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The following are people of note who were born in, live in, or have formerly resided in Fort Worth, Texas.
Jay Boy Adams (born 1949 in Fort Worth), singer, songwriter, and guitarist
Randy Alexander (born 1951 in Fort Worth), Republican member of Arkansas House of Representatives from Springdale, Arkansas
Adrienne Ames (1907–1947), actress
Betty Andujar (1912–1997), first Republican woman in Texas State Senate (1973–1983)
B W Aston (1936–2010), historian
Lance Cole Barrett (born 1984 in Fort Worth), Major League Baseball umpire
Sid Bass (born 1943), billionaire, Sundance Square developer, major stockholder in The Walt Disney Company
Alan Bean (1932–2018), artist, retired NASA astronaut (1981); R. L. Paschal High School, Class of 1950; carried Paschal High School's flag to the moon.
Big Lurch (born 1976), rapper, serving a life sentence for murder and cannibalism
Patricia Blair (1933–2013), actress
Mel Bradford (born 1934), literary critic
Leon Bridges (born 1989), soul singer and Grammy nominee
Betty Buckley (born 1947), Tony Award-winning actress
Tom Buckman (born 1947), professional football player
T-Bone Burnett (born 1948), Oscar-winning songwriter, record producer, musician
Mike Renfro (NFL football player) born in Fort Worth, Texas, 1955. Graduated from Arlington Heights HS & TCU
Joel Burns (born 1969), politician
Kate Capshaw (born 1953), actress, married to Steven Spielberg
Electra Carlin (1912–2000), art dealer
Major Horace Seaver "Stump" Carswell, Junior (1916–1944), USAAF, KIA World War II; posthumous Medal of Honor recipient; the former Carswell Air Force Base was his namesake.
Amon G. Carter (1879–1955), civic booster, philanthropist, creator and publisher of Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Cattle Annie (1882–1978), female bandit, lived in Fort Worth 1910 to 1912
Julio Cedillo (born 1970), actor, raised in Fort Worth
Mark David Chapman (born 1955), killed John Lennon
Candy Clark (born 1947), Oscar-nominated actress
Kelly Clarkson (born 1982), singer, FIRST "American Idol winner
Raymond Clayborn (born 1955), NFL football player
Van Cliburn (1934–2013), pianist
Ornette Coleman (1930–2015), jazz musician
Kenneth Copeland (born 1936), televangelist
Heloise Bowles Cruse (1919–1977), syndicated columnist, Hints from Heloise
Jeff Current, lead singer of Against All Will
T. Cullen Davis (born 1933), millionaire tried and acquitted for 1976 murders of Stan Farr and Andrea Wilborn
Bobby Day (1928–1990), musician
John Denver (born Henry John Deutschendorf Jr., 1943–1997), singer-songwriter; attended Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth.
John Douglas (1945–2005), NFL player
Johnny Dowd (born 1948), musician
James T. Draper, Jr. (born 1935), author, Baptist leader
Clare B. Dunkle (born 1964), author, librarian
Jack Favor (1911–1988), rodeo star falsely imprisoned for two murders in Louisiana in 1967 and exonerated in 1974
Manet Harrison Fowler (1895-1976), singer, music educator, painter
Kirk Franklin (born 1970), gospel singer and producer
Charlie Geren (born 1949), member of Texas House of Representatives from District 99 in Tarrant County
Pete Geren (born 1952), former member of U.S. House of Representatives; former U.S. Secretary of the Army; director of Sid W. Richardson Foundation
Edna Gladney (1886–1961), founder of Edna Gladney Home
Craig Goldman (born 1968), member of Texas House of Representatives from District 97 in Fort Worth
Kay Granger (born 1943), U.S. Representative and former mayor of Fort Worth
Judy Graubart (born 1943), actress, The Electric Company
Pat Green (born 1972), country musician
Marcus Haddock (born 1957 in Fort Worth), opera singer
Jack Haden (1914–1996), American football player
Larry Hagman (1931–2012), actor, son of actress Mary Martin, played J.R. Ewing in Dallas
Beth Haller, journalism professor
Phil Handler (1908–1968), NFL football player and coach
Harriet Sansom Harris (born 1955), actress, Frasier, Desperate Housewives
Brad Hawpe (born 1979), MLB player for Colorado Rockies
Taylor Hawkins (born 1972), drummer for Foo Fighters
Julius Hemphill (1938–1995), jazz composer and saxophone player
Patricia Highsmith (1921–1995), author of Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr Ripley
Brock Holt (born 1988), utility player for Boston Red Sox
Rogers Hornsby (1896–1963), Hall of Fame baseball player
Brad Hunstable (born 1978), founder of Ustream
Martha Hyer (1924-2014), Oscar-nominated actress
Ronald Shannon Jackson (born 1940), jazz drummer
Dan Jenkins (born 1929), sports journalist and author
Sally Jenkins (born 1960), sports journalist and author
Benton Jennings, actor
Candace Kita, actress and model
Matt Krause, state representative from District 93 since 2013
Mary Daggett Lake (1880–1955), historian, botanist, and educator
Keith Langford, professional basketball player
Yale Lary (1930-2017), Football Hall of Famer
Specialist Robert David Law (September 15, 1944–February 22, 1969), Medal of Honor recipient; born in Fort Worth.
