Famous Natives from Shreveport-Bossier City
Jared Leto, Bossier City — Actor/Musician
Most recently seen as The Joker in Suicide Squad. Front man for the band, 30 Seconds to Mars.
Hank Williams, Jr., Shreveport — Musician
Emmy, Academy of Country Music, and Grammy awards-winning artist with a musical style that is a blend of southern rock, blues and traditional country.
Pat Carroll, Shreveport — Actress
Best known for voicing Disney villain, Ursula, in The Little Mermaid.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Shreveport — Guitarist
Caddo Magnet High graduate known for his signature song from 1996, Blue on Black.
Terry Bradshaw, Shreveport — Football Hall of Famer
Graduated from Woodlawn High and went on to play his entire career with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1970-1963.
Huddie William Ledbetter (A.K.A. Lead Belly), Mooringsport — Musician
American folk and blue musician known for his famous song, Goodnight Irene.
James Burton, Dubberly — Musician
American guitarist who has recorded with notable musicians Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presely and Johnny Cash, to name a few and also wrote and played the guitar solo on the hit song Susie Q.