100 Notable alumni of
Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University is 202nd in the world, 87th in North America, and 84th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Southern Methodist University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Kourtney Kardashian

    Kourtney Kardashian
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    modelsocialiteentrepreneurbusinesspersonmedia personality
    Biography

    Kourtney Mary Kardashian is an American media personality, socialite, and model. In 2007, she and her family began starring in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami and Kourtney and Kim Take New York.

  2. Jayne Mansfield

    Jayne Mansfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1933-1967 (aged 34)
    Occupations
    film actorPlayboy Playmatestage actortelevision actorsinger
    Biography

    Jayne Mansfield was an American actress, singer, nightclub entertainer, and Playboy Playmate. A sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s while under contract at 20th Century Fox, Mansfield was known for her well-publicized personal life and publicity stunts. Her film career was short-lived, but she had several box-office successes and won a Theatre World Award and a Golden Globe Award.

  3. Kathy Bates

    Kathy Bates
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    film actorfilm directorcharacter actorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kathleen Doyle Bates is an American actress and director. Known for her roles in comedic and dramatic films and television programs, she has received various accolades throughout her career spanning over five decades, including an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Primetime Emmy Awards, in addition to nominations for a Tony Award and two British Academy Film Awards.

  4. Lauren Graham

    Lauren Graham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producernovelistfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lauren Helen Graham is an American actress and author. She is best known for her roles as Lorelai Gilmore on The WB/CW television series Gilmore Girls (2000–2007), for which she received nominations for Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe and Satellite Awards, and as Sarah Braverman on the NBC television drama Parenthood (2010–2015).

  5. Sarah Shahi

    Sarah Shahi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    actormodeltelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Aahoo Jahansouzshahi, known professionally as Sarah Shahi (سارا شاهی‎), is an American actress and former model. She played Carmen on The L Word in 2005, Kate Reed in the USA Network legal drama Fairly Legal (2011–2012), and Sameen Shaw on the CBS crime drama Person of Interest (2012–2016). She has also appeared in the main role Det. Dani Reese in Life, and in a supporting role in Alias. In 2018, she starred in the series Reverie. In 2019, she appeared in a recurring role in City on a Hill on Showtime and appeared in seven episodes of the series The Rookie as romantic interest Jessica Russo.

  6. Hope Hicks

    Hope Hicks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    politicianpress secretarymodelactor
    Biography

    Hope Charlotte Hicks is an American public relations executive and political advisor who served in President Donald Trump’s administration from 2017 to 2018 and 2020 to 2021. She served as White House Director of Strategic Communications from January to September 2017 and as White House Communications Director from 2017 to 2018. Hicks served as a Counselor to the President from 2020 to 2021.

  7. Laura Bush

    Laura Bush
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    librarianteacherautobiographerchildren's writerwriter
    Biography

    Laura Lane Welch Bush is an American teacher, librarian, memoirist and author who was the first lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009. Bush previously served as the first lady of Texas from 1995 to 2000. She is the wife of former President George W. Bush, and the daughter-in-law of former president George H.W. Bush.

  8. Amy Acker

    Amy Acker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actormodelfilm actortelevision actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Amy Louise Acker is an American actress. She is best known for starring as Winifred Burkle and Illyria on the supernatural drama series Angel (2001–2004), as Kelly Peyton on the action drama series Alias (2005–2006), and as Root on the science-fiction drama series Person of Interest (2012–2016). From 2017 to 2019, she starred as Caitlin Strucker on the superhero drama series The Gifted, based on Marvel Comics' X-Men.

  9. Powers Boothe

    Powers Boothe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-2017 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    art collectorvoice actorfilm actorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Powers Allen Boothe was an American actor. He won an Emmy in 1980 for his portrayal of Jim Jones in Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones. He also played saloon owner Cy Tolliver on Deadwood, "Curly Bill" Brocius in Tombstone, President Noah Daniels on 24, and Lamar Wyatt in Nashville.

  10. Jo Jorgensen

    Jo Jorgensen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politicianacademicuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Jo Jorgensen is an American libertarian political activist and academic. Jorgensen was the Libertarian Party's nominee for president of the United States in the 2020 election, in which she finished third in the popular vote with about 1.9 million votes, 1.2% of the national total. She was previously the party's nominee for vice president in the 1996 election, as Harry Browne's running mate. She is a full-time lecturer of psychology at Clemson University.

