- Howard Hughes – aviator, filmmaker.
- Billy Bob Thornton – actor.
- Charlize Theron – actor.
- Leonardo DiCaprio – actor.
- Jessica Alba – actor.
- Samuel Johnson – author.
- Howard Stern – shock jock radio host.
- Marshall Bruce Mathers III (Eminem) – rapper.
- John Bunyan – Famous Puritan preacher and author, wrote The Pilgrim’s Progress.
- St. Therese of Liseux – 19th century nun who died in her early twenties but had a profound influence upon the Catholic church in her writings.
- Martin Luther – Father of the Protestant Reformation, the Lutheran church.