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Check out the list of notable University Of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) alumni.

The ‘University of California, Santa Barbara’ is one among the ten institutions affiliated with the ‘University of California’ system. Many students from all over the world try hard to secure a place in this famous university. The institution stood 48th in the ‘World University Rankings’ list, compiled by the popular magazine ‘Times Higher Education’. The institution also secured the 42nd spot in the ‘Academy Ranking of World Universities’ list. The staff of this university includes several Nobel Prize winners and more than 30 members of the ‘National Academy of Sciences’. Apart from its academic excellence and state of the art infrastructure, the institution is also quite popular for its This list includes the names of several notable alumni of the ‘University of California, Santa Barbara’ who pursued their passion and have inspired millions around the world to follow their dreams as well. Renowned Hollywood actors Michael Douglas and Gwyneth Paltrow have been students of this famous university. Michael Douglas was felicitated with the prestigious Academy award for his role in the 1987 flick ‘Wall Street’. Gwyneth Paltrow shot to fame for her appearance in the flicks ‘Shakespeare In Love’ and ‘A Perfect Murder’. He has acted in dozens of other blockbusters as well. The list of UCSB alumni also includes several other noteworthy names such as sportsmen Michael Bryson and Orlando Johnson, television host Charissa Thompson as well as adult movie actress Tera Patrick.
Michael DouglasMichael Douglas
(Actor, Producer)

25 September 1944

New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.

American

Libra

Gwyneth PaltrowGwyneth Paltrow
(Actress, Singer, Food Writer)

27 September 1972

Los Angeles

American

Libra

Robert BallardRobert Ballard
(Deep Sea Explorer)

30 June 1942

American

Cancer

Reza AslanReza Aslan
(Professor, Author, Writer)

03 May 1972

Tehran

Iranian

Taurus

Dasha ZhukovaDasha Zhukova
(Editor)

08 June 1981

Moscow

British

Gemini

Richard SerraRichard Serra
(Artist)

02 November 1939

San Francisco

American

Scorpio

Harvey LevinHarvey Levin
(Editor, Journalist, Television producer)

02 September 1950

Los Angeles

American

Virgo

Lynne CoxLynne Cox
(Swimmer)

1957 AD

Boston

American

Joseph C. WilsonJoseph C. Wilson
(Businessperson, Diplomat, Writer)

06 November 1949

Bridgeport

American

Scorpio

Edward L. MasryEdward L. Masry
(Lawyer)

29 July 1932

05 December 2005

Paterson

American

Leo

Grady BoochGrady Booch
(Software Engineer, Computer scientist)

27 February 1955

Texas

American

Pisces

Bahar SoomekhBahar Soomekh
(Actress)

30 March 1975

Tehran

Iranian

Aries

Carol W. GreiderCarol W. Greider
(Molecular Biologist, Professor)

15 April 1961

Davis

American

Aries

Joseph M. AcabaJoseph M. Acaba
(Mathematician, Astronaut, Scientist)

17 May 1967

Inglewood

American

Taurus

Jason LezakJason Lezak
(Motivational speaker, Swimmer)

12 November 1975

Irvine

American

Scorpio

Alexei FilippenkoAlexei Filippenko
(Astrophysicist, Professor, Astronomer)

25 July 1958

Oakland

American

Leo

Jack Hody JohnsonJack Hody Johnson

18 May 1975

10 June 1946

O‘ahu

American

Taurus

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