Syracuse, New York

1. Alex Tuch (1996)

Hockey Player

Right wing and center who was selected 18th overall in the 2014 NHL Draft by the Minnesota Wild. He has also won a bronze medal for Team USA at the...

2. Rory Cochrane (1972)


Actor who played the role of slacker, Ron Slater in the teen film, Dazed and Confused alongside Jason London and is known on television as Tim Speedle in CSI: Miami.

3. Louis Marshall (1856)


Notable as a founding member of the American Jewish Committee and a director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, this civil rights attorney and activist is...

4. Harold MacGrath (1871)

Novelist Short Story Writer Scre

An American novelist and screenwriter, he wrote The Puppet Crown, which was the number seven bestselling book in the United States in 1901. His other popular works include The Man...

5. Carlyle Blackwell (1884)

American Actor

Early Hollywood star who appeared in nearly two hundred silent films over the course of his two-decade career. He had leading roles in such movies as The Restless Sex, The...

6. Bobcat Goldthwait (1962)

Actor Comedian Director Screenwr

Actor and comedian known for his iconic high-pitched, gruff voice and his role as Zed in the Police Academy films. He has also directed several independent films including World's Best...

7. Claire Luce (1903)

Actress Dancer

Stage and screen actress and dancer who starred in the original 1932 Broadway musical production of Gay Divorce and in the 1937 Broadway production Of Mice and Men.

8. Theodore Hesburgh (1917)

Religious Leader

Catholic priest most famous as the President Emeritus of the University of Notre Dame. He has received more than 150 honorary degrees from various institutions, setting a world record.

9. Peanuts Hucko (1918)

American Musician

Famed musician and composer of the Big Band era. He was fluent in the clarinet and played with Louis Armstrong.

10. Rod Serling (1924)

American Screenwriter

Screenwriter and director best known for creating and hosting the original Twilight Zone TV anthology series. He was an outspoken political activist and a visible anti-war protestor throughout his lifetime. 

11. William Strobeck (1978)

Film Producer

Film producer, skateboarder, and artist who is known for filming and producing a variety of skate videos for different companies. He is also known for sharing his photography, videography, and...

12. Nina Davuluri (1989)

Pageant Contestant

Winner of two beauty pageants: Miss America 2014 and Miss New York 2013.

13. Andy Mineo (1988)

American Hip Hop Musician

Christian rapper, producer, minister, and actor who had success both as a solo artist and as a member of the group 116 Clique.

14. Carl Woese (1928)

American Microbiologist

Microbiologist famous for defining and classifying the domain known as the Archaea kingdom. He was also the originator of the RNA world hypothesis, which proposes that self-replicating ribonucleic acid (RNA)...

15. Eric Carle (1929)

American Children's Illustra

Children's author and illustrator who created the best-selling picture book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Also the author of The Grouchy Ladybug and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?,...

16. Rick Brunson (1972)

American Basketball Player-coach

Guard who played professionally from 1995-2006 in Australia, Italy, the CBA, and for eight different NBA teams.

17. Mark Murphy (1932)


Grammy Award-nominated jazz singer known for the songs "Stolen Moments" and "Red Clay."

18. TimTheTatman (1990)

Twitch Star

YouTube and Twitch gamer known largely for his Counter-Strike, Overwatch, Fortnite, and Call of Duty: Warzone gameplay videos. He's also known for his voice and affectionately describes his followers as the tatmanarmy. His Instagram has...

19. Post Malone (1995)


Rapper best known for his debut single "White Iverson," which he followed up with songs called "Too Young," "Holyfield" and "Tears." He is also talented as a singer, producer and...

20. Dana Vollmer (1987)

All-american College Swimmer Int

American swimmer and Olympic gold medalist who won her first medal at the 2004 Athens Summer Olympics, and in 2012 won gold for the 100-meter butterfly.

21. Bruce Coville (1950)

American Writer

An American fantasy and children's author, he penned the I Was a Sixth Grade Alien and Magic Shop book series. His other works include the Unicorn Chronicles and the Space...

22. Tyvon Branch (1986)

Player Of American Football

Speedy safety who made his NFL debut in 2008 for the Oakland Raiders. He'd also play for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Arizona Cardinals.

23. Andray Blatche (1986)

American Basketball Player

NBA power forward/center who broke into the league with the Washington Wizards in 2005.

24. Jaclyn Hales (1986)


Actress most famous for her roles in films like Scents and Sensibility (2011), Christmas Eve (2015) and FML (2016). She has also had recurring roles on series like Everwood, Extinct and...

