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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
Kalpana Chawla was born in Karnal, India. She was the first Indian-American astronaut and first Indian woman in space. She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialist ...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
Lou Diamond Phillips is an American actor and director. His breakthrough came when he starred in the film La Bamba as Ritchie Valens. He earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting ...more
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Tommy Franks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Military Leader
Tommy Ray Franks is a retired general in the United States Army. His last Army post was as the Commander of the U.S. Central Command. Franks succeeded General Anthony Zinni to this position on ...more
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Lupe Valdez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Politician, Sheriff
Lupe Valdez is an American law enforcement official who is currently the Sheriff of Dallas County, Texas.
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Roland G. Fryer, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Economist
Roland Gerhard Fryer, Jr. is an American economist and the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University. He also maintains offices at the National Bureau of Economic Research and W. E. ...more
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Morgan Woodward is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Actor
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
Robert Lee Stewart 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
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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
Norman L. Buckley is an American television director and editor best known for his work on The O.C., Chuck, Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars and most recently The Fosters.
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Lauren Lane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Professor, Actor
Lauren Lane is a 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
Pat Choate is an American economist who is perhaps most known for being the 1996 Reform Party Vice President candidate, the running-mate of H. Ross Perot. Following the 1996 election, the ...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
Gene Summers is an American rock/rockabilly singer and entertainer. Some of his classic recordings include "School of Rock 'n Roll", "Straight Skirt", "Nervous", ...more
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Roger A. Krone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
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
Raymond "La La" Lalonde Politician
Raymond "La La" Lalonde is a former Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from Carencro in Lafayette Parish. He formerly resided in the town of Sunset in St. ...more
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Hunter Pence is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Baseball player
Hunter Andrew Pence is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the San Francisco Giants. He previously played for the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies. Pence stands 6 feet 4 inches tall ...more
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Charles Baker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Actor
Charles Baker is an actor.
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Dexter Bussey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
American football player
Dexter Manley Bussey is a former American football running back for the Detroit Lions. He attended Oklahoma and Texas-Arlington.
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John Lackey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Baseball player
John Derran Lackey is an American professional baseball starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. The Anaheim Angels drafted him from the Grayson County College in ...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
Benoît Lecomte is a French-born long distance swimmer who has received wide credit for being the first man to swim across the Atlantic Ocean without a kick board in 1998. He did this to ...more
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Kenny Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
Race car driver
Kenny Bernstein 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 car and dragster. He has ...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
Steven Wayne Smith, is a Republican former Texas Supreme Court associate justice, who was defeated for renomination in 2004 through the active opposition of Governor Rick Perry. He was unseated ...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
Stephen Franklin Jackson is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of Texas at
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Tim McKyer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Arlington Alumni
American football player
Timothy Bernard McKyer is a former professional American football player who was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the 1986 NFL Draft. A 6'0", 174-lb. cornerback ...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
Chris Cagle is an American country music artist. He was first known for writing songs for David Kersh before signing to Virgin Records Nashville in 2000. Cagle made his debut on the Billboard ...more