Famous People From Kansas - Celebrities Born In Kansas
The state got its name from the American tribe who called themselves ‘Kansa’. The members of the tribe were the early inhabitants of Kansas, after which several European families started residing in this American state. Agriculture is widely practiced across Kansas and large amounts of Wheat, Corn and soybeans are produced every year. Apart from industrialization and agriculture, the state is also popular for being the hometown of several popular celebrities widely admired world over. Former American President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Actress Annette Bening, pilot Amelia Earhart and comedian Buster Keaton are a few distinguished personalities from Kansas. Dwight D Eisenhower isn’t just considered one of the best politicians of all time, but also a war veteran. Buster Keaton is undoubtedly one of the best comedians the world has seen since the legendary Charlie Chaplin. Keaton has also directed many films which have achieved cult statuses over the years. Scroll down to know the names of more celebrities were either born in Kansas or hailed from Kansas.
Harrison Ford, Ellie Kemper, Amelia Earhart, Buster Keaton & Bob Dole are some of the celebrities who hail from Kansas.
The Most Famous People From Kansas
|Colton Haynes||July 13, 1988||American||Colton Haynes is an American actor, singer and model|
|Erin Brockovich||June 22, 1960||American||Erin Brockovich is an American environmental activist and legal clerk|
|Susan Pompeo||February 1, 1965||American||Susan Pompeo is the wife of U.S|
|Colby Brock||January 2, 1997||American||Check out all that you wanted to know about Colby Brock, the famous YouTuber; his birthday, his family, his girlfriend and personal life, fun trivia facts and more.|
|Kirstie Alley||January 12, 1951||American||Kirstie Louise Alley is an accomplished and award-winning American actress, comedian and spokesmodel|
|Maurice Greene||July 23, 1974||American||Maurice Greene is a renowned American former track and field sprinter|
|Sam Golbach||November 27, 1996||American||Check out all that you wanted to know about Sam Golbach, the famous American YouTuber & Viner; his birthday, his family and personal life, his girlfriends, fun trivia facts and more.|
|Gwendolyn Brooks||June 7, 1917||American||Gwendolyn Brooks was the first African-American poet to win the Pulitzer Prize|
|Cassandra Peterson||September 17, 1951||American||Cassandra Peterson is an American actress known for her vampish character Elvira|
|Ann Dunham||November 29, 1942||American||Ann Dunham was an American anthropologist and played a major role in the rural development of Indonesia|