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

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

List ranges from Dixie Carter to Allison Miller and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Rhodes College?” and “Which celebrities are Rhodes College alumni?”
Dixie Carter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Rhodes College Alumni
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Dixie Virginia Carter was an American film, television, and stage actress. From 1986 to 1993, she starred as Julia Sugarbaker in the CBS sitcom Designing Women. Carter made her professional stage debut in a Memphis production of the musical Carousel in 1960, before moving to New York in 1963. In ...more

Profession: Actor

Age: Died at 71 (1939-2010)

Birthplace: McLemoresville, Tennessee, United States of America

Credits: Diff'rent Strokes, Designing Women, The Edge of Night, Ladies Man, Comfort and Joy, + more

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Abe Fortas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Rhodes College Alumni
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Abraham "Abe" Fortas was a U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice from 1965 to 1969. Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Fortas became a law professor at Yale University, and then an advisor for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Fortas next worked at the Department of the Interior under ...more

Profession: Politician, Lawyer

Age: Died at 72 (1910-1982)

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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Allison Miller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Rhodes College Alumni
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Allison Miller is an American actress. She is best known for playing Michelle Benjamin on the NBC series Kings, Skye Tate on the Fox series Terra Nova and Carrie on the NBC series Go On. ...more

Profession: Actor

Age: 30

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Credits: Terra Nova, 17 Again, Go On, Devil's Due, Kings, + more

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Charlaine Harris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Rhodes College Alumni
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Charlaine Harris is a New York Times bestselling author who has been writing mysteries for thirty years. She was born and raised in the Mississippi River Delta area of the United States. She now lives in southern Arkansas with her husband and three children. Though her early work consisted largely ...more

Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Tunica, Mississippi, United States of America

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