Famous People From Nebraska

Nebraska was the 37th region in the USA to be declared a state. The state is also famously known as ‘The Great American Desert’. Several books and internet sources have spoken in length about this American state. The state has also earned a place in the record books for several firsts and other interesting reasons. Nebraska has also produced several eminent personalities who are legends in their own right. Renowned businessman Warren Buffet, actors Marlon Brando and Henry Fonda, filmmaker Alexander Payne, legendary tennis star Andy Roddick as well as actress Hillary Swank are a few eminent personalities from this American state. Marlon Brando, who played the lead role in the iconic film ‘Godfather’, is considered an institution in acting. Warren Buffet, one of the richest entrepreneurs on earth has been in news for his philanthropic activities as well, apart from his business prowess. Hillary Swank has bagged two Academy Awards for her works in films like ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ and ‘Million Dollar Baby’ respectively. Here are the names of a few other celebrities who hail from Nebraska.

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 1 Malcolm X

Malcolm X
36
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Major Figure of American Civil Rights Movement
Birthdate: May 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 21, 1965
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett
44
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Birthdate: August 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 3 Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando
34
Famous As: One of the Most Influential Actors of the 20th Century
Birthdate: April 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 1, 2004
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 4 Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank
14
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 5 Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda
7
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 12, 1982
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 6 Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire
10
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 10, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 22, 1987
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 7 Jojo Siwa

Jojo Siwa
188
Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: May 19, 2003
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union
22
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 9 Terence Crawford

Terence Crawford
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: September 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 Andy Roddick

Andy Roddick
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 11 Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford
46
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 38th President of the United States
Birthdate: July 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 26, 2006

 12 Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 46th Vice President of the United States (2001-2009)
Birthdate: January 30, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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 13 Ashley Graham

Ashley Graham
3
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Plus-size Model
Birthdate: October 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 Montgomery Clift

Montgomery Clift
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 23, 1966
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 15 Nick Nolte

Nick Nolte
10
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 Elliott Smith

Elliott Smith
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 21, 2003
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 17 James Coburn

James Coburn
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 18, 2002
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 18 Jaime King

Jaime King
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Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Model
Birthdate: April 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
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 19 Sting

Sting
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: March 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 20 Larry the Cable Guy

Larry the Cable Guy
10
Famous As: Stand-up comedian, Actor, Voice Actor
Birthdate: February 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 21 Nicholas Sparks

Nicholas Sparks
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 22 Dick Cavett

Dick Cavett
2
Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: November 19, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 23 Andrew Rannells

Andrew Rannells
7
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 24 Jorge Garcia

Jorge Garcia
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 25 Wade Boggs

Wade Boggs
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: June 15, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 26 Ted DiBiase

Ted DiBiase
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: January 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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 27 Marg Helgenberger

Marg Helgenberger
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 28 Bob Gibson

Bob Gibson
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: November 9, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 29 Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 30 Max Baer

Max Baer
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Heavyweight
Birthdate: February 11, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 21, 1959
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 31 Charlie Munger

Charlie Munger
7
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Investor
Birthdate: January 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 32 Ward Bond

Ward Bond
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 5, 1960
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 33 Swoosie Kurtz

Swoosie Kurtz
4
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo

 34 Moon Bloodgood

Moon Bloodgood
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 35 Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne
2
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: February 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 36 David Janssen

David Janssen
7
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 13, 1980
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 37 Lindsey Shaw

Lindsey Shaw
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 38 Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor
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Famous As: Actor, Pilot
Birthdate: August 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 8, 1969
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 Randy Meisner

Randy Meisner
4
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Retired American musician, singer, songwriter and founding member of the Eagles
Birthdate: March 8, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces

 40 Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor
2
Famous As: actor
Birthdate: July 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 41 Janine Turner

Janine Turner
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 42 Lucas Cruikshank

Lucas Cruikshank
10
Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTube Personality
Birthdate: August 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 43 Harold Lloyd

Harold Lloyd
6
Famous As: Actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, stunt performer
Birthdate: April 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 8, 1971

 44 Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra

 45 Jack Sock

Jack Sock
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: September 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 46 L Ron Hubbard

L Ron Hubbard
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Famous As: Founder of Church of Scientology
Birthdate: March 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 24, 1986
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 47 Anne Ramsey

Anne Ramsey
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 27, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 11, 1988
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 48 Mina Kimes

Mina Kimes
4
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo

 49 Sandy Dennis

Sandy Dennis
4
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 27, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 2, 1992
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 50 Emily Kinney

Emily Kinney
3
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: actor, musician, singer, stage actor, television actor
Birthdate: August 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)