Famous People from Hale County
Hale County's most famous
people have achieved worldwide recognition. They were born
here, raised here, or lived here and fans and collectors are
now seeking items associated with their names.
James H Clark
in Plainview March 23, 1944, James H Clark is is a
billionaire entrepreneur and computer scientist. He
founded several notable Silicon Valley technology
companies, including Silicon Graphics, Inc.,
Netscape Communications Corporation, myCFO, and
Healtheon . . . more
Lanora Cuellar was born in Plainview
Texas December 12, 1975. A 1995 graduate of
Plainview High School Today she is an actress,
screen writer and producer.
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Famed country singer, actor and
entrepreneur Jimmy Ray Dean was born on August 10,
1928, in Olton, Texas, to working-class parents.
Raised in Plainview . . .
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Born July 14, 1979 in Plainview, he
was raised on a farm in Hale County and played
football for Plainview High School. Garcia is a
retired American mixed martial artist . . .
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Born in Plainview Texas April 4, 1985,
Todrick Hall is an up and coming singer, actor and
producer who came to fame after making it to the
semi-finals in American Idol in 2010 . . .
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Lawrence McCutcheon was born on June
2, 1950 in Plainview, Texas. He graduated from
Plainview High School in 1968. McCutcheon is a
former running back in the National Football League.
He is also an actor having played himself in the TV
series Wonder Woman . . .
Born in Plainview, Texas on August
29, 1941 , Nafzger is a Hall of Fame horse
trainer and has been inducted into Texas Cowboy Hall
of Fame, the Texas Horse Racing Hall of Fame . . .
Born in Lockney September 19, 1957,
Arland attended Plainview High School. He is a former NFL
player who turned scientist after his retirement from
football in 1987 . . .
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