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Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 7.6k views39 items

List RulesPeople 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

    John F. Kennedy

    Politician, Military Officer

    AgeDec. at 46 (1917-1963)

    BirthplaceUSA, Massachussetts, Brookline

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by initials JFK... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Chevy Chase is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Chevy Chase

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age72

    BirthplaceLower Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

    Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (; born October 8, 1943) is an American comedian, actor and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Carly Simon

    Film Score Composer, Guitarist

    Age75

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Cesar Romero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Cesar Romero

    Ballroom Dancer, Actor

    AgeDec. at 87 (1907-1994)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Cesar Julio Romero Jr. (February 15, 1907 – January 1, 1994) was an American actor, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Joss Whedon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Joss Whedon

    Comic book creator, Film Score Composer

    Age56

    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Joseph Hill Whedon (; born June 23, 1964) is an American producer, director, screenwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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    Ed Rendell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Ed Rendell

    Politician, Actor

    Age76

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Edward Gene Rendell (; born January 5, 1944) is an American lawyer, prosecutor, politician,... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Richard Blumenthal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Age74

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Richard Blumenthal (; born February 13, 1946) is an American attorney and politician who has... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    James Gleick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    James Gleick

    Journalist, Biographer

    Age66

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    James Gleick (; born August 1, 1954) is an American author and historian of science whose work... more on Wikipedia
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    Leopold Mannes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Leopold Mannes

    Musician, Inventor

    AgeDec. at 65 (1899-1964)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Leopold Damrosch Mannes (December 26, 1899 – August 11, 1964) was an American musician, who,... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Dan Abrams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Dan Abrams

    Television director, Journalist

    Age54

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Dan Abrams (born c. 1965/1966) is an American web entrepreneur and television presenter who... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Tracee Ellis Ross

    Television producer, Actor

    Age47

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Tracee Ellis Ross (born Tracee Joy Silberstein; October 29, 1972) is an American actress,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Sean Altman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Sean Altman

    Film Score Composer, Songwriter

    Age59

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Sean Altman (born May 9, 1961) is an American musician and songwriter. He is a founder and... more on Wikipedia

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    Varian Fry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Varian Fry

    Journalist

    AgeDec. at 60 (1907-1967)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Varian Mackey Fry (October 15, 1907 – September 13, 1967) was an American journalist. Fry ran... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Robert Krulwich is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Robert Krulwich

    Journalist, TV Journalist
    Robert Louis Krulwich is an American radio and television journalist who currently serves as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Scott Snyder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Age44

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Scott Snyder is an American writer. He is known for his 2006 short story collection Voodoo... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Jordana Spiro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Age43

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, USA

    Jordana Spiro (born April 12, 1977) is an American actress, director, and writer. As an... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Jack Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Age36

    John T. "Jack" Carpenter (born September 18, 1984) is an American actor.
  • 18
    Leopold Godowsky is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Leopold Godowsky

    Pianist, Composer

    AgeDec. at 68 (1870-1938)

    BirthplaceVilnius, Lithuania

    Leopold Godowsky (13 February 1870 – 21 November 1938) was a Polish-American virtuoso pianist,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Calvin Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Calvin Hill

    Consultant, American football player

    Age73

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Calvin G. Hill (born January 2, 1947) is a retired American football player. He played running... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Nick McDonell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Nick McDonell

    Novelist, Author

    Age36

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York

    Robert Nicholas "Nick" McDonell (born February 18, 1984) is an American writer who has worked... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    John Lahr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    John Lahr

    Biographer, Critic

    Age79

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    John Henry Lahr (born July 12, 1941) is a British-based American theater critic, and the son... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Richard Engel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Richard Engel

    Journalist, Author

    Age47

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Richard Engel (born September 16, 1973) is an American journalist and author who is NBC News'... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Neal Conan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Neal Conan

    Journalist

    Age71

    BirthplaceBeirut, Lebanon

    Neal Conan (born November 1949) is an American radio journalist, producer, editor, and... more on Wikipedia
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    Philip Proctor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Philip Proctor

    Comedian, Screenwriter

    Age80

    BirthplaceGoshen, Indiana, United States of America

    Philip Proctor (born July 28, 1940) is an American actor, voice actor and a member of the... more on Wikipedia
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    Michael Zakarin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Riverdale Country School Alumni

    Michael Zakarin

    Guitarist, Musician

    Age39

    The Bravery was an American rock band formed in New York City in 2003 that consisted of lead... more on Wikipedia
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