100 Notable alumni of
University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania is 24th in the world, 15th in North America, and 15th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from the University of Pennsylvania sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff. 36 individuals affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania won Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, and Economics.

  1. Donald Trump

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    Donald Trump
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    business magnateentrepreneurpolitician
    Biography

    Donald John Trump is an American media personality and businessman who served as the 45th president of the United States from 2017 to 2021.

  2. Elon Musk

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    Elon Musk
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    1991-1995 graduated with Bachelor of Science in physics
    Occupations
    aerospace engineerinventorprogrammerengineerentrepreneur
    Biography

    Elon Reeve Musk is an entrepreneur and business magnate. He is the founder, CEO, and Chief Engineer at SpaceX; early stage investor, CEO, and Product Architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI. A centibillionaire, Musk is one of the richest people in the world.

  3. Shakira

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    Shakira
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    singersinger-songwriteractorchoreographerpainter
    Biography

    Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Barranquilla, Shakira has been referred to as the Queen of Latin Music and is noted for her versatility in music. She made her recording debut under Sony Music Colombia at the age of 13. Following the commercial failure of her first two albums, Magia (1991) and Peligro (1993), she rose to prominence in Hispanic countries with her next albums, Pies Descalzos (1995) and Dónde Están los Ladrones? (1998). Shakira entered the English-language market with her fifth album, Laundry Service (2001), which sold over 13 million copies worldwide. Buoyed by the international number-one singles "Whenever, Wherever" and "Underneath Your Clothes", the album propelled her reputation as a leading crossover artist. The BMI, the largest music rights organization in the United States, described Shakira as a pioneer who extended the global reach of Latino singers.

  4. Warren Buffett

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    Warren Buffett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    investorentrepreneurshareholderfinancier
    Biography

    Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is currently the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of over $100.6 billion as of April 2021, making him the world's seventh-wealthiest person.

  5. Tiffany Trump

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    Tiffany Trump
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    In 2016 studied sociology and urban studies
    Occupations
    modelinternet celebritysociologistsinger
    Biography

    Tiffany Ariana Trump is the fourth child of former U.S. president Donald Trump, and the only child with his second wife, Marla Maples.

  6. Noam Chomsky

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    Noam Chomsky
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1928-.. (age 93)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    1945-1949 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    1949-1951 graduated with Master of Arts
    Occupations
    philosopherlinguistpolitical writerpedagoguemedia critic
    Biography

    Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics", Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He is Laureate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Arizona and Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and is the author of more than 150 books on topics such as linguistics, war, politics, and mass media. Ideologically, he aligns with anarcho-syndicalism and libertarian socialism.

  7. Elizabeth Banks

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    Elizabeth Banks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorfilm directorfilm producer
    Biography

    Elizabeth Banks is an American actress, director, writer, comedian and producer. She is known for playing Effie Trinket in The Hunger Games film series (2012–2015) and Gail Abernathy-McKadden in the Pitch Perfect film series (2012–2017). Banks made her directorial film debut with Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), whose $69 million opening-weekend gross set a record for a first-time director. She also directed, wrote, produced, and starred in the action comedy film Charlie's Angels (2019).

  8. John Legend

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    John Legend
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    singer-songwritermusicianactorsingerpianist
    Biography

    John Roger Stephens, known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, film producer, and philanthropist. Prior to the release of Legend's debut album Get Lifted (2004), he collaborated with already-established artists and signed to Kanye West's GOOD Music. Legend has sung on Jay-Z's "Encore", Alicia Keys's "You Don't Know My Name", Dilated Peoples' "This Way", Slum Village's "Selfish", Fort Minor's "High Road", and played piano on Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything". Legend's single "All of Me" from his fourth studio album Love in the Future (2013) was a Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit.

  9. Beau Biden

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    Beau Biden
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-2015 (aged 46)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticiansoldier
    Biography

    Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden III was an American politician, lawyer, and officer in the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps from Wilmington, Delaware. He was the eldest of three children from the marriage of longtime U.S. Senator, Vice President, and current President Joe Biden and his first wife, Neilia Hunter Biden. He served as the 44th Attorney General of Delaware and was a Major in the Delaware Army National Guard.

  10. William Henry Harrison

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    William Henry Harrison
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1773-1841 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officerstatesperson
    Biography

    William Henry Harrison was an American military officer and politician who served as the ninth president of the United States for 31 days in 1841, becoming the first president to die in office and the shortest-serving U.S. president in history. His death sparked a brief constitutional crisis regarding succession to the presidency, as at the time the constitution did not make it entirely clear what should be done in the event of the death of the president.

  11. Doc Holliday

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    Doc Holliday
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1851-1887 (aged 36)
    Occupations
    physicianpoker playerdentist
    Biography

    John Henry "Doc" Holliday was an American gambler, gunfighter, and dentist. A close friend and associate of lawman Wyatt Earp, Holliday is best known for his role in the events leading up to and following the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. He developed a reputation as having killed more than a dozen men in various altercations, but modern researchers have concluded that, contrary to popular myth-making, Holliday killed only one to three men. Holliday's colorful life and character have been depicted in many books and portrayed by well-known actors in numerous movies and television series.

