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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Jennifer Garner and Chauncey Billups.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to George Washington High School?” and “Which celebrities are George Washington High School alumni?”
Jennifer Garner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous George Washington High School Alumni
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Jennifer Anne Garner (born April 17, 1972) is an Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe- and SAG Award-winning American actress. She is best known for her role as CIA agent Sydney Bristow on TV's Alias. Garner was born in Texas, the daughter of Patricia Ann (ne English), an English teacher from Oklahoma, ...more

Profession: Spokesperson, Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, + more

Age: 44

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Credits: Dallas Buyers Club, Alias, Juno, Daredevil

Also Ranked

#76 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#39 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#58 on The Best Living American Actresses

#61 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Jonny Fairplay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous George Washington High School Alumni
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Jon Dalton, more commonly known as Jonny Fairplay, is a reality TV participant and former art consultant from Danville, Virginia. He came in third place as a competitor on the reality TV show Survivor: Pearl Islands. He also appeared in the sixteenth season of Survivor, Survivor: Micronesia, and was ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Credits: Survivor, Kill Reality, Impact Wrestling, I Love the New Millennium, The Scorned, + more

Also Ranked

#42 on The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Played

#10 on The Funniest Survivor Castaways

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Danny Glover is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous George Washington High School Alumni
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Daniel Lebern "Danny" Glover is an American actor, film director and political activist. Glover is well known for his roles as Mr. Albert Johnson in The Color Purple, Michael Harrigan in Predator 2, corrupt cop James McFee in Witness, Detective Sergeant Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon film ...more

Profession: Activist, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Age: 70

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Credits: Lethal Weapon, Saw, Shooter, The Color Purple

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#17 on The Best African American Actors in Film

#93 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

#62 on The All-Time Greatest Action Stars

#10 on The Greatest Black Actors in Film History

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Maya Angelou is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous George Washington High School Alumni
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Maya Angelou was an American author, poet, dancer, actress, and singer. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more than 50 ...more

Profession: Poet, Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, + more

Age: Died at 86 (1928-2014)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Credits: Good Hair, As Seen Through These Eyes, The Richard Pryor Special?, Song for Cesar

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#89 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#20 on The Best Female Authors of All Time

#10 on The Best Female Celebrity Role Models

#2 on The Best Female Poets of All Time

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