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Famous Cranbrook Schools Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Cranbrook Schools and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include Elizabeth Berkley, Mitt Romney and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Cranbrook Schools?” and “Which celebrities are Cranbrook Schools alumni?”
  • 1
    Elizabeth Berkley


    BirthplaceFarmington Hills, Michigan, USA

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  • 2
    Selma Blair

    Selma Blair

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceSouthfield, Michigan, USA

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  • 3
    Mitt Romney

    Mitt Romney

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American politician and businessman serving as... more on Wikipedia

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    Michael Kinsley

    Michael Kinsley

    Editor, Commentator


    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

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  • 5
    Daniel Ellsberg

    Daniel Ellsberg

    Author, Economist


    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

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  • 6
    Bob Woodruff

    Bob Woodruff

    Journalist, Newsreader


    BirthplaceBloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA

    Robert Warren Woodruff (born August 18, 1961) is an American television journalist.

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    Michael Dyson

    Michael Dyson

    Author, Radio personality


    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    Michael Eric Dyson (born October 23, 1958) is an academic, author, preacher, and radio host.... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Scott G. McNealy

    Scott G. McNealy

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceColumbus, Indiana

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  • 9
    Jaime Ray Newman

    Jaime Ray Newman

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceFarmington Hills, Michigan, United States of America

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  • 10
    Alexi Lalas

    Alexi Lalas

    Commentator, Coach


    BirthplaceBirmingham, Michigan

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  • 11
    Alan K. Simpson

    Alan K. Simpson

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceArea code 720, Colorado, Area code 303, Denver, Area codes 303 and 720

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  • 12
    Jay Adelson

    Jay Adelson

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  • 13


    BirthplaceSaginaw, Michigan

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  • 14
    Michael Barone

    Michael Barone

    Editor, Commentator


    BirthplaceHighland Park, Detroit, Michigan, USA

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  • 15
    Pete Dawkins

    Pete Dawkins

    American football player


    BirthplaceRoyal Oak, Michigan

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    Ann Romney

    Ann Romney



    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

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