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New York University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Manhattan, NY

Founding Date:
1831

Motto:
Perstare et praestare

Mascot:
Bobcat

Enrollment:
38,000

Official Website:
http://www.nyu.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Philip J. Ablove
Business
c. 1940   CFO of W. R. Berkley, 1973-83
Shirley S. Abrahamson
Judge
17-Dec-1933   Wisconsin Chief Justice
Kathy Acker
Author
18-Apr-1947 30-Nov-1997 Blood and Guts in High School
Arthur Agatston
Doctor
1947   The South Beach Diet
G. Steven Agee
Judge
12-Nov-1952   4th Circuit Court of Appeals
Marv Albert
Sports Figure
12-Jun-1941   Yessssssss!
Rodney Alcala
Criminal
23-Aug-1943   The Dating Game killer
Lamar Alexander
Politician
3-Jul-1940   US Senator from Tennessee
Woody Allen
Film Director
1-Dec-1935   Annie Hall
Gloria Allred
Attorney
3-Jul-1941   Feminist lawyer
Ann Althouse
Blogger
12-Jan-1951   Political blogger, legal scholar
Paul Thomas Anderson
Film Director
26-Jun-1970   Boogie Nights
Robert E. Angelica
Business
c. 1949   CEO of AT&T Investment Mgmt., 1999-2006
Aziz Ansari
Comic
23-Feb-1983   Parks and Recreation
David Antin
Artist
1-Feb-1932   Improv artist, talk poet
Allan Arkush
Film Director
30-Apr-1948   Rock 'n' Roll High School
Martina Arroyo
Singer
2-Feb-1937   Operatic soprano
John G. Avildsen
Film Director
21-Dec-1935   Rocky
Julius Axelrod
Chemist
30-May-1912 29-Dec-2004 Research of neurotransmitters
Milton Babbitt
Composer
10-May-1916 29-Jan-2011 Music for Synthesizer
Dr. Michael Baden
Doctor
1934   Forensic pathologist on HBO's Autopsy
Alec Baldwin
Actor
3-Apr-1958   A Baldwin Brother
Paul Banks
Musician
3-May-1978   Interpol
Mohamed El Baradei
Government
17-Jun-1942   UN International Atomic Energy Agency
Rona Barrett
Columnist
8-Oct-1936   Entertainment gossip columnist
Stanley F. Barshay
Business
c. 1938   Schering-Plough executive
Justin Bartha
Actor
21-Jul-1978   National Treasure
Maria Bartiromo
Journalist
11-Sep-1967   CNBC financial correspondent
Romare Bearden
Painter
2-Sep-1911 12-Mar-1988 Collagist
Candace K. Beinecke
Attorney
26-Nov-1946   Chairman of Hughes Hubbard & Reed
Kristen Bell
Actor
18-Jul-1980   Veronica Mars
P. George Benson
Educator
3-Jun-1946   President, College of Charleston
Julie Benz
Actor
1-May-1972   Jawbreaker
Cathy Berberian
Singer
4-Jul-1925 6-Mar-1983 Operatic mezzo-soprano
Arthur Berger
Composer
15-May-1912 7-Oct-2003 Ideas of Order
Marilyn Bergman
Songwriter
10-Nov-1929   The Way We Were
William R. Berkley
Business
c. 1944   CEO of W. R. Berkley
Daniel J. Bernstein
Computer Programmer
29-Oct-1971   Bernstein v. United States
Elmer Bernstein
Composer
4-Apr-1922 18-Aug-2004 Scored The Magnificent Seven
Jason Biggs
Actor
12-May-1978   American Pie
Michael J. Birck
Business
25-Jan-1938   CEO of Tellabs, 1975-2004
Michael Ian Black
Comic
12-Aug-1971   The State
Eubie Blake
Jazz Musician
7-Feb-1883 12-Feb-1983 Ragtime jazz pianist
Ronald E. Blaylock
Business
c. 1960   Blaylock & Company, Inc.
Alexis Bledel
Actor
16-Sep-1981   Rory on Gilmore Girls
Tempestt Bledsoe
Actor
1-Aug-1973   Vanessa Huxtable on The Cosby Show
Judy Blume
Author
12-Feb-1938   Author of children's books
Steven Bochco
Film/TV Producer
16-Dec-1943   Cop Rock
Chaz Bono
Relative
4-Mar-1969   Transgender offspring of Sonny and Cher
Rudy Boschwitz
Business
7-Nov-1930   US Senator from Minnesota, 1978-91
Barry Bostwick
Actor
24-Feb-1945   Brad in Rocky Horror Picture Show
Marc C. Breslawsky
Business
c. 1941   President of Pitney Bowes, 1996-2001
Martin Brest
Film Director
8-Aug-1951   Beverly Hills Cop
Bill Brochtrup
Actor
7-Mar-1963   NYPD Blue
James L. Brooks
Film/TV Producer
9-May-1940   Producer of The Simpsons
Joyce F. Brown
Educator
c. 1946   Fashion Institute of Technology
Kenneth L. Brown
Diplomat
6-Dec-1936   US Ambassador to Ghana, 1992-95
Rita Mae Brown
Author
28-Nov-1944   Rubyfruit Jungle
Abe Burrows
Playwright
18-Dec-1910 17-May-1985 Co-Author, Guys and Dolls
Hilarie Burton
Actor
1-Jul-1982   Peyton Sawyer on One Tree Hill
Candace Bushnell
Journalist
1-Dec-1958   Columnist, Sex and the City
Adolph Caesar
Actor
5-Dec-1933 6-Mar-1986 A Soldier's Story
Mortimer M. Caplin
Business
11-Jul-1916   Caplin & Drysdale
Chris Carmack
Actor
22-Dec-1980   Luke Ward on The O.C.
