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Pratt Institute

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
New York City

Founding Date:
1886

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joseph Barbera
Cartoonist
24-Mar-1911 18-Dec-2006 Hanna-Barbera cartoons
Djuna Barnes
Novelist
12-Jun-1892 18-Jun-1982 Modernist poet, Nightwood
Harold Becker
Film Director
1950   City Hall and Sea of Love
Gwendolyn Bennett
Author
8-Jul-1902 30-May-1981 Harlem Renaissance writer
Barry H. Beracha
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Earthgrains Company, 1993-2001
Daniel Clowes
Cartoonist
14-Apr-1961   Eightball, Ghost World, David Boring
Jules Feiffer
Cartoonist
26-Jan-1929   Can't draw but writes like a master
Harvey Fierstein
Actor
6-Jun-1952   Torch Song Trilogy
John Flansburgh
Musician
6-May-1960   They Might Be Giants
Leo Frank
Victim
17-Apr-1884 17-Aug-1915 Innocent man, lynched by mob
Allen Funt
Film/TV Producer
16-Sep-1914 5-Sep-1999 Producer and host of Candid Camera
Bill Griffith
Cartoonist
20-Jan-1944   Personal friend of Zippy The Pinhead
Pete Hamill
Journalist
24-Jun-1935   The New York Post
Terrence Howard
Actor
11-Mar-1969   Hustle & Flow
Ellsworth Kelly
Painter
31-May-1923   Hard-Edge Painting
Jack Kirby
Cartoonist
28-Aug-1917 6-Feb-1994 Captain America
David Levine
Cartoonist
20-Dec-1926 29-Dec-2009 Caricaturist, New York Review of Books
Robert Mapplethorpe
Photographer
4-Nov-1946 9-Mar-1989 Erotic photographer
Jeff Morrow
Actor
13-Jan-1907 26-Dec-1993 This Island Earth
Robert Redford
Actor
18-Aug-1936   The Sundance Kid
George Rockwell
Activist
9-Mar-1918 25-Aug-1967 Founded American Nazi Party
James Sanborn
Sculptor
1945   Kryptos sculpture at CIA Headquarters
David Sarnoff
Business
27-Feb-1891 12-Dec-1971 CEO of RCA, founder of NBC
John Schoenherr
Artist
5-Jul-1935 8-Apr-2010 Owl Moon
Robert Wilson
Theater Director
4-Oct-1941   Experimental theater director, designer
Lyn Z
Bassist
22-May-1976   Bassist for Mindless Self Indulgence
Rob Zombie
Singer
12-Jan-1965   Gravel-voiced White Zombie singer

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Borzou Daragahi
Journalist
c. 1966   Los Angeles Times reporter
Bathsheba Grossman
Sculptor
1966   Mathematical sculptor
Daniel R. Raichel
Scientist
1935 22-Dec-2006 Acoustics expert
Herbert I. Schiller
Author
5-Nov-1919 29-Jan-2000 Mass Communications and American Empire

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Eleanor Baum
Educator
c. 1939   Dean of Engineering, Cooper Union


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