SMU alumni have found success in all fields. Some famous SMU graduates are First
Lady Laura Bush, actress Kathy Bates, Nobel Prize-winning physicist James Cronin, senator John Tower,
golfer Payne Stewart, Heisman Trophy winner Doak Walker, TV and film producer
Aaron Spelling, journalist Craig Flournoy and playwright Beth Henley (both recipients of the Pulitzer Prize in their fields), TLC Network personality
Paige Davis, White House Counsel Harriet Miers, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and Monday Night Football
Meredith and computing pioneer Robert Dennard.