San Francisco State University

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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.
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 1 
Rob Schneider
(Stand-up Comedian & Veteran of The Comedy Series 'Saturday Night Live')
Rob Schneider
25
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 2 
Annette Bening
20
Birthdate: May 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Johnny Mathis
(American Jazz and Pop Singer Best Known for His Hit 'Chances Are')
Johnny Mathis
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gilmer, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
Kirk Hammett
(Lead Guitarist for Heavy Metal Band 'Metallica')
Kirk Hammett
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
 5 
Danny Glover
(Known for His Lead Role as Roger Murtaugh in the 'Lethal Weapon' Film Series)
Danny Glover
13
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 6 
Carl Weathers
(Actor and Former American Professional Football Player Known for His Role as ‘Apollo Creed’ in ‘Rocky’ Film Series)
Carl Weathers
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 7 
Jeffrey Tambor
(Awarded a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Pfefferman.)
Jeffrey Tambor
4
Birthdate: July 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
 8 
Alex Borstein
(Best Known for Voicing ‘Lois Griffin’ on the Animated Comedy TV Series ‘Family Guy’)
Alex Borstein
11
Birthdate: February 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 9 
Nina Hartley
(Actress)
Nina Hartley
9
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
3
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
6
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.
23
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 
BD Wong
(Actor)
BD Wong
7
Birthdate: October 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
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
 15 
Delroy Lindo
1
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 
Anne Rice
(American Author Best Known for Her Series of Novels ‘The Vampire Chronicles’)
Anne Rice
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 18 
Peter Coyote
(Actor, Screenwriter, Director)
Peter Coyote
6
Birthdate: October 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 19 
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)
 20 
Amy Redford
(Actress, Director, and Producer)
Amy Redford
0
Birthdate: October 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States
 21 
Steven Zaillian
(Screenwriter)
Steven Zaillian
1
Birthdate: January 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fresno, California, U.S.
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
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)
 23 
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
 24 
Keir Dullea
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 25 
Dina Eastwood
(American Reporter and Co-Host of the Hidden Camera Television Series ‘Candid Camera’)
Dina Eastwood
25
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Castro Valley, California, United States
 26 
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)
 27 
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
 28 
Emma Caulfield
1
Birthdate: April 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Diego, California, U.S.
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 29 
Janet Weiss
(Drummer)
Janet Weiss
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hollywood
 30 
Janet Varney
(Actress)
Janet Varney
2
Birthdate: February 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 31 
Greg Proops
3
Birthdate: October 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 32 
Stephen Colletti
4
Birthdate: February 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newport Beach, California, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 33 
Margaret Avery
1
Birthdate: January 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mangum, Oklahoma, United States
 34 
Daren Kagasoff
1
Birthdate: September 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Encino, California
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 35 
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
 36 
Vonetta McGee
(Actress)
Vonetta McGee
2
Birthdate: January 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: July 9, 2010
 37 
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)
 38 
Ronnie Schell
1
Birthdate: December 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Richmond, California, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 39 
Frank Silva
3
Birthdate: October 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: September 13, 1995
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 40 
Michael McShane
1
Birthdate: June 25, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 41 
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
 42 
Joe Carnahan
(Film director)
Joe Carnahan
0
Birthdate: May 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Michigan, United States
 43 
Dan the Automator
(Record producer)
Dan the Automator
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
 44 
Rebecca Solnit
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.
 45 
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
 46 
Steve Lavin
(Broadcaster)
Steve Lavin
0
Birthdate: September 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
 47 
George Fenneman
(Actor, Radio personality)
George Fenneman
1
Birthdate: November 10, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beijing
Died: May 29, 1997
 48 
Pauline Oliveros
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: November 24, 2016
 49 
Mohammad Javad Zarif
(Diplomat, Politician)
Mohammad Javad Zarif
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tehran
 50 
Mario Savio
(Activist)
Mario Savio
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 6, 1996