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Famous People From Los Angeles

Updated May 20, 2019 71.4k views932 items

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

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Jennifer Mary "Jenna" Elfman (née Butala; born September 30, 1971) is an American actress,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Helen Hunt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
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  • Liza Minnelli is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Liza May Minnelli (born March 12, 1946) is an American actress and singer. Best known for her... more on Wikipedia

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  • Dustin Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Dustin Lee Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker. Hoffman has been... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jonathan Penner is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Jonathan Lindsay Penner (born March 5, 1962) is an American actor, screenwriter and film... more on Wikipedia

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  • Willa Holland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Willa Joanna Chance Holland (born June 18, 1991) is an American actress, voice actress and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Miranda Cosgrove is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Miranda Taylor Cosgrove (born May 14, 1993) is an American actress and singer. Her career... more on Wikipedia

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  • Bryce Dallas Howard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Bryce Dallas Howard (born March 2, 1981) is an American actress and director. She is the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jeff Bridges is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Jeffrey Leon Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor, singer, and producer. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • Nikki Reed is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    Nikki Reed

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceWest Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Nicole Houston Reed (born May 17, 1988) is an American actress, screenwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Cindy Margolis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Cynthia Dawn "Cindy" Margolis (born October 1, 1965) is an American glamor spokesmodel and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Zoë Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceVenice, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Zoë Isabella Kravitz (born December 1, 1988) is an American actress, singer, and model. She is... more on Wikipedia
  • Pauly Shore is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Paul Montgomery Shore (born February 1, 1968) is an American actor, comedian and filmmaker... more on Wikipedia

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  • Carrie Fisher is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceBeverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress, writer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jason Hervey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Jason Robert Hervey (born April 6, 1972) is an American actor, television producer and former... more on Wikipedia

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  • Val Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    Val Kilmer

    Age: 60

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Val Edward Kilmer (born December 31, 1959) is an American actor. Originally a stage actor,... more on Wikipedia

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  • George Lopez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceMission Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    George Edward Lopez (born April 23, 1961) is an American comedian and actor. He is known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jennifer Jason Leigh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Jennifer Jason Leigh (born Jennifer Leigh Morrow; February 5, 1962) is an American actress.... more on Wikipedia
  • Nikki Cox is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    Nikki Cox

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Nicole Avery Cox (born June 2, 1978) is an American actress and comedy writer known mostly for... more on Wikipedia
  • Lizzy Caplan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Elizabeth Anne Caplan (born June 30, 1982) is an American actress and model. Her first acting... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplacePanorama City, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Mark-Paul Harry Gosselaar (born March 1, 1974) is an American actor. He is known for his... more on Wikipedia

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  • Elizabeth Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    Elizabeth Montgomery

    Dec. at 62 (1933-1995)

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995) was an American film, stage, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lily Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California

    Lily Maud Aldridge (born November 15, 1985) is an American model. She is a Victoria's Secret... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mara Wilson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceSan Fernando Valley, California, United States of America

    Mara Elizabeth Wilson (born July 24, 1987) is an American actress, voice actress, stage... more on Wikipedia

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  • Brian Austin Green is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles

    BirthplaceVan Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Brian Austin Green (born Brian Green; July 15, 1973) is an American actor and producer best... more on Wikipedia

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