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

List is made up of graduates like Joe Montana and Jim Caviezel as well as many other famous Notre Dame alumni. The Fighting Irish always represent!

The school is also know for its legendary football program, featuring players like Joe Montana, and Jerome Bettis.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Notre Dame?” and “Which celebrities are University of Notre Dame alumni?”
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Talk show host, Television producer, Game Show Host
Regis Francis Xavier Philbin is an American media personality, actor and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s. Sometimes called "the hardest working man in show ...more
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Businessperson, Politician, Diplomat
Condoleezza "Condi" Rice is an American political scientist and diplomat. She served as the 66th United States Secretary of State, and was the second person to hold that office in the ...more
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Journalist, Author, Actor
Hannah Storm is an American television sports journalist, serving as co-anchor of ESPN's SportsCenter Sunday morning with Bob Ley, and Monday-Thursday mornings with Kevin Negandhi. She was also ...more
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Journalist, Film Producer, Actor
Phillip John "Phil" Donahue is an American media personality, writer, and film producer best known as the creator and host of The Phil Donahue Show. The television program, also known ...more
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Coach, American football player
Joseph Clifford "Joe" Montana, Jr., nicknamed Joe Cool and The Comeback Kid, is a retired professional American football player, a hall of fame quarterback with the San Francisco 49ers ...more
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Athlete, Football Analyst, Presenter
Jerome Abram Bettis Sr., nicknamed "The Bus," is a former American football halfback who played for the Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football ...more
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American football player
Brayden Tyler "Brady" Quinn is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He participated in the NFL Veteran Combine. He is also a college football and NFL game ...more
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Actor
James Patrick "Jim" Caviezel is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for portraying Jesus Christ in the 2004 film The Passion of the Christ. Other notable roles include the ...more
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Actor, Singer
George Robert Wendt III is an American actor, best known for the role of Norm Peterson on the television show Cheers.
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Novelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Nicholas Charles Sparks is an internationally bestselling American writer. He is the author of "The Notebook", a New York Times best-seller.
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Television producer, Film Producer, Actor
Mark Andrew Consuelos is a Spanish-born American television and film actor.
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Politician
José Napoleón Duarte Fuentes was a Salvadoran political figure who served as President of El Salvador from 1984 to 1989. He was mayor of San Salvador before running for president ...more
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Actor, Singer
Catherine Mary Hicks is an American television, film, and stage actress. She is best known for her role as Annie Camden on the long-running television series 7th Heaven. Other notable roles have ...more
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Politician
Abraham González Casavantes was the provisional and constitutional governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua during the early period of the Mexican Revolution. He was the political ...more
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Television Show Host, Actor, American football player
Michael Louis "Mike" Golic is a co-host of ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike and a former NFL defensive lineman. He is also an analyst for ESPN and ESPN2's NFL studio programming, as well ...more
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Astronaut
Michael Timothy "LeBueno" Good is a NASA astronaut and retired commissioned officer in the United States Air Force, holding the rank of Colonel. Mike Good flew aboard Space Shuttle ...more
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Astronaut
Kevin Anthony Ford is a retired United States Air Force Colonel and a NASA astronaut. Ford has received a number of special honors and awards, some of which are the Air Force Meritorious Service ...more
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Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer
Theodore Francis "Ted" Leo, is an American punk rock/indie rock songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has played in the bands Citizens Arrest, Chisel, The Sin-Eaters, The Spinanes, ...more
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American Football coach, Coach, American football player
Knute Kenneth Rockne was a Norwegian-American football player and coach, both at the University of Notre Dame. He is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in college football history. His ...more
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Actor, American football player
Jack T. Snow is an actor.
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Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
Donald Paul "Don" Roos is an American screenwriter and film director.
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Sailor, Physician
Thomas Anthony Dooley III was an American who, while serving as a physician in the United States Navy and afterwards, became famous for his humanitarian and anti-communist political activities ...more
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Writer, American football player
Harry Augustus Stuhldreher was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He played quarterback at University of Notre Dame from 1922 to 1924, where he was a ...more
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Coach
James Harold "Jim" Crowley was an American football player and coach. He gained fame as one-fourth of the University of Notre Dame's legendary "Four Horsemen" backfield where ...more
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Journalist
Terence Smith is an American journalist who worked as a special correspondent at The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, worked for The New York Times, and CBS News. Smith has been a guest host for The ...more