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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Notable Hoosiers

Portrait of Madam C.J. Walker

Hoosiers have long history or statewide and national accomplishments in a variety of areas and disciplines. Here’s a list of the notable people with a connection to the Hoosier State. Some names include links to images and/or biographical essays. An asterisk indicates the person was not born in Indiana.

Hoosier Facts and Fun

For the young and young at heart.

Claude Akins
James Best*
Monte Blue (biographical essay)
Avery Brooks
Chad Everett
Vivica A. Fox
Brendan Fraser
Will Geer (biographical essay)
Ron Glass
Florence Henderson
Greg Kinnear
Shelly Long
Karl Malden* (biographical essay)
Steve McQueen
Betsy Palmer
Meshach Taylor*
Michael Warren
Clifton Webb
Dick York
Aviators and Astronauts
Joseph P. Allen
Frank Borman
Jerry Ross
Donald Williams
Wilbur Wright
Norman Bridwell (Clifford)
Jim Davis (Garfield)
Johnny Gruelle* (Raggedy Ann) (biographical essay)
Dale Messick (Brenda Starr)
Bill Peet (Disney animator)
Tom Ryan (Tumbleweeds)
Benjamin “Scatman” Crothers
Emmett Kelly*
David Letterman
Herb Shriner* (biographical essay)
Bill Blass
Roy Frowick (Halston)*
Early Indiana Legends
David Anspaugh
Gretchen Cryer
Madelyn Pugh Davis
Howard Hawks
Angelo Pizzo
Sydney Pollack
Steve Tesich*
Twyla Tharp
Matt Williams
James Buchanan Eads
Dr. William Scholl
Margaret C. Anderson
Janet Flanner (biographical essay)
Brian Lamb
Jane Pauley
William Raspberry*
Tavis Smiley*
Dr. Nancy Snyderman
Percy Julian (Chemist)*
James Mooney (Ethnology/Anthropology)
Richard Royce Schrock
May Frances Aufderheide
Joshua Bell
Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds
Gaither Family
Crystal Gayle*
Josef Gingold*
Freddie Hubbard
Janet Jackson
Michael Jackson (biographical essay)
John Mellencamp
Bill Monroe*
Oliver Nelson
Sandi Patty*
Axl Rose (William Bailey)
David Lee Roth
Constance LeRoy Runcie
Steve Wariner
Belle Gunness*
Reno Brothers
Andretti family*
Mike Aulby
Bettenhausen family
Larry Bird
Anita DeFrantz*
Jeff Gordon*
Bob Griese
Tom Harmon (biographical essay)
Gil Hodges (biographical essay)
Don Mattingly
Tony Stewart
John Wooden
Fuzzy Zoeller

Notable Hoosiers

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