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Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 3.9k views195 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Radcliffe College and be of some renown.

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

List ranges from Bonnie Raitt to Ursula K. Le Guin and more.

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

    Pacifist, Lecturer
    Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist,...  more

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    Benazir Bhutto

    Benazir Bhutto (Sindhi: بينظير ڀُٽو‎; Urdu: [beːnəˈziːr ˈbʱʊʈ.ʈoː]; 21 June 1953 – 27 December...  more

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    Caroline Kennedy

    Spokesperson, Editor
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  • 4

    Bonnie Raitt

    Guitarist, Musician
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  • 5

    Gertrude Stein

    Poet, Librettist
    Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American novelist, poet, playwright,...  more

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    Adrienne Rich

    Poet, Essayist
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    Stockard Channing

    Actor, Voice acting
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  • 8

    Mary Lasker

    Activist, Art dealer
    Mary Woodard Lasker (November 30, 1900 – February 21, 1994) was an American health activist...  more
  • 9
    Mary White Ovington (April 11, 1865 – July 15, 1951) was an American suffragist, journalist,...  more
  • 10

    Phyllis Schlafly

    Activist, Author
    Phyllis Stewart Schlafly (; born Phyllis McAlpin Stewart; August 15, 1924 – September 5, 2016)...  more
  • 11

    Margaret Atwood

    Activist, Poet
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    Abigail Folger

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  • 13

    Elizabeth Holloway Marston

    Editor, Psychologist
    Elizabeth Holloway Marston (February 20, 1893 – March 27, 1993) was an American attorney and...  more
  • 14

    Katha Pollitt

    Poet, Journalist
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  • 15

    Lindsay Crouse

    Actor, Voice acting
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  • 16
    Elizabeth Winifred Brewster, (26 August 1922 – 26 December 2012) was a Canadian poet and...  more
  • 17
    Helen Brooke Taussig (May 24, 1898 – May 20, 1986) was an American cardiologist, working in...  more
  • 18

    Nancy Chodorow

    Sociologist, Psychoanalyst
    Nancy Julia Chodorow (born January 20, 1944) is an American sociologist, feminist...  more
  • 19

    Anne McCaffrey

    Novelist, Author
    Anne Inez McCaffrey (1 April 1926 – 21 November 2011) was an American-born writer who...  more

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    Antonia Margaret Ax:son Johnson (Swedish: [anˈtoːnɪa ˈakːsəlˈsɔn ˈjuːnˈsɔn]; born 1943) is the...  more
  • 21

    Deborah Batts

    Judge, Lawyer
    Deborah A. Batts (born April 13, 1947) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United...  more
  • 22
    Marie Josephine Hull (née Sherwood; January 3, 1877 – March 12, 1957) was an American stage...  more
  • 23

    Sue Miller

    Author, Writer
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  • 24
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    Mina Bissell

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