List of Stuyvesant High School people

List of Stuyvesant High School people

This article lists notable people associated with Stuyvesant High School in New York City, New York, organized into rough professional areas and listed in order by their graduating class.


Stuyvesant High School has produced a steady stream of professional mathematicians, including more leading figures in this field than are associated with most leading universities:
*Bernard Gelbaum (1939) functional analysis (University at Buffalo, emeritus)
*Benjamin Lepson (1941) analysis (Catholic University, emeritus)
*Peter Lax (1943) [cite news |url= |title=A Conversation with Peter Lax - From Budapest to Los Alamos, a Life in Mathematics |first=Claudia |last=Dreifus |date=2005-03-29 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-10-31] fluid dynamics, differential equations; elected 1970 to the National Academy of Sciences, 1985 Wolf Prize, 1992 Steele Prize, 2005 Abel Prize, (New York University, emeritus)
*Seymour Goldberg (1944) operator theory, textbook author (University of Maryland, College Park, emeritus)
*Melvin Hausner (1945) nonstandard analysis, geometry (New York University (NYU))
*Bertram Kostant (1945) [cite web |url= |title=Professor Konstant's Homepage |publisher=MIT Math Department |accessdate=2007-10-31] Lie groups and representation theory; elected in 1978 to the National Academy of Sciences, (MIT).
*Anatole Beck (1947) [cite web |url= |title=Matematici famosi |accessdate=2007-11-13] dynamical systems (University of Wisconsin, emeritus)
*D. J. Newman (1947) analytic number theory, long-time editor of problems section in the American Mathematical Monthly (Temple University, emeritus)
*Harold Widom (1949) [cite web |url= |title=2007 Wiener Prize |format=PDF |month=April |year=2007 |publisher=American Mathematical Society |accessdate=2007-11-13] integral equations, symplectic geometry (UC Santa Cruz), 2007 Wiener Prize
*Elias Stein (1949) [cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Fall 1948 |accessdate=2007-10-31] harmonic analysis; 1974 elected to National Academy of Sciences, 1993 Schock Prize, 1999 Wolf Prize, 2002 Steele Prize (Princeton University)
*Joel Pinkus (1950) State University of New York at Stony Brook
*Paul Cohen (1950) [cite news |url= |publisher=Stanford Report |date=2007-03-28 | title=Paul Cohen, winner of world's top mathematics prize, dies at 72 |first=Dawn |last=Levy |accessdate=2007-10-31] logic, Banach algebras, 1964 Bôcher Prize, 1966 Fields Medal, elected 1967 to the National Academy of Sciences (Stanford University)
*Leonard Evens (1951) group cohomology (Northwestern University)
*Neil R. Grabois (1953) [cite web |url= |title=The Campaign for Stuyvesant Board of Directors |accessdate=2007-10-31] commutative algebra (President, Colgate University)
*Saul Lubkin (1956)cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1956 |accessdate=2007-11-13] homological algebra, algebraic geometry (University of Rochester)
*Jeff Rubens (1957) [cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1957 |accessdate=2007-10-31] probability and statistics, coeditor of The Bridge World (Pace University)
*Saul Zaveler (1957) applied math United States Air Force Academy
*Mark Ramras (1958) graph theory, commutative algebra (Northeastern University)
*Jonathan Sondow (1959) [cite web |url= |title=Jonathan Sondow's Home Page |accessdate=2007-11-13] number theory, differential topology
*Melvin Hochster (1960)cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1960 |accessdate=2007-10-31] commutative algebra, algebraic geometry, invariant theory; 1980 Cole Prize, elected in 1992 to the National Academy of Sciences (University of Michigan)
*George Bergman (1960) algebra (UC Berkeley)
*Howard Jacobowitz (1961) differential geometry (Rutgers University)
*James Lepowsky (1961)cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team |accessdate=2007-10-31] Lie theory (Rutgers University). Lepowsky's Ph.D advisor at MIT was Bertram Konstant (1945).
*Daniel Kotlow (1961) differential equations (Micrologic)
*Peter Shalen (1962) low dimensional topology, Kleinian groups, hyperbolic geometry (University of Illinois at Chicago)
*Michael Ackerman (1962) number theory, topos theory; Ackerman was an assistant to Andre Weil at the Institute for Advanced Study, (Northeastern University, emeritus)
*Robert Zimmer (1964) [cite web |url= |title=Back to the future - Mathematician Robert J. Zimmer will return to the quads this July as Chicago's next president. And it all adds up. |first=Mary Ruth |last=Yoe |accessdate=2007-10-31] ergodic theory, dynamical cocycles (President of University of Chicago)
*Sandy Zabell (1964) large deviations and Bayesian statistics (Northwestern University)
*Bruce Cooperstein (1966) groups of Lie type, combinatorics, geometry (Chair, UC Santa Cruz)
*Steven Weintraub (1967) differential topology, algebraic topology (LSU)
*Richard Arratia (1968) [cite web |url= |title=Richard Alejandro Arratia - Professor |accessdate=2007-11-13] probability, combinatorics (USC)
*David Harbater (1970) algebraic geometry; NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, in 1994 Invited Lecturer to the International Congress of Mathematicians, 1995 Cole Prize (University of Pennsylvania)
*Greg Kirmayer (1971) set theory.
*Paul Zeitz (1975) [cite web |url= |archiveurl= |archivedate=2005-11-17 |title=Professor Teaches Passion for Math |date=2002-03-05 |accessdate=2007-10-31] ergodic theory (UC San Francisco).
*David Grant (1977) [cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1977 |accessdate=2007-11-13] number theory (University of Colorado at Boulder)
*Jon Lee (1977) discrete optimization (IBM Research)
*Eric Stade (1978) number theory (Chair, University of Colorado at Boulder)
*Zachary Franco (1981)cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1980 |accessdate=2007-11-13] number theory, mathematical biology
*Ann Trenk (1981) combinatorics, graph theory (Wellesley College)
*Noam Elkies (1982) [cite web|url= |title=Noam Elkies c.v. |accessdate=2007-10-31] elliptic curves; youngest person ever to win tenure at Harvard; his musical compositions have been performed by major symphony orchestras (Harvard University).
*Dana Randall (1984) [cite web|url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1983 |accessdate=2007-10-31] discrete mathematics, theoretical computer science (Georgia Tech).
*Allen Knutson (1986) symplectic geometry, algebraic combinatorics, NSF Postdoc, Sloan Fellow, 2005 Levi L. Conant Prize (UCSD).
*Thomas Witelski (1987) [cite web |url= |title= Thomas P Witelski, Associate Professor |accessdate=2007-11-13] diffusion processes, PDEs, NSF Postdoc (Duke University).
*Elizabeth Wilmer (1987) [cite web |url= |format=PDF |title=1986 USA Mathematical Olympiad |accessdate=2007-11-13] probability theory, combinatorics (Oberlin College).
*Zeph Laundau (1987) signal processing, quantum computation, theoretical neuroscience (CCNY).
*Michael Coen (1987) [cite web |url = | title=Biologically-Inspired Computation Group |accessdate=2008-09-05] computational learning theory, theoretical neuroscience. (University of Wisconsin-Madison).
*Michael Hutchings (1989) [cite web |url= |title=Michael Hutchings - Biography |accessdate=2007-11-13] topology, geometry (UC Berkeley).
*Aleksandr Khazanov (1995) [cite web |url= |title=At 15, Westinghouse Finalist Grasps 'Holy Grail' of Math |date=1995-01-25 |first=Pam |last=Belluck |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-13] Math Olympiad, Curry Fellowship; Khazanov skipped college and became a PhD student at Pennsylvania State University.
*Michael Develin (1996) [cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1993 |accessdate=2007-11-13] combinatorics, geometry; American Institute of Mathematics Fellow. (UC Berkeley).


