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

This list below has everything from Leonard Nimoy to Cliff Robertson.

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

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Cliff Robertson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Cliff Robertson Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Clifford Parker "Cliff" Robertson III was an American actor with a film and television career that spanned half a century. Robertson portrayed a young John F. Kennedy in the 1963 film ...more

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Rod Serling is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Rod Serling Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor Rodman Edward "Rod" Serling was an American screenwriter, playwright, television producer, and narrator known for his live television dramas of the 1950s and his science fiction ...more

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Leland Clark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Leland Clark Chemist, Inventor Leland C. Clark Jr. was an American biochemist born in Rochester, New York. He is most well known as the inventor of the Clark electrode, a device used for measuring oxygen in blood, water and ...more

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Leonard Nimoy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Leonard Nimoy Poet, Songwriter, Actor Leonard Simon Nimoy was an American actor, film director, photographer, author, poet, singer and songwriter. He was known for his role as Mr. Spock of the Star Trek franchise. Nimoy began his ...more

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Coretta Scott King is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Coretta Scott King Civil rights activist, Author, Singer Coretta Scott King was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. Coretta Scott King helped lead the African-American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. King was an active advocate ...more

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Richard Pillard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Richard Pillard Physician Richard Colestock Pillard is a professor of psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine. He was the first openly gay psychiatrist in the United States.

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Richard Socarides is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Richard Socarides Commentator, Lawyer Richard Socarides is a Democratic political strategist, writer, commentator and a New York attorney. Socarides was named Head of Public Affairs for Gerson Lehrman Group in August 2013. He was a ...more

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Peter H. Irons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Peter H. Irons Author, Social activist, Lawyer Peter H. Irons is an American political activist, civil rights attorney, legal scholar, and professor emeritus of political science. He has written many books on the U.S. Supreme Court and ...more

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Jorma Kaukonen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Jorma Kaukonen Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician Jorma Ludwik Kaukonen, Jr. is an American blues, folk, and rock guitarist, best known for his work with Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna.

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Mia Zapata is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Mia Zapata Singer Mia Katherine Zapata was the lead singer for the Seattle punk band The Gits.

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Douglas Sadownick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Douglas Sadownick Writer Douglas Sadownick is a gay American writer and psychologist.

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Stephen Jay Gould is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Stephen Jay Gould Paleontologist, Biologist, Historian Stephen Jay Gould was an American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist and historian of science. He was also one of the most influential and widely read writers of popular science of his ...more

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Mario Capecchi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Mario Capecchi Geneticist, Researcher, Scientist Mario Ramberg Capecchi is an Italian-born American molecular geneticist and a co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering a method to create mice in which a ...more

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Mark Strand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Mark Strand Poet, Novelist, Essayist Mark Strand was a Canadian-born American poet, essayist and translator. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1990 and received the Wallace Stevens ...more

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Eleanor Holmes Norton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Eleanor Holmes Norton Lawyer Eleanor Holmes Norton is a Delegate to the United States Congress representing the District of Columbia. As a non-voting member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Norton may serve on ...more

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Clifford Geertz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Clifford Geertz Anthropologist, Writer Clifford James Geertz was an American anthropologist who is remembered mostly for his strong support for and influence on the practice of symbolic anthropology, and who was considered "for ...more

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John de Jongh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
John de Jongh Politician, Real Estate Broker John Percy de Jongh, Jr. was the 28th Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands. De Jongh previously served as Commissioner of Finance after being appointed in 1987. He left public office in 1992 and ...more

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Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Judge, Author, Lawyer Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr. was a prominent African-American civil rights advocate, author, and federal appeals court judge. Higginbotham was the seventh African-American Article III judge ...more

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Americus V. Rice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Americus V. Rice Businessperson, Politician, Banker Americus Vespucius Rice was a nineteenth-century politician, banker, and businessman from Ohio. He served in the Union Army during the American Civil War and was promoted to brigadier general at ...more

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J. Warren Keifer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
J. Warren Keifer Lawyer Joseph Warren Keifer was a major general during the Spanish–American War and a prominent U.S. politician during the 1880s. He served in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican ...more

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Tom Mooney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Tom Mooney Trade unionist, Teacher Tom Mooney was an American and public school teacher.

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Lawrence Block is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Lawrence Block Novelist, Writer Lawrence Block is an American crime writer best known for two long-running New York–set series about the recovering alcoholic P.I. Matthew Scudder and the gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr. ...more

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Louis Sachar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Louis Sachar Novelist, Author, Writer Louis Sachar is an American writer of children's books. He is best known for the series Sideways Stories From Wayside School and for the novels Pig City, in the UK, and Holes, which he has ...more

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Joseph H. Ball is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Joseph H. Ball Politician Joseph Hurst Ball was an American journalist, politician and businessman. Ball served as a Republican senator from Minnesota from 1940 to 1949. He was a conservative in domestic policy and a ...more

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Olympia Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Olympia Brown Olympia Brown was an American suffragist. She is regarded as the first woman to graduate from a theological school, as well as becoming the first full-time ordained minister. Brown was also one ...more

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Warren G. Bennis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Warren G. Bennis Professor, Author Warren Gamaliel Bennis was an American scholar, organizational consultant and author, widely regarded as a pioneer of the contemporary field of Leadership studies. Bennis was University ...more

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Cary Nelson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Cary Nelson Professor, Writer Cary Nelson, professor of English and Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was president of the American Association of University ...more

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Herb Gardner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Herb Gardner Screenwriter, Cartoonist, Graphic Designer Herbert George Gardner, better known as Herb Gardner, was an American commercial artist, cartoonist, playwright and screenwriter.

