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Locator Map of Indiana

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

  • J. Ottis Adams artist
  • George Ade columnist, playwright
  • William Afflis football player, wrestler
  • Steve Alford basketball player, coach
  • Joseph P. Allen astronaut
  • Leon Ames actor
B
  • Alison Bales basketball player
  • Arija Bareikis actress
  • Clint Barmes baseball player
  • Julia Barr actress
  • Anne Baxter actress
  • Birch Bayh II politician
  • Evan Bayh politician
  • DaMarcus Beasley soccer player
  • Joshua Bell violinist
  • Steve Bellamy media entrepreneur
  • Albert J. Beveridge historian, politician
  • Larry Bigbie baseball player
  • Larry Bird basketball player
  • Blaine Bishop football player
  • Bill Blass fashion designer
  • Monte Blue actor
  • Jeremy Boorda former chief naval operations
  • Frank Borman II astronaut
  • Otis R. Bowen politician
  • Kenneth Bowersox astronaut
  • Phil Bradley baseball player
  • Donald Brashear hockey player
  • Avery Brooks actor
  • Mark N. Brown astronaut
  • Ambrose Burnside soldier, industrialist, inventor, politician
  • Donie Bush baseball player
  • Jack Butcher basketball coach
  • Dan Butler actor
  • Earl Butz former u.s. secretary agriculture
C
  • David Canary actor
  • Maria Cantwell politician
  • Homer Capehart politician
  • Max Carey baseball player
  • Hoagy Carmichael composer
  • Jared Carter poet
  • William Merritt Chase artist
  • Calbert Cheaney basketball player
  • Mark Clayton football player
  • Rosevelt Colvin football player
  • Lou Criger baseball player
  • Mary Jane Croft actress
  • Benjamin Sherman "Scatman" Crothers actor, singer
  • George Crowe baseball player
  • George Joseph "Nig" Cuppy baseball player
  • William "Will" Cuppy humorist, literary critic
  • Chad Curtis baseball player
  • Jay Cutler football player
D
  • Jim Davis cartoonist, creator garfield
  • James Dean actor
  • Eugene V. Debs labor union leader, politician
  • Ken Dilger football player
  • John Dillinger bank robber
  • Terry Dischinger basketball player
  • Major Dodge actor
  • Katie Douglas basketball player
  • Lloyd C. Douglas author
  • Theodore Dreiser author
  • Paul Dresser songwriter
E
  • Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds songwriter, musician
  • Anthony "Tony" England astronaut
  • William Hayden English politician
  • Mike Epps actor, comedian
  • Carl Erskine baseball player
  • Trai Essex football player
  • Chad Everett actor

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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.

F

  • Jason Fabini football player
  • Bianca Ferguson actress
  • Jenna Fischer actress
  • Carl G. Fisher founder indianapolis motor speedway
  • John W. Foster journalist, diplomat
  • Vivica A. Fox actress
  • Janie Fricke singer
  • Bob Friend baseball player
  • Brendan Fraser actor
G
  • William "Bill" Gaither singer, songwriter
  • Bill Garrett basketball player
  • Katie Gearlds basketball player
  • Will Geer actor
  • Jeff George football player
  • Ron Glass actor
  • Walter Gresham statesman, jurist
  • Bob Griese football player
  • Virgil "Gus" Grissom astronaut
  • Rex Grossman football player
H
  • Charles A. Halleck politician
  • Clifford Hardin former u.s. secretary agriculture
  • Thomas "Tom" Harmon football player, sports broadcaster
  • Krystal Harris singer, songwriter
  • Phil Harris singer, songwriter
  • John Milton Hay diplomat, statesman
  • Will H. Hays former u.s. postmaster general
  • Bobby Helms singer
  • Florence Henderson actress
  • Billy Herman baseball player
  • Paul "Tony" Hinkle coach, inventor orange basketball
  • Gil Hodges baseball player
  • James Riddle "Jimmy" Hoffa labor leader, convict
  • Drake Hogestyn actor
  • Daniel Hollie wrestler
  • Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard cartoonist, journalist
  • Tony Hulman businessman, founder indy 500
I
  • Robert Indiana artist
  • Kenny Irwin, Jr. auto racer
J
  • Jackson Five music group
  • Janet Jackson singer
  • Michael Jackson singer
  • Bob Jenkins television, radio sports announcer
  • J. J. Johnson musician, composer
  • James "Jim" Jones leader peoples temple

