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

Examples include Scott Brayton and Eric McKitrick.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Michigan?" or "Which celebrities were born in Michigan?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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Christie Brinkley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 65

Birthplace: Monroe, Michigan, United States of America

Christie Brinkley (born February 2, 1954) is an American model, actress and entrepreneur. Brinkley gained worldwide fame with her appearances in the late 1970s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit ...more

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Taylor Lautner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 27

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Grand Rapids

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Steven Seagal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 66

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Lansing

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Elizabeth Berkley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 46

Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States of America

Elizabeth Berkley (born July 28, 1972) is an American actress and reality show personality. Berkley's most notable roles were as Jessie Spano in the television series Saved by the Bell, and as ...more

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Michael Moore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 64

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Flint

Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American documentary filmmaker and author. He is best known for his work on globalization and capitalism. Moore has been labeled a left-wing ...more

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Tom Selleck is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 74

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, film producer, and California Army National Guard veteran. He is most known for starring as private investigator Thomas ...more

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Jana Kramer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 35

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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Diana Ross is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Michigan
starwarssuperfan added Age: 74

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

Diana Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer, actress, and record producer. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Ross rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group the Supremes, ...more

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Sandra Bernhard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 63

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Flint

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Larry Page is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 45

Birthplace: East Lansing, Michigan

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Sherilyn Fenn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 54

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

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Anthony Kiedis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 56

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Grand Rapids

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Jerry Bruckheimer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 75

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

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Selma Blair is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 46

Birthplace: Southfield, Michigan, USA

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Dean Cain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 52

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Mount Clemens

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Rob Van Dam is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 48

Birthplace: Battle Creek, Michigan, USA

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Gilda Radner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Dec. at 43 (1946-1989)

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Marlo Thomas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 81

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

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Donyale Luna is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Dec. at 34 (1945-1979)

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

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Naima Mora is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 34

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

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Sharon Case is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 48

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Dick Enberg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 84

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Mount Clemens

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Aileen Wuornos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Dec. at 46 (1956-2002)

Birthplace: Rochester, Michigan, USA

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Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Dec. at 72 (1902-1974)

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

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Sinbad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Michigan
Age: 62

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Benton Harbor

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