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

People include everything from Melissa Gilbert to Beverly Peele.

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

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Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Angelina Jolie age 41 - Angelina Jolie Pitt is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and has been cited as ...more

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Kristen Stewart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Kristen Stewart age 26 - Kristen Jaymes Stewart (born April 9, 1990) is an American actress. She is best known for playing Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga. She has also starred in films such as Panic Room (2002), ...more

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Gwyneth Paltrow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Gwyneth Paltrow age 44 - Gwyneth Kate Paltrow is an American actress, singer, and food writer. Paltrow gained early notice for her work in films such as the psychological thriller Seven, opposite Brad Pitt and the ...more

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Rachel Bilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Rachel Bilson age 35 - Rachel Sarah Bilson is an American actress. Bilson grew up in a California show business family, and made her television debut in 2003, subsequently becoming well known for playing Summer ...more

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Kate Hudson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Kate Hudson age 37 - Kate Garry Hudson is an American actress. She rose to prominence in 2001 after winning a Golden Globe and receiving several nominations, including one for an Academy Award for Best Supporting ...more

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Minka Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Minka Kelly age 36 - Minka Dumont Kelly is an American actress. She is most known for her roles in the TV series Friday Night Lights, Parenthood, and Charlie's Angels. She is also known for her role in The Roommate. ...more

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Tyra Banks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Tyra Banks age 43 - Tyra Lynne Banks is an American television personality, former talk show host, producer, author, actress, and former model. She first became famous as a model, appearing twice on the cover of ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Leonardo DiCaprio age 42 - Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He has been nominated for ten Golden Globe Awards, winning two, and five Academy Awards. DiCaprio began his career by appearing ...more

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Christina Applegate is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Christina Applegate age 44 - Christina Applegate is an American actress and dancer who gained fame as a child actress, playing the role of Kelly Bundy on the Fox sitcom Married... with Children. In her adult years, ...more

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Rashida Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Rashida Jones age 41 - Rashida Leah Jones is an American film and television actress, comic book author, screenwriter, and occasional singer. Jones played the role of Ann Perkins on NBC's comedy Parks and Recreation, ...more

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Kate Bosworth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Kate Bosworth age 34 - Catherine Ann "Kate" Bosworth is an American actress, jewelry designer and model. She is best known for her lead roles in Blue Crush, Beyond the Sea, Superman Returns, and Still

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Odette Annable is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Odette Annable age 31 - Odette Juliette Annable is an American actress.

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Khloé Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Khloé Kardashian age 32 - Khloé Kardashian Odom is an American television personality. In 2007, she and her family were commissioned to star in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its ...more

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Joseph Gordon-Levitt age 36 - Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, singer, and filmmaker. As a child star, he appeared in the films A River Runs Through It, Angels in the Outfield, and 10 Things I Hate About ...more

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Jodie Foster is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Jodie Foster age 54 - Alicia Christian Foster, known professionally as Jodie Foster, is an American actress, film director, and producer. Foster began acting in commercials at the age of three, and her first ...more

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Ashley Judd is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Ashley Judd age 48 - Ashley Judd is an American actress and political activist. She grew up in a family of successful performing artists as the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the sister of Wynonna ...more

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Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Jake Gyllenhaal age 36 - Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is an American actor. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at the age of ten. Following his ...more

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Katie Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Katie Cassidy age 30 - Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy is an American actress who stars as Laurel Lance/Black Canary on The CW series Arrow. She has also appeared on the CW shows Supernatural, Melrose Place, and Gossip ...more

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Tori Spelling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Tori Spelling age 43 - Victoria Davey "Tori" Spelling is an American actress and author. Her first major role was Donna Martin on Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1990. She appeared in a string of made-for-television ...more

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Corey Feldman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Corey Feldman age 44 - Corey Scott Feldman is an American actor and singer. He became well-known during the 1980s, with roles as a youth in films such as The Fox and the Hound, The Goonies, Stand by Me, The Lost Boys, ...more

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Mary-Kate Olsen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Mary-Kate Olsen age 30 - Mary-Kate Olsen is an American actress, fashion designer, producer, author, and businesswoman. She co-founded luxury fashion brands The Row, Elizabeth and James, and the more affordable lines ...more

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Haley Joel Osment is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Haley Joel Osment age 28 - Haley Joel Osment is an American actor. After a series of roles in television and film during the 1990s, including a small part in Forrest Gump playing the title character’s son, Osment rose to ...more

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Gina Gershon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Gina Gershon age 54 - Gina L. Gershon is an American film, television and stage actress, singer and author. She is known for her roles in the films Cocktail, Showgirls, Bound, Face/Off, The Insider, Demonlover, P.S. ...more

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Candice Bergen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Candice Bergen age 70 - Candice Patricia Bergen is an American actress and former fashion model. For her role as the title character on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown, she won five Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards ...more

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Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Adam Levine age 38 - Adam Noah Levine is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. He is the lead vocalist for the Los Angeles pop rock band Maroon 5. Born and raised in Los Angeles, ...more

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Jenna Elfman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Jenna Elfman age 45 - Jennifer Mary "Jenna" Elfman is an American television and film actress. She is best known for her roles as Dharma on the 1997–2002 American television sitcom Dharma & Greg and as ...more

