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

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

List contains graduates like Phil McGraw and Steve Largent.

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

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Phil McGraw is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Pilot, Television producer, Psychologist Phillip Calvin "Phil" McGraw, known as Dr. Phil, is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show Dr. Phil, which debuted in 2002. ...more

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Rue McClanahan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Comedian, Author, Actor Rue McClanahan was an American actress, best known for her roles on television as Vivian Harmon on Maude, Fran Crowley on Mama's Family, and Blanche Devereaux on The Golden Girls, for which she ...more

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Mary Kay Place is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Television director, Screenwriter, Actor Mary Kay Place is an American actress, singer, director, and screen writer. She is best known for portraying Loretta Haggers on the television series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, a role that won ...more

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Sam Rayburn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American football player Sam Rayburn is a former American football defensive tackle. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at the University of Tulsa. ...more

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Gailard Sartain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Illustrator, Painter, Actor Gailard Sartain is an American comedic and serious actor, often playing characters with roots in the South. He was a regular on the country music variety series Hee Haw. He is also an ...more

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Ted Berrigan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Writer Ted Berrigan was an American poet.

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Myles Munroe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Author, Pastor Myles Munroe, OBE was a Bahamian Evangelical Christian evangelist and ordained Pentecostal minister who founded and led the Bahamas Faith Ministries International and Myles Munroe International. ...more

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Craig Campbell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Craig Campbell Craig Eaton Campbell is an American politician and businessman and is the current President and Chief Executive Officer of the Alaska Aerospace Corporation. He joined the corporation as Chief ...more

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Steve Largent is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Politician, American football player Steven Michael "Steve" Largent is a retired American football player, enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and a former Republican politician, having served in the U.S. House of ...more

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Marie Tharp is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Geologist Marie Tharp was an American geologist and oceanographic cartographer who, in partnership with Bruce Heezen, created the first scientific map of the entire ocean floor. Tharp's work revealed the ...more

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Bob St. Clair is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American football player Robert Bruce St. Clair, nicknamed "The Geek" is a former San Francisco American football player known for fine play and eating raw beef. Because of his eccentricities, his teammates ...more

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Paul Harvey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Commentator, Newsreader, Radio personality Paul Harvey Aurandt, better known as Paul Harvey, was a conservative American radio broadcaster for the ABC Radio Networks. He broadcast News and Comment on weekday mornings and mid-days, and at ...more

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Ricky Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Wrestler Richard "Rich" Young is an American professional wrestler and former professional American football player best known for his time with World Wrestling Entertainment performing under ...more

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Nancy Lopez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Golfer, Athlete Nancy Marie Lopez is an American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977 and won 48 LPGA Tour events during her LPGA career, including three major championships.

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Lovie Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American Football coach, American football player Lovie Lee Smith is the current head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He was previously the head coach of the Chicago Bears from 2004 to 2012. Smith has been to ...more

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Wade Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Wade Andrew Williams is an American actor who is best known for his starring role as Brad Bellick on Fox's television series Prison Break.

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Garrett Mills is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American football player Michael Garrett Mills is a former American football tight end. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tulsa. Mills ...more

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Michael Ruffin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Basketball player Michael David Ruffin is an American former professional basketball player. At 6'8" and 248 lbs, he played as a forward/center. After playing college basketball at the University of Tulsa, ...more

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Gus Frerotte is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American football player Gustave Joseph "Gus" Frerotte is a former American football quarterback. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

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Jim Inhofe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Politician James Mountain "Jim" Inhofe is the senior United States senator from Oklahoma and a member of the Republican Party. First elected to the Senate in 1994, he was the ranking member of ...more

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Paul Pressey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Basketball player, Coach Paul Matthew Pressey is an American former professional basketball player who is currently an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Pressey is ...more

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Tribal chief, Politician, Lawyer Chadwick "Corntassel" Smith is the former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. He was first elected in 1999. Smith was re-elected to a second term as Chief in 2003 and a third term ...more

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Todd Hays is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Bobsleigher, American football player Todd Hays and raised in Del Rio, Texas is an American bobsledder who competed from 1994 to 2006. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won the silver medal in the four-man event at Salt Lake ...more

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Ray Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American Football coach, Coach, American football player Raymond Earl Rhodes is a former senior defensive assistant for the Cleveland Browns. He is also the former American football head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers. ...more

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Dennis Letts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Editor, Soldier, Actor Dennis Letts was an American college professor and actor. In his final months Letts made his Broadway debut in the production of his son Tracy's Pulitzer and Tony winning play August: Osage

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Kevin Shaffer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Kevin Shaffer American football player Kevin Carl Shaffer is a former American football offensive tackle. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tulsa. Shaffer ...more

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Louis W. Ballard is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Artist Louis W. Ballard was a Native American composer, educator, author, artist, and journalist.

