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Famous Birmingham High School Alumni

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

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

Alumni include Sally Field, Terry Gilliam and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Birmingham High School?” and “Which celebrities are Birmingham High School alumni?”
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Sally Field is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States of America

Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden ...more

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Cindy Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Actor

Age: 71

Birthplace: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Cynthia Jane "Cindy" Williams (born August 22, 1947) is an American actress best known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the television sitcom Laverne & Shirley (1976–1982).

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Michael Milken is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Banker

Age: 72

Birthplace: Encino, California

Michael Robert Milken (born July 4, 1946) is an American convicted felon, financier and philanthropist. He is noted for his role in the development of the market for high-yield bonds ("junk ...more
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Tia Mowry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Television producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 40

Birthplace: Gelnhausen, Germany

Tia Dashon Mowry-Hardrict (born July 6, 1978) is an American actress. She first gained recognition for her starring role as Tia Landry in the sitcom Sister, Sister (1994–1999), opposite her ...more

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Jermaine Jackson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Bassist, Record producer, Musician

Age: 64

Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America

Jermaine La Jaune Jackson (born December 11, 1954) is an American singer, songwriter, bass guitarist, and member of the Jackson family. He was a member of The Jackson Five, a singing group ...more

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Tamera Mowry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Tamera Mowry Television producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 40

Birthplace: Gelnhausen, Germany

Tamera Darvette Mowry-Housley (; née Mowry, born July 6, 1978) is an American actress. She first gained fame for her teen role as Tamera Campbell on the ABC/WB sitcom Sister, Sister ...more

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Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 32

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

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Michael Ovitz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Talent agent, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

Age: 72

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Michael Steven Ovitz (born December 14, 1946) is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He was a talent agent who co-founded Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in 1975 and served as ...more
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Terry Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 78

Birthplace: Area code 218, Minneapolis, Area code 612, United States of America, United States, + more

Terrence Vance Gilliam (; born 22 November 1940) is an American-born British screenwriter, film director, animator, actor, comedian and former member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. Gilliam ...more

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Linda Lingle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Publisher, Politician

Age: 65

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

Linda Lingle (née Cutter; June 4, 1953) is an American politician, who was the sixth governor of Hawaii from 2002 until 2010. She was the first Republican governor of Hawaii since 1962. ...more
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Daniel Pearl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Journalist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 39 (1963-2002)

Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey

Daniel Pearl (October 10, 1963 – February 1, 2002) was an American journalist for The Wall Street Journal. He was kidnapped and later beheaded by terrorists in Pakistan. Pearl was working as the ...more
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Robert Newman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Actor

Age: 60

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Robert Newman (born June 27, 1958) is an American actor, primarily appearing on television.
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Bobby Sherman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Actor, Singer

Age: 75

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, USA

Robert Cabot Sherman Jr. (born July 22, 1943) is an American singer, actor and occasional songwriter, who became a popular teen idol in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He had a series of ...more

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Kevin Kleinberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Actor

Age: 35

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Keith Richman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Birmingham High School Alumni
Keith Richman

Age: Dec. at 57 (1953-2010)

Birthplace: Syracuse, New York

Keith Stuart Richman (November 21, 1953 – July 30, 2010) was a California Republican politician. From 2000 to 2006, he served in the California State Assembly representing the 38th Assembly ...more