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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
Margaret Cho Fashion designer, Comedian, Television producer Margaret Moran Cho is an American comedian, fashion designer, actress, author, and singer-songwriter. Cho is best known for her stand-up routines, through which she critiques social and ...more

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Jamie Chung is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Jamie Chung Actor Jamie Jilynn Chung 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 World: San Diego and ...more

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Carol Channing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Carol Channing Comedian, Actor, Singer Carol Elaine Channing is an American actress, singer, dancer, comedian, and voice artist. She won the Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for ...more

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Bill Bixby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Bill Bixby Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Wilfred Bailey Everett "Bill" Bixby III was an American film and television actor, director, and frequent game show panelist. His career spanned more than three decades, including ...more

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Dian Fossey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Dian Fossey Anthropologist, Researcher, Scientist Dian Fossey was an American zoologist, primatologist, and anthropologist who undertook an extensive study of gorilla groups over a period of 18 years. She studied them daily in the mountain ...more

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Charles Ginsburg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Charles Ginsburg Inventor Charles P. Ginsburg was an engineer and the leader of a research team at Ampex which developed one of the first practical videotape recorders. The engineering team that created the videotape ...more

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Benjamin Bratt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Benjamin Bratt Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting Benjamin Bratt is an American actor. He is best known for his role as NYPD Detective Rey Curtis on the legal/crime drama series Law & Order and his appearances in the movies Miss ...more

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Alexander Calder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Alexander Calder Sculptor, Artist Alexander Calder was an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of kinetic sculpture made with delicately balanced or suspended components which move in response to motor ...more

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Naomi Wolf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Naomi Wolf Author, Writer Naomi R. Wolf is an American author and former political consultant. With the publication of the 1991 bestselling book The Beauty Myth, she became a leading spokeswoman of what was later ...more

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Jack Kerouac is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Jack Kerouac Painter, Poet, Novelist Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Kerouac is ...more

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Adrian Lamo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Adrian Lamo Journalist Adrian Lamo is a Colombian-American threat analyst and former hacker. Lamo first gained media attention for breaking into several high-profile computer networks, including those of The New York ...more

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Kenneth McLennan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Kenneth McLennan General Kenneth McLennan was the Assistant Commandant of the United States Marine Corps from 1979 to 1981. In recognition of his distinguished service as Assistant Commandant and Chief of Staff, ...more

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Jennifer Egan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Jennifer Egan Novelist, Author, Writer Jennifer Egan is an American novelist and short story writer who lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Egan's novel A Visit from the Goon Squad won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and National ...more

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Stafford Repp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Stafford Repp Actor Stafford Alois Repp 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 series.

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Albert Abraham Michelson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Albert Abraham Michelson Physicist, Scientist Albert Abraham Michelson was an American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment. In 1907 he received the Nobel ...more

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Joseph Erlanger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Joseph Erlanger Scientist Joseph Erlanger was an American physiologist who is best known for his contributions to the field of neuroscience. Together with Herbert Spencer Gasser, he identified several varieties of nerve ...more

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Daniel Handler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Daniel Handler Accordionist, Songwriter, Musician Daniel Handler is an American writer. He is best known for his work under the pen name Lemony Snicket, having published children's series A Series of Unfortunate Events and All the Wrong ...more

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Rube Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Rube Goldberg Sculptor, Journalist, Film Producer Reuben Garrett Lucius "Rube" Goldberg was an American cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer, and inventor. He is best known for a series of popular cartoons depicting complicated ...more

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John L. Heilbron is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
John L. Heilbron Historian, Professor, Author John Lewis Heilbron is a historian and author.

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Richard C. Blum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Richard C. Blum Businessperson, Investment Banker, Banker Richard C. Blum is an American investment banker. He is the husband of United States Senator from California 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
Josiah Royce Philosopher Josiah Royce was an American objective idealist philosopher.

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Ted Leonsis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Ted Leonsis Businessperson, Investor, Film Producer Theodore John Leonsis is a Greek- American sports team owner, venture capital investor, filmmaker, author, and philanthropist. He is a former senior executive with America Online. As the ...more

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Rick Levin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Rick Levin Economist Richard Charles Levin is a professor of economics and the longest tenured president of Yale University, serving from 1993 to 2013. In March 2014, he became Chief Executive Officer of Coursera.

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William Redington Hewlett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
William Redington Hewlett Businessperson, Entrepreneur William "Bill" Redington Hewlett was an American engineer and the co-founder, with David Packard, of the Hewlett-Packard Company.