Caleb Carr
Novelist
2-Aug-1955   The Alienist
John A. Carrig
Business
14-Jan-1952   CFO of Conoco-Phillips
Diahann Carroll
Singer
17-Jul-1935   Claudine
Emily Carter
Author
1960   Glory Goes and Gets Some
Zachary W. Carter
Attorney
19-Mar-1950   Partner, Dorsey & Whitney
Lionel Casson
Scholar
22-Jul-1914 18-Jul-2009 The Ancient Mariners
John Catsimatidis
Business
7-Sep-1948   Supermarket billionaire
Rhys Chatham
Composer
19-Sep-1952   An Angel Moves Too Fast To See
Alfred Chester
Novelist
7-Sep-1928 1-Aug-1971 The Exquisite Corpse
Christine Chubbuck
Journalist
24-Aug-1944 15-Jul-1974 Newscaster, suicided on live TV
Keith Hamilton Cobb
Actor
28-Jan-1962   Tyr Anasazi on Andromeda
Lee J. Cobb
Actor
8-Dec-1911 11-Feb-1976 The Left Hand of God
Ben Cohen
Business
18-Mar-1951   Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Larry Cohen
Film Director
15-Jul-1938   The Stuff
Richard Cohen
Columnist
1941   Washington Post columnist
Tom Coleman
Politician
29-May-1943   Congressman from Missouri, 1976-93
Suzanne Collins
Novelist
11-Aug-1962   The Hunger Games
Chris Columbus
Film Director
10-Sep-1958   Director of Harry Potter
Betty Comden
Songwriter
3-May-1915 23-Nov-2006 Singin' in the Rain
Michaela Conlin
Actor
9-Jun-1978   Angela Montenegro on Bones
Martha Coolidge
Film Director
17-Aug-1946   Valley Girl
Alicia Coppola
Actor
12-Apr-1968   Mimi Clark on Jericho
Frank Coraci
Film Director
3-Feb-1966   The Waterboy
Kathleen A. Corbet
Business
c. 1960   President of Standard & Poor's, 2004-07
Bud Cort
Actor
29-Mar-1948   Harold in Harold and Maude
Genevieve Cortese
Actor
8-Jan-1981   Kris Furillo on Wildfire
Howard Cosell
Sports Journalist
25-Mar-1918 23-Apr-1995 Straight-shooting, toupee-wearing commentator
Allen Covert
Actor
13-Oct-1964   Grandma's Boy
Susan Crown
Business
c. 1958   VP at Henry Crown and Company
Billy Crudup
Actor
8-Jul-1968   Almost Famous and Stage Beauty
Billy Crystal
Comic
14-Mar-1947   When Harry Met Sally
Countee Cullen
Poet
30-May-1903 9-Jan-1946 Harlem Renaissance poet
Arthur Culvahouse
Government
4-Jul-1948   White House Counsel, 1987-89
S. E. Cupp
Pundit
23-Feb-1979   Losing Our Religion
John Cusack
Actor
28-Jun-1966   High Fidelity
G. Peter D'Aloia
Business
c. 1944   CFO of Trane
Hal David
Songwriter
25-May-1921 1-Sep-2012 Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
Clive Davis
Business
4-Apr-1932   Founder of Arista Records
Marvin Davis
Business
31-Aug-1925 25-Sep-2004 Oil magnate, former owner of 20th Century Fox
Michael De Luca
Film/TV Producer
13-Aug-1965   In the Mouth of Madness
Midge Decter
Journalist
25-Jul-1927   Neoconservative maven
Diana DeGette
Politician
29-Jul-1957   Congresswoman, Colorado 1st
Julie Delpy
Actor
21-Dec-1969   Europa Europa
Steven B. Derounian
Politician
6-Apr-1918 17-Apr-2007 Congressman from New York, 1953-65
Amanda Detmer
Actor
27-Sep-1971   Deena Greco on What About Brian
Joseph R. DeTrani
Diplomat
?   Director, National Counterproliferation Center
Neil Diamond
Singer/Songwriter
24-Jan-1941   Sweet Caroline
Selma Diamond
Actor
5-Aug-1920 13-May-1985 Selma Hacker on Night Court
Mike Diana
Artist
5-Jun-1969   Boiled Angel
Melonie Diaz
Actor
25-Apr-1984   Be Kind Rewind
Tom DiCillo
Film Director
14-Aug-1953   Living in Oblivion
George A. Dickerman
Business
c. 1939   President of Spalding, 1976-2000
Ernest R. Dickerson
Film Director
25-Jun-1951   Bulletproof
Garret Dillahunt
Actor
24-Nov-1964   Burt Chance on Raising Hope
William Donohue
Activist
18-Jul-1947   Catholic League president
Jeffrey Donovan
Actor
11-May-1968   Michael Westen on Burn Notice
Linda Douglass
Journalist
?   Former journalist, Obama spokeswoman
Morton Downey, Jr.
Talk Show Host
9-Dec-1933 12-Mar-2001 Mort the Mouth
Henry Draper
Astronomer
7-Mar-1837 20-Nov-1882 Early astrophotographer
Bill Duke
Actor
26-Feb-1943   Sister Act 2
Oscar Dystel
Publisher
31-Oct-1912   Bantam Books
Fred Ebb
Musician
8-Apr-1935 11-Sep-2004 Top Broadway lyricist, Cabaret
Fred J. Eckert
Politician
6-May-1941   US Congressman, ambassador
Lisa Edelstein
Actor
21-May-1966   Dr. Lisa Cuddy on House, MD
Paul Ekman
Psychologist
15-Feb-1934   Facial Action Coding System
Gertrude B. Elion
Scientist
23-Jan-1918 21-Feb-1999 Developed medicines for leukemia, herpes, AIDS
Aunjanue Ellis
Actor
21-Feb-1969   Madeleine Hightower on The Mentalist
Perry Ellis
Fashion Designer
3-Mar-1940 30-May-1986 Founder, Perry Ellis International
Guillermo Endara
Head of State
12-May-1936 28-Sep-2009 President of Panama, 1989-94
Charles L. English
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina
Klaus Eppler
Attorney
8-May-1930   Retired Partner, Proskauer Rose
Jeffrey E. Epstein
Business
20-Jan-1953   Reclusive money manager
Kathryn Erbe
Actor
5-Jul-1966   Law and Order: Criminal Intent
M. Stanton Evans
Activist
20-Jul-1934   Conservative activist
Frankie Faison
Actor
10-Jun-1949   In every Hannibal Lecter film
John F. Farrell, Jr.
Business
c. 1938   North American Mortgage Company
Eric C. Fast
Business
c. 1949   CEO of Crane
Kenneth Feinberg
Government
23-Oct-1945   Pay Czar for TARP and Gulf of Mexico disaster
Robert Finn
Diplomat
19-Dec-1945   US Ambassador to Afghanistan, 2002-03
Christian Finnegan
Comic
1-Apr-1973   Two For Flinching
Hamilton Fish, Jr.
Politician
3-Jun-1926 23-Jul-1996 Congressman from New York, 1969-95
Andrew Fleming
Film Director
14-Mar-1963   The Craft
Steven Florio
Publisher
19-Apr-1949 27-Dec-2007 CEO of Condé Nast, 1995-2005
Bridget Fonda
Actor
27-Jan-1964   Single White Female
Tom Ford
Fashion Designer
27-Aug-1961   Influential Gucci designer
Marc Forster
Film Director
27-Jan-1969   Quantum of Solace
Gail D. Fosler
Economist
c. 1948   President, The Conference Board
Anthony Foxx
Politician
30-Apr-1971   Mayor of Charlotte
James Franco
Actor
19-Apr-1978   Freaks and Geeks
Walter N. Frank
Business
22-Apr-1908 15-Feb-2000 Chairman of the NYSE, 1965-67
Bethenny Frankel
TV Personality
4-Nov-1970   Reality TV staple, self-help author
Bob Frankston
Computer Programmer
14-Jun-1949   Programmer of Visicalc
Louis Freeh
Government
6-Jan-1950   FBI Director, 1993-2001
Morgan Freeman
Actor
1-Jun-1937   Unforgiven
Bart Freundlich
Film Director
17-Jan-1970   The Myth of Fingerprints
Judah Friedlander
Comic
16-Mar-1969   Baseball-capped comedian, 30 Rock
Murray Friedman
Historian
15-Sep-1926 18-May-2005 Founder, Rosaline Feinstein Center
Henry F. Frigon
Business
c. 1936   CEO of CARSTAR, Inc., 1998-2001
Anne Sutherland Fuchs
Publisher
c. 1948   Former publisher of Woman's Day
Julio M. Fuentes
Judge
16-Feb-1946   3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
Seth Gabel
Actor
3-Oct-1981   Dirty Sexy Money
William M. Gaines
Publisher
1-Mar-1922 3-Jun-1992 Mad Magazine publisher
Richard H. Gallagher
Engineer
17-Nov-1927 30-Sep-1997 Finite element method
Victor F. Ganzi
Business
14-Feb-1947   CEO of Hearst
Ben Garant
Actor
14-Sep-1970   Travis Junior on Reno 911!
Martin Garbus
Attorney
8-Aug-1934   Attorney for Lenny Bruce
Galen Gering
Actor
13-Feb-1971   Passions
Gina Gershon
Actor
10-Jun-1962   Showgirls
Jami Gertz
Actor
28-Oct-1965   Muffy on Square Pegs
Elizabeth Gilbert
Author
18-Jul-1969   Eat, Pray, Love
Judith Giuliani
Relative
16-Dec-1954   Wife of Rudy Giuliani
Rudy Giuliani
Politician
28-May-1944   Mayor of New York City, 1994-2001
Donald Glover
Actor
25-Sep-1983   Troy Barnes on Community
Frederick W. Gluck
Business
c. 1935   Vice Chairman of Bechtel, 1994-98
Bernhard Goetz
Criminal
7-Nov-1947   Subway vigilante
Alan E. Goldberg
Business
1-Sep-1954   Former Morgan Stanley executive
Arthur F. Golden
Attorney
1946   Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell
Olivia Goldsmith
Novelist
c. 1949 15-Jan-2004 The First Wives Club
Linda A. Goldstein
Business
25-Jun-1954   Electronic Retailing Association
Peter Golenbock
Sports Journalist
19-Jul-1946   Dynasty: The New York Yankees, 1949–1964
Harvey Golub
Business
1939   CEO of American Express, 1993-2001
Bill Gordon
Astronomer
8-Jan-1918 16-Feb-2010 Designed Arecibo radio telescope
Cliff Gorman
Actor
13-Oct-1936 5-Sep-2002 Stage actor, Lenny
Nancy Grace
Journalist
23-Oct-1958   CourtTV and CNN legal host
Jean Grae
Rapper
27-Nov-1976   What? What?
