Posted in Detroit July 18, 2016 by Jennifer You May Be Surprised To Learn These 10 Famous People Are From Detroit Many famous people hail from Detroit, Michigan. From award-winning actors and producers, to supermodels and singers, here are 10 of the most famous people from Detroit: 1. Judy Greer wikipedia/lukeford.net Judy Greer, an actress and author, was born in Detroit, Michigan and is best known for playing Kitty Sanchez on the hit television series "Arrested Development," and Trixie on the hit television series "Californication." She's also known for her supporting roles in several films, including "13 Going on 30," "27 Dresses" and "Jurassic World." 2. Tom Selleck wikipedia/Thomas Atilla Lewis Tom Selleck was born in Detroit, Michigan and is best known for his starring role as Thomas Magnum in the television hit series "Magnum, P.I." Since Magnum, P.I., Tom has starred in more than 50 television and film roles. He's currently playing NYPD Commissioner Frank Reagan in the hit television series "Blue Bloods." 3. Ellen Burstyn wikimedia commons/David Shankbone Ellen Burstyn, born in Detroit, Michigan, has been acting since the 1950s. Ellen has starred in several films and television series, but what's really impressive is that she's a winner of the Triple Crown of Acting. This is something very few actors have achieved. The Triple Crown of Acting is when an actor has won an Academy Award, Emmy Award and Tony Award. 4. Jerry Bruckheimer wikipedia/Angela George Jerry Bruckheimer, a film and television producer born in Detroit, Michigan, produces some of today's most successful television series and films. A few of his successful television series include "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Without a Trace" and "Cold Case." Some of his best known blockbuster films include "Top Gun," "Flashdance" and "Beverly Hills Cop." 5. Christie Brinkley wikipedia/David Shankbone Detroit-born Christie Brinkley is a supermodel and actress. During the late 1970s, she appeared on three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers, which earned her worldwide fame. Christie Brinkley spent 25 years as the face of Covergirl and has been on more than 500 magazine covers. 6. Robert Wagner wikipedia/ABC Television/Public Domain Robert Wagner, an award-winning actor of television, film and stage, was born in Detroit, Michigan and is best known for his roles in "Hart to Hart" and the Austin Powers films, playing the role of Number Two. 7. Lily Tomlin wikimedia commons/Greg in Hollywood (Greg Hernandez) Lily Tomlin, an actress, comedian, writer and singer, began her career as a stand-up comedian. During the 1960s, she also performed Off-Broadway. Her part on the variety show "Laugh-In" is considered her breakout role. Lily is currently one of the stars on "Grace and Frankie" - a popular Netflix series. 8. Francis Ford Coppola wikipedia/Gerald Geronimo Francis Ford Coppola was born in Detroit, Michigan and is an award-winning screenwriter, director and producer. He's best known for directing The Godfather trilogy of films, including "The Godfather," "The Godfather Part II" and "The Godfather Part III." 9. Diana Ross wikimedia commons/Motown Records Detroit-born Diana Ross is a singer, songwriter and record producer. She was the lead singer of The Supremes, which is still, to this day, America's most successful vocal group. In 2012, Diana took home the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. 10. James Duval wikimedia commons/ Flickr/ "Tica Productions" Detroit-born James Duval is an actor who's best known for his role of Frank in "Donnie Darko." James is also a talented guitarist and pianist, and he plays in a band that goes by the name of Gene Wilder. Can you think of any other famous people from Detroit?