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

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

Alumni include Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and many additional graduates as well.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Van Nuys High School?” and “Which celebrities are Van Nuys High School alumni?”

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Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Film Producer, Model, Actor Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s. After ...more

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Robert Redford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Activist, Businessperson, Environmentalist Charles Robert Redford Jr., better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and a founder of the Sundance Film ...more

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Paula Abdul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Choreographer Paula Julie Abdul is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality. She is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada. She began her ...more

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Natalie Wood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Actor, Singer Natalie Wood was an American film and television actress best known for her screen roles in Miracle on 34th Street, Splendor in the Grass, Rebel Without a Cause, and West Side Story. After first ...more

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Sally Field is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Sally Margaret Field is an American actress and director. She is known for her film roles in Smokey and the Bandit, Norma Rae, Places in the Heart, Murphy's Romance, Steel Magnolias, Mrs. ...more

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Theatrical producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, singer, and filmmaker. As a child star, he appeared in the films A River Runs Through It, Angels in the Outfield, and 10 Things I Hate About ...more

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Erika Eleniak is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Model, Actor Erika Eleniak is an American Playboy Playmate and actress best known for her role in Baywatch as Shauni McClain. She also starred in the films E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, The Blob, Under Siege ...more

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Jane Russell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Model, Actor Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell, was an American film actress, and was one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s. Russell moved from the Midwest to California, where she had ...more

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Don Drysdale is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Baseball player, Actor, Sports commentator Donald Scott "Don" Drysdale was a Major League Baseball player and Hall of Fame right-handed pitcher with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Drysdale was one of the most dominant pitchers of the ...more

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Stacy Keach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Television producer, Actor, Voice acting Walter Stacy Keach, Jr. is an American actor and narrator. He is mostly known for his dramatic roles; however, he has done narration work for The Opie & Anthony Show on Sirius XM satellite ...more

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Stanley Gold is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Businessperson Stanley Phillip Gold is President and CEO of Shamrock Holdings, Roy E. Disney's private investment company. He was on the Walt Disney Company's board of directors 1984; 1987–2003. He and Roy ...more

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James Dougherty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Police officer James Edward "Jim" Dougherty was an American policeman, best known for being the first husband of Marilyn Monroe.

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Bill Paparian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Bill Paparian Politician Bill Paparian is an American politician, a former mayor of Pasadena, California, serving from 1995 to 1997. He was also a member of the Pasadena City Council from 1987 to 1999, and a Green Party ...more

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Harlee McBride is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
Harlee McBride Secretary, Actor Harlee McBride is an actress and the wife of actor/comedian Richard Belzer since 1985. She is best known for Young Lady Chatterley, an R-rated film based on the erotic classic Lady Chatterley's ...more

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Shelby Flint is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
LeeMellinger added Actor, Singer Shelby Flint is a singer-songwriter who had two top-100 hits, "Angel on My Shoulder" in 1961 and "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" in 1966. Her single "I Will Love You" ...more

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Diane Warren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
LeeMellinger added Songwriter, Lyricist, Composer Diane Eve Warren is an American songwriter. Her songs have received seven Academy Award nominations, five Golden Globe nominations, including one win, and twelve Grammy Award nominations, ...more

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John K. Singlaub is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
LeeMellinger added John Kirk Singlaub is a highly-decorated former OSS officer and a retired Major General in the United States Army, and a founding member of the Central Intelligence Agency. He was a joint ...more

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Gen. John K. Singlaub is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Van Nuys High School Alumni
LeeMellinger added Gen. John K. Singlaub