List of Famous people born in Kansas, United States of America

Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States. Its capital is Topeka and its largest city is Wichita. Kansas is bordered by Nebraska to the north; Missouri to the east; Oklahoma to the south; and Colorado to the west. Kansas is named after the Kansas River, which in turn was named after the Kansa Native Americans who lived along its banks. The tribe's name is often said to mean "people of the (south) wind" although this was probably not the term's original meaning. For thousands of years, what is now Kansas was home to numerous and diverse Native American tribes. Tribes in the eastern part of the state generally lived in villages along the river valleys. Tribes in the western part of the state were semi-nomadic and hunted large herds of bison.

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1. Joe Exotic
Joseph Allen Schreibvogel

Joe Exotic
Male. American zoo operator, internet personality, musician, and cult leader.
First Name: Joe
Last Name: Exotic
Born on March 5, 1963 (age 58)
Height: 179 cm | 5'10"

2. Dennis Rader
Dennis Lynn Rader

Dennis Rader
Male. American serial killer
First Name: Dennis
Last Name: Rader
Born on March 9, 1945 (age 76)
Serial-killer

3. Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich
Female. environmental activist from the United States
First Name: Erin
Last Name: Brockovich
Born on June 22, 1960 (age 61)

4. Bob Dole

Bob Dole
Male. American politician
First Name: Bob
Last Name: Dole
Born on July 22, 1923 (age 98)

5. Ed Asner
Eddie Asner

Ed Asner
Male. American film, television, stage, and voice actor and former president of the Screen Actors Guild
First Name: Ed
Last Name: Asner
Born on November 15, 1929 (age 91)
Height: 173 cm | 5'8"

6. Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
Female. American aviation pioneer and author
First Name: Amelia
Last Name: Earhart
Born on July 24, 1897
Died on July 2, 1937 (aged 39)

7. Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe
Female. American singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer
First Name: Janelle
Born on December 1, 1985 (age 35)

8. R. Lee Ermey

R. Lee Ermey
Male. American actor, voice actor, drill instructor and Marine
First Name: R.
Last Name: Ermey
Born on March 24, 1944
Died on April 15, 2018 (aged 74)
Height: 183 cm | 6'0"

9. Kirstie Alley

Kirstie Alley
Female. American actress
First Name: Kirstie
Born on January 12, 1951 (age 70)
Height: 171 cm | 5'7"

10. Joe Walsh
Joseph Fidler

Joe Walsh
Male. American musician, songwriter, record producer, and actor
First Name: Joe
Last Name: Walsh
Born on November 20, 1947 (age 73)

11. Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper
Male. American actor and film director (1936-2010)
First Name: Dennis
Last Name: Hopper
Died on May 29, 2010 (aged 40)
Height: 173 cm | 5'8"

12. Annette Bening

Annette Bening
Female. American actress
First Name: Annette
Last Name: Bening
Born on May 29, 1958 (age 63)
Height: 173 cm | 5'8"

13. Scott Foley
Scott Kellerman Foley

Scott Foley
Male. American actor
First Name: Scott
Last Name: Foley
Born on July 15, 1972 (age 49)
Height: 185 cm | 6'1"

14. Ann Dunham

Ann Dunham
Female. American anthropologist, mother of Barack Obama
First Name: Ann
Last Name: Dunham
Born on November 29, 1942
Died on November 7, 1995 (aged 52)

15. John Means

John Means
Male. American baseball player
First Name: John
Last Name: Means
Born on April 24, 1993 (age 28)

16. Gilbert Baker

Gilbert Baker
Male. American artist and gay rights activist
First Name: Gilbert
Last Name: Baker
Born on June 2, 1951
Died on March 31, 2017 (aged 65)

17. W. Eugene Smith

W. Eugene Smith
Male. American photojournalist
First Name: W.
Last Name: Smith
Born on December 30, 1918
Died on October 15, 1978 (aged 59)

18. Tay Anderson

Tay Anderson
Male. American politician
First Name: Tay
Last Name: Anderson
Born on July 5, 1998 (age 23)

19. Gary Hart

Gary Hart
Male. Democratic politician from Colorado
First Name: Gary
Last Name: Hart
Born on November 28, 1936 (age 84)

20. Gary Woodland

Gary Woodland
Male. professional golfer
First Name: Gary
Last Name: Woodland
Born on May 21, 1984 (age 37)
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