  12. Bruce Dern

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    Bruce Dern
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    actorscreenwriterfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Bruce MacLeish Dern is an American actor, often playing supporting villainous characters of unstable nature. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Coming Home and the Academy Award for Best Actor for Nebraska. Other films including Silent Running, The Cowboys, Posse, Family Plot, Black Sunday, Tattoo, The Hateful Eight and The Artist's Wife.

  13. Candice Bergen

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    Candice Bergen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actormodeltelevision presenterwriter
    Biography

    Candice Patricia Bergen is an American actress and former fashion model. She won five Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for her portrayal of the title character on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown (1988–1998, 2018-2019). She is also known for her role as Shirley Schmidt on the ABC drama Boston Legal (2005–2008). In films, Bergen was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Starting Over (1979), and for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Gandhi (1982).

  14. Laurene Powell Jobs

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    Laurene Powell Jobs
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in economics
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Laurene Powell Jobs is an American billionaire heiress, businesswoman, executive and the founder of Emerson Collective, an organization that, among other investing and philanthropic activities, advocates for policies concerning education reform, social redistribution and environmental conservation. She is also a major donor to Democratic Party politicians, including Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. She is also co-founder and president of the board of College Track, which prepares disadvantaged high school students for college. Powell Jobs resides in Palo Alto, California, with her three children. She is the widow of Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc., as well as the heiress of his considerable fortune. She manages the Laurene Powell Jobs Trust.

  15. Mehmet Öz

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    Mehmet Öz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    authoracademicsurgeonphysicianpresenter
    Biography

    Mehmet Cengiz Öz, known professionally as Dr. Oz, is a Turkish-American television personality, cardiothoracic surgeon, Columbia University professor, and author of Circassian origin. In 2003, Oprah Winfrey was the first guest on the Discovery Channel series Second Opinion with Dr. Oz, and, from 2004, Oz was a regular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, making more than sixty appearances. In 2009, The Dr. Oz Show, a daily television program focusing on medical issues and personal health, was launched by Winfrey's Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television.

  16. Lex Luger

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    Lex Luger
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    professional wrestleractortelevision actorAmerican football playerCanadian football player
    Biography

    Lawrence Wendell Pfohl, better known by the ring name Lex Luger, is an American retired professional wrestler, television producer, bodybuilder, and football player. In 2011 he began working with WWE on its wellness policy. He is best known for his work with Jim Crockett Promotions, World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE).

  17. Ai Weiwei

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    Ai Weiwei
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    Studied in 1981
    Occupations
    designer
    Biography

    Ai Weiwei is a Chinese contemporary artist and activist. Ai grew up in the far north-west of China, where he lived under harsh conditions due to his father's exile. As an activist, he has been openly critical of the Chinese Government's stance on democracy and human rights. He investigated government corruption and cover-ups, in particular the Sichuan schools corruption scandal following the collapse of "tofu-dreg schools" in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. In 2011, Ai Weiwei was arrested at Beijing Capital International Airport on 3 April, for "economic crimes". He was detained for 81 days without charge. Ai Weiwei emerged as a vital instigator in Chinese cultural development, an architect of Chinese modernism, and one of the nation's most vocal political commentators.

  18. Geraldo Rivera

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    Geraldo Rivera
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    journalisttelevision presenterlawyerwriterradio personality
    Biography

    Geraldo Rivera is an American journalist, attorney, author, political commentator, and former television host. He hosted the tabloid talk show Geraldo from 1987 to 1998. He gained publicity with the live TV special The Mystery of Al Capone's Vaults. Rivera hosted the news magazine program Geraldo at Large, hosts the occasional broadcast of Geraldo Rivera Reports (in lieu of hosting At Large), and appears regularly on Fox News programs such as The Five.

  19. I. M. Pei

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    I. M. Pei
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1917-2019 (aged 102)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Ieoh Ming Pei, FAIA, RIBA was a Chinese-American architect. Raised in Shanghai, Pei drew inspiration at an early age from the garden villas at Suzhou, the traditional retreat of the scholar-gentry to which his family belonged. In 1935, he moved to the United States and enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania's architecture school, but he quickly transferred to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was unhappy with the focus at both schools on Beaux-Arts architecture, and spent his free time researching emerging architects, especially Le Corbusier. After graduating, he joined the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) and became a friend of the Bauhaus architects Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer. In 1948, Pei was recruited by New York City real estate magnate William Zeckendorf, for whom he worked for seven years before establishing an independent design firm in 1955, I. M. Pei & Associates. In 1966 that became I. M. Pei & Partners, and in 1989 became Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. Pei retired from full-time practice in 1990. In his retirement, he worked as an architectural consultant primarily from his sons' architectural firm Pei Partnership Architects.

  20. Michael Avenatti

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    Michael Avenatti
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    lawyerentrepreneurracing automobile driver
    Biography

    Michael John Avenatti is an American attorney, best known for his representation of adult-film actress Stormy Daniels in her lawsuits against President Donald Trump, and for his attempted extortion of sports apparel company Nike which led to his being convicted of felonies. His firm has represented various celebrity defendants and has filed suits against Fortune 500 companies. He has appeared extensively on broadcast television as well as in print as a legal and political commentator, and as a representative for prominent clients. He has also driven in automobile races in the United States and Europe.

