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

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

A list made up of graduates like Brett Hull and Janelle Pierzina.

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

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Janelle Pierzina is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Actor Janelle Marie Pierzina is an American reality show participant known for her appearances on the sixth, All-Star, and fourteenth seasons of the American version of the CBS reality show Big

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Lorenzo Music is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Television producer, Musician, Screenwriter Lorenzo Music was an American actor, voice actor, writer, television producer and musician. Music's best-known roles include voicing the animated cartoon cat Garfield, and Carlton the doorman on ...more

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Brett Hull is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Ice Hockey Player Brett Andrew Hull is a Canadian-American former National Hockey League player and general manager, and currently an executive vice president of the St. Louis Blues. He played for the Calgary ...more

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Haley Irwin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete Haley Irwin is an ice hockey player.

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Matt Niskanen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Ice Hockey Player Matthew Norman Niskanen is an American professional ice hockey defenseman of Finnish origin who currently plays for the Washington Capitals. He was drafted by the Dallas Stars in the first ...more

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Caroline Ouellette is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete Caroline Ouellette is a Canadian ice hockey player. She is a member of the Canadian national women's ice hockey team and a member of Montreal Stars. 4-time Olympic Gold Medallist / 5-time World ...more

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Mike Hatch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Michael Allen Hatch is an American politician who was Attorney General of Minnesota from 1999 to 2007. In 2006, he was the Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party nominee for governor of Minnesota, ...more

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John Shuster is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Curler, Athlete John Shuster is an American curler and 2006 Olympic bronze medalist from Superior, Wisconsin.

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Mariia Posa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Ice Hockey Player Mariia Posa is an ice hockey player.

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Mason Raymond is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Mason Evan Raymond is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger, currently playing for the Calgary Flames. Born in Cochrane, Alberta, he played Junior A in the Alberta Junior Hockey League for ...more

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E. D. Hill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Businessperson, Journalist, VJ E. D. Hill is an American journalist and news anchor for CNN. She has been a news anchor and radio host and formerly worked for the Fox News Channel.

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Tom Bakk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Legislator Thomas M. "Tom" Bakk is a Minnesota politician and the Majority Leader of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represents District 3, which ...more

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Yvonne Prettner Solon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Legislator Yvonne Prettner Solon was the 47th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, from 2011 to 2015. She is the sixth consecutive woman to serve in that capacity and is a member of the ...more

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Saara Tuominen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Ice Hockey Player Saara Tuominen is an ice hockey player.

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Don Ness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Politician Don Ness is an American politician from Duluth, Minnesota, and the current mayor of this city. He is a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.

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Elwyn Tinklenberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Elwyn Tinklenberg Politician Elwyn "El" Tinklenberg is an American politician, and was the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party nominee and Independence Party of Minnesota endorsee for U.S. Congress in Minnesota's 6th ...more

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Junior Lessard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Junior Lessard Ice Hockey Player Lucien Lessard, Jr known as Junior Lessard is a professional ice hockey player currently playing for Thetford Mines Isothermic of the LNAH.

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Ron Busniuk is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Ron Busniuk Ronald Edward Busniuk, is a Canadian hockey player. He played NCAA hockey at the University of Minnesota Duluth and was an All-American his senior year. After graduation, he played in the AHL ...more

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Jenny Schmidgall-Potter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Ice Hockey Player Jennifer Lynn Schmidgall-Potter is an American ice hockey player. She is a member of the United States women's national ice hockey team. She won a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics, silver ...more

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John Harrington is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Coach John "Bah" Harrington is an American former ice hockey forward and is currently a head coach for HC Asiago of the Italian Serie A and former head coach for the Slovenian national

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Jason Garrison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Ice Hockey Player Jason John Maxwell Garrison is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League. Garrison played two years of Junior A with the Nanaimo ...more

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Joyce Peppin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Public Relations, Legislator Joyce J. Peppin is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, she represents District 34A, which includes ...more

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Chico Resch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Glenn Allan "Chico" Resch is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender and television sportscaster. He played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League from 1973 to 1986, ...more

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Dan Devine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
American Football coach, American football player Daniel John Devine was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach football coach at Arizona State University from 1955 to 1957, the University of Missouri from 1958 to ...more

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Derek Plante is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Derek Plante Derek John Plante is an American ice hockey coach and former professional ice hockey player. Plante played eight seasons in the National Hockey League for the Buffalo Sabres, Dallas Stars, ...more

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Ted McKnight is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Ted McKnight American football player Theodore Robert McKnight is a former professional American football running back in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills. He played college football at the University of ...more

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Tim Stapleton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Tim Stapleton Ice Hockey Player Timothy Gabriel Stapleton is an American professional ice hockey center currently playing for Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Kontinental Hockey League.

