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Famous University Of Texas At El Paso Alumni

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

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

A list made up of graduates like Tim Hardaway and Nate Archibald.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Texas at El Paso?” and “Which celebrities are University of Texas at El Paso alumni?”
  • Ana Alicia1


    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    Ana Alicia (born December 12, 1956) is a Mexican-American former actress who performed in... more on Wikipedia
  • Sam Donaldson2

    Sam Donaldson



    BirthplaceEl Paso, Texas, United States of America

    Samuel Andrew Donaldson Jr. (born March 11, 1934) is an American former reporter and news... more on Wikipedia

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  • Thomas Howard3

    Thomas Howard

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 30 (1983-2013)

    BirthplaceLubbock, Texas

    Thomas Arquis Howard (July 14, 1983 – November 18, 2013) was an American football linebacker... more on Wikipedia
  • Héctor Guerrero4

    Héctor Guerrero

    Commentator, Wrestler


    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    Héctor Manuel Guerrero Llanes (born October 1, 1954) is a Mexican-born American professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Nate Archibald5

    Nate Archibald

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Nathaniel "Tiny" Archibald (born September 2, 1948) is an American retired professional... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jerry I. Porras6
    Jerry I. Porras (born September 20, 1938) is an American organizational theorist, Lane... more on Wikipedia
  • Blackjack Mulligan7

    Blackjack Mulligan

    Wrestler, American football player


    BirthplaceSweetwater, Texas

    Robert Deroy Windham (November 25, 1942 – April 7, 2016), better known by his ring name... more on Wikipedia
  • Greg Foster8
    Gregory Clinton Foster (born October 3, 1968) is an American retired professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Manuel Gregorio Acosta9

    Manuel Gregorio Acosta

    Manuel Gregorio Acosta (1921–1989) was a Mexican-born American painter, illustrator, muralist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Mia Khalifa10
  • Alicia Gaspar de Alba11


    BirthplaceEl Paso, Texas

    Alicia Gaspar de Alba is a scholar, cultural critic, novelist, and poet whose works include... more on Wikipedia
  • Bob Schneider12

    Bob Schneider

    Film Score Composer, Musician


    BirthplaceYpsilanti, Michigan, United States of America

    Bob Schneider (born October 12, 1965) is an Austin, Texas–based musician and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Ed Hochuli13

    Ed Hochuli

    Referee, American Football Official


    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Edward G. Hochuli (; born December 25, 1950) is an American attorney and retired American... more on Wikipedia
  • John D. Olivas14

    John D. Olivas

    Astronaut, Engineer


    BirthplaceNorth Hollywood, Los Angeles, California

    John Daniel "Danny" Olivas (born May 25, 1965 in North Hollywood, California) is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • James Mulva15

    James Mulva



    BirthplaceGreen Bay, Wisconsin

    James J. Mulva (born 1946) is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of... more on Wikipedia
  • Tim Hardaway16

    Tim Hardaway

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Timothy Duane Hardaway Sr. (born September 1, 1966) is an American retired basketball player.... more on Wikipedia

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  • F. Murray Abraham17


    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    F. Murray Abraham (born Murray Abraham; October 24, 1939) is an American actor. He became... more on Wikipedia

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  • Johnnie Lee Higgins18

    Johnnie Lee Higgins

    American football player


    BirthplaceSweeny, Texas

    Johnnie Lee Higgins (born September 8, 1983) is a former professional American football wide... more on Wikipedia
  • Silvestre Reyes19

    Silvestre Reyes



    BirthplaceCanutillo, Texas, United States of America

    Silvestre "Silver" Reyes (born November 10, 1944) is the former U.S. Representative for... more on Wikipedia
  • Nolan Richardson20

    Nolan Richardson

    Basketball Coach


    BirthplaceEl Paso, Texas, United States of America

    Nolan Richardson Jr. (born December 27, 1941) is a former American basketball head coach best... more on Wikipedia
  • Paul Smith21

    Paul Smith

    American football player


    BirthplaceEl Paso, Texas

    Paul Smith (born January 31, 1978) is a former American football player.
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    Brian Young

    American football player


    BirthplaceLawton, Oklahoma

    Brian Young (born July 8, 1977) is an American football coach and former player defensive... more on Wikipedia
  • Charles Steen23

    Charles Steen


    AgeDec. at 87 (1919-2006)

    Charles Augustus Steen (December 1, 1919 – January 1, 2006), was a geologist who made and lost... more on Wikipedia
  • 24

    J. P. Hayes



    BirthplaceAppleton, Grand Chute, Wisconsin

    John Patrick "J.P." Hayes (born August 2, 1965) is an American professional golfer.
  • Lee Mays25

    Lee Mays

    American football player


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Lee Mays, Jr. (born September 18, 1978) is a former professional American football wide... more on Wikipedia