46 Notable alumni of
Skidmore College

Skidmore College is 898th in the world, 334th in North America, and 312th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 46 notable alumni from Skidmore College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Jon Bernthal

    Jon Bernthal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Jonathan Edward Bernthal is an American actor. Beginning his career in the early 2000s, he came to prominence for portraying Shane Walsh on the AMC horror series The Walking Dead (2010–2012; 2018), where he was a starring cast member in the first two seasons. Bernthal achieved further recognition as The Punisher in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), originating the role on the second season of the Netflix action series Daredevil (2016) and headlining an eponymous series from 2017 to 2019; Bernthal's likeness was also used for the character in the Marvel Comics series The Punisher: War Machine (2017) and an ongoing Punisher comic book series. His film roles include Snitch (2013), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Fury (2014), Sicario (2015), The Accountant (2016), Baby Driver (2017), Wind River (2017), Widows (2018), Ford v Ferrari (2019), Those Who Wish Me Dead, King Richard, and The Many Saints of Newark (all 2021).

  2. Lake Bell

    Lake Bell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorscreenwriterfilm producerfilm actor
    Biography

    Lake Siegel Bell is an American actress, screenwriter and director. She has starred in various television series, including Boston Legal (2004–2006), Surface (2005–2006), How to Make It in America (2010–2011), Childrens Hospital (2008–2016), and Bless This Mess (2019–2020) and in films including Over Her Dead Body (2008), What Happens in Vegas (2008), It's Complicated (2009), No Strings Attached (2011), Million Dollar Arm (2014), No Escape (2015), Man Up (2015), The Secret Life of Pets (2016), Shot Caller (2017) and Home Again (2017).

  3. Ariana Richards

    Ariana Richards
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actorpaintertelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Ariana Clarice Richards is an American painter and former actress. She is best known for her role as Lex Murphy in the blockbuster film Jurassic Park. Richards won several Young Artist Awards for her acting as a child, but as an adult has focused primarily on her art career.

  4. Kelly Curtis

    Kelly Curtis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Kelly Lee Curtis is an American actress. She is known for her roles in Magic Sticks, and The Devil's Daughter (1991).

  5. Eddie Cahill

    Eddie Cahill
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actorstage actor
    Biography

    Edmund Patrick Cahill is an American actor known for portraying "Miracle on Ice" goalie Jim Craig in the 2004 film Miracle, and for playing the roles of Tag Jones in Friends and Detective Don Flack in CSI: NY. His most recent main role was as District Attorney Conner Wallace in Conviction.

  6. Michael Zegen

    Michael Zegen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Michael Jonathan Zegen is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the television series Rescue Me (2004–2011), Boardwalk Empire (2011–2014), and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017–present).

  7. Rya Kihlstedt

    Rya Kihlstedt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    actorstage actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Rya Kihlstedt is an American actress. She starred in the 1997 comedy film Home Alone 3 as Alice Ribbons. The following years she appeared in films Deep Impact, Women in Trouble (2009) and The Atticus Institute (2015). On television, she had a recurring roles as Dr. Michelle Ross in the Showtime crime drama Dexter and as Marilyn Rhodes in the ABC musical drama Nashville. In 2015, she starred in the NBC miniseries Heroes Reborn.

  8. Matt Hyson

    Matt Hyson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    professional wrestlerteacher
    Biography

    Matthew Jonathan Hyson is an American retired professional wrestler best known for his tenure in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as Spike Dudley. Prior to WWE, Hyson began performing as Spike Dudley in the 1990s with Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW); the Spike Dudley character being a member of The Dudley Brothers. As part of a storyline, fellow members Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley betrayed the faction to form a separate Dudley Boyz tag-team; resulting in Hyson and members being involved in a subsequent feud with the duo.

  9. Evan Dando

    Evan Dando
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    singer-songwritersingermusicianguitarist
    Biography

    Evan Griffith Dando is an American musician and frontman of the Lemonheads. He has also embarked on a solo career and collaborated on songs with various artists. In December 2015 Dando was inducted into the Boston Music Awards Hall of Fame.

  10. Molly Bernard

    Molly Bernard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Molly Kate Bernard is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Lauren Heller on the television series Younger.

