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Famous University Of Toronto Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 20.7k views1.4k items

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

    Actor

    Age45

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Aamer Haleem (born 16 September 1975) is a Canadian radio and television personality, who was... more on Wikipedia
  • Lorne Michaels2

    Lorne Michaels

    Television producer, Film Producer

    Age75

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Lorne Michaels, (born Lorne David Lipowitz; November 17, 1944), is a Canadian-American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3

    Age78

    BirthplaceTanzania

    Abdulaziz Sachedina is Professor and IIIT Chair in Islamic Studies at George Mason University... more on Wikipedia
  • Alexander Graham Bell4

    Alexander Graham Bell

    Businessperson, Physicist

    AgeDec. at 75 (1847-1922)

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    Alexander Graham Bell ('Graham' pronounced ) (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a ... more on Wikipedia

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  • Donald Sutherland5

    Donald Sutherland

    Spokesperson, Film Producer

    Age85

    BirthplaceSaint John, Canada

    Donald McNichol Sutherland, (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian actor whose film career spans... more on Wikipedia

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    Charles E. Saunders

    Educator, Musician

    AgeDec. at 70 (1867-1937)

    BirthplaceLondon, Canada

    Sir Charles Edward Saunders, (February 2, 1867 – July 25, 1937) was a Canadian agronomist. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Owen Pallett7

    Owen Pallett

    Arranger, Musician

    Age41

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Michael James Owen Pallett (born September 7, 1979) is a Canadian composer, violinist,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jeffrey Skoll8

    Jeffrey Skoll

    Television producer, Film Producer

    Age55

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Jeffrey Stuart Skoll, OC (born January 16, 1965) is a Canadian engineer, internet entrepreneur... more on Wikipedia
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    Adel Sedra

    Adel S. Sedra is an Egyptian Canadian electrical engineer and professor.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith10

    John Kenneth Galbraith

    Professor, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 98 (1908-2006)

    BirthplaceIona Station, Ontario, Canada

    John Kenneth Galbraith (October 15, 1908 – April 29, 2006), also known as Ken Galbraith, was... more on Wikipedia

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  • James Hillier11

    AgeDec. at 92 (1915-2007)

    BirthplaceCanada, Ontario, Americas, Brantford

    James Hillier, (August 22, 1915 – January 15, 2007) was a Canadian-American scientist and... more on Wikipedia
  • Mario Silva12

    Mario Silva

    Politician

    Age54

    BirthplaceWorld Ocean, Archipelago of the Azores, Atlantic Ocean, Portugal, Azores

    Mário Silva may refer to: Mário Silva (footballer) (born 1977), Portuguese footballer Mário... more on Wikipedia
  • Bert Archer13

    Bert Archer

    Journalist, Writer

    Age52

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Bert Archer (born April 16, 1968) is a Canadian author, journalist, travel writer, essayist... more on Wikipedia
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    Ahmad Kutty

    Shaikh Ahmad Kutty (born 1946 in Valanchery, Kerala, India), is a prominent North American... more on Wikipedia
  • Ember Swift15

    Ember Swift

    Singer-songwriter

    BirthplaceOntario, Canada

    Ember Swift (born in Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist who has... more on Wikipedia
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    Alan Boraas

    Professor

    Age73

    Alan S. Boraas (born April 15, 1947) is a professor of anthropology at Kenai Peninsula College... more on Wikipedia
  • Gail Kim17

    Gail Kim

    Wrestler, Model

    Age43

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Gail Kim (born February 20, 1977) is a retired Canadian-American professional wrestler,... more on Wikipedia
  • Roberta Bondar18

    Roberta Bondar

    Neurologist, Educator

    Age74

    BirthplaceSault Ste. Marie, Canada

    Roberta Bondar (; born December 4, 1945) is Canada's first female astronaut and the first... more on Wikipedia
  • David Cronenberg19

    David Cronenberg

    Television director, Film Producer

    Age77

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    David Paul Cronenberg (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian filmmaker, writer, and actor. He is... more on Wikipedia

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  • Dafydd Williams20

    Dafydd Williams

    Astronaut, Physician

    Age66

    BirthplaceSaskatoon, Canada

    Dafydd Rhys "Dave" Williams OC OOnt CCFP FCFP FRCPC FRCP (born May 16, 1954) is a Canadian... more on Wikipedia
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    Alan Henry Tallmeister

    Physician
  • Julie Payette22

    Julie Payette

    Flight engineer, Astronaut

    Age56

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Julie Payette (born October 20, 1963) is the Governor General of Canada, the 29th... more on Wikipedia
  • Scott Speedman23

    Age45

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Robert Scott Speedman (born September 1, 1975) is a British-Canadian film and television... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Wilson24

    Michael Wilson

    Businessperson, Politician

    Age82

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Michael or Mike Wilson may refer to:
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    Michael Adams

    Researcher, Writer

    Age74

    BirthplaceWalkerton, Ontario, Canada

    Michael John Adams is a Canadian writer and public opinion researcher. He is co-founder of the... more on Wikipedia