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Famous St. Paul's School Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to St. Paul's School and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include Ian Somerhalder, John Kerry and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St. Paul's School?” and “Which celebrities are St. Paul's School alumni?”
  • Ian Somerhalder1

    Ian Somerhalder

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceCovington, Louisiana, United States of America

    Ian Joseph Somerhalder (born December 8, 1978) is an American actor, model, activist and...  more

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  • John Lindsay2

    John Lindsay

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 79 (1921-2000)

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York

    John Vliet Lindsay (; November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician,...  more
  • John Kerry3

    John Kerry

    Spokesperson, Prosecutor


    BirthplaceAurora, Colorado, United States of America

    John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who served as the 68th...  more

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  • Catherine Oxenberg4


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Catherine Oxenberg, born September 22, 1961) is an American actress. Best known for her...  more

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  • Alexis Denisof5

    Alexis Denisof

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceSalisbury, Maryland, United States of America

    Alexis Denisof (born February 25, 1966) is an American actor who is primarily known for...  more

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    #12 of 31 Celebrities Who Have Had Bell's Palsy#119 of 205 Famous Boarding School Alumni

  • Judd Nelson6

    Judd Nelson

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplacePortland, Maine, USA

    Judd Asher Nelson (born November 28, 1959) is an American actor best known for his roles as...  more

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  • John Jacob Astor IV7

    John Jacob Astor IV


    AgeDec. at 48 (1864-1912)

    BirthplaceRhinebeck, New York, United States of America

    John Jacob "Jack" Astor IV (July 13, 1864 – April 15, 1912) was an American businessman, real...  more
  • Neil Jordan8

    Neil Jordan

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceSligo, Republic of Ireland

    Neil Patrick Jordan (born 25 February 1950) is an Irish film director, screenwriter, novelist...  more
  • Sheldon Whitehouse9

    Sheldon Whitehouse

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Sheldon Whitehouse (born October 20, 1955) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the...  more
  • 10

    Pieter Whitney Fosburgh

    Conservationist, Naturalist

    AgeDec. at 63 (1915-1978)

    BirthplaceIrvington, New York

  • James Rudolph Garfield11

    James Rudolph Garfield

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 85 (1865-1950)

    BirthplaceHiram, Ohio, United States of America

    James Rudolph Garfield (October 17, 1865 – March 24, 1950) was an American politician and...  more
  • 12

    Hugh Whitney Fosburgh

    Journalist, Conservationist

    AgeDec. at 60 (1916-1976)

  • Oliver Belmont13

    Oliver Belmont

    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 50 (1858-1908)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont (November 12, 1858 – June 10, 1908) was an American socialite and ...  more
  • Rick Moody14

    Rick Moody

    Novelist, Essayist


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Hiram Frederick "Rick" Moody III (born October 18, 1961) is an American novelist and short...  more
  • Mark Pellington15

    Mark Pellington

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Mark Pellington (born March 17, 1962) is an American film director, writer, and producer....  more
  • Tommy Hitchcock, Jr.16
    Thomas Hitchcock Jr. (February 11, 1900 – April 18, 1944) was an American polo player who was...  more
  • Archibald Gracie IV17

    AgeDec. at 53 (1859-1912)

    BirthplaceMobile, Alabama

    Archibald Gracie IV (January 15, 1858 – December 4, 1912) was an American writer, soldier,...  more
  • William Howard Taft IV18


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    William Howard Taft IV (born September 13, 1945) is an attorney who has served in the United...  more
  • John Gilbert Winant19
    John Gilbert Winant OM (February 23, 1889 – November 3, 1947) was an American politician with...  more
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt III20
    Brigadier General Cornelius "Neily" Vanderbilt III (September 5, 1873 – March 1, 1942) was an...  more
  • Hobey Baker21

    Hobey Baker

    Ice Hockey Player, American football player

    AgeDec. at 26 (1892-1918)

    BirthplaceBala Cynwyd, Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania

    Hobart Amory Hare "Hobey" Baker (January 15, 1892 – December 21, 1918) was an American amateur...  more
  • Huntington Hartford22

    Huntington Hartford

    Businessperson, Film Producer

    AgeDec. at 97 (1911-2008)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    George Huntington Hartford II (April 18, 1911 – May 19, 2008) was an American businessman,...  more
  • 23

    AgeDec. at 96 (1913-2009)

    BirthplacePurchase, New York

    Whitelaw Reid (July 26, 1913 – April 18, 2009) was an American journalist who later served as...  more
  • Levi H. Greenwood24
    Levi Heywood Greenwood (December 22, 1872 – April 7, 1930) was a businessman and Republican...  more
  • 25

    Charles A. Burns

    Charles Alonzo Burns (January 3, 1863 – December 31, 1930) was a Massachusetts, USA,...  more