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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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A
  • Amy Acker actress
  • Jensen Ackles actor
  • Amy Lyn Acuff track and field athlete
  • Red Adair firefighter
  • Marvin Lee Aday (Meat Loaf) singer
  • Alvin Ailey dancer, choreographer
  • Debbie Allen actress, choreographer
  • Wes Anderson filmmaker
  • Lance Armstrong seven-time tour de france winner
  • Mary Kay Ash founder Mary Kay Cosmetics
  • Stephen F. Austin "father of texas"
  • Steven "Stone Cold" Austin actor, wrestler
  • Gene Autry actor, entrepreneur
  • Tex Avery cartoonist, animator
B
  • Erykah Badu singer
  • G. W. Bailey actor
  • Kathy Baker actress
  • Ernie Banks baseball player
  • Clyde Barrow bank robber
  • Alan Bean astronaut
  • Frank Beard musician
  • Josh Beckett baseball player
  • Dan Blocker actor
  • Powers Allen Boothe actor
  • Andrew "Drew" Brees football player
  • Herman Brown founder Brown and Root
  • Carol Burnett comedian
  • Brooke Burns actor
  • Gary Busey actor
  • George W. Bush former u.s. president (born in CT)
  • Jeb Bush florida governor
  • Laura Bush former u.s. first lady
  • Lauren Bush model
  • Tracy Byrd singer
C
  • Mark "The Undertaker" Calaway wrestler
  • Earl Campbell football player
  • Kate Capshaw actress
  • Kid Cardona caricature artist
  • Leland Chapman bounty hunter, television personality
  • Cyd Charisse dancer
  • Claire Lee Chennault pilot, founder "Flying Tigers"
  • Mark Chesnutt singer
  • Thomas Haden Church actor
  • Ciara singer
  • Guy Clark singer, musician, songwriter
  • Kelly Clarkson singer
  • Roger Clemens baseball pitcher
  • Randall "Tex" Cobb boxer, actor
  • Dabney Wharton Coleman actor
  • Denton Cooley heart surgeon
  • Leonard Barrie "Barry" Corbin actor
  • Douglas Corrigan aviator ("wrong way Corrigan")
  • Joan Crawford actress
D
  • Ted Daffan song writer
  • Leonard Davis football player
  • Michael Dell founder Dell Computer
  • Louis Carl "Lou" Dobbs radio and television host
  • Sam Donaldson television reporter
  • Hilary Duff actress, singer
  • Sandy Duncan actress
  • Holly Dunn singer
  • Ronnie Dunn singer, songwriter
  • Shelley Duvall actress
E
  • Dwight Eisenhower u.s. president
  • Shannon Elizabeth actress
  • Linda Ellerbee actress, producer
  • Ron Ely actor
  • Terry Emmons race car driver
  • Dale Evans singer, actress
  • Megan Ewing model

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F
  • Morgan Fairchild actress
  • Farrah Fawcett actress
  • Freddy Fender singer
  • Miriam "Ma" Ferguson texas governor
  • George Foreman boxer
  • Frederic Fenimore Forrest, Jr. actor
  • Jamie Foxx actor
  • A. J. Foyt auto racer
  • Kinky Friedman humorist, politician, singer, songwriter
G
  • Jennifer Garner actress
  • John Nance Garner u.s. vice president
  • Larry, Rudy, Steve Gatlin singers (Gatlin Brothers)
  • Don Gay champion bull rider
  • Billy Gibbons singer, guitarist (ZZ Top)
  • Selena Gomez actress, singer
  • Jill Goodacre model
  • Patrick "Pat" Green singer, songwriter
H
  • Larry Hagman actor
  • Jerry Hall actress
  • Roy Hargrove musician
  • Angie Harmon actress
  • Woody Harrelson actor
  • Christopher "Chris" Harrison television host
  • Lisa Hartman actress
  • Ethan Hawke actor
  • Cornell Haynes, Jr. (Nelly) singer
  • James Pinckney Henderson first governor of texas
  • Don Henley singer, songwriter
  • Thomas Herrion football player
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt actress
  • Patricia Highsmith author
  • Dusty Hill singer, guitarist (ZZ Top)
  • Ben Hogan golfer
  • Buddy Holly musician
  • Robert E. Howard author
  • Howard Hughes aviator
  • Ivory Joe Hunter singer, songwriter, pianist
  • Kay Bailey Hutchison u.s. senator
J
  • John Jefferson football player
  • Waylon Jennings singer, songwriter
  • Jack Johnson boxer
  • Jimmy Johnson football coach
  • Lady Bird Johnson u.s. first lady
  • Lyndon Johnson u.s. president
  • George Jones singer
  • Mike Jones rapper
  • Tommy Lee Jones actor
  • Zona Jones singer
  • Janis Joplin singer
  • Scott Joplin composer, musician
  • Barbara Jordan politician, civil rights movement leader
K
  • Tom Kite golfer
  • Beyonce Knowles singer, actress
  • David Koresh religious figure
  • Kris Kristofferson actor, singer, composer


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