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Famous Sidwell Friends School Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1
    Charles Lindbergh

    Charles Lindbergh

    Pilot, Inventor

    AgeDec. at 72 (1902-1974)

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Nancy Reagan


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

    Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins; July 6, 1921 – March 6, 2016) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Chelsea Clinton

    Chelsea Clinton

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

    Chelsea Victoria Clinton (born February 27, 1980) is an American author and global health... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Bill Nye

    Bill Nye

    Comedian, Educator


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    William Sanford Nye (born November 27, 1955), popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Charles Gibson

    Charles Gibson

    Journalist, Newsreader


    BirthplaceEvanston, Illinois, USA

    Charles deWolf Gibson (born March 9, 1943) is a retired American broadcast television anchor... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Robin Weigert

    Robin Weigert

    Waiting staff, Actor


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Robin Weigert (born July 7, 1969) is an American television and film actress. She is best... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Julie Nixon Eisenhower

    Julie Nixon Eisenhower

    Spokesperson, Public Servant


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Julie Nixon Eisenhower (born July 5, 1948) is an American author who is the younger daughter... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    James K. Glassman


    James Kenneth Glassman (born January 1, 1947) is the founding executive director of the George... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Tricia Nixon Cox
    Patricia Nixon Cox (born February 21, 1946) is the elder daughter of the 37th President... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    John M. Deutch

    John M. Deutch

    Politician, Chemist


    BirthplaceBrussels, Belgium

    John Mark Deutch (born July 27, 1938) is an American physical chemist and civil servant. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Anne Applebaum

    Anne Applebaum

    Journalist, Historian


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Anne Elizabeth Applebaum (born July 25, 1964) is an American journalist and historian who is... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Walter Gilbert

    Walter Gilbert

    Physicist, Chemist


    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    Walter Gilbert (born March 21, 1932) is an American biochemist, physicist, molecular biology... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Doug Gansler


    BirthplaceSummit, New Jersey, United States of America

    Douglas Friend Gansler (born October 30, 1962) is an American attorney and politician who... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Daniel Mudd



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  • 15
    Roger Mason, Jr.

    Roger Mason, Jr.

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Roger Philip Mason Jr. (born September 10, 1980) is an American retired professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Ana Gasteyer


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    Ana Kristina Gasteyer (born May 4, 1967) is an American actress, singer, and comedian best... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Archibald Roosevelt
    Archibald Bulloch "Archie" Roosevelt (April 10, 1894 – October 13, 1979), the fifth child of... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Hanna Holborn Gray


    BirthplaceHeidelberg, Germany

    Hanna Holborn Gray (born October 25, 1930) is an American historian of Renaissance and... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    Margaret Edson

    Playwright, Teacher


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Margaret "Maggie" Edson (born July 4, 1961) is an American playwright. She is a recipient of... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Ann Brashares

    Ann Brashares

    Novelist, Author



    Ann Brashares (born July 30, 1967) is an American young adult novelist. She is best known as... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Campbell McGrath


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Campbell McGrath (born 1962) is an American poet. He is the author of nine full-length... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    John Katzenbach


    BirthplacePrinceton, New Jersey

    John Katzenbach (born June 23, 1950) is a United States author of popular fiction. Son of... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Paul Goldstein

    Paul Goldstein

    Tennis player


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Paul Herbert Goldstein (born August 4, 1976) is a retired tennis player from the United... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Davis Guggenheim

    Davis Guggenheim

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Philip Davis Guggenheim (born November 3, 1963) is an American film and television director... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    John Dickerson

    John Dickerson

    Journalist, Writer


    John Frederick Dickerson (born July 6, 1968) is an American journalist and a reporter for CBS... more on Wikipedia

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