Jorie Graham
Poet
9-May-1951   The Dream of the Unified Field
John M. Greaney
Judge
8-Apr-1939   Justice, Massachusetts Supreme Court
Bryan Greenberg
Actor
24-May-1978   Jake Jagielski on One Tree Hill
Jesse J. Greene, Jr.
Business
c. 1945   Chief Financial Risk Officer at IBM, 2007-10
Alan Greenspan
Economist
6-Mar-1926   Federal Reserve Chairman, 1987-2006
Glenn Greenwald
Blogger
6-Mar-1967   Political blogger for The Guardian
Frank Grillo
Actor
8-Jun-1963   Nick Monohan on The Gates
Henry A. Grunwald
Journalist
3-Dec-1922 26-Feb-2005 Managing Editor of Time, 1968-79
Frank J. Guarini
Politician
20-Aug-1924   Congressman from New Jersey, 1979-93
Matthew Gray Gubler
Actor
9-Mar-1980   Dr. Spencer Reid on Criminal Minds
Christopher Guest
Actor
5-Feb-1948   This Is Spinal Tap
Marilyn Hacker
Poet
27-Nov-1942   Presentation Piece
Cynthia H. Hall
Judge
19-Feb-1929 26-Feb-2011 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1984-97
Michael C. Hall
Actor
1-Feb-1971   David Fisher on Six Feet Under
Regina Hall
Actor
12-Dec-1970   Scary Movie
Lisa Gay Hamilton
Actor
25-Mar-1964   Rebecca Washington in The Practice
Stephen L. Hammerman
Business
18-Apr-1938   Former Vice Chairman, Merrill Lynch
Sean Hannity
TV Personality
30-Dec-1961   Hannity & Colmes
Marcia Gay Harden
Actor
14-Aug-1959   Verna in Miller's Crossing
Walter L. Harris
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Tanenbaum-Harber Co.
Wood Harris
Actor
17-Oct-1969   Avon Barksdale in The Wire
Anne Hathaway
Actor
12-Nov-1982   The Princess Diaries
Rita E. Hauser
Activist
12-Jul-1934   Former Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Ethan Hawke
Actor
6-Nov-1970   Dead Poets Society
Jessica Hecht
Actor
28-Jun-1965   Betsy Morgan on What About Joan
Amy Heckerling
Film Director
7-May-1954   Fast Times At Ridgemont High
Cecil Heftel
Politician
30-Sep-1924 5-Feb-2010 Congressman from Hawaii, 1977-86
Dorothy Height
Activist
24-Mar-1912 20-Apr-2010 National Council of Negro Women
Charles A. Heimbold, Jr.
Business
27-May-1933   CEO of Bristol Myers Squibb, 1994-2001
Carol Heiss
Figure Skating
20-Jan-1940   Figure skater, Gold Medal in 1960 Olympics
Simon Helberg
Actor
9-Dec-1980   Howard Wolowitz on The Big Bang Theory
Joseph Heller
Author
1-May-1923 12-Dec-1999 Catch-22
Lillian Hellman
Playwright
20-Jun-1905 30-Jun-1984 Little Foxes
Martin Hellman
Inventor
2-Oct-1945   Public key cryptographer
Sally Hernandez
Attorney
c. 1952   Deputy Mayor of NYC, 1990-92
Bernard Herrmann
Composer
29-Jun-1911 24-Dec-1975 Scored Psycho, Citizen Kane
Dennis S. Hersch
Attorney
c. 1945   Former Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell
Don Hewitt
Film/TV Producer
14-Dec-1922 19-Aug-2009 60 Minutes creator
Steven J. Heyer
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Starwood Hotels, 2004-07
Heather R. Higgins
Activist
1959   Chairman, Independent Women's Forum
Perez Hilton
Columnist
23-Mar-1978   Gossip columnist
Marin Hinkle
Actor
23-Mar-1966   Judy Brooks on Once and Again
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Actor
23-Jul-1967   Character actor
Laurel Holloman
Actor
23-May-1971   Tina Kennard on The L Word
Nicole Holofcener
Film Director
22-Mar-1960   Friends with Money
Todd Holoubek
Actor
10-Sep-1969   The State
Rush Holt
Politician
15-Oct-1948   Congressman, New Jersey 12th
Grace Murray Hopper
Computer Programmer
9-Dec-1906 1-Jan-1992 Computer programming pioneer
Bryce Dallas Howard
Actor
2-Mar-1981   The Village
Felicity Huffman
Actor
9-Dec-1962   Desperate Housewives
Robert P. Hunter
Activist
23-Aug-1940   Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Mary Beth Hurt
Actor
26-Sep-1946   The World According to Garp
Carl Icahn
Business
16-Feb-1936   Billionaire, took over TWA
Dennis G. Jacobs
Judge
28-Feb-1944   2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
Michael Patrick Jann
Film Director
15-May-1970   Reno 911!, The State
Jim Jarmusch
Film Director
22-Jan-1953   Permanent Vacation
Robert Jarvik
Doctor
11-May-1946   Co-Inventor, Jarvik-7 artificial heart
Rick Jason
Actor
21-May-1923 16-Oct-2000 Lt. Gil Hanley on Combat!
Jacob K. Javits
Politician
18-Mar-1904 7-Mar-1986 US Senator from New York, 1957-81
Jake Johnson
Actor
20-May-1979   Nick on New Girl
Kristen Johnston
Actor
20-Sep-1967   3rd Rock from the Sun
D. Paul Jones, Jr.
Business
26-Sep-1942   CEO of Compass Bancshares, 1991-2008
Lauren Jones
TV Personality
27-Aug-1982   Anchorwoman
William H. Joyce
Business
c. 1935   CEO of Union Carbide, 1995-2001
Frank J. Fanzilli Jr.
Business
c. 1957   Former CIO, Credit Suisse First Boston
Jeremy Paul Kagan
Film Director
14-Dec-1945   The Journey of Natty Gann
Meir Kahane
Activist
1-Aug-1932 5-Nov-1990 Founder of Jewish Defense League
Khalil Kain
Actor
22-Nov-1964   Darnell Wilkes on Girlfriends
Elliott Kalan
Comic
1981   Daily Show writer, Flop House podcast
Max Kampelman
Diplomat
7-Nov-1920 25-Jan-2013 US Ambassador to the CSCE
Eric R. Kandel
Scientist
7-Nov-1929   Signal transduction in the nervous system
Paul Kangas
Journalist
1937   Nightly Business Report
Helene L. Kaplan
Attorney
19-Jun-1933   Of Counsel, Skadden Arps
Jonathan Kaplan
Film Director
25-Nov-1947   Over the Edge
Steven T. Katz
Author
12-Aug-1944   Professor of Religion
Jeffrey Katzenberg
Business
21-Dec-1950   Produced Shrek
Stanley Kauffmann
Critic
24-Apr-1916   Film critic for The New Republic
Charlie Kaufman
Screenwriter
20-Sep-1958   Being John Malkovich, Adaptation
Henry Kaufman
Business
20-Oct-1927   Ex Managing Director, Salomon Brothers
Victor A. Kaufman
Business
c. 1943   Vice Chairman of IAC
Judith S. Kaye
Judge
4-Aug-1938   Chief Judge, State of New York
Herb Kelleher
Business
12-Mar-1931   Founder of Southwest Airlines
Menachem Kellner
Scholar
28-Mar-1946   Maimonidean scholar
John Harvey Kellogg
Doctor
26-Feb-1852 14-Dec-1943 Battle Creek Sanitarium
Raymond W. Kelly
Government
4-Sep-1941   NYPD Commissioner
D. James Kennedy
Religion
3-Nov-1930 5-Sep-2007 Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
John F. Kennedy, Jr.
