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List Rules People 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter

Age: 75

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

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 ...more

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Christian Slater is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 49

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

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 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Television producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 39

Birthplace: New 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 ...more

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Anderson Cooper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 51

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

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 ...more

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Jennifer O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Model, Author, Actor

Age: 71

Birthplace: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro

Jennifer O'Neill (born February 20, 1948) is a Brazilian-American actress, model, author and speaker, known for her role in the 1971 film Summer of '42 and modelling for CoverGirl cosmetics ...more
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Sean Lennon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist

Age: 43

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

Sean Taro Ono Lennon (Japanese: 小野 太郎, Hepburn: Ono Tarō, born October 9, 1975) is a British American musician, songwriter, producer and guitarist. He is the son of Yoko Ono and John Lennon. ...more

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Jennifer Grey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 58

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Photographer

Age: Dec. at 93 (1910-2003)

Birthplace: Mérida, Mexico

Edgar Domingo Evia y Joutard, known professionally as Edgar de Evia (July 30, 1910 – February 10, 2003), was a Mexican-born American interiors photographer. In a career that spanned the 1940s ...more
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Samuel R. Delany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Editor, Literary critic, Educator

Age: 76

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

Samuel R. Delany (; born April 1, 1942), Chip Delany to his friends, is an African-American author and literary critic. His work includes fiction (especially science fiction), memoir, criticism ...more

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Mark Feuerstein is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter

Age: 47

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Mark Feuerstein (; born June 8, 1971) is an American actor. He first came to public notice in a guest appearance in an episode of Season 2 of Sex and the City and went on to appear in TV series ...more

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Mary Stuart Masterson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Film Director

Age: 52

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

Mary Stuart Masterson (born June 28, 1966) is an American actress. She has starred in the films At Close Range (1986), Some Kind of Wonderful (1987), Chances Are (1989), Fried Green Tomatoes ...more

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Tracy Pollan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Actor

Age: 58

Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States of America

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.

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Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Television producer, Actor

Age: 46

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Tracee Ellis Ross (born Tracee Joy Silberstein; October 29, 1972) is an American actress, model, comedian, director, and television host. She is known for her lead roles in the comedy television ...more

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Helen Frankenthaler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Painter, Artist

Age: Dec. at 83 (1928-2011)

Birthplace: Manhattan, 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 ...more
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Bruno Fonseca is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Artist

Age: Dec. at 36 (1958-1994)

Birthplace: New 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.
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Julie Warner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Actor

Age: 54

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

Juliet Mia "Julie" Warner (born February 9, 1965) is an American actress.
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Bokeem Woodbine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor

Age: 45

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Harlem

Bokeem Woodbine (born April 13, 1973) is an American actor. He won a Black Reel Award and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Critics' Choice Television Award for his role as Mike ...more
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Vincent Laforet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Cinematographer, Film Director, Photographer

Age: 44

Birthplace: Switzerland

Vincent Laforet (born 1975, Switzerland) is a Swiss-American director and photographer. Laforet shared the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography with four other photographers (Stephen ...more
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David Yassky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 54

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 ...more
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Ann Lubin Buttenwieser ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Urban planner

Age: 84

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Dan Barber is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Chef

Age: 50

Birthplace: New 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.

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Jason Kliot is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Film Producer, Film Director

Age: 55

Birthplace: New 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 ...more
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Melissa Russo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Melissa Russo Journalist

Age: 50

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 ...more
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Barbara Marx Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Futurist, Public speaker, Author

Age: 89

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 ...more
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Fatima Faloye is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous The Dalton School Alumni
Actor

Age: 46

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

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 ...more