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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 Cynthia Blum Carroll is an American businessperson. She was the chief executive officer of Anglo American PLC, a British mining company, which, among other things, is the world's largest ...more

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Lake Bell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Model Lake Siegel Bell is an American actress, writer and director. She has starred in the television series Boston Legal, Surface, How to Make It in America and Childrens Hospital and in the films ...more

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Evan Dando is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer Evan Griffith Dando is an American musician, best known for fronting the alternative rock band The Lemonheads. He has served as the lead singer of the group since its formation in 1986. He has ...more

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Jane Roberts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Author, Writer Dorothy Jane Roberts was an American author, poet, self-proclaimed psychic and spirit medium, who claimed to channel an energy personality who called himself "Seth". Her publication of ...more

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Webster Tarpley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Journalist, Historian, Lecturer Webster Griffin Tarpley is an American historian, journalist, lecturer and critic of U.S. foreign and domestic policy.

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Ariana Richards is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Painter, Actor Ariana Clarice Richards is an American actress and professional painter. She is best known for her roles as a child actress such as Carol Wetherby in the film Prancer, Mindy Sterngood in Tremors ...more

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Justin Henry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Businessperson, Child Actor, Actor Justin Worthington Henry is an American former child actor. He appeared in the 1979 film Kramer vs. Kramer in a performance that earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting ...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 Edmund Patrick "Eddie" Cahill is an American actor best known for portraying "Miracle on Ice" goalie Jim Craig in the movie Miracle, and for playing the roles of Tag Jones on ...more

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

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Benjamin Bolger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Educator, Professor Benjamin Bradley Bolger is a perpetual student who claims to be the second most credentialed person in modern history after Michael W. Nicholson, who has 29 degrees. Like Nicholson, Bolger hails ...more

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Laura Anne Gilman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Laura Anne Gilman 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 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 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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Ashley Peldon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Ashley Peldon 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 Joseph Louis Bruno is an American businessman, and Republican politician. He was the Temporary President of the New York State Senate and its majority leader. Most recently he also served as ...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 Elizabeth LeCompte is an American director of experimental theater, dance and media. A founding member of The Wooster Group, she has directed that ensemble since its emergence in the late

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Rya Kihlstedt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Actor Rya Kihlstedt is an American actress. Kihlstedt is best known for her role in the 1997 comedy film Home Alone 3, and for recurring roles in television series Dexter and Nashville.

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Lesley Dill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Artist Lesley Dill is an American contemporary artist and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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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 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 Arwa Damon is an Arab-American, CNN Senior International Correspondent, based in Beirut. From 2003, she covered the Middle East as a freelance journalist, before joining CNN in 2006.

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Anne Wexler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Politician Anne Levy Wexler was an American influential Democratic political consultant, public policy advisor and later, the first woman to head a leading lobbying firm in Washington.

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Cal Perry is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Cal Perry Journalist Cal Perry is a broadcast journalist, currently working for Al Jazeera English. At Al Jazeera, Perry is a Middle East correspondent, based in the Jerusalem bureau. Before joining Al Jazeera he ...more

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E*Vax is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
E*Vax Bassist, Record producer, Musician Evan Mast, or E*vax, is an electronic music artist. He and his brother E*rock run the Audio Dregs record label. His first album, Parking Lot Music, was released on 4 April 2001. Mast's music is ...more

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Diane Burko is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Diane Burko Photographer Diane Burko is an American painter and photographer. Primarily known as a landscape painter, in the past decade Burko has gained recognition as a photographer for her cinematic, aerial ...more

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Grace Mirabella is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Grace Mirabella Editor Grace Mirabella is a former editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine. She started working at Vogue in the 1950s and served as editor in chief between 1971 and 1988. Her personal publication, Mirabella, ...more

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Sybil Shearer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Sybil Shearer Sybil Shearer was an American choreographer, dancer and writer. She was hailed as a "maverick" or "mystic" of modern dance.

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David Yoo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
David Yoo David Yoo is an American fiction writer.

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Micah Sloat is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Musician, Actor Micah Sloat is an American theatre actor and musician, largely known for his leading role as Micah in the 2007 hit horror film, Paranormal Activity. He appeared in the horror sequel in 2010, ...more

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Lee Carlson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Lee Carlson Memoirist, Writer Lee Carlson is an American writer best known for his memoir, Passage to Nirvana, about surviving traumatic brain injury. Prior to publishing Passage to Nirvana he was a magazine and newspaper ...more

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Doug McKelway is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Doug McKelway Douglas B. McKelway is a television journalist who serves as a general assignment reporter for the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Fox News Channel. He joined the network in November 2010. ...more

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Arline Fisch is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Arline Fisch Arline Fisch is an American artist and educator, who works with metal as her medium.

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Jono Pandolfi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Jono Pandolfi Jono Pandolfi is an American ceramic artist and designer. He is a product designer and a visiting critic at the Parsons School of Design. After studying under Regis Brodie at Skidmore College, ...more

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Lise Bang-Jensen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Lise Bang-Jensen Lise Bang-Jensen served as a senior policy analyst at the Manhattan Institute's Empire Center for New York State Policy and was formerly a reporter, producer and co-host of the New York-based ...more

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Nathan Barr is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Nathan Barr Film Score Composer Nathan Barr is a film and television composer known for playing the majority of the instruments heard in his compositions. While he is best known for scoring all seven seasons of HBO's Emmy ...more

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Melissa Winter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Melissa Winter Melissa Winter was named by Barack Obama's office of presidential transition on November 24, 2008, as Deputy Chief of Staff to the First Lady. As Mrs. Michelle Obama's first hire on the Obama ...more

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Louise Fili is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Skidmore College Alumni
Louise Fili Graphic Designer, Teacher Louise Fili is an American graphic designer.