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California Famous

People listed are almost always native to the state. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a state for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the state in their personal endeavors.

A

  • Paula Abdul singer, choreographer
  • Ansel Adams photographer
  • Ben Affleck actor
  • Troy Aikman football player
  • Jessica Alba actress
  • Marcus Allen football player
  • Luis Walter Alvarez inventor
  • Jennifer Aniston actress
  • Christina Applegate actress
  • Billie Joe Armstrong singer
  • Gertrude Atherton author
B
  • David Belasco playwright, producer
  • Tyra Banks model
  • Adrienne Barbeau actress
  • Drew Barrymore actress
  • Beck musician
  • Nathan "Nate" Berkus interior designer
  • Bill Bixby actor
  • Jack Black actor, musician
  • Shirley Temple Black actress
  • Jolene Blalock actress
  • Carla Bley composer, pianist, organist, band leader
  • Barry Bonds baseball player
  • D. Boon musician, guitarist
  • Caprice Bourret model, actress
  • Robert Bower inventor
  • Tom Brady football player
  • Benjamin Bratt actor
  • Lloyd Bridges actor
  • Christie Brinkley model (born in MI)
  • David Brubek musician
  • Carol Burnett actress, comedian
  • Tim Burton filmmaker
  • Reggie Bush football player
  • Octavia Butler author
  • Amanda Bynes actress
C
  • John Cage composer
  • Nicolas Cage actor
  • Stephanie Downing-Cantwell inventor of chocolate chip cookies, award-winning web designer, professional whistler, crystallographer, master bread maker, fashion prognosticator, faux-fur hat aficionado
  • Linda Cardellini actress
  • David Carradine actor
  • Keith Carradine actor
  • Richard Chamberlain actor
  • Cesar Chavez civil rights activist (born in AZ)
  • Cher actress, singer
  • Jack T. Chick cartoonist
  • Julia Child chef, television personality
  • Melinda Clarke actress
  • Miss Cleo psychic
  • Sasha Cohen figure skater
  • Kevin Costner actor
  • Nikki Cox actress
  • James Cromwell actor
  • David Crosby musician
  • Mary Crosby actress
D
  • John Daly golfer
  • Oscar De La Hoya boxer
  • Bo Derek actress
  • Zooey Deschanel actress
  • Cameron Diaz actress
  • Leonardo DiCaprio actor
  • Joe DiMaggio baseball player
  • Landon Donovan soccer player
  • James Harold Doolittle military leader, aviator
  • Dr. Dre rapper
  • Isadora Duncan dancer, choreographer
  • Robert Duvall actor, filmmaker
E
  • Clint Eastwood actor, filmmaker
  • Zac Efron actor
  • Jenna Elfman actress
  • Don Ellis musician, trumpeter

F

  • Mia Farrow actress
  • Kevin Federline singer
  • Will Ferrell actor, comedian
  • Sally Field actress
  • Carrie Fisher actress
  • John Fogerty singer, songwriter
  • Jodie Foster actress
  • Robert Frost poet
  • Soleil Moon Frye actress
G
  • Jerry Garcia musician, guitarist
  • Nomar Garciaparra baseball player
  • Jason Giambi baseball player
  • Richard Pancho Gonzales tennis player
  • Dexter Gordon musician, saxophonist
  • Jeff Gordon race car driver
  • James Griffith actor, musician, screenwriter
  • Josh Groban singer
  • Vince Guaraldi musician, pianist
  • Natalie Gulbis model, golfer
  • Jake Gyllenhaal actor
H
  • Gene Hackman actor
  • Merle Haggard singer, songwriter
  • Mark Hamill actor
  • Daniel Handler author
  • Tom Hanks actor
  • Ray Harryhausen filmmaker
  • Alvin Youngblood Hart musician
  • Teri Hatcher actress
  • Tony Hawk skateboarder
  • Edith Head fashion designer
  • William Randolph Hearst publisher
  • Mariel Hemingway actress
  • Dustin Hoffman actor
  • Johnny Horton singer
  • Sidney Howard playwright
  • Vanessa Hudgens actress
  • Kate Hudson actress
  • Helen Hunt actress
I
  • Ice Cube rapper, actor
  • Don Imus radio personality
  • Kathy Ireland model, actress
J
  • Jesse James television personality
  • Steve Jobs founder Apple Computers
  • Randy Johnson baseball player
  • Angelina Jolie actress
  • Jerral "Jerry" Jones owner Dallas Cowboys
  • Ashley Judd actress
K
  • Kimberly "Kim" Kardashian television personality
  • Diane Keaton actress
  • Jason Kidd basketball player
  • Billie Jean King tennis player
  • Lisa Kudrow actress
  • Michelle Kwan figure skater

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California Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Hayward Alameda 510
Fremont Alameda 510
San Leandro Alameda 510
Berkeley Alameda 510
Oakland Alameda 510
Markleeville Alpine 530
Ione Amador 209
Chico Butte 530
Valley Springs Calaveras 209
Colusa Colusa 530
Antioch Contra Costa 925
Concord Contra Costa 925
Crescent City Del Norte 707
El Dorado Hills El Dorado 916
Clovis Fresno 559
Fresno Fresno 559
Orland Glenn 530
Eureka Humboldt 707
El Centro Imperial 760
Bishop Inyo 760
Bakersfield Kern 661
Hanford Kings 559
Clearlake Lake 707
Susanville Lassen 530
Van Nuys Los Angeles 818
Palmdale Los Angeles 661
Glendale Los Angeles 818
Torrance Los Angeles 310
Lancaster Los Angeles 661
Whittier Los Angeles 562
Bell Gardens Los Angeles 323
Pacoima Los Angeles 818
Norwalk Los Angeles 562
Burbank Los Angeles 818
West Covina Los Angeles 626
Downey Los Angeles 562
La Puente Los Angeles 626
Long Beach Los Angeles 310
Compton Los Angeles 310
Inglewood Los Angeles 310
Los Angeles Los Angeles 323 , 213
Pasadena Los Angeles 626
Pomona Los Angeles 909
North Hollywood Los Angeles 818
Madera Madera 559
San Rafael Marin 415
Mariposa Mariposa 209
Ukiah Mendocino 707
Merced Merced 209
Alturas Modoc 530
Mammoth Lakes Mono 760
Salinas Monterey 831
Napa Napa 707
Grass Valley Nevada 530
Garden Grove Orange 714
Huntington Beach Orange 714
Irvine Orange 949
Costa Mesa Orange 949
Santa Ana Orange 714
Anaheim Orange 714
Fullerton Orange 714
Orange Orange 714
Roseville Placer 916
Quincy Plumas 530
Moreno Valley Riverside 951
Perris Riverside 951
Corona Riverside 951
Temecula Riverside 951
Murrieta Riverside 951
Hemet Riverside 951
Riverside Riverside 951
Sacramento Sacramento 916
Elk Grove Sacramento 916
Hollister San Benito 831
Rancho Cucamonga San Bernardino 909
Ontario San Bernardino 909
Hesperia San Bernardino 760
Rialto San Bernardino 909
Fontana San Bernardino 909
San Bernardino San Bernardino 909
Victorville San Bernardino 760
El Cajon San Diego 619
Escondido San Diego 760
Oceanside San Diego 760
Carlsbad San Diego 760
Chula Vista San Diego 619
Vista San Diego 760
San Diego San Diego 619
San Francisco San Francisco 415
Tracy San Joaquin 209
Stockton San Joaquin 209
San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo 805
Redwood City San Mateo 650
Daly City San Mateo 650
San Mateo San Mateo 650
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara 805
Santa Maria Santa Barbara 805
Santa Clara Santa Clara 408
San Jose Santa Clara 408
Sunnyvale Santa Clara 408
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz 831
Redding Shasta 530
Loyalton Sierra 530
Yreka Siskiyou 530
Vacaville Solano 707
Fairfield Solano 707
Vallejo Solano 707
Santa Rosa Sonoma 707
Modesto Stanislaus 209
Yuba City Sutter 530
Red Bluff Tehama 530
Weaverville Trinity 530
Visalia Tulare 559
Sonora Tuolumne 209
Oxnard Ventura 805
Ventura Ventura 805
Simi Valley Ventura 805
Davis Yolo 530
Marysville Yuba 530
This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.