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Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 3.7k 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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  • 1
    Helen Keller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Helen Keller

    Pacifist, Lecturer

    AgeDec. at 88 (1880-1968)

    BirthplaceTuscumbia, Alabama, United States of America

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

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  • 2
    Benazir Bhutto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Benazir Bhutto

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 54 (1953-2007)

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

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

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    Caroline Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Caroline Kennedy

    Spokesperson, Editor

    Age62

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Caroline Bouvier Kennedy (born November 27, 1957) is an American author, attorney, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Bonnie Raitt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Bonnie Raitt

    Guitarist, Musician

    Age70

    BirthplaceBurbank, USA, California

    Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer, guitarist, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Gertrude Stein is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Gertrude Stein

    Poet, Librettist

    AgeDec. at 72 (1874-1946)

    BirthplaceAllegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American novelist, poet, playwright,... more on Wikipedia
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    Adrienne Rich is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Adrienne Rich

    Poet, Essayist

    AgeDec. at 83 (1929-2012)

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Adrienne Cecile Rich (; May 16, 1929 – March 27, 2012) was an American poet, essayist and... more on Wikipedia

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    Stockard Channing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Stockard Channing

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age76

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Stockard Channing (born February 13, 1944) is an American actress. She is known for playing... more on Wikipedia

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    Mary Lasker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Mary Lasker

    Activist, Art dealer

    AgeDec. at 94 (1900-1994)

    BirthplaceWatertown, Wisconsin

    Mary Woodard Lasker (November 30, 1900 – February 21, 1994) was an American health activist... more on Wikipedia
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    Mary White Ovington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni
    Mary White Ovington (April 11, 1865 – July 15, 1951) was an American suffragist, journalist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Phyllis Schlafly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Phyllis Schlafly

    Activist, Author

    Age96

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Phyllis Stewart Schlafly (; born Phyllis McAlpin Stewart; August 15, 1924 – September 5, 2016)... more on Wikipedia
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    Margaret Atwood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Margaret Atwood

    Activist, Poet

    Age80

    BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

    Margaret Eleanor Atwood (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary... more on Wikipedia

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    Abigail Folger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Abigail Folger

    Socialite, Social Worker

    AgeDec. at 26 (1943-1969)

    BirthplaceCalifornia

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    Elizabeth Holloway Marston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Elizabeth Holloway Marston

    Editor, Psychologist

    AgeDec. at 100 (1893-1993)

    BirthplaceIsle of Man

    Elizabeth Holloway Marston (February 20, 1893 – March 27, 1993) was an American attorney and... more on Wikipedia
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    Katha Pollitt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Katha Pollitt

    Poet, Journalist

    Age70

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Katha Pollitt (born October 14, 1949) is an American poet, essayist and critic. She is the... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Lindsay Crouse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Lindsay Crouse

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age72

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Lindsay Ann Crouse (born May 12, 1948) is an American actress. She made her Broadway debut in... more on Wikipedia
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    Elizabeth Brewster is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    AgeDec. at 90 (1922-2012)

    BirthplaceChipman, Canada

    Elizabeth Winifred Brewster, (26 August 1922 – 26 December 2012) was a Canadian poet and... more on Wikipedia
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    Helen B. Taussig is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    AgeDec. at 88 (1898-1986)

    BirthplaceCambridge, Massachusetts

    Helen Brooke Taussig (May 24, 1898 – May 20, 1986) was an American cardiologist, working in... more on Wikipedia
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    Nancy Chodorow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Nancy Chodorow

    Sociologist, Psychoanalyst

    Age76

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Nancy Julia Chodorow (born January 20, 1944) is an American sociologist, feminist... more on Wikipedia
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    Anne McCaffrey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Anne McCaffrey

    Novelist, Author

    AgeDec. at 85 (1926-2011)

    BirthplaceCambridge, Massachusetts

    Anne Inez McCaffrey (1 April 1926 – 21 November 2011) was an American-born writer who... more on Wikipedia
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    Antonia Ax:son Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Age77

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Antonia Margaret Ax:son Johnson (Swedish: [anˈtoːnɪa ˈakːsəlˈsɔn ˈjuːnˈsɔn]; born 1943) is the... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Deborah Batts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Deborah Batts

    Judge, Lawyer

    Age73

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Deborah A. Batts (born April 13, 1947) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United... more on Wikipedia
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    Josephine Hull is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    AgeDec. at 80 (1877-1957)

    BirthplaceNewtonville, Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Marie Josephine Hull (née Sherwood; January 3, 1877 – March 12, 1957) was an American stage... more on Wikipedia
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    Sue Miller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Sue Miller

    Author, Writer

    Age76

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    For those with same or similar name, see Susan Miller (disambiguation).Sue Miller (born... more on Wikipedia
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    Laura Whitehorn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni
    Laura Jane Whitehorn (born April 1945) is an activist. Whitehorn was born in Brooklyn, New... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Mina Bissell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Radcliffe College Alumni

    Mina Bissell

    Scientist

    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    Mina J. Bissell is an Iranian-American biologist known for her research on breast cancer. In... more on Wikipedia
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