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Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 23.3k views456 items

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?”
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  • 1
    Robert Redford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Robert Redford

    Activist, Businessperson

    Age83

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

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

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  • 2
    Matt Stone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Matt Stone

    Film Score Composer, Television director

    Age49

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Houston

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

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  • 3
    Trey Parker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Trey Parker

    Film Score Composer, Television director

    Age50

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

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

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  • 4
    Glenn Miller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Karen Duffy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Karen Duffy

    Model, Actor

    Age58

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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

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  • 6
    Carey Lowell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Carey Lowell

    Model, Actor

    Age59

    BirthplaceUSA, Huntington, New York

    Carey Lowell (born February 11, 1961) is an American actress and former model.
  • 7
    Judy Collins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Judy Collins

    Songwriter, Musician

    Age81

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

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

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  • 8
    Franco Salvetti is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Franco Salvetti

    Researcher, Computer scientist

    BirthplaceRovereto, Italy

    Dr. Franco Salvetti is the Principal Software Engineer managing the Reference Answer team at...
  • 9
    Kalpana Chawla is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Lynne Cheney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Lynne Cheney

    Novelist, Author

    Age79

    BirthplaceCasper, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America

    Lynne Ann Cheney (; née Vincent; born August 14, 1941) is an American author, scholar, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Steven Swanson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Steven Swanson

    Flight engineer, Astronaut

    Age59

    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York

    Steven Ray Swanson (born December 3, 1960 in Syracuse, New York) is an American Engineer and a... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Stuart Roosa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Stuart Roosa

    Astronaut

    AgeDec. at 61 (1933-1994)

    BirthplaceDurango, Colorado

    Stuart Allen "Stu" Roosa (August 16, 1933 – December 12, 1994), Col., USAF, was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Scott Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Ellison Onizuka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Marsha Ivins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Marsha Ivins

    Astronaut, Engineer

    Age69

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Marsha Sue Ivins (born April 15, 1951) is an American former astronaut and a veteran of five... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Caitlín R. Kiernan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Caitlín R. Kiernan

    Paleontologist, Novelist

    Age56

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Caitlín Rebekah Kiernan (born 26 May 1964) is an Irish-born American author of science fiction... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Richard Hieb is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Richard Hieb

    Astronaut, Engineer

    Age65

    BirthplaceJamestown, North Dakota

    Richard James Hieb (born September 21, 1955 in Jamestown, North Dakota) is a former NASA... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Loren Acton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Loren Acton

    Physicist

    Age84

    BirthplaceLewistown, Montana

    Loren Wilber Acton (born March 7, 1936) is an American physicist who flew on Space Shuttle... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Larry Linville is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    AgeDec. at 61 (1939-2000)

    BirthplaceUSA, California, Ojai

    Lawrence Lavon Linville (September 29, 1939 – April 10, 2000) was an American actor known for... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Elisabeth Kübler-Ross is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Christopher Peterson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Christopher Peterson

    Professor, Psychologist

    AgeDec. at 62 (1950-2012)

    Christopher Peterson (February 18, 1950 – October 9, 2012) was the Arthur F. Thurnau professor... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Tim Gill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Tim Gill

    Entrepreneur

    Age66

    BirthplaceHobart, Indiana

    Tim Gill (born October 18, 1953) is an American computer software programmer, entrepreneur,... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Businessperson, Politician

    Age81

    BirthplaceMonrovia, Liberia

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born 29 October 1938) is a Liberian politician who served as the 24th... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Christopher Meloni is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Age59

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

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

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  • 25
    Jeremy Bloom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

    Jeremy Bloom

    Model, Freestyle skier

    Age38

    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 on Wikipedia
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