Pennsylvania Famous Private School Alumni

Use the table below to browse notable alumni from private schools around the United States.

Private School Alumni Directory:

Famous Private School Alumni (Pennsylvania):

School Name
Notable School Alumni (Sample)
  • Jenna Arnold - Jenna Arnold, the author of the bestselling book Raising Our Hands, is a Center School Alumna. She recently visited Center School and reflected on her time as a student. Jenna is an author, educator, entrepreneur, activist, and mother. With the recent release of her book, Jenna shared, " my mother didn't think I'd be able to read, yet alone deliver a bestselling book."
  • Dr. Richard M. Restak '59 - Prominent Scholar on Human Brain/Psychiatry
  • Blythe Danner - Actress
  • George Segal - Actor
  • Stephen Sondheim - Composer
  • Julian Bond - Civil Rights Leader
  • Mario Capecchi - Nobel Laureate (medicine)
  • Barbara Dodd Anderson - Philanthropist
  • Camila Sodi - Mexican TV star and pop singer - attended Grier as a 9th grader.
  • Marcy Rylan - Soap Opera actress
  • Veronica Velasco - Mexican Green Party Official
  • James Baker III '48 - Former Secretary of State
  • Norman Pearlstine '60 - Editor-in-chief of Time, Inc
  • Tobias Wolff '64 - Stanford University professor and critically acclaimed author of Old School
  • Oliver Stone '64 - Academy Award-winning producer/director
  • Peter S. Rummell '63 - Chairman and CEO of the Florida real estate and development firm the St. Joe Co.
  • Clark Hoyt '60 - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Washington editor of Knight Ridder/Tribune Information Services
  • Lamar Hunt '51 - Businessman, owner and founder of the Kansas City Chiefs and a creator of the American Football League
  • Jeremy Skaller ’90 - Producer, songwriter, manager, entrepreneur. A piano player turned Producer, Skaller started his songwriting career as a founding member of several bands. Later, he became a successful entrepreneur in the music industry as a co-founder of Orange Factory Music (OFM), the production team that brought Cash Money Records and Cultural Icon, the artist Jay Sean to the forefront of the global musical stage. OFM has also produced, remixed and/or written for many artists including Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Yoko Ono, and Fabulous. To date, as a Publisher, Producer, Manager, Writer and Label owner, Jeremy via his companies The Heavy Group and Orange Factory Music, has sold over 75 million records worldwide.
  • Jonathan Steckel '96 - QD Vision Founder, Fellow and Director of Advanced Technology at STMicroelectronics
  • Jack Hanna - Zoologist
  • David Conrad - Actor
  • Bob Matthias - Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Carroll "Beano" Cook - ESPN Football Commentator and historian
  • Marshall Goldberg - Director
  • Daryll Clark - Former Penn State Quarterback who signed as a 2010 Free-Agent with the Washington Redskins
  • Curtis Ennis - Former NFL running back
  • Jimmy Stewart '28 - Academy Award-winning actor
  • Benicio Del Toro '85 - Academy Award- and Golden Globe Award-winning actor
  • Melvin Stewart '88 - Olympic Gold Medal swimmer
  • Michael Davies '85 - Emmy Award-winning producer, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
  • Rebecca Lowe '99 - NBC sportscaster; former ESPN UK and BBC sports journalist
  • Cam Johnson '14 - NBA Player
  • Hon. William Stickman IV '98 - US District Judge
  • Jacilyn Maher '93 - ISS Safety Review Panel, NASA
  • Al Dubin - Composer (42nd Street, Song Writers Hall of Fame)
  • General Carl Spaatz - Pioneer of Military Aviation and a Founding Father of the US Air Force
  • John Cecil Holm - Playwright (Best Foot Forward, Three Men on a Horse, etc.)
  • Harold Schaeffer - Medical Pioneer in the area of Immune Deficiency
  • Wallace Reid - Silent Film Starr (The Roaring Road, Double Speed, Excuse My Dust)
  • David Orenstein - Former CEO of Aero Bed
  • David Sabin - CEO of Salton Products
  • Richard Kosron - Former producer of
  • Jose Morales - Major League Baseball Player
  • Dustin Wimmer - Cahmpion AMA ATV Pro Motorcross Champion
  • Marilyn Berger - Established local realtor
  • Judge Lawrence Stengel - A former US district judge
  • Bishop Alfred Schlert, Allentown Diocese - Bishop on Allentown Diocese
  • Revered Stephan Isaac - Parochial Vicar, Cathedral of St. Catharine of Sienna and Chaplain of Allentown Central Catholic High School
  • Reverend Mark Searles - Director of Vocations; Chaplain, Newman Center, Lehigh University
  • David McCullough '51 - Pulitzer Prize winning author
  • Bentley Weiner '92 - VP and Senior Producer, HBO Sports
  • Christian Borle '91 - Broadway actor, Tony Award recipient
  • Courtney Hershey Bress '92 - Principal Harpist, Colorado Symphony Orchestra
  • Jonathan Zittrain '87 - Professor of Law, Harvard University, Former Chair of FCC Open Internet Advisory Committee
  • Nia Phillips '08 - Producer Good Morning America, Emmy Award recipient
  • Chris Meyer '84 - Research Zoologist, Smithsonian Institute
  • Marisa Muscari '01 - Senior Manager, Activision
  • Peter Ackerman '88 - Actor, writer, producer. Ice Age films and the Amazon series, The Americans
  • General H. Norman Schwarzkopf '52 - Commander, Operation Desert Storm
  • J.D. Salinger - Author, Catcher in the Rye
  • Westley Moore - Rhodes Scholar & White House Fellow
  • Larry Fitzgerald - Wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals
  • LTG H.R. McMaster - Former National Security Advisor to the President Trump
  • Kevin Roose '15 - A technology columnist for the New York Times and a writer-at-large for the New York Times Magazine, the New York Times bestselling author of two books, named to Forbes' "30 Under 30" and Time's list of the 140 best Twitter feeds.
  • Jullee Wilson '00 - Senior Fashion Editor at The Huffington Post, and has written for Conde Nast Traveler, Vibe, Real Simple, and Parenting, in addition to serving on the advisory board for Harlem’s Fashion Row.
  • Don Wildman '79 - Current host and narrator of Off Limits, Mysteries at the Museum, and Monumental Mysteries on the Travel Channel, hosted and narrated Weird Travels that formerly aired on the Travel Channel
  • Mo Bamba '17 - Profession Basketball Player with the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA. Mo was the 6th overall lottery pick to the Orlando Magic in the 2018 NBA Draft.
  • Celina Tio '88 - A James Beard Award Winning Chef and Certified Cicerone. She has appeared in several cooking series such as Top Chef Masters, Iron Chef America, and The Next Iron Chef.

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