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

Examples of graduates on this list include Rebecca Romijn and Maya Rudolph.

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

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Rebecca Romijn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Rebecca Romijn Television producer, Fashion Model, Musician

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Susie Bright is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Susie Bright Actor, Writer, Teacher

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Miranda July is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Miranda July Performer, Screenwriter, Actor

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Andy Samberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Andy Samberg Television director, Television producer, Musician

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Bradley Nowell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Bradley Nowell Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter

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Antony Hegarty is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Antony Hegarty Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor

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Susan Wojcicki is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Susan Wojcicki Businessperson

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Maya Rudolph is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Maya Rudolph Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

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Huey P. Newton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Huey P. Newton Political Activist

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Steven Hawley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Steven Hawley Astronaut

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Gloria E. Anzaldúa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Gloria E. Anzaldúa Poet, Scholar, Author

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Bell Hooks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Bell Hooks Author, Writer, Philosopher

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Geoffrey Marcy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Geoffrey Marcy Professor, Astronomer

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Matthew Gray Gubler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Matthew Gray Gubler Television director, Fashion Model, Cinematographer

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Chris Tashima is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Chris Tashima Scenic Designer, Theatre Director, Screenwriter

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Gillian Welch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Gillian Welch Singer-songwriter, Singer

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Camryn Manheim is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Camryn Manheim Sign Language Interpreter, Actor

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Victor Davis Hanson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Victor Davis Hanson Historian, Professor, Author

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Tod R. Lauer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Tod R. Lauer Astronomer

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Amy Tan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Amy Tan Novelist, Writer

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Gus Hansen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni

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Sandy Stone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Sandy Stone Writer

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Azadeh Moaveni is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Azadeh Moaveni Journalist, Author, Writer

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Jello Biafra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Jello Biafra Politician, Musician, Actor

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Kipling Inscore is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Kipling Inscore Programmer, Electrical engineer

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Jim Kent is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Jim Kent Programmer, Bioinformatician, Scientist

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Kathryn D. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Kathryn D. Sullivan Astronaut, Geologist

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Jayne Ann Krentz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Jayne Ann Krentz Novelist, Author, Writer

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John Peterson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
John Peterson Lecturer

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Marti Noxon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Marti Noxon Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor

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Gershom Gorenberg is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Gershom Gorenberg Journalist, Historian

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Richard Bandler is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Richard Bandler Author, Writer, Motivational speaker

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Kent Nagano is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Kent Nagano Conductor, Music Director

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Lawrence Weschler is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Lawrence Weschler Journalist, Author, Writer

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Norman Packard is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Norman Packard Physicist

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Jesse Reklaw is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Jesse Reklaw Cartoonist

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Brenda Shaughnessy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Brenda Shaughnessy Editor, Poet, Professor

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John Doolittle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
John Doolittle Politician

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Brandon Bird is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Brandon Bird Artist

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Robert Dilts is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Robert Dilts Author, Writer, Motivational speaker

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Cary Fukunaga is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Cary Fukunaga Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer

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Ron Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Ron Gonzales Politician

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Ally Walker is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Ally Walker Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

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Thomas Bass is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Thomas Bass Journalist, Professor

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Aaron Lanes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Aaron Lanes

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Joseph DeRisi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Joseph DeRisi Molecular Biologist

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Aaron Peskin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Aaron Peskin Politician

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Steve Bearman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Steve Bearman Counselor, Counseling Teacher, Social Psychologist

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Will Bagley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Will Bagley Historian, Writer

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Dana Priest is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of California, Santa Cruz Alumni
Dana Priest Journalist, Author, Writer