Relative
25-Nov-1960 16-Jul-1999 Son of John F. Kennedy
Kerri Kenney
Actor
20-Jan-1970   Reno 911!, The State
Daniel Kessler
Guitarist
25-Sep-1974   Guitarist for Interpol
Roger King
Business
c. 1940   Sa Sa International Holdings
Ted King
Actor
1-Oct-1965   Tomas Delgado on One Life to Live
Cédric Klapisch
Film Director
4-Sep-1961   L'auberge Espagnole
Eugene Kleiner
Business
12-May-1923 20-Nov-2003 Venture capitalist
Ed Koch
Politician
12-Dec-1924 1-Feb-2013 Mayor of New York City, 1978-89
James A. Kohlberg
Business
c. 1959   Kohlberg & Co.
Abby F. Kohnstamm
Business
1953   Senior VP at IBM, 1993-2005
Milton R. Konvitz
Educator
12-Mar-1908 5-Sep-2003 Cornell Professor, Labor and Industrial Relations
Bernie Kopell
Actor
21-Jun-1933   Doc on The Love Boat
Arthur Kornberg
Scientist
3-Mar-1918 26-Oct-2007 Synthesized DNA
Harley Jane Kozak
Actor
28-Jan-1957   All I Want for Christmas
Stanley Kramer
Film Director
29-Sep-1913 19-Feb-2001 It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Peter Krause
Actor
12-Aug-1965   Nate Fisher on Six Feet Under
Barbara J. Krumsiek
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Calvert Group, Ltd.
Paul Kurtz
Philosopher
21-Dec-1925 20-Oct-2012 Pro-skeptic activist
Tony Kushner
Playwright
16-Jul-1956   Angels in America
Eriq La Salle
Actor
23-Jul-1962   ER
Neil LaBute
Film Director
19-Mar-1963   In the Company of Men
Lady Gaga
Singer
28-Mar-1986   The Fame
Fiorello LaGuardia
Politician
11-Dec-1882 20-Sep-1947 New York City Mayor, 1934-45
George W. Landau
Diplomat
4-Mar-1920   US Ambassador to Venezuela, 1982
Jennifer Landon
Actor
29-Aug-1983   As the World Turns
Ang Lee
Film Director
23-Oct-1954   Brokeback Mountain
Henry C. Lee
Scientist
22-Nov-1938   Prominent criminologist
Spike Lee
Film Director
20-Mar-1957   Do The Right Thing
Barbara Leigh
Actor
16-Nov-1946   Vampirella
Carolyn Leigh
Songwriter
21-Aug-1926 19-Nov-1983 Young at Heart
Harvey Lembeck
Actor
15-Apr-1923 5-Jan-1982 Cpl. Barbella on The Phil Silvers Show
Jerome H. Lemelson
Inventor
18-Jul-1923 1-Oct-1997 Inventor with a very good lawyer
Thomas Lennon
Actor
9-Aug-1970   Reno 911!, The State
Mark Leslie
Business
c. 1944   CEO of VERITAS Software, 1990-2000
Ira Levin
Novelist
27-Aug-1929 12-Nov-2007 Rosemary's Baby
Speed Levitch
Actor
9-Jul-1970   The Cruise
Gerald M. Lieberman
Business
?   President of AllianceBernstein
Tao Lin
Novelist
2-Jul-1983   Richard Yates
Bai Ling
Actor
10-Oct-1970   Anna and the King
Robert I. Lipp
Business
c. 1938   CEO of Travelers Property Casualty, 2001-04
Martin Lipton
Attorney
22-Jun-1931   Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Charles Y. S. Liu
Business
c. 1950   On Capital China Technology Fund
Lucy Liu
Actor
2-Dec-1968   Ling on Ally McBeal
Joe Lo Truglio
Actor
2-Dec-1970   The State
Jack Lord
Actor
30-Dec-1920 21-Jan-1998 McGarrett on Hawaii 5-O
Frank Lovejoy
Actor
28-Mar-1912 2-Oct-1962 The Hitch-Hiker
Stan Lundine
Politician
4-Feb-1939   Congressman from New York, 1976-87
Katharine C. Lyall
Business
26-Apr-1941   President of the UW System, 1992-2004
Gerald W. Lynch
Educator
24-Mar-1937 17-Apr-2013 President of John Jay College, 1977-2004
Sean Maher
Actor
16-Apr-1975   Dr. Simon Tam on Firefly
Leonard Maltin
Critic
18-Dec-1950   Film critic
Melissa Manchester
Singer/Songwriter
15-Feb-1951   Adult contemporary songwriter
Camryn Manheim
Actor
8-Mar-1961   Ellenor Frutt on The Practice
Rooney Mara
Actor
17-Apr-1985   The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Vito Marcantonio
Politician
10-Dec-1902 9-Aug-1954 American Labor Party
Rudolph A. Marcus
Chemist
21-Jul-1923   Electron-transfer reactions
Ken Marino
Actor
19-Dec-1968   The State
Demetri Martin
Comic
25-May-1973   Daily Show trend spotter
Jesse L. Martin
Actor
18-Jan-1969   Det. Green on Law & Order
Mary Stuart Masterson
Actor
28-Jun-1966   Dogtown
Richard Masur
Actor
20-Nov-1948   Who'll Stop the Rain
Drea de Matteo
Actor
19-Jan-1972   Adriana on The Sopranos
mc chris
Rapper
2-Sep-1975   Hesh, MC Pee Pants
Andrew McCarthy
Actor
29-Nov-1962   St. Elmo's Fire
Carson McCullers
Author
19-Feb-1917 29-Sep-1967 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Kimberly McCullough
Actor
5-Mar-1978   Robin Scorpio on General Hospital
John C. McGinley
Actor
3-Aug-1959   Dr. Perry Cox on Scrubs
Robert J. McGuire
Government
c. 1937   NYC Police Commissioner, 1978-83
John McHugh
Politician
29-Sep-1948   US Secretary of the Army
Maureen F. McHugh
Novelist
13-Feb-1959   After the Apocalypse
Michael McKean
Actor
17-Oct-1947   This Is Spinal Tap, SNL
Michael McMahon
Politician
12-Sep-1957   Congressman from New York, 2009-11
Michaela McManus
Actor
20-May-1983   Tara on Awake
John McWhorter
Linguist
c. 1963   Linguist, social critic
Idina Menzel
Singer
30-May-1971   Rent
Debra Messing
Actor
15-Aug-1968   Grace on Will & Grace
Harold M. Messmer, Jr.
Business
20-Feb-1946   CEO of Robert Half International
Jesse Metcalfe
Actor
9-Dec-1978   Desperate Housewives
M. Blane Michael
Judge
17-Feb-1943 25-Mar-2011 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
Anne Milgram
Attorney
c. 1970   Attorney General of New Jersey, 2007-10
Lara Jill Miller
Actor
20-Apr-1967   Samantha Kanisky on Gimme a Break!
