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Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni

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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

Age: 52

Birthplace: Flushing, New York City, New York, United States of America

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 ...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

Age: 53

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

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 ...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

Age: 84

Birthplace: Harlem, 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 ...more
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Ronald Lauder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Businessperson

Age: 75

Birthplace: New 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 ...more
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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

Age: 76

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

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 ...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

Age: Dec. at 80 (1929-2009)

Birthplace: New 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
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Jerald Fishman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Businessperson

Age: Dec. 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. 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

Age: 60

Birthplace: Manhattan, 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 ...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

Age: 78

Birthplace: New 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
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Marilyn Hacker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Poet, Writer, Critic

Age: 76

Birthplace: New 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 ...more
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Bruce Ames is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Chemist, Professor

Age: 90

Birthplace: New 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
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Hugh David Politzer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Physicist

Age: 69

Birthplace: New 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
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James Kyson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 43

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

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 ...more
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Dominic Chianese is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Guitarist, Musician, Actor

Age: 88

Birthplace: New 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 ...more

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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

Age: 61

Birthplace: New York City, 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
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Martin Peretz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Editor, Journalist

Age: 80

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 ...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

Age: Dec. at 57 (1946-2003)

Birthplace: New 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
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Ben Shneiderman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Professor, Computer scientist

Age: 71

Birthplace: New 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
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Martin Hellman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Professor, Scientist, Cryptographer

Age: 73

Birthplace: New 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 ...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

Age: 87

Birthplace: New 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 ...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

Age: 91

Birthplace: New 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 ...more
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Richard J. Danzig is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Lawyer

Age: 74

Birthplace: New York City, 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
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Alan Grayson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Politician, Economist, Lawyer

Age: 60

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

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 ...more
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Steven Weinberg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Physicist, Professor, Scientist

Age: 85

Birthplace: New 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
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Kevin Phillips is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bronx High School Of Science Alumni
Commentator, Author, Strategist

Age: 78

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