  11. Benjamin Bolger

    Benjamin Bolger
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    teacher
    Biography

    Benjamin Bradley Bolger is an American perpetual student who has earned 14 degrees and claims to be the second-most credentialed person in modern history after Michael W. Nicholson (who has 30 degrees). Like Nicholson, Bolger is from Michigan.

  12. Arwa Damon

    Arwa Damon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Arwa Damon is an American journalist who is a senior international correspondent for CNN, based in Istanbul. From 2003, she covered the Middle East as a freelance journalist, before joining CNN in 2006. She is also president and founder of INARA, a humanitarian organization that provides medical treatment to refugee children from Syria.

  13. Jane Roberts

    Jane Roberts
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-1984 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    poetwriterpsychicscience fiction writerchildren's writer
    Biography

    Dorothy Jane Roberts was an American author, poet, psychic, and spirit medium, who channeled a personality who called himself "Seth." Her publication of the Seth texts, known as the Seth Material, established her as one of the preeminent figures in the world of paranormal phenomena.

  14. Chris Fleming

    Chris Fleming
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    YouTubertelevision producer
    Biography

    Chris Fleming is an American comedian and actor best known for his YouTube series Gayle, in which he stars as the eponymous character Gayle Waters-Waters. In June 2019, Variety named Fleming one of its "10 Comics to Watch for 2019".

  15. Céline Cousteau

    Céline Cousteau
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    explorerfilm directorscreenwriterfilm producerenvironmentalist
    Biography

    Céline S. Cousteau is a socio-environmental advocate and public figure. She is known for her work as a documentary film director, producer, explorer, artist, public speaker, brand ambassador and designer, and is a frequent panelist at the United Nations in New York. She is the Founder/Director of CauseCentric Productions and Co-Founder/ Chairman of the Board of the Outdoor Film Fellowship. She is the daughter of ocean explorer and filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau, and granddaughter of Jacques Cousteau.

  16. Kristina Anapau

    Kristina Anapau
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actorballet dancerpianisttelevision actorstage actor
    Biography

    Kristina Elizabeth Anapau Roper, better known as Kristina Anapau, is an American actress and writer. She is known for her roles as Maurella on the HBO series True Blood and as Galina in the 2010 film Black Swan.

  17. Webster Tarpley

    Webster Tarpley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    journalistwriterphilosopherhistorianconspiracy theorist
    Biography

    Webster Griffin Tarpley is an American author, political activist, and conspiracy theorist. A one-time follower of Lyndon LaRouche, Tarpley is known for his role in the 9/11 truth movement, believing 9/11 was a "false flag" operation.

  18. Nathan Barr

    Nathan Barr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    composercellistmusicianfilm score composer
    Biography

    Nathan Barr is an American film and television composer and musician. His television scores include True Blood, The Americans, Carnival Row, and The Great. He won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music in 2020 for his work on the miniseries Hollywood.

  19. Cynthia Carroll

    Cynthia Carroll
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    business executivegeologist
    Biography

    Cynthia Blum Carroll is a British businesswoman. She was the chief executive officer of Anglo American PLC, a South African mining company, which, among other things, is the world's largest platinum producer.

  20. BethAnn McLaughlin

    BethAnn McLaughlin
    Occupations
    researcherneurologist
    Biography

    BethAnn McLaughlin is an American neuroscientist, activist, and hoaxer. She is a former assistant professor of neurology at Vanderbilt University. Her research at Vanderbilt focused on neural stress responses and brain injury. After being denied tenure in 2017, she sought to have the decision overturned. The decision to deny tenure was upheld, and her employment at Vanderbilt ended in July 2019.

  21. Kim Poor

    Kim Poor
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Elizabeth Kimball de Albuquerque Poor is a Brazilian artist.

  22. Brad Morris

    Brad Morris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    actorscreenwritercomedian
    Biography

    Brad Morris is an American actor and television writer. He starred in Playing House and had recurring roles on Cougar Town as Jerry from 2013 to 2015, for which he also wrote five episodes, Great News from 2017 to 2018, and Dice from 2016 to 2017.

