READ Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni

Reference
24k views 34 items

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

Items here include everything from Tom Hanks to Kayden Kross and other famous CSUS alumni.

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

Take a look at this list of Sac State alumni (Sacramento State alumni).

1
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Tom Hanks Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American film actor, director, voice-over artist, writer and film producer. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before achieving ...more

2
Bridget Marquardt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Bridget Marquardt Television producer, Film Producer, Model Bridget Christina Marquardt is an American television personality, model, and actress. She is best known for her role on the reality television series The Girls Next Door, which depicts her life ...more

3
Janice Rogers Brown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Janice Rogers Brown Judge Janice Rogers Brown is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She previously was an Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, ...more

4
Ann Weldy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Ann Weldy Novelist, Writer Ann Bannon is an American author who, from 1957 to 1962, wrote six lesbian pulp fiction novels known as The Beebo Brinker Chronicles. The books' enduring popularity and impact on lesbian ...more

5
Kayden Kross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Kayden Kross Pornographic actor, Nude Glamour Model, Actor Kayden Kross is an American former pornographic actress and writer. Kross has won multiple awards for her adult film work.

6
Ward Connerly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Ward Connerly Businessperson, Politician Wardell Anthony "Ward" Connerly is an American political activist, businessman, and former University of California Regent. He is also the founder and the chairman of the American ...more

7
Joan Lunden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Joan Lunden Journalist, Newsreader, Screenwriter Joan Lunden is an American journalist, author and television host. She was the co-host of ABC's Good Morning America from 1980–97, and has authored eight books. She has appeared on the Biography ...more

8
Lester Holt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Lester Holt Journalist, Newsreader, Musician Lester Don Holt, Jr. is an American news journalist who anchors the weekend editions of NBC's Today Show and NBC Nightly News. He is also the anchor for Dateline NBC. As of February 9, 2015, he ...more

9
Giselle Fernández is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Giselle Fernández Journalist, Newsreader, Actor Giselle Fernández is an American television journalist. Her appearances on network television include as reporter and guest anchor for CBS Early Show, CBS Evening News, NBC Today, NBC ...more

10
Carlos Alazraqui is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Carlos Alazraqui Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter Carlos Jaime Alazraqui is an American stand-up comedian, actor, singer, impressionist, voice artist, and comedian, possibly best known as Deputy James Garcia on Reno 911!. His extensive ...more

11
Lonie Paxton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Lonie Paxton American football player Leonidas E. "Lonie" Paxton III is an American football long snapper who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Sacramento State and was signed by the New England ...more

12
Wayne Thiebaud is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Wayne Thiebaud Artist Wayne Thiebaud is an American painter best known for his colorful works depicting commonplace objects—pies, lipsticks, paint cans, ice cream cones, pastries, and hot dogs—as well as for his ...more

15 Celebrities Who Were Outed

13
Creed Bratton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Creed Bratton Musician, Actor Creed Bratton is an American actor, musician and former member of The Grass Roots. He is more recently known for playing a fictional version of himself on The Office on NBC.

14
Bruce Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Bruce Cleveland Bruce Cleveland focuses on investments in the software and services sector with a focus on analytic applications and Software as a Service (SaaS). Cleveland serves on the Board of Directors of ...more

15
Steve Turre is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Steve Turre Musician, Actor, Trombonist Steve Turre is an American jazz trombonist, a pioneering musical seashell virtuoso, a composer, arranger, and educator at the collegiate-conservatory level who, for fifty-one years, has been ...more

16
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Ricky Ray Ricky Ray is a professional Canadian football quarterback for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. Ray has also spent time in the AFL, as well as spending time on the New York ...more

17
Ralph Goings is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Ralph Goings Artist Ralph Goings is an American painter closely associated with the Photorealism movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. He is best known for his highly detailed paintings of hamburger stands, ...more

The Hottest Celebrities of All Time

18
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Ken O'Brien American football player Kenneth John O'Brien, Jr. is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles. When he retired he was the only Jets ...more

19
Wally Herger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Wally Herger Politician Walter William "Wally" Herger, Jr. is an American politician. He was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1987 until 2013, representing California's ...more

20
Graham Streeter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Graham Streeter Screenwriter, Film Director Graham Streeter is an American film director, screenwriter and cinematographer. Streeter was raised in northern California until high school. He lived in Osaka, Japan for 10 years while working ...more

21
Aaron Garcia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Aaron Garcia American football player Aaron Garcia is a former professional arena football player for the Arena Football League, and current head coach of the AFL's Las Vegas Outlaws. Garcia was a quarterback in the Arena Football ...more

22
Buck Martinez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Buck Martinez Manager, Baseball player, Sports commentator John Albert "Buck" Martinez is a former Major League Baseball catcher and manager, and is currently the television play-by-play announcer for the Toronto Blue Jays. He played 17 ...more

30 Celebrities Who Married the Same Person Twice

23
Joe Carnahan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Joe Carnahan Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Joseph Aaron "Joe" Carnahan is an American independent film director, screenwriter, producer and actor best known for his films Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane, Narc, Smokin' Aces, The ...more

24
Joe Serna, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Joe Serna, Jr. Politician, Professor Joe Serna, Jr. was a civil rights activist and mayor of Sacramento, California, USA from 1992 until his death in 1999.

25
Joanna Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Joanna Hernandez Joanna Hernandez iappeared on the first season of Oxygen Network's "Bad Girls Club".  Her first appearance on the show was March 28, 2007.  Hernandez is also appearing in a ...more

26
Mel Ramos is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Mel Ramos Artist Mel Ramos is an American figurative painter, specializing most often in paintings of female nudes, whose work incorporates elements of realist and abstract art. Born in Sacramento, California, ...more

27
Richard Maloof is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Richard Maloof Richard Maloof is an American musician who played bass and tuba for the Lawrence Welk orchestra. He was born and raised by Cy and Lucille Maloofas, one of three children. Richard graduated from ...more

28
Cathleen Galgiani is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Cathleen Galgiani Cathleen Galgiani is an American politician who currently serves in the California State Senate. A Democrat, she was elected to the state senate in the 5th district, having narrowly defeated ...more

29
Harry Fonseca is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Harry Fonseca Harry Eugene Fonseca was an American artist. He was born in Sacramento, California. Harry Fonseca was of Nisenan Maidu, Hawaiian, and Portuguese heritage. He studied art at California State ...more

30
Sandra Good is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Sandra Good Sandra Collins Good is a long-time member of the Manson Family and a close friend of Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme. Good's Manson Family nickname is "Blue", which was given to her ...more

31
Troy Hayden is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Troy Hayden Troy Hayden is the weeknight 6 and 10pm news anchor for Fox 10 News in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been an anchor at the station since 1994. He started his media career as a sports writer at the ...more

32
William B. Scott is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
William B. Scott William B. Scott is a former Rocky Mountain Bureau Chief for Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine. During his 22 years with the publication, he also served as Senior National Editor, ...more

33
Mary Tsukamoto is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
Mary Tsukamoto Mary Tsuruko Dakusaku Tsukamoto was a Japanese American educator, cultural historian, and civil rights activist. She had taught in the Elk Grove Unified School District in Sacramento, California ...more

34
McLeod Bethel-Thompson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous California State University, Sacramento Alumni
McLeod Bethel-Thompson American football player McLeod John Baltazar Bethel-Thompson is an American football quarterback for the Miami Dolphins. He signed with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He is the grandson of the 1948 ...more