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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?”
Stephen Sondheim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous George School Alumni
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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 the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, eight Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and the Laurence Olivier Award. Described by Frank Rich of The New York Times as "now the greatest and perhaps best-known artist in the American musical theater," his most famous works include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George and Into the Woods. He also wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 88

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

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#30 on The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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George Segal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous George School Alumni
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George Segal, Jr. 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 Where's Poppa?, Blume in Love, California Split, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance in A Touch of Class. On television, he is best known for his roles as Jack Gallo on Just Shoot Me! and as Albert "Pops" Solomon on The Goldbergs. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 84

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

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#46 on The Best Living Actors in Their 80s

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Mario Capecchi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous George School Alumni
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Mario Ramberg Capecchi is an Italian-born 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 on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Birthplace: Verona, Italy

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Blythe Danner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous George School Alumni
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Blythe Katherine Danner is an American actress. She is known for her portrayal as Will Truman's mother, Marilyn, in the sitcom Will & Grace and for her role in the 2000 comedy hit Meet the Parents, and its sequels, Meet the Fockers and Little Fockers. She is the mother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 75

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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