San Francisco State University

Discover the notable alumni of San Francisco State University. The list includes people like Danny Glover, Dina Eastwood, Dana Carvey, Kirk Hammett & Alvin Ailey. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, writers, sportspersons, miscellaneous and musicians etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Rob Schneider
(Stand-up Comedian & Veteran of The Comedy Series 'Saturday Night Live')

Rob Schneider
17
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 2 

Annette Bening
14
Birthdate: May 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 
Kirk Hammett
(Lead Guitarist for Heavy Metal Band 'Metallica')

Kirk Hammett
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 4 
Danny Glover
(Known for His Lead Role as Roger Murtaugh in the 'Lethal Weapon' Film Series)

Danny Glover
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 5 

Johnny Mathis
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gilmer, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 

Carl Weathers
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 7 
Alex Borstein
(Best Known for Voicing ‘Lois Griffin’ on the Animated Comedy TV Series ‘Family Guy’)

Alex Borstein
8
Birthdate: February 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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 8 
Jeffrey Tambor
(Awarded a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Pfefferman.)

Jeffrey Tambor
3
Birthdate: July 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 9 
Nina Hartley
(Actress)

Nina Hartley
8
Birthdate: March 11, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 10 
Dana Carvey
(Best Known for His Work as a Cast Member on TV Show 'Saturday Night Live')

Dana Carvey
2
Birthdate: June 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Missoula, Montana, United States

 11 
Margaret Cho
(Actress & Comedian Known for Her Role in 'All-American Girl' and '30 Rock')

Margaret Cho
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 12 
Harry Shum Jr.
(Actor Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series: 'Glee' and 'Shadowhunters')

Harry Shum Jr.
17
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Actor and Dancer Known for His Role as ‘Mike Chang’ on the Fox Television Series ‘Glee’
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 13 
Alvin Ailey
(Dancer)

Alvin Ailey
16
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 5, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rogers, Texas, United States
Died: December 1, 1989

 14 
BD Wong
(Actor)

BD Wong
3
Birthdate: October 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 15 

Delroy Lindo
0
Birthdate: November 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Eltham, London, England, UK
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 16 
Kari Byron
(Television presenter, Artist)

Kari Byron
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: California
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 17 
Jake Shields
(Mixed martial artist)

Jake Shields
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Summertown, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 18 
Peter Coyote
(Actor, Screenwriter, Director)

Peter Coyote
4
Birthdate: October 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 19 
Gilbert Melendez
(Mixed martial artist, Thai boxer)

Gilbert Melendez
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santa Ana, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 20 
Amy Redford
(Actress)

Amy Redford
0
Birthdate: October 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States

 21 
Steven Zaillian
(Screenwriter)

Steven Zaillian
0
Birthdate: January 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fresno, California, U.S.
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 22 

Keir Dullea
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 23 
Dina Eastwood
(Clint Eastwood's Ex-Wife, Reporter)

Dina Eastwood
24
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Castro Valley, California, United States

 24 
Marty Balin
(Singer-Songwriter)

Marty Balin
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: September 27, 2018

 25 

Emma Caulfield
1
Birthdate: April 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Diego, California, U.S.
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 26 
Janet Varney
(Actress)

Janet Varney
2
Birthdate: February 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 27 
Lisa Blount
(Actress)

Lisa Blount
2
Birthdate: July 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
Died: October 25, 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 28 
Oscar Acosta
(Attorney, Author)

Oscar Acosta
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
Died: 1974 AD

 29 
Janet Weiss
(Drummer)

Janet Weiss
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hollywood

 30 

Greg Proops
1
Birthdate: October 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 31 

Stephen Colletti
4
Birthdate: February 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newport Beach, California, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 

Margaret Avery
1
Birthdate: January 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mangum, Oklahoma, United States

 33 

Daren Kagasoff
1
Birthdate: September 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Encino, California
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 34 
Paul Desmond
(Jazz musician)

Paul Desmond
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: May 30, 1977

 35 
Vonetta McGee
(Actress)

Vonetta McGee
2
Birthdate: January 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: July 9, 2010

 36 
Fat Mike
(Musician)

Fat Mike
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 37 
Dan the Automator
(Record producer)

Dan the Automator
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 38 

Ronnie Schell
1
Birthdate: December 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Richmond, California, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 39 

Frank Silva
1
Birthdate: October 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: September 13, 1995
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 40 

Rebecca Solnit
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.

 41 

Michael McShane
1
Birthdate: June 25, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 42 
Joe Carnahan
(Film director)

Joe Carnahan
0
Birthdate: May 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Michigan, United States

 43 
Scot Halpin
(Musician)

Scot Halpin
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Muscatine, Iowa, United States
Died: February 9, 2008

 44 
Ron Dellums
(Politician)

Ron Dellums
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, U.S.
Died: July 30, 2018

 45 
Steve Lavin
(Broadcaster)

Steve Lavin
0
Birthdate: September 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 46 

Pauline Oliveros
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: November 24, 2016

 47 
George Fenneman
(Actor, Radio personality)

George Fenneman
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beijing
Died: May 29, 1997

 48 
Dan Hicks
(Singer-songwriter)

Dan Hicks
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: February 6, 2016

 49 
Mohammad Javad Zarif
(Diplomat, Politician)

Mohammad Javad Zarif
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tehran

 50 

Andrea De Cruz
0
Birthdate: June 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Singapore
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)