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

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

List includes Nancy Reagan, Chelsea Clinton and more.

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

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Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Charles Lindbergh Pilot, Inventor, Author Charles Augustus Lindbergh, nicknamed Slim, Lucky Lindy, and The Lone Eagle, was an American aviator, author, inventor, military officer, explorer, and social activist. As a 25-year-old U.S. Air ...more

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Nancy Reagan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Nancy Reagan Actor Nancy Davis Reagan is the widow of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, and was First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Although she was born in New York City, her ...more

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Chelsea Clinton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Chelsea Clinton Businessperson, Politician, Journalist Chelsea Victoria Clinton is the only child of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. She was a special correspondent for NBC News and now ...more

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Bill Nye is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Bill Nye Comedian, Educator, Screenwriter William Sanford "Bill" Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science educator, comedian, television host, actor, writer, scientist, and former mechanical ...more

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Charles Gibson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Charles Gibson Journalist, Newsreader, Screenwriter Charles deWolf "Charlie" Gibson is a former United States broadcast television anchor and journalist. He was a host of Good Morning America from 1987 to 1998 and 1999 to 2006 and ...more

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Robin Weigert is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Robin Weigert Waiting staff, Actor Robin Weigert is an American television and film actress.

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Julie Nixon Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Julie Nixon Eisenhower Spokesperson, Public Servant, Author Julie Nixon Eisenhower is the daughter of Richard M. Nixon, 37th President of the United States, and Pat Nixon, former First Lady of the United States. She is the younger sister to Patricia ...more

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James K. Glassman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
James K. Glassman Journalist James Kenneth Glassman is the founding executive director of the George W. Bush Institute, a public policy development institution focused on creating independent, non-partisan solutions to ...more

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Tricia Nixon Cox is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Tricia Nixon Cox Tricia Nixon Cox is a very private citizen and mother.

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John M. Deutch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
John M. Deutch Politician, Chemist, Civil servant John Deutch has served in significant government and academic posts throughout his career.

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Anne Applebaum is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Anne Applebaum Journalist, Historian, Author Anne Elizabeth Applebaum is an American and Polish journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who has written extensively about communism and the development of civil society in Central and ...more

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Walter Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Walter Gilbert Physicist, Chemist, Scientist Walter Gilbert is Chairman of the Board of Directors and Co-Founder of Paratek Pharmaceuticals. A well-known molecular biologist, he is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Harvard University. ...more

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Doug Gansler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Doug Gansler Lawyer Douglas F. "Doug" Gansler is an American attorney politician who served as the 45th Attorney General of Maryland. Gansler previously served as the State's Attorney for Montgomery ...more

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Daniel Mudd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Daniel Mudd Businessperson Daniel H. Mudd is the former President and CEO of Fannie Mae, a post he held from 2005-2008, and, more recently for 2-1/2 years, the CEO of Fortress Investment Group.

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Roger Mason, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Roger Mason, Jr. Basketball player Roger Philip Mason, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association.

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Ana Gasteyer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Ana Gasteyer Actor Ana Kristina Gasteyer is an American actress of stage, film, and television. She is best known as a cast member on the sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 1996 to 2002 and for ...more

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Archibald Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Archibald Roosevelt Archibald Bulloch "Archie" Roosevelt, the fifth child of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, was a distinguished U.S. Army officer and commander of U.S. forces in both World War I and ...more

The Most Beautiful Women in the World

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Hanna Holborn Gray is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Hanna Holborn Gray Historian Hanna Holborn Gray, is a historian of Renaissance and Reformation political thought and former president and professor of history emeritus at the University of Chicago.

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Margaret Edson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Margaret Edson Playwright, Teacher Margaret Edson is an American playwright. She is a recipient of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play Wit. She has been a public school teacher since 1992.

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Ann Brashares is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Ann Brashares Novelist, Author, Writer Ann Brashares is an American writer of young adult fiction. She is best known as the author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series. Brashares was born in Alexandria, Virginia and grew ...more

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Campbell McGrath is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Campbell McGrath Poet Campbell McGrath is a notable American poet. He is the author of nine full-length collections of poetry, including his most recent, Seven Notebooks, Shannon: A Poem of the Lewis and Clark ...more

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John Katzenbach is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
John Katzenbach Novelist John Katzenbach is a United States author of popular fiction. Son of Nicholas Katzenbach, former United States Attorney General, Katzenbach worked as a criminal court reporter for the Miami ...more