  21. Dick Wolf

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    Dick Wolf
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    television producerfilm producerscreenwriterwriteractor
    Biography

    Richard Anthony Wolf is an American television producer, best known as the creator and executive producer of the Law & Order franchise. Since 1990, the franchise has included six police/courtroom dramas and four international spinoffs. He is also creator and executive producer of the Chicago franchise, which since 2012 has included four Chicago-based dramas, and the creator and executive producer of FBI, which has also become a franchise after spinning off two additional series.

  22. Ashley Biden

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    Ashley Biden
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    activistbusinesspersonsocial workerfashion designerphilanthropist
    Biography

    Ashley Blazer Biden is an American social worker, activist, philanthropist, and fashion designer. The daughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden, she served as the executive director of the Delaware Center for Justice from 2014 to 2019. Prior to her administrative role at the center, she worked in the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Biden founded the fashion company Livelihood, which partners with the online retailer Gilt Groupe to raise money for community programs focused on eliminating income inequality in the United States, launching it at New York Fashion Week in 2017. She is married to physician Howard Krein.

  23. Abby Huntsman

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    Abby Huntsman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Abigail Haight Huntsman is an American journalist and television personality. The daughter of former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. and Mary Kaye Huntsman, Huntsman rose to prominence as a host on MSNBC and NBC News. She then became a general assignment reporter for Fox News Channel and later a co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend. Huntsman co-hosted the ABC talk show The View from September 2018 to January 2020.

  24. Steve Wynn

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    Steve Wynn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurart collector
    Biography

    Stephen Alan Wynn is an American real estate developer and art collector. He is known for his involvement in the American luxury casino and hotel industry. Early in his career he oversaw the construction and operation of several notable Las Vegas and Atlantic City hotels, including the Golden Nugget, the Golden Nugget Atlantic City, The Mirage, Treasure Island, the Bellagio, and Beau Rivage in Mississippi, and he played a pivotal role in the resurgence and expansion of the Las Vegas Strip in the 1990s. In 2000, Wynn sold his company, Mirage Resorts, to MGM Grand Inc., resulting in the formation of MGM Mirage (now MGM Resorts International). Wynn later took his company Wynn Resorts public in an initial public offering and was Wynn Resorts' CEO and Chairman of the Board until February 6, 2018, when he announced his resignation. He is a prominent donor to the Republican Party, and was the finance chair of the Republican National Committee from January 2017 to January 2018, when he resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations.

  25. John Sculley

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    John Sculley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    John Sculley III is an American businessman, entrepreneur and investor in high-tech startups. Sculley was vice-president (1970–1977) and president of PepsiCo (1977–1983), until he became chief executive officer (CEO) of Apple Inc. on April 8, 1983, a position he held until leaving in 1993. In May 1987, Sculley was named Silicon Valley's top-paid executive, with an annual salary of US$10.2 million.

  26. Vanessa Bayer

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    Vanessa Bayer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    comediantelevision actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Vanessa Polster Bayer is an American actress and comedienne. She is best known for being a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2010 to 2017, which earned her an Emmy nomination. Bayer also appeared in films such as Trainwreck (2015), Office Christmas Party (2016), Carrie Pilby (2016), and Ibiza (2018).

  27. Tammi Terrell

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    Tammi Terrell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-1970 (aged 25)
    Occupations
    singersongwritermusician
    Biography

    Tammi Terrell was an American singer–songwriter, widely known as a star singer for Motown Records during the 1960s, notably for a series of duets with singer Marvin Gaye.

  28. Ahmed Zewail

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    Ahmed Zewail
    Awards
    Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1999
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1946-2016 (aged 70)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    1969-1974 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in chemistry
    Occupations
    chemistresearcheruniversity teacherinventorphysicist
    Biography

    Ahmed Hassan Zewail was an Egyptian-American chemist, known as the "father of femtochemistry". He was awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on femtochemistry and became the first Egyptian to win a Nobel Prize in a scientific field. He was the Linus Pauling Chair Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Physics, and the director of the Physical Biology Center for Ultrafast Science and Technology at the California Institute of Technology.

  29. Maury Povich

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    Maury Povich
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Maurice Richard Povich is an American television personality, best known for hosting the tabloid talk show Maury. Povich began his career as a radio reporter, initially at WWDC. In the late 1980s he gained national fame as the host of tabloid infotainment TV show A Current Affair, based at Fox's New York flagship station WNYW. In 1991 he co-produced his own show The Maury Povich Show, which in 1998 was rebranded as Maury.

  30. Andrea Mitchell

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    Andrea Mitchell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    journalistnews presenter
    Biography

    Andrea Mitchell is an American television journalist, anchor, and commentator for NBC News, based in Washington, D.C.

  31. Eric Weinstein

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    Eric Weinstein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    Studied in 1982-1985
    Occupations
    mathematicianeconomistmanagerconsultant
    Biography

    Eric Ross Weinstein is an American cultural commentator and mathematician. He is a managing director of Thiel Capital.

  32. Becki Newton

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    Becki Newton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Rebecca Sara Newton Diamantopoulos is an American actress, known for her roles as Amanda Tanen on Ugly Betty and Quinn Garvey on How I Met Your Mother.

  33. Chiang Wan-an

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    Chiang Wan-an
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Wayne Chiang or Chiang Wan-an; born 26 December 1978, formerly surnamed Chang (章; Zhāng), is a Taiwanese politician. He is the son of John Chiang, and Great-Grandson of Chiang Kai-shek. Chiang Wan-an worked as a business lawyer in the United States prior to begin a political career in Taiwan.

