Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni People

Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni

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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 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, USA
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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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    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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    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 Know?".more

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    • Profession: Actor, Singer, Presenter, Minister of religion
    • Age: 84
    • Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Black Bottom, Detroit
    • Credits: Dinosaur, Harlem Nights, Beauty Shop, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Chico and the Man, + more
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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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    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 muscle ...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, 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 Impulse!more

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    • Profession: Jazz Pianist, Sideman, Bandleader, Harpist, Composer, + more
    • Age: Died at 70 (1937-2007)
    • Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit
    • Credits: The Dancing Soul of the Walking People

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