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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Carleton College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Carleton College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Carleton College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Carleton College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Carleton College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Carleton College.

Alumni include E. G. Marshall, Jack Carson and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Carleton College?” and “Which celebrities are Carleton College alumni?”

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Robert Gottschalk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Robert Gottschalk Film Producer, Screenwriter, Inventor

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Jack Carson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Jack Carson Actor

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Robert Larson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni

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Pierce Butler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Pierce Butler Lawyer

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E. G. Marshall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
E. G. Marshall Activist, Actor

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Mike Fortner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Mike Fortner Physicist

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Stephen Thorsett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Stephen Thorsett Astrophysicist, Physicist

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Rush D. Holt Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Rush D. Holt Jr. Politician, Physicist

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Eleanor Kinnaird is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Eleanor Kinnaird Librarian, Politician, Musician

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Thorstein Veblen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Thorstein Veblen Sociologist, Economist

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Walter Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Walter Alvarez Geologist

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Barrie M. Osborne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Barrie M. Osborne Film Producer, Actor, Film Director

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Peter Tork is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Peter Tork Television director, Guitarist, Songwriter

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Stephen Six is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Stephen Six Lawyer

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Donella Meadows is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Donella Meadows Environmental Writer, Science writer

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Alfred R. Lindesmith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Alfred R. Lindesmith Psychologist

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Ernest Lundeen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Ernest Lundeen Politician

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Patricia Wrede is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Patricia Wrede Novelist, Author, Writer

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Max Baucus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Max Baucus Politician, Lawyer

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Jane Elizabeth Hodgson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni

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Laura Veirs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Laura Veirs Film Score Composer, Singer-songwriter

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Garrick Utley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Garrick Utley Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist

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James Loewen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
James Loewen Sociologist, Historian, Professor

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Jane Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Jane Hamilton Novelist, Author, Writer

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Kai Bird is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Kai Bird Biographer, Author

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Pamela Dean is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Pamela Dean Author

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Frank Edward Brown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Frank Edward Brown Archaeologist

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Peter Schjeldahl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Peter Schjeldahl Art critic, Writer, Critic

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Warren P. Knowles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Warren P. Knowles Veteran, Lawyer

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Clara Jeffery is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Clara Jeffery Editor, Journalist

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Mary-Claire King is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni

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Todd Golub is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Todd Golub Scientist, Author

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Karl E. Mundt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Karl E. Mundt Politician, Educator

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Jack Lew is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Jack Lew Businessperson, Lawyer

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Melvin R. Laird is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni

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Dennis Meadows is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Dennis Meadows Scientist, Economist, Writer

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Michael Gartner is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Michael Gartner Businessperson, Journalist, Writer

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Karen Tei Yamashita is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Karen Tei Yamashita Writer, Playwright

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Lincoln Child is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Lincoln Child Novelist, Writer

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W. G. Ernst is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
W. G. Ernst Chemist, Geologist

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Robert Kastenmeier is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Robert Kastenmeier Politician, Lawyer

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Lynn Hunt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Lynn Hunt Historian

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Eric Pianka is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Eric Pianka Professor

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Parker J. Palmer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni

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Arthur G. Crane is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni

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Claire Levy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Claire Levy Politician

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Anthony Downs is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Anthony Downs Economist

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William Benton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
William Benton Politician

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Chris Kratt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Chris Kratt Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter

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Hamilton Cady is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Carleton College Alumni
Hamilton Cady Chemist