Famous Berkeley High School Alumni People

Famous Berkeley High School Alumni

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List Criteria: People on this list must have gone to Berkeley High School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Berkeley High School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Berkeley High School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Berkeley High School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Berkeley High School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Berkeley High School.

The list you're viewing is made up of different graduates like Rebecca Romijn and Andy Samberg.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Berkeley High School?” and “Which celebrities are Berkeley High School alumni?”

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    Rebecca Alie Romijn is an American actress and former fashion model. She is best known for her role as Mystique in the X-Men films and Joan from The Punisher, both from Marvel Comics. She also had a recurring role as Alexis Meade on the television series Ugly Betty. During her marriage to actor John ...more

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    • Profession: Television producer, Fashion Model, Musician, Film Producer, Actor, + more
    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America
    • Credits: X-Men, X-Men: First Class, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men 2, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, + more
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    Cedric the Entertainer
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    Cedric Antonio Kyles, better known by the stage name Cedric the Entertainer, is an American actor, comedian, director, and game show host. He was originally the host on It's Showtime at the Apollo. He also hosted BET's ComicView during the 1993-1994 season and Def Comedy Jam in 1995. He is best known ...more

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    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: USA, Jefferson City, Missouri
    • Credits: Madagascar, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Ice Age, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, + more
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    Andy Samberg
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    David A. J. "Andy" Samberg is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He is a member of the comedy group The Lonely Island and was a cast member on Saturday Night Live, where he and his fellow group members have been credited with popularizing the SNL Digital Shorts. Samberg has starred in ...more

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    • Profession: Television director, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer, Actor, + more
    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: USA, California, Berkeley
    • Credits: Saturday Night Live, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Hotel Transylvania, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, + more
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    Thornton Wilder
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    Thornton Niven Wilder was an American playwright and novelist. He won three Pulitzer Prizes—for the novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey and for the two plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth—and a U.S. National Book Award for the novel The Eighth Day.more

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    • Profession: Novelist, Screenwriter, Playwright
    • Age: Died at 78 (1897-1975)
    • Birthplace: United States of America, Wisconsin, United States, with Territories, Area code 608, + more
    • Credits: Shadow of a Doubt, Hello, Dolly!, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, The Skin of Our Teeth, + more
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    Robert Culp
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    Robert Martin Culp was an American actor, screenwriter, voice actor and director, widely known for his work in television. Culp earned an international reputation for his role as Kelly Robinson on I Spy, the espionage series in which he and co-star Bill Cosby played a pair of secret agents. Prior to ...more

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    • Profession: Television director, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting
    • Age: Died at 80 (1930-2010)
    • Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States of America
    • Credits: Columbo, The Greatest American Hero, The Pelican Brief, I Spy, Spy Hard, + more
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    Ariel Schrag is an American cartoonist and television writer who achieved critical recognition at an unusually early age for her autobiographical comics.more

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    • Profession: Cartoonist, Writer
    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America
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    Joshua Redman is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. In 1991, he won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition.more

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    • Profession: Saxophonist, Musician, Bandleader, Composer
    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America
    • Credits: Blues Brothers 2000, Vanya on 42nd Street, Monterey Jazz Festival: 40 Legendary Years, Reading Rainbow: Music, Music, + more
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    Charlie Hunter
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    Charlie Hunter is an American guitarist, composer and bandleader. First coming to prominence in the early 1990s, Hunter has recorded 17 albums. Hunter plays custom-made seven and eight-string guitars, on which he simultaneously plays basslines, rhythm guitar, and solos. Critic Sean Westergaard describes ...more

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    • Profession: Guitarist, Bandleader, Composer
    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Rhode Island, United States of America
    • Credits: Charlie Hunter: Solo Inventions, The Charlie Hunter Quintet: Right Now Live
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    Robert George "Bobby" Seale is an American political activist. He is known for co-founding the Black Panther Party with Huey Newton.more

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    • Profession: Activist, Author, Mechanic, Social activist
    • Age: age 79
    • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America
    • Credits: Malcolm X, Berkeley in the Sixties, The Sixties: The Years That Shaped the Generation
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    Michael Ritchie
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    Michael Ritchie is a film director, producer and writermore

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    • Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Film Director
    • Age: Died at 63 (1938-2001)
    • Birthplace: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States of America
    • Credits: Cool Runnings, The Bad News Bears, Fletch, Wildcats, The Golden Child, + more
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    Julian Waterfall Pollack

    Julian Waterfall Pollack is an American pianist, composer, songwriter and producer associated with jazz, classical, and pop music. Pollack's work aims to blend and transcend genre while seeking a gestalt, or unifying element.more

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    • Age: age 27
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    Dior Lowhorn

    Dior Alexandros Lowhorn is an American basketball forward who plays for the Singapore Slingers in the ABL.more

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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
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    Pei-Yuan Wei

    Pei-Yuan Wei is the creator of ViolaWWW, the first popular graphical web browser. Pei-Yuan Wei was born in Taiwan. He graduated from Berkeley High School in 1986. He received his higher education at the University of California, Berkeley, and was a member of the student club, the eXperimental Computing ...more

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    • Birthplace: Taiwan, Taiwan
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    Bennett Friedman

    Bennett Friedman is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Friedman attended Berkeley High School, Boston's Berklee College of Music, and San Francisco State University, where he was awarded a Master's Degree in Music. In addition to actively performing, Friedman is a well known music educator in the San ...more

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