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Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni

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

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

This list has a variety of graduates, like Dustin Hoffman and Ray Bradbury, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Los Angeles High School?” and “Which celebrities are Los Angeles High School alumni?”
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George Takei is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Author, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 81

Birthplace: Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

George Hosato Takei (; born Hosato Takei, April 20, 1937) is an American actor, author, and activist. He is best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the ...more

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Dustin Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 81

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Dustin Lee Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker. Hoffman has been called one of the greatest actors of all time. He is known for his versatile portrayals of ...more

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Ray Bradbury is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Screenwriter, Author, Actor

Age: Dec. at 92 (1920-2012)

Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States of America

Ray Douglas Bradbury (; August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) was an American author and screenwriter. He worked in a variety of genres, including fantasy, science fiction, horror, and mystery ...more

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John Cage is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Musician, Author

Age: Dec. at 80 (1912-1992)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

John Milton Cage Jr. (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American composer, music theorist, artist, and philosopher. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music, and ...more

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Charles Bukowski is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Poet, Columnist, Novelist

Age: Dec. at 74 (1920-1994)

Birthplace: Andernach, Germany

Henry Charles Bukowski (born Heinrich Karl Bukowski; August 16, 1920 – March 9, 1994) was a German-American poet, novelist, and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, ...more

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Bessie Love is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 88 (1898-1986)

Birthplace: Midland, Texas, United States of America

Bessie Love (born Juanita Horton; September 10, 1898 – April 26, 1986) was an American motion picture actress who achieved prominence playing innocent young girls and wholesome leading ladies in ...more
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Budge Patty is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Tennis player

Age: 95

Birthplace: Fort Smith, Arkansas

John Edward "Budge" Patty (born February 11, 1924) is a former world no. 1 American tennis player whose career spanned a period of 15 years after World War II. He won two Grand Slam ...more

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Guy Rose is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Guy Rose

Age: Dec. at 58 (1867-1925)

Birthplace: San Gabriel, California

Guy Orlando Rose (3 March 1867 – 17 November 1925) was an American Impressionist painter and California resident who received national recognition in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Homer Lea is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 36 (1876-1912)

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado

Homer Lea (November 17, 1876 – November 1, 1912) was an American adventurer, author and geopolitical strategist. He is today best known for his involvement with Chinese reform and revolutionary ...more
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Terrence Roberts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Terrence Roberts

Age: 77

Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas

Terrence James Roberts (born December 3, 1941) was one of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who, in 1957, were the first black students ever to attend classes at Little ...more
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Mary Foy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Mary Foy

Age: Dec. at 100 (1862-1962)

Mary Emily Foy (July 13, 1862 - February 21, 1962) was the first woman head librarian of the Los Angeles Public Library, appointed to the job in 1880 at the age of 18. She had graduated the year ...more
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Aileen Eaton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Los Angeles High School Alumni
Aileen Eaton Promoter

Age: Dec. at 78 (1909-1987)

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Aileen LeBell Eaton (February 5, 1909 – November 15, 1987) was a boxing and professional wrestling promoter who was influential in the United States' west coast's boxing and wrestling scene for ...more