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New York City: Connections with Georgetown University

This guide identifies people, places and events that connect New York City and Georgetown University

Connections between The Arts, GU and New York City

  • Barrymore, John (attended Prep Division 1895-1898)

His father’s address when he enrolled is given as 161 W 97th Street, New York City. Acted in plays as a student.

Noted stage and screen actor

  • Blatty, William Peter. C’1950

Born in New York City

Writer, director and producer. Best known for his 1971 novel, The Exorcist

  • Guare, John. C’1960

Born in Queens

Playwright and screenwriter. Best known for The House of Blue Leaves and Six Degrees of Separation

  • Reiner, Carl. Student in the School of Foreign Service 1943. Honorary degree 2012

Born in The Bronx

Actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, and author. Was awarded 11 Primetime Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award, and the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

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