According to Wikipedia, many famous people graduated from Berendo Jr. High School:
Jimmy Doolittle - General and World War II hero,
winner of highest honors our nation can bestow, who planned and led the famous Tokyo raid using land based bombers launched
from air craft carriers
Ray Bradbury - the internationally known science fiction writer, many of whose books were made into movies, also attended Berendo
Cornelius Johnson - Gold Medal Olympic Champion, high jump, 1936, 6'7"
Kathleen Key - 1917 - Silent Movie Star, featured in "Ben Hur"
Gene Mauch - baseball player and manager of the California Angels baseball team, as well as
many other teams
Edgar Bergen - Famous ventriloquist
Jane Wyman - Movie Star, Academy Award winner for her portrayal of a handicapped girl in "Johnny
Belinda"; Married to Ronald Reagen
Mamie Van Doren - Movie Star and Sex Symbol, Famous for her "Aqua Velva Girl" advertisements
Anita Louise - Actress for both movies and stage
Miiko Taka - Movie Star, played lead role in "Sayonara"
Victor Harris - baseball player, Montreal Expos and San Francisco Giants
Hugo Perez - soccer player, U.S. Olympic team in 1984