  11. Candice Patton

    Candice Patton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Candice Kristina Patton is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Iris West-Allen in the television series The Flash, which earned her a Saturn Award from four nominations.

  12. Mary Elizabeth Ellis

    Mary Elizabeth Ellis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Mary Elizabeth Ellis is an American actress. She is best known for her role as The Waitress on the FX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Ellis also starred in the NBC sitcom Perfect Couples and the Fox sitcom The Grinder. She also appeared as Nick's ex-girlfriend Caroline in the sitcom New Girl. From 2017 to 2019, she starred as Lisa Palmer on the Netflix horror-comedy Santa Clarita Diet.

  13. Aaron Spelling

    Aaron Spelling
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1923-2006 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm produceractordirectorexecutive producer
    Biography

    Aaron Spelling was an American film and television producer and occasional actor. His productions included the TV series Family (1976–1980), Charlie's Angels (1976–1981), The Love Boat (1977–1986), Hart to Hart (1979–1984), Dynasty (1981–1989), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000), Melrose Place (1992–1999), 7th Heaven (1996–2007), and Charmed (1998–2006). He also served as producer of The Mod Squad (1968–1973), The Rookies (1972–1976), and Sunset Beach (1997–1999).

  14. Rick Scott

    Rick Scott
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politicianentrepreneurlawyerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Richard Lynn Scott is an American politician and businessman serving as the junior United States senator from Florida since 2019. A member of the Republican Party, he was the 45th governor of Florida from 2011 to 2019.

  15. Brian Baumgartner

    Brian Baumgartner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actortelevision actorfilm produceractor
    Biography

    Brian Baumgartner is an American actor, director, and author. He is best known for playing Kevin Malone, a character in the NBC sitcom The Office (2005–2013).

  16. Bryson DeChambeau

    Bryson DeChambeau
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Bryson James Aldrich DeChambeau is an American professional golfer. He has won eight times on the PGA Tour including one major championship, the 2020 U.S. Open. As an amateur, DeChambeau became the fifth player in history to win both the NCAA Division I championship and the U.S. Amateur in the same year. With his U.S. Open victory he became the third player to have won those three championships, after Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, and the sixth player to win both the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open.

  17. Lee Haney

    Lee Haney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    bodybuilder
    Biography

    Lee Haney is an American former IFBB professional bodybuilder. Haney shares the all-time record for most Mr. Olympia titles at eight with Ronnie Coleman.

  18. Patricia Richardson

    Patricia Richardson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Patricia Castle Richardson is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Jill Taylor on the ABC sitcom Home Improvement, for which she was nominated four times for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and twice for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical. She also received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for her performance in Ulee's Gold.

  19. Payne Stewart

    Payne Stewart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-1999 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    William Payne Stewart was an American professional golfer who won eleven PGA Tour events, including three major championships, the last of which came just a few months before his death in an airplane accident at the age of 42.

  20. Stephen Tobolowsky

    Stephen Tobolowsky
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorfilm directorscreenwriterwriter
    Biography

    Stephen Harold Tobolowsky is an American character actor. He is known for film roles such as insurance agent Ned Ryerson in Groundhog Day and amnesiac Sammy Jankis in Memento, as well as such television characters as Commissioner Hugo Jarry (Deadwood), Bob Bishop (Heroes), Sandy Ryerson (Glee), Stu Beggs (Californication and White Famous), "Action" Jack Barker (Silicon Valley), Dr. Leslie Berkowitz (One Day at a Time), and Principal Earl Ball (The Goldbergs).

  21. Dylan Baker

    Dylan Baker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    television actorstage actorfilm actorfilm directoractor
    Biography

    Dylan Baker is an American character actor. He gained recognition for his roles in the films such as Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Happiness (1998), Thirteen Days (2000), Road to Perdition (2002), Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007) and on the television series Murder One (1995–1996) and The Good Wife, the latter of which earned him three Primetime Emmy Award nominations.

  22. Jerrika Hinton

    Jerrika Hinton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Jerrika Delayne Hinton is an American actress, best known for her role as Stephanie Edwards in the ABC medical drama series Grey's Anatomy.

