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Famous University Of Toledo Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to University of Toledo and be of some renown.

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

Everything from Kid Cudi to Jamie Farr is included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Toledo?” and “Which celebrities are University of Toledo alumni?”
  • 1
    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio, USA

    Jamie Farr (born Jameel Joseph Farah; July 1, 1934) is an American television and film comedian and theatre actor. He is known for playing a cross-dressing corporal (later sergeant) from Toledo,...  more

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  • 2
    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio, USA

    Philip Baker Hall (born September 10, 1931) is an American actor and comedian. In film, Hall played the lead roles of Richard Nixon in Robert Altman's Secret Honor (1984), Sydney Brown in Paul...  more

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  • 3
    Madalyn Murray O'Hair (née Mays; April 13, 1919 – September 29, 1995) was an American activist supporting atheism and separation of church and state. In 1963 she founded American Atheists and served...  more
  • 4
    Basketball player


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    John Brisker (born June 15, 1947) was an American professional basketball player from Detroit, Michigan who disappeared in Uganda in April 1978. He was declared legally dead in 1985. ...  more

    #18 of 25 People Who Disappeared Mysteriously in 1970s#94 of 120 The Best NBA Players from Michigan#97 of 112 People Who Disappeared Mysteriously

  • 5
    Lyricist, Author


    BirthplaceNewark, Ohio, United States of America

    John Carl Hendricks (September 16, 1921 – November 22, 2017), known professionally as Jon Hendricks, was an American jazz lyricist and singer. He is one of the originators of vocalese, which adds...  more
  • 6
    American football player


    BirthplaceBrantford, Canada

    Nicholas Jesse Kaczur (born July 28, 1979) is a former American football offensive tackle. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college...  more
  • 7
    Film Score Composer, Record producer


    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi (born January 30, 1984), better known by his stage name Kid Cudi (; often stylized as KiD CuDi), is an American singer, rapper, record producer and actor from Cleveland,...  more

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  • 8
    American football player


    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Bruce Raymond Gradkowski (born January 27, 1983) is a former American football quarterback. He played college football at Toledo. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round (194th...  more

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  • 9
    American football player


    BirthplaceRiver Rouge, Michigan, United States of America

    Chester Lamar Taylor (born September 22, 1979) is a former American football running back in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the sixth round of the 2002 NFL...  more
  • 10
    American football player


    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, USA

    Brock Kreitzburg (born February 16, 1976) is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2001....  more
  • 11
    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceOhio, Richland Township, United States, with Territories, Bluffton

    Robert Edward Latta (born April 18, 1956) is the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 5th congressional district, serving since 2007. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district includes many of...  more
  • 12


    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

    Tyrone Keith Yates (born January 22, 1954) is a Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge. He was elected on November 8, 2011. He was unopposed to fill the unexpired term of Judge Nadine Lovelace Allen...  more
  • 13
    American football player


    BirthplaceBedford, Ohio

    Kelly Errin Herndon (born November 3, 1976) is a former American football cornerback. He was originally signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 1999. He played college...  more
  • 14
    David Liddle is co-founder of Interval Research Corporation, consulting professor of computer science at Stanford University, and credited with heading development of the groundbreaking Xerox Star...  more
  • 15
    American football player


    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio

    Andrew Jon McCollum (born June 2, 1970) is a former American football center who played 15 seasons in the National Football League for three teams. He was signed by the Milwaukee Mustangs as a street...  more
  • 16

    AgeDec. at 89 (1918-2008)

    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio

    Fredric John "Fred" Baur (June 14, 1918 – May 4, 2008) was an American organic chemist and food storage technician notable for designing and patenting the Pringles packaging. Baur filed for a patent...  more
  • 17
    Baseball player


    BirthplacePetoskey, Michigan

    Mitchell William Maier (born June 30, 1982) is an American former professional baseball outfielder. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Kansas City Royals....  more
  • 18
    John William Snow (born August 2, 1939) is the former CEO of CSX Corporation, and served as the 73rd United States Secretary of the Treasury under U.S. President George W. Bush. He replaced Secretary...  more
  • 19


    BirthplaceAvon Lake, Ohio, USA

    Ben Tate is an actor....  more
  • 20
    American football player

    AgeDec. at 50 (1925-1975)

    BirthplaceBryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

    Emlen Lewis Tunnell (March 29, 1924 – July 23, 1975), sometimes known by the nickname "The Gremlin", was an American football player and coach. He was the first African American to play for the New...  more
  • 21
    Politician, Professor


    BirthplaceMidwestern United States, Northwest Territory, Ohio, Contiguous United States, United States of America

    For Jack Ford, the son of former president Gerald Ford, see John Gardner FordJohn Marshall "Jack" Ford (May 18, 1947 – March 21, 2015) was an American Democratic politician who served as the mayor of...  more
  • 22
    Thomas William Ludlow "Lud" Ashley (January 11, 1923 – June 15, 2010) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He served as a U.S. representative from Ohio from 1955 to 1981....  more
  • 23
    Journalist, Historian


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Michael Brooks (born March 1, 1964) is an American historian and investigative journalist. Brooks earned his Ph.D. at the University of Toledo....  more
  • 24
    American football player


    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio

    Lance Andrew Moore (born August 31, 1983) is a former American football wide receiver who played over ten seasons professionally in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at...  more
  • 25
    Businessperson, Financier


    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio

    Martin R. "Marty" Frankel (born 1954) is an American financial criminal who conducted a series of investment frauds in the late 20th century, causing hundreds of millions of dollars in losses. He...  more
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List Rules: People on this list must have gone to University of Toledo and be of some renown.