Notable alumni
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 2007, p. 11, 18

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List of notable alumni includes photograps of actor, Bill Murray, and Wilmette Village president, Christopher Canning
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• Jay Amberg '67, author (Doubloon)

• The Rev. James C.L. Arimond, S.J., '57, headmaster of Loyola Academy (1971-1982), headmaster/president of Fairfield College Prep (1989-1996)


• Looking back

• Ed Barrett '39, saxophone player, leader of The Eddie Barrett Orchestra

• The Rev. Robert Bireley, S.J., '51, Jesuit historian, author (The Jesuits and the Thirty Years War)

• George Bon Salle '53, professional basketball player (Denver Truckers,

Chicago Packers)

• Ed Boon '82, video game designer ("Mortal Kombat")

• Jim Brault '79, Wilmette Park District commissioner

• Christopher S. Canning '81, Wilmette village president

• Peyton Chane '99, professional lacrosse player (Baltimore Bayhawks)

• Matt Cherry '99, National Football League wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens)

• Kevin Correa '92, author (The Kokopelli Theory)

• Patrick Creevy '66, author (Tyrus, Lake Shore Drive)

• Mark Curran Jr. '81, Lake County sheriff

• John Dee '42, college basketball coach (Notre Dame, University of Alabama)

• Richard A. Devine '61, Cook County state's attorney

• Timothy P. Devine '88, Golden Apple Educator awardee

• Timothy J. Dunn '69, career diplomat; currently U.S. Chief of Mission, Netherlands Antilles and Aruba

• Dave Finzer '77, retired NFL punter (Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys)

• The Rev. John P. Foley, S.J. '53 founding president, Cristo Rey High School

• Thomas D. "Tim" Foley '66, All-American at Purdue University and NFL veteran (three-time Miami Dolphins Super Bowl defensive back)

• Pat Foley '72, sportscaster (Chicago Wolves, Blackhawks)

• Dr. Glenn S. Forbes '65, Mayo Clinic CEO

• Jeff Forester '80, author (Forest for the Trees: How Humans Shaped

the North Woods)

• Neil Hartigan '55, former Illinois lieutenant governor and Illinois attorney general

• The Rev. Gilbert V. Hartke, O.P., '25, founder of the Catholic University of America's speech and drama department

• Jim Irsay '77, owner of the Indianapolis Colts

• Dan Kotowski '85, Illinois state senator (D-33rd)

• Jay Lavender '93, film screenwriter, producer ("The Break-up")

• Meredith Lavender '96, playwright, actor ("Roommate Wanted")

• Mike Leonard '65, correspondent for "The NBC Today Show" and author (The Ride of Our Lives: Roadside Lessons of an American Family)

• Charlie Liebrandt '74 Major League Baseball pitcher (Kansas City Royals, Atlanta Braves)

• Fred Lindstrom '22, Hall of Fame Major League Baseball player (a lifetime .311 hitter, he once was the youngest man to play in the World Series)

• David Marconi '75, film director ("Enemy of the State," screenwriter ("Live Free or Die Hard")

• Rich McHugh '93, author (The Rough Guide to Chicago)

• Mike McNerney '84, professional golfer

• Philip Metres '88, poet and translator of Russian poetry

• Bert Metzger '26, college All-American football player (Notre Dame's "Watch Charm Guard" who played on Knute Rockne's last team)

• Tim Muldoon '88, author (The Ignatian Workout)

• G. Martin Mullen, M.D. '70, inventor of the Heartmate heart-assist device

• Brian Doyle-Murray '63, film screenwriter, actor, comedian ("Caddy Shack," "Stripes," "Cabin Boy," "Second City")

• Joel Murray '80, actor, comedian "Love and War," Second City)

• Bill Murray '68, comedian, actor ("Saturday Night Live," "Caddy Shack,"

"Ground Hog Day," "Ghostbusters," "Lost in Translation")

• John Musker '71, film screenwriter, artist, director, producer ("The Little Mermaid," "Hercules," "Aladdin," "Treasure Planet," "The Great Mouse Detective")

• Dan Noonan '86, playwright ("Out Among the Dragons")

• Timothy L. O'Brien '82, New York Times business writer, author of books on the business of gambling and on Donald Trump ("TrumpNation")

• Chris O'Donnell '88, actor ("Scent of a Woman," "Batman Forever," "Batman and Robin")

• The Rev. Brian G. Paulson, S.J. '77, president, St. Ignatius College Preparatory

• Angela Pawlicki '00, professional dancer and choreographer, former gymnast

• Bill Plante '55, senior White House reporter for CBS News

• Gregory "GQ" Qaiyum '94, playwright, actor ("The Bombitty of Errors," "Jonny Zero," "Drumline," "Boston Public")

• Jeffrey "JAQ" Qaiyum '97, playwright, music producer ("The Bomb-itty of Errors," MTV's "Scratch and Burn")

• Steve Quinn '64, NFL center (Houston Oilers)

• Nick Rassas '61, NFL defensive back (Atlanta Falcons), All American at Notre Dame

• Todd Rassas '93, professional lacrosse player (Chicago Machine)

• The Rev. Lawrence Reuter, S.J., '58, president of Loyola Academy (1975-1990)

• The Rev. Donald F. Rowe, S.J., '58 , president of St. Ignatius College Prep (1975-1990)

• Robert Ryan '27, actor "The Longest Day," "King of Kings," "The Dirty Dozen")

• Edward Y. Shinn '94, actor ("That '80s Show," "ER," "Gilmore Girls")

• Peter F. Steinfels '59, New York Times religion columnist, author (A People Adrift: the Crisis of the Roman Catholic Church in America)

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Notable alumni

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