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List of famous alumni from University of California, San Diego, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of California, San Diego include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of California, San Diego alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of California, San Diego are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of California, San Diego.

A list made up of graduates like Benicio del Toro and Aria Giovanni.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of California, San Diego?” and “Which celebrities are University of California, San Diego alumni?”

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Benicio del Toro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Benicio del Toro Film Producer, Actor, Film Director

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Andrew Cunanan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni

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Aria Giovanni is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Aria Giovanni Pornographic actor, Nude Glamour Model

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Ricardo Antonio Chavira is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Ricardo Antonio Chavira Actor, Voice acting

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Paul Phillips is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni

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Angela Davis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Angela Davis Activist, Educator, Author

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K. Megan McArthur is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
K. Megan McArthur Astronaut, Oceanographer

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David Brin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
David Brin Astrophysicist, Novelist, Scientist

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Kip Fulbeck is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Kip Fulbeck Professor, Artist

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Mike Judge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Mike Judge Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer

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Vernor Vinge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Vernor Vinge Mathematician, Novelist, Computer scientist

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Kim Stanley Robinson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Kim Stanley Robinson Novelist, Author, Writer

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Russell Lieblich is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Russell Lieblich Musician, Game programmer, Game designer

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Antony Garrett Lisi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni

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Flossie Wong-Staal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Flossie Wong-Staal Scientist

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John LeMoncheck is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni

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Cara Capuano is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Cara Capuano Journalist

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Yolanda Lopez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni

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Fred Zyda is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Fred Zyda Computer scientist

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Erik Brown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Erik Brown Programmer, Software Engineer

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Craig Venter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Craig Venter Geneticist, Biologist, Entrepreneur

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Khaled Hosseini is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Khaled Hosseini Novelist, Author, Physician

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Catherynne M. Valente is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Catherynne M. Valente Poet, Literary critic, Novelist

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Jef Raskin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Jef Raskin Computer scientist, Scientist, Writer

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John Hoagland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
John Hoagland Journalist, Photojournalist, Photographer

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Greg Papadopoulos is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Greg Papadopoulos Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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Jack Sarfatti is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Jack Sarfatti Physicist, Science writer

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George Blumenthal is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
George Blumenthal Astrophysicist, Professor, Astronomer

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Chu Ching-wu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Chu Ching-wu Scientist

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James Avery is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
James Avery Soldier, Actor, Voice acting

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Susumu Tonegawa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Susumu Tonegawa Professor, Scientist

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Alurista is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Alurista Activist, Writer

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Carrie Mae Weems is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Carrie Mae Weems Artist, Photographer

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Aimee Bender is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Aimee Bender Novelist, Author, Writer

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Luis Alberto Urrea is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Luis Alberto Urrea Poet, Novelist, Author

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Kirby Wright is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Kirby Wright Novelist, Writer

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Bill Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Bill Atkinson Computer Engineer, Photographer

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Lawrence S.B. Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni

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Bud Tribble is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Bud Tribble Computer scientist

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D. Van Holliday is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
D. Van Holliday Physicist

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Timothy J. Roemer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Timothy J. Roemer Politician

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Robert Buckley is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Robert Buckley Film Score Composer, Model, Actor

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Jeffrey Mumford is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Jeffrey Mumford Composer

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Virgil Nemoianu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni

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Leilani Munter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Leilani Munter Race car driver, Actor

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Aaron Krach is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Aaron Krach Novelist, Photographer

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Nathan East is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Nathan East Bassist, Record producer, Songwriter

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Gregory Benford is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Gregory Benford Editor, Astrophysicist, Physicist

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Diana Deutsch is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni
Diana Deutsch Psychologist

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Geoffrey Frank Grant is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of California, San Diego Alumni