Marvin Miller
Labor Leader
14-Apr-1917 27-Nov-2012 MLB Player Association, 1966-82
James B. Milliken
Educator
c. 1957   President, University of Nebraska
Paul Milstein
Business
12-May-1922 9-Aug-2010 Manhattan real estate developer
Cathy E. Minehan
Business
15-Feb-1947   President of the Boston Fed, 1994-2007
Vic Mizzy
Composer
9-Jan-1916 17-Oct-2009 Addams Family theme
Mark E. Mlotek
Business
c. 1956   EVP at Henry Schein
Thomas L. Monahan III
Business
c. 1966   The Corporate Executive Board Company
Matthew Morrison
Actor
30-Oct-1978   Will Schuester on Glee
Arnold Moss
Actor
28-Jan-1910 15-Dec-1989 My Favorite Spy
Robert Mueller
Government
7-Aug-1944   FBI Director
Donna Murphy
Actor
7-Mar-1959   The King and I
Albert L. Murray
Author
12-May-1916   Stomping the Blues
Joseph Nacchio
Business
22-Jun-1949   Qwest CEO, convicted of fraud
Patricia Nachtigal
Business
?   Senior VP at Ingersoll-Rand
Pauline Newman
Judge
20-Jun-1927   US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Jan Nicholson
Business
c. 1945   Former Citicorp/MBIA executive
Martha Nussbaum
Philosopher
6-May-1947   The Fragility of Goodness
Jerry O'Connell
Actor
17-Feb-1974   Pete Kaczmarek in The Defenders
James A. O'Gorman
Politician
5-May-1860 17-May-1943 US Senator from New York, 1911-17
Dean R. O'Hare
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Chubb, 1988-2002
George O'Leary
Football
17-Aug-1946   Head Coach, U. of Central Florida
Thomas F. O'Neill
Business
c. 1946   Sandler O'Neill & Partners
Ashley Olsen
Actor
13-Jun-1986   Olsen Twin
Elizabeth Olsen
Actor
16-Feb-1989   Martha Marcy May Marlene
Mary-Kate Olsen
Actor
13-Jun-1986   Olsen Twin
Marian P. Opala
Judge
20-Jan-1921 11-Oct-2010 Justice, Oklahoma Supreme Court, 1978-2010
Victor Oristano
Business
10-Sep-1916   Alda Limited Partners
Joan Osborne
Singer/Songwriter
8-Jul-1962   One of Us
Haley Joel Osment
Actor
10-Apr-1988   Saw dead people in The Sixth Sense
Cynthia Ozick
Author
17-Apr-1928   The Puttermesser Papers
Bob Packwood
Politician
11-Sep-1932   Oregon Senator, sexual harrasser
George E. Palade
Scientist
19-Nov-1912 7-Oct-2008 Microstructure of the cell
Mitchell Parish
Songwriter
10-Jul-1900 31-Mar-1993 Volare
Dean Parisot
Film Director
?   Galaxy Quest
Nicole Ari Parker
Actor
7-Oct-1970   Soul Food
John Paulson
Business
1955   Billionaire hedge fund manager
Leonard Peikoff
Philosopher
15-Oct-1933   Proseletyzer of objectivism
Victor A. Pelson
Business
c. 1937   Former AT&T Executive
Ken Perlin
Scientist
c. 1957   Perlin noise
Shirley D. Peterson
Attorney
3-Sep-1941   Attorney, Steptoe & Johnson
Leo Pfeffer
Scholar
25-Dec-1910 4-Jun-1993 Religious liberty scholar, attorney
Todd Phillips
Film Director
20-Dec-1970   Old School
Summer Phoenix
Actor
10-Dec-1978   The Laramie Project
Irving Picard
Attorney
c. 1941   Overseeing Madoff recoupment
Samuel R. Pierce
Politician
8-Sep-1922 31-Oct-2000 US Secretary of HUD, 1981-89
Jeremy Piven
Actor
26-Jul-1965   Ari Gold on Entourage
E. Gail de Planque
Physicist
c. 1944   Nuclear physicist
Aubrey Plaza
Comic
26-Jun-1984   Parks and Recreation
Chris Policinski
Business
c. 1959   CEO of Land O'Lakes
Ron Pollack
Activist
?   Families USA
Robert W. Poole
Editor
4-Jul-1944   Founder, Reason Foundation
Faith Popcorn
Pundit
c. 1948   The Popcorn Report
Sylvia Porter
Columnist
18-Jun-1913 5-Jun-1991 Financial columnist
Frederic M. Poses
Business
c. 1943   CEO of Trane
Peter J. Powers
Attorney
c. 1945   First Deputy Mayor of New York City, 1994-96
Robert A. Profusek
Business
c. 1950   Partner, Jones Day
Frank C. Puleo
Attorney
c. 1945   Partner, Milbank Tweed
Martha Quinn
TV Personality
11-May-1959   Original MTV veejay
Josh Radnor
Actor
29-Jul-1974   How I Met Your Mother
Daniel R. Raichel
Scientist
1935 22-Dec-2006 Acoustics expert
Ted Raimi
Actor
14-Dec-1965   Joxer on Xena, Warrior Princess
Charles Rangel
Politician
11-Jun-1930   Congressman, New York 15th
Anthony Rapp
Actor
26-Oct-1971   Broadway cast of Rent
Irving Rapper
Film Director
16-Jan-1898 20-Dec-1999 Now, Voyager
Brett Ratner
Film Director
28-Mar-1969   Red Dragon
Charles A. Ratner
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Forest City Enterprises
Navi Rawat
Actor
5-Jun-1977   Amita Ramanujan on Numb3rs
Martyn R. Redgrave
Business
c. 1953   CFO of Limited Brands
B. Carroll Reece
Politician
22-Dec-1889 19-Mar-1961 Congressman from Tennessee
Catherine A. Rein
Business
7-Feb-1943   Senior EVP at MetLife
Frederick Reines
Physicist
16-Mar-1918 26-Aug-1998 Co-Discover of the neutrino
Ad Reinhardt
Painter
24-Dec-1913 30-Aug-1967 Abstract expressionist
Nicolas P. Retsinas
Government
?   Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard
James Ford Rhodes
Author
1-May-1848 22-Jan-1927 History of the Civil War
Abraham Ribicoff
Politician
9-Apr-1910 22-Feb-1998 Senator and Governor from Connecticut
Marc Rich
Criminal
18-Dec-1934   Pardoned by Clinton
LaTanya Richardson
Actor
21-Oct-1949   Actress/wife of Samuel L. Jackson
Leonard Riggio
Business
28-Feb-1941   CEO of Barnes & Noble, 1986-2002
Matthew Rinaldo
Politician
1-Sep-1931   Congressman from New Jersey, 1973-93
Robert Ripp
Business
c. 1941   CEO of AMP, 1998-99
Jason Ritter
Actor
17-Feb-1980   Kevin on Joan of Arcadia
Larry Rivers
Painter
17-Aug-1923 14-Aug-2002 American pop artist
Martha Roby
Politician
27-Jul-1976   Congresswoman, Alabama 2nd
Gerard R. Roche
Business
c. 1931   Chairman of Heidrick & Struggles
James Roday
Actor
4-Apr-1976   Shawn Spencer on Psych
Elihu Root
Government
15-Feb-1845 7-Feb-1937 Senator, Secretary of War, State
Charlie Rose
Talk Show Host
5-Jan-1942   Charlie Rose Show
Irwin Rose
Scientist
16-Jul-1926   Ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation
Stuart Rosenberg
Film Director
11-Aug-1927 15-Mar-2007 Cool Hand Luke
Robert Rossen
Screenwriter
16-Mar-1908 18-Feb-1966 The Hustler
Eli Roth
Film Director
18-Apr-1972   Cabin Fever
Michael I. Roth
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Interpublic Group
Rick Rubin
Music Producer
10-Mar-1963   Ubiquitous record producer, Def Jam
William C. Rudin
Business
c. 1957   Rudin Management Company
James Russo
Actor
23-Apr-1953   The Box
Meg Ryan
Actor
19-Nov-1961   Sleepless In Seattle
Albert Sabin
Biologist
26-Aug-1906 3-Mar-1993 Developed oral polio vaccine
Carole Bayer Sager
Singer/Songwriter
8-Mar-1947   That's What Friends Are For
J. D. Salinger
Novelist
1-Jan-1919 27-Jan-2010 The Catcher in the Rye
Jonas Salk
Scientist
28-Oct-1914 23-Jun-1995 Discoverer of the first polio vaccine
Thomas P. Salmon
Politician
19-Aug-1932   Governor of Vermont, 1973-77
Barry Salzberg
Business
1953   CEO of Deloitte & Touche
Andy Samberg
Actor
18-Aug-1978   SNL, The Lonely Island
Adam Sandler
Comic
9-Sep-1966   The Wedding Singer, SNL alumnus
Marion O. Sandler
Philanthropist
17-Oct-1930 1-Jun-2012 Golden West Financial
Thomas A. Sansone
Business
c. 1949   Vice Chairman of Jabil Circuit
Dolph Schayes
Basketball
19-May-1928   NBA Hall of Famer, coach
Paul Scheer
Actor
31-Jan-1976   Andre on The League, Human Giant
Vincent Schiavelli
Actor
10-Nov-1948 26-Dec-2005 Character actor and cookbook author
Herbert I. Schiller
Author
5-Nov-1919 29-Jan-2000 Mass Communications and American Empire
Taylor Schilling
Actor
27-Jul-1984   Nurse Callahan on Mercy
Roger W. Schipke
Business
c. 1937   CEO of Sunbeam, 1993-96
Daniel Schulman
Business
c. 1958   CEO of Virgin Mobile USA
Arthur Schwartz
Composer
4-Nov-1900 3-Sep-1984 That's Entertainment
Delmore Schwartz
Poet
8-Dec-1913 11-Jul-1966 Summer Knowledge
Martin Scorsese
Film Director
17-Nov-1942   Taxi Driver
Susan Seidelman
Film Director
11-Dec-1952   Desperately Seeking Susan
John Shad
Government
27-Jun-1923 Jul-1994 SEC Chairman, 1981-87
Ben Shahn
Painter
12-Sep-1898 14-Mar-1969 American Social Realist painter
Molly Shannon
Comic
16-Sep-1964   Saturday Night Live
Jeff Sharlet
Journalist
1972   The Family
Robert Sheckley
Author
16-Jul-1928 9-Dec-2005 Science fiction genius
William Sheluck, Jr.
