100 Notable alumni of
Temple University

Temple University is 143rd in the world, 66th in North America, and 63rd in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Temple University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Bill Cosby

    Bill Cosby
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    television actorcomedianwriterdub actorcomposer
    Biography

    William Henry Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. Cosby began his career as a stand-up comic at the hungry i nightclub in San Francisco during the 1960s. Throughout the decade he released several standup comedy records which consecutively earned him the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album from 1965 to 1970. He also had a starring role in the television crime show I Spy (1965–1968) opposite Robert Culp. Cosby made history when he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 1966, making him the first African American to earn an Emmy Award for acting. His acting career continued as he starred in the sitcom The Bill Cosby Show, which ran for two seasons from 1969 to 1971.

  2. Bob Saget

    Bob Saget
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-2022 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    stand-up comedianfilm directorfilm producerscreenwritertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Robert Lane Saget was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and television host. Saget is known for playing Danny Tanner on the ABC sitcom Full House (1987–1995), and its Netflix sequel Fuller House (2016–2020). He was also the original host of America's Funniest Home Videos (1989–1997), and the voice of narrator Ted Mosby on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014).

  3. Jesse Williams

    Jesse Williams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Enrolled in Temple University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in African American studies and film
    Occupations
    teachermodelfilm actortelevision actorstage actor
    Biography

    Jesse Wesley Williams is an American actor, director, producer, and activist. He portrayed Dr. Jackson Avery on the ABC series Grey's Anatomy (2009–2022) and has appeared in the films The Cabin in the Woods (2012), The Butler (2013) and Band Aid (2017). He also provided voice acting and motion capture for Markus in Detroit: Become Human (2018).

  4. Kunal Nayyar

    Kunal Nayyar
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractorwriterstage actor
    Biography

    Kunal Nayyar is a British actor. He portrayed Raj Koothrappali on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2007–2019) and voiced Vijay on the Nickelodeon animated sitcom Sanjay and Craig (2013–2016). Nayyar also appeared in the films Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), The Scribbler (2014), Dr. Cabbie (2014), Consumed (2015), Trolls (2016) and Sweetness in the Belly (2019). Forbes listed Nayyar as the world's third-highest-paid television actor in 2015 and 2018, with earnings of US$20 million and US$23.5 million, respectively.

  5. Adam McKay

    Adam McKay
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterfilm produceractorpodcaster
    Biography

    Adam McKay is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and comedian. McKay began his career in the 1990s as a head writer for the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL) for two seasons. He rose to fame in the 2000s for his collaborations with comedian Will Ferrell and co-wrote his comedy films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys. Ferrell and McKay later co-wrote and co-produced numerous television series and films, and McKay co-produced their website Funny or Die through their company Gary Sanchez Productions.

  6. Tom Sizemore

    Tom Sizemore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producertelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Thomas Edward Sizemore Jr. is an American actor and producer. He is known for his supporting roles in films such as Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991), Passenger 57 (1992), True Romance (1993), Natural Born Killers (1994), Strange Days (1995), Heat (1995), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Red Planet (2000), Black Hawk Down (2001), and Pearl Harbor (2001), and for voicing Sonny Forelli in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. He also played Joey, Marissa's jealous ex-boyfriend, in the film Zyzzyx Road (2006), and Anthony Sinclair in the revival television series Twin Peaks (2017).

  7. Daryl Hall

    Daryl Hall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    musiciansinger-songwriterguitaristrecording artist
    Biography

    Daryl Franklin Hohl, known professionally as Daryl Hall, is an American rock, R&B and soul singer and musician, best known as the co-founder and principal lead vocalist of Hall & Oates (with guitarist and songwriter John Oates). Outside of his work in Hall & Oates, he has also released five solo albums, including the 1980 progressive rock collaboration with guitarist Robert Fripp titled Sacred Songs and the 1986 album Three Hearts in the Happy Ending Machine, which provided his best selling single, "Dreamtime", that peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100. He has also collaborated on numerous works by other artists, such as Fripp's 1979 release Exposure, and Dusty Springfield's 1995 album A Very Fine Love, which produced a UK Top 40 hit with "Wherever Would I Be". Since late 2007, he has hosted the streaming television series Live from Daryl's House, in which he performs alongside other artists, doing a mix of songs from each's catalog. The show has been rebroadcast on a number of cable and satellite channels as well.

