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Famous Syosset High School Alumni

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

This list has a variety of graduates, like Natalie Portman and Judd Apatow, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Syosset High School?” and “Which celebrities are Syosset High School alumni?”
  • 1

    Natalie Portman

    Film Producer, Model


    BirthplaceJerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

    Natalie Portman (born Neta-Lee Hershlag; June 9, 1981) is an actress and filmmaker with dual Israeli and American citizenship. She is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award...  more

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    Judd Apatow

    Television director, Comedian


    BirthplaceFlushing, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Judd Apatow (; born December 6, 1967) is an American filmmaker, actor and comedian. He is the founder of Apatow Productions, through which he produced and developed the television series Freaks and...  more

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  • 3

    Elaine Chao

    Politician, Economist


    BirthplaceTaipei, Taiwan

    Elaine Lan Chao (Chinese: 趙小蘭; pinyin: Zhào Xiǎolán; born March 26, 1953) is the United States Secretary of Transportation who assumed her office on January 31, 2017. A member of the Republican...  more
  • 4

    Idina Menzel

    Songwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceSyosset, New York, USA

    Idina Kim Menzel (born May 30, 1971) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Menzel rose to prominence when she originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent. Her...  more

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  • 5

    Adam Pascal

    Musician, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Adam Pascal (born October 25, 1970) is an American actor, singer, and musician, known for his performance as Roger Davis in the original 1996 cast of Jonathan Larson's musical Rent on Broadway, the...  more
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    Michael Isikoff



    Michael R. Isikoff is an American investigative journalist who is currently the Chief Investigative Correspondent at Yahoo! News. He is the co-author with David Corn of the book entitled Russian...  more
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Robert Maschio (born August 25, 1966) is an American actor. He is known for playing Dr. Todd 'The Todd' Quinlan in the American comedy-drama Scrubs....  more
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    Doug Geed

    Doug Geed is an American journalist, born in December 1958 on Long Island, New York. He was graduated from Syosset High School and received a Bachelor of Journalism Degree at the University of...  more
  • 9

    Ed Newman

    Miami Dolphins 1973-1984


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Edward Kenneth Newman (born June 4, 1951) is a former All-Pro offensive guard who, from 1973 to 1984, played 167 games over 12 seasons with the Miami Dolphins. He is now a judge in Florida....  more
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    John Weisbrod

    John Weisbrod is a retired American professional ice hockey center and former Calgary FlamesAssistant General Manager/Player Personnel from 2011-2013. In addition to his work in the NHL, Weisbrod also served as General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of the Orlando Magic, of theNational Basketball Association from 2004-2005.
    (info taken from Wikipedia)
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    Jay Bienstock

    Television producer


    Jay Bienstock (born November 20, 1965) is an American television producer. His credits include Behind the Music, Survivor, The Apprentice, 13: Fear is Real with film director Sam Raimi, Bachelor Pad,...  more
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    Alan S. Blinder

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    David L. Bushell

    Film Producer
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  • 14

    Meg Wolitzer

    Author, Writer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Best-selling author.
    Meg Wolitzer (born May 28, 1959) is an American novelist, known for The Wife, The Ten-Year Nap, The Uncoupling, The Interestings, and The Female Persuasion. She works as an instructor in the MFA...  more