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Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1

    Jon Favreau

    Television director, Comedian


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Flushing

    Jonathan Favreau (; born October 19, 1966) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He is known for his work with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, directing and starring as Happy...  more

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  • 2

    Jon Cryer

    Television director, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Alternative NameJon Cryer

    Jonathan Niven Cryer (born April 16, 1965) is an American actor, comedian and television director. Born into a show business family, Cryer made his motion picture debut as a teenaged photographer in...  more

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  • 3

    Leonard Kleinrock

    Professor, Inventor


    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York

    Leonard Kleinrock (born June 13, 1934) is an American computer scientist. A professor at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, he made several important contributions to the...  more
  • 4

    Ronald Lauder



    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Ronald Steven Lauder (born February 26, 1944) is an American businessman, art collector, and political activist. He is an heir to the Estée Lauder Companies, and the president of the World Jewish...  more
  • 5

    Samuel R. Delany

    Editor, Literary critic


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Samuel R. Delany (; born April 1, 1942), Chip Delany to his friends, is an African-American author and literary critic. His work includes fiction (especially science fiction), memoir, criticism and...  more

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  • 6

    William Safire

    Speechwriter, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 80 (1929-2009)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    William Lewis Safir (December 17, 1929 – September 27, 2009), better known as William Safire (), was an American author, columnist, journalist, and presidential speechwriter. He was a long-time...  more
  • 7

    Jerald Fishman


    AgeDec. at 68 (1945-2013)

    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. ...  more
  • 8

    Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Astrophysicist, Author


    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Neil deGrasse Tyson (; born October 5, 1958) is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the...  more

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  • 9

    Leslie Lamport

    Mathematician, Computer scientist


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Leslie B. Lamport (born February 7, 1941) is an American computer scientist. Lamport is best known for his seminal work in distributed systems, and as the initial developer of the document...  more
  • 10

    Marilyn Hacker

    Poet, Writer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Marilyn Hacker (born November 27, 1942) is an American poet, translator and critic. She is Professor of English emerita at the City College of New York. Her books of poetry include Presentation Piece...  more
  • 11

    Bruce Ames

    Chemist, Professor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Bruce Nathan Ames (born December 16, 1928) is an American biochemist. He is a professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, and a senior...  more
  • 12


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Hugh David Politzer (; born August 31, 1949) is an American theoretical physicist at the California Institute of Technology. He shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics with David Gross and Frank...  more
  • 13

    James Kyson

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Alternative NameJames Kyson, James Lee

    James Kyson (born December 13, 1975) is an American actor best known for his television work. One of his best known roles was Ando Masahashi on the NBC television series Heroes, and he has also made...  more
  • 14

    Dominic Chianese

    Guitarist, Musician


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Dominic Chianese (born February 24, 1931) is an American actor, singer, and musician. He is best known for his role as Corrado "Junior" Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos, and Johnny Ola in The...  more

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  • 15

    Paul Provenza

    Comedian, Television producer


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    Paul Provenza (born July 31, 1957) is a television presenter, actor, actor on stage, radio panelist, stand-up comedian, filmmaker, and skeptic based in Los Angeles. He has appeared on several...  more
  • 16

    Martin Peretz

    Editor, Journalist


    Martin H. "Marty" Peretz (; born December 6, 1938) is an American publisher. Formerly an assistant professor at Harvard University, he purchased The New Republic in 1974 and assumed editorial control...  more
  • 17

    Eliot Wald

    Television producer, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 57 (1946-2003)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Eliot Wald (February 10, 1946 - July 12, 2003) 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,...  more
  • 18

    Ben Shneiderman

    Professor, Computer scientist


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Ben Shneiderman (born August 21, 1947) is an American computer scientist, a Distinguished University Professor in the University of Maryland Department of Computer Science, which is part of the...  more
  • 19

    Martin Hellman

    Professor, Scientist


    BirthplaceNew York

    Martin Edward Hellman (born October 2, 1945) is an American cryptologist, best known for his invention of public key cryptography in cooperation with Whitfield Diffie and Ralph Merkle. Hellman is a...  more
  • 20

    Michael I. Sovern

    Educator, Writer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Michael Ira Sovern (born December 1, 1931) 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...  more
  • 21

    Marvin Minsky

    Professor, Computer scientist


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Marvin Lee Minsky (August 9, 1927 – January 24, 2016) was an American cognitive scientist concerned largely with research of artificial intelligence (AI), co-founder of the Massachusetts Institute of...  more
  • 22


    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Richard Jeffrey Danzig (born September 8, 1944) 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...  more
  • 23

    Alan Grayson

    Politician, Economist


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Alan Mark Grayson (born March 13, 1958) is an American politician who was the United States Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district and a member of the Democratic Party. He previously...  more
  • 24

    Steven Weinberg

    Physicist, Professor


    BirthplaceNew York, United States of America

    Steven Weinberg (; born May 3, 1933) 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...  more
  • 25

    Kevin Phillips

    Commentator, Author


    Kevin Price Phillips (born November 30, 1940) is an American writer and commentator on politics, economics, and history. Formerly a Republican Party strategist before becoming an Independent,...  more