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Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 16.6k views13 items

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?”
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  • 1
    Fred Hampton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Fred Hampton

    Activist

    AgeDec. at 21 (1948-1969)

    BirthplaceSummit, New Jersey

    Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an American activist and revolutionary,... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Dennis Franz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Age75

    BirthplaceProviso Township, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America

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

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    #677 of 1,030 The Best Actors in Film History#51 of 101 The Most Beloved US Veterans

  • 3
    Eugene Cernan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Eugene Cernan

    Astronaut, Fighter pilot

    Age86

    BirthplaceBellwood, Illinois, United States of America

    Eugene Andrew Cernan (; March 14, 1934 – January 16, 2017) was an American astronaut, naval... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Ray Nitschke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Ray Nitschke

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 62 (1936-1998)

    BirthplaceUSA, Elmwood Park, Illinois

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

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    #31 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#23 of 432 The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

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    Shannon Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Shannon Brown

    Basketball player, Actor

    Age34

    BirthplaceUSA, Proviso Township, Maywood, Illinois

    Shannon Brown (born November 29, 1985) is an American professional basketball player. He... more on Wikipedia

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    #63 of 107 The Greatest Lakers of All Time#41 of 108 The Best NBA Players from Illinois

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    Dee Brown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Dee Brown

    Basketball player

    Age36

    BirthplaceJackson, Mississippi

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

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    #22 of 86 The Best NBA Players from Mississippi#163 of 222 The Best Utah Jazz of All Time

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    Michael Finley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Michael Finley

    Basketball player, Film Producer

    Age47

    BirthplaceMelrose Park, USA, Illinois

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

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    #70 of 175 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History#218 of 227 The Greatest Offensive Players in NBA History

  • 8
    Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Doc Rivers

    Basketball Coach, Basketball player

    Age58

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Glenn Anton "Doc" Rivers (born October 13, 1961) is an American basketball coach and former... more on Wikipedia

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    #214 of 765 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#12 of 30 The Best NBA Coaches Right Now

  • 9
    Steven Hunter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Steven Hunter

    Basketball player

    Age38

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Steven Deon Hunter (born October 31, 1981) is American former professional basketball player.... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Donnie Boyce is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Donnie Boyce

    Basketball player

    Age47

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Donald Nathaniel "Donnie" Boyce (born September 2, 1973) is an American former professional... more on Wikipedia
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    Martin C. Jischke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Martin C. Jischke

    Martin Charles Jischke (JIS-key) (born August 7, 1941) is a prominent American... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Jacob Pullen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Jacob Pullen

    Basketball player

    Age30

    BirthplaceProviso Township, Maywood, Illinois

    Jacob Everse Pullen (born November 10, 1989) is an American-Georgian professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
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    Sergio Brown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Proviso East High School Alumni

    Sergio Brown

    American football player

    Age32

    BirthplaceProviso Township, Maywood, Illinois

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