Famous People Born In Austin

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Tom Ford
(Fashion Designer & Founder of His Eponymous Luxury Brand 'Tom Ford')
Tom Ford
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo

Tom Ford is an American fashion designer. During his time as the creative director at Gucci, Ford saved the fashion house from near bankruptcy and turned it into a powerhouse. In 2006, he established his eponymous luxury brand and has since been referred to as a style icon and fashion icon; he was named in All-TIME 100 Fashion Icons list.

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Dakota Johnson
(Best Known for Her Role in the 'Fifty Shades' Film Series)
Dakota Johnson
117
Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra

Born into a family of actors, Dakota Johnson debuted as a child artist and later began modelling. Her first big hit was the movie, The Social Network but it was the role of Anastasia Steele in the movie, Fifty Shades of Grey, and its two sequels that skyrocketed her fame to an international level. Her other work include the movie, Black Mass and A Bigger Splash.

 3 
Ethan Hawke
(Famous For His Role in 'Before Trilogy')
Ethan Hawke
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Birthdate: November 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio

American actor, Ethan Hawke, is an acclaimed artist and has had a successful career. His breakthrough role was of a school student in the 1989 film Dead Poets Society. Training Day, First Reformed, Boyhood, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight are some of his critically appreciated movies. He has also directed several films and acted in many stage productions.

 4 
Goldust
(American Professional Wrestler)
Goldust
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 5 
Dusty Rhodes
(One of the Greatest Wrestlers and Talkers in the History of Professional Wrestling)
Dusty Rhodes
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 11, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 11, 2015
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Nelly
(Rapper and Singer Known for His Hits: ‘Country Grammar’, ‘Hot in Herre’ and ‘Dilemma’)
Nelly
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 2, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Grammy-winning hip-hop/rap artist Nelly began his career with St. Lunatics. He became a household name after the release of his debut solo album, Country Grammar, in 2000. He ranked third on Billboard’s list of the Top Artist of the Decade and has sold 21 million albums in the U.S.

 7 
Nick Foles
(American Football Player)
Nick Foles
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 8 
Ben McKenzie
(Actor)
Ben McKenzie
9
Birthdate: September 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 9 
Dabney Coleman
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Birthdate: January 3, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Dabney Coleman is best known for his roles in films such as The Towering Inferno and The Beverly Hillbillies. He also delivered an Emmy-nominated role in Buffalo Bill and award-winning roles in Sworn to Silence, The Slap Maxwell Story, and Boardwalk Empire. He is also a skilled tennis player.
 10 
Angus T. Jones
(American Actor Known for His Role as ‘Jake Harper’ in the TV Sitcom ‘Two and a Half Men’)
Angus T. Jones
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Birthdate: October 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Angus T. Jones is an American former actor. As a child actor, he gained international recognition for portraying Jake Harper in one of the most popular CBS sitcoms of all time, Two and a Half Men. Also known for his charity work, Jones has supported outfits, such as the First Star Organization, which helps neglected and abused children.
 11 
Carly Fiorina
(CEO of ‘Hewlett-Packard’, the First Woman to Lead a Fortune Top-20 Company)
Carly Fiorina
10
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 6, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo

Carly Fiorina made history by becoming the first female head of a Dow Jones-listed company when she became the CEO of HP. The daughter of a law professor father, she had initially joined law school but then dropped out to study management. She has also been Ted Cruz’s vice-presidential running mate.

 12 
Glen Powell
(Actor)
Glen Powell
3
Birthdate: October 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
Michelle Forbes
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Birthdate: January 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Actress, Michelle Forbes, is best known for her role in the TV series The Killing, for which she received a Saturn Award. As a young girl, she wanted to become a dancer and received formal training at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She is more active on TV though she has appeared in a few films.

 14 
Amber Heard
(Actress and Ex-Wife of Johnny Depp)
Amber Heard
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Birthdate: April 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus

Amber Heard is an actress who began her career with minor and supporting roles in films and television. She gradually transitioned into lead roles and eventually gained mainstream recognition. Amber, who was briefly married to actor, Johnny Depp, is also an activist and works for LGBTQ rights.

