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

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

This list includes Ariana Richards, Shelley Beattie and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Western Oregon University?” and “Which celebrities are Western Oregon University alumni?”
Jennifer Lyon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Western Oregon University Alumni
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Jennifer "Jenn" Jane Lyon was one of the competitors in Survivor: Palau. She finished fourth in the competition. ...more

Age: Died at 38 (1972-2010)

Birthplace: Boulder City, Nevada, United States of America

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Ariana Richards is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Western Oregon University Alumni
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Ariana Clarice Richards is an American actress and professional painter. She is best known for her roles as a child actress such as Carol Wetherby in the film Prancer, Mindy Sterngood in Tremors and Lex Murphy in the blockbuster film Jurassic Park. She has won several Young Artist Awards. ...more

Age: 38

Birthplace: Healdsburg, California, United States of America

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I. L. Patterson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Western Oregon University Alumni
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Isaac Lee "Ike" Patterson, was the 18th Governor of Oregon from 1927 to 1929. An Oregon native, he served in the Oregon Legislative Assembly from 1918 to 1922, and was a farmer in the Willamette Valley. ...more

Age: Died at 70 (1859-1929)

Birthplace: Oregon, United States of America

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Kevin Boss is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Western Oregon University Alumni
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Kevin Antonio Boss is a former American football tight end. He was drafted in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the New York Giants out of Western Oregon University. Boss has also played for the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs. ...more

Age: 34

Birthplace: Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America