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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

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Mayte Michelle Rodriguez (born July 12, 1978) is an American actress. Her breakout role was as...  more

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  • Carol Burnett

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer and...  more

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  • Jared Padalecki

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Jared Tristan Padalecki (born July 19, 1982) is an American actor. He is best known for...  more

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  • Joan Crawford

    Joan Crawford

    Dec. at 73 (1904-1977)

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur; March 23, c. 1904 – May 10, 1977) was an American...  more

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  • Rand Paul

    Rand Paul

    Age: 57

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Randal Howard Paul (born January 7, 1963) is an American politician and physician serving as...  more

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  • Austin Mahone

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    Austin Mahone (born April 4, 1996) is an American pop singer-songwriter. He is currently...  more
  • Suzy Parker

    Suzy Parker

    Dec. at 71 (1932-2003)

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Suzy Parker (born Cecilia Ann Renee Parker; October 28, 1932 – May 3, 2003) was an American...  more
  • Rita Jenrette

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Rita Jenrette (née Carpenter, born November 25, 1949) is an American celebrity, actress,...  more
  • Aaron Ross

    Aaron Ross

    Age: 38

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    Aaron Jermaine Ross (born September 15, 1982) is a former American football cornerback. He was...  more
  • Rodney Alcala

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    Rodney James Alcala (born Rodrigo Jacques Alcala Buquor; August 23, 1943) is an American...  more

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  • Henry Thomas

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, USA

    Henry Jackson Thomas Jr. (born September 9, 1971) is an American actor and musician. He is...  more

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  • Robert Cade

    Robert Cade

    Dec. at 80 (1927-2007)

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    James Robert Cade (September 26, 1927 – November 27, 2007) was an American physician,...  more
  • Tabitha Soren

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Tabitha Soren Lewis (born Tabitha Lee Sornberger; August 19, 1967) is an American fine art...  more
  • Alberto Gonzales

    BirthplaceTexas, Area code 210, Contiguous United States, Comal County, San Antonio

    Alberto R. Gonzales (born August 4, 1955) is an American lawyer who served as the 80th United...  more
  • Joseph Benavidez

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Joseph Rolando Benavidez (born July 31, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist. After...  more
  • James Roday

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    James David Rodriguez (; born April 4, 1976), known professionally as James Roday, is an...  more

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  • Deborah Howell

    Dec. at 69 (1941-2010)

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    Deborah Howell (January 15, 1941 – January 2, 2010) was a long-time newswoman and editor who...  more
  • Whitley Strieber

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Louis Whitley Strieber (; born June 13, 1945) is an American writer best known for his horror...  more
  • Robert Swenson

    Robert Swenson

    Dec. at 40 (1957-1997)
    Robert Alexander Swenson Jr. (January 5, 1957 – August 18, 1997) was an American professional...  more
  • David Wesley

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    David Barakau Wesley (born November 14, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
  • José Lothario

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    Guadalupe Robledo (December 12, 1934 – November 6, 2018) was a Mexican professional wrestler,...  more
  • BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

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  • Holly Hallstrom

    Holly Hallstrom

    Age: 68

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, USA

    Holly Anne Hallstrom (born August 24, 1952) is an American former model. She was one of the...  more
  • Christopher Cross

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Christopher Cross (born Christopher Charles Geppert; May 3, 1951) is an American...  more

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  • Marcos Witt

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Marcos Witt is an American Christian music singer and pastor. Marcos is considered the most...  more

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