The Yale Record alumni

Posted Apr 8, 2011
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  1. Vincent Price
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    Vincent Price

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    Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and performances in horror films. His career spanned other genres, including film noir, drama, mystery, thriller, and comedy. He appeared on stage, television, radio, and in over one hundred films. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: one for motion pictures, and one for television.


  2. Robert Osborne
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    Robert Osborne

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    Robert Jolin Osborne (born May 3, 1932) is an American actor and film historian best known as the primary host for Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Prior to TCM, Osborne had been a host on The Movie Channel.


  3. Garry Trudeau
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    Garry Trudeau

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    Garretson Beekman "Garry" Trudeau (born July 21, 1948) is an American cartoonist, best known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Doonesbury comic strip. Trudeau is also the creator and executive producer of the Amazon Studios political comedy series Alpha House.


  4. Peter Arno
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    Peter Arno

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    Peter Arno (January 8, 1904 – February 22, 1968) was a U.S. cartoonist. He contributed cartoons and 99 covers to The New Yorker from 1925, the magazine's first year, until 1968, the year of his death. Roger Angell recently described him as "the magazine's first genius".


  5. Phil Proctor
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    Phil Proctor

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    Philip Proctor (born July 28, 1940) is an American actor, voice actor and a member of The Firesign Theatre. He plays Rocky Rococo and Nancy in the Nick Danger series, attended Yale University, where he contributed to campus humor magazine The Yale Record, and had voice roles in Pixar films, including Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo.


  6. Brandon Tartikoff
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    Brandon Tartikoff

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    Brandon Tartikoff (January 13, 1949 – August 27, 1997) was a television executive. He was credited with turning around NBC's low prime time reputation with such hit series as Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, Law & Order, ALF, Family Ties, The Cosby Show, Cheers, Seinfeld, The Golden Girls, Wings, Miami Vice, Knight Rider, The A-Team, Saved by the Bell, St. Elsewhere, Night Court, Hunter, Highway to Heaven, Matlock, Remington Steele, A Different World, 227, and Empty Nest.


  7. Stephen Vincent Benet
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    Stephen Vincent Benet

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    Stephen Vincent Benét /bɨˈn/ (July 22, 1898 – March 13, 1943) was an American author, poet, short story writer, and novelist. Benét is best known for his book-length narrative poem of the American Civil War, John Brown's Body (1928), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929, and for two short stories, "The Devil and Daniel Webster" (1936) and "By the Waters of Babylon" (1937). In 2009, The Library of America selected Benét’s story "The King of the Cats" (1929) for inclusion in its two-century retrospective of American Fantastic Tales, edited by Peter Straub.


  8. Lucius Beebe
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    Lucius Beebe

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    Lucius Morris Beebe (December 9, 1902 – February 4, 1966) was an American author, gourmand, photographer, railroad historian, journalist, and syndicated columnist.


  9. Peter Bergman
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    Peter Bergman

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    Peter Paul Bergman (November 29, 1939 – March 9, 2012) was an American writer and comedian, best known as a member of The Firesign Theatre. He played Lt. Bradshaw in the Nick Danger series. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio.


  10. Alfred Whitney Griswold
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    Alfred Whitney Griswold

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    Alfred Whitney Griswold (October 27, 1906 – April 19, 1963), who went by his second given name, was an American historian and educator. He served as 16th President of Yale University from 1951 to 1963, during which he built much of Yale's modern scientific research infrastructure, especially on Science Hill.


  11. Eric Metaxas
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    Eric Metaxas

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    Eric Metaxas (born 1963) is an American author. He is best known for two biographies: Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery about William Wilberforce. He has also written humor, childrens' books, and videos for VeggieTales.


  12. Reginald Marsh (artist)
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    Reginald Marsh (artist)

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    Reginald Marsh (March 14, 1898 – July 3, 1954) was an American painter, born in Paris, most notable for his depictions of life in New York City in the 1920s and 1930s. Crowded Coney Island beach scenes, popular entertainments such as vaudeville and burlesque, women, and jobless men on the Bowery are subjects that reappear throughout his work. He painted in egg tempera and in oils, and produced many watercolors, ink and ink wash drawings, and prints.


  13. Robert C. Osborn
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    Robert C. Osborn

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    Robert Chesley Osborn (1904–1994) was an American satiric cartoonist, illustrator and author.


  14. Michael Gerber (parodist)
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    Michael Gerber (parodist)

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    Michael Gerber (born June 14, 1969) is best known as the author of the Barry Trotter series, Sunday Times best-selling parodies of the Harry Potter books. Before becoming a novelist, Gerber contributed humor to The Yale Record, The New Yorker,The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, NPR and Saturday Night Live, among many other venues. He is an alumnus of Yale and Oak Park River Forest High School.


  15. John C. Farrar
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    John C. Farrar

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    John Chipman Farrar (February 25, 1896 – November 5, 1974) was an American editor, writer and publisher. Farrar founded two publishing companies — Farrar & Rinehart and Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He also conceived and founded the Breadloaf Writers' Conference in 1926.


  16. John Templeton
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    John Templeton

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    John Templeton (1766–1825) was an early Irish naturalist and botanist. He is often referred to as the "Father of Irish Botany". He was the father of naturalist, artist and entomologist Robert Templeton.


  17. Courtlandt Bryan
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    Courtlandt Bryan

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    Courtlandt Dixon Barnes Bryan (April 22, 1936 – December 15, 2009), better known as C. D. B. Bryan, was an American author and journalist.


  18. Robert Grossman
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    Robert Grossman

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    Robert Grossman (born March 1, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York City) is an American painter, sculptor, filmmaker, and author.


  19. William Benton (senator)
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    William Benton (senator)

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    William Burnett Benton (April 1, 1900 – March 18, 1973) was a U.S. senator from Connecticut (1949–1953) and publisher of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1943–1973).


  20. Eric Metaxas
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    Eric Metaxas

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    Eric Metaxas (born 1963) is an American author, speaker, and radio host. He is best known for two biographies, Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery about William Wilberforce and Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy about Dietrich Bonhoeffer. He has also written humor, children's books, and scripts for VeggieTales. Metaxas is the founder and host of the NYC-based event series, "Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life" and the host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Eric Metaxas Show


  21. John Templeton
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    John Templeton

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    Sir John Marks Templeton (29 November 1912 – 8 July 2008) was an American-born British stock investor, businessman and philanthropist.


  22. Richard Melancthon Hurd
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    Richard Melancthon Hurd

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    Richard Melancthon Hurd (June 14, 1865 – June 6, 1941) was a pioneer real estate economist and political activist.


  23. Dwight Macdonald
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    Dwight Macdonald

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    Dwight Macdonald (March 24, 1906 – December 19, 1982) was a U.S. writer, editor, film critic, social critic, philosopher, and political radical.




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