Famous James Madison High School Alumni

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Chris Rock and Jared Padalecki.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to James Madison High School?” and “Which celebrities are James Madison High School alumni?”
Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous James Madison High School Alumni
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Christopher Julius Rock (born February 7, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. After working as a stand-up comedian and appearing in supporting film roles, Rock came to wider prominence as a cast member of Saturday Night Live in the early 1990s. He went on to more prominent film appearances, with starring roles in Down to Earth (2001), Head of State (2003), The Longest Yard (2005), the Madagascar film series (2005–2012), Grown Ups (2010), its sequel Grown Ups 2 (2013), Top Five (2014), and a series of acclaimed stand-up specials for HBO. He developed, wrote, and narrated the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009), which was based on his early life. Rock ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Andrews, USA, South Carolina

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Jared Padalecki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous James Madison High School Alumni
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Jared Tristan Padalecki (born July 19, 1982) is an American actor. He is best known for playing the role of Sam Winchester in the TV series Supernatural. He grew up in Texas and rose to fame in the early 2000s after appearing on the television series Gilmore Girls as well as the films New York Minute and House of Wax. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Age: 36

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

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Aaron Spelling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous James Madison High School Alumni
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Aaron Spelling (April 22, 1923 – June 23, 2006) was an American film and television producer. Some of his works include the TV programs Charlie's Angels (1976–81), The Love Boat (1977–86), Hart to Hart (1979–84), Dynasty (1981–89), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000), 7th Heaven (1996–2007), and Charmed (1998–2006). He also served as producer of Mod Squad (1968–73), The Rookies (1972–76), and Sunset Beach (1997–99). Through his eponymous production company Spelling Television, Spelling holds the record as the most prolific television writer and producer in US television history, with 218 producer and executive producer credits. Forbes ranked him the 11th top-earning deceased celebrity in 2009. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Singer, + more

Age: Dec. at 83 (1923-2006)

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Dallas

Judy Sheindlin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous James Madison High School Alumni
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Judith Susan Sheindlin (née Blum; October 21, 1942), known professionally as Judge Judy, is an American prosecution lawyer, former Manhattan family court judge, television personality, and author. Since September 1996, Sheindlin has presided over her own successful 4-time Daytime Emmy Award–winning arbitration-based court show series, Judge Judy, produced by CBS Television Distribution.Sheindlin passed the New York state bar examination in 1965 and became a prosecutor in the family court system. In 1982 New York City Mayor Ed Koch appointed her as a judge, first in criminal court, then later as Manhattan's supervising family court judge in 1986. Sheindlin is the longest serving judge or ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Judge, Author, Presenter, Lawyer

Age: 76

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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