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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Choate Rosemary Hall and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include John F. Kennedy, Michael Douglas and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Choate Rosemary Hall?” and “Which celebrities are Choate Rosemary Hall alumni?”
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John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Politician, Military Officer, Author
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), also referred to as John F. Kennedy, JFK, John Kennedy or Jack Kennedy, was the 35th President of the United States. He served from ...more
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Michael Douglas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
Michael Kirk Douglas is an American actor and producer, primarily in movies and television. He has won four Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award, two Academy Awards—as producer of ...more
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Ivanka Trump is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Businessperson, Fashion Model
Ivanka Marie Trump is an American businesswoman, writer, and former model. In her role as Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions at The Trump Organization, Trump is involved ...more
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Jamie Lee Curtis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Author, Actor, Voice acting
Jamie Lee Curtis, Lady Haden-Guest is an American actress and author. She made her film debut in 1978 by starring as Laurie Strode in John Carpenter's Halloween. A big hit, the film established ...more
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Amanda Hearst is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Fashion Model
Amanda Randolph Hearst is an American socialite, activist, fashion model, and heiress to the Hearst Corporation, William Randolph Hearst's media conglomerate. She is an associate market editor ...more
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Glenn Close is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
Glenn Close is an American film, television and stage actress. Throughout her long and varied career, she has been consistently acclaimed for her versatility and is widely regarded as one of the ...more
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Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti is an American actor. Giamatti began his career as a supporting actor in several films produced during the 1990s including The Truman Show, The Negotiator, and Man ...more
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James Whitmore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Actor
James Allen Whitmore, Jr. was an American film, theatre and television actor. He won a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award, and was nominated for two Academy Awards.
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Lauren Ambrose is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Actor
Lauren Ambrose is an American film, television, and stage actress.
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Edward Albee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Screenwriter, Author, Writer
Edward Franklin Albee III is an American playwright who is known for works such as The Zoo Story, The Sandbox, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. His works are considered well-crafted, often ...more
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Alan Jay Lerner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Songwriter, Librettist, Screenwriter
Alan Jay Lerner was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, and later Burton Lane, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical ...more
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Adlai Stevenson II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Politician
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II was an American politician and diplomat, noted for his intellectual demeanor, eloquent public speaking, and promotion of liberal causes in the Democratic Party. He ...more
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Robert Mosbacher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Politician
Robert Adam Mosbacher, Sr. was an American businessman, accomplished yacht racer, and a Republican politician.
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Ali MacGraw is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Activist, Model, Author
Elizabeth Alice "Ali" MacGraw is an American actress. She first gained attention with her role in Goodbye, Columbus in 1969, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising ...more
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Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Pilot, Soldier
Lieutenant Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy, Jr. was a junior officer in the United States Navy, a Naval Aviator, and a land-based patrol bomber pilot during World War II. He was the ...more
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Dov Charney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Businessperson
Dov Charney is a Canadian businessman and the founder and former CEO of American Apparel, a clothing manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer which he started at age 20. He was involved in nearly ...more
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John Dos Passos is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Painter, Poet, Journalist
John Roderigo Dos Passos was a radical American novelist and artist active in the first half of the twentieth century. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, and he went on to Harvard College, ...more
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James Laughlin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Writer
James Laughlin was an American poet and literary book publisher who founded New Directions Publishing.
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Paul Mellon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Horse trainer
Paul Mellon was an American philanthropist and an owner/breeder of thoroughbred racehorses. He is one of only five people ever designated an "Exemplar of Racing" by the National Museum ...more
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Alan Lomax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Alan Lomax Songwriter, Historian, Musician
Alan Lomax was one of the great American field collectors of folk music of the 20th century. He was also a folklorist, ethnomusicologist, archivist, writer, scholar, political activist, oral ...more
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Julie Chu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete
Julie Wu Chu is an American Olympic ice hockey player who plays the position of forward on the United States women's ice hockey team and the position of defense on the Montreal Stars. She won ...more
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Angela Ruggiero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Ice Hockey Player, Author, Athlete
Angela Marie Ruggiero is an American ice hockey defenseman. She is a member of the International Olympic Committee and was a member of the United States women's national ice hockey team, ...more
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Victoria Nuland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Diplomat
Victoria Jane Nuland is the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the United States Department of State.
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Philip Gourevitch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Editor, Journalist, Author
Philip Gourevitch, an American author and journalist, is a longtime staff writer for The New Yorker and a former editor of The Paris Review. His most recent book is The Ballad of Abu Ghraib, an ...more
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Tom Dey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Film Director
Thomas Ridgeway "Tom" Dey is an American film director, screenwriter and producer. His credits include Shanghai Noon, Showtime, Failure to Launch and Marmaduke. Dey was born in ...more