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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?”
Larry King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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Larry King is an American television and radio host, actor, voice artist, and comedian whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and 10 Cable ACE Awards. He began as a local Florida journalist and radio interviewer in the 1950s and 1960s and became prominent as an all-night national radio broadcaster starting in 1978. From 1985 to 2010, he hosted the nightly interview television program Larry King Live on CNN. He currently hosts Larry King Now on Hulu and RT America during the week, and on Thursdays he hosts Politicking with Larry King, a weekly political talk show which airs in the evening on the same two channels. ...more

Age: 84

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

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#28 on The All-Time Greatest Late Night Talk Show Hosts

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Lawrence Taylor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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Lawrence Julius Taylor, nicknamed "L.T.", is a Hall of Fame former American football player. Taylor played his entire professional career as a linebacker for the New York Giants in the National Football League. He is considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of football, and has been ranked as the greatest defensive player in league history by former players, coaches, media members, and news outlets such as the NFL Network, and Sporting News. After an All-American career at the University of North Carolina, Taylor was drafted by the Giants as the second overall selection in the 1981 NFL Draft. Although controversy surrounded the selection due to Taylor's contract demands, ...more

Age: 56

Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia, United States of America

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#8 on The Best Football Players Ever

#1 on The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

#1 on The Greatest Linebackers of All Time

#24 on The Most Controversial Athletes in Sports History

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John Franco is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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John Anthony Franco is a former Major League Baseball left-handed relief pitcher. During a 21-year baseball career spanning 1984–2005, he pitched for three different National League teams, the Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets, and Houston Astros. His 1,119 career games pitched is an NL record, and is ranked third in major league history; his 424 career saves ranked second in major league history when he retired, and remains the most by a left-hander. For 14 of his 20 seasons, he played for the New York Mets, serving as team captain in his final years with the team. ...more

Age: 57

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

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#89 on The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame

#37 on The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time

#12 on The Greatest Relief Pitchers of All Time

#10 on The Greatest New York Mets of All Time

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Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lafayette High School Alumni
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Sanford "Sandy" Koufax is a retired American baseball player. A left-handed pitcher, he played his entire Major League Baseball career for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, from 1955 to 1966. He retired at the peak of his career, and in 1972 became the youngest player ever elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, aged 36 years and 20 days. Koufax's career peaked with a run of six outstanding seasons from 1961 to 1966, before arthritis in his left elbow ended his career prematurely at age 30. He was named the National League's Most Valuable Player in 1963. He also won the 1963, 1965, and 1966 Cy Young Awards by unanimous votes, making him the first three-time Cy Young winner in baseball history ...more

Age: 82

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

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#14 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

#1 on The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

#32 on The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

#1 on The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

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