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Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Alabama at Birmingham and be of some renown.

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

These graduates, like Roddy White and Vonetta Flowers include images when available.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Alabama at Birmingham?” and “Which celebrities are University of Alabama at Birmingham alumni?”
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Lawrence J. DeLucas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Biochemist

Age: 68

Birthplace: Syracuse, New York

Lawrence James "Larry" DeLucas (O. D., Ph.D.) is an American biochemist who flew aboard NASA Space Shuttle mission STS-50 as a Payload Specialist. He was born on July 11, 1950 in ...more
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Caitlín R. Kierna... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Paleontologist, Novelist, Author

Age: 54

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Caitlín Rebekah Kiernan (born 26 May 1964) is an Irish-born American author of science fiction and dark fantasy works, including ten novels, many comic books, and more than two hundred ...more
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Vonetta Flowers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Bobsleigher

Age: 45

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Vonetta Flowers (née Jeffery; born October 29, 1973) is an American bobsledder.
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Carol Garrison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Nurse

Age: 67

Carol Z. Garrison was the 6th President of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System unanimously voted to appoint her to the office on ...more
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Larry Langford is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Politician

Age: 70

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Larry Paul Langford (March 17, 1946 – January 8, 2019) was an American politician who had a one-term tenure as the mayor of the city of Birmingham, Alabama. At the time of his death, Langford ...more
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Tina Watson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Model, Public Relations

Age: Dec. at 26 (1977-2003)

Birthplace: Landstuhl, Germany

Tina Watson was a 26-year-old American woman from Helena, Alabama, who died while scuba diving in Queensland, Australia, on 22 October 2003. Tina had been on her honeymoon with her new husband, ...more
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Roddy White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
American football player

Age: 34

Birthplace: James Island, South Carolina

Sharod Lamor "Roddy" White (born November 2, 1981) is a former American football wide receiver who played his entire professional career with the Atlanta Falcons. He played college ...more
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Robert C. Axtell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Robert C. Axtell Researcher
Robert C. Axtell is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University.
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Renea Burns is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Legal nurse consultant, Registered nurse

Age: 64

Birthplace: Sanford, Florida

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Richard M. Scrushy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Businessperson

Age: 66

Birthplace: Selma, Alabama

Richard Marin Scrushy (born August 1952 in Selma, Alabama) is an American businessman and convicted felon. He is the founder of HealthSouth Corporation, a global healthcare company based in ...more
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Bryan Thomas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
American football player

Age: 39

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama

Bryan Thomas (born June 7, 1979) is a former American football linebacker and defensive end. He was drafted by the New York Jets 22nd overall in the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more
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Darrell Hackney is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Darrell Hackney American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Darrell Hackney (born August 7, 1983) is a former American football quarterback. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at UAB. ...more
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William A. Bell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Politician

Age: 69

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

William A. Bell Sr. (born June 1, 1949) is an American politician who served as the 33rd mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, from 2010 to 2017. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Bell previously ...more
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Sandy Gbandi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni

Age: 35

Birthplace: Harbel, Liberia

Sandy Gbandi (born July 12, 1983 in Harbel) is a Liberian soccer player.
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Beth Chapman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Politician

Age: 56

Birthplace: Greenville, Alabama, United States of America

Beth Killough Chapman (born April 6, 1962) is an American politician from Alabama. A member of the Republican Party, she served as the state's 51st secretary of state from 2007 until she ...more
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Predrag Savović is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni

Age: 42

Birthplace: Pula, Croatia

Predrag Savović (Serbian Cyrillic: Предраг Савовић; born 21 May 1976) is a Serbian former professional basketball player. Among many teams in his professional career he played for KK Partizan ...more
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Regina Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Physician, Surgeon

Age: 62

Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States of America

Regina Marcia Benjamin (born October 26, 1956) is an American physician and a former vice admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who served as the 18th Surgeon General of ...more
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John Strohm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
John Strohm Lawyer

Age: 51

John Strohm (or John P. Strohm, born March 23, 1967 in Bloomington, Indiana) is an American musician, singer, and lawyer. He began his musical career playing drum set in Indiana's punk rock ...more
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Josh Evans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
American football player

Age: 46

Birthplace: Alabama

Joshua Evans is the name of: Joshua Evans (Quaker minister) (1731–1798), Quaker minister from New Jersey Joshua Evans Jr. (1777–1846), United States Congressman from Pennsylvania Joshua Evans ...more
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Chris Collins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Politician

Age: 68

Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States of America

Christopher Carl Collins (born May 20, 1950) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for New York's 27th congressional district since 2013. Collins was the first sitting ...more
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Otis Leverette is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Otis Leverette American football player

Age: 40

Birthplace: Americus, Georgia

Otis Catrell Leverette (born May 31, 1978 in Americus, to Leroy and Ruby Smith. Georgia) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Miami Dolphins, ...more
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Richard North Patterson ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Author

Age: 72

Birthplace: Berkeley, California

Richard North Patterson (born February 22, 1947 in Berkeley, California) is an American fiction writer, attorney and political commentator.
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Robert Hyatt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Computer scientist
Robert (Bob) Hyatt is a retired Associate Professor of computer science at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences (1988–2016). Hyatt ...more
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Jason Aaron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni
Jason Aaron Writer

Age: 46

Birthplace: Jasper, Alabama

Jason Aaron (born January 28, 1973) is an American comic book writer, known for his work on titles such as Thor, The Other Side, Scalped, Ghost Rider, Wolverine and PunisherMAX.
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Deidre Downs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Alabama At Birmingham Alumni

Age: 38

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Deidre Downs Gunn (born July 7, 1980) is an American physician and former beauty pageant titleholder. Downs was Miss Alabama 2004 and later was crowned Miss America 2005.