Bard College Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of Bard College. The list includes people like Chevy Chase, Olivia Wilde, Tom Ford, Adrian Grenier & Adam Yauch. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, musicians, fashion, singers and dancers etc.
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 1 
Chevy Chase
('Saturday Night Live's' First Breakout Star)
Chevy Chase
21
Birthdate: October 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lower Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 2 
Ronan Farrow
(Journalist, Lawyer and Human Rights Activist)
Ronan Farrow
15
Birthdate: December 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Peter Sarsgaard
10
Birthdate: March 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 4 
Frances Bean Cobain
(American Visual Artist and Model)
Frances Bean Cobain
11
Birthdate: August 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 5 
Donald Fagen
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist)
Donald Fagen
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 10, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Blythe Danner
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Isabelle Huffstodt’ in the TV Series ‘Huff’)
Blythe Danner
10
Birthdate: February 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Christopher Guest
(Known in Hollywood for His Series of Comedy Films Shot in 'Mockumentary' Style)
Christopher Guest
9
Birthdate: February 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 8 
Pauline Chalamet
1
Birthdate: January 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 9 
Adam Yauch
(Founding Member of the Hip Hop Group ‘Beastie Boys’)
Adam Yauch
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 4, 2012
 10 
Larry Hagman
(Actor, Director and Producer Known for His Role as ‘J. R. Ewing’ in the TV Soap Opera ‘Dallas’)
Larry Hagman
3
Birthdate: September 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: November 23, 2012
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Walter Becker
(Guitarist, Record producer)
Walter Becker
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
 12 
Gaby Hoffmann
(Actress)
Gaby Hoffmann
1
Birthdate: January 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Tracy Nelson
(Actress who played a valley girl in Square Pegs)
Tracy Nelson
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 14 
Lola Kirke
(Film actress)
Lola Kirke
3
Birthdate: September 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 15 
Jordan Bridges
3
Birthdate: November 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 16 
Alexandra Wentworth
2
Birthdate: January 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 17 
Lola Glaudini
(Best Known for Role as ‘Elle Greenaway’ in the TV Series ‘Criminal Minds’)
Lola Glaudini
4
Birthdate: November 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 18 
Matt Taibbi
(Journalist)
Matt Taibbi
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 19 
Todd Haynes
(Film director)
Todd Haynes
0
Birthdate: January 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 20 
Gia Coppola
(Director)
Gia Coppola
1
Birthdate: January 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Tod Williams
(Director)
Tod Williams
0
Birthdate: September 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, Unites States
 22 
Hannah Bronfman
(Entrepreneur, DJ)
Hannah Bronfman
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 23 
Chris Claremont
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ealing, London, England, UK
 24 
Robert Bernard Sherman
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, US
Died: March 6, 2012
 25 
Herb Ritts
(Black-and-white photographer known for his iconic images of celebrities such as George Clooney and Julia Roberts.)
Herb Ritts
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: August 13, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: December 26, 2002
 26 
Richard M. Sherman
(Songwriters)
Richard M. Sherman
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 27 
Jonathan Rosenbaum
(Film critic, Journalist)
Jonathan Rosenbaum
0
Birthdate: February 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Florence
 28 
Albert J. Nock
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 13, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scranton
Died: April 28, 1905
 29 
Peter Hess Stone
(Screenwriter)
Peter Hess Stone
0
Birthdate: February 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 26, 2003
 30 
Anthony Hecht
(Poet, Writer)
Anthony Hecht
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 16, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: October 20, 2004
 31 
Zeena Parkins
(Musician)
Zeena Parkins
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
 32 
Deborah Sussman
(Designer)
Deborah Sussman
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: August 20, 2014
This reputable private liberal arts college in Annandale-on-Hudson was first named St. Stephens College when it was founded in the year 1860. The aesthetically pleasing campus that overlooks the Hudson river and the varied architectural styles make Bard College a sight to behold. This undergraduate college was the first in the nation to offer courses pertaining to Human Rights, providing the students with a major in that field. Bard holds a great reputation for its Bachelor of Arts and Science, with 23 departments and over 40 programs and 12 interdisciplinary concentrations, it is ranked the 38th best liberal arts college in the US. Not just that, Bard College is also gaining grounds by the number of celebrities that are now changing the course of the world, who once walked through the halls of this prestigious college. Bard is also home to a number of student groups like Self-Injury Support and Discussion, Brad Film Committee, Queer Stude3nt Association, which help lay the foundation for an empowered lifestyle. The college is also known for its various sports-related associations like Bard College Ruby Football Club that centres on both men’s and women’s team. Established names like Blythe Danner, Jeff Preiss, Ellen Parker, and Michael Tolkin are few of the long lists of Bard College alumni that who are currently making great big waves in different walks of life. Here are everything and more about the Bard College Alumni that you probably never knew about- read on to find out!