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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Toronto and be of some renown.

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

Alumni range from Stana Katic to Bruce Lee.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Toronto?” and “Which celebrities are University of Toronto alumni?”

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Aamer Haleem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Aamer Haleem Actor Aamer Haleem is a Canadian radio and television personality, who was a co-host of the Vancouver edition of CTV Morning Live. He has hosted the weekday afternoon current affairs program The Point ...more

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Lorne Michaels is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Lorne Michaels, CM is a Canadian-American television producer, writer, comedian, and actor, best known for creating and producing Saturday Night Live, the Late Night series, and The Tonight

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Abdulaziz Sachedina is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Professor Abdulaziz Sachedina is Professor and IIIT Chair in Islamic Studies at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He has been a professor for 33 years, beginning in 1975. He annually teaches ...more

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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Businessperson, Physicist, Entrepreneur Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Bell's father, grandfather, and ...more

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Donald Sutherland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Spokesperson, Film Producer, Actor Donald McNichol Sutherland, OC is a Canadian actor whose film career spans 50 years. Sutherland is well known for playing a diverse range of characters, both leading and supporting, in acclaimed ...more

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Charles E. Saunders is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Educator, Musician, Agronomist Sir Charles Edward Saunders, FRSC was a Canadian agronomist. He was the inventor of Marquis Wheat. Born in London, Canada West, he received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto in ...more

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Owen Pallett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Arranger, Musician, Singer-songwriter Michael James Owen Pallett is a Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist, and vocalist, who performs solo as Owen Pallett or, before 2010, under the name Final Fantasy. As Final Fantasy, he won ...more

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Jeffrey Skoll is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Internet Entrepreneur Jeffrey Skoll, OC is a Canadian engineer, internet entrepreneur and film producer. He is currently based in Los Angeles, California. With an estimated net worth of $US 3.8 billion, Skoll was ...more

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Adel Sedra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Adel Sedra Adel S. Sedra is an Egyptian Canadian electrical engineer and professor.

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John Kenneth Galbraith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Professor, Novelist, Author John Kenneth "Ken" Galbraith, OC was a Canadian and, later, American economist, public official, and diplomat, and a leading proponent of 20th-century American liberalism. His books on ...more

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James Hillier is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Inventor James Hillier, OC was a Canadian-born scientist and inventor who designed and built, with Albert Prebus, the first successful high-resolution electron microscope in North America in 1938.

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Mario Silva is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Politician Mário Silva is an international legal scholar and former Canadian politician. Silva served as a Canadian Member of Parliament from 2004 to 2011. He began his political career as a Toronto ...more

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Bert Archer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Journalist, Writer Bert Archer is a Canadian author, journalist, travel writer, essayist and critic. Archer was born in Montreal and lived in Calgary and Vancouver before attending St. Michael's University School ...more

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Ahmad Kutty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Ahmad Kutty Shaikh Ahmad Kutty, is a prominent North American Islamic scholar. He is currently senior resident Islamic scholar at the Islamic Institute of Toronto and has taught at Emanuel College of the ...more

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Ember Swift is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Singer-songwriter Ember Swift is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist who has been writing songs since she was nine years old and performing since she was ten. In 1996, she released her first self-titled ...more

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Alan Boraas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Professor Alan S. Boraas is a professor of anthropology at Kenai Peninsula College in Alaska. He is known for his research into the culture, history, and archaeology of the peoples of the Cook Inlet area ...more

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Gail Kim is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Wrestler, Model, Actor Gail Kim-Irvine is a Canadian professional wrestler, professional wrestling valet, model and actress of Korean descent currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. She also worked with ...more

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Roberta Bondar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Neurologist, Educator, Astronaut Roberta Bondar OC O.Ont FRCP FRSC is Canada's first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. Following more than a decade as NASA's head of space medicine, Bondar became a consultant ...more

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David Cronenberg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter David Paul Cronenberg, CC OOnt FRSC is a Canadian filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor. He is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the body horror or venereal horror ...more

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Dafydd Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Astronaut, Physician Dafydd Rhys "Dave" Williams OC is a Canadian physician and a retired CSA astronaut. Williams was a mission specialist on two space shuttle missions. His first spaceflight, STS-90 in ...more

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Alan Henry Tallmeister is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Alan Henry Tallmeister Physician

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Julie Payette is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Flight engineer, Astronaut, Engineer Julie Payette, OC, CQ is a Canadian engineer and astronaut. Payette has completed two spaceflights, STS-96 and STS-127, logging more than 25 days in space. She served as Chief Astronaut for the ...more

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Scott Speedman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Actor Robert Scott Speedman, better known as Scott Speedman, is a Canadian film and television actor. He is best known for playing Ben Covington in the coming-of-age drama television series Felicity ...more

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Michael Wilson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Diplomat Michael Holcombe Wilson, PC CC is a Canadian diplomat, politician and business leader. Born in Toronto, Ontario, Wilson attended Upper Canada College, Trinity College at the University of ...more

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Michael Adams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Toronto Alumni
Researcher, Writer Michael John Adams is a Canadian writer and public opinion researcher. He is co-founder of the Environics Research Group and is now President of the Environics Group.