Famous People From Missouri

Missouri, a state in the Midwestern region of the United States, is situated along the river of the same name. The river Missouri holds the record for being the longest river in the whole of North America and perhaps this is why this state is popular all over the world, not just the USA. It is believed that there are more than 6000 located in this American state. However, the state has several other interesting facts associated with it, apart from its natural wonders. One such fact is that Missouri is home to several famous celebrities who share a special bond with the state. Former American president Harry S Truman, writer Mark Twain, actor Don Cheadle, musician & rapper Eminem as well as pop icon Akon are a few famous celebrities who hail from this American state. Mark Twain’s path-breaking literary works aren’t just a treat to book lovers, but they have also inspired many to pursue a full-fledged career in writing. In fact, each of these celebrities has contributed to the society in several ways. We have compiled a list consisting of names of several celebrities who hail from Missouri.

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

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 1 Eminem

Eminem.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, Songwriter
Birthdate: October 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 2 Mark Twain

Mark Twain.
7
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 30, 1835
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 21, 1910
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 3 Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou.
8
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 28, 2014
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 4 Kate Spade

Kate Spade.
4
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: December 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 5, 2018
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 5 John Goodman

John Goodman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 6 T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot.
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Famous As: Poet, Essayist, Playwright
Birthdate: September 26, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 4, 1965
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 7 Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry.
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter & Guitarist
Birthdate: October 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 18, 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 8 George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver.
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Famous As: Scientist & Inventor
Birthdate: January 1, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 5, 1943
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 9 Evan Peters

Evan Peters.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 10 Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes.
5
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist
Birthdate: February 1, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 22, 1967
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 11 Dick Van Dyke

Dick Van Dyke.
3
Famous As: Actors
Birthdate: December 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 12 Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 33rd President of the United States
Birthdate: May 8, 1884
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 26, 1972
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 13 Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 Akon

Akon.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 15 Matt Bomer

Matt Bomer.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 16 Don Johnson

Don Johnson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 17 Taylor Momsen

Taylor Momsen.
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Famous As: TV Actress, Singer-songwriter, Actress
Birthdate: July 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 18 Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: May 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 22, 2015
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 19 Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland.
5
Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Ballet Dancer
Birthdate: September 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 20 Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers.
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Actress, Dancer
Birthdate: July 16, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 25, 1995
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 21 Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey.
6
Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: CEO of Twitter Inc.
Birthdate: November 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 22 Redd Foxx

Redd Foxx
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 11, 1991
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 23 Tyron Woodley

Tyron Woodley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: April 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 24 Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 25 Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist, Composer, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 26 Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 3, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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 27 James Gunn

James Gunn.
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: August 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 28 John Huston

John Huston.
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: August 5, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 28, 1987
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 29 Shelley Winters

Shelley Winters.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 14, 2006

 30 Sterling K. Brown

Sterling K. Brown.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 31 Vincent Price

Vincent Price.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 25, 1993

 32 Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 33 Kathleen Turner

Kathleen Turner.
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Famous As: American film actress
Birthdate: June 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 34 Jane Wyman

Jane Wyman.
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: January 5, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 10, 2007

 35 John J. Pershing

John J. Pershing.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: US Army Officer During WW I
Birthdate: September 13, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 15, 1948

 36 Jessica Capshaw

Jessica Capshaw.
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 37 Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow.
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Famous As: Hollywood Sex Symbol of the 1930s
Birthdate: March 3, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 7, 1937
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 38 Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite.
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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: November 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 17, 2009
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 Scott Bakula

Scott Bakula
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Famous As: television actor, film actor, stage actor
Birthdate: October 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra

 40 Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: American scout
Birthdate: May 1, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 1, 1903

 41 Doris Roberts

Doris Roberts.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 17, 2016
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 42 Ed Asner

Ed Asner
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Famous As: television actor, voice actor, film producer, politician
Birthdate: November 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 29, 2021
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 43 Ellie Kemper

Ellie Kemper.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 44 Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Science Fiction Writer
Birthdate: July 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 8, 1988

 45 Katherine McNamara

Katherine McNamara.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 46 Mireille Enos

Mireille Enos.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 22, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 47 Metro Boomin

Metro Boomin.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: September 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 48 Martha Gellhorn

Martha Gellhorn.
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Famous As: Journalist & Writer
Birthdate: November 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 15, 1998

 49 Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 50 Sean Gunn

Sean Gunn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)