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

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Deborah Kara Unger and Peter Outerbridge.

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

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Boris Mann is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Boris Mann Consultant http://twitter.com/bmann

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Julia Murray is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Julia Murray Freestyle skier Julia Murray is a freestyle skier.

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Rona Ambrose is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Rona Ambrose Civil servant Ronalee "Rona" Ambrose, PC, MP is a Canadian politician and a Member of Parliament since 2004. She serves as the Minister of Health, and Vice-Chair of the Treasury Board Cabinet ...more

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Shawn Boonstra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Shawn Boonstra Evangelist, Author, Televangelist

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Stockwell Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Stockwell Day Businessperson, Politician, General contractor Stockwell Burt Day, Jr., PC is a former Canadian politician, and a member of the Conservative Party of Canada. He is a former cabinet minister in Alberta, and a former leader of the Canadian ...more

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W. P. Kinsella is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
W. P. Kinsella Novelist, Writer William Patrick Kinsella, OC, OBC is a Canadian novelist and short story writer, known for his novel Shoeless Joe, which was adapted into the movie Field of Dreams in 1989. His work has often ...more

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Roy Cullen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Roy Cullen Roy Cullen, PC, MP was a Liberal MP for the riding of Etobicoke North in the House of Commons of Canada.

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Gary Lunn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Gary Lunn Lawyer Gary Vincent Lunn, PC is a former Canadian Member of Parliament for the British Columbia riding of Saanich—Gulf Islands. His controversial political legacy has been marred by serious questions ...more

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Adam Kreek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Adam Kreek Adam Kreek is a Canadian rower. Born in London, Ontario, he was a student at the University of Victoria where he met his wife Rebecca. He won the gold medal at both the 2003 and 2002 world ...more

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Christine Yoshikawa is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Christine Yoshikawa Pianist Christine Mari Yoshikawa is a classical pianist.

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Aaron Olson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Aaron Olson Aaron Duane Olson is a former professional basketball player who played for the New Zealand Breakers in the Australasian National Basketball League. He primarily played the shooting guard ...more

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Laure Waridel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Laure Waridel Writer Laure Waridel, CM is a social activist, a writer, an environmentalist, and a radio and TV commentator.

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Barry Penner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Barry Penner Lawyer Barry Penner, QC is a former politician in the Canadian province of British Columbia. He served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for Chilliwack-Hope for 16 years. He ...more

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Deborah Kara Unger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Deborah Kara Unger Actor Deborah Kara Unger is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles in the films Highlander III: The Sorcerer, Crash, The Game, Payback, The Hurricane, White Noise, Silent Hill, 88 Minutes and ...more

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Ryan Cochrane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Ryan Cochrane Athlete, Swimmer Ryan Andrew Cochrane is a Canadian long-distance swimmer. Cochrane is an Olympic silver and bronze medalist as well as the reigning double gold medalist from the Pan Pacific Swimming ...more

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Ajay Kapur is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Ajay Kapur Computer scientist Ajay Kapur is a computer scientist, musician, and educator known for his pioneering work in musical robotics and electronic instrument design. He has toured internationally with his custom ...more

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Hilary Caldwell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Hilary Caldwell Athlete, Swimmer Hilary Caldwell is a Canadian swimmer from Victoria, British Columbia. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's 200 metre backstroke, finishing in 18th place overall in the ...more

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Richard Weinberger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Richard Weinberger Athlete, Swimmer Richard Weinberger is a Canadian long-distance swimmer. Weinberger won an Olympic bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London in the 10 km open water marathon. He is the current reigning ...more

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Douglas Csima is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Douglas Csima Rower Douglas Csima is a Canadian rower. He won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's eights with Andrew Byrnes, Gabriel Bergen, Jeremiah Brown, Will Crothers, Robert Gibson, Malcolm ...more

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Aislinn Hunter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Aislinn Hunter Novelist, Writer Aislinn Hunter, BFA, MFA, MSc Writing and Cultural Politics, is a Canadian poetry and fiction author. She is married and currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. She studied art history ...more

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Calvin Chen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Calvin Chen Model, Actor, Singer Calvin Chen is a Taiwanese singer and actor. He is a member of the boy band Fahrenheit. His stage name is a homophone of his birth name.

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Peter Outerbridge is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Peter Outerbridge Actor Peter Outerbridge is a Canadian actor, best known for his role as Ari Tasarov in the CW action series Nikita, Dr. David Sandström in the TMN series ReGenesis, Henrik “Hank” Johanssen in ...more

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Severn Cullis-Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Severn Cullis-Suzuki Television presenter, Environmentalist, Author Severn Cullis-Suzuki is a Canadian environmental activist, speaker, television host and author. She has spoken around the world about environmental issues, urging listeners to define their ...more

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Jeff Mallett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Jeff Mallett Investor Jeffrey Mallett is a Canadian entrepreneur and investor. He is best known for building internet giant Yahoo!. Described as Yahoo's "wizard behind the curtains pulling all the levers," ...more

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Colin Hansen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Colin Hansen Politician Colin Hansen was Minister of Finance and Deputy Premier for the Canadian province of British Columbia from June 10, 2009 to March 13, 2011. He had also served as Minister Responsible for Small ...more

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Greg Wiltjer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Greg Wiltjer Greg Wiltjer is a retired Canadian professional basketball center. He played in several important tournaments for the Canadian national basketball team, including the 1984 Summer Olympics, as ...more

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Jeannette Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Jeannette Armstrong Novelist, Writer Jeannette Armstrong is a Canadian author, educator, artist, and activist. She was born and grew up on the Penticton Indian reserve in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. Armstrong has lived on ...more

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David Stuart is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
David Stuart Actor, Voice acting David Stuart is a Canadian actor, best known for his work as Pete in the Supernatural Season 7 episode The Girl with the Dungeons and Dragons Tattoo.

