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 an American actor, film director, producer, and writer. He is known for directing films such as the black comedy Very Bad Things, the action comedy The Rundown, the sports drama Friday Night Lights, the action thriller The Kingdom, the superhero comedy-drama Hancock, the military science fiction war film Battleship, and the war film Lone Survivor. He also developed the television series Friday Night Lights, which was adapted from the film he directed. As an actor he is best known for his role as Dr. Billy Kronk on the CBS medical drama Chicago Hope. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: New York City, USA, New Yorksee more on Peter Berg
Mary Chapin Carpenter is an American singer, songwriter and musician. 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 U.S. for sales exceeding four million copies. She followed it with Stones in the ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: USA, New Jersey, Princeton
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Robert Ferdinand Wagner II, 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
Age: Dec. at 81 (1910-1991)
Birthplace: New York, United States of Americasee more on Robert F. Wagner, Jr.
Robert Alphonso Taft was a conservative American politician, statesman, and presidential hopeful who served as a United States Senator from Ohio from 1939 until his death in 1953. A member of the Republican Taft political family, he was the elder son of William Howard Taft. As the U.S. Senate's main opponent of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal domestic policies, after Roosevelt's death Taft successfully led the conservative coalition's effort to curb the expanding power of labor unions in America. Taft was also a major advocate of the foreign policy of non-interventionism. However, he failed in his quests to win the Republican Party's presidential nomination in 1940, 1948, and 1952. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 64 (1889-1953)
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of Americasee more on Robert Taft