List of people from Nevada


List of people from Nevada

This is a list of famous people from Nevada, USA.

*Andre Agassi, (1970-), professional tennis player
*Ben Alexander, (1911-1969) actor
*Kathy Augustine, (1956-2006), Nevada State Controller from 1999 until her death
*Art Bell, (1945-), syndicated radio host
*Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch - NASCAR drivers
*Walter van Tilburg Clark - writer
*James E. Casey, (1888-1983), founder, United Parcel Service
*Hobart Cavanaugh, (1886-1950) actor
*Michael Chang - tennis player
*Abby Dalton, (1935-) actress
*Leah Dizon, {1986-), model, singer, Japanese TV personality
*Brandon Flowers - lead singer of The Killers
*Jim Gibbons, (1944-) 28th and current Governor of Nevada
*Steven Jackson Professional football player
*Jenna Jameson, (1974-), adult film actress and entertainer
*Gee Jon, the first person to be executed by means of lethal gas
*Jack Kramer - tennis player
*Paul Laxalt - politician
*Robert Laxalt - writer
*Jenny Lewis - singer
*Greg Maddux - Major League Baseball player
*Pat Nixon, (1912-1993), First Lady of the United States (1969-1974)
*Edna Purviance - actress
*Harry Reid, (1939-), United States Senate Minority Leader (2005-)
*Willard Hughes Rollings, (1948-2008), Historian of Native Americans
*Ryan Ross - Lead guitarist, backup singer, lyricist for Panic! at the Disco
*Karl Rove - presidential advisor
*Spencer Smith - Drummer for Panic! at the Disco
*Steve Wynn - casino owner
*Rajan Zed - Prominent Hindu chaplain
*Barry Zito - Major League Baseball player
*Brendon Urie - Leadsinger for Panic! at the Disco
*Brent Wilson - Former bassist for Panic! at the Disco
*Gina Carano - Female MMA Fighter
*Darion Griffith (1789-1866) - longest beard in America
*Criss Angel-Professional Magician/rockstar who won award for magician of the year in 2005 Currently Resides at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas Nevada
*Wovoka, (1856-1932) Northern Paiute religious leader


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