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Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Dartmouth College and be of some renown.

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

Items here include everything from Meryl Streep, Connie Britton, and other famous members of the Big Green.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Dartmouth College?” and “Which celebrities are Dartmouth College alumni?”

Take a look at this list of notable Dartmouth College alumni.
  • 1

    Dr. Seuss

    Illustrator, Poet
    Theodor Seuss Geisel ( or (listen); March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American ...  more

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  • 2

    Meryl Streep

    Spokesperson, Actor
    Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress. Often described as the...  more

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  • 3

    Mindy Kaling

    Television director, Comedian
    Vera Mindy Chokalingam (born June 24, 1979), known professionally as Mindy Kaling, is an...  more

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  • 4

    Michael Moriarty

    Musician, Actor
    Michael Moriarty (born April 5, 1941) is an American-Canadian stage and screen actor and jazz...  more

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  • 5

    Aisha Tyler

    Comedian, Screenwriter
    Aisha N. Tyler (born September 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, director and talk...  more

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  • 6

    Timothy Geithner

    Politician, Economist
    Timothy Franz Geithner (; born August 18, 1961) is a former American central banker who served...  more
  • 7

    Robert Frost

    Poet, Playwright
    Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was...  more

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  • 8

    Keith Boykin

    Editor, Novelist
    Keith Boykin (born August 28, 1965) is an American progressive broadcaster, author and...  more
  • 9

    Paul Gambaccini

    Radio personality, Disc jockey
    Paul Matthew Gambaccini (born April 2, 1949) is an American-British radio and television...  more
  • 10

    Daniel Webster

    Statesman, Politician
    Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was an American statesman who represented...  more
  • 11

    Paul Zamecnik

    Inventor, Scientist
    Paul Charles Zamecnik (22 November 1912 – 27 October 2009) was an American scientist who...  more
  • 12

    Laura Ingraham

    Commentator, Author
    Laura Anne Ingraham (born June 19, 1963) is an American conservative television host. Ingraham...  more

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  • 13

    Jeffrey R. Immelt

    Jeffrey Robert Immelt (born February 19, 1956) is an American business executive currently...  more
  • 14

    James H. Newman

    Physicist, Astronaut
    James Hansen Newman, Ph.D. (born October 16, 1956) is an American physicist and a former NASA...  more
  • 15
    Andrew Scott Goldstein (born March 25, 1983 in Milton, Massachusetts) is the first American...  more
  • 16

    Paul Tsongas

    Paul Efthemios Tsongas (; February 14, 1941 – January 18, 1997) was an American politician. He...  more
  • 17
    Belden Gerald Bly Jr. (September 29, 1914 in Everett, Massachusetts – November 3, 2006 in...  more
  • 18

    David Birney

    Film Producer, Screenwriter
    David Edwin Birney (born April 23, 1939) is an American actor/director whose career has...  more
  • 19
    Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Sylvanus Thayer (June 9, 1785 – September 7, 1872) also...  more
  • 20

    Leon Black

    Businessperson, Financier
    Leon David Black (born 1951) is an American investor and art collector. He specializes in...  more
  • 21
    Moses Gerrish Farmer (February 9, 1820 – May 25, 1893) was an electrical engineer and...  more
  • 22

    John Hagelin

    Politician, Physicist
    John Samuel Hagelin (born June 9, 1954) is the leader of the Transcendental Meditation (TM)...  more
  • 23
    Alden Partridge, (February 12, 1785 - January 17, 1854) was an American author, legislator,...  more
  • 24

    Brian J. White

    Lacrosse Player, Television producer
    Brian Joseph White (born April 21, 1975) is an American actor....  more
  • 25

    Shonda Rhimes

    Television producer, Film Producer
    Shonda Lynn Rhimes (born January 13, 1970) is an American television producer, television and...  more