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Famous North Carolina School Of The Arts Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 13.3k views75 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to North Carolina School of the Arts and be of some renown.

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

Items here include everything from Jada Pinkett Smith to Mary-Louise Parker.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to North Carolina School of the Arts?” and “Which celebrities are North Carolina School of the Arts alumni?”
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    Jada Pinkett Smith

    Businessperson, Television producer
    Jada Pinkett Smith (born September 18, 1971) is an American actress, comedian,...  more

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    Jeff Conaway

    Model, Actor
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    Mary-Louise Parker (born August 2, 1964) is an American actress and writer. After making her...  more

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    David LaChapelle

    Artist, Film Director
    David LaChapelle (born March 11, 1963) is an American commercial photographer, fine-art...  more
  • 5

    Missi Pyle

    Actor, Singer
    Andrea Kay "Missi" Pyle (born November 16, 1972) is an American actress and singer. She has...  more
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    Kristin Chenoweth

    Author, Actor
    Kristin Dawn Chenoweth (; born Kristi Dawn Chenoweth, July 24, 1968) is an American actress...  more

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  • 7

    Diedrich Bader

    Comedian, Actor
    Karl Diedrich Bader (born December 24, 1966) is an American actor, voice actor and comedian....  more
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    Bridget Regan

    Theatrical producer, Fiddler
    Bridget Catherine Regan (born February 3, 1982) is an American actress known for portrayals...  more

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    Judge Reinhold

    Actor, Voice acting
    Edward Ernest "Judge" Reinhold, Jr. (born May 21, 1957) is an American actor who has starred...  more

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    Julianne Morris

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  • 11

    Jody Hill

    Television director, Television producer
    Jody Hill (born October 15, 1976) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. In...  more
  • 12
    Jennifer Anne Ehle (; born December 29, 1969) is a British-American actress. She won the BAFTA...  more
  • 13

    Terrence Mann

    Theatre Director, Songwriter
    Terrence Vaughan Mann (born July 1, 1951) is an American actor, theatre director, and singer....  more
  • 14

    Tom Hulce

    Theatre Director, Theatrical producer
    Thomas Edward Hulce (; born December 6, 1953) is an American actor, singer, and theater...  more
  • 15

    Chris Parnell

    Comedian, Musician
    Thomas Christopher "Chris" Parnell (; born February 5, 1967) is an American actor, voice...  more

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    Anthony Mackie

    Entrepreneur, Actor
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    Danny McBride

    Television producer, Film Producer
    Daniel Richard McBride (born December 29, 1976) is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He...  more

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  • 18

    Will Patton

    Actor, Voice acting
    William Rankin "Will" Patton (born June 14, 1954) is an American actor and audiobook narrator....  more
  • 19

    Brian Sidney Bembridge

    Scenic Designer, Lighting designer
    Brian Sidney Bembridge (born 1973) is an American scenic, lighting, and costume designer for...  more
  • 20

    John P. Kee

    Songwriter, Musician
    John P. Kee (born John Prince Kee on June 4, 1962) is an American gospel singer and pastor....  more

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  • 21

    Shauna Reynolds

    Bassist, Musician
    Sean Yseult (born Shauna Reynolds; June 6, 1966) is an American rock musician. She currently...  more
  • 22
    Catherine Grace Dent (born April 14, 1965) is an American actress. She is best known for the...  more
  • 23

    Tim Orr

    Tim Orr (born 1968) is an American cinematographer known mostly for his work with director...  more
  • 24

    Debbie Allen

    Television director, Television producer
    Deborah Kaye Allen (born January 16, 1950) is an American actress, dancer, choreographer,...  more
  • 25

    Peter Hedges

    Novelist, Screenwriter
    Peter Simpson Hedges (born July 6, 1962) is an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter,...  more