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Famous University Of Richmond Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 12.7k views118 items

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

Items here include everything from Bruce Hornsby to Steven Griles.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Richmond?” and “Which celebrities are University of Richmond alumni?”
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    James Steven "Steve" Griles (born December 13, 1947) was an American coal industry lobbyist...  more
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    Leland D. Melvin

    Astronaut, American football player
    Leland Devon Melvin (born February 15, 1964 in Lynchburg, Virginia) is an American engineer...  more
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    Bruce Hornsby

    Film Score Composer, Songwriter
    Bruce Randall Hornsby (born November 23, 1954) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist....  more

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    #15 of 136 Famous Accordionists#315 of 816 These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time

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    Charles Stanley

    Televangelist, Pastor
    Charles Frazier Stanley (born September 25, 1932) is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church...  more
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    Grant Shaud

    Actor, Voice acting
    Grant Shaud (born Edward Grant Shaud III) (born February 27, 1961) is an American actor known...  more
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    J. Hillis Miller Sr. (August 29, 1899 – November 14, 1953) was an American university...  more
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    Ward Armstrong

    Politician, Lawyer
    Ward Lynn Armstrong (born June 2, 1956 in Bassett, Virginia) is an American trial lawyer and...  more
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    Sean Casey

    Baseball player
    Sean Thomas Casey (born July 2, 1974), nicknamed "The Mayor," is a former Major League...  more

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    #131 of 158 The Best Detroit Tigers of All Time#30 of 143 The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

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    Jennifer Leigh McClellan (born December 28, 1972) is an American politician of the Democratic...  more
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    William K. Howell

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    Virgil Hamlin Goode Jr. (born October 17, 1946) is an American politician who served as a...  more
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    Charles Richard "Dick" Cranwell (born July 26, 1942) is an American lawyer and Democratic...  more
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    Ukee Washington

    Newsreader, Actor
    Ulysses Samuel “Ukee” Washington III (born August 20, 1958) is an American news co-anchor for...  more
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    Mary Sue Terry

    Politician, Lawyer
    Mary Sue Terry (born September 28, 1947) is a Democratic politician from Virginia. ...  more
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    Alan Burke

    Talk show host
    Alan S. Burke (September 15, 1922 – August 25, 1992) was an American conservative television...  more
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    Paris Lenon

    American football player
    Paris Michael Lenon (born November 26, 1977) is a former American football linebacker. He was...  more
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    Douglas S. Freeman

    Editor, Journalist
    Douglas Southall Freeman (May 16, 1886 – June 13, 1953) was an American historian, biographer,...  more
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    David R. Beran

    David Beran serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Altria Group,...  more
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    Frederick MacDonald Quayle (February 16, 1936 – November 24, 2018) was an American politician...  more
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    Jeff Nixon

    American football player
    Jeffrey Alex Nixon (born October 13, 1956) is a former American college and professional...  more
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    Dave Albo

    David B. Albo (born April 18, 1962) is a retired Republican politician from the Commonwealth...  more
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    Earl Hamner, Jr.

    Television producer, Screenwriter
    Earl Henry Hamner Jr. (July 10, 1923 – March 24, 2016) was an American television writer and...  more
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    William J. Howell

    Politician, Lawyer
    William James Howell (born May 8, 1943) is an American politician from the Commonwealth of...  more
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    Carlo D'Este

    Military Officer
    Carlo D'Este (born 1936 in Oakland, California) is an American military historian and...  more