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Famous People From Colorado Springs

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

List is made up of many different people, including Julia Griggs Havey and Casey Guernsey.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Colorado Springs?" or "Which celebrities were born in Colorado Springs?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Michelle Waterson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 33

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Michelle Waterson (born January 6, 1986) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She is the former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion. Between ...more

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Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenbu... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 44

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Dorothy Marie "Dottie" Metcalf-Lindenburger (born May 2, 1975 in Colorado Springs, Colorado) is a former American astronaut. In 2000, she married Jason Metcalf-Lindenburger, a fellow ...more
Lon Chaney, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 47 (1883-1930)

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Leonidas Frank "Lon" Chaney (April 1, 1883 – August 26, 1930) was an American stage and film actor, make-up artist, director and screenwriter. He is regarded as one of the most ...more
John Romero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 51

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Alfonso John Romero (born October 28, 1967) is an American director, designer, programmer, and developer in the video game industry. He is best known as a co-founder of id Software and designer ...more
Spring Byington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 85 (1886-1971)

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Spring Dell Byington (October 17, 1886 – September 7, 1971) was an American actress. Her career included a seven-year run on radio and television as the star of December Bride. She was a ...more
Tom Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 67

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Thomas William Hamilton (born December 31, 1951) is an American musician, best known as the bassist for the hard rock bands Aerosmith and Thin Lizzy. He has regularly co-written songs for ...more
Kelly Bishop is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 75

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Carole "Kelly" Bishop (born February 28, 1944) is an American actress and dancer, best known for her roles as matriarch Emily Gilmore on the series Gilmore Girls and as Marjorie ...more

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Sherry Stringfield is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 51

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Sherry Lea Stringfield (born June 24, 1967) is an American actress. She is best known for playing the role of Dr. Susan Lewis on the NBC medical drama ER, a role for which she received three ...more
Talcott Parsons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 77 (1902-1979)

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Talcott Parsons (1902–1979) was an American sociologist of the classical tradition, best known for his social action theory and structural functionalism. Parsons is considered one of the most ...more
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 67

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Richard Michael "Goose" Gossage (born July 5, 1951) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher. During a 22-year baseball career (from 1972–1994), he pitched for ...more

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W. Michael Gear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 64

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

W. Michael Gear (born May 20, 1955) is an award-winning American writer, and archaeologist . He is the author of North America's Forgotten Past series, co-written with wife Kathleen O'Neal
Ancel Keys is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 100 (1904-2004)

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Ancel Benjamin Keys (January 26, 1904 – November 20, 2004) was an American physiologist who studied the influence of diet on health. In particular, he hypothesized that dietary saturated fat ...more
Alice Day is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 90 (1905-1995)

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Jacqueline Alice Irene Newlin (November 7, 1906 – May 25, 1995), professionally known as Alice Day, was a film actress who began her career as one of the Sennett Bathing Beauties.
Danny Pate is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 39

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Danny Pate (born March 23, 1979) is an American retired professional bicycle racer, who competed professionally between 2000 and 2018 for the Saeco Macchine per Caffè–Valli & Valli, ...more
James Riley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
James Riley Age: 36

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

James Riley (born October 27, 1982) is an American soccer defender who currently plays for the Tacoma Stars of the Major Arena Soccer League. Riley previously spent eleven seasons in Major ...more
Paul L. Kirk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 68 (1902-1970)

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Paul Leland Kirk (May 9, 1902 – June 5, 1970) was a chemist, forensic scientist and participant in the Manhattan Project who was specialized in microscopy. He also investigated the bedroom in ...more
Bobby Unser is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 85

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Robert William "Bobby" Unser (born February 20, 1934) is an American former automobile racer. He is the brother of Al Unser, Jerry Unser and Louis Unser, the father of Robby Unser and ...more
Jim Turner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 67

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Jim Turner (born October 28, 1952) is an American actor and comedian.
Augie Lohman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Augie Lohman Dec. at 78 (1911-1989)

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Augie Lohman was an American special effects artist who was nominated at the 33rd Academy Awards for Best Special Effects for the film The Last Voyage. He worked on over 60 films during his
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Ricky Williams Age: 25

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Ricky Williams is an American football defensive back for the UTEP Miners.
Martin Filler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Martin Filler Age: 70

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Martin Myles Filler (September 17, 1948) is a prominent American architecture critic. He is best known for his long essays on modern architecture that have appeared in The New York Review of ...more
Kenneth M. Karas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Age: 55

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Kenneth Michael Karas (born 1964) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Jill Malone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Jill Malone Age: 44

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Jill Malone is a writer.
Brent Weisner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Brent Weisner Age: 44

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Brent Weisner is an actor.
Kathy Morath is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Kathy Morath Age: 63

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Kathy Morath is an actress.