The Stars Are Shining in San Antonio

Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Heritage - Luxury Homes Division

San Antonio is known for so many things – the Alamo, the Riverwalk, the Spurs – but do you know how many famous people were born, grew up, and/or currently reside in town? Take a look below; you're likely to be surprised by at least a few of the world-famous names you'll find! Our list focuses primarily on famous actors and musicians, with a few other big names thrown in:




  • Lara Flynn Boyle (actress, Twin Peaks, Wayne's World, Men in Black) is married to local businessman Donald Ray Thomas

  • Carol Burnett (Emmy Award-winning actress-comedienne)

  • Joan Crawford (Academy Award-winning actress and later business exec with PepsiCo)

  • Summer Glau (actress, Firefly, Serenity, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles)

  • Tommy Lee Jones (Academy Award-winning actor. Lives in the Terrell Hills section of town)

  • Callie Khouri (Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Thelma and Louise)

  • Norah O'Donnell (NBC news correspondent)

  • Jared Padalecki (actor, Gilmore Girls and Supernatural)

  • Ann B. Davis (actress, The Brady Bunch)

  • Robert Rodriguez (director, Desperado, Spy Kids, Sin City)

  • Henry Thomas (actor, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Legends of the Fall, Gangs of New York)

  • Peter Weller (actor, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai, RoboCop, Leviathan)

  • Eva Longorio (actress, Desperate Housewives)

  • Jim Lehrer (anchor of the PBS NewsHour)

  • Robert Cade (inventor of Gatorade)

  • Shaquille O'Neal (athlete, Boston Celtics basketball team)

  • John Hagee (televangelist)

  • Jacques Barzun (cultural historian)

  • Heloise (syndicated advice columnist, Hints from Heloise)

  • Madeleine Stowe (actress, Last of the Mohicans, Revenge)

 Ready to bring your own brand of star power to San Antonio? Give me a call for all of your real estate needs here. I am Paula Christo, and I am committed to helping you find the perfect home in Bexar or Kendall Counties.Contact me today for the very best in personalized attention, whether you’re buying or selling a San Antonio home.

Comments (2)

Amy Robinson
London Pierce Real Estate - Scottsdale, AZ
Realtor, Scottsdale Arizona Homes For Sale

Hi Paula,  Texas is a great place to bring up celebrities.  Have a fabulous weekend.

Nov 04, 2011 10:19 AM
Ricki Eichler McCallum
CastNet Realty - Corpus Christi, TX
Broker,GRI,ABR, e-Pro, TAHS

Hi Paula,   That's a good list and I venture to say there are even more than that.  San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country are awesome.

Nov 06, 2011 01:40 AM