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Famous Hillcrest High School Alumni

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

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

List features LL Cool J, Fran Drescher and more graduates.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Hillcrest High School?” and “Which celebrities are Hillcrest High School alumni?”
Fran Drescher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hillcrest High School Alumni
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Francine Joy Drescher (born September 30, 1957) is an American actress, comedian, writer and activist. She is best known for her role as Fran Fine in the hit TV series The Nanny (1993–99), and for her nasal voice and thick New York accent. Drescher made her screen debut with a small role in the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever, and later appeared in American Hot Wax (1978) and Wes Craven's horror tale Stranger in Our House (1978). In the 1980s, she gained recognition as a comedic actress in the films Gorp (1980), The Hollywood Knights (1980), Doctor Detroit (1983), This Is Spinal Tap (1984), and UHF (1989) while establishing a television career with guest appearances on several series. In ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Television director, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Kew Gardens, New York City, New York, USA

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LL Cool J is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hillcrest High School Alumni
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James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), known professionally as LL Cool J (short for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, record producer, actor, author and entrepreneur from Queens, New York. With the breakthrough success of his hit single "I Need a Beat" and the Radio LP, LL Cool J became one of the first hip-hop acts to achieve mainstream success along with Kurtis Blow and Run-D.M.C. LL Cool J has released 13 studio albums and two greatest hits compilations. His twelfth album Exit 13 (2008), was his last for his long-tenured deal with Def Jam Recordings. LL Cool J appeared in numerous films, including In Too Deep, Any Given Sunday, S.W.A.T., Deep Blue Sea, Mindhunters, and ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Record producer, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Author, + more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Bay Shore, New York

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Jerel McNeal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hillcrest High School Alumni
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Jerel McNeal (born June 1, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Hapoel Tel Aviv of the Israeli Premier League. He played college basketball for Marquette University. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Basketball player

Age: 31

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Harriet Miers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hillcrest High School Alumni
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Harriet Ellan Miers (born August 10, 1945) is an American lawyer who served as White House Counsel to President George W. Bush from 2005 to 2007. A member of the Republican Party since 1988, she previously served as White House Staff Secretary from 2001 to 2003 and White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy from 2003 until 2005. In 2005, Miers was nominated by Bush to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, but—in the face of bipartisan opposition—asked Bush to withdraw her nomination. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Lawyer

Age: 73

Birthplace: Texas, Dallas, Contiguous United States, Area code 972, United States of America, + more