Cooley High School Alumni

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Click on the Yearbooks below to view a copy Online at Classmates.com®. If you don't see your class's yearbook, check out our yearbook page.

  • 1933 Cooley High School Yearbook
  • 1941 Cooley High School Yearbook
  • 1948 Cooley High School Yearbook

Famous Alumni

Sharon Merkerson Class of 1970

Merkerson made her television debut as Reba the Mail Lady on Pee Wee's Playhouse, and has appeared on The Cosby Show, among other series. Her single most important television appearance may have been in the first-season Law and Order episode "Mushrooms", in which she portrayed the grief-stricken mother of an 11-month-old boy who is shot accidentally. Her performance was not only memorable to the audience during that key first season, but also impressed the producers enough to select Merkerson to replace Dann Florek as detective squad chief in the series' fourth season. Merkerson was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance as Berniece in August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Piano Lesson and won an Obie Award in 1992 for her work in I'm Not Stupid.Her screen credits include Jacob's Ladder, Loose Cannons, She's Gotta Have It and in James Cameron's Terminator 2: Judgment Day, in which she played the terrified wife of Joe Morton. In 2006, she won Golden Globe, Emmy and Screen Actors Guild awards for her performance in the television movie Lackawanna Blues, her first starring role. In 2007, she starred on stage in Los Angeles in William Inge's Come Back, Little Sheba at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in the role made famous by Shirley Booth, and in January 2008 opened on Broadway in the production. For the revival of Come Back, Little Sheba, Merkerson earned her second Tony nomination.

Keith John Class of 1979

Keith is a singer and has sung back up for Stevie Wonder for 25 years

Mike Illitch Class of 1954

Owns Red wings Tigers Lil Cesar's

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The CHS alumni site is made so that students and teachers from the Detroit high school can reconnect with those that they met while attending high school. We also encourage you to keep up to date on news and reconnect with Cooley High School alumni. You can also find out what other graduates are doing now, share memories with other alumn, upload pictures from CHS and find other alumni.

 

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