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Famous Lexington High School Alumni

Updated May 31, 2019 4.5k views16 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Lexington High School and be of some renown.

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

This list has everything from Ethan Zohn to Rachel Dratch.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Lexington High School?” and “Which celebrities are Lexington High School alumni?”
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    Actor, Athlete

    Age47

    BirthplaceLexington, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ethan Zohn (born November 12, 1973), is a motivational speaker, a former American professional soccer player, and a reality television series contestant who won $1,000,000 on Survivor: Africa, the...  more
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    Songwriter, Pianist

    Age45

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Amanda MacKinnon Gaiman Palmer (born April 30, 1976), sometimes known as Amanda Fucking Palmer, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, author, and performance artist who was the lead vocalist,...  more

    #205 of 319 The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models#24 of 48 The Best Ukulele Players in the World#26 of 69 The Greatest Ukulele Players of All Time

  • 3
    Comedian, Film Producer

    Age55

    BirthplaceLexington, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Rachel Susan Dratch (born February 22, 1966) is an American actress, comedian, and writer. Born and raised in Lexington, Massachusetts, she graduated from Dartmouth College in 1988 and moved to...  more

    #30 of 94 The Best SNL Cast Members Of All Time#59 of 250 The Funniest Female Comedians of All Time#46 of 69 The Most Successful Saturday Night Live Alumni

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    Comedian, Film Producer

    Age47

    BirthplaceMoscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

    NationalityUnited States of America, Russia

    Eugene Boris Mirman (born as Evgeniy Borisovich Mirman (Евгений Борисович Мирман) July 24, 1974) is a Russian-American comedian and writer known for playing Yvgeny Mirminsky on Delocated and Gene...  more
  • 5

    Age57

    Melanie Thernstrom (born 1964) is an author and contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine who frequently writes about murders and crime....  more
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    Comedian, Television producer

    Age50

    BirthplaceLexington, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Orny Adams (born Adam Jason Orenstein on 10 November 1970) is an American actor, comedy writer and stand-up comic. He is best known for his role as Coach Bobby Finstock for the MTV series Teen Wolf....  more
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    Software Engineer

    Age47

    BirthplaceIllinois

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 8
    Cartoonist, Author

    Age61

    BirthplaceBoston, USA, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Scott McCloud (born Scott McLeod on June 10, 1960) is an American cartoonist and comics theorist. He is best known for his non-fiction books about comics: Understanding Comics (1993), Reinventing...  more
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    Fashion Model, Model

    Age32

    BirthplaceLexington, South Carolina, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lauren Caitlin Upton McNeil (born March 27, 1989), also credited as Caite Upton, is an American fashion model and former beauty queen from Lexington, South Carolina....  more
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    Novelist, Cartoonist

    Age61

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kurt Busiek (; born September 16, 1960) is an American comic book writer. His work includes the Marvels limited series, his own series titled Astro City, and a four-year run on The Avengers....  more
  • 11
    Journalist, Environmentalist

    Age60

    BirthplacePalo Alto, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Ernest "Bill" McKibben (born December 8, 1960) is an American environmentalist, author, and journalist who has written extensively on the impact of global warming. He is the Schumann...  more
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    Ronald Henry Lee (born November 2, 1952) was an All-American basketball player for the University of Oregon, and epitomized the "Kamikaze Kids" under coach Dick Harter with his all-out, fearless...  more
  • 13
    General contractor, TV Personality

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Tom Silva, born c. 1947, is a contractor notable for his long-running participation in the PBS show This Old House. He is co-owner of Silva Brothers' Construction, based in Lexington, Massachusetts....  more
  • 14
    Author, Writer

    Age52

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lev Grossman (born June 26, 1969 in Concord, Massachusetts) is an American novelist and journalist, most notable as the author of The Magicians Trilogy: The Magicians (2009), The Magician King...  more
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    Businessperson
    Eugene Lee is CEO of Socialtext Incorporated, an enterprise social software company based in Palo Alto, California....  more
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    Jay Goyal (born December 23, 1980) was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for three terms, from 2007 to 2013. He was a Democrat representing the 73rd District, which included the city of...  more