READ Famous People From Colorado

Reference
22.7k views 1,002 items

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

List includes Ken Curtis, Larry Johannessen and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Colorado?" or "Which celebrities were born in Colorado?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Heidi Montag is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 32
Heidi Blair Pratt is an American television personality, singer, fashion designer, and author. Born and raised in Crested Butte, Colorado, she befriended Lauren Conrad in 2005. In 2006, Montag ...more

Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 68
Karl Christian Rove is an American Republican political consultant and policy advisor. He was Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff during the George W. Bush administration until Rove's ...more

AnnaSophia Robb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 25
AnnaSophia Robb is an American actress and model. She has starred in films such as Because of Winn-Dixie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Bridge to Terabithia, Race to Witch Mountain, Soul ...more

Kristin Davis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 54
Kristin Landen Davis (born February 23, 1965) is an American actress known for playing Brooke Armstrong on the soap opera Melrose Place (1995–1996) and Charlotte York Goldenblatt. She received a ...more

Kylie Ireland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 48
Kylie Ireland is an American pornographic actress, film director, producer, publicist, and Satellite radio show host. She is an inductee into the AVN, XRCO, Nighmoves, and Legends of Erotica ...more

Melissa Benoist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 30
Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. Benoist rose to prominence for her portrayal of Marley Rose on the Fox musical comedy-drama television series Glee. She made her ...more

Jennifer Ketcham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 35
Jennifer "Jennie" Ketcham is an American writer, reality television personality, blogger, artist, and former pornographic actress and film director under the name Penny Flame. She has ...more

Michelle Waterson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Colorado
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

Ami Cusack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 46
Ami Cusack is a model and barista who was a contestant on Survivor: Vanuatu and Survivor: Micronesia. She is the former Charitable Director of Experimental and Applied Sciences. Cusack posed for ...more

Douglas Fairbanks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Colorado
Dec. at 56 (1883-1939)
Douglas Fairbanks was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. He was best known for his swashbuckling roles in silent films such as The Thief of Bagdad, Robin Hood, and The Mark ...more

Duane Lee Chapman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 66
Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman I. is an American bounty hunter and a former bail bondsman. He starred in a weekly reality television program called Dog the Bounty Hunter, which was cancelled ...more

Jake Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 29
Jake Matthew Lloyd is an American former actor who gained worldwide fame when he was chosen by George Lucas to play the young Anakin Skywalker in the 1999 film Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom ...more

Chris Fowler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 56
Chris Fowler is an American sports broadcaster for ESPN known best for his work on College GameDay, which he hosted between 1990 and 2014, and for college football. Since 1989, Fowler has been ...more

Jan-Michael Vincent is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 74
Jan-Michael Vincent is a retired American actor best known for his role as helicopter pilot Stringfellow Hawke on the 1980s U.S. television series Airwolf and as the protagonist of John Milius’s ...more

Ruth Handler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Colorado
Dec. at 86 (1916-2002)
Ruth Marianna Handler was an American businesswoman and inventor. She served as the president of the toy manufacturer Mattel Inc., and is remembered for her role in marketing the Barbie doll.

Kent Rominger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 62
Kent Vernon "Rommel" Rominger is an American former astronaut, former NASA Chief of the Astronaut Office at Johnson Space Center, and a Captain in the United States Navy. He joined ATK ...more

Keeani Lei is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 37

Sierra Boggess is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 36
Sierra Marjory Boggess is an American theater actress and singer.

James Q. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Colorado
Dec. at 81 (1931-2012)
James Quinn Wilson was an American academic, political scientist, and an authority on public administration. Most of his career was spent as a professor at UCLA and Harvard. He coauthored a ...more

Denver Pyle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Colorado
Dec. at 77 (1920-1997)
Denver Dell Pyle was an American film and television actor. He was best known for portraying Briscoe Darling, Jr. in several episodes of The Andy Griffith Show and Uncle Jesse in The Dukes of ...more

Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Colorado
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

Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 42
Chauncey Ray Billups is a retired American professional basketball player who played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association. A star at the University of Colorado, he was chosen third ...more

Michael Rupert is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 67
Michael John Rupert is an American actor, singer, director and composer. Rupert originated the role of "Marvin" in the William Finn musicals, March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland.

Kyle Howard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 40
Kyle Alan Howard is an American actor.

Katherine Ann Power is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 70
Katherine Ann Power is an American ex-convict and long-time fugitive, who along with her fellow student and accomplice Susan Edith Saxe, was placed on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Most ...more