Indianapolis July 20, 2016
You May Be Surprised To Learn These 10 Famous People Are From Indianapolis
For many years, Indianapolis, Indiana has produced several famous people. From actors and singers, to television hosts and writers, the following 10 individuals are among the most famous people from Indianapolis.
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1. Brendan Fraser
Brendan Fraser, an accomplished actor, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and is best known for playing the role of Rick O'Connell in The Mummy trilogy. Brendan is also a talented amateur photographer.
2. Kristina Wagner
Kristina Wagner, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, is an actress who's best known for playing the role of Felicia Jones on the soap opera "General Hospital." Kristina is the former wife of Jack Wagner.
3. David Letterman
Indianapolis-born David Letterman is a former television host, writer, producer and comedian. As a former late night talk show host, David Letterman hosted a combined 6,028 episodes of "Late Night with David Letterman" and "Late Show with David Letterman," which lead him to become America's longest running late-night television host.
4. Janet Langhart
Janet Langhart was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and is an award-winning television journalist and author. Janet is married to William Cohen, the former U.S. Secretary of Defense.
5. Ryan Murphy
Ryan Murphy, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a screenwriter, director and producer. He's best known for creating and producing a number of hit television series, including "Glee" and "American Horror Story."
6. Trista Sutter
Indianapolis-born Trista Sutter is best known as the first bachelorette on the ABC reality show "The Bachelorette." Trista was also a contestant on "Fear Factor" and "Dancing with the Stars."
7. Marc Summers
Marc Summers, a game show host, talk show host and television personality, is best known for hosting "Double Dare" - Nickelodeon's most popular game show. Marc also hosted Food Network's highly-rated television show "Unwrapped," and he's currently the executive producer of "Restaurant: Impossible."
8. Lisa Kennedy Montgomery
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. She's a former MTV VJ and is currently the host of "Kennedy" on the Fox Business Network. During the 1990s, Lisa was the host of MTV's "Alternative Nation."
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a record producer, song writer and R&B musician. Throughout his career, Babyface has won 11 Grammy Awards.
10. Jane Pauley
Indianapolis-born Jane Pauley is an award-winning television anchor and journalist. She's best known for her long tenure on two NBC shows: "The Today Show" and "Dateline NBC."
Many celebs hail from the great state of Indiana. Can you think of any other famous people from Indianapolis?