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Famous Lafayette High School Alumni

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

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

List features Lawrence Taylor, Sandy Koufax and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Lafayette High School?” and “Which celebrities are Lafayette High School alumni?”
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Larry King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Talk show host, Journalist, Radio personality

Age: 85

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

Larry King (born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger; November 19, 1933) is an American television and radio host, whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys, an Emmy award, and 10 ...more

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Lawrence Taylor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Actor, Sports commentator, American football player

Age: 60

Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia, United States of America

Lawrence Julius Taylor (born February 4, 1959), nicknamed "L.T.", is an American former football player. Taylor played his entire professional career as a linebacker for the New York ...more

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John Franco is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 58

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

John Anthony Franco (born September 17, 1960) is a former Major League Baseball left-handed relief pitcher. During a 22-year baseball career spanning 1984–2005, he pitched for three different ...more

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Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 83

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

Sanford Koufax (born December 30, 1935) is a former American professional baseball left-handed pitcher. He pitched 12 seasons for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB) ...more

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Ryan Howard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 39

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Ryan James Howard (born November 19, 1979), nicknamed "The Big Piece", is an American former professional baseball first baseman. Howard spent his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) ...more

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Ron Springs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
American football player

Age: Died at 55 (1956-2011)

Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia

Ronald Edward "Ron" Springs (November 4, 1956 – May 12, 2011) was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He ...more
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Jim Varney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Comedian, Musician, Actor

Age: Dec. at 51 (1949-2000)

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

James Albert Varney Jr. (June 15, 1949 – February 10, 2000) was an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known for his role as Ernest P. Worrell, who was used in numerous television ...more

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Fran Striker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Writer

Age: Dec. at 59 (1903-1962)

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York

Francis Hamilton "Fran" Striker (August 19, 1903 – September 4, 1962) was an American writer for radio and comics, best known for creating the Lone Ranger, Green Hornet, and Sgt. ...more
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Harry Dean Stanton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Guitarist, Musician, Actor

Age: 92

Birthplace: USA, Irvine, Kentucky

Harry Dean Stanton (July 14, 1926 – September 15, 2017) was an American actor, musician, and singer.In a career that spanned more than six decades, Stanton played supporting roles in the films ...more

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Kelly Stables is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 41

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Kelly Stables (born January 26, 1978) is an American actress who has appeared on stage, as well as in film and television. She is known for her television roles, such as Melissa on Two and a ...more
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Robert Archibald is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 38

Birthplace: Paisley, United Kingdom

Robert Michael Archibald (born 29 March 1980) is a Scottish former professional basketball player. A 6'11" power forward-center from the University of Illinois, he was selected by the NBA ...more
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Fred Wilpon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Businessperson

Age: 82

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Fred Wilpon (born November 22, 1936) is an American real estate developer, baseball executive, and the majority owner of the New York Mets.
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David Freese is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas

David Richard Freese (born April 28, 1983) is an American professional baseball corner infielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He began his MLB career with the St. ...more

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Drew Curtis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Publisher, Actor

Age: 46

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky

Drew Curtis (born February 7, 1973) is the founder and an administrator of Fark.com, an Internet news aggregator. He is also the author of It's Not News, It's FARK: How Mass Media Tries to Pass ...more
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Jerry Della Femina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
Jerry Della Femina Restaurateur

Age: 82

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Jerry Della Femina (born 1936) is an American advertising executive and restaurateur. Starting from a poor Italian background in Brooklyn, he eventually became chairman of Della Femina Travisano ...more
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Sam DeLuca is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni

Age: Dec. at 75 (1936-2011)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Saverio Frank "Sam" DeLuca (May 2, 1936 – September 13, 2011) was an American Professional Football offensive lineman in the American Football League and later a radio and television ...more