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Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni

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

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

A list made up of graduates like Joakim Noah and Huey Lewis.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Lawrenceville School?” and “Which celebrities are Lawrenceville School alumni?”
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Malcolm Forbes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Publisher, Businessperson, Politician

Age: Dec. at 71 (1919-1990)

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

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes (August 19, 1919 – February 24, 1990) was an American entrepreneur most prominently known as the publisher of Forbes magazine, founded by his father B. C. Forbes. He was ...more
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Meredith Whitney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Businessperson, Financial Analyst

Age: 49

Meredith Ann Whitney (born November 20, 1969) is an American businesswoman hailed as “The Oracle of Wall Street” by Bloomberg. She is best known for successfully forecasting the difficulties of ...more
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Richard Halliburton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 39 (1900-1939)

Birthplace: Brownsville, Tennessee

Richard Halliburton (January 9, 1900 – presumed dead after March 24, 1939) was an American traveler, adventurer, and author. Halliburton was headline news for most of his brief career and is ...more
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William H. Masters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Physician

Age: Dec. at 86 (1915-2001)

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio

William Howell Masters (December 27, 1915 – February 16, 2001) was an American gynecologist, best known as the senior member of the Masters and Johnson sexuality research team. Along with his ...more
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Thomas C. Hindman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 40 (1828-1868)

Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

Thomas C. Hindman (born Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr.; January 28, 1828 – September 27, 1868) was a lawyer, United States Representative from the 1st Congressional District of Arkansas, and ...more
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Edward Albee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Screenwriter, Author, Writer

Age: 90

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Virginia, + more

Edward Franklin Albee III ( AWL-bee; March 12, 1928 – September 16, 2016) was an American playwright known for works such as The Zoo Story (1958), The Sandbox (1959), Who's Afraid of Virginia ...more

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Huey Lewis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 68

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

Hugh Anthony Cregg III (born July 5, 1950), known professionally as Huey Lewis, is a Grammy-winning American singer, songwriter, and actor. Lewis sings lead and plays harmonica for his band, ...more

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#84 of 668 The Best Rock Vocalists #124 of 398 The Best Frontmen in Rock #1,242 of 1,471 The Greatest Minds of All Time

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Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 33

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

Joakim Simon Noah ( JOH-ə-kim; born February 25, 1985) is a professional basketball player who last played for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Born in New ...more

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#82 of 168 The Greatest NBA Centers of All Time #42 of 343 The Most Obnoxious Athletes #305 of 870 The Top NBA Players Of All Time

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James Merrill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Poet, Writer

Age: Dec. at 69 (1926-1995)

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

For the South Carolina politician see James Merrill (politician).James Ingram Merrill (March 3, 1926 – February 6, 1995) was an American poet. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in ...more

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Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Politician

Age: 87

Birthplace: Paris, France

Lowell Palmer Weicker Jr. (born May 16, 1931) is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the 85th Governor of Connecticut. He unsuccessfully sought the ...more
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George Akerlof is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Professor, Scientist, Economist

Age: 78

Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut

George Arthur Akerlof (born June 17, 1940) is an American economist who is a university professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University and Koshland Professor of ...more
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Michael Eisner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Businessperson, Film Producer

Age: 76

Birthplace: USA, New York, Mount Kisco

Michael Dammann Eisner (born March 7, 1942) is an American businessman. Eisner was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Walt Disney Company from September 1984 to September ...more
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Frederick Buechner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Theologian, Novelist, Author

Age: 92

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Carl Frederick Buechner ( BEEK-nər; born July 11, 1926) is an American writer, novelist, poet, autobiographer, essayist, preacher, and theologian. He is an ordained Presbyterian minister and the ...more
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Aldo Leopold is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Forester, Environmentalist, Professor

Age: Dec. at 61 (1887-1948)

Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa

Aldo Leopold (January 11, 1887 – April 21, 1948) was an American author, philosopher, scientist, ecologist, forester, conservationist, and environmentalist. He was a professor at the University ...more
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Dierks Bentley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician

Age: 43

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Frederick Dierks Bentley (born November 20, 1975) is an American country music singer and songwriter. In 2003, he signed to Capitol Nashville and released his eponymous debut album. Both it and ...more

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Turki bin Faisal Al Saud... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Politician

Age: 74

Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Turki bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: تركي بن فيصل بن عبد الـعزيز آل سعود‎) (born 15 February 1945), known also as Turki al-Faisal, is a Saudi politician and diplomat. A member of the ...more
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Frederic C. Walcott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni

Age: Dec. at 80 (1869-1949)

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

Frederic Collin Walcott (February 19, 1869 – April 27, 1949) was a United States Senator from Connecticut.
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Jay Carney is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Spokesperson, Journalist

Age: 53

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Area code 202, + more

James "Jay" Carney (born May 22, 1965) is the former White House press secretary to President Barack Obama. He served as press secretary from January 2011 through June 2014. For the ...more
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Robert F. Goheen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Robert F. Goheen

Age: Dec. at 89 (1919-2008)

Birthplace: Vengurla, India

Robert Francis Goheen (August 15, 1919 – March 31, 2008) was an American academic, president of Princeton University and United States Ambassador to India.
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Fred Mustard Stewart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Fred Mustard Stewart Novelist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 75 (1932-2007)

Birthplace: Anderson, Indiana

Fred Mustard Stewart (September 17, 1932, Anderson, Indiana – February 7, 2007, New York City) was an American novelist. His most popular books were The Mephisto Waltz (1969), adapted for a 1971 ...more
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William M. Lanning is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 63 (1849-1912)

Birthplace: Ewing Township, New Jersey, United States of America

William Mershon Lanning (January 1, 1849 – February 16, 1912) was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 4th congressional district in the United States House of ...more
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Paul Moravec is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Paul Moravec Composer

Age: 61

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York

Paul Moravec (born November 2, 1957) is an American composer and a University Professor at Adelphi University on Long Island, New York. Already a prolific composer, he has been described as a ...more
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David P. Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
David P. Reynolds Businessperson

Age: Dec. at 96 (1915-2011)

Birthplace: Bristol, Tennessee

David Parham Reynolds (June 16, 1915 – August 29, 2011) was chairman emeritus of Reynolds Metals Co. and an owner/breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses. He was the son of Richard S. Reynolds, Sr. ...more
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Scott Aversano is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Scott Aversano Film Producer

Age: 49

Scott Aversano is an American film producer. Aversano was educated at The Lawrenceville School, Brown University and The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he earned an M.A. in English ...more
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Andres Soriano, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni
Andres Soriano, Jr.

Age: Dec. at 48 (1936-1984)

Andrés Soriano, Jr. was a Spanish Filipino businessman best known as the chief executive of San Miguel Corporation and A. Soriano Corporation from 1964 to 1984. He was the son of