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

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

This list features graduates like Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Erasmus Hall High School?” and “Which celebrities are Erasmus Hall High School alumni?”
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Beverly Sills is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Actor, Singer
Beverly Sills was an American operatic soprano whose peak career was between the 1950s and 1970s. Although she sang a repertoire from Handel and Mozart to Puccini, Massenet and Verdi, she was ...more
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Billy Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Basketball Coach, Basketball player
William John "Billy" Cunningham is an American former professional basketball player and coach, who was nicknamed the Kangaroo Kid.
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Bobby Fischer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Professional Chess Player, Author
Robert James "Bobby" Fischer was an American chess prodigy, grandmaster, and the eleventh World Chess Champion. Many consider him the greatest chess player of all time. At age 13 ...more
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Sid Luckman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
American football player
Sidney "Sid" Luckman, was an American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League from 1939 to 1950. During his 12 seasons with the Bears he led them to ...more
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Jeff Barry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter
Jeff Barry is an American pop music songwriter, singer, and record producer. Among the most successful songs that he has co-written in his career are "Da Doo Ron Ron", "Then He ...more
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Waite Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Baseball player
Waite Charles Hoyt was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, one of the dominant pitchers of the 1920s, and the winningest pitcher for the New York Yankees during that ...more
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Aline MacMahon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Actor
Aline Laveen MacMahon was an American actress. Her career began on stage in 1921. She worked extensively in film and television until her retirement in 1975. She was nominated for an Academy ...more
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Carol Bruce is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Actor, Singer
Carol Bruce was an American band singer, Broadway star, and film and television actress. She was born Shirley Levy in Great Neck, New York to Beatrice and Harry Levy. She began her career as a ...more
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Eleanor Holm is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Actor, Swimmer
Eleanor G. Holm was an American competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist. She is best known for having been suspended from the 1936 Summer Olympics team after she attended a cocktail party ...more
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Samuel J. LeFrak is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Samuel J. LeFrak Businessperson
Samuel J. LeFrak was an American real estate tycoon. He was a noted landlord who chaired a private building firm, the LeFrak Organization. The LeFrak Organization was also ranked 45th on the ...more
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Marian Winters is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Actor
Marian Winters was an American actress of stage, film, and television.
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Daniel Mann is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Television director, Actor, Film Director
Daniel Mann, also known as Daniel Chugerman, was an American film and television director. Mann was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Helen and Samuel Chugerman, a lawyer. He was a stage ...more
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Rebecca Alpert is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Professor, Writer
Rabbi Rebecca Trachtenberg Alpert is an American professor in the Departments of Religion and Women's Studies at Temple University.
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Sam Rutigliano is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Coach
Sam Rutigliano is a former NFL and NCAA head football coach, and current television football analyst in Cleveland, Ohio for ABC affiliate WEWS channel 5.
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Walter Farley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Writer
Walter Farley was the son of Walter Patrick Farley and Isabelle "Belle" L. Farley. He was an American author, primarily of horse stories for children. Educated at Columbia, where he ...more
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Don McMahon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Baseball player
Donald John McMahon was a right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was signed by the Boston Braves before the 1950 season. He played for the Milwaukee ...more
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William Caunitz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
William Caunitz Novelist
William J. Caunitz was a New York City Police Department officer who used his own experiences to write best-selling thrillers. After serving in the United States Marine Corps, and working for an ...more
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Raymond Weinstein is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Raymond Weinstein
Raymond A. Weinstein is an American chess master from Brooklyn, New York, who was awarded the FIDE International Master title in 1962. He has been incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital since ...more
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Bernie Kopell is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Actor
Bernard Morton "Bernie" Kopell is an American character actor known for his roles as Siegfried in Get Smart from 1966 to 1969 and as Dr. Adam Bricker in ABC's The Love Boat from 1977
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Sonny Werblin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
David Abraham "Sonny" Werblin was a prominent entertainment industry executive and sports impresario who was an owner of the New York Jets, Chairman of Madison Square Gardens, and who ...more
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Mary Anderson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Mary Anderson Actor
Mary Anderson was an American actress, who appeared in 77 silent films between 1914 and 1923.
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Ned Irish is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Ned Irish
Edward S. "Ned" Irish was a basketball promoter and one of the key figures in popularizing professional basketball. He was the president of the New York Knicks from 1946 to 1974. He ...more
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Julius Blank is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Julius Blank Engineer
Julius Blank was a semiconductor pioneer and a member of the so-called "traitorous eight" associated with Nobel-winning physicist William Shockley.
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Sam Coslow is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Film Producer, Composer
Sam Coslow was an American songwriter, singer, film producer, publisher, and market analyst. Coslow was born in New York City. He began writing songs as a teenager. He contributed songs to ...more
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Steven Gaines is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni
Steven Gaines Writer
Steven Gaines is an American author, journalist, and Public Radio show host. His books include Philistines at the Hedgerow: Passion and Property in the Hamptons; The Sky’s the Limit: Passion and ...more