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List Rules People on this list must have gone to The Taft School and be of some renown.

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

List contains graduates like Peter Berg and Mary Chapin Carpenter.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to The Taft School?” and “Which celebrities are The Taft School alumni?”
Peter Berg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous The Taft School Alumni
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Peter Berg (born March 11, 1964) is an American director, producer, writer, and actor. His directorial film works include the black comedy Very Bad Things (1998), the action comedy The Rundown (2003), the sports drama Friday Night Lights (2004), the action thriller The Kingdom (2007), the superhero comedy-drama Hancock (2008), the military science fiction war film Battleship (2012), the war film Lone Survivor (2013), the disaster drama Deepwater Horizon (2016), the Boston Marathon bombing drama Patriots Day (2016) and the action thriller Mile 22 (2018), the latter four all starring Mark Wahlberg. In addition to cameo appearances in the last six of these titles, he has had prominent acting ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Age: 56

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

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Mary Chapin Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous The Taft School Alumni
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Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. Carpenter spent several years singing in Washington, D.C. clubs before signing in the late 1980s with Columbia Records, who marketed her as a country singer. Carpenter's first album, 1987's Hometown Girl, did not produce any singles, although 1989's State of the Heart and 1990's Shooting Straight in the Dark each produced four Top 20 hits on the Billboard country singles charts. Carpenter's most successful album to date remains 1992's Come On Come On, which yielded seven charting country singles and was certified quadruple platinum in the US for sales exceeding four million copies. She followed it with Stones in ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer

Age: 61

Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

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Robert F. Wagner, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous The Taft School Alumni
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Robert Ferdinand Wagner II (April 20, 1910 – February 12, 1991), usually known as Robert F. Wagner Jr. served three terms as the mayor of New York City, from 1954 through 1965. When running for his third term, he broke with the Tammany Hall leadership, ending the reign of clubhouse bosses in city politics. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Politician

Age: Dec. at 81 (1910-1991)

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

Robert Taft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous The Taft School Alumni
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Robert Taft may refer to: Robert A. Taft (1889–1953), United States Senator from Ohio and son of U.S. President and Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft Robert Taft (chemist and author) (1894–1955), author and chemistry professor at the University of Kansas Robert Taft, Jr. (1917–1993), Robert A. Taft's son, 1960s U.S. representative and 1970s U.S. Senator from Ohio Bob Taft (born 1942), Robert A. Taft's grandson, governor of Ohio Robert Taft, Sr. (c. 1640–1725), 18th century founder of the U.S. Taft political family Robert Taft, 2nd (1674–1748), colonial born pioneer son of the founder Robert F. Taft (1932–2018), American Jesuit priest and archimandrite of the Eastern Catholic ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 64 (1889-1953)

Birthplace: Ohio, Cincinnati, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

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