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

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

List features graduates like Roy Orbison, Larry Johnson and more!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Odessa College?” and “Which celebrities are Odessa College alumni?”
Roy Orbison is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Odessa College Alumni
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Roy Kelton Orbison, also known by his nickname The Big O, was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his trademark sunglasses, distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. Orbison grew up in Texas and began singing in a rockabilly/country and western band in ...more

Profession: Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Composer, + more

Age: Died at 52 (1936-1988)

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Vernon

Credits: The Hateful Eight^! Dumb & Dumber^! 50/50^! Pretty Woman

Also Ranked

#93 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#40 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#27 on The Best Singers of All Time

#22 on Rank the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

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Stephnie Weir is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Odessa College Alumni
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Stephnie Carmel Weir is an American actress, comedian, and writer. She is best known as a cast member on MADtv from 2000–2006. ...more

Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: Odessa, Texas, United States of America

Credits: Mad TV, New Port South, Ping Pong Playa, The Other Side of the Tracks, Big Day, + more

Also Ranked

#10 on The Most Successful Mad TV Cast Members

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Ty Murray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Odessa College Alumni
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Ty Monroe Murray is an American nine-time World Champion rodeo cowboy and co-founder and board adviser of the Professional Bull Riders. ...more

Profession: Cowboy, Rodeo performer

Age: 47

Birthplace: Glendale, Arizona, United States of America

Credits: Dancing with the Stars, Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, Ty Murray’s Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge, Professional Bull Riders: The Toughest Sport on Earth: Legends of the PBR, Ultimate Bullriding: America's Original Extreme Sport

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Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Odessa College Alumni
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Larry Demetric Johnson is a retired American basketball player who spent his professional career in the National Basketball Association with the Charlotte Hornets and New York Knicks. He was listed at 6 feet 6 inches, a height suitable for the small forward position but instead he usually played the ...more

Profession: Basketball player, Actor

Age: 46

Birthplace: Tyler, Texas, United States of America

Credits: Space Jam^! Eddie^! BET Awards 2007^! Four Courses with J.B. Smoove

Also Ranked

#41 on The Best NBA Players with No Championship Rings

#89 on The Greatest Offensive Players in NBA History

#62 on The Best NBA Player Nicknames

#21 on The Greatest Power Forwards in NBA History

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