K

  • Alex Karras football player
  • Shawn Kemp basketball player
  • Ken Kercheval actor
  • Brook Kerr actress
  • Greg Kinnear actor
  • Ronald "Ron" Kittle baseball player
  • Mathias Kiwanuka football player
  • Chuck Klein baseball player
L
  • Don Larsen baseball player
  • Don Lash long-distance runner
  • Terry Lester actor
  • David Letterman television show host
  • Eli Lilly businessman, industrialist
  • Elmo Lincoln actor
  • Ross Lockridge, Jr. author
  • Kenneth "Kenny" Lofton baseball player
  • Carole Lombard actress
  • Shelley Long actress
  • Richard "Dick" Lugar politician
  • Peter Lupus actor
M
  • Marjorie Main actress
  • Mick Mars musician
  • Thomas Marshall u.s. vice president
  • Strother Martin actor
  • Chief Matea potawatomi indians chief
  • Don Mattingly baseball player
  • Branch McCracken basketball coach
  • John T. McCutcheon cartoonist
  • George McGinnis basketball player
  • Jon McLaughlin singer, songwriter
  • Steve McQueen actor
  • Josh McRoberts basketball player
  • John Mellencamp singer, songwriter

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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.

M continued

  • Michael Michele actress
  • Brad Miller basketball player
  • Sherman Minton jurist
  • Mishikinakwa "Little Turtle" miami indians chief
  • Wes Montgomery musician
  • Jack Alvin "Alvy" Moore actor
  • Oliver Hazark Perry Morton politician
N
  • Bruce Nauman artist
  • Harry Stewart New politician, journalist
  • Ryan Newman auto racer
  • Meredith Nicholson author
  • Norman Norell fashion designer
O
  • Elmer Oliphant football player
  • Jeffrey "Jeff" Laurence Overton golfer
P
  • Jane Pauley television journalist
  • Bill Peet illustrator, story writer
  • Mike Pence politician
  • Amanda Perez singer
  • Mike Phipps football player
  • James Pierce actor
  • Dan Plesac baseball player
  • Sydney Pollack actor, film director, producer
  • Cole Porter composer, lyricist
  • Gene Stratton Porter author
  • Edward Mills Purcell physicist, nobel laureate
  • Ernest "Ernie" Pyle world war II journalist
Q
  • James Danforth "Dan" Quayle u.s. vice president
R
  • Tony Raines auto racer
  • Zach Randolph basketball player
  • Orville Redenbacher founder orville redenbacher popcorn
  • Edgar Charles "Sam" Rice baseball player
  • James Whitcomb Riley poet
  • Glenn "Big Dog" Robinson basketball player
  • Scott Rolen baseball player
  • Ned Rorem composer
  • Axl Rose musician
  • Jerry Ross astronaut
  • David Lee Roth singer, songwriter
  • Edd Roush baseball player
S
  • Harland David "Colonel" Sanders founder kentucky fried chicken
  • John H. Schnatter founder papa john's pizza
  • Everett Scott baseball player
  • Zerna Sharp author, creator dick and jane readers
  • Will Shortz crossword puzzle creator, editor
  • Red Skelton comedian
  • Connie Smith singer
  • David Smith sculptor
  • Walter Bedell Smith former cia director, ambassador
  • T.C. Steele impressionist painter
  • Ted Stevens politician
  • Tony Stewart auto racer
  • Izzy Stradlin musician
  • David Stremme auto racer
  • Dan Stryzinski football player
  • Clement Studebaker auto, wagon maker (born in PA)
  • Henry Lee Summer singer, musician
T
  • Booth Tarkington author, pulitzer prize winner
  • Marshall "Major" Taylor cyclist
  • Max Terhune actor
  • Twyla Tharp dancer, choreographer
  • Sam Thompson baseball player
  • Forrest Tucker actor
V
  • Vincent Ventresca actor
  • Kurt Vonnegut author
W
  • Kristina Wagner actress
  • Charles Walker astronaut
  • Lewis "Lew" Wallace civil war union general
  • Steve Wariner singer, songwriter
  • Michael Warren actor
  • Clifton Webb actor, dancer, singer
  • Bonzi Wells basketball player
  • Ryan White aids activist
  • Claude Wickard former u.s. secretary agriculture
  • Wendell Wilkie political leader
  • Cy Williams baseball player
  • Deniece Williams singer, songwriter
  • Robert Wise film editor, producer, director
  • Davis Wolf astronaut
  • John Wooden basketball player, coach
  • Rod Woodson football player
  • Jo Anne Worley actress
  • Wilbur Wright co-inventor of the airplane
Y
  • Richard "Dick" York actor
Z
  • Anthony "Tony" Zale boxer
  • Rollie Zeider baseball player
  • Frank Urban "Fuzzy" Zoeller golfer
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