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Helen Hunt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Helen Hunt Helen Hunt was a hair stylist in Hollywood movies from the 1930s up to 1967, when she worked on Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. She was the chief hair stylist for Columbia Pictures. Hunt fell into ...more

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Liza Minnelli is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Liza Minnelli age 71 - Liza May Minnelli is an American actress and singer best known for her portrayal of Sally Bowles in the 1972 musical film Cabaret which won her an Academy Award for Best Actress. Born to film ...more

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Dustin Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Dustin Hoffman age 78 - Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters. He ...more

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Jonathan Penner is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Jonathan Penner age 55 - Jonathan Lindsay Penner is an American actor, writer and film producer known for starring in The Last Supper and the television series Rude Awakening and The Naked Truth, as well as for his ...more

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Willa Holland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Willa Holland age 25 - Willa Joannachance Holland is an American actress, voice actress, and model. She is best known for her role as Kaitlin Cooper, Marissa Cooper's younger sister, on the television series The O.C. ...more

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Miranda Cosgrove is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Miranda Cosgrove age 23 - Miranda Taylor Cosgrove is an American actress and singer. Her career began at the age of three, when she appeared in television commercials. Her film debut came in 2003, when she played Summer ...more

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Bryce Dallas Howard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Bryce Dallas Howard age 36 - Bryce Dallas Howard is an American film actress, writer and director. The daughter of director Ron Howard, she made her acting debut as an extra in her father's film Parenthood and went on to ...more

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Jeff Bridges is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Jeff Bridges age 67 - Jeffrey Leon "Jeff" Bridges is an American actor, singer, and producer. He comes from a well-known acting family and began his televised acting in 1958 as a child with his father, ...more

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Nikki Reed is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Nikki Reed age 28 - Nicole Houston "Nikki" Reed is an American actress, screenwriter, singer-songwriter, and model. She became known in 2003, after the release of the film Thirteen, directed by Catherine ...more

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Cindy Margolis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Cindy Margolis age 51 - Cynthia Dawn "Cindy" Margolis is an American glamour spokesmodel and actress.

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Zoë Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Zoë Kravitz age 28 - Zoë Isabella Kravitz is an American actress, singer and model. She is the daughter of musician Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet. She has appeared in the films No Reservations, The Brave ...more

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Pauly Shore is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Pauly Shore age 49 - Paul Montgomery "Pauly" Shore is an American actor, comedian, director, writer and producer who starred in several comedy films in the 1990s and hosted a video show on MTV in the late ...more

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Carrie Fisher is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Carrie Fisher age 60 - Carrie Frances Fisher is an American actress, novelist, screenwriter, and performance artist. She is best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, and will ...more

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Jason Hervey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Jason Hervey age 45 - Jason Robert Hervey is an American actor, television producer and former public relations agent. He is best known for his role as "Wayne Arnold" on The Wonder Years.

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Val Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Val Kilmer age 57 - Val Edward Kilmer is an American actor. Originally a stage actor, Kilmer became popular in the mid-1980s after a string of appearances in comedy films, starting with Top Secret!, then the cult ...more

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George Lopez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
George Lopez age 55 - George Lopez is an American comedian, actor, and talk show host. He is mostly known for starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom George Lopez. His stand-up comedy examines race and ethnic ...more

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Jennifer Jason Leigh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Jennifer Jason Leigh age 55 - Jennifer Jason Leigh is an American actress. She has appeared in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, The Hitcher, The Hudsucker Proxy, Single White Female, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Georgia and Short ...more

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Nikki Cox is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Nikki Cox age 37 - Nicole Avery "Nikki" Cox is an American actress known mostly for her roles on the television series Unhappily Ever After, Las Vegas, and Nikki.

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Lizzy Caplan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Lizzy Caplan age 34 - Elizabeth Anne "Lizzy" Caplan is an American actress. She is known for her roles in films such as Mean Girls, Cloverfield, Hot Tub Time Machine, Bachelorette and The Interview. Her ...more

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Mark-Paul Gosselaar age 43 - Mark-Paul Harry Gosselaar is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Zack Morris in NBC's Saved by the Bell, Good Morning, Miss Bliss, and Saved by the Bell: The College Years; ...more

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Elizabeth Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Elizabeth Montgomery Died at 62 (1933-1995) - Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery was an American film and television actress whose career spanned five decades. She is best remembered as the star of the TV series Bewitched. The daughter of Robert ...more

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Lily Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Lily Aldridge age 31 - Lily Maud Aldridge is an American model. She is a Victoria's Secret Angel and a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model, appearing as a rookie alongside Chrissy Tiegen and Nina Agdal for the ...more

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Mara Wilson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Mara Wilson age 28 - Mara Elizabeth Wilson is an American former child actress, writer, playwright, stage actress, voice actress, and storyteller. She is best known for her roles as Natalie Hillard in Mrs. Doubtfire ...more

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Brian Austin Green is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Brian Austin Green age 43 - Brian Austin Green is an American actor and rapper best known for his portrayal of David Silver on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210. Green has also had series regular roles in ...more