Debra Lehrmann, Texas Supreme Court justice, Place 3
Hazel Vaughn Leigh (1897-1995), founder of the Fort Worth Boys Club
G. Craige Lewis (born 1969), Christian minister
Robert L. Lynn (born 1931), journalist, poet, and retired college president
David Mann (born 1966), actor, comedian and gospel singer
Tamela Mann (born 1966), actor, singer and songwriter
Rod Manuel (born 1974), football player
Lisa McRee (born 1961), television journalist
Blanche McVeigh (1895-1970), printmaker and art educator
Leighton Meester (born 1986), actress
Lynn Merrick (1919-2007), actress
Lawrence E. Meyers (born 1947), judge of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals since 1993
Lorraine Miller, first woman president of the NAACP, Interim president and CEO, March 2014
Roger Miller (1936–1992), singer-songwriter
John T. Montford (born 1943), businessman from San Antonio; politician from Lubbock, educated in Austin, born in Fort Worth
Jeff Newman, MLB All-Star baseball player and manager
Ashlee Nino, dancer, drummer, fashion designer, model, actress
Bill Noël (born 1914), oil industrialist and philanthropist from Odessa, born in Fort Worth
"Pappy" O'Daniel (1890–1969), Governor of Texas, U.S. Senator and radio personality
Lee Harvey Oswald (1939–1963), accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy
Bill Owens (born 1950), former Governor of Colorado (1999–2007)
Dan Hewitt Owens (born 1947), actor
Fess Parker (1924–2010), actor
Hugh Parmer (born 1939), mayor of Fort Worth 1977 to 1979; member of both houses of Texas State Legislature
William Paulus, swimmer and former world record holder in the 100m Butterfly
Bill Paxton (1955–2017), actor, starred in Titanic, Frailty, TV series Big Love
Hazel Harvey Peace (1907–2008) educator, activist, and humanitarian
Corporal Charles Frank Pendleton, posthumous Medal of Honor recipient for actions in the Korea War; R. L. Paschal High School, Class of 1953.
Prince Lasha (William Lawsha) (born 1929), jazz saxophonist and flutist
Ben H. Procter (1927–2012), historian
Bennett Ratliff (born 1961), state representative from District 115 in Dallas County; civil engineer
Dewey Redman (1931–2006), free jazz saxophonist
Rex Reed (born 1938), film critic
Chuck Reynolds (born 1946), football player
Mike Richardson (born 1946), NFL player
Sid W. Richardson (1891–1959), oilman, cattleman and philanthropist
Rod Roddy (1937–2003), television announcer on The Price is Right
John Roderick (born 1944), professional football player
Ginger Rogers (1911–1995), actress-dancer who moved to Fort Worth at age of 9; attended Central (Paschal) High School.
Johnny Rutherford (born 1938), race car driver, three-time winner of Indy 500
Denise Rutkowski (born 1961), professional bodybuilder
By Saam (1914–2000), sportscaster
Jennie Scott Scheuber (1860–1944), public library pioneer and Fort Worth's first librarian
Bob Schieffer (born 1937), journalist, CBS Evening News anchor and Face the Nation host
Tom Schieffer (born 1947), U.S. Ambassador to Japan, candidate for governor
Mark M. Shelton (born 1956), pediatrician and politician
Kelly Shoppach (born 1980), Major League Baseball catcher (2005-2013)
Liz Smith (born 1923), journalist, syndicated columnist
Soapy Smith (1860–1898), infamous con man who started his career in Fort Worth
Randy Souders (born 1954), visual artist and disability rights advocate
A. Latham Staples (born 1977), CEO of EXUSMED, civil rights activist and founder of Empowering Spirits Foundation
Jonathan Stickland (born 1983), state representative from Tarrant County
Hurley Tarver (born 1975), football player
Bascom N. Timmons (1890–1987), newspaperman
Hunter Tylo (born 1962), actress
Townes Van Zandt (1944–1997), country music singer-songwriter
Daniel E. Walker (1927–2009), civil servant, rescued remains of flag burned in protest at 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas
William Walker (1931–1910), opera singer and director
Lisa Whelchel (born 1963), actress, The Facts of Life
Van Williams (born 1934), actor, The Green Hornet
Jim Wright (1922–2015), US Congressman from Texas and Speaker of the House
Jeana Yeager (born 1952), broke distance records during her (and Dick Rutan's) 1986 nonstop flight around world in experimental Voyager
Carlson Young (born 1990), actress, Scream
Jesse Jane (born 1980), pornographic actor

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