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Famous Tamalpais High School Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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
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    Tupac Amaru Shakur ( TOO-pahk shə-KOOR; born Lesane Parish Crooks, June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Much of Shakur's work has been noted for addressing contemporary social issues that plagued inner cities, and he is considered a symbol of resistance and activism against inequality.Shakur was born in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City but relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1988. He later moved to Los Angeles in 1993 to further pursue his music career. By the time he released his debut album 2Pacalypse Now in 1991, he had... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Record producer, Poet, Songwriter, Rapper, Screenwriter
    • Age: Dec. at 25 (1971-1996)
    • Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Pat Paulsen
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    Patrick Layton Paulsen (July 6, 1927 – April 24, 1997) was an American comedian and satirist notable for his roles on several of the Smothers Brothers television shows, and for his satirical campaigns for President of the United States between 1968 and 1996, although his campaigns generated some protest votes for him.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Politician, Comedian, Actor
    • Age: Dec. at 70 (1927-1997)
    • Birthplace: South Bend, Washington, United States of America
  • Courtney Thorne-Smith
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    Courtney Thorne-Smith (born November 8, 1967) 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
    • Profession: Actor
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

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  • George Duke
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    George M. Duke (January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013) was an American keyboardist, composer, singer-songwriter and record producer. He worked with numerous 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, of which A Brazilian Love Affair from 1979 was his most popular, as well as for his collaborations with other musicians, particularly Frank Zappa.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Jazz Pianist, Record producer, Keytarist, Pianist, Musician
    • Age: Dec. at 67 (1946-2013)
    • Birthplace: San Rafael, California, United States of America

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