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University of California at Los Angeles

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1919 as the Southern Branch of the University of California, name changed 1927 to the University of California at Los Angeles.

Location:
Los Angeles, CA

Founding Date:
1919

Motto:
Fiat Lux

Team:
Bruins

Enrollment:
38,000

Official Website:
http://www.ucla.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Basketball
16-Apr-1947   NBA records for most minutes, most points
Troy Aikman
Football
21-Nov-1966   Cowboys all-time passing yards leader
Moustapha Akkad
Film/TV Producer
1-Jul-1930 10-Nov-2005 Halloween producer
Edward Albert
Actor
20-Feb-1951 22-Sep-2006 Butterflies Are Free
Rodney Alcala
Criminal
23-Aug-1943   The Dating Game killer
George Allen
Politician
8-Mar-1952   US Senator from Virginia, 2001-07
Ed Ames
Singer
9-Jul-1927   Try to Remember
Allison Anders
Film Director
16-Nov-1954   Grace of My Heart
Joseph B. Anderson, Jr.
Business
c. 1943   TAG Holdings LLC
Fred D. Anderson
Business
c. 1945   CFO of Apple, 1996-2004
Glenn M. Anderson
Politician
21-Feb-1913 13-Dec-1994 Congressman from California, 1969-93
Tom Anderson
Business
13-Oct-1975   Co-Founder of MySpace
Army Archerd
Columnist
13-Jan-1922 8-Sep-2009 Variety's gossip columnist
Gustavo Arellano
Journalist
3-Feb-1979   ĦAsk a Mexican!
Arthur Ashe
Tennis
10-Jul-1943 6-Feb-1993 First black man to win Wimbledon
Evelyn Ashford
Track and Field
15-Apr-1957   Olympic sprinter, 4 Gold Medals
Sean Astin
Actor
25-Feb-1971   The Goonies' Mikey and the hobbit Sam
Carroll Ballard
Film Director
14-Oct-1937   The Black Stallion
Paul Baran
Engineer
29-Apr-1926 26-Mar-2011 Packet-sharing in computer communications
Sara Bareilles
Actor
7-Dec-1979   Kaleidoscope Heart
Warren Barker
Composer
16-Apr-1923 3-Aug-2006 Composer for 77 Sunset Strip
Jean-Marc Barr
Actor
27-Sep-1960   Europa
Paul Bartel
Actor
6-Aug-1938 13-May-2000 Eating Raoul
Justine Bateman
Actor
19-Feb-1966   Mallory Keaton on Family Ties
Gary Beban
Football
5-Aug-1946   Winner, 1967 Heisman Trophy
Walt Becker
Film Director
16-Sep-1968   Van Wilder
Peter D. Behrendt
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Exabyte, 1990-97
Beth Behrs
Actor
26-Dec-1985   Caroline Channing on 2 Broke Girls
Brenda Benet
Actor
14-Aug-1945 7-Apr-1982 Days of Our Lives
Dennis R. Beresford
Business
23-Nov-1938   FASB Chairman, 1987-97
Alan Bergman
Songwriter
11-Sep-1925   You Don't Bring Me Flowers
Elizabeth Berkley
Actor
28-Jul-1972   Showgirls
Howard Berman
Politician
15-Apr-1941   Congressman, California 28th
Corbin Bernsen
Actor
7-Sep-1954   Arnie Becker on L.A. Law
Robert D. Beyer
Business
c. 1960   CEO of TCW
Mayim Bialik
Actor
12-Dec-1975   Blossom Russo on Blossom
David Birney
Actor
23-Apr-1939   Nightfall
Jack Black
Musician
28-Aug-1969   Half of Tenacious D
Tony Blankley
Pundit
21-Jan-1948 7-Jan-2012 McLaughlin Group pundit
Stephen F. Bollenbach
Business
c. 1943   CEO of Hilton Hotels, 1996-2007
David Boreanaz
Actor
16-May-1969   Bones
Beau Bridges
Actor
9-Dec-1941   The Fabulous Baker Boys
James Brolin
Actor
18-Jul-1940   Brubaker in Capricorn One
George E. Brown, Jr.
Politician
6-Mar-1920 15-Jul-1999 Congressman from California, 1973-99
Janice Rogers Brown
Judge
11-May-1949   US Court of Appeals, DC Circuit
Judge Joe Brown
Judge
5-Jul-1947   TV judge
Nacio Herb Brown
Songwriter
22-Feb-1896 28-Sep-1964 Singin' in the Rain
H. Monroe Browne
Diplomat
9-May-1917 13-Jun-2006 US Ambassador to New Zealand, 1981-85
Vincent Bugliosi
Government
18-Aug-1934   Prosecuted Manson, wrote Helter Skelter
Ralph Bunche
Diplomat
4-Aug-1904 9-Dec-1971 UN Mediator in Palestine 1948
Brooke Burke
TV Personality
8-Sep-1971   Co-Host, Dancing with the Stars
Carol Burnett
Actor
26-Apr-1933   The Carol Burnett Show
Octavia Butler
Novelist
22-Jun-1947 24-Feb-2006 Patternmaster
John Cage
Composer
5-Sep-1912 12-Aug-1992 Experimental composer
John Campbell
Politician
19-Jul-1955   Congressman, California 48th
Roel C. Campos
Government
1949   Securities and Exchange Commission
Nancy Cartwright
Actor
25-Oct-1959   Voice of Bart Simpson
Stanley Cavell
Philosopher
1-Sep-1926   Professor of Aesthetics, Harvard
Benjamin Cayetano
Politician
14-Nov-1939   Governor of Hawaii, 1994-2002
Vint Cerf
Scientist
23-Jun-1943   Co-Designed Internet's TCP-IP protocol
Jon F. Chait
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Hudson Highland Group
Jule Charney
Scientist
1-Jan-1917 16-Jun-1981 Quasi-gesotrophic theory
Sylvia Chase
Journalist
23-Feb-1938   Co-Anchor of 20/20
Linda Chavez
Activist
17-Jun-1947   Neoconservative activist, pundit
Judy Chicago
Artist
