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

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

List features graduates like Ron Howard, Jon Hamm.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to John Burroughs High School?” and “Which celebrities are John Burroughs High School alumni?”
Jon Hamm is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous John Burroughs High School Alumni
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Jonathan Daniel "Jon" Hamm is an American actor, director, and television producer. For much of the mid-1990s, Hamm lived in Los Angeles, making appearances in television series Providence, The Division, What About Brian, and Related. In 2000, he made his feature film debut in the space adventure film Space Cowboys. The following year, he had a minor role in the independent comedy, Kissing Jessica Stein. Hamm gained wide recognition for playing advertising executive Don Draper in the AMC drama series Mad Men since July 2007. His performance earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series in 2008. He has also directed two episodes of the show. In 2008, Hamm appeared in a ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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Ron Howard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous John Burroughs High School Alumni
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Ronald William "Ron" Howard is an American film director, producer and actor. He came to prominence playing Opie Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show for eight years, and later the teenaged Richie Cunningham in the sitcom Happy Days for six years. He appeared in the musical film The Music Man in 1962, the coming of age film American Graffiti in 1973, and the western The Shootist in 1976, the latter during his run on Happy Days. Howard made his directorial debut with the 1977 comedy Grand Theft Auto and left Happy Days in 1980 to focus on directing. His films include the science-fiction/fantasy film Cocoon, the historical docudrama Apollo 13, the musical fantasy comedy How the Grinch ...more

Age: 64

Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, United States of America

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Debbie Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous John Burroughs High School Alumni
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Debbie Reynolds is an American actress, singer, and dancer. Initially signed at age sixteen by Warner Bros., Reynolds' career got off to a slow start. When her contract was not renewed, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer gave her a small but significant part in the film Three Little Words starring Fred Astaire and Red Skelton, then signed her to a seven-year contract. In her next film, Two Weeks with Love, she had a hit with the song "Aba Daba Honeymoon". However, it was her first leading role at age 19 in Singin' in the Rain with Gene Kelly and Donald O'Connor, that set her on the path to fame. By the mid-1950s, she was a major star. Other notable successes include Susan Slept Here, Bundle of Joy, Tammy ...more

Age: 86

Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States of America

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Debbe Dunning is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous John Burroughs High School Alumni
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Debra "Debbe" Dunning is an American actress, model and spokesperson. ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States of America

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