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Famous College Of William And Mary Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 22.9k views214 items

List RulesPeople 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

    Commentator, Talk show host
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    Thomas Jefferson

    Statesman, Inventor
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    Patton Oswalt

    Comedian, Television producer
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    Glenn Close

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    Kelly Choi

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    Christopher Bram

    Novelist, Writer
    Christopher Bram (born 1952) is an American author. Bram grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia...  more
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    James Monroe

    Politician, Farmer
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    John Marshall

    Judge, Politician
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    Henry Clay

    Statesman, Politician
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    John Tyler

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    John Boswell

    Historian, Writer
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    Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was an American military commander and political...  more

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    Kathryn Ann Fleming (October 6, 1965 – December 14, 2006) was an American actress, voice...  more
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    Robert Gates

    Statesman, Politician
    Robert Michael Gates (born September 25, 1943) is an American statesman, scholar, intelligence...  more
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    Perry Ellis

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    Bill Lawrence

    Television director, Television producer
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    Dina Titus

    Politician, Political scientist
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    Christina Romer

    Professor, Economist
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    John J. Crittenden

    Politician, Lawyer
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    Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart (April 2, 1807 – February 13, 1891) was a prominent Virginia...  more
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    Joseph J. Ellis

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    James Comey

    Businessperson
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