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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 high school until he was signed by Sun Records in Memphis. His greatest success came with Monument Records between 1960 and 1964, when 22 of his songs placed on the Billboard Top 40, including "Only the Lonely", "Crying", and "Oh, Pretty Woman". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 52 (1936-1988)

Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, USA

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: Odessa, Texas, USA

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#18 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 on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Glendale, Arizona, United States of America

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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 power forward position due to his strength. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Tyler, Texas, United States of America

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