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This is a list of notable people from San Francisco, California. It includes people who were born/raised in, lived in, or spent portions of their lives in San Francisco, or for whom San Francisco is a significant part of their identity, as well as music groups founded in San Francisco. This list is in alphabetical order.

Academics

  • Andrew Smith Hallidie (1836–1900) promoter of the first cable car line, regent of the University of California from 1868-1900[1]
  • Phoebe Hearst (1842–1919) first woman Regent of the University of California, socialite, philanthropist, feminist and suffragist
  • Terry Karl (born 1947), professor of Latin American Studies at Stanford University[2]

Artists and designers

Architects

Designers

  • Gilbert Baker (1951–2017), artist, gay rights activist, and designer of the rainbow flag, lived in San Francisco from the 1970s until 1994.
  • Josh Begley (born 1984), digital artist and designer that works with data visualization, born in San Francisco
  • Yves Béhar (born 1967), industrial designer, resides in San Francisco in Cow Hollow.[8]
  • Frank Kozik (born 1946), music poster artist, toy designer, resides in San Francisco

Fashion

Illustrators and comic book artists

Mixed media and installation

  • Jim Campbell (born 1956), artist known for his LED light works
  • Bruce Conner (1933–2008), multimedia artist, lived in San Francisco in the mid-1960s
  • Pam DeLuco (born 1968), textile and fiber artist, papermaker and book arts, based in San Francisco
  • Jo Hanson (1918–2007), environmental artist and activist
  • David Ireland (1930–2009), American sculptor, conceptual artist and Minimalist architect
  • Aaron Kraten (born 1974), mixed media artist[13]
  • Gay Outlaw (born 1959), sculptor, photographer & printmaker based in San Francisco.[14]
  • Rex Ray (1956-2015), graphic designer and collage artist
  • Reminisce (born 1970), street artist, sculptor, painter, part of the Mission School art movement

Painters

Photographers

Sculptors

Business

Chefs

Crime

Entertainment industry

Actors

Dancers

Filmmakers

Promoters & Managers

Theatre

Military

Musicians and bands

News and commentary

Political figures, activists and civil servants

Scientists

Socialites

Writers

Athletes

Baseball

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

Basketball

Boxing

Football

  • Andre Alexander (born 1967), CFL wide receiver[46]
  • Gary Beban (born 1946), NFL quarterback and 1967 Heisman Trophy winner
  • Ed Berry (born 1963), NFL defensive back for Green Bay Packers and San Diego Chargers[47]
  • Tom Brady (born 1977), NFL quarterback for New England Patriots and two-time NFL most valuable player[48]
  • Tedy Bruschi (born 1973), NFL linebacker for New England Patriots[49]
  • Al Cowlings (born 1947), USC and NFL defensive lineman
  • Chris Darkins (born 1974), NFL running back for Green Bay Packers[50]
  • Bob deLauer (1920–2002), NFL center[51]
  • Eddie Forrest (1921–2001), NFL offensive lineman for San Francisco 49ers[52]
  • Jason Hill (born 1985), NFL wide receiver for Jacksonville Jaguars[53]
  • Mike Holmgren (born 1948), NFL head coach for Green Bay Packers and president of Cleveland Browns[54]
  • James Hundon (born 1971), NFL player[55]
  • Zeph Lee (born 1963), NFL player[56]
  • Joe Montana (born 1956), NFL quarterback for San Francisco 49ers, inductee into Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • John Nisby (born 1936), NFL guard with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins; one of the first African American players to play for the Washington Redskins[57]
  • Paul Oglesby (1939–1994), Oakland Raiders tackle[58]
  • Igor Olshansky (born 1982), NFL defensive end for Dallas Cowboys[59]
  • Jerry Rice (born 1962), NFL wide receiver for San Francisco 49ers, inductee into Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • George Seifert (born 1940), Head Coach of the San Francisco 49ers (1989-1996), Carolina Panthers (1999-2001)
  • O. J. Simpson (born 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[60]
  • Donald Strickland (born 1980), current NFL cornerback for the New York Jets[61]
  • Eric Wright (born 1985), NFL cornerback for Detroit Lions[62]
  • Steve Young (born 1961), NFL quarterback for San Francisco 49ers, inductee into Pro Football Hall of Fame

Golf

Other sports

Other

See also

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