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Discover the notable alumni of Smith College. The list includes people like Barbara Bush, Nancy Reagan, Gloria Steinem, Anne Morrow Lindbergh & Patricia Wettig. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, media personalities, miscellaneous, critics & connoisseurs and film & theater personalities etc.
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Jackie Kennedy
(First Lady of the United States from 1961 to 1963)
Jackie Kennedy
37
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 
Sylvia Plath
(Famous for Her Books 'The Bell Jar' and 'Ariel')
Sylvia Plath
35
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 11, 1963
 3 
Barbara Bush
(Former First Lady of the United States as the Wife of President George H. W. Bush)
Barbara Bush
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: April 17, 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 4 
Nancy Reagan
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Nancy Reagan
15
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 6, 2016
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 5 
Gloria Steinem
(American Feminist Journalist and Co-Founder of ‘Ms,' Magazine)
Gloria Steinem
14
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 25, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States
 6 
Sara Haines
(Television host)
Sara Haines
7
Birthdate: September 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newton, Iowa, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 7 
Yolanda King
(Civil Rights Activist and Daughter of Civil Rights Leader 'Martin Luther King Jr.')
Yolanda King
13
Birthdate: November 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: May 15, 2007
 8 
Piper Kerman
(Known for Memoir of Her Prison Experiences, ‘Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison’)
Piper Kerman
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 9 
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
 10 
Margaret Mitchell
(Writer of 'Gone with the Wind')
Margaret  Mitchell
4
Birthdate: November 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: August 16, 1949
 11 
Madeleine L'Engle
(Best Known for Her Children’s Book, 'A Wrinkle in Time')
Madeleine L'Engle
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York,United States
Died: September 6, 2007
 12 
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Renowned Author & Aviator)
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 22, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey
Died: February 7, 2001
 13 
Mimi Kennedy
(Actress)
Mimi Kennedy
0
Birthdate: September 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA
 14 
Penny Chenery
(Horse Breeder and Owner of the Legendary 1973 Triple Crown Champion Race Horse 'Secretariat')
Penny Chenery
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, United States
Died: September 16, 2017
 15 
Patricia Wettig
(Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor)
Patricia Wettig
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 16 
Toks Olagundoye
2
Birthdate: September 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 17 
Shelley Hack
(Actress)
Shelley Hack
1
Birthdate: July 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 18 
Desiree Akhavan
(Director)
Desiree Akhavan
5
Birthdate: 1984 AD
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 19 
Tammy Baldwin
(Political Leader)
Tammy Baldwin
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
 20 
Jean Harris
(Author)
Jean Harris
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 27, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 23, 2012
 21 
Hanya Yanagihara
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 22 
Natalie Babbitt
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: October 31, 2016
 23 
Ruth Ozeki
(Writer, Film director, Novelist)
Ruth Ozeki
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
 24 
Sally Quinn
(Writer)
Sally Quinn
2
Birthdate: July 1, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
 25 
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
(Journalist, Film director, Film producer)
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
1
Birthdate: November 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Karachi
 26 
Meg Greenfield
0
Birthdate: December 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: May 13, 1999
 27 
Jane White
(Actress)
Jane White
0
Birthdate: October 30, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 24, 2011
 28 
Leyla McCalla
(Musician)
Leyla McCalla
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, United States
 29 
Lucy R. Lippard
0
Birthdate: April 14, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 30 
Sandy Skoglund
(Photographer)
Sandy Skoglund
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: September 11, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States
 31 
Cheryl Crawford
(Theatre Producer)
Cheryl Crawford
0
Birthdate: September 24, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: October 7, 1986
 32 
Florence R. Sabin
(Medical Scientist)
Florence R. Sabin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 9, 1871
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Central City, Colorado, United States
Died: October 3, 1953
 33 
Carolyn Dineen King
(Judge, Lawyer)
Carolyn Dineen King
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 30, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Syracuse
 34 
Barbara Cooney
0
Birthdate: August 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 10, 2000
 35 
Mignon McLaughlin
(Journalist)
Mignon McLaughlin
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: June 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 20, 1983
 36 
Jerry Zaks
(Director)
Jerry Zaks
1
Birthdate: September 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
 37 
Tori Murden
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooksville, Florida, United States
 38 
Eleanor J. Gibson
(Psychologist)
Eleanor J. Gibson
0
Birthdate: December 7, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, United States
Died: December 30, 2002
 39 
Anthony Hecht
(Poet, Writer)
Anthony Hecht
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 16, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: October 20, 2004
 40 
Mary Van Kleeck
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 26, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glenham, New York, United States
Died: June 8, 1972
 41 
Suzanne Corkin
(Neuroscientist)
Suzanne Corkin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 18, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut
Died: May 24, 2016
 42 
Vida Dutton Scudder
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 15, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madurai, India
Died: October 9, 1954
 43 
Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 8, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: September 22, 1948
 44 
Evelyn Boyd Granville
(Mathematician)
Evelyn Boyd Granville
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 45 
Mary Joseph Rogers
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 27, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 9, 1955
 46 
Margaret Farrar
(Journalist)
Margaret Farrar
0
Birthdate: March 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 11, 1984
 47 
Kay Fanning
(Journalist)
Kay Fanning
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: October 19, 2000
 48 
Nancy Newhall
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 9, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 7, 1974
 49 
Fannie Hardy Eckstorm
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 18, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brewer, Maine, United States
Died: December 31, 1946
 50 
Laura Drake Gill
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 24, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chesterville, Maine, United States
Died: February 3, 1926