Famous People from Michigan

Michigan, a US state in the Great Lakes region, is known to be the home of many popular personalities. This article presents to you a list of well-known Michiganders...
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This list includes the names of people who are the natives of this place, as well as those who live/lived or work/worked here. Don't get lost, as the lists are long!

List of Well-Known Michiganders

The first list consists of people coming from the background of the film industry and radio and television.
  • Bill Carruthers
  • Bob Eubank
  • Byron Allen
  • Cam Brainard
  • Casey Kasem
  • Ed McMaho
  • Francis Ford Coppola
  • Greg Mathis
  • Harry Winer
  • Jake Kasdan
  • James Lipton
  • Jerry Bruckheimer
  • John Hughes
  • Kerry Conran
  • Kristen Bell
  • Loni Love
  • McG
  • Michael Moore
  • Mike Binder
  • Paul Schrader
  • Robert J. Flaherty
  • Robert Shaye
  • Roger Corman
  • Sam Raimi
  • Sandra Bernhard
  • Selma Blair
  • Taylor Lautner
  • Terry Rossio
  • Thom Hartmann
  • Woodie King, Jr.
The following list consists of famous media personalities who happen to be a native or resident of Michigan.
  • Amy Robach
  • Candy Crowley
  • Charles Collingwood
  • Dick Enberg
  • Jay Schadler
  • Jill Dobson
  • Jim Kaat
  • Lem Tucker
  • Steve Phillips
  • Suzanne Malveaux
This list includes names which are well-known in the field of arts. These include,
  • Bill Schwab
  • Bradley Jones
  • Carl Milles
  • Carlo Romanelli
  • Carlos Lopez
  • Carol Wald
  • Charles McGee
  • Corrado Parducci
  • Diana Pancioli
  • E. Irving Couse
  • Edward Wagner
  • Ezra Winter
  • Frederick Stuart Church
  • Gari Melchers
  • Horace Caulkins
  • Ian Hornak
  • Isamu Noguchi
  • John Mix Stanle
  • Julius Rolshoven
  • Julius T. Melchers
  • Kent Twitchell
  • Kurt Wenner
  • Louis James Pesha
  • M.J. Alexander
  • Marshall Fredericks
  • Mary Chase Perry Strattons
  • Mathias Alten
  • Talbert Abrams
  • Tom Lollar
The next list consists of Michiganders who made their name in space exploration or aeronautics.
  • Alfred Worden
  • Brent W. Jett
  • Brewster H. Shaw, Jr.
  • Charles Lindbergh
  • Clarence L. "Kelly" Johnson
  • David Leestma
  • Donald R. McMonagle
  • Edward Heinemann
  • Fred Zinn
  • Gregory Jarvis
  • Harriet Quimby
  • Iven Carl Kincheloe, Jr.
  • Jack R. Lousma
  • James McDivitt
  • Jerry M. Linenger
  • Leigh Wade
  • Michael J. Bloomfield
  • Nancy Harkness Love
  • Philip Orin Parmelee
  • Ralph Royce
  • Richard A. Searfoss
  • Roger B. Chaffee
  • William Boeing
This list includes the names of people who hail from the background of the automotive industry.
  • Andra Rush
  • Charles T. Fisher
  • David Dunbar Buick
  • Edsel Ford auto maker
  • Harlow Curtice
  • Henry Ford auto maker
  • Henry Ford II auto maker
  • Henry M. Leland machinist
  • Horace Elgin Dodge
  • Jack Roush
  • John De Lorean
  • John Francis Dodge
  • Lee Iacocca
  • Lynn Alfred Townsen
  • Max M. Fisher
  • Preston Tucker
  • Ransom E. Olds
  • Roger Penske
  • Roy D. Chapin
  • William C. Durant
  • William Clay Ford auto maker
  • William Davidson
For the final list, here are some entrepreneurs who have made a distinguished place in the world of computers, food industry, and other businesses.
  • Alex Manoogian
  • Andrew "Andy" Beal
  • Arnold Gingrich
  • Ben Feigenson
  • Berry Gordy, Jr.
  • Bill Joy
  • Brad Wardell
  • C. W. Post
  • D. J. DePree
  • Daniel Gerber
  • Daniel Gilbert
  • David M. Overton
  • Don Barden
  • Edward Knabusch
  • Edwin Shoemaker
  • Florence Knoll
  • Frank Stanton
  • Frederick Upton
  • G. A. Krause
  • George Gough Booth
  • Herbert Henry Dow
  • Homer Stryker
  • Irving T. Bush
  • James Anthony Bailey
  • Jay Van Andel
  • James Vernor
  • John W. Brown
  • Joseph Bruce
  • Joseph Utsler
  • Jon Lloyd Stryker
  • Kevin O'Connor
  • Larry Page
  • Leo Burnett
  • Louis and Tom Borders
  • Louis Upton
  • Mark Saur
  • Max DePree
  • Michael Cohrs
  • Michael Kinsley
  • Mike Ilitch
  • Orville D. Merillat
  • Orville Gibson
  • Pat Stryker
  • Perry Feigenson
  • Peter Karmanos
  • Peter Martin Wege
  • Richard DeVos
  • Richard Merillat
  • Ronda Stryker
  • Samuel Zell
  • Scott McNealy
  • Sebastian S. Kresge
  • Steve Ballmer
  • Stephen M. Ross
  • Tom Halstead
  • Tom Monaghan
  • Will Keith Kellogg
  • William Hewlett
  • William Upjohn
So this was about some of the notable people belonging to the state of Michigan!