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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Franklin & Marshall College and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing contains graduates like Roy Scheider and Treat Williams.

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

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Roy Scheider is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Actor Roy Richard Scheider was an American actor and amateur boxer. He was best known for his leading roles as Police Chief Martin C. Brody in the first two Jaws movies, choreographer and film ...more

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Mary Schapiro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Businessperson, Politician Mary Schapiro is the Lead Director of the Kraft Foods Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Before assuming her ...more

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Treat Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Pilot, Author, Actor Richard Treat Williams is a Golden Globe and Emmy award - nominated American actor and children's book author who has appeared on film, stage and television. He first became well known for his ...more

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Ken Mehlman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Kenneth Brian "Ken" Mehlman is an American businessman, attorney, and political figure who held several national posts in the Republican Party and the George W. Bush Administration. ...more

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Jennifer Gareis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Actor Jennifer Lynne Gareis is an American actress and former beauty queen. She is best known for her roles as Grace Turner on The Young and the Restless and as Donna Logan on The Bold and the

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Nathan Bisk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Nathan Bisk Nathan Bisk founded Bisk Education in 1971. Mr. Bisk is the author of CPA review, taxation, accounting and auditing programs and texts, as well as continuing education courses. Nathan Bisk ...more

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William H. Gray III is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Politician, Pastor Mr. Gray has been Chairman of the Amani Group (a consulting and advisory firm) since August 2004. Mr. Gray was President and Chief Executive Officer of The College Fund/UNCF (educational ...more

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Kenneth M. Duberstein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Businessperson, Lobbyist Kenneth M. Duberstein served as U.S. President Ronald Reagan's White House Chief of Staff from 1988 to 1989.

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Dave Nalle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Journalist, Game designer

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Barry Finegold is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Lawyer Barry R. Finegold is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts Senate representing the Second Essex and Middlesex district. He has served since January 2011. He is a former state representative ...more

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Clifford A. Pickover is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Journalist, Science writer Clifford Alan Pickover is an American author, editor, and columnist in the fields of science, mathematics, and science fiction, and is employed at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in ...more

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Albert Tobias Clay is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Historian, Archaeologist Albert Tobias Clay was an American Semitic archaeologist, born in Hanover, Penna. He graduated at Franklin and Marshall College in 1889, and at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in 1892; was ...more

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Richard Winters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Richard D. "Dick" Winters was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. For a time he commanded Company "E", 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, ...more

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Scott Ritter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Critic William Scott Ritter Jr. was a United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991 to 1998, and later a critic of United States foreign policy in the Middle East. Prior to the invasion of Iraq in ...more

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Spliff Star is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Rapper William A. Lewis, better known as Spliff Star, is an American rapper. Raised in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York, he is of Trinidadian descent. Lewis first appeared alongside Busta Rhymes as ...more

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Franklin J. Schaffner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Television director, Theatre Director, Television producer Franklin James Schaffner was an American film director best known for such films as Planet of the Apes, Patton, Papillon, and The Boys from Brazil.

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Jane Orie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Jane Clare Orie is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who served in both houses of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. While in the State Senate, she represented the 40th ...more

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Bowie Kuhn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Lawyer Bowie Kent Kuhn was an American lawyer and sports administrator who served as the fifth Commissioner of Major League Baseball from February 4, 1969, to September 30, 1984. He served as legal ...more

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Glen Tetley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Choreographer, Actor, Dancer Glen Tetley was an American ballet and modern dancer as well as a choreographer who mixed ballet and modern dance to create a new way of looking at dance, and is best known for his piece Pierrot ...more

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James J. Whalen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Psychologist James J. Whalen was an American psychologist and educational administrator who served as president of Ithaca College from 1975 to 1997.

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Jason Narvy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Jason Andrew Narvy is an American actor known for playing the role of Eugene "Skull" Skullovitch on the various iterations of Power Rangers and film franchise from 1993 to 2012, ...more

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Shannon McNally is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Shannon McNally Singer Shannon Maureen McNally is an American singer-songwriter.

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Jeffrey M. Lacker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Economist Jeffrey M. Lacker is an American economist and president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond since 2004.

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Keenan Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Newsreader, Meteorologist Keenan Smith is an American television broadcaster who has been the morning and noon meteorologist at WXYZ-TV in Detroit, Michigan since late September 2010. Prior to this, he was at WPTV in ...more

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Robert E. Bostrom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Robert E. Bostrom was named executive vice president and general counsel at Freddie Mac effective February 1, 2006.

