Famous Forest Hills High School Alumni

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

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

Everything from Art Garfunkel to Jerry Springer is included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Forest Hills High School?” and “Which celebrities are Forest Hills High School alumni?”
Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Forest Hills High School Alumni
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Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel is a Grammy Award-winning American singer and Golden Globe-nominated actor best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel. Highlights of his solo music career include a top 10 hit, three top 20 hits, six top 40 hits, 14 Adult Contemporary top 30 singles, five Adult Contemporary number ones, two UK number ones and a People's Choice Award. Through his solo and collaborative work, Garfunkel has earned six Grammys, including the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1990, he and former musical partner Simon were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 77

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

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Bob Keeshan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Forest Hills High School Alumni
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Robert James "Bob" Keeshan was an American television producer and actor. He is most notable as the title character of the children's television program Captain Kangaroo, which became an icon for millions of people during its 30-year run from 1955 to 1984. Keeshan also played the original "Clarabell the Clown" on the Howdy Doody television program. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 77 (1927-2004)

Birthplace: USA, New York, Lynbrook

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George Low is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Forest Hills High School Alumni
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George Michael Low was a NASA administrator and 14th President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 58 (1926-1984)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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Jack Lew is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Forest Hills High School Alumni
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Jacob Joseph "Jack" Lew is an American government administrator and attorney who is the 76th and current United States Secretary of the Treasury, serving since 2013. He served as the 25th White House Chief of Staff from 2012 to 2013. Lew previously served as Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Clinton and Obama Administrations, and is a member of the Democratic Party. Born in New York City, Lew received his A.B. from Harvard College and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Lew began his career as a legislative assistant to Representative Joe Moakley and as a senior policy adviser to former House Speaker Tip O'Neill. Lew then worked as an attorney in private ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

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

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