Famous Scarsdale High School Alumni

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

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Aaron Sorkin and Linda McCartney.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Scarsdale High School?” and “Which celebrities are Scarsdale High School alumni?”
Aaron Sorkin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Scarsdale High School Alumni
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Aaron Benjamin Sorkin is an American screenwriter, producer, and playwright. His works include the Broadway plays A Few Good Men and The Farnsworth Invention; the television series Sports Night, The West Wing, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, and The Newsroom; and the films A Few Good Men, The American President, Charlie Wilson's War, The Social Network, and Moneyball. Sorkin's trademark rapid-fire dialogue and extended monologues are complemented, in television, by frequent collaborator Thomas Schlamme's characteristic directing technique called the "walk and talk". These sequences consist of single tracking shots of long duration involving multiple characters engaging in conversation as they ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

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Richard Holbrooke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Scarsdale High School Alumni
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Richard Charles Albert Holbrooke is an American diplomat, magazine editor,  author, Peace Corps official, and investment banker. Since Jan 30 2009 he serves as the Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan in the U.S. State Department. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 69 (1941-2010)

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, + more

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Lisa Donovan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Scarsdale High School Alumni
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Lisa Donovan is an American actress. As of January 2013, her YouTube channel has over 590,000 subscribers and 185 million video views, putting it in the top 500 channels on YouTube. She is one of the co-founders of Maker Studios, a YouTube video network which provides production and marketing services for over 1,000 YouTube channels. She is also a founder of Zappin Productions, a production company specializing in viral videos. She is currently in charge of Creative Development. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 38

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

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Jeffrey A. Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Scarsdale High School Alumni
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Jeffrey Alan Hoffman, Ph.D. is an American former NASA astronaut and currently a professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT. Hoffman made five flights as a space shuttle astronaut, including the first mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope in 1993, when the orbiting telescope's flawed optical system was corrected. Trained as an astrophysicist, he also flew on 1990 Spacelab shuttle mission that featured the ASTRO-1 ultraviolet astronomical observatory in the shuttle's payload bay. Over the course of his five missions he logged more than 1,211 hours and 21.5 million miles in space. He was also the first Jewish Astronaut, and the second Jewish man in space after Boris Volynov. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 74

Birthplace: New York City, New York

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