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Famous People From Michigan

Updated March 18, 2020 112.4k views1.0k items

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 Brinkley1

    BirthplaceMonroe, Michigan, United States of America

    Christie Brinkley (born February 2, 1954) is an American model, actress and entrepreneur....  more

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  • Taylor Lautner2

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

    Taylor Daniel Lautner (; born February 11, 1992) is an American actor, voice actor, and model....  more

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  • Steven Seagal3

    BirthplaceIngham County, Michigan, Area code 517, Contiguous United States, United States of America

    Steven Frederic Seagal (born April 10, 1952) is an American actor, producer, screenwriter,...  more

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  • Elizabeth Berkley4

    BirthplaceFarmington Hills, Michigan, USA

    Elizabeth Berkley (born July 28, 1972) is an American actress and reality show personality....  more

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  • Michael Moore5

    BirthplaceFlint, Michigan, United States of America

    Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American documentary filmmaker and author....  more

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  • Tom Selleck6

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, film producer, and...  more

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  • Jana Kramer7

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Jana Rae Kramer (born December 2, 1983) is an country music singer and actress. She is known...  more

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  • Diana Ross8

    Diana Ross

    Age: 76

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Diana Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer, actress, and record producer. Born and...  more

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  • Sandra Bernhard9

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Flint

    Sandra Bernhard (born June 6, 1955) is an American actress, comedian, singer and author. She...  more

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  • Larry Page10

    Larry Page

    Age: 47

    BirthplaceEast Lansing, Michigan

    Lawrence Edward Page (born March 26, 1973) is an American computer scientist and Internet...  more

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  • Sherilyn Fenn11

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Sherilyn Fenn (born Sheryl Ann Fenn; February 1, 1965) is an American actress. She came to...  more
  • Anthony Kiedis12

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

    Anthony Kiedis ( KEE-dis; born November 1, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter,...  more

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  • Jerry Bruckheimer13

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Jerome Leon Bruckheimer (born September 21, 1943) is an American film and television producer....  more
  • Selma Blair14

    BirthplaceSouthfield, Michigan, United States of America

    Selma Blair Beitner (born June 23, 1972) is an American actress. She played a number of small...  more
  • Dean Cain15

    Dean Cain

    Age: 54

    BirthplaceMount Clemens, Michigan, United States of America

    Dean George Cain (né Tanaka; born July 31, 1966) is an American actor, producer and television...  more

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  • Rob Van Dam16

    BirthplaceBattle Creek, Michigan, United States of America

    Rob Szatkowski (born December 18, 1970), better known by his ring name Rob Van Dam (frequently...  more

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  • Gilda Radner17

    Gilda Radner

    Dec. at 43 (1946-1989)

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Gilda Susan Radner (June 28, 1946 – May 20, 1989) was an American comedian and actress who was...  more

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  • Marlo Thomas18

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Margaret Julia "Marlo" Thomas (born November 21, 1937) is an American actress, producer,...  more
  • Donyale Luna19

    Donyale Luna

    Dec. at 34 (1945-1979)

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Donyale Luna (August 31, 1945 – May 17, 1979) was an American model and actress. Generally...  more

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  • Naima Mora20

    Naima Mora

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Naima Mora (born March 1, 1984) is an American fashion model and the winner of Cycle 4 of...  more
  • Sharon Case21

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Sharon Case (born February 9, 1971) is an American actress and former model. At the age of 17,...  more
  • Dick Enberg22

    BirthplaceMount Clemens, Michigan, United States of America

    Richard Alan Enberg (January 9, 1935 – December 21, 2017) was an American sportscaster. Over...  more

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  • Aileen Wuornos23

    Aileen Wuornos

    Dec. at 46 (1956-2002)

    BirthplaceRochester, Michigan, United States of America

    Aileen Carol Wuornos Pralle (; born Aileen Carol Pittman; February 29, 1956 – October 9, 2002)...  more

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  • Charles Lindbergh24

    Charles Lindbergh

    Dec. at 72 (1902-1974)

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator,...  more

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  • Sinbad25

    Sinbad

    Age: 63

    BirthplaceBenton Harbor, Michigan, USA

    David Adkins (born November 10, 1956), better known by his stage name Sinbad (), is an...  more

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