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Famous Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • John F. Kennedy1

    John F. Kennedy

    Politician, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 46 (1917-1963)

    BirthplaceBrookline, Massachusetts, USA

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by initials JFK...  more

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  • Michael Douglas2

    Michael Douglas

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceNew Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

    Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer. He has...  more

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  • Ivanka Trump3

    Ivanka Trump

    Businessperson, Fashion Model


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Ivana Marie "Ivanka" Trump (), also known as Yael Kushner (Hebrew: יָעֵל, lit. ibex; born...  more

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  • Jamie Lee Curtis4

    Jamie Lee Curtis

    Author, Actor


    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Jamie Lee Haden-Guest, Baroness Haden-Guest (née Curtis; born November 22, 1958) is an...  more

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  • Amanda Hearst5

    Amanda Hearst

    Fashion Model


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Amanda Randolph Hearst (born January 5, 1984) is an American socialite, activist, fashion...  more
  • Glenn Close6

    Glenn Close

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceGreenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

    Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress and producer. "Long considered one of...  more

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  • Paul Giamatti7

    Paul Giamatti

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti (; born June 6, 1967) is an American actor and producer. He...  more

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  • James Whitmore8

    AgeDec. at 88 (1921-2009)

    BirthplaceUSA, White Plains, New York

    James Allen Whitmore Jr. (October 1, 1921 – February 6, 2009) was an American film, theatre,...  more

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  • Lauren Ambrose9


    BirthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut, USA

    Lauren Ambrose (born Lauren Anne D'Ambruoso, February 20, 1978) is an American actress and...  more

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  • Edward Albee10

    Edward Albee

    Screenwriter, Author


    BirthplaceContiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Virginia

    Edward Franklin Albee III ( AWL-bee; March 12, 1928 – September 16, 2016) was an American...  more

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  • Alan Jay Lerner11

    Alan Jay Lerner

    Songwriter, Librettist

    AgeDec. at 68 (1918-1986)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist. In...  more
  • Adlai Stevenson II12

    AgeDec. at 65 (1900-1965)

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Adlai Stevenson may refer to: Adlai Stevenson I (1835–1914), U.S. Vice President (1893–1897)...  more
  • Robert Mosbacher13

    AgeDec. at 83 (1927-2010)

    BirthplaceMount Vernon, New York, United States of America

    Robert Adam Mosbacher Sr. (March 11, 1927 – January 24, 2010) was an American businessman,...  more
  • Ali MacGraw14

    Ali MacGraw

    Activist, Model


    BirthplacePound Ridge, New York, United States of America

    Elizabeth Alice "Ali" MacGraw (born April 1, 1939) is an American actress, model, author, and...  more
  • Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.15

    AgeDec. at 29 (1915-1944)

    BirthplaceBrookline, Massachusetts

    Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr. (July 25, 1915 – August 12, 1944) was a United States Navy...  more
  • Dov Charney16

    Dov Charney



    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Dov Charney (born January 31, 1969) is a Canadian businessman. He is best known for founding...  more
  • John Dos Passos17

    John Dos Passos

    Painter, Poet

    AgeDec. at 74 (1896-1970)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    John Roderigo Dos Passos (; January 14, 1896 – September 28, 1970) was an American novelist,...  more
  • James Laughlin18

    AgeDec. at 83 (1914-1997)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    James Laughlin (October 30, 1914 – November 12, 1997) was an American poet and literary book...  more
  • Paul Mellon19

    Paul Mellon

    Horse trainer

    AgeDec. at 92 (1907-1999)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Paul Mellon (June 11, 1907 – February 1, 1999) was an American philanthropist and an...  more
  • Alan Lomax20

    Alan Lomax

    Songwriter, Historian

    AgeDec. at 87 (1915-2002)

    BirthplaceAustin, Texas, United States of America

    Alan Lomax (; January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was an American ethnomusicologist, best known...  more
  • Julie Chu21

    Julie Chu

    Ice Hockey Player, Athlete


    BirthplaceBridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America

    Julie Wu Chu (born March 13, 1982) is an American Olympic ice hockey player who plays the...  more
  • Angela Ruggiero22

    Angela Ruggiero

    Ice Hockey Player, Author


    BirthplaceSimi Valley, California, United States of America

    Angela Marie Ruggiero (born January 3, 1980) is an American former ice hockey defenseman. She...  more
  • Victoria Nuland23



    Victoria Jane Nuland (born July 1, 1961) is the former Assistant Secretary of State for...  more
  • Philip Gourevitch24

    Philip Gourevitch

    Editor, Journalist


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Philip Gourevitch (born 1961), an American author and journalist, is a longtime staff writer...  more
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    Tom Dey

    Film Director


    BirthplaceHanover, New Hampshire

    Thomas Ridgeway "Tom" Dey (born April 14, 1965) is an American film director, screenwriter,...  more