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March 22, 2011



There's another one: John Cameron Mitchel. He's an indie filmmaker and an off-broadway star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.


you forgot me....

Tom Carrasco- Future tycoon...


You forgot Richard Ramirez aka the Night Stalker

Oscar Zeta Acosta aka Dr. Gonzo

and of course Sherman Helmsley.

He moved on up.

Ryan Guzman

What about some of our sports stars!?

Tim Hardaway (basketball superstar)

Thomas Howard (Raiders standout)

Bryan Young (Saints superstar)

Ryan Guzman

and I forgot Mark Grudzielanek Hanks grad and MLB standout

miller girl

JJ Arms and Bobby Fuller


Abelardo "Lalo" Delgado (Hispanic Poet & Cesar Chavez's right hand man).

Dick Stafford

Seems to be a ton more


Jackie Jeffers

Tuff Hedeman and Ana Alicia Chacon who later just changed her name to Ana Alicia


Please add : Lee Tevino, a world class professional golfer.


The Mars Volta
Nolan Richardson
Ray Mickens


Why is Thomas Hayden Church on this list?


What about Cedric Zavala Bixler and Omar Rodriguez (The Mars Volta)?

Susan Byerly

Judge O R Clark and Don Maynard

James T. Karam

Hey don't forget me, the local good guy... lol

F. Murray Abraham was my good friend while he lived in El Paso... We had great fun in thouse day along with our other buddies. Burt, Herman, Eddy, and Poncho. When he lived in NYC on my way overseas I would stopy by and visit with him.

Rick Casler

What about Robert F. Six, The Hilton Family and Don Haskins. Maybe they weren't born in El Paso, but they certainly made their fame and fortunes here.

Trish Long

Thanks for all the input I will update the list and post it again sometime in the near future.

Lysa, Thomas Hayden Church was born June 17, 1961 in El Paso, TX

Dennis Quintana

Tommy Lee of Motely Crue!!


What about Teresa Caballero and Stuart Leeds? We're talkin' CELEBRITY!

Matt Krohn

Ana Alicia (Ortiz), star on Dynasty;
Clint Ballard, Jr. songwriter: Game of Love, #1 hit for Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders;
Tom Lea, Artist, Author;
Cormac Macarthy: World class writer;
Jon Rechy: Author, Gay rights activist

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Trish Long is the El Paso Times’ archivist and spends her time in the morgue, where the newspaper keeps its old clippings and photos. View this blog at its new home at http://blogs.elpasotimes.com/morgue/
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