  8. Tamron Hall

    Tamron Hall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Enrolled in Temple University
    In 1992 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in broadcast journalism
    Occupations
    journalistexecutive producertalk show hosttelevision personality
    Biography

    Tamron Hall is an American broadcast journalist and television talk show host. In September 2019, Hall debuted her self-titled syndicated daytime talk show, which earned her a Daytime Emmy Award. Hall was formerly a national news correspondent for NBC News, daytime anchor for MSNBC, host of the program MSNBC Live with Tamron Hall, and a co-host of Today's Take, the third hour of Today. She hosts Deadline: Crime on Investigation Discovery channel. In summer 2016, Investigation Discovery premiered the TV special Guns on Campus: Tamron Hall Investigates, which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the tower shooting at the University of Texas at Austin.

  9. Mark Margolis

    Mark Margolis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Mark Margolis is an American actor. He has played Alberto "The Shadow" in Scarface (1983) and Antonio Nappa in Oz, and for his performance as Hector Salamanca in Breaking Bad (2009–2011) he was nominated for a 2012 Emmy Award. He has continued the Hector Salamanca role in the Breaking Bad prequel series Better Call Saul (2016–2022).

  10. Mark Levin

    Mark Levin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in Temple University
    Studied in 1977
    In 1980 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    radio personalitylawyerauthorwritercivil servant
    Biography

    Mark Reed Levin is an American lawyer, author, and radio personality. He is the host of syndicated radio show The Mark Levin Show, as well as Life, Liberty & Levin on Fox News. Levin worked in the administration of President Ronald Reagan and was a chief of staff for Attorney General Edwin Meese. He is the former president of the Landmark Legal Foundation, a New York Times best-selling author of seven books, and contributes commentary to media outlets such as National Review Online. Since 2015, Levin has been editor-in-chief of the Conservative Review and is known for his incendiary commentary.

  11. John Oates

    John Oates
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    musiciansinger-songwriterguitarist
    Biography

    John William Oates is an American musician, best known as half of the rock and soul duo Hall & Oates, with Daryl Hall. He has played rock, R&B, and soul music, acting as a guitarist, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

  12. Colman Domingo

    Colman Domingo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    singertelevision actorstage actorwriterfilm actor
    Biography

    Colman Jason Domingo is an American actor, writer and director. He gained acclaim for his performance as Mr. Bones in the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys (2011), for which he received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical nomination. He has played supporting roles in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln (2012), Ava DuVernay's Selma (2014), Barry Jenkins' If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), George C. Wolfe's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and Janicza Bravo's Zola (2021). He is also known for his performances on television as Victor Strand in AMC's Fear the Walking Dead and Ali on Euphoria.

  13. Tim Heidecker

    Tim Heidecker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    screenwriteractortelevision producerfilm directortelevision actor
    Biography

    Timothy Richard "Tim" Heidecker is an American comedian, writer, director, actor, and musician. He is best known as one half of the comedy duo Tim & Eric, alongside Eric Wareheim. He has also acted in films such as Bridesmaids (2011), Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012), The Comedy (2012), Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), and Us (2019). He currently co-hosts the parodic film review web series On Cinema and stars in the comedy series Decker, both alongside Gregg Turkington, as well as a weekly call-in show, Office Hours Live with Tim Heidecker, alongside DJ Douggpound and Vic Berger.

  14. Robert K. Merton

    Robert K. Merton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1910-2003 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    sociologist
    Biography

    Robert King Merton was an American sociologist who is considered a founding father of modern sociology, and a major contributor to the subfield of criminology. He served as the 47th President of the American Sociological Association. He spent most of his career teaching at Columbia University, where he attained the rank of University Professor. In 1994 he was awarded the National Medal of Science for his contributions to the field and for having founded the sociology of science.

  15. Paul F. Tompkins

    Paul F. Tompkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    stand-up comedianactortelevision producerscreenwriterpodcaster
    Biography

    Paul Francis Tompkins is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He is known for his work in television on such programs as Mr. Show with Bob and David, Real Time with Bill Maher, and Best Week Ever, later renamed Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins.

  16. Kim Rhodes

    Kim Rhodes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Kimberly Rhodes is an American actress, who is known for portraying Cindy Harrison on the soap operas Another World (1996–1999) and As the World Turns (2000–2001), Carey Martin on the Disney Channel sitcoms The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005–2008) and The Suite Life on Deck (2008–2011), and Sheriff Jody Mills on Supernatural (2010–2020).

  17. Robin Atkin Downes

    Robin Atkin Downes
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Robin Atkin Downes is an English actor known for his work in animation and video games.

  18. Jimmy Pop

    Jimmy Pop
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    actormusiciansingerfilm actorcomposer
    Biography

    James Moyer Franks, better known by his stage name Jimmy Pop (originally Jimmy Pop Ali), is an American singer, rapper, musician, and songwriter. He is best known as the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, primary songwriter, and one of the founding members of the comedic rock band Bloodhound Gang.

