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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Maryland, College Park and be of some renown.

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

List is made up of graduates like Karl Rove and Larry David.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Maryland, College Park?” and “Which celebrities are University of Maryland, College Park alumni?”

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Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Commentator, Businessperson, Political writer Karl Christian Rove is an American Republican political consultant and policy advisor. He was Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff during the George W. Bush administration until Rove's ...more

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Larry David is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer Lawrence Gene "Larry" David is an American comedian, writer, actor, and television producer. He was the co-creator, with Jerry Seinfeld, of the television series Seinfeld, and was its ...more

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Sergey Brin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Executive Management, Businessperson, Entrepreneur Sergey Brin, a native of Moscow, received a bachelor of science degree with honors in mathematics and computer science from the University of Maryland at College Park. He is currently on leave ...more

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Jim Henson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer James Maury "Jim" Henson was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, actor, film director, and producer. Born in Greenville, Mississippi, and raised in ...more

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Essex Hemphill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Writer Essex Hemphill was an American poet and activist. He was a 1993 Pew Fellowships in the Arts recipient.

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Kevin Plank is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur Kevin Plank is a producer.

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Connie Chung is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich better known as Connie Chung, is an American journalist. She has been an anchor and reporter for the U.S. television news networks NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC. ...more

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Robin Quivers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Nurse, Author, Radio personality Robin Ophelia Quivers is an American radio personality, author, and actress, best known for being the long-running news anchor and co-host of The Howard Stern Show.

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Shawne Merriman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Actor, American football player Shawne DeAndre Merriman, nicknamed "Lights Out", is a former American football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League from 2005 to 2012. He was among the top ...more

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George J. Laurer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Inventor George Joseph Laurer developed the Universal Product Code in 1973. As an engineer at IBM he was asked to develop the pattern used for the Universal Product Code. A 36-year veteran of the ...more

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Carl Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Journalist, Author, Writer Carl Bernstein is an American investigative journalist and author. Along with Bob Woodward at The Washington Post, he did the majority of the most important news reporting on the Watergate ...more

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Giuliana Rancic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Journalist, Television producer, Actor Giuliana Rancic, is an Italian-American television personality.

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Robert Fischell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Physicist, Inventor, Engineer Robert Fischell is a physicist, inventor, and holder of more than 200 U.S. and foreign medical patents. His inventions have led to the creation of several biotechnology companies. He worked at ...more

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Marianela Pereyra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Marianela Pereyra is an American model, actress and television personality. She is currently the host of ESPNU's late-night sports and humor show UNITE.

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William C. McCool is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Astronaut William Cameron "Willie" McCool, was an American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, and NASA astronaut, who was the pilot of Space Shuttle Columbia mission ...more

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Tiffany Taylor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Nude Glamour Model, Actor

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Paul W. Richards is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Astronaut, Engineer Paul William Richards is an American engineer and a former NASA Astronaut. He flew aboard one Space Shuttle mission in 2001.

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Judith Resnik is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Astronaut, Scientist, Engineer Judith Arlene Resnik was an American engineer and a NASA astronaut who died when the Space Shuttle Challenger was destroyed during the launch of mission STS-51-L. Resnik was the second American ...more

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David Mills is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Journalist, Television producer, Screenwriter David Eugene Mills was an American journalist, writer and producer of television programs. He was an executive producer and writer of the HBO miniseries The Corner, for which he won two Emmy ...more

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Thomas Francis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Thomas Francis Johnson was a U.S. Congressman who represented Maryland's 1st congressional district from January 3, 1959 to January 3, 1963. He lost re-election after criminal charges were ...more

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Jim Walton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Jim Walton is the former president of CNN Worldwide. He joined CNN in 1981, one year after the network was founded. He graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1981. Jim ...more

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Droz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Wrestler, Essayist, American football player Darren A. Drozdov is an American essayist, former gridiron football player and retired professional wrestler who competed in the World Wrestling Federation in 1998 and 1999 under the ring names ...more

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David Silverman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter David Silverman is an American animator best known for directing numerous episodes of the animated TV series The Simpsons, as well as The Simpsons Movie. Silverman was involved with the series ...more

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Gale Pollock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Nurse Gale S. Pollock is a retired United States Army major general who served as the Deputy Surgeon General of the United States Army from October 2006 to March 2007, and also as chief of the Army ...more

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David Banner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper Lavell William Crump, better known by his stage name David Banner, is an American rapper, record producer, and occasional actor. Born in Jackson, Mississippi, Banner graduated from Southern ...more

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Dianne Wiest is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Dianne Evelyn Wiest is an American actress on stage, television and film. She has won two Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Wiest has also been nominated for a BAFTA

