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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Louisiana at Lafayette and be of some renown.

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

Examples of graduates on this list: Ali Landry, Daniel Sunjata and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Louisiana at Lafayette?” and “Which celebrities are University of Louisiana at Lafayette alumni?”
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Ali Landry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Model, Actor
Ali Germaine Landry is an American actress, model and beauty queen who won Miss USA 1996 She is perhaps best known as the Doritos Girl from her 1998 Super Bowl commercial, for her portrayal of ...more
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Richard Simmons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Voice acting, Writer
Milton Teagle Simmons, better known as Richard Simmons, is an American fitness personality and actor. Simmons promotes weight-loss programs, prominently through his Sweatin' to the Oldies line ...more
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Daniel Sunjata is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Actor
Daniel Sunjata is an American actor who performs in film, television and theater. He is best known for his role as Franco Rivera in the FX television series Rescue Me. Sunjata currently stars as ...more
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Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Baseball player
Ronald Ames Guidry, nicknamed "Louisiana Lightning" and "Gator", is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He played his entire 14-year baseball career for the ...more
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Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
American football player
Jake Christopher Delhomme is a former American football quarterback. Delhomme played college football at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette before being signed by the New Orleans Saints as ...more
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Kathleen Blanco is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Marketing Consultant, Politician, Teacher
Kathleen Babineaux Blanco served from January 2004 to January 2008 as the 54th governor of the U.S. state of Louisiana. A Democrat, she is the first woman to have been elected as governor of ...more
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Albert H. Crews is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Astronaut, Engineer
Albert Hanlin "Al" Crews, Jr., is a former American chemical and aeronautical engineer, and U.S. Air Force astronaut, who was briefly included in the X-20 Dyna-Soar program.
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Charles Boustany is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Politician, Surgeon
Charles William Boustany, Jr., is an American politician and physician who has served as the U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district since 2013. He has served in Congress ...more
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James Lee Burke is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Author
James Lee Burke is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won an Edgar Award for Black Cherry Blues and Cimarron Rose, and has also been presented ...more
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J. Rayburn Bertrand is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Business
J. Rayburn "Ray" Bertrand was a businessman, civic leader, and decorated World War II veteran who served as the Democratic mayor of Lafayette, Louisiana, from 1960 to 1972. During ...more
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John Breaux is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
John Berlinger Breaux is a former United States senator from Louisiana who served from 1987 until 2005. He was also a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1972 to 1987. He ...more
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Michael J. Michot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Real Estate Broker
Michael John Michot, known as Mike Michot, is a Republican former member of the Louisiana State Senate, having represented District 23 from 2000 to 2012. He formerly was the chairman of the ...more
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Bob Angelle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Farmer
Robert Joseph Angelle, known as Bob Angelle, was a businessman and politician from Breaux Bridge in St. Martin Parish, who was the Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives from ...more
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Charles D. Lancaster, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Charles Doerr Lancaster, Jr., is a Metairie attorney who was until January 14, 2008, the then longest-serving Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He represented what has ...more
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Charles Tillman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
American football player
Charles "Peanut" Tillman is an American football cornerback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Louisiana at ...more
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Joey Durel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Politician, Business
Lester Joseph Durel, Jr., known as Joey Durel, is the mayor of Lafayette, Louisiana. Elected in 2003, he became only the second Republican mayor of his city and the second person elected as ...more
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Christi Orgeron is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Christi Orgeron Athlete
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J. Lomax Jordan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
J. Lomax Jordan, Jr., known as Max Jordan, is a Lafayette attorney who was a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate from 1992 to 2000. He was unseated for the District 23 seat in the ...more
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Roderick Miller is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Roderick Luke "Rod" Miller was a Lafayette attorney and a pioneer in the development of the Republican Party in Louisiana. He was the third Republican since Reconstruction to be ...more
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Roy R. Theriot is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Roy R. Theriot, Sr., was the Democratic state comptroller of Louisiana from 1960-1973. From 1954 to 1960, he was the mayor of Abbeville, the seat of Vermilion Parish in southwestern Louisiana.
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David Thibodaux is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Activist, Politician, Professor
David Glenn Thibodaux was a respected English professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for 27 years, a member and officer of the Lafayette Parish School Board for twelve years, and ...more
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Jefferson Caffery is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Jefferson Caffery was a distinguished American diplomat. He served as U.S. ambassador to El Salvador, Colombia, Cuba, Brazil, France, and Egypt.
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Leigh Hennessy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Stunt Performer, Gymnast, Actor
Leigh Hennessy is a world trampoline champion who runs the trampoline Website Trampoline Pundit. In addition to being the Trampoline Pundit, she also enjoys a career as an actress and stunt ...more
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Chris Cagle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
American football player
Christian "Red" Keener Cagle was a professional American football halfback and quarterback from 1930 to 1934, who was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954.
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Louis J. Michot is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Banker
Louis Joseph Michot, Jr. was an American businessman, philanthropist, and a politician from Lafayette, Louisiana. The entrepreneur of the former Burger Chef restaurant chain, he served as a ...more