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Famous Wagner College Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1

    Jim Carroll

    Poet, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 60 (1949-2009)

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    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 Basketball...  more

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    Robert Loggia

    Television director, Newsreader


    BirthplaceNew York, 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 (1985) and won the...  more
  • 3

    Lynne Stewart

    Librarian, Lawyer


    BirthplaceNew 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
  • 4

    Carmine Giovinazzo

    Painter, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Port Richmond

    Alternative NameCarmine D. Giovinazzo

    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....  more
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    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
  • 6


    BirthplaceNew 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....  more
  • 7

    Paul Zindel

    Educator, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 67 (1936-2003)

    BirthplaceTottenville, New York City, New York

    Paul Zindel, Jr. (May 15, 1936 – March 27, 2003) was an American playwright, young adult novelist, and educator....  more
  • 8


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Randy Lynn Graff (born May 23, 1955) is an American actress....  more
  • 9

    Peter L. Berger



    BirthplaceVienna, 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
  • 10

    Michelle Cliff

    Novelist, Writer


    BirthplaceKingston, 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). In...  more
  • 11

    Rich Kotite

    Coach, American football player


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Richard Edward Kotite (born October 13, 1942) is a former National Football League player and coach....  more
  • 12

    Samantha Hammel

    Record producer


    BirthplaceSudbury, 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 producer...  more
  • 13

    Danny Seigle

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceScranton, 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. He...  more
  • 14

    Guy Molinari



    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York

    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 York....  more
  • 15

    Sean Munson

    Sean S. Munson (born April 27) is an American basketball player....  more
  • 16

    Gerard Malanga

    Poet, Archivist


    BirthplaceNew 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....  more
  • 17
    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
  • 18

    Andrew Bailey

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceVoorhees 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 for...  more
  • 19

    Amy Polumbo

  • 20


    BirthplaceHelsinki, 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 Museum...  more
  • 21

    Brian Whitman

    Comedian, Radio personality


    BirthplaceNew 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 1994...  more
  • 22

    Tiffany Andrade

    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 placing...  more
  • 23


    BirthplaceContiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    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 as...  more
  • 24

    Terrance Bailey

    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 College...  more
  • 25

    BirthplaceNew York City, Staten Island, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York

    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 that borough. He...  more