Business
c. 1941 29-Dec-2007 CEO of Nationar, 1983-93
Ben Shenkman
Actor
26-Sep-1968   Pi
Cybill Shepherd
Actor
18-Feb-1950   Moonlighting
Jim Sheridan
Film Director
6-Feb-1949   My Left Foot
Sheetal Sheth
Actor
24-Jun-1976   Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
James Shigeta
Actor
17-Jun-1933   Flower Drum Song
Walter V. Shipley
Business
2-Nov-1935   CEO of Chase Manhattan, 1996-99
Wayne Shorter
Jazz Musician
25-Aug-1933   Influential sax player and jazz composer
Bob Shrum
Activist
1943   Democratic political strategist
Clifford G. Shull
Physicist
23-Sep-1915 31-Mar-2001 Neutron scattering
M. Night Shyamalan
Film Director
6-Aug-1970   The Sixth Sense
Maggie Siff
Actor
21-Jun-1974   Tara Knowles on Sons of Anarchy
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Actor
15-May-1981   Tony Soprano's bratty daughter
Joel Silver
Film/TV Producer
14-Jul-1952   Producer, The Matrix
Sarah Silverman
Comic
1-Dec-1970   The Sarah Silverman Program
Charles Simic
Poet
9-May-1938   The World Doesn't End
Neil Simon
Playwright
4-Jul-1927   The Odd Couple
Elliott P. Skinner
Scholar
20-Jun-1924 1-Apr-2007 US Ambassador to Upper Volta, 1966-69
Robert Smigel
Actor
7-Feb-1960   Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
Allison Smith
Actor
9-Dec-1969   Kate & Allie
Lawrence J. Smith
Politician
25-Apr-1941   Congressman from Florida, 1983-93
Martin Smith
Journalist
c. 1949   Frontline
R. J. Smith
Activist
?   Center for Private Conservation
Jay Snyder
Business
c. 1961   HBJ Investments
Clifford Sobel
Diplomat
1949   US Ambassador to Brazil
Gerald A. Soffen
Astronomer
7-Feb-1926 22-Nov-2000 Viking I mission to mars
Todd Solondz
Film Director
15-Oct-1959   Welcome to the Dollhouse
Christina Hoff Sommers
Author
1950   Who Stole Feminism?
Barry Sonnenfeld
Film Director
1-Apr-1953   Men in Black
David P. Spalding
Business
c. 1954   Vice Chairman, The Cypress Group
John Spencer
Actor
20-Dec-1946 16-Dec-2005 Leo McGarry on The West Wing
Morgan Spurlock
Film Director
7-Nov-1970   Filmmaker, took on McDonald's
Danielle Steel
Novelist
14-Aug-1947   Romance novelist
Vivian M. Stephenson
Business
c. 1937   COO of Williams-Sonoma, 2003-06
Harold J. Stone
Actor
3-Mar-1911 18-Nov-2005 The Harder They Fall
Oliver Stone
Film Director
15-Sep-1946   JFK
Robert Stone
Novelist
21-Aug-1937   Dog Soldiers
Stuttering John
Radio Personality
4-Oct-1965   Howard Stern's celebrity interviewer
Ray Suarez
Journalist
5-Mar-1957   Correspondent for Lehrer News Hour
Daniel Sunjata
Actor
30-Dec-1971   Franco Rivera on Rescue Me
D. B. Sweeney
Actor
14-Nov-1961   Shoeless Joe in Eight Men Out
Swizz Beatz
Music Producer
30-Aug-1978   One Man Band Man
Paul Tagliabue
Football
24-Nov-1940   Commissioner of the NFL, 1989-2006
Anne M. Tatlock
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Fiduciary Trust, 1999-2006
Henry Taub
Business
20-Sep-1927 31-Mar-2011 Founder of ADP
Vincent S. Tese
Attorney
c. 1943   Chairman of Wireless Cable International
J. Parnell Thomas
Government
16-Jan-1895 19-Nov-1970 HUAC chairman, took the Fifth
Sean Patrick Thomas
Actor
17-Dec-1970   Barbershop
Maura Tierney
Actor
3-Feb-1965   Abby from ER
Laurence Tisch
Business
5-Mar-1923 15-Nov-2003 CEO of CBS, 1986-95
Thomas J. Tisch
Business
c. 1955   Four Partners Investment Partnership
Alvin Toffler
Author
4-Oct-1928   Future Shock
Lauren Tom
Actor
4-Aug-1961   Amy Wong on Futurama
Marisa Tomei
Actor
4-Dec-1964   My Cousin Vinny
John M. Trani
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Stanley Works, 1996-2003
Nancy Travis
Actor
21-Sep-1961   Three Men and a Baby
Christy Turlington
Model
2-Jan-1969   Supermodel, started Sundari
Skeet Ulrich
Actor
20-Jan-1970   Nobody's Baby
Ernest van den Haag
Scholar
15-Sep-1914 21-Mar-2002 Punishing Criminals
Amy Vanderbilt
Columnist
22-Jul-1908 27-Dec-1974 Amy Vanderbilt's Complete Book of Etiquette
Nydia Velázquez
Politician
28-Mar-1953   Congresswoman, New York 12th
Lillian Vernon
Business
18-Mar-1927   Mail-order maven of America
David Wain
Actor
1-Aug-1969   The State
George Wald
Biologist
18-Nov-1906 12-Apr-1997 Physiology of the retina
Jerry Wald
Film/TV Producer
16-Sep-1911 13-Jul-1962 Peyton Place
Henry C. Wallich
Economist
10-Jun-1914 16-Sep-1988 Council of Economic Advisers, 1959-61
John Waters
Film Director
22-Apr-1946   Hairspray
Paul Francis Webster
Songwriter
20-Dec-1907 22-Mar-1984 Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
John H. Weiland
Business
c. 1955   COO of C. R. Bard
Gene Weingarten
Columnist
2-Oct-1951   Below the Beltway
Anthony Welters
Business
c. 1955   AmeriChoice
Abigail S. Wexner
Relative
c. 1962   Wife of Leslie H. Wexner
Saul Williams
Rapper
29-Feb-1972   Slam
Victor Williams
Actor
19-Sep-1970   The King of Queens
Keith H. Williamson
Business
c. 1952   General Counsel at Centene
Casey Wilson
Actor
24-Oct-1980   Penny Hartz on Happy Endings
Chandra Wilson
Actor
27-Aug-1969   Dr. Bailey on Grey's Anatomy
Mara Wilson
Actor
24-Jul-1987   Matilda
Mary Wilson
Singer
6-Mar-1944   The Supremes
Rainn Wilson
Actor
20-Jan-1966   Dwight on The Office
Robert Anton Wilson
Author
18-Jan-1932 11-Jan-2007 Illuminatus Trilogy
Irwin Winkler
Film/TV Producer
25-May-1931   Rocky
Alex Winter
Actor
17-Jul-1965   Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
James N. Wood
Administrator
20-Mar-1941 11-Jun-2010 President of Art Institute of Chicago, 1980-2004
Kari Wuhrer
Actor
28-Apr-1967   Capt. Beckett on Sliders
Boaz Yakin
Screenwriter
20-Jun-1966   Remember the Titans
Ahmed Zaki Yamani
Government
30-Jun-1930   Former Saudi Minister of Oil
Chun Won Yi
Business
c. 1977   Quadrangle Group
Ronald L. Zarrella
Business
1949   CEO of Bausch & Lomb, 2001-08
Lawrence A. Zimmerman
