Omaha, Nebraska

1. Fred Astaire (1899)

Dancer Actor

Elegant song-and-dance man who appeared in 31 movie musicals and Three Little Words. The American Film Institute named him the 5th-Greatest Male Star of All Time.

2. James Adomian (1980)

American Actor

American comedian who is best recognized for his stand up routines, as well as, impressions. He is widely known for his portrayal of PBS broadcaster Huell Howser in a sketch...

3. Lance Cade (1981)

Professional Wrestler

WWE wrestler who became a three-time tag-team champion. He debuted professionally in Japan in 1999.

4. Conor Oberst (1980)

American Musician

Singer-songwriter best known for his work with Bright Eyes. He has also performed with the bands Park Ave., The Faint, and Monsters of Folk.

5. Elliott Smith (1969)

American Singer-songwriter

Singer and guitarist who wrote "Needle in the Hay" and who was nominated for an Oscar Award for Best Original Song in a film in 1998.

6. Adele Astaire (1896)

Dancer Entertainer

American dancer and performer who appeared in such Broadway musicals as Funny Face and Lady, Be Good.

7. JoJo Siwa (2003)

American Dancer & Youtube St

Dancer, singer, actress and social media sensation who has earned over 12 million subscribers and more than 3.7 billion views on her YouTube channel Its JoJo Siwa, where she posts comedy...

8. John Trudell (1946)

Native American Rights Activist

An author, political activist, performer, and former Chairman of the American Indian Movement, he is best known for Lines From a Mined Mind: The Words of John Trudell, an extensive...

9. Max Baer (1909)


Heavyweight boxer who fought with many known great boxers. He compiled a career record of 68-13.

10. Malcolm X (1925)

Nation Of Islam Leader

Iconic Muslim minister, leader of the Nation of Islam, and human rights activist who spoke out against white supremacy and the disenfranchisement of African Americans. His autobiography, which was published...

11. Shirley Ross (1913)


Singer and actress known for songs like Blue Moon and for her appearances in films like Blue Hawaii and The Big Broadcast of 1937.

12. Dorothy McGuire (1916)


Actress who appeared in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and Swiss Family Robinson.

13. Montgomery Clift (1920)

American Actor

This actor gave a fine performance in From Here to Eternity and appeared in The Young Lions. His portrayal of the victim-hero archetype was perhaps best depicted in A Place...

14. Melvin Laird (1922)

American Politician

A Republican politician and Wisconsin seventh-district representative in the United States Congress, he also served as President Nixon's Secretary of Defense during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

15. Marlon Brando (1924)

American Actor

He breathed life into powerful characters such as Don Vito in The Godfather, Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront, and Colonel Kurtz in Apocalypse Now. His performances in A Streetcar Named Desire and Julius Caesar earned him additional...

16. Keenan Robinson (1989)

American Football Player

Linebacker who began his NFL career with the Washington Redskins in 2012. He was drafted out of the University of Texas, where he was an Honorable Mention All-Big 12 selection...

17. Scott Porter (1979)

American Actor

American actor best known for his role on NBC's Friday Night Lights as the previous star quarterback who was unfortunately paralyzed during a game. He also starred on Hart of...

18. Brian Deegan (1975)


Motocross legend who became one of the most decorated freestyle riders in X Games history after winning his 13th medal. In addition to motocross, he also participates in Rally Car...

19. Lenka Peterson (1925)

American Actor

Tony-nominated actress who performed in Broadway productions of Sundown Beach, The Time of Your Life, and Quilters.

20. Niles Paul (1989)

American Football Player

Tight end who was taken in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. As a college player with the Nebraska Cornhuskers, he was a Second-Team All-Big 12 selection.

21. Roxane Gay (1974)

Non-fiction Author

Author and activist who broke through with her 2014 essay collection Bad Feminist, for which she received wide acclaim. She later won the 2018 Eisner Award for best limited series...

22. David Doyle (1929)


Actor of stage and television who played Detective John Bosley in the hit TV series Charlie's Angels from 1976 to 1981, and also starred on Fantasy Island.

23. Warren Buffett (1930)

Businessman; Billionaire

Stock market genius who was nicknamed The Oracle of Omaha. He was considered the 20th century's most successful investor.

24. Susan Buffett (1932)

American Activist

Wife of billionaire investor Warren Buffett who led his prominent foundation.

25. Inga Swenson (1932)

American Actor

She portrayed Gretchen Kraus on Benson.

