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

Items on this list include Bill Russell and Suzanne Somers.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of San Francisco?” and “Which celebrities are University of San Francisco alumni?”
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Kimberly Guilfoyle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Journalist, Actor, Lawyer

Age: 49

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Kimberly Ann Guilfoyle () (born March 9, 1969) is an American television news personality and attorney who co-hosted The Five on Fox News. She left the channel on July 20, 2018.Guilfoyle was a ...more

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Michael Franti is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Film Score Composer, Poet, Rapper

Age: 52

Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States of America

Michael Franti (born April 21, 1967) is an American rapper, musician, poet, activist, documentarian, and singer-songwriter. Michael Franti is known for having participated in many musical ...more

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Bill Russell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Basketball player, Coach, Actor

Age: 85

Birthplace: West Monroe, Louisiana, United States of America

William Felton Russell (born February 12, 1934) is an American retired professional basketball player who played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from ...more

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Ross Mirkarimi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Politician

Age: 54

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Rostam Mirkarimi (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician and the former Sheriff of San Francisco. Prior to being sheriff, he served on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, where he ...more
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John Doyle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 52

Birthplace: San Jose, California

John Joseph Doyle (born March 16, 1966) is a retired American soccer player who played professionally in both Europe and the United States including the Western Soccer League, American ...more

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James D. Phelan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 69 (1861-1930)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

James Duval Phelan (April 20, 1861 – August 7, 1930) was an American politician, civic leader and banker. He served as Mayor of San Francisco from 1897 to 1902 and represented California in the ...more
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Kenneth McLennan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni

Age: Dec. at 80 (1925-2005)

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Kenneth McLennan (May 31, 1925 – September 20, 2005) was a decorated marine officer with the rank of General. He is most noted for his service as the Assistant Commandant of the United States ...more
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Pete Rozelle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni

Age: Dec. at 70 (1926-1996)

Birthplace: South Gate, California, United States of America

Alvin Ray "Pete" Rozelle (; March 1, 1926 – December 6, 1996) was an American businessman and executive. Rozelle served as the commissioner of the National Football League (NFL) for ...more
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Prince Alexander of Yugo... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Art Director

Age: 37

Birthplace: Virginia

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Ruth Parasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Ruth Parasol

Age: 52

Birthplace: California

Ruth Monicka Parasol founded PartyGaming, the parent company of online poker site PartyPoker.com, in 1997. The company merged with Bwin Interactive in 2010 to form Bwin.Party Digital ...more
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George Cheung is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Stunt Performer, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 70

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

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Gordon Getty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Composer

Age: 84

Birthplace: California

Gordon Peter Getty (born December 20, 1933) is an American businessman, investor, philanthropist and classical music composer, the fourth child of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty. His mother, Ann Rork, ...more
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Bob St. Clair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
American football player

Age: 84

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

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Heather Fong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Police officer

Age: 63

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Peter Burns is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Software Engineer

Age: 34

Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama

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Delia Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Journalist, TV Journalist

Age: 48

Birthplace: California

Delia Buckley Gallagher (born 11 March 1970) is an American journalist based in Rome who currently serves as the Senior Editor for Inside the Vatican magazine. She formerly served as CNN's Faith ...more
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Paul Otellini is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Businessperson

Age: 68

Birthplace: California

Paul Stevens Otellini (October 12, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American businessman and one-time president and CEO of Intel. He was also on the board of directors of Google.
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Leo T. McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 77 (1930-2007)

Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Leo Tarcissus McCarthy (August 15, 1930 – February 5, 2007) was an American politician and businessman. He served as the 43rd lieutenant governor of California from 1983 to 1995.
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John Shelley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 69 (1905-1974)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

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Ming Chin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Jurist, Lawyer

Age: 76

Birthplace: Klamath Falls, Oregon

Ming William Chin (Chinese: 陳惠明; born August 31, 1942) is an American attorney and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California from March 1, 1996, to the present.
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Arthur Ohnimus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 72 (1893-1965)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Arthur Allen Ohnimus (1893–1965) was the longest serving Assembly Chief Clerk in California history (1923–1963). He was also the first Chief Administrative Officer of the Assembly Rules ...more
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Joe Nelson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 44

Birthplace: Alameda, California

Joseph George Nelson (born October 25, 1974) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.
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K. C. Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Basketball player, Coach

Age: 86

Birthplace: Taylor, Texas

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Art Larsen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Tennis player

Age: Dec. at 87 (1925-2012)

Birthplace: Hayward, California

Arthur David "Art" or "Tappy" Larsen (April 17, 1925 – December 7, 2012) was an American No. 1 male tennis player best remembered for his victory at the U.S. Championships in ...more
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Pierre Salinger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 79 (1925-2004)

Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

Pierre Emil George Salinger (June 14, 1925 – October 16, 2004) was an American journalist, author and politician. He had served as the seventh White House Press Secretary for U.S. Presidents ...more