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

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

Examples include Lauryn Hill and Elisabeth Shue.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Columbia High School?” and “Which celebrities are Columbia High School alumni?”

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Zach Braff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Zachary Israel "Zach" Braff is an American actor, director and screenwriter. Braff first became known in 2001 for his role as Dr. John Dorian on the television series Scrubs, for which ...more

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Chris Tucker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Stand-up comedian Christopher "Chris" Tucker is an American actor and comedian. He is known for playing the role of Smokey in Friday and as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Tucker ...more

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Roy Scheider is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Actor Roy Richard Scheider was an American actor and amateur boxer. He was best known for his leading roles as Police Chief Martin C. Brody in the first two Jaws movies, choreographer and film ...more

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Joel Silver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer Joel Silver is an American film producer, known for action films like Lethal Weapon, Die Hard and The Matrix trilogy. He is owner of Silver Pictures and co-founder of Dark Castle Entertainment. ...more

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Elisabeth Shue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Actor Elisabeth Judson Shue is an American actress, known for her roles in the films The Karate Kid, Adventures in Babysitting, Cocktail, Back to the Future Part II, Back to the Future Part III, ...more

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Lauryn Hill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper Lauryn Hill is an American singer–songwriter, rapper, producer, and actress. She is best known for being a member of the Fugees and for her solo album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Raised in ...more

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Andrew Shue is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Entrepreneur, Actor, Footballer Andrew Eppley Shue is an American actor, known for his role as Billy Campbell on the television series Melrose Place. He is on the Board of Directors for Do Something and is the co-founder of ...more

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Frank Langella is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Frank A. Langella, Jr. is an American stage and film actor. He has won three Tony Awards, two for Best Leading Actor in a Play for his performance as Richard Nixon in the play Frost/Nixon and ...more

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Ahmed Best is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Musician Ahmed Best is an American voice actor and musician. He rose to prominence in the 2000s for providing the voice of Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars franchise. He later turned to television, where ...more

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Mark David Chapman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Mark David Chapman is an American prison inmate who pleaded guilty to murdering John Lennon on December 8, 1980. Chapman shot Lennon outside The Dakota apartment building in New York City. ...more

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Hazel Clark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Hazel Mae Clark-Riley, née Hazel Mae Clark, is an American middle-distance runner who specializes in the 800 meters middle distance race. Clark was a member of the U.S. Olympic team in ...more

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Gwen Torrence is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Gwen Torrence is a retired American sprinter and Olympic gold medalist. She was born in Decatur, GA. She attended Columbia High School and the University of Georgia.

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Emily Davies is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Columbia High School Alumni
Emily Davies