Hank Williams Jr. - official website of Hank, Jr. - born in Shreveport, Louisiana. Check out the latest info on albums, schedule, fan club and much more. In the music industry, there are very few artists who surpass superstar status to become true American icons. Hank Williams Jr. is a founding member of that elite club.
Harry Connick, Jr. - The official web site for this home grown popular singer. You can catch his bio, discography, tour dates, latest news and more. Harry Connick, Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is an American singer, actor, composer, and pianist. Connick has sold over 25 million albums worldwide. He is ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America, with 16 million certified albums.
Harry Shearer - writer and actor of Simpsons and Spinal Tap fame. You can hear audio samples of Simpsons and Spinal Tap roles from this New Orleans transplant. Harry Julius Shearer (born December 23, 1943) is an American actor, comedian, writer, voice artist, musician, author and radio host. He is known for his long-running role on The Simpsons, his work on Saturday Night Live, the comedy band Spinal Tap and his radio program Le Show. He first came to New Orleans in 1988 and has attended every edition of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival since. He even has a home in the Faubourg Marigny.
Hokie Gajan - Born in Baker, Louisiana, Howard Lee "Hokie" Gajan is a former American football running back who play for the New Orleans Saints and is now on WWL Sports radio.
Ian Joseph Somerhalder - Born in Covington, Louisiana. Ian Joseph Somerhalder is an American model, actor and producer, best known for playing Boone Carlyle in the TV drama Lost and Damon Salvatore in the TV drama The Vampire Diaries. Somerhalder spends much of his time studying acting, writing and practicing yoga. His recreational interests include water and snow skiing and horseback riding.
Irma Thomas - read her biography and learn how she's rode the waves of rhythm and blues and continues to blossom even in today's music scene. Irma Thomas (born February 18, 1941, Ponchatoula, Louisiana) is a Grammy Award-winning soul and rhythm and blues singer from New Orleans. She is known as the "Soul Queen of New Orleans". In April 2007, Irma Thomas was honored for her contributions to Louisiana music with induction into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
Jerry Lee Lewis - born in Ferriday, Louisiana. American singer-musician. official site with multimedia, discography, and more. Lewis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and his pioneering contribution to the genre has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. In 2008 He was inducted into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame. In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him number 24 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
Jimmy Buffett - a Gulf Coast native, he spent much of his early career playing in clubs on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Find his discography, band information, tour dates, a store, and a newspaper for fans to subscribe called "The Coconut Telegraph".
Jimmy Swaggart - born in Ferriday, Louisiana. Includes information on ministries, live programming, and more.
John Folse - famous chef from Donaldsonville, Louisiana - get info on his restaurant in Donaldsonville, his catering service in Baton Rouge, his on line store with a full selection of specialty items fresh or frozen from Louisiana. You can also find info on his PBS "A Taste of Louisiana".
John Goodman - Movie star with a lot of connections in New Orleans. Read his filmography and TV history of this well loved actor. You can catch him at times at the House of Blues having a Big Easy evening! Goodman has long resided in New Orleans, Louisiana and is now being thought of as a "Fellow Louisianian" by the people in Louisiana. Since Hurricane Katrina, Goodman has appeared on several recovery commercials aired in Louisiana.
John Bernard Larroquette - Born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is known as a TV actor (won Emmies), movie star, director and producer.
John Carroll - (1906-1979) Born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He appeared in over 50 movies during his career.
Jon Cleary - purveyor of high quality funk and blues piano. Jon Cleary is a funk and R & B musician based in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is from Cranbrook in Kent, England, and has studied for the past 20 years the "musical culture and life of New Orleans," according to his website. Cleary is an accomplished pianist, vocalist and song-writer.
Junior and Willie Edwards - Bayou Sorrell, Louisiana - Swampers to the core, Junior Edwards and his son Willie spend their days out on the bayous and waterways of south Louisiana throughout the year. Catch them on Swamp People and enjoy the adventure of Louisiana people at work.
Kayla Woodson - Kayla Woodson is from Waggaman, Louisiana and is a 15 year old country music prodigy. Keep your eyes on this "Special Songbird"!
Keb Mo - the official site for this famous Louisiana Blues musician. You can find his bio, tour info, news, and chat and more.
Kermit Ruffins - All Aboard: A Profile of Kermit Ruffins - profile of this very popular New Orleans jazz man. Ruffins is an eager player and active in the New Orleans music community.
Landry’s Gang - Swamp People’s Troy Landry and son Jacob. Known as the King of the Swamp, Troy is one of the bayou's most charismatic hunters, a Cajun proud of his family's long history in Pierre Parte. Visit them on their site: chootem.com
Leon Eric "Kix" Brooks - of Brooks and Dunn was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. The undisputed kings of the '90s' line-dancing craze, Brooks & Dunn are not only the biggest-selling duo in country music history, they've also sold more records than any other duo period, save for Simon & Garfunkel.
