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

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

Everything from Diana Ross to Lily Tomlin is included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Cass Technical High School?” and “Which celebrities are Cass Technical High School alumni?”
Naima Mora is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni
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Naima Mora is an American fashion model and the winner of Cycle 4 of America's Next Top Model. ...more

Age: 34

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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Lily Tomlin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni
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Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She has been a major force in American comedy since the late 1960s, when she began a career as a stand-up comedian and became a featured performer on television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. Tomlin's career has spanned television, comedy recordings, Broadway, and motion pictures. She has starred in such films as Nashville, 9 to 5, All of Me, The Beverly Hillbillies, Orange County, and I Heart Huckabees. Her notable television roles include Laugh-In as a cast member from 1970–73, Ms. Frizzle on The Magic School Bus, Kay Carter-Shepley on Murphy Brown, Deborah Fiderer on The West Wing, and Lillie Mae MacKenzie on ...more

Age: 78

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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#98 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

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Diana Ross is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni
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Diana Patience Beverly Ross, relative of Robert Ross, was an English children's author and occasional and longtime resident of Shaw, near Melksham, in Wiltshire. A graduate of the Central School of Art in London, she also worked on sculpture and graphic arts and illustrated several of her own books under the name of her cat, Gri. ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1910-2000)

Birthplace: Valletta

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#83 on The Best Singers of All Time

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#90 on The Best Pop Artists of the 1980s

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Della Reese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cass Technical High School Alumni
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Delloreese Patricia Early, known professionally as Della Reese, is an American singer, actress, game show panelist of the 1970s, one-time talk-show hostess and ordained minister. She started her career in the 1950s as a gospel, pop and jazz singer, scoring a hit with her 1959 single "Don't You Know?". In the late 1960s, she had hosted her own talk show, Della, which ran for 197 episodes. Through four decades of acting, she is best known for playing Tess, the lead role on the 1994–2003 television show Touched by an Angel. In more recent times, she became an ordained New Thought minister in the Understanding Principles for Better Living Church in Los Angeles, California. ...more

Age: 86

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Black Bottom, Detroit

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