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

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

Items here include everything from Leighton Meester to Sarah Jessica Parker.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Hollywood High School?” and “Which celebrities are Hollywood High School alumni?”
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Sarah Jessica Parker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 53

Birthplace: Nelsonville, Ohio, United States of America

Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965) is an American actress, producer, and designer. She is known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City (1998–2004), ...more

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Leighton Meester is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Model, Actor, Singer

Age: 32

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

Leighton Marissa Meester (born April 9, 1986) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and model. She is best known for her starring role as the devious socialite Blair Waldorf on teen drama ...more

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Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Actor, Vaudeville Performer, Singer

Age: Dec. at 47 (1922-1969)

Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States of America

Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and vaudevillian. During a career that spanned 45 years, she attained international ...more

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Carol Burnett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Actor

Age: 85

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer and writer, whose career spans seven decades of television. She is best known for her groundbreaking comedy ...more

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Ione Skye is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Painter, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 48

Birthplace: England, Hertfordshire

Ione Skye Lee (; née Ione Skye Leitch, September 4, 1970) is a British-born American actress, author, and painter. She made her film debut in the thriller River's Edge (1986) before ...more
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Lana Turner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 74 (1921-1995)

Birthplace: Wallace, Idaho, USA

Lana Turner (; born Julia Jean Turner; February 8, 1921 – June 29, 1995) was an American actress who worked in film, television, theater and radio. Over the course of her nearly 50-year career, ...more

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John Ritter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

Age: Dec. at 55 (1948-2003)

Birthplace: Burbank, USA, California

Jonathan Southworth Ritter (September 17, 1948 – September 11, 2003) was an American actor and comedian. He was the son of the singing cowboy star Tex Ritter and the father of actors Jason and ...more

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James Garner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Soldier, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: Dec. at 86 (1928-2014)

Birthplace: Norman, Oklahoma, United States of America

James Garner (born April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014) was an American actor, producer, and voice artist. He starred in several television series over more than five decades, including popular roles ...more

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Laurence Fishburne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 57

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor, playwright, producer, screenwriter, and film director. He is known for playing Morpheus in The Matrix trilogy, Jason ...more

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Linda Evans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Author, Actor

Age: 76

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

Linda Evans (born Linda Evenstad; November 18, 1942), is an American actress known primarily for her roles on television. In the 1960s she played Audra Barkley, the daughter of Victoria Barkley ...more
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Barbara Parkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Actor

Age: 76

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Barbara Parkins (born May 22, 1942) is a Canadian-American former actress, singer, and dancer.
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Charlene Tilton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Actor, Singer

Age: 60

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Charlene L. Tilton (born December 1, 1958) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for playing Lucy Ewing, the saucy niece of John "J.R." Ewing Jr. (played by Larry ...more

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Rita Wilson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Singer

Age: 62

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Margarita Ibrahimoff (born October 26, 1956), better known as Rita Wilson, is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and producer. She appeared in the films It's Complicated (2009), Sleepless ...more

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Barbara Hershey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Actor

Age: 67

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Barbara Hershey (born Barbara Lynn Herzstein; February 5, 1948), once known as Barbara Seagull, is an American actress. In a career spanning more than 50 years, she has played a variety of roles ...more

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Nanette Fabray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Activist, Comedian, Actor

Age: 95

Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA

Nanette Fabray (born Ruby Bernadette Nanette Theresa Fabares; October 27, 1920 – February 22, 2018) was an American actress, singer, and dancer. She began her career performing in vaudeville as ...more
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Ruta Lee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Actor, Dancer

Age: 82

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Ruta Lee (born May 30, 1935) is a Canadian-American actress and dancer who appeared as one of the brides in the musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. She had roles in films including Billy ...more
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Warren Christopher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Politician, Diplomat, Civil servant

Age: Dec. at 86 (1925-2011)

Birthplace: Scranton, North Dakota, United States of America

Warren Minor Christopher (October 27, 1925 – March 18, 2011) was an American lawyer, diplomat, and politician. During Bill Clinton's first term as president, Christopher served as the 63rd ...more

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Diana Canova is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 65

Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States of America

Diana Canova (born June 1, 1953) is an American actress, director, and professor.
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Fay Wray is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 97 (1907-2004)

Birthplace: Cardston, Canada

Vina Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was an American actress most noted for starring as Ann Darrow in the 1933 film King Kong. Through an acting career that spanned nearly six ...more

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Stefanie Powers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Television producer, Screenwriter, Author

Age: 76

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Stefanie Powers (born Stefanie Zofya Paul; November 2, 1942) is an American actress best known for her role as Jennifer Hart in the American mystery series Hart to Hart, with Robert Wagner, ...more

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Mike Farrell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Activist, Public speaker, Television director

Age: 76

Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Michael Joseph Farrell Jr. (born February 6, 1939) is an American actor, best known for his role as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt on the television series M*A*S*H (1975–83). He is also an activist and ...more

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Joel McCrea is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 85 (1905-1990)

Birthplace: South Pasadena, California, United States of America

Joel Albert McCrea (November 5, 1905 – October 20, 1990) was an American actor whose career spanned almost five decades and appearances in more than 90 films. These films include Alfred ...more
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Alice White is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Secretary, Actor, Singer

Age: Dec. at 79 (1904-1983)

Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States of America

Alice White (born Alva White; August 25, 1904 – February 19, 1983) was an American film actress. Her career spanned late silent films and early sound films.
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Sally Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 81

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, California

Sally Clare Kellerman (born June 2, 1937) is an American actress, activist, author, producer, singer, and voice artist. Kellerman's acting career spans over 60 years. Her role as Major Margaret ...more

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Ruth Roland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Hollywood High School Alumni
Film Producer, Actor

Age: Dec. at 45 (1892-1937)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Ruth Roland (August 26, 1892 – September 22, 1937) was an American stage and film actress and film producer.