Lil Wayne - Born in New Orleans, Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (Lil Wayne) is an American rapper. In 1997, Lil Wayne joined the group Hot Boys, which also included rappers Juvenile, B.G., and Turk. Hot Boys debuted with Get It How U Live! that year. Lil Wayne gained most of his success with the group's major selling album Guerrilla Warfare. Lil Wayne released his Platinum debut album Tha Block Is Hot, selling over one million copies.
Marsha Ball - honed her powerful singing and deft, rollicking keyboard chops while growing up in the small town of Vinton, Louisiana.
Master P - Percy Jayceon Miller better known as Master P was born in New Orleans. He is known for his music, business savy and entrepreneurship.
Mickey Gilley - Mickey Gilley was born in Natchez, Mississippi in 1936 and grew up in nearby Ferriday, Louisiana. He grew up alongside his two famous cousins Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart.
MORGUS THE MAGNIFICENT - New Orleans - The online home of Dr. Morgus, America's most endearing and enduring horror movie host/scientist and favorite local celebrity of New Orleans Baby Boomers. Come for the fun and relive and remember those great times with Morgus the Magnificant. And from Dr. Morgus himself: “GREETINGS FRIENDS OF SCIENCE from the Momus Alexander Morgus Institute (M.A.M.I.), and its academic society, The Morgusian Order to Revere a Glorious Understanding of Science. (M.O.R.G.U.S.). You see, I, Morgus, have a mission. One given to me by a "Higher Order" of humanitarians devoted to the preservation and elevation of our planet through scientific means.”
Mr. Bill - was discovered in New Orleans and got his "big break" on Saturday Night Live and was a cast member for 7 years. There are books and movies available on his official site.
Neville Brothers - offical site for New Orleans' first family of funk. Featuring the latest news, the freshest tour dates, complete discographies, chat and merchandise. The Neville Brothers date back to 1977 when the four brother of the Neville family got together and formed a group. The four brothers are Art, Charles, Aaron and Cyril.
Patricia Clarkson - New Orleans born actress. Find her filmography, news and more. By the way, her Mama is New Orleans councilwoman Jackie Clarkson.
Paul Prudhomme - the official site for New Orleans most famous Cajun Chef. You can purchase cookbooks, spices, sauces, and seasoning mixes. Paul Prudhomme is know world wide and is beloved in his home city of New Orleans. He was born in Opelousas, Louisiana but moved to New Orleans and went to work as executive chef of Commander's Palace. He later opened his own restaurant known as K-Pauls.
Pete Fountain - A closer talk with Pete, the famous New Orleans clarinetist. Pete appeared on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson more than any other guests. Pete has been influential in preserving and furthering the development of the clarinet in jazz since the early 1950s. Although his playing defies an adequate description, his music represents the essence of swing, blues and New Orleans-style jazz.
Peyton Manning - An All-America selection both on the field and in the classroom
Peyton Manning - Quarterback Peyton Manning established the PeyBack Foundation in 1999 to promote the future success of disadvantaged youth by assisting programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities for children at risk. The Foundation focuses its efforts in a three state region and has donated more than $4.3 million to youth organizations in Indiana, Tennessee and Louisiana since its inception (the Foundation will begin supporting youth-based organizations in Colorado beginning in 2013).
Radiators, The - their official site where you can read bios on our beloved Radiators. Learn their discography, leave messages, check tour dates, and read their reviews. The Radiators are a rock band who have combined the traditional musical styles of New Orleans with the more mainstream rock and R & B to form a funky variety they call fish-head music.
Randy Jackson - Jackson was born Randall Darius Jackson in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is a singer, record producer, bassist, music manager and television personality. He is best known as a judge on the American Idol services and is executive producer for America's Best Dance Crew. Randy has won a Grammy award as a producer.
Randy Newman - Born in Los Angeles, California, Randy lived in New Orleans until he was 11 years old. Randy Newman is a singer, songwriter, arranger, composer and pianist. One of his biggest hits was "Short People". He has won an Academy Award, three Emmy Awards and four Grammy Awards. Randy was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002.
Reggie Wayne - Reggie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and is a professional football player (wide receiver for Indianapolis Colts). Reggie has played in the Pro Bowl three times and won a championship ring in Super Bowl XLI.
Reese Witherspoon - Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was raise in Nashville, Tennessee. She has many successful movies and television appearances under her belt and I expect we will continue to see great work from her.