20-Jul-1939   The Birth Project
Judy Chu
Politician
7-Jul-1953   Congresswoman, California 32nd
Eddie Cibrian
Actor
18-Jun-1973   Jimmy Doherty on Third Watch
Marcia Clark
Attorney
31-Aug-1953   Former O.J. prosecutor
James Coburn
Actor
31-Aug-1928 18-Nov-2002 Our Man Flint
Johnnie Cochran
Attorney
2-Oct-1937 29-Mar-2005 Successfully defended O. J. Simpson
Samuel T. Cohen
Physicist
25-Jan-1921 28-Nov-2010 Neutron bomb
Juan Cole
Historian
1952   Sacred Space and Holy War
Jimmy Connors
Tennis
2-Sep-1952   '70s, '80s tennis champ
Mike Connors
Actor
15-Aug-1925   Mannix
Bert Convy
Game Show Host
23-Jul-1933 15-Jul-1991 Host of Tattletales TV game show
Gary Conway
Actor
4-Feb-1936   Det. Tilson on Burke's Law
Francis Ford Coppola
Film Director
7-Apr-1939   The Godfather
Brian C. Cornell
Business
c. 1960   CEO of Michaels Stores
Gary P. Coughlan
Business
c. 1944   CFO of Abbott Laboratories, 1990-2001
Alex Cox
Film Director
15-Dec-1954   Repo Man
Denny Crum
Basketball
2-Mar-1937   Louisville Head Coach, 1971-2001
Quinn Cummings
Actor
13-Aug-1967   The Goodbye Girl
Terry G. Dallas
Business
c. 1950   CFO of Unocal, 2000-05
Lisa Darr
Actor
21-Apr-1963   Jane McPherson on Popular
Julie Dash
Film Director
22-Oct-1952   Daughters of the Dust
Baron Davis
Basketball
13-Apr-1979   Golden State Warriors
John R. Davis, Jr.
Diplomat
25-Jul-1927   US Ambassador to Poland, 1983-90
Donna de Varona
Swimmer
26-Apr-1947   Swimmer, two Olympic Gold medals in 1964
James Dean
Actor
8-Feb-1931 30-Sep-1955 Lived fast, died young
Giada De Laurentiis
Chef
22-Aug-1970   Everyday Italian
Brad Delson
Guitarist
1-Dec-1977   Guitarist for Linkin Park
Dr. Demento
Radio Personality
2-Apr-1941   Novelty DJ
Patricia Diaz Dennis
Attorney
2-Oct-1946   FCC Commissioner 1986-89
Gail Devers
Track and Field
19-Nov-1966   Olympic runner
Joyce DeWitt
Actor
23-Apr-1949   Janet on Three's Company
Barry Diller
Business
2-Feb-1942   CEO of USA Interactive Corp.
Terry Donahue
Football
24-Jun-1944   UCLA Head Coach, 1976-95
Karl Dorrell
Football
18-Dec-1963   UCLA Head Football Coach, 2003-07
Don Drysdale
Baseball
23-Jul-1936 3-Jul-1993 Dodgers pitcher, 1962 Cy Young Award winner
Kenny Easley
Football
15-Jan-1959   Seattle Seahawks
Leslie Easterbrook
Actor
29-Jul-1949   Drill Instructor in Police Academy
John Ehrlichman
Government
20-Mar-1925 14-Feb-1999 Watergate criminal, served time
Thomas Enders
Business
21-Dec-1958   CEO of EADS
Audie England
Actor
9-Oct-1972   Delta of Venus
Robert Englund
Actor
6-Jun-1947   The original Freddy Krueger
Judith L. Estrin
Business
1954   Packet Design LLC
Jeffrey M. Ettinger
Business
c. 1958   CEO of Hormel
Thomas E. Everhart
Physicist
15-Feb-1932   President of CalTech, 1987-97
Debrah Farentino
Actor
30-Sep-1959   Devon Adair on Earth 2
Mike Farrell
Actor
6-Feb-1939   BJ Hunnicutt on M*A*S*H
Tom Fears
Football
3-Dec-1922 4-Jan-2000 NFL Hall of Fame Wide Receiver
Lawrence D. Fink
Business
c. 1953   CEO of BlackRock
Carly Fiorina
Business
6-Sep-1954   CEO of Hewlett Packard, 1999-2005
Hal Fishman
Journalist
25-Aug-1931 7-Aug-2007 Los Angeles TV news anchor
Matt Fong
Government
20-Nov-1953 1-Jun-2011 Strategic Advisory Group
Luke Ford
Journalist
28-May-1966   Journalist of the pornographic arts
Alan Dean Foster
Novelist
18-Nov-1946   Author of many movie novelizations
Louise L. Francesconi
Business
c. 1954   Raytheon Missile Systems
James Franco
Actor
19-Apr-1978   Freaks and Geeks
Bonnie Franklin
Actor
6-Jan-1944 1-Mar-2013 Ann Romano on One Day at a Time
Leslie M. Frécon
Business
c. 1953   LFE Capital, LLC
Kathleen Freeman
Actor
17-Feb-1919 23-Aug-2001 Gen. Burkhalter's sister
Craig L. Fuller
Government
c. 1951   Washington lobbyist
Biruté Galdikas
Anthropologist
10-May-1946   The Mother of All Orangutans
Scott Galloway
Business
c. 1965   Firebrand Partners LLC
Mason Gamble
Actor
16-Jan-1986   Dennis the Menace
Brad Garrett
Actor
14-Apr-1960   Robert on Everybody Loves Raymond
Sharon D. Garrett
Business
c. 1948   CIO of Disney, 1989-2000
Kathy Garver
Actor
13-Dec-1945   Cissy on Family Affair
Cynthia Geary
Actor
21-Mar-1965   Shelly Tambo on Northern Exposure
John Gibson
Journalist
25-Jul-1946   The Big Story with John Gibson
Frances Gifford
Actor
7-Dec-1919 15-Jan-1994 Jungle Girl
Tony Gillespie
Diplomat
22-Mar-1935 7-Mar-2008 US Ambassador to Chile, 1988-91
Kirsten Gillibrand
Politician
9-Dec-1966   US Senator from New York
Greg Ginn
Guitarist
8-Jun-1954   Black Flag guitarist, founded SST records
Stephen J. Girsky
Business
c. 1962   Automotive analyst, Morgan Stanley
Jerry Gitt
Business
c. 1943   Former VP at Merrill Lynch
Joanna Gleason
Actor
2-Jun-1950   Crimes and Misdemeanors
Wilford D. Godbold, Jr.
