List of people from Paradise Valley, Arizona
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This is a list of notable past and present residents of the U.S. city of Paradise Valley, Arizona.
- Erma Bombeck - humorist
- Charles Boyer - actor
- Erskine Caldwell - writer
- Glen Campbell - musician
- Max Cavalera - musician
- Alice Cooper - singer
- Clive Cussler - writer
- Boyé Lafayette De Mente - author, journalist
- Hugh Downs - broadcaster
- Yvonne Lime Fedderson - philanthropist, founder of Childhelp, former actress
- Hunter Gomez - actor
- Rob Halford - singer/songwriter
- Jenna Jameson - adult film actress
- Bil Keane - Cartoonist
- Cris Kirkwood - musician
- Stevie Nicks - singer
- Leslie Nielsen - actor
- Dave Pratt - radio personality
- Paolo Soleri - architect
- Emma Stone - actress
- Dick Van Dyke - actor
- Derrick Hall - business executive, President & CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks
- Bruce Halle - founder and chairman of Discount Tire; richest man in Arizona with net worth of $4.2 billion
- Geordie Hormel - heir to Hormel Foods Corp.
- Thelma Keane - businesswoman, wife of Bill Keane
- Charles Keating - businessman and figure in the Lincoln Savings and Loan scandal
- Peter Sperling - businessman
- Don Stewart - head of Don Stewart Ministries/Association
- Betty Tackaberry Blake - Last surviving member of the first training class of Women Airforce Service Pilots, who with her husband George Blake, built the first house in Paradise Valley.
- Doug Ducey - politician, businessman
- Barry Goldwater - U.S. Senator and 1964 Republican Presidential Nominee.
- G. Gordon Liddy - Watergate Scandal, Nixon appointee
- Sandra Day O'Connor - former Justice of the US Supreme Court
- Vernon Parker - politician
- Dan Quayle - Vice President of the United States (1989-1993), United States Senator from Indiana (1981-1989), and U.S. Representative of Indiana's 4th congressional district (1977-1981)
- William Rehnquist - Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court
- Paul Davies, Physicist and Author.
- Professor Robley D. Evans, nuclear medicine pioneer, winner of the 1990 Enrico Fermi Award.
- Muhammad Ali - boxer
- Charles Barkley - basketball player
- Steve Bush - football player
- Keith Carney - ice hockey defenseman
- Vinnie Del Negro - NBA coach
- Jermaine Dye - baseball player
- Jeff Fassero - baseball player
- Larry Fitzgerald - football player
- Mark Grace - baseball player
- Jeff Hornacek - basketball player, NBA coach
- Jason Kidd - basketball player, NBA coach
- Randy Johnson - baseball pitcher
- Nikolai Khabibulin - ice hockey goaltender
- Miguel Montero - baseball player
- Steve Nash - basketball player
- Shaquille O'Neal - basketball player
- Jesse Owens - sprinter
- Michael Phelps - swimmer
- Tom Sneva - auto racer
- Terrell Suggs - football player
- Mike Tyson - boxer
- Kurt Warner - football player
- Matt Williams - baseball player
- Kerry Wood - baseball pitcher
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- "Boye Lafayette De Mente". Arizona Authors Association. Archived from the original on October 6, 2012. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
- "National Parents of the Year 2007". Parents Day. Archived from the original on April 6, 2012. Retrieved September 23, 2014.
- Leatherman, Benjamin (August 6, 2014). "The 15 Biggest Rock Stars Who Live in Arizona". Phoenix New Times. Archived from the original on August 8, 2014. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
- Anglen, Robert (May 4, 2009). "Don Stewart: A life in pursuit of God's reward". The Arizona Republic. Retrieved December 18, 2009.
- "Betty C.G.T. Blake". Veteran Tributes. Veteran Tributes, Gulfport, MS. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
- "Professor Robley D. Evans, nuclear medicine pioneer, dies". MIT News. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
- "'If You Want to Be Great, You Have to Work': Jason Kidd Counters His Critics". Bleacher Report. Retrieved March 29, 2018.
- "Randy Johnson's House Pictures". Celebrity House Pictures. Archived from the original on December 5, 2013. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
- "Michael Phelps to Live in $2.53 Million Arizona Home After Retirement". Bleacher Report. August 23, 2016. Retrieved August 25, 2016.