Famous People From Montana

Montana is a state which is positioned in the Western region of the United States of America. It is referred to as ‘Big Sky Country’ and ‘The Treasure State’, although both of these names are not official names. Although it is 4th largest in size among the U.S. states, it is only 44th in population. With Helena as its capital and Billings as its largest city, Montana is a tourist destination to millions of travelers every year particularly its Glacier National Park, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, and Yellowstone National Park. Numerous famous celebrities were born and brought up in the state of Montana. From upcoming actors to directors to musicians, Montana is home to individuals of diverse talents. From the animator and director Brad Bird to the popular daredevil Evel Knievel, many famous individuals were born in Montana. Actors such as Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Michelle Williams, Dana Carvery and so many more actors hail from Montana. The state has produced various legendary directors such as David Lynch and Brad Bird as well. Keep reading this list to know more celebrated personalities who are from Montana.

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 1 
David Lynch
(Filmmaker)

David Lynch
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Birthdate: January 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius

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Gary Cooper
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Birthdate: May 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 13, 1961
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

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Margaret Qualley
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Birthdate: October 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Michelle Williams
(Known for Her Dark or Tragic Roles)

Michelle Williams
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Birthdate: September 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Phil Jackson
(Basketball player)

Phil Jackson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

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Evel Knievel
(American Stunt Performer Known for His Motorcycle Kumps)

Evel Knievel
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Birthdate: October 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 30, 2007
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Dana Carvey
(Best Known for His Work as a Cast Member on TV Show 'Saturday Night Live')

Dana Carvey
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Birthdate: June 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson
(Actor, Television actor)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson
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Listed In:
Birthdate: October 22, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
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Sean O'Malley
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Sean O'Malley
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

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Patrick Duffy
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Birthdate: March 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Myrna Loy
(Actress)

Myrna Loy
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Birthdate: August 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 14, 1993
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

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Dirk Benedict
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Birthdate: March 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Jeannette Rankin
(First Woman Elected to U.S Congress)

Jeannette Rankin
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 11, 1880
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 18, 1973

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Edward Burns
(Actor)

Edward Burns
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Birthdate: September 21, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 4, 1954
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Brad Bird
(Film Director Best Known for his films 'The Incredibles' franchise and 'Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol')

Brad Bird
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Birthdate: August 24, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

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Adam Morrison
(Basketball Player)

Adam Morrison
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Philip Winchester
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Birthdate: March 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

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Joe Medicine Crow
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 3, 2016
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Rachel Dolezal
(Controversial Activist Known for Presenting Herself as a Black Woman Despite Having Been Born to White Parents)

Rachel Dolezal
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio

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Daniella Deutscher
1
Birthdate: October 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
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Kroy Biermann
(American Football Player)

Kroy Biermann
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

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Robbie Knievel
(Daredevil)

Robbie Knievel
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Bobby Petrino
(American football coach)

Bobby Petrino
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces

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Barbara Ehrenreich
(Writer & Activist)

Barbara Ehrenreich
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Birthdate: August 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Nicolette Larson
(Best known for her work in the late 1970s)

Nicolette Larson
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 16, 1997

 26 
Ryan Zinke
(Politician)

Ryan Zinke
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Martha Raye
(Actress)

Martha Raye
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Birthdate: August 27, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 19, 1994
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

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Jeff Kober
(Actor)

Jeff Kober
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Birthdate: December 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Jim McElwain
(American Football Player, who is currently the Head Coach at Central Michigan University)

Jim McElwain
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces

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Constance Towers
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Steve Bullock
(Politician)

Steve Bullock
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries

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Timothy DeLaGhetto
(YouTuber, Rapper)

Timothy DeLaGhetto
1
Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: March 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Jeff Ament
(Musician)

Jeff Ament
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

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Tera Patrick
(Pornographic actress)

Tera Patrick
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

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Steve Reeves
(Bodybuilders)

Steve Reeves
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 1, 2000
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 
Isaac Brock
(Singer)

Isaac Brock
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

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Jon Tester
(Politician)

Jon Tester
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo

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Bruce Hart
(Wrestler)

Bruce Hart
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 39 
Max Baucus
(Politician)

Max Baucus
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 11, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

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Bud Luckey
(Animator)

Bud Luckey
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 24, 2018

 41 
Michael Smuin
(Ballet dancer)

Michael Smuin
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 23, 2007

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Brent Weeks
(Writer)

Brent Weeks
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces

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Wally Kurth
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Birthdate: July 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

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Jerry Kramer
(American football player)

Jerry Kramer
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Birthdate: January 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

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Jaymee Sire
(Television Host, Sportscaster, Blogger)

Jaymee Sire
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Birthdate: August 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

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Barbara Luddy
(Actress, Voice actress)

Barbara Luddy
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Birthdate: May 25, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 1, 1979
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

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Ryan Leaf
(American Football Player)

Ryan Leaf
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 48 
John Gibbons
(Baseball player)

John Gibbons
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 49 
Jack Horner
(Paleontologist)

Jack Horner
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini

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Brendon Burchard
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius