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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Austin College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Austin College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Austin College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Austin College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Austin College 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 Austin College.

This list below has a variety of graduates in it, from Matthew McConaughey to Henry Winkler.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Austin College?” and “Which celebrities are Austin College alumni?”

Henry Winkler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
Henry Franklin Winkler, OBE is an American actor, director, comedian, producer and author. Winkler is best known for his role as Arthur Fonzarelli in the 1970s American sitcom Happy Days. ...more

Candace Kita is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Model, Flautist, Author
Candace Kita is an Asian-American actress, wine vintner, and Managing Editor of Viva Glam Magazine, a nationwide hard copy women's lifestyle magazine. She is also a women's safety advocate and ...more

Marshall Applewhite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Marshall Herff Applewhite, Jr., also known as "Bo" and "Do", among other names, was an American cult leader who founded what became known as the Heaven's Gate religious group ...more

Ron Kirk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Ronald "Ron" Kirk is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. Born in Austin, Texas, Kirk is a graduate of Austin's John H. Reagan High School, Austin College and the ...more

David Lee
Fighter pilot
David Lee "Tex" Hill was a fighter pilot and flying ace in World War II, with later service in Korea.

Smith Ballew is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Musician, Actor, Singer
Smith Ballew was an American actor, sophisticated singer, orchestra leader, and a western singing star. He was born in Palestine, Texas. He attended high school in Sherman and college at Austin ...more

Deborah Crombie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Author, Writer
Deborah Crombie is an American author of the Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James mystery series set in the United Kingdom. Crombie was raised in Richardson, Texas, and has lived in the United Kingdom. ...more

Carroll Pickett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Chaplain, Pastor
Reverend Carroll L. "Bud" Pickett is a Presbyterian minister in Huntsville, Texas. In the 1960s and 1970s, Rev. Pickett served as pastor for three churches in Texas. In 1980 he began ...more

John Hitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
John Hitt
John C. Hitt is an American professor and academic administrator, serving as the fourth and current president of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida since 1992. Hitt was named ...more

Walter E. Rogers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Walter E. Rogers Attorney at law
Walter Edward Rogers was a Democratic United States Representative from Texas. He was born in Texarkana, Arkansas in 1908. He received his law degree from the University of Texas in 1935 and ...more

Larry Fedora is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
American Football coach, Coach, American football player
Herbert Lawrence "Larry" Fedora is an American football coach and former player, and is the head football coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He accepted the ...more

Ray Morehart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Ray Morehart Baseball player
Raymond Anderson Morehart was an American major league baseball player. Born in Terrell, Texas, Morehart attended Austin College and played two seasons for the Chicago White Sox before being ...more

Byron Boston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Byron Boston
Byron Boston is an American football official in the National Football League since the 1995 NFL season. He is a line judge and wears the uniform number 18. During his NFL officiating career, ...more

Joe Coomer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Joe Coomer
Joe David Coomer was a professional American football player who played offensive guard and defensive tackle for six seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Cardinals.

George C. Butte is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
George Charles Butte was a jurist, educator, and Republican politician from the U.S. state of Texas, who was his party's gubernatorial nominee in 1924 against the controversial Democrat Miriam ...more

Tom Thompson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Tom Thompson
Tom Thompson was a member of the football team during the 2009 season for Austin College in Sherman, Texas. In 2011, He earned a graduate degree from Austin College and has been the kicking ...more

Joshua Kowert is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Austin College Alumni
Joshua Kowert