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

Larry Hughes and Pat Musick are only the beginning of the people on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from St. Louis?" or "Which celebrities were born in St. Louis?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Kevin Kline is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 71

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947) is an American actor and singer. He has won an Academy Award and three Tony Awards and is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee.Kline began ...more

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Kimora Lee Simmons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 43

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Kimora Lee Leissner (née Perkins, formerly Simmons; born May 4, 1975), known professionally as Kimora Lee Simmons, is an American fashion model and fashion designer who took over Baby ...more

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John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 66

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

John Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952) is an American actor and voice artist. Early in his career, he was known for playing Dan Conner on the ABC TV series Roseanne (1988–1997; 2018), for ...more

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Maya Angelou is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 86 (1928-2014)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Maya Angelou ( (listen); born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, ...more

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Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 92

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Charles Edward Anderson Berry (October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017) was an American singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as "Maybellene" ...more

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Akon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 45

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam (; born April 16, 1973) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and actor. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the ...more

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Andy Cohen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 50

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Andrew Joseph Cohen (born June 2, 1968) is an American radio and television talk show host, producer, and writer. He is the host and executive producer of the Bravo's late night talk show, Watch ...more

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Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 93

Birthplace: The Hill, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (May 12, 1925 – September 22, 2015) was an American professional baseball catcher, who later took on the roles of manager and coach. He played 19 seasons in ...more

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Phyllis Schlafly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 94

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Phyllis Stewart Schlafly (; born Phyllis McAlpin Stewart; August 15, 1924 – September 5, 2016) was an American constitutional lawyer and movement conservative. She held staunchly conservative ...more

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Kevin Nealon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 65

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Kevin Nealon (; born November 18, 1953) is an American comedian and actor. He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1986 to 1995, acted in several of the Happy Madison films, played Doug ...more

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Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 82 (1929-2011)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Richard Hirschfeld Williams (May 7, 1929 – July 7, 2011) was an American left fielder, third baseman, manager, coach and front office consultant in Major League Baseball. Known especially as a ...more

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Pooja Kumar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 42

Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri

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Robert Guillaume is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Robert Guillaume Age: 91

Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri

Robert Guillaume (born Robert Peter Williams; November 30, 1927 – October 24, 2017) was an American actor and singer, known for his role as Isaac Jaffe on Sports Night and as Benson in the ...more

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Harry Caray is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 84 (1914-1998)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Harry Caray (born Harry Christopher Carabina; March 1, 1914 – February 18, 1998) was an American sportscaster on radio and television. He covered five Major League Baseball teams, beginning with ...more

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Evan Peters is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 32

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Evan Thomas Peters (born January 20, 1987) is an American actor, best known for his multiple roles on the FX anthology series American Horror Story, Stan Bowes in the first season of the FX ...more

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Keith Boykin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 53

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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Demetrious Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 57

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Demetrious Johnson (born July 21, 1961) is a former professional American football player. Johnson is a native St. Louisan who grew up in the Darst-Webbe Housing Project. He was the youngest of ...more

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John Doerr is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 67

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

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Joe Garagiola, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 93

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Joseph Henry Garagiola Sr. (February 12, 1926 – March 23, 2016) was an American professional baseball catcher, later an announcer and television host, popular for his colorful personality. ...more

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Evan Bourne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 35
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Joyce Meyer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 75

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Joyce Meyer (born Pauline Joyce Hutchison; June 4, 1943) is an American Charismatic Christian author and speaker and president of Joyce Meyer Ministries. Joyce and her husband Dave have four ...more
Steve Wright is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 59

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

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Brooke Tessmacher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 34
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Michael McDonald is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Age: 67

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Michael McDonald (born February 12, 1952) is an American singer-songwriter, keyboardist, and record producer known for his distinctive, soulful voice and as a member of the bands The Doobie ...more

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Bert Convy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 58 (1933-1991)

Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri

Bernard Whalen "Bert" Convy (July 23, 1933 – July 15, 1991) was an American actor, singer, game show host and panelist known for hosting Tattletales, Super Password and Win, Lose or