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Famous California State University, Northridge Alumni

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

List features graduates like Eva Mendes, Alyson Hannigan and other famous CSUN alumni. That's what CSUN is known for!

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

These celebs are Matadors for life!
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    Andy Luckey

    Illustrator, Television director



    Andrew A. "Andy" Luckey (born October 7, 1965 in San Francisco, California) is an American writer, director and producer, primarily of animated works. He also writes and illustrates children's books...  more
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    Serj Tankian

    Record producer, Poet


    BirthplaceLebanon, Beirut, Arab world

    Serj Tankian (Armenian: [ˈsɛɾʒ tʰɑnˈkjɑn]; Armenian: սէրճ դանքիան; born August 21, 1967) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, poet and political...  more

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    Linda Lingle

    Publisher, Politician


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, USA

    Linda Lingle (née Cutter; June 4, 1953) is an American politician, who was the sixth governor of Hawaii from 2002 until 2010. She was the first Republican governor of Hawaii since 1962. Lingle was...  more
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    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Scott Jay "Doc" Horowitz (born March 24, 1957) is a retired American astronaut and a veteran of four space shuttle missions....  more
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    David Mullich



    BirthplaceBurbank, California

    David Mullich (born 1958 in Burbank, California) is an American game producer and designer best known for creating the cult classic 1980 adventure game The Prisoner, producing the 1995 adaptation I...  more
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    Leland Sklar

    Bassist, Singer-songwriter


    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Leland Bruce Sklar (born May 28, 1947) is an American electric bass guitarist and session musician. He is a member of the Los Angeles-based instrumental group The Section, who served as the de facto...  more
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    Charles H. Noski (born August 23, 1952 in Eureka, California) retired from Bank of America, September 1, 2012 ....  more
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    Utt Panichkul

    VJ, Model


    BirthplaceCalifornia, USA

    Utt , born Greg Uttsada Panichkul (Thai: อัษฎา พานิชกุล; RTGS: Atsada Phanitchakun), on September 3, 1973, in California, is a Thai of American descent actor and naturist, host and model based in...  more
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    Joan Chen

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceChina, Shanghai, Eurasia

    Joan Chen (born April 26, 1961) is a Chinese American actress, film director, screenwriter, and film producer. In China she performed in the 1979 film Little Flower ("小花") and came to the attention...  more
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    Charles Martin Smith

    Television director, Film Producer


    BirthplaceVan Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Alternative NameCharlie Martin Smith, C. M. Smith, Charles Martin-Smith

    Charles Martin Smith (born October 30, 1953) is an American actor, writer, and director of film and television, based in British Columbia. He is known for his roles in American Graffiti (1973), The...  more
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    Wendi Deng Murdoch



    BirthplaceJinan, China

    Wendi Deng Murdoch (simplified Chinese: 邓文迪; traditional Chinese: 鄧文迪; pinyin: Dèng Wéndí) is a Chinese-born American entrepreneur, investor, movie producer and collector of Chinese contemporary art....  more
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    Robert Fick

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceTorrance, California

    Robert Charles Fick (born March 15, 1974) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman. In 2002, he was named to the American League All-Star Team....  more
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    Harry Northup

    Poet, Actor


    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Amarillo

    Alternative NameHarry Northrup, Harry E. Northup

    Harry Northup (born September 2, 1940) is an American actor and poet. As an actor, he would make frequent appearances in the films of Martin Scorsese and Jonathan Demme....  more
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    Mike Curb

    Film Score Composer, Record producer


    BirthplaceSavannah, Georgia

    Michael Curb (born December 24, 1944, Savannah, Georgia, United States) is an American musician, record company executive, motorsports car owner, and politician who served as the 42nd Lieutenant...  more
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    Tuan Le (born February 15, 1978 in Paris, France) is a Vietnamese-American professional poker player. Of Vietnamese ancestry, Le was raised in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States, but by...  more
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    Jennifer Tisdale

    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceNeptune Township, New Jersey, USA

    Jennifer Kelly Tisdale (born September 18, 1981) is an American actress and singer who is known for her role as Chelsea in the comedy film Bring It On: In It to Win It....  more
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    Bill Handel

    Radio personality, Lawyer



    William Wolf "Bill" Handel (born August 25, 1951) is the director and founder of the Center for Surrogate Parenting, licensed attorney, and a radio personality in Los Angeles, California. Handel...  more
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    Florence Griffith Joyner

    Actor, Track and field athlete

    AgeDec. at 38 (1959-1998)

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (born Florence Delorez Griffith; December 21, 1959 – September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She is considered the fastest...  more
  • 44

    Marcus Brady

    American football player


    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    Marcus Brady (born September 24, 1979) is a former professional Canadian football quarterback and the current quarterbacks coach of the Indianapolis Colts He was signed as an undrafted free agent by...  more
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    Adam Kennedy

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceRiverside, California

    Adam Thomas Kennedy (born January 10, 1976) is an American former professional baseball second baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, Los...  more
  • 46

    Don Hahn

    Film Producer, Artist


    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Donald Paul Hahn (born November 26, 1955) is an American film producer who is credited with producing some of the most successful animated films in recent history, including The Lion King and Beauty...  more
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    Lyman Bostock

    Baseball player

    AgeDec. at 27 (1950-1978)

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama

    Lyman Wesley Bostock Jr. (November 22, 1950 – September 23, 1978) was an American professional baseball player. He played Major League Baseball for four seasons, as an outfielder for the Minnesota...  more
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    Kameron Loe

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceSimi Valley, California

    Kameron David Loe (born September 10, 1981) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas Rangers, Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners,...  more
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    Caroline Pal

    Caroline "Caz" Pal is a cocktail waitress....