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Famous People From Minnesota

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

This list contains people like Kris Moe and Carmen Mauro.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Minnesota?" or "Which celebrities were born in Minnesota?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Vince Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Age: 48

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Dec. at 47 (1922-1969)

Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States of America

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Jessica Lange is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Rachael Leigh Cook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Cheryl Tiegs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Age: 71

Birthplace: Breckenridge, Minnesota, United States of America

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Josh Hartnett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Jane Russell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Dec. at 90 (1921-2011)

Birthplace: Bemidji, Minnesota, United States of America

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Mitch Hedberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Dec. at 37 (1968-2005)

Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

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Charles M. Schulz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Carl Panzram is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Dec. at 39 (1891-1930)

Birthplace: Minnesota

Kevin Sorbo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Kevin Sorbo Age: 60

Birthplace: Mound, Minnesota, United States of America

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Seann William Scott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Age: 42

Birthplace: Cottage Grove, Minnesota, United States of America

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Arlene Dahl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Age: 93

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Louie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Louie Anderson Age: 65

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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James Arness is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Dec. at 88 (1923-2011)

Birthplace: Minneapolis, USA, Minnesota

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David Brudnoy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Dec. at 64 (1940-2004)

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Richard Widmark is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Dec. at 94 (1914-2008)

Birthplace: Sunrise Township, Minnesota, United States of America

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Carol Bartz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Age: 70

Birthplace: Winona, Minnesota

David Durenberger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Joel Coen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Age: 64

Birthplace: St. Louis Park, Minnesota, United States of America

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Lili St. Cyr is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Dec. at 81 (1918-1999)

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Gig Young is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Dec. at 65 (1913-1978)

Birthplace: St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States of America

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Sinclair Lewis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Dec. at 66 (1885-1951)

Birthplace: Sauk Centre, Minnesota, United States of America

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Minor White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Minnesota
Dec. at 68 (1908-1976)

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota