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Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Nebraska at Omaha and be of some renown.

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.

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates, like Peter Fonda and Chuck Hagel, in it.

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

Age: 79

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Peter Henry Fonda (February 23, 1940 – August 16, 2019) was an American actor, director, and screenwriter. He was the son of Henry Fonda, younger brother of Jane Fonda, and father of Bridget ...more

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Shelley-Ann Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Bobsleigher

Age: 38

Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Shelley-Ann Marie Brown (born March 15, 1980) was a Canadian bobsledder who has competed since 2006. She was born in Scarborough, Ontario to Jamaican immigrant parents, and also raised in nearby ...more
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Dick Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
TV Meteorologist

Age: Dec. at 66 (1942-2008)

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska

Richard R. Fletcher (September 18, 1942 – February 26, 2008) was a broadcast meteorologist. He was Chief Meteorologist for WTSP in St. Petersburg, Florida, for 28 years. He was a holder of the ...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

Age: 63

Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

Colleen Ann Williams (born March 6, 1955) 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 ...more
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Roman Hruska is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 95 (1904-1999)

Birthplace: David City, Nebraska, USA

Roman Lee Hruska (August 16, 1904 – April 25, 1999) 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 ...more
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J. James Exon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 84 (1921-2005)

Birthplace: Geddes, South Dakota, United States of America

John James "Jim" Exon (August 9, 1921 – June 10, 2005) was an American Democratic politician. He served as the 33rd Governor of Nebraska from 1971 to 1979, and as a U.S. Senator from ...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

Age: 34

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska

Ryan Krause (born June 16, 1981 in Omaha, Nebraska) 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 ...more
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Harold Dow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader

Age: Dec. at 63 (1947-2010)

Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey, United States of America

Harold Dow (September 28, 1947 – August 21, 2010) 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

Age: 41

Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska

Christopher Lyle Cooper (born December 27, 1977) 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 ...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

Age: 75

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

General Johnnie Edward Wilson (born February 4, 1944) is a retired United States Army four-star general who served as Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command (CG AMC) from 1996 ...more
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Alfred J. Eggers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Engineer

Age: Dec. at 84 (1922-2006)

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska

Alfred J. Eggers, Jr. (June 24, 1922 – September 22, 2006) was NASA's Assistant Administrator for Policy and devoted efforts to determine the influence of aviation technology in world peace and ...more
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Chuck Hagel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
Politician

Age: 72

Birthplace: North Platte, Nebraska, United States of America

Charles Timothy Hagel ( HAY-gəl; born October 4, 1946) is an American veteran and former politician who served as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1997 to 2009 and as the 24th 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

Age: 86

Birthplace: Portage, Wisconsin

James Joseph Lindsay (born October 10, 1932) 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

Age: 90

Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey

James P. Mullins (born September 12, 1928) is a retired United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander, Air Force Logistics Command (COMAFLC) 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

Age: 55

Birthplace: Great Bend, Kansas, United States of America

Karrin Allyson (pronounced KAR-in; born Karrin Allyson Schoonover on July 27, 1963, in Great Bend, Kansas) is an American jazz vocalist. She has been nominated for five Grammy Awards and has ...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

Age: 69

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska

Phil Wise (born April 25, 1949 in Omaha, Nebraska) is an American former football player who was selected by the New York Jets in the 6th round (136th overall) of the 1971 NFL Draft. Wise was ...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

Age: 41

Birthplace: Hope, British Columbia, Canada

Jeffrey Allan Hoggan (born February 1, 1978) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward who played in the National Hockey League (NHL).
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Trev Alberts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni
American football player

Age: 48

Birthplace: Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States of America

Trev Kendall Alberts (born August 8, 1970) is an American sports administrator and the director of athletics at the University of Nebraska Omaha. In 2014 Alberts was selected to be Vice ...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

Age: 77

Birthplace: Canton, Ohio

Gerald Allen (born June 26, 1941 in Canton, Ohio) is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and Baltimore Colts. He played college ...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

Age: Died at 25 (1964-1989)

Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska

Bradley Scott Beckman (December 31, 1964 – December 18, 1989) was an American football tight end in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the Atlanta Falcons. He played ...more
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Bryce Poe II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Nebraska At Omaha Alumni

Age: Dec. at 76 (1924-2000)

Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas

Bryce Poe II (October 10, 1924 – November 20, 2000) was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander, Air Force Logistics Command (COMAFLC) 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

Age: 42

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska

Chris Scott Bober (; born December 24, 1976) 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 ...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

Age: 70

Birthplace: Oakland, California

Marlin Oliver Briscoe (born September 10, 1945) is a former American football quarterback and wide receiver. 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

Age: 94

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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.