Rhonda Shear - Hailing from New Orleans, this home-grown New Orleanian is one of a kind television personality, comedienne and actress. She is best known for her role as a host of the USA Network's B-movie show, USA Up All Night. Rhonda is living proof that comedy can be sexy and sexy can be smart.
Richard Simmons - stop by and be inspired by our most inspirational fitness guru. You can order books, videos or catch his daily message. Born in New Orleans as Milton Teagle Simmons, the world knows him as Richard Simmons, the American fitness personality with his most famous being Sweatin' to the Oldies.
RJ and Jay Paul Molinere - Houma, Louisiana - Welcome to the Official site of R.J. and Jay Paul Molinere from History Channel's Swamp People. You can also see them on their fan appreciation site.
Rosa Rio - Meet Rosa Rio born in New Orleans and a Living Legend. Rosa Rio played live organ for silent films, then for NBC Radio, and then for TV soap operas. She still plays live organ when the Tampa Theatre in Florida holds a silent movie night. Visit her at the Tampa Theatre.
Shelby ‘The Swamp Man’ Stanga - Shelby is a one-of-a-kind gem and we watch him every chance we get. Join him, Cousin Belinda, Piss Willy and his many friends for a few laughs and a lot of fun down on the bayou! Find him on Axmen. Visit ShelbyStanga.com too.
Steven Seagal - American action movie actor, producer, writer, director, martial artist, philanthropist, guitarist, singer-songwriter, and Deputy Sheriff in Jefferson Parish right here in Louisiana. It seems our late-great Harry Lee asked Steven to join them and he did. Thanks Steven!!
Subdudes, The - Famous Louisiana rock band. The subdudes' official home on the Internet!
Swamp People - HISTORY channel follows Louisiana swampers through a time of year that is crucial to their survival: the 30-day alligator hunting season. At its core, this is a uniquely American story of a proud and skillful people fighting to maintain an ancient way of life in a rapidly modernizing world, despite the many perils and trials that stand in their way.
Terry Bradshaw - Terry Paxton Bradshaw (born September 2, 1948 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a former quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the American National Football League (NFL), and a current beloved television host. Due to his excellent performance in college as a most outstanding college player, Terry Bradshaw was voted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1996. Terry also had an excellent career with the Pittsburg Steelers and won great acclaim winning four Super Bowls.
Tim Coston - one of Louisiana's hottest comics.
Tim McGraw - born in Delhi, Louisiana and winner of numberous country music awards. Visit his official website and find tour info, discography, awards, contact info and much more.
Tommy Chauvin - Port Sulfur, Louisiana - check out History Channel’s Swamp People bio of Tommy Chauvin. It's no surprise that Tommy Chauvin is back on Swamp People. We love him! Facebook Link
Trace Adkins - Country Music star is originally from Springhill, Louisiana. His first album debuted in 1996 and he is still burning up the music charts today. Trace has also taken to appearing on television and was runner up on Trump's Celebrity Apprentice as well as on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition helping Ty Pennington build a new home for a deserving family.
Tyler Perry - Emmitt Perry, Jr. was born in New orleans, Louisiana and lataer changed his name from Emmitt to Tyler. Tyler is an actor, director, playwright, screenwriter, producer and author. Tyler Perry is most noted for his book and later movie, "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" and "Madea's Family Reunion".
Van Cliburn - was born in Shreveport, Louisiana - this site offers a biography of the American pianist and information on the Van Cliburn Foundation and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Now over 70, he still gives a limited number of performances every year, to critical and popular acclaim. He has played for royalty and heads of state from dozens of countries, and for every President of the United States (other than President Obama), since Harry Truman.
Veleka Gray - was born in New Orleans, Louisiana - Veleka Gray is an actress, writer and producer. She has appeared television show including Love of Life, As the World Turns, The Young and the Restless and had more contract roles than anyone else in the history of daytime television. Veleka has returned to New Orleans and is now producing films.
Vince Vance and The Valiants - are a rock and roll musical group from New Orleans. Best known for the singles "All I Want for christmas Is You" and "Bomb Iran" which was the most request song in the US for several weeks in 1980 during the height of the Iranian Hostage Crisis. Vince Vance & The Valiants have also been inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall Of Fame, among numerous other significant honors.
Walter Williams - a New Orleans native, creator of the famous "Mr. Bill" who appeared on Saturday Night Live for many years. Find books, movies and more of "Mr. Bill", "Oh, Noooooooo!"
Wayne A Ferrara - Wayne Ferrara is an experienced character actor and voice talent who is based in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has appeared in feature films, video, commercials. Site includes video and voice demos.
Wynton Marsalis - The world's premier jazz trumpeter. Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator and a leading advocate of American culture. He is the world’s first jazz artist to perform and compose across the full jazz spectrum from its New Orleans roots to bebop to modern jazz.