Prominent Alumni by Field: Entertainment and Media

  • Alec Baldwin, ATT '79
    Actor, 30 Rock
     
  • L. Ron Hubbard, ATT '30-'32
    author and founder of the Church of Scientology
     
  • Casey Affleck, ATT '98
    Actor, Ocean's Eleven; Ocean's Twelve
     
  • Angela Aki, ESIA BA '00
    Singer-songwriter, Final Fantasy XII
     
  • Robert Ames Alden, CCAS BA '65, CCAS MA '68
    Retired, writer for the Washington Post
     
  • Karen Allen, ATT '75
    Actress, Raiders of the Lost Ark
     
  • David W. Amram, CCAS BA '52
    Composer, Conductor, Musician
     
  • Dana Bash, CCAS BA '93
    CNN Senior Congressional correspondent
     
  • William P.  Blatty CCAS MA '54
    Author and Screenwriter, The Exorcist
     
  • Dee Brown, CCAS BA '37
    Novelist and Historian
     
  • Bernard D.  Colen, CCAS BA '73
    Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist
     
  • Courtney Cox-Arquette, MVC ATT '86
    Actress, Friends
     
  • Rowland Evans, CCAS AA '51
    Co-host and Commentator, CNN “Evans, Novak, Hunt & Shields”
     
  • Zelda D.  Fichandler, CCAS MA '50, Hon. Dr Humanities '75
    Founder, Arena Stage
     
  • Jason Filardi, CCAS BA '93
    Screenwriter, 17 Again, Bringing Down the House|
     
  • Daniel Glickman Esq., LAW JD '69
    President & CEO, Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.; Former US Secretary of Agriculture
     
  • Jon Helmrich, CCAS BA '80
    Senior Vice President, E! Networks|
     
  • Diana B. Henriques, ESIA BA '69
    New York Times Investigative Reporter
     
  • Dr. Jonathan D. Katz, CCAS BA '81           
    Founder, Queer Nation San Francisco
     
  • Chris Kilmore, CCAS BA '95
    Turntablist for the band Incubus
     
  • Roy Lee, CCAS BA '91
    Oscar Award-Winning Producer, The Departed
     
  • Gerardo Lopez, GWSB BBA '80
    CEO and President, AMC Entertainment, Inc.
     
  • Deborah Marchini, CCAS BA '80
    Anchor, CNN Financial News
     
  • T. J.  Miller, CCAS BA '03
    Comedian; Actor, Cloverfield
     
  • Michael Mosettig, CCAS BA '64
    Senior Producer, “The News Hour with Jim Lehrer”
     
  • Mark Olshaker CCAS BA '72
    Emmy Award-winning Writer and Producer, The Roman City
     
  • Iain Page, LAW JD '88
    Anchor/Reporter for the Golf Channel
     
  • Neil Portnow, CCAS BA '71
    President, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
     
  • Haroon Rashid, CCAS BA '83
    Pakistani singer, composer, musician and engineer
     
  • Gregory Ricca CCAS BA '70
    Executive Vice President, MTV Networks
     
  • J. Neil Shulman, CCAS BA '67
    Best-selling Author
     
  • Joyce Tenneyson-Cohen, GSEHD MA '69
    Photographer
     
  • Elizabeth Marshall Thomas GSEHD MA '80
    Best-selling Author
     
  • Chuck Todd, ATT '90-'94
    NBC News chief White House correspondent and political director
     
  • Van Toffler, CCAS BA '80 
    President, MTV Networks Music/Logo/Films Group
     
  • Kerry Washington CCAS BA '98
    Actress, Ray, Scandal
     
  • Bill Westenhofer, SEAS MS '95
    Oscar Award-Winning Visual Effects Supervisor,The Chronicles of Narnia
     
  • Robert Wheelock, CCAS BA '79
    Senior Producer, “Good Morning America”
     
  • Brian Williams, ATT '80
    NBC Nightly News Anchor
     
  • Scott Wolf, GWSB BBA '88
    Actor, Party of Five
     
  • Rachel Zoe, CCAS BA '93
    Celebrity Fashion Stylist