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

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

List is made up of many different graduates, including Dan Marino and Joe Manganiello.

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

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Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Jenna Morasca Wrestler, Model, Actor Jenna Morasca is an American actress, former swimsuit model, former professional wrestler and American reality TV contestant who was the million-dollar grand prize winner of Survivor: The Amazon ...more

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Mark Cuban is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Mark Cuban Businessperson, Television producer, Investor Mark Cuban is an American businessman, investor, and owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV cable network AXS TV. He is also ...more

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Gene Kelly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Gene Kelly Television producer, Film Producer, Choreographer Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks ...more

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Andrew W. Mellon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Andrew W. Mellon Politician, Banker Andrew William Mellon was an American banker, businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom and United States Secretary of the ...more

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Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Ron Paul Politician, Author, Physician Ronald Ernest "Ron" Paul is an American physician, author, and former Republican congressman, two-time Republican presidential candidate, and the presidential nominee of the ...more

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James Traficant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
James Traficant Politician, Police officer James Anthony Traficant, Jr. was a Democratic, and later independent, politician and member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio. He represented the 17th Congressional ...more

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Justin Sane is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Justin Sane Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician Justin Cathal Geever, better known by his stage name Justin Sane is the lead guitarist and singer/songwriter of the United States-based musical group Anti-Flag, a punk rock band formed in 1988 ...more

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Vladimir K. Zworykin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Vladimir K. Zworykin Inventor, Engineer Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin was a Russian-American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Zworykin invented a television transmitting and receiving system employing cathode ray ...more

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Fred Cox is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Fred Cox Inventor, American football player Frederick William Cox is a former National Football League kicker who played for the Minnesota Vikings throughout his career.

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Zelda Rubinstein is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Zelda Rubinstein Medical technologist, Actor, Voice acting Zelda Rubinstein was an American actress and human rights activist, known as eccentric medium Tangina Barrons in the Poltergeist film series. Playing 'Ginny', she was a regular on David E. ...more

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Beth Ostrosky Stern is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Beth Ostrosky Stern Fashion Model, Actor Beth Ostrosky Stern is an American television personality, actress and the wife of radio personality Howard Stern.

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Mike Ditka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Mike Ditka American Football coach, Coach, American football player Michael Keller Ditka is a former American football player, coach, and television commentator. A member of both the College Football and Pro Football Hall of Fames, he was the 1961 UPI NFL Rookie ...more

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Robinson Jeffers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Robinson Jeffers Poet, Environmentalist John Robinson Jeffers was an American poet, known for his work about the central California coast. Most of Jeffers' poetry was written in narrative and epic form, but today he is also known for ...more

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Wangari Maathai is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Wangari Maathai Politician, Environmentalist, Political Activist Wangari Muta Maathai was a Kenyan environmental and political activist. She was educated in the United States at Mount St. Scholastica and the University of Pittsburgh, as well as the University ...more

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Abul Hussam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Abul Hussam Chemist, Professor, Inventor Abul Hussam is the inventor of the Sono arsenic filter. He is a chemistry Professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia and a member of advisory board at Shahjalal University of ...more

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Susan Arnold is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Susan Arnold Businessperson Susan Arnold is an American businesswoman.

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Fred Rogers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Fred Rogers Television Show Host, Songwriter, Television producer Fred Rogers was an actor and screenwriter.

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Matt Bloom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Matt Bloom Wrestler, American football player Matthew Jason "Matt" Bloom is an American professional wrestling trainer, color commentator and retired professional wrestler. He is currently employed by the professional wrestling ...more

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Michael Chabon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Michael Chabon Novelist, Screenwriter, Author Michael Chabon is a Jewish American author and "one of the most celebrated writers of his generation," according to The Virginia Quarterly Review. Chabon's first novel, The Mysteries ...more

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John Irving is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
John Irving Novelist, Screenwriter, Author John Winslow Irving, is an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. Irving achieved critical and popular acclaim after the international success of The World According to Garp ...more

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Felipe de Ortego y Gasca is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Felipe de Ortego y Gasca Professor, Actor, Writer

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Jeff Bergman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Jeff Bergman Voice acting Jeff Allen Bergman is an American voice actor, who provides the modern-day voices of various classic cartoon characters, including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Yosemite Sam, George ...more

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Richard Mellon Scaife is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Richard Mellon Scaife Newspaper publisher Richard Mellon Scaife was an American billionaire, a principal heir to the Mellon banking, oil, and aluminum fortune, and the owner and publisher of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. In 2005, ...more

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Mark Stepnoski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Mark Stepnoski American football player Mark Matthew Stepnoski is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League. He attended Cathedral Preparatory School in Erie, Pennsylvania, and went on to star at the ...more

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Tony Woods is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Tony Woods American football player Stanley Anthony Woods is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League who played for the Seattle Seahawks from 1987 to 1992, as well as the Los Angeles Rams ...more

