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List Rules People on this list must have gone to The New School and be of some renown.

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

List ranges from Bradley Cooper to Marlon Brando and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to The New School?” and “Which celebrities are The New School alumni?”

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Marlon Brando is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous The New School Alumni

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Eleanor Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Eleanor Roosevelt Politician, Diplomat, Author

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Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Bradley Cooper Film Producer, Actor

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Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Marc Jacobs Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

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Ani DiFranco is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Ani DiFranco Poet, Guitarist, Songwriter

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Tennessee Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Tennessee Williams Screenwriter, Writer, Playwright

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James Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
James Baldwin Activist, Poet, Novelist

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Tony Curtis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Tony Curtis Painter, Actor

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Veronica Webb is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Veronica Webb Journalist, Model, Actor

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Peter Falk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Peter Falk Certified Public Accountant, Television producer, Actor

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Harry Belafonte is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Harry Belafonte Songwriter, Television producer, Film Producer

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Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Tom Ford Fashion designer, Screenwriter, Designer

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John Popper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
John Popper Songwriter, Musician, Singer

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Jonah Hill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Jonah Hill Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter

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John Cage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
John Cage Film Score Composer, Musician, Author

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James Lipton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
James Lipton Pilot, Television producer, Screenwriter

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Soleil Moon Frye is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous The New School Alumni

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Shelley Winters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous The New School Alumni

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Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann Fashion Model, Actor

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Bea Arthur is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Bea Arthur Comedian, Actor, Singer

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Jesse Eisenberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Jesse Eisenberg Actor, Voice acting, Playwright

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Narciso Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Narciso Rodriguez Fashion designer, Designer

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Elaine Stritch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Elaine Stritch Actor, Voice acting, Singer

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Kevin Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Kevin Smith Comic book creator, Songwriter, Comedian

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Donna Karan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Donna Karan Fashion designer, Designer

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Ruth Benedict is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Ruth Benedict Anthropologist

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Lorraine Hansberry is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Lorraine Hansberry Activist, Theatre Director, Screenwriter

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Tobias Schneebaum is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Tobias Schneebaum Anthropologist, Artist

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Esther Rolle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Esther Rolle Actor

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Jack Kerouac is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Jack Kerouac Painter, Poet, Novelist

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Walter Matthau is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous The New School Alumni

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Anna Sui is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Anna Sui Fashion designer, Designer

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Sufjan Stevens is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Sufjan Stevens Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter

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Ellen Johnson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Ellen Johnson Social activist

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Corliss Lamont is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Corliss Lamont Politician, Writer, Philosopher

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Valerie Harper is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous The New School Alumni

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Diane Arbus is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Diane Arbus Writer, Artist, Photographer

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Caroline Rhea is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Caroline Rhea Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer

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Judith Malina is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Judith Malina Theatre Director, Actor, Writer

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Jamaica Kincaid is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Jamaica Kincaid Novelist, Essayist, Writer

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Andrew Robinson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Andrew Robinson Television director, Professor, Actor

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Stacey Farber is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous The New School Alumni

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Tatiana Santo Domingo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous The New School Alumni

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Gerda Lerner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Gerda Lerner Historian, Author, Writer

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Grace Paley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Grace Paley Poet, Author, Political Activist

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Fanya Heller is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Fanya Heller Writer

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Andrea Casiraghi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous The New School Alumni

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George Brecht is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
George Brecht Chemist, Composer, Artist

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Medea Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Medea Benjamin Politician, Author, Social activist

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Ahmad Sadri is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous The New School Alumni
Ahmad Sadri Professor