University Of Oregon Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Oregon. The list includes people like Kaitlin Olson, Chuck Palahniuk, Bill Bowerman, Steve Prefontaine & Ben Hogan. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, scientists, media personalities, sportspersons and film & theater personalities etc.
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 1 
Sam Elliott
15
Birthdate: August 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 2 
John Madden
(American football coach)
John Madden
33
Birthdate: April 10, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 28, 2021
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 3 
Kaitlin Olson
(Actress)
Kaitlin Olson
17
Birthdate: August 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 4 
Ty Burrell
(Actor)
Ty Burrell
5
Birthdate: August 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Grants Pass, Oregon, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Chael Sonnen
(Mixed Martial Artist and One of the Biggest Trash Talkers in MMA History)
Chael Sonnen
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: West Linn, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Phil Knight
(Co-founder of Nike, Inc.)
Phil Knight
38
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 7 
Bol Bol
(Basketball Player)
Bol Bol
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)
 8 
David Ogden Stiers
2
Birthdate: October 31, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Died: March 3, 2018
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 9 
Marcus Mariota
(American Football Player Who Plays as a Quarterback)
Marcus Mariota
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
 10 
Lindsay Wagner
6
Birthdate: June 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 11 
Chuck Palahniuk
(Journalist and Novelist Best Known for His Books: ‘Fight Club’, ‘Choke’, ‘Rant’ and ‘Invisible Monsters’)
Chuck Palahniuk
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pasco, Washington, United States
 12 
Ben Hogan
(American professional golfer)
Ben Hogan
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Texas
Died: July 25, 1997
 13 
Justin Herbert
(American football player)
Justin Herbert
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 14 
Steve Prefontaine
(Long-distance Runner)
Steve Prefontaine
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coos Bay
Died: May 30, 1975
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
Ahmad Rashād
(Sportscaster)
Ahmad Rashād
3
Birthdate: November 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Daniel Wu
(Flexible and distinctive leading actor in the Chinese language film industry)
Daniel Wu
2
Birthdate: September 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
Ann Curry
(Journalist)
Ann Curry
2
Birthdate: November 19, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hagåtña, Guam
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 18 
Ashton Eaton
(Retired American Decathlete and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Ashton Eaton
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 19 
Howard Hesseman
(Actor, Television actor)
Howard Hesseman
3
Birthdate: February 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lebanon
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Bill Bowerman
(Co-founder of Nike, Inc.)
Bill Bowerman
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 19, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Died: December 24, 1999
 21 
Ken Kesey
(Novelist & Essayist Known for His Novels: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest’ & ‘Sometimes a Great Notion’)
Ken Kesey
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Junta, Colorado, United States
Died: November 10, 2001
 22 
Sabrina Ionescu
(Basketball player)
Sabrina Ionescu
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 6, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Walnut Creek, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 23 
Edgar Buchanan
5
Birthdate: March 20, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Humansville, Missouri, United States
Died: April 4, 1979
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 24 
Kyle Long
(American football player)
Kyle Long
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ivy, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 25 
Jordan Bell
(Basketball player)
Jordan Bell
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 26 
Patrick Chung
(American Football player)
Patrick Chung
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 27 
Donald Malarkey
(Sergeant)
Donald Malarkey
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 31, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Astoria, Oregon, USA
Died: September 30, 2017
 28 
DeForest Buckner
(American football player)
DeForest Buckner
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Waianae, Hawaii, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 29 
Christopher Judge
4
Birthdate: October 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 30 
Don Simpson
(Producer)
Don Simpson
3
Birthdate: October 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Died: January 19, 1996
 31 
Payton Pritchard
(Basketball player)
Payton Pritchard
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tualatin, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 32 
Kiko Alonso
(American football player)
Kiko Alonso
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 33 
Richie Incognito
(American Football Player)
Richie Incognito
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 34 
Douglas Hofstadter
(Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Computer scientist)
Douglas Hofstadter
2
Birthdate: February 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
 35 
Stephen J. Cannell
(Television producer)
Stephen J. Cannell
4
Birthdate: February 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: September 30, 2010
 36 
Norv Turner
(American football coach)
Norv Turner
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, USA
 37 
Joey Harrington
(American Football Player)
Joey Harrington
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 38 
LaMichael James
(American football player)
LaMichael James
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Boston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 39 
Miguel McKelvey
(Basketball player)
Miguel McKelvey
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon, United States
 40 
De'Anthony Thomas
(American Football Player)
De'Anthony Thomas
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
James Read
(Actor)
James Read
0
Birthdate: July 31, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 42 
Tinker Hatfield
(Designer)
Tinker Hatfield
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hillsboro
 43 
Ryan Zinke
(Politician)
Ryan Zinke
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bozeman, Montana Bozeman, Montana, U.S.
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 44 
Haloti Ngata
(American Football Player)
Haloti Ngata
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 45 
Dan Fouts
(American Football Players)
Dan Fouts
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 10, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 46 
Aaron Brooks
(Basketball player - Point guard)
Aaron Brooks
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 47 
Norm Van Brocklin
(American football player)
Norm Van Brocklin
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parade, South Dakota, United States
Died: May 2, 1983
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 48 
Arik Armstead
(American football player)
Arik Armstead
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 49 
Luke Ridnour
(Basketball Player)
Luke Ridnour
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 50 
Bernard Lewinsky
(Physician and medical researcher)
Bernard Lewinsky
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Salvador, El Salvador
To graduate from the ‘University of Oregon’ is the dream of every other child in world who wants to make it big in life. The foundation for this beautiful institution was laid in 1876 in Eugene, Oregon over a huge 295-acre of land. With over 316 graduate and undergraduate programs to offer the ‘University of Oregon’ is by far one of the most sought after institutions of the world. Apart from plain education, this university also has a fantastic athletic team who are fondly addressed as the, ‘Oregon Ducks’. With over 18 teams, this lot is the best known for football and the track sport events. This institution is a perfect mix between offering exceptionally excellent form of education along with lots of sports. With just 155 students and 5 faculties this institution has grown by leaps and bounds, to becoming a place that every student aspires to graduate from. This institution has actually had a slow climb from just 5 students graduating in the first year of its inception to thousands in today’s day and age. There are some really notable alumnus of this institution some of them being, businessman Phil Knight, the legendary runner, Steve Prefontaine and the famous television personality, Ann Curry among the many others. These personalities have made sure that they have upheld the name of the institution they have passed out from and make a name for themselves too.