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

List of famous alumni from Cranbrook Schools, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Cranbrook Schools include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Cranbrook Schools alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Cranbrook Schools 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 Cranbrook Schools.

Alumni include Elizabeth Berkley, Mitt Romney and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Cranbrook Schools?” and “Which celebrities are Cranbrook Schools alumni?”
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Elizabeth Berkley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cranbrook Schools Alumni
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Elizabeth Berkley Lauren is an American television, film and theatre actress. Berkley's most notable roles were in the television series Saved by the Bell, as the brainy Jessie Spano, and the 1995 Paul Verhoeven film Showgirls, as exotic dancer Nomi Malone. ...more

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Profession: Actor

Age: 43

Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States of America

Credits: Showgirls, Saved by the Bell, Any Given Sunday, Roger Dodger

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#393 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#930 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#282 on The Best Actresses Working Today

#137 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

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Selma Blair is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cranbrook Schools Alumni
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Selma Blair is an American film, television and theater actress. Since Blair made her professional acting debut in 1995, she has starred in a variety of film genres, including several commercial Hollywood motion pictures, indie and art house films. Blair officially started her professional acting ...more

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Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Age: 43

Birthplace: Southfield, Michigan, United States of America

Credits: Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Hellboy, Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde

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#1437 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#52 on Famous Boarding School Alumni

#218 on 300+ Famous People Who Went to Prep School

#348 on Who Should Be in the 2013 Maxim Hot 100?

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Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cranbrook Schools Alumni
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Willard Mitt Romney is an American politician and businessman who was the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 election. Before his presidential bid, he served as the 70th Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007. Raised in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, by his ...more

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Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Management consulting

Age: 68

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Credits: Mitt, 2012 CMT Music Awards, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, Mile High: How to Win... and Lose... the White House

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#31 on The Most Trustworthy Politicians

#26 on Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

#176 on Annoying Celebrities Who Should Just Go Away Already

#141 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

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Michael Kinsley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cranbrook Schools Alumni
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Michael Kinsley is an American political journalist, commentator, television host, and pundit. Primarily active in print media as both a writer and editor, he also became known to television audiences as a co-host on Crossfire. Kinsley has been a notable participant in the mainstream media's ...more

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Profession: Editor, Commentator, Journalist, Actor Writer, + more

Age: 64

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Credits: Dave, Crossfire

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Daniel Ellsberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cranbrook Schools Alumni
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Daniel Ellsberg is an activist and former United States military analyst who, while employed by the RAND Corporation, precipitated a national political controversy in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret Pentagon study of U.S. government decision-making in relation to the Vietnam ...more

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Profession: Author, Economist

Age: 84

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Credits: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, The Sixties: The Years That Shaped the Generation

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Bob Woodruff is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cranbrook Schools Alumni
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Robert Warren "Bob" Woodruff is an American television journalist. His career in journalism dates back to 1989, and he is widely known for succeeding Peter Jennings as co-anchor of ABC News's weekday news broadcast, World News Tonight, in December 2005. In January 2006, he was critically wounded by ...more

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Profession: Journalist, Newsreader

Age: 54

Birthplace: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States of America

Credits: ABC World News, ABC 2000 Today, Focus Earth with Bob Woodruff

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#167 on Celebrities with Twin Children

#121 on Famous Boarding School Alumni

#220 on 300+ Famous People Who Went to Prep School

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Michael Dyson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cranbrook Schools Alumni
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Michael Eric Dyson is an American academic, author, and radio host. He is a professor of sociology at Georgetown University. Described by Michael A. Fletcher as "a Princeton PhD and a child of the streets who takes pains never to separate the two", Dyson has authored and edited 18 books dealing with ...more

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Profession: Author, Radio personality, Actor, Writer Minister of religion, + more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

Credits: Waist Deep, Black in the 80s, The Ed Show

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Scott G. McNealy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cranbrook Schools Alumni
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Scott McNealy, 52, is chairman of the board of directors of Sun Microsystems, a company he co-founded in 1982 and chairman of Sun Federal Inc. From 1984 to 2006, McNealy served as chief executive officer and chairman at Sun, steering the Company to constant innovation in open, network ...more

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Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur

Age: 61

Birthplace: Columbus, Indiana, United States of America

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