Business
c. 1939   CEO of ZERO Corporation, 1984-98
Gail Goodrich
Basketball
23-Apr-1943   NBA Hall of Famer
Mark Gottfried
Basketball
20-Jan-1964   Head Coach, Alabama Crimson Tide
Greg Graffin
Musician
6-Nov-1964   Bad Religion frontman
Heather Graham
Actor
29-Jan-1970   Rollergirl in Boogie Nights
Gary LeRoi Gray
Actor
15-Jun-1985   Nelson Tibideaux on The Cosby Show
Kenneth P. Green
Government
c. 1961   Environmental analyst, AEI
Linda M. Griego
Business
c. 1948   Griego Enterprises, Inc.
Lance Guest
Actor
21-Jul-1960   The Last Starfighter
H. R. Haldeman
Government
27-Oct-1926 12-Nov-1993 Nixon's Chief of Staff
Robert David Hall
Actor
9-Nov-1947   Dr. Al Robbins on CSI
Armie Hammer
Actor
28-Aug-1986   Billy: The Early Years
Mariska Hargitay
Actor
23-Jan-1964   Law & Order: SVU
Mark Harmon
Actor
2-Sep-1951   NCIS
William F. Harrah
Business
2-Sep-1911 30-Jun-1978 Founder of Harrah's Casino
Curtis Harrington
Film Director
17-Dec-1922 6-May-2007 Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet
Sam Harris
Author
9-Apr-1967   The End of Faith
Todd Harris
Activist
c. 1971   Republican strategist
Lou Harrison
Composer
14-May-1917 2-Feb-2003 Musical wayfarer
Domino Harvey
Relative
7-Aug-1969 27-Jun-2005 Laurence Harvey's daughter
Augustus F. Hawkins
Politician
31-Aug-1907 10-Nov-2007 Congressman from California, 1963-91
Walt Hazzard
Basketball
15-Apr-1942 18-Nov-2011 UCLA basketball coach 1984-88
Richard F. Heck
Chemist
1931   Palladium-catalyzed cross couplings
Alexandra Hedison
Actor
10-Jul-1969   Ex-GF of Ellen DeGeneres
Robert A. Heinlein
Author
7-Jul-1907 8-May-1988 Starship Troopers
Leslie S. Heisz
Business
c. 1962   Lazard Freres
Monte Hellman
Film Director
12-Jul-1932   Two-Lane Blacktop
David R. Henderson
Economist
c. 1952   The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics
Jeffrey O. Henley
Business
?   Chairman of Oracle
John W. Henry
Business
13-Sep-1949   Majority Owner, Boston Red Sox
George Herbig
Astronomer
2-Jan-1920   Herbig-Haro objects
Julie A. Hill
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Costain Homes, 1991-98
Jerome Hines
Singer
8-Nov-1921 4-Feb-2003 Operatic bass, NY Metropolitan Opera
Michael Hitchcock
Actor
28-Jul-1958   MadTV
David Ho
Doctor
3-Nov-1952   AIDS researcher
Gregory Hoblit
Film Director
27-Nov-1944   Untraceable
James D. Hodgson
Government
3-Dec-1915 28-Nov-2012 US Secretary of Labor, 1970-73
Steven Hoefflin
Doctor
7-Feb-1946   Michael Jackson's former plastic surgeon
Laurie Holden
Actor
17-Dec-1972   Silent Hill
Earl Holliman
Actor
11-Sep-1928   The Rainmaker
James Horner
Composer
14-Aug-1953   Scored Titanic
Charles W. Hostler
Diplomat
12-Dec-1919   US Ambassador to Bahrain, 1989-93
William J. Hudson
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Tunisia, 2004-06
Gayle Hunnicutt
Actor
6-Feb-1943   The Legend of Hell House
Helen Hunt
Actor
15-Jun-1963   As Good As It Gets
Jeffrey Hunter
Actor
25-Nov-1926 27-May-1969 King of Kings
Will Hutchins
Actor
5-May-1932   Sugarfoot
Sandra S. Ikuta
Judge
24-Jun-1954   9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Carrie Ann Inaba
Dancer
5-Jan-1968   Judge, Dancing with the Stars
Lance Ito
Judge
2-Aug-1950   Presided over the OJ Simpson trial
Diane Johnson
Novelist
28-Apr-1934   Fair Game
Franklin R. Johnson
Business
c. 1937   Former Partner, Price Waterhouse
Jimmy Johnson
Football
31-Mar-1938   Former Cornerback, San Francisco 49ers
Lamont Johnson
Film Director
30-Sep-1922 24-Oct-2010 Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
Rafer Johnson
Track and Field
18-Aug-1935   Olympic track and field star
William R. Johnson
Business
1949   CEO of Heinz
Jerry L. Jordan
Economist
12-Dec-1941   Council of Economic Advisers, 1981-82
Brenda Joyce
Actor
25-Feb-1912 4-Jul-2009 Tarzan's Jane
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Track and Field
3-Mar-1962   Track and Field medalist
Herman Kahn
Scholar
15-Feb-1922 7-Jul-1983 Hudson Institute founder
James G. Kaiser
Business
c. 1944   Former Corning executive
Sean Kanan
Actor
2-Nov-1966   The Bold and the Beautiful
Vincent Kartheiser
Actor
