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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Deerfield Academy and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include Matthew Fox, John Ashbery and more.

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

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Jeffrey Bewkes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Jeffrey Bewkes Businessperson Jeffrey Lawrence Bewkes is an American media mogul. He has served as CEO of Time Warner since January 1, 2008 and as President since December 2005. On January 1, 2009 he became Chairman of the ...more

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John Ashbery is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
John Ashbery Poet, Professor, Novelist John Lawrence Ashbery is an American poet. He has published more than twenty volumes of poetry and won nearly every major American award for poetry, including a Pulitzer Prize in 1976 for his ...more

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Matthew Fox is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Matthew Fox Model, Actor Matthew Chandler Fox is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Charlie Salinger on Party of Five and Jack Shephard on the supernatural drama television series Lost.

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Budd Schulberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Budd Schulberg Journalist, Television producer, Novelist Budd Schulberg was an American screenwriter, television producer, novelist and sports writer. He was known for his 1941 novel, What Makes Sammy Run?, his 1947 novel The Harder They Fall, his ...more

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Chris Klug is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Chris Klug Snowboarder Chris Klug is a professional alpine snowboarder. After receiving a liver transplant in 2000 to treat Primary sclerosing cholangitis, he went on to compete in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt ...more

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David H. Koch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
David H. Koch Chemical engineer, Businessperson, Political Activist David Hamilton Koch is an American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer. He joined the family business Koch Industries, a conglomerate that is the ...more

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Henry Way Kendall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Henry Way Kendall Physicist, Photographer Henry Way Kendall was an American particle physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1990 jointly with Jerome Isaac Friedman and Richard E. Taylor "for their pioneering investigations ...more

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Abdullah II of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Abdullah II of Jordan Politician Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein is the King of Jordan after he ascended the throne on 7 February 1999 upon the death of his father King Hussein. He is a member of the Hashemite family which has ruled ...more

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Jon Nuger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni

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Nestor Carbonell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Nestor Carbonell Actor, Voice acting Nestor Gastón Carbonell is an American actor, known for portraying Richard Alpert in ABC's drama Lost and Mayor Anthony Garcia in the films The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises. He ...more

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Hayes MacArthur is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Hayes MacArthur Screenwriter, Actor, Writer Hayes MacArthur is an American stand-up comedian, actor and writer.

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Howie Carr is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Howie Carr Journalist, Author Howard Louis "Howie" Carr, Jr. is an American journalist, author, and conservative radio talk-show host based in Boston with a listening audience rooted in New England.

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John Chafee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
John Chafee Politician John Lester Hubbard Chafee was an American politician. He served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps, as the 66th Governor of Rhode Island, as the Secretary of the Navy, and as a ...more

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Edward Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Edward Hitchcock Professor, Author, Geologist Edward Hitchcock was an American geologist and the third President of Amherst College.

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John Weinberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
John Weinberg Businessperson, Banker John Livingston Weinberg was an American banker and businessperson, running Goldman Sachs from 1976 to 1990.

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Johnny Gunther is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni

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James W. Symington is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
James W. Symington Politician, Actor James Wadsworth Symington is a United States attorney and politician who served as four-term member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1969 to 1977, representing Missouri.

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Robert M. McDowell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Robert M. McDowell Lawyer Robert Malcolm McDowell served as a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission from June 1, 2006 to May 17, 2013. He is currently a partner in the Communications and ...more

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Winthrop H. Smith, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Winthrop H. Smith, Jr. Investment Banker Winthrop H. Smith, Jr. is the former Executive Vice President of Merrill Lynch & Co. and Chairman of Merrill Lynch International, Inc. He spent twenty-eight years at Merrill Lynch beginning ...more

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Peter Cambor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Peter Cambor Actor Peter Cambor is an American film and television actor. He is best known for his portrayal of operational psychologist Nate Getz on the CBS show NCIS: Los Angeles. Cambor appeared on the former ...more

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George Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
George Sheldon Politician George Sheldon led one of the first historic preservation societies in the United States. He was born in Deerfield, Massachusetts, educated at Deerfield Academy, and worked as a farmer. In 1844 ...more

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Talcott Williams Seelye is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Talcott Williams Seelye Talcott Williams Seelye was a United States Foreign Service Officer, United States Ambassador, author, and commentator.

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Alex Rigopulos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Alex Rigopulos Businessperson, Video Game Producer, Entrepreneur Alexander Peter "Alex" Rigopulos was the CEO of Harmonix Music Systems, a company he founded with Eran Egozy in 1995. Rigopulos personally cites Japanese game designers Masaya ...more

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Mark E. Recktenwald is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Mark E. Recktenwald Mark E. Recktenwald is lawyer who became a judge in Hawaii.

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Robert Beavers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Robert Beavers Cinematographer, Film Editor, Film Director Robert Beavers is an American experimental filmmaker. Born and raised in Massachusetts, he attended Deerfield Academy which he left before graduating to move to New York in 1965 to pursue ...more

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Thomas Keating is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Thomas Keating Fr. Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O. is a Trappist monk and priest, known as one of the architects of Centering Prayer, a contemporary method of contemplative prayer, that emerged from St. Joseph's ...more

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Kelly McDowell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Kelly McDowell Lawyer Hobart Kelliston McDowell III is an American business attorney, government affairs consultant and politician. He was mayor of El Segundo, California for six years, and served as a member of the ...more

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Molly Schaus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Molly Schaus Ice Hockey Player, Athlete Molly Schaus is an ice hockey player.

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Prince Hussain Aga Khan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Prince Hussain Aga Khan Prince Hussain Aga Khan is the third child and second son of Aga Khan IV and his first wife, Sarah Croker-Poole. He attended Deerfield Academy and subsequently Williams College, from which he ...more

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Steven Brill is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Steven Brill Entrepreneur Steven Brill is an American lawyer and journalist-entrepreneur. Brill's most recent reporting and book is concerned with healthcare costs.

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John Wesley Hanes III is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
John Wesley Hanes III John Wesley Hanes III was a U.S. civil servant. Hanes was born in New York City and graduated from Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts in 1943. His father was a New York financier. Hanes served ...more

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Paul Johnson Calderon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Paul Johnson Calderon Paul Johnson Calderon is an American writer, socialite, heir, television personality, artist, former fashion stylist, and active columnist known for starring alongside Tinsley Mortimer in The ...more

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Caldwell Esselstyn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Caldwell Esselstyn Author, Surgeon, Cardiologist Caldwell Blakeman Esselstyn Jr. is an American surgeon and former Olympic rowing champion. He is a "leading proponent" in the field of "plant-based diets" and starred in the ...more

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Michael Glazer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Michael Glazer Mikey "The CHIMP" Glazer is a television producer and event planner known for his work on reality television programming. Glazer produced NBC reality/game show Fear Factor from ...more

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Peter Gabel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
Peter Gabel Magazine editor, Journalist, Musician Peter Gabel, is an American law academic and associate editor of Tikkun, a bi-monthly Jewish critique of politics, culture, and society and has written a number of articles for the magazine on ...more

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Paula Edgar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Deerfield Academy Alumni
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