishockey Liga. He previously played in the National Hockey League for ...more

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Stephen Cooper is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Stephen Cooper American football player Stephen Cooper is a former American football linebacker for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Maine. He was signed by the ...more

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François Fillon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
François Fillon Politician, Lawyer François Charles Armand Fillon is a French lawyer and politician who served as Prime Minister of France from 17 May 2007 to 16 May 2012. He was appointed by President Nicolas Sarkozy on ...more

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Ciarán Cuffe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Ciarán Cuffe Politician Ciarán Cuffe is an Irish Green Party politician, an architect and a lecturer in planning. He was a Teachta Dála for the Dún Laoghaire constituency from 2002 to 2011, and ...more

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John Seward Johnson II is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
John Seward Johnson II Entrepreneur, Artist John Seward Johnson II also known as J. Seward Johnson, Jr. and Seward Johnson is an American artist known for his trompe l'oeil painted bronze statues. He is a grandson of Robert Wood Johnson I ...more

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John Tortorella is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
John Tortorella Coach John Robert Tortorella is an American ice hockey coach. Tortorella has held the position of head coach of the Vancouver Canucks, the New York Rangers and the Tampa Bay Lightning. He led Tampa ...more

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Lawrence Bender is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Lawrence Bender Ballet Dancer, Television producer, Film Producer Lawrence Bender is an American film producer. He rose to fame by producing Reservoir Dogs in 1992 and has since produced all of Quentin Tarantino's films with the exception of Death Proof and ...more

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Teddy Purcell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Teddy Purcell Ice Hockey Player Edward Purcell is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League.

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Doris Twitchell Allen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Doris Twitchell Allen Psychologist Doris Twitchell Allen was a noted psychologist and the founder of Children's International Summer Villages. She specialized in development and psychodrama. After receiving degrees in Chemistry ...more

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Mark Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Mark Sweeney Baseball player Mark Patrick Sweeney is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball. He is best known for his skill as a pinch hitter, where he ranks second in career pinch hits with 175 and first in career ...more

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Edwin F. Ladd is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Edwin F. Ladd Chemist Edwin Fremont Ladd was a United States Senator from North Dakota. Born in Starks, Maine, he attended the public schools and Somerset Academy and graduated from the University of Maine at Orono ...more

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John Huard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
John Huard Businessperson, American football player John Roland "Big John" Huard is a former National Football League linebacker and Canadian Football League coach.

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Chris Keating is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Chris Keating American football player Christopher Paul Keating is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Buffalo Bills and the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University ...more

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Mike Morrison is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Mike Morrison Michael Morrison is an American professional ice hockey player currently playing for Florida Everblades in ECHL.

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Jim Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Jim Montgomery James Peter Montgomery is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played in the National Hockey League with the St. Louis Blues, Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose ...more

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Rick Hautala is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Rick Hautala Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer Rick Hautala was an American speculative fiction and horror writer. He graduated from the University of Maine in 1974 where he received a Master of Art in English Literature. Rick arrived on the ...more

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Keith Farnham is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Keith Farnham Keith Farnham is a Democratic former member of the Illinois House of Representatives who resigned from office and pled guilty to distributing child pornography in 2014.

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Ashok Jhunjhunwala is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Ashok Jhunjhunwala Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras at Chennai, India and has served as the departmental Chair. He leads the ...more

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Manch Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Manch Wheeler American football player Manchester Haynes Wheeler was an American football quarterback in the American Football League for the Buffalo Bills. He played college football at the University of Maine.

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Ben Meiklejohn is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Ben Meiklejohn Politician, Oboist Ben Meiklejohn is an American politician from Maine. A member of the Maine Green Independent Party, which is an affiliate of the Green Party of the United States, Meiklejohn served two three ...more