Famous People Born In Dallas

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Drew Brees
(American Former Football Quarterback)
Drew Brees
46
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn

After 5 years with the San Diego Chargers, NFL quarterback Drew Brees joined the New Orleans Saints. In 2010, he was the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year and the co-chair of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. Drew is considered one of the best passers in NFL.

 2 
Gina Carano
(Actress, Mixed Martial Artist)
Gina Carano
76
Birthdate: April 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries

A former mixed martial artist, Gina Carano went on to become an actress; she uses her martial arts skills to perform stunts in popular action movies. Before becoming an actress, she was quite popular in the MMA scene, being termed the face of women's MMA. In 2008, she was named in a Top 10 Influential Women list.

 3 
Usher
(Singer-Songwriter)
Usher
42
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 4 
Nick Jonas
(Singer, One of the Jonas Brothers)
Nick Jonas
194
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo

American singer and actor, Nick Jonas is one of the three members of the popular American pop rock band Jonas Brothers which has released five studio albums and worked in two successful Disney’s television films. When the band disbanded for sometime, Nick released solo albums, founded a record label and furthered his acting career with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

 5 
Owen Wilson
(Famous for Starring in Comedies Like ‘The Royal Tenenbaums,’ ‘Wedding Crashers,’ and ‘Zoolander’)
Owen Wilson
66
Birthdate: November 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Comic actor, screenwriter and producer, Owen Wilson has earned praise for acting in movies like Wedding Crashers, Midnight in Paris, Inherent Vice and The Royal Tenenbaums, the last of which he also co-wrote with his long-time friend, Wes Anderson. The charming actor has also lent his voice to animation movies like Fantastic Mr. Fox, Free Birds and Cars film series.

 6 
Sharon Tate
(Actress - Murdered by Members of the 'Manson Family')
Sharon Tate
50
Birthdate: January 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 9, 1969

In the 1960s, Sharon Tate was one of Hollywood’s most promising actresses. She won a beauty pageant while still a teenager and soon started modelling and acting in films and television shows. Her big breakout film was Valley of the Dolls. At the age of 26, she was all set to welcome her first child when she was brutally murdered.

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Erykah Badu
(Singer-Songwriter Know for Her Singles like "On & On," "Honey," and "The Healer.")
Erykah Badu
36
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces

Widely regarded as the queen of neo-soul, Erykah Badu is an American singer-songwriter whose debut studio album Baduizm helped popularize neo-soul in the late-1990s. Thanks to her popularity, Erykah Badu serves as a subject for street art in several places, including Greater London, England. Also an actress, Badu has appeared in popular films, such as The Cider House Rules.

 8 
Robin Wright
(First Actress to Win a Golden Globe for a Streaming TV Series)
Robin Wright
55
Birthdate: April 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries

Best known for her role in the NBC Daytime soap opera Santa Barbara, actress Robin Wright is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Golden Globe Award and a Satellite Award. Beginning her career as a model, she eventually transitioned into acting. She is currently one of the highest-paid actresses in US.

 9 
Jensen Ackles
(Best Known for His Role of 'Dean Winchester' in the TV Series 'Supernatural')
Jensen Ackles
42
Birthdate: March 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces

Known for his Emmy-nominated performance as Eric Brady in Days of Our Lives, Jensen Ackles had initially wished to study sports medicine. He appeared in the series Supernatural, Dark Angel, and Smallville, and the film My Bloody Valentine 3D. He also voiced Jason Todd in Batman: Under the Red Hood.

 10 
Jordan Spieth
(American Professional Golfer)
Jordan Spieth
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer

Professional golfer Jordan Spieth is a former world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking. He is a three-time major winner. He began playing as a young teenager and was ranked No. 1 in the AJGA Golf Rankings shortly before turning 18. He went on to have an equally successful career as a professional.

 11 
Dimebag Darrell
(Guitarist, Composer, Musician)
Dimebag Darrell
23
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 8, 2004
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Luke Wilson
18
Birthdate: September 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
A quintessential charming Texan, Luke Wilson stepped into films just like his two older brothers, Andrew and Owen Wilson. He initially focused on comedies, such as Charlie's Angels and Legally Blonde, but later deviated to thrillers such as Bad Seed. He is best known as Richie from The Royal Tenenbaums.
 13 
Meat Loaf
(American Rock Singer Known for His Powerful, Wide-Ranging Voice and Theatrical Live Shows)
Meat Loaf
42
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 27, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 20, 2022

Born Marvin Lee Aday, rock singer Meat Loaf was best known for his Bat Out of Hell trilogy. Famous for his wide-ranging voice and theatrical live shows, this Grammy-winning performer also appeared in over 50 movies and television shows. 

