Famous Upper Darby High School Alumni

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

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Tina Fey and Jim Croce.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Upper Darby High School?” and “Which celebrities are Upper Darby High School alumni?”
Tina Fey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Upper Darby High School Alumni
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Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and playwright. She is best known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live (1997–2006) and for creating the acclaimed comedy series 30 Rock (2006–2013) and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015–2019). Fey is also known for her work in film, with starring roles in Baby Mama (2008), Date Night (2010), Megamind (2010), Muppets Most Wanted (2014), Sisters (2015), Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016), and Wine Country (2019). Fey broke into comedy as a featured player in the Chicago-based improvisational comedy group The Second City. She then joined SNL as a writer, later becoming head ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Musician, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Heather Donahue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Upper Darby High School Alumni
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Heather Donahue (born December 22, 1974) is an American writer and retired actress, known for her role in the 1999 sleeper hit film The Blair Witch Project, which grossed nearly a quarter of a billion dollars on a $60,000 budget. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Actor, Writer

Age: 44

Birthplace: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, USA

Jim Croce is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Upper Darby High School Alumni
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James Joseph Croce (; January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973) was an American folk and rock singer-songwriter. Between 1966 and 1973, Croce released five studio albums and numerous singles. He was killed, along with five others, in a plane crash on September 20, 1973, at the height of his popularity. His first two albums were commercially unsuccessful, failing to chart or produce any hit singles. During this period, Croce took a series of odd jobs to pay bills while he continued to write, record, and perform concerts. After forming a partnership with songwriter and guitarist Maury Muehleisen, his fortunes turned in the early 1970s. His breakthrough came in 1972; his third album You Don't ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer

Age: Dec. at 30 (1943-1973)

Birthplace: South Philadelphia, United States of America

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Lloyd Alexander is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Upper Darby High School Alumni
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Lloyd Chudley Alexander (January 30, 1924 – May 17, 2007) was an American author of more than forty books, primarily fantasy novels for children and young adults. His most famous work is The Chronicles of Prydain, a series of five high fantasy novels whose conclusion, The High King, was awarded the 1969 Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature. He won U.S. National Book Awards in 1971 and 1982.Alexander was one creator of the children's literary magazine Cricket. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: Dec. at 83 (1924-2007)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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