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Famous Whittier College Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Whittier College and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing contains graduates like Richard Nixon and Geoff Stults.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Whittier College?” and “Which celebrities are Whittier College alumni?”
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    Richard Nixon

    Politician, Military Officer
    Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served...  more

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    Dorothy Baker

    Novelist, Writer
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  • 3

    Fred D. Anderson

    Fred D. Anderson (born c. 1945) is an American business executive known for his time with...  more
  • 4

    Ken Davitian

    Businessperson, Comedian
    Ken Davitian (born June 19, 1953) is an Armenian-American actor and comedian, who is best...  more
  • 5

    Harrison Ellenshaw

    Visual Effects Supervisor, Visual Artist
    Harrison Ellenshaw (born Peter Ellenshaw, July 20, 1945 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) is an...  more
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    Andrea Laura Barber (born July 3, 1976) is an American actress. She is known for playing Kimmy...  more

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    Geoff Stults

    Television producer, Actor
    Geoffrey Manton Stults (born December 15, 1977) is an American actor. He is known for his...  more
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    George Stults

    Model, Actor
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    Robert D. "Skip" Durham (born 1947) is a retired Associate Justice of the Oregon Supreme...  more
  • 10

    Tony Malinosky

    Baseball player
    Anthony Francis Malinosky (October 7, 1909 – February 8, 2011) was a third baseman and...  more
  • 11

    Jim Colborn

    Baseball player
    James William Colborn (born May 22, 1946) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. The...  more
  • 12

    Salvador Plascencia

    Novelist, Writer
    Salvador Plascencia is an American writer, born 21 December 1976 in Guadalajara, Mexico. The...  more
  • 13

    Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    Novelist, Author
    Zilpha Keatley Snyder (May 11, 1927 – October 8, 2014) was an American author of books for...  more
  • 14

    Jessamyn West

    Novelist, Writer
    Mary Jessamyn West (July 18, 1902 – February 23, 1984) was an American author of short stories...  more
  • 15

    Tony Strickland

    Anthony A. "Tony" Strickland (born February 17, 1970) is a former California State Senator who...  more
  • 16

    Chuck McMurtry

    American football player
    Charles McMurtry (born February 15, 1937 in Chandler, Oklahoma - died February 13, 1984) was...  more
  • 17

    Jamie Quirk

    Baseball player, Coach
    James Patrick Quirk (; born October 22, 1954) is a former Major League Baseball catcher....  more
  • 18

    Russ Purnell

    Russ Purnell (born June 12, 1948) is an American football coach. He has served for 26 seasons...  more
  • 19

    Chris Jacobs

    Actor, TV Personality
    Chris Jacobs (born January 30, 1970) is a television host and personality. He is the Host of...  more
  • 20

    Alfred Shaheen

    Alfred Shaheen (January 31, 1922 – December 22, 2008) was a textile industrialist who is...  more
  • 21

    Brian S. Brown

    Brian S. Brown (born c. 1974) is an American co-founder of the National Organization for...  more
  • 22

    Arthur Allan Seidelman

    Television director, Film Director
    Arthur Allan Seidelman is an American television, film, and theatre director and an occasional...  more
  • 23

    Wayne R. Grisham

    Wayne Richard Grisham (January 10, 1923 – January 19, 2011) was a U.S. Representative from...  more
  • 24

    Michael Heck

    Captain Michael John Heck (born July 12, 1942) was an American B-52 Stratofortress pilot in...  more
  • 25

    Harry Rimmer

    Harry Rimmer (1890–1952) was an American evangelist and creationist. He is most prominent as a...  more