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Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

Updated December 3, 2019 8.8k views46 items

List RulesPeople 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.

Use every item on this list for yours, from Michael Richards to Matt Groening.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to The Evergreen State College?” and “Which celebrities are The Evergreen State College alumni?”
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  • 1
    Matt Groening is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Matt Groening

    Television producer, Musician

    Age66

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    Matthew Abraham Groening ( (listen) GRAY-ning; born February 15, 1954) is an American... more on Wikipedia

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    #193 of 342 The Greatest American Writers of All Time#296 of 1,357 The Greatest Minds of All Time

  • 2
    Michael Richards is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Michael Richards

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age71

    BirthplaceCulver City, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Michael Anthony Richards (born July 24, 1949) is an American actor, writer, television... more on Wikipedia

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    #592 of 1,030 The Best Actors in Film History#179 of 233 The Funniest Stand Up Comedians Of All Time

  • 3
    Carrie Brownstein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Carrie Brownstein

    Film Score Composer, Guitarist

    Age46

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    Carrie Rachel Brownstein (born September 27, 1974) is an American musician, actress, writer,... more on Wikipedia

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    #234 of 282 The Funniest Female Comedians of All Time#105 of 106 Rock Stars Who Would Make The Best President

  • 4
    Corin Tucker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Corin Tucker

    Guitarist, Actor

    Age47

    BirthplaceEugene, Oregon

    Corin Lisa Tucker (born November 9, 1972, in Eugene, Oregon) is an American singer,... more on Wikipedia

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    #487 of 816 These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time#12 of 35 The Best Musical Artists From North Dakota

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    Sarah Larson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni
  • 6
    Kathleen Hanna is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Kathleen Hanna

    Writer, Musician

    BirthplacePortland,United States of America,Oregon

    Julie Ruin is the independent record produced by Kathleen Hanna under the name Julie Ruin in... more on Wikipedia

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    #37 of 111 Famous Atheist Musicians#86 of 88 The Best Electroclash Bands/Artists

  • 7
    Josh Blue is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Josh Blue

    Sculptor, Painter

    Age41

    BirthplaceCameroon

    Josh Blue (born November 27, 1978) was voted the Last Comic Standing on NBC's reality show... more on Wikipedia

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    #3 of 9 The Best Last Comic Standing Winners, Ranked#2 of 13 13 Famous People with Cerebral Palsy

  • 8
    Tobi Vail is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Tobi Vail

    Songwriter, Drummer

    Age51

    BirthplaceAuburn, Washington

    Tobi Celeste Vail (born July 20, 1969) is an American independent musician, music critic and... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Kim Thayil is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Kim Thayil

    Guitarist, Songwriter

    Age60

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    Kim A. Thayil (born September 4, 1960) is an American musician best known as the lead... more on Wikipedia

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    #113 of 639 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time#213 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

  • 10
    Inga Muscio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Inga Muscio

    Author, Writer

    Age54

    BirthplaceSanta Maria, California

    Inga Muscio (born c. 1966), is an American feminist, writer and public speaker. Her books... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Robert Waterman McChesney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Robert Waterman McChesney

    Journalist, Professor

    Age68

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio

    Robert Waterman McChesney (born December 22, 1952) is an American professor at the University... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Craig Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Craig Bartlett

    Television director, Television producer

    Age63

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    Craig Michael Bartlett (born October 18, 1956) is an American animator, best known for writing... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Rachel Corrie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Rachel Corrie

    Peace activist

    AgeDec. at 24 (1979-2003)

    BirthplaceOlympia, Washington

    Rachel Aliene Corrie (April 10, 1979 – March 16, 2003) was an American activist and diarist.... more on Wikipedia

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    #141 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#46 of 403 Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

  • 14
    Calvin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Calvin Johnson

    Guitarist, Singer-songwriter

    Age57

    BirthplaceOlympia, Washington

    Calvin Johnson (born November 1, 1962) is an American guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, music... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Brendan Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Age52

    BirthplaceEugene, Oregon

    Brendan Williams served in the Washington House of Representatives from 2005 to 2011,... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Elizabeth Furse is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Elizabeth Furse

    Politician

    Age83

    BirthplaceNairobi, Kenya

    Elizabeth Furse (born October 13, 1936) is a Kenya Colony-born American small business owner... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Paul Stamets is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Paul Stamets

    Biologist, Author

    Age65

    Paul Edward Stamets (born July 17, 1955) is an American mycologist, author and advocate of... more on Wikipedia

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    #9 of 133 The Best Joe Rogan Podcast Guests#2 of 25 The Best Scientists & Theorists On Joe Rogan

  • 18
    Lynda Barry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Lynda Barry

    Cartoonist, Author

    Age64

    BirthplaceRichland Center, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Lynda Barry (born Linda Jean Barry, January 2, 1956) is an American cartoonist, author, and... more on Wikipedia
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    Sharon Tomiko Santos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Age59

    Sharon Tomiko Santos (born July 5, 1961 in San Francisco, California), American politician, is... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Benjamin Hoff is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Benjamin Hoff

    Journalist

    Age74

    Benjamin Hoff (born 1946) is an American author. He is best known as the author of The Tao of... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Michael Leavitt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Michael Leavitt

    Mike Leavitt (born November 4, 1977) is an American visual artist based near Seattle,... more on Wikipedia

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    #71 of 85 The Best Pop Art Artists#61 of 88 Famous Conceptual Artists, Ranked

  • 22
    Mirah is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Mirah

    Songwriter, Singer

    Age46

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Mirah (born Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn) is an American musician and songwriter based in Brooklyn,... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    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... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Myra Melford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Myra Melford

    Jazz Pianist, Pianist

    Age63

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Myra Melford is an American avant-garde jazz pianist and composer. A 2013 Guggenheim Fellow,... more on Wikipedia
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    Judith Moore is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous The Evergreen State College Alumni

    Judith Moore

    Writer

    AgeDec. at 66 (1940-2006)

    BirthplaceStillwater, Oklahoma

    Judith Moore (1940 – May 15, 2006) was an American author and essayist best known for her 2005... more on Wikipedia
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