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Famous The Dalton School Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 20.9k views25 items

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

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

This list contains graduates like Claire Danes and Chevy Chase.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to The Dalton School?” and “Which celebrities are The Dalton School alumni?”
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    Chevy Chase

    Comedian, Television producer


    BirthplaceLower Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA


    Alternative NameChevy Chase

    Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (; born October 8, 1943) is an American comedian, actor and writer. Born into a prominent New York family, Chase had a variety of jobs before moving into comedy and...  more

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    Christian Slater

    Television director, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


    Christian Michael Leonard Slater (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor, voice actor, and producer. He made his film debut with a leading role in The Legend of Billie Jean (1985) and gained...  more

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    Claire Danes

    Television producer, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


    Claire Catherine Danes (born April 12, 1979) is an American actor. She is the recipient of three Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2012, Time named her one...  more

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    Anderson Cooper

    Journalist, Television producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA


    Anderson Hays Cooper (born June 3, 1967) is an American journalist, television personality, and author. He is the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°. The program is usually...  more

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    Jennifer O'Neill

    Model, Author


    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil


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    Sean Lennon

    Film Score Composer, Record producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


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    Jennifer Grey

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


    Alternative NameJennifer Grey

    Jennifer Grey (born March 26, 1960) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the 1980s films Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) and Dirty Dancing (1987), for which Grey earned a Golden...  more

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    Edgar de Evia


    AgeDec. at 93 (1910-2003)

    BirthplaceMérida, Mexico


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  • 9

    Samuel R. Delany

    Editor, Literary critic


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


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  • 10

    Mark Feuerstein

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


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    Mary Stuart Masterson

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


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  • 12


    BirthplaceLong Island, New York, USA


    Tracy Jo Pollan (born June 22, 1960) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Ellen Reed on the sitcom Family Ties from 1985 to 1987 and for her theater roles....  more
  • 13

    Tracee Ellis Ross

    Television producer, Actor


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA


    Alternative NameTracee Ellis Ross

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  • 14

    Helen Frankenthaler

    Painter, Artist

    AgeDec. at 83 (1928-2011)

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York


    Helen Frankenthaler (December 12, 1928 – December 27, 2011) was an American abstract expressionist painter. She was a major contributor to the history of postwar American painting. Having exhibited...  more
  • 15

    AgeDec. at 36 (1958-1994)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York


    Bruno Fonseca (1958 – May 31, 1994) was an American artist who shifted between abstract and figurative styles and worked in both painting and sculpture. ...  more
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    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America


    Juliet Mia "Julie" Warner (born February 9, 1965) is an American actress....  more
  • 17

    Bokeem Woodbine

    Musician, Singer-songwriter


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


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  • 18

    Vincent Laforet

    Cinematographer, Film Director




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  • 19

    David Yassky

    Politician, Lawyer



    David S. Yassky (born March 3, 1964) is the Dean Emeritus of Pace University School of Law where he served from April 2014 to April 2018. He is also a former member of the New York City Council and...  more
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


    Dan Barber (born October 2, 1969) is chef and co-owner of Blue Hill in Manhattan and Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, New York. He is the author of The Third Plate....  more
  • 22

    Jason Kliot

    Film Producer, Film Director


    BirthplaceNew York


    Jason Kliot (born 1963) is an American independent film producer based in New York. Kliot emerged with the American indie wave of the 1990s, producing alongside his wife and business partner Joana...  more
  • 23

    Melissa Russo




    Melissa Russo (born November 19, 1968) is a television journalist currently working for WNBC-TV News Channel 4 in New York City. She joined WNBC-TV in September 1998, where she is also a Government...  more
  • 24

    Barbara Marx Hubbard

    Futurist, Public speaker



    Barbara Marx Hubbard (born Barbara Marx; December 22, 1929 – April 10, 2019) was an American futurist, author and public speaker. She is credited with the concepts of "The Synergy Engine" and the...  more
  • 25


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA


    Fatima Faloye (born in Harlem, New York City), is of Nigerian and Barbadian descent and studied at Dalton School in New York City as well as New York University. Faloye won the coveted NAACP Image...  more