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Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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

    Cynthia Nixon

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age54

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Cynthia Ellen Nixon (born April 9, 1966) is an American actor and activist. For her portrayal... more on Wikipedia

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    Ruby Dee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Ruby Dee

    Activist, Poet

    AgeDec. at 92 (1922-2014)

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Ruby Dee (born Ruby Ann Wallace, October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) was an American actress,... more on Wikipedia

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    Ophelia DeVore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Ophelia DeVore

    Model

    AgeDec. at 92 (1922-2014)

    BirthplaceEdgefield, South Carolina

    Ophelia DeVore (August 12, 1922 – February 28, 2014) was an American businesswoman, publisher,... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Audre Lorde is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Audre Lorde

    Activist, Librarian

    AgeDec. at 58 (1934-1992)

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York

    Audre Lorde (; born Audrey Geraldine Lorde; February 18, 1934 – November 17, 1992) was an... more on Wikipedia

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    Judy C. Lewent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Judy C. Lewent

    Businessperson

    Age72

    Judith Carol Lewent is on the board of directors for GlaxoSmithKline since April 2011, Thermo... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Elena Kagan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Elena Kagan

    Professor, Law professor

    Age60

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York

    Elena Kagan (; born April 28, 1960) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United... more on Wikipedia
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    Diane di Prima is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Diane di Prima

    Poet, Writer

    Age86

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Diane di Prima (born August 6, 1934) is an American poet. She is also an artist, prose writer,... more on Wikipedia
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    Maria Muldaur is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Maria Muldaur

    Actor, Singer

    Age77

    BirthplaceGreenwich Village, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Maria Muldaur (born September 12, 1943) is an American folk and blues singer who was part of... more on Wikipedia
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    Cynthia Ozick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Cynthia Ozick

    Poet, Novelist

    Age92

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Cynthia Shoshana Ozick (born April 17, 1928) is an American short story writer, novelist, and... more on Wikipedia
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    Sylvia Pressler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    AgeDec. at 76 (1934-2010)

    Sylvia Pressler (April 10, 1934 – February 15, 2010) was an American judge who served in a... more on Wikipedia
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    Marie Maynard Daly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    AgeDec. at 82 (1921-2003)

    BirthplaceCorona, New York City, New York

    Marie Maynard Daly (April 16, 1921 – October 28, 2003) was an American biochemist. She was the... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Norma Merrick Sklarek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    AgeDec. at 84 (1928-2012)

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York

    Norma Merrick Sklarek was an African-American architect who accomplished many firsts for black... more on Wikipedia
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    Immortal Technique is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Immortal Technique

    Master of Ceremonies, Rapper

    Age42

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    Felipe Andres Coronel (born February 19, 1978), better known by the stage name Immortal... more on Wikipedia

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    Max Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Max Kellerman

    Sports journalism, Commentator

    Age47

    BirthplaceGreenwich Village, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Max Kellerman (born August 6, 1973) is an American sports television personality and boxing... more on Wikipedia

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    Mildred Dresselhaus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Mildred Dresselhaus

    Physicist, Professor

    Age89

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Mildred Dresselhaus (née Spiewak; November 11, 1930 – February 20, 2017), known as the "queen... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Deborah Tannen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Deborah Tannen

    Professor, Author

    Age75

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Deborah Frances Tannen (born June 7, 1945) is an American academic and professor of... more on Wikipedia
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    Jeannie Suk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Jeannie Suk

    Professor, Lawyer

    Age47

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Jeannie Suk Gersen 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

    Judith Jarvis Thomson

    Physician, Philosopher

    Age91

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Judith Jarvis Thomson (born October 4, 1929) is an American moral philosopher. She was elected... more on Wikipedia
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    Martina Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Martina Arroyo

    Singer

    Age83

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York

    Martina Arroyo (born February 2, 1936) is an American operatic soprano who had a major... more on Wikipedia
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    Bernadine Healy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Bernadine Healy

    Politician, Physician

    AgeDec. at 67 (1944-2011)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Bernadine Patricia Healy (August 4, 1944 – August 6, 2011) was an American physician,... more on Wikipedia
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    Steve Gilliard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Steve Gilliard

    Steve Gilliard (November 13, 1964 – June 2, 2007) was an American freelance journalist and... more on Wikipedia
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    Young MC is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Young MC

    Record producer, Rapper

    Age53

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Marvin Young (born May 10, 1967), better known by his stage name Young M.C., is a British-born... more on Wikipedia

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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

    Age44

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Jennifer 8. Lee (Chinese name: 李競; pinyin: Lǐ Jìng; POJ: Lí Kēng) (born March 15, 1976) is an... more on Wikipedia
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    Mollie Orshansky is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Hunter College High School Alumni

    Mollie Orshansky

    Economist, Statistician

    AgeDec. at 91 (1915-2006)

    Mollie Orshansky (January 9, 1915 – December 18, 2006) was an American economist and... more on Wikipedia
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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... more on Wikipedia
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