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

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Tupac Shakur and Courtney Thorne-Smith.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Tamalpais High School?” and “Which celebrities are Tamalpais High School alumni?”
Tupac Shakur is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Tamalpais High School Alumni
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Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known by his stage names 2Pac and briefly as Makaveli, was an American rapper, songwriter, and actor. Shakur has sold over 75 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. His double disc albums All Eyez on Me and his Greatest Hits are among the best selling albums in the United States. He has been listed and ranked as one of the greatest artists of all time by many magazines, including Rolling Stone which ranked him 86th on its list of The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers ever, he was ranked number 2 by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. 2Pac is ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 25 (1971-1996)

Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

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#3 on The Best Rap Lyricists of All Time

#33 on The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

#18 on The Greatest Musicians Who Died Before 40

#3 on The Dopest Rappers of the '90s

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Pat Paulsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Tamalpais High School Alumni
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Patrick Layton "Pat" Paulsen was an American comedian and satirist notable for his roles on several of the Smothers Brothers TV shows, and for his campaigns for President of the United States in 1968, 1972, 1980, 1988, 1992, and 1996, which had primarily comedic rather than political objectives, although his campaigns generated some protest votes for him. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 70 (1927-1997)

Birthplace: USA, Washington, South Bend

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Courtney Thorne-Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Tamalpais High School Alumni
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Courtney Thorne-Smith is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Alison Parker on Melrose Place, Georgia Thomas on Ally McBeal, Cheryl in According to Jim, and her recurring role on Two and a Half Men as Lyndsey McElroy. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

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George Duke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Tamalpais High School Alumni
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George Duke was an American musician, known as a keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer in both jazz and popular mainstream musical genres. He worked with numerous acclaimed artists as arranger, music director, writer and co-writer, record producer and as a professor of music. He first made a name for himself with the album The Jean-Luc Ponty Experience with the George Duke Trio. He was known primarily for thirty-odd solo albums as well as for his collaborations with other musicians, particularly Frank Zappa. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 67 (1946-2013)

Birthplace: USA, San Rafael, California

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#31 on The Best Jazz Pianists in the World

#61 on The Greatest Organists in Rock and Jazz History

#28 on The Greatest Keytarists of All Time

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