26. Bob Gibson (1935)

American Professional Baseball P

9-time All-Star pitcher who played for the St. Louis Cardinals for 17 seasons, winning two National League Cy Young Awards and the 1968 NL MVP Award. He led the Cardinals to World...

27. Daniel Quinn (1935)

American Writer

An American writer, he is best known for his 1992 novel, Ishmael, which deconstructs the belief that humans represent the pinnacle of evolution. His other works include The Story of...

28. Farrah Abraham (1991)

Television Personality

Former teen reality star who gained a large MTV following for her starring role on 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom. In 2013, she released a provocative tape. 

29. Bob Boozer (1937)

Basketball Player

Starred in the NBA for 12 seasons and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.

30. Edward Ruscha (1937)

American Artist

Multi-media pop artist known for works such as "Every Building on the Sunset Strip" and "Standard Station." He was heavily influenced by the culture and vernacular of Los Angeles and...

31. Tierney Sutton (1963)

American Musician

Grammy Award-nominated jazz singer and the leader of the Tierney Sutton Band.

32. Terry Kiser (1939)


He became known for his portrayal of the titular corpse in the Weekend at Bernie's films. His credits include The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Six Pack, and Friday the 13th Part VII: The...

33. Nick Nolte (1941)

Actor Film Producer

Known for thriving in challenging movie roles, including the 1997 film, Affliction. He was nominated for seven major awards and won a Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of Tom...

34. Jonis Agee (1943)

American Writer

Screenwriter and short story writer, best known for her 2007 film, Full Throttle.

35. John Beasley (1943)


Played the role of Irv on the TV drama Everwood alongside Gregory Smith.

36. Wade Boggs (1958)

American Baseball Player

Five-time American League batting champion and 12-time All-Star who spent the bulk of his career with the Boston Red Sox and won a World Series title in 1996 with the...

37. Darin Ruf (1986)

Baseball Player

Powerful outfielder and first baseman who debuted with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2012.

38. Swoosie Kurtz (1944)

American Actor

Emmy Award-winning actress who portrayed Alex on the popular television drama series Sisters in 1991. Starting in 2010, she portrayed Joyce Flynn in the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly. She also...

39. Jay Karnes (1963)

American Actor

Before rising to fame for his role as Detective Dutch Wagenbach on the FX series The Shield, Karnes played major roles in the late 1990s and early 2000s films Joyriders...

40. Arlene Klasky (1949)

American Artist

Animator and producer who won three Primetime Emmy Awards for her work on "Rugrats." Animation Magazine included her on its 1999 list of the Top 25 Women in Animation.

41. Hallee Hirsh (1987)

American Actor

Actress known for her television roles in series such as Flight 29 Down, ER and JAG. She also played Annabel Fox in the film You've Got Mail. 

42. Conor Gillaspie (1987)

Major League Baseball Third Base

MLB third baseman who has played for such teams as the San Francisco Giants and Chicago White Sox. He is best known for his game-winning 3-run home run for the...

43. Jeff Tarpinian (1987)

American Football Player

Two-season backup for the New England Patriots who signed with the Houston Texans midway through the 2013 season.

44. Andrew Rannells (1978)


Tony-nominated actor for his performance as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon, and Grammy winner for his part in the Original Broadway Cast Recording. In 2017, he starred as Whizzer...

45. Alex Henery (1987)

All-american College Football Pl

NFL Kicker drafted by the Eagles in 2011 set an NCAA record with a 89.5 field goal percentage and 96.7 extra point percentage during his career at the University of...

46. Lindsay Bloom (1950)

American Actor

American actress who played Velda, the secretary to Stacy Keach's title character, in the television series Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer and its follow up series, The New Mike Hammer.

47. Ahman Green (1977)

American Football Player

Former NFL running back who became the all-time leading rusher for the Green Bay Packers. He also briefly played for the Seahawks and Texans and retired with 9,205 career rushing...

48. Sean McVay (1986)

American Football Coach

Offensive minded coach who became the youngest hired head coach in the history of the NFL when the Los Angeles Rams put him in charge in 2017. He helped lead the Rams...

49. Drew Van Acker (1986)

American Actor

Plays the roles of Jason on the teen drama Pretty Little Liars alongside Ashley Benson and Remi Delatour on Lifetime's Devious Maids. 

50. Bryan Greenberg (1978)

American Actor And Musician

Television actor known for his appearances in the shows One Tree Hill and How to Make It in America.

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