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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, like Steve Jobs and Ry Cooder.

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

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Steve Jobs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Steve Jobs Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor

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Daniel Kottke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Daniel Kottke Programmer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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Emilio Pucci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Emilio Pucci Fashion designer, Designer

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James Beard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
James Beard Author, Chef

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Hope Lange is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Hope Lange Actor

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Dr. Demento is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Dr. Demento Actor, Disc jockey

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Don Miller is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Don Miller Public speaker, Author, Writer

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Peter Child is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni

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Donald Niven Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni

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Venky Ganesan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni

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Matthew Pearson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni

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Nicholas A. Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni

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Jonathan Tadashi Naito is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni

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Joel Franklin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni

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Alexander Botero-Lowry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Alexander Botero-Lowry Software Engineer

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Richard J. Danzig is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni

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Ry Cooder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Ry Cooder Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist

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Leslie Scalapino is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Leslie Scalapino Editor, Publisher, Poet

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Michael E. Levine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Michael E. Levine Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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Barbara Ehrenreich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Barbara Ehrenreich Journalist, Historian, Author

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Arlene Blum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Arlene Blum Environmental Health Scientist, Climber, Writer

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Elizabeth Warnock Fernea is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Elizabeth Warnock Fernea Anthropologist, Film Producer, Filmmaker

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Steven Raichlen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Steven Raichlen TV chef, Food writer, Author

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Peter Norton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Peter Norton Programmer

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Robert A. Brightman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Robert A. Brightman Anthropologist

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Robert Morris is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Robert Morris Artist

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Gail M. Kelly is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Gail M. Kelly Anthropologist

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Hans A. Linde is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Hans A. Linde Jurist

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Harry Harlow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Harry Harlow Psychologist

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Eric Overmyer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Eric Overmyer Television producer, Screenwriter, Writer

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Gary Snyder is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Gary Snyder Poet, Environmentalist, Educator

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Norman Packard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Norman Packard Physicist

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Keith Packard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Keith Packard Programmer

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Larry Sanger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Larry Sanger Businessperson, Philosopher

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Dell Hymes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Dell Hymes Anthropologist

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Howard Rheingold is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Howard Rheingold

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Don Kates is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Don Kates Criminologist, Writer, Lawyer

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Lewis Webster Jones is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni

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Janet Fitch is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Janet Fitch Novelist, Author, Writer

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William D. McElroy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni

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Rose Friedman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Rose Friedman Economist, Writer

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David Eddings is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
David Eddings Novelist, Author, Writer

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Ken Raymond is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Ken Raymond Chemist

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Robert A. Brady is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Robert A. Brady Economist

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Charles Munch is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Charles Munch Artist

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David H. French is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
David H. French Anthropologist

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Steven McGeady is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Steven McGeady Programmer

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Rupert Stasch is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Rupert Stasch Anthropologist

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Diane Ravitch is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Diane Ravitch Historian, Professor, Author

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Peter Dobkin Hall is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Reed College Alumni
Peter Dobkin Hall Historian, Writer