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Famous Brooklyn Technical High School Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Brooklyn Technical High School and be of some renown.

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

Alumni range from Talib Kweli to Richard Matheson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Brooklyn Technical High School?” and “Which celebrities are Brooklyn Technical High School alumni?”
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  • 1

    Robert Anton Wilson

    Novelist, Psychologist

    AgeDec. at 75 (1932-2007)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

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    Lou Ferrigno

    Bodybuilder, Actor

    Age68

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Louis Jude Ferrigno (; born November 9, 1951) is an American actor, fitness trainer, fitness...  more

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  • 3

    Frederik Pohl

    Editor, Literary agent

    AgeDec. at 94 (1919-2013)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Frederik George Pohl Jr. (; November 26, 1919 – September 2, 2013) was an American...  more
  • 4

    Arno Allan Penzias

    Physicist, Scientist

    Age87

    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    GenderMale

    Arno Allan Penzias (; born April 26, 1933) is an American physicist, radio astronomer and...  more
  • 5

    Karol J. Bobko

    Pilot, Astronaut

    Age82

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    GenderMale

    Karol Joseph "Bo" Bobko (born December 23, 1937), (Col, USAF, Ret.), is an American aerospace...  more
  • 6

    Al Lerner

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur

    AgeDec. at 69 (1933-2002)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Alfred "Al" Lerner (May 8, 1933 – October 23, 2002) was an American businessman and...  more
  • 7

    Talib Kweli

    Poet, Rapper

    Age44

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Talib Kweli Greene (; born October 3, 1975) is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and activist....  more

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  • 8

    Richard Matheson

    Novelist, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 87 (1926-2013)

    BirthplaceAllendale, New Jersey, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Richard Burton Matheson (February 20, 1926 – June 23, 2013) was an American author and...  more

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  • 9

    Harry Chapin

    Arranger, Songwriter

    AgeDec. at 39 (1942-1981)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter,...  more

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  • 10

    Lorenzo Charles

    Basketball player

    AgeDec. at 48 (1963-2011)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    GenderMale

    Lorenzo Emile Charles (November 25, 1963 – June 27, 2011) was an American college and...  more
  • 11

    Warren Adler

    Novelist, Author

    Age92

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    GenderMale

    Warren Adler is an American author who has written forty books, 12 of which he went on to sell...  more
  • 12

    Conrad McRae

    Basketball player

    AgeDec. at 29 (1971-2000)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    GenderMale

    Conrad Bastien McRae (January 11, 1971 – July 10, 2000) was an American professional...  more
  • 13

    Jack Maggerty

  • 14
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  • 15

    Leonard Riggio

    Businessperson

    Age79

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    GenderMale

    Leonard S. Riggio (born February 28, 1941) is an American businessman and entrepreneur. He...  more
  • 16

    David Rosand

    David Rosand (September 6, 1938 – August 8, 2014) was an American art historian, university...  more
  • 17
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  • 18

    John A. Catsimatidis

    Businessperson

    Age72

    BirthplaceGreece

    GenderMale

    John A. Catsimatidis (born September 7, 1948) is an American billionaire businessman and radio...  more
  • 19
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  • 20

    L. Londell McMillan

    L. Londell McMillan (born in 1966 in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York) is an American...  more