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Famous George School Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 7.5k views9 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to George School and be of some renown.

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

Nancy Grace and George Segal are included in this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to George School?” and “Which celebrities are George School alumni?”
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  • Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for more than a half-century of contributions to musical theatre. Sondheim has received an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards (more than any other composer, including a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre), eight Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, a Laurence Olivier Award, and a 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom. He has been described by Frank Rich of The New York Times as "now the greatest and perhaps best-known artist in the American musical theater". His best-known works as composer and lyricist include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962), Company (1970), Follies...  more
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Actor
    • Age: 90
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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  • George Segal
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    George Segal (born February 13, 1934) is an American actor and musician. Segal became popular in the 1960s and 1970s for playing both dramatic and comedic roles. Some of his most acclaimed roles are in films such as Ship of Fools (1965), King Rat (1965), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967), Where's Poppa? (1970), The Hot Rock (1972), Blume in Love (1973), A Touch of Class (1973), California Split (1974), For the Boys (1991), and Flirting with Disaster (1996). He was one of the first American film actors to rise to leading man status with an unchanged Jewish surname—thus paving the way for Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand.He was nominated for...  more
    • Profession: Musician, Actor, Voice acting
    • Age: 86
    • Birthplace: Great Neck, New York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Mario Capecchi
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    Mario Ramberg Capecchi (6 October 1937) is an American molecular geneticist and a co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering a method to create mice in which a specific gene is turned off, known as knockout mice. He shared the prize with Martin Evans and Oliver Smithies. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics and Biology at the University of Utah School of Medicine....  more
    • Profession: Geneticist, Researcher, Scientist, Molecular Geneticist
    • Age: 83
    • Birthplace: Verona, Italy
  • Blythe Katherine Danner (born February 3, 1943) is an American actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including two Primetime Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Izzy Huffstodt on Huff (2004–2006), and a Tony Award for Best Actress for her performance in Butterflies Are Free on Broadway (1969–1972). Danner was twice nominated for the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for portraying Marilyn Truman on Will & Grace (2001–06; 2018), and the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for her roles in We Were the Mulvaneys (2002) and Back When We Were Grownups (2004). For the latter, she...  more
    • Profession: Environmentalist, Actor, Voice acting
    • Age: 77
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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