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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 68 Kevin Delaney Kline is an American actor. He has won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards, and is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee. Kline began his career on stage in 1972 with The ...more

Kimora Lee Simmons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 42 Kimora Lee Simmons is an American former fashion model. She took over Baby Phat after Russell Simmons and was CEO/Creative Director through 2010. In 2011, she was hired as president/Creative ...more

John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 65 John Stephen Goodman is an American actor who is known for his comedic and dramatic roles. Early in his career, he was best known for playing Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne, for ...more

Maya Angelou is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 86 (1928-2014) Maya Angelou was an American author, poet, dancer, actress, and singer. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of ...more

Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 91 Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as "Maybellene", ...more

Akon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 44 Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, known as Akon, is an American R&B and hip hop recording artist, songwriter, and record producer. He rose to prominence ...more

Andy Cohen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 49 Andrew Cohen is a television and film producer.

Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 92 Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is a retired American Major League Baseball catcher, manager, and coach. He played almost his entire 19-year baseball career for the New York Yankees. He is ...more

Phyllis Schlafly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 93 Phyllis McAlpin Stewart Schlafly is an American constitutional lawyer, conservative activist, author, and speaker and founder of the Eagle Forum. She is known for her staunch social and ...more

Kevin Nealon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 64 With his unique sense of humor, profound dry wit, and likable demeanor, Kevin Nealon has established himself as one of the premier television, theatrical, and stand up comedians of his ...more

Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 82 (1929-2011) Richard Hirschfeld "Dick" Williams was an American left fielder, third baseman, manager, coach and front office consultant in Major League Baseball. Known especially as a hard-driving, ...more

Pooja Kumar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 41 Pooja Kumar is an American actress, producer, model and television hostess. She was crowned Miss India USA and has been a VJ for Channel V, a newsreader on the show Namaste America and has ...more

Deanna Baker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 68

Robert Guillaume is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 90 Robert Guillaume is an American stage and television actor, known for his role as Benson on the TV-series Soap and the spin-off Benson, voicing the mandrill Rafiki in The Lion King and as Isaac ...more

Harry Caray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 84 (1914-1998) Harry Caray, born Harry Christopher Carabina was an American baseball broadcaster on radio and television. He covered four Major League Baseball teams, beginning with 25 years of calling the ...more

Evan Peters is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 31 Evan Peters is an American actor. He made his acting debut in the 2004 drama film Clipping Adam and starred in the ABC science fiction TV series Invasion from 2005 to 2006. He is best known for ...more

Sherry Arnett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 53 Sherry Arnett (born October 2, 1964 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its January 1986 issue.

Ruth Guerri is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 60

Keith Boykin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 52 Keith Boykin is an American broadcaster, author and commentator. He was editor of The Daily Voice, a CNBC contributor, and a co-host of the BET TV talk show My Two Cents.

Demetrious Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 56 Demetrious Khrisna Johnson (born August 13, 1986) is an American former freestyle wrestler and current professional mixed martial artist. He is the first and the current Flyweight Champion of ...more

John Doerr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 66 John Doerr is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. He’s optimistic, enthusiastic and energetic. John joined KPCB in 1980, and with KPCB’s partners backed many of America’s best ...more

Joe Garagiola, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 92 Joe Garagiola is an actor.

Evan Bourne is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 35 Matthew Joseph "Matt" Korklan is an American professional wrestler, best known for working for WWE under the ring name Evan Bourne. He now works for Ring of Honor as Matt Sydal. ...more

Joyce Meyer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 74 Joyce Meyer is a Charismatic Christian author and speaker. Meyer and her husband Dave have four grown children, and live outside St. Louis, Missouri. Her ministry is headquartered near the St. ...more

Steve Wright is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 56 Stephen Hough Wright is a former American football offensive tackle and offensive guard. A 1977 graduate of Wayzata High School, he played college football at Northern Iowa and then played ten ...more

Brooke Tessmacher is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 33 Brooke Nichole Adams is an American model and professional wrestler, currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ring name, Brooke. She previously worked for World Wrestling ...more

Michael McDonald is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 66 Michael McDonald is an American singer and songwriter. McDonald is known for his soulful baritone and the richness of his voice in the higher registers. His early career included singing vocals ...more

Bert Convy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 58 (1933-1991) Bernard Whalen "Bert" Convy was an American actor, singer, game show host and panelist known for his tenure as the host for Tattletales, Super Password, and Win, Lose or Draw.

