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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
Michelle Rodriguez age 38 - 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

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Carol Burnett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Carol Burnett age 83 - 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
Jared Padalecki age 34 - 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
Joan Crawford 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
Rand Paul age 54 - 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
Jessica Drake age 42 - 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
Rachel Roxxx age 32 - 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
Austin Mahone age 20 - Austin Mahone 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
Suzy Parker Died 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
Rita Jenrette age 66 - 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
Aaron Ross age 34 - 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
Rodney Alcala age 73 - 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
Henry Thomas age 45 - 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
Robert Cade Died 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
Gina Ryder age 40 - 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

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Tabitha Soren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Tabitha Soren 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
Alberto Gonzales age 61 - 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
Joseph Benavidez age 32 - 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
James Roday age 39 - 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
Deborah Howell Died 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
Whitley Strieber age 71 - 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
Robert Swenson Died 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
David Wesley age 45 - 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
José Lothario age 82 - 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
Don Mischer age 75 - Donald Leo "Don" Mischer is an American internationally acclaimed producer and director of television and live events.

Holly Hallstrom is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Holly Hallstrom age 64 - Holly Anne Hallstrom was one of the models on the daytime game show The Price Is Right, from 1977–1995.

Christopher Cross is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Christopher Cross age 65 - Christopher Cross is an American singer-songwriter from San Antonio, Texas. His debut album earned him five Grammy Awards. He is perhaps best known for his US Top Ten hit songs, "Ride Like ...more

Marcos Witt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Marcos Witt age 54 - Marcos Witt is an American five-time Latin Grammy Award-winning Christian singer and pastor.

Rick Riordan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Rick Riordan age 52 - Richard Russell "Rick" Riordan, Jr. is an American author best known for writing the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series. He also wrote the adult mystery series Tres Navarre and ...more

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John E. Blaha is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
John E. Blaha age 73 - John Elmer Blaha is a retired United States Air Force colonel and a former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of six Space Shuttle missions and a stay on the Mir space station. Married to the ...more

Jesse Belvin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Jesse Belvin Died at 28 (1932-1960) - Jesse Lorenzo Belvin was an American R&B singer, pianist and songwriter popular in the 1950s, whose success was cut short by his death in a car crash aged 27.

Glenn A. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Glenn A. Jordan age 81 - Glenn Jordan is an American television director and producer. Born in San Antonio, Texas, Jordan directed multiple episodes of Family and has helmed numerous television movies, several based on ...more

Eric Alva is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Eric Alva age 46 - Staff Sergeant Eric Fidelis Alva was the first Marine seriously injured in the Iraq War. On March 21, 2003, he was in charge of 11 Marines in a supply unit when he stepped on a land mine and ...more

Bo Outlaw is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Bo Outlaw age 44 - Charles "Bo" Outlaw is a retired American professional basketball player. Outlaw was known for his athleticism, tenacious defensive approach and sub-par free-throw shooting.

Maury Maverick is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Maury Maverick Died at 59 (1895-1954) - Fontaine Maury Maverick was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas, representing the 20th district from January 3, 1935, to January 3, 1939. He is best ...more

Robert Fitzpatrick is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Robert Fitzpatrick Died at 73 (1937-2010) - Robert Fitzpatrick was born in San Antonio, Texas, brought up in New Jersey and ran away from home and went to New York at the age of 15 where he became an actor off-Broadway. He put himself ...more

Florence Bates is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Florence Bates Died at 66 (1888-1954) - Florence Bates was an American character actress who often played grande dame characters in her films. Born Florence Rabe in San Antonio, Texas, the second child of Jewish immigrants, Bates ...more

Emilio Rivera is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Emilio Rivera age 54 - Emilio Rivera is an American film and television actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Marcus Álvarez in Sons of Anarchy and depiction of Mexican criminals.

Mark McEwen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Mark McEwen age 62 - Mark McEwen is an American TV and radio personality.

Thomas Callister Hales is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Thomas Callister Hales age 57 - Thomas Callister Hales is an American mathematician working on the Langlands program. He is known in the area for having worked on the fundamental lemma, and proving a special case of it over ...more

Will Lee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Will Lee age 63 - William Franklin "Will" Lee IV is an American musician and bassist, best known for his work on the CBS television program Late Show with David Letterman as part of the CBS Orchestra. ...more

John Roddick is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
John Roddick age 40 - John Roddick is an American former professional tennis player and the current head tennis coach at the University of Oklahoma.

Lowell Bekker is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
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Pepe Aguilar is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Pepe Aguilar age 48 - José Antonio Aguilar Jiménez, better known as Pepe Aguilar, is an American-born Mexican singer-songwriter and actor, who works in ranchera, mariachi and pop genres. He is the son ...more

Chris Elley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Chris Elley age 38 - Chris Elley is the founder and current Director of Austin, Texas-based film production company Electro-Fish Media Inc. He holds two Emmy awards and two additional nominations.

Marie Brenner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Marie Brenner age 66 - Marie Brenner is an American author, investigative journalist and writer-at-large for Vanity Fair. She has also written for New York, The New Yorker and the Boston Herald and has taught at ...more

Henry Cisneros is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Henry Cisneros age 68 - Henry Gabriel Cisneros is an American politician and businessman. He served as the mayor of San Antonio, Texas, from 1981 to 1989, the second Latino mayor of a major American city and the city's ...more

Kevin Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Kevin Reynolds age 65 - Kevin Hal Reynolds is an American film director and screenwriter.

Britta Merwin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Britta Merwin KCRA 3 Meteorologist ' ' ' Britta Merwin' ' ' joined the KCRA Weather Team in June 2010, She arrived in Sacramento, CA, Britta was born in San Antonio, TX. Into an Air Force Family, Britta lived ...more

Pam Brown is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From San Antonio
Pam Brown Died at 59 (1952-2011) - Pamela K. "Pam" Brown was a Nebraskan businesswoman and legislator. She served as state senator from Omaha.