University Of Colorado At Boulder

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Colorado At Boulder. The list includes people like Dick Cheney, Trey Parker, Townes Van Zandt, Matt Stone & Dalton Trumbo. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, scientists, musicians, engineers and miscellaneous etc.
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Trey Parker
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Birthdate: October 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Conifer, Colorado, United States

Trey Parker is an American animator, writer, composer, filmmaker, actor, and voice actor. Parker is credited with co-creating one of the most popular animated sitcoms of all time, South Park. He is also credited with co-developing The Book of Mormon along with Matt Stone.

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Kalpana Chawla
(Indian-Born American Astronaut Who Was the First Woman of Indian Origin to Go to Space)
Kalpana Chawla
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Karnal, Haryana, India
Died: February 1, 2003
Astronaut Kalpana Chawla became the first Indian-origin woman to go to space in the 1997 STS-87 mission. She and the other crew members of the Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 mission died when the shuttle exploded before reaching Earth. The Indian weather satellite MetSat-1 was renamed Kalpana-1 in her honor.
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Brian Dietzen
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Birthdate: November 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barrington, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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William Edwards Deming
(Statistician, Electrical Engineer)
William Edwards Deming
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: October 14, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sioux City
Died: December 20, 1993

Born to a lawyer, William Edwards Deming grew up to become a renowned mathematical physicist and later taught statistics at the New York University. His research focused on the application of statistical methods to improve quality control in various industries. His ideas were later widely used by Japanese corporates.

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Sidney Altman
(Molecular Biologist)
Sidney Altman
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Known for his independent work on ribonucleic acid (RNA), molecular biologist Sidney Altman co-won the 1989 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering that RNA, which was thought to be a passive carrier of genetic codes, is also capable of taking up active enzymatic functions. The discovery is significant in that it forced scientists to reexamine traditional theories on cellular functions.  

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Ellison Onizuka
(Astronaut, engineer, and USAF test pilot from Kealakekua, Hawaii, who successfully flew into space with the Space Shuttle Discovery on STS-51-C)
Ellison Onizuka
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kealakekua, Hawaii, United States
Died: January 28, 1986
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Bryan Fogel
(Director)
Bryan Fogel
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Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
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Dave Grusin
(Composer)
Dave Grusin
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 26, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Littleton, Colorado, United States
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Kabiné Komara
(10th Prime Minister of Guinea)
Kabiné Komara
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1950 AD
Birthplace: Guinea