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Famous People From Michigan

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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

    BirthplaceMonroe, Michigan, United States of America

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

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    Taylor Lautner

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

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

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    Steven Seagal

    BirthplaceLansing, Michigan, United States of America

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

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    Elizabeth Berkley

    BirthplaceFarmington Hills, Michigan, USA

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

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    Michael Moore

    BirthplaceFlint, Michigan, United States of America

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

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    Tom Selleck

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

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

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    Jana Kramer

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA

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

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    Diana Ross

    Diana Ross

    Age: 76

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

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

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    Sandra Bernhard

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Flint

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

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    Larry Page

    Larry Page

    Age: 47

    BirthplaceEast Lansing, Michigan

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

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    Sherilyn Fenn

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

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    Anthony Kiedis

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

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

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    Jerry Bruckheimer

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    Jerome Leon Bruckheimer (born September 21, 1943) is an American film and television producer.... more on Wikipedia

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    Selma Blair

    BirthplaceSouthfield, Michigan, USA

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

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    Dean Cain

    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 on Wikipedia

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    Rob Van Dam

    BirthplaceBattle Creek, Michigan, United States of America

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    Gilda Radner

    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 on Wikipedia

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    Marlo Thomas

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

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

    Donyale Luna

    Dec. at 34 (1945-1979)

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

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

    Naima Mora

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

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    Sharon Case

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA

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

    BirthplaceMount Clemens, Michigan, United States of America

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    Aileen Wuornos

    Aileen Wuornos

    Dec. at 46 (1956-2002)

    BirthplaceRochester, Michigan, United States of America

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    Charles Lindbergh

    Charles Lindbergh

    Dec. at 72 (1902-1974)

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

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    Age: 63

    BirthplaceBenton Harbor, Michigan, USA

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

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