Famous Coloradans

Famous People Born in Colorado

See our top list of the most famous people from Colorado. We’ve chosen people like athletes, actors, civil rights activists, scientists and people from other walks of life that have come from the “The Centennial State”.

Tim Allen actor, Denver
Zachery Ty Bryan actor, Aurora
M. Scott Carpenter astronaut, Boulder
Lon Chaney actor, Colorado Springs
William Harrison (Jack) Dempsey boxer, Manassa
Ralph Edwards entertainer, Merino
Douglas Fairbanks actor, Denver
Eugene Fodor violinist, Turkey Creek
Gene Fowler writer
Lawrence H. Gipson historian, Greeley
Ruth Handler toy maker, Denver
Erick Hawkins choreographer
Homer Lea soldier, writer
Ted Mack TV host, Greeley
Ouray Ute Indian chief, Colorado Territory
Robert J. Seiwald inventor, Fort Morgan
Byron Raymond White jurist, Fort Collins
Paul Whiteman conductor, Denver