George Washington University Notable Alumni

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.

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 Casey Affleck

Casey Affleck
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 3 Eliza Dushku

Eliza Dushku
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 4 Tammy Duckworth

Tammy Duckworth
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Senator from Illinois (since 2017)
Birthdate: March 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand

 5 Colin Powell

Colin Powell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: 65th United States Secretary of State (2001-2005)
Birthdate: April 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 18, 2021

 6 Karen Allen

Karen Allen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carrollton, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 7 T.J. Miller

T.J. Miller
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA
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 8 Huma Abedin

Huma Abedin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Vice chair of Hillary Clinton's 2016 Presidential campaign
Birthdate: July 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

 9 Brian Williams

Brian Williams
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Famous As: Journalist, News Anchor
Birthdate: May 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States

 10 Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: March 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Geneva, Illinois, United States

 11 Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Croatia (2015-2020)
Birthdate: April 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rijeka, Croatia

 12 Patch Adams

Patch Adams
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: May 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 13 Dana Bash

Dana Bash
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: June 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 14 Mark Felt

Mark Felt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: FBI Agent
Birthdate: August 17, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Twin Falls, Idaho
Died: December 18, 2008

 15 Scott Wolf

Scott Wolf
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 16 Daniel Inouye

Daniel Inouye
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 7, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: December 17, 2012

 17 Merce Cunningham

Merce Cunningham
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer and Choreographer
Birthdate: April 16, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Centralia, Washington
Died: July 26, 2009

 18 Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military General
Birthdate: December 29, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: February 19, 1936

 19 Chuck Todd

Chuck Todd
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA

 20 J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Director of FBI
Birthdate: January 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: May 2, 1972
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 21 Hal Moore

Hal Moore
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 10, 2017

 22 Vidya Vox

Vidya Vox
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: September 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chennai

 23 Duff Goldman

Duff Goldman
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: December 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit

 24 Michael Avenatti

Michael Avenatti
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 25 Yvonne Orji

Yvonne Orji
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Rivers State Rivers, Nigeria

 26 Kate Bolduan

Kate Bolduan
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Famous As: Journalist, News anchor
Birthdate: July 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goshen, Indiana, United States

 27 John Warner

John Warner
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 28 Jeremiah Denton

Jeremiah Denton
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, USA
Died: March 28, 2014

 29 Syngman Rhee

Syngman Rhee
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: March 26, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haeju
Died: July 19, 1965

 30 William Barr

William Barr
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York (state) New York, U.S.

 31 Mark Esper

Mark Esper
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politicians
Birthdate: April 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Uniontown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 32 Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: North Wilkesboro
Died: June 28, 2010

 33 Manish Dayal

Manish Dayal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA

 34 Red Auerbach

Red Auerbach
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American basketball coach
Birthdate: September 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: October 28, 2006

 35 Ross Martin

Ross Martin
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Famous As: Actors
Birthdate: March 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gródek, Poland
Died: July 3, 1981
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 36 Harry Reid

Harry Reid
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: politician, lawyer
Birthdate: December 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Searchlight

 37 Kevin Peter Hall

Kevin Peter Hall
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: April 10, 1991
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 38 John Foster Dulles

John Foster Dulles
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former United States Secretary of State
Birthdate: February 25, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Died: May 24, 1959

 39 Aldrich Ames

Aldrich Ames
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former CIA Officer & Agent for the Soviet Union & Russia
Birthdate: May 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: River Falls, Wisconsin

 40 Tony Dokoupil

Tony Dokoupil
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Famous As: Known for his work as a co-anchor of CBS Mornings
Birthdate: December 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 41 Mark Warner

Mark Warner
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 42 Ken Starr

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

 43 Rachel Zoe

Rachel Zoe
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: September 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 44 William Peter Blatty

William Peter Blatty
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: January 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: January 12, 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 45 Lee Myung-bak

Lee Myung-bak
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Osaka

 46 Charles Colson

Charles Colson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Counsel
Birthdate: October 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: April 21, 2012

 47 Eric Cantor

Eric Cantor
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: June 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, USA

 48 Lester Frank Ward

Lester Frank Ward
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: June 18, 1841
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: April 18, 1913

 49 Lee Kun-hee

Lee Kun-hee
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Businessperson
Birthdate: January 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Uiryeong County

 50 Haddaway

Haddaway
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: January 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Port of Spain
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