17 Notable alumni of
Minnesota State University Moorhead

Minnesota State University Moorhead is 1861st in the world, 649th in North America, and 612th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 17 notable alumni from Minnesota State University Moorhead sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Kevin Sorbo

    Kevin Sorbo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    actorautobiographertelevision actorfilm actorfilm director
    Biography

    Kevin David Sorbo is an American actor. He had starring roles in two television series: as Hercules in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and as Captain Dylan Hunt in Andromeda. Sorbo is also known for acting in the Christian drama films God's Not Dead and Let There Be Light.

  2. Barkhad Abdi

    Barkhad Abdi
    Born in
    Somalia Flag Somalia
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorfilm producerfilm actor
    Biography

    Barkhad Abdi is a Somali–American actor and director. He made his acting debut as Somali pirate Abduwali Muse in the biographical drama film Captain Phillips (2013), which earned him a British Academy Film Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, along with Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. Following his breakthrough, Abdi appeared in the films Eye in the Sky (2015), Good Time (2017), and Blade Runner 2049 (2017). Outside of film, he was featured as a series regular on the second season of the Hulu horror anthology Castle Rock (2019).

  3. Clint Hill

    Clint Hill
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    bodyguardSecret Service agentintelligence agent
    Biography

    Clinton J. Hill is a former U.S. Secret Service agent who served under five United States presidents, from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Gerald Ford. Hill is best known for his act of bravery while in the presidential motorcade on November 22, 1963 when United States President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.

  4. Nikita Koloff

    Nikita Koloff
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    professional wrestleractorAmerican football player
    Biography

    Nikita Koloff is an American retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with Jim Crockett Promotions and its successor, World Championship Wrestling between 1984 and 1992, where he was billed from Russia (and, following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Lithuania). During his career, Koloff held championships including the NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship, NWA World Tag Team Championship, NWA United States Championship, NWA World Television Championship, and UWF World Television Championship. He was inducted into the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2006 and the National Wrestling Alliance Hall of Fame of 2008.

  5. Ed Schultz

    Ed Schultz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-2018 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    punditradio personalitytelevision presentersports commentatorCanadian football player
    Biography

    Edward Andrew Schultz was an American television and radio host, a political commentator, news anchor and a sports broadcaster.

  6. Collin Peterson

    Collin Peterson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Enrolled in Minnesota State University Moorhead
    In 1966 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianaccountant
    Biography

    Collin Clark Peterson is an American accountant and politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 7th congressional district from 1991 to 2021. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he was chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture from 2019 to 2021 and previously holding the office from 2007 to 2011; he had been ranking member from 2011 to 2019 and 2005 to 2007. Peterson was the most senior U.S. Representative from Minnesota and the dean of Minnesota's congressional delegation. In 2020, Peterson was defeated by Michelle Fischbach, ending a 30-year tenure in the United States House of Representatives.

  7. Jan Maxwell

    Jan Maxwell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-2018 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    actorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Janice Elaine Maxwell was an American stage and television actress. She was a five-time Tony Award nominee and two-time Drama Desk Award winner. In a career spanning over thirty years, Maxwell was one of the most celebrated and critically acclaimed stage actresses of her time.

  8. Patrick Volkerding

    Patrick Volkerding
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    engineersoftware developercomputer scientistbusinessperson
    Biography

    Patrick Volkerding is the founder and maintainer of the Slackware Linux distribution. Volkerding is Slackware's "Benevolent Dictator for Life" (BDFL), and is also known informally as "The Man".

  9. Dane Boedigheimer

    Dane Boedigheimer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    voice actorsingerfilm producer
    Biography

    Dane Willard Boedigheimer, better known by his cybernym DaneBoe, is an American filmmaker, singer, and actor. He is known for creating the web series The Annoying Orange and the spin-off television series The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange; he provides the voice of the title character in both productions.

  10. Bradley Joseph

    Bradley Joseph
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    pianistcomposersongwriterjazz musicianmusic director
    Biography

    Bradley Joseph is an American composer, arranger, and producer of contemporary instrumental music. His compositions include works for orchestra, quartet, and solo piano, while his musical style ranges from "quietly pensive mood music to a rich orchestration of classical depth and breadth".

  11. Temie Giwa

    Temie Giwa
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Temie Giwa-Tubosun is a Nigerian-American health manager, founder of LifeBank (formerly One Percent Project), a business enterprise in Nigeria working to improve access to blood transfusions in the country.

  12. Roger Moe

    Roger Moe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Roger Moe is an American politician who served as a member and majority leader of the Minnesota Senate. He was the Democratic nominee for governor in the 2002 Minnesota gubernatorial election.

  13. Tim Purdon

    Tim Purdon
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Timothy Q. Purdon is a lawyer who served as the 18th United States Attorney for the District of North Dakota from 2010 to 2015. He is now a partner at Robins Kaplan LLP.

  14. Skip Finn

    Skip Finn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-2018 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    state senatorlawyer
    Biography

    Harold Raymond "Skip" Finn was an American politician, who represented Minnesota's 4th district in the state's senate for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.

  15. Delrae Knutson

    Delrae Knutson
    Occupations
    actorstage actor
    Biography

    Delrae Knutson is a stage actress and singer from Minnesota, USA specializing in musical comedy. She started her career in 1981 and has performed in theaters throughout the United States and Canada, though most of her work has been in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota, USA.

  16. S. D. Nelson

    S. D. Nelson
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    writerchildren's writer
    Biography

    SD Nelson was born Stephen D. Nelson at the United States Army Station Hospital in Fort Knox, Kentucky. He is an American illustrator and author of many children's books including Black Elk’s Vision, Gift Horse, The Star People and Buffalo Bird Girl. Nelson's work has been praised as “stirring, inspirational, original and beautifully illustrated”. His books have received the American Indian Library Association – Honor Book Award 2016.; the Spur Award – Western Writers of America 2004, 2006 (Finalist Awards 2005, 2011, 2016); the Notable Book Award – American Library Association 2001, 2011, and the Bluebonnet Master List Award – Texas Library Association 2011.

  17. Rod Halvorson

    Rod Halvorson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rodney N. Halvorson is an Iowa state legislator and political activist in Iowa and his home state of Minnesota. Halvorson was born and raised in Appleton, Minnesota. A Democrat, he served Webster and Calhoun county in the Iowa Senate from 1995 to 1999, representing the 7th District. From 1979 to 1995, he served Fort Dodge and Webster county in the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 46th and 13th Districts.