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

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

Examples include Lance Storm and Keegan Connor Tracy.

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

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John Morris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Curler, Firefighter, Teacher John Morris is a Canadian curler, and Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic gold medalist from Chestermere, Alberta. Morris played third for the Kevin Martin team until 24 April 2013. Morris, author of ...more

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Heather Munroe-Blum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Heather Anne Elyse Lilian Munroe-Blum, OC OQ FRSC is the former principal and vice-chancellor of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the ...more

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Nathan Cullen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Consultant Nathan Cullen, MP is a Canadian federal politician. He is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Skeena—Bulkley Valley and a member of the New Democratic Party. While he was raised in ...more

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Brian Masse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Politician Brian S. Masse is a Canadian politician. He has served in the Canadian House of Commons since 2002, representing the riding of Windsor West as a member of the New Democratic Party. Masse is ...more

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Anthony Rota is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Anthony Rota is a Canadian politician and political science professor at Nipissing University. He was a member of the Canadian House of Commons from 2004 to 2011, representing the riding of ...more

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Bill Downe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Banker Bill Downe is a Canadian bank executive. He became president and chief executive officer of Bank of Montreal on March 1, 2007.

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Paul James is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Sports commentator Paul John James is 3 time inductee into the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame. He is a former Canadian World Cup and Olympic soccer player having competed for Canada in both the 1986 FIFA World Cup ...more

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Charles Sousa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Entrepreneur Charles Sousa is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in 2007. He represents the riding of Mississauga South. He has ...more

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Shad K. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Guitarist, Rapper Shadrach Kabango, better known by his stage name Shad or Shad K., is a Canadian hip hop artist and broadcaster. He was named as the new host of the CBC Radio One program Q in March 2015.

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Lance Storm is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Lance Evers known professionally by his ring name Lance Storm, is a semi-retired Canadian professional wrestler. He is best known for his work in World Wrestling Entertainment, Extreme ...more

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John Estacio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
John Estacio Composer John Estacio is a contemporary Canadian composer.

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Larry Uteck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Larry Uteck Politician Larry Uteck was a Canadian professional football athlete, university sports administrator, football coach, and municipal politician.

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Andre Talbot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Andre Talbot Andre Talbot is a retired professional wide receiver and slotback who played gridiron football in the Canadian Football League. Talbot played his first nine seasons in the CFL with the Toronto ...more

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Rod Connop is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Rod Connop Rod Connop is a former professional Canadian football player with the Canadian Football League Edmonton Eskimos. Connop spent his entire 16-year career with the Eskimos as an offensive lineman. ...more

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Corey Grant is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Corey Grant Corey Grant is a former professional Canadian football wide receiver who is currently the running backs coach for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. Grant played CIS ...more

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Damien Robitaille is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Damien Robitaille Songwriter, Musician, Voice acting Damien Robitaille is a Franco-Ontarian musician from the village of Lafontaine, Ontario, which is located in the Georgian Bay area, two hours north-west of Toronto. Robitaille started his music ...more

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Doug Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Doug Smith Doug Smith is a former professional Canadian football offensive lineman who played 11 seasons in the Canadian Football League for two different teams. He was a part of a Grey Cup championship ...more

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Keegan Connor Tracy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Actor Keegan Connor Tracy is a Canadian actress known for her roles as the ill-fated Kat Jennings in Final Destination 2, the Blue Fairy in ABC's Once Upon a Time as well as her role as Miss Watson on ...more

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Peter Mackie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni

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Phil McColeman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Phil McColeman Phil McColeman is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the electoral district of Brant in the 2008 Canadian federal election. He is a member of the Conservative Party. McColeman ...more

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David Barr Chilton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
David Barr Chilton Businessperson David Chilton is a Canadian author, investor, and television personality from Waterloo, Ontario. Today, he resides in Kitchener, where he runs his own financial planning business and publishing ...more

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David Black is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
David Black David Black is a former offensive lineman in the Canadian Football League. He played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1985 to 1996 and spent a portion of the 1995 season with the Ottawa Rough ...more

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Donnie Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Donnie Ruiz Donald Ruiz is a retired Canadian Football League player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Ottawa Renegades, and Saskatchewan Roughriders from 2001 to 2006 as a free safety. Ruiz was ...more

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Paul Bennett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Paul Bennett Paul Frederick Bennett is a former award winning and all-star defensive back in the Canadian Football League and Grey Cup champion. He attended General Brock Public School and W. A. Porter ...more

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Chris Van Vliet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Chris Van Vliet Journalist, Presenter Christopher "Chris" Van Vliet is a Canadian television/radio personality, professional film critic, and competitive sport fisherman currently living and working in Miami, Florida. He ...more

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Martin Lee Ka-shing is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Martin Lee Ka-shing Martin Lee Ka-shing is the vice-chairman and managing director of Henderson Land Development, one of the largest property developers in Hong Kong, and the director of the Hong Kong and China Gas ...more

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Vito Spatafora is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Vito Spatafora

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Justin Phillips is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Justin Phillips Justin Phillips is a Canadian football linebacker for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted with the fifth overall pick in the 2007 CFL Draft by the Calgary ...more

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Matte Babel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Matte Babel Matte Babel is a Canadian television personality. Babel studied at Wilfred Laurier University, earning a Double Honours degree in Sociology and Communications, along with a Minor in Business and ...more

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Chuck McMann is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Chuck McMann Chuck McMann is a former professional Canadian football running back and current special teams coordinator and running backs coach for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. McMann was ...more

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Jim Reid is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Jim Reid Jim Reid is a former Canadian football fullback who played in the Canadian Football League for most of his career with the Ottawa Rough Riders. Reid played football at Wilfred Laurier University ...more

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Claude Schryer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Claude Schryer

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Ted McMeekin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Ted McMeekin Ted McMeekin is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in a by-election in 2000. He represents the riding of ...more

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Jeffrey Ryan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Jeffrey Ryan Composer Jeffrey Ryan is a Canadian composer. His compositional style ranges from opera, art song, and choral music to chamber ensemble and orchestral works. Ryan has been commissioned by the Cleveland ...more

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Chima Ihekwoaba is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Chima Ihekwoaba Chima Ihekwoaba is a former professional Canadian football defensive end for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted 14th overall by the Alouettes in the 2010 CFL ...more

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Gabe McDonough is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Gabe McDonough Gabe McDonough is a music and branding professional and musician. He has headed the music departments of advertising agencies TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Leo Burnett and DDB Chicago. He is currently a ...more

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Corey Petryschuk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Corey Petryschuk Corey Petryschuk is an American football player who plays for the Los Angeles Kiss of the Arena Football League. He was signed by the Milwaukee Iron as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played ...more

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John P. Webster is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
John P. Webster John Phillip Webster is a Canadian bank executive The Bank of Nova Scotia, serving as President & CEO of the Scotia Mortgage Authority. The Scotia Mortgage Authority are the number 1 ...more

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Sandra Horst is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni
Sandra Horst Conductor Sandra Horst is a Canadian pianist, vocal coach, and choral conductor. She is the chorus master at the Canadian Opera Company. She was profiled in the July 2009 issue of Opera News. She ...more