Famous Nebraskans

Bess Streeter Aldrich - author, Elmwood

Dana Altman - director, Omaha

Fred Astaire - actor, dancer, Omaha

William Baird - puppeteer

Marlon Brando - actor, two-time Oscar winner, Omaha

Leslie Brooks - actress

Ward Bond - actor, Benkelman

Crystal Carson - actress

Johnny Carson's Tonight Show - TV variety show host, Norfolk (born in Iowa)

Willa Cather - author on pioneer life

Dick Cavett - TV host, Gibbon, Lincoln

Montgomery Clift - actor, Omaha

James Coburn - actor, Laurel

Kenneth Darby - composer, music director

The Sandy Dennis Foundation - actress, Hastings, Lincoln

David Doyle - actor, Lincoln

Mary Doyle - actress, Lincoln

Christopher Duncan - actor

Leslie Easterbrook - actress

Mignon Good Eberhart - mystery writer

Harold Edgerton - Nebraska pioneer in the field of high speed flash photography, Oscar winner

George F. Erwin - musician, composer, bandleader

Ruth Etting - actress, singer, David City

Joe Feeney - singer

Henry Fonda - actor, Oscar winner, Grand Island, Omaha

William Fries - aka C. W. McCall - songwriting, singer, advertising executive

Hoot Gibson - Tekamah

Rodney Grant - actor

Leland Hayward

Neil Hefti - composer

Marg Helgenberger - actress, Emmy winner

Mike Hill - editor, Oscar winner, Omaha

Lew Hunter - screenwriter, Superior

The David Janssen Archive - actor, Naponee

John Dennis Johnston - actor

Don Kirschner - music producer

Terry Kiser - actor, Omaha/Council Bluffs, Iowa

Chris Klein - actor, Omaha

Harley Jane Kozak

Swoosie Kurtz - actress, Tony winner, Omaha

Warren Littlefield - network executive, Lincoln

Harold Lloyd - official site

Nick Nolte.com

Alexander Payne - director, producer, Oscar winner, Omaha

Orville Stoeber

Hillary Swank - actress, Oscar winner, Lincoln

Paul Williams

Roger Williams