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David Tepper is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
David Tepper Businessperson, Investor David Alan Tepper is an American hedge fund manager and the founder of Appaloosa Management. His investment specialty is distressed companies. In recent years he has become known as a ...more

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Li Yinhe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Li Yinhe Li Yinhe is a sociologist, sexologist, and an activist for LGBT rights in People's Republic of China. She was married to the late writer Wang Xiaobo. Her main academic interests have been sexual ...more

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Rane Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Rane Arroyo Rane Ramón Arroyo was an American poet, playwright, and scholar of Puerto Rican descent who wrote numerous books and received many literary awards. He was a professor of English and ...more

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Larry Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Larry Fitzgerald American football player Larry Darnell Fitzgerald, Jr. is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Pittsburgh, and ...more

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Jim Moran is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Jim Moran Investment broker, Politician, Stock broker James Patrick "Jim" Moran, Jr. is a former U.S. Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district in Northern Virginia, including the cities of Falls Church and Alexandria, all ...more

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Tony Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Tony Dorsett Actor, American football player Anthony "Tony" Drew Dorsett is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos. After graduating from Hopewell High ...more

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Aaron Gray is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Aaron Gray Basketball player Aaron Michael Gray is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He last played for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.

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Abram Lincoln Harris is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Abram Lincoln Harris Professor, Economist Abram Lincoln Harris, Jr. was an American economist, academic, anthropologist and a social critic of blacks in the United States. Considered by many as the first African American to achieve ...more

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Steve Fuller is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Steve Fuller Sociologist, Professor, Philosopher Steve William Fuller is an American philosopher-sociologist in the field of science and technology studies. He has published in the areas of social epistemology, academic freedom, and the ...more

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Bas C. van Fraassen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Bas C. van Fraassen Philosopher Bastiaan Cornelis van Fraassen is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University and the McCosh Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Princeton University, teaching ...more

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Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Dan Marino Restaurateur, Actor, Sports analyst Daniel Constantine "Dan" Marino, Jr. is an American former football player who was a quarterback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. The last quarterback of the ...more

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Kevin W. Sharer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Kevin W. Sharer Kevin W. Sharer is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Amgen Inc. He also serves on the Board of 3M and Northrop-Grumman. He is a member of the USC Board of Trustees.

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Darrelle Revis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Darrelle Revis American football player Darrelle Shavar Revis is an American football cornerback for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Pittsburgh, and was drafted in ...more

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Benjamin W. Lee is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Benjamin W. Lee Physicist Benjamin Whisoh Lee or Ben Lee, was a Korean-American theoretical physicist. His work in theoretical particle physics exerted great influence on the development of the standard model in the late ...more

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Joe Manganiello is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Joe Manganiello Stunt Performer, Actor Joseph Michael "Joe" Manganiello is an American actor, director, producer, and author. He played Flash Thompson in Sam Raimi directed Spider-Man and Spider-Man 3 films and had various ...more

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Louise K. Goeser is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Louise K. Goeser Businessperson Louise Goeser is a Ford Motor Company vice president and president and CEO, Ford of Mexico.

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Andy Lee is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Andy Lee American football player Andrew Paul Lee is an American football punter for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Pittsburgh and was drafted by the San ...more

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Paul Lauterbur is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Paul Lauterbur Physicist, Chemist, Professor Paul Christian Lauterbur was an American chemist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2003 with Peter Mansfield for his work which made the development of magnetic resonance ...more

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Marna C. Whittington is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Marna C. Whittington Businessperson Dr. Marna Cupp Whittington is the Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committees at Allianz Global Investors. She is the Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, and Member of ...more

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Dave Wannstedt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Dave Wannstedt American Football coach, Coach, American football player Dave Wannstedt is an American football coach. He has been the head coach of the Chicago Bears and Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was also the head coach of the University of ...more

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Geri Allen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Geri Allen Record producer, Jazz Pianist, Pianist Geri Allen is an American composer, educator, and jazz pianist, raised in Detroit, Michigan, and educated in the Detroit Public Schools. Allen has worked with many of the greats of modern music, ...more

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Albert Wynn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Albert Wynn Politician Albert Russell Wynn is a former Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. He represented the 4th district of Maryland from 1993 to 2008. On February 13, 2008, Al Wynn was ...more

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Thomas M. King is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Thomas M. King Priest, Professor Thomas Mulvihill King, S.J. was a professor of theology at Georgetown University. King entered the Society of Jesus in 1951 after completing undergraduate studies in English at the University of ...more

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Charles Glen King is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Charles Glen King Biochemist, Chemist Charles Glen King was an American biochemist who was a pioneer in the field of nutrition research and who isolated vitamin C at the same time as Albert Szent-Györgyi. A biography of King ...more

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Geoffrey Sayre-McCord is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
Geoffrey Sayre-McCord Philosopher Geoffrey Sayre-McCord is a philosopher who works in moral theory, meta-ethics, the history of ethics, and epistemology. He has written extensively in these areas. He is known especially for his ...more