Famous York University Alumni

Voting Rules
People on this list must have gone to York University and be of some renown.

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

This list below has a variety of graduates, like Angelina Jolie and Lady Gaga, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to York University?” and “Which celebrities are York University alumni?”
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    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: London, Canada
    Rachel Anne McAdams (born November 17, 1978) is a Canadian actress and activist. After graduating from a four-year theatre degree program at York University in 2001, she worked in Canadian television ...more
  • Malin Åkerman
    Television producer, Model, Actor
    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
    Malin Maria Åkerman (born 12 May 1978) is a Swedish-American actress, model and singer. Born in Stockholm to Swedish parents, she was raised in Ontario, Canada, where the family relocated in the ...more
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laura Dianne Vandervoort (born September 22, 1984) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles as Sadie Harrison in the CTV teen drama series Instant Star, Arla "The Bolt-Gun Killer" Cogan ...more
  • Jay Manuel
    Art Director, Model, Photographer
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Jay Manuel (born August 14, 1972) is an American-born Canadian TV host, Creative Director and Make-up Artist. He is most recognizable as the former Creative Director on the popular reality television ...more
  • Scott Thompson
    Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: North Bay, Canada
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  • Rachel Perry (born January 20, 1976) is a Canadian- born TV personality working in the United States. The former MuchMusic VJ is the host of All Access on VH1, and is the narrator for Web Junk 20, ...more