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

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

The list you're viewing contains graduates like Jennifer Love Hewitt and Mel Brooks.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Abraham Lincoln High School?” and “Which celebrities are Abraham Lincoln High School alumni?”
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Jennifer Love Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Singer-songwriter

Age: 40

Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States of America

Jennifer Love Hewitt (born February 21, 1979) is an American actress and singer. Hewitt began her career as a child actress and singer, appearing in national television commercials before ...more

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Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Television producer, Theatrical producer, Film Producer

Age: 92

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Mel Brooks (born Melvin Kaminsky, Yiddish: מעלווין קאמינסקי‎; June 28, 1926) is an American filmmaker, actor, comedian, and composer. He is known as a creator of broad film farces and comedic ...more

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Leona Helmsley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Businessperson, Real estate entrepreneur, Real Estate Broker

Age: Dec. at 87 (1920-2007)

Birthplace: Marbletown, New York

Leona Mindy Roberts Helmsley (July 4, 1920 – August 20, 2007) was an American businesswoman, known for her flamboyant personality and her reputation for tyrannical behavior, earning her the ...more

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John Forsythe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Film Producer, Actor

Age: Dec. at 92 (1918-2010)

Birthplace: Penns Grove, New Jersey, United States of America

John Forsythe (born January 29, 1918 – April 1, 2010) was an American stage, film/television actor, producer, narrator, drama teacher and philanthropist whose career spanned six decades. He also ...more
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Barbara Eden is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Actor, Singer

Age: 87

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Barbara Eden (born Barbara Jean Morehead, August 23, 1931) is an American film, stage, and television actress, and singer, best known for her starring role of "Jeannie" in the sitcom I ...more

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Neil Diamond is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Composer

Age: 78

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor. With 38 songs in the Top 10 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary charts, Diamond has sold more ...more

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Buddy Rich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader

Age: Dec. at 70 (1917-1987)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Bernard "Buddy" Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. He is considered one of the most influential drummers of all time and was known ...more

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Harvey Keitel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Film Producer, Actor

Age: 79

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

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Arthur Miller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Screenwriter, Essayist, Actor

Age: Dec. at 90 (1915-2005)

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

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Joseph Heller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Copywriter, Novelist, Screenwriter

Age: Dec. at 76 (1923-1999)

Birthplace: Coney Island, New York City, New York

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Nelson Figueroa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 44

Birthplace: New York City, New York

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Marv Albert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Announcer, Journalist, Actor

Age: 77

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

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Neil Sedaka is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Record producer, Songwriter, Musician

Age: 79

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

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Arthur Kornberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Chemist, Professor, Scientist

Age: Dec. at 89 (1918-2007)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Arthur Kornberg (March 3, 1918 – October 26, 2007) was an American biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959 for his discovery of "the mechanisms in the biological ...more
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Stephon Marbury is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 42

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

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Elizabeth Holtzman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 77

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

Elizabeth Holtzman (born August 11, 1941) is an American politician and former member of the United States House of Representatives. A Democrat, she represented New York's 16th congressional ...more
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Paul Berg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Chemist, Scientist

Age: 92

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Paul Berg (born June 30, 1926) is an American biochemist and professor emeritus at Stanford University. He was the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1980, along with Walter Gilbert ...more
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Raul Hilberg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Historian, Political scientist, Author

Age: Dec. at 81 (1926-2007)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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Louis Gossett, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 82

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

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Alex Steinweiss is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Graphic Designer, Artist

Age: Dec. at 94 (1917-2011)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Alexander "Alex" Steinweiss (March 24, 1917 – July 17, 2011) was a graphic design artist known for inventing album cover art.
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Jerome Karle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Chemist

Age: Dec. at 95 (1918-2013)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

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Jerry Ferrara is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 39

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

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Sebastian Telfair is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Basketball player, Actor

Age: 33

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

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Jess Stonestreet Jackson... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Winemaker, Breeder, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 81 (1930-2011)

Birthplace: California

Jess Stonestreet Jackson Jr. (February 18, 1930 – April 21, 2011) was an American wine entrepreneur, lawyer and self-made businessman. He started the Kendall-Jackson wine business with the ...more
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Vince Guaraldi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni
Jazz Pianist, Pianist, Musician

Age: Dec. at 48 (1928-1976)

Birthplace: California

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