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Famous Pratt Institute Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Pratt Institute and be of some renown.

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

List features graduates like Robert Redford, Rob Zombie and more!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Pratt Institute?” and “Which celebrities are Pratt Institute alumni?”
  • Robert Redford1

    Robert Redford

    Activist, Businessperson


    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936) is an American retired actor, director,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harvey Fierstein2

    Harvey Fierstein

    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States

    Harvey Forbes Fierstein ( FIRE-steen; born June 6, 1954) is an American actor, playwright, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Terrence Howard3

    Terrence Howard

    Record producer, Singer-songwriter


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Terrence Dashon Howard (born March 11, 1969) is an American actor and singer. Having his first... more on Wikipedia

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  • Martin Landau4

    Martin Landau

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Martin James Landau (; June 20, 1928 – July 15, 2017) was an American actor, acting coach,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Djuna Barnes5

    Djuna Barnes

    Journalist, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 90 (1892-1982)

    BirthplaceStorm King Mountain, New York, United States of America

    Djuna Barnes (, June 12, 1892 – June 18, 1982) was an American artist, illustrator,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Rob Zombie6

    Rob Zombie

    Programmer, Songwriter


    BirthplaceHaverhill, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Rob Zombie (born Robert Bartleh Cummings; January 12, 1965) is an American musician and... more on WikipediaSpotify buy button

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  • John Flansburgh7

    John Flansburgh

    Guitarist, Songwriter


    BirthplaceLincoln, Massachusetts, United States of America

    John Conant Flansburgh (born May 6, 1960) is an American musician. He is half of the... more on Wikipedia
  • Gertrude Käsebier8

    Gertrude Käsebier

    Artist, Photographer

    AgeDec. at 82 (1852-1934)

    BirthplaceFort Des Moines Provisional Army Officer Training School, Des Moines, Iowa

    Gertrude Käsebier (May 18, 1852 – October 12, 1934) was an American photographer. She was... more on Wikipedia
  • Tony Schwartz9
    Anthony Schwartz (August 19, 1923 – June 15, 2008) was an American sound archivist, sound... more on Wikipedia
  • Norman Norell10

    Norman Norell

    Fashion designer, Designer

    AgeDec. at 72 (1900-1972)

    BirthplaceNoblesville, Indiana

    Norman David Levinson (April 20, 1900 – October 25, 1972) known professionally as Norman... more on Wikipedia
  • Keith Michael11

    Keith Michael

    Fashion designer


    Keith Michael (born Keith Michael Rizza on January 14, 1972) is an American fashion designer... more on Wikipedia
  • Pete Hamill12

    Pete Hamill

    Editor, Journalist


    BirthplacePark Slope, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Pete Hamill (; born June 24, 1935) is an American journalist, novelist, essayist, editor and... more on Wikipedia
  • Jules Feiffer13

    Jules Feiffer

    Professor, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929) is an American cartoonist and author, who was... more on Wikipedia
  • Kent Williams14

    Kent Williams

    Kent Robert Williams (born 1962) is an American painter and graphic novel artist. Williams, a... more on Wikipedia
  • Bill Ward15
    William Hess Ward (March 6, 1919 – November 17, 1998), was an American cartoonist notable as a... more on Wikipedia
  • Jeremy Scott16

    Jeremy Scott

    Fashion designer, Designer


    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri

    Jeremy Scott (born August 8, 1975) is an American fashion designer. He is the creative... more on Wikipedia
  • Pamela Colman Smith17
    Pamela Colman Smith (16 February 1878 – 18 September 1951), also nicknamed Pixie, was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Félix González-Torres18

    AgeDec. at 39 (1957-1996)

    BirthplaceGuáimaro, Cuba

    Félix González-Torres (November 26, 1957 – January 9, 1996) was a Cuban-born American visual... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    AgeDec. at 86 (1907-1993)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Leslie Irving Morrow, known as Jeff Morrow (January 13, 1907 – December 26, 1993), was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Kathleen McEnery20

    Kathleen McEnery

    Painter, Artist

    AgeDec. at 86 (1885-1971)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Kathleen McEnery Cunningham (1885, Brooklyn - 1971, Rochester) was an American painter.
  • 21

    Jacob Lawrence

    Painter, Artist

    AgeDec. at 83 (1917-2000)

    BirthplaceAtlantic City, New Jersey

    Jacob Lawrence (September 7, 1917 – June 9, 2000) was an African-American painter known for... more on Wikipedia
  • Jack Kirby22

    Jack Kirby

    Inker, Editor

    AgeDec. at 77 (1917-1994)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Jack Kirby (born Jacob Kurtzberg (); August 28, 1917 – February 6, 1994) was an American comic... more on Wikipedia

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  • Paul Rand23

    Paul Rand

    Designer, Graphic Designer

    AgeDec. at 82 (1914-1996)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Paul Rand (born Peretz Rosenbaum; August 15, 1914 – November 26, 1996) was an American art... more on Wikipedia
  • Juan Muñoz24

    Juan Muñoz

    Sculptor, Artist

    AgeDec. at 48 (1953-2001)

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    Juan Muñoz (17 June 1953 – 28 August 2001) was a Spanish sculptor, working primarily in paper... more on Wikipedia
  • Betsey Johnson25

    Betsey Johnson

    Fashion designer, Designer


    BirthplaceWethersfield, Connecticut, United States of America

    Betsey Johnson is an American fashion designer best known for her feminine and whimsical... more on Wikipedia