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List Rules Notable members of the Hasty Pudding Club and Hasty Pudding Theatricals

List of Famous Hasty Pudding Club and Hasty Pudding Theatricals Members ranked by fame and popularity. The Hasty Pudding Club was formed at Harvard University in 1795. The group spawned the performance group The Hasty Pudding Theatricals in 1844. Through the years, Harvard's Hasty Pudding organizations have hosted many talented and influential members. Enjoy this list of famous Hasty Pudding Club and Hasty Pudding Theatricals members.

Who are some of the most famous members of the Hasty Pudding groups? Presidents John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt were members of both the Hasty Pudding Club as well as the Theatricals. FDR was treasurer of the Theatricals and performed as a chorus girl in a performance of “Catnippers.” Other famous politicians that were members of Harvard's prestigious Hasty Pudding Club include John Adams and Theodore Roosevelt.


Comedic actors and “The Office” veterans B.J. Novak and Rashida Jones both were involved with the Hasty Pudding organizations. Jones, who is the daughter of the musician Quincy Jones, co-composed the score for a performance back in 1997. Funny man Jack Lemmon and former “Daily Show” correspondent Mo Rocca were both involved with the Hasty Pudding Theatricals.

Who do you think is the most influential member of Harvard's Hasty Pudding groups? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 46 (1917-1963)

Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 63 (1882-1945)

Rashida Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
age 42

Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 61 (1858-1919)

Ted Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 77 (1932-2009)

Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 76 (1925-2001)

B. J. Novak is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
age 38

J. P. Morgan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 76 (1837-1913)

John Quincy Adams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 81 (1767-1848)

Paris Barclay is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
age 61

William Randolph Hearst is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 88 (1863-1951)

William F. Weld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members

Erich Segal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 73 (1937-2010)

Alistair Cooke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 96 (1908-2004)

Henry Cabot Lodge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 74 (1850-1924)

Alan Jay Lerner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 68 (1918-1986)

George Plimpton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 76 (1927-2003)

John Adams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 91 (1735-1826)

John S. Reed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
age 79

Fred Gwynne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 67 (1926-1993)

Robert Benchley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 56 (1889-1945)

Andy Borowitz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
age 60

Mo Rocca is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
age 49

George Santayana is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 89 (1863-1952)

Grover Norquist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 85 (1809-1894)

Owen Wister is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 78 (1860-1938)

Megan Amram is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Megan Amram

Archibald Cox is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 92 (1912-2004)

Mark O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 58 (1954-2012)

Edmund M. Wheelwright is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Edmund M. Wheelwright Dec. at 58 (1854-1912)

Phillips Brooks is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Dec. at 58 (1835-1893)

David Javerbaum is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members

Henry Ives Cobb is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Henry Ives Cobb Dec. at 72 (1859-1931)

Mark O'Keefe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Mark O'Keefe

Laurence O'Keefe is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Laurence O'Keefe age 53

Nell Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Nell Benjamin

Paul Felix is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Paul Felix age 76

Robert Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Hasty Pudding Club Members
Robert Sherwood