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

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

This list includes Dee Bradley Baker, Michael Nava and more graduates.

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

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Michael Nava is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Writer Michael Angel Nava is an American attorney and writer. He has worked on the staff for the California Supreme Court, and ran for a Superior Court position in 2010. He authored a seven-volume ...more

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Lynne Cheney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Lynne Ann Cheney is the wife of former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and served as the Second Lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009. She is an author, scholar, and former talk-show

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Mary Cheney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Businessperson, Public Relations Mary Claire Cheney is the second daughter of Dick Cheney, the former Vice President of the United States, and his wife, Lynne Cheney. She is politically conservative and is involved with a ...more

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Donna Haraway is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Professor, Author Donna J. Haraway is a Distinguished Professor Emerita in the History of Consciousness Department and Feminist Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz, United States. ...more

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Terry Winograd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Professor, Computer scientist Terry Allen Winograd is an American professor of computer science at Stanford University, and co-director of the Stanford Human-Computer Interaction Group. He is known within the philosophy of ...more

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Peggy Fleming is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Figure Skater, Athlete Peggy Gail Fleming is an American figure skater. She is the 1968 Olympic Champion in Ladies' singles and a three-time World Champion. Fleming has been a television commentator on figure skating ...more

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James Heckman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Professor, Economist James Joseph Heckman is an American economist and Nobel laureate. He is the Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the and Director at the Center for the Economics of ...more

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Ted Morton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Political scientist Frederick Lee Morton, known commonly as Ted Morton, is a Canadian politician and former cabinet minister in the Alberta government. As a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, he ...more

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Gregor Robertson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Gregor Angus Bethune Robertson is a Canadian politician who has been the 39th Mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia, since 2008. He was elected as part of the Vision Vancouver party slate. He ...more

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Ken Salazar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Kenneth Lee "Ken" Salazar served as the 50th United States Secretary of the Interior, in the administration of President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013. A member of the Democratic ...more

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Richard H. Stallings is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Politician, Professor Richard Howard Stallings is a Democratic politician from the state of Idaho, the 2014 Democratic nominee to again represent Idaho's Idaho's 2nd congressional district, which he served from 1985 ...more

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Avram Eisner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni

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Gregg Easterbrook is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Journalist, Author, Writer Gregg Edmund Easterbrook is an American writer, and a contributing editor of both The New Republic and The Atlantic Monthly. During the National Football League season, Easterbrook writes an ...more

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Mark Stuart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Mark Stuart Ice Hockey Player, Athlete Mark Eugene Daniel Stuart is an American professional ice hockey player who currently plays defense for and is an alternate captain of the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League. He was ...more

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Dee Bradley Baker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting Dee Bradley Baker is an American voice-over artist and television announcer who has done work in numerous films and television series, both live-action and animated. His major voice roles ...more

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Philip Perry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Lawyer Philip J. Perry is an American attorney and was a political appointee in the administration of George W. Bush. He was acting associate attorney general at the Department of Justice, general ...more

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Jane Lubchenco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Marine biologist, Professor, Scientist Jane Lubchenco is an American environmental scientist and marine ecologist who teaches and does research at Oregon State University. Her research interests include interactions between the ...more

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Diana DeGette is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Diana Louise DeGette is the U.S. Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district, serving since 1997, and a Chief Deputy Whip. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is ...more

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Colin M. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Colin M. Simpson is a lawyer and Republican politician who served in the Wyoming House of Representatives from District 24 from 1999 through 2010. He was the House Speaker during his last two ...more

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Lawrence Vickers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
American football player Lawrence Blanchard Vickers, Jr. is a former American football fullback. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football for the ...more

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Dutch Clark is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
American football player Earl Harry "Dutch" Clark was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Colorado College and then in the National Football League with the Portsmouth Spartans ...more

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Colin Stuart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Colin Stuart Ice Hockey Player Colin Stuart is an American professional ice hockey winger. He has formerly played with the Buffalo Sabres and Atlanta Trashers. He is the older brother of Winnipeg Jets defenseman, Mark

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Arden Myrin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Comedian, Actor Arden Myrin is an American actress and comedian, best known for her work on the television show MADtv. Myrin has appeared in many films, including Kinsey and What Women Want. Notable television ...more

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Liang Shih-chiu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Writer Liang Shih-chiu, also romanized as Liang Shiqiu, and also known as Liang Chih-Hwa, was a renowned educator, writer, translator, literary theorist and lexicographer.

