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

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

List includes William H. Macy, Trey Anastasio and more.

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

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Jonathan Katz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Jonathan Katz Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter Jonathan Paul Katz is an American comedian, actor, and voice actor best known for his starring role in the animated sitcom Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist. He produces a podcast titled Hey, ...more

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Mark Doty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Mark Doty Poet, Author, Writer Mark Doty is an American poet and memoirist, and the winner of the National Book Award for Poetry in 2008.

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Howard Ashman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Howard Ashman Librettist, Musician, Film Producer Howard Elliott Ashman was an American playwright and lyricist. Ashman first studied at Boston University and Goddard College and then went on to achieve his master's degree from Indiana ...more

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David Mamet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
David Mamet Television director, Television producer, Film Producer David Alan Mamet is an American playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and film director. As a playwright, Mamet has won a Pulitzer Prize and received Tony nominations for Glengarry Glen Ross and ...more

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William H. Macy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
William H. Macy Television director, Theatre Director, Film Producer William Hall Macy, Jr. is an American actor, screenwriter, teacher, and director in theater, film and television. His film career has been built mostly on his appearances in small, independent ...more

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Jon Fishman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Jon Fishman Film Score Composer, Musician, Drummer Jon Fishman is an American drummer best known for his work with the band Phish. He is credited with co-writing 19 Phish originals, 8 of them as a solo credit. Fishman was born in Philadelphia. ...more

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Tobias Schneebaum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Tobias Schneebaum Anthropologist, Artist Tobias Schneebaum was an American artist, anthropologist, and AIDS activist. He is best known for his experiences living, and traveling among the Harakmbut people of Peru, and the Asmat people ...more

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Page McConnell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Page McConnell Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician Page Samuel McConnell is an American multi-instrumentalist most noted for his work as a songwriter and keyboardist with the American rock band Phish. He plays on stage right which is referred to ...more

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Trey Anastasio Band is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Trey Anastasio Band Since 1998, Trey Anastasio, best known from Phish, has toured and recorded with several backup musicians, including several side-projects organized and led by the guitarist and composer. While ...more

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Piers Anthony is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Piers Anthony Novelist, Author, Writer Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob is an English American author in the science fiction and fantasy genres, publishing under the name Piers Anthony. He is most famous for his long-running novel ...more

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Mary Karr is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Mary Karr Poet, Memoirist, Essayist Mary Karr is an American poet, essayist and memoirist. She rose to fame in 1995 with the publication of her bestselling memoir The Liars' Club. She is the Peck Professor of English Literature at ...more

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Miriam Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Miriam Hopkins Actor Ellen Miriam Hopkins was an American film and TV actress known for her versatility. She first signed with Paramount in 1930, working with Ernst Lubitsch and Joel McCrea, among many others. Her ...more

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Mumia Abu-Jamal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Mumia Abu-Jamal Journalist, Novelist, Radio personality Mumia Abu-Jamal is an American activist and journalist who was convicted and sentenced to death in July 1982 for the December 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. ...more

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Conrad Herwig is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Conrad Herwig Bandleader, Composer, Trombonist Conrad Herwig is an American jazz trombonist from New York City

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Mayme Agnew Clayton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Mayme Agnew Clayton Librarian Mayme Agnew Clayton was a librarian, and the Founder, President & Spiritual Leader of the Western States Black Research and Education Center, the largest privately held collection of ...more

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James Gahagan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
James Gahagan Artist James Gahagan was an American abstract expressionist painter and one of the premier American colorists. He was an Associate Director of the Hans Hofmann School and created, with Hoffman, two ...more

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David Gallaher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
David Gallaher Cartoonist, Writer David Matthew Gallaher is an American writer and author, known of his work on such books as Vampire: The Masquerade, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, High Moon, Box 13 and The Only Living Boy.

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Walter Mosley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Walter Mosley Novelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter Walter Ellis Mosley is an American novelist, most widely recognized for his crime fiction. He has written a series of best-selling historical mysteries featuring the hard-boiled detective Easy ...more

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Archie Shepp is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Archie Shepp Film Score Composer, Musician, Composer Archie Shepp is a prominent African-American jazz saxophonist. Shepp is best known for his passionately Afrocentric music of the late 1960s, which focused on highlighting the injustices faced by ...more

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David Helvarg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
David Helvarg Journalist, Author David Helvarg is an American journalist and environmental activist. He is the founder and president of the marine conservation lobbying organization Blue Frontier Campaign, a part of the Seaweed ...more

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Lisel Mueller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Lisel Mueller Poet Lisel Mueller is an American poet. She won the U.S. National Book Award in 1981 and the Pulitzer Prize in 1997.

