People From Denton Texas
Denton is a city in North Texas with an estimated population of 141,541. It is in the far north end of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. These 9 famous people were born in Denton Texas.
Herschel Evans was a tenor saxophonist. He was born on the 9th of March in 1909 and died in 1939 at age 29 from heart disease.
Phyllis George was a businesswoman, actress, sportscaster and First Lady of Kentucky. She was born in Denton on the 25th of June 1949 and died in May of 2020.
Sly Stone is a musician, songwriter, and record producer. He was in the group Sly and the Family Stone. Stone was born in Denton in March of 1943.
Abner Haynes is a former a American professional football player who played in the American Football League. He was born in Denton in 1939.
Ray Peterson was a pop singer mostly active in the 50’s and 60’s. He was born in 1939 in Denton and died in 2005.
Professional baseball center fielder Austin Jackson was born in Denton and attended Billy Ryan High School. Jackson has played for 6 MLB teams.
Professional baseball pitcher Corey Knebel was born in Denton Texas. Knebel has played for 4 Major League Baseball teams (MLB).
Ralph Kirshbaum is a cellist. He was born in Denton and has won prizes in the First International Cassadó Competition in Italy.
Ann Sheridan was an actress and singer. She was born in Denton Texas in 1915 and died in 1967. Sheridan attended Denton High School. She starred in over 80 films.