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Famous Teaneck High School Alumni

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

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

List is made up of many different graduates, including Marc Jacobs and Tamba Hali.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Teaneck High School?” and “Which celebrities are Teaneck High School alumni?”
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Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

Age: 55

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

Marc Jacobs (born April 9, 1963) is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for his own fashion label, Marc Jacobs, and formerly Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line, which was ...more

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Michael Newdow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Physician, Social activist, Lawyer

Age: 65

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Michael Arthur Newdow (born June 24, 1953) is an American attorney and emergency medicine physician. He is best known for his efforts to have recitations of the current version of the Pledge of ...more
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Phoebe Snow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter

Age: Dec. at 61 (1950-2011)

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

Phoebe Snow (born Phoebe Ann Laub; July 17, 1950 – April 26, 2011) was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known for her 1975 song "Poetry Man". She was described by ...more

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Paul Volcker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Economist

Age: 91

Birthplace: Cape May, New Jersey, United States of America

Paul Adolph Volcker Jr. (; born September 5, 1927) is an American economist. He was Chairman of the Federal Reserve under Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan from August 1979 to August ...more
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Damon Lindelof is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 45

Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States of America

Damon Laurence Lindelof (born April 24, 1973) is an American screenwriter, comic book writer, and producer. He was the co-creator and showrunner of the television series Lost (2004–10). He has ...more
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Tamba Hali is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Gbarnga, Liberia

Tamba Boimah Hali (born November 3, 1983) is a Liberian-born former American football linebacker. He played college football at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), where he earned ...more
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Gaius Charles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Actor

Age: 35

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

Gaius Charles (born May 2, 1983) is an actor known for his portrayal of Brian "Smash" Williams in the television drama, Friday Night Lights. He also played Dr. Shane Ross on the ABC ...more
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Alan Silvestri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Entrepreneur

Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Alan Anthony Silvestri (born March 26, 1950) is an American composer and conductor known for his film and television scores. He is best known for his frequent collaboration with Robert Zemeckis, ...more

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Peter Pace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni

Age: 73

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Peter Pace (born November 5, 1945) is a United States Marine Corps general who served as the 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Pace was the first Marine officer appointed as chairman, ...more
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Leonard Maltin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Film critic, Historian, Film Producer

Age: 68

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

Leonard Michael Maltin (born December 18, 1950) is an American film critic and film historian, as well as an author of several mainstream books on cinema, focusing on nostalgic, celebratory ...more
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Tony Campbell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 56

Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey

Anthony "Tony" Campbell (born May 7, 1962) is a retired American National Basketball Association (NBA) player. Campbell played high school basketball at Teaneck High School in Teaneck. ...more
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Shemekia Copeland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Actor, Singer

Age: 39

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

Charon Shemekia Copeland (born April 10, 1979) is an American electric blues vocalist.

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Jeff Gottesfeld is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist

Age: 62

Jeff Gottesfeld is an American novelist, playwright, and screen and television writer.
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Doug Glanville is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Doug Glanville Baseball player

Age: 48

Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey

Douglas Metunwa Glanville (born August 25, 1970) is an American former professional baseball outfielder, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, ...more
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Kasib Powell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Kasib Powell Basketball player

Age: 37

Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey

Kasib Powell (born March 18, 1981) is an American professional basketball player currently working as an assistant coach for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA G League. Powell was born and ...more
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Paul A. Rothchild is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Record producer

Age: Dec. at 60 (1935-1995)

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

Paul Allen Rothchild (April 18, 1935 – March 30, 1995) was a prominent American record producer of the late 1960s and 1970s, widely known for his historic work with The Doors, producing Janis ...more
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Chris Brancato is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 57

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California

Chris Brancato (born July 24, 1962) is an American television and film writer and producer. Brancato grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey and graduated from Teaneck High School. He subsequently ...more
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Roger Birnbaum is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 68

Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States of America

Roger Birnbaum (born November 14, 1950) is an American film producer who owns the company Spyglass Entertainment, and was co-CEO and co-chairman of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. His two greatest box ...more
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David Sklansky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Author

Age: 71

Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, USA

David Sklansky (born December 22, 1947) is an American professional poker player and author.
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Nelson G. Gross is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Nelson G. Gross Businessperson, Politician

Age: Dec. at 65 (1932-1997)

Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey

Nelson Gerard Gross (January 9, 1932 – September 17, 1997) was an American Republican Party politician who served in the New Jersey General Assembly and as Chairman of the New Jersey Republican ...more
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Lance Ball is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
American football player

Age: 33

Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey

Lance Ball (born June 19, 1985) is a former American football running back. He was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at the University ...more
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Taral Hicks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Musician, Actor, Singer

Age: 44

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

Taral Nikisha Hicks (born September 21, 1974) is an American actress and singer. Hicks is best known for her acting in such films as 1993's American crime drama film A Bronx Tale and her singing ...more
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Lawrence Frank is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Coach

Age: 48

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Lawrence Adam Frank (born August 23, 1970) is an American basketball coach who is currently working as the President of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National ...more
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Michael Korie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Librettist, Lyricist
Michael Korie is an American librettist and lyricist whose writing for musical theater and opera includes the musicals Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven, and the operas Harvey Milk and The Grapes ...more
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Dan E. Fesman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Teaneck High School Alumni
Dan E. Fesman (sometimes credited as Dan Fesman) is a television producer and writer. Fesman graduated from Teaneck High School in Teaneck, New Jersey.Fesman has also been producer and writer on ...more