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

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

Items on this list include Marisa Tomei and Adam Yauch.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Edward R. Murrow High School?” and “Which celebrities are Edward R. Murrow High School alumni?”
Marisa Tomei is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Edward R. Murrow High School Alumni
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Marisa Tomei is an American and Italian actress and producer. In a career spanning three decades, she had initial success in movies as a young actress, followed by a series of unsuccessful movies, then a resurgence with a series of universally acclaimed performances and films. Eventually, she was ...more

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Age: 52

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Credits: The Wrestler, The Lincoln Lawyer, Crazy, Stupid, Love, + more

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#78 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#44 on The Best Actresses Working Today

#11 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#50 on The Best Female Broadway Stars of the 21st Century

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Jean-Michel Basquiat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Edward R. Murrow High School Alumni
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Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American artist, musician, and producer. He first achieved notoriety as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti group who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side of Manhattan during the late 1970s where the hip hop, post-punk and street art ...more

Profession: Street artist, Painter, Poet, Musician, Music Producer, + more

Age: Died at 28 (1960-1988)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Credits: Downtown 81

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Darren Aronofsky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Edward R. Murrow High School Alumni
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Darren Aronofsky is an American film director, screenwriter and film producer. He has received acclaim for his often surreal, disturbing films and has been noted for frequent collaborations with cinematographer Matthew Libatique, film editor Andrew Weisblum and composer Clint Mansell. His films have ...more

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

Age: 48

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Credits: Requiem for a Dream, Pi, The Fountain, Black Swan

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#66 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#96 on The Greatest Auteurs in Film History

#17 on The Most Overrated Directors of All Time

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Adam Yauch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Edward R. Murrow High School Alumni
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Adam Nathaniel Yauch was an American rapper, musician, film director, and human rights activist. He was best known as a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys. He was frequently known by his stage name, MCA, and sometimes worked under the pseudonym Nathanial Hörnblowér. Yauch founded ...more

Profession: Film Distributor, Songwriter, Rapper, Musician, Film Producer, + more

Age: Died at 48 (1964-2012)

Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

Credits: Star Trek, Iron Man 2, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Horrible Bosses

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#20 on The Greatest Rappers Who Are Already Dead

#12 on Rappers with the Best Vocabulary, Ranked

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