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Richard Diebenkorn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Richard Diebenkorn Artist Although his abstract work had earned him attention, it was his switch to representational art that truly established Diebenkorn as an artist. Woman in Profile and Girl with Plant proved that ...more

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John Trasviña is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
John Trasviña Lawyer John D. Trasviña is the dean of the University of San Francisco School of Law. Previously, he was Assistant Secretary of the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity in the U.S. ...more

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Stephen Breyer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Stephen Breyer Judge, Lawyer Stephen Gerald Breyer is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1994, and known for his pragmatic approach to constitutional law, ...more

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Eugene Meyer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Eugene Meyer Publisher, Businessperson, Financier Eugene Isaac Meyer was an American financier, public official, and newspaper publisher. He was the publisher of the Washington Post newspaper. He served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve from ...more

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Eric Allin Cornell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Eric Allin Cornell Physicist Eric Allin Cornell is an American physicist who, along with Carl E. Wieman, was able to synthesize the first Bose–Einstein condensate in 1995. For their efforts, Cornell, Wieman, and Wolfgang ...more

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Donald Fisher is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Donald Fisher Businessperson, Entrepreneur Donald George Fisher was an American businessman and philanthropist. He co-founded The Gap clothing stores with his wife Doris F. Fisher.

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Bob Lee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Bob Lee American football player Robert Melville Lee is a former professional American football player. He graduated from Lowell High School in 1963. Nicknamed "General" Bob Lee during a brief period of success with ...more

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Julius Kahn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Julius Kahn Politician Julius Kahn was a United States Congressman who was succeeded by his wife Florence Prag Kahn after his death. Kahn was born in Kuppenheim, in the Grand Duchy of Baden, in what would become ...more

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Walter A. Haas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Walter A. Haas, Jr. Businessperson, Politician Walter A. Haas, Jr. was a president and CEO and chairman of Levi Strauss & Co, succeeding his father Walter A. Haas. He led the company in its growth from a regional manufacturer and ...more

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Pat Brown is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Pat Brown Politician, Lawyer Edmund Gerald “Pat” Brown, Sr. was the 32nd Governor of California from 1959 to 1967 and the father of the 34th and 39th Governor of California, Jerry Brown.

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William Ware Theiss is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
William Ware Theiss Costume Designer Bill Theiss is a costume designer.

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Pierre Salinger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Pierre Salinger Politician Pierre Emil George Salinger was a White House Press Secretary to U.S. Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Salinger served as a United States Senator in 1964 and was campaign ...more

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Jerry Coleman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Jerry Coleman Announcer, Baseball player Gerald Francis "Jerry" Coleman was a Major League Baseball second baseman for the New York Yankees and manager of the San Diego Padres for one year. Coleman was named the rookie of the ...more

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Tom Meschery is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Tom Meschery Basketball player Thomas Nicholas "Tom" Meschery is a Russian American former professional basketball player. He was a power forward with a 10 year National Basketball Association career from 1961 to ...more

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Gill Byrd is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Gill Byrd American football player Gill Arnette Byrd, is a former professional American football player and current cornerbacks coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was a two time Pro Bowl cornerback in 1991 and 1992 for the San ...more

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James D. Zellerbach is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
James D. Zellerbach Businessperson, Diplomat James David Zellerbach was an American businessman and ambassador. Zellerbach was sworn in as United States Ambassador to Italy in 1957. He held the post until 1960. He was a member on the board ...more

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Cyril Magnin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Cyril Magnin Retailer Cyril Isaac Magnin was an American businessman from San Francisco, California. He was the Chief Executive of the Joseph Magnin Co.

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Dan the Automator is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Dan the Automator Film Score Composer, Record producer, Audio Engineer Daniel M. Nakamura, better known by the stage name Dan the Automator, is an American hip hop producer. He founded the record label 75 Ark, which was distributed by Tommy Boy Records during its ...more

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Mischa Berlinski is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Mischa Berlinski Author, Writer Mischa Berlinski is an American author. His first novel, Fieldwork, was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. In 2008 Berlinski won a $50,000 Whiting Writer's Award, given to writers ...more

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Paris is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Paris Rapper Oscar Jackson, Jr., better known by his stage name Paris, is an American rapper from San Francisco, California, known for his highly charged political and socially conscious lyrics. Influenced ...more

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Stephen Mather is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Stephen Mather Stephen Tyng Mather was an American industrialist and conservationist who as president and owner of Thorkildsen-Mather Borax Company became a millionaire. With his friend and journalist Robert ...more

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John Roos is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
John Roos Lawyer John Victor Roos is a former United States Ambassador to Japan and former technology lawyer. Before accepting the ambassadorship from President Barack Obama, Roos was the CEO of Silicon ...more

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Walter A. Haas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Walter A. Haas Businessperson Walter A. Haas, Sr., son of the founder of Hellman-Haas Grocery, was a former President and Chairman of Levi Strauss & Co. Haas was credited with saving the once struggling company.

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Stephen Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Stephen Schwartz Journalist, Historian, Author Stephen Suleyman Schwartz is an American Sufi journalist, columnist, and author. He has been published in a variety of media, including The Wall Street Journal. He is the founder and executive ...more

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Joseph Meyer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Joseph Meyer Songwriter Joseph Meyer was an American songwriter who wrote some of the most notable songs of the first half of the twentieth century. Meyer collaborated with many famous songwriters of the day including ...more

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Art Hoppe is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Lowell High School Alumni
Art Hoppe Journalist Art Hoppe was a popular columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle for more than 40 years. He was known for satirical and allegorical columns that skewered the self-important. Many columns ...more