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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Anne Archer and Dennis Cooper.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Pitzer College?” and “Which celebrities are Pitzer College alumni?”

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Dennis Cooper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Dennis Cooper Editor, Poet, Novelist Dennis Cooper is an American novelist, poet, critic, editor and performance artist.

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John Darnielle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
John Darnielle Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter John Darnielle is an American musician and novelist best known as the primary member of the American band the Mountain Goats, for which he is the writer, composer, guitarist, pianist and

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Hunter Lovins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Hunter Lovins Public speaker, Environmentalist, Professor L. Hunter Lovins is an author and a promoter of sustainable development for over 30 years, is president of Natural Capitalism Solutions, a 5013 non-profit in Longmont, Colorado and the Chief ...more

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Anne Archer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Anne Archer Actor Anne Archer is an American actress. She has appeared in films such as Paradise Alley, Short Cuts, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, Man of the House and Fatal Attraction, for which she ...more

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Max Brooks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Max Brooks Screenwriter, Author, Actor Maximillian Michael "Max" Brooks is an American horror author and screenwriter. He is the son of comedy filmmaker Mel Brooks and actress Anne Bancroft. Brooks's writing focuses on ...more

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Nick Simmons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Nick Simmons Musician, Cartoonist, Actor Nicholas Adam Tweed-Simmons is the son of Gene Simmons. He is perhaps best known for starring in the Gene Simmons Family Jewels reality show, broadcast by the A&E network.

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Matt Nathanson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Matt Nathanson Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson is an American singer-songwriter whose work is a blend of folk and rock music. In addition to singing, he plays acoustic and electric guitar, and has played both solo and with a ...more

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Fabian Núñez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Fabian Núñez Politician Fabian Núñez has been a labor union adviser and a Democratic politician. He served three two year terms as a member of the State Assembly, leaving office in late 2008. During his ...more

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David Bloom is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
David Bloom Journalist David Bloom was an American television journalist until his sudden death in 2003 after a deep vein thrombosis became a pulmonary embolism.

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Jonah Matranga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Jonah Matranga Songwriter, Musician, Actor Jonah Rzadzinski Matranga is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist who has released a variety of solo material under his own name and onelinedrawing, and has previously been part of the bands Far ...more

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Amy Gerstler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Amy Gerstler Poet, Author Amy Gerstler is an American poet. Her books of poetry include Ghost Girl; Medicine - finalist for the Phi Beta Kappa Poetry Award; Crown of Weeds; Nerve Storm; Bitter Angel - winner of the 1991 ...more

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Craig Mullins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Craig Mullins Craig Mullins is an American digital painter, and leading international concept artist. He has created art for books, video games and films.

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Matthew Cooke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Matthew Cooke Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer Matthew Cooke is the writer-director of How to Make Money Selling Drugs for which Cooke was also the narrator, editor, cinematographer and visual effects artist. Cooke was the producer and ...more

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Debra Wong Yang is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Debra Wong Yang Debra Wong Yang was the United States Attorney for the Central District of California. She was appointed in May 2002 by President George W. Bush, who made her the first Asian American woman to ...more

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Travis Fine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Travis Fine Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Travis Lane Fine is an American actor, writer, director and producer, perhaps best known for his film Any Day Now, and for his roles in Girl, Interrupted and The Young Riders.

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Dana Levin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Dana Levin Poet, Writer Dana Levin is a poet and teaches Creative Writing at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. She also teaches in the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers.

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Jenniphr Goodman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Jenniphr Goodman Film Director Jenniphr Goodman is a film director best known for directing and co-writing the 2000 film The Tao of Steve. She received her B.A. in creative writing and film making in 1984 through Pitzer ...more

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Sharon Monsky is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Sharon Monsky Sharon Monsky founded the Scleroderma Research Foundation. Monsky was born in Omaha, Nebraska on October 23, 1953. She was a competitive figure skater as a teenager. Monsky received a BA in ...more

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Todd A. Eachus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Todd A. Eachus Todd A. Eachus served as a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He represented the 116th District from 1997 until 2010. Eachus represented most of southern Luzerne ...more

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Kevin de León is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Kevin de León Kevin de León is a Democratic member of the California State Senate, elected to serve Los Angeles County's 24th Senatorial district in November 2010. The district includes Downtown Los ...more

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Erika Moen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Pitzer College Alumni
Erika Moen Erika Moen is an American comic book artist born in 1983 and based in Portland, Oregon.