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

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

This list contains graduates like Elizabeth Taylor and Will Ferrell.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University High School?” and “Which celebrities are University High School alumni?”
Elizabeth Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University High School Alumni
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Dame Elizabeth Rosemond "Liz" Taylor, DBE was a British-born American actress. From her early years as a child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age. As one of the world's most famous film stars, Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her ...more

Profession: Film Producer, Actor

Age: Died at 79 (1932-2011)

Birthplace: Hampstead Garden Suburb, United Kingdom

Credits: Giant, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Place in the Sun

Also Ranked

#10 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#56 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#28 on The Best Living English Actresses

#22 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

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Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University High School Alumni
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John William "Will" Ferrell is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. Ferrell first established himself in the mid-1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, and has subsequently starred in comedy films such as Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, ...more

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Irvine, California, United States of America

Credits: Step Brothers, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, The Other Guys

Also Ranked

#92 on The Best Actors Working Today

#78 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#2 on The Funniest People of All Time

#63 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Randy Newman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University High School Alumni
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Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice, mordant pop songs, and for film scores. Since the 1980s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer. His film scores include Ragtime, Awakenings, The Natural, ...more

Profession: Film Score Composer, Arranger, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more

Age: 73

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Credits: Toy Story 3, Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Forrest Gump

Also Ranked

#55 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

#60 on The Best One-Hit Wonders of the 1970s

#35 on The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

#66 on These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time

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Ryan O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University High School Alumni
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Charles Patrick Ryan O'Neal, better known as Ryan O'Neal, is an American television and film actor. O'Neal trained as an amateur boxer before beginning his career in acting in 1960. In 1964, he landed the role of Rodney Harrington on the ABC nighttime soap opera Peyton Place. The series was an ...more

Profession: Actor

Age: 75

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Credits: Peyton Place, Barry Lyndon, Paper Moon, Love Story

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