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Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

Updated September 11, 2019 30.3k views582 items

List RulesPeople 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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  • 1
    Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Jenna Morasca

    Wrestler, Model

    Age39

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Jenna Morasca (born February 15, 1981) is an American actress, former swimsuit model and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Mark Cuban is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Mark Cuban

    Businessperson, Television producer

    Age62

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Mark Cuban (born July 31, 1958) is an American businessman and investor. He is the owner of... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Gene Kelly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Gene Kelly

    Television producer, Film Producer

    AgeDied at 84 (1912-1996)

    BirthplaceHighland Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor of... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Andrew W. Mellon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Andrew W. Mellon

    Politician, Banker

    AgeDec. at 82 (1855-1937)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    Andrew William Mellon (; March 24, 1855 – August 26, 1937), sometimes A.W., was an American... more on Wikipedia

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    #155 of 269 The Most Influential Politicians in American History#35 of 54 The Most Influential CEOs of All Time

  • 5
    Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Ron Paul

    Politician, Author

    Age85

    BirthplaceGreen Tree, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Ronald Ernest Paul (born August 20, 1935) is an American author, physician, and retired... more on Wikipedia

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    #231 of 269 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World#320 of 403 Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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    James Traficant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    James Traficant

    Politician, Police officer

    AgeDec. at 73 (1941-2014)

    BirthplaceYoungstown, Ohio, United States of America

    James Anthony Traficant Jr. (May 8, 1941 – September 27, 2014) was a Democratic, and later... more on Wikipedia

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    #22 of 45 Corrupt Democrats#31 of 61 Corrupt U.S. Congressmen and Congresswomen

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    Justin Sane is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Justin Sane

    Guitarist, Songwriter

    Age47

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Justin Cathal Geever, known professionally as Justin Sane (Born February 21, 1973), is the... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Vladimir K. Zworykin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Vladimir K. Zworykin

    Inventor, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 94 (1888-1982)

    BirthplaceMurom, Eurasia, Vladimir Oblast, Russia

    Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin (Russian: Влади́мир Козьми́ч Зворы́кин, Vladimir Koz'mich Zvorykin;... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Fred Cox is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Fred Cox

    Inventor, American football player

    Age81

    BirthplaceMonongahela, Pennsylvania

    Frederick William Cox is a former National Football League kicker who played for the Minnesota... more on Wikipedia

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    #126 of 163 The Smartest Professional Athletes#51 of 85 The Greatest NFL Kickers of All Time

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    Zelda Rubinstein is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Zelda Rubinstein

    Medical technologist, Actor

    AgeDec. at 77 (1933-2010)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    Zelda May Rubinstein (May 28, 1933 – January 27, 2010) was an American actress and human... more on Wikipedia

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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

    Age48

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Beth Ostrosky Stern (born July 15, 1972) is an American actress, author, model, and animal... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Mike Ditka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Mike Ditka

    American Football coach, Coach

    Age80

    BirthplaceUSA, Carnegie, Pennsylvania

    Michael Keller Ditka (born October 18, 1939) is an American former football player, coach, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Robinson Jeffers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Robinson Jeffers

    Poet, Environmentalist

    AgeDec. at 75 (1887-1962)

    BirthplaceAllegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    John Robinson Jeffers (January 10, 1887 – January 20, 1962) was an American poet, known for... more on Wikipedia

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    #264 of 342 The Greatest American Writers of All Time#97 of 369 The Greatest Poets of All Time

  • 14
    Wangari Maathai is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Wangari Maathai

    Politician, Environmentalist

    AgeDec. at 71 (1940-2011)

    BirthplaceTetu, Kenya

    Wangarĩ Muta Maathai (wàŋɡàˈɹɛ |m|ɑː|ˈ|t|aɪ; 1 April 1940 – 25 September 2011) was a renowned... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Abul Hussam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Abul Hussam

    Chemist, Professor

    BirthplaceBangladesh

    Abul Hussam is the inventor of the Sono arsenic filter. He is a chemistry Professor at George... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Susan Arnold is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Susan Arnold

    Businessperson

    Age66

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Susan Arnold (born 1954) is an American businesswoman.
  • 17
    Fred Rogers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Fred Rogers

    Television Show Host, Songwriter

    AgeDec. at 75 (1928-2003)

    BirthplaceLatrobe, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American television... more on Wikipedia

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    #60 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#900 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time

  • 18
    Matt Bloom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Matt Bloom

    Wrestler, American football player

    Age47

    BirthplacePeabody, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Matthew Jason Bloom (born November 14, 1972) is an American professional wrestling trainer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Michael Chabon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Michael Chabon

    Novelist, Screenwriter

    Age57

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Michael Chabon ( SHAY-bon; born May 24, 1963) is an American novelist, screenwriter, columnist... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    John Irving is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    John Irving

    Novelist, Screenwriter

    Age78

    BirthplaceExeter, New Hampshire, United States of America

    John Winslow Irving (born John Wallace Blunt Jr.; March 2, 1942) is an American novelist and... more on Wikipedia
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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

    Age94

    BirthplaceBlue Island, Illinois

  • 22
    Jeff Bergman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Jeff Bergman

    Voice acting

    Age60

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Jeffrey Allen Bergman (born July 10, 1960) is an American voice actor, comedian and... more on Wikipedia

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    #116 of 125 The All-Time Best Voice Actors#18 of 20 All 20+ Actors Who Played Joker, Ranked Best To Worst By Fans

  • 23
    Richard Mellon Scaife is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Richard Mellon Scaife

    Newspaper publisher

    AgeDec. at 82 (1932-2014)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Richard Mellon Scaife (; July 3, 1932 – July 4, 2014) was an American billionaire, a principal... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Mark Stepnoski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Mark Stepnoski

    American football player

    Age53

    BirthplaceErie, Pennsylvania

    Mark Matthew Stepnoski (born January 20, 1967) is a former American football offensive lineman... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Tony Woods is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Pittsburgh Alumni

    Tony Woods

    American football player

    Age54

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey

    Stanley Anthony Woods (born October 11, 1965) is a former professional American football... more on Wikipedia
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