12 Notable alumni of
Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar College is 2210th in the world, 758th in North America, and 715th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 12 notable alumni from Sweet Briar College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Diana Muldaur

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    Diana Muldaur
    Born in
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    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Diana Charlton Muldaur is an American film and television actress. Muldaur's television roles include Rosalind Shays on L.A. Law and Dr. Katherine Pulaski in the second season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She also appeared in two episodes of Star Trek: The Original Series in the late 1960s, playing two different roles. She has been nominated for an Emmy two times: twice as a supporting actress on L.A. Law in 1990 and 1991. She was also nominated twice for a Q Award from Viewers for Quality Television for L.A. Law.

  2. Colleen Bell

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    Colleen Bell
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    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    television producerphilanthropist
    Biography

    Colleen Bradley Bell was appointed Director of the California Film Commission by Governor Gavin Newsom on May 23, 2019. She is an American television producer known for her work on the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful and for her involvement in various social issues. She was appointed United States Ambassador to Hungary by United States President Barack Obama and took office on January 21, 2015.

  3. Sally Miller Gearhart

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    Sally Miller Gearhart
    Born in
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    Years
    1931-.. (age 90)
    Enrolled in Sweet Briar College
    Studied in 1952
    Occupations
    authornovelistwriterscience fiction writeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Sally Miller Gearhart is an American teacher, feminist, science-fiction writer, and political activist. In 1973, she became the first open lesbian to obtain a tenure-track faculty position when she was hired by San Francisco State University, where she helped establish one of the first women and gender study programs in the country. She later became a nationally known gay rights activist.

  4. Molly Haskell

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    Molly Haskell
    Born in
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    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Molly Clark Haskell is an American feminist film critic and author. She contributed to The Village Voice—first as a theatre critic, then as a movie reviewer—and from there moved on to New York magazine and Vogue. Her most influential book is From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies (1974; revised and reissued in 1987). She co-hosted Turner Classic Movies' The Essentials with Robert Osborne in 2006 for one season.

  5. Leah Busque

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    Leah Busque
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Leah Busque Solivan, the founder of TaskRabbit, is an American entrepreneur.

  6. Kitty Joyner

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    Kitty Joyner
    Born in
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    Years
    1916-1993 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Kitty O'Brien Joyner was an American electrical engineer with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), and then with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) upon its replacement of NACA in 1958. She was the first woman to graduate from the University of Virginia's engineering program in 1939, receiving the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award upon graduation. When she was hired by NACA the same year, she became the first woman engineer at the organization, eventually rising to the title Branch Head and managing several of its wind tunnels. Her work contributed to research on aeronautics, supersonic flight, airfoils, and aircraft design standards.

  7. Patsy Ticer

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    Patsy Ticer
    Born in
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    Years
    1935-2017 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Patricia Keyser Smith "Patsy" Ticer was an American politician.

  8. Marjory Collins

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    Marjory Collins
    Born in
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    Years
    1912-1985 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    photographerphotojournalistjournalisteditorwriter
    Biography

    Marjory Collins was an American photojournalist. She is remembered above all for her coverage of the home front during World War II.

  9. Kristin Kuhns Alexandre

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    Kristin Kuhns Alexandre
    Born in
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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Kristin Kuhns Alexandre is an American writer, journalist, author, screenwriter, and producer. She is best known for her work as a WGA screenwriter and her role as executive producer for the action thriller, "Altar Rock," directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak.

  10. Anna Chao Pai

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    Anna Chao Pai
    Years
    1935-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    geneticist
    Biography

    Anna Chao Pai is an American geneticist and professor emerita at Montclair State University.

  11. Irene Beasley

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    Irene Beasley
    Born in
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    Years
    1904-1980 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    singerradio personalitycomposer
    Biography

    Elizabeth Irene Beasley, known as the "long, tall gal from Dixie," was a singer and master of ceremonies best known for her work on old-time radio.

  12. Caroline Russell Compton

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    Caroline Russell Compton
    Born in
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    Years
    1907-1987 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Caroline Russell Compton was a noted Mississippi artist. Her paintings are part of the permanent collection in the Mississippi Museum of Art.