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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.

Barbara Eden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Barbara Eden age 86 - Barbara Eden is an American film, stage, and television actress and singer. She is best known for her starring role of "Jeannie" in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie.

Gabrielle Giffords is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Gabrielle Giffords age 47 - Gabrielle Dee "Gabby" Giffords is a retired American politician from the U.S. state of Arizona. As a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, she represented ...more

Julie Clarke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Julie Clarke age 46

Pablo Francisco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Pablo Francisco age 44 - Pablo Ridson Francisco is a stand-up comedian of Chilean origin. He started his career doing improv in Tempe, Arizona.

Sharon Leal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Sharon Leal age 45 - With her intriguing multicultural beauty and true innocence, multi-talented Sharon Leal is one of the most appealing actresses in Hollywood today. Sharon was born October 17th 1979 in Tucson, ...more

Linda Eder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Linda Eder age 57 - Linda Eder is an American singer and actress. She made her Broadway debut in the musical Jekyll & Hyde, originating the role of Lucy, for which she was nominated for the Drama Desk Award. ...more

Thad Allen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Thad Allen age 69 - Thad Allen appeared in the 2014 documentary film Extreme Realities.

Dan Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Dan Guerrero age 66 - Dan Guerrero is the athletic director for the University of California, Los Angeles. He served as the chairman of the Selection Committee for the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.

Tairia Flowers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Tairia Flowers age 37 - Tairia "Mims" Flowers is an American softball player. She is best known for competing on the Gold medal winning United States National softball team. She played college softball at ...more

Kirby Dick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Kirby Dick age 65 - Kirby Dick is a film director, film producer, film editor and screenwriter.

Barbara Brewster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Barbara Brewster Died at 87 (1918-2005) - Barbara Brewster was an actress.

Pat Hughes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Pat Hughes age 62 - Vergil Patrick "Pat" Hughes has been the play-by-play voice of the Chicago Cubs, working for WGN radio, since 1996. He partnered with color commentator Ron Santo, former Hall of Fame ...more

Tom Udall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Tom Udall age 69 - Thomas Stewart "Tom" Udall is the senior United States Senator from New Mexico and a member of the Democratic Party. First elected to the Senate in 2008, he represented New Mexico's ...more

Alex Kellner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Alex Kellner Died at 72 (1924-1996) - Alexander Raymond Kellner was an American starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics, Cincinnati Redlegs, and St. Louis Cardinals. Kellner ...more

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Will Claye is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Will Claye age 26 - Will Claye is an American track and field athlete of Sierra Leonean descent who competes in the long jump and triple jump. He won a bronze medal in 2011 World Championships in Athletics in ...more

Shelley Duncan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Shelley Duncan age 38 - David Shelley Duncan Is an American professional baseball player. He was a first baseman, outfielder, and designated hitter. Duncan has played for the New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, and ...more

Eleanor Davis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Eleanor Davis age 35 - Eleanor McCutcheon Davis is an American cartoonist and illustrator who creates comic works and other art for both adolescent and adult audiences.

Brenda Hillman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Brenda Hillman age 67 - Brenda Hillman, is an American poet.

Gloria Brewster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Gloria Brewster Died at 78 (1918-1996) - Gloria Brewster was an actress.

Dennis DeConcini is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Dennis DeConcini age 80 - Dennis Webster DeConcini is a former Democratic U.S. Senator from Arizona. The son of former Arizona Supreme Court Judge Evo Anton DeConcini, he represented Arizona in the United States Senate ...more

Nora Slawik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Nora Slawik age 55 - Nora Bayly Slawik is a Minnesota politician, serving as Mayor of Maplewood since January 2014 and former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. From 1997-98 and 2001-2002, she ...more

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Zenna Henderson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Zenna Henderson Died at 66 (1917-1983) - Zenna Chlarson Henderson was an American science fiction and fantasy novella and short story author, and an elementary school teacher.

Michael Thompson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Michael Thompson age 32 - Michael Hayes Thompson is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.

Rebecca Rios is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Rebecca Rios age 50 - Rebecca Rios is an American Democratic politician. She served as Arizona State Senator for District 23 from 2004 to 2010, and served as Minority Whip. Earlier she was a member of the Arizona ...more

Amy E. Duddleston is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Amy E. Duddleston age 52 - Amy E. Duddleston is a film editor.

