A-list actors, Major League ballplayers and Billboard topping musicians — a great deal of talent has passed through the halls of Sonoma County high schools. Most of our local schools have graduated one or two of these talented elite.

From Golden Globe winning actresses like Winona Ryder to Olympic Gold-winning swimmers like Maya DiRado, we have all watched our hometown success stories unfold on the big screen. But what did these celebs look like when they were youngsters, just dreaming of future greatness beyond high school?

Click through our gallery of Sonoma County celebrity high school graduates to catch a glimpse at the aspiring artists and athletes way back when.