  19. Jared Hasselhoff

    Jared Hasselhoff
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Jared Hennegan, better known by the stage name "Evil" Jared Hasselhoff, is an American musician and television personality best known for being the former bassist of Bloodhound Gang.

  20. Eric Wareheim

    Eric Wareheim
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actorcomedianscreenwriterfilm directormusician
    Biography

    Eric Alexander Wareheim is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, musician, and winemaker. He is best known as one half of the comedy duo Tim & Eric, alongside Tim Heidecker. He also had a recurring role on the Netflix series Master of None.

  21. Robert Prosky

    Robert Prosky
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2008 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actortelevision actorcomedian
    Biography

    Robert Prosky was an American actor. He became a well-known supporting actor in the 1980s with his roles in Thief (1981), Christine (1983), The Natural (1984), and Broadcast News (1987).

  22. Norman Fell

    Norman Fell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1924-1998 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Norman Fell was an American actor of film and television, most famous for his role as landlord Mr. Roper on the sitcom Three's Company and its spin-off, The Ropers, and his film roles in Ocean's 11 (1960), The Graduate (1967), and Bullitt (1968). Early in his career, he was billed as Norman Feld.

  23. Irvin Kershner

    Irvin Kershner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1923-2010 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    film directorfilm produceractorfilm actorfilm editor
    Biography

    Irvin Kershner was an American director, actor, and producer of film and television.

  24. Patricia Wettig

    Patricia Wettig
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    actorplaywrightstage actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Patricia Anne Wettig is an American actress and playwright. She is best known for her role as Nancy Weston in the television series Thirtysomething (1987–1991), for which she received a Golden Globe Award and three Primetime Emmy Awards.

  25. Veronica Hamel

    Veronica Hamel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Veronica Hamel is an American actress and model. She was nominated five times for an Emmy Award for her role as attorney Joyce Davenport in the TV police drama Hill Street Blues.

  26. Ibram X. Kendi

    Ibram X. Kendi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in Temple University
    In 2007 graduated with Master of Arts in African American studies
    In 2010 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in African American studies
    Occupations
    historianwriteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Ibram Xolani Kendi is an American author, professor, anti-racist activist, and historian of race and discriminatory policy in America. In July 2020, he assumed the position of director of the Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University.

  27. Billy Paul

    Billy Paul
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-2016 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Paul Williams, known professionally as Billy Paul, was a Grammy Award-winning American soul singer, known for his 1972 No. 1 single "Me and Mrs. Jones", as well as the 1973 album and single War of the Gods, which blends his more conventional pop, soul, and funk styles with electronic and psychedelic influences.

  28. Eddie Jones

    Eddie Jones
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Eddie Charles Jones is an American former professional basketball player who played for 5 teams in his 14-year National Basketball Association (NBA) career. Jones played college basketball at Temple University and was the 1993–94 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year. He led the Owls to the Elite 8 in the NCAA tournament. The three-time NBA All-Star was selected 10th overall in the 1994 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers.

  29. Dan Trachtenberg

    Dan Trachtenberg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Dan Trachtenberg is an American filmmaker and podcast host. He directed the 2016 horror-thriller film 10 Cloverfield Lane which earned him a Directors Guild of America Award nomination for Outstanding Directing – First-Time Feature Film.

  30. Hage Gottfried Geingob

    Hage Gottfried Geingob
    Born in
    Namibia Flag Namibia
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    politicianresearcher
    Biography

    Hage Gottfried Geingob is a Namibian politician, serving as the third president of Namibia since 21 March 2015. Geingob was the first Prime Minister of Namibia from 1990 to 2002, and served as prime minister again from 2012 to 2015. Between 2008 and 2012 Geingob served as Minister of Trade and Industry. He is also the current president of the ruling SWAPO Party since his election to the position in November 2017.

  31. David Brenner

    David Brenner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-2014 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    actorcomedianscreenwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    David Norris Brenner was an American stand-up comedian, actor and author. The most frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in the 1970s and 1980s, Brenner "was a pioneer of observational comedy." His friend, comedian Richard Lewis, described Brenner as "the king of hip, observational comedy."

  32. Richard Brooks

    Richard Brooks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1912-1992 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm producerfilm directornovelist
    Biography

    Richard Brooks was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and film producer. Nominated for eight Oscars in his career, he was best known for Blackboard Jungle (1955), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), Elmer Gantry (1960; for which he won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay), In Cold Blood (1967) and Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977).

  33. Danny Woodburn

    Danny Woodburn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Daniel Charles Woodburn is an American actor, comedian, and activist for the disability rights movement linked to his dwarfism.

