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

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

The list you're viewing contains graduates like Johnny Carson and Cassandra Wilson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Millsaps College?” and “Which celebrities are Millsaps College alumni?”
Johnny Carson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Millsaps College Alumni
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John William "Johnny" Carson was an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, actor, and musician known for thirty years as host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Carson received six Emmy Awards, the Governor's Award, and a 1985 Peabody Award. He was inducted into the ...more

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor, Presenter

Age: Died at 80 (1925-2005)

Birthplace: Corning, Quincy Township, Iowa, United States of America

Credits: The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Space Ghost, The Tonight Show, The Johnny Carson Show, Mr. President, + more

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David Herbert Donald was an American historian, best known for his acclaimed 1995 biography of Abraham Lincoln. ...more

Profession: Historian, Author, Essayist

Age: Died at 89 (1920-2009)

Birthplace: Goodman, Mississippi, United States of America

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Ellen Gilchrist is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Millsaps College Alumni
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Ellen Gilchrist is an American novelist, short story writer, and poet. She won a National Book Award for her 1984 collection of short stories, Victory Over Japan. ...more

Profession: Poet, Novelist, Writer

Age: 82

Birthplace: Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States of America

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Cassandra Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Millsaps College Alumni
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Cassandra Wilson is an American jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi. Described by critic Gary Giddins as "a singer blessed with an unmistakable timbre and attack [who has] expanded the playing field" by incorporating blues, country, and folk music into her ...more

Profession: Arranger, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, + more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, USA

Credits: The Score, Junior, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special

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#29 on Make Your Voice Heard: Who Are the Best Female Jazz Singers?

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