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Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

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

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

This list includes Ray Nitschke, Michael Finley and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Proviso East High School?” and “Which celebrities are Proviso East High School alumni?”
  • Fred Hampton1

    Fred Hampton


    AgeDec. at 21 (1948-1969)

    BirthplaceSummit, New Jersey

    Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an American activist and revolutionary,...  more
  • Dennis Franz2


    BirthplaceProviso Township, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America

    Dennis Franz Schlachta (; born October 28, 1944), known professionally as Dennis Franz, is an...  more

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  • Eugene Cernan3

    Eugene Cernan

    Astronaut, Fighter pilot


    BirthplaceBellwood, Illinois, United States of America

    Eugene Andrew Cernan (; March 14, 1934 – January 16, 2017) was an American astronaut, naval...  more
  • Ray Nitschke4

    Ray Nitschke

    American football player

    AgeDied at 62 (1936-1998)

    BirthplaceElmwood Park, Illinois, United States of America

    Raymond Ernest Nitschke (December 29, 1936 – March 8, 1998) was a professional American...  more

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  • Shannon Brown5

    Shannon Brown

    Basketball player, Actor


    BirthplaceUSA, Proviso Township, Maywood, Illinois

    Shannon Brown (born November 29, 1985) is an American professional basketball player. He...  more
  • Dee Brown6

    Dee Brown

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceJackson, Mississippi

    Daniel "Dee" Brown (born August 17, 1984) is a retired American professional basketball player...  more
  • Michael Finley7

    Michael Finley

    Basketball player, Film Producer


    BirthplaceMelrose Park, USA, Illinois

    Michael Howard Finley (born March 6, 1973) is an American retired professional basketball...  more

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  • Doc Rivers8

    Doc Rivers

    Basketball Coach, Basketball player


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Doc Rivers (born October 13, 1961) is an American professional basketball coach and former...  more

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  • Steven Hunter9

    Steven Hunter

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Steven Deon Hunter (born October 31, 1981) is American former professional basketball player....  more
  • 10

    Donnie Boyce

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Donald Nathaniel "Donnie" Boyce (born September 2, 1973) is an American former professional...  more
  • 11

    Martin C. Jischke

    Martin Charles Jischke (JIS-key) (born August 7, 1941) is a prominent American...  more
  • Jacob Pullen12

    Jacob Pullen

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceProviso Township, Maywood, Illinois

    Jacob Everse Pullen (born November 10, 1989) is an American-Georgian professional basketball...  more
  • 13

    Sergio Brown

    American football player


    BirthplaceProviso Township, Maywood, Illinois

    Sergio Brown (born May 22, 1988) is a former American football safety. He was signed by the...  more