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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.
  • Dr. Seuss1

    Dr. Seuss

    Illustrator, Poet

    AgeDec. at 87 (1904-1991)

    BirthplaceSpringfield, Massachusetts

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

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  • Meryl Streep2

    Meryl Streep

    Spokesperson, Actor


    BirthplaceSummit, New Jersey, United States of America

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

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  • Mindy Kaling3

    Mindy Kaling

    Television director, Comedian


    BirthplaceCambridge, Massachusetts, USA

    Vera Mindy Chokalingam (born June 24, 1979), known professionally as Mindy Kaling, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Moriarty4

    Michael Moriarty

    Musician, Actor


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA

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

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  • Aisha Tyler5

    Aisha Tyler

    Comedian, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, USA

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

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  • Timothy Geithner6

    Timothy Geithner

    Politician, Economist


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States

    Timothy Franz Geithner (; born August 18, 1961) is a former American central banker who served... more on Wikipedia
  • Robert Frost7

    Robert Frost

    Poet, Playwright

    AgeDec. at 89 (1874-1963)


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

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  • Keith Boykin8

    Keith Boykin

    Editor, Novelist


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Keith Boykin (born August 28, 1965) is an American progressive broadcaster, author and... more on Wikipedia
  • Paul Gambaccini9

    Paul Gambaccini

    Radio personality, Disc jockey


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Paul Matthew Gambaccini (born April 2, 1949) is an American-British radio and television... more on Wikipedia
  • Daniel Webster10

    Daniel Webster

    Statesman, Politician

    AgeDec. at 70 (1782-1852)

    BirthplaceSalisbury, New Hampshire, USA

    Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was an American statesman who represented... more on Wikipedia
  • Paul Zamecnik11

    Paul Zamecnik

    Inventor, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 97 (1912-2009)

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio

    Paul Charles Zamecnik (22 November 1912 – 27 October 2009) was an American scientist who... more on Wikipedia
  • Laura Ingraham12

    Laura Ingraham

    Commentator, Author


    BirthplaceGlastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

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

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  • Jeffrey R. Immelt13

    Jeffrey R. Immelt



    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

    Jeffrey Robert Immelt (born February 19, 1956) is an American business executive currently... more on Wikipedia
  • James H. Newman14

    James H. Newman

    Physicist, Astronaut


    BirthplaceFederated States of Micronesia

    James Hansen Newman, Ph.D. (born October 16, 1956) is an American physicist and a former NASA... more on Wikipedia
  • Andrew Goldstein15
    Andrew Scott Goldstein (born March 25, 1983 in Milton, Massachusetts) is the first American... more on Wikipedia
  • Paul Tsongas16

    Paul Tsongas


    AgeDec. at 56 (1941-1997)

    BirthplaceMiddlesex County, United States of America, Lowell, United States, with Territories

    Paul Efthemios Tsongas (; February 14, 1941 – January 18, 1997) was an American politician. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Belden Bly17
    Belden Gerald Bly Jr. (September 29, 1914 in Everett, Massachusetts – November 3, 2006 in... more on Wikipedia
  • David Birney18

    David Birney

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    David Edwin Birney (born April 23, 1939) is an American actor/director whose career has... more on Wikipedia
  • Sylvanus Thayer19
    Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Sylvanus Thayer (June 9, 1785 – September 7, 1872) also... more on Wikipedia
  • Leon Black20

    Leon Black

    Businessperson, Financier


    Leon David Black (born 1951) is an American investor and art collector. He specializes in... more on Wikipedia
  • Moses G. Farmer21

    AgeDec. at 73 (1820-1893)

    BirthplaceBoscawen, New Hampshire

    Moses Gerrish Farmer (February 9, 1820 – May 25, 1893) was an electrical engineer and... more on Wikipedia
  • John Hagelin22

    John Hagelin

    Politician, Physicist


    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    John Samuel Hagelin (born June 9, 1954) is the leader of the Transcendental Meditation (TM)... more on Wikipedia
  • Alden Partridge23
    Alden Partridge, (February 12, 1785 - January 17, 1854) was an American author, legislator,... more on Wikipedia
  • Brian J. White24

    Brian J. White

    Lacrosse Player, Television producer


    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Brian Joseph White (born April 21, 1975) is an American actor.
  • Shonda Rhimes25

    Shonda Rhimes

    Television producer, Film Producer


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Shonda Lynn Rhimes (born January 13, 1970) is an American television producer, television and... more on Wikipedia