Famous Grant High School Alumni

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

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

List is made up of graduates like Tom Selleck and Gilbert Arenas.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Grant High School?” and “Which celebrities are Grant High School alumni?”
Tom Selleck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Grant High School Alumni
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Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, film producer, and California Army National Guard veteran. He is most known for starring as private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988), as Peter Mitchell in Three Men and a Baby, and as NYPD Commissioner Frank Reagan in Blue Bloods on CBS since 2010. Selleck also had a recurring role as Lance White, the likeable and naive partner of Jim Rockford (played by James Garner) on The Rockford Files and also played Police Chief Jesse Stone in a series of made-for-TV movies based on Robert B. Parker novels. Selleck has appeared in more than 50 film and television roles since Magnum, P.I., ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 74

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

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Sally Struthers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Grant High School Alumni
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Sally Anne Struthers (born July 28, 1947) is an American actress, spokeswoman and activist. She played the roles of Gloria Stivic, the daughter of Archie and Edith Bunker (played by Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton) on All in the Family, for which she won two Emmy awards, and Babette on Gilmore Girls. She was the voice of Charlene Sinclair on the ABC sitcom Dinosaurs and Rebecca Cunningham on the Disney animated series TaleSpin. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Spokesperson, Actor

Age: 71

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States of America

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Jeff Porcaro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Grant High School Alumni
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Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro (; April 1, 1954 – August 5, 1992) was an American drummer, songwriter, and record producer. In a career that spanned more than 20 years, Porcaro was best known for his work with the rock band Toto. Porcaro is one of the most recorded session musicians in history, working on hundreds of albums and thousands of sessions. While already an established studio player in the 1970s, he came to prominence in the United States as the drummer on the Steely Dan album Katy Lied. AllMusic has characterized him as "arguably the most highly regarded studio drummer in rock from the mid-'70s to the early '90s", further stating that "It is no exaggeration to say that the sound of ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Drummer, Session musician

Age: Dec. at 38 (1954-1992)

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut

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Gilbert Arenas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Grant High School Alumni
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Gilbert Jay Arenas Jr. (; born January 6, 1982) is an American former professional basketball player. Arenas attended Grant High School in the Valley Glen district of Los Angeles, and accepted a scholarship offer to the University of Arizona late in his junior year. He entered the 2001 NBA draft and was selected in the second round (31st pick) by the Golden State Warriors. Arenas is a three-time NBA All-Star, three-time member of the All-NBA Teams, and was voted the NBA Most Improved Player in the 2002–03 season. Arenas was most often nicknamed "Agent Zero", due to his former jersey number and his clutch shot-making ability, but has increasingly been referred to as "Hibachi", a nod to the ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Basketball player, Athlete

Age: 37

Birthplace: Florida, United States of America

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