Aberdeen Famous People From Aberdeen

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List of famous people from Aberdeen, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Aberdeen, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Aberdeen you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Aberdeen, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

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Joseph Hansen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Joseph Hansen Died at 81 (1923-2004) - Joseph Hansen was an American crime writer and poet, best known for a series of novels featuring private eye Dave Brandstetter.

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Debra Monroe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Debra Monroe Debra Monroe is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and essayist. She has written five books, including two story collections, two novels, and a memoir. Monroe has been twice ...more

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Terry Francona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Terry Francona age 57 - Terrence Jonathon "Terry" Francona, nicknamed "Tito",or "Chewie", is the current manager of the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball. He was a first baseman ...more

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Amber Moelter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Amber Moelter age 36

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Brad Walker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Brad Walker age 35 - Brad Walker is an American pole vaulter. He is the American recordholder and was the 2007 World Champion in the event.

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Wayne Allen Stone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Wayne Allen Stone Died at 72 (1912-1984)

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Thomas Dunn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Thomas Dunn Died at 83 (1925-2008) - Thomas Dunn was an American musician and music editor known for his performances of Baroque music. He is considered an important figure in the development of the 20th-century early music revival ...more

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Bruce Baillie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Bruce Baillie age 84 - Bruce Baillie is an American experimental filmmaker and founding member of Canyon Cinema in San Francisco. In 1961, Baillie, along with Chick Strand and others, founded San Francisco ...more

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Colton Iverson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Colton Iverson age 26 - Colton Iverson is a Forward-Center for the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's basketball team.

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David C. Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
David C. Jones Died at 92 (1921-2013) - David Charles Jones was a U.S. Air Force general and 9th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Sam Barry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Sam Barry Died at 58 (1892-1950) - Justin McCarthy "Sam" Barry was an American collegiate athletic coach who achieved significant accomplishments in three major sports. He remains one of only three coaches to lead teams ...more

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Angie Buhl is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Angie Buhl age 30 - Angie Buhl is an American politician from Sioux Falls, South Dakota who serves in the South Dakota Senate. She has represented the 15th district in Minnehaha County as a Democrat since January ...more

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Michael Dugan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Michael Dugan age 78 - General Michael J. Dugan was briefly the 13th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force for 79 days in 1990 until he was dismissed by United States Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney after ...more

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Taylor Mehlhaff is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Taylor Mehlhaff age 30 - Taylor Mehlhaff is a former American football placekicker. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Wisconsin where he was ...more

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Tom Daschle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Tom Daschle age 69 - Thomas Andrew "Tom" Daschle is a policy advisor, lobbyist, former U.S. Senator from South Dakota, and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader. He is a member of the Democratic Party. A ...more

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John Cacavas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
John Cacavas Died at 84 (1930-2014) - John Cacavas was a composer and conductor probably best known for his television scores, such as Kojak, for which he was the chief composer, and for which he composed the show's third main title ...more

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Jack Morgan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Jack Morgan Died at 65 (1916-1981) - Jack Morgan is an actor.

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David Premack is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
David Premack age 90 - David Premack is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. He was educated at the University of Minnesota when logical positivism was in full bloom. The ...more

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Dick Hustvedt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Dick Hustvedt Died at 62 (1946-2008) - Richard "Dick" Irvin Hustvedt was a renowned software engineer, designer and developer of several operating systems including the RSX-11, and VMS systems of Digital Equipment ...more

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Justin Duchscherer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Justin Duchscherer age 39 - Justin Craig Duchscherer [DUKE-shur] is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He pitched in Major League Baseball for the Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics.

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Josh Heupel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Josh Heupel age 39 - Josh Heupel is an assistant college football coach for the Utah State Aggies and a former college football player who played quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners football team at the University ...more

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Ronald Holgate is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Ronald Holgate age 78 - Ronald "Ron" Holgate is an American actor and opera singer. He won the Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor as Richard Henry Lee in the original Broadway production of 1776.

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Kirk Jordan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Kirk Jordan age 49 - Kirk Jordan is an actor.

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Debra Mooney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Debra Mooney age 69 - Debra Mooney is an American character actress, best known for her role as Edna Harper on The WB drama series Everwood.

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Jim Hundstad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Jim Hundstad age 75 - James E. "Jim" Hundstad is a Democratic member of the South Dakota Senate, representing the 2nd district since 2004. Previously he was a member of the South Dakota House of ...more

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Bill Thompson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Bill Thompson age 67 - William R. "Bill" Thompson is a Democratic member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing the 13th district since 2003.

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Fakir Musafar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Fakir Musafar age 86 - Fakir Musafar is an actor.

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Burt Elliott is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Burt Elliott age 69 - Burton B. "Burt" Elliott is a Democratic member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing the 2nd district since 2001. He is currently Minority Whip.

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Tony Faeth is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Tony Faeth Died at 89 (1893-1982) - Anthony Joseph Faeth was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for two seasons. He pitched for the Cleveland Indians for six games during the 1919 Cleveland Indians season and 13 games ...more

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Richard Howard Battey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Richard Howard Battey age 86 - Richard Howard Battey is a senior United States federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota.

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John Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
John Hoffman Died at 58 (1943-2001) - John Edward Hoffman was an American professional baseball player. He was a catcher whose career lasted seven seasons, including brief stints in Major League Baseball with the 1964–1965 Houston ...more

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Robb White is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Robb White age 50 - Robb Steven White is a former American professional football player who was a defensive lineman in the National Football League and the World League of American Football. He played for the New ...more

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Lori Millin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Aberdeen
Lori Millin age 47 - Lori Millin is a Democratic former member of the Wyoming House of Representatives, representing District 8 from 2007 to January 3, 2011. She was unseated in the general election held on November ...more