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

Everything from Billy Bajema to Petah Coyne is included on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Oklahoma City?" or "Which celebrities were born in Oklahoma City?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Elizabeth Warren age 67 - Elizabeth Ann Warren is an American academic and politician who is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. She was previously a Harvard Law ...more

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Wes Welker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Wes Welker age 34 - Wesley Carter "Wes" Welker is an American football wide receiver and return specialist who is currently a free agent. He played college football for Texas Tech University and was ...more

Jennifer Miriam is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City

Rochelle Hudson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Rochelle Hudson Died at 56 (1916-1972) - Rochelle Hudson was an American film actress from the 1930s through the 1960s. Hudson was a WAMPAS Baby Star in 1931.

Ralph Ellison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Ralph Ellison Died at 81 (1913-1994) - Ralph Waldo Ellison was an American novelist, literary critic, scholar and writer. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Ellison is best known for his novel Invisible Man, which won the ...more

Blake Griffin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Blake Griffin age 28 - Blake Austin Griffin is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the ...more

Ray William Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Ray William Johnson age 34 - Ray William Johnson is an American video blogger, producer, and actor best known for his YouTube series Equals Three, in which he provided commentary on viral videos. Many of the videos featured ...more

Patrick Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Patrick Flanagan age 71 - Patrick Flanagan is an American New Age author and inventor. Flanagan has written books focused on Egyptian sacred geometry and Pyramidology. He holds several patents as an inventor. He is also ...more

Tisha Campbell-Martin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Tisha Campbell-Martin age 47 - Tisha Michelle Campbell-Martin is an American actress and singer. She is known for her starring roles in the FOX television series Martin as Gina Waters-Payne from 1992 to 1997; and as Janet ...more

Bullet Rogan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Bullet Rogan Died at 74 (1893-1967) - Charles Wilber "Bullet" Rogan, also known as "Bullet Joe", was an American pitcher and outfielder for the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro baseball leagues from 1920 to ...more

William A. Martin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
William A. Martin Died at 43 (1938-1981) - Co-founder of the Macsyma project in 1968.

Ronald Fagin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Ronald Fagin age 71 - Ronald Fagin is an American computer scientist and IBM Fellow at the IBM Almaden Research Center. He is best known for his pioneering work in database theory, finite model theory, and reasoning ...more

Daphne Bloomer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Daphne Bloomer age 42 - Daphne Bloomer is an American actress known for appearing on the soap opera Days of Our Lives. Ms. Bloomer's first taste of acting came when she was in school at Monroney Junior High in Midwest ...more

Dan Hampton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Dan Hampton age 58 - Daniel Oliver Hampton also known as "Danimal" is a retired Hall of Fame American football defensive tackle who played twelve seasons for the Chicago Bears from 1979 to 1990 in the ...more

Albert S. Rogell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Albert S. Rogell Died at 87 (1901-1988) - Albert S. Rogell was an American film director of more than a hundred movies between 1921 and 1958.

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Brian Bosworth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Brian Bosworth age 52 - Brian Keith Bosworth, nicknamed "The Boz," is an American former professional football player who played as a linebacker for the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks. He played ...more

Andy Dugan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Andy Dugan age 34 - Andy Dugan is an American actor and filmmaker. He has worked on a variety of branded content as well, writing, directing, and producing short films, commercials, music videos, web serials, and ...more

Dennis Letts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Dennis Letts Died at 74 (1934-2008) - Dennis Letts was an American college professor and actor. In his final months Letts made his Broadway debut in the production of his son Tracy's Pulitzer and Tony winning play August: Osage

James Hampton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
James Hampton age 80 - Jim Hampton is an actor.

Amzie Strickland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Amzie Strickland Died at 87 (1919-2006) - Amzie Strickland was an American character actress who began in radio, made some 650 television appearances, had roles in two dozen films, appeared in numerous television movies and also worked ...more

Bob Duncan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Bob Duncan Died at 72 (1927-1999) - Bob Duncan is a screenwriter.

Don Cherry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Don Cherry Died at 59 (1936-1995) - Donald Eugene Cherry was an American jazz trumpeter. He is well known for his long association with saxophonist Ornette Coleman, which began in the late 1950s. In the 1960s he became a pioneer ...more

Arash Markazi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Arash Markazi age 35 - Arash Markazi is an Iranian-American sports journalist currently writing for ESPN. Markazi, who is of Iranian descent, was born in Oklahoma City and raised in Los Angeles, graduating from Notre ...more

Blake Bailey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Blake Bailey age 53 - Blake Bailey is an American writer. Bailey is widely known for his literary biographies of John Cheever, Richard Yates, and Charles Jackson. He is the editor of the Library of America omnibus ...more

