List of people from San Francisco

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The people listed below were all born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with San Francisco, California.

People by field

Artists

Entertainers

Dance
Directors/filmmakers
Actors
Musicians
Writers

Athletes

Baseball

The following Major League Baseball players were born in San Francisco:

See San Francisco Giants#Baseball Hall of Famers for San Francisco Giants players in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Basketball

Boxing

Football

  • Ed Berry (b. 1963), NFL defensive back for Green Bay Packers and San Diego Chargers[5]
  • Tom Brady (b. 1977), NFL quarterback for New England Patriots and two-time NFL most valuable player[6]
  • Tedy Bruschi (b. 1973), NFL linebacker for New England Patriots[7]
  • Al Cowlings (b. 1947), USC and NFL defensive lineman
  • Chris Darkins (b. 1974), NFL running back for Green Bay Packers[8]
  • Bob deLauer (1920–2002), NFL center[9]
  • Eddie Forrest (1921–2001), NFL offensive lineman for San Francisco 49ers[10]
  • Jason Hill (b. 1985), NFL wide receiver for Jacksonville Jaguars[11]
  • Mike Holmgren (b. 1948), NFL head coach for Green Bay Packers and president of Cleveland Browns[12]
  • James Hundon (b. 1971), NFL player[13]
  • Zeph Lee (b. 1963), NFL player[14]
  • Joe Montana (b. 1956), NFL quarterback for San Francisco 49ers, inductee into Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • John Nisby (b. 1936), NFL guard with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins; one of the first African American players to play for the Washington Redskins[15]
  • Paul Oglesby (1939–1994), Oakland Raiders tackle[16]
  • Igor Olshansky (b. 1982), NFL defensive end for Dallas Cowboys[17]
  • Jerry Rice (b. 1962), NFL wide receiver for San Francisco 49ers, inductee into Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • O. J. Simpson (b. 1947), NFL running back with Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers (1985); inductee into Pro Football Hall of Fame; previously, City College of San Francisco and USC running back[18]
  • Donald Strickland (b. 1980), current NFL cornerback for the New York Jets[19]
  • Eric Wright (b. 1985), NFL cornerback for Detroit Lions[20]
  • Steve Young (b. 1961), NFL quarterback for San Francisco 49ers, inductee into Pro Football Hall of Fame

Golf

  • Johnny Miller (b. 1947), professional golfer, TV commentator
  • Ken Venturi (1931–2013), professional golfer, TV commentator

Other sports

Business people

News/commentary

Political figures

See also List of mayors of San Francisco, California

Other

Non-native residents

Alphabetical index

References

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  2. George Khoury and Eric Nolen-Weathington. Modern Masters Volume Six: Arthur Adams, 2006, TwoMorrows Publishing.
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  5. "Ed Berry". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  6. "Tom Brady". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  7. "Tedy Bruschi". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  8. "Chris Darkins". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  9. "BOB DELAUER". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved October 24, 2015. 
  10. "Eddie Forrest". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  11. "Jason Hill". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  12. "Mike Holmgren". Pro-Football-Reference.Com. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  13. "JAMES HUNDON". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  14. "ZEPH LEE". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  15. "In Memory of John E. Nisby". Frisbie Warren & Carroll Mortuary. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  16. "PAUL OGLESBY". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved October 10, 2015. 
  17. "Igor Olshansky". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  18. "O.J. Simpson". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  19. "Donald Strickland". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  20. "Eric Wright". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  21. Heller, Steven. Heller, Steven. "Ben Blank, Innovator of Graphics for TV News, Dies at 87" The New York Times February 18, 2009
  22. "Nevada Governor Jewett William Adams". National Governors Association. Retrieved September 26, 2012. 
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