Pomona College alumni

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Kris Kristofferson
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    Kris Kristofferson

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    Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and U.S. Army veteran. He is known for writing and recording such hits as "Me and Bobby McGee," "For the Good Times," "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" and "Help Me Make It Through the Night." Kristofferson is the sole writer of most of his songs, and he has collaborated with various other figures of the Nashville scene such as Shel Silverstein. In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup, The Highwaymen. In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He is also known for his acting work, including starring roles in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore and A Star Is Born, the latter for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.


  2. Richard Chamberlain
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    Richard Chamberlain

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    George Richard Chamberlain (born March 31, 1934) is an American stage and screen actor and singer, who became a teen idol in the title role of the television show Dr. Kildare (1961–66).


  3. Robert Taylor
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    Robert Taylor

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    Robert Taylor (August 5, 1911 – June 8, 1969) was an American film and television actor who was one of the most popular leading men of his time.


  4. Viveca Paulin
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    Viveca Paulin

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    Viveca Paulin (born April 24, 1969) is a Swedish actress and auctioneer, born in Askim, Gothenburg Municipality, Sweden, who married American comedic actor Will Ferrell in August 2000. She attended Pomona College, graduating in 1991. The couple have three sons, Magnus Paulin Ferrell, born March 7, 2004, Mattias Paulin Ferrell, born December 30, 2006, and Axel Paulin Ferrell, born January 23, 2010. They have a cottage in Gnesta, Sweden where they occasionally spend their summers.


  5. Joel McCrea
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    Joel McCrea

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    Joel Albert McCrea (November 5, 1905 – October 20, 1990) was an American actor whose career spanned 50 years and appearances in over 90 films.


  6. Jason Beghe
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    Jason Beghe

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    Jason Beghe (born March 12, 1960) is an American film and television actor. As a young man, he attended the Collegiate School in New York City, where he became best friends with John F. Kennedy, Jr., and David Duchovny. Beghe is married and lives in Los Angeles, California.


  7. Anthony Zerbe
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    Anthony Zerbe

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    Anthony Jared Zerbe (born May 20, 1936) is an American stage, film and Emmy-winning television actor. Notable film roles include the post-apocalyptic cult leader Matthias in The Omega Man, a 1971 film adaptation of Richard Matheson's 1954 novel, I Am Legend; as a corrupt gambler in Farewell, My Lovely; as Abner Devereaux in Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park; as villain Milton Krest in the James Bond film Licence to Kill; Rosie in The Turning Point, Admiral Dougherty in Star Trek: Insurrection and Councillor Hamann in The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.


  8. Will Hutchins
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    Will Hutchins

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    Will Hutchins (born May 5, 1930) is an American actor most noted for playing the lead role of the young lawyer from the Oklahoma Territory, Tom Brewster, in the Warner Brothers Western television series Sugarfoot, which aired on ABC from 1957 to 1961.


  9. Marianne Williamson
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    Marianne Williamson

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    Marianne Deborah Williamson (born July 8, 1952) is an American spiritual teacher, author and lecturer. She has published ten books, including four New York Times number one bestsellers. She is the founder of Project Angel Food, a meals-on-wheels program that serves homebound people with AIDS in the Los Angeles area, and the co-founder of The Peace Alliance, a grassroots campaign supporting legislation to establish a United States Department of Peace. She serves on the Board of Directors of the RESULTS organization, which works to end poverty in the United States and around the world. Williamson is also the force behind Sister Giant, a series of seminars and teaching sessions that provides women with the information and tools needed to be political candidates. Through these seminars, she encourages women to run for office and align their politics with their spiritual values.


  10. Roy Edward Disney
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    Roy Edward Disney

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    Roy Edward Disney, KCSG (January 10, 1930 – December 16, 2009) was a longtime senior executive for The Walt Disney Company, which his father Roy Oliver Disney and his uncle Walt Disney founded. At the time of his death he was a shareholder (more than 16 million shares or about 1%), and served as a consultant for the company and Director Emeritus for the Board of Directors. He is perhaps best known for organizing the ousting of two top Disney executives: first, Ron Miller in 1984, and then Michael Eisner in 2005.


  11. Rosalind Chao
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    Rosalind Chao

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    Rosalind Chao (/ˈrɒzəlɪnd ˈ/; simplified Chinese: 赵家玲; traditional Chinese: 趙家玲; pinyin: Zhào Jiālíng; born September 23, 1957 (1957-09-23)) is an American actress. Chao's best-known roles have been as a star of CBS's AfterMASH portraying South Korean refugee Soon-Lee Klinger for both seasons, and the recurring character Keiko O'Brien with twenty-seven appearances on the syndicated science fiction series Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.