Stuyvesant has also produced a steady stream of physicists, including a number of major figures in the field:
*Howard Greyber (1939) astrophysics; former Deputy Director ONI, (Princeton University and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, retired)
*Daniel Frankl (1940) semiconductors (Penn State, emeritus)
*Joseph File (1940) [cite web |url= |title= > The Final Duty Station > Col Joseph File USMC (ret), 82, Princeton, NJ |month=August |year=2003 |accessdate=2007-11-13] Enrico Fermi Award
*Marshall Rosenbluth (1942) [cite web |url= |title=In Memoriam - Marshall N. Rosenbluth |date=2004-09-24 |publisher=UT Austin |author=Larry R. Faulkner |coauthors= Sue Alexander Greninger |accessdate=2007-10-31] theory of liquids, fusion; Enrico Fermi Award, National Medal of Science (UC San Diego, emeritus)
*Rolf Landauer (1943) [cite news |url= |title=Rolf Landauer, Pioneer in Computer Theory, Dies at 72 |first=George |last=Johnson |date=1999-04-30 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-10-31] physics of computation; elected in 1988 to the National Academy of Sciences, IBM Fellow (IBM Watson Research Center) (d. 1998)
*Leo Sartori (1945) [cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Fall 1944 |accessdate=2007-11-13] high energy physics, relativity; negotiator for SALT II disarmanent talks (University of Nebraska).
*Charles Zemach (1947) theoretical physics, (Los Alamos National Laboratory, retired)
*Paul C. Martin (1948) statistical physics; elected in 1979 to the National Academy of Sciences (Dean of the Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard University)
*Nicholas P. Samios (1949) 1980 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award (director, Brookhaven National Laboratory)
*Edward Posner (1950) [cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Survey, Fall 1948 |accessdate=2008-06-26 |archiveurl= |archivedate=2006-05-15 ] (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) (d. 1993)
*Elihu Lubkin (1950) relativity, entropy (MIT)
*Jacob Towber (1950) (DePaul University in Chicago, emeritus)
*Michael Lieber (1953) [cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1953 |accessdate=2007-11-13] (University of Arkansas)
*Stephen Maran (1955) astronomy; former Senior Astronomer for NASA, 1991 NASA Medal for Exceptional Achievement (University of Maryland, College Park, emeritus)
*Nathaniel Queen (1956) chaos, particle physics (University of Birmingham)]
*Monroe Rabin (1957) [cite web |url= |title=Welcome to Class of 1957 50th Reunion Web Site |date=2007-11-07 |accessdate=2007-11-13] high energy physics (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
*Richard H. Price (1960) relativity and astrophysics (University of Utah)
*Ralph Menikoff (1965)cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1965 |accessdate=2007-11-13] fluid dynamics (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
*Thomas Banks (1965) high energy theoretical physics (Rutgers University, UC Santa Cruz)
*Steven E. Koonin (1968) theoretical and computational physics (Provost, Caltech), 1998 Lawrence Award
*Paul Moskowitz (pre-1973), IBM researcher
*Brian Greene (1980) [cite magazine |url= |title=The String is The Thing - Brian Greene Unravels the Fabric of the Universe |journal=Columbia Magazine |publisher=Columbia University |author=JR Minkel |date=Spring 2006 |accessdate=2007-10-31] string theory, mirror symmetry, author of The Elegant Universe; Rhodes Scholar (Columbia University)
*Lisa Randall (1980) [cite web |url= |title=The Third Culture - Lisa Randall |publisher=Edge |accessdate=2007-10-31] high energy physics, Randall-Sundrum model, 2004 elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Harvard University)
*Keith Dienes (1982) string theory (CERN).


*Benjamin Widom (1945) [cite web |url= |title=The Widom Family Home Page |archiveurl= |archivedate=2007-06-30|accessdate=2007-10-31] phase transitions, stat. mechanics, elected in 1974 to the National Academy of Sciences (Cornell University)
*Sheldon Datz (c. 1943) [cite news |url= |title=Sheldon Datz, 74, Pioneer in Molecular Chemistry, Dies | first=Kenneth |last=Chang | date=2001-09-06 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-10-31] 2000 Fermi Award
*Andrew Streitwieser, Jr. (1945)cite web |url= |title=Early Years and Organic Specialties |archiveurl= |archivedate=2007-10-21 ] organic chemistry, textbook author; elected in 1969 to the National Academy of Science, Sloan Fellow, Guggenheim Fellow (UC Berkeley)
*Edward M. Kosower (1945) biophysics, 1996 Rothschild Prize in Chemistry (University of Tel Aviv)
*Gary Felsenfeld (1947) [cite web |url= |title=Where Have All the Jews Gone? |date=2007-10-14 |publisher=The Dartmouth Review |accessdate=2007-11-13] physical chemistry, elected in 1976 to the National Academy of Sciences (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH)
*Martin Saunders (1948) organic chemistry, elected in 1998 to the National Academy of Sciences (Yale University)
*Paul R. Resnick (1951) research chemist, Dupont Fellow (DuPont)
*Roald Hoffmann (1955) [cite web |url= |title=Roald Hoffmann's land between chemistry, poetry and philosophy |accessdate=2007-10-31] geometric structure and reactivity of molecules, elected in 1972 to the National Academy of Sciences, 1973 Cope Award, 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Cornell University)
*Joseph S. Alper (1959) spectral analysis (University of Massachusetts in Boston)
*George Barany (1971) [cite web |url= |title=Biography |archiveurl= |archivedate=2007-11-08 ] peptide chemistry; 1982 Searle Scholar (University of Minnesota)
*Jay Banks (1971) computational chemistry (Columbia University)

