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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

    Renée Fleming

    Age: 61

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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


    #70 of 739 The Best Singers of All Time#4 of 83 The Greatest Living Opera Singers

  • Tawni O'Dell

    Tawni O'Dell

    Age: 56

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

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

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

    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)

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

    Kevin Casselman is a film producer....
  • Nathan Udall

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Nathan Udall is an actor....
  • James Stewart

    James Stewart

    Dec. at 89 (1908-1997)

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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    #56 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#789 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time

  • Edward Abbey

    Edward Abbey

    Dec. at 62 (1927-1989)

    BirthplaceHome, Pennsylvania

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

    Patricia Robertson

    Dec. at 38 (1963-2001)

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

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

    Dec. at 65 (1940-2005)

    BirthplaceUSA, Indiana, Pennsylvania

    Paul Bollen was an actor....  more
  • V.L. Barnes

    Dec. at 79 (1870-1949)

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    V.L. Barnes is an actor....
  • Patrick J. Stapleton, Jr.

    Patrick J. Stapleton, Jr.

    Dec. at 77 (1924-2001)

    BirthplaceIndiana County, Pennsylvania, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States

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

    Jack Sonni

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

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

    Alexander Wilson Taylor

    Dec. at 78 (1815-1893)

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

    Harry White

    Dec. at 86 (1834-1920)

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

    Jim Nance

    Age: Died at 50 (1942-1992)

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

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

    Dec. at 69 (1821-1890)

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

    Age: 73

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

    Patricia Henley is a writer and novelist....
  • Lawson Fiscus

    Lawson Fiscus

    Dec. at 83 (1866-1949)

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

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

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

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

    Robert Dick Wilson

    Dec. at 74 (1856-1930)

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

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

    Chris Kuzneski

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

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

    Age: 40

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

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

    Age: 40

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Andy Voils is an actor....
  • Dennis Douds

    Age: 79

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

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

    Michael Ryan

    Age: 43

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania

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