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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.
Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 43
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
Kristen Stewart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 25
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
Gwyneth Paltrow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 46
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
Rachel Bilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 34
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
Kate Hudson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 36
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
Minka Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 38
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
Tyra Banks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 45
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
Leonardo DiCaprio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 44
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
Christina Applegate is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 47
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
Rashida Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 39
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
Kate Bosworth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 32
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
Odette Annable is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 33
Odette Juliette Annable is an American actress.
Khloé Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 34
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
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 38
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
Jodie Foster is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 56
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
Ashley Judd is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 50
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
Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 35
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
Katie Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 32
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
Tori Spelling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 45
Victoria Davey "Tori" Spelling is an American actress and author. Her first major role was Donna Martin on Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1990. Spelling also rose to prominence through ...more
Corey Feldman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 47
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
Mary-Kate Olsen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 32
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
Haley Joel Osment is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 30
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
Gina Gershon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 56
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
Candice Bergen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 72
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
Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Los Angeles
age 39
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