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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Texas Woman's University and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates, like Anne Rice and Helen Gurley Brown, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Texas Woman's University?” and “Which celebrities are Texas Woman's University alumni?”
Anne Rice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Texas Woman's University Alumni
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Anne Rice is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica. She is perhaps best known for her popular and influential series of novels, The Vampire Chronicles, revolving around the central character of Lestat. Books from The Vampire Chronicles were the subject of two film adaptations, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles in 1994, and Queen of the Damned in 2002. Born in New Orleans, Rice spent much of her early life there before moving to Texas, and later to San Francisco. She was raised in an observant Roman Catholic family, but became an agnostic as a young adult. She began her professional writing career with the publication of Interview with the ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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Lupe Ontiveros is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Texas Woman's University Alumni
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Guadalupe "Lupe" Ontiveros was an American film and television actress of Mexican descendent, best known for playing Yolanda Saldívar in the film Selena. Ontiveros acted in numerous films and television shows, often playing a maid or, more recently, an all-knowing grandmother. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her work on Desperate Housewives and received critical acclaim for her role in Chuck and Buck, for which she won the National Board of Review award for Best Supporting Actress, and was also nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. ...more

Age: Died at 70 (1942-2012)

Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA

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#66 on The Best Hispanic & Latina Actresses

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Helen Gurley Brown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Texas Woman's University Alumni
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Helen Gurley Brown was an American author, publisher, and businesswoman. She was the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for 32 years. ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1922-2012)

Birthplace: USA, Green Forest, Arkansas

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Millie Hughes-Fulford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Texas Woman's University Alumni
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Millie Elizabeth Hughes-Fulford is an American medical investigator and molecular biologist who flew aboard a NASA Space Shuttle mission as a Payload Specialist. ...more

Age: 72

Birthplace: Mineral Wells, Texas, United States of America

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