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List Rules People on this list must have gone to The Evergreen State College and be of some renown.

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

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Matt Groening is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Matt Groening Television producer, Musician, Film Producer Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening is a U.S. cartoonist, screenwriter, producer, animator, author, musician, comedian, and voice actor. He is the creator of the comic strip Life in Hell as ...more

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Michael Richards is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Michael Richards Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter Michael Anthony Richards is an American actor, writer and television producer, best known for his portrayal of Cosmo Kramer on the television sitcom Seinfeld, for which he received the Primetime ...more

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Carrie Brownstein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Carrie Brownstein Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Television producer Carrie Brownstein is a musician, writer, and actress.

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Corin Tucker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Corin Tucker Guitarist, Actor, Singer Corin Lisa Tucker is a singer and guitarist, best known for her work with rock band Sleater-Kinney.

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Sarah Larson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

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Kathleen Hanna is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Kathleen Hanna Writer, Musician, Singer Julie Ruin is the independent record produced by Kathleen Hanna under the name Julie Ruin in 1997, while taking a break from Bikini Kill. It touches upon feminism, crocheting, aerobics and ...more

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Josh Blue is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Josh Blue Sculptor, Painter, Television producer Josh Blue is an American comedian. He was voted the Last Comic Standing on NBC's reality show Last Comic Standing during its fourth season, which aired May–August 2006. Blue has cerebral palsy, ...more

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Tobi Vail is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Tobi Vail Songwriter, Drummer, Singer Tobi Celeste Vail is an independent musician, music critic and feminist from Olympia, Washington. She was a central figure in the riot grrl scene—she coined the spelling of "grrl"—and ...more

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Kim Thayil is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Kim Thayil Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician Kim Thayil is an American musician best known as the lead guitarist of the Seattle-based rock band Soundgarden, which he cofounded with singer Chris Cornell and bassist Hiro Yamamoto in 1984. ...more

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Inga Muscio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Inga Muscio Author, Writer Inga Muscio, is an American feminist, anti-racist writer and public speaker.

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Robert Waterman McChesney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Robert Waterman McChesney Journalist, Professor, Author Robert Waterman McChesney is an American professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign as the Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communication. He specializes in the ...more

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Craig Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Craig Bartlett Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Craig Michael Bartlett is an animator best known for writing for Rugrats and creating the television series Hey Arnold! and Dinosaur Train. He also voiced various recurring characters in Hey

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Rachel Corrie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Rachel Corrie Peace activist Rachel Aliene Corrie was an American peace activist and diarist. She was killed by an Israel Defense Forces armored bulldozer in a combat zone in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, ...more

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Calvin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Calvin Johnson Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Music Producer Calvin Johnson is an American guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, music producer, and disc jockey born in Olympia, Washington, US. Known for his uniquely deep, droning singing voice, Johnson was a ...more

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Brendan Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Brendan Williams Lawyer Brendan Williams served in the Washington House of Representatives from 2005 to 2011, representing Washington's 22nd legislative district.

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Elizabeth Furse is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Elizabeth Furse Politician Elizabeth Furse is a small business owner and former faculty member of Portland State University. She was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 1999, representing ...more

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Paul Stamets is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Paul Stamets Biologist, Author, Science writer Paul Edward Stamets is an American mycologist, author and advocate of bioremediation and medicinal mushrooms.

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Lynda Barry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Lynda Barry Cartoonist, Author, Writer Lynda Jean Barry is an American cartoonist and author. Barry is best known for her weekly comic strip Ernie Pook's Comeek. She garnered attention with her 1988 illustrated novel The Good Times ...more

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Sharon Tomiko Santos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Sharon Tomiko Santos Politician Sharon Tomiko Santos, American politician, is a Washington State representative representing the 37th legislative district.

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Benjamin Hoff is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Benjamin Hoff Journalist Benjamin Hoff is an American author. He is best known as the author of The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet. In 2006, he denounced the publishing industry and announced his resignation from ...more

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Michael Leavitt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Michael Leavitt Mike Leavitt is a visual artist based near Seattle, Washington responsible for a variety of fine art and design works in various media. With his HiPop Project under the name Intuition Kitchen ...more

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Mirah is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Mirah Songwriter, Singer Mirah, is an American musician and songwriter based in Brooklyn, New York. After getting her start in the music scene of Olympia, Washington in the late 1990s, she released a number of ...more

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David Craig Simpson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
David Craig Simpson Dana Claire Simpson is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the syndicated comic strip Phoebe and her Unicorn, as well as the long-running web comic Ozy and Millie. Her other ...more

