How much do you know about the celebrities who first made names for themselves at our area's high schools? Put on your thinking caps . . .
A: WARREN BEATTY
B: SANDRA BULLOCK
C: CHRIS CARMACK
D: DAVE CHAPPELLE
E: MICHAEL EALY
F: ANA GASTEYER
G: LAUREN GRAHAM
H: MARCIA GAY HARDEN
I: COLLEEN HASKELL
J: SHAWN HATOSY
K: GOLDIE HAWN
L: MARTIN LAWRENCE
M: JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS
N: PATRICIA RICHARDSON
O: MO ROCCA
P: DANIEL STERN
____ 1. This 1963 graduate of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring made headlines in 2005 for entering an unlocked window in the Takoma Park home where she grew up. (She wanted to reminisce while the current owner was away.)
____ 2. This 1994 graduate of Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda whispered, "Be nice, play fair," to fellow contestants when she became the 11th player voted out of the original "Survivor."
____ 3. This 1975 graduate of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School starred alongside fellow Beltway-area native John Heard as bumbling burglar Marv in "Home Alone."
____ 4. This 1985 graduate of Sidwell Friends School in the District was the first "Saturday Night Live" cast member to be pregnant while on show.
____ 5. A portrait of this 1982 graduate of Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, where she was voted Most Likely to Brighten Up Your Day, hangs at a popular Italian deli in North Arlington where she's known to have been a fan of the pizza.
____ 6. This 1987 graduate of Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda, best known for his five-year stint on Comedy Central's "Daily Show," now spins his humor on CBS's "Sunday Morning."
____ 7. This 1984 graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt got his start on the D.C. comedy-club circuit and was propelled to stardom after a 1987 stint on "Star Search."
____ 8. This 1955 Washington-Lee graduate and brother of Shirley MacLaine (class of '52) was senior-class president and captain of the football team.
____ 9. This 1999 graduate of Magruder High School in Rockville dabbled in baseball, football and wrestling; ample preparation for his role as brooding jock Luke on Fox's just-ended drama "The O.C."
____ 10. This 1994 graduate of Linganore High School in Frederick got his start as a prep-school killer on "Homicide: Life on the Street," filmed in Baltimore. (He would later star in "Faith of My Fathers," the TV movie based on the memoirs of Arizona senator John McCain.)
____ 11. This 1991 graduate of Springbrook High School in Silver Spring was romanced by Halle Berry in the 2005 TV movie "Their Eyes Were Watching God."
____ 12. This 1991 graduate of the Duke Ellington School for the Arts in the District appeared on "Def Comedy Jam" and "Comic Relief" before scoring a show of his own on Comedy Central.
____ 13. This 1979 graduate of Holton-Arms School in Bethesda moved to the Washington area at age 8 before becoming "master of her domain" on one of TV's most successful sitcoms of all time.
____ 14. Born at Bethesda Naval Hospital, this 1968 Holton-Arms graduate and "Home Improvement" mom last appeared on TV in a guest role on NBC's now-defunct "West Wing."
____ 15. Born in La Jolla, Calif., this 1976 graduate of Surrattsville High School in Clinton won an Oscar for her role in "Pollock."
____ 16. Now one of CW's most recognizable faces, this 1984 graduate of Langley High School in McLean got her start in the Arlington Children's Theater and in spots for Planned Parenthood.
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1. K 2. I 3. P 4. F 5. B 6. O 7. L 8. A 9. C 10. J 11. E 12. D 13. M 14. N 15. H 16. G