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List of famous people from St. Louis, 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 St. Louis, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from St. Louis 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 St. Louis, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

Larry Hughes and Pat Musick are only the beginning of the people on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from St. Louis?" or "Which celebrities were born in St. Louis?" then this list is a great resource for you.

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Kevin Kline is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Kevin Kline age 69 - Kevin Delaney Kline is an American actor. He has won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards, and is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee. Kline began his career on stage in 1972 with The ...more

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Kimora Lee Simmons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Kimora Lee Simmons age 41 - Kimora Lee Simmons is an American former fashion model. She took over Baby Phat after Russell Simmons and was CEO/Creative Director through 2010. In 2011, she was hired as president/Creative ...more

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John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
John Goodman age 64 - John Stephen Goodman is an American actor who is known for his comedic and dramatic roles. Early in his career, he was best known for playing Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne, for ...more

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Maya Angelou is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Maya Angelou Died at 86 (1928-2014) - Maya Angelou was an American author, poet, dancer, actress, and singer. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of ...more

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Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Chuck Berry age 90 - Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as "Maybellene", ...more

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Akon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Akon age 43 - Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, known as Akon, is an American R&B and hip hop recording artist, songwriter, and record producer. He rose to prominence ...more

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Andy Cohen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Andy Cohen age 48 - Andrew Cohen is a television and film producer.

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Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Yogi Berra age 91 - Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is a retired American Major League Baseball catcher, manager, and coach. He played almost his entire 19-year baseball career for the New York Yankees. He is ...more

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Phyllis Schlafly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Phyllis Schlafly age 92 - Phyllis McAlpin Stewart Schlafly is an American constitutional lawyer, conservative activist, author, and speaker and founder of the Eagle Forum. She is known for her staunch social and ...more

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Kevin Nealon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Kevin Nealon age 63 - With his unique sense of humor, profound dry wit, and likable demeanor, Kevin Nealon has established himself as one of the premier television, theatrical, and stand up comedians of his ...more

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Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dick Williams Died at 82 (1929-2011) - Richard Hirschfeld "Dick" Williams was an American left fielder, third baseman, manager, coach and front office consultant in Major League Baseball. Known especially as a hard-driving, ...more

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Pooja Kumar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Pooja Kumar age 40 - Pooja Kumar is an American actress, producer, model and television hostess. She was crowned Miss India USA and has been a VJ for Channel V, a newsreader on the show Namaste America and has ...more

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Deanna Baker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Deanna Baker age 67

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Robert Guillaume is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Robert Guillaume age 89 - Robert Guillaume is an American stage and television actor, known for his role as Benson on the TV-series Soap and the spin-off Benson, voicing the mandrill Rafiki in The Lion King and as Isaac ...more

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Harry Caray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Harry Caray Died at 84 (1914-1998) - Harry Caray, born Harry Christopher Carabina was an American baseball broadcaster on radio and television. He covered four Major League Baseball teams, beginning with 25 years of calling the ...more

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Evan Peters is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Evan Peters age 30 - Evan Peters is an American actor. He made his acting debut in the 2004 drama film Clipping Adam and starred in the ABC science fiction TV series Invasion from 2005 to 2006. He is best known for ...more

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Sherry Arnett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Sherry Arnett age 51 - Sherry Arnett (born October 2, 1964 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its January 1986 issue.

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Ruth Guerri is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Ruth Guerri age 57

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Keith Boykin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Keith Boykin age 51 - Keith Boykin is an American broadcaster, author and commentator. He was editor of The Daily Voice, a CNBC contributor, and a co-host of the BET TV talk show My Two Cents.

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Demetrious Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Demetrious Johnson age 55 - Demetrious Johnson is a former professional American football player. Johnson is a native St. Louisan who grew up in the Darst-Webbe Housing Project. He was the youngest of eight children and ...more

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John Doerr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
John Doerr age 65 - John Doerr is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. He’s optimistic, enthusiastic and energetic. John joined KPCB in 1980, and with KPCB’s partners backed many of America’s best ...more

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Joe Garagiola, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Joe Garagiola, Sr. age 89 - Joe Garagiola is an actor.

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Evan Bourne is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Evan Bourne age 34 - Matthew Joseph "Matt" Korklan is an American professional wrestler, best known for working for WWE under the ring name Evan Bourne. He now works for Ring of Honor as Matt Sydal. ...more

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Joyce Meyer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Joyce Meyer age 73 - Joyce Meyer is a Charismatic Christian author and speaker. Meyer and her husband Dave have four grown children, and live outside St. Louis, Missouri. Her ministry is headquartered near the St. ...more

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Steve Wright is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Steve Wright age 56 - Stephen Hough Wright is a former American football offensive tackle and offensive guard. A 1977 graduate of Wayzata High School, he played college football at Northern Iowa and then played ten ...more

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Brooke Adams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Brooke Adams age 32 - Brooke Nichole Adams is an American model and professional wrestler, currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ring name, Brooke. She previously worked for World Wrestling ...more

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Michael McDonald is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Michael McDonald age 65 - Michael McDonald is an American singer and songwriter. McDonald is known for his soulful baritone and the richness of his voice in the higher registers. His early career included singing vocals ...more

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Bert Convy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Bert Convy Died at 58 (1933-1991) - Bernard Whalen "Bert" Convy was an American actor, singer, game show host and panelist known for his tenure as the host for Tattletales, Super Password, and Win, Lose or Draw.