5-May-1979   Pete Campbell on Mad Men
Guy Kawasaki
Business
30-Aug-1954   Former chief evangelist of Apple Computer
Howard Kaylan
Singer
22-Jun-1947   The Turtles
Craig A. Kelly
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Chile, 2004-07
Joanna Kerns
Actor
12-Feb-1953   Maggie Seaver on Growing Pains
John Kerr
Actor
15-Nov-1931 2-Feb-2013 Tea and Sympathy
Anthony Kiedis
Musician
1-Nov-1962   Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman
Leon Kirchner
Composer
24-Jan-1919 17-Sep-2009 Quartet No. 3
Alisha Klass
Pornstar
3-Jan-1972   Think Sphinc, Thighs Wide Open
Ezra Klein
Journalist
9-May-1984   The Washington Post
Steve Kloves
Screenwriter
18-Mar-1960   Screenwriter, Harry Potter films
Walter Koenig
Actor
14-Sep-1936   Chekov on Star Trek
David Koepp
Screenwriter
9-Jun-1963   Screenwriter, Jurassic Park
Jacqueline B. Kosecoff
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Ovations Pharmacy Solutions
Alex Kozinski
Judge
23-Jul-1950   Chief Judge, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Robby Krieger
Guitarist
8-Jan-1946   Guitarist for The Doors
Sheila Kuehl
Politician
9-Feb-1941   Dobie Gillis and ex-California State Senator
Michelle Kwan
Figure Skating
7-Jul-1980   Olympic figure skater
Christine Lakin
Actor
25-Jan-1979   Alicia Lambert on Step by Step
Paul Landres
Film Director
21-Aug-1912 26-Dec-2001 B-Movie and television director
Barbara Lawrence
Actor
24-Feb-1930   A Letter to Three Wives
Edward Lazear
Economist
1948   Chairman, Council of Economic Advisors
Sabrina Le Beauf
Actor
21-Mar-1958   Sondra Huxtable on The Cosby Show
Andrea Leeds
Actor
14-Aug-1914 21-May-1984 Stage Door
Nicole Lenz
Model
24-Jan-1980   Model-actress
Michael Lerner
Actor
22-Jun-1941   Barton Fink
Monica Lewinsky
Government
23-Jul-1973   Engaged in Presidential cigar play
Jerry Lewis
Politician
21-Oct-1934   Congressman, California 41st
Justin Lin
Film Director
1973   Better Luck Tomorrow
Art Linson
Film/TV Producer
16-Mar-1942   Where the Buffalo Roam
Heather Locklear
Actor
25-Sep-1961   Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place
John Lott
Economist
8-May-1958   More Guns, Less Crime
Kevin Love
Basketball
7-Sep-1988   Minnesota Timberwolves
William Lucking
Actor
17-Jun-1941   Piney on Sons of Anarchy
Masiela Lusha
Actor
23-Oct-1985   Carmen on George Lopez
Gary E. MacDougal
Business
c. 1936   CEO of Mark Controls, 1969-87
Conrad L. Mallett, Jr.
Business
12-Nov-1953   Chief Justice of Michigan, 1997-99
Jayne Mansfield
Actor
19-Apr-1933 29-Jun-1967 The Girl Can't Help It
Mike Mansfield
Politician
16-Mar-1903 5-Oct-2001 US Senator from Montana, 1953-77
Ray Manzarek
Musician
12-Feb-1939   Keyboardist for The Doors
Geoffrey W. Marcy
Astronomer
29-Sep-1954   Discoverer of exoplanets
Bridget Marquardt
TV Personality
25-Sep-1973   The Girls Next Door
Frank Marshall
Film/TV Producer
13-Sep-1946   Co-Founder of Amblin Entertainment
Nan Martin
Actor
15-Jul-1927 4-Mar-2010 The Drew Carey Show
A Martinez
Actor
27-Sep-1948   Cruz Castillo on Santa Barbara
Jim Matheson
Politician
21-Mar-1960   Congressman, Utah 2nd
Larry Mathews
Actor
15-Aug-1955   Ritchie Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show
Whitman Mayo
Actor
15-Nov-1930 22-May-2001 Grady on Sanford and Son
Al McCandless
Politician
23-Jul-1927   Congressman from California, 1983-95
Tom McClintock
Politician
10-Jul-1956   Congressman, California 4th
Doug McClure
Actor
11-May-1935 5-Feb-1995 Trampas in The Virginian
Danica McKellar
Actor
3-Jan-1975   Winnie Cooper on The Wonder Years
Butterfly McQueen
Actor
7-Jan-1911 22-Dec-1995 Gone with the Wind
Scott Mechlowicz
Actor
17-Jan-1981   EuroTrip
Mike Medavoy
Business
21-Jan-1941   TriStar, Orion, Phoenix Pictures chairman
Martin R. Melone
Business
c. 1941   Ernst & Young
Nana Mensah
Business
c. 1953   PepsiCo Restaurants International
Bruce Merrifield
Chemist
15-Jul-1921 14-May-2006 Synthesized polypeptides
Ann Meyers
Basketball
26-Mar-1955   General Manager, Phoenix Mercury
Ralph S. Michael III
Business
c. 1954   President of Ohio Casualty, 2005-07
Kari Michaelsen
Actor
3-Nov-1961   Katie Kanisky on Gimme a Break!
