Famous Iowans & Movies

    From John Wayne to Ron Livingston, Johnny Carson to Steve Higgins and Donna Reed to Kate Mulgrew, all of these entertainers can call Iowa home. Iowa even launched two Superman legacies—George Reeves and Brandon Routh. Iowans have represented the state through their impact on and off screen.

    State Fair, Twister and who could forget Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep in The Bridges of Madison County? Many films have been shot in Iowa starting with The Homesteader in Sioux City in 1919. We invite you to relive some of Iowa’s successes on the silver screen.