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

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

This list below has a variety of graduates, like Maggie Siff and Jon Favreau, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Bronx High School of Science?” and “Which celebrities are Bronx High School of Science alumni?”

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Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Television director, Comedian, Television producer Jonathan Kolia "Jon" Favreau is an American actor, director, screenwriter, voice artist, and comedian. As an actor, he is best known for his roles in Rudy, Swingers, Very Bad Things, ...more

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Jon Cryer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter Jonathan Niven "Jon" Cryer is an American actor, screenwriter, film director, and film producer. Born into a show business family, Cryer made his motion picture debut as a teenaged ...more

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Leonard Kleinrock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Professor, Inventor, Computer scientist Leonard Kleinrock is an American engineer and computer scientist. A computer science professor at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, he made several important ...more

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Ronald Lauder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Businessperson Ronald Steven Lauder is an American businessman, art collector, philanthropist, and political activist.

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Samuel R. Delany is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Editor, Literary critic, Educator Samuel Ray Delany, Jr., Chip Delany to his friends, is an American author, professor and literary critic. His work includes fiction, memoir, criticism, and essays on sexuality and society. His ...more

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William Safire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Speechwriter, Journalist, Author William Lewis Safire was an American author, columnist, journalist, and presidential speechwriter. He was perhaps best known as a long-time syndicated political columnist for the New York Times ...more

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Jerald Fishman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Businessperson Jerald G. Fishman is President and Chief Executive Officer of Analog Devices, headquartered near Boston in Norwood, Massachusetts. He is also a member of the company's Board of Directors. Mr. ...more

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Astrophysicist, Author, Actor Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose ...more

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Leslie Lamport is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Mathematician, Computer scientist Leslie B. Lamport is an American computer scientist. Lamport is best known for his seminal work in distributed systems and as the initial developer of the document preparation system LaTeX. ...more

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Marilyn Hacker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Poet, Writer, Critic Marilyn Hacker is an American poet, translator and critic. She is Professor of English at the City College of New York. Her books of poetry include Presentation Piece, which won the National ...more

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Bruce Ames is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Chemist, Professor Bruce Nathan Ames is an American biochemist. He is a professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and a senior scientist at Children's Hospital ...more

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Hugh David Politzer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Physicist Hugh David Politzer is an American theoretical physicist at the California Institute of Technology. He shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics with David Gross and Frank Wilczek for their ...more

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James Kyson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Actor, Voice acting James Kyson is a South Korean-born American actor best known for portraying the Japanese character Ando Masahashi on the NBC television series Heroes.

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Dominic Chianese is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Guitarist, Musician, Actor Dominic Chianese is an American actor, singer, and musician. He is best known for his role as Corrado "Junior" Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos.

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Paul Provenza is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer Paul Provenza is an actor, comedian, filmmaker, and self-professed skeptic based in Los Angeles.

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Martin Peretz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Editor, Journalist Martin H. "Marty" Peretz is an American publisher. Formerly an assistant professor at Harvard University, he purchased The New Republic in 1974 and took editorial control soon ...more

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Eliot Wald is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Television producer, Screenwriter Eliot Wald was a comedy writer who worked for The Second City improv group in Chicago and for Saturday Night Live before turning to movies. He and a partner, Andrew Kurtzman, wrote scripts for ...more

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Ben Shneiderman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Professor, Computer scientist Ben Shneiderman is an American computer scientist, and professor of computer science at the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland, College Park. He ...more

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Martin Hellman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Professor, Scientist, Cryptographer Martin Edward Hellman is an American cryptologist, and is best known for his invention of public key cryptography in cooperation with Whitfield Diffie and Ralph Merkle. Hellman is a long-time ...more

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Michael I. Sovern is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Educator, Writer Michael Ira Sovern was the 17th president of Columbia University. He is currently the Chancellor Kent Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. He is a noted legal scholar of Labor Law and an ...more

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Marvin Minsky is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Professor, Computer scientist, Scientist Marvin Lee Minsky is an American cognitive scientist in the field of artificial intelligence, co-founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's AI laboratory, and author of several texts ...more

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Richard J. Danzig is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Lawyer Richard Jeffrey Danzig is an American lawyer who served as the 71st Secretary of the Navy under President Bill Clinton. He served as an advisor to President Barack Obama during his presidential ...more

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Alan Grayson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Politician, Economist, Lawyer Alan Grayson appeared in the 2006 film Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers.

