10 Famous People From Fort Worth Texas
Bob Schieffer grew up in Fort Worth and is an alumnus of North Side High School and Texas Christian University (TCU) In 1963 Bob gave Lee Harvey Oswald’s mother a ride to the Dallas police station after the assassination of JFK.
The late Bill Paxton was born in Fort Worth Texas May 17, 1955. Paxton was an alumnus of Arlington Heights High School. He appeared in many big movies like Titanic, The Terminator, Tombstone and True Lies.
Gospel Singer- Songwriter Kirk Franklin was born in Fort Worth January 26, 1970. Franklin studied music at O. D. Wyatt High School.
Singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson was born in Fort Worth April 24, 1982. Clarkson graduated from Burleson High School in 2000. In 2002 she won American Idol singing competition.
Actress, singer, songwriter, and model Leighton Meester was born in Fort Worth on the 9th of April 1986.
Television and film actor Daniel Boone was born in Fort Worth on the 16th of August 1924. Daniel died in 1960.
Actor Van Williams best known for his leading role as Kenny Madison in the 1959 show Bourbon Street Beat. Williams was born in Fort Worth on the 27th of February 1934. He died in 2016.
Actor, director and producer Larry Hagman was born in Fort Worth the 21st of September in 1931. He is most famous for his role as JR Ewing in the hit show Dallas. Hagman died 2012 in Dallas Texas.
Novelist and short story writer Patricia Highsmith was born January 19th 1921. She died in 1995.