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Famous People From Oklahoma

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

List is made up of many different people, including Jimmy Webb and St. Vincent.

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