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List Rules People on this list must have gone to College of William and Mary and be of some renown.

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

Examples of graduates on this list: Thomas Jefferson, Jon Stewart and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to College of William and Mary?” and “Which celebrities are College of William and Mary alumni?”
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Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Commentator, Talk show host, Journalist
Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, November 28, 1962) is an American comedian, writer, producer, director, actor, media critic, and former television host. He was the host of The Daily ...more
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Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Statesman, Inventor, Author
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. He was a spokesman for democracy, and ...more
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Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer
Patton Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor and voice actor known for roles such as Spencer Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens and for voicing Remy in the film
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Glenn Close is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary 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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Kelly Choi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Television director, Journalist, Television producer
Kelly Choi is the former host of Bravo TV's Top Chef spin-off, Top Chef Masters, which premiered on June 10, 2009. Choi is also an Emmy-award winning Korean-American television personality on ...more
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Christopher Bram is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Novelist, Writer
Christopher Bram is an American author. Bram grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he was a paperboy and an Eagle Scout. He graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1974. He moved ...more
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James Monroe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Politician, Farmer, Lawyer
James Monroe was the fifth President of the United States. Monroe was the last president who was a Founding Father of the United States and the last president from the Virginia dynasty and the ...more
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John Marshall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Judge, Politician, Jurist
John Marshall was the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. His court opinions helped lay the basis for United States constitutional law and made the Supreme Court of ...more
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Henry Clay is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Statesman, Politician, Lawyer
Henry Clay, Sr. was an American lawyer, politician, and skilled orator who represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives. He served three different terms as ...more
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John Tyler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
John Tyler was the tenth President of the United States. He was elected vice president on the 1840 Whig ticket with William Henry Harrison, and became president after his running mate's death in ...more
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John Boswell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Historian, Writer
John Eastburn Boswell was a prominent historian and a professor at Yale University. Many of Boswell's studies focused on the issue of religion and homosexuality, specifically Christianity and ...more
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Winfield Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Winfield Scott was a United States Army general, and unsuccessful presidential candidate of the Whig Party in 1852. Known as "Old Fuss and Feathers" and the "Grand Old Man of the ...more
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Kate Fleming is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Kathryn Ann "Kate" Fleming was an American actress, artist, singer, and award-winning audiobook narrator and producer. She was the owner and executive producer at Cedar House Audio, an ...more
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Robert Gates is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Statesman, Politician
Robert Michael Gates is an American statesman, scholar and university president who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011. Gates served for 26 years in the ...more
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Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Fashion designer
Perry Edwin Ellis was an American fashion designer who founded his eponymous sportswear house, in the mid-1970s. Ellis' influence on the fashion industry has been called "a huge turning ...more
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Bill Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter
William Van Duzer "Bill" Lawrence IV is an American screenwriter, producer, and director. He is best known as the creator of the sitcom Scrubs, co-creator of Cougar Town and co-creator ...more
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Steven Culp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Actor
Steven Bradford Culp is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles as Rex Van de Kamp on ABC's Desperate Housewives, Clayton Webb on JAG, and Speaker of the United States ...more
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Dina Titus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Politician, Political scientist
Alice Costandina "Dina" Titus is an American politician who has been the United States Representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district since 2013. She previously served as U.S. ...more
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Christina Romer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Professor, Economist
Christina D. Romer is the Class of 1957 Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley and a former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Obama ...more
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Mike Tomlin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Coach
Michael Pettaway "Mike" Tomlin is the current head coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the American Football Conference, succeeding Bill Cowher. Tomlin is the third youngest head ...more
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John J. Crittenden is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
John Jordan Crittenden was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He represented the state in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate and twice served as United States ...more
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Dylan Baker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Actor
Dylan Baker is an American actor, known for playing supporting roles in both major studio and independent films along with regular work in television and on stage.
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Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart was a US political figure. Stuart served as the Secretary of the Interior between 1850 and 1853.
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Joseph J. Ellis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Historian, Professor, Author
Joseph John Ellis is an American historian and professor whose work focuses on the lives and times of the founders of the United States of America. American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas ...more
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James Comey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni
Businessperson
James Brien Comey, Jr. is the seventh and current director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was the United States Deputy Attorney General, serving in President George W. Bush's ...more