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Famous Canterbury High School Alumni

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

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

List ranges from Paris Hilton to John F. Kennedy and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Canterbury High School?” and “Which celebrities are Canterbury High School alumni?”
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    Fashion designer, Businessperson


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American media personality, businesswoman, socialite, model, singer, actress, fashion designer, and DJ. Hilton is a great-granddaughter of Conrad...  more

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    Politician, Military Officer

    AgeDec. at 46 (1917-1963)

    BirthplaceUSA, Massachussetts, Brookline

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by initials JFK and Jack, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January...  more

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    Politician, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 95 (1915-2011)

    BirthplaceWestminster, Maryland, United States of America

    Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. (; November 9, 1915 – January 18, 2011) was an American diplomat, politician and activist. As the husband of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, he was part of the Kennedy family....  more
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    Scholar, Professor

    AgeDec. at 83 (1904-1987)

    BirthplaceWhite Plains, New York, USA

    Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American Professor of Literature at Sarah Lawrence College who worked in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work...  more
  • 5
    Acting Coach, Actor


    BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada

    Emma-Rose Taylor-Isherwood (born April 27, 1987 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian actress. She played the roles of Mona Parker in the TV series Mona the Vampire and Josie Trent in the...  more
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    Comedian, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

    Jessica Holmes (born August 29, 1973) is a Canadian comedian and actress. She is best known for her work with the Royal Canadian Air Farce, which she joined in 2003, after starring in her own show,...  more
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    Politician, Keyboard player


    Peter Ernest Hume (born June 19, 1963) was a city councillor in the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He represented Alta Vista Ward in the south end of the city. He was considered by some to have...  more
  • 8
    Ice Hockey Player


    BirthplaceNorth York, Toronto, Canada

    Gary R. Roberts (born May 23, 1966) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes, Toronto...  more
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    Michael Anthony Peca (born March 26, 1974) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Vancouver Canucks, Buffalo Sabres, New York...  more
  • 10
    Musician, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceManchester, England, UK

    Raoul Bhaneja (Hindi: रौल भनेजा; born 6 June 1974) is an English-Canadian actor, musician, writer and producer. ...  more
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    Alyn Daniel McCauley (born May 29, 1977) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for ten years with the Toronto Maple Leafs, San Jose...  more
  • 12
    Shean Patrick Donovan (born January 22, 1975) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. Donovan played in 951 games with seven National Hockey League (NHL) clubs during a career...  more
  • 13
    Record producer, Guitarist


    Richard Reed Parry (born October 4, 1977) is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, best known as a core member of the Grammy Award-winning indie rock band Arcade Fire, where he plays...  more
  • 14
    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceHalifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada

    Ty Olsson (born January 28, 1974) is a Canadian actor and voice actor. He is best known for his role as the voice of Ord in PBS Kids animated children's series Dragon Tales, and for portraying real...  more
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    Moira J. Moore is a Canadian fantasy author....  more
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    BirthplaceEdison, New Jersey, United States of America

    Frank Christopher Guinta (born September 26, 1970) is an American businessman and politician who represented New Hampshire's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives...  more
  • 17
    Screenwriter, Writer



    Martin Gero (born 1977) is a Canadian screenwriter and co-executive producer for Stargate Atlantis and the creator of Blindspot. Born in Switzerland, Gero spent much of his childhood in Ottawa,...  more
  • 18
    Businessperson, Investment Banker


    BirthplaceDanbury, Connecticut

    James B. Lee Jr., commonly known as Jimmy, is an investment banker, notable for his role in the development of the leveraged finance markets in the U.S. in the 1980s. Lee is widely credited as the...  more
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    Matthew Edison is a Canadian actor. A great-, great-, great-grand-nephew of Thomas Edison, he has appeared in the television series At The Hotel and A Nero Wolfe Mystery, and in various television...  more
  • 21
    Actor, Writer


    BirthplaceOttawa, Ontario, Canada

    Penelope Anne Corrin (born 28 November 1975) is a Canadian actress and writer. Corrin was born in Ottawa, Ontario. She was seen nationally on CBC Television's Royal Canadian Air Farce comedy...  more