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Famous Maine East High School Alumni

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

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

With graduates ranging from Harrison Ford to Hillary Rodham Clinton, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Maine East High School?” and “Which celebrities are Maine East High School alumni?”
  • Harrison Ford (born July 13, 1942) is an American actor. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the Star Wars film series and as the title character of the Indiana Jones movie series. Ford is also known for playing Rick Deckard in the neo-noir dystopian science fiction film Blade Runner (1982) and its sequel Blade Runner 2049 (2017); John Book in the thriller Witness (1985), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor; and Jack Ryan in the action films Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994). His career spans six decades and includes roles in several Hollywood blockbusters, including the epic war film Apocalypse Now (1979), the...  more
    • Profession: Pilot, Film Producer, Carpenter, Actor
    • Age: 79
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Photo: Alexander Tamargo/Contributor / Getty Images Entertainment
    Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born Hillary Diane Rodham, October 26, 1947) is an American politician, diplomat, lawyer, writer and public speaker. She was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, a United States senator from New York from 2001 to 2009 and the 67th United States secretary of state from 2009 until 2013. Clinton became the first woman to be nominated for President of the United States by a major political party when she won the Democratic Party nomination in 2016. Raised in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge, Clinton graduated from Wellesley College in 1969 and earned a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in 1973. After serving as a congressional legal counsel, she moved...  more
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Politician, Diplomat, Official, Author
    • Age: 73
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

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  • Photo: Ray Tamarra / Getty Images
    Jami Beth Gertz (born October 28, 1965) is an American actress. Gertz is known for her early roles in the films Crossroads, The Lost Boys, Less Than Zero and Quicksilver, the 1980s TV series Square Pegs and 1996's Twister, as well as for her roles as Judy Miller in the CBS sitcom Still Standing and as Debbie Weaver in the ABC sitcom The Neighbors. Along with husband Tony Ressler, she is a part-owner of the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association....  more
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor
    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

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  • Photo: user uploaded image
    Caroline Louise "Carrie" Snodgress (October 27, 1945 – April 1, 2004) was an American actress. She is best remembered for her role in the film Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970), for which she was nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA Award as well as winning two Golden Globes and two Laurel Awards....  more
    • Profession: Actor
    • Age: Dec. at 58 (1945-2004)
    • Birthplace: Park Ridge, Illinois, USA