Did You Know These 16 Famous People Were Born in Arkansas?
Arkansas is known as the Natural State, but did you know there are a lot of famous people that were born in Arkansas? Maybe we should start calling Arkansas the Natural Talent State.
Some you may already know but chances are there are quite a few people that you never realized were from Arkansas. From Singers and Actors to Sports legends, Authors, War heroes and Politicians, here are 16 Famous people from the beautiful state of Arkansas.
1. Johnny Cash
Singer-Songwriter. Born February 26, 1932, in Kingsland, AR just northeast of Fordyce, Ar.
2. Douglas MacArthur
War Hero. Yes, that Douglas MacArthur. Here was born January 26, 1880 in Little Rock and became one of the greatest war heroes of the United States. He served in World War I, World War II, and Korean War.
3. Glen Campbell
Singer-Songwriter. Born April 22, 1936, in Billstown, Ar.
Pro Basketball Player. Born September 25, 1965, in Hamburg, Arkansas
5. Billy Bob Thornton
Actor. Born August 4, 1955, in Hot Springs, Ar.
6. John Grisham
Author. Born Feburary 8, 1955 in Jonesboro, Arkansas
7. Sonny Liston
Pro Boxer. Born May 8, 1932, in Sand Slough, Arkansas
8. Mary Steenburgen
Actress. Born February 8, 1953 in Newport, Arkansas
9. Al Green
Singer-Producer. Born April 13, 1946, in Forrest City, Arkansas
10. Alan Ladd
Actor. Born September 3, 1913, in Hot Springs, Arkansas
11. Charlie Rich
Singer-Songwriter. Born on December 14, 1932. Colt, Arkansas
12. Joe Jackson
Talent Manager. Born July 26, 1928 in Fountain Hill, Arkansas
Politician. Born August 24, 1955, in Hope, Arkansas
15. Frank Bonner
Actor. Played Herb Tarlek from 'WKRP in Cincinnati' was born February 28, 1942, in Little Rock, AR. (No photo available).
16. Gil Gerard
Actor. Born January 23, 1943, in Little Rock Arkansas.
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