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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
Betty White Ludden, known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress, comedienne, author, producer, radio host, singer, and television personality. In 2013, the Guinness World Records ...more

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Roy Cohn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer
Roy Marcus Cohn was an American attorney who became famous during Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigations into Communist activity in the United States during the Second Red Scare. Cohn gained ...more

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Tom Lehrer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Mathematician, Songwriter, Pianist
Thomas Andrew Lehrer is an American singer-songwriter, satirist, pianist, and mathematician. He has lectured on mathematics and musical theater. He is best known for the pithy, humorous songs he ...more

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Allard K. Lowenstein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Politician
Allard Kenneth Lowenstein was a Democratic politician, a one-term congressman representing the 5th District in Nassau County, New York from 1969 until 1971. His work on civil rights and the ...more

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Eliot Spitzer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Commentator, Politician, Lawyer
Eliot Laurence Spitzer is a political commentator and Democratic Party politician who served as the 54th Governor of New York from January 2007 until his resignation on March 17, 2008. Prior to ...more

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James Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Businessperson
James Rupert Jacob Murdoch is the younger son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch and the chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox. He is the former chairman and chief executive of News Corp., ...more

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Rockwell Kent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Artist
Rockwell Kent was an American painter, printmaker, illustrator, and writer.

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Jack Kerouac is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Painter, Poet, Novelist
Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Kerouac is ...more

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Anthony Lewis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Journalist, Author
Anthony Lewis was an American public intellectual and journalist, twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and a longtime New York Times columnist. He is credited with creating the field of legal ...more

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Josh Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Businessperson, Anthropologist, Photographer
Josh Bernstein 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 season as the host of the ...more

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Renée Richards is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Tennis player, Physician
Renée Richards is an American ophthalmologist, author and former professional tennis player. In 1975, Richards underwent sex reassignment surgery. She was denied entry into the 1976 US ...more

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William Carlos Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author
William Carlos Williams was an American poet closely associated with modernism and imagism. He was also a pediatrician and general practitioner of medicine. Williams is often numbered as being ...more

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Ira Levin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Songwriter, Writer, Playwright
Ira Marvin Levin was an American novelist, dramatist and songwriter. Five of his novels and three of his plays have been adapted to film.

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Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr.
Si Newhouse IV appeared in the 2003 documentary film Born Rich.

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Peter Cincotti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Jazz Pianist, Actor, Singer
Peter Cincotti is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. He attended the Horace Mann School and Columbia University.

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Peter Deutsch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Politician
Peter R. Deutsch 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 2005.

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Robert Caro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Journalist, Biographer, Author
Robert Allan Caro is an American journalist and author known for his celebrated biographies of United States political figures Robert Moses and Lyndon B. Johnson. After working for many years as ...more

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Elliott Carter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Author, Composer
Elliott Cook Carter, Jr. was an American composer who was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize. He studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris in the 1930s, then returned to the United States. After an ...more

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Paul Francis Webster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Songwriter, Lyricist
Paul Francis Webster was an American lyricist who won three Academy Awards for Best 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
Gil Shaham is an American violinist of Jewish descent.

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Anthony Hecht is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Poet, Translator
Anthony Evan Hecht was an American poet. His work combined a deep interest in form with a passionate desire to confront the horrors of 20th century history, with the Second World War, in which ...more

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James R. Schlesinger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Economist
James Rodney Schlesinger was an American economist and public servant who was best known for serving as Secretary of Defense from 1973 to 1975 under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He ...more

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Joshua Malina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor
Joshua Charles Malina is an American film and stage actor. He has played Will Bailey on the NBC drama The West Wing, Jeremy Goodwin on Sports Night, and David Rosen on Scandal.

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Amy S. Bruckman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Amy Susan Bruckman 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 research in ...more

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Alan Furst is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Horace Mann School Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer
Alan Furst 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 along with Joseph Roth and ...more