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

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

This list includes Jill Scott, Erika Alexander and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Philadelphia High School for Girls?” and “Which celebrities are Philadelphia High School for Girls alumni?”
Barbara Harris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Philadelphia High School For Girls Alumni
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Barbara Harris

Barbara Clementine Harris was the first woman ordained a bishop in the Anglican Communion. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 87

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jill Scott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Philadelphia High School For Girls Alumni
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Jill Scott is an American singer, model and actress. Her 2000 debut, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1, went platinum, and the followups Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2 and The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3 both achieved gold status. She made her cinematic debut in the films Hounddog and Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? in 2007. In Get On Up she plays the second wife of James Brown. She also appeared as the lead role in the BBC/HBO series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Also Ranked

#62 on The Greatest Black Actresses of All Time

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Jessie Redmon Fauset is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Philadelphia High School For Girls Alumni
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Jessie Redmon Fauset was an American editor, poet, essayist and novelist. Fauset was the literary editor of the NAACP magazine The Crisis. She also was the editor and co-author for the African-American children's magazine The Brownies' Book. She studied the teachings and beliefs of W.E.B Du Bois and considered him to be her mentor. Fauset was known as one of the most intelligent women novelists of the Harlem Renaissance, earning her the name "the midwife". In her lifetime she wrote four novels as well as poetry and short fiction. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 79 (1882-1961)

Birthplace: New Jersey, United States of America

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#17 on The Best African American Poets of All Time

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Bebe Moore Campbell, was the author of three New York Times bestsellers, Brothers and Sisters, Singing in the Comeback Choir, and What You Owe Me, which was also a Los Angeles Times "Best Book of 2001". Her other works include the novel Your Blues Ain't Like Mine, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and the winner of the NAACP Image Award for Literature; her memoir, Sweet Summer, Growing Up With and Without My Dad; and her first nonfiction book, Successful Women, Angry Men: Backlash in the Two-Career Marriage. Her essays, articles, and excerpts appear in many anthologies. Campbell's interest in mental health was the catalyst for her first children's book, Sometimes My Mommy ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 56 (1950-2006)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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