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

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

Items include everything from David Lynch to Janusz Kamiński.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to AFI Conservatory?” and “Which celebrities are AFI Conservatory alumni?”
David Lynch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous AFI Conservatory Alumni
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David Keith Lynch is an American film director, television director, visual artist, musician, actor, and author. Known for his surrealist films, he has developed a unique cinematic style. The surreal and, in many cases, violent elements contained within his films have been known to "disturb, offend ...more

Profession: Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer, Musician, Cinematographer, + more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Missoula, Montana, United States of America

Credits: Mulholland Drive, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992), The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet

Also Ranked

#17 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#60 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

#10 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#27 on The Best Horror Directors in Film History

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David Milhous is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous AFI Conservatory Alumni
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David Milhous is a film and television editor and one of the founding members of the American Post-Punk band Lippy's Garden. Milhous spent a number of years editing news at CNN in Atlanta before turning to more dramatic long form storytelling. His work as an editor has aired on CBS, CNBC, NBC, ABC, ...more

Profession: Songwriter, Drummer

Age: 49

Birthplace: Pomona, California, United States of America

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Janusz Kamiński is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous AFI Conservatory Alumni
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Janusz Zygmunt Kamiński is a Polish cinematographer and film director who started his career in the United States. He rose to fame in the 1990s following Cool as Ice and Schindler's List. Since then, he has photographed all of Steven Spielberg's films. He won the Academy Award for Best ...more

Profession: Cinematographer, Film Director

Age: 57

Birthplace: Ziębice, Poland

Credits: Lost Souls, The Divide, Hania

Also Ranked

#8 on The Greatest Cinematographers in Movie History

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Mimi Leder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous AFI Conservatory Alumni
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Miriam "Mimi" Leder is an American film director and producer noted for her action films and use of special effects. She was the first female graduate of the AFI Conservatory in 1973. ...more

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Film Director

Age: 63

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Credits: ER, Shameless, The West Wing, Deep Impact, L.A. Law, + more

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