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Daniel Boyarin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Daniel Boyarin Historian, Professor Daniel Boyarin is a historian of religion. Born in Asbury Park, New Jersey, he holds dual United States and Israeli citizenship. Trained as a scholar, in 1990 he was appointed Professor of ...more

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Trey Anastasio is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Trey Anastasio Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Musician Trey Anastasio is an American guitarist, composer, and vocalist noted for his work with the rock band Phish, his solo career, including the Trey Anastasio Band and the orchestral "Evenings ...more

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Wayne Karlin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Wayne Karlin Journalist, Writer Wayne Karlin is an American author, editor, and teacher. His books include Wandering Souls, Marble Mountain, War Movies: Journeys to Vietnam, The Wished-For Country, Prisoners, Rumors and ...more

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Susie Ibarra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Susie Ibarra Susie Ibarra is a contemporary composer and percussionist who has worked and recorded with jazz, classical, world, and Indigenous musicians. She is known for her work as a performer in ...more

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Kiara Brinkman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Kiara Brinkman Novelist, Writer Kiara Brinkman is an American writer born in Omaha, Nebraska now living in San Francisco, California. Her 2007 novel, Up High in the Trees, was published by Grove Press and was widely reviewed. ...more

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Donald Kofi Tucker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Donald Kofi Tucker Politician Donald Kofi Tucker was a representative to the New Jersey General Assembly from 1994, serving the 28th legislative district until his death. Despite his failing health — he suffered from ...more

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Ellen Bryant Voigt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Ellen Bryant Voigt Poet Ellen Bryant Voigt is an American poet. She has published six collections of poetry and a collection of craft essays. Her poetry collection Shadow of Heaven was a finalist for the National Book ...more

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Frances Olsen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Frances Olsen Frances Elisabeth Olsen is a professor of law at UCLA and a noted member of the school of Feminist Legal Theory. She teaches Feminist Legal Theory, Dissidence & Law, Family Law, and Torts. ...more

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Anna Lee Walters is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Anna Lee Walters Writer Anna Lee Walters is an award-winning Pawnee/Otoe-Missouria author from Oklahoma.

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Jeff McCracken is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Jeff McCracken Television director, Television producer, Actor Jeff McCracken is an American actor, director and producer. After studying at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City he began his acting career on Broadway and off-Broadway, including ...more

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Roo Borson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Roo Borson Poet, Writer Ruth Elizabeth Borson, who writes under the name Roo Borson is a Canadian poet who lives in Toronto. She is a graduate of the University of British Columbia. She has received many awards for her ...more

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Kenneth R. Timmerman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Kenneth R. Timmerman Journalist, Author Kenneth R. Timmerman is a political writer and conservative activist who was the 2012 Republican nominee for U.S. Representative for the newly redrawn Maryland's 8th congressional district, ...more

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Oliver Foot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Oliver Foot The Hon. Oliver Isaac Foot was a British actor, philanthropist, charity worker and Christian.

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Bradford Graves is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Bradford Graves Bradford Graves was a sculptor, musician, and teacher. Born in Dallas, Texas in 1939, Graves was graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1957 and attended Texas A&M University. He went ...more

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Geraldine Clinton Little is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Geraldine Clinton Little Geraldine Clinton Little was a poet born in Northern Ireland. Emigrating to the United States with her family at age 2, she spent her life in the United States. She published ten books, and her ...more

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Michael Lent is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Michael Lent Michael Lent is a British–American visual artist, academic, curator and researcher. He studied at Tyler School of Art of Temple University where he received a BFA, and earned his MFA at Goddard ...more

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Jared Pappas-Kelley is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Jared Pappas-Kelley Jared Pappas-Kelley is an American curator, researcher, and visual artist. He studied at The Evergreen State College, Goddard College and the European Graduate School where he served as Graduate ...more

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Norman Dubie is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Norman Dubie Norman Dubie is an American poet.

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Martin Hyatt is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Martin Hyatt Writer Martin Hyatt is an American contemporary writer. Born in Louisiana, he later attended Goddard College, Eugene Lang College, and received an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School. His ...more

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Larry Feign is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Larry Feign Writer Larry Feign, an American-born cartoonist and writer, is best known for his comic strip The World of Lily Wong. He attended the University of California, Berkeley and Goddard College in ...more

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Esther Wertheimer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Esther Wertheimer Esther Wertheimer, a Canadian sculptor. She was born in Łódź, Poland, and grew up in Montreal, Canada. She studied art at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, at the Academia di Belle Arti, ...more

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Jerri Allyn is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Jerri Allyn Jerri Allyn is a feminist performance and installation artist and educator based in Los Angeles, California. Allyn earned an MA in Art and Community from Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont ...more

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Russell Potter is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Russell Potter Russell A. Potter is an American writer and college professor. His work encompasses hip hop culture, popular music, and the history of British exploration of the Arctic in the nineteenth ...more

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Tony Curtis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Tony Curtis Painter, Actor Tony Curtis was an American film actor whose career spanned six decades, but had his greatest popularity during the 1950s and early 1960s. He acted in more than 100 films in roles covering a ...more

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Walter Klenhard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Walter Klenhard Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Walter Klenhard is an American film director, writer and actor. He has written, produced, or directed over twenty full-length films as well as written and produced for episodic television.

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Karen Essex is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Karen Essex Karen Essex is an American historical novelist, a screenwriter, and journalist.

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William Wildman Campbell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
William Wildman Campbell William Wildman Campbell was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born in Rochester, Vermont, Campbell attended the public schools, Goddard Seminary, Barre, Vermont, and Tufts College, Medford, ...more

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Jay Craven is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Jay Craven Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Jay Craven is a Vermont film director, screenwriter and professor of film studies at Marlboro College. Jay Craven is known for creating award winning films on modest budgets, adopting all of the ...more

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Alan Paschell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Goddard College Alumni
Alan Paschell