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Steven Weinberg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Physicist, Professor, Scientist Steven Weinberg is an American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics for his contributions with Abdus Salam and Sheldon Glashow to the unification of the weak force and ...more

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Kevin Phillips is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Commentator, Author, Strategist Kevin Price Phillips is an American writer and commentator on politics, economics, and history. Formerly a Republican Party strategist before becoming an Independent, Phillips became disaffected ...more

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Russell Alan Hulse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Physicist, Astronomer Russell Alan Hulse is an American physicist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, shared with his thesis advisor Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., "for the discovery of a new type of pulsar, a ...more

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Dava Sobel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Author, Science writer Dava Sobel is a writer of popular expositions of scientific topics. Her book Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love was nominated for the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for ...more

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Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor Bobby Darin was an American singer, songwriter, and actor of film and television. He performed in a range of music genres, including pop, rock'n'roll, folk, and country. He started as a ...more

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E. L. Doctorow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Editor, Professor, Novelist Edgar Lawrence "E. L." Doctorow is an American author. He is known internationally for his unique works of historical fiction.

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William Taubman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Historian, Political scientist, Author William Chase Taubman is an American political scientist. His biography of Nikita Khrushchev won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 2004 and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography ...more

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Robert Moog is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Businessperson, Inventor Robert Arthur "Bob" Moog, founder of Moog Music, was an American pioneer of electronic music, best known as the inventor of the Moog synthesizer. Moog's innovative electronic design is ...more

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Majora Carter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Businessperson, Urban Revitalization Strategist Majora Carter is an urban revitalization strategist and public radio host, from the South Bronx area of New York City. Carter founded the non-profit environmental justice solutions corporation ...more

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Sheldon Lee Glashow is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Physicist, Scientist Sheldon Lee Glashow is a Nobel Prize winning American theoretical physicist. He is the Metcalf Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Boston University and Higgins Professor of Physics, ...more

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Richard Price is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Journalist, Television producer, Novelist Richard Price is an American novelist and screenwriter, known for the books The Wanderers, Clockers and Lush Life.

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Michael Kay is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Announcer, Sports commentator Michael Neil Kay is the television play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees, host of Centerstage on the YES Network, and the host of The Michael Kay Show heard on WEPN-FM in New York ...more

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Barry Mazur is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Mathematician Barry Charles Mazur is an American mathematician and a Gerhard Gade University Professor at Harvard University.

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Gregory Chaitin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Mathematician, Computer scientist Gregory John Chaitin is an Argentine-American mathematician and computer scientist. Beginning in the late 1960s, Chaitin made contributions to algorithmic information theory and metamathematics, ...more

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Leon Cooper is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Physicist Leon N Cooper is an American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, who with John Bardeen and John Robert Schrieffer, developed the BCS theory of superconductivity. He is also the namesake of the ...more

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Roy J. Glauber is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Physicist, Professor, Scientist Roy Jay Glauber is an American theoretical physicist. He is the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University and Adjunct Professor of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona. ...more

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John Liu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Politician John Chun Liu is a New York City politician, who previously served as the 43rd New York City Comptroller from January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2013. He was also a candidate in the 2013 New York ...more

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Stokely Carmichael is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Political Activist, Writer Kwame Touré, once known as Stokely Carmichael, was a Trinidadian-American revolutionary active in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, and later, the global Pan-African movement. Growing up ...more

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Donald L. Ritter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Politician, Scientist Donald Lawrence "Don" Ritter was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. He represented Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district in the Lehigh ...more

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Frank Rosenblatt is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Psychologist Frank Rosenblatt was born on July 11, 1928, in New Rochelle, New York as son of Dr. Frank and Katherine Rosenblatt. After graduating from The Bronx High School of Science in 1946, he attended ...more

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Norman Spinrad is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Novelist, Author, Essayist Norman Richard Spinrad is an American science fiction author, essayist, and critic. His fiction has won the Prix Apollo and been nominated for numerous awards, including the Hugo Award and ...more

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Harold Brown is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Politician, Physicist Board member of Philip Morris. Making Columbia University proud. Harold Brown, American scientist, was U.S. Secretary of Defense from 1977 to 1981 in the cabinet of President Jimmy Carter. He ...more

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Melvin Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Physicist Melvin Schwartz was an American physicist. He shared the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics with Leon M. Lederman and Jack Steinberger for their development of the neutrino beam method and their ...more

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Anthony W. Marx is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Anthony W. Marx is the current president and CEO of the New York Public Library in July 2011, succeeding Paul LeClerc. Marx is the former president of Amherst College, in Amherst, Massachusetts. ...more

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Jonah Falcon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Actor, Writer Jonah Cardeli Falcon is an American actor and writer. He came to national attention in the early 2000s for his large penis, reported in many publications as being the largest in the world at ...more

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Stuart A. Rice is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Physicist, Chemist, Scientist Stuart Alan Rice is an American theoretical chemist and physical chemist. He is well known as a theoretical chemist who also does experimental research, having spent much of his career working ...more

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Daphne Maxwell Reid is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Actor Daphne Maxwell Reid is an American actress. She is best known for her role as the second Vivian Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1993 until 1996.