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Myra Melford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Myra Melford Jazz Pianist, Pianist Myra Melford is an American avant-garde jazz pianist and composer. A 2013 Guggenheim Fellow, Melford was described by the San Francisco Chronicle as an "explosive player, a virtuoso who ...more

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Judith Moore is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Judith Moore Writer Judith Moore was an American author and essayist best known for her 2005 book Fat Girl: A True Story, published by Hudson Street Press. Moore was born in Oklahoma in 1940 and claimed to have ...more

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Kathi Wilcox is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Kathi Wilcox Musician, Singer Kathi Lynn Wilcox is an American musician. She is the bass player in the Julie Ruin and has been in bands such as Bikini Kill, the Casual Dots and the Frumpies.

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Steve Thomas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Steve Thomas Television producer, Author, Presenter Stephen Thomas is an American author and television personality. He was the host of the PBS home renovation series This Old House from 1989 to 2003 and of Renovation Nation, on Discovery's ...more

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Anna Oxygen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Anna Oxygen Musician, Actor, Singer Anna Jordan Huff is an American singer-songwriter, producer, composer, multi-media artist, and actress best known by her stage Anna Oxygen. After starting her music career as a member of the ...more

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Timo Ellis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Timo Ellis Record producer, Musician Timothy Kneeland "Timo" Ellis is a multi-instrumentalist and record producer from New York City, currently in the band Netherlands. He also runs a commercial music company called 70% ...more

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John Wozniak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
John Wozniak Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician John Keith Wozniak is an American musician, best known as the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of the band Marcy Playground. He is the son of Robert Wozniak, a developmental psychologist ...more

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Donna Gail Manson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Donna Gail Manson Murdered by Ted Bundy. Donna was 19 when she disappeared from the campus of Evergreen State College on her way to a jazz concert. Her body was never found. Bundy confessed to her murder shortly ...more

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Heather Duby is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Heather Duby Singer Heather Duby, is a female American singer/songwriter.

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Jared Pappas-Kelley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Jared Pappas-Kelley Jared Pappas-Kelley is an American curator, researcher, and visual artist. He studied at The Evergreen State College, Goddard College and the European Graduate School where he served as Graduate ...more

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Conrad Keely is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Conrad Keely Singer Conrad Keely is a British-born, American musician, known primarily as the lead singer for the rock band ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead. He is also an artist and writer. He plays ...more

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Lynda Weinman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Lynda Weinman Businessperson, Author Lynda Weinman is a U.S. business owner, computer instructor, and author, who founded an online software training web site, Lynda.com, with her husband, Bruce Heavin. Lynda.com was acquired by ...more

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Josh Silver is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Josh Silver Josh Silver is the co-founder and CEO of United Republic. He is also the former CEO and president of Free Press, a nonprofit public policy organization he co-founded in 2003. He was previously ...more

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Lois is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Lois Journalist, Singer-songwriter Lois Maffeo is an American musician and writer who lives in Olympia, Washington. Although never achieving mainstream success, she has been closely involved with and influenced many independent ...more

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Kathleen Hanna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Kathleen Hanna Activist, Musician, Actor Kathleen Hanna is an American musician, feminist activist, and punk zine writer. In the early- to mid-1990s she was the lead singer of feminist punk band Bikini Kill, before fronting Le Tigre in ...more

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Bret Lunsford is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Bret Lunsford Bret Lunsford is a vocalist, songwriter, guitarist, and founding member of the influential bands Beat Happening and D+. In addition to his own musical endeavors, Lunsford owns and operates ...more

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David Price is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
David Price David H. Price is an American anthropologist. He studied anthropology at The Evergreen State College, the University of Chicago and the University of Florida and is a professor of anthropology ...more

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Cappy Thompson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Cappy Thompson Cappy Thompson is an American artist who works in the medium of glass. The basis of her reverse glass painting technique is Grisaille, which has been used on stained glass since the Middle Ages. ...more

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Bre Pettis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Bre Pettis Bre Pettis is an American entrepreneur, video blogger and multi-artist. He is also known for DIY video podcasts for MAKE, and for the History Hacker pilot on the History Channel. He is one of ...more

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Bruce Pavitt is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Bruce Pavitt Businessperson, Author, Disc jockey Bruce S. Pavitt is the Chicago-born founder of record label Sub Pop.

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Sean Horton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
Sean Horton added Sean Horton

President, founder and curator of famed Decibel Festival/Productions.