Check out the list of notable University Of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) alumni.

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.
Gwyneth PaltrowGwyneth Paltrow
(Actress, Singer, Food Writer)

27 September 1972

American

Michael DouglasMichael Douglas
(Actor, Producer)

25 September 1944

American

Robert BallardRobert Ballard
(Deep Sea Explorer)

30 June 1942

American

Jack Hody JohnsonJack Johnson
(Singer-songwriter)

18 May 1975

American

Harvey LevinHarvey Levin
(Lawyer)

02 September 1950

American

Reza AslanReza Aslan
(Writer)

03 May 1972

Joseph C. WilsonJoseph C. Wilson
(Diplomat, Writer, Whistleblower, Businessperson)

06 November 1949

American

Edward L. MasryEdward L. Masry
(Lawyer, Politician)

29 July 1932

American

Richard SerraRichard Serra
(Sculptor, Painter)

02 November 1939

American

Lynne CoxLynne Cox
(Swimmer)

1957 AD

American

Bahar SoomekhBahar Soomekh
(Actor, Television actor)

30 March 1975

American

Grady BoochGrady Booch
(Computer scientist, Engineer)

27 February 1955

American

Joseph M. AcabaJoseph M. Acaba
(Astronaut, Teacher, Mathematician)

17 May 1967

Puerto Rican

Jason LezakJason Lezak
(Swimmer)

12 November 1975

American

Carol W. GreiderCarol W. Greider
(Biologist, Molecular biologist, Geneticist, Physician)

15 April 1961

American

Alexei FilippenkoAlexei Filippenko
(Astronomer, Astrophysicist, University teacher)

25 July 1958

American