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Famous Professional Children's School Alumni

Updated March 11, 2021 4.2k views131 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Professional Children's School and be of some renown.

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

Scarlett Johansson and Sarah Michelle Gellar are included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Professional Children's School?” and “Which celebrities are Professional Children's School alumni?”
  • 1

    Scarlett Johansson

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


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  • 2


    BirthplacePanama City, Panama


    Jordana Brewster (born April 26, 1980) is an American actress and model. She made her acting debut in an episode of All My Children in 1995 and next took on the recurring role as Nikki Munson in As...  more

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  • 3

    Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Television producer, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA


    Alternative NameSarah Michelle Gellar^! Sarah Michelle Prinze

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  • 4

    Sarah Jessica Parker

    Businessperson, Television producer


    BirthplaceNelsonville, Ohio, USA


    Alternative NameSarah Jessica Parker

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  • 5

    Leighton Meester

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, USA


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  • 6

    Tara Reid

    Entrepreneur, Film Producer


    BirthplaceWyckoff, New Jersey, USA


    Tara Donna Reid (born November 8, 1975) is an American actress. She played Vicky in the films American Pie (1999), American Pie 2 (2001) and American Reunion (2012), and Bunny Lebowski in The Big...  more

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  • 7

    Mischa Barton

    Spokesperson, Fashion designer


    BirthplaceLondon, England, UK


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  • 8

    Julia Stiles

    Television director, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


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  • 9

    Christina Ricci

    Spokesperson, Actor


    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA


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  • 10

    Milton Berle

    Television director, Comedian

    AgeDec. at 94 (1908-2002)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


    Alternative NameMilton Berle

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  • 11

    Christian Slater

    Television director, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


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  • 12

    Rebecca Gayheart

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceHazard, Kentucky, USA


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  • 13

    AgeDec. at 90 (1908-1998)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


    Gene Raymond (August 13, 1908 – May 3, 1998) was an American film, television, and stage actor of the 1930s and 1940s. In addition to acting, Raymond was also a composer, screenwriter, director,...  more
  • 14

    Macaulay Culkin

    Child Actor, Actor


    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America


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  • 15

    Ricki Lake

    Talk show host, Television producer


    BirthplaceHastings-on-Hudson, New York, USA


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    Jennifer O'Neill

    Model, Author


    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil


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  • 17

    Christopher Walken

    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceAstoria, New York City, New York, United States of America


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  • 18

    Jane Krakowski

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceParsippany, New Jersey, USA


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  • 19

    Phoebe Cates

    Entrepreneur, Model


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


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  • 20


    BirthplaceLincoln, Nebraska, USA


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  • 21

    Ann Blyth

    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Mount Kisco


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  • 22

    Rachel Miner

    Television producer, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


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  • 23

    Sidney Lumet

    Television director, Television producer

    AgeDec. at 87 (1924-2011)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America


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  • 24

    Malcolm-Jamal Warner

    Film Score Composer, Television director


    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, USA


    Alternative NameMalcolm-Jamal Warner

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  • 25

    AgeDec. at 59 (1946-2005)

    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


    John Spencer (December 20, 1946 – December 16, 2005) was an American actor. He is best known for his role as Leo McGarry on the NBC political drama series The West Wing. His performance on the show...  more