Life sciences and medicine

*Philip H. Sechzer (1930) [cite news |url= |title=Philip H. Sechzer, 90, Expert On Pain and How to Ease It |first=Jeremy |last=Pearce |date=2004-10-04 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-10-31] anesthesiologist, pioneer in pain management; inventor of patient-controlled analgesia (PCA)
*Norman Kretchmer (1940) infant nutrition; head of Stanford Pediatrics Department (d. 1995)
*Joshua Lederberg (1940) [cite web |url= |title=Joshua Lederberg - The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1958 - Biography | year=1958 |accessdate=2007-10-31] genetics; 1957 National Academy of Science, 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1989 National Medal of Science, former President of Rockefeller University, 2006 Presidential Medal of Freedom
*Robert Werman (1946) neurophysiology (Hebrew University in Jerusalem, retired)
*Leonard Taylor (1947) [cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Fall 1946 |accessdate=2007-11-14] electrical engineer; pioneer in radiation therapy (University of Maryland, College Park, emeritus)
*Socrates Litsios (1952)cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1952 |accessdate=2007-11-14] public health history; malaria, WHO, plague legends, Gorgas, Dickens, etc. (WHO, retired)
*Thomas F. Weiss (1952) [cite web |url= |title=A NOT SO BRIEF PERSONAL HISTORY |first=Thomas |last=Weiss |archiveurl= |archivedate=2007-08-27 |accessdate=2008-06-26] auditory physiology (MIT)
*Robert G. Martin (1952) (NIH); Martin's wife is Judith Martin, aka "Miss Manners"
*Alvin F. Poussaint (1952) [cite web |url= |title=The HistoryMakers Video Oral History Interview with Alvin F. Poussaint |accessdate=2007-10-31] clinical psychiatry (Judge Baker Children's Center, Harvard University)
*Michael Alan Bleyman (1955) [cite web |url= |title=Dr. Michael Bleyman 1937–1996 |accessdate=2007-11-14] microbiology; formerly director, Carnivore Preservation Trust (d. 1996)
*Manning Feinleib (1955) epidemiology; former dir. National Center for Health Statistics (Georgetown University)
*Harold Bloomfield (1962) psychiatrist; former Natural Law Candidate for Governor of California
*Dennis Carson (1962) [cite news |url= |title=An intrepid researcher |first=Penni |last=Crabtree |date=2006-09-05 |publisher=San Diego Union-Tribune |accessdate=2007-11-14] immunologist, Director of University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center
* Paul S. Appelbaum, psychiatrist, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine and Law, Director, Division of Psychiatry, Law and Ethics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
*Richard Axel (1963) [cite web |url= |title=Richard Axel: One of the Nobility in Science |first=Robin |last=Eisner |journal=P&S |publisher=Columbia University |date=Winter 2005 |accessdate=2007-10-31] biochemistry, 2004 Nobel Prize, post-doced with Gary Felsenfeld (1947) [cite web |url= |title=Richard Axel - Autobiography |publisher=Nobel Foundation |year=2005 |accessdate=2007-11-13]
*John A Gastaldo (1964) Neurosurgeon Lancaster, Pa.Fact|date=August 2008
*John Gordon Harold (1973) internist, cardiologist; Chief of Staff, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2004–2005; Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
*Howard Mandel (1973) physician (Los Angeles Free Clinic)
*Eric Lander (1974) [cite web |url= |title=Eric S. Lander, Ph.D. |first=Karen |last=Hopkin |accessdate=2007-10-31] computational biology; Westinghouse Scholarship, Rhodes Scholar, MacArthur Fellow, codirector of Human Genome Project, 1997 National Academy of Sciences (MIT)
*Francis Barany (1974) [cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1974 |accessdate=2007-11-14] microbiology (Weill Medical College of Cornell University)
*Adam Summers (1982) comparative biomechanics, University of California, Irvine

ocial sciences

*Lewis Mumford (1912) [cite magazine |url= |title=City As Community: The Life And Vision Of Lewis Mumford |first=Robert |last=Wojtowicz |journal=Quest |publisher=Old Dominion University |month=January |year=2001 |volume=4 |issue=1 |accessdate=2007-10-31] historian of technology and science
*Igor Ansoff (1937) [cite news |url= |title=H. Igor Ansoff, 83; educator drew worldwide acclaim |first=Jack last=Williams |date=2002-07-16 |publisher= San Diego Union-Tribune |accessdate=2007-10-31] business theorist, coined term strategic management
*H. Russell Bernard (c. 1941) editor emeritus of both "American Anthropologist" and "Human Organization" major journals; innovator in applying social network analysis in anthropology and in preservation of isolated languages. Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville
*Robert Fogel (1944) [cite magazine |url= |title=The human equation |first=Lydialyle |lsat=Gibson |journal=The University of Chicago Magazine |publisher=University of Chicago |month=May/June |year=2007 |volume=99 |issue=5 |accessdate=2007-10-31] economist, winner of 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in economics
*Samuel P. Huntington (c. 1945) [cite news |url= |title=Stuyvesant High School's Status Burnished by New Book |first=Kate |last=Taylor |publisher=New York Sun |date=2007-09-12 |accessdate=2007-10-31] political theorist, author
*Thomas Sowell (1948) economist
*John F. Banzhaf III (c. 1955) professor and practitioner of public interest law at George Washington University [cite encyclopedia| encyclopedia = Current Biography Yearbook| title = Banzhaf, John F(rancis), 3d| year = 1973| publisher = H. W. Wilson| pages = 30–33]
*Francis Conrad Raabe (1959) professor of political science at Loyola University New Orleans
*Michael Levin (1960) [cite web |url= |title=Michael Levin: Curriculum Vita |accessdate=2007-10-31] philosopher, author of "Why Race Matters"
*Michael Silverstein (1962) linguistics MacArthur Fellow, 1973 National Academy of Sciences
*Bruce Bueno de Mesquita (1963) Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Silver Professor, NYU, international relations, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
*Alexander Rosenberg (1963) [cite web |url= |title=Jerrold Lewis Nadler |publisher=Human Archives Organization |accessdate=2007-10-31] philosopher of science, Duke University, Lakatos Award


