top storytopical 50 celebrities from Nebraska Apr 8, 2018 (…) Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Check out how many celebrities from Nebraska you know. Moon Bloodgood Moon Bloodgood, who starred in "Terminator Salvation" and the TV series "Falling Skies," poses backstage at the TNT and TBS Network 2014 Upfront Presentations at Madison Square Garden in New York. Bloodgood was born in Alliance. Evan Agostini/Invision Nicholas D'Agosto Nicholas D'Agosto ("Final Destination 5") attended Creighton Prep in Omaha when he was discovered by Alexander Payne and cast in the film "Election." Since then, D'Agosto has been in more than 30 films and TV shows. Courtesy photo Farrah Abraham Farrah Abraham, "Teen Mom OG," arrives at the MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre on April 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. Abraham was born in Omaha. Matt Sayles/Invision Samantha Ware Samantha Ware of "Glee," "Barry" and numerous theater credits is from Lincoln. Courtesy photo Alexander Payne Alexander Payne, shown at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in 2012, is from Omaha. Associated Press file photo Ashley Graham Model Ashley Graham attends the FULLBEAUTY Brands re-launching event of fullbeauty.com at Guastavino's on Thursday, April 2, 2015, in New York. Graham is from Lincoln. Donald Traill/Invision Nicholas Sparks Author Nicholas Sparks poses at the premiere of the film "The Best of Me" at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on Oct. 7, 2014, in Los Angeles. Sparks was born in Omaha. Chris Pizzello/Invision Janine Turner Actress Janine Turner, star of "Northern Exposure" and "Strong Medicine," is from Lincoln. AP file photo Paula Zahn Television journalist Paula Zahn was born in Omaha. Andy Kropa/Invision Scott Porter Buy Now Scott Porter, who starred on "Friday Night Lights" and "The Good Wife," was on the sidelines decked out in Husker gear during a game in 2007. Porter was born in Omaha. TED KIRK/Journal Star file photo Gabrielle Union Gabrielle Union arrives at the 16th annual InStyle and Warner Bros. Golden Globes afterparty at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) Matt Sayles Jorge Garcia Jorge Garcia, shown with Sarah Jones in the Fox series "Alcatraz," was born in Omaha. Fox Jaime King Actress Jaime King is from Omaha. Omar Vega/Invision Michael Biehn Actor Michael Biehn grew up in Lincoln. Chris Pizzello/AP file Justin Bruening Actor Justin Bruening is from Chadron. Eric Charbonneau/Invision Lucas Cruikshank Actor Lucas Cruikshank is from Columbus. Paul A. Hebert/Invision Lindsay Shaw Actress Lindsay Shaw is from Lincoln. Jordan Strauss/Invision Adam DeVine Adam DeVine, shown at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards , graduated from Millard South in Omaha. Jordan Strauss Marg Helgenberger Actress Marg Helgenberger is from North Bend. CBS Marlon Brando, The Godfather Marlon Brando, shown in a scene from "The Godfather," was from Omaha. Paramount Pictures Abby Miller Abby Miller, a cast member in the FX series "Justified," is from Clay Center. Chris Pizzello/Invision HENRY FONDA Henry Fonda, shownOct. 14, 1978, is from Grand Island. MARTY REICHENTHAL/AP file Hilary Swank Hilary Swank, seen at eOne Films U.S. premiere of "You're Not You," is from Lincoln. Alexandra Wyman Malcolm X Malcolm X Robert Haggins FRED ASTAIRE Dancer Fred Astaire was from Omaha. ASSOCIATED PRESS Ev Williams Ev Williams, the Nebraska native who co-founded Twitter, spent a little more than a year at UNL. COURTESY PHOTO / Silicon Prairie News Matthew Sweet Musician Matthew Sweet Courtesy photo Dick Cavett Dick Cavett, on stage during the “Dick Cavett's Watergate" panel at the PBS 2014 Summer TCA, is from Lincoln Richard Shotwell/Invision Conor Oberst Conor Oberst, shown performing at the Shaky Knees Music Festival in 2014, is from Omaha. Robb Cohen/Invision Nick Nolte Nick Nolte, attending the L.A. premiere of "Gangster Squad" at the Grauman's Chinese Theater in 2013, is from Omaha. Matt Sayles Gerald Ford President Gerald Ford, shown during a National Security Council meeting at the White House, was from Omaha. AP file photo Emily Kinney Kinney JOHN SHEARER Johnny Carson Johnny Carson, the king of late night TV, graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Courtesy photo James Valentine Guitarist James Valentine of Maroon 5, shown at the iHeartRadio Theater in 2014, is from Lincoln. Paul A. Hebert Robert Taylor Film and television actor Robert Taylor, shown in 1953, is from Filley. AP file Willa Cather "O Pioneers!" author Willa Cather graduated from the University of Nebraska. Willa Cather Foundation James Coburn James Coburn, holding his Oscar up to his cheek after winning for best supporting actor for his role in "Affliction" in 1999, is from Laurel. AP file Ted Kooser Buy Now Former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser got his master's degree from the University of Nebraska. GWYNETH ROBERTS/Journal Star file photo L. Ron Hubbard L Ron Hubbard, who created Scientology, is from Tilden. AP file Larry the Cable Guy Buy Now Dan Whitney, aka Larry the Cable Guy Journal Star file photo Amy Heidemann Amy Heidemann of Karmin is from Seward. Richard Shotwell/Invision Chris Klein Actor Chris Klein went to high school in Omaha. Richard Shotwell/Invision John Beasley Actor John Beasley is from Omaha. Richard Shotwell/Invision Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson was born in Lincoln and now lives in Utah. He is best known for finishing Robert Jordan's epic fantasy series "The Wheel of Time." MICAH DeMOUX/Courtesy photo David Janssen David Janssen of "The Fugitive" is from Naponee. Courtesy photo David Doyle Actor David Doyle of "Charlie's Angels" was from Lincoln. AP file Dorothy McGuire The late actress Dorothy McGuire was from Omaha. AP file photo Randy Meisner Randy Meisner (center) of the Eagles is from Scottsbluff. Courtesy photo Bryan Greenberg Bryan Greenberg ("Friends with Benefits" and "Bride Wars") attends a special screening of Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" at the SVA Theatre on April, 28, 2015, in New York. Greenberg is from Omaha. Evan Agostini/Invision 149. Swoosie Kurtz 149. Swoosie Kurtz1944-ActressThe Omaha-born daughter of an Air Force colonel is a two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner who appears regularly on TV, including a recent six-season run on the CBS hit sitcom "Mike & Molly." Preston Hillier Preston Hillier is from Lincoln and has appeared on "Nashville," "Macguyver" and many more shows. 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