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Famous Compton Community College Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 3.2k views11 items

List RulesPeople 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?”
  • James Coburn1

    James Coburn

    Actor, Voice acting

    AgeDec. at 74 (1928-2002)

    BirthplaceLaurel, Nebraska, United States of America

    James Harrison Coburn III (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002) was an American actor. He...  more

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  • 2

    Jamaa Fanaka

    Screenwriter, Film Director

    AgeDec. at 70 (1942-2012)

    BirthplaceJackson, Mississippi

    Jamaa Fanaka (born Walter Gordon; September 6, 1942 – April 1, 2012) was an American...  more
  • William Hanna3

    William Hanna

    Film Score Composer, Television director

    AgeDec. at 91 (1910-2001)

    BirthplaceMelrose, New Mexico, United States of America

    William Denby Hanna (July 14, 1910 – March 22, 2001) was an American animator, director,...  more
  • Don Wilson4

    Don Wilson

    Baseball player

    AgeDec. at 30 (1945-1975)

    BirthplaceMonroe, Louisiana

    Donald Edward Wilson, (February 12, 1945 – January 5, 1975) was a professional baseball...  more
  • Leslie E. Brown5

    Leslie E. Brown

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  • 6

    Brenton Wood

    Songwriter, Singer-songwriter


    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

    Alfred Jesse Smith (born July 26, 1941), better known as Brenton Wood, is an American singer...  more
  • Joe Perry7

    Joe Perry

    American football player

    AgeDied at 84 (1927-2011)

    BirthplaceStephens, Arkansas

    Fletcher Joseph Perry (January 22, 1927 – April 25, 2011) was a professional American football...  more
  • 8

    John LoVetere

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 76 (1936-2012)

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    John Manning LoVetere (May 31, 1936 – October 27, 2012) was an American football defensive...  more
  • Charlie McNeil9

    Charlie McNeil

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 58 (1936-1994)

    BirthplaceCaldwell, Texas

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  • 10

    Hisaye Yamamoto

    Hisaye Yamamoto (August 23, 1921 – January 30, 2011) was a Japanese American author. She is...  more
  • 11

    Iva Toguri