*Walter Landauer (1942)cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1942 |accessdate=2007-11-14] defense technology (formerly President, Purvis Systems) (d. 1998)
*J. Arthur Greenwood (1943) statistics, applied mathematics (President, Oceanweather).
*William J. Shanahan (1943) defense technology (Manager of Advanced Systems, Norden, Melville, NY)
*Harry Bokow (1943) civil engineer; FBI Building, Washington, DC (General Services Administration)
*Hans Mark (1947) [cite book |url= |title=The Space Station: A Personal Journey |first=Hans |last=Mark |ISBN=978-0822307273 |publisher=Duke University Press |month=December |year=1987] aerospace engineering; served as Deputy Administrator of NASA, and Secretary of the U. S. Air Force
*Henry Ansell (1953) engineer; pioneered development of devices to aid the handicapped (Penn State)
*Martin Gersten (1958) inventor, engineer, author, professor at New York Medical College, Director of Research at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary's Aborn Laboratory. Developer of computed corneal topography.
*Steven J. Wallach (1962) inventor; former chief technology officer of Hewlett-Packard
*Jim Baumbach (1962) InterNet technology (founder and President, Panix)
*Ronald J. Grabe (1962) [cite web |url= |title=Biographical Data |month=July |year=1999 |accessdate=2007-10-31] astronaut (NASA)
*Steven Rothman (1965) computer architecture; codesigner of VAX architecture (DEC)
*Richard Lary (1965) computer architecture; codesigner of VAX architecture (DEC)
*Bob Frankston (1966) [cite web |url= |title=Bob Frankston - bio |accessdate=2007-10-31] software; author of the spreadsheet VisiCalc
*Alan M. Davis (1966) software, requirements engineering, author, entrepreneur
*Daniel Hirschberg (1967)cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1967 |accessdate=2007-11-14] design of algorithms (UC Irvine)
*Alvin Martin (1967) speech recognition (Information Technology Laboratory, NIST)
*Steven M. Bellovin (1968) [cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1968 |accessdate=2007-10-31] leading authority on firewalls and Internet security; elected to National Academy of Engineering in 2001 (Columbia University)
*Reed Kelly (1976) computer security (Lehman Brothers Corporation)
*Gregory Sorkin (1979) [cite web |url= |title=Gregory B. Sorkin |date=2006-03-28 |accessdate=2007-11-14] combinatorics, computer science (IBM)
*Irwin Jungreis (1979)cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1978 |accessdate=2007-11-14] CAD software (founder, Revit Technology Corporation, Waltham, MA)
*Joel Wein (1981) computer science (Brooklyn Polytech)
*David Zuckerman (1983)cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Math Team, Spring 1983 |accessdate=2007-11-14] randomness in algorithm theory, coding theory (University of Texas at Austin)
*Omar Wasow (1988) [cite news |url= |title=Sound Bytes; Where Hipness is On-Line |first=J. Greg |last=Phelan |date=1994-09-18 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-14] creator of, Oprah's "tech guy", MSNBC Internet analyst
*Raymond Lau (1989) [cite web |url= |title=Raymond Lau - Learn |accessdate=2007-11-14] author of StuffIt
*Bram Cohen (1993) [cite web |url= |title=Resume |accessdate=2007-10-31] author of BitTorrent


