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

List features Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Los Angeles City College?” and “Which celebrities are Los Angeles City College alumni?”
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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Politician

Age: 88

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Clinton Eastwood Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and politician. After achieving success in the Western TV series Rawhide, he rose to international fame with ...more

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Mark Hamill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 64

Birthplace: Oakland, California, USA

Mark Richard Hamill (; born September 25, 1951) is an American actor, voice actor, and writer. Hamill is known for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars films, which won him the Saturn Award ...more

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James Coburn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: Dec. at 74 (1928-2002)

Birthplace: Laurel, Nebraska, United States of America

James Harrison Coburn III (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002) was an American actor. He featured in more than 70 films, largely action roles, and made 100 television appearances during a ...more

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Morgan Freeman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 81

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Morgan Freeman (born June 1, 1937) is an American actor, film director, and film narrator. Freeman won an Academy Award in 2005 for Best Supporting Actor with Million Dollar Baby (2004), and he ...more

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Paul Winfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 65 (1939-2004)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Paul Edward Winfield (May 22, 1939 – March 7, 2004) was an American television, film and stage actor. He was known for his portrayal of a Louisiana sharecropper who struggles to support his ...more

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Donna Reed is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 65 (1921-1986)

Birthplace: Denison, Iowa, United States of America

Donna Reed (born Donna Belle Mullenger; January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American film, television actress and producer. Her career spanned more than 40 years, with performances in ...more

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Charles Bukowski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Poet, Columnist, Novelist

Age: Dec. at 74 (1920-1994)

Birthplace: Andernach, Germany

Henry Charles Bukowski (born Heinrich Karl Bukowski; August 16, 1920 – March 9, 1994) was a German-American poet, novelist, and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, ...more

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Nanette Fabray is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Activist, Comedian, Actor

Age: 95

Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA

Nanette Fabray (born Ruby Bernadette Nanette Theresa Fabares; October 27, 1920 – February 22, 2018) was an American actress, singer, and dancer. She began her career performing in vaudeville as ...more
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Robert Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Actor

Age: 86

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Robert Francis Vaughn (November 22, 1932 – November 11, 2016) was an American actor noted for his stage, film and television work. His best-known television roles include suave spy Napoleon Solo ...more

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Ruta Lee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Actor, Dancer

Age: 82

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Ruta Lee (born May 30, 1935) is a Canadian-American actress and dancer who appeared as one of the brides in the musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. She had roles in films including Billy ...more
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Cindy Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Actor

Age: 71

Birthplace: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Cynthia Jane "Cindy" Williams (born August 22, 1947) is an American actress best known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the television sitcom Laverne & Shirley (1976–1982).

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Gene Roddenberry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Gene Roddenberry Pilot, Futurist, Police officer

Age: Dec. at 70 (1921-1991)

Birthplace: El Paso, Texas

Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American television screenwriter, producer and creator of the original Star Trek television series, and its first spin-off ...more

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Esther Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Businessperson, Actor, Swimmer

Age: Dec. at 92 (1921-2013)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California, Inglewood

Esther Jane Williams (August 8, 1921 – June 6, 2013) was an American competitive swimmer and actress. Williams set multiple national and regional swimming records in her late teens as part of ...more

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James Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Actor, Dancer

Age: Dec. at 90 (1920-2010)

Birthplace: USA, California, Sacramento

James Mitchell (February 29, 1920 – January 22, 2010) was an American actor and dancer. Although he is best known to television audiences as Palmer Cortlandt on the soap opera All My Children ...more
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Eric Dolphy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Sideman, Saxophonist, Musician

Age: Dec. at 36 (1928-1964)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Eric Allan Dolphy, Jr. (June 20, 1928 – June 29, 1964) was an American jazz alto saxophonist, bass clarinetist and flautist. On a few occasions, he also played the clarinet and piccolo. Dolphy ...more

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Michael Ansara is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: Dec. at 91 (1922-2013)

Birthplace: Syria

Michael George Ansara (April 15, 1922 – July 31, 2013) was an American stage, screen, and voice actor. He portrayed Cochise in the television series Broken Arrow, Kane in the 1979–1981 series ...more
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Jo Anne Worley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Singer

Age: 81

Birthplace: Lowell, West Creek Township, Indiana, USA

Jo Anne Worley (born September 6, 1936) is an American actress, comedian and singer. Her work covers television, films, theater, game shows, talk shows, commercials, and cartoons. She worked on ...more
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Stuart Whitman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Soldier, Actor, Professional Boxer

Age: 91

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Stuart Maxwell Whitman (born February 1, 1928) is an American actor. He is known for playing Marshal Jim Crown on the Western television series Cimarron Strip (1967). Whitman also starred with ...more
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Charles Gordone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Educator, Film Producer, Actor

Age: Dec. at 70 (1925-1995)

Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio

Charles Gordone (October 12, 1925 – November 16, 1995) was an American playwright, actor, director, and educator. He was the first African American to win the annual Pulitzer Prize for Drama and ...more
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Pamela Courson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Pamela Courson

Age: Dec. at 28 (1946-1974)

Birthplace: Weed, California

Pamela Susan Courson (December 22, 1946 – April 25, 1974) was a long-term companion of Jim Morrison, singer of the Doors.
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Diane Watson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
College Administrator, Politician, Diplomat

Age: 85

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Diane Edith Watson (born November 12, 1933) is a former US Representative for California's 33rd congressional district, serving from 2003 until 2011. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The ...more
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Alan Arkin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Television director, Musician, Screenwriter

Age: 84

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an American actor, director, and screenwriter. With a film career spanning six decades, Arkin is known for his performances in The Russians Are Coming, ...more

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Sally Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 81

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, California

Sally Clare Kellerman (born June 2, 1937) is an American actress, activist, author, producer, singer, and voice artist. Kellerman's acting career spans over 60 years. Her role as Major Margaret ...more

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Rosie Perez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Choreographer

Age: 54

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Bushwick

Rosa María Perez (born September 6, 1964) is an American actress, singer, community activist, talk show host, author, dancer and choreographer. Her film breakthrough was in Spike Lee's Do ...more

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Charles Burnett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Los Angeles City College Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer

Age: 74

Birthplace: Vicksburg, Mississippi

Charles Burnett (; born April 13, 1944) is an American film director, film producer, writer, editor, actor, photographer, and cinematographer. His most popular films include Killer of Sheep ...more

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