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Robert L. Behnken is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Robert L. Behnken age 45 - Robert Louis "Bob" Behnken is a United States Air Force officer, NASA astronaut and Chief of the Astronaut Office. Behnken holds a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering and has reached the ...more

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Joe Torry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Joe Torry age 51 - Joe Torry is an American actor and comedian.

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Faye Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Faye Kellerman age 63 - Faye Marder Kellerman is an American writer of mystery novels, in particular the "Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus" series as well as three non-series books, The Quality of Mercy, Moon Music ...more

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Kelly Stables is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Kelly Stables age 39 - Kelly Michelle Stables is an American actress known for both stage and film acting. She is known for her roles as Melissa on Two and a Half Men, and as Eden Konkler on The Exes.

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Edward J. Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Edward J. Hoffman Died at 62 (1942-2004) - Edward Joseph Hoffman helped invent the first human PET scanner, a commonly used whole-body scanning procedure for detecting diseases like cancer. Hoffman, with Michael Phelps, developed the ...more

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Otto Schmitt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Otto Schmitt Died at 85 (1913-1998) - Otto Herbert Schmitt was an American inventor, engineer, and biophysicist known for his scientific contributions to biophysics and for establishing the field of biomedical engineering. Schmitt ...more

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Annie Wersching is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Annie Wersching age 40 - Annie Wersching is an American actress known for her role as FBI special agent Renee Walker on the American television series 24.

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Colleen J. McElroy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Colleen J. McElroy age 82 - Colleen J. McElroy is an American poet, short story writer, editor, memoirist.

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Sara Teasdale is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Sara Teasdale Died at 49 (1884-1933) - Sara Teasdale was an American lyric poet. She was born Sara Trevor Teasdale in St. Louis, Missouri, and used the name Sara Teasdale Filsinger after her marriage in 1914.

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Danielle Bunten Berry is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Danielle Bunten Berry Died at 49 (1949-1998) - Danielle Bunten Berry, born Daniel Paul Bunten, and also known as Dan Bunten, was an American game designer and programmer, known for the 1983 game M.U.L.E., and 1984's The Seven Cities of Gold. ...more

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David Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
David Kaufman age 55 - David Kaufman is an American voice-over artist and character actor, best known for his roles as the voice of Danny Fenton on Danny Phantom, the voice of Maggie's brother Aldrin on The Buzz on ...more

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Eric Greitens is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Eric Greitens age 42 - Eric Robert Greitens is a nonprofit leader, author, speaker, and United States Navy SEAL who lives in St. Louis, Missouri. He is a former Truman Scholar and Rhodes Scholar and the founder of the ...more

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Scott Bakula is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Scott Bakula age 62 - Scott Stewart Bakula is an American actor known for his role as Sam Beckett in the television series Quantum Leap and for the role of Captain Jonathan Archer in Star Trek: Enterprise. Bakula has ...more

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Skip Caray is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Skip Caray Died at 69 (1939-2008) - Harry Christopher "Skip" Caray, Jr. was an American sportscaster, best known for his long career as a radio and television play-by-play announcer for the Atlanta Braves of Major League ...more

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David Schramm is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
David Schramm Died at 52 (1945-1997) - David Norman Schramm was an American astrophysicist and educator, and one of the world's foremost experts on the Big Bang theory. Schramm was a pioneer in the study of Big Bang nucleosynthesis ...more

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Bessie Potter Vonnoh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Bessie Potter Vonnoh Died at 83 (1872-1955) - Bessie Potter Vonnoh was an American sculptor best known for her small bronzes, mostly of domestic scenes, and for her garden fountains.

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Thomas Eagleton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Thomas Eagleton Died at 78 (1929-2007) - Thomas Francis Eagleton was a United States Senator from Missouri, serving from 1968 to 1987. He is best remembered for briefly being the Democratic vice presidential nominee under George ...more

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Freddie Blassie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Freddie Blassie Died at 85 (1918-2003) - Frederick Kenneth Blassie, better known as "Classy" Freddie Blassie, was an American professional wrestling villain and manager born in St. Louis, Missouri. Renowned as "The ...more

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Juan M. Garcia III is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Juan M. Garcia III age 50 - Juan Manuel Garcia III was a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing the 32nd District from 2007 until 2009, and is the current United States Assistant Secretary of ...more

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Kate Chopin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Kate Chopin Died at 54 (1850-1904) - Kate Chopin, born Katherine O'Flaherty, was a U.S. author of short stories and novels. She is now considered by some to have been a forerunner of the feminist authors of the 20th century of ...more

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Maureen Chiquet is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Maureen Chiquet age 54 - Maureen Chiquet is the CEO of fashion house Chanel, a role she has been in since 2007. She is also the CEO of the clothing chain Peek Aren't You Curious Inc.

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David Merrick is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
David Merrick Died at 89 (1911-2000) - David Merrick was a prolific Tony Award-winning American theatrical producer.