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Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni

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

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

This list contains graduates like Norah Jones and Erykah Badu.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Booker T. Washington High School?” and “Which celebrities are Booker T. Washington High School alumni?”
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Amber Valletta is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Spokesperson, Model, Actor

Age: 45

Birthplace: Arizona, Phoenix, USA

Amber Evangeline Valletta (born February 9, 1974) is an American fashion model and actress. She began her career as a fashion model, landing her first of sixteen American Vogue covers at the age ...more
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Erykah Badu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 47

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Erica Abi Wright (born February 26, 1971), known professionally as Erykah Badu (), is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Badu's career began after opening a show for ...more

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Wayman Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Bassist, Basketball player, Musician

Age: Dec. at 45 (1964-2009)

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

Wayman Lawrence Tisdale (June 9, 1964 – May 15, 2009) was an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and a smooth jazz bass guitarist. A three-time ...more

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Dan Piraro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Cartoonist

Age: 61

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri

Daniel Charles Piraro (born 1958) is a painter, illustrator, and cartoonist best known for his syndicated cartoon panel Bizarro. Piraro's cartoons have been reprinted in 16 book collections (as ...more
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John Hope Franklin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Historian, Professor, Author

Age: Dec. at 94 (1915-2009)

Birthplace: Rentiesville, Oklahoma, United States of America

John Hope Franklin (January 2, 1915 – March 25, 2009) was an American historian of the United States and former president of Phi Beta Kappa, the Organization of American Historians, the American ...more
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R. W. McQuarters is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
American football player

Age: 42

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Robert William McQuarters, II (born December 21, 1976) is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played ...more
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Bruce Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
American football player

Age: 52

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Bruce Bernard Smith (born June 18, 1963) is a former American football defensive end for the Buffalo Bills and the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was a member of the ...more

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Heather Langenkamp is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Composer

Age: 54

Birthplace: USA, Oklahoma, Tulsa

Heather Elizabeth Anderson (née Langenkamp; born July 17, 1964) is an American actress, producer, and prosthetic makeup coordinator. She began her career as an extra in the Francis Ford ...more

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Mark Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Mark Jay Anderson (born May 26, 1983) is a former American football defensive end. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more
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Rufus Thomas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Comedian, Disc jockey, Singer

Age: Dec. at 84 (1917-2001)

Birthplace: Cayce, Mississippi, United States of America

Rufus C. Thomas, Jr. (March 26, 1917 – December 15, 2001) was an American rhythm-and-blues, funk, soul and blues singer, songwriter, dancer, DJ and comic entertainer from Memphis, Tennessee. He ...more
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Felix Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
American football player

Age: 31

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

Felix Jones, Jr. (born May 8, 1987) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at ...more
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Daniel H. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Roboticist, Author, Writer

Age: 40

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

Daniel H. Wilson (born March 6, 1978) is a New York Times best-selling author, television host and robotics engineer. He currently resides in Portland, Oregon. His books include the ...more
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Quentin Chaney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Quentin Chaney

Age: 33

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Tom Sewell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 56

Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida

Tom Sewell (born March 11, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in Pensacola, Florida and a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, Sewell played collegiately ...more
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Kenny Monday is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni

Age: 57

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Kenny Dale Monday (born November 25, 1961 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an Olympic gold medalist and three-time All-American wrestler from Oklahoma State University. He began wrestling at age six at a ...more
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Richard Dumas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 49

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Richard Wayne Dumas (born May 19, 1969) is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he is the son of former American Basketball Association player Rich Dumas.
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Grover C. Robinson IV is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
Grover C. Robinson IV

Age: 49

Birthplace: Florida, United States of America

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Garrick McGee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
American Football coach

Age: 45

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Garrick Ladell McGee (born April 6, 1973) is an American football coach and former player. McGee has previously been the head coach at UAB, offensive coordinator at Northwestern University, the ...more
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L.D. Britt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni

Birthplace: Suffolk, Virginia

L.D. Britt FACS, FCCM is an American physician and is the Brickhouse Professor of Surgery at the Eastern Virginia Medical School, former President of the American College of Surgeons, and former ...more