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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.
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  • Vince Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota

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  • Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    Judy Garland

    Dec. at 47 (1922-1969)

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Jessica Lange is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    BirthplaceCloquet, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Rachael Leigh Cook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Cheryl Tiegs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    BirthplaceBreckenridge, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Josh Hartnett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

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  • Jane Russell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    Jane Russell

    Dec. at 90 (1921-2011)

    BirthplaceBemidji, Minnesota

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  • Mitch Hedberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    Mitch Hedberg

    Dec. at 37 (1968-2005)

    BirthplaceSaint 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

    Charles M. Schulz

    Dec. at 78 (1922-2000)

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Carl Panzram is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    Carl Panzram

    Dec. at 39 (1891-1930)

    BirthplaceMinnesota

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

    Kevin Sorbo

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceMound, Minnesota, United States of America

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

    BirthplaceCottage Grove, Minnesota, United States of America

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

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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

    Louie Anderson

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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  • James Arness is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    James Arness

    Dec. at 88 (1923-2011)

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • David Brudnoy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    David Brudnoy

    Dec. at 64 (1940-2004)

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota

  • Richard Widmark is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    Richard Widmark

    Dec. at 94 (1914-2008)

    BirthplaceSunrise Township, Minnesota, United States of America

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

    BirthplaceWinona, Minnesota

  • David Durenberger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    BirthplaceSt. Cloud, Minnesota, USA

  • Joel Coen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    Joel Coen

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceSt. Louis Park, Minnesota, United States of America

  • Lili St. Cyr is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    Lili St. Cyr

    Dec. at 81 (1918-1999)

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

  • Gig Young is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    Gig Young

    Dec. at 65 (1913-1978)

    BirthplaceSt. Cloud, Minnesota, United States of America

  • Sinclair Lewis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    Sinclair Lewis

    Dec. at 66 (1885-1951)

    BirthplaceSauk Centre, Minnesota, United States of America

  • Minor White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Minnesota

    Minor White

    Dec. at 68 (1908-1976)

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota

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