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Willem Drees is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Accountant, Politician, Author Willem Drees was a Dutch politician of the Labour Party. He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from August 7, 1948 until December 22, 1958. He previously served as Member of the House ...more

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Kirsten Powers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Commentator, Writer Kirsten A. Powers is an American political pundit, analyst, USA Today columnist, and a Fox News contributor. She began her career as a Democratic Party staff assistant with the Clinton-Gore ...more

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Karen Allen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Fashion designer, Poet, Songwriter Karen Jane Allen is an American actress. She played Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Allen has also had roles in films such as ...more

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Valerie Solanas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Sex worker, Writer Valerie Jean Solanas was an American radical feminist writer who is best known for the SCUM Manifesto, as well as the attempted murder of artist Andy Warhol. She was born in New Jersey and as a ...more

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Len Bias is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Basketball player Leonard Kevin "Len" Bias was a first-team All-American college basketball forward at the University of Maryland. He was selected by the Boston Celtics as the second overall pick in the ...more

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Parren Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Politician Parren James Mitchell, a Democrat, was a U.S. Congressman who represented the 7th congressional district of Maryland from January 3, 1971 to January 3, 1987. He was the first African American ...more

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Carly Fiorina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Executive officer, Businessperson, Politician Carly Fiorina is an American former business executive and was the Republican nominee for the United States Senate from California in 2010. Fiorina served as chief executive officer of ...more

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Michael Ealy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Actor Michael Brown, professionally known as Michael Ealy, is an American actor. He is known for his roles in Barbershop, its sequel Barbershop 2: Back in Business, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Their Eyes Were ...more

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Robert L. Forward is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Physicist, Novelist, Writer Robert Lull Forward was an American physicist and science fiction writer. His literary work was noted for its scientific credibility and use of ideas developed from his career as an aerospace ...more

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Travis Pastrana is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Stunt Performer, Race car driver, Television producer Travis Alan Pastrana is an American motorsports competitor and stunt performer who has won championships and X Games gold medals in several events, including supercross, motocross, freestyle ...more

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Jeremy Hall is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Jeremy Michael Hall is an American soccer player who currently plays for New England Revolution in Major League Soccer.

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Faryar Shirzad is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Faryar Shirzad; born 1965 in London formerly served on the staff of the National Security Council at the White House from March 2003 through August 2006, first as a special assistant to the ...more

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Adrian Branch is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Basketball player Adrian Francis Branch is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'7" guard/forward out of DeMatha high school, Branch starred at the University of Maryland from 1981 to 1985. ...more

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David Landsberg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor David Landsberg is an American actor, writer, producer and director who was born in Brooklyn, New York. Landsberg graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in business and ...more

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Brian Reid is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Computer scientist Brian Keith Reid is an American computer scientist. He developed an early use of a markup language in his 1980 doctoral dissertation. Reid's other principal interest has been computer networking ...more

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George Dantzig is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Scientist George Bernard Dantzig was an American mathematical scientist who made important contributions to operations research, computer science, economics, and statistics. Dantzig is known for his ...more

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Mary Hatwood Futrell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Educator Mary Hatwood Futrell is an educator.

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Will Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Commentator, Public intellectual, Writer Will Wilkinson is an American writer. Until August 2010, he was a research fellow at the Cato Institute where he worked on a variety of issues including Social Security privatization and, most ...more

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Mýa is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter Mýa Marie Harrison, better known as Mýa, is an American hip hop and R&B singer, record producer and actress. Harrison's eponymous debut album with Interscope Records was ...more

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Michael D. Griffin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Physicist, Aerospace Engineering, Engineer Michael Douglas Griffin is an American physicist and aerospace engineer. He served as Administrator of NASA, the U.S. space agency, from April 13, 2005, to January 20, 2009. As NASA ...more

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Charlene Drew Jarvis is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Politician, Researcher, Psychologist Charlene Drew Jarvis is an American educator and former scientific researcher and politician who served as the president of Southeastern University until March 31, 2009. Jarvis is the daughter ...more

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Heidi Collins is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Journalist Heidi Collins was an American correspondent and anchor for KMSP-TV Fox 9 News in Minneapolis – Saint Paul prior to her departure on July 29, 2013. She formerly worked for CNN.

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Harry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Politician Harry Roe Hughes, a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 57th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1979 to 1987.

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Christopher E. Kubasik is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
Businessperson, Screenwriter, Author Christopher E. Kubasik is Executive Vice President of the Lockheed Martin Electronic Systems Business Area. Prior to assuming that post, Mr. Kubasik served, since February 2001, as the ...more