Edward Brandt, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Edward Brandt, Jr. Died at 74 (1933-2007) - Edward N. Brandt, Jr. MD was an American physician, mathematician, and public health administrator. He was appointed acting Surgeon General of the United States from 1981 to 1982, and served as ...more

Richard Lerblance is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Richard Lerblance age 71 - Richard Charles Lerblance was an Oklahoma Senator from District 7, which includes Haskell, Latimer, Pittsburg and Sequoyah counties, since winning a special election to fill the vacancy created ...more

Jesse D. Jennings is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Jesse D. Jennings Died at 88 (1909-1997) - Jesse David Jennings was an American archaeologist and anthropologist. Based at the University of Utah, Jennings is best known for his work on desert west prehistory and his excavation of Danger ...more

Jeff V. Merkey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City

Linda Cavanaugh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Linda Cavanaugh Linda Cavanaugh is an award-winning newscaster for NBC affiliate KFOR-TV, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Cavanaugh anchors the station's weeknight 6:00 and 10:00PM newscasts with Kevin Ogle, and is ...more

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Sam Bradford is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Sam Bradford age 28 - Samuel Jacob "Sam" Bradford is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams first overall in the ...more

Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Joe Carter age 57 - Joseph Christopher Carter is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as an outfielder and first baseman from 1983 to 1998. Carter is most famous for ...more

Heather Wahlquist is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Heather Wahlquist age 39 - Heather Wahlquist is an American film and television actress. She is married to director/writer Nick Cassavetes and has appeared in several of his films. Wahlquist was raised in Oklahoma, where ...more

Paul Hampton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Paul Hampton age 78 - Paul Hampton is an actor, singer, lyricist, screenwriter and film score composer.

Lawrence Wright is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Lawrence Wright age 68 - Lawrence Wright is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, screenwriter, staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, and fellow at the Center for Law and Security at the New York University ...more

Ross Swimmer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Ross Swimmer age 72 - Ross O. Swimmer is the Special Trustee for American Indians at the U.S. Department of the Interior. Swimmer attended the University of Oklahoma, where he received both his Bachelor of Arts and ...more

Bob Kalsu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Bob Kalsu Died at 25 (1945-1970) - James Robert "Bob" Kalsu was an All-American tackle at the University of Oklahoma and an eighth-round draft pick by the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League in 1968. Kalsu was ...more

Frank Kellert is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Frank Kellert Died at 52 (1924-1976) - Frank William Kellert was a Major League Baseball first baseman. He was an alumnus of Oklahoma State University. Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1949, Kellert would ...more

Jim Guy Tucker is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Jim Guy Tucker age 73 - James "Jim" Guy Tucker, Jr. is an Arkansas political figure. He served as the 43rd Governor of Arkansas, the 11th Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, Arkansas Attorney General, and U.S. ...more

Jackson DeGovia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Jackson DeGovia age 76 - Jackson DeGovia is a production designer and film art director.

James J. Kilpatrick is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
James J. Kilpatrick Died at 90 (1920-2010) - James Jackson Kilpatrick was an American newspaper columnist and grammarian. Kilpatrick was born and reared in Oklahoma City and earned a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in ...more

Richard Rutkowski is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Richard Rutkowski age 49 - Richard Rutkowski is a cinematographer.

Billy M. Minter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Billy M. Minter Died at 79 (1926-2005) - Billy Martin Minter was a former General and former deputy commander in chief, United States Air Forces in Europe, and commander of the Allied Air Forces Central Europe, with headquarters at ...more

John Michael Talbot is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
John Michael Talbot age 61 - John Michael Talbot is an American Catholic singer-songwriter, guitarist, author, television presenter and founder of a monastic community known as the Brothers and Sisters of Charity.

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Max Weitzenhoffer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Max Weitzenhoffer age 76 - Max Weitzenhoffer is a theatrical producer.

Dennis Byrd is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Dennis Byrd age 49 - Dennis DeWayne Byrd is a former defensive end and defensive tackle for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He attended college at the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He ...more

Jim Wooldridge is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Jim Wooldridge age 60 - Jim Wooldridge is a former American college basketball coach and the current athletic director at the University of California, Riverside. Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Woolridge ...more

Gerald McCoy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Gerald McCoy age 27 - Gerald Keith McCoy Jr. is an American football defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buccaneers third overall in the 2010 NFL ...more

Oni Faida Lampley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Oni Faida Lampley Died at 49 (1959-2008) - Oni Faida Lampley was an actress.

Tom Colbert is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Tom Colbert age 66 - Tom Colbert is the Chief Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court. He was appointed to the Court's 6 seat in 2004, by Governor Brad Henry and is the first African-American to serve on the court. He ...more

Graham Colton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma City
Graham Colton age 35 - Graham Colton is an American singer-songwriter from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His most recent album, Lonely Ones, was released on January 21, 2014. Colton's songs have been featured on numerous ...more