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List of people from Alabama
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List of people from Alabama

Listing of famous people born in Alabama.
Hank Aaron, Baseball
  • Charles Barkley, Basketball
  • George Washington Carver, Inventor
  • Nat King Cole, Singer
  • Courteney Cox, Actress
  • Zelda Fitzgerald, Writer
  • Tom Joyner, Radio
  • Helen Keller, Writer
  • Carl Lewis, Track and field
  • Joe Louis, Boxer
  • Willie Mays, Baseball
  • Jesse Owens, Track and field
  • Satchel Paige, Baseball
  • Lionel Richie, Singer
  • Hank Williams, Musician
  • Ralph Abernathy civil rights activist, Linden
  • Tallulah Bankhead actress, Huntsville
  • Hugo L. Black jurist, Harlan
  • George Washington Carver educator, agricultural chemist
  • Marva Collins educator, Monroeville
  • William Crowford physician, Mobile
  • Fannie Flagg author of Fried Green Tomatoes, Birmingham
  • Kenneth Gibson first black mayor of major eastern city (Newark)
  • Winston Groom author of Forrest Gump, Fairhope
  • Lionel Hampton jazz musician, Birmingham
  • W. C. Handy composer, Florence
  • Coretta Scott King civil rights leader
  • Harper Lee writer, Monroeville
  • Joe Louis boxer, Lexington
  • Bryant H. McGill poet, Mobile
  • Margaret Mitchell author of Gone with the Wind
  • Jim Nabors actor, Sylacauga
  • Rosa Parks civil rights activist, Tuskegee
  • Wayne Rogers actor
  • David Satcher surgeon general, Anniston
  • Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald writer, Montgomery
  • Tascaluza Choctaw chief
  • George Wallace governor, Clio
  • William Weatherford (Red Eagle) Creek leader
  • Heather Whitestone 1995 Miss America, Dothan
  • Condoleezza Rice National Security Advisor under President George W. Bush
  • Nell Carter Stage and screen actress and singer, Birmingham

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