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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

  • Walter Abel actor
  • Peter Agre biologist
  • Frank Albertson actor
  • Catie Anderson model, actress
  • Dan Anderson psychologist
  • Larry Anderson actor
  • Liz Anderson singer, songwriter
  • Loni Anderson actress
  • Louie Anderson comedian
  • Richard Dean Anderson actor
  • LaVerne Andrews singer
  • Maxene Andrews singer
  • Patti Andrews singer
  • Dave Arneson game designer
  • James Arness actor
  • Jeanne Arth tennis player
  • Hy Averback actor, director, producer
  • Lew Ayres actor
B
  • Robert Lee "Bob" Backlund wrestler, actor
  • Bill Baker hockey player
  • Earl Bakken founder medtronic
  • Keith Ballard hockey player
  • Ann Bancroft author, explorer
  • Margaret Frances Culkin Baning author
  • Dennis Banks author, activist, teacher
  • Marion Barber III football player
  • Lynsey Bartilson actress
  • Charles Baxter author
  • Jason Behr actor
  • Troy Bell basketball player
  • Cylde Bellecourt native american civil rights organizer
  • Chief Bender baseball player
  • Tony Benshoof olympic luger
  • Patty Berg golfer
  • Tim Bergland hockey player
  • Jessica Biel actress
  • Matt Birk football player
  • Jason Blake hockey player
  • Michael Bland drummer
  • David Bloom journalist
  • Carol Bly author
  • Robert Bly poet, author
  • Brian Bonin hockey player
  • Wayne Boring comic book artist
  • Jim Brandenburg photographer
  • Dick Bremer sports broadcaster
  • Joe Brinkman umpire
  • Herbert Brooks hockey coach
  • Neal Broten hockey player
  • Jim Brower baseball player
  • Aaron Brown broadcast journalist
  • Vincent Bugliosi attorney, prosecutor
  • Warren Burger jurist
  • Tom Burgmeier baseball player
  • Dominique Byrd football player

C

  • Melvin Calvin chemist, nobel prize winner
  • Curt Carlson founder radisson hotels
  • Gretchen Carlson television host
  • Kelly Carlson actress
  • Dave Casper football player
  • Tracy Caulkins olympic gold medal swimmer
  • Cepia musician, composer
  • Ethan Coen director, screenwriter, producer
  • Joel Coen director, screenwriter, producer
  • William Colby cia director
  • Mo Collins actress
  • Rachael Leigh Cook actress
  • Marisa Coughlan actress
D
  • Arlene Dahl actress
  • Ian Anthony Dale actor
  • H. David and Dotty Dalquist entrepreneurs, inventors
  • Lena Davidson photographer
  • William Demarest actor
  • Carol Dempster actress
  • Richard Dix actor
  • William Douglas jurist
  • Julia Duffy actress
  • Bob Dylan singer, songwriter
E - F
  • Kimberly Elise actress
  • Louise Erdrich author
  • Mike Farrell actor
  • Francis Scott Fitzgerald author
  • Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. football player
  • Ed Flanders actor
  • James Earle Fraser sculptor
G
  • Wanda Gag author, illustrator
  • Laverne "Verne" Gagne wrestler, football player
  • Judy Garland actress, singer
  • Jean Paul Getty founder getty oil
  • Terry Gilliam actor, writer, director
  • Genevieve Gorder actress
  • Peter Graves 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.

H

  • Duane Hanson sculptor
  • Josh Hartnett actor
  • Jon Hassler author
  • Tippi Hedren actress
  • Bill Holm author
  • Phil Housley hockey player
  • Kent "Herbie" Hrbek baseball player
I - L
  • Jerry Juhl writer, producer, actor
  • Garrison Keillor author, humorist
  • Linda Kelsey actress
  • Craig Kilborn television host
  • T. R. Knight actor
  • Jerry Koosman baseball player
  • Peter Krause actor
  • Jessica Lange actress
  • Tom Lehman golfer
  • Sinclair Lewis author
  • Maud Hart Lovelace author
  • Edward Lowe inventor
  • Don Lucia college hockey coach
M
  • Catharine MacKinnon feminist, scholar, lawyer, activist
  • Cornell MacNeil opera singer
  • John Madden TV commentator
  • Roger Maris baseball player
  • John Mariucci hockey player, administrator, coach
  • June Marlowe actress
  • Frank Mars candy maker
  • E. G. Marshall actor
  • Charles H. Mayo surgeon
  • William J. Mayo surgeon
  • Eugene McCarthy politician
  • Kevin McHale basketball player
  • Paul Molitor baseball player
  • Walter Mondale u. s. vice president
  • Jack Morris baseball player
N - P
  • LeRoy Neiman artist
  • Cindy Nelson downhill skier
  • "Prince" Rogers Nelson singer
  • Westbrook Pegler columnist
  • Gary Puckett singer

R - S

  • Marion Ross actress
  • Jane Russell actress
  • Winona Ryder actress
  • Charles M. Schulz cartoonist
  • Seann William Scott actor
  • Briana Scurry soccer player
  • Richard W. Sears co-founder sears, roebuck and co.
  • Bruce "Boo" Smith heisman trophy winner, football player
  • Kevin Sorbo actor
  • LaVyrle Spencer author
  • Will Steger explorer
T
  • Lea Thompson actress, dancer
  • Cheryl Tiegs actress
  • Michael Todd producer
  • Rose Totino founder totino's frozen pizza
  • Anne Tyler author
V
  • Vince Vaughn actor
  • Jesse Ventura politician, actor
  • Andrew John Volstead politician, author volstead act
W - Z
  • DeWitt Wallace publisher, founder "Reader's Digest"
  • Dave Winfield baseball player
  • Adam Young musician, singer, songwriter
  • Gig Young actor
  • Steve Zahn actor, comedian

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