Brown University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Brown University. The list includes people like John Krasinski, Emma Watson, John F. Kennedy Jr., Allegra Versace & Marin Hinkle. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, intellectuals & academics, miscellaneous, film & theater personalities and media personalities etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Emma Watson
(Actress and Activist Best Known for Her Role of 'Hermione Granger' in the 'Harry Potter' Film Series)

Emma Watson
158
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 2 
John Krasinski
(Actor Known For His Roles in the NBC sitcom 'The Office' and Amazon Series 'Jack Ryan')

John Krasinski
40
Birthdate: October 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 3 
John F. Kennedy Jr.
(Son of John F. Kennedy)

John F. Kennedy Jr.
31
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: July 16, 1999
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 
Julie Bowen
(Actress)

Julie Bowen
15
Birthdate: March 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 5 

Tracee Ellis Ross
17
Birthdate: October 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 

Jessica Capshaw
4
Birthdate: August 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 7 
Allegra Versace
(Heiress & Socialite)

Allegra Versace
10
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Leelee Sobieski
6
Birthdate: June 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 9 
Marin Hinkle
(Actress)

Marin Hinkle
3
Birthdate: March 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 10 
Eva Amurri
(Actress, Blogger)

Eva Amurri
3
Birthdate: March 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 11 

Tim Blake Nelson
7
Birthdate: May 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 12 
Bobby Jindal
(55th Governor of Louisiana (2008-2016))

Bobby Jindal
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

 13 
Rhonda Ross Kendrick
(Actress and Singer, Best Known as the Daughter of Singer and Actress 'Diana Ross')

Rhonda Ross Kendrick
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 14 
Lucy DeVito
(Actress)

Lucy DeVito
7
Birthdate: March 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 15 
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
(Philanthropist & Businessman)

John D. Rockefeller Jr.
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 29, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: May 11, 1960

 16 

Aunjanue L. Ellis
1
Birthdate: February 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 17 
Max Joseph
(Filmmaker)

Max Joseph
0
Birthdate: January 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 18 
Yaya DaCosta
(Actress)

Yaya DaCosta
7
Birthdate: November 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 19 

George Lincoln Rockwell
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Died: August 25, 1967
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 20 
Lois Lowry
(Writer)

Lois Lowry
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Honolulu Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

 21 
Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Writer, Daughter of former U.S. President Richard Nixon)

Julie Nixon Eisenhower
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 22 

Alicia Sacramone
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 23 
Rory Kennedy
(Filmmaker)

Rory Kennedy
3
Birthdate: December 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA

 24 
Masi Oka
(Actor)

Masi Oka
4
Birthdate: December 27, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: hibuya City, Tokyo, Japan
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 25 
Davis Guggenheim
(Film and television director)

Davis Guggenheim
1
Birthdate: November 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 26 
Chris Berman
(Sports commentator)

Chris Berman
4
Birthdate: May 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 27 
Ted Turner
(Founder of the Cable News Network)

Ted Turner
9
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

 28 
Tom Perez
(Politician)

Tom Perez
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York Buffalo, New York (state) New York, U.S.

 29 

Mary Chapin Carpenter
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States

 30 

Lady Gabriella Windsor
1
Birthdate: April 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Mary's Hospital

 31 
Wendy Carlos
(Musician)

Wendy Carlos
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

 32 
John Sculley
(Businessman)

John Sculley
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.

 33 
Bill O'Brien
(American football coach)

Bill O'Brien
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 34 
Andrew Yang
(Entrepreneur)

Andrew Yang
14
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, USA

 35 
Julie Warner
(Actress)

Julie Warner
4
Birthdate: February 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 36 

JoBeth Williams
3
Birthdate: December 6, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 37 
Ted Chiang
(Science fiction writer)

Ted Chiang
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port Jefferson, New York, United States

 38 
Janet Yellen
(78th United States Secretary of the Treasury)

Janet Yellen
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 39 
Joe Paterno
(American Football Player)

Joe Paterno
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 22, 2012

 40 

Silas Weir Mitchell
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 41 
Doug Liman
(Director)

Doug Liman
0
Birthdate: July 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 42 
Horace Mann
(Educator & Politician)

Horace Mann
26
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1796
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Franklin
Died: August 2, 1859

 43 
Larry Elder
(Radio Host)

Larry Elder
9
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 44 
Brian Moynihan
(CEO of Bank of America)

Brian Moynihan
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio, United States

 45 
Amelia Warren Tyagi
(Elizabeth Warren's Daughter)

Amelia Warren Tyagi
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Jersey

 46 
Dhani Harrison
(Singer, Guitarist, Composer, Pianist, Model)

Dhani Harrison
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Windsor
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 47 

Joel de la Fuente
0
Birthdate: April 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Hartford, New York, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 48 
Randy Pausch
(Educationist)

Randy Pausch
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: July 25, 2008

 49 
Ken Starr
(Lawyer)

Ken Starr
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, USA

 50 
Ira Glass
(Radio producer, Radio personality, Actor)

Ira Glass
3
Birthdate: March 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baltimore
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