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

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

Alumni include Bernard L. Madoff, Joyce Brothers and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Far Rockaway High School?” and “Which celebrities are Far Rockaway High School alumni?”
Bernard Madoff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Far Rockaway High School Alumni
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Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff is an American swindler convicted of fraud and a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of a Ponzi scheme that is considered to be the largest financial ...more

Profession: Investment broker, Businessperson, Investor, Stock broker, Financial adviser, + more

Age: 78

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

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Richard Feynman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Far Rockaway High School Alumni
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Richard Phillips Feynman, ForMemRS was an American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics. For his ...more

Profession: Physicist, Scientist

Age: Died at 70 (1918-1988)

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

Credits: Infinity, Genghis Blues, Anti-Clock

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Joyce Brothers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Far Rockaway High School Alumni
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Joyce Diane Brothers was an American psychologist, television personality and columnist, who wrote a daily newspaper advice column from 1960 to 2013. In 1955, she became the only woman ever to win the top prize on the American game show The $64,000 Question, answering questions on the topic of ...more

Profession: Psychologist, Actor, Writer

Age: Died at 86 (1927-2013)

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

Credits: The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, The King of Comedy, National Lampoon's Van Wilder, The Lonely Guy, Analyze That, + more

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Burton Richter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Far Rockaway High School Alumni
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Burton Richter is a Nobel Prize-winning American physicist. He led the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center team which co-discovered the J/ψ meson in 1974, alongside the Brookhaven National Laboratory team led by Samuel Ting. This discovery was part of the so-called November Revolution of particle ...more

Profession: Physicist

Age: 86

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

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