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Spencer Kelly is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Spencer Kelly Programmer spencer is a programmer, wikipedia editor from canada

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Martin Popoff is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Martin Popoff Journalist Martin Popoff is a Canadian-born music journalist and critic who covers the genre of heavy metal music. The senior editor and co-founder of Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles, he has additionally ...more

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Robert Genn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Robert Genn Author, Artist Robert Douglas Genn was a well-known Canadian artist, who has gained recognition for his style, which is in the tradition of Canadian landscape painting.

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Stewart Butterfield is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Stewart Butterfield Stewart Butterfield is a Canadian-born entrepreneur and businessman, best known for being a co-founder of both the photo sharing website Flickr, and the team messaging application Slack.

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Rabbie Namaliu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Rabbie Namaliu Politician Sir Rabbie Langanai Namaliu, GCL, CSM, KCMG is a Papua New Guinea politician. He served as the fourth Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea from 1988 to 1992 as leader of the Pangu Party. As a ...more

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Eden Robinson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Eden Robinson Novelist, Writer Eden Victoria Lena Robinson is a novelist and short story writer from Haisla First Nation, an Indigenous nation in British Columbia, Canada.

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Sheridan Scott is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Sheridan Scott Lawyer Sheridan Scott is the former Commissioner of Competition of the Competition Bureau of Canada. She joined the Ottawa office of law firm Bennett Jones in March 2009 after leaving the Bureau. A ...more

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Krista Thompson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Krista Thompson Krista Thompson is a former field hockey goalkeeper from Canada, who earned a total number of 19 international caps for the Canadian National Team during her career. She was a student at the ...more

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Laurelee Kopeck is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Laurelee Kopeck Laurelee Kopeck is a former field hockey defender from Canada, who earned a total number of 163 international caps for the Canadian National Team during her career. Nicknamed "Jumbo", ...more

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Ben Isitt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Ben Isitt Politician Dr. Ben Isitt is a Canadian historian and legal scholar with expertise in the relationship between social movements and the state. He holds public office as a city councillor and regional ...more

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Marilyn Bowering is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Marilyn Bowering Novelist, Writer Marilyn Bowering is a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, grew up in Victoria, British Columbia, and currently lives in Sooke, British Columbia. Marilyn ...more

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Carl Beam is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Carl Beam Carl Beam R.C.A., born Carl Edward Migwans, made Canadian art history as the first artist of Native Ancestry, to have his work purchased by the National Gallery of Canada as Contemporary Art. A ...more

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Erin Karpluk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Erin Karpluk Actor Erin Karpluk is a Canadian actress. She is best known for portraying Erica Strange on Being Erica and Kate in Godiva's.

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Eli Pasquale is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Eli Pasquale Ilario Enrico "Eli" Pasquale is a former star Canadian basketball player. A 6-foot, 1-inch point guard, he led the Canadian national men's basketball team during two Olympic Games, ...more

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Nancy Turner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Nancy Turner Nancy Jean Turner is a notable North American ethnobiologist, originally qualified in botany, who has done extensive research work with the indigenous peoples of British Columbia, the results of ...more

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Glen Downey is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Glen Downey Glen Downey is a Canadian children’s author, teacher, and academic from Oakville, Ontario. His publications include more than ninety books for young people across a variety of genres that focus ...more

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Derek Porter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Derek Porter Derek Nesbitt-Porter is a gold medal-winning Olympic rower from Canada. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and his father Hugh rowed for the United Kingdom at the 1958 British Empire and ...more

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Paul Nicklen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Paul Nicklen Photojournalist, Photographer Paul Nicklen is a Canadian biologist and photographer.

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Mark Chao is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Mark Chao Model, Actor, Singer Mark Chao is a Taiwanese-Canadian actor, singer and model. He is the son of Allen Chao. He graduated from the University of Victoria, Canada. He achieved a double major of Sociology and economic ...more

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Char Davies is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Char Davies Char Davies is a Canadian contemporary artist known for creating immersive virtual reality artworks, and as a founding director of Softimage, Co.

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Dale T. Miller is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Dale T. Miller Professor Professor Dale Miller is Director of the Stanford Graduate School of Business' Center for Social Innovation. His research interests include the impact of social norms on behavior and the role ...more

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Edward John is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Victoria Alumni
Edward John Politician Edward John is a prominent First Nations political leader in Canada. The son of Louis and Amelia John, he was born on July 8, 1949 in the Carrier village of Tache, along the north shore of ...more