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

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

List is made up of graduates like Larry Sanders and Iron & Wine.

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

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Boris Kodjoe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Fashion Model, Actor
Boris Kodjoe is a German actor.

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Stephen Furst is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Stephen Furst is an American actor and film and television director. Furst was a regular in the science fiction series Babylon 5 playing Centauri diplomatic attaché Vir Cotto and as Dr. ...more

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Chris Adler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Drummer
Christopher James Adler is an American drummer, best known as a member of the groove metal band Lamb of God and as a session member for thrash metal band Megadeth. He is the older brother of ...more

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Stefan Lessard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Bassist, Musician
Stefan K Lessard is an American musician, most famous as the bassist for the Dave Matthews Band.

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Taylor Behl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Taylor Marie Behl was a 17-year-old college freshman from Vienna, Virginia. She moved to Richmond, Virginia, in August 2005 to attend Virginia Commonwealth University. About two weeks later on ...more

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John Most is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Poet, Writer

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Ted Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Professional golfer

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Patch Adams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Physician, Clown, Writer
Hunter Doherty "Patch" Adams is an American physician, social activist, clown, and author. He founded the Gesundheit! Institute in 1971. Each year he organizes a group of volunteers ...more

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Sean Marshall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Baseball player
Sean Christopher Marshall is a Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds. After three minor league seasons, Marshall was added to the Chicago Cubs' 40-man roster in ...more

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Iron & Wine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter
Samuel Beam, better known by his stage and recording name Iron & Wine, is an American singer-songwriter. He has released five studio albums, several EPs and singles, as well as a few ...more

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Rob Wittman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Robert Joseph "Rob" Wittman is the U.S. Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district, serving since a special election in 2007. He is a member of the Republican Party. The ...more

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Debbie Matenopoulos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Talk show host, Actor
Thespina "Debbie" Matenopoulos is an American television host.

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Rosalyn Dance is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Nurse
Rosalyn R. "Roz" Dance is an American politician. Since 2005 she has been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates representing the 63rd district southeast of Richmond, made up of ...more

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Michael Curry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Basketball player, Coach
Michael Edward "Mike" Curry is an American retired professional basketball player, and current coach of the Florida Atlantic Owls men's basketball team. Curry played in the NBA from ...more

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Lee Ware is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Teacher
Robert Lee Ware, Jr. is an American politician. Since 1998 he has served in the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 65th district west of Richmond, made up of Powhatan County and parts ...more

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John Graham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Professor, Economist
John R. Graham is an American financial economist, a professor at the Duke University Fuqua School of Business, a research associate for the NBER and a regular guest commentator on CNBC. A Phi ...more

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David Baldacci is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter, Author
David Baldacci is a bestselling American novelist.

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Michael Hearst is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Businessperson
Michael Marcus Hearst is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and writer. He is best known as a founding member of the eclectic musical group One Ring Zero, and for his solo albums Songs For Ice ...more

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Dominic Oduro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Footballer
Dominic Oduro is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Montreal Impact in Major League Soccer.

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Svetlana Pankratova is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Svetlana Pankratova
Svetlana Pankratova has, according to Guinness World Records, the longest legs of any woman in the world. While she is not the world's tallest woman, her legs are 132 centimetres long. Because ...more

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Charles Vess is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Illustrator, Artist
Charles Vess is an American fantasy artist and comic-book illustrator who has specialized in the illustration of myths and fairy tales. His influences include British "Golden Age" book ...more

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Roslyn Tyler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Roslyn C. "Roz" Tyler is an American politician of the Democratic Party. Since 2006 she has been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. She currently represents the 75th district ...more

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Gerald Henderson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Basketball player
Jerome McKinley "Gerald" Henderson, Sr. is a retired American basketball player. He was a combo guard who had a 13-year career in the National Basketball Association from 1979 until ...more

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Caressa Cameron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Caressa Cameron is Miss Virginia 2009 and Miss America 2010. She is the eighth African American Miss America, the first African-American Miss Virginia to be crowned Miss America, and the first ...more

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Teresita Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni
Sculptor, Installation Artist
Teresita Fernández is an artist best known for her prominent public sculptures and unconventional use of materials. Fernández’s work is characterized by an interest in perception ...more