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List Rules People on this list must have gone to George W. Hewlett High School and be of some renown.

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

This is a list that includes graduates like Edward Burns and Tony Kornheiser.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to George W. Hewlett High School?” and “Which celebrities are George W. Hewlett High School alumni?”
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Donna Karan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: 70

Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York City, New York

Donna Karan (born Donna Ivy Faske; October 2, 1948), also known as "DK", is an American fashion designer and the creator of the Donna Karan New York and DKNY clothing labels.

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Edward Burns is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 51

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

Edward Fitzgerald Burns (born January 29, 1968) is an American actor, producer, writer, and director best known for appearing in several films including Saving Private Ryan (1998), 15 Minutes ...more

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Ross Bleckner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Actor, Artist

Age: 69

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

Ross Bleckner (born May 12, 1949) is an American artist. He currently lives and works in New York City. His artistic focus is on painting, and he held his first solo exhibition in 1975. Some of ...more
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Seth Rudetsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Journalist, Musician, Screenwriter

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

Seth Dennis Rudetsky (born February 28, 1967) is an American musician, actor, writer, and radio host. He currently is the host of Seth's Big Fat Broadway and Seth Speaks on Sirius/XM Satellite ...more
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Stuart Weitzman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: 77

Stuart A. Weitzman is an American designer, entrepreneur and founder of the eponymous international, high-end shoe company, Stuart Weitzman.

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Alan Zweibel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Television producer, Screenwriter, Author

Age: 68

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

Alan Zweibel (born May 20, 1950) is an American producer and writer who has worked on such productions as Saturday Night Live, PBS' Great Performances, and It's Garry Shandling's Show.

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Tony Kornheiser is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Commentator, Announcer, Journalist

Age: 70

Birthplace: Lynbrook, New York, United States of America

Anthony Irwin Kornheiser (; born July 13, 1948) is a former sportswriter and columnist, as well as a podcast and television talk show host and restaurateur. He is best known for his endeavors in ...more
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Louise Glück is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Poet

Age: 75

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Louise Elisabeth Glück (born April 22, 1943) is an American poet. She was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2003, after serving as a Special ...more
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Jim Steinman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Record producer, Lyricist, Composer

Age: 71

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

James Richard Steinman (born November 1, 1947) is an American composer, lyricist, record producer, and playwright. He has also worked as an arranger, pianist and singer. His work has included ...more
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Howard Deutch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Television director, Film Director

Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Howard Deutch (born September 14, 1950) is an American film and television director who worked in collaboration with filmmaker John Hughes, directing two of Hughes's best-known screenplays, ...more
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Rande Gerber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Model

Age: 56

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Rande Gerber is an American entertainment industry businessman and former model. He founded nightlife companies Midnight Oil and the Gerber Group. A bar and nightlife industry entrepreneur, his ...more
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Carolyn Gusoff is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist

Age: 56

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

Carolyn Gusoff (born February 15, 1963) is an American television news reporter and author. Gusoff is working as a Long Island reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City. Prior to that, she spent ...more
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Jeffrey M. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Scientist

Age: 64

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Jeffrey M. Friedman (born July 20, 1954) is a molecular geneticist at New York City's Rockefeller University and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His discovery of the ...more
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Lisa Glasberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Journalist, Radio personality, Actor

Age: 62

Birthplace: Woodmere, New York, United States of America

Lisa Glasberg (born June 6, 1956), better known as Lisa G, is an American radio news personality. She currently is employed by iHeartRadio's WOR-AM in New York City.

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Barbara Gaines is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Television producer

Age: 61

Birthplace: Hewlett, New York, United States of America

Barbara Gaines, a 1975 graduate of George W. Hewlett High School and 1979 graduate of Ithaca College with a BA in educational television, was Executive Producer of the Late Show with David ...more
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David M. Israel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Television producer, Screenwriter
David Michael Israel is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning television producer and writer as well as a former sportscaster for the New York Mets. ("Before moving to Los Angeles from New ...more
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Jonathan Tiomkin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni

Age: 39

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Jonathan Tiomkin (known as "Jon"; born July 12, 1979, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American Olympic foil fencer.
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Debra Drimmer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Debra Drimmer

Age: 56

Debra Drimmer, more commonly known as Debbie Drimmer, (born ca. 1963, Brooklyn, New York) was formerly Vice President of Talent at Comedy Central from March 1996 until March 2004.
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Bruce Murray is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Bruce Murray

Age: 56

Bruce Murray is an American sports radio personality and the host of a daily radio show on SiriusXM's NFL Radio. Murray is the host of the "SiriusXM Blitz", heard Monday through Friday ...more
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Jane Friedman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Jane Friedman Businessperson
Jane Friedman is the Co-Founder of Open Road Integrated Media, which sells and markets ebooks. She was the President and Chief Executive Officer of HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide, one of the ...more
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John DiResta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Comedian, Actor

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

John DiResta is an American former New York Transit police officer turned comedian, frycook, and actor.
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Max Seibald is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Max Seibald

Birthplace: Hewlett, New York

Maxwell (Max) Oren Seibald (born August 14, 1987) is a professional lacrosse player for the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse. He plays midfield position. He graduated in 2009 from Cornell ...more
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Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Ken O'Brien
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Joe Sobel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous George W. Hewlett High School Alumni
Joe Sobel

Age: 73

Dr. Joseph P. "Joe" Sobel (born October 16, 1945), a meteorologist, is a native of New York City, New York, USA, and a graduate of George W. Hewlett High School on Long Island. He ...more