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

You can rank all of these graduates, from Burt Lancaster to Tracy Morgan.

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

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Tracy Morgan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter
Tracy Jamal Morgan is an American actor and comedian best known for his eight seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for his role as Tracy Jordan in the comedy series 30 Rock. He ...more

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James Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Activist, Poet, Novelist
James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son, explore palpable yet unspoken intricacies of ...more

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Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Comic book creator, Editor, Television Show Host
Stan Lee was an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, media producer, television host, actor, and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. In collaboration with several artists, ...more

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Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Fashion designer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur
Ralph Lauren, pronounced Loor-en is an American fashion designer, philanthropist, and business executive, best known for the Ralph Lauren Corporation clothing company, a global ...more

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Robert Klein is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter
Robert Klein is an American stand-up comedian, singer and actor.

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Ace Frehley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician
Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehley is an American musician best known as the former lead guitarist and founding member of the rock band Kiss. He took on the persona of the "Spaceman" ...more

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Burt Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Salesman, Soldier, Film Producer
Burton Stephen "Burt" Lancaster was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes, and distinctive smile. After initially building his career on "tough ...more

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Countee Cullen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Writer
Countee Cullen was an African-American poet who was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

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George Cukor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Film Director
George Dewey Cukor was an American film director. He mainly concentrated on comedies and literary adaptations. His career flourished at RKO when David O. Selznick, the studio's Head of ...more

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Bill Graham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Impresario, Businessperson, Soldier
Bill Graham was an American impresario and rock concert promoter from the 1960s until his death in 1991 in a helicopter crash. He fled from Germany and, in 1941, from France to escape the ...more

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Don Adams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Television director, Comedian, Screenwriter
Don Adams was an American actor, comedian and director. In his five decades on television, he was best known as Maxwell Smart in the television situation comedy Get Smart, which he also ...more

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Neil Simon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Lyricist
Marvin Neil Simon was an American playwright, screenwriter and author. He wrote more than 30 plays and nearly the same number of movie screenplays, mostly adaptations of his plays. He received ...more

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Martin Balsam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Actor
Martin Henry Balsam was an American actor. He is known for his role as Archie Bunker's business partner Murray Klein in the sitcom Archie Bunker's Place from 1979-1982, his Oscar-winning role as ...more

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Sherwood Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer
Sherwood Charles Schwartz was an American television producer. He worked on radio shows in the 1940s, and created the television series Gilligan's Island on CBS and The Brady Bunch on ABC. On ...more

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Bernard Herrmann is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Composer
Bernard Herrmann was an American composer known for his work in motion pictures. An Academy Award-winner, Herrmann is particularly known for his collaborations with director Alfred Hitchcock, ...more

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Gil Scott-Heron is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Poet, Songwriter
Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and '80s. His collaborative ...more

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Garry Marshall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
Garry Kent Marshall is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His notable credits include creating Happy Days and its various spinoffs, developing Neil Simon's 1965 play The Odd ...more

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Paddy Chayefsky is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Novelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Sidney Aaron "Paddy" Chayefsky was an American playwright, screenwriter and novelist. He is the only person to have won three solo Academy Awards for Best Screenplay. He was considered ...more

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Judd Hirsch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Actor
Judd Seymore Hirsch is an American actor known for playing Alex Rieger on the television comedy series Taxi, John Lacey on the NBC series Dear John, and Alan Eppes on the CBS series Numb3rs. He ...more

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Richard Condon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter
Richard Thomas Condon was a prolific and popular American political novelist whose satiric works were generally presented in the form of thrillers or semi-thrillers. More than being particularly ...more

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Paul Milstein is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Paul Milstein Businessperson
Paul Milstein was a real estate developer and philanthropist.

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Don Lane is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Talk show host, Actor, Singer
Morton Donald Isaacson, known professionally as "Don Lane", was a Gold Logie winning American-born talk show host and singer. Lane became best known for his television career in ...more

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Will Eisner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Novelist, Cartoonist, Writer
William Erwin "Will" Eisner was an American cartoonist, writer, and entrepreneur. He was one of the earliest cartoonists to work in the American comic book industry, and his series The ...more

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Charles B. Rangel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Politician, Attorney at law, Lawyer
Charles Bernard "Charlie" Rangel is the U.S. Representative for New York's 13th congressional district. A member of the Democratic Party, he is the second-longest currently serving ...more

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Bob Kane is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous DeWitt Clinton High School Alumni
Penciller, Screenwriter, Cartoonist
Bob Kane was an American comic book artist, who with the belatedly credited Bill Finger created the DC Comics superhero Batman. He was inducted into the comic-book industry's Jack Kirby Hall of ...more