Agnes de Mille
Choreographer
18-Sep-1905 7-Oct-1993 Influential American choreographer
Denny Miller
Actor
25-Apr-1934   Duke Shannon on Wagon Train
Reggie Miller
Basketball
24-Aug-1965   Indiana Pacers guard
Marvin Mitchelson
Attorney
7-May-1928 18-Sep-2004 Celebrity divorce lawyer
Jenny Mollen
Actor
30-May-1979   Nina Ash on Angel, Twitterer
Carlos J. Moorhead
Politician
6-May-1922 23-Nov-2011 Congressman from California, 1973-97
Michael Morhaime
Business
c. 1966   President of Blizzard Entertainment
Karen Morley
Actor
12-Dec-1909 8-Mar-2003 Gabriel Over the White House
James T. Morris
Business
11-Jan-1960   CEO of Pacific Life
Lloyd N. Morrisett
Administrator
2-Nov-1929   President, Markle Foundation, 1969-98
Jim Morrison
Singer/Songwriter
8-Dec-1943 3-Jul-1971 Lead singer and songwriter, The Doors
Bill Morrow
Politician
19-Apr-1954   California State Senator
Ronn Moss
Actor
4-Mar-1952   The Bold and the Beautiful
Steven Muller
Educator
22-Nov-1927 19-Jan-2013 President of Johns Hopkins, 1972-90
John R. Muse
Business
c. 1951   HM Capital
Story Musgrave
Astronaut
19-Aug-1935   Spent 1281 hours in space
Michael L. Mussa
Economist
15-Apr-1944   Council of Economic Advisers, 1986-88
Nathan Myhrvold
Business
3-Aug-1959   CTO of Microsoft, 1996-2000
Noreen Nash
Actor
4-Apr-1924   The Southerner
Gail K. Naughton
Biologist
c. 1955   Advanced Tissue Sciences
Dorothy W. Nelson
Judge
30-Sep-1928   9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1979-95
Ronald L. Nelson
Business
c. 1953   CEO of Avis Budget Group
Maurine Brown Neuberger
Politician
9-Jan-1907 22-Feb-2000 US Senator from Oregon, 1960-67
Michael Newdow
Activist
24-Jun-1953   Waged war against "under God"
Randy Newman
Songwriter
28-Nov-1943   I Love L.A., Short People
Julie Newmar
Actor
16-Aug-1933   The first Catwoman
Henry T. Nicholas
Business
c. 1959   Broadcom billionaire
Leonard Nimoy
Actor
26-Mar-1931   Commander Spock on Star Trek
Victor Nuñez
Film Director
1945   Ulee's Gold
Barbara O'Brien
Politician
18-Apr-1950   Lt. Governor of Colorado
Chris O'Donnell
Actor
26-Jun-1970   NCIS Los Angeles
James O'Keefe
Activist
28-Jun-1984   ACORN, Planned Parenthood sting videos
Raymond L. Ocampo
Business
c. 1952   General Counsel at Oracle, 1990-96
Soon-Tek Oh
Actor
29-Jan-1943   Frequently on M*A*S*H
Nancy Olson
Actor
14-Jul-1928   Sunset Blvd.
Elinor Ostrom
Sociologist
7-Aug-1933 12-Jun-2012 Common-pool resources
Michael Ovitz
Business
14-Dec-1946   President of Disney, 1995-97
Doris Packer
Actor
30-May-1904 31-Mar-1979 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
Nell Irvin Painter
Historian
2-Aug-1942   Creating Black Americans
Danielle Panabaker
Actor
19-Sep-1987   Sky High
Marianne Miller Parrs
Business
c. 1945   CFO of International Paper, 2005-07
Amy Pascal
Business
1959   Sony Pictures co-chairman
Jerry M. Patterson
Politician
25-Oct-1934   Congressman from California, 1975-85
Corey Pavin
Golf
6-Nov-1959   Winner, 1995 US Open
Alexander Payne
Film Director
10-Feb-1961   About Schmidt
Kal Penn
Actor
23-Apr-1977   Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
Jerry Perenchio
Business
20-Dec-1930   Univision billionaire
Vicki Peterson
Guitarist
11-Jan-1958   Guitarist for The Bangles
Cecil B. Pickett
Biologist
5-Oct-1945   Ezetrol, Singulair, and Vioxx
James D. Plummer
Educator
3-Dec-1944   Dean of Stanford's Engineering School
Jerry I. Porras
Business
c. 1938   Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford
Jon Postel
Scientist
6-Aug-1943 16-Oct-1998 Creator of the Internet's RFC system
Alvin F. Poussaint
Doctor
15-May-1934   Child-rearing expert
Susan Westerberg Prager
Educator
1942   Dean of UCLA Law School, 1982-98
Harry Pregerson
Judge
13-Oct-1923   9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Hilary Putnam
Philosopher
31-Jul-1926   Philosophy of Mind
Frances Rafferty
Actor
16-Jun-1922 18-Apr-2004 Ruth Henshaw in December Bride
John Raisian
Economist
c. 1953   Director, Hoover Institution
Holly Randall
Photographer
5-Sep-1978   Porn photographer/director
Autumn Reeser
Actor
21-Sep-1980   Taylor Townsend on The O.C.
Rob Reiner
Actor
6-Mar-1947   Meathead
Stewart A. Resnick
Business
c. 1938   Roll International
Andrea L. Rich
Business
c. 1944   Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Laura Richardson
Politician
14-Apr-1962   Congresswoman, California 37th
Tim Robbins
Actor
16-Oct-1958   The Player, Jacob's Ladder
Jackie Robinson
Baseball
31-Jan-1919 24-Oct-1972 First negro in the major leagues
John Robinson
Actor
25-Oct-1985   Elephant
Mark Robson
Film Director
4-Dec-1913 20-Jun-1978 Valley of the Dolls
Ross E. Roeder
Business
c. 1937   CEO of Smart & Final, 1999-2004
Jim Rogan
Politician
21-Aug-1957   Congressman from California, 1997-2001
Mario M. Rosati
Business
20-Jun-1946   Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Dennis B. Ross
Diplomat
26-Nov-1948   US Middle East Envoy, 1992-2000
Edward R. Roybal
Politician
10-Feb-1916 24-Oct-2005 Congressman from California, 1963-93
Kenneth P. Ruscio
Educator
c. 1954   President, Washington and Lee University
Richard Rush
Film Director
15-Apr-1929   The Stunt Man
John Russell
Actor
3-Jan-1921 19-Jan-1991 Lawman
Leon Russell
Musician
2-Apr-1942   Producer, session player, etc.
