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

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

Items include everything from James Stewart to Benicio del Toro.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Mercersburg Academy?” and “Which celebrities are Mercersburg Academy alumni?”
James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
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James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart was an American film and stage actor, known for his distinctive drawl voice and down-to-earth persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many films widely considered classics. He was known for portraying the American middle class man with everyday life struggles. Stewart was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one in competition and receiving one Lifetime Achievement award. Stewart was named the third greatest male screen legend in cinema history by the American Film Institute. He was a major Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract star. He also had a noted military career and was a World War II and Vietnam War veteran, who rose to the rank of Brigadier ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1908-1997)

Birthplace: Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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#4 on The Best Actors to Ever Win Best Actor in a Leading Role

#4 on The Greatest Western Movie Stars

#7 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#9 on The Best Actors in Film History

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Benicio del Toro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
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Benicio Monserrate Rafael Del Toro Sánchez, better known as Benicio Del Toro, is a Puerto Rican actor, film producer and film director. He won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a BAFTA Award for his role as Javier Rodríguez in Traffic. He is also known for his roles as Fred Fenster in The Usual Suspects, Dr. Gonzo in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Franky Four Fingers in Snatch, Jackie Boy in Sin City and Che Guevara in Che, a performance which garnered him the Best Actor Award both at the Cannes Film Festival in France, and at the Goya Awards in Spain. He portrayed The Collector in the Marvel Studios film Guardians of the Galaxy. He is the third Puerto ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: San Germán, Puerto Rico

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#89 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

#34 on The Hottest Silver Foxes

#26 on Celebrities Who Made The Biggest Cultural Impact In 2017

#12 on The Greatest Non-White Actors in Hollywood

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H. F. Lenfest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
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H. F. "Gerry" Lenfest is a media entrepreneur and philanthropist. ...more

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

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Harry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
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Harry Roe Hughes, a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 57th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1979 to 1987. ...more

Age: 91

Birthplace: Talbot County, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Maryland, + more

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