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Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 28.6k views644 items

List RulesPeople 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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  • 1
    Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Karl Rove

    Commentator, Businessperson

    Age69

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    Karl Christian Rove (born December 25, 1950) is an American Republican political consultant... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Larry David is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Larry David

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age73

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Lawrence Gene David (born July 2, 1947) is an American comedian, writer, actor, director, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Sergey Brin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Sergey Brin

    Executive Management, Businessperson

    Age47

    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin (Russian: Серге́й Миха́йлович Брин; born August 21, 1973) is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Jim Henson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Jim Henson

    Television director, Television producer

    AgeDied at 54 (1936-1990)

    BirthplaceGreenville, Mississippi, USA

    James Maury Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, animator,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Essex Hemphill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    AgeDec. at 38 (1957-1995)

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Essex Hemphill (April 16, 1957 – November 4, 1995) was an openly gay American poet and... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Kevin Plank is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Kevin Plank

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur

    Age48

    BirthplaceKensington, Maryland

    Kevin A. Plank (born August 13, 1972) is an American billionaire businessman and... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Connie Chung is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Connie Chung

    Journalist, Newsreader

    Age74

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Constance Yu-Hwa Chung (born August 20, 1946) is an American journalist. She has been an... more on Wikipedia

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    #32 of 65 The Most Influential News Anchors of All Time#50 of 51 20 Famous People Who Converted Religions

  • 8
    Robin Quivers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Robin Quivers

    Nurse, Author

    Age68

    BirthplacePikesville, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Robin Ophelia Quivers (born August 8, 1952) is an American radio personality, author, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Shawne Merriman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Shawne Merriman

    Actor, American football player

    Age36

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Shawne DeAndre Merriman (born May 25, 1984), nicknamed "Lights Out", is a former American... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    George J. Laurer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Age95

    BirthplaceNew York

    George Joseph Laurer (born September 23, 1925 in New York, NY) developed the Universal Product... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Carl Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Carl Bernstein

    Journalist, Author

    Age76

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Carl Bernstein ( BURN-steen; born February 14, 1944) is an American investigative journalist... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Giuliana Rancic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Giuliana Rancic

    Journalist, Television producer

    Age46

    BirthplaceNaples, Italy

    Giuliana Rancic (; née DePandi; born August 17, 1974) is an Italian-American entertainment... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Robert Fischell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Robert Fischell

    Physicist, Inventor

    Age90

    Robert Fischell (born 1929) is a physicist, inventor, and holder of more than 200 U.S. and... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Marianela Pereyra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
    Marianela Pereyra (born December 17, 1979) is an American–Argentine TV host, health advocate,... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    William C. McCool is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    AgeDec. at 42 (1961-2003)

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    William Cameron "Willie" McCool (September 23, 1961 – February 1, 2003), (Cmdr, USN), was an... more on Wikipedia

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    #13 of 18 Astronauts Who Died in Flight#192 of 331 Male Space Travelers: A Complete List

  • 16
    Paul W. Richards is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Paul W. Richards

    Astronaut, Engineer

    Age56

    BirthplaceScranton, Pennsylvania

    Paul William Richards (born May 20, 1964 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) is an American engineer... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Judith Resnik is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Judith Resnik

    Astronaut, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 37 (1949-1986)

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio

    Judith Arlene Resnik (; April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986) was an American electrical engineer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    David Mills is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    David Mills

    Journalist, Television producer

    AgeDec. at 49 (1961-2010)

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    David Eugene Mills (November 20, 1961 – March 30, 2010) was an American journalist, writer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Thomas Francis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
    Thomas Francis Johnson (June 26, 1909 – February 1, 1988) was a U.S. Congressman who... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Jim Walton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni
    Jim Walton (born 1958) is the former president of CNN Worldwide. He joined CNN in 1981, one... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Droz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Droz

    Wrestler, Essayist

    Age51

    BirthplaceMays Landing, New Jersey, USA

    Darren A. Drozdov (born April 7, 1969) is an American essayist, former football player and... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    David Silverman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    David Silverman

    Television director, Television producer

    Age63

    BirthplaceContiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    David Silverman may refer to: David Silverman (animator) (born 1957), American animator and... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Gale Pollock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    BirthplaceKearny, New Jersey

    Gale S. Pollock is a retired United States Army major general who served as the Deputy Surgeon... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    David Banner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    David Banner

    Record producer, Songwriter

    Age46

    BirthplaceJackson, USA, Mississippi

    Lavell William Crump (born April 11, 1974), known professionally as David Banner, is an... more on Wikipedia

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    Dianne Wiest is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Maryland, College Park Alumni

    Dianne Wiest

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age72

    BirthplaceKansas City, USA, Missouri

    Dianne Evelyn Wiest (; born March 28, 1946) is an American actress. She has twice won the... more on Wikipedia

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