All People Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

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

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

List contains graduates like Cynthia Nixon, Immortal Technique.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Hunter College High School?” and “Which celebrities are Hunter College High School alumni?”

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Cynthia Nixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Cynthia Ellen Nixon is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series Sex and the City, the film Sex and the City and its sequel Sex and the City 2. She ...more

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Ruby Dee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Activist, Poet, Journalist Ruby Dee was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the films A Raisin in the Sun, Do the Right Thing, and ...more

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Ophelia DeVore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Model Ophelia DeVore was an American businesswoman, publisher, and model. She was the first African-American model in the United States. In 1946, she helped establish the Grace Del Marco Agency, one ...more

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Audre Lorde is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Activist, Librarian, Poet Audre Lorde was a Caribbean-American writer, radical feminist, womanist, lesbian, and civil rights activist. Lorde served as an inspiration to women worldwide, one of her most notable efforts ...more

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Judy C. Lewent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Businessperson Judith Carol "Judy" Lewent is on the board of directors for GlaxoSmithKline, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Motorola Solutions. She worked from 1980 to 2007 at Merck & Co. where she ...more

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Elena Kagan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Professor, Law professor, Lawyer Elena Kagan is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Kagan is the Court's 112th justice and fourth female justice. Kagan was born and raised in New York City. After ...more

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Diane di Prima is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Poet, Writer Diane di Prima is an American poet.

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Maria Muldaur is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Actor, Singer Maria Muldaur is a singer.

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Cynthia Ozick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author Cynthia Ozick is an American-Jewish short story writer, novelist, and essayist.

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Sylvia Pressler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Judge Sylvia Pressler was an American judge who served in a number of positions within the New Jersey judicial system. She is best known for deciding a landmark 1973 case which allowed girls to ...more

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Marie Maynard Daly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Chemist Marie Maynard Daly was an American biochemist. She was the first African American woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry.

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Norma Merrick Sklarek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Architect Norma Merrick Sklarek was an African-American architect who accomplished many firsts for black women in architecture.

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Immortal Technique is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Master of Ceremonies, Rapper, Social activist Felipe Andres Coronel, better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is an American rapper and urban activist. Most of his lyrics focus on controversial issues in global politics. The views ...more

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Max Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Sports journalism, Commentator, Talk show host Max Kellerman is an American boxing commentator and sports talk radio host based in Los Angeles. He appears as a color commentator on HBO World Championship Boxing and HBO Boxing After Dark and ...more

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Mildred Dresselhaus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Physicist, Professor, Engineer Mildred Dresselhaus, known as the "queen of carbon science", is an institute professor and professor of physics and electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of

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Deborah Tannen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Professor, Author, Writer Deborah Frances Tannen is an American academic and professor of linguistics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She has been McGraw Distinguished Lecturer at Princeton University and ...more

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Jeannie Suk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Professor, Lawyer Jeannie Suk is a professor of law at Harvard Law School.

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Judith Jarvis Thomson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Physician, Philosopher Judith Jarvis Thomson is an American moral philosopher and metaphysician. She is known for her defense of moral objectivity, her account of moral rights, her views about the incompleteness of ...more

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Martina Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Martina Arroyo Singer Martina Arroyo, is an American operatic soprano who had a major international opera career from the 1960s through the 1980s. She was part of the first generation of black opera singers to ...more

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Bernadine Healy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Politician, Physician Bernadine Patricia Healy was an American physician, cardiologist, academic and a former head of the National Institutes of Health. She was a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University, ...more

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Steve Gilliard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Steve Gilliard Steve Gilliard was an American freelance journalist and left-wing political blogger who ran the website The News Blog. An outspoken and at times controversial figure, he was an influential voice ...more

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Young MC is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Record producer, Rapper, Singer-songwriter Marvin Young, better known by his stage name Young M.C., is an English-born American singer, rapper and actor. He is best known for his 1989 hit "Bust a Move". His debut album Stone ...more

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Jennifer 8. Lee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Jennifer 8. Lee Journalist Jennifer 8. Lee is an American journalist who previously worked for The New York Times. She is also the co-founder and president of the literary studio Plympton, as well as a producer on The ...more

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Mollie Orshansky is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Economist, Statistician Mollie Orshansky was an American economist and statistician who, in 1963–65, developed the Orshansky Poverty Thresholds, which are used in the United States as a measure of the income that a ...more

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Helen Epstein is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Helen Epstein Helen Epstein is an American writer of memoir, journalism and biography who lives in Massachusetts, United States.

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Charles Ardai is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Editor, Businessperson, Television producer Charles Ardai is an American entrepreneur, writer, editor, and television producer. He is best known as founder and CEO of Juno, an Internet company, and founder and editor of Hard Case Crime, a ...more

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Randy Altschuler is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Businessperson Randolph Brody "Randy" Altschuler is an American businessman and politician. He was the Republican and Conservative Party candidate for Congress in New York's 1st Congressional ...more

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Sewell Chan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Journalist Sewell Chan is an American journalist. He has worked for The New York Times since 2004. In February 2011, he was named deputy opinion page editor of the Times. He was previously a Washington ...more

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Adam Cohen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Adam Cohen Adam Ezra Cohen is Professor of Chemistry and Chemistry Biology and of Physics at Harvard University. He has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers and been ...more

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Corinne Demas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Corinne Demas Corinne Demas is the author of five novels, two collections of short stories, a collection of poetry, a memoir, two plays, and numerous books for children. She's published more than forty short ...more

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Manohla Dargis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Film critic, Critic Manohla Dargis is a chief film critic for The New York Times, along with A. O. Scott.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Jenifer Weng added Theatre Director, Rapper, Lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American composer, rapper, lyricist, and actor. He wrote the Broadway musical In the Heights, for which he won numerous accolades, including a Tony and a Grammy Award. ...more

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Eli Attie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Thunder Levin added Television producer, Screenwriter Eli Attie is a writer, producer, and former political operative. He served as a special assistant to President Bill Clinton, and then as Vice President Al Gore's chief White House and campaign ...more

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Maria von Hartz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Thunder Levin added Maria von Hartz Fashion Model, Actor Maria von Hartz is an actress and fashion model.

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Polly Shulman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Thunder Levin added Polly Shulman

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Thunder Levin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni
Polly Shulman added Thunder Levin Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Thunder Levin is a film director, screenwriter, and film producer.