Business
c. 1943   CFO of Xerox
Howard Zinn
Historian
24-Aug-1922 27-Jan-2010 A People's History of the United States

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
André Aciman
Author
2-Jan-1951   Out of Egypt
Natalie Angier
Journalist
16-Feb-1958   Science reporter
Saul Bellow
Novelist
10-Jun-1915 5-Apr-2005 The Adventures of Augie March
Baruj Benacerraf
Scientist
29-Oct-1920 2-Aug-2011 Gene control of HLA antigens
Stephen Berger
Business
c. 1937   Chairman of Odyssey Investment Partners
Ben Bernanke
Economist
13-Dec-1953   Federal Reserve Chairman
Wendell Berry
Author
5-Aug-1934   A Place on Earth
Lipman Bers
Mathematician
22-May-1914 29-Oct-1993 Riemann surfaces
Kenneth Bialkin
Attorney
9-Sep-1929   Mergers & Acquisitions lawyer
Elizabeth Bishop
Poet
8-Feb-1911 6-Oct-1979 North & South
Jack Bogle
Business
8-May-1929   Founder, The Vanguard Group
David F. Bradford
Economist
8-Jan-1939 22-Feb-2005 Council of Economic Advisers, 1991-93
Gregory Breit
Physicist
14-Jul-1899 11-Sep-1981 Proton-proton dispersion
Mac Bundy
Government
30-Mar-1919 16-Sep-1996 National Security Advisor, 1961-66
James Burnham
Author
22-Nov-1905 28-Jul-1987 The Managerial Revolution
Mary Calderone
Activist
1-Jul-1904 24-Oct-1998 Questions and Answers about Love and Sex
Lionel Casson
Scholar
22-Jul-1914 18-Jul-2009 The Ancient Mariners
Henry Steele Commager
Historian
25-Oct-1902 2-Mar-1998 The American Mind
Gordon J. Davis
Attorney
7-Aug-1941   Partner, Dewey & LeBoeuf
W. Edwards Deming
Mathematician
14-Oct-1900 20-Dec-1993 Quality Control guru
Mark Dery
Author
1959   Culture Jamming
Adrian W. DeWind
Attorney
1-Dec-1913 7-Aug-2009 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Assia Djebar
Author
4-Aug-1936   So Vast the Prison
E. L. Doctorow
Author
6-Jan-1931   The Book of Daniel
Henry Draper
Astronomer
7-Mar-1837 20-Nov-1882 Early astrophotographer
John William Draper
Chemist
5-May-1811 4-Jan-1882 Radiant energy and portrait photography
Peter Drucker
Business
19-Nov-1909 11-Nov-2005 Management guru
Olympia Dukakis
Actor
20-Jun-1931   Tales of the City
Jane E. Dutton
Educator
c. 1951   UMich Business Psychologist
Ronald Dworkin
Philosopher
11-Dec-1931 14-Feb-2013 Taking Rights Seriously
William Easterly
Economist
7-Sep-1957   The White Man's Burden
Leon Edel
Author
9-Sep-1907 5-Sep-1997 Biographer of Henry James
Ralph Ellison
Novelist
1-Mar-1914 16-Apr-1994 Invisible Man
Robert F. Engle III
Economist
10-Nov-1942   Autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity
Mallory Factor
Activist
c. 1950   Merchant banker
Niall Ferguson
Historian
18-Apr-1964   The House of Rothschild
Vivian Fine
Composer
28-Sep-1913 20-Mar-2000 Drama for Orchestra
Norman Finkelstein
Scholar
8-Dec-1953   The Holocaust Industry
Karen Finley
Artist
7-Mar-1956   Yam-slathering performance artist
Ze Frank
Blogger
31-Mar-1972   The Show with Ze Frank
Betty Friedan
Activist
4-Feb-1921 4-Feb-2006 Rights for women spokesperson
Erich Fromm
Psychologist
23-Mar-1900 18-Mar-1980 Psychoanalyst, Humanist
Claire L. Gaudiani
Educator
1944   President, Connecticut College, 1988-2001
Carol Gilligan
Psychologist
28-Nov-1936   In a Different Voice
Todd Gitlin
Educator
6-Jan-1943   Journalism professor, social critic
Frederic W. Goudy
Typographer
8-Mar-1865 11-May-1947 Designer of Garamond and Goudy fonts
Stephen Jay Gould
Biologist
10-Sep-1941 20-May-2002 Evolutionary scientist
Percy Grainger
Composer
8-Jul-1882 20-Feb-1961 Country Gardens
Alex Grey
Artist
29-Nov-1953   Chapel of Sacred Mirrors
Ethel Browne Harvey
Zoologist
14-Dec-1885 2-Sep-1965 Embryology of sea urchins
James J. Heckman
Economist
19-Apr-1944   Statistical analysis of individual and household behavior
Chris Hedges
Journalist
18-Sep-1956   War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
Peter Blair Henry
Economist
30-Jul-1969   Dean, Stern School of Business
Shere Hite
Author
2-Nov-1942   The Hite Report on sexuality
Rush Holt
Politician
15-Oct-1948   Congressman, New Jersey 12th
Elizabeth Holtzman
Politician
11-Aug-1941   Congresswoman from New York, 1973-81
Sidney Hook
Philosopher
20-Dec-1902 12-Jul-1989 Pragmatist
Deal Hudson
Religion
30-Nov-1949   Karl Rove's favorite Catholic
David Ignatow
Poet
7-Feb-1914 17-Nov-1997 Rescue the Dead
Tony Judt
Historian
2-Jan-1948 6-Aug-2010 Postwar
Joseph M. Juran
Scientist
24-Dec-1904 28-Feb-2008 The Pareto Principle
Michio Kaku
Physicist
24-Jan-1947   String Theory
Eric R. Kandel
Scientist
7-Nov-1929   Signal transduction in the nervous system
Galway Kinnell
Poet
1-Feb-1927   Selected Poems
Ed Koch
Politician
12-Dec-1924 1-Feb-2013 Mayor of New York City, 1978-89
Milton R. Konvitz
Educator
12-Mar-1908 5-Sep-2003 Cornell Professor, Labor and Industrial Relations
Lawrence Lader
Activist
6-Aug-1919 7-May-2006 Father of abortion rights activism
Jaron Lanier
Scientist
3-May-1960   Coined the term "virtual reality"
David W. Leebron
Educator
1956   President, Rice University
Wassily Leontief
Economist
5-Aug-1906 5-Feb-1999 Structure of the American Economy
Jonathan Lethem
Author
19-Feb-1964   Gun with Occasional Music
Jacob J. Lew
Government
29-Aug-1955   Obama's White House Chief of Staff
Martin Lipton
Attorney
22-Jun-1931   Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Otto Loewi
Scientist
3-Jun-1873 25-Dec-1961 Acetylcholine as a neurotransmitter
Ashley Montagu
Anthropologist
28-Jun-1905 26-Nov-1999 The Natural Superiority of Women
Oskar Morgenstern
Economist
24-Jan-1902 26-Jul-1977 Game theorist
Samuel F. B. Morse
Inventor
27-Apr-1791 2-Apr-1872 Telegraph inventor and publicist
Robert S. Mulliken
Chemist
7-Jun-1896 31-Oct-1986 Molecular orbital theory
Thomas Nagel
Philosopher
4-Jul-1937   What is it like to be a bat?
