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

List ranges from Olivia Munn to famous Sooners like Adrian Peterson and more! Boomer Sooner! 

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Oklahoma?” and “Which celebrities are University of Oklahoma alumni?”

Check out these notable Oklahoma alumni who are proud to rock the red and white for life.

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Olivia Munn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Olivia Munn Television presenter, Comedian, Model Lisa Olivia Munn is an American actress, model, television personality and author. She began her career being credited as Lisa Munn. Since 2006, she has been using the name Olivia Munn ...more

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Sharon Clark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Sharon Clark Nude Glamour Model Sharon Clark is an American model and actress. She is Playboys Playmate of the Month for August 1970. Her centerfold was photographed by William Figge and Ed DeLong.

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James Garner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
James Garner Soldier, Television producer, Film Producer James Garner was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian. He starred in several television series over more than five decades, including such popular roles as Bret Maverick in the 1950s ...more

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Melissa Rycroft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Melissa Rycroft Cheerleader Melissa Rycroft is a contestant on Season 8 of Dancing With the Stars. She was one of the bachelorettes on the 13th season of ABC's The Bachelor realist series and is known for having won the ...more

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Shannon Lucid is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Shannon Lucid Biochemist, Astronaut Shannon Matilda Wells Lucid is an American biochemist and a retired NASA astronaut. At one time, she held the record for the longest duration stay in space by an American, as well as by a woman. ...more

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Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Adrian Peterson Athlete, American football player Adrian Lewis Peterson is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Vikings seventh overall in the 2007 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Dennis Weaver is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Dennis Weaver Pilot, Television director, Actor William Dennis Weaver was an American actor who was best known for his work in television. Weaver's two most notable roles were as Marshal Matt Dillon's trusty helper Chester Goode on the ...more

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Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Mickey Mantle Baseball player Mickey Charles Mantle, nicknamed "The Commerce Comet" or "The Mick", was an American Major League Baseball centerfielder and first baseman for the New York Yankees for 18 ...more

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Fred Haise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Fred Haise Astronaut Fred Wallace Haise, Jr. is an American aeronautical engineer, former test pilot, and NASA astronaut. He is one of only 24 humans to have flown to the Moon, as Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 13. He ...more

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Huey Long is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Huey Long Statesman, Politician, Lawyer Huey Pierce Long, Jr., nicknamed The Kingfish, was an American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a member of the United States Senate from 1932 ...more

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Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Troy Aikman Commentator, Announcer, American football player Troy Kenneth Aikman is a former American football quarterback who played for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. The number one overall draft pick in 1989, Aikman played twelve ...more

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Wayman Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Wayman Tisdale Bassist, Basketball player, Musician Wayman Lawrence Tisdale was an American professional basketball player in the NBA and a smooth jazz bass guitarist. A three-time All American at the University of Oklahoma, he was elected to the ...more

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Frederick W. Leslie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Frederick W. Leslie Scientist Fred Weldon Leslie is an American scientist who flew on the NASA STS-73 Space Shuttle mission as a payload specialist.

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Jason Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Jason Bartlett Baseball player Jason Alan Bartlett is an American former professional baseball shortstop in Major League Baseball. He played for the Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Rays and San Diego Padres.

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"Dr. Death" Steve Williams Wrestler Steven "Steve" Williams, better known by his ring name "Dr. Death" Steve Williams, was an American professional wrestler, author and former star of collegiate football and ...more

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Blake Griffin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Blake Griffin Basketball player, Athlete Blake Austin Griffin is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the ...more

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Ed Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Ed Harris Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Edward Allen "Ed" Harris is an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He is best known for his performances in Pollock, Appaloosa, The Rock, The Abyss, A Beautiful Mind, A History ...more

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J.C. Watts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
J.C. Watts Businessperson, Politician, American football player Julius Caesar "J. C." Watts, Jr. is an American politician from Oklahoma who was a college football quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners and later played professionally in the Canadian ...more

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Van Heflin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Van Heflin Soldier, Actor Van Heflin was an American theater, radio, and film actor. He played mostly character parts over the course of his film career, but during the 1940s had a string of roles as a leading man. He ...more

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Dick Armey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Dick Armey Businessperson, Politician, Economist Richard Keith "Dick" Armey is a former U.S. Representative from Texas' 26th congressional district and House Majority Leader. He was one of the engineers of the "Republican ...more

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Wahoo McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Wahoo McDaniel Wrestler, American football player Edward "Wahoo" McDaniel was a Choctaw-Chickasaw Native American who achieved fame as a professional American football player and later as a professional wrestler. He is notable for ...more

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Big Van Vader is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Big Van Vader Wrestler Leon Allen White better known by his ring names Big Van Vader or Vader, is an American semi-retired professional wrestler. White is best known for his time with World Championship Wrestling, the ...more

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Azar Nafisi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Azar Nafisi Professor, Author, Writer Azar Nafisi is an Iranian writer and professor of English literature. She has resided in the United States since 1997 and became an American citizen in 2008. Nafisi has been a visiting fellow ...more

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Jack Brisco is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Jack Brisco Wrestler Freddie Joe "Jack" Brisco was an American professional wrestler. He performed for various territories of the National Wrestling Alliance, becoming a two-time NWA World Heavyweight ...more

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Mookie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Mookie Blaylock Basketball player Daron Oshay "Mookie" Blaylock is a retired American professional basketball player. He spent 13 years in the NBA with three teams.

