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Famous Spence School Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 12.3k views9 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Spence School and be of some renown.

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

List features graduates like Gwyneth Paltrow and Emmy Rossum.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Spence School?” and “Which celebrities are Spence School alumni?”
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  • Gwyneth Paltrow
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    Gwyneth Kate Paltrow () (born September 27, 1972) is an American actress, singer, author, and businesswoman. She has won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Primetime Emmy Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Her films have grossed US$3.2 billion at the U.S. box office and US$8.2 billion worldwide.Paltrow gained very early notice for her work in films such as Seven (1995), Emma (1996), Sliding Doors (1998), and A Perfect Murder (1998). She garnered wider critical acclaim for her performance as Viola De Lesseps in the historical romance film Shakespeare in Love (1998) which won her several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actress. This was followed by roles in The... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Businessperson, Comedian, Model, Author, Actor
    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
  • Emmy Rossum
    Photo: DFree / Shutterstock
    Emmanuelle Grey Rossum (born September 12, 1986) is an American actress, television director, and singer-songwriter. She is known for her portrayal of Fiona Gallagher in the television series Shameless. Her role in Mystic River (2003) initially brought her recognition. She starred in the science-fiction film The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and received critical acclaim for her performance in the leading role of Christine Daaé in the film adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera (2004). In 2007, Rossum released her debut album, Inside Out. She also released a Christmas EP the same year, titled Carol of the Bells. In 2013, she released a follow-up album called Sentimental Journey.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Songwriter, Actor, Singer
    • Age: 29
    • Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

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  • Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995) was an American film, stage, and television actress whose career spanned five decades. She is best remembered for her leading role as Samantha Stephens on the television series Bewitched. The daughter of actor Robert Montgomery, she began her career in the 1950s with a role on her father's television series Robert Montgomery Presents, and won a Theater World Award for her 1956 Broadway debut in the production Late Love. In the 1960s, she became known for her role as Samantha Stephens on the ABC sitcom Bewitched. Her work on the series earned her five Primetime Emmy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations. After... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Actor
    • Age: Dec. at 62 (1933-1995)
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

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  • Kerry Washington
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    Kerry Marisa Washington (born January 31, 1977) is an American actress, producer, and director. She gained wide public recognition for starring as crisis management expert Olivia Pope in the ABC drama series Scandal (2012–2018). For her role, she was twice nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and once for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama. Her portrayal of Anita Hill in the HBO television political thriller film, Confirmation (2016), earned her a nomination for both the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Actor, Narrator, Voice acting
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America