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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 "Chris" Klein is an American actor who is best known for playing Chris 'Oz' Ostreicher in the American Pie comedy teen films.

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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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Luke Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Actor, Film Director Luke Cunningham Wilson is an American actor known for his roles in films such as Idiocracy, Old School, Bottle Rocket, The Royal Tenenbaums, Blue Streak, Bongwater, and Legally Blonde. He is the ...more

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LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 5 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) 6 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) 7 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) 8 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) 9 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) 10 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) 11 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) 12 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) 13 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) 14 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) 15 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) 16 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) 17 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) 18 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) 19 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) 20 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) 21 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) 22 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) 23 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) 24 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) 25 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
American football player Andrew Gregory Dalton is an American football quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He played college football at Texas Christian University. In his final ...more

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Larry Foyt is listed (or ranked) 26 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

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James Cash, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Businessperson Dr. Cash's nonacademic activities include serving as a trustee or overseer for nonprofit organizations and on the board of directors for several public companies including Microsoft Corporation, ...more

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Bob Lilly is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
American football player, Photographer Bob Lilly was the spouse of Peggy De Castro.

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Matt Madderra is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Matt Madderra Information Technologist Creative IT professional with a breadth of general IT and software development knowledge, as well as web marketing experience. Specialties: Business analysis, Software development lifecycle and ...more

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Sandra Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Sandra Lynn Brown is an American bestselling author of romantic novels and thriller suspense novels. Brown has also published works under the pen names of Rachel Ryan, Laura Jordan, and Erin St. ...more

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Scott Brooks is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Basketball Coach, Basketball player Scott William Brooks (born July 31, 1965) is an American professional basketball coach. He is the head coach of the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and a former ...more

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Ralph Hall is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Politician Ralph Moody Hall was a United States Representative from Texas's 4th congressional district. He was first elected in 1980, and was the chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and ...more

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Frederic Forrest is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Actor Frederic Fenimore Forrest, Jr. is a retired American actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Huston Dyer in the 1979 musical drama The Rose ...more

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Michael Frater is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Track and field athlete Michael Frater O.D is a sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres event. He won a silver medal at the 2005 World Championships and a gold medal at the 2003 Pan American Games for the event. He ...more

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Don Massengale is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Don Massengale Golfer Donald Ray Massengale, Sr. was an American professional golfer who won tournaments on both the PGA Tour and the Senior PGA Tour.

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Davey O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
American football player Robert David "Davey' O'Brien was an American football quarterback. He played college football at Texas Christian University and professionally in the National Football League with the ...more

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Jason Phillips is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Jason Phillips American football player Jason Wesley Phillips is an American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas Christian ...more

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Kent Nix is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
American football player Alvin Kent Nix is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League. Nix played football collegiately at Texas Christian University. He is the son of Emery Nix, ...more

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Kurt Thomas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
Basketball player Kurt Vincent Thomas is a retired American professional basketball player. Thomas is a 6'9", 230 lb. power forward-center known for his hard-nosed playing style and tough defense. Drafted by ...more

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Greg Townsend is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
American football player Gregory Townsend Sr., is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Raiders in the fourth round of the 1983 NFL Draft. Townsend ...more

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Julia Collins is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Texas Christian University Alumni
juliatcollins added julia collins Julia Collins is a former champion on the quiz show Jeopardy! who had the show's second-longest winning streak after Ken Jennings's 74-game record. She won $428,100 for her first 20 games and ...more