University Of California, San Diego

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of California, San Diego. The list includes people like Mike Judge, Billy Beane, Milana Vayntrub, Khaled Hosseini & Venkatraman Ramakrishnan. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as scientists, film & theater personalities, miscellaneous, sportspersons and musicians etc.
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 1 
Benicio Del Toro
(Actor and Producer Best Known for His Films ‘The Usual Suspects’, ‘Basquiat’ and ‘Snatch’)
Benicio Del Toro
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Birthdate: February 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Germán, Puerto Rico
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 2 
Mike Judge
(Actor, Cartoonist, Director, Musician)
Mike Judge
6
Birthdate: October 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 3 
Andrew Cunanan
(FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive)
Andrew Cunanan
64
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: National City, California, United States
Died: July 23, 1997
 4 
Milana Vayntrub
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Birthdate: March 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 5 
Billy Beane
(Baseball player, Executive Vice President of the Oakland Athletics)
Billy Beane
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
 6 
James Avery
(Film actor)
James Avery
4
Birthdate: November 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Suffolk, Virginia, U.S.
Died: December 31, 2013
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 7 
Kendra Wilkinson
(Television Personality and Model Best Known for Her TV Series ‘The Girls Next Door’)
Kendra Wilkinson
6
Birthdate: June 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 8 
Diana Gabaldon
(Author Known for Her 'Outlander' Series of Novels)
Diana Gabaldon
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Williams, Arizona, United States
Kim Stanley Robinson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 23, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States
 10 
Silas Weir Mitchell
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Birthdate: September 30, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
Craig Venter
(Biotechnologist known for leading the first draft sequence of the human genomeand assembled the first team to transfect a cell with a synthetic chromosome)
Craig Venter
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
 12 
Aria Giovanni
(Actress)
Aria Giovanni
2
Birthdate: November 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 13 
Robert Buckley
0
Birthdate: May 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Covina, California, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 14 
Vernor Vinge
(Computer scientist)
Vernor Vinge
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Waukesha, Wisconsin, US
 15 
Zoë Chao
(TV and stage Actress and screenwriter prominently known for her role as Isobel in Strangers)
Zoë Chao
0
Birthdate: September 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rhode Island, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Kathleen Rubins
(Astronaut, Biologist)
Kathleen Rubins
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Farmington
 17 
Nick Woodman
(Businessperson)
Nick Woodman
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Clara County, California, United States
 18 
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
(Structural biologist)
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1952 AD
Birthplace: Chidambaram,Tamilnadu India
 19 
Nathan East
(Bassist, Jazz musician)
Nathan East
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia
 20 
Debito Arudou
(Writer, Human rights activist)
Debito Arudou
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 13, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: California, United States
 21 
Lindsay Ellingson
(Victoria's Secret Angel from 2011 to 2014)
Lindsay Ellingson
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 22 
Kathy Acker
(Author)
Kathy Acker
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: November 30, 1997
 23 
Jef Raskin
(Computer scientist)
Jef Raskin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 26, 2005
 24 
Jon Lindbergh
(One of the world's earliest aquanauts in the 1960s)
Jon Lindbergh
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: July 29, 2021
 25 
Bill Atkinson
(Compurter Engineer Who Designed the Graphic User Interface (GUI) of the Apple 'Lisa')
Bill Atkinson
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: United States
 26 
Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson
(Investor, Entrepreneur and Banker)
Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
 27 
Susumu Tonegawa
(Recipent of Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1987 for his Discovery of V(D)J Recombination)
Susumu Tonegawa
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
 28 
Mona Kosar Abdi
(Multimedia journalist)
Mona Kosar Abdi
0
Birthdate: May 13, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Danny Burstein
(Singer, Actor)
Danny Burstein
1
Birthdate: June 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mount Kisco, New York, United States
 30 
Carrie Mae Weems
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Birthdate: April 20, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
 31 
Lorna Simpson
(Photographer)
Lorna Simpson
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: August 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 32 
Bruce Beutler
(American Immunologist and Geneticist Known for His Discoveries Concerning the Activation of Innate Immunity)
Bruce Beutler
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 29, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 33 
Sean Whitesell
(Actor, Screenwriter)
Sean Whitesell
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Iowa Falls, Iowa, United States
Died: December 28, 2015
 34 
Dan Santat
(Illustrator)
Dan Santat
0
Birthdate: 1975 AD
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 35 
Brian Druker
(Scientist)
Brian Druker
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
 36 
Peter Gordon
(Composer)
Peter Gordon
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, United States
 37 
Owiso Odera
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Birthdate: 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan
Died: November 3, 2016
 38 
Christopher Stott
(Entrepreneur)
Christopher Stott
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
 39 
Ileana Rodríguez
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chinandega, Nicaragua