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Famous People From Indiana

Updated October 13, 2018 4.3k views63 items

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Patricia Robertson and James Stewart.

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

    Age: 61
    Renée Lynn Fleming (born February 14, 1959) is an American soprano, known for performances in...  more


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  • Tawni O'Dell

    Age: 56
    Tawni O'Dell (born 1964) is an American novelist. Born and raised in Indiana, Pennsylvania,...  more
  • Rob Drake

    Age: 51
    Robert Paul Drake is an umpire in Major League Baseball. He wears number 30. He was named to...  more
  • Kevin Casselman

    Dec. at 68 (1925-1993)
    Kevin Casselman is a film producer....
  • Nathan Udall

    Age: 37
    Nathan Udall is an actor....
  • James Stewart

    Dec. at 89 (1908-1997)
    James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military...  more

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  • Edward Abbey

    Dec. at 62 (1927-1989)
    Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 – March 14, 1989) was an American author and essayist...  more
  • Patricia Robertson

    Dec. at 38 (1963-2001)
    Patricia Consolatrix Hilliard Robertson (March 12, 1963 – May 24, 2001) was an American...  more
  • Paul Bollen

    Dec. at 65 (1940-2005)
    Paul Bollen was an actor....  more
  • V.L. Barnes

    Dec. at 79 (1870-1949)
    V.L. Barnes is an actor....
  • Patrick J. Stapleton, Jr.

    Dec. at 77 (1924-2001)
    Patrick J. Stapleton (January 7, 1924 – March 13, 2001) was a Democratic member of the...  more
  • Jack Sonni

    Age: 65
    Jack Sonni (born December 9, 1954 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States) is a writer,...  more
  • Alexander Wilson Taylor

    Dec. at 78 (1815-1893)
    Alexander Wilson Taylor (March 22, 1815 – May 7, 1893) was a Republican member of the U.S....  more
  • Harry White

    Dec. at 86 (1834-1920)
    Harry White (January 12, 1834 – June 23, 1920) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of...  more
  • Jim Nance

    Dec. at 50 (1942-1992)
    James Solomon "Big Jim" Nance (December 30, 1942 – June 17, 1992) was an American professional...  more
  • Samuel Steel Blair

    Dec. at 69 (1821-1890)
    Samuel Steel Blair (December 5, 1821 – December 8, 1890) was a Republican United States...  more
  • Patricia Henley

    Age: 73
    Patricia Henley is a writer and novelist....
  • Lawson Fiscus

    Dec. at 83 (1866-1949)
    Ira Lawson Fiscus (1866-1949) was one of the first professional football players. He attended...  more
  • Steve Wheatcroft

    Age: 42
    Steve Wheatcroft (born February 21, 1978) is an American professional golfer. Wheatcroft was...  more
  • Robert Dick Wilson

    Dec. at 74 (1856-1930)
    Robert Dick Wilson (February 4, 1856 – October 11, 1930) was an American linguist and...  more
  • Chris Kuzneski

    Age: 51
    Chris Kuzneski (born 1969) is an American novelist. His eleventh novel, The Prisoner's Gold,...  more
  • Terry Buterbaugh

    Age: 40
    Terry Buterbaugh is an American boxer in the Light Welterweight division....  more
  • Andy Voils

    Age: 40
    Andy Voils is an actor....
  • Dennis Douds

    Age: 79
    Dennis Douds (born February 16, 1941) is a former American football coach and former player. ...  more
  • Michael Ryan

    Age: 43
    Michael Sean Ryan (born July 6, 1977 in Indiana, Pennsylvania) is a former American...  more