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Famous University Of Colorado At Boulder Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 24.3k 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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    Robert Redford

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

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    Matt Stone

    Film Score Composer, Television director
    Matthew Richard Stone (born May 26, 1971) is an American animator, producer, screenwriter,...  more

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  • 3

    Trey Parker

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

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    Glenn Miller

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

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  • 5

    Karen Duffy

    Model, Actor
    Karen "Duff" Duffy (born May 23, 1962) is an American writer, model, television personality,...  more
  • 6

    Carey Lowell

    Model, Actor
    Carey Lowell (born February 11, 1961) is an American actress and former model....  more
  • 7

    Judy Collins

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

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  • 8

    Franco Salvetti

    Researcher, Computer scientist
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  • 9

    Kalpana Chawla

    Pilot, Astronaut
    Kalpana Chawla (March 17, 1962 – February 1, 2003) was an American astronaut, engineer, and...  more
  • 10

    Lynne Cheney

    Novelist, Author
    Lynne Ann Cheney (; née Vincent; born August 14, 1941) is an American author, scholar, and...  more
  • 11

    Steven Swanson

    Flight engineer, Astronaut
    Steven Ray Swanson (born December 3, 1960 in Syracuse, New York) is an American Engineer and a...  more
  • 12

    Stuart Roosa

    Stuart Allen "Stu" Roosa (August 16, 1933 – December 12, 1994), Col., USAF, was an American...  more
  • 13

    Scott Carpenter

    Aquanaut, Astronaut
    Malcolm Scott Carpenter (May 1, 1925 – October 10, 2013), (Commander, USN), was an American...  more
  • 14

    Ellison Onizuka

    Astronaut, Engineer
    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
  • 15

    Marsha Ivins

    Astronaut, Engineer
    Marsha Sue Ivins (born April 15, 1951) is an American former astronaut and a veteran of five...  more
  • 16

    Caitlín R. Kiernan

    Paleontologist, Novelist
    Caitlín Rebekah Kiernan (born 26 May 1964) is an Irish-born American author of science fiction...  more
  • 17

    Richard Hieb

    Astronaut, Engineer
    Richard James Hieb (born September 21, 1955 in Jamestown, North Dakota) is a former NASA...  more
  • 18

    Loren Acton

    Loren Wilber Acton (born March 7, 1936) is an American physicist who flew on Space Shuttle...  more
  • 19
    Lawrence Lavon Linville (September 29, 1939 – April 10, 2000) was an American actor known for...  more
  • 20

    Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

    Psychiatrist, Author
    Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (July 8, 1926 – August 24, 2004) was a Swiss-American psychiatrist, a...  more
  • 21

    Christopher Peterson

    Professor, Psychologist
    Christopher Peterson (February 18, 1950 – October 9, 2012) was the Arthur F. Thurnau professor...  more
  • 22

    Tim Gill

    Tim Gill (born October 18, 1953) is an American computer software programmer, entrepreneur,...  more
  • 23

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Businessperson, Politician
    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born 29 October 1938) is a Liberian politician who served as the 24th...  more


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

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    Jeremy Bloom

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