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Famous Cushing Academy Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Cushing Academy and be of some renown.

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

With graduates ranging from John Cena to Bette Davis, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Cushing Academy?” and “Which celebrities are Cushing Academy alumni?”
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    Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (; April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television, and theater. With a career spanning 60 years, she is regarded as one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history. She was noted for playing unsympathetic, sardonic characters, and was famous for her performances in a range of film genres, from contemporary crime melodramas to historical and period films, suspense horror, and occasional comedies, although her greatest successes were her roles in romantic dramas.After appearing in Broadway plays, Davis moved to Hollywood in the summer of 1930. However, her early films for Universal Studios (and as a loanout to other studios) were...  more
    • Profession: Actor
    • Age: Dec. at 81 (1908-1989)
    • Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Gender: Female

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  • Nathan Jay Berkus (born September 17, 1971) is an American interior designer, author, and television personality. He runs the Chicago interior design firm Nate Berkus Associates and was a regularly featured guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, offering design advice to viewers as well as coordinating surprise make-overs for people's homes. He has released numerous lines of products and authored several books.His own show, The Nate Berkus Show, debuted in broadcast syndication September 13, 2010, featuring make-overs, culture, design, and personal advice. It was co-produced by Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television, and was cancelled after its second season ended on May 24, 2012....  more
    • Profession: Interior designer, Film Producer, Presenter
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Gender: Male
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    John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (; born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, actor, rapper, and TV personality. As a wrestler, he is currently signed to WWE. As a TV personality, he is currently the host of Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? on Nickelodeon. Cena was born and raised in West Newbury, Massachusetts. He moved to California in 1998, where he pursued a career as a bodybuilder before transitioning into professional wrestling in 1999 when he debuted for Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW). Cena soon signed with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in 2000, and was initially assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). In WWE, Cena gained industry fame after adopting a...  more
    • Profession: Bodybuilder, Rapper, Wrestler, Musician, Actor
    • Age: 43
    • Gender: Male

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  • Thomas Emilio Poti (born March 22, 1977) is an American former professional ice hockey player. He played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL)....  more
    • Profession: Ice Hockey Player
    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts
    • Gender: Male