*Joseph Landau (1965) poet, graphic artist, author of "Hungover Manhattan," New York is Everywhere."
*Samuel Spewack (c. 1917) [cite web |url= |title=Samuel Spewack Education & Community |publisher= James A. Michener Art Museum |accessdate=2007-10-31] screenwriter, playwright, and double Tony Award-winner for "Kiss Me, Kate" and Academy Award nominee for "My Favorite Wife"
*Tobias Schneebaum (1939) memoirist and explorer "Keep the River on Your Right"
* Hubert Selby Jr. (1946), author of "Requiem for a Dream" and "Last Exit to Brooklyn"
*George Michael Cuomo (c. 1947) novelist, author of "Jack be Nimble", "Among Thieves", "Family Honor", "Trial by Water" and other books
*Edward Irving Wortis (c. 1955) author of children's books under the pen name of "Avi" (didn't graduate)
*Stephen P. Maran (1955) author, "Astronomy for Dummies"
*Marv Goldberg (1960) music critic and writer
*Eric Van Lustbader (1964) [cite web |url= |title=Endless Knots Interviews Eric Van Lustbader |date=2007-07-25 |accessdate=2007-10-31] novelist, author of "The Bourne Legacy" and "Ninja"
*M. G. Sheftall (1980) [cite web |url= |title=Blossoms in the Wind : Human Legacies of the Kamikaze |accessdate=2007-10-31] author of "Blossoms in the Wind: Human Legacies of the Kamikaze"
*Susan Jane Gilman (1982)cite news |url= |title=Before Memoirs, He Wrote A's, B's, C's, D's and F's
first=Elissa |last=Gootman |date=2005-11-16 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-14
] author of "Kiss My Tiara" and "Hypocrite in a Poufy White Dress". Student of Frank McCourt
*David Lipsky (1983) [cite news |url= |title=Rolling Stone Reporter Gets Inside Peek at West Point |first=Max |last=Gross | |publisher=Forward |date=2003-07-04 |accessdate=2007-11-01] novelist ("Absolutely American")
*Conor McCourt (1983) [cite web |url= | presents Filmmaker Conor McCourt "The McCourts of Limerick" |date=1999-01-28 |accessdate=2007-11-14] writer ("The McCourts of New York")
*Matt Ruff (1983) [cite web|url= |title=An Interview with Matt Ruff |publisher=Bookslut |month=August |year=2007 |accessdate=2007-10-31 ] writer ("Set This House in Order")
*Laurie Gwen Shapiro (1984) [cite web |url= |title=Author Talk: Laurie Gwen Shapiro | |month=March |year=2004 |accessdate=2007-11-14] novelist ("Matzo Ball Heiress") and documentary director; sister of David Shapiro (1981); worked with Conor McCourt (1983)
*Alec Klein (1985) [cite news
title=At the Head of the Class
author=Jack Mantey
work=U.S. News & World Report
] writer of "A Class Apart: Prodigies, Pressure, and Passion Inside One of America's Best High Schools"
*Jordan Sonnenblick (1987) [cite web |url= |title=Interview with Jordan Sonnenblick |author=Christian C. |accessdate=2007-11-01] writer of young adult novels "Drums, Girls, & Dangerous Pie" and "Notes from the Midnight Driver". Student of Frank McCourt.
* Jon Winslow (1987) writer of stories related to changing demographics in communities throughout the United States. His first book, "Beyond the Word," was published by Momentum Press.
*Gary Shteyngart (1991) [cite magazine |url= |title=The Metamorphosis of a Writer: An Interview with Gary Shteyngart |first=Liza |last=Young |journal=Education Update |month=May |year=2006 |accessdate=2007-11-01] author of "The Russian Debutante's Handbook" and "Absurdistan"
*Rebecca Pawel (1995) [cite news |last=Marritz |first=Ilya |date=2004-12-21 |url= |title=This Brooklyn Teacher has a Mysterious Second Career |publisher=The New York Sun |accessdate=2007-04-23] writer
*Ned Vizzini (1999) [cite press release |url= |title=Teen Angst Author and Hunter College Student Ned Vizzini to Speak About Writing and Publishing At May 1 Book Signing |month=April |year=2002 |accessdate=2007-11-01] author of "It's Kind of a Funny Story", "Be More Chill", and "Teen Angst? Naaah...."
*Isamu Fukui (2008) [ [ In Teen's Novel, School is Alternate reality - ] ] author of "Truancy"

"Note": For Frank McCourt, memorist and author see the main Stuyvesant High School article.


*Thelonious Monk (1935) jazz musician (did not graduate)
*Kai Winding (1940) composer and trombonist with the Benny Goodman Orchestra
*Julius Hegyi (1941) [cite web |url= |title=Notable Alumni: Hegyi, Julius |publisher=Stuyvesant HS Alumnni Association |accessdate=2008-01-23] conductor and violinist
*Tom Dowd (1942) [cite magazine |url= |title=The Engineers Who Changed Recording |month=October |year=2004 |journal=Sound on Sound |last=Daley |first=Dan |accessdate=2007-11-01] pioneer recording engineer, 1992 Grammy Award
*Bobby Colomby (1962) musician and producer with Blood Sweat and Tears
*'GERS' Robert Gerson (1965) bass guitar, harp (harmonica) and songwriter Jimi Hendrix 'Cry of Love' album. Recorded Gold albums for Warner Bros., Polydor and Track Records.
*Walter Becker (1967) guitarist and songwriter for Jay and the Americans and Steely Dan
*Steve Schenck (1971) worked with Blue Öyster Cult and "Weird Al" Yankovic
*John S. Hall (1978) singer, spoken word artist, and founder of King Missile
*Kevin Wimmer (1980) folk musician, recorded with Balfa Toujours, Linda Ronstadt, New Riders Of The Purple Sage
*Kate Schellenbach (1983) musician with the Beastie Boys and Luscious Jackson


*George Raft (c. 1915) actor
*James Cagney (1918) [cite news |url= |title=James Cagney Is Dead at 86; Master of Pugnacious Grace |first=Peter |last=Flint |date=1986-03-31 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-01] actor/dancer
*J. Edward Bromberg (c. 1920) [cite web |url= |format=PDF |title=Guide to the J. Edward Bromberg Papers, 1924–1951 |publisher=The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts |year=2004 |accessdate=2007-11-01] actor
*Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1924) [cite news |url= |date=1993-02-06 |title=Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Literate Skeptic of the Cinema, Dies at 83 |first=Peter |last=Flint |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-01] Four-time Oscar-winning producer
*Sheldon Leonard (1925) [cite web |url=unknown |title=Obituary: Sheldon Leonard |publisher=The Independent (London) |date=1997-01-17 |first=Dick |last=Vosburgh |archiveurl= |archivedate=2007-01-19] Emmy-winning actor, producer, director
*Robert Alda (1930) actor (and the father of Alan)
*William Greaves (1944) [cite web |url= |title= The Black Film Center/Archive - William Greaves Collection |publisher=Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University |accessdate=2007-11-01] Emmy-winning filmmaker
*Mace (Morris) Neufel (1945) [cite web |url= |title=Please join "The Campaign for Stuyvesant" as we celebrate "Our Strong Band" at our Annual Awards Gala Reception |publisher=The Campaign for Stuyvesant |date=2005-06-27 |accessdate=2007-11-01] Emmy-winning film & television producer ("The Hunt for Red October", "Clear and Present Danger")
*Ben Gazzara (1946) [cite magazine |url=,2540,54,00.html |title= Running Cool - Ben Gazzara's Long Stage and Screen Career has Included a Love Affair with a Good Smoke |journal=Cigar Aficionado |first=Mervyn |last=Rothstein |accessdate=2007-11-01] Emmy Award winning actor
*Ron Silver (1963) [cite web |url= |title=Ron Silver |publisher=Greater Talent Network |accessdate=2007-11-01] actor, director
*Martin Brest (1969) actor, director, producer, writer
*Cameron Lyndon Bennett (1973) adult film director, better known as Bud Lee
*Paul Reiser (1973) [cite news |url= |title=Be It Ever So Urban, It's Green |first=Rick |last=Lyman |date=1997-09-05 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-01] actor and producer
*Tim Robbins (1976) [cite web |url= |title=Inside the Actors Studio - Guests - Tim Robbins |date=1999-12-05 |publisher=Bravo |accessdate=2007-11-01] actor, screenwriter, director, producer; won Academy Award for "Mystic River"
*Thomas Calabro (1977) actor and director
*Stacey Nelkin (1977) actor
*David Shapiro (1981) documentary director, Independent Spirit Award for "Keep the River on Your Right" about Tobias Schneebaum (1939)
*Lucy Liu (1986) [cite news |url= |title=The Perks and Pitfalls Of a Ruthless-Killer Role; Lucy Liu Boosts the Body Count in New Film |first=Lola |last=Ogunnaike |date=2003-10-13 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-01] actress
*James Bohanek (c. 1987) [cite web |url= |title=Interview with James Bohanek |first=Nancy |last=Rosati |accessdate=2007-11-01] Broadway and television actor
*Heather Juergensen (1987) [cite web |url= |title=Heather Jurgensen bio |accessdate=2007-11-01] actor and writer ("Kissing Jessica Stein")
*Lucy Deakins (1988) actor
*Dimitry Elyashkevich (1993) Cinematographer
*Kelly Karbacz (1996) [cite web |url= |title=Kelly Karbacz - Joanie Binder on Regular Joe |accessdate=2007-11-14] actor "Rent", "Sesame English", "Regular Joe"
*Jonah Meyerson (2009) actor " The Royal Tenenbaums", "The Matador" [cite news | url= |title=A Supercalafradgelistic Show |last=Che |first=Jenny |date=2008-05-15 |publisher=The Spectator |location=New York |accessdate=2008-07-26]

