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Famous Lawrenceville School Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 6.3k views28 items

List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1

    Malcolm Forbes

    Publisher, Businessperson

    AgeDec. at 71 (1919-1990)

    BirthplaceNew 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
  • 2

    Meredith Whitney

    Businessperson, Financial Analyst



    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
  • 3

    Richard Halliburton

    Journalist, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 39 (1900-1939)

    BirthplaceBrownsville, 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 best...  more
  • 4

    AgeDec. at 86 (1915-2001)

    BirthplaceCleveland, 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 partner...  more
  • 5

    AgeDec. at 40 (1828-1868)

    BirthplaceKnoxville, 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
  • 6

    Edward Albee

    Screenwriter, Author


    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America


    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 Woolf?...  more

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  • 7

    Huey Lewis

    Songwriter, Musician


    BirthplaceNew 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, Huey...  more

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  • 8

    Joakim Noah

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


    Joakim Simon Noah ( JOH-ə-kim; born February 25, 1985) is a former professional basketball player who played for the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Clippers of the...  more

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  • 9

    James Merrill

    Poet, Writer

    AgeDec. at 69 (1926-1995)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


    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 1977...  more
  • 10


    BirthplaceParis, 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
  • 11

    George Akerlof

    Professor, Scientist


    BirthplaceNew 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 Economics...  more
  • 12

    Michael Eisner

    Businessperson, Film Producer


    BirthplaceMount Kisco, New York, USA


    Alternative NameMichael Eisner

    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 2005....  more
  • 13

    Frederick Buechner

    Theologian, Novelist


    BirthplaceNew 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
  • 14

    Aldo Leopold

    Forester, Environmentalist

    AgeDec. at 61 (1887-1948)

    BirthplaceBurlington, 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 of...  more
  • 15

    Dierks Bentley

    Guitarist, Songwriter


    BirthplacePhoenix, 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 its...  more

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  • 16


    BirthplaceMecca, 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 House...  more
  • 17
    Frederic Collin Walcott (February 19, 1869 – April 27, 1949) was a United States Senator from Connecticut....  more
  • 18

    Jay Carney

    Spokesperson, Journalist


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America


    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 first two years...  more
  • 19

    Robert F. Goheen

    Robert Francis Goheen (August 15, 1919 – March 31, 2008) was an American academic, president of Princeton University and United States Ambassador to India....  more
  • 20

    Fred Mustard Stewart

    Novelist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 75 (1932-2007)

    BirthplaceAnderson, 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
  • 21

    William M. Lanning

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 63 (1849-1912)

    BirthplaceEwing 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
  • 22

    Paul Moravec



    BirthplaceBuffalo, 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 "new...  more
  • 23

    David P. Reynolds


    AgeDec. at 96 (1915-2011)

    BirthplaceBristol, 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
  • 24

    Scott Aversano

    Film Producer



    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
  • 25

    Andres Soriano, Jr.

    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 Andrés Soriano, Sr....  more