Notable Radnor Alumni

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Radnor Alumni, Kate Van Fleet, of the Weather Channel
  • Jules Prevost '20 (Football) Jules or "Pre" graduated from Radnor High School in 1920 and became an All-American football player at Pennsylvania State University. He returned to coach at his alma mater in 1926, and in his first season led the football team to an undefeated season. He was Radnor's head football coach until 1953.
  • Seth Brown '27 (Track and Field) Seth earned four letters in four sports, football, basketball, baseball and track and field. He had the broad jump record of 20' 11" that stood for over 40 years.
  • Emlen Tunnell '42 (Football) Emlen Tunnell graduated from Radnor High School in 1942 and went on to play football at the University of Toledo and the University of Iowa. Emlen played for the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers. He was the first African-American to play for the Giants, the first to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the first to coach at the professional level. Emlen coached with Vince Lombardi at Green Bay.
  • Stuart Adams '46 (Basketball) Stu led the Radnor basketball team to the District One Championship and the state semi-finals in 1946. After playing semi-professional basketball, Stu went on to play for the Harlem Globetrotters.
  • Anna Moffo '50
  • Ted Dean '56 (Football) Ted earned high school All-American and All-State honors in football. Ted was also a State competitor in track and field, and letterwinner in basketball. Ted played for the Philadelphia Eagles and scored the winning touchdown in the 1960 NFL championship game.
  • Joe Iacone '59 (Football) Joe earned high school All-American honors in football, and went on to earn little All-American status (3 times) while playing football for West Chester University. Joe was a sixth round draft choice of the Eagles. He also participated in track and basketball.
  • Randal Kleiser '64
  • Lance Clemons '65
  • Jane Barkman '69 (Swimming) Jane won both bronze and gold medals in swimming in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics and another gold medal in the 1972 games held in Munich.
  • Thomas F. Wilson '77 (Actor) His breakthrough role was as a bully named Biff Tannen in the movie trilogy Back to the Future.
  • Lee Daniels '78 - (actor, film producer and director) Best known for producing Monster's Ball (2001) and directing Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire (2009), which received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Director and Best Picture.
  • Michael Hausman '78 (Musician) One of the founders of, and the drummer for, the band 'Til Tuesday, Michael is currently the manager for musicians Aimee Mann and Marc Cohn.
  • Joshua Wurman '78 (Scientist, Inventor) A leading meteorologist and inventor of radar technologies such as the DOW Doppler On Wheels mobile radars. Star of Discovery Channel, National Geographic, NOVA and other series and documentaries.
  • David Brooks '79
  • Mary Ellen Clark '81 (Diving) Mary Ellen was a seven time United States Diving National Champion and was a bronze medalist in platform diving in consecutive Olympics, Barcelona (1992) and Atlanta (1996).
  • Paul Anthony Stewart '88 (Actor) Stewart first came into prominence as Casey Bowman, a man with a troubled father, on the soap opera Loving, a role he played from 1992 until the show's cancellation in 1995. His most most famous role to date has been mobster Danny Santos on Guiding Light from 1998 until 2005.
  • Kelly Corrigan '85 (Writer) Corrigan is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, The Middle Place, as well as a contributor to O, The Oprah Winfrey Magazine. She has appeared on The Today Show three times and is the founder of Circus of Cancer, a website to teach people how to love a friend through cancer.