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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.

A
  • Hank Aaron baseball player
  • Ralph Abernathy civil rights activist
  • Alabama country music band
  • Mel Allen sportscaster
  • Richard Arrington, Jr. politician
B
  • Mary Badham actress
  • Tallulah Bankhead actress
  • Charles Barkley basektball player
  • Beverly Barton author
  • Regina Benjamin physician, US surgeon general
  • Amber Benson actress
  • Bo Bice singer
  • Michael Biehn actor
  • Sanford Dixon Bishop, Jr. politician
  • Bibi Black classical trumpeter
  • Lucas Black actor
  • Winton M. Blount u.s. postmaster general, philanthropist
  • Neil Bonnett race car driver
  • Bobby Bowden football coach
  • Rick Bragg author
  • Johnny Mack Brown actor
  • Paul William "Bear" Bryant football coach
  • Edward Burkhalter u.s. navy admiral, chief of naval intelligence
  • John Michael Burton author
  • Brett Butler actress, comedian
  • Pat Buttram actor
  • Larry Byrom musician
C
  • Nell Carter actress
  • Mark Childress author
  • Stewart Cink golfer
  • Nat "King" Cole entertainer
  • Marva Collins educator
  • Commodores band
  • Jerricho Cotchery football player
  • Dennis Covington author
  • Courteney Cox actress
D
  • Angela Davis activist
  • Sam Dees songwriter
  • Kim Dickens actress
  • Melinda Dillon actress
  • Deidre Downs miss america
E
  • Cleveland Eaton musician, bandleader
  • Dennis Edwards singer
  • James Reese Europe composer, bandleader
F
  • Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald author
  • Fanny Flagg actress
  • Louise Fletcher actress, author
  • Vonetta Flowers olympic medalist
  • Melvin Franklin singer

G

  • Teddy Gentry musician
  • Kenneth Allen Gibson politician
  • Harvey Glance olympic track medalist
  • William Gorgas u.s. army surgeon general
  • Urbie Green musician
  • Steve Grissom race car driver
H
  • Sara Haardt author
  • Mia Hamm olympic soccer medalist
  • William Christopher Handy composer
  • Emmylou Harris singer
  • Gustav Hasford author, screenwriter
  • Erskine Hawkins musician, bandleader, composer
  • Alexis Herman u.s. secretary of labor
  • Taylor Hicks singer, songwriter
  • Bill Holbrook cartoonist
  • Lonnie Holley artist
  • Nall Hollis artist
  • Evander Holyfield boxer
  • Robert Horry basketball player (born in MD)
  • Frank House baseball player
  • Linda Howard viet nam war hero
  • Robert Howard author
  • Robert Lewis Howard army special forces soldier, military hero
  • James Byron Huggins author
  • William Bradford Huie author
J
  • Bo Jackson football and baseball player
  • Kate Jackson actress
  • Sonny James singer
  • Mae Jemison astronaut
  • Dean Jones actor
  • Lee Roy Jordan football player
  • Tom Joyner radio host
  • Percy Lavon Julian chemist, inventor
K
  • Helen Adams Keller author, activist, lecturer
  • Eddie Kendricks singer, songwriter
  • Jimmy Key baseball player
  • Coretta Scott King civil rights leader
  • Martin Luther King, III civil rights leader
  • Yolanda King actress


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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.

L

  • Harper Lee author
  • Carl Lewis olympic track medalist
  • George Lindsey actor
  • Maud Lindsay educator, author, founder kindergarten in alabama
  • Joe Louis boxer
  • Rebecca Luker actress
M
  • William March author
  • Debra Gale Marshall wrestling manager, actress
  • Hugh Martin songwriter, composer
  • Willie Mays baseball player
  • Robert R. McCammon author
  • Willie McCovey baseball player
  • Alexander McGillivray muscogee indian leader
  • Don Mincher baseball player
  • Albert Murray author
N
  • Jim Nabors actor
  • Larry Nelson golfer
  • Ozzie Newsome football player
O
  • Spooner Oldham songwriter, musician
  • Randy Owen singer
  • Terrell Owens football player
  • Jesse Owens olympic track medalist
P
  • Satchel Paige baseball player
  • Rosa Parks civil rights activist
  • Jake Peavy baseball player
  • Dan Penn singer, songwriter
  • Walker Percy author, philosopher
  • Chuck Person basketball player
  • Wesley Person basketball player
  • Wilson Pickett singer
  • Paula Poundstone actress, comedian
R
  • Howell Raines editor, author
  • Wayne Ray poet
  • Condoleezza Rice u.s. secretary of state
  • Lionel Richie musician
  • Philip Rivers football player
  • Wayne Rogers actor
S
  • Sonia Sanchez poet
  • David Satcher u.s. surgeon general
  • Waldo L. Semon inventor
  • Glenn Shadix actor
  • Tommy Shaw musician
  • Percy Sledge musician
  • Ella Gaunt Smith doll maker
  • Ozzie Smith baseball player
  • Ken Stabler football player
  • John Stallworth football player
  • Bart Starr football player
  • Mike Stewart author
  • Hut Stricklin race car driver
  • Ruben Studdard singer
  • Pat Sullivan football player
  • Don Sutton baseball player
T
  • Channing Tatum actor
  • Toni Tennille singer
  • Tuscaloosa choctaw indian chief
W
  • Jimmy Wales co-founder wikipedia
  • Margaret Walker author
  • Ben Wallace basketball player
  • George Wallace politician, civil rights leader
  • Dinah Washington singer
  • Eugene Walter screenwriter, poet, author
  • William "Red Eagle" Weatherford creek muskogee indian leader
  • Fred Wesley musician
  • Heather Whitestone miss america
  • Billy Williams baseball player
  • Hank Williams, Sr. musician
  • Paul Williams singer
  • Joshua "Josh" Willingham baseball player
  • E. O. Wilson biologist, author

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