In light of the recent announcement that the Greys fraternity will be returning to campus after an extended hiatus, we now look back on some alumni you probably forgot were a part of this Greek organization during their time on the hill!
- John Wilkes Booth: The semi-professional actor, best known for assassinating Abraham Lincoln, was wearing his Greys letters at the time of the shooting.
- Liam Neeson: Before starring in Schindler’s List, Neeson graced the stage in Anderson Theatre as a member of the Greys during his brief tenure at Gustavus.
- Max Planck: 1918 Nobel Prize winner. Inventor of quantum theory. 100% Grey.
- The Campus Cat: Lost his tail during rush week and still made it to all the activities. Now that’s a brother!
- Old Guy from Six Flags commercials: Decorated Dance major and member of the inaugural Grey pledge class of 1818.
- Bill Clinton: Before carrying his partying ways to the White House, Clinton got his start partying with his brothers in the Boy’s House.
- Gordon Gecko: Successful businessman and corrupter of Charlie Sheen’s character in the movie Wall Street has his fraternity letters stitched into his robe at 1 hour 17 minutes into the film.
- Swedish Chef: The critically acclaimed culinary master from the Muppets was the first international student to rush the Greys successfully.
- Susan B. Anthony: Key leader in the women’s suffrage movement got her zest for gender equality when the Greys let her join in the class of 1842. The “B” stands for “Boy’s House”.
- Hal 9000: Artificial intelligence computer aboard Discovery One spacecraft and antagonist of the groundbreaking science fiction film 2001: A Space Odyssey was a member of the Greys in the class of ‘91.
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