  23. Dorothy Malone

    Dorothy Malone
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1924-2018 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Dorothy Malone was an American actress. Her film career began in 1943, and in her early years, she played small roles, mainly in B-movies, but an exception is The Big Sleep (1946). After a decade, she changed her image, particularly after her role in Written on the Wind (1956), for which she won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

  24. Clarence Gilyard

    Clarence Gilyard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    actorpedagoguefilm actortelevision actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Clarence Darnell Gilyard Jr. is an American university professor, actor, and author who has been featured in movies, television programs and regional theatre since 1980. He is sometimes credited as Clarence A. Gilyard.

  25. Bill Fagerbakke

    Bill Fagerbakke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    voice actortelevision actoractor
    Biography

    William "Bill" Fagerbakke is an American actor. He voices Patrick Star in the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants and played Michael "Dauber" Dybinski on the sitcom Coach. He also appeared in 12 episodes of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother as Marshall Eriksen's father Marvin.

  26. Lamar Hunt

    Lamar Hunt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-2006 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurAmerican football player
    Biography

    Lamar Hunt was an American businessman most notable for his promotion of American football, soccer, and tennis in the United States.

  27. Todd Haberkorn

    Todd Haberkorn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    voice actordubbing directortelevision actor
    Biography

    Todd Haberkorn is an American voice actor and director, who has dubbed in anime, films, and video games.

  28. Whitney Wolfe Herd

    Whitney Wolfe Herd
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    businesspersoncelebrity
    Biography

    Whitney Wolfe Herd is an American entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of publicly traded Bumble, Inc, an online dating platform, launched in 2014. She was previously the vice president of marketing for Tinder. Wolfe Herd was named as one of 2017's and 2018's Forbes 30 Under 30, and in 2018 she was named in the Time 100 List. In February 2021, Wolfe Herd became the world's youngest, current, female, self-made billionaire when she took Bumble public. She is the youngest woman to have taken a company public, at age 31.

  29. Clark Hunt

    Clark Hunt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Clark Knobel Hunt is part owner, chairman and CEO of the National Football League's Kansas City Chiefs and a founding investor-owner in Major League Soccer. Hunt is chairman of Hunt Sports Group, where he oversees the operations of the Chiefs, FC Dallas and, formerly, the Columbus Crew of MLS. He is the son of Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt, and the grandson of oil tycoon H.L. Hunt.

  30. Henry Calvin

    Henry Calvin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-1975 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Henry Calvin was an American actor known for his role as the Spanish soldier Sergeant Demetrio Lopez Garcia on Walt Disney's live-action television series Zorro (1957–1959).

  31. Lee Hazlewood

    Lee Hazlewood
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-2007 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    record producersingeractorsinger-songwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Barton Lee Hazlewood was an American country and pop singer, songwriter, and record producer, most widely known for his work with guitarist Duane Eddy during the late 1950s and singer Nancy Sinatra in the 1960s and 1970s.

  32. Chad Wolf

    Chad Wolf
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Enrolled in Southern Methodist University
    1996-1998 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in history
    Occupations
    officiallobbyistcivil servant
    Biography

    Chad Fredrick Wolf is a former lobbyist and former American government official who was named the acting United States secretary of homeland security in November 2019. His appointment was ruled unlawful in November 2020. Wolf was also the under secretary of homeland security for strategy, policy, and plans from 2019 to 2021.

  33. John Ratcliffe

    John Ratcliffe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in Southern Methodist University
    In 1989 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    John Lee Ratcliffe is an American politician and attorney who served as the Director of National Intelligence from 2020 to 2021. He previously served as the U.S. representative for Texas's 4th district from 2015 to 2020. During his time in Congress, Ratcliffe was regarded as one of the most conservative members. Ratcliffe also served as Mayor of Heath, Texas, from 2004 to 2012 and as acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas from May 2007 to April 2008.

  34. Fritz Von Erich

    Fritz Von Erich
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-1997 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    professional wrestleractorAmerican football player
    Biography

    Jack Barton Adkisson Sr., better known by his ring name Fritz Von Erich, was an American professional wrestler, wrestling promoter, and the patriarch of the Von Erich family. He was a 23-time world champion and a record 20-time WCWA Champion. He was also the owner of the World Class Championship Wrestling territory.

  35. Jim Irsay

    Jim Irsay
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    James "Jim" Irsay is an American businessman, known for being the owner and CEO of the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL).

  36. Paige Davis

    Paige Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Mindy Paige Davis is an American television personality and actress.

  37. Marc Rebillet

    Marc Rebillet
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    musicianYouTuber
    Biography

    Marc Rebillet is an American electronic musician and YouTuber from Dallas, Texas, currently based in New York City. He is known for improvising electronic songs that feature comical lyrics. Rebillet primarily distributes his work through YouTube videos and Twitch live streams in which he uses a loop station, keyboard, vocals and percussion instruments to produce his songs in his apartment. He also has released three studio albums (Marc Rebillet, Europe and Loop Daddy III) and two extended play records (Loop Daddy and Loop Daddy II).

  38. Wrenn Schmidt

    Wrenn Schmidt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Melinda Wrenn Schmidt is an American actress. She is best known for her television roles as Julia Sagorsky in the period drama series Boardwalk Empire (2012–2013), as KGB handler Kate in the spy drama series The Americans (2014), as Dr Iris Campbell on the thriller series Person of Interest (2014–2016), as Megan Holter in the horror series Outcast (2016–2018), and as NASA engineer Margo Madison in the science fiction series For All Mankind (2019–present). Her film roles include the horror film Preservation (2014), the biographical drama I Saw the Light (2015), the war film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016) and the romantic comedy, The Good Catholic (2017).

  39. S. M. Krishna

    S. M. Krishna
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1932-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna is an Indian politician who served as Minister of External Affairs of India from 2009 to October 2012. He was the 16th Chief Minister of Karnataka from 1999 to 2004 and the 19th Governor of Maharashtra from 2004 to 2008. SM Krishna had served as the Speaker of the Karnataka Vidhan Sabha from December 1989 to January 1993. He was also a member of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha at various times from 1971 to 2014.

  40. Debra Monk

    Debra Monk
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorstage actorsingerwriter
    Biography

    Debra Monk is an American actress, singer, and writer, best known for her performances on the Broadway stage. She earned her first Tony Award for the 1993 production of Redwood Curtain and won an Emmy Award for several guest appearances on NYPD Blue between 1998 and 1999.

  41. Harriet Miers

    Harriet Miers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    lawyerjurist
    Biography

    Harriet Ellan Miers is an American lawyer who served as White House Counsel to President George W. Bush from 2005 to 2007. A member of the Republican Party since 1988, she previously served as White House Staff Secretary from 2001 to 2003 and White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy from 2003 until 2005. In 2005, Miers was nominated by Bush to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, but—in the face of bipartisan opposition—asked Bush to withdraw her nomination. Following her withdrawal in 2007, Miers returned to private practice, becoming a partner in the litigation and public policy group at Locke Lord.

  42. Kajsa Bergqvist

    Kajsa Bergqvist
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Kajsa Margareta Bergqvist is a Swedish former high jumper. She won one bronze medal in the Olympic Games, one gold and two bronze medals in the World Championships in Athletics and one gold and one bronze in the European Championships. Her personal outdoor record of 2.06 m, set in Germany in 2003, is also a Swedish record. Her indoor record of 2.08 m, set at the Hochsprung mit Musik meeting in 2006, is the world indoor record.

  43. Blake Mycoskie

    Blake Mycoskie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Blake Mycoskie is an American entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist. He is the founder of Toms Shoes and co-founder of Madefor.

  44. Sarah Jane Morris

    Sarah Jane Morris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    film actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Sarah Jane Morris is an American actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Julia Walker on the ABC television drama Brothers & Sisters from 2006 to 2009.

  45. Sterling Brown

    Sterling Brown
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Sterling Damarco Brown is an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Southern Methodist University (SMU) from 2013 to 2017. As a senior, he earned second-team all-conference honors in the American Athletic Conference (AAC). Brown was drafted 46th overall in the 2017 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers.

  46. Joey Slotnick

    Joey Slotnick
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Joseph Slotnick is an American film actor and voice actor. He is known for roles in Twister (1996), Hollow Man (2000), Elevator (2011), The Single Guy (1995–1997), and Nip/Tuck (2003-2006).

  47. Semi Ojeleye

    Semi Ojeleye
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Enrolled in Southern Methodist University
    Studied in 2015-2017
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Jesusemilore Talodabijesu "Semi" Ojeleye is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for both Duke University and Southern Methodist University.

