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Famous Lowell High School Alumni

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

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

List is made up of graduates like Jamie Chung and Margaret Cho.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Lowell High School?” and “Which celebrities are Lowell High School alumni?”
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Margaret Cho is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Fashion designer, Comedian, Television producer

Age: 50

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Margaret Moran Cho (born December 5, 1968) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, fashion designer, author, and singer-songwriter. Cho is best known for her stand-up routines, through which ...more

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Jamie Chung is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Actor

Age: 32

Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

Jamie Jilynn Chung (born April 10, 1983) is an American actress, and former reality television personality. She first gained fame in 2004 as a cast member on the MTV reality series The Real ...more

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Carol Channing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Singer

Age: 98

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Carol Elaine Channing (January 31, 1921 – January 15, 2019) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and comedian, known for starring in Broadway and film musicals. Her characters usually ...more

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Bill Bixby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: Dec. at 59 (1934-1993)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Wilfred Bailey Everett "Bill" Bixby III (January 22, 1934 − November 21, 1993) was an American actor, director, producer, and frequent game-show panelist. His career spanned more than ...more

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Dian Fossey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Anthropologist, Researcher, Scientist

Age: Dec. at 53 (1932-1985)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Dian Fossey (; January 16, 1932 – c. December 26, 1985) was an American primatologist and conservationist known for undertaking an extensive study of mountain gorilla groups from 1966 until her ...more

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Charles Ginsburg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Inventor

Age: Dec. at 72 (1920-1992)

Birthplace: California

Charles Paulson Ginsburg (July 27, 1920 – April 9, 1992) was an American engineer and the leader of a research team at Ampex which developed one of the first practical videotape recorders.
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Benjamin Bratt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 55

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Benjamin Bratt (born December 16, 1963) is a Peruvian-American actor, producer and activist. Bratt gained exposure through his supporting roles in Bright Angel (1990), Demolition Man (1993), ...more

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Alexander Calder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Sculptor, Artist

Age: Dec. at 78 (1898-1976)

Birthplace: Lawnton, Pennsylvania

Alexander Calder (; July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) was an American sculptor who is best known for his innovative mobiles (kinetic sculptures powered by motors or air currents) that embrace ...more
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Naomi Wolf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Author, Writer

Age: 56

Birthplace: California

Naomi R. Wolf (born November 12, 1962) is an American liberal progressive feminist author, journalist, and former political advisor to Al Gore and Bill Clinton. Wolf first came to prominence in ...more
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Jack Kerouac is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Painter, Poet, Novelist

Age: Dec. at 47 (1922-1969)

Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jack Kerouac (; born Jean-Louis Kérouac (though he called himself Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac); March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969) was an American novelist and poet of ...more

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Adrian Lamo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Journalist

Age: 38

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Adrián Alfonso Lamo Atwood (February 20, 1981 – March 14, 2018) was an American threat analyst and hacker. Lamo first gained media attention for breaking into several high-profile ...more
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Kenneth McLennan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni

Age: Dec. at 80 (1925-2005)

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Kenneth McLennan (May 31, 1925 – September 20, 2005) was a decorated marine officer with the rank of General. He is most noted for his service as the Assistant Commandant of the United States ...more
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Jennifer Egan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 56

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Jennifer Egan (born September 7, 1962) is an American novelist and short story writer who lives in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn with her husband and two sons. Egan's novel A Visit from the Goon Squad ...more
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Stafford Repp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 56 (1918-1974)

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Stafford Alois Repp (April 26, 1918 – November 5, 1974) was an American actor best known for his role as Police Chief Clancy O'Hara, opposite Adam West's character on ABC's Batman television
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Albert Abraham Michelson... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Physicist, Scientist

Age: Dec. at 79 (1852-1931)

Birthplace: Strzelno, Poland

Albert Abraham Michelson FFRS HFRSE (December 19, 1852 – May 9, 1931) was an American physicist known for his work on measuring the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley ...more
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Joseph Erlanger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Scientist

Age: Dec. at 91 (1874-1965)

Birthplace: California

Joseph Erlanger (January 5, 1874 – December 5, 1965) was an American physiologist who is best known for his contributions to the field of neuroscience. Together with Herbert Spencer Gasser, he ...more
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Daniel Handler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Accordionist, Songwriter, Musician

Age: 48

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Lemony Snicket is the pen name of American novelist Daniel Handler (born February 28, 1970). Snicket is the author of several children's books, also serving as the narrator of A Series of ...more
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Rube Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Sculptor, Journalist, Film Producer

Age: Dec. at 87 (1883-1970)

Birthplace: California

Reuben Garrett Lucius Goldberg (July 4, 1883 – December 7, 1970), known best as Rube Goldberg, was an American cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer, and inventor. Goldberg is best known for ...more
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John L. Heilbron is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Historian, Professor, Author

Age: 84

Birthplace: California

John Lewis Heilbron (born 17 March 1934, San Francisco) is an American historian of science best known for his work in the history of physics and the history of astronomy. He is Professor of ...more
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Richard C. Blum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Businessperson, Investment Banker, Banker

Age: 83

Richard Charles Blum (born July 31, 1935) is an American investment banker and husband of United States Senator Dianne Feinstein. He is the chairman and president of Blum Capital, an equity ...more
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Josiah Royce is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Philosopher

Age: Dec. at 61 (1855-1916)

Birthplace: Grass Valley, California

Josiah Royce (; November 20, 1855 – September 14, 1916) was an American objective idealist philosopher and the founder of American idealism.
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Ted Leonsis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Businessperson, Investor, Film Producer

Age: 62

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Theodore John Leonsis (born January 8, 1957) is an American businessman, investor, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and former politician. He is a former senior executive with America Online ...more
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Rick Levin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Economist

Age: 71

Birthplace: California

Richard Charles Levin (born April 7, 1947) is an economist and academic administrator. From 1993 to 2013, he was the 22nd President of Yale University. From March 2014 to June 2017, he was Chief ...more
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William Redington Hewlet... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur

Age: Dec. at 88 (1913-2001)

Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan

William Redington Hewlett ( HEW-lit; May 20, 1913 – January 12, 2001) was an American engineer and the co-founder, with David Packard, of the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP).
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Richard Diebenkorn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Artist

Age: Dec. at 71 (1922-1993)

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon

Richard Diebenkorn (April 22, 1922 – March 30, 1993) was an American painter and printmaker. His early work is associated with abstract expressionism and the Bay Area Figurative Movement of the ...more