Melissa d'Arabian is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Melissa d'Arabian age 49 - Melissa Donovan d’Arabian is an American chef and television show host. She is recognized as The Next Food Network Star’s fifth season winner. Following her victory, she went on to host ...more

John Kenneth Stille is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Tucson
John Kenneth Stille Died at 59 (1930-1989) - John Kenneth Stille was an American chemist who discovered the Stille reaction. He received B.A and M.A. degrees from the University of Arizona before serving in the Navy during the Korean War. ...more

Garrett K. Gomez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Garrett K. Gomez age 46 - Garrett Keith Gomez is an American thoroughbred jockey who is currently inactive.

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Woodworth Clum is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Woodworth Clum Died at 68 (1878-1946) - Woodworth Clum was a writer.

Kathryn Knotts is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Kathryn Knotts Died at 49 (1956-2005) - Kathryn Knotts was an actress.

Rico Saccani is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Rico Saccani age 65 - Rico Saccani is an Italian American conductor who served as Music Director/Artistic Adviser of the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra between 1996 and 2005 and was principal guest conductor of the ...more

Caitlin Leverenz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Caitlin Leverenz age 27 - Caitlin Leverenz is an American competition swimmer who specializes in breaststroke and medley events. She was a member of the 2012 United States Olympic team, and won the bronze medal in the ...more

Kevin Leman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Kevin Leman age 40 - Kevin Leman is a screenwriter and television producer.

Roy Brown is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Roy Brown Died at 69 (1932-2001) - Roy Thomas Brown was an American television personality, puppeteer, clown and artist best known for playing "Cooky the Cook" on Chicago's long running Bozo's Circus.

Kenneth W. Bilby is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Kenneth W. Bilby Died at 79 (1918-1997) - Kenneth W. Bilby was a winner of the Legion of Honor, an executive vice president of RCA, and the author of The General, a book on David Sarnoff's role in the creation of RCA and television.

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Colin Porter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Colin Porter age 42 - Colin Frederick Porter is a former American professional baseball player. An outfielder, Porter reached the Major League Baseball level in 2003 with the Houston Astros and also the St. Louis ...more

Blake Martinez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Blake Martinez age 24 - Blake Martinez is an American Football Inside Linebacker for the Stanford Cardinal.

Cedric Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Cedric Gonzalez age 24 - Cedric Gonzalez played as an American football linebacker for Eastern Washington Eagles.

Jim Olander is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Jim Olander age 55 - James Bentley Olander is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and currently a baseball scout. Olander attended Sahuaro High School in Tucson, Arizona. He was selected by Philadelphia ...more

R. Sky Bristol is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Tucson
R. Sky Bristol

Michael Smith is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Michael Smith age 29 - Michael Smith is an American football running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Nandini Nimbkar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Nandini Nimbkar Dr. Nandini Nimbkar is an American academic from India, and current President of the Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute. Dr. Nimbkar started at NARI as a researcher. She became director and ...more

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Steve Paxton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Steve Paxton age 79 - Steve Paxton is an experimental dancer and choreographer. His early background was in gymnastics while his later training included three years with Merce Cunningham and a year with José ...more

Russell Adam Burnham is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Russell Adam Burnham age 38 - Captain Russell Adam Burnham, U.S. Army Physician Assistant, is the great-grandson of Frederick Russell Burnham, D.S.O., the 2003 U.S. Army Soldier of the Year, 2007 U.S. Army Medical Corps NCO ...more

Anthony Sanders is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Anthony Sanders age 44 - Anthony Marcus Sanders is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball. Sanders spent parts of three seasons in the majors with the Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners, along with part of the ...more

Paul Robinson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Paul Robinson age 73 - Paul Harvey Robinson is a former professional American football running back for two seasons in the American Football League and five seasons in the National Football League.

Chelsi Guillen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Chelsi Guillen age 24 - Chelsi Guillen is an American pair skater who competed with partner Danny Curzon.

Steele Hunter is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Steele Hunter age 65 - Steele Hunter is an actor.

Vance Mueller is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Vance Mueller age 53 - Vance Mueller is a retired American football running back.

Eddie Arizmendi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Tucson
Eddie Arizmendi age 32