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DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Bronx, NY

Founding Date:
1897

Mascot:
Governors

Enrollment:
4100

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Don Adams
Actor
13-Apr-1926 25-Sep-2005 Maxwell Smart on Get Smart
Allan Arbus
Actor
15-Feb-1918 19-Apr-2013 Dr. Sidney on M*A*S*H
Nate Archibald
Basketball
2-Sep-1948   NBA Hall of Famer
Richard Avedon
Photographer
13-May-1923 1-Oct-2004 Photographer of the human predicament
James Baldwin
Novelist
2-Aug-1924 30-Nov-1987 Go Tell It on the Mountain
Martin Balsam
Actor
4-Nov-1919 13-Feb-1996 A Thousand Clowns
Matthew A. Berdon
Business
31-Jul-1919 27-Mar-2010 Senior Partner, F. B. & Co.
Lew Brown
Songwriter
10-Dec-1893 5-Feb-1958 Beer Barrel Polka
Richard H. Carmona
Doctor
22-Nov-1949   US Surgeon General, 2002-06
Gilbert Cates
Film Director
6-Jun-1934 1-Nov-2011 I Never Sang for My Father
Paddy Chayefsky
Playwright
29-Jan-1923 1-Aug-1981 Network
Countee Cullen
Poet
30-May-1903 9-Jan-1946 Harlem Renaissance poet
Will Eisner
Cartoonist
6-Mar-1917 3-Jan-2005 Turned comic book authors into Sequential Artists
Ace Frehley
Guitarist
27-Apr-1951   Lead guitarist, KISS
Judd Hirsch
Actor
15-Mar-1935   Taxi
Robert Hofstadter
Physicist
5-Feb-1915 17-Nov-1990 Size, shape, and structure of neutrons and protons
Bob Kane
Cartoonist
24-Oct-1915 3-Nov-1998 Creator of the original Batman comic
Stanley Kauffmann
Critic
24-Apr-1916   Film critic for The New Republic
Kool Keith
Rapper
c. 1965   Ultramagnetic MCs, Dr. Octagon
Robert Klein
Comic
8-Feb-1942   Unable to stop his leg
Burt Lancaster
Actor
2-Nov-1913 20-Oct-1994 Elmer Gantry
Ralph Lauren
Fashion Designer
14-Oct-1939   Founder, Polo Ralph Lauren
Stan Lee
Cartoonist
28-Dec-1922   Created Spider-Man and The Hulk
Edward Lewis
Publisher
15-May-1940   Founder of Essence magazine
Frank Loesser
Composer
29-Jun-1910 28-Jul-1969 Guys and Dolls
Paul Milstein
Business
12-May-1922 9-Aug-2010 Manhattan real estate developer
Tracy Morgan
Actor
10-Nov-1968   Saturday Night Live
Jan Peerce
Singer
3-Jun-1904 15-Dec-1984 Operatic tenor, NY Metropolitan Opera
Martin Ritt
Film Director
2-Mar-1914 8-Dec-1990 The Long Hot Summer
Richard Rodgers
Composer
28-Jun-1902 30-Dec-1979 Rodgers and Hammerstein
Abe Rosenthal
Journalist
2-May-1922 10-May-2006 NY Times Executive Editor, 1977-86
Henry Roth
Author
8-Feb-1906 13-Oct-1995 Call It Sleep
Steven Roth
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Vornado Realty Trust
Dolph Schayes
Basketball
19-May-1928   NBA Hall of Famer, coach
Herbert I. Schiller
Author
5-Nov-1919 29-Jan-2000 Mass Communications and American Empire
Daniel Schorr
Journalist
31-Aug-1916 23-Jul-2010 Veteran journalist, Nixon enemy
Sherwood Schwartz
Film/TV Producer
14-Nov-1916 12-Jul-2011 Gilligan's Island, The Brady Bunch
Gil Scott-Heron
Poet
1-Apr-1949 27-May-2011 The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Neil Simon
Playwright
4-Jul-1927   The Odd Couple
Charles Strouse
Composer
7-Jun-1928   Bye Bye Birdie
Bob Tisch
Business
29-Apr-1926 15-Nov-2005 CEO of Loews, Owner NY Giants
Fats Waller
Jazz Musician
21-May-1904 15-Dec-1943 Influential jazz pianist
Allen Weinstein
Historian
1-Sep-1937   US National Archivist

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jessie Redmon Fauset
Novelist
27-Apr-1882 30-Apr-1961 Comedy: American Style


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