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Famous People From Alaska

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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.
  • Curt Schilling

    BirthplaceAnchorage, Alaska, United States of America

    Curtis Montague Schilling (born November 14, 1966) is an American former Major League Baseball... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michelle Johnson

    BirthplaceAnchorage, Alaska, United States of America

    Michelle Johnson (born September 9, 1965) is an American actress, perhaps best known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • Valerie Plame

    BirthplaceAnchorage, Alaska, United States of America

    Valerie Elise Plame Wilson (née Plame, August 13, 1963), is an American writer, spy novelist,... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceUSA, Anchorage, Alaska

    John Dixon Paragon (born December 9, 1954) is an American actor, writer, and director. He was... more on Wikipedia
  • William A. Egan

    William A. Egan

    Dec. at 70 (1914-1984)

    BirthplaceValdez, Alaska, United States of America

    William Allen Egan (October 8, 1914 – May 6, 1984) was an American Democratic politician. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Archie Van Winkle

    Archie Van Winkle

    Dec. at 61 (1925-1986)

    BirthplaceJuneau, Alaska

    Colonel Archie Van Winkle (March 17, 1925 – May 22, 1986) was a United States Marine who was... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceNome, Alaska, United States of America

    Donald C. "Donny" Olson (born June 18, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Alaska Senate,... more on Wikipedia
  • Elizabeth Lambert

    Elizabeth Lambert

    Penelope Williamson (b. Fairbanks, Alaska, United States) is an American writer of romance... more on Wikipedia
  • Lyman Hoffman

    Lyman Hoffman

    Age: 70

    BirthplaceBethel, Alaska, United States of America

    Lyman F. Hoffman (born February 13, 1950) is a registered Democrat who caucuses with the... more on Wikipedia
  • Cody McKenzie

    BirthplaceCordova, Alaska

    Cody Steven McKenzie (born December 16, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist who... more on Wikipedia
  • Lincoln Brewster

    BirthplaceFairbanks, Alaska

    Lincoln Brewster (born July 30, 1971) is an American contemporary Christian musician and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mario Chalmers

    BirthplaceAnchorage, Alaska

    Almario Vernard "Mario" Chalmers (born May 19, 1986) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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  • Erin Lindsay King is a film actress.
  • BirthplaceAnchorage, Alaska

    Lindsey S. Holmes is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing... more on Wikipedia
  • Joshua Morrow

    BirthplaceJuneau, Alaska, USA

    Joshua Jacob Morrow (born February 8, 1974) is an American actor. In 1994, he began his career... more on Wikipedia
  • Kirsten Gum

    Age: 47

    BirthplaceAlaska, United States of America

    Kirsten Gum is an adventure traveler, sports commentator, and raw food chef. She was also the... more on Wikipedia
  • Lita Judge
    Lita Judge is an author and illustrator.
  • Gregory C. Haynes

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceBethel, Alaska, United States of America

    Gregory C. Haynes is a film director, film producer and screenwriter.
  • Scott Gomez

    Scott Gomez

    Age: 40

    BirthplaceAnchorage, Alaska, United States of America

    Scott Carlos Gomez (born December 23, 1979) is an American professional ice hockey coach and... more on Wikipedia


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  • Callan Chythlook-Sifsof

    BirthplaceGirdwood,United States of America,Anchorage,Alaska

    Callan Chythlook-Sifsof (born February 14, 1989) is an American snowboarder who has competed... more on Wikipedia

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  • BirthplaceAnchorage, Alaska, United States of America

    Bruce M. Botelho (born October 6, 1948) is an American attorney and politician in the U.S.... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceAnchorage, Alaska

    Mary K. Sattler (born August 31, 1973), is a Democratic politician in the U.S. state of... more on Wikipedia
  • Artis the Spoonman

    BirthplaceKodiak, Alaska

    Artis the Spoonman (born October 3, 1948) is an American street performer and musician from... more on Wikipedia
  • Bret Roberts
    Bret Roberts is an actor and a film producer.
  • Marie Smith Jones

    Dec. at 90 (1918-2008)

    BirthplaceCordova, Alaska

    Marie Smith Jones (May 14, 1918 – January 21, 2008) was the last surviving speaker of the Eyak... more on Wikipedia