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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.
Brad Pitt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 55
William Bradley "Brad" Pitt is an American actor and producer. He has been described as one of the world's most attractive men, a label for which he has received substantial media ...more
Ron Howard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 64
Ronald William "Ron" Howard is an American film director, producer and actor. He came to prominence playing Opie Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show for eight years, and later ...more
Phil McGraw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 68
Phillip Calvin "Phil" McGraw, known as Dr. Phil, is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show Dr. Phil, which debuted in 2002. ...more
Ashlynn Brooke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 33
Ashlynn Brooke is an American former actress, feature dancer, and model.
Jeanne Tripplehorn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 55
Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn is an American film and television actress. Her film career began with the role of a police psychologist in the thriller Basic Instinct, The Firm, and Waterworld. On ...more
Kristin Chenoweth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 50
Kristin Dawn Chenoweth is an American actress and singer, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. In 1999, she won a Tony Award for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good ...more
James Marsden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 45
James Paul Marsden is an American actor, singer and former Versace model. Marsden began his acting career guest-starring in multiple television shows such as Saved by the Bell: The New Class, ...more
Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 69
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
J.C. Watts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 61
Julius Caesar "J. C." Watts, Jr. is an American politician from Oklahoma who was a college football quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners and later played professionally in the Canadian ...more
Cornel West is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 65
Cornel Ronald West is an American philosopher, academic, activist, author, public intellectual, and prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America. The son of a Baptist minister, West ...more
Taylor Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 47
Taylor Armstrong was born in Oklahoma and married husband Russel in 2005. The couple have a daughter, Kennedy, together. Armstrong was the victim of domestic violence when she was a child. ...more
Hoda Kotb is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 54
Hoda Kotb is an Egyptian-American television news anchor and TV host known as the co-host of the Today Show's fourth hour with Kathie Lee Gifford. She won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2010 as part of ...more
Jennifer Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
Dec. at 90 (1919-2009)
Jennifer Jones, also known as Jennifer Jones Simon, was an American Oscar-winning actress during the Hollywood golden years. Jones, who won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance ...more
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
Dec. at 64 (1931-1995)
Mickey Charles Mantle, nicknamed "The Commerce Comet" or "The Mick", was an American Major League Baseball centerfielder and first baseman for the New York Yankees for 18 ...more
S. Robson Walton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 74
Samuel Robson "Rob" Walton is an American businessman and is the eldest son of Helen Walton and Sam Walton, founder of Walmart, the world's largest retailer. He is Chairman of the ...more
Wes Welker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
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
Wahoo McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
Dec. at 64 (1938-2002)
Edward "Wahoo" McDaniel was a Choctaw-Chickasaw Native American who achieved fame as a professional American football player and later as a professional wrestler. He is notable for ...more
Anita Bryant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 78
Anita Jane Bryant is an American singer, former Miss Oklahoma beauty pageant winner, former spokeswoman for the Florida Citrus Commission, and outspoken opponent of homosexuality. She scored ...more
Mae Young is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
Dec. at 91 (1923-2014)
Johnnie Mae Young was an American professional wrestler and an influential pioneer in women's wrestling, helping to increase its popularity during World War II and training many generations of ...more
Thomas P. Stafford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 88
Thomas Patten "Tom" Stafford, is an American former Air Force officer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. He flew aboard two Gemini space flights; and in 1969 was the Commander of Apollo ...more
William R. Pogue is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
Dec. at 84 (1930-2014)
William Reid "Bill" Pogue, was an American astronaut and test pilot who was also an accomplished teacher, public speaker and author.
Jim Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
Died at 65 (1888-1953)
James Francis "Jim" Thorpe was a Sac and Fox athlete of Native American and European ancestry. Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold ...more
Jennifer Miriam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
Vera Miles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
age 88
Vera Miles is an American actress who worked closely with Alfred Hitchcock, most notably as Lila Crane in the classic masterpiece Psycho, reprising the role in the 1983 sequel, Psycho II. Her ...more
Rochelle Hudson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Oklahoma
Dec. 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.