List of Austinites


List of Austinites

Famous current and former Austin, Texas residents include:
*Harry Anderson — actor, comic, magician
*Wes Anderson — film director
*Clifford Antone — music impresario
*Lance Armstrong — cyclist
*Marcia Ball — musician
*Eugene C. Barker - historian (Barker History Center of University of Texas)
*Leila Bela - musician
*Angela Bettis — actress
*Louis Black — journalist
*Maya Bond - singer-songwriter
*Terry Bozzio — musician
*Drew Brees - NFL quarterback for the New Orleans Saints
*Berkeley Breathed — cartoonist
*Mehcad Brooks - actor
*Sandra Bullock — actress
*Burnie Burns - Creator of Red vs. Blue, Voice of Church (Red vs. Blue)
*George W. Bush - U.S. President
*Mark Calaway - professional wrestler
*Liz Carpenter - Lady Bird Johnson's press secretary, author and humorist
*Michael Ray Charles — artist
*Ciara — singer
*J.M. Coetzee— Nobel Prize-winning novelist
*Shawn Colvin — musician
*Ben Crenshaw — golfer
*Ian Crocker- Olympic swimmer
*Walter Cronkite — journalist
*Alfred Crosby — historian, author
*Michael Dell — businessman
*Bradley Denton — author
*J. Frank Dobie — author
*Joe Ely — musician
*Roky Erickson — musician
*Alejandro Escovedo — musician
*John Henry Faulk — radio personality
*Farrah Fawcett - actress
*Charlie Fern — White House speechwriter, journalist
*Tom Ford — fashion designer
*Jim Franklin — artist
*Kinky Friedman - musician, writer
*Richard Garriott - developer of the Ultima of PC games
*David Garza — musician
*Eliza Gilkyson — musician
*Jimmie Dale Gilmore — musician
*Alberto Gonzales — U.S. Attorney General
*Kellye Gray- jazz vocalist
*Jehmu Greene - political activist
*Patty Griffin — musician
*Nanci Griffith — musician
*Grupo Fantasma — band
*Lena Guerrero - politician
*Marc Gunn — musician, podcaster
*Ethan Hawke — actor
*Brendan Hansen- Olympic swimmer
*Gibby Haynes — musician, lead singer of the Butthole Surfers
*Mark Henry - professional wrestler
*Sara Hickman — musician
*Bill Hicks — comedian
*Jim Hightower — journalist, politician
*Tish Hinojosa — musician
*Tobe Hooper — film director
*Karen Hughes - Undersecretary of State, White House Counsel
*James Hynes — author
*Molly Ivins — author, journalist
*Jaxon — comic book artist, historian
*Robert Jensen — journalism professor, author, political activist
*Eric Johnson — guitarist
*Lyndon B. Johnson — U.S. President
*Lady Bird Johnson - First Lady
*Daniel Johnston - musician
*Alex Jones — radio host
*Chantal Jones-Model
*Marion Jones — Olympic athlete and medalist
*Janis Joplin — musician
*Barbara Jordan — U.S. Congressman, professor
*Mike Judge — cartoonist, filmmaker
*Guy Juke — artist
*Terry Keel — politician
*Douglas Kellner — philosopher, author
*Tom Kite - Golfer
*Harry Knowles — film critic
*Kim Krizan — screenwriter, actress
*Gary Lavergne — author
*Russell Lee — photographer
*Richard Linklater — film director
*Paul London — professional wrestler
*John Mackey — CEO of Whole Foods
*Rahul Mahajan — author, political activist, physicist
*Terrence Malick — film director
*Julian Mandrake — musician
*Ashley Massaro - professional wrestler
*Terry McBride — musician, former member of McBride & the Ride
*Tim McCanlies — film director
*Matthew McConaughey — actor
*Ben McKenzie - actor
*James McMurtry — musician
*Monte Montgomery — guitarist
*Nelly - rap artist
*Willie Nelson — musician
*Elisabet Ney — artist
*Matt Noveskey — musician
*Michael O'Brien — photographer
*Chad Oliver — author
*O. Henry — author
*Aaron Peirsol- Olympic swimmer
*Dennis Quaid - actor
*Dan Rather — journalist
*Bob Ray - filmmaker
*Spencer Redford - actor
*Governor Ann Richards — politician, teacher
*Andy Roddick — tennis player
*Robert Rodriguez — film director
*Darrell Royal — former UT football coach
*Virgil Runnels (Goldust) — professional wrestler
*Jay O. Sanders - actor
*Ben Sargent - editorial cartoonist
*Linda Schele — Mayanist, art historian
*Denise Schmandt-Besserat — archaeologist
*Gilbert Shelton — comic book artist
*Warren Spector — game designer
*Tommy Shane Steiner — musician
*Bruce Sterling — author
*Carole Strayhorn - politician
*David Stuart — Mayanist, epigrapher
*Karen T. Taylor - forensic and portrait artist
*Ernest O. Thompson - politician
*Chris Tomlin - Christian music artist
*Charles Umlauf — artist
*Townes Van Zandt — musician
*Stevie Ray Vaughan — musician
*Howard Waldrop — author
*Andrew Walker — musician
*Don Webb — author
*Walter Prescott Webb — author
*Steve Weinberg - physicist, Nobel laureate
*Spencer Wells — geneticist, anthropologist
*Willie Wells — Negro Leagues shortstop, Baseball Hall of Fame
*Charles S. West - jurist, politician
*Mack White — comic book artist
*Tedford Williamson -- businessman; politician
*Kelly Willis — musician
*Owen Wilson — actor
*Phil Wilson - Texas Secretary of State
*D'arcy Wretsky — musician (ex-bassist for The Smashing Pumpkins)
*Lawrence Wright — author
*Renée Zellweger — actress

See also

*Music of Austin


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