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Famous East High School Alumni

Updated May 31, 2019 11.4k views15 items

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates in it, like Harrison Ford and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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

    Comedian, Singer-songwriter

    AgeDec. at 57 (1895-1952)

    BirthplaceWichita, Kansas, United States of America


    Hattie McDaniel (June 10, 1893 – October 26, 1952) was an American stage actress, professional...  more

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    #108 of 831 The Best Actresses In Film History#43 of 223 The Greatest Black Actresses Of All Time

  • 2

    Jake Garn

    Pilot, Politician


    BirthplaceRichfield, Utah, United States of America


    Edwin Jacob "Jake" Garn (born October 12, 1932) is an American astronaut, politician, and...  more
  • 3

    Pam Grier

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceWinston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America


    Pamela Suzette Grier (born May 26, 1949) is an American actress. Grier became known in the...  more

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    #155 of 170 The All-Time Greatest Action Stars#74 of 100 The Best Hispanic & Latina Actresses

  • 4

    Elizabeth Smart

    Elizabeth Ann Gilmour (née Smart; born November 3, 1987) is an American child safety activist...  more
  • 5

    Don Cheadle

    Television producer, Film Producer


    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, United States of America


    Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. (; born November 29, 1964) is an American actor, author, director,...  more

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    #80 of 264 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today#175 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History

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    Lance Collin Allred (born February 2, 1981) is the first legally-deaf player in NBA history,...  more
  • 7

    Jack Swigert

    Politician, Astronaut

    AgeDec. at 51 (1931-1982)

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America


    John Leonard Swigert Jr. (August 30, 1931 – December 27, 1982) was an American test pilot,...  more
  • 8

    Chic Harley

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 80 (1894-1974)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois


    Charles William "Chic" Harley (September 15, 1894 – April 21, 1974) was one of the outstanding...  more
  • 9

    Bob Davidson



    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois


    Robert Allan Davidson (born August 3, 1952) is a former umpire in Major League Baseball (MLB)....  more
  • 10


    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado


    David Oliver (born April 24, 1982), is a retired American hurdling athlete. As a professional...  more
  • 11

    Rick Rickert

    Rick Rickert (born February 11, 1983) is an American former professional basketball player. He...  more
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    Chris Romer

    Chris Romer (born 1959) is a former politician of the U.S. state of Colorado. Elected to the...  more
  • 13

    Lester Harrison

    Lester Harrison (August 20, 1904 – December 23, 1997) was an American professional basketball...  more
  • 14
    Derek Forbort (born March 4, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently...  more
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    BirthplaceSalt Lake City, Utah


    Herbert Wells Wilkinson (born December 13, 1923) is an American former college basketball...  more