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Famous University Of Vermont Alumni

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

Use every item on this list for yours, from Ben Affleck to Trey Anastasio and other famous UVM alumni! Go Catamounts! 

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Vermont?” and “Which celebrities are University of Vermont alumni?”
  • 1
    Ben Affleck

    Ben Affleck

    Businessperson, Professional Poker Player


    BirthplaceBerkeley, California, United States of America

    Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor, director, producer,... more on Wikipedia

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    #129 of 302 The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)#125 of 273 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

  • 2
    Charlene Begley
    Charlene Begley is president and CEO for GE Industrial, Enterprise Solutions, a position she...
  • 3
    Trey Anastasio

    Trey Anastasio

    Film Score Composer, Guitarist


    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    Ernest Joseph "Trey" Anastasio III (, born September 30, 1964) is an American musician,... more on Wikipedia

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    #140 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#2 of 56 The Best Musical Artists From Vermont

  • 4
    John Dewey

    John Dewey

    Psychologist, Philosopher

    AgeDec. at 93 (1859-1952)

    BirthplaceBurlington, Vermont

    John Dewey (; October 20, 1859 – June 1, 1952) was an American philosopher, psychologist, and... more on Wikipedia

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    #501 of 1,172 The Best Writers of All Time#956 of 1,357 The Greatest Minds of All Time

  • 5
    Jon Fishman

    Jon Fishman

    Film Score Composer, Musician


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Jon Fishman (born February 19, 1965) is an American drummer known for his work with the band... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Stephen McCauley

    Stephen McCauley

    Novelist, Writer


    BirthplaceWoburn, Massachusetts

    Stephen McCauley (born June 26, 1955) is an American author. He has written six novels,... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Jessica Seinfeld

    Jessica Seinfeld

    Television producer, Author


    BirthplaceOyster Bay, New York, United States of America

    Jessica Seinfeld (; SYNE-feld, born Nina Danielle Sklar; September 12, 1971) is an American... more on Wikipedia

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    #441 of 465 Celebrities You Didn't Know Use Stage Names#36 of 39 38 Celebrities Who Wrote Cookbooks

  • 8
    Trey Anastasio Band
    Since 1998, Trey Anastasio, best known from Phish, has toured and recorded with several backup... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    David L. Morril

    David L. Morril


    AgeDec. at 77 (1772-1849)

    BirthplaceEpping, New Hampshire, USA

    David Lawrence Morril (June 10, 1772 – January 28, 1849) was an American politician, attorney,... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Grace Coolidge
    Grace Anna Coolidge (née Goodhue; January 3, 1879 – July 8, 1957) was the wife of the 30th... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Mike Gordon

    Mike Gordon

    Film Score Composer, Bassist


    BirthplaceSudbury, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Michael Eliot "Mike" Gordon (born June 3, 1965) is a bass guitar player and vocalist most... more on Wikipedia

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    #579 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists#115 of 186 The All-Time Best Rock Bassists

  • 12
    Thaddeus Stevens

    Thaddeus Stevens

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 76 (1792-1868)

    BirthplaceDanville, Vermont, USA

    Thaddeus Stevens (April 4, 1792 – August 11, 1868) was a member of the United States House of... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Kerr Smith

    Kerr Smith

    Pilot, Actor


    BirthplaceExton, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Kerr Van Cleve Smith (born March 9, 1972) is an American actor known for playing Jack McPhee... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Cyma Zarghami
    Cyma Zarghami (Persian: سیما ضرغامی‎, born December 15, 1962) is an Iranian-born American... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Mark James Zwynenburg
  • 16
    Lowell Bailey

    Lowell Bailey

    Athlete, Biathlete


    BirthplaceNorth Carolina, United States of America

    Lowell Bailey (born July 15, 1981, Siler City, North Carolina, U.S.) is a retired American... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    John Eugene Osborne

    John Eugene Osborne

    Politician, Physician

    AgeDec. at 85 (1858-1943)

    BirthplaceWestport, New York, United States of America

    John Eugene Osborne (June 19, 1858 – April 24, 1943) was an American physician, farmer, banker... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    James Kochalka

    James Kochalka



    BirthplaceVermont, USA, Springfield

    James Kochalka (born May 26, 1967 in Springfield, Vermont) is an American comic book artist... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    John LeClair

    John LeClair

    Ice Hockey Player


    BirthplaceSt. Albans, Vermont

    John Clark LeClair (born July 5, 1969) is an American former professional ice hockey player... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Jacob Collamer

    Jacob Collamer

    Judge, Politician

    AgeDec. at 74 (1791-1865)

    BirthplaceTroy, New York, United States of America

    Jacob Collamer (January 8, 1791 – November 9, 1865) was an American politician from Vermont.... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Tim Thomas

    Tim Thomas

    Ice Hockey Player, Athlete


    BirthplaceFlint, Michigan

    Timothy Thomas Jr. (born April 15, 1974) is an American former professional ice hockey... more on Wikipedia

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    #353 of 502 The Best NHL Players of All Time#44 of 99 The Top Hockey Goaltenders of All Time

  • 22
    Henry Oscar Houghton

    AgeDec. at 72 (1823-1895)

    BirthplaceSutton, Vermont, United States of America

    Henry Oscar Houghton (April 30, 1823 – August 25, 1895) was an American publisher, co-founder... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Wilbur Olin Atwater

    AgeDec. at 63 (1844-1907)

    BirthplaceJohnsburg, New York

    Wilbur Olin Atwater (May 3, 1844 – September 22, 1907) was an American chemist known for his... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Madeleine M. Kunin

    Madeleine M. Kunin

    Politician, Diplomat


    BirthplaceZürich, Switzerland

    Madeleine May Kunin (born September 28, 1933) is an American diplomat, author and politician.... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Will McBride

    Will McBride



    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Will McBride (January 10, 1931 – January 29, 2015) was an American photographer in reportage,... more on Wikipedia