Robert L. Behnken is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 47 Robert Louis "Bob" Behnken is a United States Air Force officer, NASA astronaut and Chief of the Astronaut Office. Behnken holds a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering and has reached the ...more

Joe Torry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 52 Joe Torry is an American actor and comedian.

Faye Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 65 Faye Marder Kellerman is an American writer of mystery novels, in particular the "Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus" series as well as three non-series books, The Quality of Mercy, Moon Music ...more

Kelly Stables is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 40 Kelly Michelle Stables is an American actress known for both stage and film acting. She is known for her roles as Melissa on Two and a Half Men, and as Eden Konkler on The Exes.

Edward J. Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 62 (1942-2004) Edward Joseph Hoffman helped invent the first human PET scanner, a commonly used whole-body scanning procedure for detecting diseases like cancer. Hoffman, with Michael Phelps, developed the ...more

Otto Schmitt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 85 (1913-1998) Otto Herbert Schmitt was an American inventor, engineer, and biophysicist known for his scientific contributions to biophysics and for establishing the field of biomedical engineering. Schmitt ...more

Annie Wersching is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 41 Annie Wersching is an American actress known for her role as FBI special agent Renee Walker on the American television series 24.

Colleen J. McElroy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 83 Colleen J. McElroy is an American poet, short story writer, editor, memoirist.

Sara Teasdale is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 49 (1884-1933) Sara Teasdale was an American lyric poet. She was born Sara Trevor Teasdale in St. Louis, Missouri, and used the name Sara Teasdale Filsinger after her marriage in 1914.

Danielle Bunten Berry is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 49 (1949-1998) Danielle Bunten Berry, born Daniel Paul Bunten, and also known as Dan Bunten, was an American game designer and programmer, known for the 1983 game M.U.L.E., and 1984's The Seven Cities of Gold. ...more

David Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 56 David Kaufman is an American voice-over artist and character actor, best known for his roles as the voice of Danny Fenton on Danny Phantom, the voice of Maggie's brother Aldrin on The Buzz on ...more

Eric Greitens is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 43 Eric Robert Greitens is a nonprofit leader, author, speaker, and United States Navy SEAL who lives in St. Louis, Missouri. He is a former Truman Scholar and Rhodes Scholar and the founder of the ...more

Scott Bakula is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 63 Scott Stewart Bakula is an American actor known for his role as Sam Beckett in the television series Quantum Leap and for the role of Captain Jonathan Archer in Star Trek: Enterprise. Bakula has ...more

Skip Caray is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 69 (1939-2008) Harry Christopher "Skip" Caray, Jr. was an American sportscaster, best known for his long career as a radio and television play-by-play announcer for the Atlanta Braves of Major League ...more

David Schramm is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 52 (1945-1997) David Norman Schramm was an American astrophysicist and educator, and one of the world's foremost experts on the Big Bang theory. Schramm was a pioneer in the study of Big Bang nucleosynthesis ...more

Bessie Potter Vonnoh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 83 (1872-1955) Bessie Potter Vonnoh was an American sculptor best known for her small bronzes, mostly of domestic scenes, and for her garden fountains.

Thomas Eagleton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 78 (1929-2007) Thomas Francis Eagleton was a United States Senator from Missouri, serving from 1968 to 1987. He is best remembered for briefly being the Democratic vice presidential nominee under George ...more

Freddie Blassie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 85 (1918-2003) Frederick Kenneth Blassie, better known as "Classy" Freddie Blassie, was an American professional wrestling villain and manager born in St. Louis, Missouri. Renowned as "The ...more

Juan M. Garcia III is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 51 Juan Manuel Garcia III was a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing the 32nd District from 2007 until 2009, and is the current United States Assistant Secretary of ...more

Kate Chopin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 54 (1850-1904) Kate Chopin, born Katherine O'Flaherty, was a U.S. author of short stories and novels. She is now considered by some to have been a forerunner of the feminist authors of the 20th century of ...more

Maureen Chiquet is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
age 55 Maureen Chiquet is the CEO of fashion house Chanel, a role she has been in since 2007. She is also the CEO of the clothing chain Peek Aren't You Curious Inc.

David Merrick is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
Dec. at 89 (1911-2000) David Merrick was a prolific Tony Award-winning American theatrical producer.