Journalism, radio, and television

*Ted Husing (1919) Sportscaster
*Bernard Meltzer (1934) radio personality
*Jan Merlin (Wasylewski) (1942) [cite web |url= |title=Jan Merlin Biography |accessdate=2007-11-14] Movie/Television/Broadway actor, Emmy Award (1975)
*Art Baer (1943) TV writer, Emmy winner
*Vladimir Vladimirovich Pozner (1948) [cite news |url= |title=Posner, 'Not Your Average Russian' |first=John |last=Corry |date=1987-06-17 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-01] journalist, author, Soviet television personality
*Bernie Brillstein (1948) [cite book |url= |title=Where Did I Go Right? You're No One in Hollywood Unless Someone Wants You Dead |author=Bernie Brillstein |coauthor= David Rensin |year=1999 |ISBN=0-316-11885-0 |accessdate=2007-11-01] producer and manager, Emmy
*Alan Heim (1954) TV/Film editor, Academy Award (All That Jazz); Emmy Award
*Jon Currie (1963) Media consultant and researcher. Helped create "Good Morning America", CNN, Fox Network, "Fox-ification", etc.
*Robert Siegel (1964) [cite web |url= |title=Robert Siegel, NPR Biography |publisher=National Public Radio |accessdate=2007-11-01] radio journalist, "All Things Considered"
*Len Berman (1964) [cite web |url= |date=2007-03-20 |title=Spanning Twenty Years with WNBC's Len Berman |first=Toby |last=von Meistersinger |publisher=Gothamist|accessdate=2007-11-01] Emmy Award-winning NBC sportscaster
*Michael Oreskes (1971) [cite news |url= |title=Geraldine Baum, Reporter, Marries |date=1989-09-24 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-14] Editor, "International Herald Tribune"
*Allan Alter (1973) Technology and management journalist; executive editor of "CIO Insight"
*Sam Marchiano (1985) sportcaster and host, daughter of longtime sports news anchor, Sal Marchiano.
*Mike Greenberg (1985) [cite web |url= |title=New York Daily News Hall of Fame Judges |year=2006 |accessdate=2007-11-01] ESPN sportscaster, co-host of the "Mike and Mike" show on ESPN Radio.
*Daniel Radosh (1987) journalist and blogger; Student of Frank McCourt
*Hanna Rosin (1987) journalist [cite web|url=|title=Stuyvesant Policy Debate Alumni|accessdate=2008-01-26]
*Jake Dobkin (1994) [cite web |url= |title=Gothamist Staff |accessdate=2007-11-14] Blogger,; originator of .com city blogs, Gothamist(NYC), Chicagoist, LAist, SFist, and DCist
*Angela Goethals (1995) actor
*Jessica Valenti (1996) [cite web|url= |date=2006-05-15 |title=Jessica Valenti, Executive Editor and Founder, |publisher=Gothamist |accessdate=2007-11-01] feminist blogger and writer
*Adriana Diaz (2002) [cite web |url= |title=Miss USA 2006: New York - Interview |year=2006 |archiveurl= |archivedate=2007-03-15 |accessdate=2008-06-26] 2006 Miss New York USA


*Peter Sammartino (1921) [cite web |url= |archiveurl= |archivedate=2007-08-04 |title=FDU: It All Began in 1942 with Peter Sammartino |accessdate=2007-11-14] Founder & served as Chancellor of Fairleigh Dickinson University
*John Theobald (1922) served as Chancellor of the New York City Board of Education
*Albert Shanker (1946) served as President of the United and American Federations of Teachers [cite web|first=Jack|last=Schierenbeck|url=|title=Class Struggles: The UFT Story - Al Shanker's Rise to Power|date=1996-02-16|accessdate=2007-07-26|publisher=United Federation of Teachers] and 1998 Presidential Medal of Freedom.cite web|url=|title=Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients|publisher=United States Senate|accessdate=2007-07-26]
*Daniel Berg (1946) served as Served as Dean of Science and later Provost at Carnegie Mellon University, 1977–1983, and President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1984–1987.
*John Tietjen (1946) [cite press release |url= |title=Rev. John Tietjen, Heart of Lutheran Unity and Controversy, Dies |publisher=ELCA News Service |date=2004-02-17 |accessdate=2007-11-01] served as President of Concordia Seminary and Christ Seminary-Seminex
*Joseph Shenker (1957) served as Provost of C.W. Post College
*Mark Blitz (1962) Chair of Government Department, Claremont McKenna College
*Michael Mazzeo (1967) Teaching Mentor at the Sunset Park Learning Center (M.S. 136) for 28 years, Director of the first NYC Public Schools Law Program (1986)
*Steven E. Koonin (1968) served as Vice President and Provost of California Institute of Technology

"Note": there are some duplications here; see Joshua Lederberg (Life Sciences), Neil Grabois (Mathematics), Robert J. Zimmer (Mathematics), all of whom served as presidents of their universities. See also Hans Mark (Technology), who served as Chancellor of the UT system, and Michael Mazzeo (Business). Additionally, Steven Koonin has had a distinguished research career in physics.