  34. Tory Burch

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    Tory Burch
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in art history
    Occupations
    fashion designerphilanthropistsocialite
    Biography

    Tory Burch is an American fashion designer, businesswoman, and philanthropist. She is the Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of her own brand, Tory Burch LLC. She was listed as the 88th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes in 2020.

  35. Gloria Allred

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    Gloria Allred
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    attorney at lawlawyerradio personality
    Biography

    Gloria Rachel Allred is an American women's rights attorney known for taking high-profile and often controversial cases, particularly those involving the protection of women's rights. She has been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

  36. Alice Paul

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    Alice Paul
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1885-1977 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    juristfeministsuffragette
    Biography

    Alice Stokes Paul was an American Quaker, suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and one of the main leaders and strategists of the campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote. Paul initiated, and along with Lucy Burns and others, strategized events such as the Woman Suffrage Procession and the Silent Sentinels, which were part of the successful campaign that resulted in the amendment's passage in 1920.

  37. John Doman

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    John Doman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    John Doman is an American actor best known for playing Maryland State Police Superintendent, Deputy Police Commissioner and Major William Rawls on HBO series The Wire (2002–2008), Colonel Edward Galson on Oz (2001), Dr. Deraad in ER (1999–2003), Rodrigo Borgia in the international television series Borgia (2011–2014), Don Carmine Falcone in Fox's show Gotham (2014–2017), and Bruce Buttler in The Affair (2014–2019).

  38. Bret Weinstein

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    Bret Weinstein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    biologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Bret Samuel Weinstein /ˈwaɪnstaɪn/ is an American evolutionary biologist and podcaster who came to national attention during the 2017 Evergreen State College protests. He is among the people referred to collectively as the "intellectual dark web". Weinstein and his wife Heather Heying have spread misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic on numerous occasions.

  39. Zahi Hawass

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    Zahi Hawass
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    anthropologistarchaeologistacademicegyptologistpolitician
    Biography

    Zahi A. Hawass is an Egyptian archaeologist, Egyptologist, and former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs. He has also worked at archaeological sites in the Nile Delta, the Western Desert, and the Upper Nile Valley.

  40. Heizō Takenaka

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    Heizō Takenaka
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    economistbusinesspersonpolitician
    Biography

    Heizō Takenaka is a Japanese economist, retired politician, and political activist. last serving as Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications and Minister of State for Privatization of the Postal Services in the cabinet of Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. As of July 2007, he is a professor at Keio University and an advisor for other academic institutions and companies.

  41. Shweta Bachchan Nanda

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    Shweta Bachchan Nanda
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    journalistmodel
    Biography

    Shweta Bachchan Nanda is an Indian columnist, author, and former model. She has been a columnist for Daily News and Analysis and Vogue India, and is the author of the bestselling novel Paradise Towers. She has worked as a model for television advertisement, and in 2018 launched her own fashion label, MXS.

  42. William Walker

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    William Walker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1824-1860 (aged 36)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    In 1843 graduated with Doctor of Medicine
    Occupations
    journalistlawyeradventurerflibusterphysician
    Biography

    William Walker was an American physician, lawyer, journalist, and mercenary who organized several private military expeditions into Mexico and Central America with the intention of establishing English-speaking colonies under his personal control, an enterprise then known as "filibustering". Walker usurped the presidency of Nicaragua in July 1856 and ruled until May 1, 1857, when he was forced out of the presidency and the country by a coalition of Central American armies. He returned in an attempt to re-establish his control of the region and was captured and executed by the government of Honduras in 1860.

  43. Richard Garfield

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    Richard Garfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    Graduated with doctorate in mathematics
    Occupations
    game designerprofessormathematicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Richard Channing Garfield is an American mathematician, inventor, and game designer. Garfield created Magic: The Gathering, which is considered to be the first modern collectible card game (CCG). Magic debuted in 1993 and its success spawned many imitations. Garfield oversaw the successful growth of Magic and followed it with other game designs. Included in these are Keyforge, Netrunner, BattleTech(CCG), Vampire: The Eternal Struggle, Star Wars Trading Card Game, The Great Dalmuti, Artifact, and the board game RoboRally. He also created a variation of the card game Hearts called Complex Hearts. Garfield first became passionate about games when he played the roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons, so he designed Magic decks to be customizable like roleplaying characters. Garfield and Magic are both in the Adventure Gaming Hall of Fame.

  44. Melissa Rivers

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    Melissa Rivers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actortelevision producer
    Biography

    Melissa Warburg Rosenberg, better known as Melissa Rivers, is an American actress and television host. She is the only child of comedian Joan Rivers and producer Edgar Rosenberg.

  45. Martin Seligman

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    Martin Seligman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    psychologistbridge playerwriteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Martin Elias Peter Seligman is an American psychologist, educator, and author of self-help books. Seligman is a strong promoter within the scientific community of his theories of positive psychology and of well-being. His theory of learned helplessness is popular among scientific and clinical psychologists. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Seligman as the 31st most cited psychologist of the 20th century.

  46. William Carlos Williams

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    William Carlos Williams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1883-1963 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    poetphysicianautobiographerphysician writerliterary critic
    Biography

    William Carlos Williams was an American poet, writer, and physician closely associated with modernism and imagism.

