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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



    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


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

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

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    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


    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


    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


    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



    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


    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


    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



    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


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

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

    Roberta Bondar

    Neurologist, Educator


    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


    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


    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

  • Julie Payette22

    Julie Payette

    Flight engineer, Astronaut


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

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


    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


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Michael or Mike Wilson may refer to:
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    Michael Adams

    Researcher, Writer


    BirthplaceWalkerton, Ontario, Canada

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