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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many notable graduates, like Emma Watson, Julie Bowen and other famous Brown Bears.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Brown University?” and “Which celebrities are Brown University alumni?”
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John F. Kennedy, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Pilot, Businessperson, Journalist
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr., often referred to as JFK Jr. or John-John in the press, was an American lawyer, journalist, and magazine publisher. He was the only surviving son of U.S. President ...more
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Emma Watson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Model, Actor
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is an English actress, model, and activist. Watson rose to prominence as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, appearing in all eight Harry Potter films ...more
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Ted Turner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur
Robert Edward "Ted" Turner III is an American media mogul and philanthropist. As a businessman, he is known as founder of the Cable News Network more popularly known as CNN, the first ...more
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George Lincoln Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Activist, Politician
George Lincoln Rockwell was the founder of the American Nazi Party. Rockwell was a major figure in the neo-Nazi movement in the United States, and his beliefs and writings have continued to be ...more
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Eva Amurri is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Actor
Eva Maria Olivia Martino is an American actress.
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John D. Rockefeller, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
John Davison Rockefeller Jr. was an American financer and philanthropist who was a prominent member of the Rockefeller family. He was the only son among the five children of Standard Oil ...more
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André Leon Talley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Editor, Journalist, Writer
André Leon Talley is the former American editor-at-large for Vogue magazine, listed as Contributing Editor in the April 2010 masthead. Talley has been a front-row regular at fashion shows ...more
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Laura Linney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Television producer, Actor, Voice acting
Laura Leggett Linney is an American actress. A three-time Academy Award nominee and three-time Tony Award nominee, she won her first Emmy Award in 2002 for Wild Iris, and had subsequent wins for ...more
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Lisa Loeb is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Lisa Anne Loeb is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She launched her career in 1994 with the song "Stay", which was included in the film Reality Bites. She was the first ...more
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Joe Paterno is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
American Football coach, Coach, American football player
Joseph Vincent "Joe" Paterno, sometimes referred to as "JoePa", was an American college football player and coach who was the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions from ...more
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Julie Bowen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer, better known as Julie Bowen, is an American actress. She is best known for playing Carol Vessey on Ed, Denise Bauer on Boston Legal, Sarah Shephard on Lost and Claire ...more
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Chris Berman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Commentator, Announcer, Journalist
Christopher James "Chris" Berman, also known by the nickname Boomer, is an American sportscaster. He anchors SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, U.S. Open golf, ...more
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Leelee Sobieski is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Actor
Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta Sobieski, known professionally as Leelee Sobieski, is an American film and television actress. Sobieski achieved recognition in her mid-teens for her performance ...more
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Meredith Whitney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Businessperson, Financial Analyst
Meredith Ann Whitney was born November 20, 1969, and grew up in New Jersey. She is the co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Kenbelle Capital LP, a hedge fund based in New York City. She is ...more
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Rafe Judkins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Teacher
Rafe Lee Judkins was a contestant on the 11th season of Survivor, which took place in Guatemala. He is now a working TV and travel writer with credits on shows such as My Own Worst Enemy, Chuck, ...more
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Charles Evans Hughes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer
Charles Evans Hughes Sr. was an American statesman, lawyer and Republican politician from New York. He served as the 36th Governor of New York, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the ...more
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Maya Keyes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Political Activist, Social activist
Maya Jeane Marcel-Keyes is an American social and political activist and daughter of Alan Keyes, a candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination. Marcel-Keyes has been involved with ...more
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Larry Elder is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Lawyer
Laurence Allen "Larry" Elder is an American lawyer, writer and radio and television personality who calls himself the "Sage of South Central," a district of Los Angeles, ...more
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Todd Haynes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
Todd Haynes is an American independent film director and screenwriter. He is best known for his feature films Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story, Poison, Velvet Goldmine, Safe, and the Academy ...more
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Hill Harper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author
Frank Eugene Harper, known professionally as Hill Harper, is an American film, television and stage actor, and author. He is best known for his portrayal of Will Beckford in the 2000 film The
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Christine Vachon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Author
Christine Vachon is an American film producer active in the American independent film sector and daughter of Françoise Fourestier and noted photographer John Vachon. Christine Vachon ...more
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David Cicilline is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Politician
David Nicola Cicilline is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district since 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He ...more
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Lillian Moller Gilbreth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Professor, Scientist, Engineer
Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth was an American psychologist and industrial engineer. One of the first working female engineers holding a Ph.D., she is held to be the first true ...more
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Zachariah Allen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Inventor
Zachariah Allen was an American textile manufacturer, scientist, lawyer, writer, inventor and civil leader from Providence, Rhode Island. He was educated at Philips Exeter Academy and at Brown ...more
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Christopher Rice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Brown University Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer
Christopher Travis Rice is an American author. Rice has written six best-selling novels: A Density of Souls, The Snow Garden, Light Before Day, Blind Fall, The Moonlit Earth, The Heavens Rise, ...more