  48. William Joyce

    William Joyce
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriterchildren's writerillustratordirector
    Biography

    William Edward Joyce is an American writer, illustrator, and filmmaker. His illustrations have appeared on numerous covers of The New Yorker and his paintings are displayed nationwide. For the short film The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011), Joyce won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 84th Academy Awards.

  49. Regina Taylor

    Regina Taylor
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorplaywright
    Biography

    Regina Annette Taylor is an American actress and playwright. She has won several awards throughout her career, including a Golden Globe Award and NAACP Image Award. In July 2017, Taylor was announced as the new Denzel Washington Endowed Chair in Theater at Fordham University.

  50. John Tower

    John Tower
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1925-1991 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Goodwin Tower was an American politician, serving as a Republican United States Senator from Texas from 1961 to 1985. He was the first Republican Senator elected from Texas since Reconstruction. Tower also led the Tower Commission, which investigated the Iran-Contra Affair, and was an unsuccessful nominee for U.S. Secretary of Defense in 1989.

  51. Courtland Sutton

    Courtland Sutton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    American football playerbasketball player
    Biography

    Courtland Sutton is an American football wide receiver for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at SMU, and was selected by the Broncos in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

  52. Shake Milton

    Shake Milton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1996-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Malik Benjamin "Shake" Milton is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Southern Methodist University (SMU) from 2015 to 2018. Milton was drafted 54th overall in the 2018 NBA draft by the Dallas Mavericks and previously played for the Delaware Blue Coats of the NBA G League.

  53. Bob Dudley

    Bob Dudley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    businesspersonchief executive officer
    Biography

    Robert Warren Dudley is an American-born businessman who is a former group chief executive of BP. He had been president and chief executive of TNK-BP and on June 18, 2010, was assigned to be BP executive in charge of the Gulf Coast Restoration Organization responding to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He is the chair of the international industry-led Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI). He is a former board member of Rosneft, the Russian state-owned energy giant.

  54. Maureen Connolly

    Maureen Connolly
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-1969 (aged 35)
    Occupations
    tennis player
    Biography

    Maureen Catherine Connolly-Brinker, known as "Little Mo", was an American tennis player, the winner of nine major singles titles in the early 1950s. In 1953, she became the first woman to win a Grand Slam (all four major tournaments during the same calendar year). She is also the only player in history to win a title without losing a set at all four major championships. The following year, in July 1954, a horseback riding accident seriously injured her right leg and ended her competitive tennis career at age 19.

  55. Cliff Simon

    Cliff Simon
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1962-2021 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actorswimmer
    Biography

    Cliff Simon was a South African athlete and actor, best known for his portrayal of Ba'al in Stargate SG-1.

  56. Adam Bartley

    Adam Bartley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Adam Bartley is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Sheriff's Deputy Archie "the Ferg" Ferguson on the television series Longmire.

  57. Bill Clements

    Bill Clements
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1917-2011 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    William Perry Clements Jr. was an American businessman and Republican Party politician who served two non-consecutive terms as Governor of Texas between 1979 and 1991. His terms bookended the sole term served by Mark Wells White, a Democrat who defeated Clements in the 1982 election only to lose his campaign for re-election in 1986.

  58. Ted Thompson

    Ted Thompson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-2021 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Ted Thompson was an American professional football player and executive in the National Football League (NFL). He was the general manager of the Green Bay Packers from 2005 to 2017. Thompson had a 10-year playing career in the NFL as a linebacker and special teams player with the Houston Oilers from 1975 to 1984.

  59. Sam Johnson

    Sam Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2020 (aged 90)
    Enrolled in Southern Methodist University
    In 1951 graduated with Bachelor of Business Administration
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officer
    Biography

    Samuel Robert Johnson was an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district in Congress from 1991 to 2019. He was a member of the Republican Party. In October and November 2015, he was the acting Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, where he also served as chairman of the Social Security Subcommittee.

  60. Margus Hunt

    Margus Hunt
    Born in
    Estonia Flag Estonia
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    athletics competitorAmerican football player
    Biography

    Margus Hunt is an Estonian professional American football defensive end who is a free agent. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at SMU. He also played for the Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints.

