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Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to University of Colorado at Boulder and be of some renown.

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

A factual list, featuring graduates like Robert Redford and Chauncey Billups.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Colorado at Boulder?” and “Which celebrities are University of Colorado at Boulder alumni?”
  • Robert Redford1

    Robert Redford

    Activist, Businessperson


    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936) is an American retired actor, director,...  more

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  • Matt Stone2

    Matt Stone

    Film Score Composer, Television director


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    Matthew Richard Stone (born May 26, 1971) is an American animator, producer, screenwriter,...  more

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  • Trey Parker3

    Trey Parker

    Film Score Composer, Television director


    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker III (born October 19, 1969) is an American animator, director,...  more

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    #207 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time#813 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021

  • Glenn Miller4

    Glenn Miller

    Film Score Composer, Musician

    AgeDec. at 40 (1904-1944)

    BirthplaceClarinda, Iowa

    Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 – disappeared December 15, 1944) was an American big-band...  more

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    #643 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#119 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

  • Karen Duffy5

    Karen Duffy

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Karen "Duff" Duffy (born May 23, 1962) is an American writer, model, television personality,...  more

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  • Carey Lowell6

    Carey Lowell

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceUSA, Huntington, New York

    Carey Lowell (born February 11, 1961) is an American actress and former model....  more
  • Judy Collins7

    Judy Collins

    Songwriter, Musician


    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    Judith Marjorie Collins (born May 1, 1939) is an American singer and songwriter known for her...  more

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  • Franco Salvetti8

    Franco Salvetti

    Researcher, Computer scientist

    BirthplaceRovereto, Italy

    Dr. Franco Salvetti is the Principal Software Engineer managing the Reference Answer team at...  more
  • Kalpana Chawla9

    Kalpana Chawla

    Pilot, Astronaut

    AgeDec. at 41 (1962-2003)

    BirthplaceKarnal, India

    Kalpana Chawla (March 17, 1962 – February 1, 2003) was an American astronaut, engineer, and...  more
  • Lynne Cheney10

    Lynne Cheney

    Novelist, Author


    BirthplaceCasper, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America

    Lynne Ann Cheney (; née Vincent; born August 14, 1941) is an American author, scholar, and...  more
  • Steven Swanson11

    Steven Swanson

    Flight engineer, Astronaut


    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York

    Steven Ray Swanson (born December 3, 1960 in Syracuse, New York) is an American Engineer and a...  more
  • Stuart Roosa12

    Stuart Roosa


    AgeDec. at 61 (1933-1994)

    BirthplaceDurango, Colorado

    Stuart Allen "Stu" Roosa (August 16, 1933 – December 12, 1994), Col., USAF, was an American...  more
  • Scott Carpenter13

    Scott Carpenter

    Aquanaut, Astronaut

    AgeDec. at 88 (1925-2013)

    BirthplaceBoulder, Colorado, United States of America

    Malcolm Scott Carpenter (May 1, 1925 – October 10, 2013), (Commander, USN), was an American...  more
  • Ellison Onizuka14

    Ellison Onizuka

    Astronaut, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 40 (1946-1986)

    BirthplaceKealakekua, Hawaii

    Ellison Shoji Onizuka (エリソン・ショージ・オニヅカ, 鬼塚 承次, Onizuka Shōji, June 24, 1946 – January 28, 1986)...  more
  • Marsha Ivins15

    Marsha Ivins

    Astronaut, Engineer


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Marsha Sue Ivins (born April 15, 1951) is an American former astronaut and a veteran of five...  more
  • Caitlín R. Kiernan16

    Caitlín R. Kiernan

    Paleontologist, Novelist


    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Caitlín Rebekah Kiernan (born 26 May 1964) is an Irish-born American author of science fiction...  more
  • Richard Hieb17

    Richard Hieb

    Astronaut, Engineer


    BirthplaceJamestown, North Dakota

    Richard James Hieb (born September 21, 1955 in Jamestown, North Dakota) is a former NASA...  more
  • Loren Acton18

    Loren Acton



    BirthplaceLewistown, Montana

    Loren Wilber Acton (born March 7, 1936) is an American physicist who flew on Space Shuttle...  more
  • Larry Linville19

    AgeDec. at 61 (1939-2000)

    BirthplaceOjai, California, United States of America

    Lawrence Lavon Linville (September 29, 1939 – April 10, 2000) was an American actor known for...  more
  • Elisabeth Kübler-Ross20

    Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

    Psychiatrist, Author

    AgeDied at 78 (1926-2004)

    BirthplaceZürich, Switzerland

    Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (July 8, 1926 – August 24, 2004) was a Swiss-American psychiatrist, a...  more
  • Christopher Peterson21

    Christopher Peterson

    Professor, Psychologist

    AgeDec. at 62 (1950-2012)

    Christopher Peterson (February 18, 1950 – October 9, 2012) was the Arthur F. Thurnau professor...  more
  • Tim Gill22

    Tim Gill



    BirthplaceHobart, Indiana

    Tim Gill (born October 18, 1953) is an American computer software programmer, entrepreneur,...  more
  • Ellen Johnson Sirleaf23

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceMonrovia, Liberia

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born 29 October 1938) is a Liberian politician who served as the 24th...  more
  • Christopher Meloni24


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    Christopher Peter Meloni (born April 2, 1961) is an American actor. He is known for his...  more

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  • Jeremy Bloom25

    Jeremy Bloom

    Model, Freestyle skier


    BirthplaceFort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

    Jeremy Bloom (born April 2, 1982) is an American professional skier. He is the only athlete in...  more