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Famous Torrance High School Alumni

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

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

Bobby Blotzer and Louis Zamperini are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Torrance High School?” and “Which celebrities are Torrance High School alumni?”
Bobby Blotzer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Torrance High School Alumni
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Robert John Blotzer (born October 22, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American musician best known as the past drummer for metal band Ratt. He attended Torrance High School in Torrance California along with his ex Ratt bandmate Juan Croucier. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Musician, Drummer

Age: 60

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Louis Zamperini is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Torrance High School Alumni
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Louis Silvie Zamperini (January 26, 1917 – July 2, 2014) was an American World War II veteran, a Christian evangelist and an Olympic distance runner, best known for being a Japanese prisoner of war survivor. Zamperini took up running in high school and qualified for the US in the 5,000 m race for the 1936 Berlin Olympics. In 1941, he was commissioned into the United States Army Air Forces as a lieutenant. He served as a bombardier in B-24 Liberators in the Pacific. On a search and rescue mission, mechanical difficulties forced Zamperini's plane to crash in the ocean. After drifting at sea for 46–47 days (island spotted on the 46th, and arrived on 47th) he landed on the Japanese occupied ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Motivational speaker

Age: Dec. at 97 (1917-2014)

Birthplace: Olean, New York, United States of America

Angela Park is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Torrance High School Alumni
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Angela Park

Angela Park (Korean: 박혜인, born August 25, 1988) is a Brazilian-American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour. She holds dual citizenship in Brazil and the United States. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Golfer

Age: 30

Birthplace: Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Deon Marshall Thompson (born September 16, 1988) is an American-Ivorian professional basketball player for the Unicaja of the Liga ACB and the Eurocup. He played college basketball for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Standing at the 2.04 m (6 ft 8 1⁄2 in), he plays the power forward position. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Basketball player

Age: 30

Birthplace: Torrance, California