  47. Christopher Mitchum

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    Christopher Mitchum
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm producerfilm actorpoliticianwriter
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    Christopher Mitchum is an American film actor, screenwriter, and businessman. He was born in Los Angeles, California, the second son of film star Robert Mitchum and Dorothy Mitchum. He is the younger brother of actor James Mitchum.

  48. Rebecca Rittenhouse

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    1988-.. (age 33)
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    Rebecca Rittenhouse is an American actress. She starred as Cody LeFever in the ABC prime time soap opera Blood & Oil, and played the role of Dr. Anna Ziev in the Hulu romantic comedy The Mindy Project.

  49. Charles Addams

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    1912-1988 (aged 76)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    Studied in 1930-1931
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    Charles Samuel Addams was an American artist and cartoonist known for his darkly humorous and macabre characters. He signed his cartoons under the pen name Chas Addams. Some of the recurring characters, who became known as the Addams Family, have been the basis for spin-offs in several other forms of media.

  50. W. Kamau Bell

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    1973-.. (age 48)
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    Walter Kamau Bell, known professionally as W. Kamau Bell, is an American stand-up comic and television host. He has hosted the CNN series United Shades of America since 2016, and hosted FXX television series Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell from 2012 to 2013. He is the host of the live radio show and podcast Kamau Right Now on KALW, and also co-hosts the podcasts Denzel Washington Is The Greatest Actor Of All Time Period with Kevin Avery and Politically Re-Active with Hari Kondabolu.

  51. Jonathan Haidt

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    1963-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    In 1992 graduated with Master of Arts in psychology
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    psychologistuniversity teacherwriter
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    Jonathan David Haidt is an American social psychologist, Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University Stern School of Business, and author. His main areas of study are the psychology of morality and moral emotions.

  52. Conor Lamb

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    1984-.. (age 37)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    In 2006 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in political science
    In 2009 graduated with Juris Doctor
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    politicianlawyerprosecutor
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    Conor James Lamb is an American lawyer and politician who is the U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district since January 2019. The district serves most of the northwestern suburbs of Pittsburgh. A member of the Democratic Party, Lamb was first elected to Congress from the neighboring 18th district in March 2018, in a special election against Republican Rick Saccone that attracted national attention. After Pennsylvania's congressional map was redrawn by court order, Lamb won a full term in the 17th district in the 2018 general election, and repeated that win in 2020.

  53. Ahn Cheol-soo

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    1962-.. (age 59)
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    Ahn Cheol-soo is a South Korean politician, medical doctor, businessperson and software entrepreneur. A two-time former presidential election candidate in 2012 and 2017, Ahn was the Bareunmirae Party's candidate for the Seoul mayorship in 2018.He ran as an independent candidate for the presidential election in 2012, but withdrew a month before the election took place to support Moon Jae-in whom he ran against in 2017 as the People's Party nominee. He was a founding co-leader and the party leader of the People's Party until his party and Bareun Party merged as Bareunmirae Party in February 2018. Prior to politics, Ahn founded AhnLab, Inc., an antivirus software company, in 1995. He was chairman of the board and Chief Learning Officer of AhnLab until September 2012, and remains the company's largest stakeholder. Prior to entering politics, Ahn served as dean of the Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology at Seoul National University until September 2012.

  54. Larry Smith

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    Larry Smith is an American author and editor, and publisher of Smith Magazine. He is best known for developing the best-selling book series Six-Word Memoirs, a literary subgenre that took on a life of its own in popular culture as publications began holding reader contests and publishing the results. The form has been described as "American haiku." Smith credits Ernest Hemingway's reputed shortest story, For sale: baby shoes, never worn, with inspiring the viral literary movement.

  55. Hilary Putnam

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    1926-2016 (aged 90)
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    Hilary Whitehall Putnam was an American philosopher, mathematician, and computer scientist, and a major figure in analytic philosophy in the second half of the 20th century. He made significant contributions to philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of science. Outside philosophy, Putnam contributed to mathematics and computer science. Together with Martin Davis he developed the Davis–Putnam algorithm for the Boolean satisfiability problem and he helped demonstrate the unsolvability of Hilbert's tenth problem.

  56. Ken Olin

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    1954-.. (age 67)
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    Kenneth Edward Olin is an American actor, television director and producer. He is known for his role as Michael Steadman in the ABC drama series Thirtysomething (1987–1991), for which he received Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama nomination in 1990. Olin later began working as television director and producer; his producer credits include Alias (2001–2006), Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011), and This Is Us (2016-present). Olin is married to actress Patricia Wettig.

  57. Francisco Sagasti Hochhausler

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    1944-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    Graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in operations research
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    Francisco Rafael Sagasti Hochhausler OSP is a Peruvian engineer, academic, and author, serving as the President of Peru since 17 November 2020.

  58. Arlen Specter

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    1930-2012 (aged 82)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    In 1951 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
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    Arlen Specter was an American lawyer, author and politician who served as a United States Senator from Pennsylvania from 1981 to 2011. Specter was a Democrat from 1951 to 1965, then a Republican from 1965 until 2009, when he switched back to the Democratic Party. First elected in 1980, he is the longest-serving senator from Pennsylvania, having represented the state for 30 years.

