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Famous People From San Antonio

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

List includes James Farrimond, Nikki Young and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from San Antonio?" or "Which celebrities were born in San Antonio?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Michelle Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 40

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

Mayte Michelle Rodriguez (born July 12, 1978) is an American actress. Her breakout role was as a troubled boxer in the independent film Girlfight (2000), which was met with critical acclaim and ...more

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Carol Burnett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 85

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer and writer, whose career spans seven decades of television. She is best known for her groundbreaking comedy ...more

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Jared Padalecki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 36

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Jared Tristan Padalecki (born July 19, 1982) is an American actor. He is best known for playing the role of Sam Winchester in the TV series Supernatural. He grew up in Texas and rose to fame in ...more

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Joan Crawford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Dec. at 73 (1904-1977)

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur; March 23, c. 1904 – May 10, 1977) was an American film and television actress who began her career as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before ...more

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Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 56

Birthplace: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Area code 412, Contiguous United States, United States of America, + more

Randal Howard Paul (born January 7, 1963) is an American politician and physician serving as the junior United States Senator from Kentucky since 2011, alongside Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. ...more

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Austin Mahone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 22

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

Austin Mahone (born April 4, 1996) is an American pop singer-songwriter. He is currently signed to Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records.

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Suzy Parker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Dec. at 71 (1932-2003)

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Suzy Parker (born Cecilia Ann Renee Parker; October 28, 1932 – May 3, 2003) was an American model and actress active from 1947 into the early 1960s. Her modeling career reached its zenith during ...more

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Rita Jenrette is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 69

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Rita Jenrette (née Carpenter, born November 25, 1949) is an American celebrity, actress, television journalist, real estate executive, and proponent of architectural restoration. She is ...more
Aaron Ross is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 33

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

Aaron Jermaine Ross (born September 15, 1982) is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He won Super Bowl XLII and ...more
Rodney Alcala is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 75

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

Rodney James Alcala (born Rodrigo Jacques Alcala Buquor; August 23, 1943) is an American convicted rapist and serial killer. He was sentenced to death in California in 2010 for five murders ...more
Henry Thomas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 47

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

Henry Jackson Thomas Jr. (born September 9, 1971) is an American actor and musician. He is best known for his breakout role in Steven Spielberg's film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

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Robert Cade is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Dec. at 80 (1927-2007)

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

James Robert Cade (September 26, 1927 – November 27, 2007) was an American physician, university professor, research scientist and inventor. Cade, a native of Texas, earned his bachelor and ...more
Tabitha Soren is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 51

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Tabitha Soren Lewis (born Tabitha Lee Sornberger; August 19, 1967) is an American fine art photographer and former reporter for MTV News, ABC News and NBC News.
Alberto Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 63

Birthplace: Texas, Area code 210, Contiguous United States, Comal County, San Antonio, + more

Alberto R. Gonzales (born August 4, 1955) is an American lawyer who served as the 80th United States Attorney General, appointed in February 2005 by President George W. Bush, becoming the ...more
Joseph Benavidez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 34

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, USA

Joseph Rolando Benavidez (born July 31, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist. After fighting in smaller shows while working as a screen printer in Las Cruces, New Mexico, he joined up with ...more
James Roday is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 42

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

James David Rodriguez (; born April 4, 1976), known professionally as James Roday, is an American actor, director and screenwriter. He starred on the USA Network series Psych as hyper-observant ...more

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Deborah Howell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Dec. at 69 (1941-2010)

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

Deborah Howell (January 15, 1941 – January 2, 2010) was a long-time newswoman and editor who served for three years as the ombudsman for The Washington Post. Howell is a Board Member In Memoriam ...more
Whitley Strieber is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 73

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

Louis Whitley Strieber (; born June 13, 1945) is an American writer best known for his horror novels The Wolfen and The Hunger and for Communion, a non-fiction account of his alleged experiences ...more
Robert Swenson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Dec. at 40 (1957-1997)
Robert Alexander Swenson Jr. (January 5, 1957 – August 18, 1997) was an American professional wrestler, stuntman and actor.
David Wesley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 48

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

David Barakau Wesley (born November 14, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA and CBA. He is the current television color analyst for the New Orleans ...more

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José Lothario is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 84

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

Guadalupe Robledo (December 12, 1934 – November 6, 2018) was a Mexican professional wrestler, best known by the ring name of Jose Lothario. He performed for such promotions as the NWA and the
Don Mischer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 78

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

Mischer leads here. For the specialized treatment for diseases of the brain and spine, see Mischer Neuroscience InstituteDonald Leo "Don" Mischer (born March 5, 1940) is an American ...more
Holly Hallstrom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Holly Hallstrom Age: 66

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Holly Anne Hallstrom (born August 24, 1952) is an American former model. She was one of the models ("Barker's Beauties") on the daytime game show The Price Is Right, from 1977 to
Christopher Cross is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 67

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Christopher Cross (born Christopher Charles Geppert; May 3, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter from San Antonio, Texas. Cross won five Grammy Awards for his eponymous debut album released in ...more

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Marcos Witt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Age: 56

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Marcos Witt is an American Christian music singer and pastor. Marcos is considered the most influential and famous Spanish speaking figure of Christian music.