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Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni

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

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

This list is made up of a variety of graduates, including Lou Diamond Phillips and Hunter Pence.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Texas at Arlington?” and “Which celebrities are University of Texas at Arlington alumni?”
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Kalpana Chawla is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Pilot, Astronaut, Scientist

Age: Dec. at 41 (1962-2003)

Birthplace: Karnal, India

Kalpana Chawla (March 17, 1962 – February 1, 2003) was an American astronaut, engineer, and the first woman of Indian descent to go to space. She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as ...more

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Lou Diamond Phillips is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Television director, Songwriter, Screenwriter

Age: 57

Birthplace: U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay, Philippines

Louis Diamond Phillips (born February 17, 1962) is an American actor and director. His breakthrough came when he starred as Ritchie Valens in the biographical drama film La Bamba (1987). For the ...more

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Tommy Franks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Military Leader

Age: 73

Birthplace: Wynnewood, Oklahoma

Tommy Ray Franks (born June 17, 1945) is a retired general in the United States Army. His last Army post was as the Commander of the U.S. Central Command, overseeing U.S. military operations in ...more
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Lupe Valdez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Politician, Sheriff

Age: 71

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Guadalupe Valdez (born October 11, 1947) is an American law enforcement official who served as Sheriff of Dallas County, Texas, from 2005 to 2017, and was the Democratic nominee for Governor of ...more
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Roland G. Fryer, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Economist

Age: 41

Birthplace: Daytona Beach, Florida

Roland Gerhard Fryer Jr. (born June 4, 1977) is an American economist. In 2007, at age 30, he became the youngest African-American to ever receive tenure at Harvard.. In 2019, Fryer was ...more
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Morgan Woodward is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Actor

Age: 93

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

Thomas Morgan Woodward (September 16, 1925 – February 22, 2019) was an American actor, best known for his recurring role on the soap opera Dallas as Marvin "Punk" Anderson. He also ...more
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Robert L. Stewart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Astronaut

Age: 76

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Robert Lee Stewart (born August 13, 1942) is a retired brigadier general of the United States Army and a former NASA astronaut.
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Wayne Watts is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Lawyer

Birthplace: Abilene, Texas

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Norman Buckley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Editor, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 63

Birthplace: Limestone, Maine

Norman L. Buckley (born November 25, 1955) is an American television director best known for his work on The O.C., Chuck, Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars and The Fosters. He is also ...more
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Lauren Lane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Lauren Lane Professor, Actor

Age: 58

Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

Lauren Lane (born February 2, 1961) is an American television and stage actress. She is best known for her role as C. C. Babcock on The Nanny.
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Pat Choate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Talk show host, Economist

Age: 77

Birthplace: Maypearl, Texas

Pat Choate (; born April 27, 1941) is an American economist who is most known for being the 1996 Reform Party candidate for Vice President of the United States, the running-mate of Ross Perot. ...more
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Gene Summers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Publisher, Record producer, Songwriter

Age: 80

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Gene Summers (David Eugene Summers) (born January 3, 1939 in Dallas, Texas) is an American rock/rockabilly singer. His recordings include "School of Rock 'n Roll", "Straight ...more
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Roger A. Krone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni

Age: 63

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio

Roger A. Krone is President of Network and Space Systems, a business of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems. Network and Space Systems is the company's center for network integration, intelligence ...more
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Raymond "La La"... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Raymond "La La" Lalonde Politician

Age: 78

Birthplace: Arnaudville, Louisiana

Raymond "La La" Lalonde (born October 22, 1940) is a former Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from Carencro in Lafayette Parish. He formerly resided in the ...more
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Hunter Pence is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas

Hunter Andrew Pence (born April 13, 1983) is an American professional baseball right fielder and designated hitter for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for ...more

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Charles Baker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Actor

Age: 47

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

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Dexter Bussey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
American football player

Age: 66

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Dexter Manley Bussey (born March 11, 1952) is a former American football running back. He played professional football in the National Football League (NFL) for the Detroit Lions for 11 years ...more
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John Lackey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 40

Birthplace: Abilene, Texas

John Derran Lackey (born October 23, 1978) is an American former professional baseball starting pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from 2002 through 2017 for the Los Angeles Angels of ...more

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Bruce L. Tanner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Bruce L. Tanner Businessperson
Bruce L. Tanner is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Lockheed Martin Corporation. Mr. Tanner was appointed to his current position on September 1, 2007. As Chief Financial ...more
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Benoit Lecomte is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Benoit Lecomte Swimmer

Age: 52

Birthplace: France

Benoît Lecomte (born 1967) is a French-born long-distance swimmer (now a naturalized American citizen) who claimed to be the first man to swim across the Atlantic Ocean without a kick
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Kenny Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Race car driver

Age: 74

Birthplace: Clovis, New Mexico

Kenny Bernstein (born September 6, 1944) is an American drag racer and former NASCAR and IndyCar team owner. He is nicknamed the "Bud King" for his success in the Budweiser King funny ...more
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Steven Wayne Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer

Age: 57

Birthplace: Everman, Texas, United States of America

Steven Wayne Smith (born October 26, 1961), is a Republican former Texas Supreme Court associate justice, who was defeated for renomination in 2004 through the active opposition of then Governor ...more
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Steve Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Steve Jackson American football player

Age: 76

Birthplace: McKinney, Texas

Stephen Franklin Jackson (born December 8, 1942, in McKinney, Texas) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college ...more
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Tim McKyer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
American football player

Age: 55

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Timothy Bernard McKyer (born September 5, 1963) is a former professional American football player. He was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the 1986 NFL Draft and played ...more
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Chris Cagle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Age: 50

Birthplace: De Ridder, Louisiana, United States of America

Chris Cagle (born November 10, 1968) is an American former country music artist. He was first known for writing songs for David Kersh before signing to Virgin Records Nashville in 2000. Cagle ...more

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