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Famous People From Colorado

Updated August 13, 2019 36.0k views989 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. And if Colorado sounds like a place you might want to settle down, head over and check out the best places to live in Colorado.

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  • Heidi Montag

    BirthplaceCrested Butte, Colorado, United States of America

    Heidi Blair Montag (born September 15, 1986) is an American television personality, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Karl Rove

    Karl Rove

    Age: 69

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    Karl Christian Rove (born December 25, 1950) is an American Republican political consultant... more on Wikipedia

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  • AnnaSophia Robb

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, USA

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  • Kristin Davis

    BirthplaceBoulder, Colorado, USA

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  • Melissa Benoist

    BirthplaceLittleton, Colorado, United States of America

    Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. Benoist rose to prominence... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michelle Waterson

    BirthplaceColorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Ami Cusack

    Ami Cusack

    Age: 47

    BirthplaceGolden, Colorado, United States of America

    Ami Cusack (born January 25, 1973) is a model and barista who was a contestant on Survivor:... more on Wikipedia

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  • Douglas Fairbanks

    Douglas Fairbanks

    Dec. at 56 (1883-1939)

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Duane Lee  Chapman

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Jake Lloyd

    Jake Lloyd

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceFort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Chris Fowler

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    Christopher Fowler (born August 23, 1962) is an American sports broadcaster for ESPN known... more on Wikipedia
  • Jan-Michael Vincent

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    Jan-Michael Vincent (July 15, 1944 – February 10, 2019) was an American actor. He was best... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ruth Handler

    Ruth Handler

    Dec. at 86 (1916-2002)

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

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  • Kent Rominger

    Kent Rominger

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceDel Norte, Colorado

    Kent Vernon "Rommel" Rominger (born August 7, 1956) is an American former astronaut, former... more on Wikipedia
  • Sierra Boggess

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    Sierra Marjory Boggess (born May 20, 1982) is an American theater actress and singer. She is... more on Wikipedia
  • James Q. Wilson

    James Q. Wilson

    Dec. at 81 (1931-2012)

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

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  • Denver Pyle

    Denver Pyle

    Dec. at 77 (1920-1997)

    BirthplaceBethune, Colorado, USA

    Denver Dell Pyle (May 11, 1920 – December 25, 1997) was an American film and television actor.... more on Wikipedia
  • Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger

    BirthplaceColorado Springs, Colorado

    Dorothy Marie "Dottie" Metcalf-Lindenburger (born May 2, 1975 in Colorado Springs, Colorado)... more on Wikipedia
  • Chauncey Billups

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

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  • Michael Rupert

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    Michael John Rupert (born October 23, 1951, Denver, Colorado) is an American actor, singer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Kyle Howard

    BirthplaceLoveland, Colorado, United States of America

    Kyle Alan Howard (born April 13, 1978) is an American actor.
  • Katherine Ann Power

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

    Katherine Ann Power (born January 25, 1949) is an American ex-convict and long-time fugitive,... more on Wikipedia
  • Richard Hilton

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Amanda Peterson

    BirthplaceGreeley, Colorado, United States of America

    Amanda Peterson (born Phyllis Amanda Peterson, July 8, 1971 – July 3, 2015) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Jared Polis

    BirthplaceBoulder, Colorado, United States of America

    Jared Schutz Polis (; born May 12, 1975) is an American politician, entrepreneur and... more on Wikipedia