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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