Celebrate Missouri's birth month. How many of these famous native born Missourians do you know?

Updated: May 17













Goodman Ace

Akon

Robert Altman

Maya Angelou

Ed Asner

Burt Bacharach

Josephine Baker

Mark Linn-Baker

Scott Bakula

Jean Bartik

Thomas Hart Benton – both

Bob Behnken

Yogi Berra

Chuck Berry

Fred Berry

George Caleb Bingham

Linda Blair

Susan Blow

Bill Bradley

Omar Bradley

Molly Brown

Sterling K. Brown

Edgar Buchanan

William S. Burroughs

Gussie Busch

George Washington Carver

Mary Jane Canary (Calamity Jane)

Dale Carnegie

Cedric the Entertainer

Kate Chopin

Pierre Chouteau, Jr.

Steven Chu

Andy Cohen

Evan S. Connell

Bert Convy

Walter Cronkite

Sheryl Crow

Chris Cooper

Jim Davis

Jack Dorsey

Jeanne Eagles

T. S. Eliot

Eminem

Max Factor

Eugene Field

Cotton Fitzsimmons

Redd Foxx

James Franciscus

J. William Fulbright

Joe Garagiola

Alice Ghostley

John Goodman

Betty Grable

Julia Grant

Dick Gregory

Eddie Griffin

Robert Guillaume

John Ham

Jean Harlow

Coleman Hawkins

George Hearst

Robert A. Heinlein

Al Hirschfeld

Lugenia Burns Hope

Arliss Howard

Edwin Powell Hubble

Langston Hughes

John Huston

Don Johnson

Virginia Johnson

Elaine Joyce

Clarence M. Kelley

Kevin Kline

David Koechner

Kathryn Kuhlman

Rush Limbaugh

Dana Loesch

Mary Margaret McBride

Patricia McCormick

Michael McDonald

Marsha Mason

Virginia Mayo

David Merrick

Joyce Meyer

Bennie Moten

Kevin Nealon

Reinhold Niebuhr

Edward O’Hare

Mary Kenney O’Sullivan

Geraldine Page

Thomas J. Pendergast

James Cash Penney

Marlin Perkins

John J. Pershing

Vincent Price

Joseph Pulitzer, Jr.

Santino Rice

Sally Rand

Doris Roberts

Julia Robinson

Ginger Rogers

Nellie Tyloe Ross

Charles Marion Russell

Phyllis Schlafly

Jeremy Scott

Kimora Lee Simmons

Kate Spade

Leon Spinks

Michael Spinks

Casey Stengel

Craig Stevens

Payne Stewart

Dorothy C. Stratton

TechN9ne

Sara Teasdale

Augustus Thomas

Kay Thompson

Augustus Tolton

Clyde Tolson

Melvin Tolson

Harry S Truman

Margaret Truman

Big Joe Turner

Kathleen Turner

Mark Twain

Dick Van Dyke

Dorothy Vaughan

Marilyn vos Savant

Jack Wagner

Porter Wagoner

Maxine Waters

Tom Watson

Dennis Weaver

Pearl White

Mary Wickes

Norbert Wiener

Dianne Wiest

Roger Wilkins

Roy Wilkins

Mykelti Williamson

Shelley Winters

Jane Wyman

Chery Carr Holtman, curator, Clay County Museum

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