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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of California, Berkeley and be of some renown.

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

This list contains graduates like Aaron Rodgers and Jason Kidd.

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

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George Takei is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Author, Actor, Voice acting George Hosato Takei is an American actor, director, author, and activist, probably most widely known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the television series Star ...more

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David Ladd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
With his deep engineering experience and networking expertise, David Ladd serves as Mayfield's communications & VoIP expert. David, a successful former entrepreneur, sits on the boards of ...more

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Steve Wozniak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Programmer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur Stephen Gary "Steve" Wozniak, known as "Woz", is an American inventor, electronics engineer, and computer programmer who co-founded Apple Computer with Steve Jobs and Ronald ...more

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Abbie Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Psychologist, Actor, Writer Abbot Howard "Abbie" Hoffman was an American political and social activist who co-founded the Youth International Party. Hoffman was arrested and tried for conspiracy and inciting to ...more

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Melvin Belli is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Lawyer Melvin Mouron Belli was a prominent American lawyer known as "The King of Torts" and by insurance companies as 'Melvin Bellicose'. He had many celebrity clients, including Zsa Zsa ...more

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Brenda Song is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Spokesperson, Film Producer, Model Brenda Song is an American actress, singer, film producer, and model. Song started in show business as a child fashion model. Her early television work included roles in the television shows ...more

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Evan Wallach is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Judge Evan Jonathan Wallach is an American lawyer and judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. A former judge of the United States Court of International Trade, he is one ...more

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Harold Camping is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Civil engineer, Author, Radio personality Harold Egbert Camping was an American Christian radio broadcaster, author and evangelist. Beginning in 1958, he served as president of Family Radio, a California-based radio station group that ...more

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Chris Pine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Christopher Whitelaw "Chris" Pine is an American actor in film and television. He is best known for his role as James T. Kirk in the 2009 film Star Trek, and its sequel, Star Trek Into ...more

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Marsha A. Hunt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Musician, Novelist, Model Marsha Hunt is an American singer, novelist, actress and model.

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Michael Savage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Commentator, Author, Radio personality Michael Savage is an American radio host, author, activist, nutritionist, and political commentator. He is the host of The Savage Nation, a nationally syndicated talk show that aired on Talk ...more

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Eric Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Businessperson, Software Engineer, Electrical engineer Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin recruited Eric Schmidt from Novell, where he led that company's strategic planning, management and technology development as chairman and CEO. Since ...more

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Matthew J Pfeffer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Matthew J Pfeffer

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Charles Simonyi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Programmer, Software Architect, Businessperson Charles Simonyi, son of Károly Simonyi, is a Hungarian-American computer software executive who, as head of Microsoft's application software group, oversaw the creation of Microsoft's ...more

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Gregory Peck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Film Producer, Actor Eldred Gregory Peck was an American actor. One of the world's most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, Peck continued to play major film roles until the late 1970s. He had also been ...more

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Jay S. Wintrob is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Mr. Wintrob has been the Chief Executive Officer at AIG SunAmerica Life Assurance Company since 2001

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Bill Bixby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Wilfred Bailey Everett "Bill" Bixby III was an American film and television actor, director, and frequent game show panelist. His career spanned more than three decades, including ...more

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Marshall Kirk McKusick is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Programmer, Computer scientist Marshall Kirk McKusick is a computer scientist, known for his extensive work on BSD, from the 1980s to FreeBSD in the present day. He was president of the USENIX Association from 1990 to 1992 ...more

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Eric Allman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Programmer, Computer scientist Eric Paul Allman is an American computer programmer who developed sendmail and its precursor delivermail in the late 1970s and early 1980s at UC Berkeley. In 1998, Allman co-founded the company ...more

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Edith Head is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Actor, Costume Designer Edith Head was an American costume designer who won a record eight Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, starting with The Heiress and ending with The Sting. Born and raised in California, ...more

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David Chaum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Inventor, Computer scientist, Cryptographer David Lee Chaum is the inventor of many cryptographic protocols, as well as ecash and DigiCash. His 1981 paper, "Untraceable Electronic Mail, Return Addresses, and Digital Pseudonyms", ...more

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Diane Greene is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Diane Greene is an investor and a Google board of directors member, and was a founder and the CEO of VMware from 1998 until 2008.

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Douglas Engelbart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Inventor, Engineer Douglas Carl Engelbart was an American engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on the challenges of human–computer interaction, ...more

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Gloria Stuart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Activist, Painter, Actor Gloria Stewart, known as Gloria Stuart, was an American actress and artist. Stuart began her acting career in the theater. In the 1930s and 1940s, she performed in little theater and summer ...more

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Peter Gotcher is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of California, Berkeley Alumni
Peter Gotcher