George Washington University Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of George Washington University. The list includes people like Elizabeth Warren, Alec Baldwin, Eliza Dushku, Colin Powell & Kerry Washington. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, miscellaneous, writers, musicians and media personalities etc.
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 1 
Jackie Kennedy
(First Lady of the United States from 1961 to 1963)
Jackie Kennedy
38
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States
Died: May 19, 1994
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
Rooney Mara
(Actress Best Known for Her Films: 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' and 'Carol')
Rooney Mara
31
Birthdate: April 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bedford, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 3 
Colin Powell
(The First African-American Secretary of State)
Colin Powell
47
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 18, 2021
 4 
Casey Affleck
(Actor and Filmmaker Best Known for His Academy-Award Winning Film 'Manchester by the Sea')
Casey Affleck
22
Birthdate: August 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Kerry Washington
(Actress and Producer Famous for Her Portrayal of ‘Olivia Pope’ in the Drama Series ‘Scandal’)
Kerry Washington
19
Birthdate: January 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 6 
Kellyanne Conway
(Senior Counselor to the Former US President, Donald Trump (2017 - 2020))
Kellyanne Conway
37
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atco, New Jersey, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Eliza Dushku
(Best Known for Her Drama Series ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ and its Spin-off Series ‘Angel’)
Eliza Dushku
15
Birthdate: December 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 8 
Bob Woodward
(Journalist)
Bob Woodward
4
Birthdate: March 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Geneva, Illinois, United States
 9 
Tammy Duckworth
(United States Senator from Illinois )
Tammy Duckworth
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 10 
Karen Allen
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Marion Ravenwood’ in the Film ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’)
Karen Allen
2
Birthdate: October 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carrollton, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 11 
Patch Adams
(Physician)
Patch Adams
8
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 12 
Brian Williams
(Journalist, News Anchor)
Brian Williams
13
Birthdate: May 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States
 13 
Dana Bash
(Journalist)
Dana Bash
8
Birthdate: June 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 14 
Mark Felt
(2nd Associate Director of the FBI Who was Known for His Role in the Watergate Scandal)
Mark Felt
12
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 17, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Twin Falls, Idaho, United States
Died: December 18, 2008
 15 
Daniel Inouye
(Former United States Senator from Hawaii (1963 - 2012))
Daniel Inouye
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 7, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: December 17, 2012
 16 
Ina Garten
(Author and Host of the Food Network Show ‘Barefoot Contessa’)
Ina Garten
7
Birthdate: February 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 17 
Billy Mitchell
(Military General)
Billy Mitchell
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 29, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: February 19, 1936
 18 
Hal Moore
(Former lieutenant colonel in command of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, at the Battle of Ia Drang in 1965, during the American War in Vietnam)
Hal Moore
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 10, 2017
 19 
Scott Wolf
(Actor)
Scott Wolf
2
Birthdate: June 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Merce Cunningham
(Dancer and Choreographer)
Merce Cunningham
2
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 16, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Centralia, Washington
Died: July 26, 2009
 21 
Alec Baldwin
(American Actor Known for His Versatile Performances and Comic Work)
Alec Baldwin
64
Birthdate: April 3, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amityville, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
Huma Abedin
(Political Staffer and Vice Chair of Hillary Clinton's 2016 Campaign)
Huma Abedin
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
 23 
Duff Goldman
1
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: December 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit
 24 
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
(President of Croatia (2015 - 2020))
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
20
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rijeka, Croatia
 25 
Kevin Peter Hall
8
Birthdate: May 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: April 10, 1991
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
 26 
Red Auerbach
(Basketball coach)
Red Auerbach
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 28, 2006
 27 
T.J. Miller
14
Birthdate: June 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA
 28 
J. Edgar Hoover
(1st Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1924 - 1972))
J. Edgar Hoover
30
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: May 2, 1972
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 29 
Vidya Vox
(YouTuber)
Vidya Vox
11
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: September 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chennai
 30 
Yvonne Orji
(Actress)
Yvonne Orji
2
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Rivers State Rivers, Nigeria
 31 
Kate Bolduan
(Journalist and News Anchor for CNN)
Kate Bolduan
7
Birthdate: July 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goshen, Indiana, United States
 32 
Manish Dayal
3
Birthdate: June 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA
 33 
Ross Martin
(Actors)
Ross Martin
2
Birthdate: March 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gródek, Poland
Died: July 3, 1981
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 34 
Mark Esper
(Politicians)
Mark Esper
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Uniontown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
 35 
Michael Avenatti
11
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 36 
Virginia Hall
(American Secret Agent Who Worked in France During World War II)
Virginia Hall
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: July 8, 1982
 37 
David Eisenhower
(Writer and Grandson of Former American President Dwight D. Eisenhower)
David Eisenhower
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: West Point, New York, United States
 38 
William Barr
(United States Attorney General)
William Barr
10
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, United States
 39 
Jeremiah Denton
(Politician)
Jeremiah Denton
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, USA
Died: March 28, 2014
 40 
George Armitage Miller
2
Birthdate: February 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Died: July 22, 2012
 41 
Syngman Rhee
(Statesman)
Syngman Rhee
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 26, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haeju
Died: July 19, 1965
 42 
John Foster Dulles
(Former United States Secretary of State)
John Foster Dulles
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 25, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Died: May 24, 1959
 43 
Tony Dokoupil
(Known for his work as a co-anchor of CBS Mornings)
Tony Dokoupil
0
Birthdate: December 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 44 
Chuck Todd
(Journalist)
Chuck Todd
7
Birthdate: April 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA
 45 
Mark Warner
(Politician)
Mark Warner
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
 46 
Aldrich Ames
(Former CIA Officer & Agent for the Soviet Union & Russia)
Aldrich Ames
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: River Falls, Wisconsin
 47 
Ken Starr
(Lawyer)
Ken Starr
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, USA
 48 
John Warner
(Politician)
John Warner
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 49 
Fred Grandy
(Former United States Representative, Actor)
Fred Grandy
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 50 
Charles Colson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: April 21, 2012
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