Notable Alumni


Nicole Arendt ’87, 1997 Wimbledon doubles runner-up, 8 time All-American at University of Florida

*Alexander K. Buck ’49, philanthropist, owner Philadelphia Phillies

James M. Byer ’62, former Hun School headmaster

John D'Antonio ’72, contemporary realism and representational artist

*+F. Scott Fitzgerald, great American novelist

Steve Garrison ’05, professional baseball player, NY Yankees (2011), Seattle Mariners (2012 -) minor league (2005 – 2011)

Aaron Harnick ’87, Broadway producer

Susan Hendricks ’91, CNN Headline News anchor and correspondent

Ethan Hawke ’88, Academy Award nominated actor, credits include Training Day, Reality Bites, Dead Poets Society, Alive, and Brooklyn’s Finest

Leopoldo Lopez ’89, Venezuelan political figure, Presidential candidate October 2012, great-grandson of Venezuela’s first president

John Marbach ’11 and David Merfield ’11, 2011 Thiel Fellows, technological innovators

Lorenzo Mendoza ’84, Venezuelan food and beverage distributor, national tycoon, board member Pepsi Co.   

Jason R. Read ’96, 2004 Olympic gold medalist, men’s rowing

Myron Rolle ’06, 2008 Rhodes Scholar, NFL Tennessee Titans, Florida State University student-athlete, number one high school football prospect in the country ESPN 2006, humanitarian

*Elliot Roosevelt ’30, American World War II hero, author, son of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt

*John A. Saks ’31, founder of Saks Fifth Avenue

Paul Steiger ’61, managing director Wall Street Journal, vice president Dow Jones

Shawn P. Tully ’66, senior editor at large, Fortune Magazine

*Thomas Watson Jr. ’33, former CEO of IBM, ambassador to Soviet Union under President Carter

Bruce Weber ’64, celebrity photographer, published in Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair, Elle, Life, Interview, and Rolling Stone magazines.

* Deceased
+ F. Scott Fitzgerald was a pupil of John Gale Hun’s when The Hun School was a tutoring school.