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Famous People From Baton Rouge

Updated March 29, 2018 14.0k views411 items

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.
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  • Cameron Richardson

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Cameron Richardson (born September 11, 1979) is an American producer, actress and model, who... more on Wikipedia
  • Bobby Jindal

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Piyush "Bobby" Jindal (born June 10, 1971) is an American politician who served as the 55th... more on Wikipedia

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    #77 of 107 Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With#16 of 20 The Most Anti-Gay US Politicians

  • Chenese Lewis

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Chenese Tharis Lewis, born November 14, 1979 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Chris Broussard

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Chris Wichard Broussard (born October 28, 1968) is an American sports analyst and commentator... more on Wikipedia
  • Randy Jackson

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Randall Darius Jackson (born June 23, 1956) is an American bassist, singer, record producer,... more on Wikipedia

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    #1025 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#418 of 465 The Greatest Musical Artists of the '80s

  • Wesley Eure

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

    Wesley Eure (born August 17, 1951) is an American actor, singer, author, producer, director,... more on Wikipedia
  • Major Applewhite

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Major Lee Applewhite (born July 26, 1978) is an American football coach and former player who... more on Wikipedia
  • H. Rap Brown

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (born Hubert Gerold Brown; October 4, 1943), also known as H. Rap... more on Wikipedia
  • John McConnell

    BirthplaceUSA, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    John "Spud" McConnell (born November 13, 1958), is an American actor and television/radio... more on Wikipedia
  • Ralph Eggleston

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Ralph Eggleston (born October 18, 1965) is an American animator, art director, storyboard... more on Wikipedia
  • Stephen Gostkowski

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Stephen Haunt Carroll Gostkowski ( gost-KOW-skee; born January 28, 1984) is an American... more on Wikipedia

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    #265 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#6 of 85 The Greatest NFL Kickers of All Time

  • Theo Cangelosi

    Dec. at 81 (1911-1992)

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Theodore F. Cangelosi, known as Theo Cangelosi (December 14, 1911 – July 14, 1992), was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Oliver Lafayette

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Oliver Lafayette (born May 6, 1984) is an American-born Croatian professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • John O'Quinn

    John O'Quinn

    Dec. at 68 (1941-2009)

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    John Maurice O'Quinn (September 4, 1941 – October 29, 2009) was a Texas trial lawyer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Robert Sacre

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Robert Sacre (born June 6, 1989) is a former professional basketball player who last played... more on Wikipedia
  • Beau Brasso

    BirthplaceUSA, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    Beau Brasso is an actor and stunt performer.
  • Elemore Morgan, Jr.

    Dec. at 77 (1931-2008)

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Elemore Morgan Jr. (August 6, 1931 - May 18, 2008) was recognized among the South's landscape... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceArea code 225, East Baton Rouge Parish, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    Francis Charles McMains, Jr., known as Chuck McMains (born October 14, 1948), is a Baton Rouge... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Anne Wilkes Tucker was an American museum curator of photographic works. She retired in June... more on Wikipedia
  • Roy Brun

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Roy Louis Brun (born January 15, 1953) is an attorney and judge in the state First Judicial... more on Wikipedia
  • Pruitt Taylor Vince

    BirthplaceUSA, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    Pruitt Taylor Vince (born July 5, 1960) is an American character actor who has made many... more on Wikipedia
  • Dave Treen

    Dec. at 81 (1928-2009)

    BirthplaceArea code 225, East Baton Rouge Parish, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    David Conner Treen Sr. (July 16, 1928 – October 29, 2009), was an American attorney and... more on Wikipedia
  • Michael R. Douglas

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    Michael R. Douglas (born November 19, 1961) is an American theoretical physicist and professor... more on Wikipedia
  • David Andrews

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

    David Andrews (born 1952) is an American actor who is known for his role as Lieutenant General... more on Wikipedia
  • Harold Herthum

    Dec. at 69 (1929-1998)

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Harold Herthum was an actor and a businessperson.