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Utah Famous

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.


  • Maude Adams actress
  • Corbin Allred actor
  • Parley Baer actor
  • Norman H. Bangerter politician
  • Roseanne Barr actress
  • Robert F. Bennett politician
  • Wallace F. Bennett politician
  • Lowell L. Bennion author, educator
  • Henry H. Blood politician
  • Danny Borzage actor
  • Frank Borzage actor, director
  • Reva Beck Bosone politician
  • Wilford Brimley actor
  • John Moses Browning inventor firearms
  • Butch Cassidy outlaw
  • Tom Chambers basketball player
  • Stephen R. Covey author, speaker
  • Keene Curtis actor
  • Cyrus Edward Dallin sculptor
  • Tucker Dansie actor, director
  • Matthew Davis actor
  • Laraine Day actress
  • Bernard De Voto author
  • Andrew Ducoto actor
  • Avard Tennyson Fairbanks sculptor
  • Philo T. Farnsworth inventor television
  • B. Floyd Farr radio, sports announcer
  • Harvey Fletcher physicist
  • Edward J. Fraughton sculptor
  • Patrick Fugit actor
G - H
  • Edwin Jacob (Jake) Garn astronaut, politician
  • Anthony Geary actor
  • John Gilbert actor
  • John Held Jr. illustrator
  • Gordon B. Hinckley religious leader
  • Dee Ward Hock creator visa credit card

K - M

  • Joseph Kearns actor
  • Jewel Kilcher singer, songwriter
  • Don Leslie Lind astronaut
  • Danny Lopez boxer
  • Daniel David Marriott politician
  • J. Willard Marriott founder Marriott hotels
  • David McKay religious leader
  • Frank E. (Ted) Moss politician
  • Merlin Olson football player
  • Meroni Olsen actor
  • Donny Osmond singer
  • Marie Osmond singer
P - S
  • Ivy Baker Priest former u s treasurer
  • Lee G. Richards artist
  • Brent Scowcroft former national security advisor
  • Reed Smoot politician
  • Mack Swain vaudeville actor
U - Y
  • Wakara ute Indian leader
  • Arthur Vivian Watkins politician
  • Marie Windsor actress
  • James Woods actor
  • Loretta Young actress
  • Mahonri Young sculptor
  • Steve Young football player

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Utah Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Beaver Beaver 435
Brigham City Box Elder 435
Logan Cache 435
Price Carbon 435
Manila Daggett 435
Layton Davis 801
Roosevelt Duchesne 435
Huntington Emery 435
Panguitch Garfield 435
Moab Grand 435
Cedar City Iron 435
Nephi Juab 435
Kanab Kane 435
Delta Millard 435
Morgan Morgan 801
Circleville Piute 435
Garden City Rich 435
Sandy Salt Lake 801
West Jordan Salt Lake 801
Salt Lake City Salt Lake 801
West Valley City Salt Lake 801
Blanding San Juan 435
Ephraim Sanpete 435
Richfield Sevier 435
Park City Summit 435
Tooele Tooele 435
Vernal Uintah 435
Provo Utah 801
Heber City Wasatch 435
Saint George Washington 435
Loa Wayne 435
Ogden Weber 801

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.