Famous People Born In Detroit

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 1 
Diana Ross
(Lead Singer of 'the Supremes', the Best-Charting Female Group in History)

Diana Ross
33
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 2 
Alice Cooper
(Singer)

Alice Cooper
32
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 3 
Glenn Frey
(Singer-songwriter)

Glenn Frey
19
Birthdate: November 6, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 18, 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 

Francis Ford Coppola
14
Birthdate: April 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 5 
Tom Selleck
( Portrayed 'Thomas Magnum' in the TV Series Magnum, P.I. )

Tom Selleck
29
Birthdate: January 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 6 
Ken Jeong
(Stand-Up Comedian, Actor Best Known for His Role in 'The Hangover' Film Series)

Ken Jeong
42
Birthdate: July 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer

 7 
Ben Carson
(U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development (2017 – 2021))

Ben Carson
50
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 
Smokey Robinson
(Ffounder and Front Man of the Motown Vocal Group 'The Miracles')

Smokey Robinson
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 
Bob Seger
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)

Bob Seger
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 
Lizzo
(Rapper Know for Her Hit Songs "Good as Hell" "Truth Hurts" & "Juice")

Lizzo
46
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 11 
Casey Kasem
(First Actor to Voice Norville "Shaggy" Rogers in the 'Scooby-Doo' Franchise )

Casey Kasem
6
Birthdate: April 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 15, 2014
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 12 
Jack White
(Lead Singer and Guitarist of the Duo 'The White Stripes')

Jack White
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 
Ellen Burstyn
(Actress)

Ellen Burstyn
5
Birthdate: December 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 14 
Judy Greer
(Actress, Model)

Judy Greer
11
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 
Lily Tomlin
(Comedienne & Actress)

Lily Tomlin
23
Birthdate: September 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 16 
Charles Lindbergh
(Remembered for Making the First Nonstop Solo Flight Across the Atlantic)

Charles Lindbergh
19
Birthdate: February 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 26, 1974
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 17 
Kevin Nash
(Best Known for His Tenure with World Championship Wrestling Under His Real Name)

Kevin Nash
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 18 
Sonny Bono
(One-half of the Popular Singing Duo 'Sonny & Cher')

Sonny Bono
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 5, 1998
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 19 

Robert Wagner
13
Birthdate: February 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 20 
Sherilyn Fenn
(Actress)

Sherilyn Fenn
5
Birthdate: February 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 21 
Gilda Radner
(Comedian)

Gilda Radner
7
Birthdate: June 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 20, 1989
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 22 
Berry Gordy
(Record Executive)

Berry Gordy
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 23 
Marlo Thomas
(Actress)

Marlo Thomas
6
Birthdate: November 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 24 

George Peppard
3
Birthdate: October 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 8, 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 25 
Pam Dawber
(Actress)

Pam Dawber
12
Birthdate: October 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 26 
Courtney B. Vance
(film actor, television actor, stage actor)

Courtney B. Vance
6
Birthdate: March 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces

 27 
Steve Ballmer
(CEO of Microsoft (2000-2014))

Steve Ballmer
13
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 28 
John DeLorean
(Engineer Known for His Work at 'General Motors' & Founder of the 'DeLorean Motor Company')

John DeLorean
9
Birthdate: January 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 19, 2005
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 29 
Meg White
(photographer, musician, actor, percussionist)

Meg White
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 30 
Jalen Rose
(Basketball player)

Jalen Rose
6
Birthdate: January 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 31 
Jerry Bruckheimer
(Film & TV Producer)

Jerry Bruckheimer
3
Birthdate: September 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 32 
Crystal Reed
(Actress)

Crystal Reed
3
Birthdate: February 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 33 

Tom Skerritt
1
Birthdate: August 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 34 
Chris Webber
(Basketball player Power Forward, Businessperson)

Chris Webber
8
Birthdate: March 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 35 
Katherine Timpf
(TV Presenter)

Katherine Timpf
6
Birthdate: October 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 36 
Mike Posner
(Singer-songwriter, Record Producer)

Mike Posner
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 37 

Tom Sizemore
4
Birthdate: November 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 38 

Richard Kiel
6
Birthdate: September 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 10, 2014
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 39 
Sufjan Stevens
(Singer-songwriter most famous for his Illinois album, which includes the hit Chicago)

Sufjan Stevens
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

 40 
Henry Ford II
(Business Person)

Henry Ford II
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 29, 1987

 41 
Billy West
(Voice actor)

Billy West
1
Birthdate: April 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 42 
Edsel Ford
(Businessman, Henry Ford's Son)

Edsel Ford
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 6, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 26, 1943

 43 
Tee Grizzley
(Rapper, Songwriter)

Tee Grizzley
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 44 

Jackie Wilson
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 21, 1984

 45 
Jude Demorest
(Actress)

Jude Demorest
6
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 46 
Harry Morgan
(Prolific Character Actor Who Starred in More Than 100 Films)

Harry Morgan
16
Birthdate: April 10, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 7, 2011
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 47 
Wayne Dyer
(Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker)

Wayne Dyer
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 10, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 29, 2015

 48 
Piper Laurie
(Actress)

Piper Laurie
3
Birthdate: January 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 49 
Lin Shaye
(Actress)

Lin Shaye
0
Birthdate: October 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 50 
Proof
(musician, rapper, actor, songwriter)

Proof
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 11, 2006