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Famous People From Wyoming

Updated September 15, 2018 36.8k views314 items

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

Geoffrey Lower and Ken Esquibel are included on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Wyoming?" or "Which celebrities were born in Wyoming?" then this list is a great resource for you.
  • Jack R. Gage

    Dec. at 71 (1899-1970)
    Jack Robert Gage (January 13, 1899—March 14, 1970) was an American politician who served as...  more
  • William Hose Flores Sr. (born February 25, 1954), is an American politician who has been the...  more
  • Jennifer L. Smith

    Age: 49
    Jennifer L. Smith is a film casting director....
  • Lloyd Fredendall

    Dec. at 80 (1883-1963)
    Lieutenant General Lloyd Ralston Fredendall (December 28, 1883 – October 4, 1963) was a senior...  more
  • Innis P. Swift

    Dec. at 71 (1882-1953)
    Innis Palmer Swift (February 7, 1882 – November 3, 1953) was a Major General in the United...  more
  • Henry Wriston

    Dec. at 89 (1889-1978)
    Henry Merritt Wriston (July 4, 1889 – March 8, 1978) was an American educator, presidential...  more
  • Jules Bruff is an actress and film producer....  more
  • Matthew Scully

    Age: 61
    Matthew Scully (born March 30, 1959) is an American author, journalist, and speechwriter....  more
  • Rashad Hussain is an American attorney, diplomat, and professor, who served as Associate White...  more
  • Sody Clampett

    Age: 89
    Sody Clampett is an actress, screenwriter, television producer and film score composer....
  • John Wendling

    Age: 37
    John Wendling (born June 4, 1983) is a former American football safety who played in the...  more
  • Sid Laverents

    Dec. at 101 (1908-2009)
    Sidney Nicklas Laverents (August 5, 1908 – May 6, 2009) was an American amateur filmmaker, who...  more
  • James Patrick Johnson (born February 20, 1987) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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  • Ken Sailors

    Age: 99
    Kenneth Lloyd Sailors (January 14, 1921 – January 30, 2016) was an American professional...  more
  • Donald Lee Cockroft (born February 6, 1945) is a former American football punter and...  more
  • Christopher Ken "Chris" Cooley (born July 11, 1982) is a former American football tight end...  more
  • Jon Johnson, MPSE (born October 16, 1954) is an American sound editor of television and...  more
  • Lisa Eisner

    Age: 63
    Lisa Eisner is a film actress....
  • Edgar Herschler

    Dec. at 72 (1918-1990)
    Edgar Jacob Herschler (October 27, 1918 – February 5, 1990), popularly known as "Gov. Ed", was...  more
  • Bertram C. Granger

    Dec. at 75 (1892-1967)
    Bertram C. Granger (March 31, 1892 – October 28, 1967) was an American set decorator. He was...  more
  • Geoffrey Lower

    Age: 57
    Geoffrey Lower is an American actor known for playing Reverend Timothy Johnson on Dr. Quinn,...  more
  • Ralph McCullough

    Dec. at 48 (1895-1943)
    Ralph McCullough was an actor....
  • Jim Crawford

    Age: 85
    James Lee Crawford (August 26, 1935 – June 10, 2018) was a professional American football...  more
  • Kiyoshi Kuromiya

    Dec. at 57 (1943-2000)
    Kiyoshi Kuromiya (May 9, 1943 – May 10, 2000) was a Japanese American author and civil rights...  more
  • Lisa Shepperson

    Age: 45
    Lisa Shepperson (born September 1, 1975) is a Republican member of the Wyoming House of...  more