Famous People Born In Minneapolis

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Prince
(Singer-songwriter & Multi-instrumentalist)
Prince
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 21, 2016

Singer-songwriter, dancer, and musician, Prince is is widely regarded as one of the greatest musicians of his generation. He was considered a guitar virtuoso and could also play several other instruments. With worldwide sales of over 150 million records, he is ranked among the best-selling music artists of all time. He was also well known for his flamboyant persona.

 2 
Larry Fitzgerald
(American Former Football Wide Receiver)
Larry Fitzgerald
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was the second-best in NFL receiving yards in 2019. He has been named to First-team All-Pro and to Second-team All-Pro twice. He is a minority stake-owner of the NBA team Phoenix Suns. He also works for breast cancer awareness and underprivileged children.
 3 
Vince Vaughn
(Actor and Comedian Known For His Role In The Movie 'Swingers')
Vince Vaughn
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Birthdate: March 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Vince Vaughn began his career with a Chevron commercial and then impressed audiences with his portrayal of Trent Walker in Swingers. He has appeared in comedies such as The Break Up and Old School. He was also featured in the 1998 remake of Psycho. A libertarian, he opposes gun control. 
 4 
Rachael Leigh Cook
(Actress & Model)
Rachael Leigh Cook
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra

Starting out as a child actress, Rachael Leigh Cook went on to establish herself as a successful actress. Known for her good looks, she was ranked 26th in Stuff magazine's list of 102 Sexiest Women in the World in 2002. Also known for her public service, she was selected as a Champion of Change for Arts Education by the Obama administration.

 5 
Terry Gilliam
(Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Animator, Film actor)
Terry Gilliam
15
Birthdate: November 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Charles M. Schulz
(Cartoonist)
Charles M. Schulz
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 12, 2000

Charles M. Schulz was an American cartoonist. He is credited with creating the popular comic strip, Peanuts, which featured world-renowned characters like Snoopy and Charlie Brown. Considered one of the most influential cartoonists ever, Schulz's works have influenced other cartoonists like Dav Pilkey, Matt Groening, and Jim Davis. In 1996, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 7 
J. Paul Getty
(British Petroleum Industrialist and Founder of the ‘Getty Oil Company’)
J. Paul Getty
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: June 6, 1976

As the patriarch of the Getty family, J. Paul Getty was an influential petrol-industrialist who founded the Getty Oil Company. In 1966, Paul made it to the Guinness Book of Records as the world's richest private citizen. An avid collector of antiquities and art, his collection is preserved at the J. Paul Getty Museum in California.

 8 
Yara Shahidi
(Actress & Model Known for Her Role as 'Zoey Johnson' on the TV Series" ‘Black-ish’ and ‘Grown-ish)
Yara Shahidi
65
Birthdate: February 10, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Yara Shahidi is best known as Zoey Johnson from Black-ish and Grown-ish. She started off as a model for brands such as McDonald's and GapKids, at age 6. One of Time’s “30 Most Influential Teens of 2016," she was also appreciated in the film The Sun Is Also a Star.
 9 
James Arness
(Actor)
James Arness
21
Birthdate: May 26, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 3, 2011
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 10 
Louie Anderson
(Comedian)
Louie Anderson
19
Birthdate: March 24, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
Jesse Ventura
(38th Governor of Minnesota)
Jesse Ventura
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer

WWE legend Jesse Ventura, known by his ring name “The Body,” also served as the mayor of Brooklyn from 1991 to 1995 and as the governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003. He had previously served the U.S. Navy. He has also appeared in films and written several books.

 12 
James Hong
(Actor)
James Hong
8
Birthdate: February 22, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Peter Graves
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Jim Phelps’ in the TV Series ‘Mission: Impossible’)
Peter Graves
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Birthdate: March 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 14, 2010
Peter Graves won a Golden Globe for playing Jim Phelps in the series Mission: Impossible and its revival. Fans also loved him as Captain Clarence Oveur in the movie Airplane! and its sequel. He won an Emmy for hosting the show Biography and also narrated the interactive video-game film Darkstar.
 14 
Richard Dean Anderson
(Actor)
Richard Dean Anderson
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Birthdate: January 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 15 
Kyle Shanahan
(Head Coach for the National Football League Team ‘San Francisco 49ers’)
Kyle Shanahan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Kyle Shanahan is the head coach of the NFL team San Francisco 49ers. He has previously been the offensive coordinator for teams such as the Atlanta Falcons, the Houston Texans, the Cleveland Browns, and the Washington Redskins. He helped the 49ers appear in Super Bowl LIV.
 16 
Breckin Meyer
(Actor Known for his Roles in 'Clueless', 'Road Trip' and 'Garfield: The Movie')
Breckin Meyer
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Birthdate: May 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Breckin Meyer is best known for his Emmy-winning writing for Robot Chicken: Star Wars. He has also played significant roles in films such as Garfield: The Movie, Clueless, and Road Trip. He has also voiced Joseph Gribble in King of The Hill and played Jared Franklin in Franklin & Bash
 17 
Vincent Kartheiser
(Actor)
Vincent Kartheiser
9
Birthdate: May 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 18 
Pete Hegseth
(Journalist)
Pete Hegseth
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Birthdate: June 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini

Pete Hegseth is an American author and television host. Before starting his TV career, Hegseth was an accomplished US Army National Guard officer and was honored with the prestigious Army Commendation Medal for his services. Also a skilled swimmer, Pete Hegseth swam across the Hudson River in support of military veterans in 2019 and 2020.

