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Famous People From Colorado

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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.

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Heidi Montag is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 32
Heidi Blair Montag (born September 15, 1986) is an American television personality, singer, fashion designer, and author. Born and raised in Crested Butte, Colorado, she befriended Lauren Conrad ...more
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 68
Karl Christian Rove (born December 25, 1950) is an American Republican political consultant and policy advisor. He was Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff during the George W. Bush ...more
AnnaSophia Robb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 25
AnnaSophia Robb (born December 8, 1993) is an American actress, singer, and model. She began as a child actress on television, making her leading debut as the titular role in Samantha: An ...more
Kristin Davis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 54
Kristin Landen Davis (also listed as Kristin Lee Davis; born February 23, 1965) is an American actress. She is known for playing Brooke Armstrong on the soap opera Melrose Place (1995–1996), and ...more
Kylie Ireland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Colorado
Kylie Ireland age 48
Kylie Ireland (born May 26, 1970) is an American pornographic actress, film director, producer, publicist, and Satellite radio show host. She is an inductee into the AVN, XRCO, and NightMoves ...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
Jennifer Ketcham age 35
Jennifer "Jennie" Ketcham (born February 22, 1983) is an American writer, reality television personality, blogger, artist, and former pornographic actress and film director under the ...more
Michelle Waterson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 33
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
Ami Cusack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 46
Ami Cusack (born January 25, 1973) 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 ...more
Douglas Fairbanks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Colorado
Died at 56 (1883-1939)
Douglas Fairbanks (born Douglas Elton Thomas Ullman; May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939) was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. He was best known for his swashbuckling roles ...more
Duane Lee Chapman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 66
Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman Sr. (born February 2, 1953), better known as Dog the Bounty Hunter or simply Dog, is an American reality TV star, bounty hunter, and a former bail bondsman. ...more
Jake Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 29
Jake Matthew Lloyd, also known as Jake Broadbent, (born March 5, 1989) is an American former child actor who played Anakin Skywalker in the 1999 film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, ...more
Chris Fowler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 56
Christopher Fowler (born August 23, 1962) 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. ...more
Jan-Michael Vincent is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 74
Jan-Michael Vincent (July 15, 1944 – February 10, 2019) was an American actor. He was best known for having played helicopter pilot Stringfellow Hawke on the television series Airwolf ...more
Ruth Handler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Colorado
Dec. at 86 (1916-2002)
Ruth Marianna Handler (née Mosko; November 4, 1916 – April 27, 2002) was an American businesswoman and inventor. She served as the president of the toy manufacturer Mattel Inc., and is ...more
Kent Rominger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Colorado
Kent Rominger age 62
Kent Vernon "Rommel" Rominger (born August 7, 1956) is an American former astronaut, former NASA Chief of the Astronaut Office at Johnson Space Center, and a Captain in the United ...more
Keeani Lei is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Colorado
Keeani Lei age 37
Sierra Boggess is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 36
Sierra Marjory Boggess (born May 20, 1982) is an American theater actress and singer. She is best known for originating the role of Ariel in The Little Mermaid on Broadway and for her multiple ...more
James Q. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Colorado
Dec. at 81 (1931-2012)
James Quinn Wilson (May 27, 1931 – March 2, 2012) was an American conservative academic, political scientist, and an authority on public administration. Most of his career was spent as a ...more
Denver Pyle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Colorado
Dec. at 77 (1920-1997)
Denver Dell Pyle (May 11, 1920 – December 25, 1997) was an American film and television actor. He was well-known for a number of TV roles from the 1960s through the 1980s, including his ...more
Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 44
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
Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 42
Chauncey Ray Billups (born September 25, 1976) is retired American professional basketball player. He played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A star at the University of ...more
Michael Rupert is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 67
Michael John Rupert (born October 23, 1951, Denver, Colorado) is an American actor, singer, director and composer. Rupert originated the role of "Marvin" in the William Finn musicals ...more
Kyle Howard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 40
Kyle Alan Howard (born April 13, 1978) is an American actor.
Katherine Ann Power is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Colorado
age 70
Katherine Ann Power (born January 25, 1949) 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 ...more