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Famous University Of Arizona Alumni

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

List includes Nicole Richie, Kourtney Kardashian and other notable Arizona Wildcats.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Arizona?” and “Which celebrities are University of Arizona alumni?”

Take a look at this list of University of Arizona Alums. There are many famous people who went to UA.
  • 1

    Jerry Bruckheimer

    Television producer, Film Producer
    Jerome Leon Bruckheimer (born September 21, 1943) is an American film and television producer....  more
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    Bob Dole

    Robert Joseph Dole (born July 22, 1923) is a retired American politician, statesman, and...  more

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    Kourtney Kardashian

    Fashion designer, Socialite
    Kourtney Mary Kardashian (born April 18, 1979) is an American media personality, socialite,...  more

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    Garry Shandling

    Talk show host, Comedian
    Garry Emmanuel Shandling (November 29, 1949 – March 24, 2016) was an American stand-up...  more

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    Kate Walsh

    Businessperson, Model
    Kathleen Erin "Kate" Walsh (born October 13, 1967) is an American actress and businesswoman....  more

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    Nicole Richie

    Fashion designer, Designer
    Nicole Camille Richie (née Escovedo; born September 21, 1981) is an American television...  more

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    Geraldo Rivera

    Talk show host, Journalist
    Geraldo Rivera (born Gerald Michael Riviera; July 4, 1943) is an American tabloid talk show...  more

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    Amanda Beard

    Model, Swimmer
    Amanda Ray Beard (born October 29, 1981), also known by her married name Amanda Brown, is an...  more
  • 9

    Kristen Wiig

    Comedian, Film Producer
    Kristen Carroll Wiig (; born August 22, 1973) is an American actress, comedian, writer, and...  more

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    Kenny Lofton

    Baseball player
    Kenneth Lofton (born May 31, 1967) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) center fielder....  more
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    Samaire Armstrong

    Fashion designer, Fashion Model
    Samaire Rhys Armstrong ( sə-MEER-ə; born October 31, 1980) is a Japanese-born American...  more
  • 12

    Sherman Fairchild

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur
    Sherman Mills Fairchild (April 7, 1896 – March 28, 1971) was an American businessman, investor...  more
  • 13

    Greg Kinnear

    Television producer, Screenwriter
    Gregory Buck Kinnear (born June 17, 1963) is an American actor and television personality. He...  more

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    Dean Kamen

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur
    Dean Lawrence Kamen (born April 5, 1951) is an American engineer, inventor, and businessman....  more
  • 15

    Donald Pettit

    Chemical engineer, Astronaut
    Donald Roy Pettit (born April 20, 1955) is an American chemical engineer and a NASA astronaut....  more
  • 16

    Dick Scobee

    Astronaut, Military aviator
    Francis Richard Scobee (May 19, 1939 – January 28, 1986) was an American pilot, engineer and...  more
  • 17

    Stuart Roosa

    Stuart Allen "Stu" Roosa (August 16, 1933 – December 12, 1994), Col., USAF, was an American...  more
  • 18

    Christopher Langton

    Researcher, Computer scientist
    Christopher Gale Langton (born 1948/49) is an American computer scientist and one of the...  more
  • 19

    Lew Ayres

    Pianist, Musician
    Lewis Frederick Ayres III (December 28, 1908 – December 30, 1996) was an American actor whose...  more
  • 20

    Joseph M. Acaba

    Mathematician, Astronaut
    Joseph Michael "Joe" Acabá (born May 17, 1967) is an American educator, hydrogeologist, and...  more
  • 21

    Terry J. Lundgren

    Terrence James Lundgren (born March 23, 1952) is an American business executive who retired on...  more
  • 22

    Salim Stoudamire

    Basketball player
    Charles Salim Stoudamire (born October 11, 1982) is an American former professional basketball...  more
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    Bison Dele

    Basketball player
    Bison Dele (born Brian Carson Williams; April 6, 1969 – presumed dead July 7, 2002) was an...  more

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    Arte Moreno

    Arturo "Arte" Moreno (born August 14, 1946) is an American businessman. On May 15, 2003, he...  more