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

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

Examples of graduates on this list: James Coburn, William Hanna and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Compton Community College?” and “Which celebrities are Compton Community College alumni?”
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James Coburn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Compton Community College Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
James Harrison Coburn III was an American actor. He was featured in more than 70 films and made 100 television appearances during his 45-year career, winning an Academy Award for his supporting ...more
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Jamaa Fanaka is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Compton Community College Alumni
Screenwriter, Film Director
Jamaa Fanaka was an American filmmaker. He is best known for his 1979 film, Penitentiary and is one of the leading directors of the L.A. Rebellion film movement. Fanaka died on April 1, 2012.
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William Hanna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Compton Community College Alumni
Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer
William Denby "Bill" Hanna was an American animator, director, producer, voice actor, and cartoon artist, whose film and television cartoon characters entertained millions of people ...more
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Don Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Compton Community College Alumni
Baseball player
Donald Edward "Don" Wilson, was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of nine seasons in Major League Baseball with the Houston Astros.
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Leslie E. Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Compton Community College Alumni
Leslie E. Brown
Lieutenant General Leslie E. Brown was a United States Marine Corps aviator who served in combat in World War II, Vietnam, and Korea. As a combat pilot, he earned many aviation ...more
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Brenton Wood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Compton Community College Alumni
Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Singer
Brenton Wood is an American singer and songwriter known for his two 1967 hit singles, "The Oogum Boogum Song" and "Gimme Little Sign".
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Joe Perry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Compton Community College Alumni
American football player
Fletcher Joseph "Joe" Perry was a professional American football fullback for the San Francisco 49ers from 1948 to 1950, then 1950 to 1960 when the 49ers were absorbed into the NFL, ...more
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John LoVetere is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Compton Community College Alumni
American football player
John Manning LoVetere was an American football defensive tackle who played seven seasons in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams and New York Giants. He played college football ...more
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Charlie McNeil is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Compton Community College Alumni
American football player
Charles Edis McNeil was an American collegiate and Professional Football player. He was a defensive back who played for the American Football League's Los Angeles and San Diego Chargers. He ...more
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Hisaye Yamamoto is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Compton Community College Alumni
Hisaye Yamamoto
Hisaye Yamamoto was a Japanese American author. She is best known for the short story collection Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories, first published in 1988. Her work confronts issues of the ...more
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Iva Toguri is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Compton Community College Alumni
FredBarber added Iva Toguri