List of Central Michigan University people
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This is a list of notable alumni and faculty of Central Michigan University.
- Larry Joe Campbell - actor, co-starred on According to Jim as Andy.
- Jeff Daniels - actor, Terms of Endearment, Arachnophobia, Gettysburg, Dumb and Dumber, Good Night, and Good Luck, The Newsroom.
- Carter Oosterhouse - reality TV star of Trading Spaces
- Terry O'Quinn - Emmy-winning actor, co-starred on Lost as John Locke.
- Brad Slaight - actor, The Young and the Restless, Love Chronicles, Unsolved Mysteries, standup comedian, writer Class Action, The Road Taken.
- Amy Roloff - reality TV star of Little People, Big World.
- Dick Enberg - Emmy-winning sports broadcaster, CBS.
- Clark Howard - syndicated consumer talk-show host.
- Lem Tucker - Emmy-winning correspondent, CBS News.
- Terry Foster - The Detroit News columnist and WXYT-FM radio host
- John Grogan - author of best-selling memoir Marley & Me and Philadelphia Inquirer columnist.
- Lorrie Lynch - weekend editor, columnist, USA Today Magazine.
- Drew Sheneman - award-winning editorial cartoonist, The Star-Ledger
- Andrew Dost - pianist in the band Fun.
- Harold Cronk screenwriter, director, producer and founding partner at 10 West Studios
- Jeffrey R. Caponigro - president and CEO of Caponigro Public Relations Inc.
- Dennis Frederiksen - vocalist
- Bill Schwab - fine art photographer.
- C. W. Thornthwaite - pre-eminent geographer and climatologist.
- Keith Sintay - animation artist
Politics and military
- Robert P. Griffin - United States Senator and House of Representatives member.
- Kevin Cotter - represents 99th District in Michigan House of Representatives
- Brenda Lawrence - Mayor of Southfield, Michigan, and 2010 Democratic Party nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan.
- Michael R. Lehnert - Major General in the United States Marine Corps.
- Herbert H. McMillan - former Maryland state delegate.
- Lorraine K. Potter - 14th Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force.
- John W. Raymond - Brigadier General in the United States Air Force.
- Peter Schoomaker - 35th Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
- Norton A. Schwartz - 19th Chief of Staff of the Air Force.
- Anthony Zinni - businessman and retired United States Marine Corps general.
- Andrea LaFontaine - represents 32nd District in Michigan House of Representatives originally elected at the age of 24.
- Phil Baroni – former UFC professional fighter.
- Dan Bazuin – National Football League, former defensive end for the Chicago Bears
- Walter Beach – former NFL safety with the Cleveland Browns.
- Ray Bentley – former NFL linebacker, primarily with the Buffalo Bills; broadcaster currently working with ESPN.
- Antonio Brown – NFL wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Josh Collmenter MLB player currently with the Arizona Diamondbacks
- Tom Crean – head men's basketball coach for the Indiana Hoosiers (2008–current).
- Todd Dagenais - head coach for UCF Knights women's volleyball.
- Tony F. Elliott – former NFL Defensive Back for the Green Bay Packers.
- Eric Ghiaciuc – NFL Center for the Cincinnati Bengals.
- Josh Gordy – NFL Defensive Back for the Green Bay Packers.
- Brock Gutierrez – former NFL player, primarily for the Detroit Lions.
- Gary Hogeboom – former NFL quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys
- Nate Huffman – professional basketball player
- Tory Humphrey – NFL Tight End for the New Orleans Saints.
- Robert Jackson – former NFL Defensive Back Cincinnati Bengals.
- Cullen Jenkins – NFL Defensive End for the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Chris Kaman – NBA player currently with the New Orleans Hornets.
- Adam Kieft – NFL Offensive Tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals.
- Dan LeFevour – NFL quarterback with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
- Dan Majerle – former NBA player, primarily for the Phoenix Suns.
- Drew Mormino – NFL Offensive Lineman for the Miami Dolphins.
- Marguerite Pearson – All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player and athletic instructor at CMU.
- Jim Podoley – 1957 former NFL Wide Receiver for the Washington Redskins.
- Dan Roundfield – former NBA player, primarily with the Atlanta Hawks.
- Joe Staley – NFL first-round draft pick of the San Francisco 49ers (2007).
- George "The Animal" Steele – professional wrestler.
- Kevin Tapani – Former MLB pitcher, primarily with the Minnesota Twins
- Tom Tresh – 1962 AL Rookie-of-the-Year, shortstop, primarily with the New York Yankees.
- Curt Young – former MLB pitcher, current pitching coach with the Oakland Athletics.
- Frank Zombo – NFL Linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs.
- Eric Fisher - NFL Offensive Tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs