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

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

Examples of graduates on this list: Mary Steenburgen, Wilbur Mills and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Hendrix College?” and “Which celebrities are Hendrix College alumni?”
Mary Steenburgen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hendrix College Alumni
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Mary Nell Steenburgen is an American actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing the role of Lynda Dummar in Jonathan Demme's 1980 film Melvin and Howard. Steenburgen, who studied at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse in the 1970s, also received a Golden Globe nomination for the 1981 film Ragtime, a BAFTA TV Award nomination for the 1985 TV miniseries Tender is the Night and an Emmy Award nomination for the 1988 TV film The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank. Her other film appearances include Parenthood, Back to the Future Part III, Philadelphia, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Elf, The Brave One, Step Brothers, The ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: Newport, Arkansas, United States of America

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Sarah Caldwell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hendrix College Alumni
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Sarah Caldwell was an American opera conductor, impresario, and stage director of opera. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1924-2006)

Birthplace: Maryville, Missouri, United States of America

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Wilbur Mills is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hendrix College Alumni
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Wilbur Daigh Mills was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Arkansas. He was chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, and briefly a candidate for President of the United States in 1972. ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1909-1992)

Birthplace: Kensett, Arkansas, USA

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Natalie Canerday is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hendrix College Alumni
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Natalie Suzanne Canerday is an American actress. Canerday is a native of Russellville, Arkansas. After earning a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Theatre in 1985 from Hendrix College, she began her motion picture career as a production secretary for the television feature The Tuskegee Airmen, then made minor appearances in films such as Biloxi Blues and Walk the Line. She played the wife of a small town sheriff in the 1991 film "One False Move". Her most famous roles have been as protagonists' harried mothers in Sling Blade and October Sky. In 1996, she and others in Billy Bob Thornton's Sling Blade cast were collectively nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Cast in a Motion ...more

Age: 56

Birthplace: USA, Russellville, Arkansas

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