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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Ethical Culture Fieldston School and be of some renown.

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

List includes Barbara Walters, Sofia Coppola and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Ethical Culture Fieldston School?” and “Which celebrities are Ethical Culture Fieldston School alumni?”

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Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Talk show host, Journalist, Television producer
Barbara Walters is an American broadcast journalist, author and television personality. She has hosted morning television shows Today and The View, the television news magazine 20/20, ...more

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Joy Bryant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Model, Actor
Joy Bryant is an American actress and former fashion model, who is best known for starring as Jasmine Trussell in the NBC family drama Parenthood.

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Roy Cohn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer
Roy Marcus Cohn was an American attorney who became famous during Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigations into Communist activity in the United States during the Second Red Scare. Cohn gained ...more

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Sean Lennon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist
Sean Taro Ono Lennon is an American musician and composer. He is the child of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

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Stephen Sondheim is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Screenwriter
Stephen Joshua Sondheim is an American composer and lyricist known for his contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. He is the winner of an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards including ...more

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Robert Oppenheimer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Physicist, Scientist, Theoretical Physicist
Julius Robert Oppenheimer was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is among the persons known for their role in the Manhattan ...more

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Jeffrey Katzenberg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer
Jeffrey Katzenberg is an American businessman, film studio executive and film producer. As a businessman, he is the CEO of DreamWorks Animation and is also known for his tenure as chairman of ...more

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Paul Strand is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Artist, Photographer
Paul Strand was an American photographer and filmmaker who, along with fellow modernist photographers like Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston, helped establish photography as an art form in the ...more

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Sofia Coppola is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Sofia Carmina Coppola is an American screenwriter, director, producer and actress. In 2003, she received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the comedy-drama Lost in Translation, ...more

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Gil Scott-Heron is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Poet, Songwriter
Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and '80s. His collaborative ...more

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Diane Arbus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Writer, Artist, Photographer
Diane Arbus was an American photographer and writer noted for photographs of "deviant and marginal people or of people whose normality seems ugly or surreal". Arbus believed a camera ...more

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Marvin Minsky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Professor, Computer scientist, Scientist
Marvin Lee Minsky is an American cognitive scientist in the field of artificial intelligence, co-founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's AI laboratory, and author of several texts ...more

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James H. Scheuer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Politician
James Haas Scheuer was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. He was also affiliated with the Liberal Party of New York.

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Jordan Bratman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
A&R executive, Consultant

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Rita Gam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Actor
Rita Gam is an American film and television actress and documentary film maker. She was nominated for a Golden Globe and won the Silver Bear for Best Actress.

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Howard Nemerov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author
Howard Nemerov was an American poet. He was twice Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, from 1963 to 1964 and again from 1988 to 1990. For The Collected Poems of Howard ...more

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Stephen Slesinger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Literary agent, Cartoonist
Stephen Slesinger, was an American radio, television and film producer, creator of comic strip characters and the father of the licensing industry. From 1923 to 1953, he created, produced, ...more

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Jane Mayer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Journalist, Author, Writer
Jane Meredith Mayer is an American investigative journalist who has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1995. In recent years, she has written for that publication on money in politics, ...more

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Robert Moses is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Architect, Urban planner
Robert Moses was the "master builder" of mid-20th century New York City, Long Island, Rockland County, and Westchester County, New York. As the shaper of a modern city, he is sometimes ...more

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Andrew Litton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Conductor, Music Director
Andrew Litton is an American orchestral conductor. Litton is a graduate of The Fieldston School, and holds both undergraduate and Masters degrees in music from Juilliard. His early teachers ...more

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Muriel Rukeyser is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Poet, Screenwriter, Writer
Muriel Rukeyser was an American poet and political activist, best known for her poems about equality, feminism, social justice, and Judaism. Kenneth Rexroth said that she was the greatest poet ...more

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Doris Ulmann is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Photographer
Doris Ulmann was an American photographer, best known for her dignified portraits of the people of Appalachia, particularly craftsmen and musicians such as Jean Ritchie's family, made between ...more

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Jill Abramson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Editor, Journalist, Editing
Jill Ellen Abramson is an American author and journalist best known as the former executive editor of The New York Times. Abramson held that position from September 2011 to May 2014. She was the ...more

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Christopher Lehmann-Haupt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Journalist, Novelist, Writer
Christopher Lehmann-Haupt is an American journalist, critic and novelist. He began as an editor for various New York City publishing houses, among them Holt, Rinehart and Winston and The Dial ...more

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Donald J. Sobol is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Ethical Culture Fieldston School Alumni
Donald J. Sobol Novelist, Writer
Donald J. Sobol was an American award-winning writer best known for his children's books, especially the Encyclopedia Brown mystery series.