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Famous University Of Virginia Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to University of Virginia and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates, like Tina Fey and Woodrow Wilson, in it.

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

    Tina Fey

    Comedian, Television producer


    BirthplaceUpper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Robert F. Kennedy

    Robert F. Kennedy

    Politician, Writer

    AgeDec. at 43 (1925-1968)

    BirthplaceBrookline, Massachusetts, USA

    Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968) was an American politician and... more on Wikipedia

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    Katie Couric

    Katie Couric

    Journalist, Newsreader


    BirthplaceVirginia, USA

    Katherine Anne Couric ( KURR-ik; born January 7, 1957) is an American journalist and author.... more on Wikipedia

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    Ted Kennedy

    Ted Kennedy

    Statesman, Politician

    AgeDec. at 77 (1932-2009)

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician... more on Wikipedia

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    Leslie Bibb

    Leslie Bibb

    Fashion Model, Model


    BirthplaceUSA, Bismarck, North Dakota

    Leslie Louise Bibb (born November 17, 1974) is an American actress and model. Bibb... more on Wikipedia

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    Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe

    Magazine editor, Poet

    AgeDec. at 40 (1809-1849)

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    Edgar Allan Poe (; born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Mike Jones

    Mike Jones



    BirthplaceNashville, Tennessee, United States of America

    Michael Jones (born June 13, 1962) is an American professional wrestler and actor, known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Reichen Lehmkuhl

    Reichen Lehmkuhl

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, USA

    Reichen Kuhl, (born Richard Allen Lehmkuhl; December 26, 1973) is a lawyer, an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Amanda Swisten

    Amanda Swisten

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Amanda Swisten (born December 20, 1978) is a former American model and actress of... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Paul Bowles

    Paul Bowles

    Film Score Composer, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 89 (1910-1999)

    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Paul Frederic Bowles (; December 30, 1910 – November 18, 1999) was an American expatriate... more on Wikipedia

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    Laura Ingraham

    Laura Ingraham

    Commentator, Author


    BirthplaceGlastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

    Laura Anne Ingraham (born June 19, 1963) is an American conservative television host. Ingraham... more on Wikipedia

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    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

    Activist, Author


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Robert Francis Kennedy Jr. (born January 17, 1954) is an American activist, environmental... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Walter Reed

    Walter Reed


    AgeDec. at 51 (1851-1902)

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    Major Walter Reed, M.D., U.S. Army (September 13, 1851 – November 22, 1902), was a U.S. Army... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Georgia O'Keeffe

    AgeDec. at 99 (1887-1986)

    BirthplaceSun Prairie, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Georgia Totto O'Keeffe (November 15, 1887 – March 6, 1986) was an American artist. She was... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Michael LeMoyne Kennedy

    Michael LeMoyne Kennedy


    AgeDec. at 39 (1958-1997)

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Michael LeMoyne Kennedy (February 27, 1958 – December 31, 1997) was an American lawyer and... more on Wikipedia
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    Ann Kiessling

    Ann Kiessling

    Inventor, Scientist


    Ann A. Kiessling is an American reproductive biologist and one of the leaders in human... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Leland D. Melvin

    Leland D. Melvin

    Astronaut, American football player


    BirthplaceLynchburg, Virginia

    Leland Devon Melvin (born February 15, 1964 in Lynchburg, Virginia) is an American engineer... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    John Bassett Moore

    John Bassett Moore

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 87 (1860-1947)

    BirthplaceSmyrna, Delaware

    John Bassett Moore (December 3, 1860 – November 12, 1947) was an American lawyer and authority... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Tiki Barber

    Tiki Barber

    American football player


    BirthplaceBlacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

    Atiim Kiambu "Tiki" Barber (; born April 7, 1975) is an American former football running back... more on Wikipedia

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    Brit Hume

    Brit Hume

    Journalist, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Alexander Britton "Brit" Hume (born June 22, 1943) is an American conservative television... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Louis Auchincloss

    Louis Auchincloss

    Historian, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 93 (1917-2010)

    BirthplaceLawrence, New York

    Louis Stanton Auchincloss (; September 27, 1917 – January 26, 2010) was an American lawyer,... more on Wikipedia
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    Gregory Olsen

    Gregory Olsen

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Gregory Hammond "Greg" Olsen (born April 20, 1945) is an American entrepreneur, engineer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Gary L. Francione

    Gary L. Francione

    Professor, Philosopher


    Gary Lawrence Francione (born May 1954) is an American legal scholar. He is the Distinguished... more on Wikipedia
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    Frank Batten (February 11, 1927 – September 10, 2009) was a co-founder of the first... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Fred Barnes

    Fred Barnes

    Editor, Commentator


    Frederic Wood "Fred" Barnes (born February 1, 1943) is an American political commentator. He... more on Wikipedia