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Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 76.4k views85 items

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.
 
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  • 1
    Dr. Seuss is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    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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  • 2
    Meryl Streep is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Meryl Streep

    Spokesperson, Actor

    Age71

    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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  • 3
    Mindy Kaling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Mindy Kaling

    Television director, Comedian

    Age41

    BirthplaceCambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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  • 4
    Michael Moriarty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Michael Moriarty

    Musician, Actor

    Age79

    BirthplaceArea code 313, Metro Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, Contiguous United States

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

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  • 5
    Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Aisha Tyler

    Comedian, Screenwriter

    Age50

    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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  • 6
    Timothy Geithner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Timothy Geithner

    Politician, Economist

    Age59

    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
  • 7
    Robert Frost is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Robert Frost

    Poet, Playwright

    AgeDec. at 89 (1874-1963)

    BirthplaceCalifornia

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

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  • 8
    Keith Boykin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Keith Boykin

    Editor, Novelist

    Age55

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Keith Boykin (born August 28, 1965) is an American progressive broadcaster, author and... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Paul Gambaccini is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Paul Gambaccini

    Radio personality, Disc jockey

    Age71

    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
  • 10
    Daniel Webster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Daniel Webster

    Statesman, Politician

    AgeDec. at 70 (1782-1852)

    BirthplaceSalisbury, New Hampshire, United States of America

    Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was an American statesman who represented... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Paul Zamecnik is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    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
  • 12
    Laura Ingraham is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Laura Ingraham

    Commentator, Author

    Age57

    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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  • 13
    Jeffrey R. Immelt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Jeffrey R. Immelt

    Businessperson

    Age64

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

    Jeffrey Robert Immelt (born February 19, 1956) is an American business executive currently... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    James H. Newman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    James H. Newman

    Physicist, Astronaut

    Age63

    BirthplaceFederated States of Micronesia

    James Hansen Newman, Ph.D. (born October 16, 1956) is an American physicist and a former NASA... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Andrew Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni
    Andrew Scott Goldstein (born March 25, 1983 in Milton, Massachusetts) is the first American... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Paul Tsongas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Paul Tsongas

    Politician

    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
  • 17
    Belden Bly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni
    Belden Gerald Bly Jr. (September 29, 1914 in Everett, Massachusetts – November 3, 2006 in... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    David Birney is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    David Birney

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    Age81

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    David Edwin Birney (born April 23, 1939) is an American actor/director whose career has... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Sylvanus Thayer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni
    Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Sylvanus Thayer (June 9, 1785 – September 7, 1872) also... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Leon Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Leon Black

    Businessperson, Financier

    Age69

    Leon David Black (born 1951) is an American investor and art collector. He specializes in... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Moses G. Farmer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    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
  • 22
    John Hagelin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    John Hagelin

    Politician, Physicist

    Age66

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    John Samuel Hagelin (born June 9, 1954) is the leader of the Transcendental Meditation (TM)... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Alden Partridge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni
    Alden Partridge, (February 12, 1785 - January 17, 1854) was an American author, legislator,... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Brian J. White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Brian J. White

    Lacrosse Player, Television producer

    Age45

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Brian Joseph White (born April 21, 1975) is an American actor.
  • 25
    Shonda Rhimes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Dartmouth College Alumni

    Shonda Rhimes

    Television producer, Film Producer

    Age50

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

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