Many famous people are from Dallas, Texas. From award-winning actors and singers, to professional athletes and comedians, there are many famous people who call Dallas home. Listed below are 10 of the most famous people from Dallas.
1. Robin Wright
Robin Wright, an award-winning actress and director, was born in Dallas, Texas and currently stars in the Netflix series "House of Cards." Robin is best known for her film roles in "The Princess Bride" and "Forrest Gump."
2. Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson, born in Dallas, Texas, is an actor, screenwriter and producer. He's best known for his roles in "Bottle Rocket," "Zoolander" and "Wedding Crashers." Interesting fact: Owen has starred alongside Ben Stiller in 11 films.
3. Sharon Tate
Dallas-born Sharon Tate was an actress and model. One of her best known film roles was when she played Jennifer North in "Valley of the Dolls." Sadly, on August 9, 1969, Sharon was murdered in her home by members of Charles Manson's family.
4. Lee Trevino
Lee Trevino was born in Dallas, Texas and is considered to be one of the greatest golfers of all time. In 1981, he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
5. Jenna Bush Hager
Jenna Bush Hager, born in Dallas, Texas, is best known as the daughter of the 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush and the granddaughter of the 41st U.S. President George H. W. Bush. Jenna is currently an editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine and an NBC News correspondent.
6. Jeff Dunham
Dallas-born Jeff Dunham is a successful ventriloquist and stand-up comedian. In 1970, at the age of eight, Jeff began ventriloquism after receiving a Mortimer Snerd dummy as a Christmas gift from his parents. Jeff Dunham's work can be seen on Comedy Central.
7. Erykah Badu
Erykah Badu, a singer-songwriter, record producer and actress, is often compared to jazz singer Billie Holiday. Erykah's film debut took place in 1998, playing the supporting role of Queen Mousette in "Blues Brothers 2000."
8. Josh Henderson
Josh Henderson was born in Dallas, Texas. He's an actor, singer and model. Josh is best known for playing the role of John Ross Ewing III in the TNT remake of "Dallas." He also starred on the ABC hit series "Desperate Housewives," playing the role of Austin McCann.
9. Piper Perabo
Piper Perabo, born in Dallas, Texas, is a film, television and stage actress. She's best known for her role in the USA Network drama series "Covert Affairs." Piper's breakthrough role was when she played aspiring songwriter Violet Sanford in "Coyote Ugly."
10. Aaron Spelling
Dallas-born Aaron Spelling was a hugely successful film and television producer. A few of his hit television series include "Charlie's Angels," "The Love Boat" and "Beverly Hills, 90210."
Texas has been the birthplace of many famous celebs. Can you think of any other famous people from Dallas?