  34. Marc Lamont Hill

    Marc Lamont Hill
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    television presenterauthorjournalistwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Marc Lamont Hill is an American academic, author, activist, and television personality. He is a professor of media studies and urban education at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  35. Alexander Giannascoli

    Alexander Giannascoli
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Alexander Giannascoli, better known by his stage names Alex G or, formerly, (Sandy) Alex G, is an American musician, producer, and singer-songwriter. He started his career with DIY self-releases on Bandcamp and began building up an audience with his label debut, DSU (2014), released on Orchid Tapes to critical acclaim from various publications. He later signed with Lucky Number, who reissued his earlier releases, Rules and Trick (2012). In 2015, he signed with Domino Recording Company and released his sixth studio album, Beach Music. He followed it in 2017 with Rocket, which received further acclaim and recognition. Giannascoli's eighth studio album, House of Sugar, was released in 2019.

  36. Kurt Volker

    Kurt Volker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Kurt Douglas Volker is an American diplomat who served as the U.S. Ambassador to NATO and served as executive director of the McCain Institute for International Leadership. He worked in a volunteer capacity as the U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine until his resignation on September 27, 2019.

  37. Keith Andes

    Keith Andes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-2005 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    singermusicianopera singerstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Keith Andes was an American film, radio, musical theater, stage and television actor.

  38. Kathleen Kane

    Kathleen Kane
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Kathleen Granahan Kane is an American former politician and lawyer who served as the 48th Attorney General of Pennsylvania from 2013 until her resignation in 2016 following her conviction for perjury, obstruction of justice and related charges for illegal activities while she was Attorney General. She was the first woman and first Democrat ever elected to the position.

  39. Paula Scher

    Paula Scher
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    graphic designerpainterdesignerteacher
    Biography

    Paula Scher is an American graphic designer, painter and art educator in design. She also served as the first female principal at Pentagram, which she joined in 1991.

  40. Ben Goertzel

    Ben Goertzel
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    artificial intelligence researchercomputer scientistmathematicianbioinformatician
    Biography

    Ben Goertzel is a cognitive scientist, artificial intelligence researcher, CEO and founder of SingularityNET, leader of the OpenCog Foundation, and the AGI Society, and chair of Humanity+. He helped popularize the term 'artificial general intelligence'.

  41. Edith Windsor

    Edith Windsor
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-2017 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    programmeractivistcomputer scientist
    Biography

    Edith "Edie" Windsor was an American LGBT rights activist and a technology manager at IBM. She was the lead plaintiff in the 2013 Supreme Court of the United States case United States v. Windsor, which overturned Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act and was considered a landmark legal victory for the same-sex marriage movement in the United States. The Obama administration and federal agencies extended rights, privileges and benefits to married same-sex couples because of the decision.

  42. Henry Burris

    Henry Burris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    American football playerCanadian football player
    Biography

    Henry Armand Burris Jr. is a gridiron football coach and former professional quarterback. He was most recently an offensive consultant for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and formerly an offensive quality control coach for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played Canadian football in the Canadian Football League (CFL) from 1998 to 2016. He won three Grey Cup championships, two with the Calgary Stampeders, in 1998 and 2008, having spent 10 years of his career with them, and one with the Ottawa Redblacks in 2016. He is now a sports broadcaster and football analyst at TSN, appearing as a panel member on the network's CFL on TSN broadcasts.

  43. Gary Dauberman

    Gary Dauberman
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm directorexecutive producer
    Biography

    Gary Dauberman is an American screenwriter and director. He is known for writing The Conjuring Universe horror films Annabelle, Annabelle: Creation (2017), The Nun (2018), and Annabelle Comes Home (2019). He made his directorial debut with the latter film. Dauberman also co-wrote the supernatural horror film It (2017), and solely wrote its follow-up It Chapter Two (2019), which are based on the novel of the same name.

  44. Eddie Glaude

    Eddie Glaude
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in Temple University
    Graduated with Master of Arts in African American studies
    Occupations
    university teacher
    Biography

    Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is an American academic. He is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, where he is also the Chair of the Center for African American Studies and the Chair of the Department of African American Studies. He is the author of the 2020 book Begin Again, which is about James Baldwin and the history of American politics.

  45. Joe Klecko

    Joe Klecko
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Joe Klecko is a former American football player, of Polish descent, best remembered for his days as a defensive lineman, a member of the New York Jets' famed "New York Sack Exchange."

  46. Cody Calafiore

    Cody Calafiore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    modelassociation football playeractorreality television participant
    Biography

    Cody Christopher Calafiore is an American reality television personality. He was the runner up on the reality television series Big Brother 16 in 2014. He was later crowned the winner of Big Brother 22: All-Stars in 2020. He is now a full-time streamer on Twitch.

