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Famous Palo Alto High School Alumni

Updated May 31, 2019 10.7k views18 items

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

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

List ranges from James Franco to Jeremy Lin and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Palo Alto High School?” and “Which celebrities are Palo Alto High School alumni?”
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    James Franco

    Film Producer, Model
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    Joan Baez

    Pacifist, Activist
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    Grace Slick

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    Charles Haid

    Television director, Television producer
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    Erle Stanley Gardner

    Novelist, Author
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    Jim Harbaugh

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    Dave Franco

    Film Producer, Screenwriter
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    Kirk Wise

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    James Loscutoff Jr. (February 4, 1930 – December 1, 2015) was a professional basketball player...  more
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    Ollie Johnston

    Animator, Voice acting
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    Ron Wyden

    Politician
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    Torrance Heather Castellano (born January 8, 1979, in San Francisco, California) is an...  more
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    Whitfield Crane

    Musician, Singer
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    Luke Paquin

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    Franklin "Pitch" Johnson, Jr.

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    Jeremy Lin

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    Teresa Noyola

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