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

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

Examples include World B. Free and Rick Ferrell.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Guilford College?” and “Which celebrities are Guilford College alumni?”
Todd English is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guilford College Alumni
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William Todd English is a celebrity chef, restaurateur, author, and television personality. He is based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He is best known for his restaurant, Olives, located in both Boston and Las Vegas, plus his TV cooking show, Food Trip with Todd English, on PBS. In 2005 he was a judge on the PBS show Cooking Under Fire. His life and career received a chapter in Super Chef by Juliette Rossant who had written previously about English for the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Todd English also works as lead chef for Delta Air Lines. ...more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States of America

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Christopher Benfey is an American literary critic and Emily Dickinson scholar. He is the Mellon Professor of English at Mount Holyoke College. ...more

Age: 63

Birthplace: Merion, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Rick Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guilford College Alumni
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Richard Benjamin "Rick" Ferrell was an American professional baseball player, coach, scout and executive. He played for 18 seasons as a catcher, in Major League Baseball, from 1929 to 1947 for the St. Louis Browns, Boston Red Sox and Washington Senators. His brother, Wes Ferrell, was a major league pitcher for 15 seasons, and they were teammates from 1933 to 1937. Following his three seasons in minor league baseball, he appealed to the Commissioner of Baseball to become a free agent, claiming that he was being held in the minors though he deserved promotion. The Commissioner agreed, and he was granted free agency; he signed with the St. Louis Browns. Ferrell was regarded as one of the best ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1905-1995)

Birthplace: Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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Howard Coble is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guilford College Alumni
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John Howard Coble was the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district, serving from 1985 to 2015. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district includes all or portions of ten counties in the northern-central part of the state, including portions of Greensboro and Durham. ...more

Age: 87

Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

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