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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, including Robert Loggia and Jim Carroll.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Wagner College?” and “Which celebrities are Wagner College alumni?”
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Jim Carroll is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author

Age: Dec. at 60 (1949-2009)

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

James Dennis Carroll (August 1, 1949 – September 11, 2009) was an American author, poet, autobiographer, and punk musician. Carroll was best known for his 1978 autobiographical work The ...more

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Robert Loggia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Television director, Newsreader, Actor

Age: 89

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Salvatore "Robert" Loggia (January 3, 1930 – December 4, 2015) was an American actor and director. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jagged Edge ...more
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Lynne Stewart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Librarian, Lawyer

Age: 79

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Lynne Irene Stewart (October 8, 1939 – March 7, 2017) was an American defense attorney who was known for representing controversial, famous defendants. She herself was convicted on charges of ...more
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Carmine Giovinazzo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Painter, Actor, Singer

Age: 45

Birthplace: Port Richmond, New York City, New York, United States of America

Carmine Giovinazzo (born August 24, 1973) is an American actor, writer, painter and musician, known for his role as Detective Danny Messer in CSI: NY.
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Claire Fagin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Nurse

Age: 92

Claire Mintzer Fagin, RN, Ph.D, FAAN (born November 25, 1926) is an American nurse, educator, academic, and consultant. She has a bachelor's degree in Science from Wagner College, a Master's in ...more
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Kathy Brier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Actor

Age: 43

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Kathy Brier (born March 10, 1975) is an American actress and singer, known for her work on ABC soap opera One Life to Live and the Broadway production of Hairspray.
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Paul Zindel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Educator, Novelist, Playwright

Age: Dec. at 67 (1936-2003)

Birthplace: Tottenville, New York City, New York

Paul Zindel, Jr. (May 15, 1936 – March 27, 2003) was an American playwright, young adult novelist, and educator.
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Randy Graff is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Actor

Age: 63

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Randy Lynn Graff (born May 23, 1955) is an American actress.
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Peter L. Berger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Sociologist

Age: 89

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Peter Ludwig Berger (; March 17, 1929 – June 27, 2017) was an Austrian-born American sociologist and Protestant theologian. Berger became known for his work in the sociology of knowledge, the ...more
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Michelle Cliff is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Michelle Cliff Novelist, Writer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Michelle Carla Cliff (2 November 1946 – 12 June 2016) was a Jamaican-American author whose notable works included Abeng (novel) (1985), No Telephone to Heaven (1987), and Free Enterprise (2004). ...more
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Rich Kotite is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Coach, American football player

Age: 73

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Richard Edward Kotite (born October 13, 1942) is a former National Football League player and coach.
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Samantha Hammel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Samantha Hammel Record producer

Age: 35

Birthplace: Sudbury, Massachusetts

Samantha Rose Bower is an American actress, singer, theatre director, choreographer and record producer. She is from Sudbury, Massachusetts. Hammel was most notable for being the executive ...more
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Danny Seigle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 42

Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania

Daniel Charles Seigle (born June 14, 1976) is a Filipino-American basketball coach and retired player. He is a team consultant for the San Miguel Alab Pilipinas of the ASEAN Basketball League. ...more
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Guy Molinari is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Politician

Age: 90

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, + more

Gaetano Victor "Guy" Molinari (November 23, 1928 – July 25, 2018) was an American lawyer and politician who served as U.S. Representative and borough president of Staten Island, New
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Sean Munson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Sean Munson

Age: 36

Sean S. Munson (born April 27) is an American basketball player.
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Gerard Malanga is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Poet, Archivist, Filmmaker

Age: 75

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Gerard Joseph Malanga (born March 20, 1943) is an American poet, photographer, filmmaker, actor, curator and archivist.
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Friedrich Katz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni

Age: Dec. at 83 (1927-2010)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Friedrich Katz (13 June 1927 – 16 October 2010) was an Austrian-born anthropologist and historian specialized in 19th and 20th century history of Latin America; particularly, in the Mexican ...more
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Andrew Bailey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Voorhees Township, New Jersey

Andrew Scott Bailey (born May 31, 1984) is an American former professional baseball pitcher and current bullpen coach for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played in MLB ...more
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Amy Polumbo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Amy Polumbo

Age: 34

Birthplace: Howell Township, New Jersey

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Arno Rafael Minkkinen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Photographer

Age: 74

Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

Arno Rafael Minkkinen (born 1945) is a Finnish-American photographer who works in the United States. Published and exhibited worldwide, Minkkinen’s work can be found in the collections of the ...more
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Brian Whitman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Brian Whitman Comedian, Radio personality

Age: 46

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Brian David Whitman (born August 17, 1972) is an American talk radio host, voice impressionist and comedian. Whitman was born on Staten Island, New York and graduated from Wagner College in May ...more
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Tiffany Andrade is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Tiffany Andrade

Age: 33

Birthplace: Linden, New Jersey

Tiffany Ann Andrade (born July 11, 1985) is a beauty queen from Linden, New Jersey who competed for the Miss USA 2008 title.Andrade won the Miss New Jersey USA 2008 title in late 2007, after ...more
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Robert Straniere is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Politician

Age: 77

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

Robert Alan Straniere (born March 28, 1941) is a Republican politician from New York City. He represented a district in Staten Island in the New York State Assembly from 1981 until 2004, serving ...more
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Terrance Bailey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Terrance Bailey

Age: 53

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey

Terrance Bailey (born July 3, 1965) is a former American basketball player who led NCAA Division I in scoring as a junior in 1985–86. A native of Newark, New Jersey, Bailey played at Wagner ...more
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Kenneth Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Wagner College Alumni
Politician

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Kenneth C. "Ken" Mitchell is a Democratic Party politician from the New York City borough of Staten Island who had served in the New York City Council representing the North Shore of ...more