Famous Southern Methodist University Alumni

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

Alumni include Sarah Shahi, Kourtney Kardashian and many additional graduates as well.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Southern Methodist University?” and “Which celebrities are Southern Methodist University alumni?”
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  • Kourtney Kardashian
    Fashion designer, Socialite, Businessperson
    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Jayne Mansfield
    Pin-up girl, Pianist, Model
    • Age: Dec. at 34 (1933-1967)
    • Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Sarah Shahi
    Model, Actor, Cheerleader
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Euless, Texas, USA
  • Laura Bush
    Librarian, Author, Teacher
    • Age: 75
    • Birthplace: Midland, Texas, United States of America
  • Aaron Spelling
    Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter
    • Age: Dec. at 83 (1923-2006)
    • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America
  • Lauren Graham
    Television producer, Novelist, Actor
    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
  • Kathy Bates
    Film Score Composer, Television director, Actor
    • Age: 74
    • Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
  • Robert Dennard
    Inventor, Electrical engineer, Engineer
    • Age: 90
    • Birthplace: Terrell, Texas
  • Stephen Tobolowsky
    Theatre Director, Screenwriter, Actor
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Texas, USA, Dallas
  • Don Meredith
    Announcer, Actor, American football player
    • Age: Dec. at 72 (1938-2010)
    • Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Texas, United States of America
  • Joe Phillips
    American football player
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: Portland, Oregon
  • Jim Duggan
    Wrestler, Actor
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Glens Falls, New York, United States of America
    • Age: 72
    • Birthplace: Texas, USA, Dallas
    • Age: Dec. at 79 (1906-1986)
    • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
  • Ray L. Hunt
    Businessperson
    • Age: 79
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
  • Page McConnell
    Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Fritz Von Erich
    Wrestler, American football player
    • Age: Dec. at 68 (1929-1997)
    • Birthplace: Jewett, Texas, United States of America
  • Eric Dickerson
    Athlete, American football player
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Sealy, Texas, United States of America
    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
  • David Richards
    American football player
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York
      • Age: Dec. at 92 (1925-2018)
      • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
    • Doak Walker
      American football player
      • Age: Dec. at 71 (1927-1998)
      • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas