Emerson College Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of Emerson College. The list includes people like Henry Winkler, Brandon Lee, Bobby Brown, Jennifer Coolidge & Jay Leno. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, media personalities, photographers, singers and fashion etc.
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Brandon Lee
(American Actor, Martial Artist and Son of Film Star Bruce Lee )
Brandon Lee
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: March 31, 1993
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Henry Winkler
(Actor and Comedian)
Henry Winkler
9
Birthdate: October 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 3 
Bobby Brown
(Singer-Songwriter)
Bobby Brown
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Jennifer Coolidge
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Role as ‘Jeanine Stifler’ in ‘American Pie’ Film Series)
Jennifer Coolidge
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Birthdate: August 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
David Cross
(Stand-Up Comedian, Actor and Director Best Known for His Comedy Series ‘Mr. Show’)
David Cross
13
Birthdate: April 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Roswell, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 6 
Iliza Shlesinger
4
Birthdate: February 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 7 
Steven Wright
(Stand-up comedian)
Steven Wright
3
Birthdate: December 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 8 
Gina Gershon
(Actress)
Gina Gershon
6
Birthdate: June 10, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Fernando Valley, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Maria Menounos
(Actress, Journalist & Television Presenter)
Maria Menounos
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Birthdate: June 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Medford, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Denis Leary
(Actor and Comedian)
Denis Leary
9
Birthdate: August 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Norman Lear
(Writer and Producer Known for His Popular Sitcoms: ‘All in the Family’, ‘Sanford and Son’ and ‘The Jeffersons’)
Norman Lear
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Birthdate: July 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 12 
May Calamawy
(Actress)
May Calamawy
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Birthdate: October 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bahrain
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Natasha Gregson Wagner
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Birthdate: September 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 14 
Cazzie David
(Actress)
Cazzie David
3
Birthdate: May 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 15 
Andrea Martin
(Played Aunt Voula in the Comedy Hit 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding')
Andrea Martin
3
Birthdate: January 15, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 16 
Elden Henson
3
Birthdate: August 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rockville, Maryland, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 17 
Al Jaffee
(Cartoonist, Journalist)
Al Jaffee
1
Birthdate: March 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Savannah
 18 
Michael Nouri
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Birthdate: December 9, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 19 
Matt McGorry
(Best Known for His Role as ‘John Bennett’ in the TV Series ‘Orange Is the New Black’)
Matt McGorry
5
Birthdate: April 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 20 
Bobbi Brown
(Make-up artist, Businessperson)
Bobbi Brown
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago
 21 
Joanna Going
(Actress)
Joanna Going
0
Birthdate: July 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 22 
Spalding Gray
1
Birthdate: June 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Died: January 11, 2004
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
Dan Levy
(Comedian)
Dan Levy
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Birthdate: March 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stamford, Connecticut, United States
 24 
Julie Banderas
(News Anchor)
Julie Banderas
3
Birthdate: September 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 25 
Benjamin Bronfman
(Entrepreneur, Musician)
Benjamin Bronfman
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 26 
Ben Aaron
(TV Host)
Ben Aaron
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Birthdate: September 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, USA
 27 
Chris Romano
(Actor, writer, and producer most well known as the co-creator and face of Sammy Cacciatore in the Spike TV series Blue Mountain State.)
Chris Romano
1
Birthdate: February 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 28 
Don Pardo
(Actor, Television presenter, Radio personality)
Don Pardo
0
Birthdate: February 22, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Westfield
Died: August 18, 2014
 29 
Mario Cantone
(Comedian)
Mario Cantone
2
Birthdate: December 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stoneham, Massachusetts, US
 30 
Alex Ebert
(Singer)
Alex Ebert
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 31 
Seth Grahame-Smith
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 4, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rockville Centre, New York, U.S.
 32 
Jen Kirkman
(Stand-up comedian)
Jen Kirkman
1
Birthdate: August 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Needham, Massachusetts, U.S.
 33 
Luka Peros
(Actor)
Luka Peros
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Birthdate: October 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 34 
Justin Willman
(Stage magician)
Justin Willman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: St. Louis
 35 
David Alan Basche
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Birthdate: August 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 36 
Adele Lim
(Screenwriter, Television producer)
Adele Lim
1
Birthplace: Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
 37 
Princess Noor bint Asem
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
 38 
Spencer Tunick
(Photographer)
Spencer Tunick
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: January 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Middletown
 39 
Shane Hurlbut
(Cinematographer)
Shane Hurlbut
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Birthdate: February 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ithaca, New York, United States
 40 
Louise Wightman
(Dancer, Bodybuilder)
Louise Wightman
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
 41 
Joe Mande
(Actor, Screenwriter)
Joe Mande
3
Birthdate: March 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Albuquerque
 42 
Tamara Czartoryska
(Daughter of Prince Adam Czartoryski y Borbón)
Tamara Czartoryska
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Princess Yasmine bint Asem
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
 44 
Louise Closser Hale
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Birthdate: October 13, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: July 26, 1933
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Princess Sara bint Asem
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Emerson College, located in Boston, Massachusetts was founded by Charles Emerson, in the year 1880. Originally known as ‘School of oratory’, Emerson College offers programs that prep the undergrads and grads to pursue leadership skills and assume greater positions of responsibility. This institution is one of the colleges in the US solely committed to liberal arts and communication and is dedicated to helping pursue scholarship in such disciplines. Since its establishment, Emerson has greatly evolved into a multifaceted college, pushing boundaries of art, communication and culture which invariably lead to the advancement of the society. Emerson offers over a dozen degrees in courses like journalism, interactive news, sports reporting, photojournalism, and civic art and design- which are just a few out of the many others. It even throws light on athletics and performing arts like jazz, and ballet. The college has even gone above and beyond to spread awareness about different environmental issues that it won the College and University Green Power Challenge of the Environmental Protection Agency. Not only is it reputed for its high-end infrastructure and top-class educational programs, Emerson is also famous for its notable alumni that are now changing the course of the world in their own way. TV host Jay Leno, makeup artist Bobbi Brown, actor Steven Wright, and screenwriter Anna Hamilton are few of the big names that are making big waves in the show biz world. Keep reading and learn more about this prestigious institution’s notable alumni- some names will even drop your jaw in awe.