  23. J. Christopher Giancarlo

    J. Christopher Giancarlo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    J. Christopher Giancarlo is an American attorney and former business executive who served as 13th chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Giancarlo was sworn in as a CFTC commissioner on June 16, 2014 for a term expiring on April 13, 2019. Starting on January 20, 2017, with President Donald Trump's inauguration, Giancarlo began serving as acting chair of the CFTC. In March 2017, the president nominated Giancarlo to be full-time chair of the commission. Giancarlo was confirmed as chairman of the commission by the United States Senate on August 3, 2017.

  24. Cal Perry

    Cal Perry
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Cal Perry is a broadcast journalist, currently working for MSNBC. He previously worked at Voice of America in a senior role and briefly at Al Jazeera English. Before joining Al Jazeera, he worked for many years with CNN, mostly in the Middle East. During this time, he served as: Bureau Chief in Baghdad, Iraq (2005-2007), Bureau Chief in Beirut, Lebanon. From these bases, he also covered the wars in Lebanon (2006), Georgia (2008) and Pakistan (2008), plus the aftermath of the devastating cyclone in Bangladesh, in 2007.

  25. Skylar Kergil

    Skylar Kergil
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    singer-songwritertelevision producer
    Biography

    Skylar Kergil is an American transgender activist, singer-songwriter, public speaker, YouTube personality, and artist. Kergil has documented his transition from female-to-male on YouTube since 2009, to educate viewers about gender identity, hormones, surgeries, and life. As of April 2016, he has over 100,000 YouTube subscribers and over 9 million views. He began taking testosterone and putting videos on YouTube while attending Acton-Boxborough Regional High School and continued making videos while he was a student at Skidmore College. Kergil currently resides in Somerville, Massachusetts, continuing to create music and art.

  26. Louise Fili

    Louise Fili
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    graphic designertypographer
    Biography

    Louise Fili is an American graphic designer recognized for her use of typography and quality in design. Her work often draws on inspiration from her love of Italy, Modernism, and European Art Deco styles. Considered a leader in the postmodern return to historical styles in book jacket design, Fili explores historic typography combined with modern colors and compositions.

  27. Zach Gage

    Zach Gage
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    designervideo game developerconceptual artist
    Biography

    Zach Gage is an indie video game developer based in New York City and best known for his iOS games, including SpellTower.

  28. Anne Wexler

    Anne Wexler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2009 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    lobbyistpolitician
    Biography

    Anne Levy Wexler was an influential American Democratic political consultant, public policy advisor, and later the first woman to head a leading lobbying firm in Washington, D.C.

  29. Helene Schneider

    Helene Schneider
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Helene Schneider is an American politician from the Democratic Party. She was the mayor of Santa Barbara, California from 2010 to 2018, and a 2016 candidate for California's 24th congressional district. She was first elected mayor in 2009, succeeding Marty Blum. She won reelection to a second term in 2013. Prior to serving in government, Schneider worked at Planned Parenthood as the director of human resources for the affiliate serving Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo counties.

  30. Nick Petrangelo

    Nick Petrangelo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    poker player
    Biography

    Nick Petrangelo is an American professional poker player from Feeding Hills, Massachusetts. He has won two World Series of Poker bracelets.

  31. Scott Jacoby

    Scott Jacoby
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    music producersongwriterrecord producer
    Biography

    Scott Adam Jacoby is an American record producer, songwriter, composer, sound engineer, and recording artist. He is a Grammy Award winner, and has worked with numerous artists in various genres including Coldplay, Cory Henry, Fabolous, Jackie Evancho, Janelle Monáe, Jason Mraz, John Legend, José James, Kane, Laura Izibor, Maiysha, Naturally 7, Rachel Platten, Ronnie Spector, Sia, Stormzy, Vampire Weekend and Vanessa Hudgens. In 2007, he founded his own record label Eusonia Records, and also established Eusonia Studios.

  32. Nancy Munoz

    Nancy Munoz
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in Skidmore College
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in nursing science
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nancy Ann Foster Munoz, commonly known as Nancy Munoz, is an American Republican Party politician who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 2009, where she represents the 21st Legislative District. She was appointed minority whip on July 18, 2017 and co-chair of the Republican Conference, alongside John DiMaio, on January 14, 2020.