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Bruce Carlson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Bruce Carlson Bruce Allen Carlson, was the 16th Director of the National Reconnaissance Office. He is a former four-star general in the United States Air Force and served as the sixth Commander, Air Force ...more

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Amit Singhal is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Software Engineer Amitabh Kumar "Amit" Singhal is senior vice president and software engineer at Google Inc., a Google Fellow, and the head of Google's core ranking team. Born in Jhansi, a city in the ...more

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John Ward is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Insurance broker, Legislator, Teacher John Ward is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represented District 10A, which ...more

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Denny McNamara is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Legislator Dennis M. "Denny" McNamara is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 54B, ...more

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Tod Kowalczyk is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Tod Kowalczyk Basketball Coach, Coach Tod Kowalczyk is an American college basketball coach and current head men's basketball coach at the University of Toledo. He was the head coach at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay from ...more

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Mary Murphy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Legislator, Teacher Mary Catherine Murphy is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, she represents District 3B, which ...more

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Jillian Tyler is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Jillian Tyler Athlete, Swimmer Jillian Tyler is a Canadian swimmer.From Didsbury, Alberta. She competed for Canada at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Alex Stalock is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Alex Stalock Ice Hockey Player Alexander Joseph Stalock is an American professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League.

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Mary Franson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Mary Franson Legislator Mary Franson is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, she represents District 8B, which includes portions of ...more

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Jack Connolly is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Jack Connolly Ice Hockey Player Jack Connolly is an American professional ice hockey center who is currently playing for Rögle BK in HockeyAllsvenskan. He formerly played with Leksands IF, where his older brother Chris ...more

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Rick Heinz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Rick Heinz Richard D. Heinz is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 47 games in the National Hockey League. He played with the St. Louis Blues and Vancouver Canucks. He now teaches a ...more

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Loren Solberg is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Loren Solberg Legislator, Teacher Loren A. Solberg is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives who represented District 3B, which includes portions of Aitkin and Itasca counties in the ...more

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Jay Guidinger is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Jay Guidinger Jay Patrick Guidinger is a retired American professional basketball player who played his entire professional career for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the National Basketball Association, until ...more

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Bill Aho is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Bill Aho Businessperson Bill Aho is an American businessman who is a partner with The SagePoint Group, a management consulting firm. He is the former CEO of the movie-filtering company ClearPlay. He received his B.A. ...more

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Jim Brandenburg is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Jim Brandenburg Photographer Jim Brandenburg is an environmentalist and nature photographer and filmmaker based near Ely, Minnesota. His career includes over 10 years as a newspaper photojournalist, over 30 years as a ...more

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Sarah Anderson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Sarah Anderson Legislator Sarah L. Anderson is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, she represents District 44A, which includes a ...more

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Sam Solon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Veteran, Coach, Legislator Sam George Solon was a Minnesota politician, and a member of the Minnesota Senate and the Minnesota House of Representatives. A Democrat, he served in the legislature for over 30 years, 28 of ...more

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Mark Holsten is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Mark Holsten Mark William Holsten is an American politician in Minnesota. Holsten, a Republican, served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1993 to 2002. He represented district 56A until November ...more

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Carolyn Laine is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Legislator, Teacher Carolyn D. Laine is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, she represents District 41B, which ...more

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Noémie Marin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Noémie Marin Noémie Marin is a former Olympic softball player and a hockey player with the Montreal Stars in the Canadian Women's Hockey League. In 2012, she works coaching and teaching hockey

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Michael Brodkorb is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Michael Brodkorb Activist Michael Brodkorb is a Minnesota Republican activist, a former deputy chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota, former communications director for the Republican caucus in the Minnesota Senate, ...more

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Susan Gaertner is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Susan Gaertner Susan Gaertner is a Minnesota politician and the former County Attorney for Ramsey County, Minnesota. She was a candidate for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party endorsement for Governor in the ...more

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Brian Kobilka is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Minnesota Duluth Alumni
Professor Brian Kent Kobilka is an American physiologist and a recipient of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Robert Lefkowitz for his work on G protein-coupled receptors. He is currently a professor ...more