Oliver Sacks
Doctor
9-Jul-1933   Awakenings
Henry Samueli
Business
20-Sep-1954   Co-Founder of Broadcom
Linda Sánchez
Politician
28-Jan-1969   Congresswoman, California 39th
Herbert Sargent
Screenwriter
15-Jul-1923 6-May-2005 SNL writer
Lynn Schenk
Politician
5-Jan-1945   US Congresswoman from California, 1993-95
Paul Schrader
Film Director
22-Jul-1946   Writer, Taxi Driver
Glenn Seaborg
Physicist
19-Apr-1912 25-Feb-1999 Co-Discoverer of Plutonium
Fred Segal
Business
1933   Los Angeles-area fashion retailer
Joel Seligman
Educator
11-Jan-1950   President, University of Rochester
John Seymour
Politician
3-Dec-1937   Mayor of Anaheim, 1978-82
Tom Shadyac
Film Director
11-Dec-1958   Bruce Almighty
Robert Shapiro
Attorney
2-Sep-1942   One of OJ Simpson's attorneys
William F. Sharpe
Economist
16-Jun-1934   Capital asset pricing model
Harry Shearer
Comic
23-Dec-1943   Almost half the voices on The Simpsons
Cindy Sheehan
Activist
10-Jul-1957   Peace Mom
Johnny Sheffield
Actor
11-Apr-1931 15-Oct-2010 Child actor, "Boy" in Tarzan films
Dax Shepard
Actor
2-Jan-1975   Crosby Braverman on Parenthood
Brad Sherman
Politician
24-Oct-1954   Congressman, California 27th
Armin Shimerman
Actor
5-Nov-1949   Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Peter Shinkoda
Actor
?   Dai on Falling Skies
Grant Show
Actor
27-Feb-1962   Jake Hanson on Melrose Place
Jane Sibbett
Actor
28-Nov-1962   The Second Arrival
Joel Siegel
Critic
7-Jul-1943 29-Jun-2007 Film critic
Brad Silberling
Film Director
8-Sep-1963   City of Angels
Jeremy Sisto
Actor
6-Oct-1974   Billy Chenowith on Six Feet Under
Tom Skerritt
Actor
25-Aug-1933   Viper in Top Gun
David J. Skorton
Educator
22-Nov-1949   President, Cornell University
H. Allen Smith
Politician
8-Oct-1909 4-Jun-1998 Congressman from California, 1957-73
William Smith
Actor
24-Mar-1933   Any Which Way You Can
William French Smith
Government
26-Aug-1917 29-Oct-1990 US Attorney General, 1981-85
Tom Sneddon
Attorney
c. 1941   DA in Michael Jackson case
Gerald A. Soffen
Astronomer
7-Feb-1926 22-Nov-2000 Viking I mission to mars
Patrick Soon-Shiong
Business
1952   Founder, Abraxis BioScience
Erroll Southers
Government
c. 1957   2009 TSA Director nominee
Penelope Spheeris
Film Director
2-Dec-1945   Wayne's World
John Stagliano
Pornstar
29-Nov-1950   Adventures of Buttman
Darren Star
Film/TV Producer
c. 1961   Creator of Beverly Hills 90210 franchise
Cliff Stearns
Politician
16-Apr-1941   Congressman, Florida 6th
William R. Steiger
Government
c. 1969   HHS Office of Global Health Affairs
David P. Steiner
Business
c. 1960   CEO of Waste Management
Howard K. Stern
TV Personality
29-Nov-1968   Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer
Ted Stevens
Politician
18-Nov-1923 10-Aug-2010 US Senator from Alaska, 1968-2009
Gary Stiffelman
Attorney
c. 1952   Music industry attorney
Joseph Strick
Film Director
6-Jul-1923 1-Jun-2010 Ulysses
Woody Strode
Actor
28-Jul-1914 31-Dec-1994 Sergeant Rutledge
Kerri Strug
Gymnastics
19-Nov-1977   Olympic gymnast, Magnificent Seven
Ronald D. Sugar
Business
1948   CEO of Northrop Grumman
Joel Surnow
Film/TV Producer
18-Dec-1955   24, Half Hour News Hour
Bo Svenson
Actor
13-Feb-1944   North Dallas Forty
Alison Sweeney
Actor
19-Sep-1976   Days of Our Lives
Jorma Taccone
Comic
19-Mar-1977   The Lonely Island
George Takei
Actor
20-Apr-1937   Sulu on Star Trek
Neera Tanden
Government
1970   Center for American Progress
A. Wallace Tashima
Judge
24-Jun-1934   9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1996-2004
Peter J. Taylor
Business
?   Managing Partner, Lehman Brothers
Brian Teacher
Tennis
23-Dec-1954   Winner, 1980 Australian Open
Ray Teal
Actor
12-Jan-1902 2-Apr-1976 Sheriff Roy Coffee on Bonanza
Heather Thomas
Actor
8-Sep-1957   Jody Banks on The Fall Guy
Iva Toguri
Radio Personality
4-Jul-1916 26-Sep-2006 Never actually was Tokyo Rose
Michelle Triola
Relative
13-Nov-1933 30-Oct-2009 Palimony
Bree Turner
Actor
10-Mar-1977   Sorority Boys
Gabrielle Union
Actor
29-Oct-1972   Night Stalker
Chase Utley
Baseball
17-Dec-1978   2nd Base, Philadelphia Phillies
Brian Van Holt
Actor
6-Jul-1969   House of Wax
Milo Ventimiglia
Actor
8-Jul-1977   Adopts the superpowers of other Heroes
Gore Verbinski
Film Director
16-Mar-1964   Pirates of the Caribbean
Allegra Versace
Relative
30-Jun-1986   Waify Versace heiress
Yvette Vickers
Actor
26-Aug-1928 27-Apr-2011 Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
Peter Viertel
Novelist
16-Nov-1920 4-Nov-2007 White Hunter, Black Heart
Antonio Villaraigosa
Government
23-Jan-1953   Mayor of Los Angeles
Eugene Volokh
Blogger
29-Feb-1968   Volokh Conspiracy
Rupert Wainwright
Film Director
30-Nov-1961   Stigmata
Bill Walton
Basketball
5-Nov-1952   NBA Most Valuable Player, 1978
Garrett Wang
Actor
15-Dec-1968   Harry Kim on Star Trek: Voyager
Jude Wanniski
Columnist
17-Jun-1936 29-Aug-2005 Supply-side theorist
Burt Ward
Actor
6-Jul-1946   Robin the Boy Wonder
David S. Ward
Film Director
25-Oct-1945   The Sting
Kim M. Wardlaw
Judge
2-Jul-1954   9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Michael Warren
Actor
5-Mar-1946   Bobby Hill on Hill Street Blues
Diane Watson
Politician
12-Nov-1933   Congresswoman from California, 2001-11
Henry Waxman
Politician
12-Sep-1939   Congressman, California 30th
Bob Welch
Guitarist
31-Aug-1945 7-Jun-2012 Guitarist for Fleetwood Mac, 1971-74
Russell Westbrook
Basketball
12-Nov-1988   Oklahoma City Thunder point guard
Randolph W. Westerfield
Educator
c. 1941   Business Professor, USC
William Wharton
Novelist
7-Nov-1925 29-Oct-2008 Birdy
Fred Whipple
Astronomer
5-Nov-1906 30-Aug-2004 Comet Guy
Jaleel White
Actor
27-Nov-1976   Urkel
John Williams
Composer
8-Feb-1932   Composer for Jaws, E.T.
