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Famous Western Senior High School Alumnae

Updated August 28, 2019 3k views9 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Western Senior High School and be of some renown.

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

Everything from Tamara Dobson to Mildred Dunnock is included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Western Senior High School?” and “Which celebrities are Western Senior High School alumni?”
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    Tamara Janice Dobson (May 14, 1947 – October 2, 2006) was an American actress and fashion model. Beginning her career in modeling during the late 1960s, Dobson became best known for her title role as government agent Cleopatra "Cleo" Jones the 1973 Blaxploitation film Cleopatra Jones and its 1975 sequel Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold....  more
    • Profession: Model, Actor
    • Age: Dec. at 59 (1947-2006)
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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    Mildred Dorothy Dunnock (January 25, 1901 – July 5, 1991) was an American stage and screen actress. She received two Academy Award nominations for her supporting performances in Death of a Salesman (1951) and Baby Doll (1956). Dunnock was also nominated for three Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award in her career....  more
    • Profession: Actor, Teacher
    • Age: Dec. at 90 (1901-1991)
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Anna Deavere Smith (born September 18, 1950) is an American actress, playwright, and professor. She is known for her roles as National Security Advisor Dr. Nancy McNally in The West Wing (2000–06), and as hospital administrator Gloria Akalitus in the Showtime series Nurse Jackie (2009–15). She currently plays the role of Tina Krissman on the ABC show For the People. Smith is a recipient of The Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize (2013). In 2015 she was selected as the Jefferson Lecturer by the National Endowment for the Humanities. She is the founding director of the Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue at New York University....  more
    • Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Playwright, Teacher
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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    Sarah Tilghman Hughes (August 2, 1896 – April 23, 1985) was an American lawyer and federal judge who served on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. She is best known as the judge who swore in Lyndon B. Johnson as President of the United States on Air Force One after John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas on November 22, 1963. As of 2019, she is the only woman in United States history to have sworn in a President. The photo depicting Hughes administering the oath of office to Johnson is widely viewed as the most famous photo ever taken aboard Air Force One....  more
    • Profession: Judge, Lawyer
    • Age: Dec. at 88 (1896-1985)
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America