Montana Famous Natives

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 - B
  • Philip Aaberg composer, musician
  • Jeff Ament guitar player
  • Dorothy Baker author
  • Dirk Benedict actor
  • Eric Bergoust olympic gold medalist
  • Brad Bird animator/director
  • Judith Blegan opera singer
  • Mary Clearman Blew author, poet
  • Dana Carvey actor/comedian
  • Gary Cooper actor
  • Plenty Coups crow indian leader
  • Ivan Doig author
  • Monte Dolack artist
  • Patrick Duffy actor
E - H
  • Troy Evans actor
  • Maurice Hilleman microbiologist (mumps vaccine)
  • John R. Horner dinosaur paleontologist
  • Chet Huntley television newsman
J - K
  • Phil Jackson basketball coach
  • Evel Knievel motorcycle daredevil
  • Jerry Kramer football player
  • Myrna Loy actress
  • David Lynch director
  • Stan Lynde cartoonist
  • Dave McNally baseball player
  • William D'Arcy McNickle author
  • Lee Metcalf politician
  • George Montgomery actor
P - V
  • Charlie Pride country singer
  • Jeannette Rankin first woman in u.s. house
  • Martha Raye actress
  • Michael Smuin choreographer
  • Lester Thurow economist, author
  • Peter Vouldos artist
W - Y
  • James Welch author
  • Lones Wigger olympics marksman
  • Michelle Williams actress
  • Robert Yellowtail crow indian leader
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