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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
Kimberly Ann Guilfoyle is an American cable news personality and one of the co-hosts of the programs The Five and Outnumbered on the Fox News Channel. She is a contributor to The O'Reilly Factor ...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
Michael Franti is an American rapper, musician, poet, and singer-songwriter. He is the creator and lead vocalist of Michael Franti & Spearhead, a band that blends hip hop with a variety of ...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
William Felton "Bill" Russell is an American retired professional basketball player. Russell played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association from 1956 to ...more
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Ross Mirkarimi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Politician
Ross Mirkarimi is the sheriff of San Francisco, California. Prior to being sheriff, he served on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, representing District 5 from 2005 to 2011. Mirkarimi was ...more
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John Doyle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Baseball player
John Joseph Doyle is a retired American soccer player who played professionally in both Europe and the United States including the Western Soccer League, American Professional Soccer League and ...more
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James D. Phelan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Politician
James Duval Phelan was an American politician, civic leader and banker. He served as Mayor of San Francisco from 1897 to 1902 and represented California in the United States Senate from 1915 to ...more
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Kenneth McLennan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
General Kenneth McLennan was the Assistant Commandant of the United States Marine Corps from 1979 to 1981. In recognition of his distinguished service as Assistant Commandant and Chief of Staff, ...more
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Pete Rozelle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Alvin Ray "Pete" Rozelle was the commissioner of the National Football League from January 1960 to November 1989, when he retired from office. Rozelle is credited with making the NFL ...more
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Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Art Director
Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia, also named Aleksandar Karađorđević, is a member of the House of Karađorđević. He is the son of Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia, and Princess Maria da ...more
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Ruth Parasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Ruth Parasol
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
George Kee Cheung is a Chinese actor, stunt man, and singer with an extensive career in American television and film dating back to the mid-1970s, often playing Chinese, Japanese, Korean, ...more
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Gordon Getty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Composer
Gordon Peter Getty is an American businessman, investor, philanthropist and classical music composer, the fourth child of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty. His mother, Ann Rork, was his father's fourth ...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
Robert Bruce St. Clair, nicknamed "The Geek" is a former San Francisco American football player known for fine play and eating raw beef. Because of his eccentricities, his teammates ...more
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Heather Fong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Police officer
Heather Jeanne Fong is the former chief of police for San Francisco, California, United States. Her ancestral roots are in Ho Chung village, Chung Shan County, Guangdong Province, China. She is ...more
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Peter Burns is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Software Engineer
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Delia Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Journalist, TV Journalist
Delia Buckley Gallagher 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 and Values ...more
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Paul Otellini is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Businessperson
Paul S. Otellini is President and Chief Executive Officer of Intel Corporation. He became the company's fifth CEO on May 18, 2005, succeeding Craig R. Barrett. Otellini previously had served as ...more
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Leo T. McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Politician
Leo Tarcissus McCarthy was a New Zealand-born American politician and businessman. He served as the 43rd lieutenant governor of California from 1983 to 1995. McCarthy was born in Auckland, but ...more
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John Shelley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Politician
John Francis "Jack" Shelley was a U.S. politician. He served as the 35th mayor of San Francisco, from 1964 to 1968, the first Democrat elected to the office in 50 years, and the first ...more
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Ming Chin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Jurist, Lawyer
Ming William Chin is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California. He was appointed to the California Supreme Court by Governor Pete Wilson on January 25, 1996, and confirmed by the ...more
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Arthur Ohnimus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Lawyer
Arthur Allen Ohnimus was the longest serving Assembly Chief Clerk in California history. He was also the first Chief Administrative Officer of the Assembly Rules Committee. Ohnimus served under ...more
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Joe Nelson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Joe Nelson Baseball player
Joseph George Nelson is a retired Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He is known mainly for his "Vulcan" change up.
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K. C. Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Basketball player, Coach
K. C. Jones is a retired American professional basketball player and coach. K. C. Jones is his full name.
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Art Larsen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Tennis player
Arthur David Larsen was an American No. 1 male tennis player best remembered for his victory at the U.S. Championships in 1950 and for his eccentricities. He won the "Times" national ...more
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Pierre Salinger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of San Francisco Alumni
Politician
Pierre Emil George Salinger was a White House Press Secretary to U.S. Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Salinger served as a United States Senator in 1964 and was campaign ...more