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Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, like Missy Elliott and Warren Buffett.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Woodrow Wilson High School?” and “Which celebrities are Woodrow Wilson High School alumni?”
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Warren Buffett is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur

Age: 88

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Warren Edward Buffett (born August 30, 1930) is an American business magnate, investor, speaker and philanthropist who serves as the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one ...more

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Ted Bundy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Criminal

Age: Dec. at 43 (1946-1989)

Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States of America

Theodore Robert Bundy (born Theodore Robert Cowell; November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989) was an American serial killer and necrophile who kidnapped, raped, and murdered numerous young women and ...more

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Morgan Spurlock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Humorist, Comedian, Television producer

Age: 48

Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States of America

Morgan Valentine Spurlock (born November 7, 1970) is an American documentary filmmaker, humorist, television producer, screenwriter, and playwright. Spurlock's films include Super Size Me ...more
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Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Record producer, Rapper, Musician

Age: 47

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America

Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and philanthropist. She embarked on her music career with ...more

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Jon McBride is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Astronaut, Fighter pilot

Age: 75

Birthplace: Charleston, West Virginia

Jon Andrew McBride (born August 14, 1943), (Capt, USN, Ret.), is a retired American naval officer and aviator, fighter pilot, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, and a former NASA astronaut.
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Bruce McCandless II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Astronaut, United States Naval Aviator, Engineer

Age: 81

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Bruce McCandless II (June 8, 1937 – December 21, 2017) was a U.S. naval officer and aviator, electrical engineer, and NASA astronaut. In 1984, during the first of his two Space Shuttle missions, ...more

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Dusty Hill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Bassist, Songwriter, Musician

Age: 69

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Dallas

Joseph Michael "Dusty" Hill (born May 19, 1949) is the bassist, keyboardist, and co-vocalist with the American rock group ZZ Top.
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Dale Chihuly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Sculptor, Entrepreneur, Artist

Age: 77

Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States of America

Dale Chihuly (born September 20, 1941) is an American glass sculptor and entrepreneur. His works are considered to possess outstanding artistic merit in the field of blown glass, "moving it ...more
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Anthony Randolph is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 29

Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany

Anthony Erwin Randolph Jr. (born July 15, 1989) is an American-Slovenian professional basketball player who plays for Real Madrid of the Spanish Liga ACB and the EuroLeague. He also represents ...more
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Chris Sarandon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 76

Birthplace: USA, West Virginia, Beckley

Christopher Sarandon Jr. (; born July 24, 1942) is an American actor. He is known best for playing Prince Humperdinck in the movie The Princess Bride, the vampire Jerry Dandrige in Fright Night, ...more
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Jim Mattox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 65 (1943-2008)

Birthplace: Texas, Dallas, Contiguous United States, Area code 972, United States of America, + more

James Albon Mattox (August 29, 1943 – November 20, 2008) was an American lawyer and politician who served three terms in the United States House of Representatives and two four-year terms as ...more
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Carroll Shelby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Race car driver, Entrepreneur, Designer

Age: Dec. at 89 (1923-2012)

Birthplace: Leesburg, Texas

Carroll Hall Shelby (January 11, 1923 – May 10, 2012) was an American automotive designer, racing driver, and entrepreneur. Shelby is best known for his involvement with the AC Cobra and Mustang ...more
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Sergio Kindle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
American football player

Age: 31

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Sergio Valent'e Kindle (born September 20, 1987) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Ravens in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more
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Damon Stoudamire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 45

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Damon Lamon Stoudamire (born September 3, 1973) is an American retired professional basketball player and the current head men's basketball coach at the University of the Pacific. The 5 ft 10 in ...more

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LaShawn Merritt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Track and field athlete

Age: 32

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia

LaShawn Merritt (born June 27, 1986) is an American track and field athlete who competes in sprinting events, specializing in the 400 metres. He is a former Olympic champion over the distance ...more
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Lawrence Wright is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Journalist, Screenwriter, Author

Age: 71

Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Lawrence Wright (born August 2, 1947) is an American author, screenwriter, staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, and fellow at the Center for Law and Security at the New York University ...more
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Ben L. Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Essayist

Age: 77

Birthplace: Tarboro, North Carolina, United States of America

Ben Lewis Jones (born August 30, 1941) is an American actor, politician, playwright and essayist, best known for his role as Cooter Davenport in The Dukes of Hazzard. Jones also served for four ...more
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Burton Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Actor

Age: 80

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Dallas

Burton Gilliam (born August 9, 1938) is an American actor.
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Donovin Darius is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Donovin Darius American football player

Age: 43

Birthplace: Camden, New Jersey

Donovin Lee Darius (born August 12, 1975) is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars 25th overall in the 1998 NFL Draft, and ...more
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Alton Lister is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 60

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Alton Lavelle Lister (born October 1, 1958) is an American retired professional basketball player. He is currently serving as an assistant coach for TNT Katropa in Philippine Basketball ...more
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Ace Parker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Baseball player, American football player

Age: Dec. at 101 (1912-2013)

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia

Clarence McKay "Ace" Parker (May 17, 1912 – November 6, 2013) was an American football and baseball player and coach. He played professional football as a quarterback in the National ...more
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Jerry Haynes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 84 (1927-2011)

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Jerome Martin "Jerry" Haynes (January 31, 1927 – September 26, 2011) was an American actor from Dallas, Texas. He is most well known as Mr. Peppermint, a role he played for 30 years as ...more
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Hulett C. Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 94 (1918-2012)

Birthplace: Beckley, West Virginia, United States of America

Hulett Carlson Smith (October 21, 1918 – January 15, 2012) served as the 27th Governor of West Virginia from 1965 to 1969.
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T. J. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
T. J. Jordan Basketball player

Age: 32

Taurean Yves Jordan (born March 16, 1986 in Denver, Colorado) is a women's basketball player who played collegiately for Old Dominion University. She holds several ODU scoring records, and was ...more
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Trammell Crow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Businessperson, Real estate development, Entrepreneur

Age: Dec. at 95 (1914-2009)

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Fred Trammell Crow (June 10, 1914 – January 14, 2009) was an American real estate developer from Dallas, Texas. He is credited with the creation of several major real estate projects, including ...more