  59. Adrian Cronauer

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    1938-2018 (aged 80)
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    lawyerradio personality
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    Adrian Joseph Cronauer was a United States Air Force Sergeant and radio personality whose experiences as an innovative disc jockey on American Forces Network during the Vietnam War inspired the 1987 film Good Morning, Vietnam starring Robin Williams as Cronauer.

  60. Eugene Scalia

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    1963-.. (age 58)
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    lawyer
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    Eugene Scalia is an American politician and attorney who served in the Donald Trump administration as the 28th United States Secretary of Labor, from September 30, 2019 to January 20, 2021. He was formerly a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; and previously served one year as Solicitor of the Department of Labor during the George W. Bush administration. He is a son of the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.

  61. Aaron Yoo

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    1979-.. (age 42)
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    actorstage actortelevision actorfilm actor
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    Aaron Yoo is a Korean American actor. He is best known for appearing in the films Disturbia (2007), 21 (2008) and Friday the 13th (2009) as well as playing Russell Kwon in the sci-fi series The Tomorrow People (2013–14).

  62. John C. Lilly

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    1915-2001 (aged 86)
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    cetologistneuroscientistpsychiatristwriterpsychologist
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    John Cunningham Lilly was an American physician, neuroscientist, psychoanalyst, psychonaut, philosopher, writer and inventor. He was a member of a generation of counterculture scientists and thinkers that included Ram Dass, Werner Erhard and Timothy Leary, all frequent visitors to the Lilly home. He often stirred controversy, especially among mainstream scientists.

  63. Drew Gilpin Faust

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    1947-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    Graduated with master's degree in history of the United States
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    historianuniversity teacher
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    Catharine Drew Gilpin Faust is an American historian and was the 28th President of Harvard University, the first woman to serve in that role. Faust is the former dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; she was Harvard's first president since 1672 without an undergraduate or graduate degree from Harvard and the first to have been raised in the South.

  64. Nnamdi Azikiwe

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    1904-1996 (aged 92)
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    politician
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    Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe, PC, usually referred to as "Zik", was a Nigerian statesman and political leader who served as the first President of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966. Considered a driving force behind the nation's independence, he came to be known as the "father of Nigerian Nationalism".

  65. Zane Grey

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    1872-1939 (aged 67)
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    baseball playerfilm producernovelistdentistwriter
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    Pearl Zane Grey was an American author and dentist best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book.

  66. Frank Luntz

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    1962-.. (age 59)
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    statistician
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    Frank Ian Luntz is an American political and communications consultant, pollster, and pundit, best known for developing talking points and other messaging for Republican causes. His work has included assistance with messaging for Newt Gingrich's Contract with America, and public relations support for pro-Israel policies in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. He advocated use of vocabulary crafted to produce a desired effect; including use of the term death tax instead of estate tax, and climate change instead of global warming.

  67. Yakov Smirnoff

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    1951-.. (age 70)
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    comedianactor
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    Yakov Naumovich Pokhis, better known as Yakov Smirnoff, is a Ukrainian-American comedian, actor and writer of Jewish origin. He began his career as a stand-up comedian in Ukraine, then immigrated to the United States in 1977 in order to pursue an American show business career, not yet knowing any English. He reached his biggest success in the mid-to-late 1980s, appearing in several films and the television sitcom vehicle What a Country!. His comic persona was of a naive immigrant from the Soviet Union who was perpetually confused and delighted by life in the United States. His humor combined a mockery of life under communism and of consumerism in the United States, as well as word play caused by misunderstanding of American phrases and culture, all punctuated by the catchphrase, "And I thought, 'What a country!'"

  68. Richard A. Clarke

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    1950-.. (age 71)
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    Richard Alan Clarke is an American former government official. He was National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism for the United States between 1998 and 2003.

  69. Nikki Giovanni

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    1943-.. (age 78)
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    poetwriterteacher
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    Yolande Cornelia "Nikki" Giovanni Jr. is an American poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator. One of the world's most well-known African-American poets, her work includes poetry anthologies, poetry recordings, and nonfiction essays, and covers topics ranging from race and social issues to children's literature. She has won numerous awards, including the Langston Hughes Medal and the NAACP Image Award. She has been nominated for a Grammy Award for her poetry album, The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection. Additionally, she has been named as one of Oprah Winfrey's 25 "Living Legends".

  70. Anthony Wayne

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    1745-1796 (aged 51)
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    politicianmilitary officer
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    Anthony Wayne was an American soldier, officer and statesman of Irish descent. He adopted a military career at the outset of the American Revolutionary War, where his military exploits and fiery personality quickly earned him promotion to brigadier general and the nickname "Mad Anthony". He later served as the Senior Officer of the Army on the Ohio Country frontier and led the Legion of the United States.

  71. Toomas Hendrik Ilves

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    1953-.. (age 68)
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    Toomas Hendrik Ilves is an Estonian politician who served as the fourth President of Estonia from 2006 until 2016.

  72. David Naughton

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    1951-.. (age 70)
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    actortelevision actorfilm actor
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    David Walsh Naughton is an American actor and singer known for his starring roles in the horror film An American Werewolf in London (1981) and the Disney comedy Midnight Madness (1980), as well as for a long-running "Be a Pepper" ad campaign for beverage maker Dr Pepper. He also starred in the short-lived sitcom Makin' It and sang its hit theme song "Makin' It", giving him a Top 5 hit on the Billboard charts.

