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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
Cameron Richardson age 37 - Cameron Richardson is an American actress and model, who portrayed Chloe Carter on the CBS television series Harper's Island.

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Stormy Daniels is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Stormy Daniels age 38 - Stormy Daniels, also known as Stormy Waters and simply Stormy, is an American pornographic actress, screenwriter, and director. She was crowned the "#1 Porn Star In The World" by ...more

Bobby Jindal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Bobby Jindal age 45 - Piyush "Bobby" Jindal is an American politician who is the 55th and current Governor of Louisiana and the Vice Chairman of the Republican Governors Association. Jindal was born in ...more

Chenese Lewis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Chenese Lewis age 36 - Chenese Tharis Lewis born November 14 from 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 the ...more

Chris Broussard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Chris Broussard age 47 - Chris Broussard is an American sports analyst for ESPN, who mainly covers the NBA. He also is a columnist for ESPN Magazine and ESPN.com. Broussard also makes appearances on ESPN's NBA Fastbreak ...more

Randy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Randy Jackson age 60 - Randall Darius "Randy" Jackson is an American bassist, former television music competition judge, singer, record producer, entrepreneur and television personality. He is best known ...more

Wesley Eure is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Wesley Eure age 65 - Wesley Eure is an American actor, singer, author, producer, director, charity fundraiser, and lecturer. He is best known for appearing as Michael Horton on the American soap opera Days of Our ...more

Major Applewhite is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Major Applewhite age 37 - Major Lee Applewhite is a former American football player and coach. Applewhite is the current offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for Houston. In 2013, he was the co-offensive ...more

H. Rap Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
H. Rap Brown age 72 - Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, also known as H. Rap Brown, was chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s, and during a short-lived alliance between SNCC and the Black ...more

John McConnell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
John McConnell age 58 - John "Spud" McConnell, is an American actor and radio personality based in New Orleans, Louisiana. McConnell is a character actor who has appeared in more than 40 films, ranging from ...more

Ralph Eggleston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Ralph Eggleston age 51 - Ralph Eggleston is an American animator, art director, storyboard artist and production designer at Pixar Animation Studios. He started his career at Kroyer Films working on projects such as ...more

Stephen Gostkowski is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Stephen Gostkowski age 31 - Stephen Carroll Gostkowski is an American football placekicker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft with the ...more

Theo Cangelosi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Theo Cangelosi Died at 81 (1911-1992) - Theodore F. Cangelosi, known as Theo Cangelosi, was an attorney, banker, and businessman from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who served a single term from 1940 to 1944 as a Democrat in the Louisiana ...more

Oliver Lafayette is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Oliver Lafayette age 31 - Oliver Lafayette is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Olympiacos Piraeus of the Greek Basket League and the Euroleague.

John O'Quinn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
John O'Quinn Died at 68 (1941-2009) - John Maurice O'Quinn was a Texas trial lawyer and founding partner of The O'Quinn Law Firm. His firm made its business handling plaintiff's litigation, including representing clients suing ...more

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Robert Sacre is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Robert Sacre age 26 - Robert Sacre is a Center on the Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team.

Beau Brasso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Beau Brasso age 26 - Beau Brasso is an actor and stunt performer.

Elemore Morgan, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Elemore Morgan, Jr. Died at 77 (1931-2008) - Elemore Morgan, Jr. was recognized among the South's landscape artists. His paintings of rice farms in Vermilion Parish have been widely exhibited from Paris to Los Angeles.

Chuck McMains is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Chuck McMains age 68 - Francis Charles McMains, Jr., known as Chuck McMains, is a Baton Rouge attorney and businessman who served as a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1992 to 2001 from ...more

Anne Wilkes Tucker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Anne Wilkes Tucker age 70 - Anne Wilkes Tucker is an American museum curator of photographic works.

Roy Brun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Roy Brun age 64 - Roy Louis Brun is a state First Judicial District Court judge in Shreveport, Louisiana. He is a politician who was elected as a Republican to the Louisiana House of Representatives, serving from ...more

Pruitt Taylor Vince is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Pruitt Taylor Vince age 55 - Pruitt Taylor Vince is an American character actor who has made many appearances in film and television.

Dave Treen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Dave Treen Died at 81 (1928-2009) - David Conner "Dave" Treen, Sr., was an American attorney and politician from Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana – the first Republican Governor of the U.S. state of Louisiana ...more

Michael R. Douglas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Michael R. Douglas age 55 - Michael R. Douglas is an American theoretical physicist and professor currently at Stony Brook University. Douglas was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the son of Nancy and Ronald G. Douglas, a ...more

David Andrews is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
David Andrews age 65 - David Andrews is an American actor, known for his role as General Robert Brewster in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.