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Clayton Kershaw
(One of the Greatest Pitchers of All Time)
Clayton Kershaw
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces

An eight-time MLB All-Star, Clayton Kershaw is an American professional baseball player, often described as the best pitcher in the history of baseball. Also known for his humanitarian work, Clayton Kershaw has been honored with the Branch Rickey Award and Roberto Clemente Award. A prolific donator, Kershaw donated $260,000 to build an orphanage called Hope's Home.

 15 
Piper Perabo
(Best Known for Her Film ‘Coyote Ugly’ and TV Series ‘Covert Affairs’)
Piper Perabo
26
Birthdate: October 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Piper Perabo is an American actress who garnered wide acclaim for her portrayal of Violet Sanford in the musical comedy-drama film Coyote Ugly. Since then, Perabo has been an important actress in both film and TV industry. Also known for her political activism, Perabo was arrested twice for participating in protests. She also advocates for women empowerment and LGBT rights.

 16 
Grant Hill
(Basketball player)
Grant Hill
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 17 
Vanilla Ice
(Rapper Known for His Debut Album 'To the Extreme')
Vanilla Ice
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Vanilla Ice shot to fame after his iconic 1990s’ single Ice Ice Baby became the first hip-hop track to top the Billboard Charts. He had ventured into motocross racing and jet skiing, and also survived a suicide attempt. He was also part of the reality show The Vanilla Ice Project.
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Von Miller
(American Football Outside Linebacker)
Von Miller
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries

Von Miller is an American football player who plays for the Denver Broncos of the NFL. Considered one of the best defenders in the NFL, Miller helped the Broncos beat the Panthers in Super Bowl 50, where he was named Super Bowl MVP. Also known for his dancing skills, Miller competed in the 22nd season of Dancing with the Stars.

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Stephen Stills
(Singer-songwriter)
Stephen Stills
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 20 
Michael Johnson
(American Retired Sprinter Who Won Four Olympic Gold Medals)
Michael Johnson
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson remains the only man to win both the 200m and the 400m events in the same Olympics. He was the Track & Field News 1996 Athlete of the Year. In 2008, he returned his 2000 Olympic relay medal, as a teammate had taken performance-enhancing drugs.

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Chris Bosh
(American Former Professional Basketball Player Who Played As a Power Forward / Center)
Chris Bosh
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries

Chris Bosh is an American former basketball player who represented The Toronto Raptors and The Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. A key player for the US national team, Bosh helped his nation win a gold medal at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. In 2004, he established the Chris Bosh Foundation to promote education and sports amongst youths.

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Morgan Fairchild
(Actress)
Morgan Fairchild
13
Birthdate: February 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 23 
Brooke Burns
(Known for Her Role in Action Drama Series 'Baywatch' & Host of the NBC Game Show 'Dog Eat Dog')
Brooke Burns
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Birthdate: March 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Brooke Burns is best known as Jessie Owens from Baywatch and Baywatch: Hawaii. A former ballerina and model, she earned an Emmy nomination for her stint as the host of the quiz show The Chase. After recovering from a serious spinal injury, she now raises awareness about the same.
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Jenna Bush Hager
(News Personality, Author, and Daughter of Former U.S. President George W. Bush)
Jenna Bush Hager
11
Birthdate: November 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former American president George W. Bush, has been a teacher and a journalist. She has written several books, has worked with UNICEF, and has also co-hosted NBC shows such as The Today Show. She has also served as an editor for Southern Living magazine.
 25 
Melinda Gates
(American Philanthropist and Co-Founder of ‘Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’)
Melinda Gates
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Melinda Gates, ex-wife of software magnate Bill Gates, is the co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She previously worked at Microsoft and managed projects such as Microsoft Encarta and Expedia. She has authored a book, too, and has won several honors, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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Brigette Lundy-Paine
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Casey Gardner’ in the TV Series ‘Atypical’)
Brigette Lundy-Paine
43
Birthdate: August 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo

Brigette Lundy-Paine is one of the few American actors who are genderqueer; they came out as non-binary in 2019, preferring to be addressed by they/them pronouns. Apart from being an actor, Brigette Lundy-Paine also co-founded an art publication called Waif Magazine and a vocal band called Subtle Pride.