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Elizabeth Clare Prophet is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Elizabeth Clare Prophet Lecturer, Author Elizabeth Clare Prophet was an American New Age minister and religious figure, self-proclaimed prophet, author, orator, and writer. In 1963 she married Mark L. Prophet, who five years earlier, ...more

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Donald Clark is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Donald Clark Psychologist Donald H. Clark is an American writer, teacher, consultant and clinical psychologist who has specialized in group and individual work with gay people since 1968. His writing includes fiction, ...more

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Joseph Young Bergen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Joseph Young Bergen Scientist, Science writer, Botanist Joseph Young Bergen was an American botanist.

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Sylvia Nasar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Sylvia Nasar Journalist, Biographer, Professor Sylvia Nasar is a German-born American journalist, best known for her biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., A Beautiful Mind.

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Richard Pacheco is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Richard Pacheco Pornographic actor, Screenwriter, Film Director Richard Pacheco is an American former pornographic film and video actor, writer and director who retired from the X-rated business in the mid-1980s. He appeared in more than 100 x-rated films ...more

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Isaac R. Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Isaac R. Sherwood Isaac Ruth Sherwood was an American politician and newspaper editor from Toledo, Ohio, as well as an officer in the Union army during the Civil War. He served nine terms in the United States ...more

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David Wilcox is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
David Wilcox Singer David Patrick Wilcox is an American folk musician and singer-songwriter guitarist. He has been active in the music business since the late 1980s.

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Charles O. Paullin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Charles O. Paullin Historian Charles Oscar Paullin was an important naval historian, who made a significant early contribution to the administrative history of the United States Navy.

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Roswell G. Horr is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Roswell G. Horr Lawyer Roswell Gilbert Horr was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. Horr was born in Waitsfield, Vermont and moved with his parents to Lorain County, Ohio, in 1834, where he attended the ...more

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Roy London is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Roy London Television director, Screenwriter, Actor Roy London was an American actor and acting coach and teacher.

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Arthur A. Dole is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Arthur A. Dole Psychologist Arthur A. Dole is an emeritus professor of education at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1992, Dole was inducted into the group of faculty at University of Pennsylvania who have served more ...more

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Brian Aker is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Brian Aker Brian Aker, born August 4, 1972 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA is an open-source hacker who has worked on various Apache modules, the Slash system, and numerous storage engines for the MySQL ...more

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David C. Farrell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
David C. Farrell David C. Farrell served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The May Department Stores Company. He has been a Director of Emerson Electric Co., since 1989 and Nestle Purina PetCare Company ...more

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Michael Gronstal is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Michael Gronstal Michael E. Gronstal is the Iowa State Senator representing the 50th District in the Iowa Senate. He has served since 1985 and is currently the majority leader and chairman of the Rules and ...more

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Bill Bradbury is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Bill Bradbury Bill Bradbury is an American politician from the US state of Oregon. A native of Illinois, he grew up in Chicago and Pennsylvania before moving to the West Coast where he worked in broadcast ...more

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Ralph Keyes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Ralph Keyes Writer Ralph Keyes is a rugby player who won 8 caps playing at fly-half for the Irish rugby union side. He made his international test debut at the age of 24 on 1 March 1986 against England in the 1986 ...more

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Victor Nuñez is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Victor Nuñez Screenwriter, Film Editor, Film Director Victor Nuñez is a film director, professor at the Florida State University College of Motion Picture, Television and Recording Arts, and a founding member of the Independent Feature ...more

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Chester G. Atkins is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Chester G. Atkins Chester Greenough Atkins is a former member of the United States House of Representatives. He is a Democrat from Massachusetts. Atkins was born in Geneva, Switzerland on April 14, 1948 and ...more

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Leo Drey is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Leo Drey Businessperson, Philanthropist Leo A. Drey, is a Missouri timber magnate, conservationist, and philanthropist. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, to a wealthy manufacturer of glassware, Drey began acquiring timberland in the ...more

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Alice Gerrard is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Alice Gerrard Singer Alice Gerrard is an American bluegrass singer, banjoist, and guitar player. She performed in a duo with Hazel Dickens and as part of The Back Creek Buddies with Matokie Slaughter. Gerrard was ...more

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John Korty is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
John Korty Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter John Korty is an American film director and animator, best known for the television film The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and the documentary Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get ...more

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Charles R. Doering is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Antioch College Alumni
Charles R. Doering Mathematician Charles Rogers Doering is professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is notable for his research that is generally focused on the analysis of stochastic dynamical ...more