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Famous Abraham Lincoln High School Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1

    Jennifer Love Hewitt

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceWaco, Texas, United States of America

    Alternative NameJennifer Love Hewitt, Love Hewitt, Jennifer Hewitt

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  • 2

    Mel Brooks

    Television producer, Theatrical producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Alternative NameMelvin Brooks

    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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  • 3

    Leona Helmsley

    Businessperson, Real estate entrepreneur

    AgeDec. at 87 (1920-2007)

    BirthplaceMarbletown, 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 nickname...  more

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  • 4

    John Forsythe

    Film Producer, Actor

    AgeDec. at 92 (1918-2010)

    BirthplacePenn's Grove, New Jersey, USA

    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
  • 5

    Barbara Eden

    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceTucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • 6

    Neil Diamond

    Singer-songwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

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  • 7

    Buddy Rich

    Songwriter, Musician

    AgeDec. at 70 (1917-1987)

    BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

    Alternative NameBuddy Rich

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  • 8

    Harvey Keitel

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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  • 9

    Arthur Miller

    Screenwriter, Essayist

    AgeDec. at 90 (1915-2005)

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York, USA

    Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright, essayist, and a controversial figure in the twentieth-century American theater. Among his most popular plays are...  more

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  • 10

    Joseph Heller

    Copywriter, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 76 (1923-1999)

    BirthplaceConey Island, New York City, New York

    Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923 – December 12, 1999) was an American author of novels, short stories, plays, and screenplays. His best-known work is the novel Catch-22, a satire on war and bureaucracy,...  more

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  • 11

    Nelson Figueroa

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

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  • 12

    Marv Albert

    Announcer, Journalist


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Marv Albert (born Marvin Philip Aufrichtig; June 12, 1941) is an American sportscaster. Honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, he is commonly referred to as "the voice of...  more

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  • 13

    Neil Sedaka

    Record producer, Songwriter


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939) is an American pop singer, pianist, composer and record producer. Since his music career began in 1957 as a short-lived founding member of the Tokens, he has sold...  more

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  • 14

    Arthur Kornberg

    Chemist, Professor

    AgeDec. at 89 (1918-2007)

    BirthplaceNew 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 synthesis...  more
  • 15

    Stephon Marbury

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceConey Island, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Stephon Xavier Marbury (born February 20, 1977) is an American former basketball player. He was selected out of Georgia Tech by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 4th overall pick in the 1996 NBA draft,...  more

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  • 16

    Elizabeth Holtzman

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    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 district...  more
  • 17

    Paul Berg

    Chemist, Scientist


    BirthplaceNew 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 and...  more
  • 18

    Raul Hilberg

    Historian, Political scientist

    AgeDec. at 81 (1926-2007)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Raul Hilberg (June 2, 1926 – August 4, 2007) was an Austrian-born Jewish-American political scientist and historian. He was widely considered to be the world's preeminent scholar of the Holocaust,...  more
  • 19

    Louis Gossett, Jr.

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Louis Cameron Gossett Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor. He is best known for his Academy Award winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, and...  more

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  • 20

    Alex Steinweiss

    Graphic Designer, Artist

    AgeDec. at 94 (1917-2011)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Alexander "Alex" Steinweiss (March 24, 1917 – July 17, 2011) was a graphic design artist known for inventing album cover art....  more
  • 21

    AgeDec. at 95 (1918-2013)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Jerome Karle (born Jerome Karfunkle; June 18, 1918 – June 6, 2013) was an American physical chemist. Jointly with Herbert A. Hauptman, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1985, for the...  more
  • 22

    Jerry Ferrara

    Television producer, Film Producer


    BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

    Alternative NameJerry Ferrara

    Jerry Charles Ferrara (born November 25, 1979) is an American actor, known for his work as Turtle on the HBO comedy series Entourage, and currently starring on the STARZ drama series Power as Joe...  more
  • 23

    Sebastian Telfair

    Basketball player, Actor


    BirthplaceConey Island, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Sebastian Telfair (born June 9, 1985) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the NBA and the Chinese Basketball Association. Telfair was picked thirteenth overall in the...  more
  • 24

    AgeDec. at 81 (1930-2011)


    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 family's...  more
  • 25

    Vince Guaraldi

    Jazz Pianist, Pianist

    AgeDec. at 48 (1928-1976)


    Vincent Anthony Guaraldi (July 17, 1928 – February 6, 1976), born Vincent Anthony Dellaglio, was an American jazz pianist noted for his innovative compositions and arrangements and for composing...  more