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Oct 21 2010
1 Warren Buffett (1930–), "Oracle of Omaha", investor; Forbes Magazine's 2008 Richest Man in the World 20971
2 Malcolm X (1925–1965), civil rights leader 14781
3 Marlon Brando (1924–2004), Academy Award-winning actor 13277
4 Gerald Ford (1913–2006), 38th President of the United States (born in Omaha, but raised in Michigan) 9389
5 Hilary Swank (1974–), two-time Academy Award-winning actress 7905
6 Elliott Smith (1969–2003), singer-songwriter 6042
7 Steve Borden "Sting" (1959-), professional wrestler for CWA, UWF, NWA, WCW, WWA, and TNA 5995
8 Lucas Cruikshank created and plays the character of Fred Figglehorn in internet videos 5891
9 Dick Cheney (1941–), 46th Vice President of the United States 5611
10 L. Ron Hubbard (1911–1986), science fiction author and founder of Scientology 5498
11 Danny Woodhead (1983-), running back and wide receiver for the New England Patriots 5066
12 Fred Astaire (1899–1987), dancer and actor 4873
13 Gabrielle Union (1973–), actress 4241
14 Marg Helgenberger (1958–), actress 3763
15 Brandon Teena (1972–1993), a female-to-male transsexual whose murder was the basis of the movie Boys Don't Cry 3722
16 Crazy Horse (1838–1877), great warrior of the Oglala Lakota Sioux Pre-statehood. 3638
17 Henry Fonda (1905–1982), Academy Award-winning actor 3533
18 William Jennings Bryan (1860–1925), United States Secretary of State, U.S. Representative, Democratic Party nominee for President in 1896, 1900, and 1908, and prosecuting attorney in Scopes Trial 3439
19 311, rock band 3321
20 Johnny Carson (1925–2005), comedian 3306
21 Ted "The Million Dollar Man" DiBiase (1954–), professional wrestler 3024
22 Jaime King (1979–), actress 2927
23 Andy Roddick (1982–), tennis star 2666
24 Nick Nolte (1941–), actor and producer 2599
25 Lindsey Shaw (1989–), child actor for Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, born in Lincoln 2476
26 Paula Zahn (1956–), news anchor for CNN 2337
27 Larry the Cable Guy (1963–), comedian 2166
28 Conor Oberst (1980–), singer 2109
29 James Coburn (1928–2002), actor 2105
30 Michael Biehn (1956–), actor 2103
31 Montgomery Clift (1920–1966), actor 1991
32 Harold Lloyd (1893–1971), actor and comedian 1655
33 Bob Gibson (1935–), Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals 1637
34 Charles Starkweather (1938–1959), spree killer who murdered 11 victims 1614
35 Robert Taylor (1911–1969), actor 1526
36 Willa Cather (1873–1947), author 1524
37 Evan Williams, creator of Blogger and CEO of Twitter 1513
38 Terry Goodkind (1948–), bestselling fantasy author 1446
39 Swoosie Kurtz (1944–), actress 1296
40 Wade Boggs (1958-), professional baseball player from 1982 to 1999 1268
41 Dick Cavett (1936–), television talk show host 1217
42 Gale Sayers (1943–), Football Hall of Fame running back for the Chicago Bears 1205
43 Janine Turner (1962–), actress 1153
44 Paul Williams (1940–), singer-songwriter 1118
45 Joba Chamberlain (1985–), professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees 1090
46 Alexander Payne (1961–), director and screenwriter 1064
47 Jeremy Horn (1975–), mixed martial arts fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship 1061
48 Max Baer (1909–1959), boxer 1035
49 Ahman Green (1977–), football player for the Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers, and Houston Texans 992
50 Red Cloud (1822–1909), chief of the Oglala Sioux 961
51 Tim Kasher (1976–), singer 924
52 David Janssen (1931–1980), actor 858
53 Matthew Sweet (1964–), rock musician 743
54 Leo Ryan (1925–1978), U.S. Representative (Democrat–California; born in Lincoln) 673
55 Ivan Sutherland (1938–), inventor of the Sketchpad 653
56 Anne Ramsey (1929–1988), actress 646
57 Nicholas Sparks (1965-), author 614
58 James Valentine (1978–), Maroon 5 guitarist 597
