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

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

List features graduates like Mike Patton, Raymond Carver.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Humboldt State University?” and “Which celebrities are Humboldt State University alumni?”
Mike Patton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Humboldt State University Alumni
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Michael Allan "Mike" Patton is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, film composer, producer, and actor, best known as the lead singer of the alternative metal band Faith No More. Patton was also the founder and lead singer of experimental band Mr. Bungle, and has played with Tomahawk, Fantômas, Lovage, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and Peeping Tom. Known for his eclectic influences and experimental projects, Patton has earned critical praise for his diverse array of vocal techniques. He has many producer or co-producer credits with artists such as John Zorn, Sepultura, Melvins, Melt-Banana, and Kool Keith. He co-founded Ipecac Recordings with Greg Werckman in 1999, and has run ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: Eureka, California, United States of America

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Martin Wong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Humboldt State University Alumni
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Martin Wong was a U.S. painter of the late twentieth century. ...more

Age: Died at 53 (1946-1999)

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States of America

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Stephen Hillenburg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Humboldt State University Alumni
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Stephen McDannell Hillenburg is an American marine biologist, animator, director, producer, writer, cartoonist, and voice actor. Although associated with several animated television series, he is best known for creating the Nickelodeon animated series SpongeBob SquarePants. Born in Lawton, Oklahoma, Hillenburg grew up in Anaheim, California and attended Humboldt State University, earning a bachelor's degree in marine resource planning and interpretation in 1984. After graduating from college, Hillenburg taught marine biology at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point. In 1992 he enrolled at the California Institute of the Arts to pursue a career in animation. After graduating from CalArts and ...more

Age: 56

Birthplace: Lawton, Oklahoma, United States of America

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Ian Parsons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Humboldt State University Alumni
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Ian Parsons, born on February, 15, 1970 in Providence, Rhode Island is an American Singer/Songwriter and founder of the musical group The Ian Parsons Reject. He sings, plays guitar, drums, harmonica, and percussion and has played with a number of Indie Rock bands prior to starting his own solo project in 1999. Ian Parsons currently resides in New Hampshire where he grew up. ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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