Harold Herthum is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Harold Herthum Died at 69 (1929-1998) - Harold Herthum was an actor and a businessperson.

Louis Herthum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Louis Herthum age 60 - Louis Herthum is an American actor and producer. He started his career as an actor in 1978, performing in local theater, local and regional TV commercials and print advertisements.

William Y. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
William Y. Thompson Died at 91 (1922-2013) - William Young Thompson was an historian affiliated from 1955 through 1988 with Louisiana Tech University at Ruston in Lincoln Parish in north Louisiana. A specialist in the history of his native ...more

Janie Geiser is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Janie Geiser age 60 - Janie Geiser was born in 1957 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to her mother and father. Geiser is married to Lewis Klahr. She is the second oldest child among six total children. Geiser’s oldest ...more

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Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Andy Pettitte age 43 - Andrew Eugene "Andy" Pettitte is an American former baseball starting pitcher who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball, primarily for the New York Yankees. He also pitched for ...more

Seimone Augustus is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Seimone Augustus age 31 - Seimone Delicia Augustus is an American professional basketball player in the WNBA, currently playing for the Minnesota Lynx, Dynamo Kursk and the US national team. A five-time all-star, ...more

Trent Dawson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Trent Dawson age 46 - Trent Ashley Dawson is an American actor, best known for his role as Henry Coleman on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns. He was hired to play Henry for just a few days in 1999. Positive ...more

Bryce Drew is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Bryce Drew age 42 - Bryce Homer Drew is an American college sports personality who has been serving as the head coach of the Valparaiso University Crusaders men's basketball team, of which he is a former member. ...more

Cleo Fields is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Cleo Fields age 54 - Cleo C. Fields is an American attorney, politician and member of the Democratic Party from the U.S. state of Louisiana. He represented Louisiana's 4th congressional district in the United States ...more

Patti Perret is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Patti Perret age 62 - Patti Perret is an illustrator.

Chris Thomas King is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Chris Thomas King age 53 - Chris Thomas King is an American New Orleans, Louisiana-based blues musician and actor.

Brandon Bass is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Brandon Bass age 30 - Brandon Samuel Bass is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association.

Brett Blackledge is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Brett Blackledge age 54 - Brett J. Blackledge is Investigations Editor at The Naples Daily News in Naples, Fla. Before joining the Naples paper in October 2014, Blackledge was Public Service and Investigations Editor at ...more

Jeremy Richardson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Jeremy Richardson age 31 - Jeremy Terrell Richardson is an American professional basketball player who is currently free agent. He is a 6'7", 210 lb. swingman and he has played in the National Basketball Association ...more

Dennis Deveaugh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Dennis Deveaugh age 52 - Dennis Deveaugh is an American stuntman and actor, best known for doing a majority of stunts in films and acting. His father, James Deveaugh, is French-American, and his mother, Catherine van ...more

Matt Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Matt Bradshaw age 50

Jay Dardenne is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Jay Dardenne age 63 - John Leigh "Jay" Dardenne, Jr., has been Louisiana's 53rd lieutenant governor since November 22, 2010. He won a special election to the position held in conjunction with the regular ...more

Fred S. LeBlanc is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Fred S. LeBlanc Died at 72 (1897-1969) - Frederick Saugrain LeBlanc, Sr., known as Fred S. LeBlanc, was a 20th-century politician in the U.S. state of Louisiana who served two terms as his state's attorney general and was firmly allied ...more

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P.J. Mills is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
P.J. Mills age 81 - Percy Joseph Mills, Jr., known as P. J. Mills, is a retired businessman residing in New Orleans, Louisiana, who served from 1968-1972 as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from ...more

Johnnie E. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Johnnie E. Wilson age 71 - General Johnnie Edward Wilson is a retired United States Army four-star general who served as Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command from 1996 to 1999.

Camille Cazedessus is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Camille Cazedessus age 77 - Camille Cazedessus II, also known as "Caz", is an American editor and publisher. Known for his work about pulp fiction, he has published over 200 issues of fanzines on the topic since ...more

Christine Standfill is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Christine Standfill age 45 - Christine Standfill is an actress.

Ledell Eackles is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Ledell Eackles age 49 - Ledell Eackles is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Washington Bullets in the second round of the 1988 NBA Draft. Eackles played in seven NBA seasons for ...more

Tabby Thomas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Tabby Thomas Died at 85 (1929-2014) - Ernest Joseph "Tabby" Thomas, also known as Rockin' Tabby Thomas, was an American blues musician. He sang and played the piano and guitar, and specialized in a substyle of blues ...more

Billy Cannon, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Baton Rouge
Billy Cannon, Jr. age 55 - Billy Abb Cannon, Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Texas A&M University and was ...more