25. Breanna Stewart (1994)

American Basketball Player

WNBA and Team USA forward who spearheaded the UConn women's basketball team that won four consecutive titles from 2013-2016. She was named the Naismith College Player of the Year three...

26. Jessimae Peluso (1982)


Famous for her work on the MTV comedy series Girl Code, she is also recognized for her appearances on Bethenny, Chelsea Lately, and Failosophy. In addition, she launched the Sharp Tongue...

27. Dylan Baker (1959)


Primetime Emmy Award nominee for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series who appeared in the film, Spiderman.

28. David Muir (1973)


ABC news anchor and co-host of 20/20. He was the recipient of multiple Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Awards and in September of 2014, he became the host of ABC's...

29. Nicole Mitchell (1967)

Flute Player

Jazz flautist famous for critically-acclaimed releases like 2008's "Xenogenesis Suite" and 2013's "Aquarius." She is also the former President of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians and is...

30. Tom Cruise (1962)

American Actor

Actor who won Golden Globe Awards for his roles in Born on the Fourth of July, Jerry Maguire, and Magnolia. He had his breakthrough role in the 1983 film Risky Business and in 1996, he...

31. Terry McAuliffe (1957)

American Businessman And Politic

Businessman and politician who is best known for his tenure as the 73rd governor of Virginia. He assumed office on January 11, 2014 after being elected as the Democratic candidate....

32. Jad Abumrad (1973)

American Radio Host And Producer

Radio personality most well known as the founder and co-host of the syndicated program RadioLab. He has also produced a number of programs for National Public Radio and PRI.

33. Matt Hollywood (1973)

American Musician

Indie guitarist who founded The Out Crowd and The Brian Jonestown Massacre and later served as frontman for The Rebel Drones. He played on nine studio albums with TBJM between...

34. Adam Kassen (1974)

American Actor And Director

Screenwriter who is most recognized for writing the 2012 film, Big Sur.

35. Jim Abele (1960)


Actor known primarily for his work on television, where he portrayed Kenneth DiLaurentis on Pretty Little Liars. He also had recurring roles in 24 and NYPD: Blue as well as...

36. Steven Swanson (1960)

American Astronaut

NASA astronaut and engineer who served as Mission Specialist on two spaceflights.

37. Jimmy Howard (1984)

American Ice Hockey Goaltender

NHL goaltender who placed second in Rookie of the Year voting as a member of the Detroit Red Wings in 2010. He was named to his first NHL All-Star team...

38. Michaela Watkins (1971)

American Actor

Former Saturday Night Live cast member who began starring in the ABC sitcom Trophy Wife in 2013.

39. Frank Whaley (1963)

American Actor

New York actor perhaps best known for his small but memorable role as Brett in the 1994 film Pulp Fiction. He also won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award for the film Joe...

40. Tim Berne (1954)


Jazz saxophonist and composer known for his solo records, The Ancestors, Theoretically, and his 2005 release Prezens, along with many others.

41. Johnny Messner (1970)


Actor known for his roles as Grace in "Spartan", Lake in "Tears of the Sun", and "Tommy Perello" in Running Scared. He has also had TV roles in shows like...

42. Anthony Starke (1963)

American Actor

American television actor who played the role of Steve Tanner on ABC Family's Make It or Break It.

43. Danny Schayes (1959)

American Basketball Player

Daniel Leslie Danny Schayes is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA from 1981 until 1999. At 6'11 and 235 pounds he played at center. He...

44. Jennifer Rhines (1974)

American Long-distance Runner

Jennifer Rhines is an American long-distance runner who competes in track cross country and road running events. She has competed in three different Summer Olympics. Rhines attended Villanova University as...

45. Andrew Gregor (1975)

American Soccer Player

Andrew Gregor is a retired American soccer midfielder who played professionally in Major League Soccer the USL First Division the USL Premier Development League and Major Indoor Soccer League. He...

46. Andrew Russo (1975)

American Pianist

Andrew C. Russo is an American pianist. Russo was born in Syracuse New York and studied music in New York City and Europe. He started a nonprofit youth educational foundation...

47. Musa Shannon (1975)


Musa Shannon is a Liberian football administrator and former striker. Shannon played professionally in the United States Portugal and China; he also competed at international level.

48. Jonah Smith (1975)

American Musician

Jonah Smith is an American musician. He recorded his first album Industry Rule in 2000 at engineer Matt Stein's studio in New York. The album was completed in under a...

49. Pete Dominick (1975)

American Stand-up Comedian And R

Peter J. Dominick is an American comedian and talk radio personality. Dominick grew up in Marcellus New York and now lives in Rockland County New York a suburb of New...

50. Pamela Stein (1963)


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