Famous People From Alaska

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

List below includes Holly Merrill Raschein, Stephon Williams and more people.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Alaska?" or "Which celebrities were born in Alaska?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America
    Curtis Montague Schilling (born November 14, 1966) is an American former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher and currently a commentator for Blaze TV. He helped lead the Philadelphia Phillies ...more
    • Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America
    Michelle Johnson (born September 9, 1965) is an American actress, perhaps best known for her role when she was 17 as Lolita-like teenager Jennifer Lyons in the 1984 romantic comedy film Blame It on ...more
    • Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America
    Valerie Elise Plame Wilson (née Plame, August 13, 1963), is an American writer, spy novelist, and former officer who worked at the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). As the subject of ...more
  • John Paragon
    Dec. at 66 (1954-2021)
    • Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, USA
    John Dixon Paragon (born December 9, 1954) is an American actor, writer, and director. He was born in Anchorage, Alaska, but grew up and attended schools in Fort Collins, Colorado. Paragon played ...more
  • William A. Egan

    William A. Egan

    Dec. at 69 (1914-1984)
    • Birthplace: Valdez, Alaska, United States of America
    William Allen Egan (October 8, 1914 – May 6, 1984) was an American Democratic politician. He served as the first governor of the State of Alaska from January 3, 1959 to 1966 and 1970 to 1974. Born in ...more
  • Archie Van Winkle
    Dec. at 61 (1925-1986)
    • Birthplace: Juneau, Alaska
    Colonel Archie Van Winkle (March 17, 1925 – May 22, 1986) was a United States Marine who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions as a staff sergeant during the advance to the Chosin Reservoir ...more