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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Riverdale Country School and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like John F. Kennedy and Chevy Chase.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Riverdale Country School?” and “Which celebrities are Riverdale Country School alumni?”

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John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Politician, Military Officer, Author
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), also referred to as John F. Kennedy, JFK, John Kennedy or Jack Kennedy, was the 35th President of the United States. He served from ...more

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Chevy Chase is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter
Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase is an American comedian, actor, and writer. Born into a prominent New York family, Chase worked a plethora of odd jobs before he moved into comedy and ...more

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Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Musician
Carly Elisabeth Simon is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children's author. She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Top 40 U.S. hits include ...more

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Cesar Romero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Ballroom Dancer, Actor, Presenter
Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. was an American actor, singer, dancer, voice artist, and comedian who was active in film, radio, and television for almost 60 years. His wide range of screen roles ...more

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Joss Whedon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Comic book creator, Film Score Composer, Television director
Joseph Hill "Joss" Whedon is an American screenwriter, film and television director, film and television producer, comic book author, composer and actor. He is the founder of Mutant ...more

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Ed Rendell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Politician, Actor, Lawyer
Edward Gene "Ed" Rendell is an American politician who served as the 45th Governor of Pennsylvania, from 2003 to 2011. Rendell, a member of the Democratic Party, was elected Governor ...more

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Richard Blumenthal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Lawyer
Richard Blumenthal is the senior United States Senator from Connecticut and a member of the Democratic Party. Previously, he served as Attorney General of Connecticut. Born in Brooklyn, New ...more

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James Gleick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Journalist, Biographer, Author
James Gleick is an American author, historian of science, and sometime Internet pioneer whose work has chronicled the cultural impact of modern technology. Recognized for illuminating complex ...more

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Leopold Mannes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Musician, Inventor
Leopold Damrosch Mannes was an American musician, who, together with Leopold Godowsky, Jr., created the first practical color transparency film, Kodachrome.

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Dan Abrams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Television director, Journalist, Television producer
Dan Abrams is an American television host, legal commentator, Web entrepreneur and author. former anchor of Nightline and the Chief Legal Affairs Anchor for ABC News He worked as chief legal ...more

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Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Television producer, Actor
Tracee Ellis Ross is an American actress, model, comedian, producer and television host. The daughter of singer/actress Diana Ross, Ross began her career acting in independent films, variety ...more

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Sean Altman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter
Sean Altman is an American musician and songwriter. He is a founder and former lead singer of the singing group Rockapella and a pioneer of the modern a cappella movement. He was a member of ...more

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Varian Fry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Varian Fry Journalist
Varian Mackey Fry was an American journalist. Fry ran a rescue network in Vichy France that helped approximately 2,000 to 4,000 anti-Nazi and Jewish refugees to escape Nazi Germany and the

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Robert Krulwich is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Journalist, TV Journalist
Robert Krulwich is an American radio and television journalist who currently serves as a science correspondent for NPR and is a co-host of the program Radiolab. He has worked as a full-time ...more

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Scott Snyder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Writer
Scott Snyder is an American writer. He is known for his 2006 short story collection Voodoo Heart, and his comic book writing, including American Vampire, Detective Comics, Batman, Batman: Gates ...more

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Jordana Spiro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Actor
Jordana Ariel Spiro is an American film and television actress, known for starring in the TBS comedy series My Boys as P.J. Franklin.

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Jack Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Actor
John T. "Jack" Carpenter is an American actor.

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Leopold Godowsky is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Pianist, Composer, Teacher
Leopold Godowsky was a Polish American pianist, composer, and teacher. One of the most highly regarded performers of his time, he became known for his theories concerning the application of ...more

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Calvin Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Consultant, American football player
Calvin G. Hill is a retired American football running back who had a 12-year NFL career from 1969 to 1981. He played for the Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns. In 1975 he ...more

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Nick McDonell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Nick McDonell Novelist, Author
Robert Nicholas "Nick" McDonell is an American writer.

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John Lahr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Biographer, Critic
John Henry Lahr is a British-based American theater critic, and the son of actor Bert Lahr. Since 1992, he has been the senior drama critic at The New Yorker magazine.

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Richard Engel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Journalist, Author
Richard Engel is an American journalist and author who is NBC News' chief foreign correspondent. He was assigned to that position on April 18, 2008, after being the network's Middle East ...more

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Neal Conan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Neal Conan Journalist
Neal Conan is an American radio journalist, producer, editor, and correspondent who was the senior host of the National Public Radio talk show Talk of the Nation. Conan hosted Talk of the Nation ...more

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Philip Proctor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor
Philip Proctor is an American actor, voice actor and a member of The Firesign Theatre. He plays Rocky Rococo and Nancy in the Nick Danger series, attended Yale University, where he contributed ...more

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Michael Zakarin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni
Guitarist, Musician
Michael Zakarin (born March 30, 1981) is the lead guitarist for The Bravery, a band that originated in New York City. He is also left-handed and plays the guitar left-handed as well. He plays a ...more