  47. Andrew Hussie

    Andrew Hussie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    comics artistscreenwriter
    Biography

    Andrew Hussie is an American author and artist. He is best known as the creator of Homestuck, a multimedia webcomic presented in the style of a text-based graphical adventure game, as well as other works in a similar style that were hosted on his website MS Paint Adventures.

  48. Ben Bova

    Ben Bova
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-2020 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    screenwriterjournalistnovelistwritereditor
    Biography

    Benjamin William Bova was an American writer. During a writing career of 60 years, he was the author of more than 120 works of science fact and fiction, six-time winner of the Hugo Award, an editor of Analog Science Fiction and Fact, an editorial director of Omni; he was also president of both the National Space Society and the Science Fiction Writers of America.

  49. Rick Brunson

    Rick Brunson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    Eric Daniel Brunson is an American former professional basketball player and coach. He played 9 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and has also worked as an assistant coach for several teams. Brunson played college basketball for the Temple Owls.

  50. Aaron McKie

    Aaron McKie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    Aaron Fitzgerald McKie is an American basketball coach and former professional basketball player who played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is currently the head coach for his alma mater Temple University. Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers 17th overall in the 1994 NBA draft, McKie spent time as a point guard, shooting guard or small forward throughout his professional playing career from 1994 to 2007.

  51. Barry Sullivan

    Barry Sullivan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1912-1994 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    film actortelevision actorstage actor
    Biography

    Patrick Barry Sullivan was an American movie actor who appeared in over 100 movies from the 1930s to the 1980s, notably The Bad and the Beautiful opposite Kirk Douglas.

  52. Stephenie LaGrossa

    Stephenie LaGrossa
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    modelreality television participant
    Biography

    Stephenie LaGrossa is a former contestant on Survivor: Palau, where she placed 7th, Survivor: Guatemala, where she placed second and Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, where she was the second person voted out and placed 19th. She was one of the most popular players ever to play the game, with her popularity peaking at 97% (her final popularity ended at 92%). LaGrossa was an In-Arena host for the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL, and currently works for the radio station WRDW-FM. She was also one of the owners of GIGI Restaurant & Lounge in Old City, Philadelphia.

  53. Marc-André Hamelin

    Marc-André Hamelin
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    pianistcomposerrecording artist
    Biography

    Marc-André Hamelin, OC, CQ, is a Canadian virtuoso pianist and composer. Hamelin is recognized worldwide for the originality and technical proficiency of his performances of the classic repertoire. He has received 11 Grammy Award nominations.

  54. Wendy Osefo

    Wendy Osefo
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Wendy Onyinye Osefo is a Nigerian-American political commentator, public affairs academic, philanthropist, and television personality. She is an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins School of Education. She is also a main cast member on The Real Housewives of Potomac.

  55. C. Delores Tucker

    C. Delores Tucker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1927-2005 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Cynthia Delores Tucker was an American politician and civil rights activist. She had a long history of involvement in the American Civil Rights Movement. From the 1990s onward, she engaged in a campaign against gangsta rap music.

  56. Gina Gleason

    Gina Gleason
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Gina Gleason is an American musician born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the current lead guitarist and background vocalist for Baroness, replacing Pete Adams.

  57. Michael van der Veen

    Michael van der Veen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in Temple University
    In 1995 graduated with Master of Laws in trial advocacy
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Michael Thomas van der Veen is an American attorney who specializes in personal injury law. He represented former president Donald Trump during his second impeachment trial in the United States Senate, which resulted in acquittal on February 13, 2021.

  58. Matt Cartwright

    Matt Cartwright
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in Temple University
    Studied in 1984
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Matthew Alton Cartwright is an American politician and lawyer serving as the U.S. representative from Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district since 2013. The district, numbered as the 17th district from 2013 through 2019, includes a large swath of northeastern Pennsylvania, anchored by Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and the Poconos. A member of the Democratic Party, Cartwright defeated 10-term incumbent Blue Dog Tim Holden, the dean of the Pennsylvania congressional delegation, in the Democratic primary on April 24, 2012, by a 57%–43% margin. Cartwright went on to defeat Republican Laureen Cummings in the general election on November 6, 2012, by a 61%–39% margin. As an attorney, Cartwright previously worked at the law firm of Munley, Munley, and Cartwright.

  59. Juan Ignacio Sánchez

    Juan Ignacio Sánchez
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Juan Ignacio Sánchez Brown, commonly known as Pepe Sánchez, is an Argentine-American former professional basketball player. He played at the point guard position. He was a part of Argentina's 2004 Olympic gold medal team. Pepe Sánchez (1.93 metres, 6 feet 4 inches tall) was the first Argentine to play in the NBA. He played two seasons in the NBA, playing in a total of 38 games with the Philadelphia 76ers (24 games), Atlanta Hawks (5 games), and the Detroit Pistons (9 games), averaging only 5 minutes per game. He also played with the Golden State Warriors, during the NBA preseason. In 2010 he won the Konex Award as one of the five best Basketball Players from the last decade in Argentina.

