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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

Age: Dec. at 76 (1932-2008)

Birthplace: Orange, New Jersey, United States of America

Roy Richard Scheider (November 10, 1932 – February 10, 2008) was an American actor and amateur boxer. Scheider gained fame for his leading and supporting roles in several iconic films from the ...more

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Mary Schapiro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Businessperson, Politician

Age: 63

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

Mary L. Schapiro (born June 19, 1955) served as the 29th Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She was appointed by President Barack Obama, unanimously confirmed by the ...more
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Treat Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Pilot, Author, Actor

Age: 67

Birthplace: Norwalk, USA, Connecticut, Rowayton

Richard Treat Williams (born December 1, 1951) is an American actor, writer, and aviator who has appeared on film, stage and television in over 120 credits. 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

Age: 52

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Kenneth Brian Mehlman (born August 21, 1966) is an American social entrepreneur and businessman. He serves as a member, global head of public affairs, and co-head of KKR global impact at ...more
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Jennifer Gareis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Actor

Age: 48

Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jennifer Gareis (born August 1, 1970) is an American actress and former beauty queen. She is best known for her roles as Grace Turner on The Young and the Restless (1997–2004, 2014) and as Donna ...more
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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

Age: Dec. at 72 (1941-2013)

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

William Herbert Gray III (August 20, 1941 – July 1, 2013) was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who represented Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district from 1979 to ...more
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Kenneth M. Duberstein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Businessperson, Lobbyist

Age: 74

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Kenneth M. "Ken" Duberstein (born April 21, 1944) 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

Age: 59

Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Dave Nalle (born March 19, 1959 in Beirut, Lebanon) is a political writer, game author and font designer who was active in the early history of the development of the internet. He is Chairman of ...more
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Barry Finegold is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Lawyer

Age: 47

Birthplace: Eastern United States, New England, Norfolk County, United States of America, United States, + more

Barry R. Finegold (March 3, 1971 in Norwood, Massachusetts) is a politician who currently serves as a Democratic member of the Massachusetts Senate representing the Second Essex and Middlesex ...more
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Clifford A. Pickover is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Journalist, Science writer

Age: 62

Clifford Alan Pickover (born August 15, 1957) is an American author, editor, and columnist in the fields of science, mathematics, science fiction, innovation, and creativity. For many years, he ...more
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Albert Tobias Clay is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Historian, Archaeologist

Age: Dec. at 59 (1866-1925)

Birthplace: Hanover, Pennsylvania

Albert Tobias Clay (December 4, 1866 – September 14, 1925) was an American professor, historian and Semitic linguist. He was professor of Assyriology and Babylonian Literature at Yale University ...more
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Richard Winters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni

Age: Dec. at 93 (1918-2011)

Birthplace: New Holland, Pennsylvania, USA

Richard Davis Winters (January 21, 1918 – January 2, 2011) was an officer of the United States Army and a decorated war veteran. He is best known for commanding Easy Company of the 2nd ...more
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Scott Ritter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Critic

Age: 57

Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

William Scott Ritter Jr. (born July 15, 1961) is a former United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991 to 1998. He later became a critic of United States foreign policy in the Middle East. ...more
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Spliff Star is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Rapper

Age: 43

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

William A. Lewis (born April 16, 1975), professionally known as Spliff Star, is an American rapper and producer from Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York. He's best known for his work with Busta Rhymes. ...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

Age: Dec. at 69 (1920-1989)

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Franklin James Schaffner (May 30, 1920 – July 2, 1989) was a Japanese-born American film director. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for Patton (1970), and is also known for the films ...more
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Jane Orie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 57

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jane Clare Orie (born September 18, 1961) is an American former politician, and member of the Republican Party, who served in both Houses of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. While in the State ...more
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Bowie Kuhn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 81 (1926-2007)

Birthplace: Takoma Park, Maryland

Bowie Kent Kuhn (; October 28, 1926 – March 15, 2007) was an American lawyer and sports administrator who served as the fifth Commissioner of Major League Baseball from February 4, 1969, to ...more
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Glen Tetley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Choreographer, Actor, Dancer

Age: Dec. at 81 (1926-2007)

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Glen Tetley (February 3, 1926 in Cleveland, Ohio – January 26, 2007 in Florida) was an American ballet and modern dancer as well as a choreographer who mixed ballet and modern dance to create a ...more
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James J. Whalen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Psychologist

Age: Dec. at 74 (1927-2001)

Birthplace: Pottsville, Pennsylvania

James J. Whalen (March 5, 1927 – September 6, 2001) 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

Age: 44

Birthplace: Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Jason Andrew Narvy (born March 27, 1974) is an American actor known for playing the role of Eugene "Skull" Skullovitch on the various iterations of Power Rangers and film franchise ...more
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Shannon McNally is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Shannon McNally Singer

Age: 45

Birthplace: Town of Hempstead, New York

Shannon Maureen McNally (born March 17, 1973) is an American singer and songwriter.
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Jeffrey M. Lacker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Economist

Age: 63

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Jeffrey M. Lacker (born September 27, 1955) is an American economist and was president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond until April 4, 2017. He is now a Distinguished Professor in the ...more
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Keenan Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Franklin & Marshall College Alumni
Newsreader, Meteorologist

Age: 46

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Keenan Smith (born October 31, 1972, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American television broadcaster who is a reporter/anchor for the morning and noon newscasts at WXYZ-TV in Detroit, ...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.