Notable Alumni

Sigma Chi has its share of famous alumni. Here is a list of some of the most notableā€¦

  • David Letterman – Talk Show Host (Epsilon Omega Sig)
  • John Wayne – Motion Picture Actor
  • Grover Cleveland – President of the United States
  • Brad Pitt – Television and Movie Actor
  • Carson Daly – MTV Personality
  • Tom Selleck – Television and Movie Actor
  • Woody Harrelson – Motion Picture Actor
  • Warren Beatty – Motion Picture Actor and Producer
  • Brian Dennehy – Motion Picture Actor
  • Clarence Gilyard – Jimmy Trivette on “Walker Texas Ranger”
  • Woody Hayes – Former Ohio State Football Coach
  • Bud Adams – Owner of the Tennessee Titans
  • Jim Palmer – Hall of Fame Baseball Pitcher
  • Mike Ditka – Super Bowl winning Coach of the Chicago Bears
  • Mike Holmgren – Super Bowl winning Coach of the Green Bay Packers
  • Drew Brees – Quarterback for the San Diego Chargers
  • Jim Everett – Former Quarterback of the New Orleans Saints
  • Robert Griese – Super Bowl winning Quarterback of the Miami Dolphins
  • Kliff Kingsbury – Former Texas Tech Quarterback
  • Eddie Sutton – Oklahoma State Basketball Coach
  • James Brady – Press Secretary for President Reagan who was shot during Reagan’s assassination attempt
  • Barry Goldwater – Arizona Senator and 1964 Republican Presidential Candidate
  • Frank Murphy – US Supreme Court Judge
  • William Marriott – President & CEO of Marriott Hotel Corp.
  • Michael D. Rose – CEO of Holiday Corp., parent company of Holiday Inns
  • Richard Nunis – Chairman of Walt Disney Attractions
  • Carl Bausch – Chairman of Bausch Lomb
  • John Gingrich – CEO of Nestle
  • Ben Wells – President of 7-Up Co.
  • James Barksdale – CEO of Netscape Communications
  • Steven Lew – CEO of Universal Studios
  • Charles Weaver – CEO of the Clorox Company
  • John Madigan – President of The Tribune Company
  • Ted Rogers – President of Rogers Communications
  • Lod Cook – CEO of ARCO
  • John Young – American’s Most Experienced Astronaut
  • Greg Harbaugh – U.S. Space Shuttle Astronaut
  • Gavin & Joe Maloof – Owners of the Sacremento Kings
  • Barry Ackerley – Owner of the Seattle Supersonics
  • Bob McNair – Owner of the Houston Texans
  • Mark DeRosa – Atlanta Braves Infielder
  • Hank Stram – Super Bowl winning Coach of the Kansas City Chiefs
  • Dennis Swanson – President of ABC Sports
  • Patrick Muldoon – Actor on “Days of our Lives”
  • Merlin Olsen – Former Football Player and Actor
  • Ted McGinley – Actor on “Married with Children”
  • William Christopher – Actor on “M.A.S.H.”
  • Rip Torn – Motion Picture Actor
  • Mike Peters – Pulizer Prize cartoonist of “Mother Goose and Grimm”
  • Alan Sugg – President of the University of Arkansas System
  • General Merrill McPeak – Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force
  • H. Jackson Brown Jr. – Best-Selling Author of “Life’s Little Instruction Book”
  • Gordon Gould – Primary Inventor of the Laser Dr.
  • William DeVries – Pioneering Surgeon of the Artificial Heart