24 Celebrities Who Have Gorgeous Green Eyes

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Paul Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Paul Goldstein Tennis player Paul Herbert Goldstein is a retired tennis player from the United States, who turned professional in 1998. He announced his retirement from professional tennis in February 2008, as he will start ...more

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Davis Guggenheim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Davis Guggenheim Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Philip Davis Guggenheim is an American film director and producer. His credits as a producer and director include Training Day, The Shield, Alias, 24, NYPD Blue, ER, Deadwood, and Party of Five ...more

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John Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
John Dickerson Journalist, Writer John Frederick Dickerson is an American journalist. He is chief political correspondent for Slate magazine and political director of CBS News. Before joining Slate, Dickerson covered politics at ...more

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Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. Politician, Economist Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. is an American economist, who was Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1999 to 2006, and has served as President and Chief Executive ...more

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Susan Richards Shreve is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Susan Richards Shreve Novelist Susan Richards Shreve is an American author, and novelist, as well as author of over a dozen children's books. She teaches at George Mason University.

The Smartest Celebrities

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Clara Jeffery is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Clara Jeffery Editor, Journalist Clara Jeffery is a co-editor of Mother Jones magazine. Monika Bauerlein is the other co-editor.

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damali ayo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
damali ayo Comedian damali ayo is an American conceptual artist, performance artist, and author. She is of African-American, English, Italian, and Native American descent. She prefers her name in lower case. Her ...more

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David G. Bradley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
David G. Bradley David G. Bradley is the owner of the Atlantic Media Company, which publishes several prominent news magazines and services including The Atlantic, National Journal, The Hotline and Government ...more

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Oteil Burbridge is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Oteil Burbridge Bassist, Musician, Actor Oteil Burbridge is an American Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist, specializing on the bass guitar, trained in playing jazz and classical music from an early age. He has achieved fame ...more

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Alexandra Tydings is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Alexandra Tydings Actor Alexandra Tydings Luzzatto is an American actress, best known for her role as Greek goddess Aphrodite on the television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and its spin-off, Xena: Warrior ...more

Celebrities Who Were Once Roommates

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Jon Bernthal is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Jon Bernthal Actor Jonathan Edward "Jon" Bernthal is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Shane Walsh on the AMC television series The Walking Dead and as Joe Teague in the TNT series Mob ...more

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William H. Harrison is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
William H. Harrison Lawyer William Henry Harrison was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Representative from Wyoming.

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Philip S. Khoury is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Philip S. Khoury Historian Philip S. Khoury is Ford International Professor of History and Associate Provost at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American ...more

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Andrew Szanton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Andrew Szanton Writer Andrew Szanton is an American collaborative memoirist. During his career he has worked with a wide range of subjects including civil rights pioneer Charles Evers, Nobel Prize winning physicist ...more

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Baratunde Thurston is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Baratunde Thurston Comedian Baratunde Rafiq Thurston is a writer, comedian, and entrepreneur. Thurston co-founded the black political blog Jack and Jill Politics, whose coverage of the 2008 Democratic National Convention ...more

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Natasha Obama is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Natasha Obama Natasha Obama is the youngest daughter of Barack Obama, the U.S. Senator from Illinois who was elected president of the United States on 4 November 2008.

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Malia Ann Obama is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Malia Ann Obama Malia Ann Obama is the oldest daughter of Barack Obama, the U.S. Senator from Illinois who was elected president of the United States on 4 November 2008.

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Oleg Troyanovsky is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Oleg Troyanovsky Oleg Alexandrovich Troyanovsky was ambassador of the Soviet Union to Japan and China and was the Soviet Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Troyanovsky was born into a diplomatic ...more

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Dan Froomkin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Dan Froomkin Journalist Dan Froomkin is senior writer for The Intercept. He previously wrote a column for the online version of The Washington Post called White House Watch and was the Senior Washington Correspondent ...more

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Setsuko, Princess Chichibu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Setsuko, Princess Chichibu Setsuko, Princess Chichibu, born Setsuko Matsudaira, was a member of the Japanese Imperial Family. The Princess was the wife of Prince Chichibu, the second son of Emperor Taishō and Empress ...more

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Natalie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Natalie Randolph Coach, Teacher Natalie Randolph is a high school football coach at Coolidge High School in Washington, D.C.. She also teaches Biology and Environmental Sciences. As of the 2010 season she is believed to be the ...more

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Noah Feinstone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni
Laurie Ezell Feinstone added Noah Feinstone