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NYC celebrity yearbook photos

Would you recognize Carole King in her 1958 yearbook photo?

We traced these celebrities all the way back to their New York City high schools to get a glimpse into their pasts.

See how many look familiar, but go easy on them. No one is really a fan of their yearbook photo.

Woody Allen

Brooklyn's Midwood High School educated the city's top
Photo Credit: Midwood High; Getty Images

Brooklyn's Midwood High School educated the city's top director, Woody Allen, who went on to work on "Annie Hall," "Crimes and Misdemeanors," and other classic films. Allen received his diploma in 1953.

Barbra Streisand

A Williamsburg native, legendary singer Barbra Streisand graduated
Photo Credit: Erasmus Hall High School; Getty Images

A Williamsburg native, legendary singer Barbra Streisand graduated from Erasmus Hall High School in Flatbush in 1959.

Carole King

You know her as Carole King, singer of
Photo Credit: James Madison High / Getty Images

You know her as Carole King, singer of "It's Too Late" and the "Gilmore Girls" theme song. James Madison High's class of 1958 knew her as Carole King, a talented Brooklyn high school senior. It was only a few short years later that she wrote The Shirelles' top Billboard hit, "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow."

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg graduated from James Madison High
Photo Credit: James Madison High School/ Getty Images

Ruth Bader Ginsburg graduated from James Madison High in Brooklyn -- the same school as Carole King, Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer, among other famous names. The "notorious" Supreme Court Justice, class of '50, was added as a Wall of Distinction honoree at the school in 2001.

Martin Landau

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau (
Photo Credit: James Madison High School; Getty Images

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau ("Ed Wood," 1995) started his career as a 17-year-old cartoonist at the New York Daily News. He graduated Brooklyn's James Madison High School with the class of 1946. Landau died on July 15, 2017, at age 89.

Judith Blum aka Judge Judy

Judith Blum was a class president at James
Photo Credit: James Madison HS

Judith Blum was a class president at James Madison High School in Brooklyn. The 1960 graduate, now known as Judy Judy, still likes to take charge.

Victor Williams

Although actor Victor Williams graduated from Midwood High
Photo Credit: Midwood High School; Getty Images

Although actor Victor Williams graduated from Midwood High School in Brooklyn in 1988, he made his name -- fictionally -- in another borough. He has more than 40 acting credits, but none more famous than his role of Deacon Palmer on "The King of Queens" from 1998-2007.

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders, a 1959 graduate of James Madison
Photo Credit: James Madison HS; Getty Images/Taylor Hill

Bernie Sanders, a 1959 graduate of James Madison High School in Brooklyn, was captain of the track and cross country teams, while also serving as a "Highway Reporter." He's now a United States senator representing Vermont.

Didi Conn

Didi Conn, right, next to Olivia Newton-John, graduated
Photo Credit: Midwood High School; Getty Archive Photos

Didi Conn, right, next to Olivia Newton-John, graduated from Brooklyn's Midwood High School with the class of 1969 as Edith Bernstein. But, she'll always be known for a different high school moniker. Conn was immortalized as Frenchy, the "Beauty School Dropout" of the "Pink Ladies," in 1978's "Grease."

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