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Famous Montessori Graduates

Some famous people who attended Montessori school as children:

Elizabeth Berridge, actress (Constanze in Amadeus)
Jeff Bezos, financial analyst, founder, AMAZON.COM
Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Cofounders of GOOGLE.COM
T. Berry Brazelton, noted pediatrician and author
Julia Child, famous chef, star of many TV cooking shows and author of numerous cookbook
Kami Cotler, actress (youngest child on long-running series The Waltons)
Katherine Graham (deceased), owner/editor of the Washington Post
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (deceased), editor, former first lady (John F. Kennedy)
Prince William and Prince Harry, English royal family
Anne Frank, famous diarist from world war II
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize winner for Literature
Melissa and Sarah Gilbert, actors

Famous people who chose Montessori schools for their own children:

Stephen J. Cannell, TV writer-producer-director (The Rockford Files and many others)
Patty Duke Austin, actress
Cher Bono, singer-actress
John Bradshaw, psychologist and author
Yul Brynner (deceased), actor
Marcy Carcy, TV producer
William Jefferson & Hillary Clinton, former president/senator, NY
Michael Douglas, actor
Shari Lewis (dec.), puppeteer
Yo Yo Ma, cellist
Dick Ebersol and Susan St. James, television executive and actress

Others with a Montessori Connection:

Alexander Graham Bell (deceased), noted inventor, provided financial support directly to Dr. Montessori. Helped establish the first Montessori class in Canada and one of the first in the United States.
Bruno Bettelheim (deceased), noted psychologist/author, was married to a Montessori teacher
Erik Erikson (deceased), anthropologist/author, had a Montessori teaching certificate
Jean Piaget (deceased), noted Swiss psychologist, made his first observations of children in a Montessori school.
Alice Waters, restaurateur and writer, is a former Montessori teacher
Thomas Edison (deceased), noted scientist and inventor, helped to found a Montessori school
Mister Rogers (deceased), children's TV personality, strong supporter of the Montessori method