Sure, you may live in Wyoming, but don't let the small population of our state allow you to think that your talents will never get noticed! According to the Biography Channel, our fantastic state is home of some of the greatest minds of our generation.

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Take Jackson Pollock, for example. Pollock is one of the most unique American painters and a serious influence in the abstract expressionist art circuit. Popular for his amazing drip paintings, and erratic personality, Pollock's life soon became a major major motion picture starring Ed Harris.

Need more proof that Wyoming was home to famous Americans? Here's a list of some of many notable figures born within our state.

Jim J. Bollock (American comedian, stage, television and film actor.)

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Vernon J. Baker (Awarded the Medal of Honor in 1997 for actions during World War II)

Feel better about yourself and where you are living? Good. Now, go. Make a difference in our world with your talents and amazing qualities! Who knows, maybe someday you'll make this list of famous people born in Wyoming.