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Famous High School Of Art And Design Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to High School of Art and Design and be of some renown.

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

Examples of graduates on this list: Calvin Klein, Tony Bennett and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to High School of Art and Design?” and “Which celebrities are High School of Art and Design alumni?”
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  • Marc Jacobs1

    Marc Jacobs

    Fashion designer, Designer

    Age57

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Marc Jacobs (born April 9, 1963) is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Calvin Klein2

    Calvin Klein

    Fashion designer, Businessperson

    Age77

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Calvin Richard Klein is an American fashion designer who launched the company that would later... more on Wikipedia

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  • Eric Carr3

    Eric Carr

    Songwriter, Musician

    AgeDec. at 41 (1950-1991)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Paul Charles Caravello (July 12, 1950 – November 24, 1991) better known by his stage name Eric... more on Wikipedia
  • Larry Hama4

    Larry Hama

    Cartoonist, Writer

    Age71

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Larry Hama (; born June 7, 1949) is an American comic-book writer, artist, actor, and musician... more on Wikipedia
  • Tony Bennett5

    Tony Bennett

    Painter, Musician

    Age94

    BirthplaceAstoria, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Art Spiegelman6

    Art Spiegelman

    Novelist, Cartoonist

    Age72

    BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden

    Art Spiegelman (; born Itzhak Avraham ben Zeev Spiegelman on February 15, 1948) is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • George Kuchar7

    George Kuchar

    Screenwriter, Cinematographer

    AgeDec. at 69 (1942-2011)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    George Kuchar (August 31, 1942 – September 6, 2011) was an American underground film director... more on Wikipedia
  • Ralph Bakshi8

    Ralph Bakshi

    Television director, Painter

    Age81

    BirthplaceHaifa, Israel

    Ralph Bakshi (born October 29, 1938) is an American director of animated and live-action... more on Wikipedia
  • Jimmy Palmiotti9

    Jimmy Palmiotti

    Cartoonist, Writer

    Age59

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    James Palmiotti (born August 14, 1961) is an American writer and inker of comic books, who... more on Wikipedia
  • Gladys Portugues10

    Gladys Portugues

    Bodybuilder, Actor

    Age63

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Gladys Portugues (born September 30, 1957) is an American former professional female... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Danny Hellman

    Cartoonist

    Age56

    BirthplaceWiesbaden, Germany

    Danny Hellman (born August 2, 1964) is an American freelance illustrator and cartoonist. Since... more on Wikipedia
  • Roger Sanchez12

    Roger Sanchez

    Disc jockey

    Age53

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Roger Sanchez (born June 1, 1967) is a Dominican-American house music DJ, remixer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Alex Toth13

    Alex Toth

    Cartoonist

    AgeDec. at 78 (1928-2006)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Alexander Toth (June 25, 1928 – May 27, 2006) was an American cartoonist active from the 1940s... more on Wikipedia
  • Lorna Simpson14

    Lorna Simpson

    Artist, Photographer

    Age60

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Lorna Simpson (born 13 August 1960) is an African-American photographer and multimedia artist... more on Wikipedia
  • Roscoe Orman15

    Roscoe Orman

    Comedian, Actor

    Age76

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Roscoe Hunter Orman (born June 11, 1944) is an American actor, comedian and writer, best known... more on Wikipedia
  • Eva Hesse16

    Eva Hesse

    Artist

    AgeDec. at 34 (1936-1970)

    BirthplaceHamburg, Germany

    Eva Hesse (January 11, 1936 – May 29, 1970) was a German-born American sculptor known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • Joe Giella17

    Joe Giella

    Joe Giella (born June 27, 1928) is an American comic book artist best known as a DC Comics... more on Wikipedia
  • Al Scaduto18

    Al Scaduto

    Alvaro Scaduto (July 12, 1928 – December 8, 2007), better known as Al Scaduto, was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    Richard Bassford

    Richard Bassford (born 1936) is an American illustrator who has worked in both advertising and... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    I. C. Rapoport

    Television producer, Screenwriter

    Age83

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    I.C. Rapoport (Chuck Rapoport, born May 13, 1937) is known both for his work as a... more on Wikipedia
  • Joe Madureira21

    Joe Madureira

    Writer, Artist

    Age45

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Joe Madureira (often called Joe Mad, born December 1974) is a comic book writer/artist and... more on Wikipedia
  • Amy Heckerling22

    Amy Heckerling

    Television director, Television producer

    Age66

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Amy Heckerling (born May 7, 1954) is an American film director. An alumna of both New York... more on Wikipedia
  • Joe Jusko23

    Joe Jusko

    Joe Jusko (; born September 1, 1959) is an American artist known for his realistic, highly... more on Wikipedia
  • Alan Kupperberg24

    Alan Kupperberg

    Writer
    Alan Kupperberg (May 18, 1953 – July 17, 2015) was an American comics artist known for working... more on Wikipedia
  • Gerard Malanga25

    Gerard Malanga

    Poet, Archivist

    Age77

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Gerard Joseph Malanga (born March 20, 1943) is an American poet, photographer, filmmaker,... more on Wikipedia