Notable Alumni

Benjy Brooks
Benjy Brooks ('40 M.S.)
Deceased 1918-1988

Texas' first pediatric surgeon in 1958

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Michael Burgess
Michael Burgess ('72)

Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives, 26th District of Texas (2003-present)

K Callan ('64)

Actress, appeared in the movies Joe and A Touch of Class, as well as the TV shows All in the Family, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, How I Met Your Mother, Justified and Veep

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C. James Carrico
C. James Carrico ('57)
Deceased 1935-2002

The first physician who treated President John F. Kennedy after he was fatally shot; former chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Washington and UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Chris Carroll ('71)

Founder and owner of Spring Creek Restaurants, a 40 restaurant chain that includes Spring Creek Barbeque and Mexican Inn Cafe

Kristopher Carter ('93)

Composer; Emmy Award winner for the Batman Beyond cartoon series
 

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Rodolfo Cazaubon

2016 Olympian in golfing and player on the PGA Tour Latinoamérica

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Hyun-Soon Chong ('99 Ph.D.)

Professor and cancer researcher at the Illinois Institute of Technology; researches developing safe, effective and targeted drugs for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases

Thomas Haden Church

Actor; Academy Award nominee for Sideways; Emmy award winner for Broken Trail

David Clark
Deceased 1936-2018

1960 Olympian in pole vaulting

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Mike Cochran ('58)

Longtime reporter for the Associated Press, author of several books about Cullen Davis and Clayton Williams

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Jeff Coffin ('90)

Saxophonist for Dave Matthews Band; three-time Grammy Award winner with the band Bela Fleck & the Flecktones; founder of Jeff Coffin & the Mu'tet; educator, clinician and author.

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John Ford Coley

Member of the Grammy-nominated duo England Dan and John Ford Coley that produced such hits as "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight."

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John Creuzot
John Creuzot ('78)

Dallas County District Attorney; Former state District Court Judge for Criminal District Court 4 in Dallas (1991-2012)

Carmen Cusack

Singer and actress who was nominated for a 2016 Tony Award for her performance in "Bright Star"

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Michael Daugherty ('76)

Four-time Grammy-winner composer

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Bob Dorough ('49)
Deceased 1923-2018

Jazz musician, composer and music director of Schoolhouse Rock; wrote and performed "Conjunction Junction," "Three is a Magic Number" and other well-known songs in the series.

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Lance Dunbar

Former running back for the Dallas Cowboys (2012-2017); running back for the Los Angeles Rams (2017)

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Lanessa Elrod
Lanessa Elrod ('96)
President and CEO of Louis Vuitton Americas Zone
Ron English ('84)

Pop artist whose work has been used by the Barack Obama presidential campaign, billboards and "The Simpsons"

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