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Famous Simmons College Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 5.3k views33 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Simmons College and be of some renown.

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

List includes Hal Clement, Gwen Ifill, more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Simmons College?” and “Which celebrities are Simmons College alumni?”
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  • 1

    Hal Clement

    Pilot, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 81 (1922-2003)

    BirthplaceSomerville, Massachusetts, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Harry Clement Stubbs (May 30, 1922 – October 29, 2003), better known by the pen name Hal...  more
  • 2

    Gwen Ifill

    Journalist, Author

    Age65

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Gwendolyn L. Ifill ( EYE-fəl; September 29, 1955 – November 14, 2016) was an American...  more
  • 3

    Nathalie Handal

    Poet, Writer

    Age51

    BirthplaceHaiti

    GenderFemale

    Nathalie Handal (Arabic: نتالي حنظل‎) (born 29 July 1969) is an award-winning French-American...  more
  • 4

    Age72

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Allyson Young Schwartz (born October 3, 1948) is an American politician and a former member of...  more
  • 5

    AgeDec. at 82 (1898-1980)

    BirthplaceVirginia

    GenderFemale

    Dorothy Celeste Boulding Ferebee (October 10, 1898 – September 14, 1980) was an American...  more
  • 6

    Denise Di Novi

    Television producer, Film Producer

    Age64

    BirthplaceSherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California

    GenderFemale

    Denise Di Novi (born March 21, 1956) is an American film producer and director....  more
  • 7

    Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

    Historian, Professor

    Age82

    BirthplaceSugar City, Idaho

    GenderFemale

    Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (born July 11, 1938) is an American historian of early America and the...  more
  • 8

    Liz Kniss

    Nurse, Politician

    BirthplaceMassachusetts

    GenderFemale

    Liz Kniss (born October 11 in Cape Cod, Massachusetts) is the former mayor of Palo Alto,...  more
  • 9

    Age66

    BirthplaceCambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Nnenna Freelon (born July 28, 1954) is an American jazz singer, composer, producer, and...  more

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  • 10

    Loren Coleman

    Author, Actor

    Age73

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Loren Coleman (born July 12, 1947) is an American cryptozoologist who has written over 40...  more
  • 11

    Margaret Murie

    Environmentalist, Author

    AgeDec. at 101 (1902-2003)

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington

    GenderFemale

    Margaret Thomas "Mardy" Murie (August 18, 1902 – October 19, 2003) was a naturalist, author,...  more
  • 12

    Suzyn Waldman

    Actor

    Age74

    BirthplaceNewton, Massachusetts

    GenderFemale

    Suzyn Waldman (born September 7, 1946) is a sportscaster and former musical theater actress. ...  more
  • 13

    Elinor Lipman

    Novelist, Author

    Age69

    BirthplaceLowell, Massachusetts

    GenderFemale

    Elinor Lipman (born October 16, 1950) is an American novelist, short story writer, and...  more
  • 14

    Age74

    BirthplaceBeverly, Massachusetts, United States of America

    GenderMale

    David Sean Ferriero (; born December 31, 1945) is a librarian, library administrator, and the...  more
  • 15

    Kate Larson

    Historian

    GenderFemale

    Kate Clifford Larson is an American historian and Harriet Tubman scholar. Her 2003 biography...  more
  • 16

    Konstantina Lukes

    Politician, Lawyer

    BirthplaceWaterbury, Connecticut, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Konstantina B. "Konnie" Lukes is serving her fifteenth two-year term as a Councilor-At-Large. ...  more
  • 17
    Alison Elizabeth Littell McHose (born May 24, 1965) is an American Republican Party...  more
  • 18

    Deborah Blumer

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 65 (1941-2006)

    GenderFemale

    Deborah D. Blumer was a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from...  more
  • 19

    Elizabeth Jordan Carr

    Journalist

    Age38

    BirthplaceVirginia

    GenderFemale

    Elizabeth Jordan Carr (born December 28, 1981 at 7:46 am) is the United States' first baby...  more
  • 20
    Alice K. Wolf (born Alice Koerner, December 24, 1933) is an American politician. She served as...  more
  • 21

    Leticia Navarro

    Bertha Leticia Navarro Ochoa (born November 10, 1953 in Colima, Colima) is a Mexican...  more
  • 22

    Joyce Kulhawik

    Joyce Kulhawik (born 1952) was the arts and entertainment anchor for CBS affiliate WBZ-TV News...  more
  • 23

    Winston Tabb

    Winston Tabb is the current Sheridan Dean of University Libraries and Museums at the Johns...  more
  • 24

    Louise Giblin

    Chemist

    AgeDec. at 78 (1895-1973)

    GenderFemale

    Louise Giblin (born 1963) MA, MRBS, is a British body-cast sculptor. She is noted in...  more
  • 25

    Douglas W. Petersen

    Politician

    Age72

    BirthplaceLong Island, New York

    Douglas W. Petersen (March 7, 1948 – July 1, 2014) was an American politician who served as...  more