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Thad Luckinbill is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Thad Luckinbill Actor Thaddeus Rowe "Thad" Luckinbill is an American actor best known for playing J.T. Hellstrom on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless for eleven years. Luckinbill's wife and ...more

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Jesse Ed Davis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Jesse Ed Davis Guitarist, Sideman, Session musician Jesse Edwin Davis was a Native American guitarist. He was well regarded as a session artist. His death in 1988 was attributed to a drug overdose.

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Danny Hodge is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Danny Hodge Wrestler Daniel Allen "Danny" Hodge is a retired American wrestler and boxer. He is renowned for his wrestling career, both amateur and professional, and has also been a boxer. Hodge was born, ...more

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Lonny Chapman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Lonny Chapman Actor, Acting Teacher, Playwright Lonny Chapman was an American television actor best known for his numerous guest star appearances on drama series, such as Storefront Lawyers, Quincy, M.E., The A-Team, Murder, She Wrote, ...more

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Iqbal Theba is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Iqbal Theba Actor, Voice acting Iqbal Theba is a Pakistani-American actor. Theba is known for his recurring role as Principal Figgins in the show Glee.

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Courtney Paris is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Courtney Paris Basketball player Courtney Paris is an American basketball player born in San Jose, California. She is currently the starting center for the WNBA's Tulsa Shock. She is best known for her accomplishments during ...more

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Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Ryan Reynolds Comedian, Film Producer, Actor Ryan Rodney Reynolds is a Canadian actor. Reynolds portrayed Michael Bergen on the ABC sitcom Two Guys and a Girl, Billy Simpson in the YTV Canadian teen soap opera Hillside, as well as Marvel ...more

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Frank Keating is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Frank Keating Statesman, Politician, Lobbyist Francis Anthony "Frank" Keating is an American politician from Oklahoma. He served as the 25th governor of Oklahoma from 1995 to 2003. As of 2013, Keating is one of only three ...more

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Arlen Specter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Arlen Specter Politician, Lawyer Arlen Specter was a United States Senator from Pennsylvania. Specter was a Democrat from 1951 to 1965, then a Republican from 1965 until 2009, when he switched back to the Democratic Party. ...more

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Michael J. Adams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Michael J. Adams Pilot, Astronaut Michael James Adams was an American aviator and USAF astronaut. He was the first American space mission fatality, according to the United States definition.

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Sam Bradford is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Sam Bradford Athlete, American football player Samuel Jacob "Sam" Bradford is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams first overall in the ...more

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C. J. Cherryh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
C. J. Cherryh Novelist, Author, Essayist Carolyn Janice Cherry, better known by the pen name C. J. Cherryh, is an American writer of speculative fiction. She has written more than 60 books since the mid-1970s, including the Hugo Award ...more

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Tom Cole is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Tom Cole Professor Thomas Jeffery "Tom" Cole is the U.S. Representative for Oklahoma's 4th congressional district, serving since 2003. He is a member of the Republican Party. He is a Deputy Majority ...more

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Russell Kinsaul is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Russell Kinsaul Journalist News 4 Anchor ' ' ' Russell Kinsaul ' ' ' joined the News 4 team in September 2004 as a weekday reporter and anchor for Weeknights at 6 pm, Since coming to St. Louis, Russell has traveled the ...more

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Don E. Schultz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Don E. Schultz Marketing Consultant, Professor Don Edward Schultz is Professor Emeritus of Service at Northwestern University's Medill School. He is most notable for his research and writing on Integrated Marketing Communications. In 1992, ...more

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Raphael Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
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Toby Keith is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Melody Ferguson added Toby Keith Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter Toby Keith Covel, best known as Toby Keith, is an American country music singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor. Keith released his first four studio albums—1993's Toby Keith, 1994's ...more

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Garth Brooks is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Melody Ferguson added Garth Brooks Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer Troyal Garth Brooks is an American singer-songwriter. His eponymous first album was released in 1989 and peaked at number 2 in the US country album chart while climbing to number 13 on the ...more

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Brian Bosworth is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Tegan624 added Brian Bosworth Real Estate Broker, Actor, American football player Brian Keith Bosworth, nicknamed "The Boz," is an American former professional football player who played as a linebacker for the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks. He played ...more

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DeMarco Murray is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
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Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Oklahoma Alumni
Taylor Walker added Beyoncé Knowles Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and ...more