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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.

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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
Mayte Michelle Rodriguez, better known as Michelle Rodriguez, is an American actress, screenwriter, and DJ. She got her breakout role as a troubled boxer in the independent film Girlfight, which ...more
Carol Burnett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 85
Carol Creighton Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer. She is best known for her long-running TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, for CBS. She has achieved success on ...more
Jared Padalecki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 36
Jared Tristan Padalecki is an American actor. He grew up in Texas and rose to fame in the early 2000s after appearing on the television series Gilmore Girls as well as such films as New York ...more
Joan Crawford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Died at 73 (1904-1977)
Joan Crawford was an American film and television actress who started as a dancer and stage chorine. Beginning her career as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting as a ...more
Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 56
Randal Howard "Rand" Paul is an American physician and politician from Kentucky. In office since 2011, Paul currently serves in the United States Senate as a member of the Republican ...more
Jessica Drake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 44
Jessica Drake is the stage name of an American pornographic actress, film director, screenwriter, sex educator, and radio personality.
Rachel Roxxx is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 35
Rachel Roxxx is the stage name of an American pornographic actress.
Austin Mahone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 22
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.
Suzy Parker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Dec. at 71 (1932-2003)
Suzy Parker was an American model and actress active from 1947 into the early 1960s. Her modeling career reached its zenith during the 1950s, when she appeared on the cover of dozens of ...more
Rita Jenrette is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 69
Rita Jenrette, born Rita Carpenter, November 25, 1949 in San Antonio, Texas is an American celebrity, actor, television journalist, and real estate executive. She is most famous for the ...more
Aaron Ross is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 36
Aaron Jermaine Ross is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football ...more
Rodney Alcala is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 75
Rodney James Alcala is a convicted rapist and serial killer. He was sentenced to death in California in 2010 for five murders committed in that state between 1977 and 1979. In 2013 he received ...more
Henry Thomas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 47
Henry Jackson Thomas, Jr. is an American actor and musician. He has appeared in over 40 films and is best known for his role as Elliott Taylor in Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, ...more
Robert Cade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Dec. at 80 (1927-2007)
James Robert Cade was an American physician, university professor, research scientist and inventor. Cade, a native of Texas, earned his bachelor and medical degrees, and became a professor of ...more
Gina Ryder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 42
Gina Ryder is an American pornographic actress. She has worked for Adam & Eve, Wicked, Vivid, Sin City, Cal Vista/Metro, and Legend amongst others. She also appears on The Erotic Network, ...more
Tabitha Soren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 48
Tabitha Soren, married name Tabitha Soren Lewis, is a photographer and former reporter for MTV News. She is perhaps best known as the public face for MTV's "Choose or Lose" campaign ...more
Alberto Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 63
Alberto R. Gonzales was the 80th United States Attorney General, appointed in February 2005 by President George W. Bush, becoming the highest-ranking Hispanic in executive government to date. He ...more
Joseph Benavidez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 34
Joseph Rolando Benavidez 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 Urijah Faber's Team ...more
James Roday is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 42
James Roday is an American actor, director and screenwriter. He starred on the USA Network series Psych as hyper-observant consultant detective and fake psychic Shawn Spencer.
Deborah Howell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Dec. at 69 (1941-2010)
Deborah Howell 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 at the IWMF.
Whitley Strieber is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 73
Louis Whitley Strieber 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 with non-human ...more
Robert Swenson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Dec. at 40 (1957-1997)
Robert Alexander "Jeep" Swenson, Jr. was an American professional wrestler, stuntman, and actor.
David Wesley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 48
David Barakau Wesley 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 Pelicans. He is the cousin ...more
José Lothario is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 84
Guadalupe Robledo is a Mexican former professional wrestler, best known by the ring name of Jose Lothario.
Don Mischer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
age 78
Donald Leo "Don" Mischer is an American internationally acclaimed producer and director of television and live events.