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Famous George Washington High School Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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 Garner1

    Jennifer Garner

    Spokesperson, Businessperson


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Jonny Fairplay2
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  • Danny Glover3

    Danny Glover

    Activist, Television producer


    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Danny Lebern Glover (; born July 22, 1946) is an American actor, film director, and political... more on Wikipedia

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  • Maya Angelou4

    Maya Angelou

    Poet, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 86 (1928-2014)

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Johnny Mathis5

    Johnny Mathis

    Songwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceGilmer, Texas, USA

    John Royce Mathis (born September 30, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter of popular music.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Manny Ramírez6

    Manny Ramírez

    Baseball player, Athlete


    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

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  • Edwin Newman7

    Edwin Newman

    Journalist, Newsreader

    AgeDec. at 91 (1919-2010)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Edwin Harold Newman (January 25, 1919 – August 13, 2010) was an American newscaster,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Chauncey Billups8

    Chauncey Billups

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

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  • Richard Lui9

    Richard Lui

    Journalist, TV Journalist
    Richard Lui (born c. 1972) is an American journalist and news anchor for MSNBC and NBC News.... more on Wikipedia
  • Sam Trammell10


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    Sam Trammell (born January 29, 1969) is an American actor, known for his role as Sam Merlotte... more on Wikipedia
  • Ann Magnuson11

    Ann Magnuson

    Performer, Musician


    BirthplaceUSA, West Virginia, Charleston

    Ann Magnuson (born January 4, 1956) is an American actress, performance artist, and nightclub... more on Wikipedia
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    Phillip Burton

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    Madeleine Bordallo

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    Katherine Pool

    Caterer, Homemaker


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  • Marcio Lassiter15

    Marcio Lassiter

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  • David Wilson16

    David Wilson

    American football player



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  • 17

    Gene Brown

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