20 Notable alumni of
Wheaton College - Massachusetts

Wheaton College - Massachusetts is 1727th in the world, 596th in North America, and 561st in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 20 notable alumni from Wheaton College - Massachusetts sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Catherine Keener

    Catherine Keener
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in Wheaton College - Massachusetts
    Studied in 1983
    Occupations
    actorfilm producertelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Catherine Ann Keener is an American actress. Keener has portrayed disgruntled and melancholic yet sympathetic women in independent films, as well as supporting roles in studio films. She has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Being John Malkovich (1999) and for her portrayal of author Harper Lee in Capote (2005).

  2. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

    Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
    Born in
    Nepal Flag Nepal
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    monarch
    Biography

    Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck is Druk Gyalpo or "Dragon King" of the Kingdom of Bhutan. After his father Jigme Singye Wangchuck abdicated the throne in his favor, he became the monarch on 9 December 2006. A public coronation ceremony was held on 6 November 2008, a year that marked 100 years of monarchy in Bhutan.

  3. Lesley Stahl

    Lesley Stahl
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    journalistprogram host
    Biography

    Lesley Rene Stahl is an American television journalist. She has spent most of her career with CBS News, where she began as a producer in 1971. Since 1991, she has reported for CBS's 60 Minutes. She is known for her news and television investigations, and award-winning foreign reporting. For her body of work she has earned various journalism awards including a Lifetime Achievement News and Documentary Emmy Award in 2003 for overall excellence in reporting. Prior to joining 60 Minutes, Stahl served as CBS News White House correspondent – the first woman to hold that job – during the Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan presidencies and part of the term of George H. W. Bush. Her reports appeared frequently on the CBS Evening News, first with Walter Cronkite, then with Dan Rather, and on other CBS News broadcasts. During much of that time, she also served as moderator of Face the Nation, CBS News' Sunday public affairs broadcast from September 1983 to May 1991. As moderator, she interviewed such various world leaders as Margaret Thatcher, Boris Yeltsin, and Yasser Arafat, among others. From 1990 to 1991, she was co-host with Charles Kuralt of "America Tonight," a daily CBS News late-night broadcast of interviews and essays.

  4. Callie Thorne

    Callie Thorne
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Calliope "Callie" Thorne is an American actress known for her role as Dr. Dani Santino on the USA Network series Necessary Roughness. She is also known for past work such as her roles on Homicide: Life on the Street as Detective Laura Ballard, a role she held for two seasons, and the movie Homicide: The Movie, as well as for playing Sheila Keefe on Rescue Me and Elena McNulty in The Wire.

  5. Christine Todd Whitman

    Christine Todd Whitman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    writerpolitician
    Biography

    Christine Todd Whitman is an American Republican politician and author who served as the 50th governor of New Jersey, from 1994 to 2001, and as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in the administration of President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2003.

  6. Nick Fradiani

    Nick Fradiani
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Nicholas James Fradiani IV is an American singer from Guilford, Connecticut. He rose to regional attention as the lead singer of pop/rock band Beach Avenue when they won the Battle of the Bands at Mohegan Sun in 2011. He gained national recognition in 2014 when he competed on the ninth season of the reality talent show America's Got Talent, although he only made it to "Judgment Week".

  7. Sally Bedell Smith

    Sally Bedell Smith
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    journalistbiographereditorwriter
    Biography

    Sarah Bedell Smith is an American journalist and biographer. She has been a contributing editor for Vanity Fair since 1996. Previously, she was a cultural news reporter for both New York Times and Time. Her most notable works are the biographies of political, cultural, and business figures in the United States, and members of the British royal family.

  8. Ron Corning

    Ron Corning
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Ron Corning is an American television host most recently at the ABC affiliate WFAA in Dallas, Texas. He co-anchored the station's morning newscast, Daybreak, and was the solo anchor of Midday, the station's one-hour noon newscast.