*Jack Kreindler (1916) restaurateur, founder of 21 Club
*Jack Nash (1946) [cite web |url= |date=2008-07-31 |title=Jack Nash |publisher=New York Sun |work=Editorial |accessdate=2008-08-02] chairman of Oppenheimer & Company
*Saul Katz (1956) [cite web |url= |title=Stuyvesant Day at Shea |date=2005-06-02 |first=Enia |last=Titova |publisher=Stuyvesant High School Alumni Association |accessdate=2007-11-14] president of the New York Mets
*Jeffrey Loria (1957) [cite magazine |url= |title=No, I'm the Boss |first=Chris |last=Smith |date=2003-10-27 |journal=New York magazine |accessdate=2007-11-01] owner of Florida Marlins, formerly owner of Montreal Expos
*Arthur Blank (1960) [cite web |url= |title=Arthur Blank - Owner and CEO - Biography |accessdate=2007-11-01] founder of Home Depot, owner of the Atlanta Falcons
*Joseph Nacchio (1966) CEO of Qwest
*Michael Mazzeo (1967) lawyer, real estate financier
*Paul Levitz (1973) [cite news |url= |title=DC Comics' Man Upstairs Readjusts His Writer's Cap |first=George Gene |last=Gustines |date=2006-02-07 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-01] president of DC Comics
*Drew Nieporent (1973) [cite news |url= |title=Cornell Connection: Drew Nieporent '77 - Hotelie Alum Restaurateur Owns Half of New York, Your Mom |date=2007-10-02 |first=Rebecca |last=Weiss |publisher=Cornell Daily Sun |accessdate=2007-11-14] restaurateur
*Jayastu Bhattacharya (1994) [cite web |url= |title=Citi, SK Telecom Bank on Mobile | date=2008-7-24 | first=Cassimir |last=Meford|accessdate=2008-08-10|publisher=Red Herring Magazine] co-founder of Mobile Money Ventures, global, mobile banking software provider
*Amol Sarva (1994) [cite web |url= |title=Written Statement of Amol R. Sarva on behalf of The Wireless Founders Coalition for Innovation Before the COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, SCIENCE AND TRANSPORTATION UNITED STATES SENATE | first=Amol |last=Sarva |publisher=United States Sentate |date=2007-06-14 |format=PDF |accessdate=2008-01-04] founding team of Virgin Mobile, founder of Wireless Founders Coalition for Innovation, founder of Txtbl mobile email company
*Vishal Garg (1995) [cite web |url= |title=Student Loan Alternative - My Rich Uncle | date=2006-11-06 | first=Noah |last=Fowle|accessdate=2007-10-27|publisher=Debonair Magazine] co-founder with Raza Khan (1995) of MyRichUncle student loan company
*Ronn Torossian [] (1992), CEO of 5W Public Relations, a Public Relations agency
*Raza Khan (1995) [cite web |url= |title=Student Loan Alternative - My Rich Uncle | date=2006-11-06 | first=Noah |last=Fowle|accessdate=2007-10-27|publisher=Debonair Magazine] co-founder with Vishal Garg (1995) of MyRichUncle student loan company


*Herbert Zelenko (1922) U.S. Congressman
*Herbert Tenzer (1923) U.S. Congressman 1964-68, founder of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, founder of Benjamin Cardozo School of Law
*Benjamin Rosenthal (1940) U.S. Congressman
*Howard Golden (1945) [cite press release |url= |title=Mayor Giuliani Delivers Remarks at Swearing in of Brooklyn Borough President Howard Golden |date=1998-01-27 |publisher=New York City Mayor's Office |accessdate=2007-11-02] served as Brooklyn Borough President
*Serphin Maltese (c. 1950) [cite magazine |url= |title=Holding His Own - Outnumbered 2-1, Maltese courts the constituents who almost ousted him |month=March |year=2007 |first=Andrew |last=Hawkins |journal=City Hall |accessdate=2007-11-02] is a longstanding New York State Senator
*Roy Innis (1952) [cite news |url= |title=Innis Campaign for Mayor: A Quixotic Quest? |first=Jonathan |last=Hicks |date=1993-05-25 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-02] served as national chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality
*Robert Parris Moses (1952) [cite book |url= |title=Biographical Dictionary of the American Left |editor=Bernard K. Johnpoll and Harvey Klehr |author=Claybome Carson |year=1986 |accessdate=2007-11-02] organizer of 1964 Freedom Summer, MacArthur Fellow
*Stanley Friedman (1953) served as Bronx Borough President
*Bernard W. Nussbaum (1954) [cite news |url= |title=Dueling Fund-Raising Campaigns Undercut Efforts at Stuyvesant |first=David M. |last=Herszenhorn |date=2003-05-05 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-02] law; served on the House Judiciary Committee during the Watergate impeachment inquiry, served as counsel to President Bill Clinton
*Richard Ben-Veniste (1960) [cite news |url= |title=Lead Levels At School Are Linked To Sept. 11 |first=Anemona |last=Hartocollis |date=2002-06-15 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-02] law; assistant prosecutor on the Watergate Task Force, served on the 9/11 Commission
*Harvey Pitt (1961) [cite magazine |url= |archiveurl= |archivedate=2001-08-01 |title=The SEC's New Pit Bull: But Religious Right' Want Another Chairman |first=Sanford |last=Wexler |journal=Traders Magazine |accessdate=2007-11-02] Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission
*Randolph Jackson (1960) justice of the New York Supreme Court, author of "How to Get a Fair Trial by Jury" and [ Black People in the Bible]
*Ted Gold (1964) [cite magazine |url=,9171,943179,00.html?promoid=googlep |title=The House on 11th Street |date=1970-03-23 |journal=Time |accessdate=2007-11-02] political activist and Weathermen member
*Dick Morris (1964) [cite news |url= |title=President's Guru Goes Public; Back Home, Dick Morris Tells Tales From the Clubhouse |first=Alison |last=Mitchell |date=1995-10-20 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-02] political consultant
*Jerrold Nadler (1965) [cite web |url= |title=NADLER, Jerrold Lewis |accessdate=2007-11-02] U.S. Congressman
*Eric Holder (1969) [cite web |url= |title=Video Oral History Interview with Eric H. Holder, Jr. |date=2004-12-17 |author=Racine Tucker-Hamilton |coauthor=Matthew Hickey |publisher=The HistoryMakers |accessdate=2007-11-14] law; former Deputy Attorney General of the United States and later senior advisor to Barack Obama's campaign
*John Tsang Chun-wah (1969) [cite web |url= |title=GovHK: Mr John Tsang Chun-wah, JP, Financial Secretary |year=2007 |month=August |accessdate=2008-02-21] Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
*David Axelrod (c. 1972) [cite news |url= |title=The Player at Bat - David Axelrod, the Man With Obama's Game Plan, Is Also the Candidate's No. 1 Fan |first=Robert G. |last=Kaiser |publisher=The New York Times |date=2008-05-02 |accessdate=2008-05-02] senior advisor to Barack Obama's campaign
*Alan Jay Gerson (1975) [cite web |url= |archiveurl= |archivedate=2005-09-08 |title=Council Member- District: 1 - Alan J. Gerson- Democrat |accessdate=2007-11-14] current member of New York City Council
*Eva Moskowitz (1982) [cite web |url= |title=Eva Moskowitz, City Council Member |date=2005-07-26 |publisher=Gothamist |first=Jen |last=Chung |accessdate=2007-11-02] served on New York City Council
*Jessica Lappin (1993) [cite web |url= |archiveurl= |archivedate=2007-05-01 |title=Council Member- District: 5 Jessica S. Lappin- Democrat |accessdate=2007-11-02] current member of New York City Council
*Alec Schierenbeck (2005) President of the College and Young Democrats of Iowa