  61. Shawne Fielding

    Shawne Fielding
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    modelactor
    Biography

    Shawne Fielding is an American-Swiss actress and model who has appeared in US, German, and Swiss television series and movies. Notably, Fielding had been married to Thomas Borer, former Swiss Ambassador to Germany, as well as American billionaire Charles Addison Williams of Sammons Enterprises.

  62. Reginald Ballard

    Reginald Ballard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Reginald Ballard is an American character actor and comedian from Galveston, Texas who is best known for his recurring roles as Bruh-Man in the sitcom Martin and W.B. on The Bernie Mac Show, which both aired on Fox. After graduation from Ball High School, where he was an all district linebacker, Ballard earned a full football scholarship to Southern Methodist University, where he was also a theatre major. Just before his senior year, Ballard transferred to the University of Missouri, where he continued to play football, while continuing to act, appearing in a university production of A Soldier's Story in the role of C.J. Memphis.

  63. Eddie Bernice Johnson

    Eddie Bernice Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Enrolled in Southern Methodist University
    In 1976 graduated with Master of Public Administration
    Occupations
    politiciannursepsychotherapistbusiness executive
    Biography

    Eddie Bernice Johnson is an American politician who represents Texas's 30th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. Johnson is a member of the Democratic Party.

  64. Brent Renaud

    Brent Renaud
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-2022 (aged 51)
    Enrolled in Southern Methodist University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in English literature
    Occupations
    journalistphotographerfilmmaker
    Biography

    Brent Anthony Renaud was an American journalist, documentary filmmaker, and photojournalist. Renaud worked with his brother Craig to produce films for outlets such as HBO and Vice News, and was a former contributor to The New York Times. According to Ukrainian officials, he was killed on March 13, 2022, by Russian soldiers while covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine in Irpin city near Kyiv.

  65. Adrian Bellani

    Adrian Bellani
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Gerardo Celasco, also known as Adrian Bellani, is an American actor. He was the second actor to play the role of Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald on the NBC daytime drama, Passions.

  66. Thomas Morstead

    Thomas Morstead
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Thomas James Morstead is an American football punter for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at SMU, and was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

  67. Page McConnell

    Page McConnell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    musicianorganistpianistkeyboardist
    Biography

    Page Samuel McConnell is an American multi-instrumentalist most noted for his work as the keyboardist and a songwriter for the band Phish.

  68. Kathleen Noone

    Kathleen Noone
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kathleen Noone is an American actress. She began her career as a singer in nightclubs and performed in musicals in off-Broadway stage, before making her television debut in the CBS daytime soap opera, As the World Turns (1975–76).

  69. Bob Krueger

    Bob Krueger
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-2022 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Robert Charles Krueger was an American diplomat, politician, and U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Texas, a U.S. Ambassador, and a member of the Democratic Party. As of 2022, he was the last Democrat to serve as a United States Senator from Texas.

  70. Trammell Crow

    Trammell Crow
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1914-2009 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    art collectorrancherreal estate developer
    Biography

    Fred Trammell Crow was an American real estate developer from Dallas, Texas. He is credited with the creation of several major real estate projects, including the Dallas Market Center, Peachtree Center in Atlanta, Georgia, and the Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, California.

  71. James Cronin

    James Cronin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-2016 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    physicistnuclear physicistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    James Watson Cronin was an American particle physicist.

  72. Erin McLeod

    Erin McLeod
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Erin Katrina McLeod is a Canadian soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for the National Women's Soccer League club Orlando Pride and the Canadian national team. She first appeared for the Canada women's national soccer team at the 2002 Algarve Cup and has since made 118 appearances for the team. In 2012, as part of the Canadian Soccer Association's Centennial Celebration, she was honoured on the All-Time Canada XI women's team.

  73. Karen Hughes

    Karen Hughes
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    diplomatjournalistpolitician
    Biography

    Karen Parfitt Hughes is the global vice chair of the public relations firm Burson-Marsteller. She served as the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the U.S. Department of State and as a counsellor to President George W. Bush.

  74. Ralph Hall

    Ralph Hall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1923-2019 (aged 96)
    Enrolled in Southern Methodist University
    In 1951 graduated with Bachelor of Laws
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudgebusiness executive
    Biography

    Ralph Moody Hall was an American politician who served as the United States representative for Texas's 4th congressional district from 1981 to 2015. He was first elected in 1980, and was the chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology from 2011 to 2013. He was also a member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. In 2004, he switched to the Republican Party after having been a member of the Democratic Party for more than 50 years.

