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Famous Lake Forest Academy Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Lake Forest Academy and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include Bill Ayers, Jay Chandrasekhar and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Lake Forest Academy?” and “Which celebrities are Lake Forest Academy alumni?”
  • 1

    Bill Schulz

    Journalist, Comedian


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    William Dawes "Bill" Schulz (born August 14, 1975) is an American journalist, writer, and television personality, best known for being on the Fox News late-night show Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfield. Schulz...  more
  • 2

    Kelly Perine

    Comedian, Actor


    BirthplaceState College, Pennsylvania, USA

    Alternative NameKelly Peerrine

    Kelly Perine (born March 23, 1969) is an American television actor, writer, director, producer, and comedian. Perine attended Lake Forest Academy near Chicago, Illinois, where he studied stage...  more
  • 3

    Bill Ayers

    Activist, Professor


    BirthplaceGlen Ellyn, Illinois, United States of America

    William Charles Ayers (; born December 26, 1944) is a former leader of the Weather Underground and American elementary education theorist. During the 1960s, Ayers participated in the counterculture...  more
  • 4

    Jay Chandrasekhar

    Television director, Comedian


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    Alternative NameJumbulingham, Jay Chandrasekhar, Jumbulingam, Jumbulingham Chandrasekhar

    Jayanth Jambulingam Chandrasekhar (born April 9, 1968) is an American comedian, film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is best known for his work with the sketch comedy group Broken Lizard and...  more
  • 5

    AgeDec. at 81 (1921-2002)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    John George Agar Jr. (January 31, 1921 – April 7, 2002) was an American film and television actor. He is best known for starring alongside John Wayne in the films Sands of Iwo Jima, Fort Apache, and...  more
  • 6

    Bix Beiderbecke

    Musician, Trumpeter

    AgeDec. at 28 (1903-1931)

    BirthplaceDavenport, Iowa, United States of America

    Leon Bismark "Bix" Beiderbecke (March 10, 1903 – August 6, 1931) was an American jazz cornetist, pianist, and composer. Beiderbecke was one of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s, a...  more
  • 7

    Nauman Scott

    Judge, Politician

    AgeDec. at 85 (1916-2001)

    BirthplaceNew Roads, Louisiana

    Nauman Steele Scott (June 15, 1916 – September 19, 2001) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana....  more
  • 8

    George N. Gillett, Jr.



    BirthplaceRacine, Wisconsin, United States of America

    George Nield Gillett Jr. (born 22 October 1938) is an American businessman. Originally from Wisconsin, he lives in Vail, Colorado. He is married and has four children....  more
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    Karl Patterson Schmidt (June 19, 1890, Lake Forest, Illinois – September 26, 1957, Chicago) was an American herpetologist....  more
  • 10
    David Shedd Bradley (6 April 1920 in Winnetka, Illinois – 19 December 1997 in Los Angeles, California) was an American motion picture director, actor, film collector, and university instructor....  more
  • 11

    Edward Everett Nourse

    Edward Everett Nourse, D.D. (December 24, 1863 – April 30, 1929) was an American Congregational theologian. Nourse was born at Bayfield, Wisconsin. He studied at the College and the Academy at Lake...  more