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

These graduates, like Lisa Leslie and Byron Scott include images when available.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Morningside High School?” and “Which celebrities are Morningside High School alumni?”
Vicki Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Morningside High School Alumni
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Victoria Ann "Vicki" Lawrence is an American actress, comedian and singer. She is perhaps best known for the many characters she originated on CBS's The Carol Burnett Show where she appeared from 1967 to 1978, for the entire series run. During the sixth season the The Family sketches first appeared and immediately became popular. It was then that Vicki originated the character of Thelma Harper/Mama a supporting character who was Eunice Higgins's mother. The Family sketches and Thelma Harper/Mama have become undoubtedly the most popular sketches from The Carol Burnett Show. In 1982, six years after the series ended, a made for TV movie entitled Eunice based directly on The Family sketches ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 69

Birthplace: Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Also Ranked

#36 on The Best One-Hit Wonders of the 1970s

#30 on The Funniest Female Comedians of All Time

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Lisa Leslie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Morningside High School Alumni
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Lisa Deshaun Leslie is an American former professional women's basketball player who played in the WNBA. She is a three-time WNBA MVP and a four-time Olympic gold medal winner. The number seven pick in the 1997 inaugural WNBA draft, she followed a superb career at the University of Southern California with eight WNBA All-Star selections and two WNBA championships over the course of eleven seasons with the Los Angeles Sparks, before retiring in 2009. Leslie, a 6'5" center, is the first player to dunk in a WNBA game. She was considered a pioneer and cornerstone of the league during her WNBA career. In 2011, she was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in WNBA history. In 2015, she was ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Gardena, California, United States of America

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#5 on The Top WNBA Players of All Time

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Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Morningside High School Alumni
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Byron Antom Scott is an American former professional basketball player and current head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. As a player, he was an important component of the Lakers championship teams of the mid-to-late 1980s. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States of America

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#43 on The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History

#12 on The Greatest Lakers of All Time

#43 on The All-Time Greatest NBA Coaches

#9 on The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

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Tina Thompson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Morningside High School Alumni
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Tina Marie Thompson is a retired American professional basketball player. The first draft pick in WNBA history, Thompson was selected first by the Houston Comets. She helped lead the Comets to four WNBA championships. She has won two Olympic gold medals and has made 9 WNBA All-Star Game appearances. She is the WNBA's all-time leading scorer. In 2011, she was voted in by fans as one of the top 15 players in WNBA history. As of the 2013 season, she is also the only player to play in every WNBA season. Her final professional game occurred on September 22, 2013 in the WNBA Western Conference first round playoff Game 2 at the Tacoma Dome for the Seattle Storm in a 58-55 loss to the Minnesota ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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#11 on The Top WNBA Players of All Time

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