  75. John Culberson

    John Culberson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in Southern Methodist University
    In 1981 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Abney Culberson is an American attorney and politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2019. A Republican, he served in Texas's 7th congressional district in large portions of western Houston and surrounding Harris County. In his 2018 re-election campaign, he was defeated by Democrat Lizzie Fletcher.

  76. TJ Cox

    TJ Cox
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Terrance John Cox is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for California's 21st congressional district from 2019 to 2021. The son of Chinese American and Filipino American parents, Cox was elected to the House of Representatives in 2018. A member of the Democratic Party, he was defeated in his 2020 rematch with Republican David Valadao.

  77. Ike Altgens

    Ike Altgens
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1919-1995 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    photographerphotojournalistactorjournalist
    Biography

    James William "Ike" Altgens was an American photojournalist, photo editor, and field reporter for the Associated Press (AP) based in Dallas, Texas, who became known for his photographic work during the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy (JFK). Altgens was 19 when he began his AP career, which was interrupted by military service during World War II. When his service time ended, Altgens returned to Dallas and got married. He soon went back to work for the local AP bureau and eventually earned a position as a senior editor.

  78. Sterling Moore

    Sterling Moore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Sterling Moore is a former American football cornerback. He played college football at Southern Methodist University.

  79. Nadja Swarovski

    Nadja Swarovski
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Nadja Lyn Swarovski is an Austrian-American businesswoman. She joined the Swarovski family company in 1995, 100 years after it was founded by her great-great-grandfather Daniel Swarovski in 1895 in Wattens, Austria. She was the first female member of the executive board, and led the global brand strategy and communications of the business, which turned over approximately €3.5 billion in 2017. She served as the Chair of the Swarovski Foundation and headed the global Swarovski Waterschool program. She stepped down from the company at the end of December 2021.

  80. Frank Ticheli

    Frank Ticheli
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    trumpetercomposermusicologistmusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Frank Ticheli /tɪˈkɛli/ is an American composer of orchestral, choral, chamber, and concert band works. He lives in Los Angeles, California, where he is a Professor of Composition at the University of Southern California. He was the Pacific Symphony's composer-in-residence from 1991 to 1998, composing numerous works for that orchestra. A number of his works are particularly notable, as they have become standards in concert band repertoire.

  81. Morgan Garrett

    Morgan Garrett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    voice actoractorstage actor
    Biography

    Morgan Lauré Garrett is an American voice actress affiliated with Funimation, Studiopolis and Bang Zoom!. She won the Behind the Voice Actors' Breakthrough Voice Actor of the Year Award in 2012. Her major roles include Seraphim in the Is This a Zombie? series, Kaori Kanzaki in the A Certain Magical Index series, Akira Mado in the Tokyo Ghoul series and Tina in the Toriko series.

  82. Yanick Moreira

    Yanick Moreira
    Born in
    Angola Flag Angola
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Yanick Pires Moreira is an Angolan professional basketball player who plays for Petro de Luanda of the Angolan Basketball League and the Basketball Africa League (BAL). He played two seasons of college basketball for the SMU Mustangs.

  83. Charlie Mars

    Charlie Mars
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    musiciansinger-songwriterguitarist
    Biography

    Charlie Mars is a vocalist, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Mississippi. Mars has performed at Austin City Limits and South by Southwest. Mars was featured in Esquire Magazine's Songwriting Challenge which he says was his brainchild.

  84. Lars Frölander

    Lars Frölander
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    swimmer
    Biography

    Lars Arne Frölander is a Swedish swimmer. He has competed in six consecutive Olympic Games (1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012).

  85. Tony Garza

    Tony Garza
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    juristlawyerdiplomatjudge
    Biography

    Antonio Oscar "Tony" Garza Jr. is an American lawyer and diplomat who was the United States Ambassador to Mexico from 2002 to 2009 under President George W. Bush. In recognition of his work, Mexico bestowed on him the Águila Azteca, the highest award granted to foreigners, in 2009. Prior to his appointment as ambassador, Garza had served as Secretary of State of Texas from January 1995 to November 1997 and was also chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission.

  86. Gillian Triggs

    Gillian Triggs
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    barristersolicitoruniversity teacherprofessor
    Biography

    Gillian Doreen Triggs is an Australian academic specialising in public international law. In 2019, she was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres as Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations. In this capacity, she will serve as the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection in the team of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi.