  73. Robert Gant

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    1968-.. (age 53)
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    Robert Gant is an American actor. He rose to prominence through his role as Ben Bruckner on the Showtime series Queer as Folk.

  74. Lynn Toler

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    1959-.. (age 62)
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    Lynn Candace Toler is an American lawyer and, previously, the arbitrator (judge) on the court series Divorce Court. On March 5, 2020, after thirteen consecutive years, Toler announced her departure from the series.

  75. John Heisman

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    1869-1936 (aged 67)
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    basketball coachAmerican football playerbaseball managercoach
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    John William Heisman was a player and coach of American football, baseball, and basketball, as well as a sportswriter and actor. He served as the head football coach at Oberlin College, Buchtel College (now known as the University of Akron), Auburn University, Clemson University, Georgia Tech, the University of Pennsylvania, Washington & Jefferson College, and Rice University, compiling a career college football record of 186–70–18.

  76. Erik Larson

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    1954-.. (age 67)
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    writerjournalist
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    Erik Larson is an American journalist and author of nonfiction books. He has written a number of bestsellers, including The Devil in the White City (2003), about the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago and a series of murders by H. H. Holmes that were committed in the city around the time of the Fair. The Devil in the White City won the 2004 Edgar Award in the Best Fact Crime category, among other awards.

  77. Marc Lamont Hill

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    1978-.. (age 43)
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    Marc Lamont Hill is an American academic, author, activist, and television personality. He is a professor of media studies and urban education at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  78. Eric S. Raymond

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    1957-.. (age 64)
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    software developerengineerprogrammerwriterlawyer
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    Eric Steven Raymond, often referred to as ESR, is an American software developer, open-source software advocate, and author of the 1997 essay and 1999 book The Cathedral and the Bazaar. He wrote a guidebook for the Roguelike game NetHack. In the 1990s, he edited and updated the Jargon File, currently in print as The New Hacker's Dictionary.

  79. Jayant Sinha

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    1963-.. (age 58)
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    politician
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    Jayant Sinha is an Indian politician who is the Member of Indian Parliament and formerly the Minister of State for Finance and the Minister of State for Civil Aviation in the Government of India. Sinha is currently the Chairperson for Standing Committee on Finance and a member of the Public Accounts Committee for 2019-2020. He has also been an investment fund manager and management consultant.

  80. Michael Smerconish

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    1962-.. (age 59)
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    radio personalityjournalistlawyerwriter
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    Michael A. Smerconish is an American radio host and television presenter, political commentator, newspaper columnist, author, and lawyer. He broadcasts The Michael Smerconish Program weekdays at 9:00 a.m. ET on SiriusXM's POTUS Channel (124), and hosts the CNN and CNN International program Smerconish at 9:00 a.m. ET on Saturdays. He is a Sunday newspaper columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Smerconish has authored seven books: six non-fiction works and one novel. He is also of counsel to the Philadelphia law firm of Kline & Specter.

  81. Charles Everett Koop

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    1916-2013 (aged 97)
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    physicianpediatric surgeon
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    Charles Everett Koop was an American pediatric surgeon and public health administrator. He was a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and served as the 13th Surgeon General of the United States under President Ronald Reagan from 1982 to 1989. According to the Associated Press, "Koop was the only surgeon general to become a household name."

  82. Angela Duckworth

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    1970-.. (age 51)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    2002-2006 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in psychology
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    psychologist
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    Angela Lee Duckworth is an American academic, psychologist, and popular science author. She is the Rosa Lee and Egbert Chang Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies grit and self-control. She is also the Founder and CEO of Character Lab, a not-for-profit whose mission is to advance the science and practice of character development.

  83. Ed Rendell

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    1944-.. (age 77)
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    Edward Gene Rendell is an American lawyer, prosecutor, politician, and author. He served as the 45th Governor of Pennsylvania from 2003 to 2011, as chair of the national Democratic Party, and as the Mayor of Philadelphia from 1992 to 2000.

  84. Annie Duke

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    1965-.. (age 56)
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    poker playerwriterphilanthropist
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    Anne LaBarr Duke is an American former professional poker player and author in behavioral decision science and decision education. She holds a World Series of Poker (WSOP) gold bracelet from 2004 and used to be the leading money winner among women in WSOP history (a title now held by Vanessa Selbst). Duke won the 2004 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions and the National Heads-Up Poker Championship in 2010. She has written a number of instructional books for poker players, including Decide to Play Great Poker and The Middle Zone, and she published her autobiography, How I Raised, Folded, Bluffed, Flirted, Cursed, and Won Millions at the World Series of Poker, in 2005. Duke also authored two books on decision-making has been a repeat guest on the investing podcast "Investor Hour", and does speaking engagements to business and professional groups, combining her experience as a professional poker player with advanced thinking on decision making, integrating psychology, economics, game theory and neuroscience.

  85. Paul Ralph Ehrlich

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    1932-.. (age 89)
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    Paul Ralph Ehrlich is an American biologist, best known for his warnings about the consequences of population growth and limited resources. He is the Bing Professor Emeritus of Population Studies of the Department of Biology of Stanford University and President of Stanford's Center for Conservation Biology.

