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Famous Bennett College Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 8.8k views10 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Bennett College and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include Mildred Natwick, Dorothy Lavinia Brown and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Bennett College?” and “Which celebrities are Bennett College alumni?”
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  • Mildred Natwick
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    Mildred Natwick (June 19, 1905 – October 25, 1994) was an American stage, film and television actress. In 1967, she earned an Academy Award nomination for her supporting role in Barefoot in the Park. She was nominated for two Tony Awards in 1957 and 1972 and won a Primetime Emmy Award for her work in the miniseries The Snoop Sisters, opposite Helen Hayes.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Actor
    • Age: Dec. at 89 (1905-1994)
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, USA, Maryland
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    Dorothy Lavinia Brown

    Dorothy Lavinia Brown
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    Dorothy Lavinia Brown (January 7, 1914 – June 13, 2004), also known as "Dr. D.", was an African-American surgeon, legislator, and teacher. She was the first female surgeon of African-American ancestry from the Southeastern United States. She was also the first African American female to serve in the Tennessee General Assembly as she was elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives. While serving in the House of Representatives Brown fought for women rights with abortions and for the rights of people of color.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Politician, Physician, Surgeon, Writer, Teacher
    • Age: Dec. at 85 (1919-2004)
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Beverly Buchanan (October 8, 1940 – July 4, 2015) was an African-American artist whose works include painting, sculpture, video, and land art. Buchanan is noted for her exploration of Southern vernacular architecture through her art.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Artist
    • Age: 80
    • Birthplace: Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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    Monica Conyers

    Monica Conyers (born October 31, 1965) is an American politician in Detroit, Michigan. Elected to the Detroit City Council in 2005, she was elected by its members to serve as president pro tempore of the Council for the four-year term.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Politician
    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan