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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.

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K - L
  • Simbi Khali actress
  • B. B. King musician
  • Diane Ladd actress
  • Daniel Curtis Lee actor
  • Tom Lester actor
M
  • Tom Malone musician
  • Archie Manning football player
  • James "Jimbo" Mathus singer, songwriter, musician
  • Antonio McDyess basketball player
  • Steve McNair football player
  • Gerald McRaney actor
  • Mary Ann Mobley miss america, actress
  • Dorothy Moore singer
N
  • Ellis Nassour author, playwright
  • Brandy Norwood singer, actress
  • Carrie Nye actress
O
  • George Ohr potter
  • Roy Oswalt baseball player
P
  • Van Dyke Parks composer
  • Walter Payton football player
  • Hartley Peavey founder peavey electronics corp.
  • Joseph "Pinetop" Perkins singer, musician
  • Donald Peterson astronaut
  • Robert Pittman founder MTV
  • Evelyn Preer actress, singer
  • Elvis Presley singer
  • Leontyne Price opera singer
  • Charley Pride singer
R
  • Jerry Lee Rice football player
  • Beah Richards actress
  • LeAnn Rimes singer
  • Eric Roberts actor
  • Robin Roberts television host
  • Jimmie Rodgers singer
  • Dwayne Rudd football player
S
  • Saving Abel music group
  • Larry Semon actor, director
  • Kevin Sessums singer
  • Chris Shivers bull rider
  • Frederick W. Smith founder fedex
  • Britney Spears actress
  • Stella Stevens actress
  • John Marty Stuart singer, songwriter, musician
T
  • Donna Tartt author
  • James A. (Gene) Thomas deputy director nasa's kennedy space center
  • Paul Wayne Thorn singer, songwriter (born in WI)
  • 3 Doors Down band
  • Richard (Dick) Truly astronaut
  • Ike Turner singer
  • Conway Twitty musician
  • James Michael Tyler actor
W
  • Sela Ward actress
  • Muddy Waters singer
  • Jim Weatherly singer, composer
  • Ida Wells-Barnett civil rights activist
  • Eudora Welty author, pulitzer prize winner
  • Tennessee Williams playwright
  • Al Wilson football player
  • Oprah Winfrey television talk show host
  • Keith Woodside football player
  • Richard Wright author
  • Tammy Wynette singer, songwriter
Y
  • Roy Yeager musician

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