 19 
Sean Waltman
(Professional Wrestler)
Sean Waltman
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 20 
Melissa Peterman
11
Birthdate: July 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 21 
Analeigh Tipton
(Actress, Model)
Analeigh Tipton
12
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Actress and fashion model, Analeigh Tipton, began her career by walking in Los Angeles Fashion Week Fall 2008. Shortly after, she participated in the TV show, America's Next Top Model, which garnered her widespread popularity. Since then, she has taken up acting as well and has appeared in many TV shows and films, including the movie, Crazy, Stupid, Love.

 22 
Terrell Suggs
(American football player)
Terrell Suggs
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 23 
Erick Rowan
(American Professional Wrestler)
Erick Rowan
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 24 
Kimberly Elise
(Actress)
Kimberly Elise
11
Birthdate: April 17, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 25 
Maxene Andrews
(Soprano)
Maxene Andrews
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 21, 1995
 26 
Kris Humphries
(Basketball player)
Kris Humphries
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 27 
John Paul Getty III
(Grandson of American Oil Tycoon J. Paul Getty)
John Paul Getty III
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 5, 2011

John Paul Getty III was the grandson of the former richest man in the world J. Paul Getty. At the age of 17, he was kidnapped for a $17 million ransom. After the kidnappers severed one of his ears, his grandfather paid $2.2 million to release him. His kidnapping inspired a novel which was later adapted into a film.

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Morris Day
(Musician)
Morris Day
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Birthdate: December 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 29 
Arlene Dahl
(Actress)
Arlene Dahl
8
Birthdate: August 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 30 
Mark Webber
(Actor, Screenwriter, Director)
Mark Webber
3
Birthdate: July 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
Thomas Friedman
(Journalist & Author)
Thomas Friedman
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Birthdate: July 20, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer

Thomas Friedman is an American author and political commentator. He also contributes immensely to the New York Times as a weekly columnist. A three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, Thomas Friedman was honored by the American Academy of Achievement with the prestigious Golden Plate Award in 2003.

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Sofia Vassilieva
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Birthdate: October 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra

Actress Sofia, Vassilieva. is best known for playing the children's book character Eloise in the TV film, Eloise at the Plaza. She began modeling as a child and received training at the Barbizon Modeling and Acting School before venturing into acting. She won a Young Artist Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film, My Sister's Keeper. 

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Chad Gable
(American Professional Wrestler and Former Amateur Wrestler)
Chad Gable
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 34 
Nikita Koloff
(Wrestler)
Nikita Koloff
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Betty Lou Bredemus
(Actress)
Betty Lou Bredemus
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Birthdate: August 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 19, 2015
 36 
Ann Morgan Guilbert
5
Birthdate: October 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 14, 2016
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 37 
Bernie Leadon
(American Singer, Musician and Songwriter)
Bernie Leadon
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
 38 
Lew Ayres
(Actor)
Lew Ayres
5
Birthdate: December 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 30, 1996
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Dr. Demento
(Disc jockey, Musicologist, Radio personality)
Dr. Demento
3
Birthdate: April 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
 40 
Nancy Morgan
(Actress)
Nancy Morgan
4
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 41 
Mo Collins
(Actress)
Mo Collins
5
Birthdate: July 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 42 
Carter Page
(American Petroleum Industry Consultant and a Former Foreign-Policy Adviser to Donald Trump)
Carter Page
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini

Carter Page is an American investment banker and foreign policy analyst. He played an important role during the 2016 presidential election campaign when he served as a foreign-policy adviser to Donald Trump. A petroleum industry consultant, Carter Page is credited with founding Global Energy Capital, which specializes in the Central Asian and Russian oil and gas business.

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Freddy Moore
(Musician)
Freddy Moore
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
 44 
Kelly Carlson
(Actress)
Kelly Carlson
7
Birthdate: February 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 45 
Carl Lumbly
(Known for his roles as Dick Hallorann in Doctor Sleep)
Carl Lumbly
3
Birthdate: August 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 46 
Dustin Byfuglien
(American Former Professional Ice Hockey Player)
Dustin Byfuglien
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Briana Scurry
(American Retired Soccer Goalkeeper and Assistant Coach of the Washington Spirit)
Briana Scurry
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 48 
Mike Todd
(Producer)
Mike Todd
9
Birthdate: June 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 22, 1958
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 49 
Susan Berman
(Memoirist of Easy Street, detailed her life as a mobster's daughter)
Susan Berman
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 18, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 23, 2000
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 50 
Miriam Shor
(Actress)
Miriam Shor
5
Birthdate: July 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)