Utah was declared the 45th state of the USA more than a hundred years ago. The state got its name years ago from the Ute tribe, who formerly inhabited this part of America. The Salt Lake, situated in this part of America is believed to be the largest saltwater lake in the whole of southern hemisphere. The state capital, Salt Lake City holds the record for being the largest city to host the Winter Olympic Games. The state has been famous for several other reasons as well. One of them is the bond several celebs share with Utah, their hometown. Astronaut Don Lind, actor James Woods, entrepreneur John Warnock and footballer Steve Young are a few distinguished personalities who have made the people of Utah proud. James Woods has acted in dozens of movies and television shows. He has bagged an Emmy and Golden Globe Awards. Woods has also been nominated for Academy Awards. Here are the names of other famous celebrities who are from Utah.