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

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

List includes Gene Kelly, Frank Gorshin and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Peabody High School?” and “Which celebrities are Peabody High School alumni?”

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Gene Kelly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
Gene Kelly Television producer, Film Producer, Choreographer Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks ...more

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Frank Gorshin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
Frank Gorshin Comedian, Actor, Impressionist Frank John Gorshin, Jr. was an American character actor, impressionist, and comedian. He was perhaps best known as an impressionist, with many guest appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show and ...more

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Fritz Weaver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
Fritz Weaver Actor, Voice acting Fritz William Weaver is an American stage and screen actor. Weaver has a long and wide variety of performances in television, stage, and motion picture acting and is well known for his roles in ...more

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Regis Toomey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
Regis Toomey Actor John Regis Toomey was an American film and television actor.

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David Tepper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
David Tepper Businessperson, Investor David Alan Tepper is an American hedge fund manager and the founder of Appaloosa Management. His investment specialty is distressed companies. In recent years he has become known as a ...more

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Edith S. Sampson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
Edith S. Sampson Judge, Politician, Lawyer Edith Spurlock Sampson was an American lawyer and judge, and the first Black U.S. delegate appointed to the United Nations.

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John Edgar Wideman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
John Edgar Wideman Professor, Novelist, Author John Edgar Wideman is an American writer, professor at Brown University, and sits on the contributing editorial board of the literary journal Conjunctions.

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Malcolm Cowley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
Malcolm Cowley Editor, Poet, Literary critic Malcolm Cowley was an American novelist, poet, literary critic, and journalist.

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Romare Bearden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
Romare Bearden Writer, Artist Romare Bearden was an American artist and writer who depicted African-American life. He has worked with many types of media including cartoons, oils and collages. Born in Charlotte, North ...more

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Jack Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
Jack Gilbert Poet, Steelworker, Author Jack Gilbert was an American poet.

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Mel Bennett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
Mel Bennett Melvin P. "Mel" Bennett is a retired American professional basketball player. He played forward for the Virginia Squires of the American Basketball Association and the Indiana Pacers, ...more

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Kenneth Burke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
Kenneth Burke Author, Philosopher Kenneth Duva Burke was an American literary theorist who had a powerful impact on 20th-century philosophy, aesthetics, criticism, and rhetorical theory. As a literary theorist, Burke was best ...more

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Joyce Spiliotis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Peabody High School Alumni
Joyce Spiliotis Politician Joyce A. Spiliotis was an American politician. She was born in Peabody, Massachusetts, and represented the 12th Essex district in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 2003 until her ...more