University Of California, Santa Barbara Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of University Of California, Santa Barbara. The list includes people like Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Ballard, Jack Johnson & Harvey Levin. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as scientists, miscellaneous, film & theater personalities, singers 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 Michael Douglas

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Famous As: Actor, Producer
Birthdate: September 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 3 Katy Tur

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 4 Jack Johnson

Jack Hody Johnson.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 Reza Aslan

Reza Aslan.
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tehran

 6 Harvey Levin

Harvey Levin
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: September 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 7 Barbara Rush

Barbara Rush
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 Jamey Sheridan

Jamey Sheridan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 Ron Wyden

Ron Wyden
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, U.S.

 10 Robert Ballard

Robert Ballard.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Deep Sea Explorer
Birthdate: June 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States

 11 Andrew Schulz

Andrew Schulz
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York (state) New York, U.S.
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 12 Aja Naomi King

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 13 Joseph C. Wilson

Joseph C. Wilson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat, Writer, Whistleblower, Businessperson
Birthdate: November 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bridgeport

 14 Edward L. Masry

Edward L. Masry
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer, Politician
Birthdate: July 29, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey
Died: December 5, 2005

 15 Eric Roth

Eric Roth
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: March 22, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 16 Richard Serra

Richard Serra
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sculptor, Painter
Birthdate: November 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco

 17 Lynne Cox

Lynne Cox
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Boston

 18 Bahar Soomekh

Bahar Soomekh
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor
Birthdate: March 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tehran
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 19 Jason Lezak

Jason Lezak
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: November 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bellflower
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 20 Joseph M. Acaba

Joseph M. Acaba
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronaut, Teacher, Mathematician
Birthdate: May 17, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Inglewood

 21 Grady Booch

Grady Booch
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Computer scientist, Engineer
Birthdate: February 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amarillo

 22 Josh Elliott

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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: July 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

 23 Carol W. Greider

Carol W. Greider
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist, Molecular biologist, Geneticist, Physician
Birthdate: April 15, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Davis

 24 Kayte Christensen

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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lakeview, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 25 Lindsay Taylor

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Poway, California, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 26 José Hernández

José Hernández
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 10, 1834
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: October 21, 1886

 27 Nick Perera

Nick Perera
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 28 Tino Nunez

Tino Nunez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: August 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 29 Alexei Filippenko

Alexei Filippenko
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer, Astrophysicist, University teacher
Birthdate: July 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oakland
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.