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Notable Waldorf Alumni

Notable Waldorf Alumni

While fame may not be the best measure of success, renowned individuals offer a glimpse into the many ways a Waldorf education prepares every student to discover and pursue his or her passion with dedication to outstanding achievements, however they define success. This is only a partial list of alumni from Waldorf schools around the world.

Benjamin Agosto
ice dancer, 2006 Olympic Silver Medalist
William Alexander
winner of the 2012 National Book Award
Sean Michael Leonard Anderson
alias Big Sean, hip hop artist, debut album 2011
Jennifer Aniston
screen actor
Duncan Black
alias Atrios, economist, political blogger
David E. Blackmer
d. 2002, inventor of DBX noise reduction system and founder of dbx, Inc.
Scott Boman
Libertarian politician from Michigan, running for the US Senate 2012
Stephanie Ann Boyd
composer
Sandra Bullock
screen actor, winner of 2010 Academy Award for Best Actress
Ever Dawn Carradine
screen actor
Kenneth Chenault
former president and CEO of American Express, 1997-2001
Austin Chick
director, screenwriter, producer
Chris Codish
composer, musician
Cybelle Codish
photo journalist
Lisa Coleman
composer, musician
Timothy Daly
screen and stage actor
Josh Dibb
alias Deakin, musician, founding member of Animal Collective
Winslow Eliot
author, novelist
Chris Elliott
comedian screen actor, writer
Miguel R. Forbes
publisher, entrepreneur, philanthropist, senior executive of Forbes Media, LLC.
Taimane Gardner
Ukelele musician
Adrian Grenier
screen actor, musician, director
Giuliano Hazan
award winning chef
Dan Hoyle
theater actor
Tamara Jenkins
Olympic sprint canoer
Peter Stephan Jungk
award winning author, script-writer, and film director
Zoe Isabella Kravitz
actor, singer, model
Sara La Fountain
chef, cookbook author, television personality and designer
James Lawrence
entrepreneur, politician
Noah Lennox
alias Panda Bear, musician, founding member of Animal Collective
Jennifer Leonhardt
singer, songwriter
Kristanna Loken
screen actor
Sanjaya Malakar
pop singer
Jordan Malloch
Olympic sprint canoer
Julianna Margulies
actor, producer
John McCrea
singer
Brendan McDaniel
alias Candis Cayne, actor and performance artist
Wendy Melvoin
alias Wendy, guitarist, songwriter
Judson Mills
screen actor
John Fitzallen Moore
physicist, entrepreneur
Victor Saul Navasky
journalist, editor, author, professor
Joanna Newsom
harpist, pianist, vocalist, songwriter
Mackenzie Phllips
actor, singer
Charles Rose
architect
Aram Roston
television and newspaper reporter, investigative journalist
Jennifer Rush
pop/rock singer
Amanda Sage
painter
Stefan C. Schaefer
writer, director, producer of independent films and television
William Lee Scott
screen actor
Marzuki Stevens
long distance and marathon runner
Sufjan Stevens
singer, songwriter
Tom Stone
photographer
Thomas C. Sudhof
biochemist, co-recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Bryan Thao Worra
award winning writer, poet, essayist, short story writer and playwright
Justin Theroux
actor, screenwriter
Veronica Webb
model, actor, writer, journalist and television personality