Famous People From Indiana

Indiana is a state which is situated in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the North America. It is the 38th largest state by area and is often popularly called “The Hoosier State”, after the Hoosier Hill. Currently a diverse set of indigenous people occupy the state, it is known for the historic Native Americans who occupied it for thousands of years. It hence derived its name from the Indians who inhabited it, literally translating to ‘land of Indians’. With Indianapolis as its capital, Indiana is home to numerous major sports teams. Indiana is responsible for producing many irreplaceable stars that were born and brought up in the state. Musical stars such as Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Adam Lambert and Axl Rose were all born in the state of Indiana. Famous personalities such as James Dean, author John Green and television host David Letterman, are also some examples of famous individuals who hail from Indiana. You will be surprised to know all the other esteemed celebrities who are from Indiana.

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 1 Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson.
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 25, 2009
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 James Dean

James Dean.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 8, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 30, 1955
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 3 Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 4 Larry Bird

Larry Bird.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Basketball Star
Birthdate: December 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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 5 Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 6 David Letterman

David Letterman.
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Famous As: TV Presenter
Birthdate: April 12, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 7 Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 8 Colonel Sanders

Colonel Sanders.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder of KFC
Birthdate: September 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 16, 1980
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 9 Axl Rose

Axl Rose.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 3, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 11 Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American writer
Birthdate: November 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 11, 2007

 12 Steven McQueen

Steve McQueen.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 7, 1980
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 13 Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 14 Dylan Minnette

Dylan Minnette.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 15 Jim Jones

Jim Jones.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Cult Leader
Birthdate: May 13, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 18, 1978

 16 Jimmy Hoffa

Jimmy Hoffa.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Labor Union Leader
Birthdate: February 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 30, 1975
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 17 John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 18 James Hellwig

James Hellwig.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: June 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 8, 2014
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 19 Mick Mars

Mick Mars.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 20 Jim Gaffigan

Jim Gaffigan
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: July 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 21 John Green

John Green.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author, Vlogger
Birthdate: August 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 22 Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 6, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 16, 1942
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 23 Mick Foley

Mick Foley.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: WWE Wrestler
Birthdate: June 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 24 David Lee Roth

David Lee Roth
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: October 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
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 25 Shelley Long

Shelley Long.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 26 Gus Grissom

Gus Grissom.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Astronaut
Birthdate: April 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 27, 1967
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 27 Vivica A. Fox

Vivica A. Fox
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 28 Cole Porter

Cole Porter.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 9, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 15, 1964
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 29 Dee Bradley Baker

Dee Bradley Baker
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Puppeteer, Blogger, Dub actor, Television actor
Birthdate: August 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo

 30 Dick York

Dick York.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 20, 1992
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 31 Greg Kinnear

Greg Kinnear
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 32 John Schnatter

John Schnatter.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder of Papa John's Pizza
Birthdate: November 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 33 Red Skelton

Red Skelton.
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Famous As: Comedian, Pantomimist
Birthdate: July 18, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 17, 1997

 34 Mike Epps

Mike Epps.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: November 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 35 Embeth Davidtz

Embeth Davidtz.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 36 Ryan White

Ryan White.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: December 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 8, 1990
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 37 Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 38 Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 39 Kennedy Montgomery

Kennedy Montgomery.
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Famous As: Commentator
Birthdate: September 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 40 Terry Funk

Terry Funk
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: June 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 41 Dean Norris

Dean Norris
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 42 Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack.
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Famous As: Film Director, Producer, Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 26, 2008
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 43 Scatman Crothers

Scatman Crothers.
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Famous As: Actor, dancer, singer, musician
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 22, 1986
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 44 Dawn Brancheau

Dawn Brancheau.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Animal Trainer
Birthdate: April 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 24, 2010
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 45 Ashley Hinshaw

Ashley Hinshaw.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 46 Tito Jackson

Tito Jackson.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: October 15, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
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 47 Rebbie Jackson

Rebbie Jackson.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 29, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 48 Ethan Sandler

Ethan Sandler.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 49 Eugene V. Debs

Eugene V. Debs.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Union Leader
Birthdate: November 5, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 20, 1926

 50 Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: August 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)