Brown University Notable Alumni

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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.
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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
210
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
John Krasinski
(Known For His Role as Jim Halpert on the NBC sitcom 'The Office')
John Krasinski
57
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.
38
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
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Claire Dunphy’ on the TV Series ‘Modern Family’)
Julie Bowen
18
Birthdate: March 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 5 
Tracee Ellis Ross
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series ‘Girlfriends’ and ‘Black-ish’)
Tracee Ellis Ross
25
Birthdate: October 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Jessica Capshaw
7
Birthdate: August 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 7 
Laura Linney
(American actress known for her films: ‘Sight Unseen’, ‘Time Stands Still’ and ‘My Name Is Lucy Barton’)
Laura Linney
9
Birthdate: February 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 8 
Leelee Sobieski
(American Retired Actress Known for Her TV Film 'Joan of Arc' and Miniseries 'Uprising')
Leelee Sobieski
6
Birthdate: June 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York,New York City, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Marin Hinkle
(Actress)
Marin Hinkle
4
Birthdate: March 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 10 
Tim Blake Nelson
7
Birthdate: May 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 11 
Eva Amurri
(American Lifestyle Blogger and Actress)
Eva Amurri
4
Birthdate: March 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Bobby Jindal
(55th Governor of Louisiana (2008 - 2016))
Bobby Jindal
5
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
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 14 
Lucy DeVito
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Stephanie in TV Sitcom ‘Melissa and Joey’)
Lucy DeVito
8
Birthdate: March 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 15 
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
(American Financier, Philanthropist and the Only Son of 'Standard Oil' Co-Founder John D. Rockefeller)
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
12
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
(American Far-right Political Activist and Commander of the American Nazi Party (1959 - 1967))
George Lincoln Rockwell
12
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Died: August 25, 1967
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 20 
Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Writer and Daughter of Former U.S. President Richard Nixon)
Julie Nixon Eisenhower
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 21 
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)
 22 
Lois Lowry
(Writer)
Lois Lowry
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Honolulu Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
 23 
Alicia Sacramone
(Former American Artistic Gymnast)
Alicia Sacramone
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 24 
Rory Kennedy
(Filmmaker)
Rory Kennedy
3
Birthdate: December 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
 25 
Masi Oka
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series: ‘Heroes’ and ‘Hawaii Five-0’)
Masi Oka
4
Birthdate: December 27, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 26 
Chris Berman
(Sports commentator)
Chris Berman
5
Birthdate: May 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 27 
Larry Elder
(Radio Host)
Larry Elder
9
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
 28 
Allegra Versace
(Italian Heiress, Director of ‘Gianni Versace S.p.A.’ and Daughter of Fashion Designer Donatella Versace )
Allegra Versace
18
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 29 
JoBeth Williams
3
Birthdate: December 6, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 30 
Ted Turner
(Founder of the Cable News Network)
Ted Turner
17
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
 31 
Wendy Carlos
(Musician)
Wendy Carlos
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
 32 
Joe Paterno
(Former American Football Player and Head Coach for 'Penn State Nittany Lions')
Joe Paterno
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 22, 2012
 33 
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.
 34 
Mary Chapin Carpenter
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
 35 
Tom Perez
(Politician)
Tom Perez
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York Buffalo, New York (state) New York, U.S.
 36 
Andrew Yang
(Entrepreneur - A Candidate in the 2020 Democratic Party Presidential Primaries)
Andrew Yang
14
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
 37 
Lady Gabriella Windsor
1
Birthdate: April 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Mary's Hospital
 38 
Julie Warner
(Actress)
Julie Warner
4
Birthdate: February 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 39 
Janet Yellen
(First Woman to Hold the Post of the United States Secretary of the Treasury)
Janet Yellen
17
Birthdate: August 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 40 
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
 41 
Silas Weir Mitchell
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 42 
Kerry Kennedy
(American Lawyer, Author and Human Rights Activist)
Kerry Kennedy
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 43 
Brian Moynihan
(Chairman and CEO of 'Bank of America')
Brian Moynihan
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio, United States
 44 
Ted Chiang
(Science Fiction Writer Known for His Short Stories: ‘Division by Zero’, ‘Tower of Babylon’ and ‘Exhalation’)
Ted Chiang
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port Jefferson, New York, United States
 45 
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)
 46 
Horace Mann
(Educator & Politician)
Horace Mann
28
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1796
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Franklin
Died: August 2, 1859
 47 
Alex Wagner
(Television host and author)
Alex Wagner
0
Birthdate: November 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 48 
David Hedison
6
Birthdate: May 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 49 
Dhani Harrison
(English Musician, Singer-Songwriter, and Composer)
Dhani Harrison
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Windsor
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 50 
Bess Armstrong
5
Birthdate: December 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
The famous ‘Brown University’, situated in Rhode Island, definitely deserves a mention if a few good American universities are to be enlisted. It is well-known for being the first educational institution in the whole of United States to accept students from all strata of society, irrespective of their religious background. According to a 2014 article published in the ‘U.S News & World Report’, Brown’s medical school was ranked 5th in all of the United States. The notable alumni association of ‘Brown University’ includes several Nobel laureates, more than 50 Rhodes Scholars and around 19 ex-students who have bagged the prestigious Pulitzer Prize. A popular online source had once listed notable alumni from ‘Brown University’ who have been immensely successful in their endeavors. This compilation of former ‘Brown University’ students includes several famous names such as noted businessman and philanthropist John D Rockefeller, ‘Harry Potter’ actress Emma Watson, radio host Ira Glass, noted athlete Alicia Saremone and musician Lisa Loeb. Business honcho John D Rockefeller is considered one of the greatest icons of American history, mainly for his various philanthropic initiatives, mainly ‘The Rockefeller Foundation’. Emma Watson, who started her career at a tender age with the role of Hermoine in the ‘Harry Potter’ movies, went on to do several remarkable films. She is also considered one of the most glamorous actresses in the world today. We are presenting you a list of notable Brown University alumni, who are admired all over the world for their outstanding accomplishments.