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Famous Harvard-Westlake School Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Harvard-Westlake School and be of some renown.

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

Examples include Jake Gyllenhaal and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Harvard-Westlake School?” and “Which celebrities are Harvard-Westlake School alumni?”
  • 1

    Jake Gyllenhaal

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal (born December 19, 1980) is an American actor. Born into the Gyllenhaal family, he is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner. He began acting as...  more

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  • 2


    BirthplaceLower East Side, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Margalit Ruth "Maggie" Gyllenhaal (; born November 16, 1977) is an American actress and producer. Part of the Gyllenhaal family, she is the daughter of filmmakers Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Achs,...  more

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  • 3

    Tori Spelling

    Television producer, Author


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Alternative NameTori Spelling-McDermott

    Victoria Davey Spelling (born May 16, 1973) is an American actress, television personality, socialite and author. She is most widely known from her first major role, Donna Martin, on Beverly Hills,...  more

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  • 4

    Jason Segel

    Songwriter, Musician


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Jason Jordan Segel (born January 18, 1980) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his role as Marshall Eriksen in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, as...  more

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  • 5

    Shirley Temple

    Politician, Diplomat

    AgeDec. at 85 (1928-2014)

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA

    Alternative NameShirley Temple Black, Shirley Temple, Shirley Temple-Black

    Shirley Temple Black (April 23, 1928 – February 10, 2014) was an American actress, singer, dancer, businesswoman, and diplomat who was Hollywood's number one box-office draw as a child actress from...  more

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  • 6

    Jason Reitman

    Television director, Businessperson


    BirthplaceCanada, Montreal, Urban agglomeration of Montreal, Québec, Americas

    Jason Reitman ( ; born October 19, 1977) is a Canadian film director, screenwriter, and producer, best known for directing the films Thank You for Smoking (2005), Juno (2007), Up in the Air (2009),...  more
  • 7


    BirthplaceColumbia, Missouri, United States of America

    Jessica Brooke Capshaw Gavigan (born August 9, 1976) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Jamie Stringer in The Practice and Arizona Robbins on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy....  more
  • 8

    Jessica Yellin

    Editor, Journalist


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Jessica Sage Yellin (born February 25, 1971) is an American journalist. Focused primarily on politics, she was the Chief White House Correspondent for CNN in Washington, D.C.from 2011 to 2013....  more
  • 9


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Osgood Robert "Oz" Perkins II (born February 2, 1974) is an American actor, screenwriter and director....  more
  • 10

    Blake Lindsley

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • 11

    Jason Collins

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceNorthridge, Los Angeles, California

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  • 12

    Stephen Gyllenhaal

    Television director, Poet


    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Stephen Roark Gyllenhaal (; born October 4, 1949) is an American film director and poet. He is the father of actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Maggie Gyllenhaal....  more
  • 13

    Steve Bing

    Businessperson, Film Producer


    Stephen Leo Bing (March 31, 1965 – June 22, 2020) was an American businessman, film producer, and donor to progressive causes. He is the founder of the Shangri-La Entertainment, an organization with...  more
  • 14


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Francis Elliott "Fran" Kranz (born July 13, 1981) is an American film, television and Broadway actor. He is known for his portrayal of Topher Brink in the science fiction drama series Dollhouse. He...  more
  • 15


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Alternative NameAyda Field

    Ayda Field (born Ayda Sabahat Evecan, May 17, 1979) is an American film and television actress. Since 2015, she has been a regular panellist on the television show Loose Women in the United Kingdom....  more
  • 16

    Bryce Taylor

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceEncino, California

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  • 17

    Jarron Collins

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceNorthridge, Los Angeles, California

    Jarron Thomas Collins (born December 2, 1978) is an American professional basketball coach and former player who is an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball...  more
  • 18
    Alexander Stepheson (pronounced Steevis-son; born August 7, 1987) is an American basketball who last played for the Blackwater Elite of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) . He played college...  more
  • 19

    Ben Sherwood

    Journalist, Television producer


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Ben Sherwood is a writer, journalist and producer who currently serves as the co-chairman of Disney Media Networks, and President, Disney-ABC Television Group. Prior to his current role, he served as...  more
  • 20

    Renaldo Woolridge

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