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Famous People From St. Louis

Updated October 19, 2018 59.4k views988 items

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.
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  • Kevin Kline is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947) is an American actor and singer. He has won an... more on Wikipedia
  • Kimora Lee Simmons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Kimora Lee Leissner (née Perkins, formerly Simmons; born May 4, 1975), known professionally as... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    John Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952) is an American actor and voice artist. Early in his... more on Wikipedia
  • Maya Angelou is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    Maya Angelou

    Dec. at 86 (1928-2014)

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Maya Angelou ( (listen); born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Charles Edward Anderson Berry (October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017) was an American singer and... more on Wikipedia

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

    Akon

    Age: 47

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam (; born April 16, 1973) is an American singer, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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

    Andy Cohen

    Age: 52

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Andrew Joseph Cohen (born June 2, 1968) is an American radio and television talk show host,... more on Wikipedia

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

    Yogi Berra

    Age: 95

    BirthplaceThe Hill, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (May 12, 1925 – September 22, 2015) was an American professional... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Phyllis Stewart Schlafly (; born Phyllis McAlpin Stewart; August 15, 1924 – September 5, 2016)... more on Wikipedia
  • Kevin Nealon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Kevin Nealon (; born November 18, 1953) is an American comedian and actor. He was a cast... more on Wikipedia

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  • Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    Dick Williams

    Dec. at 82 (1929-2011)

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Richard Hirschfeld Williams (May 7, 1929 – July 7, 2011) was an American left fielder, third... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceUSA, St. Louis, Missouri

    Pooja Kumar is an Indo-American actress known for her work in Indian films. After winning the... more on Wikipedia
  • Robert Guillaume is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    Robert Guillaume

    Age: 92

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, USA

    Robert Guillaume (born Robert Peter Williams; November 30, 1927 – October 24, 2017) was an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Caray is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    Harry Caray

    Dec. at 84 (1914-1998)

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Harry Caray (born Harry Christopher Carabina; March 1, 1914 – February 18, 1998) was an... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Evan Thomas Peters (born January 20, 1987) is an American actor, best known for his multiple... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Keith Boykin (born August 28, 1965) is an American progressive broadcaster, author and... more on Wikipedia
  • Demetrious Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Demetrious Johnson (born July 21, 1961) is a former professional American football player.... more on Wikipedia

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

    John Doerr

    Age: 69

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    L. John Doerr (born June 29, 1951) is an American investor and venture capitalist at Kleiner... more on Wikipedia
  • Joe Garagiola, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Joseph Henry Garagiola Sr. (February 12, 1926 – March 23, 2016) was an American professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Evan Bourne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
    Matthew Joseph Korklan (born March 19, 1983) is an American professional wrestler who performs... more on Wikipedia
  • Joyce Meyer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Joyce Meyer (born Pauline Joyce Hutchison; June 4, 1943) is an American Charismatic Christian... more on Wikipedia
  • Steve Wright is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Steven Wright (born 1955) is an American comedian and actor. Steven or Steve Wright may also... more on Wikipedia
  • Brooke Tessmacher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From St. Louis
    Brooke Nichole Adams (born December 4, 1984), is an American model and professional wrestler,... more on Wikipedia
  • Michael McDonald is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Michael McDonald (born February 12, 1952) is an American singer-songwriter, keyboardist, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Bert Convy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From St. Louis

    Bert Convy

    Dec. at 58 (1933-1991)

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Bernard Whalen "Bert" Convy (July 23, 1933 – July 15, 1991) was an American actor, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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