Famous John Burroughs High School Alumni

List RulesPeople 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?”
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    Jonathan Daniel Hamm (born March 10, 1971) is an American actor, best known for playing advertising executive Don Draper in the AMC television drama series Mad Men (2007–2015). For much of the mid-1990s, he 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 next year, he had a minor role in the independent comedy Kissing Jessica Stein (2001). He gained wide recognition when Mad Men began in July 2007. His performance earned him the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama in 2008 and again in 2016, and the  ...more
    • Profession: Television director, Television producer, Actor, Film Director
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA

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  • Ronald William Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American filmmaker and actor. Howard first came to prominence as a child actor, guest starring in several television series, most notably in an episode of The Twilight Zone. He gained national attention for playing young Opie Taylor, the son of Sheriff Andy Taylor (played by Andy Griffith) in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show from 1960 through 1968. During this time, he also appeared in the musical film The Music Man (1962), a critical and commercial success. Howard was cast in one of the lead roles in the coming-of-age film American Graffiti (1973), which received widespread acclaim and became one of the most profitable films of all time.  ...more
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting
    • Age: 67
    • Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, United States of America

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    Mary Frances "Debbie" Reynolds (April 1, 1932 – December 28, 2016) was an American actress, singer and businesswoman. Her career spanned almost 70 years. She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer for her portrayal of Helen Kane in the 1950 film Three Little Words, and her breakout role was her first leading role, as Kathy Selden in Singin' in the Rain (1952). Other successes include The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (1953), Susan Slept Here (1954), Bundle of Joy (1956 Golden Globe nomination), The Catered Affair (1956 National Board of Review Best Supporting Actress Winner), and Tammy and the Bachelor (1957), in which her performance of the song "Tammy" reached  ...more
    • Profession: Actor, Singer, Dancer
    • Age: Dec. at 84 (1932-2016)
    • Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA

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    Debra "Debbe" Dunning (born July 11, 1967) is an American actress, model, executive producer, host, spokesperson and comedian.  ...more
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Model, Actor
    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Burbank, California, USA