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Philip V. Holberton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Philip V. Holberton Philip V. Holberton is an American business executive, entrepreneur and professor of Leadership at Brandeis University. He has been a cofounder of two biotech firms in the Greater Boston area.

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James Lapine is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Television director, Theatre Director, Librettist James Elliot Lapine is an American stage director, filmmaker, playwright, screenwriter, and librettist. He has won the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical three times, for Into the Woods, ...more

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Theodore Woodward is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Biomedical research Theodore E. Woodward was an American medical researcher in the field of medicine at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. In 1948, he received a Nobel Prize nomination for his role in finding ...more

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Richard Daniel Altick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Richard Daniel Altick Richard Daniel Altick was an American literary scholar, known for his pioneering contributions to Victorian Studies, as well as for championing both the joys and the rigorous methods of literary ...more

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Richard Kneedler is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Richard Kneedler Richard Kneedler is President Emeritus of Franklin & Marshall College. From 2005-2006 he served as chairman of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Commission on Training America’s Teachers. From ...more

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Sean Patrick Cannon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Sean Patrick Cannon Writer, Film Director Sean Patrick Cannon is an American Director and Writer based in Sherman Oaks, California, best known for the film American High School.

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Robert J. Gfeller, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Bob Gfeller is Lowe's senior vice president of marketing and advertising. He has more than 20 years of branding and retail marketing experience, having managed some of the nation's leading brand ...more

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Henry Appenzeller is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Henry Appenzeller Rev. Henry Gerhard Appenzeller was a Methodist missionary. He and four other missionaries, including Horace N. Allen, Horace G. Underwood, William B. Scranton, and Marion F. Scranton introduced ...more

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Sheldon Solomon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Professor, Psychologist Sheldon Solomon is a professor of social psychology who teaches at Skidmore College. He earned his B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College and his doctoral degree from the University of Kansas. ...more

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Clarence Charles Newcomer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Clarence Charles Newcomer Clarence Charles Newcomer was a United States federal judge. Born in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, Newcomer was a U.S. Naval Reserve Lieutenant during World War II, from 1943 to 1946, and then ...more

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Liam O'Grady is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Liam O'Grady Liam O'Grady is a United States federal judge.

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John P. Saylor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
John Phillips Saylor was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Saylor was born in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. He graduated from ...more

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Madison Clinton Peters is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Madison Clinton Peters Madison Clinton Peters was an American clergyman, born in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania He was educated at Franklin and Marshall College, and at Heidelberg Theological Seminary, Tiffin, Ohio, ...more

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Chris Finch is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Chris Finch Coach Chris Finch is an American former professional basketball player, and a current basketball coach. He is currently the assistant coach of the Houston Rockets of the NBA.

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Guy K. Bard is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Guy K. Bard Guy Kurtz Bard was a Pennsylvania educator who later became a judge of United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from 1939 until 1952, when he resigned to be the ...more

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Dan Cohen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Dan Cohen Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Dan Cohen is a film director, screenwriter and a film producer.

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Earl Devaney is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Earl Devaney Earl E. Devaney is a former Inspector General for the United States Department of the Interior and former Chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.

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William Henry Miller is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
William Henry Miller William Henry Miller was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. William H. Miller was born in Landisburg, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools in ...more

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Paula Dow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Paula Dow Lawyer Paula T. Dow served as the 58th Attorney General of New Jersey, appointed by incoming Governor Chris Christie. Her nomination to a full term was confirmed by the New Jersey Senate in February ...more

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Patricia Harris is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Patricia Harris Patricia Harris was the First Deputy Mayor for the City of New York from January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2013. She advised the Mayor of New York City, then Michael Bloomberg, on administrative, ...more

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Jim Stengel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Businessperson Jim Stengel is an American businessman, author, professor, and public speaker. He served as the global marketing officer of Procter & Gamble from 2001 to 2008. Stengel is currently the ...more

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Elizabeth Miller is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Elizabeth Miller Professor Elizabeth Miller is Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Stanford University.

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Michael Eakin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Michael Eakin J. Michael Eakin is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He was elected to the State’s Supreme Court in 2001. In November 2011, Justice Eakin won ...more

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Miles Groth is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Miles Groth Professor Dr. Miles Groth is an American psychologist and philosopher.

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Anthony H. Williams is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Anthony H. Williams Anthony Hardy Williams is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing the 8th District since 1998. Prior to entering public service, he worked at PepsiCo as a mid-level ...more