Notable natives and/or residents of Newport Beach...




    Andy Ackerman, director

    Steve Aoki, producer and DJ

    Lauren Bacall

    Joey Bishop, entertainer

    Humphrey Bogart, actor, yachtsman

    George Burns, entertainer

    Nicolas Cage, actor

    James Cagney, actor and dancer

    Dick Dale, musician, "King of the Surf Guitar"

    Dolores del Rio, actress

    Buddy Ebsen, actor

    Stephen Fry, actor, comedian, author, journalist, broadcaster, film director

    Leo Howard, actor

    Chuck Jones, cartoon artist, animator of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck

    Heather Paige Kent (now Heather DuBrow), actress and reality TV star

    Dean Koontz, writer

    Heather Locklear, actress

    Helena Modjeska, renowned actress

    McG, film and television director and producer

    Mark McGrath, singer (Sugar Ray)

    Mike Ness of Social Distortion

    Chuck Norris, martial arts star, actor

    Cathy Rigby, gymnast and actress

    Frank Rumbauskas, bestselling author

    Gwen Stefani, singer, No Doubt

    Emma Stone, actress

    Shirley Temple, actress

    Dr. John Townsend, award-winning author

    Lisa Tucker (singer), singer and actor

    Tom Tully, actor, The Lineup (1954–1960 CBS television series)

    Mamie Van Doren,[54] actress and sex symbol

    John Wayne, actor and icon




    George Argyros, real estate investor and former owner of the Seattle Mariners

    Donald Bren, owner of the Irvine Company

    William H. Gross, co-founder of Pimco

    John H. Meier, former business adviser to Howard Hughes

    Michael Morhaime, cofounder and chief executive of Blizzard Entertainment

    Henry Samueli, co-founder of Broadcom and owner of the Anaheim Ducks

    Gary Primm, former chairman, chief executive of Primm Valley Resorts & Primadonna Resorts

    Richard Roberts, chairman and chief executive officer of the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Assoc.




    Sasha Cohen

    Jason Zucker

    Geoff Abrams, tennis player

    Carsten Ball, Australian Tennis Player

    Matt Barkley, quarterback for the University of Southern California football team

    Amanda Beard, swimmer and Olympic medalist

    Scott Boras, notorious baseball agent

    Francois Botha, former heavyweight boxer

    Kobe Bryant, NBA player, Los Angeles Lakers

    Sasha Cohen, figure skater

    Ekaterina Gordeeva, figure skater

    Keith Hartwig, NFL player, Green Bay Packers

    Dwight Howard, NBA player, Houston Rockets

    Reggie Jackson, Hall of Fame baseball player

    Jürgen Klinsmann, German football manager and former football player

    Kevin Kouzmanoff, MLB player, San Diego Padres

    Ilia Kulik, figure skater

    Joffery Lupul, NHL player, Toronto Maple Leafs

    Bill Macatee, Sportscaster

    Karl Malone, retired NBA player

    Todd Marinovich football player for Oakland Raiders

    Scott Niedermayer, retired NHL player

    Dennis Rodman, retired NBA player

    Leigh Steinberg, noted sports agent, said to be the model for the title character of Jerry Maguire

    Robert "Wingnut" Weaver, surfer

    John Welbourn, NFL player, New England Patriots

    C.J. Wilson, MLB starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

    Tiger Woods, professional golfer

    George Yardley, former Detroit Pistons basketball player

    Jason Zucker, NHL hockey player


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