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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.

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Dylan Ryder is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 37 Dylan Ryder, is the stage name of an American pornographic actress.

Steven Anthony Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 28 Steven Anthony Lawrence is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his recurring role as Bernard "Beans" Aranguren in the hit Disney Channel Original Series Even Stevens. His ...more

Kevin Federline is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 40 Kevin Earl Federline is an American dancer, rapper, fashion model, and actor. His career began as a backup dancer; he later became known for a high-profile two-year marriage to American ...more

Mike Connors is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 93 Mike Connors is an American actor best known for playing detective Joe Mannix in the CBS television series, Mannix. In the 1959–1960 television season, he had played a crime-fighting ...more

Christopher Gorham is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 44 Christopher David Gorham is an American actor who is known for the series, ABC hit Ugly Betty, Popular, Odyssey 5, Jake 2.0, Medical Investigation, Out of Practice, Harper's Island and Covert

Gary Jules is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 49 Gary Jules is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his cover version of the Tears For Fears song "Mad World", which Gary recorded with friend Michael Andrews for the film ...more

James van Hoften is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 74 James Dougal Adrianus "Ox" van Hoften is a former NASA Astronaut.

Frank Chance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Fresno
Dec. at 48 (1876-1924) Frank Leroy Chance was an American professional baseball player. A first baseman, Chance played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees from 1898 through 1914. He also ...more

Tom Seaver is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 74 George Thomas "Tom" Seaver, nicknamed "Tom Terrific" and "The Franchise", is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched from 1967-1986 for four different ...more

Steven Zaillian is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 66 Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian is an American screenwriter, director, film editor, producer, and founder of Film Rites, a film production company. He won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award ...more

Phil Roman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 88 Philip Roman is an American animator. He is the founder of animation studios Film Roman and Phil Roman Entertainment. Roman is of Mexican American descent. Early in his career, Roman was an ...more

Don Paul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 93 Don Paul was a professional American football linebacker who played for the Los Angeles Rams in the National Football League. He was selected to three Pro Bowls during his years with the Rams. ...more

Kristin Smart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Fresno
Kristin Denise Smart is an American missing person. She went missing on May 25, 1996 while attending California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and has not been heard from since.

Jim Maloney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 78 James William Maloney is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the Cincinnati Reds and California Angels. One of the hardest-throwing pitchers of his era, ...more

Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Fresno
Dec. at 53 (1919-1972) Rostom Sipan "Ross" Bagdasarian was an American pianist, singer, songwriter, actor and record producer of Armenian descent. He was better known by the stage name David Seville. ...more

Anthony McCoy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 31 Robert Anthony McCoy is an American football tight end for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. McCoy ...more

David St. John is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 69 David St. John is an American poet.

Frank Thomas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Fresno
Dec. at 92 (1912-2004) Franklin Rosborough "Frank" Thomas was an American animator. He was one of Walt Disney's team of animators; known as the Nine Old Men.

Leo Politi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Fresno
Dec. at 88 (1908-1996) Leo Politi was an Italian-American artist and author who wrote and illustrated some 20 children's books, as well as Bunker Hill, Los Angeles, intended for adults. His works often celebrated ...more

J.P. Manoux is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 49 Jean-Paul Christophe "J.P." Manoux is an American actor, television personality, voice artist, and comedian best known for his work in multiple Disney productions, including S.T.A.N. ...more

Randy Stumpfhauser is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 42 Randall Richard Stumpfhauser is an American professional "Mid School" Bicycle Motocross racer whose prime competitive years are from 1998 to the present. He is sometimes called ...more

Aaron Ruell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 42 Derek Aaron Ruell was born in Fresno, California, is an American director and photographer. He is most recognized for his performance as Kip Dynamite in the indie movie Napoleon Dynamite.

David Peckinpah is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Fresno
Dec. at 55 (1951-2006) David Ernest Peckinpah was a television writer, producer and director. David was the nephew of legendary film director Sam Peckinpah and son of Denver "Denny" Peckinpah, a Fresno ...more

W. W. Hansen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Fresno
Dec. at 40 (1909-1949) William Webster Hansen was a U.S. physicist who was one of the founders of the technology of microwave electronics.

Andrew Isaac is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Fresno
age 34 Andrew Isaac is an Actor, Film Producer and Screenwriter.