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Famous Southern Methodist University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 18.2k views358 items

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?”
  • 1
    Kourtney Kardashian

    Kourtney Kardashian

    Fashion designer, Socialite


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, Beverly Hills, California, United States of America

    Kourtney Mary Kardashian (born April 18, 1979) is an American media personality, socialite,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Jayne Mansfield

    Jayne Mansfield

    Pin-up girl, Pianist

    AgeDec. at 34 (1933-1967)

    BirthplaceBryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Jayne Mansfield (born April 19, 1933 – June 29, 1967) was an American film, theater, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Sarah Shahi

    Sarah Shahi

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceEuless, Texas, United States of America

    Aahoo Jahansouz "Sarah" Shahi (Persian: آهو جهانسوز سارا شاهی‎; born January 10, 1980) is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Laura Bush

    Laura Bush

    Librarian, Author


    BirthplaceMidland, Texas, United States of America

    Laura Welch Bush (née Laura Lane Welch; born November 4, 1946) is an American educator who was... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Angela Braly
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  • 6
    Aaron Spelling

    Aaron Spelling

    Television producer, Film Producer

    AgeDec. at 83 (1923-2006)

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Dallas

    Aaron Spelling (April 22, 1923 – June 23, 2006) was an American film and television producer.... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Lauren Graham

    Lauren Graham

    Television producer, Novelist


    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    Lauren Helen Graham (born March 16, 1967) is an American actress and author. She is best known... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Kathy Bates

    Kathy Bates

    Film Score Composer, Television director


    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States of America

    Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American actress and director. She is the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Robert Dennard

    Robert Dennard

    Inventor, Electrical engineer


    BirthplaceTerrell, Texas

    Robert Dennard (born September 5, 1932) is an American electrical engineer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Stephen Tobolowsky

    Stephen Tobolowsky

    Theatre Director, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Dallas

    Stephen Harold Tobolowsky (born May 30, 1951) is an American actor. He is known for film roles... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Don Meredith

    Don Meredith

    Announcer, Actor

    AgeDec. at 72 (1938-2010)

    BirthplaceMount Vernon, Texas, United States of America

    Joseph "Dandy" Don Meredith (April 10, 1938 – December 5, 2010) was an American football... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Joe Phillips

    Joe Phillips

    American football player


    BirthplacePortland, Oregon

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  • 13
    Jim Duggan

    Jim Duggan

    Wrestler, Actor


    BirthplaceUSA, Glens Falls, New York

    James Edward Duggan Jr. (born January 14, 1954), better known by his ring name "Hacksaw" Jim... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Belita Moreno


    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Dallas

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  • 15

    AgeDec. at 80 (1906-1986)

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    Henry Nash Smith (September 29, 1906 – June 6, 1986) was a scholar of American culture and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Ray L. Hunt

    Ray L. Hunt



    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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  • 17
    H. L. Hunt
    Haroldson Lafayette Hunt Jr. (February 17, 1889 – November 29, 1974), known throughout his... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Page McConnell

    Page McConnell

    Film Score Composer, Songwriter


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Page Samuel McConnell (born May 17, 1963 in Philadelphia) is an American multi-instrumentalist... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Fritz Von Erich

    Fritz Von Erich

    Wrestler, American football player

    AgeDec. at 68 (1929-1997)

    BirthplaceJewett, Texas, USA

    Jack Barton Adkisson Sr. (August 16, 1929 – September 10, 1997), better known by his ring name... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Eric Dickerson

    Eric Dickerson

    Athlete, American football player


    BirthplaceSealy, Texas, United States of America

    Eric Demetric Dickerson (born September 2, 1960) is an American former football running back... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Sarah Jane Morris


    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • 22
    David Richards

    David Richards

    American football player


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    David Reed Richards (born April 11, 1966) is a former professional American football guard who... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Beth Clayton

    Beth Clayton

    Laura Beth Clayton is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer, and a native of Malvern,... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Dorothy Malone

    Dorothy Malone



    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Mary Dorothy Maloney (January 29, 1924 – January 19, 2018) was an American actress. Her film... more on Wikipedia


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  • 25
    Doak Walker

    Doak Walker

    American football player

    AgeDied at 71 (1927-1998)

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    Ewell Doak Walker II (January 1, 1927 – September 27, 1998) was an American football player. ... more on Wikipedia


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