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Marcia McNutt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Marcia Kemper McNutt is an American geophysicist who is editor-in-chief of the journal Science. McNutt holds a visiting appointment at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and she is the ...more

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Frank Waters is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Frank Waters Author, Writer Frank Waters is the preeminent Southwest writer.

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Bert Stiles is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Bert Stiles Writer Bert Stiles was an American author of short stories who was killed in action during World War II while serving as a fighter pilot in the US Army Air Forces.

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Jamie Taylor is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Jamie Taylor is the Minister of Information at Metaweb Technologies, where he tends to Data Gardening and Community Building. His interest in large scale, non-relational data stores grew while ...more

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Ed Smith is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Ed Smith American football player Edwin Alexander Smith is a former American football defensive end for the Denver Broncos. His son Alex formerly played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was traded to the New England Patriots on ...more

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Elizabeth Cheney is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Spokesperson, Politician, Consultant Elizabeth Lynne Cheney Perry, commonly called Liz Cheney, is an American attorney and political commentator. Cheney is the elder daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Second ...more

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Reginald McKnight is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Reginald McKnight Novelist, Writer Reginald McKnight is an American short story author and novelist.

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Marty Sertich is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Marty Sertich Ice Hockey Player Marty Sertich is an professional ice hockey center currently with Iserlohn Roosters of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

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Noah Clarke is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Noah Clarke Noah Clarke is an American hockey player who plays left wing for the Belfast Giants in the British Elite League.

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Abigail Washburn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Singer Abigail Washburn is an American clawhammer banjo player and singer. She performs and records as a soloist, as well as with the old-time bands Uncle Earl and Sparrow Quartet, experimental group ...more

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Margaret Kilgallen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Margaret Kilgallen Artist Margaret Leisha Kilgallen was a San Francisco Bay Area artist. Though a contemporary artist, her work showed a strong influence from folk art. She was considered a central figure in the Bay Area ...more

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Lee Sweatt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Lee Sweatt Walter Lee Sweatt is an American former professional ice hockey player. Sweatt played four years of professional hockey in Europe and North America. Sweatt played three games in the National ...more

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Marian W. Clarke is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Marian W. Clarke Politician Marian Williams Clarke was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. She was the second woman elected to Congress from New York, after Ruth Baker Pratt.

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Richard Bachman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Richard Bachman Ice Hockey Player Richard Harrison Bachman is an American professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently a member of the Edmonton Oilers organization of the National Hockey League. He previously played two ...more

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Katie Sieben is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Katie Sieben Legislator Katie Sieben is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, she represents District 54, which includes portions of Dakota ...more

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Dave Feamster is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Dave Feamster David Allan Feamster is an American retired ice hockey player who played for the Chicago Black Hawks. He was picked in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft, after coming through Colorado College and made ...more

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Pete Hershberger is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Pete Hershberger Pete Hershberger is a Republican Party politician who served as a member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing the 26th District from 2001 to 2008.

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Sarah Andrews is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Educator, Geologist, Writer Sarah Andrews is an American geologist and author of twelve science-based mystery novels and several short stories. Many of the novels featuring forensic geologist Em Hansen take place in the ...more

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Helen Stevenson Meyner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Politician Helen Day Stevenson Meyner, also known as Helen S. Meyner was a Democratic U.S. Representative from New Jersey from 1975 to 1979.

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Mark Cullen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Mark Cullen Mark Daniel Cullen is an American professional ice hockey player for HCB South Tyrol of the Austrian Hockey League. He is the younger brother of Nashville Predators player Matt Cullen.

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Steve Sabol is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Filmmaker Stephen Douglas "Steve" Sabol was an American filmmaker. He was the president and one of the founders of NFL Films, along with his father Ed. He was also a widely exhibited visual ...more

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Jack Hillen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Jack Hillen Ice Hockey Player, Athlete Jack Robert Hillen is a professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently a member of the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League.

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Mark Fiore is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Cartoonist, Animator Mark Fiore is an American political cartoonist specializing in Flash-animated editorial cartoons, whom the Wall Street Journal recently called the undisputed guru of the form. Fiore lives in San ...more

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Curtis McElhinney is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Curtis McElhinney Ice Hockey Player Robert Curtis McElhinney is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League. McElhinney was a sixth-round selection of the Flames, ...more

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Joe Simitian is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Attorney at law Saren Joseph Simitian is a California Democratic politician. From 2004 to 2012, he was the State Senator representing California's 11th State Senate district, which encompasses all or part of 13 ...more

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Derek Richardson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Colorado College Alumni
Actor Derek Richardson is an American actor.