Ronald K. Noble
Government
1957   Head of Interpol
Peggy Noonan
Journalist
7-Sep-1950   Coined A thousand points of light
Charles Norris
Government
4-Dec-1867 11-Sep-1935 New York's first Chief Medical Examiner
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Politician
13-Jun-1937   Congresswoman, Washington DC
Conor Cruise O'Brien
Author
3-Nov-1917 18-Dec-2008 Irish Parliamentarian and Scholar
Severo Ochoa
Scientist
24-Sep-1905 1-Nov-1993 Synthesized RNA
Erwin Panofsky
Historian
30-Mar-1892 14-Mar-1968 Studies in Iconology
Drazen Pantic
Activist
1956   Micromedia activist
Ken Perlin
Scientist
c. 1957   Perlin noise
Edmund S. Phelps
Economist
26-Jul-1933   Golden Rules of Economic Growth
Samuel R. Pierce
Politician
8-Sep-1922 31-Oct-2000 US Secretary of HUD, 1981-89
Neil Postman
Educator
8-Mar-1931 5-Oct-2003 Amusing Ourselves to Death
Robert Pozen
Business
1946   Fidelity Investments
Edward C. Prescott
Economist
26-Dec-1940   Dynamic macroeconomics
J. Lee Rankin
Government
7-Jul-1907 28-Jun-1996 US Solicitor General, 1956-61
John T. Reid
Business
c. 1940   CTO of Colgate-Palmolive, 1997-2000
Judith Rodin
Educator
9-Sep-1944   President of UPenn, 1994-2004
Theodore Roosevelt IV
Business
27-Nov-1942   Lehman Brothers
Nouriel Roubini
Economist
29-Mar-1958   Dr. Doom, Roubini Global Economics
Aviel Rubin
Computer Programmer
8-Nov-1967   Computer security expert at Johns Hopkins
Douglas Rushkoff
Author
18-Feb-1961   Cyberculture analyst
Oliver Sacks
Doctor
9-Jul-1933   Awakenings
Philippe Sands
Scholar
17-Oct-1960   Lawless World
Thomas J. Sargent
Economist
19-Jul-1943   Rational expectations theory
John Sexton
Educator
1942   President, New York University
Clay Shirky
Author
1964   Cognitive Surplus
Laurence H. Silberman
Judge
12-Oct-1935   US Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1975-77
Elliott P. Skinner
Scholar
20-Jun-1924 1-Apr-2007 US Ambassador to Upper Volta, 1966-69
Alan Sokal
Hoaxer
1955   Transgressing the Boundaries
Stephen D. Solomon
Author
c. 1949   Ellery's Protest
Sonia Sotomayor
Judge
25-Jun-1954   US Supreme Court Justice
Lewis Thomas
Doctor
25-Nov-1913 3-Dec-1993 The Lives of a Cell
Harold R. Tyler, Jr.
Attorney
14-May-1922 25-May-2005 Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler
Ernest van den Haag
Scholar
15-Sep-1914 21-Mar-2002 Punishing Criminals
Kirk Varnedoe
Curator
19-Jan-1946 15-Aug-2003 Curator at MOMA, 1988-2001
Ludwig von Mises
Economist
29-Sep-1881 10-Oct-1973 Libertarian Economist
Robert C. Weaver
Government
29-Dec-1907 17-Jul-1997 US HUD Secretary, 1966-68
Thomas Wolfe
Novelist
3-Oct-1900 15-Sep-1938 Look Homeward, Angel
Leona Woods
Physicist
9-Aug-1919 10-Nov-1986 Physicist at University of Chicago

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Stanley M. Bergman
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Henry Schein
Ronald E. Blaylock
Business
c. 1960   Blaylock & Company, Inc.
John Brademas
Politician
2-Mar-1927   Congressman from Indiana, 1959-81
Nancy Goodman Brinker
Activist
6-Dec-1946   US Ambassador to Hungary, 2001-03
Zachary W. Carter
Attorney
19-Mar-1950   Partner, Dorsey & Whitney
Barry Diller
Business
2-Feb-1942   CEO of USA Interactive Corp.
James Dimon
Business
13-Mar-1956   CEO of JP Morgan Chase
John William Draper
Chemist
5-May-1811 4-Jan-1882 Radiant energy and portrait photography
Mary C. Farrell
Business
c. 1949   UBS Wealth Management USA
Lawrence D. Fink
Business
c. 1953   CEO of BlackRock
Alan C. Greenberg
Business
3-Sep-1927   CEO of Bear Stearns, 1978-93
Rita E. Hauser
Activist
12-Jul-1934   Former Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Tony Judt
Historian
2-Jan-1948 6-Aug-2010 Postwar
Henry Kaufman
Business
20-Oct-1927   Ex Managing Director, Salomon Brothers
Martin S. Kimmel
Business
9-Apr-1916 15-Apr-2008 Founder of Kimco Realty
Thomas G. Labrecque
Business
17-Sep-1938 16-Oct-2000 CEO of Chase Manhattan, 1990-96
Kenneth Langone
Business
c. 1935   Co-Founder of Home Depot
Jacob J. Lew
Government
29-Aug-1955   Obama's White House Chief of Staff
Martin Lipton
Attorney
22-Jun-1931   Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Ken Perlin
Scientist
c. 1957   Perlin noise
Dakota A. Pippins
Business
c. 1947   Leo Burnett Urban Think Tank
Catherine A. Rein
Business
7-Feb-1943   Senior EVP at MetLife
E. John Rosenwald, Jr.
Business
c. 1930   Former Vice Chairman of Bear Stearns
Barnett R. Rubin
Educator
c. 1950   The Fragmentation of Afghanistan
William C. Rudin
Business
c. 1957   Rudin Management Company
John Sexton
Educator
1942   President, New York University
Henry R. Silverman
Business
1-Aug-1940   Chairman of Realogy
Paul Tagliabue
Football
24-Nov-1940   Commissioner of the NFL, 1989-2006
Henry Taub
Business
20-Sep-1927 31-Mar-2011 Founder of ADP
Vincent S. Tese
Attorney
c. 1943   Chairman of Wireless Cable International
Lewis Thomas
Doctor
25-Nov-1913 3-Dec-1993 The Lives of a Cell
Bob Tisch
Business
29-Apr-1926 15-Nov-2005 CEO of Loews, Owner NY Giants
Harold R. Tyler, Jr.
Attorney
14-May-1922 25-May-2005 Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler
Anthony Welters
Business
c. 1955   AmeriChoice
James N. Wood
Administrator
20-Mar-1941 11-Jun-2010 President of Art Institute of Chicago, 1980-2004
Mort Zuckerman
Business
4-Jun-1937   Owner, New York Daily News


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