*George Kisevalter (c. 1925) [cite web |url= |title=The Intelligence Officer's Bookshelf Intelligence in Recent Public Literature |first=Hayden B. |last=Peake |accessdate=2007-11-02] CIA operations officer who handled both Major Pyotr Popov, the first Soviet GRU agent run by the CIA, and Colonel Oleg Penkovskiy.
*Charles Dryden (c. 1937) [cite web |url= |title=Red Tail Project - America's Flying Tribute to the Tuskeegee Airmen |publisher=Commemorative Air Force|accessdate=2008-06-26] Member of the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II
*John "Johnny Dio" Dioguardi (1940)Fact|date=January 2008 Lucchese crime family capo, ordered the blinding of journalist Victor Riesel
*George Segal (1941) [cite web |url= |title=Interview with George Segal |first=Paul |last=Cummings |date=1973-11-26 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution |accessdate=2007-11-02] sculptor
*Edwin Torres (c. 1949) [cite news |url= |title=Puerto Rico Profile: Judge Edwin Torres |date=2000-12-01 |publisher=Puerto Rico Herald |accessdate=2007-11-02] judge and author ("Carlito's Way")
*Frederick B. Abramson (c. 1953) attorney
*David Konstan (1957) classics (Brown University)
*Reed Brody (1970) human rights lawyer
*John Schoenherr (c. 1953) [cite web |url= |title=BIOGRAPHY- JOHN SCHOENHERR |accessdate=2007-11-02] mammologist and illustrator
*Rebecca Sealfon (2001) [cite web |url= |archiveurl= |archivedate=2006-06-22 |title=C-O-O-K-I-N-G with Rebecca Sealfon From Spelling Bee to EEB |author=Hal Parker |coauthor=Ross Urken |date=2005-03-31 | [publisher=Nausau Weekly |accessdate=2007-11-02] winner of 1997 Scripps National Spelling Bee


In recent decades, Stuyvesant High School has certainly "not" been known as a powerhouse in interscholastic sports (other than fencing, ultimate frisbee, and swimming), so it may be of interest to see that this was not always so:
*Herbert Vollmer (1914) was 1924 Olympic Bronze Medalist in Water Polo
*Ray Arcel (1917) [cite news |url= |title=Ray Arcel, Trainer Who Handled Many Boxing Stars, Is Dead at 94 |date=1994-03-08 |first=Phil |last=Berger |publisher=New York Times |accessdat=2007-11-02] International Boxing Hall of Fame
*Norman Armitage (Cohn) (1923) 6 Olympic fencing teams, 1948 Olympic Bronze Medalist, 17-time national sabre champion
*Leroy Brown (1923) was 1924 Olympic Silver Medalist, High Jump
*Frank Hussey (1924) [cite web |url= |title=The Ivy League's Complete History of the Olympic Games Columbia University |year=2004 |accessdate=2007-11-02] sprinter; 1924 Olympic Gold Medalist
*Albert Axelrod (1938) [cite news |url= |title=Albert Axelrod, 83, a Champion in Fencing |first=Douglas |last=Martin |date=2004-03-05 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-02] was 1960 Olympic Bronze Medalist in foil fencing
*Jack Molinas (1949) [cite news |url=,%20Eric |title=Double Dribbling |first=Eric |last=Konigsberg |date=2002-03-03 |publisher=New York Times |accessdate=2007-11-02] former NBA player and key figure in the NCAA point shaving scandal
*Charlie Scott (1966) [cite web |url= |title=PRODIGAL SUN - The Charlie Scott interview |first=Michael D. |last=McClellan | date=2005-05-11 |accessdate=2007-11-02] former NBA player and Olympic gold medallist in 1968

ignificant awards

The lists above include several alumni who have won significant awards in their fields of endeavor. Most notable among those are:

*Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1924) - 1949, 1950 Academy Award for Directing
*Joshua Lederberg (1941) - 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
*Peter Lax (1943) - 1985 Wolf Prize in Mathematics
*Robert Fogel (1944) - 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in economics
*Elias Stein (1949) - 1999 Wolf Prize in Mathematics
*Paul Cohen (1950) - 1966 Fields Medal
*Roald Hoffmann (1954) - 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
*Richard Axel (1963) - 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
*Tim Robbins (1976) - 2003 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor


External links

* [ Stuyvesant High School Alumni Association]
*The Campaign for Stuyvesant's [ List of Notables]
* [ Stuyvesant HS official site]

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