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

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

List features Lawrence Taylor, Sandy Koufax and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Lafayette High School?” and “Which celebrities are Lafayette High School alumni?”
Larry King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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Larry King is an American television and radio host, actor, voice artist, and comedian whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and 10 Cable ACE Awards. He began as a local Florida journalist and radio interviewer in the 1950s and 1960s and became prominent as an all-night ...more

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Profession: Talk show host, Journalist, Radio personality, Actor Voice acting, + more

Age: 83

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Credits: Larry King Now^! Larry King Live^! We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story^! Larry King TNT Extra 3

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#38 on The All-Time Greatest Late Night Talk Show Hosts

#24 on Celebrity Death Pool 2016

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Lawrence Taylor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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Lawrence Julius Taylor, nicknamed "L.T.", is a Hall of Fame former American football player. Taylor played his entire professional career as a linebacker for the New York Giants in the National Football League. He is considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of football, and has ...more

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Profession: Actor, Sports commentator, American football player

Age: 58

Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia, United States of America

Credits: The Waterboy, When in Rome, LT: The Life & Times, Any Given Sunday

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#1 on The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

#5 on The Best Football Players Ever

#1 on The Greatest Linebackers of All Time

#1 on The Best New York Giants of All Time

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John Franco is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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John Anthony Franco is a former Major League Baseball left-handed relief pitcher. During a 21-year baseball career spanning 1984–2005, he pitched for three different National League teams, the Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets, and Houston Astros. His 1,119 career games pitched is an NL record, and is ...more

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Profession: Baseball player

Age: 56

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Credits: The Godfather: Part II, Some Like It Hot, The Great Escape, The Magnificent Seven

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#53 on The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time

#10 on The Greatest New York Mets of All Time

#94 on The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

#47 on The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

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Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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Sanford "Sandy" Koufax is a retired American baseball player. A left-handed pitcher, he played his entire Major League Baseball career for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, from 1955 to 1966. He retired at the peak of his career, and in 1972 became the youngest player ever elected to the Baseball ...more

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Profession: Baseball player

Age: 81

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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#17 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

#1 on The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

#35 on The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

#14 on The Greatest Left-Handed Athletes of All Time

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Ryan Howard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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Ryan Howard is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball. Howard stands 6 feet 4 inches and weighs 240 pounds. He bats and throws left-handed. Howard holds numerous MLB and Phillies' franchise records. Howard made his MLB debut in 2004. He ...more

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Profession: Baseball player

Age: 36

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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#10 on The Best Philadelphia Phillies of All Time

#78 on The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time

#40 on The Greatest First Basemen of All Time

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Ron Springs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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Ronald Edward "Ron" Springs was a professional American football running back, who played eight seasons in the NFL, for the Dallas Cowboys from 1979 to 1984, followed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1985–1986. He is the father of NFL cornerback Shawn Springs. He also played with Lawrence Taylor and ...more

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Profession: American football player

Age: Died at 55 (1956-2011)

Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia, United States of America

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#62 on The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

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Jim Varney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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James Albert "Jim" Varney, Jr. was an American actor, voice actor, comedian, and writer best known for his role as Ernest P. Worrell, who was used in numerous television commercial campaigns and movies, giving Varney fame worldwide and for playing Jed Clampett in the 1993 movie version of The ...more

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Profession: Comedian, Musician, Actor, Voice acting Writer

Age: Died at 51 (1949-2000)

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Credits: Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Ernest Saves Christmas Ernest Goes to Camp, + more

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Fran Striker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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Fran Striker was an American writer for radio and comics, best known for creating the Lone Ranger, Green Hornet, and Sgt. Preston of the Yukon characters. ...more

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Profession: Writer

Age: Died at 59 (1903-1962)

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Credits: The Lone Ranger, The Green Hornet, The Lone Ranger, The Green Hornet The Lone Ranger Rides Again, + more

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