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Alexandra Botez
(Canadian Chess Player Who Is a Five-Time Canadian National Girls Champion)
Alexandra Botez
26
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 24, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Troy Baker
(Actor, Singer, Television actor)
Troy Baker
12
Birthdate: April 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Dusty Hill
(Singer)
Dusty Hill
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
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William Jackson Harper
(Actor)
William Jackson Harper
11
Birthdate: February 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Amy Acker
(Actress)
Amy Acker
17
Birthdate: December 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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The D.O.C.
(Musician, Rapper, Singer)
The D.O.C.
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 10, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
 33 
Peter Ostrum
(Veterinarian and Former Child Actor Known for His Role in the Film ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’)
Peter Ostrum
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Peter Ostrum bagged the role of Charlie Bucket in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, when he was just 12. However, he refused to sign a 3-film deal with the makers of Willy Wonka. He is now a qualified veterinarian who primarily works with horses and cows.
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Travis Willingham
(Actor)
Travis Willingham
3
Birthdate: August 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Ernie Banks
(Baseball player)
Ernie Banks
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 31, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 23, 2015
 36 
Robby Benson
(Actor as a teen idol in the late 1970s, appearing in the sports films)
Robby Benson
3
Birthdate: January 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Robby Benson is an American actor, filmmaker, composer, singer, and teacher. He gained popularity in the late-1970s when he established himself as a teen idol, appearing in films like Ice Castles and One on One. Apart from being an entertainer, Robby Benson is also a fundraiser and activist for heart research.

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Aaron Spelling
(Film and television producer)
Aaron Spelling
12
Birthdate: April 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 23, 2006
 38 
Julius Randle
(Basketball player)
Julius Randle
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 39 
Barron Hilton
(Former Chairman, President and CEO of 'Hilton Hotels')
Barron Hilton
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 19, 2019

The second son of Hilton Hotels founder Conrad Hilton, Barron Hilton was initially a skilled photographer and had even learned to fly planes. A sports enthusiast, he had also been the AFL president. A philanthropist, too, he left 97% of his wealth to his own charitable foundation.

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Jake McDorman
2
Birthdate: July 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Jake McDorman is best known as Brian Finch from the comedy-drama Limitless and Evan Chambers from the teen drama Greek. He has also played prominent roles in the sitcoms Are You There, Chelsea? and Murphy Brown, and been part of movies such as the Clint Eastwood-directed war drama American Sniper.
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Peter MacNicol
(Actor)
Peter MacNicol
2
Birthdate: April 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 42 
Chris Harrison
(American Television and Game Show Host Known for His Show ‘The Bachelor’)
Chris Harrison
6
Birthdate: July 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo

Chris Harrison is an American game show and TV host. He is best known for hosting the popular reality television series, The Bachelor and its spin-offs, such as Bachelor Pad, The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise, Bachelor Live, and The Bachelor Winter Games. He has also hosted popular events, such as the American Music Awards

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Stephen Tobolowsky
(Actor)
Stephen Tobolowsky
6
Birthdate: May 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Scoot McNairy
(Actor)
Scoot McNairy
3
Birthdate: November 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Spud Webb
(Basketball Player)
Spud Webb
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 46 
Alex Jones
(Conservative and Far-Right Radio Personality, Conspiracy Theorist and Host of 'The Alex Jones Show')
Alex Jones
45
Birthdate: February 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Widely regarded as America's leading conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones is also a political extremist and radio show host. One of the most controversial figures in the United States, Alex Jones has accused the US government of executing the September 11 attacks and the Oklahoma City bombing. He also believes in weather weapons and claims that Hurricane Irma could've been geo-engineered.

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Greg Vaughan
(Actor and Model Known for His Roles in the Soap Operas ‘The Young and the Restless’)
Greg Vaughan
6
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 15, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Greg Vaughan is best known for his Emmy-winning role of Eric Brady in the soap Days of Our Lives. Fans also loved him in the soaps The Young and the Restless and General Hospital. The former model also gained fame with his roles in Charmed and Queen Sugar.
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Michael Crabtree
(American Football player)
Michael Crabtree
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Ryan Cabrera
(Pop rock singer and songwriter who released the single "On the Way Down.")
Ryan Cabrera
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Christian Kane
(Actor)
Christian Kane
2
Birthdate: June 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)