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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 Private Parts, The Truman Show, Saving ...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
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

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Caterina Fake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Caterina Fake Businessperson Caterina Fake is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman. She co-founded the websites Flickr and Hunch.

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Rick Rosenthal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Richard L. "Rick" Rosenthal, Jr. is an American film and television director, known for directing episodes of many popular TV series, as well as the films Halloween II and Halloween: ...more

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William Larimer Mellon, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Physician William Larimer "Larry" Mellon was an American philanthropist and physician. He was born in Pittsburgh June 26, 1910, the son of financier William Larimer Mellon, Sr. and a grandnephew ...more

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Nat Benchley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Actor, Writer Nathaniel Robert "Nat" Benchley is an American writer and actor who has performed on stage, television, and film.

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William O. Harbach is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
William O. Harbach Television director, Television producer, Author William Otto Harbach is an American television producer, director and author. In his television career, spanning the years 1951 through 1979, he won multiple awards, including four Emmy Awards ...more

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Geoffrey S. Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Screenwriter, Film Director Geoffrey Fletcher is a film screenwriter.

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Chester Bowles is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Chester Bliss Bowles was a liberal Democratic American diplomat and politician from Connecticut.

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John Burnham Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
John Burnham Schwartz Novelist, Screenwriter, Author John Burnham Schwartz is an American novelist.

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James Orthwein is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
James Orthwein James Busch Orthwein was an American advertising executive and great-grandson of Anheuser-Busch founder Adolphus Busch. Orthwein owned the New England Patriots from 1992 to 1993.

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James Peck is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
James Peck James Peck was an American activist who practiced nonviolent resistance during World War II and in the Civil Rights movement. He is the only person who participated in both the Journey of ...more

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Hilary Knight is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete Hilary Knight is an ice hockey player.

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Lem Billings is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Lem Billings Kirk LeMoyne "Lem" Billings was the prep school roommate and then lifelong close friend of President John F. Kennedy. Billings took leave from his business career to work on Kennedy's ...more

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Windsor Utley is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Windsor Utley Windsor Utley was an American musician, artist, teacher and gallery owner, closely associated with the painter Mark Tobey.

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Dean Georgaris is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni
Teresa Woo added Dean Georgaris Film Producer, Screenwriter Dean Georgaris is a film producer and screenwriter.