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

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

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Peter Fonda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Actor, Writer, Film Director Peter Henry Fonda is an American actor. He is the son of Henry Fonda, brother of Jane Fonda, and father of Bridget and Justin Fonda. Fonda is an icon of the counterculture of the 1960s.

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Shelley-Ann Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Bobsleigher Shelley-Ann Brown is a Canadian retired bobsledder who has competed since 2006. She was born in Scarborough, Ontario to Jamaican immigrant parents, and also raised in nearby Pickering, Ontario. ...more

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Dick Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
TV Meteorologist Richard R. "Dick" Fletcher was a broadcast meteorologist. He was Chief Meteorologist for WTSP channel 10 in St. Petersburg, Florida, for 28 years at the time of his death on February ...more

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Colleen Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist Colleen Ann Williams is an American journalist. She is a news anchor of KNBC Channel 4 in Los Angeles, currently serving on the 5 and 11 p.m. weekday broadcasts. She also reports on occasion for ...more

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Roman Hruska is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Roman Lee Hruska was a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Nebraska. Hruska was known as one of the most vocal conservatives in the United States Senate during the 1960s and 1970s. Hruska ...more

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J. James Exon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Politician John James "Jim" Exon was an American Democratic politician. He served as the 33rd Governor of Nebraska from 1971 to 1979, and as a U.S. Senator from Nebraska from 1979 to 1997. Exon ...more

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Ryan Krause is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Ryan Krause American football player Ryan Krause is a former American football tight end. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the sixth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nebraska-Omaha. Krause has ...more

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Harold Dow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader Harold Dow was an American television news correspondent, journalist, and investigative reporter with CBS News.

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Chris Cooper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
American football player Chris Cooper is a former American football defensive lineman. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the sixth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nebraska-Omaha. Cooper ...more

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Johnnie E. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Johnnie E. Wilson General Johnnie Edward Wilson is a retired United States Army four-star general who served as Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command from 1996 to 1999.

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Alfred J. Eggers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Engineer Alfred J. Eggers, Jr. was NASA's Assistant Administrator for Policy and devoted efforts to determine the influence of aviation technology in world peace and lectured widely. Eggers specialized ...more

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Chuck Hagel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Politician Charles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel is an American politician who was the 24th United States Secretary of Defense for two years in the Obama administration. He previously served as United ...more

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James J. Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
James J. Lindsay General James Joseph Lindsay is a retired United States Army four-star general, and served as the first commander of the United States Special Operations Command.

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James P. Mullins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
James P. Mullins James P. Mullins is a retired United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander, Air Force Logistics Command from 1981 to 1984.

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Karrin Allyson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Karrin Allyson is an American jazz vocalist. She has been nominated for four Grammy Awards, and has received positive reviews from several prominent sources, including the New York Times, which ...more

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Phil Wise is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
American football player Phil Wise is an American former football player who was selected by the New York Jets in the 6th round of the 1971 NFL Draft. Wise was 6'0", 192-lb. safety from the University of Nebraska ...more

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James G. Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Mr. Jones spent the majority of his career in a variety of senior executive level positions at Bank of America and Wells Fargo. In his roles as President of Direct Banking and Group Executive ...more

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Jeff Hoggan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Jeff Hoggan Jeffrey Allan Hoggan is a professional ice hockey player, who is currently playing for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League.

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Trev Alberts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
American football player Trevor Kendall Alberts is an American sports administrator and the director of athletics at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Alberts is a former American college and professional football ...more

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Jerry Allen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
American football player Gerald Allen is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and Baltimore Colts. He played college football at the University of Omaha and ...more

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Brad Beckman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Brad Beckman American football player Bradley Scott Beckman was an American football tight end in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the Atlanta Falcons. He played college football at the University of Nebraska ...more

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Bryce Poe II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Bryce Poe II was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander, Air Force Logistics Command from 1978 to 1981.

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Chris Bober is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
American football player Chris Scott Bober is a former American football offensive lineman. He was originally signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2000. He played college football at ...more

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Marlin Briscoe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
American football player Marlin Oliver Briscoe is an American former collegiate and Professional Football wide receiver/quarterback. In October 1968, after being drafted by the Denver Broncos, he became the first ...more

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Julie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Actor, Singer Julie May Wilson was an American singer and actress. She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in 1989 for her performance in Legs Diamond.

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Greg Zanon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Greg Zanon Ice Hockey Player Gregory M. Zanon is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing for the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League whilst under contract to the Florida Panthers ...more

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Robert Gordon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Robert Gordon Actor Robert Gordon was a Canadian Football League receiver who played thirteen seasons in the Canadian Football League, six of those for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He was a CFL Eastern All Star in ...more

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Robert Hemenway is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Robert Hemenway Robert Emery Hemenway was the 16th chancellor of the University of Kansas.

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Pete Pirsch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Pete Pirsch Politician, Lawyer Pete Pirsch is a member of the Nebraska Legislature. He is a member of the Republican Party. Born in Omaha, Nebraska, he graduated from Omaha Central High School in 1988. He attended the ...more

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Edward Thomas Brady is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Edward Thomas Brady Edward Thomas Brady is an American trial attorney and former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. He was elected in November 2002 as a Republican, defeating incumbent G. K. ...more

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Jeff Leanna is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Jeff Leanna Jeff Leanna is a past Vice President for Students and Youth of Young Democrats of America and served on its first Board of Directors. Leanna previously served as the YDA Midwest Region Director ...more

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Joe Arenas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
American football player Guadalupe Joseph Arenas, also known as "Lupe Joe" Arenas and "Little Joe" Arenas, is a former American football player. He was a halfback and defensive back for the San ...more

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Abbie Cornett is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Politician Abbie Cornett is a politician from the U.S. state of Nebraska. She served two terms, from 2005 to 2013, as a member of the Nebraska Legislature.

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John L. Holland is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Career counseling, Psychologist John Lewis Holland was Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University and an American psychologist. He died on November 27, 2008, at Union Memorial Hospital. Holland is best known ...more

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Rod Kush is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Rod Kush American football player Rod Kush is a former safety in the National Football League. He played for the Buffalo Bills and the Houston Oilers. He then decided to open a furniture store called "Rod Kush's ...more

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James R. Young is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
James R. Young James R. Young was the former President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board for Union Pacific Railroad until his death in February 2014. Young is survived by his wife Shirley, ...more

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Robin Heller is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni

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David L. Sokol is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
David L. Sokol David L. Sokol is an American business executive. He served as Chairman, President and CEO of NetJets along with Chairman of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, of which Berkshire Hathaway ...more

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Gerald Theunissen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Gerald Joseph Theunissen, or Jerry Theunissen, is the vice president of Jeff Davis Bank in Jennings, Louisiana, USA, and served as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from ...more

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Zach Miller is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
American football player Zachary Scott Miller is an American football tight end for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He played quarterback and tight end in college at Nebraska-Omaha. A three-sport ...more

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Laurie S. Fulton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Lawyer Laurie S. Fulton is an American attorney, diplomat and the former United States Ambassador to Denmark. She was sworn in on July 15, 2009, and presented her credentials to the Queen of Denmark on ...more