Famous Avon Old Farms Alumni

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People on this list must have gone to Avon Old Farms and be of some renown.

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

List features graduates like Jonathan Quick and Brian Leetch.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Avon Old Farms?” and “Which celebrities are Avon Old Farms alumni?”

  • Pete Seeger
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    Peter Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and social activist. A fixture on nationwide radio in the 1940s, he also had a string of hit records during the early 1950s as a member of the Weavers, most notably their recording of Lead Belly's "Goodnight, Irene", which topped the charts for 13 weeks in 1950. Members of the Weavers were blacklisted during the McCarthy Era. In the 1960s, Seeger re-emerged on the public scene as a prominent singer of protest music in support of international disarmament, civil rights, counterculture, and environmental causes. A prolific songwriter, his best-known songs include "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" (with Joe Hickerson), ...more
    • Profession: Activist, Songwriter, Environmentalist, Musician, Lyricist
    • Age: Dec. at 94 (1919-2014)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
  • Brian Joseph Leetch (born March 3, 1968) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman who played 18 National Hockey League (NHL) seasons with the New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Boston Bruins. He is generally considered one of the top defensemen in NHL history, being particularly noted for his skating, offense, and playmaking abilities. He and fellow Rangers teammate Mike Richter were inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2008. Leetch was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto the following year (his first year of eligibility). In 2017 Leetch was named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history.Leetch accumulated many individual honors ...more
    • Profession: Ice Hockey Player
    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas
  • John Gillespie Magee Jr. (9 June 1922 – 11 December 1941) was a World War II Anglo-American Royal Canadian Air Force fighter pilot and poet, who wrote the poem High Flight. He was killed in an accidental mid-air collision over England in 1941.
    • Profession: Pilot
    • Age: Dec. at 19 (1922-1941)
    • Birthplace: Shanghai, China
  • Jonathan Quick
    Photo: Joe Kohen / Getty images
    Jonathan Douglas Quick (born January 21, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL). Quick was selected in the third round, 72nd overall, by Los Angeles at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Quick is a two-time Vezina Trophy nominee and William M. Jennings Trophy winner and was a silver medalist with the United States at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He won his first Stanley Cup championship with the Kings on June 11, 2012, and his second in 2014, again with the Kings. He was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs, the most recent goaltender to win the award.
    • Profession: Ice Hockey Player, Athlete
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Milford, Connecticut
  • Richard Yates
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    Richard Yates (February 3, 1926 – November 7, 1992) was an American fiction writer identified with the mid-century "Age of Anxiety". His first novel, Revolutionary Road, was a finalist for the 1962 National Book Award, while his first short story collection, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness, brought comparisons to James Joyce. Critical acclaim for his writing, however, was not reflected in commercial success during his lifetime. Interest in Yates has revived somewhat since his death, partly because of an influential 1999 essay by Stewart O'Nan in the Boston Review, a 2003 biography by Blake Bailey and the 2008 Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning film Revolutionary Road starring Kate ...more
    • Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer
    • Age: Dec. at 66 (1926-1992)
    • Birthplace: Yonkers, New York
  • Cam Atkinson
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    Cameron Thomas Atkinson (born June 5, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently an alternate captain for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). Atkinson was selected by the Blue Jackets in the sixth round, 157th overall, of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Although smaller than most forwards in the NHL, he is known for his great speed, soft hands and excellent shooting skills.
    • Profession: Ice Hockey Player
    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut