Famous People From Arkansas

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

Everything from Hayes McClerkin to John Kohlbrenner is included on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Arkansas?" or "Which celebrities were born in Arkansas?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas, USA
    Michael Dale Huckabee (born August 24, 1955) is an American politician and Christian minister who served as the 44th governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007. He was a candidate in the United States ...more
    • Birthplace: USA, Springdale, Arkansas
    Bridget Hall (born December 12, 1977) is an American model.
  • Douglas MacArthur
    Dec. at 84 (1880-1964)
    • Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America
    General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army ...more
    • Birthplace: Batesville, Arkansas, USA
    Mark Anthony Martin (born January 9, 1959) is a retired American stock car racing driver. He last drove the No. 14 Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a relief ...more
    • Birthplace: Newport, Arkansas
    Alice Louise Walton (born October 7, 1949) is an heir to the fortune of Walmart Inc. She is the daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton and Helen Walton, and sister of S. Robson Walton, Jim Walton and ...more
    • Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968) is an American actress and director who has appeared in more than 40 films. She appeared in several Kevin Smith View Askewniverse films, including Chasing ...more