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Famous People From Los Angeles

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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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Jenna Elfman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 47
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
Helen Hunt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
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. She was ...more
Liza Minnelli is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 72
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
Dustin Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 81
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
Jonathan Penner is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 56
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
Willa Holland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 27
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
Miranda Cosgrove is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 25
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
Bryce Dallas Howard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 37
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
Jeff Bridges is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 69
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
Nikki Reed is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 30
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
Cindy Margolis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 50
Cynthia Dawn "Cindy" Margolis is an American glamour spokesmodel and actress.
Zoë Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 30
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
Pauly Shore is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 51
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
Carrie Fisher is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 62
Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress, novelist, screenwriter, and performance artist. She was best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia. She ...more
Jason Hervey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 46
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.
Val Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 59
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
George Lopez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 57
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
Jennifer Jason Leigh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 57
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
Nikki Cox is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 40
Nicole Avery "Nikki" Cox is an American actress known mostly for her roles on the television series Unhappily Ever After, Las Vegas, and Nikki.
Lizzy Caplan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 36
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
Mark-Paul Gosselaar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 44
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
Elizabeth Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
Dec. 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
Lily Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 33
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
Mara Wilson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
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
Brian Austin Green is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 45
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