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Famous Berkeley High School Alumni

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different graduates like Rebecca Romijn and Andy Samberg.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Berkeley High School?” and “Which celebrities are Berkeley High School alumni?”
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Rebecca Romijn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Television producer, Fashion Model, Musician

Age: 46

Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America

Rebecca Alie Romijn ( roh-MAYN; Dutch: [roːˈmɛin]; born November 6, 1972) is an American actress and former model. She is known for her role as Mystique in the trilogy of the X-Men film series, ...more

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Andy Samberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Musician

Age: 40

Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America

David A.J. "Andy" Samberg (born August 18, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician. He is a member of the comedy music group The Lonely Island and was a ...more

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Thornton Wilder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter, Playwright

Age: Dec. at 78 (1897-1975)

Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin

Thornton Niven Wilder (April 17, 1897 – December 7, 1975) was an American playwright and novelist. He won three Pulitzer Prizes—for the novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and for the plays Our ...more

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Robert Culp is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Television director, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: Dec. at 80 (1930-2010)

Birthplace: Oakland, USA, California

Robert Martin Culp (August 16, 1930 – March 24, 2010) was an American actor, screenwriter, voice actor, and director, widely known for his work in television. Culp earned an international ...more

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Ariel Schrag is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Cartoonist, Writer

Age: 39

Birthplace: Berkeley, California

Ariel Schrag (born December 29, 1979) is an American cartoonist and television writer who achieved critical recognition at an early age for her autobiographical comics.
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Joshua Redman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Saxophonist, Musician, Bandleader

Age: 50

Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America

Joshua Redman (born February 1, 1969) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. In 1991, he won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition.

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Charlie Hunter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Guitarist, Bandleader, Composer

Age: 51

Birthplace: Rhode Island, United States of America

Charlie Hunter (born May 23, 1967) is an American guitarist, composer, and bandleader. First coming to prominence in the early 1990s, Hunter plays custom-made seven- and eight-string guitars on ...more
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Bobby Seale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Activist, Author, Mechanic

Age: 82

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Robert George Seale (born October 22, 1936) is an American political activist. He and fellow activist Huey P. Newton co-founded the Black Panther Party.
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Michael Ritchie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Film Director

Age: Dec. at 63 (1938-2001)

Birthplace: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States of America

Michael Brunswick Ritchie (November 28, 1938 – April 16, 2001) was an American film director of films with comical or satirical leanings, such as The Candidate and Smile. He scored commercial ...more
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Julian Waterfall Pollack... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Julian Waterfall Pollack

Age: 30

Julian Waterfall Pollack (born June 28, 1988) is an American pianist, composer, songwriter, and record producer associated with jazz, classical, and pop music.
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Dior Lowhorn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Dior Lowhorn

Age: 31

Birthplace: California

Dior Alexandros Lowhorn (born in April 15, 1987) is an American professional basketball player. He now plays for Satria Muda Pertamina of the Indonesian Basketball League (IBL). He played ...more
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Pei-Yuan Wei is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Pei-Yuan Wei

Birthplace: Taiwan, Taiwan

Pei-Yuan Wei (Chinese: 魏培源; pinyin: Wèi Péiyuán) is the creator of ViolaWWW, the first popular graphical web browser.
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Bennett Friedman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Berkeley High School Alumni
Bennett Friedman
Bennett Friedman is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Friedman attended Berkeley High School, Boston's Berklee College of Music, and San Francisco State University, where he was awarded a ...more