  60. Tony Campolo

    Tony Campolo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    authortheologiansociologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Anthony Campolo is an American sociologist, pastor, author, public speaker and former spiritual advisor to U.S. President Bill Clinton. Campolo is known as one of the most influential leaders in the evangelical left and has been a major proponent of progressive thought and reform within the evangelical community. He has also become a leader of the Red-Letter Christian movement, which aims to put emphasis on the teachings of Jesus. Campolo is a popular commentator on religious, political, and social issues, and has been a guest on programs such as The Colbert Report, The Charlie Rose Show, Larry King Live, Nightline, Crossfire, Politically Incorrect and The Hour.

  61. Pat Meehan

    Pat Meehan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Enrolled in Temple University
    Studied in 1986
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerprosecutor
    Biography

    Patrick Leo Meehan is a former American politician and federal prosecutor who served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, who represented Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district. He was first elected in 2010 and resigned his seat in 2018. The district includes parts of Delaware County, Chester, Montgomery County, Berks, and Lancaster. He succeeded Democrat Joe Sestak, who ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate.

  62. Vincent Hughes

    Vincent Hughes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Vincent J. Hughes is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing the 7th District since 1994. Hughes previously served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 190th District from 1987 to 1995.

  63. Hans Haacke

    Hans Haacke
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    artistuniversity teacherprintmakerconceptual artist
    Biography

    Hans Haacke is a German-born artist who lives and works in New York City. Haacke is considered a "leading exponent" of Institutional Critique.

  64. John Esposito

    John Esposito
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    authoruniversity teacherwriter
    Biography

    John Louis Esposito is an Italian-American academic, professor of Middle Eastern and religious studies, and scholar of Islamic studies, who serves as Professor of Religion, International Affairs, and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He is also the founding director of the Prince Alwaleed Center for Muslim–Christian Understanding at Georgetown.

  65. Jonathan Maberry

    Jonathan Maberry
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    writerscience fiction writer
    Biography

    Jonathan Maberry is an American suspense author, anthology editor, comic book writer, magazine feature writer, playwright, content creator and writing teacher/lecturer. He was named one of the Today's Top Ten Horror Writers.

  66. Tim

    Tim
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Hwang Young-min, best known as Tim (Korean: 팀), is a Korean-American singer based in South Korea. He is referred to as South Korea's "ballad prince." He debuted in 2003 with the album, First Tim, which included the hit ballad, "I Love You."

  67. Fayette Pinkney

    Fayette Pinkney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-2009 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Fayette Regina Pinkney was an American singer and one of the original members of musical group The Three Degrees.

  68. Lavoy Allen

    Lavoy Allen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Lavoy Allen is an American former professional basketball player. He was selected in the second round, 50th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. Allen is the son of a truck driver, and did not play much basketball until eighth grade. He attended Pennsbury High School, where he was coached by Frank Sciolla. Rivals.com ranked him the 14th best center in his class, and Scout.com named him the 110th overall prospect. Allen committed to Temple University and coach Fran Dunphy.

  69. Fred Mascherino

    Fred Mascherino
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    singerguitarist
    Biography

    Frederick Paul Mascherino is an American musician best known for his work as lead guitarist and co-lead vocalist in alternative rock band Taking Back Sunday. He is currently active with the band The Color Fred, and also known for working with Terrible Things.

  70. Dave Hunt

    Dave Hunt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1926-2013 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    authortheologianwriterradio personality
    Biography

    David Charles Haddon Hunt was an American Christian apologist, speaker, radio commentator and author. He was in full-time ministry from 1973 until his death. The Berean Call, which highlights Hunt's material, was started in 1992. From 1999 to 2010, he also hosted Search the Scriptures Daily radio ministry alongside T.A. McMahon. Hunt traveled to the Near East, lived in Egypt, and wrote numerous books on theology, prophecy, cults, and other religions, including critiques of Catholicism, Islam, Mormonism, and Calvinism, among others. Hunt's Christian theology was evangelical dispensational and he was associated with the Plymouth Brethren movement.

  71. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem

    Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem
    Born in
    United Arab Emirates Flag United Arab Emirates
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem is a Dubai businessman. He is the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of DP World and the chairman of the Ports, Customs & Free Zone Corporation.

  72. Tony Thurmond

    Tony Thurmond
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tony Krajewski Thurmond is an American politician and educator who is the 28th and current California State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Thurmond was narrowly elected Superintendent of Public Instruction in 2018 over his opponent, Marshall Tuck. He was the endorsed candidate of the California Democratic Party and all five 2018 California Teachers of the Year. A Democrat, he represented the 15th Assembly district from 2014 to 2018, encompassing the northern East Bay.