  87. Margaret Tallichet

    Margaret Tallichet
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1914-1991 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Margaret "Talli" Tallichet was an American actress and longtime wife of movie director William Wyler. Her best-known leading role was with Peter Lorre in the film noir Stranger on the Third Floor (1940).

  88. Jalen Jones

    Jalen Jones
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Jalen Jones is an American professional basketball player for JL Bourg of the LNB Pro A. He played college basketball for the SMU Mustangs and the Texas A&M Aggies.

  89. Anna Anthropy

    Anna Anthropy
    Occupations
    writerjournalistvideo game developer
    Biography

    Anna Anthropy is an American video game designer, role-playing game designer, and interactive fiction author whose works include Mighty Jill Off and Dys4ia. She is the game designer in residence at the DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media.

  90. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-2021 (aged 92)
    Enrolled in Southern Methodist University
    Studied marketing
    Occupations
    magician
    Biography

    James "Mark" Wilson was an American magician and author, who was widely credited as the first major television magician and in the process establishing the viability of illusion shows as a television format.

  91. Chris Banjo

    Chris Banjo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Ayokunmi Christopher Oluwaseun Banjo is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He played college football at SMU. Banjo was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2013. He has also played for the Green Bay Packers and the New Orleans Saints.

  92. Christy Lemire

    Christy Lemire
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    film criticjournalisttelevision producer
    Biography

    Christy A. Lemire is an American film critic and host of the movie review podcast Breakfast All Day. She previously wrote for the Associated Press from 1999 to 2013, was a co-host of Ebert Presents at the Movies in 2011 and co-hosted the weekly online movie review show What The Flick?! until 2018.

  93. NoViolet Bulawayo

    NoViolet Bulawayo
    Born in
    Zimbabwe Flag Zimbabwe
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    authorwriter
    Biography

    NoViolet Bulawayo is the pen name of Elizabeth Zandile Tshele, a Zimbabwean author and Stegner Fellow at Stanford University (2012–14). In 2012, the National Book Foundation named her a 5 under 35 honoree.

  94. Walter Wink

    Walter Wink
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-2012 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    theologianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Walter Wink was an American biblical scholar, theologian, and activist who was an important figure in Progressive Christianity. Wink spent much of his career teaching at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City. He was well known for his advocacy of and work related to nonviolent resistance and his seminal works on "The Powers", Naming the Powers (1984), Unmasking the Powers (1986), Engaging the Powers (1992), When the Powers Fall (1998), and The Powers that Be (1999), all of them commentaries on the Apostle Paul's ethic of spiritual warfare described here:

  95. Catherine Crier

    Catherine Crier
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudgepoliticianjournalistsports commentator
    Biography

    Catherine Jean Crier is an American journalist and author of A Deadly Game and The Case Against Lawyers.

  96. Danny Coulson

    Danny Coulson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    manager
    Biography

    Danny Coulson is a former Deputy Assistant Director of the FBI. In his thirty-year tenure at the FBI, Coulson created and commanded the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team and commanded four field divisions.

  97. Ray Washburne

    Ray Washburne
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    businesspersonfundraiserrestaurateur
    Biography

    Ray Willets Washburne is an American businessman, political fundraiser, and government official. He served as President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation from 2017 to 2019 and as a member of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board since 2019.

  98. Jeffrey Kuhlman

    Jeffrey Kuhlman
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    physician
    Biography

    Jeffrey Craig Kuhlman is an American medical doctor and former Physician to the President.

  99. Helena Moreno

    Helena Moreno
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    Helena Nancy Moreno is a Mexican-American journalist and politician serving as the president of the New Orleans City Council and First Division Councilmember-at-Large. Moreno was formerly a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, where she represented the District 93. She was first elected in May 2010 during a special election and was unopposed in her re-election in the fall of 2011. On October 14, 2017, Moreno was elected to the Division 1 at-large seat on the New Orleans City Council, winning by nearly 2–1 against her two opponents, fellow Democratic state Representative Joseph Bouie Jr. and Democrat Kenneth Cutno, and avoiding a runoff.

  100. Quinton Ross

    Quinton Ross
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Quinton Lenord Ross is an American former professional basketball player.