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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
Michelle E. Waterson is an American mixed martial artist and model whose nickname is "The Karate Hottie". She is the former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion. Waterson is currently the ...more
Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
age 44
Dorothy Marie "Dottie" Metcalf-Lindenburger is a former American astronaut. She married Jason Metcalf-Lindenburger, a seventh grade teacher at the time, in 2000. She was a science ...more
Lon Chaney, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 47 (1883-1930)
Leonidas Frank "Lon" Chaney was an American stage and film actor, director and screenwriter. He is regarded as one of the most versatile and powerful actors of early cinema, renowned ...more
John Romero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
age 51
Alfonso John Romero is a director, designer, programmer, and developer in the video game industry. He is best known as a co-founder of id Software and designer for many of their games, including ...more
Spring Byington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 85 (1886-1971)
Spring Dell Byington was a professional American actress. Her career included a seven-year run on radio and television as the star of December Bride. She was a key MGM contract player appearing ...more
Tom Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
age 67
Thomas William "Tom" Hamilton is an American musician, best known as the bassist of the hard rock band Aerosmith. He has co-written two of Aerosmith's hits, "Sweet Emotion" ...more
Kelly Bishop is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
age 75
Carole "Kelly" Bishop is an American actress and dancer, best known for her roles as matriarch Emily Gilmore on the series Gilmore Girls, and as the mother of Jennifer Grey's character ...more
Sherry Stringfield is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
age 51
Sherry Lea Stringfield 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 Emmy Award nominations. ...more
Talcott Parsons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 77 (1902-1979)
Talcott Parsons was an American sociologist who served on the faculty of Harvard University from 1927 to 1973. Parsons developed a general theory for the study of society called action theory, ...more
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
age 67
Richard Michael "Goose" Gossage is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher. During a 22-year baseball career, he pitched for nine different teams, spending his best ...more
W. Michael Gear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
age 64
W. Michael Gear is an American writer, and archaeologist born in Colorado Springs, Colorado on May 20, 1955. He is perhaps best known for his First North Americans series, co-authored with wife ...more
Ancel Keys is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 100 (1904-2004)
Ancel Benjamin Keys was an American scientist who studied the influence of diet on health. In particular, he hypothesized that different kinds of dietary fat have different effects on health. He ...more
Alice Day is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 90 (1905-1995)
Jacquiline Alice Newlin, better 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
Danny Pate is a professional bicycle racer who currently rides for Team Sky. Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Pate has competed in road racing, cyclo-cross and mountain bike racing.
James Riley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
James Riley age 36
James Riley is an American soccer player who currently plays for Colorado Rapids in Major League Soccer.
Paul L. Kirk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Dec. at 68 (1902-1970)
Paul Leland Kirk was a chemist, forensic scientist and participant in the Manhattan Project who was specialized in microscopy. He also investigated the bedroom in which Sam Sheppard supposedly ...more
Bobby Unser is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
age 85
Robert William "Bobby" Unser is a retired American automobile racer. He is the brother of Al Unser, Jerry Unser and Louis Unser, the father of Robby Unser, and the uncle of Al Unser, ...more
Jim Turner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
age 67
Jim Turner 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)
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
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
Martin Myles Filler is a prominent American architecture critic. Born in Colorado Springs, CO, Filler received a BA in Art History from Columbia College in 1970 and an MA from Columbia ...more
Kenneth M. Karas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Kenneth M. Karas age 55
Kenneth Michael Karas is a United States federal judge. Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Karas received a B.A. from Georgetown University in 1986 and a J.D. from Columbia University School of ...more
Jill Malone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Jill Malone age 44
Jill Malone is a writer.
Brent Weisner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Brent Weisner age 44
Brent Weisner is an actor.
Kathy Morath is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Colorado Springs
Kathy Morath age 63
Kathy Morath is an actress.