Famous People Who Have Filed BK

Phineas Taylor (P.T.) Barnum – Founder of Barnum Circus (who later merged his circus with James Bailey to form Barnum & Bailey Circus)

Kim Basinger – Actress

L. Frank Baum – Wizard of Oz author

King Edward II – 14th century English King

Lorraine Bracco – Actress (Dr. Melfi – Sopranos)

Mathew Brady – Distinguished Civil War photographer

Toni Braxton – Singer

George Clinton – Singer (“Atomic Dog”)

Samuel L. Clemens (“Mark Twain”) – Author

Natalie Cole – Singer

Gary Coleman – Actor (Arnold – Different Strokes)

John Connally – Former Texas Governor

Francis Ford Coppola – Film Director/Producer

Cathy Lee Crosby – Actress

Vic Damone – Singer

Dorothy Dandrdge – Actress

Dino De Laurentis – Film Producer

Walt Disney – Film Producer & Theme Park Pioneer

Eddie Fisher – Actor

Mick Fleetwood – Singer (Fleetwood Mac)

Heidi Fleiss – Clothing Line Founder & Famous Hollywood Madam

Henry Ford – First two automobile companies failed

William Fox – Co-founder of 20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Marvin Gaye – Singer

Andy Gibb – Singer

Charles Goodyear – Founder of Goodyear Tire Co.

Ulysses S. Grant – 18th U.S. President & Civil War General

Merle Haggard – Bakersfield, California raised County & Western Singer

Corey Haim – Actor (Star of The Lost Boys (1987)

Dorothy Hamill – Olympic Ice Skater

M.C. Hammer – Singer/Rapper (“Can’t Touch This”)

Richard Harris – Actor/Producer/Director

Isaac Hayes – Songwriter/Musician/Singer

Henry John Heinz – Famous Condiment Manufacturer

Sherman Hemsley – Actor (George Jefferson from The Jeffersons)

Milton Snavely Hershey – Founder of Hershey’s Foods Corp.

Ron Isley – Singer

Jermaine Jackson – Singer (Michael Jackson’s brother)

Joe & Katherine Jackson – Parents of the Michael Jackson

La Toya Jackson – Singer (Michael Jackson’s sister)

Randy Jackson – Singer

Tito Jackson – Singer (Michael Jackson’s brother)

Thomas Jefferson – American Founding Father and President

Don Johnson – Actor/Producer

Kacey Jones – Singer

Chaka Kahn – 80′s R & B Singer

Larry King – Talk-show Host/Author

Bowie Kuhn – Former Major League Baseball Commissioner

Lorenzo Lamas – Actor

Cyndi Lauper – 80′s Singer

Stan Lee – Co-creator of Spider Man, The Incredible Hulk, The X-Men, etc.

Jerry Lewis – Actor

Jerry Lee Lewis – Singer

Meat Loaf – Singer

Jorge & Joanne Lopes – Winners of the $110.3 million 2002 Big Game Multi-state Lotto jackpot.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Famous Musical Composer

Willie Nelson – Country & Western Singer/Songwriter

Wayne Newton – Famous Singer/Actor who regularly performs in Las Vegas

Immanuel Nobel – Father of Alfred Nobel (who founded Nobel prizes)

Johnny Paycheck – Country & Western Singer

Tom Petty – Singer

Susan Powter – Exercise/Fitness Expert

Burt Reynolds – Actor/Director

Debbie Reynolds – Actress/Singer

Rembrandt Heremenszoon Van Rijn – Famous Dutch painter

Mickey Rooney – Actor

Harry Saltzman – Film Producer (James Bond movies)

Shenandoah – Country Music Band

Anna Nicole Smith – Model/Actress

James & Lynne Spears – Britney Spear’s parents

William G. Stern – British property mogul

J. Fife Symington – Governor of Arizona

Donald Trump’s Trump Hotels and Casino Resorts Inc.

Mike Tyson – Boxer

Johnny Unitas – Hall of Fame Quarterback

Oscar Wilde – Acclaimed Author and Poet

Tammy Wynette – Singer