24 Notable alumni of
Bridgewater State University

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Bridgewater State University is 1609th in the world, 580th in North America, and 547th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 24 notable alumni from Bridgewater State University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Jeffrey Donovan

    Jeffrey Donovan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm produceractorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Jeffrey Donovan is an American actor. He played Michael Westen in the television series Burn Notice, and appeared in films such as Hitch, Believe in Me, Changeling, and Come Early Morning. He played Robert F. Kennedy in Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar (2011) and his brother John F. Kennedy in Rob Reiner's LBJ (2016). He had a recurring role in the second season of the TV series Fargo (2015). In 2022, he began starring as NYPD Detective Frank Cosgrove on the revival of the NBC crime drama Law & Order.

  2. Robert Stack

    Robert Stack
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1919-2003 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    film actorvoice actorfilm produceractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Robert Stack was an American actor. Known for his deep voice and commanding presence, he appeared in over forty feature films. He starred in the highly successful ABC television series The Untouchables (1959–1963), for which he won the 1960 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Series, and later hosted/narrated the true-crime series Unsolved Mysteries (1987–2002). He was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Written on the Wind (1956). Later in his career, Stack was known for his deadpan comedy roles that lampooned his dramatic on-screen persona, most notably as Capt. Rex Kramer in Airplane! (1980).

  3. Jeff Corwin

    Jeff Corwin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    biologistecologistactorconservationisttelevision presenter
    Biography

    Jeffrey Corwin is an American biologist and wildlife conservationist, known for hosting Disney Channel's Going Wild with Jeff Corwin, The Jeff Corwin Experience on Animal Planet, ABC's Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin/Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin and Wildlife Nation with Jeff Corwin.

  4. Isawa Shūji

    Isawa Shūji
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1851-1917 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Isawa Shūji was a Japanese educator of the Meiji period.

  5. Barry Clifford

    Barry Clifford
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    exploreranthropologistarchaeologist
    Biography

    Barry Clifford is an American underwater archaeological explorer, best known for discovering the remains of Samuel Bellamy's wrecked pirate ship Whydah [pronounced wih-duh] which, together with La Louise of French pirate La Buse (Olivier Levasseur), is a fully verified and authenticated pirate shipwreck of the Golden Age of Piracy discovered in the world – as such, artifacts from the wreck provide historians with unique insights into the material, political and social culture of early 18th-century piracy.

  6. Gayle McLaughlin

    Gayle McLaughlin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    peace activistpolitician
    Biography

    Gayle McLaughlin is an American politician from Richmond, California. She was first elected to the Richmond City Council in 2004 when she was a member of the Green Party of California. She won two consecutive four-year terms as the city's mayor in 2006 and 2010. After reaching the mayoral term limit, she was reelected to the City Council in 2014. In June 2017, she announced her candidacy for lieutenant governor of California in the 2018 election.

  7. Barbara Stevens

    Barbara Stevens
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Barbara Stevens is the former head coach of the Bentley University women's basketball team. Stevens had previously served as head basketball coach for Clark University and Massachusetts. Stevens was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006. She was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020.

  8. Peter Koutoujian

    Peter Koutoujian
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Peter John Koutoujian is an American politician who is the current Sheriff of Middlesex County, Massachusetts and a former member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

  9. Robert Correia

    Robert Correia
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-2021 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Robert Correia was an American politician who represented the 12th and 7th Bristol Districts in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1977 to 2008 and served as the 41st Mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts from 2008 to 2010. He ran for re-election as Mayor in 2009 but finished third in the mayoral primary behind City Councilor Cathy Ann Viveiros and Attorney William Flanagan.

  10. Ruth Turner

    Ruth Turner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1914-2000 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    malacologistzoologistmarine biologistbiologist
    Biography

    Ruth Dixon Turner was a pioneering U.S. marine biologist and malacologist. She was the world's expert on Teredinidae or shipworms, a taxonomic family of wood-boring bivalve mollusks which severely damage wooden marine installations.

  11. Patricia Haddad

    Patricia Haddad
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Patricia A. Haddad is an American politician who represents the 5th Bristol district in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and formerly served as Speaker pro Tempore of the House.

  12. Kathy Delaney-Smith

    Kathy Delaney-Smith
    Years
    1955-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Kathy Delaney-Smith is a retired American college basketball coach. She retired at the end of the 2021–22 season after 40 seasons as head coach of the women's basketball team at Harvard University. At the time of her retirement, she was the longest-tenured women's head coach at a single school in NCAA Division I. With Harvard, Delaney-Smith had her 600th win as an NCAA Division I coach in March 2019.

  13. Warren G. Phillips

    Warren G. Phillips
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    teacher
    Biography

    Warren G. Phillips is an American science teacher who was inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame in 2010.

  14. Frank Palmer Speare

    Frank Palmer Speare
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1869-1954 (aged 85)
    Biography

    Frank Palmer Speare was the first president of Northeastern University, serving from 1898 to 1940. He began the evening program at the Boston YMCA that later became Northeastern. As founding president, he oversaw the launching of the university's evening law school, the now-defunct automobile school, the evening polytechnic schools, the school of commerce and finance, and the co-operative engineering school.

  15. Joan Menard

    Joan Menard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Joan M. Menard is a retired American politician who also served as the vice president for work force development, lifelong learning, grant development and external affairs at Bristol Community College.

  16. Edward M. Lambert, Jr

    Edward M. Lambert, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Edward M. Lambert Jr. is an American politician and government official who currently served as vice chancellor for government relations and public affairs at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

  17. James H. Fagan

    James H. Fagan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James H. "Jim" Fagan is an American attorney and politician who represented the 3rd Bristol District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1993–2011.

  18. John C. Klimm

    John C. Klimm
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John C. Klimm is an American municipal administrator and politician.

  19. Stephen Canessa

    Stephen Canessa
    Years
    1980-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Stephen R. Canessa was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the 12th Bristol District. He resigned to accept the position of executive director for government affairs at the Southcoast Health Systems. He is a member of the United States Democratic Party.

  20. David B. Sullivan

    David B. Sullivan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    David B. Sullivan was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the 6th Bristol District. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

  21. Kathleen Teahan

    Kathleen Teahan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kathleen M. Teahan is an American teacher and politician. She represented the 7th Plymouth District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1997–2007. She resides in Whitman.

  22. John C. Bradford

    John C. Bradford
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John C. Bradford is an American carpenter and politician who represented 10th Bristol District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1985–1993. Before becoming a state representative, Bradford served on the Town of Rochester Finance Committee from 1983-1984.

  23. William G. Vinal

    William G. Vinal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1881-1976 (aged 95)
    Enrolled in Bridgewater State University
    Studied in 1904
    Occupations
    naturalistteacher
    Biography

    William Gould Vinal was an American naturalist, nature educator, and conservationist who was a faculty at Massachusetts State College—now known as the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He wrote numerous books and papers on nature and outdoors education. He has been called the Father of Nature Recreation. He also served as an college football coach while teaching at Marshall College—now known as Marshall University—in 1908.

  24. Helen Tibbo

    Helen Tibbo
    Years
    1955-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    archivist
    Biography

    Helen Ruth Tibbo is an American archivist, professor and author writing about digital preservation in the archival profession. At the University of North Carolina, she created and directed the first American master's degree on digital curation. She is a past President of the Society of American Archivists