59 Monte Kiffin (1940–), defensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 589
60 Grover Cleveland Alexander (1887–1950), Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher 580
61 Ward Bond (1903–1960), actor 573
62 Godfrey (1969–), comedian, actor 572
63 "Gorgeous George" Wagner (1915–1963), professional wrestler 570
64 Gutzon Borglum (1867–1941), painter, sculptor, designer and engineer of the presidential busts on Mount Rushmore 550
65 Gordon MacRae (1921–1986), actor and singer 521
66 Sandy Dennis (1937–1992), actress 514
67 Ron Prince (1969-), assistant offensive line coach for the Indianapolis Colts 497
68 Bob Kerrey (1943–), United States Navy, LT(JG), commanded a Navy SEAL team in Vietnam, Medal of Honor recipient 490
69 Thurl Ravenscroft (1914–2005), voice actor and singer 425
70 Darryl F. Zanuck (1902–1979), producer, writer, actor and director 424
71 Dorothy McGuire (1916–2001), actress 400
72 Christopher B. Duncan (1964–), actor, The Jamie Foxx Show, The District, Aliens in America 390
73 Brian Duensing (1983-), relief pitcher for the Minnesota Twins 385
74 Saddle Creek Records 364
75 Jay Karnes (1963–), actor, Det. "Dutch" Wagenbach on The Shield 351
76 Ted Sorensen (1928-), speechwriter and special counsel to President John F. Kennedy 323
77 Ana Marie Cox (1972–), founder and editor of the political blog Wonkette 321
78 Josh Rouse (1972–), singer-songwriter 312
79 Daniel Quinn (1935–), author of the philosophical novel, Ishmael and its sequels 310
80 Virginia Lamp Thomas (born 1957), consultant for the The Heritage Foundation and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas 306
81 Adele Astaire (1897–1981), dancer and entertainer 281
82 James Raschke (1940–), professional wrestler 277
83 Bob Devaney (1915–1997), football coach for the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers 262
84 Jay Wright Forrester (1918–), pioneer of computer engineering 248
85 Robert Henri (1865–1929), painter 244
86 George Wells Beadle (1903–1989), geneticist 221
87 Ruth Etting (1896–1976), singer and actress 219
88 Barry Alvarez (1946–), Wisconsin Badgers football coach and athletic director 219
89 Hoot Gibson (1892–1962), actor and rodeo cowboy 206
90 James Adomian, actor, stand-up comedian 204
91 Roscoe Pound (1870–1964), botanist, lawyer, and law professor and theorist 195
92 Howard Hanson (1896–1981), composer and conductor 194
93 Neal Hefti (1922–), jazz trumpeter and composer 184
94 Stephen R. Lawhead (1950–), bestselling author of fantasy and historical fiction 181
95 Inga Swenson (1932–), actress 176
96 Brad William Henke (1971–), actor, October Road, Nikki, Lost 171
97 Christopher Lasch (1932–1994), historian, moralist, and social critic 164
98 Ray Baker (1948–), actor, Cybill 159
99 Loren Eiseley (1907–1977), anthropologist, science writer, ecologist, and poet, born in Lincoln 156
100 Roger Williams (1925–), pianist 154
101 Wynonie "Mr. Blues" Harris (1915–1969), rhythm and blues singer 149
102 Jed Ortmeyer (1978–), professional hockey player for the Nashville Predators 145
103 Little Eagle 142
104 John Trudell (1946--) Born on February 15, 1946 in Omaha. Civil Rights Author, Activist, Community Activist, Speaker, Poet, Performer, Musician, Actor. 139
105 Albert Coady Wedemeyer (1897–1989), noted military planner and strategist 137
106 Ted Kooser (1939–), Former Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress|Former Poet Laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner 130
107 Leland Hayward (1902–1971), Hollywood and Broadway agent and producer 119
108 Roni Benise, flamenco guitarist 117
109 J. James Exon (1921–2005), Governor of Nebraska and U.S. Senator 109
110 Walter Scott, Jr. (1931–), civil engineer and philanthropist 102
111 Anna Louise Strong (1885-1970), journalist and author 101
