Wynnewood’s Friends’ Central School Has Impressive List of Famous Hollywood Alumni

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Alumni, actress Ana Nogueira and Tony Award nominee Benj Pasek speak to Friends' Central High School students in 2013 about their careers and attending the Quaker School. Wynnewood’s Friends’ Central School has an impressive list of successful Hollywood alumni, including the legendary director Brian De Palma. (Image via Main Line Times)

Wynnewood’s Friends’ Central School has an impressive list of successful Hollywood alumni including the legendary director Brian De Palma, writes Claire Sasko for Philadelphia Magazine.

In fact, the Montgomery County academy is one of the most top ranked K-12 Quaker schools in the nation and been consistently providing Hollywood A-list celebrities for decades.

The all-star alumni from the school include music stars as John Legend and direct mega-stars such as Jennifer Aniston. The schools former students also had a hand in producing both Moonlight and La La Land, last year’s Oscar favorites.


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Over the years, the Wynnewood School has also lent an educational hand to the director who gave us such cult movies as Carrie and The Untouchables.

It has also kick started the careers of Stacey Snider, Chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox along with agents Adam and Bill Weinstein, who are partners at ‘Verve’ which represents clients who have worked on hit films such as Star Wars The Force Awakens.

Moonlight producer David Fenkel and La La Land executive producers Mike Jackson and Jong Legend and writer Andy Greenwald are also on the school’s extensive list of famous of alumni.

Read more about Wynnewood’s successful academy at Philadelphia Magazine by clicking here.

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