  33. Mary Foote Henderson

    Mary Foote Henderson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1846-1931 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    suffragetteslaveholder
    Biography

    Mary Foote Henderson was an American author, real estate developer, and social activist from the U.S. state of New York who was known as "The Empress of Sixteenth Street". Henderson was a notable supporter of women's suffrage, temperance and vegetarianism.

  34. Kyle Carey

    Kyle Carey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    singersongwritersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Kyle Carey is a Celtic Americana musical artist who creates a synthesis of music called 'Gaelic Americana'.

  35. Jardine Libaire

    Jardine Libaire
    Occupations
    novelist
    Biography

    Jardine Libaire is an American writer based in Austin, Texas. She is author of the novel White Fur.

  36. Karen Flaherty

    Karen Flaherty
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    military officernurse
    Biography

    Rear Admiral Karen Ann Flaherty assumed duties as the Deputy Surgeon General of Navy Medicine at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery as of August 6, 2010. Flaherty served as the 22nd Director of the United States Navy Nurse Corps as well as the Deputy Chief, Wounded, Ill, and Injured at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery from 2009 to 2010.

  37. Diane Burko

    Diane Burko
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    photographerpainter
    Biography

    Diane Burko is an American painter and photographer. She is currently based in Philadelphia and Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Her work addresses landscape, climate change and environmental activism.

  38. Wendy Benchley

    Wendy Benchley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    environmentalist
    Biography

    Winifred "Wendy" Benchley is a marine and environmental conservation advocate and former councilwoman from New Jersey. She is known for co-founding various environmental organizations and for being the wife of author Peter Benchley.

  39. Josh S. Cutler

    Josh S. Cutler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Josh S. Cutler is an attorney and member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He represents the 6th Plymouth district of Massachusetts, which represents every precinct in the towns of Pembroke and Hanson, and precincts 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 of Duxbury. Cutler was elected on November, 6th 2012 becoming the first Democrat to hold the seat for the 6th Plymouth District dating back to the reconstruction era of the United States of America.

  40. Ryan Cohan

    Ryan Cohan
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    bandleadercomposerconductorjazz musicianpianist
    Biography

    Ryan Cohan is a jazz pianist and composer. His style is a blend of world rhythms, traditional jazz, and classical.

  41. Peter Nichols

    Peter Nichols
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    writerauthorjournalistsailor
    Biography

    Peter Brayton Nichols is an American author. He is known for authoring bestsellers, “The Rocks,” (2015, a novel); A Voyage for Madmen, (2001, nonfiction), finalist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year), Evolution's Captain, (2003, nonfiction) and several other books. His novel Voyage to the North Star was a Book Of The Month Club Main Selection and nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

  42. Hazel Stiebeling

    Hazel Stiebeling
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1896-1989 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    nutritionist
    Biography

    Hazel Katherine Stiebeling was an American nutritionist who pioneered the development of USDA programs for nutrition including USDA daily dietary allowances of vitamins and minerals.

  43. Amy Townsend-Small

    Amy Townsend-Small
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    environmental scientist
    Biography

    Amy Townsend-Small is the director of the Environmental Studies Program as well as an associate professor in the Department of Geology and Geography at the University of Cincinnati.

  44. Ron Karr

    Ron Karr
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Ron Karr is an American speaker, marketing consultant and author based in New Jersey. He was elected President of National Speakers Association for 2013-14 and he is the President of Karr Associates, Inc. Karr is a National Board Member of the NSA and a past president of the New York City Chapter of NSA. In 1995, the New York Tri-State Chapter presented him with the Golden Mike Award.

  45. Grace DeGennaro

    Grace DeGennaro
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Grace DeGennaro is an American artist. She is best known for watercolors and paintings that explore “ritual, geometry, and growth through repeated forms, serial patterns, and iconic forms like circles and diamonds.”

  46. Eleanor Weinstock

    Eleanor Weinstock
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-.. (age 93)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Eleanor Frank Weinstock is an American former politician in the state of Florida.