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

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

This list contains graduates like John Belushi and Reince Priebus.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater?” and “Which celebrities are University of Wisconsin-Whitewater alumni?”
John Belushi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater Alumni
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John Adam Belushi was an American comedian, actor, and musician. He is best known for his "intense energy and raucous attitude" which he displayed as one of the original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, in his role in the film Animal House and in his recordings and performances as one of The Blues Brothers. During his career he had a close personal and artistic partnership with fellow SNL actor and writer Dan Aykroyd whom he met while they were both working at Chicago's Second City comedy club. Belushi died on the morning of March 5, 1982 in Hollywood, California at the Chateau Marmont, after being injected with, and accidentally overdosing on, a mixture of ...more

Age: Died at 33 (1949-1982)

Birthplace: Humboldt Park, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Also Ranked

#3 on The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

#39 on The Best Short Actors

#12 on The Funniest People of All Time

#13 on The Most Original Comedians

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Matt Turk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater Alumni
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Matthew Edward "Matt" Turk is a former American football punter. He was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 1993. He played college football at the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater. A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Turk has also been a member of the Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, St. Louis Rams, Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans. ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Greenfield, Wisconsin, United States of America

Also Ranked

#18 on The Greatest NFL Punters of All Time

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Bob Wickman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater Alumni
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Robert Joe Wickman is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. Wickman played for the New York Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves, and Arizona Diamondbacks. He batted and threw right-handed. Wickman was known to rely on his sinker to save games. During a childhood farming accident, Wickman lost part of his index finger on his right hand, to which he credited much of the sinking motion on his fastball. ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America

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#73 on The Best Closers in Baseball History

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Jim Holperin is an American Democratic politician and administrator. Holperin served as a member of the Wisconsin State Senate, representing the 12th District in northern Wisconsin from 2009 to 2013. Previously, he was Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism from 2003 to 2007 and a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, serving the 34th District from 1982 through 1994. He is the only state legislator in history to face a recall twice — in April 1990 for supporting Native American treaty rights, and in August 2011 as a backlash against Democratic efforts to thwart Governor Scott Walker's attempt to strip public employees of collective bargaining rights. Holperin retained his seat ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Eagle River, Wisconsin, United States of America

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