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List of Berkeley High School (Berkeley, California) people

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List of Berkeley High School (Berkeley, California) people

The following is a list of individuals associated with Berkeley High School (Berkeley, California) through attending as a student, or serving as a member of the faculty or staff.

Notable alumni



Artists and photographers

  • Michael Heizer, 1962 - specializes in large-scale sculptures and earth art (or land art)
  • Galen Rowell, 1958 - wilderness photographer; did much work for the Sierra Club
  • Bruce Ryan, 1971 - production designer
  • Ariel Schrag, 1998 - cartoonist/graphic novelist


Authors, journalists, and poets


  • Ben Horowitz, 1984? Silicon Valley venture capitalist, partner in Andreessen Horowitz


Mathematicians and computer scientists


Scientists and inventors

  • Sam Ruben, 1931? - co-discoverer of C14, a radioactive isotope of carbon, in 1940; the isotope led to many advances in the fields of biochemistry and medicine as well as its use in carbon dating for archeology

Theatre artists

Notable faculty

  • Edgar Manske - member of the College Football Hall of Fame, former assistant football coach at Cal under Pappy Waldorf; taught biology at Berkeley High for 20 years (1955–1975)


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External links

  • Berkeley Alumni Association
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