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

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Clint Eastwood and Rickey Henderson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Oakland Technical High School?” and “Which celebrities are Oakland Technical High School alumni?”
Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Oakland Technical High School Alumni
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Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy of spaghetti Westerns during the 1960s, and as antihero cop Harry Callahan in the five Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s. These roles, among others, have made him an enduring cultural icon of masculinity. For his work in the Western film Unforgiven and the sports drama Million Dollar Baby, Eastwood won Academy Awards for Best Director and Producer of the Best Picture, as well as receiving nominations for Best Actor. His greatest commercial successes have been the adventure ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 88

Birthplace: California, United States of America

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Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Oakland Technical High School Alumni
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Rickey Nelson Henley Henderson is a retired American baseball outfielder who played in Major League Baseball for nine teams from 1979 to 2003, including four stints with his original team, the Oakland Athletics. Nicknamed "The Man of Steal", he is widely regarded as the sport's greatest leadoff hitter and baserunner. He holds the major league records for career stolen bases, runs scored, unintentional walks and leadoff home runs. At the time of his last major league game in 2003, the ten-time American League All-Star ranked among the sport's top 100 all-time home run hitters and was its all-time leader in base on balls. In 2009, he was inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his first ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Huey P. Newton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Oakland Technical High School Alumni
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Huey Percy Newton was an African-American political activist and revolutionary, who along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966. Newton had a long series of confrontations with law enforcement, including several convictions, while he participated in political activism. He continued to pursue an education, eventually earning a Ph.D. in Social Science. Newton spent time in prison for manslaughter due to his alleged involvement in a shooting that killed a police officer, but was later acquitted. In 1989 he was shot and killed in Oakland, California, by Tyrone "Double R" Robinson, a member of the Black Guerrilla Family. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 47 (1942-1989)

Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana, United States of America

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Frank Oz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Oakland Technical High School Alumni
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Frank Oz is an English-born American puppeteer, actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his puppeteering work, where he performed the Muppet characters of Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear in The Muppet Show, and Cookie Monster, Bert, and Grover in Sesame Street. His work as a director include 1986's Little Shop of Horrors, 1991's comedy What About Bob?, and 1988's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 74

Birthplace: Hereford, United Kingdom

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