  9. Patricia Phelps de Cisneros

    Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
    Born in
    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    art collector
    Biography

    Patricia "Patty" Phelps de Cisneros is a Venezuelan art collector and philanthropist who focuses on Latin American modernist and contemporary art from Brazil, Venezuela, and the Río de la Plata region of Argentina and Uruguay. Since the 1970s Cisneros has supported education and the arts, with a particular focus on Latin America. Along with her husband, Gustavo A. Cisneros, she founded the New York City and Caracas-based Fundación Cisneros. In the 1990s the Fundación's primary art-related program became the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. In 2016, Cisneros donated 102 modern and contemporary artworks from the 1940s to 1990s to the Museum of Modern Art, establishing the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Research Institute for the Study of Art from Latin America at MoMA.

  10. Amanda Urban

    Amanda Urban
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    literary agent
    Biography

    Amanda "Binky" Urban is an American literary agent and partner at ICM Partners.

  11. Ann Ronell

    Ann Ronell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1906-1993 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    composersongwriterjazz musician
    Biography

    Ann Ronell was an American composer and lyricist. She was best known for the standards "Willow Weep for Me" (1932) and "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf" (1933).

  12. Barbara Richardson

    Barbara Richardson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    First Lady
    Biography

    Barbara Richardson is the wife of Bill Richardson, the former First Lady of New Mexico and 9th United States Secretary of Energy.

  13. Mary Ellen Avery

    Mary Ellen Avery
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1927-2011 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    pediatricianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Mary Ellen Avery, also known as Mel, was an American pediatrician. In the 1950s, Avery's pioneering research efforts helped lead to the discovery of the main cause of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature babies: her identification of surfactant led to the development of replacement therapy for premature infants and has been credited with saving over 830,000 lives. Her childhood, mentors, drive, and education inspired Avery to be the visionary that she was. In 1991 President George H.W. Bush conferred the National Medal of Science on Avery for her work on RDS.

  14. Catherine Filene Shouse

    Catherine Filene Shouse
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1896-1994 (aged 98)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Catherine Filene Shouse was an American researcher and philanthropist. She graduated in 1918 from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. She worked for the Women's Division of the U.S. Employment Service of the Department of Labor, and was the first woman appointed to the Democratic National Committee in 1925. She was also the editor of the Woman's National Democratic Committee's Bulletin (1929–32), and the first woman to chair the Federal Prison for Women Board.

  15. Robie Harris

    Robie Harris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    writerchildren's writer
    Biography

    Robie H. Harris is an American author, specializing in books for children. She was born in Buffalo, New York.

  16. Gale Rossides

    Gale Rossides
    Biography

    Gale D. Rossides was the acting administrator of the Transportation Security Administration from January 2009 until June 2010.

  17. Margaret Joy Tibbetts

    Margaret Joy Tibbetts
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1919-2010 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Margaret Joy Tibbetts was an American diplomat. A career Foreign Service Officer, she was the United States Ambassador to Norway from 1964 to 1969 under President Lyndon Johnson. She attended Gould Academy, Wheaton College in Massachusetts and her Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College. She was awarded an honorary degree from Bates College in 1962 and Bowdoin College in 1973.

  18. Emily Susan Hartwell

    Emily Susan Hartwell
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1859-1951 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    missionary
    Biography

    Emily Susan Hartwell was a Congregational Christian educational missionary and philanthropist in Foochow, China under the American Board of Foreign Missions.

  19. Marion Naifeh

    Marion Naifeh
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1928-.. (age 94)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Marion Naifeh is an American author and former educator who, with her husband, the late diplomat George Naifeh, represented the United States in diplomatic missions in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia over nearly three decades. As an author, Naifeh has published two books. Her 2003 publication, The Last Missionary in China, was described by noted Harvard University sinologist Ezra Vogel as "a touching, well-written, well-researched account of the life and times of a missionary who died in China in 1951 after 34 years there, by his daughter. Objective, nuanced, broad-gauged" Naifeh's 2016 book, Foreign Service, chronicles her family's life in the U.S. diplomatic corps during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

  20. Estelle M. H. Merrill

    Estelle M. H. Merrill
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1858-1908 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    writerjournalistnewspaper editor
    Biography

    Estelle M. H. Merrill was an American journalist and editor. She lectured on various subjects, especially on educational and sociological questions, and was well-known as a leader and speaker in the club world. Merrill was a charter member of the New England Woman's Press Association.