  12. Robert Towne
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    Robert Towne

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    Robert Towne (born Robert Bertram Schwartz; November 23, 1934) is an American screenwriter, producer, director and actor. He was part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking. His most notable work was his Academy Award-winning original screenplay for Roman Polanski's Chinatown (1974), which is widely considered one of the greatest movie screenplays ever written. He also wrote its sequel The Two Jakes in 1990, and wrote the Hal Ashby comedy-dramas The Last Detail (1973), and Shampoo (1975), as well as the first two Mission Impossible films (1996, 2000).


  13. Kelly Perine
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    Kelly Perine

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    Kelly Perine (born March 23, 1969) is an American television actor and a comedian. Perine attended Lake Forest Academy near Chicago, Illinois, where he studied stage acting. He spent his undergraduate years at Pomona College in Claremont, California. After graduating, he studied at the University of California, Irvine where he continued his studies in Fine Arts.


  14. Scott Paulin
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    Scott Paulin

    390 views

    Scott Paulin (born February 13, 1950) is an American actor and television director.


  15. George C. Wolfe
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    George C. Wolfe

    311 views

    George Costello Wolfe (born September 23, 1954) is an American playwright and director of theater and film. He won a Tony Award in 1993 for directing Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and another Tony Award in 1996 for his direction of the musical Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk. He served as Artistic Director of The Public Theatre from 1993 until 2004.


  16. Robert Shaw (conductor)
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    Robert Shaw (conductor)

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    Robert Shaw (April 30, 1916 – January 25, 1999) was an American conductor most famous for his work with his namesake Chorale, with the Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Shaw received 14 Grammy awards, four ASCAP awards for service to contemporary music, the first Guggenheim Fellowship ever awarded to a conductor, the Alice M. Ditson Conductor's Award for Service to American Music; the George Peabody Medal for outstanding contributions to music in America, the Gold Baton Award of the American Symphony Orchestra League for "distinguished service to music and the arts," the American National Medal of Arts, France's Officier des Arts et des Lettres, England's Gramophone Award, and was a 1991 recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors.


  17. David S. Ward
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    David S. Ward

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    David Schad Ward (born October 25, 1945) is an American film director and screen writer.


  18. Jim Taylor
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    Jim Taylor

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    Jim Taylor (born 1963 in Seattle, Washington) is an American producer and screenwriter who has often collaborated on projects with Alexander Payne. The two are business partners in the Santa Monica based Ad Hominem Enterprises, and are credited as co-writers of six films released between 1996 and 2007: Citizen Ruth (1996), Election (1999), Jurassic Park III (2001, with Peter Buchman), About Schmidt (2002), Sideways (2004), and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007, with Barry Fanaro and Lew Gallo). His credits as a producer include films such as Cedar Rapids and The Descendants.


  19. Art Clokey
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    Art Clokey

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    Arthur "Art" Clokey (October 12, 1921 – January 8, 2010) was an American pioneer in the popularization of stop motion clay animation, best known as the creator of the character Gumby. Clokey's career began in 1955 with a film experiment called Gumbasia, which was influenced by his professor, Slavko Vorkapich, at the University of Southern California. Clokey and his wife Ruth subsequently came up with the clay character Gumby and his horse Pokey, who first appeared in the Howdy Doody Show, and later got their own series The Adventures of Gumby, with which they became a familiar presence on American television. The characters enjoyed a renewal of interest in the 1980s when American actor and comedian Eddie Murphy parodied Gumby in a skit on Saturday Night Live. In the 1990s Gumby: The Movie was released, sparking even more interest.


  20. Alan Cranston
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    Alan Cranston

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    Alan MacGregor Cranston (June 19, 1914 – December 31, 2000) was an American journalist and Democratic Senator from California.


  21. Chris Cain
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    Chris Cain

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  22. James Turrell
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    James Turrell

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    James Turrell (born May 6, 1943) is an American artist primarily concerned with light and space. Turrell was a MacArthur Fellow in 1984. Turrell is best known for his work in progress, Roden Crater, a natural cinder cone crater located outside Flagstaff, Arizona that he is turning into a massive naked-eye observatory.


  23. Jay Bernstein
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    Jay Bernstein

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    Jay Bernstein (June 7, 1937 – April 30, 2006) was an American producer and manager to actors like Sammy Davis Jr. and Michael Landon, and to actresses Farrah Fawcett and Suzanne Somers.


  24. Keith Murray (singer)
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    Keith Murray (singer)

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    We Are Scientists is a New York-based indie rock band that formed in Berkeley, California, USA in 2000. It consists of guitarist and vocalist Keith Murray, bass guitarist Chris Cain and since 2009 drummer and keyboardist Andy Burrows, who replaced Michael Tapper after he left the band in 2007.


  25. Alex Linder
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    Alex Linder

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    Alex Ruedy Linder (born June 30, 1966) is the owner and operator of Vanguard News Network (VNN), an antisemitic, White separatist, Neo-Nazi, Holocaust denial, and white nationalist website which he launched in 2000. VNN is one of the most active white supremacist sites on the Internet, according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Its motto is "No Jews. Just Right."


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