CMU Alumni in Romantic Movies

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This Valentine's Day, warm your heart with a little help from some of Carnegie Mellon's talented alumni. We've put together a short list of some romantic movies featuring members of our community to fill your day with sweetness and love—and a bit of mischief, too.

Stop by the Hunt Library Circulation Desk on the first floor and the Video Collection room located on the second floor to check out these and other movies.

Feature image: CMU Digital Collections, General Photo Collection "Students speak to each other inside the College of Fine Arts building." (c.1960) view original image

Josh Gad (BFA, 2003)

Josh Gad in "The Wedding Ringer"

"The Wedding Ringer" (2015) Role: Doug Harris

Josh Gad in "Love & Other Drugs"

"Love & Other Drugs" (2010) Role: Josh Randall

Renée Elise Goldsberry (BFA, 1993)

Renee Elise Goldsberry in "All About You"

"All About You" (2001) Role: Nicole Taylor

Ted Danson (BFA, 1972)

It Must Be Love

"It Must Be Love" (2004) Role: George Gazelle

Patrick Wilson (BFA, 1995)

Patrick Wilson in "Purple Violets"

"Purple Violets" (2007) Role: Brian Callahan

Holly Hunter (BFA, 1980)

Holly Hunter in "A Life Less Ordinary"

"A Life Less Ordinary" (1997) Role: O'Reilly

Leslie Odom Jr. (BFA, 2003)

Leslie Odom Jr. in "Only"

"Only" (2019) Role: Will

Tamara Tunie (BFA, 1981)

Tamara Tunie in "Irreplaceable You"

"Irreplaceable You" (2018) Role: Jane

Billy Porter (BFA, 1991)

Billy Porter in "The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy"

"The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy" (2000) Role: Taylor

Blair Underwood (BFA, 1988)

Blair Underwood in "Really Love"

"Really Love" (2020) Role: Jerome Richmond

George Peppard (1955)

George Peppard in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"

"Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961) [film | book] Role: Paul Varjak

Frank Gorshin

Frank Gorshin in "Bells are Ringing"

"Bells Are Ringing" (1960) [audio | musical book] Role: Blake Barton

Josh Groban

Josh Groban in "Crazy, Stupid, Love"

"Crazy, Stupid, Love" (2011) Role: Richard

Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke in "Reality Bites"

"Reality Bites" (1994) [film] Role: Troy Dyer

Ethan Hawke in "Before Sunrise"

"Before Sunrise" (1995) [film | screenplay], "Before Sunset" (2004), "Before Midnight" (2014)  Role: Jesse