North Dakota September 18, 2015
You May Be Surprised To Learn That These 10 Famous People Are From North Dakota
You may already be familiar with quite a few famous people, but some of you may not realize that many of them were born right here in North Dakota. Many actors, actresses, professional athletes, musicians, etc. refer to North Dakota as their home state. Listed below are 10 famous people from North Dakota.
1. Leslie Bibb - Actress
Leslie Bibb is an American actress who was born in Bismarck, North Dakota and is well known for her role as Carley Bobby in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.
2. Greg Raymer - Professional Poker Player
Greg Raymer is a professional poker player who was born in Minot, North Dakota and is best known for winning the 2004 World Series of Poker Main Event.
3. Chris Coste - MLB Catcher
Chris Coste was born in Fargo, North Dakota and is a former Major League Baseball catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies and Houston Astros.
4. Josh Duhamel - Actor
Josh Duhamel is an American actor who was born in Minot, North Dakota. Josh's acting debut was on ABC's All My Children, playing the role of Leo du Pres.
5. Peggy Lee - Singer
Peggy Lee, born in Jamestown, North Dakota, was an American jazz singer, songwriter, composer and actress. Her career spanned six decades.
6. Kellan Lutz - Actor
Kellan Lutz was born in Dickinson, North Dakota and is best known for playing the role of Emmett Cullen in The Twilight Saga film series.
7. Angie Dickinson - Actress
Angie Dickinson is an American actress who was born in Kulm, North Dakota and has appeared in more than 50 films.
8. James Buchli - Astronaut
James Buchli was born in New Rockford, North Dakota and is a former NASA astronaut who flew on four Space Shuttle missions.
9. Bobby Vee - Pop Singer
Bobby Vee was born in Fargo, North Dakota and is an American pop singer who was a teen idol during the early 1960s.
10. Jonny Lang - Musician
Jonny Lang was born in Fargo, North Dakota and is a Grammy award winning musician. His guitar solos are AMAZING!
What other famous people are from North Dakota? Let us know in the comments below!