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Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Miss Porter's School and be of some renown.

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

This list below has a variety of graduates, like Gene Tierney and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Miss Porter's School?” and “Which celebrities are Miss Porter's School alumni?”
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Jacqueline Kennedy Onass... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Editor

Age: Dec. at 65 (1929-1994)

Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States of America

Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis (née Bouvier ; July 28, 1929 – May 19, 1994) was First Lady of the United States during the presidency of John F. Kennedy and was regarded then and ...more

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Edith Bouvier Beale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Socialite, Model, Actor

Age: Dec. at 85 (1917-2002)

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

Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale (November 7, 1917 – January 14, 2002) was an American socialite, fashion model and cabaret performer. She was a first cousin of Jacqueline Onassis and ...more
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Alice Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Toxicologist

Age: Dec. at 101 (1869-1970)

Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Alice Hamilton (February 27, 1869 – September 22, 1970) was an American physician, research scientist, and author who is best known as a leading expert in the field of occupational health and a ...more

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Barbara Babcock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Actor

Age: 82

Birthplace: USA, Fort Riley, Kansas

Barbara Babcock (born February 27, 1937) is an American character actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Grace Gardner on Hill Street Blues, for which she won an Emmy Award for ...more
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Gene Tierney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 71 (1920-1991)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Gene Eliza Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American film and stage actress. Acclaimed as a great beauty, she became established as a leading lady. Tierney was best known ...more

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Gloria Vanderbilt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Gloria Vanderbilt Fashion designer, Socialite, Designer

Age: 95

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

Gloria Laura Vanderbilt (February 20, 1924 – June 17, 2019) was an American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress, and socialite. She was a member of the Vanderbilt family of New ...more

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Pema Chödrön ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Nun, Writer, Philosopher

Age: 82

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

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Lilly Pulitzer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: Dec. at 82 (1931-2013)

Birthplace: Roslyn, New York

Lillian Pulitzer Rousseau (born Lillian Lee McKim; November 10, 1931 – April 7, 2013), better known as Lilly Pulitzer, was an American socialite and fashion designer. She founded Lilly Pulitzer, ...more
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Elizabeth May is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Politician, Environmentalist, Writer

Age: 64

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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Mamie Gummer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Actor

Age: 35

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

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Theodate Pope Riddle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Architect

Age: Dec. at 79 (1867-1946)

Birthplace: Salem, Ohio

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Dorothy Bush Koch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Author

Age: 59

Birthplace: Texas

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Edith Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Edith Hamilton Writer

Age: Dec. at 96 (1867-1963)

Birthplace: Dresden, Germany

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Letitia Baldrige is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Expert, Public Relations Executive, Author

Age: Dec. at 86 (1926-2012)

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

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Dorothy Walker Bush is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni

Age: Dec. at 91 (1901-1992)

Birthplace: Maine

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Janet Auchincloss Ruther... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Socialite

Age: Dec. at 40 (1945-1985)

Janet Jennings Auchincloss Rutherfurd (June 13, 1945 – March 13, 1985) was an American socialite. She was the half-sister of the former First Lady of the United States, Jacqueline Onassis and ...more
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Cissy Patterson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
Cissy Patterson Novelist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 64 (1884-1948)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Eleanor Josephine Medill "Cissy" Patterson, Countess Gizycki (November 7, 1881 – July 24, 1948) was an American journalist and newspaper editor, publisher and owner. Patterson was one ...more
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Katharine Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
KipBowens added Actor

Age: Dec. at 96 (1907-2003)

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

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Tracy Chapman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Miss Porter's School Alumni
KipBowens added Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer

Age: 54

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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