Houston, TX

Actors and singers from Houston, Texas


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Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas. It is the fourth-most populous city in the United States, the most populous city in the Southern United States, as well as the sixth-most populous in North America.

Dennis Quaid

Dennis William Quaid was born on April 9, 1954, in Houston, Texas. He is an American actor known for a wide variety of dramatic and comedic roles.

Dennis Quaid gained attention in the 1980s.

His best-known roles are in the movies: Breaking Away (1979), The Right Stuff (1983), The Big Easy (1986), Innerspace (1987), Great Balls of Fire! (1989), Dragonheart (1996), The Parent Trap (1998), Frequency (2000), Traffic (2000), The Rookie (2002), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Vantage Point (2008), Footloose (2011), Soul Surfer (2011), and The Intruder (2019).

Dennis Quaid won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor among other accolades for his role in Far from Heaven (2002).

Dennis Quaid was named by The Guardian one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination.

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Hilary Duff

Hilary Erhard Duff was born on September 28, 1987, in Houston, Texas. She is an American actress, businesswoman, singer-songwriter, producer, and writer.

Hilary Duff began her acting career at a young age. She quickly became labeled a teen idol as the title character of the television series Lizzie McGuire (2001–2004) and in the theatrical film based on the series, The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003).

Hilary Duff starred in numerous films, with leading roles: Agent Cody Banks (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), A Cinderella Story (2004), and Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005).

Hilary Duff also played in War, Inc. (2008), Greta (2009), Haunting of Sharon Tate (2019), and Beauty and the Briefcase (2010).

In 2015, Hilary Duff played Kelsey Peters on TV Land's longest-running original comedy-drama series Younger. Hilary Duff has received nominations for the People's Choice Awards in 2016 and 2017, for this role.

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Travis Scott

Jacques Bermon Webster II was born on April 30, 1991, in Houston, Texas. He is known professionally as Travis Scott.

Travis Scott is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

His musical style has been described as a fusion of traditional rap, hip hop, lo-fi and ambient.

Travis Scott's second album, Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight (2016) became his first number one album on the Billboard 200.

In 2018, Travis Scott's third studio album Astroworld was released, and produced his first Billboard Hot 100 number one single, "Sicko Mode".

In 2019, the album JackBoys became the first number one album on the Billboard 200 of the 2020s.

After the release of his single "Franchise" in 2020, Travis Scott became the first artist on the Hot 100 to have three songs debut at number one in less than a year.

Travis Scott was nominated for eight Grammy Awards and won a Billboard Music Award and a Latin Grammy Award.

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Jennifer Garner 

Jennifer Anne Garner was born on April 17, 1972, in Houston, Texas. She is an American actress and producer.

Jennifer Garner played in Pearl Harbor (2001), and then she gained recognition for her performance in the ABC spy-action thriller television series Alias (2001–2006).

For her role in the series, Jennifer Garner won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award and received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations.

Jennifer Garner starred in the movie 13 Going on 30 (2004).

She also played in the films: Daredevil (2003), Elektra (2005), Juno (2007), The Invention of Lying (2009), Valentine's Day (2010), The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012), Dallas Buyers Club (2013), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014), Miracles from Heaven (2016), Love, Simon (2018), and in Peppermint (2018).

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Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Jovon Ruth Pete was born on February 15, 1995, in Houston, Texas. She is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.

She is most known for her single "Savage (Remix)" featuring Beyoncé, and her feature on Cardi B's single "WAP".

At the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, she became the first female hip hop artist to win Best New Artist since Lauryn Hill in 1999.

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