  73. Marc Jackson

    Marc Jackson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Marc Anthony Jackson is an American former professional basketball player who played 7 seasons in the National Basketball Association from 2000 to 2007. He is a current television analyst of the Philadelphia 76ers for NBC Sports Philadelphia.

  74. Gabe Sapolsky

    Gabe Sapolsky
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    color commentator
    Biography

    Gabriel Sapolsky is an American professional wrestling promoter and creative writer (booker) who used to work as a consultant for WWE. Sapolsky has also held various creative and marketing positions in the professional wrestling industry, notably as Paul Heyman's personal assistant with Extreme Championship Wrestling, the co-founder and head of talent relations (booker) at Ring of Honor, the vice-president of Dragon Gate USA, vice-president of talent relations, creative and marketing of the World Wrestling Network (WWN) and creative writer (booker) and founder of Evolve.

  75. Nick Gillespie

    Nick Gillespie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    journalistpundit
    Biography

    Nicholas John Gillespie is an American libertarian journalist who was editor-in-chief of Reason magazine from 2000 to 2008 and editor-in-chief of Reason.com and Reason TV from 2008 to 2017. Gillespie originally joined Reason's staff in 1993 as an assistant editor and ascended to the top slot in 2000. He is currently an editor-at-large at Reason. Gillespie has edited one anthology, Choice: The Best of Reason.

  76. Herbert Rudley

    Herbert Rudley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1910-2006 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Herbert Rudley was an American character actor who appeared on stage, films and on television.

  77. John F. Street

    John F. Street
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Franklin Street is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 97th Mayor of the City of Philadelphia. He was first elected to a term beginning on January 3, 2000, and was re-elected to a second term beginning in 2004. He is a Democrat and became mayor after having served 19 years in the Philadelphia City Council, including seven years as its president, before resigning as required under the Philadelphia City Charter in order to run for mayor. He followed Ed Rendell as mayor, assuming the post on January 3, 2000. Street was Philadelphia's second black mayor.

  78. Mardy Collins

    Mardy Collins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Maurice Rodney "Mardy" Collins is an American former professional basketball player. He completed his college basketball career at Temple University, and was drafted by the New York Knicks with the 29th pick of the first round of the 2006 NBA draft. Collins played for the Knicks for two seasons and then played for the Los Angeles Clippers from 2008 to 2010. Since 2011, Collins has played in various international leagues.

  79. Cheryl Dunye

    Cheryl Dunye
    Born in
    Liberia Flag Liberia
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorfilm producerscreenwriteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Cheryl Dunye is a Liberian-American film director, producer, screenwriter, editor and actress. Dunye's work often concerns themes of race, sexuality, and gender, particularly issues relating to black lesbians. She is known as the first black lesbian to ever direct a feature film with her 1996 film The Watermelon Woman. She runs the production company Jingletown Films based in Oakland California.

  80. Shirley M. Tilghman

    Shirley M. Tilghman
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    molecular biologistuniversity teacherbiochemist
    Biography

    Shirley Marie Tilghman, is a Canadian scholar in molecular biology and an academic administrator. She is now a professor of molecular biology and public policy and president emerita of Princeton University. In 2002, Discover magazine recognized her as one of the 50 most important women in science.

  81. James Edward Maceo West

    James Edward Maceo West
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    inventorengineerscientistacoustician
    Biography

    James Edward Maceo West is an American inventor and acoustician. He holds over 250 foreign and U.S. patents for the production and design of microphones and techniques for creating polymer foil electrets.

  82. Eulace Peacock

    Eulace Peacock
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1914-1996 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Eulace Peacock was an American track and field athlete in the 1930s.

  83. Guy Rodgers

    Guy Rodgers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-2001 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Guy William Rodgers was an American professional basketball player born in Philadelphia. He spent twelve years (1958–1970) in the NBA, and was one of the league's best playmakers in the early to mid-1960s. Rodgers led the NBA in assists twice, and placed second six times. Rodgers was inducted into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2014.

  84. David Hawkins

    David Hawkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    David Gregory Hawkins is an American professional basketball player. He is a 1.95 m (6 ft 4¾ in) tall shooting guard.

  85. Ramdas Pai

    Ramdas Pai
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Ramdas Madhava Pai is an Indian health administrator and the incumbent Chancellor at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, and chairman of the Manipal Education and Medical Group.

  86. Kevin Negandhi

    Kevin Negandhi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Kevin Negandhi is an American sports anchor for ESPN's SportsCenter as well as ESPN College Football on ABC.

