The American University in Washington is 192nd in the world, 84th in North America, and 81st in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 10 notable alumni from the American University in Washington sorted by their wiki pages’ popularity.
Goldie Jeanne Hawn is an American actress, dancer, producer, and singer. She rose to fame on the NBC sketch comedy program Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In (1968–1970), before going on to receive the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Cactus Flower (1969).
Paul Davis Ryan is an American retired politician who served as the 54th speaker of the United States House of Representatives from October 2015 to January 2019. A member of the Republican Party, he was the vice presidential nominee in the 2012 election running alongside Mitt Romney but lost to incumbent president Barack Obama and then-vice president Joe Biden.
Cass Elliot, widely known as Mama Cass, was an American singer, actress, and member of the singing group The Mamas & the Papas. After the group broke up, Elliot released five solo albums. In 1998, she was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for her work with The Mamas & the Papas.
America Georgina Ferrera is an American actress, producer, and director. Born in Los Angeles to Honduran parents, Ferrera developed an interest in acting at a young age, performing in several stage productions at her school. She made her feature film debut in 2002 with the comedy-drama Real Women Have Curves, earning praise for her performance. Ferrera has won many awards including an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award among others.
Queen Rania of Jordan
Rania Al-Abdullah is the Queen of Jordan and the wife of King Abdullah II.
Judith Susan Sheindlin, known professionally as Judge Judy, is an American television personality, television producer, author, and a former prosecutor and Manhattan family court judge.
Robert Carlyle Byrd was an American politician who served as a United States senator from West Virginia for over 51 years, from 1959 until his death in 2010. A Democrat, Byrd also served as a U.S. representative for six years, from 1953 until 1959. He remains the longest-serving U.S. Senator in history; he was the longest-serving member in the history of the United States Congress until surpassed by Representative John Dingell of Michigan. Byrd is the only West Virginian to have served in both chambers of the state legislature and in both chambers of Congress.
Michael Dean Cohen is an American disbarred lawyer who served as an attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump from 2006 to 2018. Cohen was a vice president of the Trump Organization, and the personal counsel to Trump, and was often described by media as Trump’s “fixer”. He served as co-president of Trump Entertainment and was a board member of the Eric Trump Foundation, a children’s health charity. From 2017 to 2018, Cohen was deputy finance chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Bryan Callen is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and podcaster. He studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. Callen initiated his career as one of the original cast members of the sketch comedy series MADtv. Callen played Coach Mellor in The Goldbergs and reprised the role as a main character in the Goldbergs spinoff series Schooled. He is co-host of the podcast The Fighter and the Kid, alongside Brendan Schaub.
Maximillian Michael Brooks is an American actor and author. He is the son of comedy filmmaker Mel Brooks and actress Anne Bancroft. Much of Brooks’s writing focuses on zombie stories. He is a senior fellow at the Modern War Institute at West Point, New York.
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