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Famous Horace Mann School Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Horace Mann School and be of some renown.

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

Alumni range from Betty White to Jack Kerouac.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Horace Mann School?” and “Which celebrities are Horace Mann School alumni?”
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Betty White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Author

Age: 97

Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 17, 1922) is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television career of any entertainer, spanning 80 years. Regarded as a pioneer of ...more

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Roy Cohn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 59 (1927-1986)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Roy Marcus Cohn (; February 20, 1927 – August 2, 1986) was an American lawyer best known for being Senator Joseph McCarthy's chief counsel during the Army–McCarthy hearings in 1954, for ...more

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Tom Lehrer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Mathematician, Songwriter, Pianist

Age: 90

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

Thomas Andrew Lehrer (; born April 9, 1928) is a retired American musician, singer-songwriter, satirist, and mathematician. He has lectured on mathematics and musical theater. He is best known ...more

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Allard K. Lowenstein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 51 (1929-1980)

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (January 16, 1929 – March 14, 1980) was an American Democratic politician, including a U.S. Representative of the 5th Congressional District in Nassau County, New York, ...more
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Eliot Spitzer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Commentator, Politician, Lawyer

Age: 59

Birthplace: Riverdale, New York City, New York, USA

Eliot Laurence Spitzer (born June 10, 1959) is an American politician, attorney, and educator. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 54th Governor of New York. After serving for six ...more

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James Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Businessperson

Age: 46

Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom

James Rupert Jacob Murdoch (born 13 December 1972) is a British-American businessman, the younger son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, the former chief executive officer (CEO) of 21st Century Fox. ...more
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Rockwell Kent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Artist

Age: Dec. at 89 (1882-1971)

Birthplace: Tarrytown, New York

Rockwell Kent (June 21, 1882 – March 13, 1971) was an American painter, printmaker, illustrator, writer, sailor, adventurer and voyager.
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Jack Kerouac is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Painter, Poet, Novelist

Age: Dec. at 47 (1922-1969)

Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jack Kerouac (; born Jean-Louis Kérouac (though he called himself Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac); March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969) was an American novelist and poet of ...more

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Anthony Lewis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Journalist, Author

Age: Dec. at 86 (1927-2013)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Anthony Lewis (March 27, 1927 – March 25, 2013) was an American public intellectual and journalist. He was twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and was a columnist for The New York Times. He is ...more
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Josh Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Businessperson, Anthropologist, Photographer

Age: 48

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

Josh Bernstein (born February 24, 1971) is an American explorer, author, survival expert, anthropologist, and TV host best known as the host of Digging for the Truth. He later appeared for one ...more
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Renée Richards is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Tennis player, Physician

Age: 84

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

Renée Richards (born August 19, 1934) is an American ophthalmologist and former tennis player who had some success on the professional circuit in the 1970s, and became widely known ...more

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William Carlos Williams ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author

Age: Dec. at 80 (1883-1963)

Birthplace: Rutherford, New Jersey

William Carlos Williams (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963) was an American poet and physician closely associated with modernism and imagism. In addition to his writing, Williams had a long ...more

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Ira Levin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Songwriter, Writer, Playwright

Age: Dec. at 78 (1929-2007)

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York

Ira Marvin Levin (August 27, 1929 – November 12, 2007) was an American novelist, playwright, and songwriter. His most noted works include the novels A Kiss Before Dying (1953), Rosemary's Baby ...more
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Samuel Irving Newhouse, ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr.

Age: 91

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Samuel Irving "S.I." Newhouse Jr. (November 8, 1927 – October 1, 2017) was an American heir to a substantial magazine and media business. Together with his brother Donald, he owned ...more
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Peter Cincotti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Jazz Pianist, Actor, Singer

Age: 35

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

Peter Cincotti (born July 11, 1983) is an American singer-songwriter. He began playing piano at the age of three. While in high school, he regularly performed in clubs throughout Manhattan. In ...more
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Peter Deutsch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Politician

Age: 61

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

Peter R. Deutsch (born April 1, 1957) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida. Deutsch was a Democratic Representative from Florida's 20th congressional district from 1993 until
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Robert Caro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Journalist, Biographer, Author

Age: 83

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Robert Allan Caro (born October 30, 1935) is an American journalist and author known for his biographies of United States political figures Robert Moses and Lyndon B. Johnson. After working for ...more
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Elliott Carter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Author, Composer

Age: Dec. at 104 (1908-2012)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Elliott Cook Carter Jr. (December 11, 1908 – November 5, 2012) was an American modernist composer. He is one of the most respected composers of the second half of the 20th century, having ...more
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Paul Francis Webster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Songwriter, Lyricist

Age: Dec. at 77 (1907-1984)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Paul Francis Webster (December 20, 1907 – March 18, 1984) was an American lyricist who won three Academy Awards for Best Original Song and was nominated sixteen times for the award.
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Gil Shaham is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Violinist

Age: 48

Birthplace: Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Gil Shaham (Hebrew: גיל שחם; born February 19, 1971) is an American violinist of Israeli Jewish descent.

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Anthony Hecht is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Poet, Translator

Age: Dec. at 81 (1923-2004)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Anthony Evan Hecht (January 16, 1923 – October 20, 2004) was an American poet. His work combined a deep interest in form with a passionate desire to confront the horrors of 20th century history, ...more
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James R. Schlesinger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Economist

Age: Dec. at 85 (1929-2014)

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

James Rodney Schlesinger (February 15, 1929 – March 27, 2014) was an American economist and public servant who was best known for serving as Secretary of Defense from 1973 to 1975 under ...more
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Joshua Malina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 53

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Joshua Charles Malina (born January 17, 1966) is an American film and stage actor. He has played Will Bailey on the NBC drama The West Wing, Jeremy Goodwin on Sports Night, David Rosen on ...more
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Amy S. Bruckman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni

Age: 54

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Amy Susan Bruckman (born 1965) is a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology affiliated with the School of Interactive Computing and the GVU Center. She is best known for her pioneering ...more
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Alan Furst is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 78

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Alan Furst (; born February 20, 1941) is an American author of historical spy novels. Furst has been called "an heir to the tradition of Eric Ambler and Graham Greene," whom he cites ...more