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Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 74.3k views74 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to University of Texas at Austin and be of some renown.

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

List features graduates like Kevin Durant, Matthew McConaughey and other famous Longhorns!

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

 
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  • 1
    Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Matthew McConaughey

    Film Producer, Actor

    Age50

    BirthplaceUvalde, Texas, United States of America

    Matthew McConaughey (; born November 4, 1969) is an American actor and producer. He first... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Neil deGrasse Tyson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Astrophysicist, Author

    Age61

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Neil deGrasse Tyson (; born October 5, 1958) is an American astrophysicist, author, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Farrah Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Farrah Fawcett

    Film Producer, Model

    AgeDec. at 62 (1947-2009)

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, USA

    Farrah Leni Fawcett (February 2, 1947 – June 25, 2009) was an American actress of stage and... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Roger Clemens

    Baseball player, Actor

    Age58

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio, United States of America

    William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962), nicknamed "Rocket", is an American former... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Kevin Durant

    Basketball player, Actor

    Age31

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Kevin Wayne Durant (born September 29, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Jon Hamm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Jon Hamm

    Television director, Television producer

    Age49

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Jonathan Daniel Hamm (born March 10, 1971) is an American actor, best known for playing... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Karl Rove

    Commentator, Businessperson

    Age69

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    Karl Christian Rove (born December 25, 1950) is an American Republican political consultant... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Jayne Mansfield is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Jayne Mansfield

    Pin-up girl, Pianist

    AgeDec. at 34 (1933-1967)

    BirthplaceBryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Jayne Mansfield (born April 19, 1933 – June 29, 1967) was an American film, theater, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Janis Joplin

    Songwriter, Singer

    AgeDec. at 27 (1943-1970)

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Port Arthur

    Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American rock, soul, and blues... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Owen Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Owen Wilson

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    Age51

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, United States of America

    Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an American actor and screenwriter. He has... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Krista Allen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Age49

    BirthplaceVentura, California, USA

    Krista Allen (born April 5, 1971) is an American model and actress. She is best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Renée Zellweger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Renée Zellweger

    Television producer, Film Producer

    Age51

    BirthplaceKaty, Texas, United States of America

    Renée Kathleen Zellweger (; born April 25, 1969) is an American actress and producer. She is... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Laura Bush is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Laura Bush

    Librarian, Author

    Age73

    BirthplaceMidland, Texas, United States of America

    Laura Welch Bush (née Laura Lane Welch; born November 4, 1946) is an American educator who was... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    David Geffen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    David Geffen

    Record producer, Businessperson

    Age77

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    David Lawrence Geffen (born February 21, 1943) is an American business magnate, producer, film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Walter Cronkite is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Walter Cronkite

    Journalist, Newsreader

    AgeDec. at 93 (1916-2009)

    BirthplaceSaint Joseph, Missouri, United States of America

    Walter Leland Cronkite Jr. (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009) was an American broadcast... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Felicia Day is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Felicia Day

    Television producer, Screenwriter

    Age41

    BirthplaceHuntsville, Alabama, United States of America

    Kathryn Felicia Day (born June 28, 1979) is an American actress, writer, and web series... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Fess Parker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Fess Parker

    Businessperson, Actor

    AgeDec. at 86 (1924-2010)

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. (born F.E. Parker; August 16, 1924 – March 18, 2010), was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Lois Chiles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Lois Chiles

    Model, Actor

    Age73

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Houston

    Lois Cleveland Chiles (born April 15, 1947) is an American actress and former fashion model... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Allen Ludden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Allen Ludden

    Game Show Host, Actor

    AgeDec. at 64 (1917-1981)

    BirthplaceMineral Point, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Allen Ludden (born Allen Packard Ellsworth, October 5, 1917 – June 9, 1981) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Julie Cypher is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Julie Cypher

    Film Director

    Age56

    BirthplaceWichita, Kansas, United States of America

    Julie Cypher (born August 24, 1964) is an American filmmaker best known for being the former... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Ricky Williams

    Athlete, American football player

    Age38

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Errick Lynne "Ricky" Williams Jr. (born May 21, 1977) is an American former football running... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    George Washington Pierce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    George Washington Pierce

    Physicist, Inventor

    AgeDec. at 84 (1872-1956)

    BirthplaceWebberville, Texas

    George Washington Pierce (January 11, 1872 – August 25, 1956) was an American physicist. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Ann Richards is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Ann Richards

    Politician, Teacher

    AgeDec. at 73 (1933-2006)

    BirthplaceLacy-Lakeview, Texas, United States of America

    Dorothy Ann Willis Richards (September 1, 1933 – September 13, 2006) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Marcia Gay Harden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Marcia Gay Harden

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age61

    BirthplaceLa Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America

    Marcia Gay Harden (born August 14, 1959) is an American actress. Her film breakthrough was in... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Rex Tillerson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Texas At Austin Alumni

    Rex Tillerson

    Businessperson

    Age68

    BirthplaceWichita Falls, Texas

    Rex Wayne Tillerson (born March 23, 1952) is an American engineer and energy executive who... more on Wikipedia

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