Kellie Williams
Actor
22-Mar-1976   Laura Winslow on Family Matters
Walter E. Williams
Economist
31-Mar-1936   Conservative economist
Bruce G. Willison
Business
c. 1949   President, Home Savings and Loan, 1996-98
Robert R. Womack
Business
c. 1937   CEO of Zurn Industries, 1994-99
Phoebe A. Wood
Business
c. 1953   CFO of Brown-Forman, 2001-08
Irene Worth
Actor
23-Jun-1916 10-Mar-2002 Lost in Yonkers
Jeffery W. Yabuki
Business
1960   CEO of Fiserv
Zev Yaroslavsky
Politician
21-Dec-1948   Los Angeles Board of Supervisors
R. David Yost
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Amerisource Bergen
Harris Yulin
Actor
5-Nov-1937   Roger Stanton on 24
Daphne Zuniga
Actor
28-Oct-1962   Princess Vespa in Spaceballs

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Hardie Albright
Actor
16-Dec-1903 7-Dec-1975 Angel on My Shoulder
Dorothy Arzner
Film Director
3-Jan-1897 1-Oct-1979 Craig's Wife
Katherine Baicker
Economist
23-May-1971   Council of Economic Advisers, 2005-07
Irving Bernstein
Historian
15-Nov-1916 25-Sep-2001 Labor historian
Paul D. Boyer
Chemist
31-Jul-1918   ATP process
Lester Breslow
Doctor
17-Mar-1915 9-Apr-2012 Dean, UCLA School of Public Health, 1972-80
James M. Buchanan
Economist
2-Oct-1919 9-Jan-2013 Public Choice Theory
Tyler Burge
Philosopher
1946   Foundations of Mind
Rudolf Carnap
Philosopher
18-May-1891 14-Sep-1970 The Logical Syntax of Language
Jule Charney
Scientist
1-Jan-1917 16-Jun-1981 Quasi-gesotrophic theory
Alonzo Church
Mathematician
14-Jun-1903 11-Aug-1995 Lambda calculus, Church-Turing thesis
Johnnetta B. Cole
Educator
19-Oct-1936   President of Spelman College, 1987-97
Donald J. Cram
Chemist
22-Apr-1919 17-Jun-2001 Synthesis of molecules
Angela Davis
Activist
26-Jan-1944   Black Panther, teacher, professor
Jared Diamond
Scientist
10-Sep-1937   Guns, Germs and Steel
Henry Dreyfuss
Inventor
2-Mar-1904 5-Oct-1972 Product designer, human factors engineer
Lukas Foss
Conductor
15-Aug-1922 1-Feb-2009 Director, Buffalo Philharmonic, 1963-71
Saul Friedländer
Historian
11-Oct-1932   Holocaust historian
Geoffrey Garrett
Educator
c. 1958   President of the Pacific Council
Greg Graffin
Musician
6-Nov-1964   Bad Religion frontman
Ronald Graham
Mathematician
31-Oct-1935   Mathematician, Computer Scientist
Joseph Hansen
Author
19-Jul-1923 24-Nov-2004 Dave Brandstetter detective series
Jane Harman
Politician
28-Jun-1945   Congresswoman from California, 1993-2011
Donald R. Heath
Diplomat
12-Aug-1894 15-Oct-1981 US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1958-61
Richard F. Heck
Chemist
1931   Palladium-catalyzed cross couplings
H. Robert Heller
Economist
8-Jan-1940   Federal Reserve Governor, 1986-89
Carla Hills
Diplomat
3-Jan-1934   US Trade Representative, 1989-93
Louis J. Ignarro
Scientist
31-May-1941   Nitric oxide as a cardiovascular signal
Neil H. Jacoby
Economist
19-Sep-1909 31-May-1979 Council of Economic Advisers, 1953-55
Leigh Jason
Film Director
26-Jul-1904 19-Feb-1979 The Mad Miss Manton
Robert Jervis
Historian
1940   The Illogic of American Nuclear Strategy
Alan Kay
Computer Programmer
17-May-1940   Father of Object-Oriented Programming
Jacqueline B. Kosecoff
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Ovations Pharmacy Solutions
Stephen Krasner
Educator
15-Feb-1942   State Dept Policy Planning Dir., 2005-07
Sheila Kuehl
Politician
9-Feb-1941   Dobie Gillis and ex-California State Senator
Willard F. Libby
Chemist
17-Dec-1908 8-Sep-1980 Carbon-14 dating technique
Harry M. Markowitz
Economist
24-Aug-1927   Portfolio theory
Lauro Martines
Historian
22-Nov-1927   The Social World of the Florentine Humanists
Thom Mayne
Architect
1943   Architect, 2005 Pritzker Prize winner
Theodore R. Mitchell
Administrator
c. 1956   President of Occidental College, 1999-2005
Thomas Gale Moore
Economist
6-Nov-1930   Council of Economic Advisers, 1985-89
Robert G. Neumann
Diplomat
2-Jan-1916 18-Jun-1999 US Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1969-73
William Niskanen
Administrator
13-Mar-1933 26-Oct-2011 Chairman of the Cato Institute
Thomas T. Noguchi
Doctor
4-Jan-1927   Coroner to the Stars
Alfred E. Osborne, Jr.