  86. Gillian McKeith

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    1959-.. (age 62)
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    nutritionisttelevision presenter
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    Gillian McKeith is a Scottish television personality, nutritionist and writer. She is the former host of Channel 4's You Are What You Eat (2004–2007), Granada Television's Dr Gillian McKeith's Feel Fab Forever (2009–2010), and W Network's Eat Yourself Sexy (2010). In 2008, she regularly appeared on the E4 health show Supersize vs Superskinny, and in 2010, she was a contestant on the tenth series of the ITV show I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

  87. Max Blumenthal

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    1977-.. (age 44)
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    Max Blumenthal is an American journalist, author, blogger, and filmmaker. Blumenthal established The Grayzone in December 2015; he is the website's editor and one of its contributors.

  88. Bill Tilden

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    1893-1953 (aged 60)
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    tennis playertennis coach
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    William Tatem Tilden II, nicknamed "Big Bill," was an American male tennis player. Tilden was the world No. 1 player for six years from 1920 through 1925. He won 14 Major singles titles, including 10 Grand Slam events, one World Hard Court Championships and three professional majors. He was the first American to win Wimbledon, taking the title in 1920. He also won a record seven U.S. Championships titles (shared with Richard Sears and Bill Larned).

  89. Selçuk Bayraktar

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    1979-.. (age 42)
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    Selçuk Bayraktar is a Turkish engineer and businessman. Currently he is the Chief Technology Officer of Turkish high technology company Baykar and the architect of Turkey’s first indigenous and operational UAV Systems. He is also the founding chairman of the T3 Foundation.

  90. Harold Ford, Jr

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    1970-.. (age 51)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    In 1992 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
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    Harold Eugene Ford Jr. is an American financial managing director, pundit, author, and former U.S. congressman who served from 1997–2007 in the United States House of Representatives as a member of the Democratic Party from Tennessee's 9th congressional district, centered in Memphis. He is the son of former Congressman Harold Ford Sr., who held the same seat for 22 years. In 2006, Ford made an unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by retiring Bill Frist. He is a member of the Ford political family from Memphis. Ford was the last chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC).

  91. Donald Norman

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    Donald Arthur Norman is an American researcher, professor, and author. Norman is the director of The Design Lab at University of California, San Diego. He is best known for his books on design, especially The Design of Everyday Things. He is widely regarded for his expertise in the fields of design, usability engineering, and cognitive science. He is a co-founder and consultant with the Nielsen Norman Group. He is also an IDEO fellow and a member of the Board of Trustees of IIT Institute of Design in Chicago. He also holds the title of Professor Emeritus of Cognitive Science at the University of California, San Diego. Norman is an active Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), where he spends two months a year teaching.

  92. Stephen Humphrey Bogart

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    1949-.. (age 72)
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    Stephen Humphrey Bogart is an American writer, producer, and businessman. He is the only son of actor Humphrey Bogart, and authored three semi-autobiographical books about his father and family.

  93. Carol Chomsky

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    1930-2008 (aged 78)
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    Carol Doris Chomsky was an American linguist and education specialist who studied language acquisition in children.

  94. Oscar Goodman

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    1939-.. (age 82)
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    Oscar Baylin Goodman is an American attorney and politician. He was the mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada from 1999 to 2011. His wife, Carolyn Goodman, succeeded him as mayor in 2011. Goodman is an independent.

  95. Harold Prince

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    1928-2019 (aged 91)
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    film directorentrepreneurtheatrical directormusic directorfilm producer
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    Harold Smith Prince, commonly known as Hal Prince, was an American theatrical producer and director associated with many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the 20th century, including West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, Parade (musical), and Phantom of the Opera, the longest running show in Broadway history.

  96. Alfonso Prat Gay

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    1965-.. (age 56)
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    Alfonso Prat-Gay is an Argentine economist and politician. Following the election of Mauricio Macri to the presidency on 2015, he became Minister of Economy of Argentina.

  97. Jack Thayer

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    1894-1945 (aged 51)
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    vice presidentwriter
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    John Borland "Jack" Thayer III was a first-class passenger on RMS Titanic who survived after the ship struck an iceberg and sank on April 15, 1912. Aged 17 at the time, he was one of only a handful of passengers to survive jumping into the frigid sea. He later wrote and privately published his recollection of the sinking.

  98. Geoffrey Berman

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    Geoffrey Steven Berman is an American attorney who served as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2018 to 2020.

  99. Safra Catz

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    1961-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania
    Graduated with jurisprudence in law
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    chief financial officerbusinesspersonbanker
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    Safra A. Catz is an Israeli-American billionaire banker and technology executive. She is the CEO of Oracle Corporation. She has been an executive at Oracle since April 1999, and a board member since 2001. In April 2011, she was named co-president and chief financial officer (CFO), reporting to founder Larry Ellison. In September 2014, Oracle announced that Ellison would step down as CEO and that Mark Hurd and Catz had been named as joint CEOs. In December 2019, Oracle stated that Catz would be the sole CEO after Hurd's death.

  100. Jennifer Egan

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    Jennifer Egan
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    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    writernovelist
    Biography

    Jennifer Egan is an American novelist and short-story writer. Egan's novel A Visit from the Goon Squad won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. As of February 28, 2018, she is the President of the PEN America Center. Egan lives in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn with her husband and two sons.