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Famous People From Tucson

Updated June 8, 2017 7.6k views246 items

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

This list has everything from Jovan Stevenson to Jose Miranda.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Tucson?" or "Which celebrities were born in Tucson?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    Age: 59
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    Age: 71
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    Age: 68
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    Age: 65
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    Age: 72
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    Age: 29
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    Age: 52
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