CMU Alumni in Holiday Movies


This holiday season, look no further than some of Carnegie Mellon's fantastically talented alumni to help you get in the spirit of holiday cheer. We've put together a short list of our favorite holiday movies featuring members of our community to make your winter merry and bright.

Stop by the Hunt Library Circulation Desk on the first floor and the Video Collection room located on the second floor to check out these and other holiday movies.

James Cromwell (CFA 1964)

"Prancer: A Christmas Tale" (2022) Role: Bud

"Prancer: A Christmas Tale" (2022) Role: Bud

Holly Hunter (BFA, 1980)

Holly Hunter in "Home for the Holidays"

"Home for the Holidays" (1995) Role: Claudia Larson

Katy Mixon (BFA, 2003)

Katy Mixon in "Four Christmases"

"Four Christmases" (2008) Role: Susan

Josh Gad (BFA, 2003)

Josh Gad in "Frozen"

"Frozen" (2013), "Frozen II" (2019) Role: Olaf

Bud Yorkin (ENG 1948, HON 2006)

"The Andy Williams Christmas Show" TV Show (1967) | Role: Director

"The Andy Williams Christmas Show" (1967) Role: Director

William Atherton (BFA, 1969)

William Atherton in "Die Hard"

"Die Hard" (1988) Role: Richard Thornburg

Lourdes Benedicto (BFA)

Lourdes Benedicto in "Silver Bells"

"Silver Bells" (2005) Role: Lizzie

Sonia Manzano (1972)

Sonia Manzano in "Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas"

"Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas" (1996) Role: Maria

Phylicia Rashad (Honorary Doctorate)

Phylicia Rashad in "Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey"

"Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey" (2020) Role: Grandmother Journey Jangle

Michael Keaton (ETC Visiting Scholar, 2014)

Michael Keaton in "Batman Returns"

"Batman Returns" (1992) Role: Batman / Bruce Wayne

Feature image from "Frozen" (2013)