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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Cass Technical High School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Cass Technical High School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Cass Technical High School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Cass Technical High School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Cass Technical 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 Cass Technical High School.

Everything from Diana Ross to Lily Tomlin is included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Cass Technical High School?” and “Which celebrities are Cass Technical High School alumni?”
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Naima Mora is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni
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Naima Mora is an American fashion model and the winner of Cycle 4 of America's Next Top Model. ...more

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Profession: Fashion Model, Model

Age: 31

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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Lily Tomlin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni
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Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She has been a major force in American comedy since the late 1960s, when she began a career as a stand-up comedian and became a featured performer on television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. Tomlin's career has spanned ...more

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Profession: Comedian, Theatrical producer, Television producer, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Credits: I Heart Huckabees, Nine to Five, Nashville, The Magic School Bus

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#146 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#444 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#104 on The Funniest People of All Time

#114 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

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Diana Ross is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni
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Diana Patience Beverly Ross, relative of Robert Ross, was an English children's author and occasional and longtime resident of Shaw, near Melksham, in Wiltshire. A graduate of the Central School of Art in London, she also worked on sculpture and graphic arts and illustrated several of her own books ...more

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Profession: Illustrator, Writer

Age: Died at 90 (1910-2000)

Birthplace: Valletta

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#65 on The Best Pop Groups/Artists

#166 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#184 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#75 on The Best Singers of All Time

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Della Reese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni
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Delloreese Patricia Early, known professionally as Della Reese, is an American singer, actress, game show panelist of the 1970s, one-time talk-show hostess and ordained minister. She started her career in the 1950s as a gospel, pop and jazz singer, scoring a hit with her 1959 single "Don't You ...more

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Profession: Actor, Singer, Presenter, Minister of religion

Age: 84

Birthplace: Black Bottom, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Credits: Dinosaur, Harlem Nights, Beauty Shop, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Chico and the Man, + more

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#1179 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#380 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#44 on The Greatest Black Actresses of All Time

#43 on The Best African American Actors in Film

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Kwame Kilpatrick is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni
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Kwame Malik Kilpatrick is a former Michigan state representative and Democratic mayor of Detroit. He resigned as mayor after being convicted on felony counts, including perjury and obstruction of justice. Kilpatrick was sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty, and was released on ...more

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Profession: Politician, Author, Teacher

Age: 45

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Credits: Special Report with Bret Baier

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Ellen Burstyn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni
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Ellen Burstyn is an American actress. Her career began in theatre during the late 1950s, and over the next decade included several films and television series. Burstyn's performance in the acclaimed 1971 ensemble drama The Last Picture Show brought her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress ...more

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Profession: Model, Actor, Voice acting, Minister of religion

Age: 83

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Credits: Interstellar, Requiem for a Dream, The Exorcist, The Fountain

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#43 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#56 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#223 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#36 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

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John Zachary DeLorean was an American engineer and executive in the U.S. automobile industry, widely known for his work at General Motors and as founder of the DeLorean Motor Company. DeLorean designed a number of highly popular and iconic vehicles throughout his career, including the Pontiac GTO ...more

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Profession: Businessperson, Designer, Engineer

Age: Died at 80 (1925-2005)

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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Alice Coltrane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni
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Alice Coltrane, née McLeod was an American jazz pianist, organist, harpist, and composer, and the second wife of jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane. One of the few harpists in the history of jazz, she recorded many albums as a bandleader, beginning in the late 1960s and early 1970s for ...more

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Profession: Jazz Pianist, Sideman, Bandleader, Harpist Composer, + more

Age: Died at 70 (1937-2007)

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Credits: The Dancing Soul of the Walking People

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#13 on The Best Avant-garde Jazz Bands/Artists

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#61 on The Greatest Organists in Rock and Jazz History

#11 on Famous People Named Alice

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