Wyoming 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

  • Burnu Acquanetta actress
  • John Perry Barlow poet, essayist, lyricist
  • John Beach author
  • Tom Browning baseball player
  • Edward Winslow Bryant, Jr. author
  • Robert Homer Burns author
C - G
  • Richard B. Cheney 46th u.s. vice president
  • James A. "Jim" Corbett writer, activist
  • Matthew Fox actor
  • Jack R. Gage author
  • James Galvin author
  • Rulon Gardner wrestler
  • Curt Gowdy sportscaster
J - P
  • Isabel Jewell actress
  • Dean Krakel author
  • Chris LaDoux rodeo champion, singer, songwriter
  • Patricia MacLachlan author
  • Jackson Pollock artist
  • Alan K. Simpson politician
  • Milward Simpson politician
  • Gerald Leonard Spence author
  • Chief Washakie Shoshone chief
  • James Watt former u.s. secretary of the interior
  • Clarice Whittenberg educator, author
  • Larry Wilcox actor

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