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Famous South Side High School Alumni

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

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

Examples include Howard Stern and Amy Schumer.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to South Side High School?” and “Which celebrities are South Side High School alumni?”
  • Howard Stern
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    Howard Allan Stern is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer. He is best known for his radio show, which was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2005. Stern has been exclusive to Sirius XM Radio since 2006. Stern wished to pursue a radio career since the age of five. While at Boston University, he worked at the campus station WTBU before a brief stint at WNTN in Newton, Massachusetts. He developed his on-air personality when he landed positions at WRNW in Briarcliff Manor, WCCC in Hartford, Connecticut, and WWWW in Detroit, Michigan. In 1981, he paired with his current newscaster and co-host Robin Quivers at WWDC in Washington, D.C., before a...  more
    • Profession: Talk show host, Television producer, Actor, Radio personality, Author
    • Age: 66
    • Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Shelley Long
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    Shelley Lee Long (born August 23, 1949) is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for her role as Diane Chambers on the hit sitcom Cheers, for which she received five Emmy nominations, winning in 1983 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She won two Golden Globe Awards for the role. Long reprised her role as Diane Chambers in four episodes of the spinoff Frasier, for which she received an additional guest star Emmy nomination. In 2009, she began playing a recurring role as DeDe Pritchett on the ABC comedy series Modern Family. Long has also starred in several films, notably Night Shift (1982), Irreconcilable Differences (1984), The Money Pit (1986), Outrageous...  more
    • Profession: Actor
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Amy Schumer
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    Amy Beth Schumer (born June 1, 1981) is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She ventured into comedy in the early 2000s before appearing as a contestant on the fifth season of the NBC reality competition series Last Comic Standing in 2007. Since 2013, she has been the creator, co-producer, co-writer, and star of the Comedy Central sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, for which she received a Peabody Award and for which Schumer has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, winning Outstanding Variety Sketch Series in 2015. Schumer wrote and made her film debut in a starring role in Trainwreck (2015), for which she received nominations for the Writers Guild of America Award...  more
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Stand-up comedian
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

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    Bernard Pollard

    Bernard Karmell Pollard (born December 23, 1984) is a former American football safety. He played college football at Purdue University, and was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens and Tennessee Titans. Pollard was dubbed "The Bonecrusher" while at Purdue for his hard hits and tackles, and acquired the nickname "Patriot-Killer" as a professional, after inflicting injuries which would ultimately alter four consecutive New England Patriots seasons and ended Patriots quarterback, Tom Brady's 2008 season....  more
    • Profession: American football player
    • Age: 31
    • Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana