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Famous Erasmus Hall High School Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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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    Barbra Streisand

    Television director, Television producer
    Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, and...  more

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    Barbara Stanwyck

    Fashion Model, Actor
    Barbara Stanwyck (born Ruby Catherine Stevens; July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an...  more

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  • 3

    Mae West

    Pin-up girl, Comedian
    Mary Jane "Mae" West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer,...  more

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  • 4

    Arthur Laurents

    Theatre Director, Screenwriter
    Arthur Laurents (July 14, 1917 – May 5, 2011) was an American playwright, stage director and...  more
  • 5

    Al Davis

    Businessperson, Coach
    Allen Davis (July 4, 1929 – October 8, 2011) was an American football coach and executive. He...  more
  • 6

    Neil Diamond

    Singer-songwriter, Actor
    Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and...  more

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    Dorothy Kilgallen

    Journalist, Screenwriter
    Dorothy Mae Kilgallen (July 3, 1913 – November 8, 1965) was an American journalist and...  more
  • 8

    Norma Talmadge

    Film Producer, Actor
    Norma Marie Talmadge (May 2, 1894 – December 24, 1957) was an American actress and film...  more
  • 9

    Barbara McClintock

    Geneticist, Scientist
    Barbara McClintock (June 16, 1902 – September 2, 1992) was an American scientist and...  more
  • 10

    Lainie Kazan

    Actor, Singer
    Lainie Kazan (born May 15, 1940) is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for the...  more
  • 11

    Mickey Spillane

    Novelist, Author
    Frank Morrison Spillane (; March 9, 1918 – July 17, 2006), better known as Mickey Spillane,...  more
  • 12

    Jeff Chandler

    Actor, Singer
    Jeff Chandler (born Ira Grossel; December 15, 1918 – June 17, 1961) was an American actor,...  more

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    Louis Begley

    Louis Begley (born October 6, 1933) is a Polish-born Jewish American novelist. He is best...  more
  • 14

    Jerry Reinsdorf

    Businessperson, Lawyer
    Jerry M. Reinsdorf (born February 25, 1936) is a CPA, lawyer and an owner of the NBA's Chicago...  more
  • 15

    Betty Comden

    Librettist, Screenwriter
    Betty Comden was one-half of the musical-comedy duo Comden and Green, who provided lyrics,...  more
  • 16

    Bernard Malamud

    Novelist, Author
    Bernard Malamud (April 26, 1914 – March 18, 1986) was an American novelist and short story...  more
  • 17

    Joseph Barbera

    Storyboard Artist, Film Score Composer
    Joseph Roland Barbera ( bar-BAIR-ə, BAR-bər-ə, Italian: [barˈbɛːra]; March 24, 1911 – December...  more
  • 18

    Norm Drucker

    Basketball Official
    Norm Drucker (July 4, 1920 – February 6, 2015) was a major influence in professional...  more
  • 19

    Moe Howard

    Comedian, Screenwriter
    Moses Harry Horwitz (June 19, 1897 – May 4, 1975), known professionally as Moe Howard, was an...  more

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    Eric Kandel

    Psychiatrist, Professor
    Eric Richard Kandel (German: [ˈkandəl]; born November 7, 1929) is an Austrian-American medical...  more
  • 21

    Kedar Massenburg

    Record producer, Entrepreneur
    William "Kedar" Massenburg (born 1963) is an American record producer and record label...  more
  • 22

    Bob Arum

    Businessperson, Promoter
    Robert Arum (born December 8, 1931) is an American lawyer, boxing promoter and businessman. He...  more
  • 23

    Elaine de Kooning

    Painter, Artist
    Elaine Marie Catherine de Kooning (Dutch: [də ˈkoːnɪŋ], née Fried; March 12, 1918 – February...  more
  • 24

    Robert Silverberg

    Editor, Novelist
    Robert Silverberg (born January 15, 1935) is an American author and editor, best known for...  more

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    Roger Kahn

    Editor, Journalist
    Roger Kahn (born October 31, 1927) is an American author, best known for his 1972 baseball...  more