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

Ellen Bryant Voigt and Kathleen Parker are included in this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Converse College?” and “Which celebrities are Converse College alumni?”
Carlisle Floyd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Converse College Alumni
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Carlisle Floyd is an American opera composer. The son of a Methodist minister, he has based many of his works on themes from the South. His best known opera, Susannah, is based on a story from the Apocrypha, transferred to contemporary, rural Tennessee, and is set in a Southern dialect. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 92

Birthplace: Latta, South Carolina, United States of America

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Kimilee Bryant

Kimilee Karyn Bryant is an American actress, singer and former Miss South Carolina. Bryant is best known for playing the role of Christine Daae in the Broadway and other productions of The Phantom of the Opera, and later the role of Carlotta in the same musical. She has sung at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall and played many roles in U.S. regional theatres and opera, including at New York City Center with the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players. She has also performed in cabaret, film and television. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Berea, South Carolina, USA

Ellen Bryant Voigt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Converse College Alumni
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Ellen Bryant Voigt is an American poet. She has published six collections of poetry and a collection of craft essays. Her poetry collection Shadow of Heaven was a finalist for the National Book Award and Kyrie was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her poetry has been published in several national publications. She served as the Poet Laureate of Vermont for four years and in 2003 was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Voigt grew up in Chatham, Virginia, graduated from Converse College, and received an M.F.A. from the University of Iowa. She has taught at M.I.T. and Goddard College where in 1976 she developed and directed the nation's first ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

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Kathleen Parker is an American newspaper columnist. Her columns are syndicated nationally by The Washington Post and appear in more than 400 media outlets, both online and in print. Parker is a consulting faculty member at the Buckley School of Public Speaking, and has appeared on television shows such as The Chris Matthews Show. Parker describes herself politically as "mostly right of center" and was the highest scoring conservative pundit in a 2012 retrospective study of pundit prediction accuracy in 2008. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Winter Haven, Florida, United States of America

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