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Famous University Of Toronto Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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

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    Lorne Michaels

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    Alexander Graham Bell

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    Donald Sutherland

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    Charles E. Saunders

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    Owen Pallett

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    Jeffrey Skoll

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    Adel Sedra

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    John Kenneth Galbraith

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    Mario Silva

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    Bert Archer

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    Ahmad Kutty

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    Ember Swift

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    Alan Boraas

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    Gail Kim

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    Roberta Bondar

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    David Cronenberg

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    Dafydd Williams

    Astronaut, Physician
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    Alan Henry Tallmeister

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    Julie Payette

    Flight engineer, Astronaut
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    Michael Wilson

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    Michael Adams

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