 15 
Night Train Lane
(Football player)
Night Train Lane
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 29, 2002
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 16 
Baker Mayfield
(American Football Quarterback)
Baker Mayfield
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Ann Wolfe
(Boxer)
Ann Wolfe
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 18 
Claire Wineland
(American Activist, Author and Motivational Speaker)
Claire Wineland
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 2, 2018
 19 
Gabriel Luna
(Actor)
Gabriel Luna
2
Birthdate: December 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Ronna McDaniel
(Politician)
Ronna McDaniel
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
 21 
Adriene Mishler
(American Yoga Instructor, Actress and Co-Founder of Yoga Video ‘Find What Feels Good’)
Adriene Mishler
8
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: September 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra

Adriene Mishler is an American actress, entrepreneur, and yoga teacher. She is credited with co-founding Find What Feels Good, a yoga video subscription service, and hosts a YouTube show called Yoga With Adriene. Mishler's beginner-friendly teaching style and laid back personality have made her one of the most popular yoga teachers in America.

 22 
Sam Ehlinger
(American football player)
Sam Ehlinger
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 30, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
Ben Crenshaw
(Retired American Professional Golfer)
Ben Crenshaw
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Ben Crenshaw is an American retired professional golfer who won 19 PGA Tour events, including two major championships; he won the 1984 and 1995 Masters Tournament. He also won three European Tour events during his career. Ben Crenshaw represented the U.S. national team, helping his team win two Ryder Cups. He was honored with the Bob Jones Award in 1991.

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Tobe Hooper
(Director)
Tobe Hooper
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Birthdate: January 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 26, 2017
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 25 
Mehcad Brooks
(Actor)
Mehcad Brooks
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Birthdate: October 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Jay O. Sanders
(Actor)
Jay O. Sanders
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Birthdate: April 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Ellar Coltrane
(Actor)
Ellar Coltrane
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Birthdate: August 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 28 
Mark Manson
(Writer)
Mark Manson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
 29 
Riley Stearns
(American Filmmaker Best Known for Directing the Films ‘Faults’ and ‘The Art of Self-Defense')
Riley Stearns
4
Birthdate: June 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Bryan Clay
(Decathlete Who Was the 2008 Summer Olympic Champion for the Decathlon)
Bryan Clay
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Julie Powell
(Writer)
Julie Powell
1
Birthdate: April 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
 32 
Zachary Scott
(Actor)
Zachary Scott
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Birthdate: February 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 3, 1965
 33 
Kathy Valentine
(Musician)
Kathy Valentine
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 7, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Ricardo Chavira
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Birthdate: September 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Don Baylor
(Baseball player)
Don Baylor
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 7, 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Angela Bettis
(Actress)
Angela Bettis
5
Birthdate: January 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Wes Malott
(American Professional Ten-Pin Bowler)
Wes Malott
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Mickey Madden
(Musician)
Mickey Madden
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
 39 
Joe Johnston
(Director)
Joe Johnston
2
Birthdate: May 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Bob Schieffer
(American Television Journalist)
Bob Schieffer
2
Birthdate: February 25, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Trainwreckstv
(Twitch streamer)
Trainwreckstv
2
Birthdate: December 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Harry Knowles
(Film Critic and Writer Known for His Website Called 'Ain’t It Cool News')
Harry Knowles
2
Birthdate: December 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Chance Morris
(Twitch Star)
Chance Morris
12
Birthdate: February 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Thomas Henderson
(American football player)
Thomas Henderson
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Dick DeGuerin
(Lawyer, University teacher)
Dick DeGuerin
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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ACH
(professional wrestler)
ACH
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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James Kirkland
(Boxer)
James Kirkland
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 48 
Timothy Kopra
(Astronaut)
Timothy Kopra
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
 49 
Elizabeth Rogers
(Actress)
Elizabeth Rogers
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Birthdate: May 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 6, 2004
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Kerry Hyder
(American football player)
Kerry Hyder
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)