Famous People From Fresno

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

Stephen Spach and Frank Ortenzio are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Fresno?" or "Which celebrities were born in Fresno?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: USA, California, Fresno
    Steven Anthony Lawrence (born July 19, 1990) is an American actor. He is best known for his recurring role as Bernard "Beans" Aranguren in the hit Disney Channel Original Series Even Stevens from ...more
    • Birthplace: Fresno, California, USA
    Kevin Earl Federline (born March 21, 1978), sometimes referred to as K-Fed, is an American rapper, DJ, actor, television personality, professional wrestler, and fashion model. His career began as a ...more
  • Mike Connors
    Dec. at 91 (1925-2017)
    • Birthplace: Fresno, California, USA
    Krekor Ohanian (Armenian: Քրէկոր Օհանեան; August 15, 1925 – January 26, 2017), known professionally as Mike Connors, was an Armenian-American actor best known for playing private detective Joe Mannix ...more
    • Birthplace: Fresno, California, USA
    Christopher David Gorham (born August 14, 1974) is an American actor who is best known for the ABC series Ugly Betty. He has also appeared in such series as Popular, Odyssey 5, Felicity, Jake 2.0, ...more
  • Gary Jules
    Age: 54
    • Birthplace: USA, California, Fresno
    Gary Jules Aguirre Jr. (born 19 March 1969), known as Gary Jules, is an American singer-songwriter, known primarily for his cover version of the Tears for Fears song "Mad World", which he recorded ...more
    • Birthplace: Fresno, California
    James Dougal Adrianus "Ox" van Hoften, Ph.D. (born June 11, 1944) is an American civil and hydraulic engineer, retired U.S. Navy officer and aviator, and a former astronaut for NASA.