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-songwriter
Birthdate: August 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 25, 2009
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 Brendan Fraser

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

 3 Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: One of the World's Best-Selling Music Artists
Birthdate: May 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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 4 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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 5 Larry Bird

Larry Bird
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 6 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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 7 David Letterman

David Letterman
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Famous As: TV Presenter, TV Host
Birthdate: April 12, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 8 Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 11, 2007
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 9 Axl Rose

Axl Rose
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Lead Vocalist and Lyricist of the Hard Rock Band 'Guns N' Roses'
Birthdate: February 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer
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Famous As: Portrayed 'Pam Beesly' on the Sitcom 'The Office'
Birthdate: March 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 11 Steven McQueen

Steven McQueen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 7, 1980

 12 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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 13 Dylan Minnette

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

 14 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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 15 Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Secretary of Transportation
Birthdate: January 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 16 Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 17 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)

 18 Jimmy Hoffa

Jimmy Hoffa
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Labor Union Leader
Birthdate: February 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 30, 1982
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 19 Florence Henderson

Florence Henderson
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Famous As: American actress
Birthdate: February 14, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 24, 2016

 20 John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
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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 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)
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 23 Shelley Long

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

 24 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)
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 25 Mick Foley

Mick Foley
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Famous As: Actor, Wrestler
Birthdate: June 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 26 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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 27 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

 28 Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 29 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)

 30 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)
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 31 Dean Norris

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

 32 Embeth Davidtz

Embeth Davidtz
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 33 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

 34 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)

 35 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

 36 Greg Kinnear

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

 37 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)

 38 Kennedy Montgomery

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

 39 Red Skelton

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

 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 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

 42 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

 43 Tito Jackson

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

 44 Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: July 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 26, 2008
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 45 Brad Stevens

Brad Stevens
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach
Birthdate: October 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 46 Jermaine Jackson

Jermaine Jackson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 47 Scatman Crothers

Scatman Crothers
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Famous As: Actor, Musician
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 23, 1986

 48 Rod Woodson

Rod Woodson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former American football player
Birthdate: March 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 49 John Wooden

John Wooden
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach
Birthdate: October 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 4, 2010
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 50 Will Geer

Will Geer
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 9, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 22, 1978
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)