Educator
c. 1946   Management Professor, UCLA
William G. Ouchi
Educator
1943   Theory Z
Susan Westerberg Prager
Educator
1942   Dean of UCLA Law School, 1982-98
Susan Kaufman Purcell
Scholar
c. 1941   Center for Hemispheric Study
Tony Rosenthal
Sculptor
9-Aug-1914 28-Jul-2009 Abstract sculptor, Alamo
Bertrand Russell
Mathematician
18-May-1872 2-Feb-1970 Mathematician, atheist, and social critic
Henry Samueli
Business
20-Sep-1954   Co-Founder of Broadcom
Laura Schlessinger
Radio Personality
16-Jan-1947   The Dr. Laura Show
Arnold Schoenberg
Composer
13-Sep-1874 13-Jul-1951 Emancipated dissonance
Julian Schwinger
Physicist
12-Feb-1918 16-Jul-1994 Quantum electrodynamics
Charles Seeger
Musicologist
14-Dec-1886 7-Feb-1979 American musicologist
Isadore Singer
Mathematician
3-May-1924   Atiyah-Singer index theorem
Nicolas Slonimsky
Musicologist
27-Apr-1894 25-Dec-1995 Preeminent musicologist
Lewis C. Solmon
Economist
17-Jul-1942 17-Dec-2007 Education reformer
Patrick Soon-Shiong
Business
1952   Founder, Abraxis BioScience
Thomas Sowell
Economist
30-Jul-1930   Conservative economist, Hoover fellow
Gary Stiffelman
Attorney
c. 1952   Music industry attorney
Harold R. Swearer
Educator
13-Oct-1932 19-Oct-1991 President of Brown University, 1977-88
Terence Tao
Mathematician
17-Jul-1975   Prolific math prodigy
Stephan Thernstrom
Scholar
1934   Neoconservative thinker
Petr Ufimtsev
Physicist
8-Jul-1931   Physical Theory of Diffraction
Andrew J. Viterbi
Engineer
9-Mar-1935   Viterbi Algorithm
Eugene Volokh
Blogger
29-Feb-1968   Volokh Conspiracy
Eugen Weber
Historian
24-Apr-1925 17-May-2007 The Western Tradition
Bruce G. Willison
Business
c. 1949   President, Home Savings and Loan, 1996-98
James Q. Wilson
Scholar
27-May-1931 2-Mar-2012 The Moral Sense
Albert Wohlstetter
Author
19-Dec-1913 10-Jan-1997 Nuclear strategist
Leona Woods
Physicist
9-Aug-1919 10-Nov-1986 Physicist at University of Chicago
Max Zorn
Mathematician
6-Jun-1906 9-Mar-1993 Zorn's Lemma

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jeffrey S. Berg
Business
c. 1947   CEO, International Creative Management
Gene D. Block
Educator
c. 1948   Chancellor, UCLA
Paul D. Boyer
Chemist
31-Jul-1918   ATP process
Lester Breslow
Doctor
17-Mar-1915 9-Apr-2012 Dean, UCLA School of Public Health, 1972-80
Gilbert Cates
Film Director
6-Jun-1934 1-Nov-2011 I Never Sang for My Father
Barry Diller
Business
2-Feb-1942   CEO of USA Interactive Corp.
Geoffrey Garrett
Educator
c. 1958   President of the Pacific Council
Sheila Kuehl
Politician
9-Feb-1941   Dobie Gillis and ex-California State Senator
Willard F. Libby
Chemist
17-Dec-1908 8-Sep-1980 Carbon-14 dating technique
Peter W. Likins
Educator
1936   President, University of Arizona, 1997-2006
James S. Marlen
Business
c. 1943   CEO, Ameron International Corp.
Theodore R. Mitchell
Administrator
c. 1956   President of Occidental College, 1999-2005
Dominic Ng
Business
c. 1959   CEO of East West Bank
Alfred E. Osborne, Jr.
Educator
c. 1946   Management Professor, UCLA
Susan Westerberg Prager
Educator
1942   Dean of UCLA Law School, 1982-98
Andrea L. Rich
Business
c. 1944   Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Keith P. Russell
Business
c. 1945   Chairman of Mellon West, 1996-2001
George Schaefer
Film Director
16-Dec-1920 10-Sep-1997 The Bunker
Lewis C. Solmon
Economist
17-Jul-1942 17-Dec-2007 Education reformer
Chauncey Starr
Physicist
14-Apr-1912 17-Apr-2007 Electric Power Research Institute
Ronald D. Sugar
Business
1948   CEO of Northrop Grumman
Solomon D. Trujillo
Business
17-Nov-1951   CEO of Telstra
Bruce G. Willison
Business
c. 1949   President, Home Savings and Loan, 1996-98

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steve Alford
Basketball
23-Nov-1964   Head Coach, UCLA
Rich Brooks
Football
20-Aug-1941   Kentucky Wildcats Head Coach
Tom Cable
Football
26-Nov-1964   Oakland Raiders head coach, 2008-10
John Cooper
Football
2-Jul-1937   OSU Head Coach, 1988-2000
Denny Crum
Basketball
2-Mar-1937   Louisville Head Coach, 1971-2001
Terry Donahue
Football
24-Jun-1944   UCLA Head Coach, 1976-95
Karl Dorrell
Football
18-Dec-1963   UCLA Head Football Coach, 2003-07
Mark Gottfried
Basketball
20-Jan-1964   Head Coach, Alabama Crimson Tide
Jim Harrick
Basketball
25-Jul-1938   Former UCLA and UGA head coach
Walt Hazzard
Basketball
15-Apr-1942 18-Nov-2011 UCLA basketball coach 1984-88
Ben Howland
Basketball
28-May-1957   Head Coach of UCLA, 2003-13
Steve Lavin
Basketball
4-Sep-1964   UCLA Head Coach, 1996-2003
Jim Mora, Jr.
Football
19-Nov-1961   Head Coach, UCLA Bruins
Mike Sherman
Football
19-Dec-1954   Head Coach at Texas A&M, 2008-11
Dick Vermeil
Football
30-Oct-1936   KC Chiefs Head Coach, 2001-06
John Wooden
Basketball
14-Oct-1910 4-Jun-2010 Winningest-ever college basketball coach


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