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San Francisco State University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1899 as San Francisco State Normal School, name changed to San Francisco State Teachers College in 1921, San Francisco State College in 1935, California State University, San Francisco in 1972, and finally San Francisco State University in 1974. It is a constituent of the California State University system.

Location:
San Francisco, CA

Founding Date:
1899

Team:
Gators

Enrollment:
30,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Juliet Anderson
Pornstar
23-Jul-1938 11-Jan-2010 Queen of the MILFs
Beverly Archer
Actor
19-Jul-1948   Iola on Mama's Family
Margaret Avery
Actor
20-Jan-1944   The Color Purple
Marty Balin
Musician
30-Jan-1942   Lead singer of Jefferson Airplane
Annette Bening
Actor
29-May-1958   The American President
Alex Borstein
Comic
15-Feb-1971   Ms. Swan on MADtv
Willie Brown
Politician
20-Mar-1934   Mayor of San Francisco, 1997-2004
Ed Bullins
Playwright
2-Jul-1935   In the Wine Time
John L. Burton
Politician
15-Dec-1932   Ex-California Senate President pro Tem
Kari Byron
TV Personality
18-Dec-1974   Mythbusters
Pat Califia
Author
8-Mar-1954   FTM transgendered sex writer
Lou Cannon
Journalist
3-Jun-1933   Reagan biographer
David Carradine
Actor
8-Dec-1936 3-Jun-2009 Grasshopper
Dana Carvey
Comic
2-Jun-1955   Saturday Night Live
Emma Caulfield
Actor
8-Apr-1973   Anya on Buffy
Michael Paul Chan
Actor
26-Jun-1950   Robbery: Homicide Division
Margaret Cho
Comic
5-Dec-1968   Loud-mouthed standup comic
Lisa Cholodenko
Film Director
5-Jun-1964   Laurel Canyon
Stephen Colletti
Actor
7-Feb-1986   Laguna Beach
Peter Coyote
Actor
10-Oct-1942   Dennis Ryland on The 4400
Donald T. Critchlow
Historian
18-May-1948   The Conservative Ascendancy
Ron Dellums
Politician
24-Nov-1935   Mayor of Oakland, 2007-11
Paul Desmond
Jazz Musician
25-Nov-1924 30-May-1977 Jazz alto saxophonist, Dave Brubeck Quartet
George Duke
Jazz Musician
12-Jan-1946   Jazz/Funk keyboardist
Keir Dullea
Actor
30-May-1936   2001: A Space Odyssey
Jennifer Finch
Bassist
5-Aug-1966   Former L7 bassist
Ernest J. Gaines
Novelist
15-Jan-1933   A Lesson Before Dying
Jack Gilbert
Poet
18-Feb-1925 13-Nov-2012 Refusing Heaven
Danny Glover
Actor
22-Jul-1946   Lethal Weapon
Mohan Gyani
Business
c. 1951   CEO of AT&T Wireless, 2000-03
Nicole Holofcener
Film Director
22-Mar-1960   Friends with Money
David Cay Johnston
Journalist
24-Dec-1948   Perfectly Legal
Sarah Kennedy
Actor
?   Laugh-In
Steve Lavin
Basketball
4-Sep-1964   UCLA Head Coach, 1996-2003
Chandra Levy
Victim
14-Apr-1977 1-May-2001 Gary Condit's dead intern
Delroy Lindo
Actor
18-Nov-1952   Clockers
Johnny Mathis
Singer
30-Sep-1935   He's as helpless as a kitten up a tree
George Miller
Politician
17-May-1945   Congressman, California 7th
Jim Mitchell
Film Director
30-Nov-1943 12-Jul-2007 Pornographer; shot and killed brother Artie
Fakir Musafar
Performance Artist
10-Aug-1930   Coined the term modern primitives
Pauline Oliveros
Composer
2-Jun-1932   Composer, Deep Listener
Maurice S. Parker
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Swaziland
Julie Payne
Actor
11-Sep-1946   Improv and voice actress
Heinz C. Prechter
Business
19-Jan-1942 6-Jul-2001 The sunroof king
Greg Proops
Comic
3-Oct-1959   Stand-up comic and TV show host
Anne Rice
Novelist
4-Oct-1941   Vampire novelist
Terry Riley
Composer
24-Jun-1935   In C
Pete Rugolo
Composer
25-Dec-1915 16-Oct-2011 Jazz and television composer
Pierre Salinger
Journalist
14-Jun-1925 16-Oct-2004 Former ABC News Correspondent
Mario Savio
Activist
8-Dec-1942 6-Nov-1996 Free Speech Movement
Ronnie Schell
Actor
23-Dec-1931   Duke Slater on Gomer Pyle, USMC
Soraya Serajeddini
Activist
1960 24-Jul-2006 Kurdish activist
Jeffrey Tambor
Actor
8-Jul-1944   Hank Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show
Bill Thomas
Politician
6-Dec-1941   Congressman from California, 1979-2007
Carolyn M. Ticknor
Business
c. 1947   President HP Printing Systems, 1991-2001
Cal Tjader
Jazz Musician
16-Jul-1925 5-May-1982 Latin-jazz bandleader
James Van Praagh
Paranormal
23-Aug-1958   Spiritualist faker
Fausto Vitello
Publisher
23-Aug-1946 22-Apr-2006 Founding publisher of Thrasher
B. D. Wong
Actor
24-Oct-1960   Oz, Law & Order: SVU
Leland Yee
Politician
?   California Assembly Speaker Pro Tem
Steven Zaillian
Screenwriter
30-Jan-1953   Schindler's List

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kay Boyle
Author
19-Feb-1902 27-Dec-1992 The Underground Woman
Robert A. Corrigan
Educator
21-Apr-1935   President, San Francisco State University
Joel Dorius
Educator
4-Jan-1919 14-Feb-2006 Professor fired for gay porn arrest
Vartan Gregorian
Educator
8-Apr-1934   President of Carnegie Corporation
Mark Harris
Novelist
19-Nov-1922 30-May-2007 Bang the Drum Slowly
Michael Krasny
Talk Show Host
1944   Host of Forum on KQED-FM
Tom Lantos
Politician
1-Feb-1928 11-Feb-2008 Congressman from California, 1981-2008
Geoffrey W. Marcy
Astronomer
29-Sep-1954   Discoverer of exoplanets
Mel Stewart
Actor
19-Sep-1929 24-Feb-2002 Scarecrow and Mrs. King
Mike Thompson
Politician
24-Jan-1951   Congressman, California 1st

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert A. Corrigan
Educator
21-Apr-1935   President, San Francisco State University
S. I. Hayakawa
Politician
19-Jul-1906 27-Feb-1992 Semanticist and US Senator
Julianne Malveaux
Columnist
c. 1953   Pundit

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Mike Holmgren
Football
15-Jun-1948   President, Cleveland Browns
Andy Reid
Football
19-Mar-1958   Coach, Kansas City Chiefs


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