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

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

Kate Jackson and Glenn Shadix are included on this list along with many more.

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

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Glenn Shadix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Glenn Shadix Actor, Voice acting William Glenn Shadix was an American actor, known for his role as Otho Fenlock in Tim Burton's horror/comedy film Beetlejuice and the voice of the Mayor of Halloween Town in The Nightmare Before ...more

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Kate Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Kate Jackson Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Kate Jackson is an American actress, director, and producer, best known for her role as Sabrina Duncan in the popular 1970s television series Charlie's Angels. She is a three-time Emmy Award ...more

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Amanda Bearse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Amanda Bearse Television director, Comedian, Actor Amanda Bearse is an American actress, director and comedienne best known for her role as neighbor Marcy D'Arcy on Married... with Children, a sitcom that ran in the United States between 1987 ...more

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Howard Cruse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Howard Cruse Cartoonist Howard Cruse is an American alternative cartoonist known for the exploration of gay themes in his comics. Cruse was raised in Springville, Alabama, the son of a preacher and a homemaker. His ...more

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Pat Buttram is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Pat Buttram Actor, Voice acting Maxwell Emmett "Pat" Buttram was an American actor, known for playing the sidekick of Gene Autry and for playing the character of Mr. Haney in the television series Green Acres. He had ...more

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Robert Aderholt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Robert Aderholt Politician Robert Brown Aderholt is the U.S. Representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district, serving since 1997. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district includes most of Tuscaloosa, ...more

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Howell Heflin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Howell Heflin Lawyer Howell Thomas Heflin was an American politician who served in the United States Senate, representing Alabama, from 1979 to 1997. He was a member of the Democratic Party.

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J. Gordon Melton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
J. Gordon Melton Historian John Gordon Melton is an American religious scholar who was the founding director of the Institute for the Study of American Religion and is currently a research specialist in religion and New ...more

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Luther Terry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Luther Terry Physician Luther Terry was an American physician and public health official. He was appointed the ninth Surgeon General of the United States from 1961 to 1965, and is best known for his warnings against ...more

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Connor Robertson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Connor Robertson Baseball player James Connor Robertson is an American right-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher, currently inactive. He was drafted out of Birmingham Southern College in the 31st round of the 2004 Major ...more

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Rebecca Gilman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Rebecca Gilman Playwright Rebecca Gilman is an American playwright. She attended Middlebury College, graduated from Birmingham-Southern College, and earned a Master of Fine Arts from the Iowa Playwrights Workshop at the ...more

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Howell Raines is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Howell Raines Editor, Journalist, Writer Howell Hiram Raines is an American journalist. He was Executive Editor of The New York Times from 2001 until he left in 2003 in the wake of the Jayson Blair scandal. In 2008, he became a ...more

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Hugh Martin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Hugh Martin Arranger, Songwriter, Lyricist Hugh Martin was an American musical theater and film composer, arranger, vocal coach, and playwright. He was best known for his score for the 1944 MGM musical Meet Me In St. Louis, in which Judy ...more

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Samuel D. Ratcliffe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Samuel D. Ratcliffe Screenwriter Samuel D. Ratcliffe was an Emmy-winning screenwriter for daytime television. He grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and graduated from Birmingham Southern College, moving to New York in 1968 to ...more

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Kim Hawthorne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Kim Hawthorne Actor, Voice acting Kim Hawthorne is an American actress. Hawthorne was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Arts in musical theatre from Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama. Since then ...more

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Miles Copeland III is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Miles Copeland III Record producer, Film Producer, Actor Miles Axe Copeland III is an American entertainment executive, best known for founding I.R.S. Records. His brother, Stewart Copeland, was part of the pop-rock trio The Police, which Miles ...more

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Perry O. Hooper, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Perry O. Hooper, Sr. Judge, Lawyer Perry Oliver Hooper, Sr., is an American jurist who served as the twenty-seventh Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court from 1995 to 2001. He was the first Republican since Reconstruction to ...more

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Charles Gaines is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Charles Gaines Journalist, Screenwriter Charles L. Gaines is an American writer and outdoorsman, notable for his works on fly fishing, his role in the development of paintball, and his photo-essay Pumping Iron, about the bodybuilding ...more

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Jimmy Bryant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Jimmy Bryant Arranger, Composer, Singer Jimmy Bryant is a singer, arranger and composer. He is most well known for providing the singing voice of Tony in the 1961 film musical West Side Story. While he received no screen credit, he ...more

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Monroe Parker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Monroe Parker John Monroe “Monk” Parker, was a Baptist evangelist, college president, and mission board director.

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Charles Brooks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Charles Brooks Charles G. Brooks was an editorial cartoonist for The Birmingham News in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.

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Grover C. Robinson IV is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Grover C. Robinson IV

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Robert G. Bottoms is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Robert G. Bottoms Robert G. Bottoms was President of DePauw University from 1986 to June 30, 2008; he retired with $1.2 million in compensation, with total compensation in retirement totaling $2.3 million. He ...more

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Drew Leachman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Birmingham-Southern College Alumni
Drew Leachman Below are the rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Minnesota Twins: