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

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

Everything from Anthony Perkins to Elin Nordegren is included on this list.

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

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Anthony Perkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Anthony Perkins Musician, Actor, Singer Anthony Perkins was an American actor and singer. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his second film, Friendly Persuasion, but is best known for playing Norman ...more

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Buddy Ebsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Buddy Ebsen Film Producer, Actor, Dancer Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr., known as Buddy Ebsen, was an American character actor and dancer. A performer for seven decades, he had starring roles as Jed Clampett in the long-running CBS ...more

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Elin Nordegren is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Elin Nordegren Model, Supermodel, Nanny Elin Maria Pernilla Nordegren is a Swedish former nanny, model and the ex-wife of professional golfer Tiger Woods.

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F. Duane Ackerman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
F. Duane Ackerman Businessperson F. Duane Ackerman is a native of Plant City, Florida. He was the last Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atlanta-based BellSouth Corporation.

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Chris Kirkpatrick is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Chris Kirkpatrick Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting Christopher Alan "Chris" Kirkpatrick is an American singer, dancer, entertainer, and voice actor who is best known for his work as a founding member of the pop group NSYNC, in which he ...more

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Fred Rogers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Fred Rogers Television Show Host, Songwriter, Television producer Fred Rogers was an actor and screenwriter.

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Donald J. Cram is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Donald J. Cram Donald James Cram was an American chemist who shared the 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Jean-Marie Lehn and Charles J. Pedersen "for their development and use of molecules with ...more

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Deanna Russo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Deanna Russo Actor Deanna Russo is an American actress.

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Michael Nouri is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Michael Nouri Actor Michael Nouri is an American television and film actor. He may be best known for his role as Nick Hurley, in the 1983 film Flashdance. He has had recurring roles in numerous television series, ...more

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Kurt H. Debus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Kurt H. Debus Engineer Kurt Heinrich Debus was a German V-2 rocket scientist during World War II who, after being brought to the United States under Operation Paperclip, became the first director of NASA's Kennedy ...more

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Gigi Fernández is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Gigi Fernández Tennis player Beatriz "Gigi" Fernández is a former professional tennis player, the first female athlete from her native Puerto Rico to turn professional, the first Puerto Rican woman to ever ...more

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Scott Reiniger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Scott Reiniger Actor Scott Hale Reiniger, Harlan Sahib Bahadur, Prince of Ghor is an American actor, one of the stars of the 1978 film Dawn of the Dead.

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Matthew H. Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Matthew H. Smith Lawyer Matthew Hayden "Matt" Smith is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. From 2007 to 2012, he served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. In 2012, he was ...more

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Lorenzo Borghese is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Lorenzo Borghese Businessperson, Entrepreneur Prince Lorenzo Borghese is an Italian-American businessman, TV-personality, and member of the Papal noble House of Borghese. Besides a cosmetics entrepreneur and animal advocate, Borghese was a ...more

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Ellie Cornell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Ellie Cornell Film Producer, Actor Ellie Cornell is an American actress and movie producer, known primarily for her roles in horror films. After her marriage to producer Mark Gottwald, she is sometimes credited as Ellie

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Erin Schwant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Erin Schwant Psychotherapist www.schwantfamily.blogspot.com

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Meg Crofton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Meg Crofton Meg Gilbert Crofton is the president of Operations - U S and France of Disney Destinations, LLC.

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Ryan Hanigan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Ryan Hanigan Baseball player Ryan Michael Hanigan is an American professional baseball catcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. After graduating from Andover High School in 1999, Hanigan attended Rollins ...more

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Deborah Jeane Palfrey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Deborah Jeane Palfrey Deborah Jeane Palfrey operated Pamela Martin and Associates, an escort agency in Washington, D.C. Although she maintained that the company's services were legal, she was convicted on April 15, ...more

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Rex Beach is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Rex Beach Novelist, Film Producer, Writer Rex Ellingwood Beach was an American novelist, playwright, and Olympic water polo player.

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Larry Burkett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Larry Burkett Writer Larry Burkett was an American author and radio personality whose work focused on financial counseling from an evangelical Christian point of view.

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Jack Kramer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Jack Kramer Tennis player John Albert Kramer was an American tennis player of the 1940s and 1950s. A World No. 1 player for a number of years, and one of the most important people in the establishment of modern men's ...more

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Dana Ivey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Dana Ivey Actor Dana Robins Ivey is an American character actress, who has performed on Broadway and other stage roles, in film and on television.

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Jane Blalock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Jane Blalock Golfer Jane Blalock is a retired American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1969 and won 27 LPGA Tour events in all.

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Rahul Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Rahul Gandhi Politician Rahul Gandhi; is the Vice-President of the Indian National Congress party and the Chairperson of the Indian Youth Congress and the National Students Union of India. Gandhi served as a general ...more

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Marlene Streit is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Marlene Streit Golfer Marlene Stewart Streit, OC OOnt is a Canadian amateur golfer, and a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. She was born in Cereal, Alberta. She learned golf from Gordon McInnis Sr. at the ...more

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Sean Cw Johnson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Sean Cw Johnson Actor Sean Charles Wesley Robert Johnson is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Carter Grayson, the Red Lightspeed Power Ranger, having appeared on the show Power Rangers ...more

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Catherine Cornelius is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Catherine Cornelius

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Pauline Betz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Pauline Betz Tennis player Pauline Betz Addie was an American professional tennis player. She won five Grand Slam singles titles and was the runner-up on three other occasions. Jack Kramer has called her the second best ...more

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Rodney C. Adkins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Rodney C. Adkins Rod Adkins serves as Senior Vice President, Development and Manufacturing, Systems and Technology Group at IBM. He leads all of IBMs global server and storage systems hardware and software ...more

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Chris Kahl is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Chris Kahl Singer Chris Kahl is an American musician best known for his songs about his home state of Florida.

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Hollis Stacy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Hollis Stacy Golfer Hollis Stacy is an American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1974, winning four major championships and 18 LPGA Tour events. She was elected to the World Golf Hall of ...more

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Peter T. Fay is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Peter T. Fay Judge Peter Thorpe Fay is an American lawyer and judge. Fay was born in 1929 in Rochester, New York. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1951 from Rollins College. He served in the U.S. Air ...more

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Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo Christopher Michael Russo, known as "Mad Dog," is an American sports radio personality best known as the former co-host of the widely popular Mike and the Mad Dog sports radio show ...more

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Pete Dye is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Pete Dye Golfer, Designer, Architect Paul B. "Pete" Dye is a golf course designer and a member of a family of course designers. He is married to fellow designer and former amateur champion Alice Dye.

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John Castino is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
John Castino Baseball player John Anthony Castino is a former Major League Baseball player. Castino played as an infielder, primarily at third base and second base, with the Minnesota Twins from 1979 through 1984.

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Julia Dunn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Julia Dunn Journalist

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Rob Oppenheim is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Rob Oppenheim Golfer Rob Oppenheim is an American professional golfer.

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Alice Dye is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Alice Dye Golfer, Architect Alice Dye is an American amateur golfer and golf course designer known as the "First Lady" of golf architecture in the United States. She was born as Alice Holliday O'Neal in ...more

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Lew Temple is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Lew Temple Baseball player, Actor, Voice acting Lew Temple is an American film actor, perhaps best known for his roles as Locus Fender in the action film, Domino, Cal, the diner manager in the comedy-drama Waitress, and Axel in the third ...more

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Al Weiss is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Al Weiss Allen R. "Al" Weiss was president of worldwide operations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, the division of The Walt Disney Company that operates eleven theme parks and multiple ...more

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Shirley Fry Irvin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Shirley Fry Irvin Tennis player Shirley June Fry Irvin is a former world number-one-ranked American tennis player. She is one of 10 women to have won each Grand Slam singles tournament at least once during her career. She is ...more

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Christopher Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Christopher Fitzgerald Juggler, Mime artist, Actor Christopher Cantwell Fitzgerald is an American actor, singer, mime, clown, juggler, and acrobat. He is best known for his role as Boq in the musical Wicked and his role of Igor in Young ...more

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Glenda Hood is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Glenda Hood Politician Glenda Evans Hood is a U.S. politician, who was Secretary of State of Florida, from 2003 to 2005, and the first woman to serve as Mayor of Orlando. A Republican, Hood served as a district ...more

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Jonathan Figg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Jonathan Figg Jonathan David Figg is a British-American film director, writer and producer, best known for his work on the hip hop crime comedy, THE BROS.

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Erin Wallace is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Erin Wallace Erin J. Wallace is the Senior Vice President of Operations, Integration/line of business, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. She was promoted to this new role in February 2009. Prior to being Senior ...more

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Raymond Macdonald Alden is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Raymond Macdonald Alden Raymond Macdonald Alden was an American scholar and educator. Born in New Hartford, N. Y., he studied at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, and at the University of Pennsylvania, from ...more

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J. Roderick MacArthur is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
J. Roderick MacArthur John Roderick MacArthur was a U.S. businessman and philanthropist. The J. Roderick MacArthur Foundation, a philanthropic organization interested in Civil Liberties in the United States, and the ...more

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Takayo Fischer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Takayo Fischer Actor, Voice acting, Singer Takayo Fischer is an American stage, film and TV actress, as well as voice-over actress and singer.

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Wendy Schaetzel Lesko is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Rollins College Alumni
Wendy Schaetzel Lesko Author Wendy Schaetzel Lesko is the executive director of the Youth Activism Project. Lesko is an author of several books on youth-led advocacy, especially in the public policy arena, and recognized ...more