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Drew Edmondson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Drew Edmondson Politician, Lawyer William Andrew "Drew" Edmondson, is an American lawyer and politician from Oklahoma. A member of the Democratic Party, Edmondson served as the 16th Attorney General of Oklahoma from ...more

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Jim Hartz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Journalist, TV Journalist Jim Hartz is a former American television personality during the mid- and late-1970s. At age 24, Hartz was the youngest correspondent NBC had ever hired. He became best known to a national ...more

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Gail Farrell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Singer Gail Farrell is an American singer and songwriter, best known for her work on the variety program The Lawrence Welk Show.

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Mary Stuart is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Actor Mary Stuart was an American actress and singer/songwriter. She was born as Mary Stuart Houchins in Miami, Florida and grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she graduated from Tulsa Central High ...more

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Rilla Askew is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Rilla Askew is an American novelist and short story writer who was born in the Sans Bois Mountains of southeastern Oklahoma, and grew up in the town of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She graduated from ...more

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Michael E Wiley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Businessperson Michael Wiley was elected to Tesoros Board of Directors in 2005. Mr. Wiley has 33 years experience in the energy industry and most recently served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive ...more

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Sid Abramowitz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American football player Sidney H. Abramowitz is a former American football player.

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Rick Arrington is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American football player Richard Cameron “Rick” Arrington is a former American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL. He played three seasons for the Eagles from 1970-1972. He attended the ...more

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Mike Anderson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Basketball Coach, Coach Michael Andre "Mike" Anderson is the current head basketball coach for the University of Arkansas. He served as an assistant/associate head coach under Nolan Richardson at Arkansas for ...more

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Daniel H. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Roboticist, Author, Writer Daniel H. Wilson is a New York Times best selling author, television host and robotics engineer. Wilson is a contributing editor to Popular Mechanics magazine, called the "Resident ...more

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Nick Graham is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Nick Graham American football player Nick Graham was an Australian rugby league player for the Wests Tigers and the Cronulla Sharks in the National Rugby League competition. He also played for the Wigan Warriors in the English ...more

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Leo Carroll is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American football player Leo Henry Carroll is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers and the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University ...more

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Shana Dale is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Shana Dale Shana L. Dale is an American politician and lawyer. She served as the Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the George W. Bush administration from 2005 to

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Mark Radcliffe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Presenter Mark Radcliffe is an English broadcaster, musician and writer. Born in Bolton, Lancashire, he is best known for his broadcasting work for the BBC, for whom he has worked in various roles since ...more

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Rod Smith is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Rod Smith Politician Rodney Warren Smith is an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida. A Democrat, Smith was a member of the Florida Senate from Gainesville from 2001 until 2006. Smith ran for the ...more

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Tareq Al-Suwaidan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Entrepreneur, Researcher, Author Tareq Mohammed Al-Suwaidan . He is well known in the Middle East throughout the world for his management/strategic planning training, motivational speaking and television shows and appearances. ...more

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Tony Liscio is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Tony Liscio American football player Anthony Liscio is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League from 1963 through 1971. He played college football at the University of Tulsa. Liscio was present at ...more

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Barry Minter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American football player Barry Antoine Minter is a former National Football League linebacker for the Chicago Bears and Cleveland Browns.

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Tracy Scroggins is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American football player Tracy Scroggins is a former professional football athlete. He was a linebacker in the National Football League. He spent his entire 10-year NFL career playing for the Detroit Lions.

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Jerry Rhome is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Jerry Rhome Coach, American football player Jerry Byron Rhome, graduate of Sunset High School, is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He played for the Dallas Cowboys, the Cleveland Browns, the Houston ...more

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T. J. Rubley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
T. J. Rubley American football player Theron Joseph Rubley, is a former American professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League, World League of American Football, and the Canadian Football League ...more

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Drew Pearson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
Sports commentator, American football player Drew Pearson is a sportscaster and former American football wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.

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Jim Finks is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Tulsa Alumni
American football player James Edward Finks was an American football and Canadian football player, coach, and executive.