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Famous Skidmore College Alumni

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

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

Items on this list include Lake Bell and Evan Dando.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Skidmore College?” and “Which celebrities are Skidmore College alumni?”
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Cynthia Carroll is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Businessperson, Petroleum geologist

Age: 62

Birthplace: New Jersey

Cynthia Blum Carroll (born November 13, 1956) is a British businesswoman. She was the chief executive officer of Anglo American PLC, a British mining company, which, among other things, is the ...more
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Lake Bell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Model

Age: 39

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Lake Siegel Bell (born March 24, 1979) is an American actress, director, and screenwriter. She has starred in various television series, including Boston Legal (2004–2006), Surface (2005–2006), ...more

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Evan Dando is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer

Age: 51

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Evan Griffith Dando (born March 4, 1967) is an American musician and frontman of the Lemonheads. He has also embarked on a solo career and collaborated on songs with various artists. In December ...more

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Jane Roberts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Author, Writer

Age: Dec. at 55 (1929-1984)

Birthplace: Saratoga Springs, New York City, New York

Dorothy Jane Roberts (May 8, 1929 – September 5, 1984) was an American author, poet, self-proclaimed psychic, and spirit medium, who claimed to channel an energy personality who called himself ...more
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Webster Tarpley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Journalist, Historian, Lecturer

Age: 73

Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Webster Griffin Tarpley (born September 1946) is an American author, historian, journalist, lecturer and critic of U.S. foreign and domestic policy. Tarpley is a founder of the Tax Wall Street ...more
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Ariana Richards is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Painter, Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Healdsburg, USA, California

Ariana Clarice Richards (born September 11, 1979) is an American actress and painter. She is best known for her role as Lex Murphy in the blockbuster film Jurassic Park. Richards won several ...more

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Justin Henry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Businessperson, Child Actor, Actor

Age: 47

Birthplace: USA, Town of Rye, New York

Justin Henry (born May 25, 1971) is an American actor, known for playing the object of the titular custody battle in the 1979 film Kramer vs. Kramer, a debut role that earned him a nomination ...more

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Lori Delgado is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist
Lori Delgado was a news anchor for WCAU in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There she was the weekday co-anchor of NBC 10 News Today with Terry Ruggles and was also a general assignment reporter for ...more
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Eddie Cahill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Actor

Age: 41

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Edmund Patrick "Eddie" Cahill (born January 15, 1978) is an American actor best known for portraying "Miracle on Ice" goalie Jim Craig in the movie Miracle, and for playing ...more

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Helen Corbitt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Chef

Age: Dec. at 72 (1906-1978)

Birthplace: Benson, New York

Helen Corbitt (1906–1978) was an American chef and cookbook author. Corbitt was born in New York but spent nearly 40 years in Texas promoting gourmet cuisine with new and unusual flavor ...more
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Benjamin Bolger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Educator, Professor

Age: 44

Birthplace: Flint, Michigan

Benjamin Bradley Bolger (born 1975) is a perpetual student who has earned 14 degrees and claims to be the second-most credentialed person in modern history after Michael W. Nicholson (who has 30 ...more
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Laura Anne Gilman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 52

Birthplace: New Jersey

Laura Anne Gilman (born 1967, New Jersey) is an American fantasy author.
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Miranda Bailey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Film Director

Age: 42

Birthplace: Vail, Colorado, United States of America

Miranda Bailey is a film producer, actress and film director.
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Jon Bernthal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Jonathan Edward Bernthal (born September 20, 1976) is an American actor. Bernthal began his career in minor roles on Broadway and theatre before guest starring on various television shows. He ...more

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Ashley Peldon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 34

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Ashley Peldon (born April 2, 1984) is an American television and film actress.
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Molly McGrann is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Writer
Molly McGrann is an American literary critic, poet, and novelist. She is an alumna of Skidmore College and New York University. She lives in England.
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Joseph Bruno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Joseph Bruno Politician

Age: 89

Birthplace: Glens Falls, New York, United States of America

Joseph Louis Bruno (born April 8, 1929) is an American businessman and Republican politician from upstate New York. Bruno served in the New York State Senate from 1977 to 2008, and was Senate ...more
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Andy Barsh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Television director
Television Director for the Talk show "The Jane Pauley Show" Directed entire first year of 141 episodes for the program. He also directed several episodes from the long running program ...more
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Elizabeth LeCompte is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Theatre Director, Actor

Age: 74

Elizabeth LeCompte (born April 28, 1944) is an American director of experimental theater, dance and media. A founding member of The Wooster Group, she has directed that ensemble since its ...more
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Rya Kihlstedt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Actor

Age: 48

Birthplace: USA, Pennsylvania, Lancaster

Rya Kihlstedt (born July 23, 1970) is an American actress. She is known for co-starring in the 1997 comedy film Home Alone 3, and for her recurring roles as Dr. Michelle Ross in the Showtime ...more
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Lesley Dill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Artist

Age: 69

Birthplace: Bronxville, New York

Lesley Dill (born 1950) is an American contemporary artist. Her work, using a wide variety of media including sculpture, print, performance art, music, and others, explores the power of language ...more
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Richard Laxer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Richard Laxer Businessperson
Richard Laxer is president and CEO of GE Corporate Financial Services, GE's principal corporate lending business and a leading provider of innovative financing solutions for companies across ...more
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Mary Jane Auch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Mary Jane Auch Illustrator, Author

Birthplace: Mineola, New York

Mary Jane Auch is an author and illustrator of children's books, including One Plus One Equals Blue, Ashes of Roses, The Road to Home, Journey to Nowhere and the I was a Third Grade ... series ...more
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Arwa Damon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Journalist

Age: 41

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Arwa Damon is an American journalist who is a senior international correspondent for CNN, based in Istanbul. From 2003, she covered the Middle East as a freelance journalist, before joining CNN ...more
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Anne Wexler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 79 (1930-2009)

Anne Levy Wexler (February 10, 1930 – August 7, 2009) was an American influential Democratic political consultant, public policy advisor and later, the first woman to head a leading lobbying ...more