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Famous People From Baton Rouge

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

List contains people like Hall Davis, Dana Hee.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Baton Rouge?" or "Which celebrities were born in Baton Rouge?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Cameron Richardson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 39

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Cameron Richardson (born September 11, 1979) is an American producer, actress and model, who portrayed Chloe Carter on the CBS television series Harper's Island.
Bobby Jindal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 47

Birthplace: Area code 225, East Baton Rouge Parish, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

Piyush "Bobby" Jindal (born June 10, 1971) is an American politician who served as the 55th Governor of Louisiana from 2008 to 2016. Jindal previously served as a member of the U.S. ...more

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Chenese Lewis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 39

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Chenese Tharis Lewis, born November 14, 1979 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is an American actress, host, plus-size model, and a positive body image and self-esteem advocate. Lewis was an actress on ...more
Chris Broussard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 50

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Chris Wichard Broussard (born October 28, 1968) is an American sports analyst and commentator for Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports Radio. He is best known for his coverage of the NBA. Previously, he ...more
Randy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 62

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Randall Darius Jackson (born June 23, 1956) is an American bassist, singer, record producer, entrepreneur, and television personality. Jackson began his career in the 1980s as a session musician ...more

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Wesley Eure is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 67

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Wesley Eure (born August 17, 1951) is an American actor, singer, author, producer, director, charity fundraiser, and lecturer. He is best known for appearing as Michael Horton on the American ...more
Major Applewhite is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 40

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Major Lee Applewhite (born July 26, 1978) is an American football coach and former player who is currently an analyst at the University of Alabama. He served as head coach at the University of ...more
H. Rap Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 75

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (born Hubert Gerold Brown; October 4, 1943), also known as H. Rap Brown, was the fifth chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s, and during a ...more
John McConnell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 60

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

John "Spud" McConnell (born November 13, 1958), is an American actor and television/radio personality based in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is married to actor/producer Maureen Brennan. ...more
Ralph Eggleston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 53

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Ralph Eggleston (born October 18, 1965) is an American animator, art director, storyboard artist and production designer at Pixar Animation Studios. Born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Eggleston ...more
Stephen Gostkowski is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 35

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Stephen Haunt Carroll Gostkowski ( gost-KOW-skee; born January 28, 1984) is an American football placekicker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by ...more

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Theo Cangelosi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Dec. at 81 (1911-1992)

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Theodore F. Cangelosi, known as Theo Cangelosi (December 14, 1911 – July 14, 1992), was an attorney, banker, and businessman from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who served a single term from 1940 to ...more
Oliver Lafayette is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 34

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Oliver Lafayette (born May 6, 1984) is an American-born Croatian professional basketball player who last played for Igokea of the ABA League. Standing at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), he plays at the ...more
John O'Quinn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Dec. at 68 (1941-2009)

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

John Maurice O'Quinn (September 4, 1941 – October 29, 2009) was a Texas trial lawyer and founding partner of The O'Quinn Law Firm (formerly known as O'Quinn & Laminack). His firm made its ...more
Robert Sacre is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 29

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Robert Sacre (born June 6, 1989) is a former professional basketball player who last played for the Sun Rockers Shibuya of the Japanese B.League. A dual citizen of both the United States and ...more
Beau Brasso is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 29

Birthplace: USA, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Beau Brasso is an actor and stunt performer.
Elemore Morgan, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Dec. at 77 (1931-2008)

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Elemore Morgan Jr. (August 6, 1931 - May 18, 2008) was recognized among the South's landscape artists. His paintings of rice farms in Vermilion Parish have been widely exhibited from Paris to ...more
Chuck McMains is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 70

Birthplace: Area code 225, East Baton Rouge Parish, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

Francis Charles McMains, Jr., known as Chuck McMains (born October 14, 1948), is a Baton Rouge attorney and businessman who served as a Republican member of the Louisiana House of ...more
Anne Wilkes Tucker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 73

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Anne Wilkes Tucker was an American museum curator of photographic works. She retired in June 2015.
Roy Brun is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 66

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Roy Louis Brun (born January 15, 1953) is an attorney and judge in the state First Judicial District Court in Shreveport in Caddo Parish in northwestern Louisiana. As a Republican politician, he ...more
Pruitt Taylor Vince is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 58

Birthplace: USA, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Pruitt Taylor Vince (born July 5, 1960) is an American character actor who has made many appearances in film and television.
Dave Treen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Dec. at 81 (1928-2009)

Birthplace: Area code 225, East Baton Rouge Parish, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

David Conner Treen Sr. (July 16, 1928 – October 29, 2009), was an American attorney and politician from Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. In 1979 he was elected as the first Republican ...more
Michael R. Douglas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 57

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Michael R. Douglas (born November 19, 1961) is an American theoretical physicist and professor at Stony Brook University.
David Andrews is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Age: 67

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

David Andrews (born 1952) is an American actor who is known for his role as Lieutenant General Robert Brewster in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.
Harold Herthum is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Dec. at 69 (1929-1998)

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Harold Herthum was an actor and a businessperson.