  87. Merrill Reese

    Merrill Reese
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    autobiographersports commentator
    Biography

    Merrill Alan Reese is an American sports radio announcer best known for his role as the play-by-play radio announcer for the Philadelphia Eagles on SportsRadio 94.1 WIP-FM. He has been the voice of the Eagles since 1977.

  88. Lawrence Venuti

    Lawrence Venuti
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    linguisttranslatorwriter
    Biography

    Lawrence Venuti is an American translation theorist, translation historian, and a translator from Italian, French, and Catalan.

  89. Norman Connors

    Norman Connors
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    jazz musiciancomposer
    Biography

    Norman Connors is an American jazz drummer, composer, arranger, and producer who has led some influential jazz and R&B groups. He also achieved several big R&B hits of the day, especially with love ballads. He is possibly best known for the 1976 hit, "You Are My Starship" on which lead vocals were sung by Michael Henderson.

  90. Glenn Thompson

    Glenn Thompson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in Temple University
    In 1988 graduated with Master of Education
    Occupations
    politicianmanager
    Biography

    Glenn William "GT" Thompson Jr. is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district since 2019. A member of the Republican Party, he was first elected to Congress in 2008 for the state's 5th congressional district; Thompson was redistricted to the 15th congressional district in the 2018 election by an order of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Since 2021, he serves as the ranking member of the House Agriculture Committee.

  91. Scott Blumstein

    Scott Blumstein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    poker player
    Biography

    Scott Blumstein is an American poker player from Morristown, New Jersey. In 2017, he won the World Series of Poker Main Event for $8,150,000.

  92. David Urban

    David Urban
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960s
    Occupations
    lobbyist
    Biography

    David Urban is an American lobbyist, political operative and political commentator for CNN, and Executive Vice President for North American corporate affairs at ByteDance. He served as a senior advisor to the 2016 Donald Trump presidential campaign and helped orchestrate the 2016 Republican National Convention in a successful effort to win Pennsylvania. In May 2018, he was appointed by President Trump to the board of American Battle Monuments Commission, and in July 2018 he was elevated by Trump to be Chairman of ABMC. In August 2019, President Trump appointed Urban to the Board of Visitors of the United States Military Academy. A trusted confidant of President Trump, he was served on Trump’s 2020 Advisory Committee.

  93. Isaiah Wright

    Isaiah Wright
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1997-.. (age 25)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Isaiah Wright is an American football wide receiver who is currently a member of the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Temple and was signed by the Washington Football Team of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent in 2020.

  94. Lynn Greer

    Lynn Greer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Lynn Terence Greer Jr. is an American former professional basketball player. He played at the point guard and shooting guard positions. He was an All-EuroLeague Second Team selection in 2004.

  95. Steve Javie

    Steve Javie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    refereebasketball official
    Biography

    Steve Javie is an American retired professional basketball referee who refereed in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from the 1986–87 NBA season to the 2010–11 season. Javie officiated 1,514 regular season, 243 playoff, and 23 NBA Finals games (a total of 1,780 games) and is one of few NBA referees to officiate 1,000 games. According to Referee magazine, Javie was a highly regarded referee in the NBA, and he was respected within the officiating community for his game management skills. He was also notable during his NBA officiating career for his quickness in assessing technical fouls.

  96. Walter Bahr

    Walter Bahr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1927-2018 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    association football playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Walter Alfred Bahr was an American professional soccer player, considered one of the greatest ever in his country. He was the long-time captain of the U.S. national team and played in the 1950 FIFA World Cup when the U.S. defeated England 1–0. Bahr's three sons Casey, Chris, and Matt, all played professional soccer in the defunct North American Soccer League. Casey and Chris also played for the U.S. Olympic team, and Chris and Matt later became placekickers in the National Football League, each earning two Super Bowl rings.

  97. Micheal Eric

    Micheal Eric
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Micheal Oluwaseun Eric is a Nigerian professional basketball player for Unicaja Málaga of the Spanish Liga ACB. He played college basketball for Temple.

  98. Fritz Coleman

    Fritz Coleman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    radio personalityjournalist
    Biography

    Fritz Coleman is a retired weathercaster, who worked for NBC Channel 4 (KNBC) in Los Angeles, California from 1982 to 2020.

  99. Ross Gay

    Ross Gay
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Ross Gay is an American poet and professor. Along with a National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry, he is the author of the New York Times best-selling collection of essays, “The Book of Delights.” Gay compiled the book for a year’s worth of daily essays about things that delighted him, especially the small actions of individuals that create community. The Book of Delights, he said, “is about how do we attend to the ways that we make each other possible.”

  100. Will Cummings

    Will Cummings
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Will Cummings is an American professional basketball player for Metropolitans 92 of the LNB Pro A. He played college basketball for Temple.