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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Eastern Kentucky University and be of some renown.

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

List ranges from Lee Majors to Rex Ryan, plus much more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Eastern Kentucky University?” and “Which celebrities are Eastern Kentucky University alumni?”

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Lee Majors is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor
Lee Majors is an American television, film and voice actor, best known for his roles as Heath Barkley in the TV series The Big Valley, as Colonel Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man and ...more

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Sam Champion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Actor, Presenter
Samuel James "Sam" Champion is an American weather anchor who is best known for his combined 25-year career on the ABC flagship station WABC-TV and Good Morning America. He currently ...more

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Rex Ryan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Coach
Rex Ashley Ryan is the head coach of the Buffalo Bills in the National Football League. After serving as an assistant coach for 22 years, Ryan attained his first head coaching job in the NFL ...more

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Dan Patrick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Radio personality, Actor, Sports commentator
Daniel Patrick Pugh, professionally known as Dan Patrick, is an American Sports Emmy-winning sportscaster, radio personality, and actor from Mason, Ohio. He currently hosts The Dan Patrick Show ...more

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Chuck Woolery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Talk show host, Game Show Host, Actor
Charles Herbert "Chuck" Woolery is an American game show host, occasional actor and talk show host, and former musician. He has had long-running tenures hosting several different game ...more

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Thaksin Shinawatra is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Police officer
Thaksin Shinawatra is a Thai business tycoon turned politician. From 2001 to 2006 he was the Prime Minister of Thailand. The former police officer founded the mobile phone operator Advanced Info ...more

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Josh Anderson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Josh Anderson Baseball player
Joshua Aaron Anderson is an American retired Major League Baseball outfielder. He bats left-handed and throws right-handed. He played college baseball at Eastern Kentucky University and was ...more

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Steve Pence is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Stephen B. Pence was the 53rd Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He took office with fellow Republican Ernie Fletcher in December 2003.

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Silas House is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Journalist, Novelist, Author
Silas Dwane House is an American writer best known for his novels. He is also a music journalist, environmental activist and columnist. House's fiction is known for its attention to the natural ...more

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Jason Dunn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
American football player
Jason Adam Dunn is a former American football tight end and current college football coach. He is Currently the special teams coordinator and tight ends coach at Kentucky State University. He ...more

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Yeremiah Bell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
American football player
Yeremiah Neavius Bell is a former American football safety who played in the National Football League. He played college football at Eastern Kentucky and was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the ...more

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J. C. W. Beckham is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
John Crepps Wickliffe Beckham was the 35th Governor of Kentucky and a United States Senator from Kentucky. He was the state's first popularly elected senator following passage of the Seventeenth ...more

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Tom Colbert is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Judge
Tom Colbert is the Chief Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court. He was appointed to the Court's 6 seat in 2004, by Governor Brad Henry and is the first African-American to serve on the court. He ...more

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Rodger Bingham is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni

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Frank Kremblas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Manager
Francis Michael "Frank" Kremblas Jr. is an American minor league baseball manager, currently working in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. He previously managed the Indianapolis ...more

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George Floyd is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
George Floyd American football player
George Floyd was a safety who played three seasons in the National Football League for the New York Jets. Floyd was an All-American at Eastern Kentucky University. In 1999 he was inducted into ...more

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Tyrone Hopson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Tyrone Hopson American football player
Tyrone Hopson is an American football offensive guard who played in the National Football League. He graduated from Daviess County High School in Owensboro, Kentucky. He played college football ...more

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Wally Chambers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
American football player
Wallace Hashim Chambers is a former American football defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears and defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1970s. He was selected with the eighth overall ...more

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Aaron Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
American football player
Aaron Delmas Jones II was a professional football player who played in the NFL. He played as a defensive end and a linebacker and had played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, New England Patriots, ...more

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Alex Bannister is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Alex Bannister American football player
Alex Bannister is a former American football wide receiver who played six seasons in the National Football League. He played college football for Eastern Kentucky University and was selected in ...more

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Larry Turner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
Larry Turner American football player
Larry E Turner Jr was a center for the St. Louis Rams and Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL. He attended Eastern Kentucky University, before being drafted by the St. Louis Rams.

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Chad Bratzke is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
American football player
Chad Alan Bratzke is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League.

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Myron Guyton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
American football player
Myron Maynard Guyton is a former professional American football defensive back in the National Football League who played for the New York Giants and the New England Patriots. He was a member of ...more

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Danny Copeland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
American football player
Danny Lamar Copeland is a former American football defensive back who played five seasons in the National Football League. He started in Super Bowl XXVI for the Washington Redskins.

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David Hoelscher is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Eastern Kentucky University Alumni
American football player
David Henry Hoelscher is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Eastern Kentucky University.