112 Herbert Brownell, Jr. (1904–1996), United States Attorney General in President Eisenhower's cabinet from 1952 to 1957 100
113 Chip Davis (1947–), singer-songwriter, founder of Mannheim Steamroller, and president and CEO of American Gramaphone 100
114 David Doyle (1929–1997), actor 95
115 Matty Lewis (1975-), singer/guitarist 94
116 John Beasley (1943–), actor 94
117 Clayton Anderson (1959–) NASA astronaut assigned to International Space Station Expedition 15 91
118 Andrew Higgins (1886–1952), industrialist and shipbuilder, owner and founder of Higgins Industries, and manufacturer of "Higgins boats" 91
119 Fred Niblo (1874–1948), actor, director, and producer 91
120 Ernie Chambers (Born July 10, 1937) in Omaha Nebraska State Senator Nebraska State Legislature Civil Rights Activist 86
121 Kurt Andersen (1954–), co-founder of Spy Magazine 84
122 Charles Weidman (1901–1975), dancer and choreographer 82
123 John Neihardt (1881–1973), poet, dubbed the "Poet Laureate of Nebraska and the Plains" by the Nebraska State Legislature in 1921 82
124 Ryland Steen (1980–) Reel Big Fish drummer 79
125 Gregg Olson (1966–), professional baseball pitcher 78
126 Edwin Perkins (1889–1961), inventor of Kool-Aid and philanthropist 75
127 Mari Sandoz (1896–1966), novelist, biographer, lecturer, and teacher; author of Old Jules, Cheyenne Autumn, Slogum House, and others. 74
128 Jamie Pressnall 72
129 Julius Sterling Morton (1832–1902), United States Secretary of Agriculture and founder of Arbor Day 72
130 Todd Fink 68
131 Weldon Kees (1914–1955), poet, novelist, and short story writer 68
132 Sean McDermott (1974-), defensive coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles 68
133 Leon Douglass (1869-1940), inventor and co-founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company 67
134 Galen B. Jackman (1951–), United States Army major general (retired), Nancy Reagan's escort throughout the death and state funeral of Ronald Reagan, first commanding general of the Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region 65
135 Kianna Alarid 63
136 Wright Morris (1910–1998), novelist, photographer, and essayist 61
137 Joyce Hall (1891–1982), founder of Hallmark Cards 57
138 Scott Shanle (1979- ), outside linebacker for the New Orleans Saints 55
139 Angela V. Shelton, actress, comedienne 54
140 Neely Jenkins 54
141 Susan La Flesche Picotte Born on Omaha Reservation 1865. First Native American woman to earn a medical degree. 51
142 Francis P. Matthews (1887–1952), served as 49th United States Secretary of the Navy during the administration of President Harry Truman 50
143 Susette LaFlesche Tibbles "Bright Eyes" Born in Bellevue, 1854. Writer. Omaha/Ponca [link] 50
144 Grace Abbott (1878–1939), social worker and child welfare reformer 49
145 C. Edward McVaney (1940–), founder of JD Edwards 48
146 William Norris (1911–), pioneering CEO of Control Data Corporation 47
147 Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. 47
148 Carl Curtis (1905–2000), U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator 45
149 He Dog Šúŋka Bloká 44
150 James Young Deer 43
151 Alfred Gruenther (1899–1983), youngest four-star general in United States history, Supreme Allied Commander Europe 43
152 Rose O'Neill (1874–1944), Illustrator, writer, and creator of the Kewpie doll 39
153 Virginia Huston (1925–1981), actress 39
154 Kenneth S. Wherry (1892–1951), U.S. Senator 39
155 Paul Endacott, Basketball Hall of Fame inductee (University of Kansas), president of Phillips Petroleum Company 38
156 Charles Thone (1924–), Governor of Nebraska and U.S. Representative 36
157 Kim Winona (1930–1978), actress who portrayed Morning Star on CBS's Brave Eagle (1955–1956) 36
158 John Philip Falter (1910–1982), renowned Nebraska artist famous for his many Saturday Evening Post covers 34

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