Southern Methodist University Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of Southern Methodist University. The list includes people like Kourtney Kardashian, Jayne Mansfield, Laura Bush, Kathy Bates & Lauren Graham. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, business people, fashion, miscellaneous and sportspersons etc.
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 1 
Kathy Bates
(Actress and Director Known for Her Films: 'Misery', ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ and ‘Dolores Claiborne’)
Kathy Bates
23
Birthdate: June 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 2 
Miranda Lambert
(Country Singer-Songwriter Best Known for Her Albums: ‘Kerosene’, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ and 'Platinum’)
Miranda Lambert
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Longview, Texas, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 3 
Kourtney Kardashian
(Media Personality, Socialite & Model Known for Starring in the Reality Series 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians')
Kourtney Kardashian
65
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 4 
Jayne Mansfield
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Rita Marlowe’ in the Broadway Play 'Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?)
Jayne Mansfield
16
Birthdate: April 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 29, 1967
 5 
Lauren Graham
(Actress and Author Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lorelai Gilmore’ in the TV Series ‘Gilmore Girls’)
Lauren Graham
21
Birthdate: March 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Sarah Shahi
(Actress and Former Model)
Sarah Shahi
46
Birthdate: January 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Euless, Texas, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 7 
Hope Hicks
(Counselor to the President (2020-21))
Hope Hicks
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Laura Bush
(Wife of Former US President George W. Bush and First Lady of the United States (2001 - 2009))
Laura Bush
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Midland, Texas, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 9 
Powers Boothe
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Miniseries 'Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones')
Powers Boothe
4
Birthdate: June 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Snyder, Texas, United States
Died: May 14, 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 10 
Payne Stewart
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Springfield, Missouri, United States
Died: October 25, 1999
 11 
Eric Dickerson
(American Football Players)
Eric Dickerson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sealy, Texas, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Amy Acker
(Actress)
Amy Acker
7
Birthdate: December 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 13 
Candice Patton
11
Birthdate: June 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 14 
Mary Elizabeth Ellis
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘The Waitress’ in the FX Sitcom ‘It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia’)
Mary Elizabeth Ellis
4
Birthdate: May 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 15 
Brian Baumgartner
(Actor and Director Best Known for His Role as ‘Kevin Malone’ in the TV Series ‘The Office’)
Brian Baumgartner
4
Birthdate: November 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 16 
Rick Scott
(45th Governor of Florida)
Rick Scott
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, United States
 17 
Bryson DeChambeau
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Aaron Spelling
(Film and television producer)
Aaron Spelling
7
Birthdate: April 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: June 23, 2006
 19 
Steven Pasquale
3
Birthdate: November 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 20 
Edie Brickell
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 10, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oak Cliff, Texas, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Josh McCown
(Former American football quarterback)
Josh McCown
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Texas, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 22 
Jo Jorgensen
(Libertarian Party's nominee for president of the United States in the 2020 election)
Jo Jorgensen
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 23 
Cole Beasley
(American Football player)
Cole Beasley
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 24 
Dylan Baker
1
Birthdate: October 7, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 25 
Bill Fagerbakke
(Actor, Voice Actor)
Bill Fagerbakke
2
Birthdate: October 4, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fontana
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 26 
Stephen Tobolowsky
4
Birthdate: May 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 27 
Lamar Hunt
(American Sports Executive and BusinessmanBusinessman)
Lamar Hunt
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Dorado, Arkansas, United States
Died: December 13, 2006
 28 
Dorothy Malone
3
Birthdate: January 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: January 19, 2018
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 29 
Raymond Berry
(American football player)
Raymond Berry
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 30 
Marc Rebillet
(Musician)
Marc Rebillet
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 31 
Don Meredith
(American Football Player)
Don Meredith
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Texas, USA
Died: December 5, 2010
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 32 
Emmanuel Sanders
(American Football Player)
Emmanuel Sanders
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bellville, Texas, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
Whitney Wolfe Herd
(Businessperson)
Whitney Wolfe Herd
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
 34 
Jim Duggan
(Wrestler)
Jim Duggan
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glens Falls, New York, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 35 
Jim Irsay
(Entrepreneur)
Jim Irsay
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lincolnwood, Illinois, United States
 36 
Sterling Brown
(Basketball player)
Sterling Brown
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Maywood, Illinois, United States
 37 
Katie Featherston
2
Birthdate: October 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Arlington, Texas, United States U.S.
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 38 
Fritz Von Erich
(Wrestler, American football player)
Fritz Von Erich
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jewett, Texas, United States
Died: September 10, 1997
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 39 
H. L. Hunt
(Businessman)
H. L. Hunt
6
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 17, 1889
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Illinois
Died: November 29, 1974
 40 
Robert H. Dennard
(Electrical Engineer)
Robert H. Dennard
1
Birthdate: September 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Terrell, Texas, United States
 41 
Todd Haberkorn
(Voice actor)
Todd Haberkorn
10
Birthdate: August 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arlington, Texas, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
Lee Hazlewood
(Country Singer)
Lee Hazlewood
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 9, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mannford, Oklahoma, U.S.
Died: August 4, 2007
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 43 
Semi Ojeleye
(Basketball player)
Semi Ojeleye
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 44 
Jay McGraw
(Writer)
Jay McGraw
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wichita County, Texas, United States
 45 
Trey Quinn
(American Football Player)
Trey Quinn
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Debra Monk
(Actress)
Debra Monk
2
Birthdate: February 27, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Middletown, Ohio, U.S.
 47 
Craig James
(Sports commentator)
Craig James
1
Birthdate: January 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Texas
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 48 
Sibongile Mlambo
5
Birthdate: June 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zimbabwe
 49 
Doak Walker
(American football player)
Doak Walker
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: September 27, 1998
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 50 
Jack Brewer
(American football player)
Jack Brewer
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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