Famous People Born In Kansas City

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Vote for Your Favourite People Born In Kansas City
 1 
Kate Spade
(Fashion Designer, Founder and Co-Owner of the Designer Brand ‘Kate Spade New York’)
Kate Spade
25
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 5, 2018
 2 
Don Cheadle
(Actor and Filmmaker)
Don Cheadle
29
Birthdate: November 29, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
Jean Harlow
(Hollywood Sex Symbol of the 1930s)
Jean Harlow
16
Birthdate: March 3, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 7, 1937
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 4 
Ellie Kemper
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Roles in TV Series ‘The Office’ and ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’)
Ellie Kemper
22
Birthdate: May 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 5 
Misty Copeland
(The First African-American Woman to Serve as the 'American Ballet Theatre' Company's Principal Dancer)
Misty Copeland
24
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 6 
Ed Asner
(Actor, played Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and gained prominence as a political activist.)
Ed Asner
13
Birthdate: November 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 29, 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 7 
Burt Bacharach
(One of the Most Influential Composers of Pop Music in the 20th Century)
Burt Bacharach
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Mireille Enos
(Best Known for Her Role as Detective ‘Sarah Linden’ in the TV Series ‘The Killing’)
Mireille Enos
1
Birthdate: September 22, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 9 
Tech N9ne
(Rapper)
Tech N9ne
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Dianne Wiest
(American Actress Best Known for Her Films: ‘Hannah and Her Sisters’ and ‘Bullets over Broadway’)
Dianne Wiest
13
Birthdate: March 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
 11 
Chris Cooper
6
Birthdate: July 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Robert Altman
(Filmmaker of the 'New Hollywood Era' Known for His Films: 'M*A*S*H’,’ McCabe & Mrs. Miller’ & ‘The Long Goodbye’)
Robert Altman
5
Birthdate: February 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 20, 2006
 13 
Dorothy Vaughan
(American Mathematician, Human Computer and the First African-American to Receive Promotion as Supervisor in NASA)
Dorothy Vaughan
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 20, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 10, 2008
 14 
Tom Watson
(Professional golfer)
Tom Watson
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
Eddie Griffin
2
Birthdate: July 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Johnny Yong Bosch
(Known for His Roles in 'The Power Rangers' Franchise)
Johnny Yong Bosch
2
Birthdate: January 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 17 
Ashleigh Murray
5
Birthdate: January 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 18 
Gillian Flynn
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
 19 
Elaine Joyce
(Actress)
Elaine Joyce
4
Birthdate: December 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 20 
Craig Kilborn
(ESPN Sportscaster Who Became Host of 'The Daily Show' and CBS 'The Late, Late Show')
Craig Kilborn
5
Birthdate: August 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 21 
Wendy Moniz
(TV actress from Guiding Light and Nash Bridges who played Louisa Archer in The Guardian)
Wendy Moniz
0
Birthdate: January 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 22 
Columbus Short
(Choreographer)
Columbus Short
4
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: September 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 23 
Betty Lynn
(Actress)
Betty Lynn
5
Birthdate: August 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
 24 
Edie McClurg
(Actress Stand-up comedian)
Edie McClurg
2
Birthdate: July 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 25 
Denis O'Hare
7
Birthdate: January 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 26 
Casey Stengel
(Baseball player)
Casey Stengel
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 30, 1890
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 29, 1975
 27 
Ub Iwerks
(Animator and Cartoonist Known for Designing the First Images of 'Mickey Mouse')
Ub Iwerks
1
Birthdate: March 24, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 7, 1971
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 28 
Allan Melvin
2
Birthdate: February 18, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 17, 2008
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 29 
Chely Wright
(Singer-songwriter, Activist)
Chely Wright
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 30 
Josh Freeman
(American football player)
Josh Freeman
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 31 
Michael Massee
4
Birthdate: September 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 20, 2016
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 32 
Sandahl Bergman
0
Birthdate: November 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 33 
Samantha Fish
(Singer-songwriter)
Samantha Fish
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 34 
David Cone
(Baseball player)
David Cone
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 35 
Lori Saunders
(Actress)
Lori Saunders
0
Birthdate: October 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 36 
Bob Orton Jr.
(Professional wrestler)
Bob Orton Jr.
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 37 
Landry Shamet
(Basketball player)
Landry Shamet
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 38 
Lynn Cohen
(Actress)
Lynn Cohen
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 14, 2020
 39 
Bobb'e J. Thompson
4
Birthdate: February 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 4'6" (137 cm)
 40 
Brandon Rush
(Basketball player)
Brandon Rush
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 41 
T. J. Perkins
(Wrestler)
T. J. Perkins
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
 42 
Ishmail Wainright
(Basketball player)
Ishmail Wainright
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 43 
Scott Drew
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Scott Drew
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
 44 
Basil Poledouris
(Composer, Conductor, Musician, Film score composer)
Basil Poledouris
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 21, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 8, 2006
 45 
James L. Jones
(22nd United States National Security Advisor)
James L. Jones
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 46 
Bob Munden
(Sport shooter)
Bob Munden
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 10, 2012
 47 
Nicholas Gioacchini
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 25, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 48 
Jeremy Scott
(Fashion designer)
Jeremy Scott
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
 49 
Big Joe Turner
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 24, 1985
 50 
Edward Tufte
(Statistician Known for His Writings on Information Design and as a Pioneer in the Field of Data Visualization)
Edward Tufte
0
Birthdate: March 14, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces