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

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

This list is made up of a variety of graduates, including Edward G. Robinson and Army Archerd.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Townsend Harris High School?” and “Which celebrities are Townsend Harris High School alumni?”
Edward G. Robinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Townsend Harris High School Alumni
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Edward Goldenberg Robinson was a Romanian-born American actor. A popular star during Hollywood's Golden Age, he is best remembered for his roles as gangsters, such as Rico in his star-making film Little Caesar and as Rocco in Key Largo. Other memorable roles include insurance investigator Barton ...more

Profession: Actor

Age: Died at 80 (1893-1973)

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Credits: Double Indemnity, The Stranger, Key Largo, The Ten Commandments

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Cornel Wilde is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Townsend Harris High School Alumni
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Cornel Wilde was a Hungarian-American actor and film director. ...more

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

Age: Died at 77 (1912-1989)

Birthplace: Prievidza, Slovakia

Credits: The Greatest Show on Earth, High Sierra, Leave Her to Heaven, The Naked Prey, Lancelot and Guinevere, + more

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Jonas Salk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Townsend Harris High School Alumni
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Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed the first successful inactivated polio vaccine. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing ...more

Profession: Medical researcher, Virologist, Scientist, Physician

Age: Died at 81 (1914-1995)

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

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#37 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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Army Archerd is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Townsend Harris High School Alumni
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Armand Andre "Army" Archerd was an American columnist for Variety for over fifty years before retiring his "Just for Variety" column in September 2005. In November 2005, Archerd began blogging for Variety and was working on a memoir when he died. ...more

Profession: Journalist, Actor

Age: Died at 87 (1922-2009)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Credits: Planet of the Apes, Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood, Gable and Lombard, California Suite, + more

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