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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Television Show Host, Songwriter, Television producer
Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928-February 27, 2003) was an American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister. He was known as the creator, ...more
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Matt Bloom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
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
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
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
Professor, Actor, Writer
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Jeff Bergman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni
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
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
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
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