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List of famous people who went to boarding school ranked by fame and popularity. A boarding school is a place where students both learn and live. Boarding schools usually except students who are in junior high or high school. There are several military schools that are also boarding schools. Several prominent families tend to send their children to boarding schools.

Who is the most famous person who went to boarding school? Donald Trump tops our list of celebrity prep school alumni. The Apprentice mastermind attended the New York Military Academy in the early '60s. Trump went on to attend Fordham University and the University of Pennsylvania. He then entered the work force with his father's company before founding the Trump Organization. Other famous people who went to prep school include Laura Linney, Steve Carell, and Mark Zuckerberg.

Several U.S. Presidents also attended boarding school. John F. Kennedy attended high school at the Choate School in Wallingford, Connecticut. George W. Bush attended the Phillips Academy in Massachusetts, as did his father George H.W. Bush. Other famous politicians who attended boarding school include Robert F. Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, and John Kerry.

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Owen Wilson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Who Went to Boarding School
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Actor Owen Wilson attended the New Mexico Military Institute.

Age: 49

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Credits: Midnight in Paris, Cars, Wedding Crashers, Zoolander

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Uma Thurman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Who Went to Boarding School
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Actress Uma Thurman attended the Northfield Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts.

Age: 47

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Credits: Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Gattaca, Batman & Robin

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Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Who Went to Boarding School
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Steve Carell attended the Middlesex School in Concord, MA.

Age: 55

Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States of America

Credits: The Office, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Despicable Me, Crazy, Stupid, + more

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#64 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

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Julie Bowen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Who Went to Boarding School
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"Modern Family" actress Julie Bowen attended St. George's School in Rhode Island.

Age: 48

Birthplace: Baltimore, USA, Maryland

Credits: Happy Gilmore, Ed, Boston Legal, Modern Family

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