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The following is a list of notable people who were born, raised or lived in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This list should not include professional and college athletes who played in Oklahoma City unless they are originally from there.

Notable people from the state of Oklahoma, but not Oklahoma City or its suburbs, should go in the page titled "List of people from Oklahoma."

People by field[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Football[edit]

Golf[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Other sports[edit]

Business people[edit]

Entertainers[edit]

Dance[edit]

Directors and filmmakers[edit]

Actors and musicians[edit]

Writers[edit]

Artists[edit]

News, commentary[edit]

Political figures[edit]

Other[edit]

Non-native Oklahoma City residents[edit]

U.S. service members[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Antoine Carr". Basketball-Reference.Com. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Johnny Bench Biography". Archived from the original on 2008-09-16. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  4. ^ "Johnny Lee Bench". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved November 23, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Joe Carter Baseball Stats". Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  6. ^ Clifford Blau. "The Baseball Biography Project". SABR. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  7. ^ "Tyler Arnason's hockey statistics". Retrieved 2008-09-20. 
  8. ^ Rosen, Dan (April 3, 2012). "Oklahoma native Donovan set to make NHL history". National Hockey League. Retrieved February 2, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Jon Merrill signs three year contract with Devils; to play remainder of season in Albany". Fire & Ice.com. 2013-03-27. Retrieved 2013-03-27. 
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  11. ^ "Sam Bradford". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  12. ^ a b "Mark Clayton Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  13. ^ "Jimmy LaRoy Edwards". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 12, 2012. Retrieved November 26, 2012. 
  14. ^ "KARL FARMER". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 21, 2014. 
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  16. ^ "Gerald McCoy". buccaneers.com. Archived from the original on October 14, 2013. Retrieved September 6, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Lee Morris". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-12. 
  18. ^ "Steve Owens". Switzer Talent Agency. Retrieved 2010-10-10. 
  19. ^ "Barry Switzer". nfl.com. Retrieved September 6, 2013. 
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  22. ^ "Sean O'Grady Professional Profile". NAI Sullivan Group. Archived from the original on 2010-01-21. Retrieved 2008-09-14. 
  23. ^ "Oklahoman lifter first toted produce". San Diego Union Tribune. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  24. ^ Mat Hoffman on IMDb
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  26. ^ "Jon-Paul Pittman". Retrieved 2009-03-04. 
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  28. ^ Allen, Percy (2007-05-20). "An interview with Clay Bennett, owner of Sonics". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  29. ^ "Edward Gaylord, 83; Oklahoma Publisher Expanded Media Empire". The Los Angeles Times. 2003-04-30. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
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  31. ^ "Harold Hamm". The Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  32. ^ "Aubrey McClendon". Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Retrieved September 6, 2013. 
  33. ^ "Larry Nichols". http://newsok.com/. Retrieved September 6, 2013.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  34. ^ Hamlin, Reagan (31 October 2012). "UCO names distinguished alumni". The Oklahoman. NewsOK.com. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  35. ^ "Oklahoma Historical Society". Archived from the original on 2009-08-04. Retrieved 2008-05-26. 
  36. ^ "47th Academy Awards Winners: Best Picture". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  37. ^ Ray William Johnson on IMDb
  38. ^ Lexi Ainsworth on IMDb
  39. ^ Suzy Amis on IMDb
  40. ^ "CHANEY, LON, JR (1906-1973)". Oklahoma Historical Society. Archived from the original on 2010-07-31. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  41. ^ "Don Cherry". Notable Names Data Base. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  42. ^ "Charlie Christian". http://digital.library.okstate.edu/. Retrieved August 24, 2013.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  43. ^ "Graham Colton". .oudaily.com. Archived from the original on October 7, 2013. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  44. ^ Triplett, Gene (August 17, 2011). "Young Oklahoma City actor Mason Cook stars in latest 'Spy Kids' movie". The Oklahoman. Retrieved March 2, 2014. 
  45. ^ "Biography of Wayne Coyne". Archived from the original on 2008-10-03. Retrieved 2008-09-18. 
  46. ^ Lewine, Edward (August 19, 2011). "Wayne Coyne's Oklahoma Compound". The New York Times. Retrieved March 2, 2014. 
  47. ^ "Steven Drozd". .linkedin.com. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  48. ^ Ronnie Claire Edwards on IMDb
  49. ^ "Gennifer Flowers". Notable Names Data Base. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  50. ^ "FRANCIS, KAY (1905-1968)". Oklahoma Historical Society. Archived from the original on 2010-07-19. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  51. ^ "Biography of Vince Gill". Retrieved 2008-09-18. 
  52. ^ "Wanda Jackson". http://newsok.com/. Retrieved August 26, 2013.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  53. ^ Lauren Lane on IMDb
  54. ^ Gilmore, Joan (2002). "OKC Events: January 25, 2002". The Journal Record. Retrieved 2009-12-18. [permanent dead link]
  55. ^ Tisha Campbell-Martin on IMDb
  56. ^ Johnson, Jonathon (2004). Good HAIR Days: A Personal Journey with the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical HAIR. iUniverse, Inc. p. 254. ISBN 0-595-31297-7. 
  57. ^ Olivia Munn on IMDb
  58. ^ Gayla Peevey biography
  59. ^ Dale Robertson on IMDb
  60. ^ "Neal Schon Biography". Archived from the original on 13 February 2012. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  61. ^ Grubb, Jeffrey (May 18, 2013). "How Smooth McGroove quit his day job to record a capella versions of classic gaming tunes (interview)". VentureBeat. Retrieved February 17, 2014. 
  62. ^ "John Michael Talbot". The Central Arkansas Library System. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  63. ^ Pamela Tiffin on IMDb
  64. ^ a b "What's New with Mason Williams". Mason Williams. Retrieved 2008-01-23. 
  65. ^ "Ralph Ellison". .read.gov. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  66. ^ "Petah Coyne: Biography". Galerie Lelong. Archived from the original on 7 November 2014. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  67. ^ "Edward Ruscha". 2013 THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART|. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  68. ^ Skip Bayless on IMDb
  69. ^ Raymond, Ken (20 April 2014). "Oklahoma City native wins Dan Fagin wins Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction". The Oklahoman. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  70. ^ Biography for Rick Bayless on IMDb
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  73. ^ "Mick Cornett". .citymayors.com. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  74. ^ "Mary Fallin". National Governors Association. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  75. ^ "Robert Harlan Henry". Notable Names Data Base. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  76. ^ "John Herrington Biography". Retrieved 2008-10-01. 
  77. ^ "Jerome Holmes". Directory of Federal Judges. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  78. ^ "Jane Anne Jayroe". Miss America Organization. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  79. ^ "Obituary". MIT. Retrieved 2008-09-13. 
  80. ^ Biography for Lauren Nelson on IMDb
  81. ^ Shapiro, T. Rees (August 30, 2011). "Eugene Nida". washingtonpost.com. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  82. ^ "Thomas P. Stafford". Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved September 6, 2013. 
  83. ^ "The Rev. John "Jack" Francis Minford Wyatt, Adman Hosted Local TV's 'Confession' Prior to Priesthood". dentonrc.com. Archived from the original on January 2, 2013. Retrieved December 8, 2010. 

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