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

Items on this list include LaDainian Tomlinson and Andy Dalton and other famous TCU alumni. What is TCU known for? Lot's of stuff... for example their mascot is a Horned Frog. They are the TCU Horned Frogs. How neat!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Texas Christian University?” and “Which celebrities are Texas Christian University alumni?”
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Shantel VanSanten is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Model, Actor
Shantel Yvonne VanSanten is an American model and actress. As a model, she has been featured in the magazines Teen Vogue and Seventeen. On television, she played the role of Quinn James in the ...more
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Chris Klein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Actor
Frederick Christopher Klein (born March 14, 1979) is an American actor who is best known for playing Chris 'Oz' Ostreicher in the American Pie comedy teen films, and more recently, the serial ...more
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Norman Alden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Norman Alden was an American character actor who performed in television programs and motion pictures. He first appeared on television on The 20th Century Fox Hour in 1957. He provided the voice ...more
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LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
American football player
LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for eleven seasons. He played the majority of ...more
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Bob Schieffer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Journalist, Actor
Bob Lloyd Schieffer is an American television journalist who has been with CBS News since 1969, serving 23 years as anchor on the Saturday edition of CBS Evening News from 1973 to 1996; chief ...more
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Morris Kight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Peace activist
Morris Kight was a gay rights pioneer and peace activist, based in Los Angeles. He is considered one of the original founders of the gay and lesbian civil rights movement in the United States.
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Jeff Newman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Baseball player
Jeffrey Lynn Newman is a former Major League Baseball catcher. He served as the interim manager of the Oakland Athletics in 1986 after Jackie Moore was fired and before Tony La Russa was hired.
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Ellis Amburn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Book editor, Biographer, Bookseller
Ellis Edward Amburn is an American book editor and biographer.
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Larry Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
American football player
Larry Brown, Jr. is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and the Oakland Raiders. He is mostly known for being named the MVP of Super Bowl ...more
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Phyllis George is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Businessperson, Actor, TV Journalist
Phyllis Ann George Brown, Miss America 1971 and Miss Texas 1970, is an American businesswoman, actress, and former sportscaster. She was also First Lady of Kentucky from 1979 to 1983.
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Eddie Bernice Johnson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Nurse, Politician
Eddie Bernice Johnson is a politician from the state of Texas, currently representing the state's 30th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. An African-American, ...more
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Sammy Baugh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
American Football coach, Coach, American football player
Samuel Adrian "Slingin' Sammy" Baugh was an American football player and coach. He played college football for the Horned Frogs at Texas Christian University, where he was a two-time ...more
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Robert Wright is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Journalist, Author, Science writer
Robert Wright is an American journalist, scholar, and prize-winning author of best-selling books about science, evolutionary psychology, history, religion, and game theory, including The ...more
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Dan Boren is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Politician
Daniel David "Dan" Boren is a retired politician, who served as the U.S. Representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district from 2005 to 2013. The district includes most of the ...more
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Winthrop Paul Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Farmer
Winthrop Paul "Win" Rockefeller was a Republican politician who served as the 13th Lieutenant Governor of the US state of Arkansas from 1996 until his death. He was also a member of ...more
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Kristin Adams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Singer, Presenter
Kristin Nicole Adams, née Holt, is a television personality and entertainment news correspondent. Between 2005 and 2008, Kristin served as the second host of G4's Cheat!, a television ...more
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Gordon R. England is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Businessperson, Engineer
Gordon Richard England is an American businessman who served as the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense and twice as U.S. Secretary of the Navy in the administration of U.S. President George W.
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Sue Monk Kidd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Memoirist, Novelist, Author
Sue Monk Kidd is a writer from the Southern United States, best known for her novel, The Secret Life of Bees.
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Drew Coleman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
American football player
Drew Antrion Coleman is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. After playing college football for Texas Christian, he was selected by the New York Jets in the sixth round ...more
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Lance Broadway is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Baseball player
Lance Daniel Broadway is an American actor and former Major League Baseball pitcher. He is 6'3" and throws right-handed.
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Travis Schuldt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Actor
Travis Schuldt is an American actor. He originated the role of Ethan Winthrop on Passions, and played a recurring role of Keith Dudemeister in Scrubs.
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Reggie Hunt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Reggie Hunt American football player
Reggie Hunt is a former professional gridiron football linebacker. He most recently played for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Scottish Claymores as a ...more
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Travis Willingham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Travis Hampton Willingham is an American actor and voice actor who has worked for various anime series and video games at Funimation/OkraTron 5000 and Viz Media/Studiopolis. He well known his ...more
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Andy Dalton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
American football player
Andrew Gregory Dalton (born October 29, 1987) is an American football quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas Christian ...more
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Larry Foyt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Larry Foyt Race car driver
Larry Joseph Roberds Foyt is a semi-retired NASCAR and IndyCar driver. He is the biological grandson and adopted son of A. J. Foyt, and a biological cousin of A. J. Foyt IV. His biological ...more