List of Croatian Americans

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This is a list of notable Croatian Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Croatian American or must have references showing they are Croatian American and are notable.

Academics

Artists

Entertainers

Actors

Screenwriters, directors, producers and film workers

Musicians

Military personnel

  • Sylvester Antolak – US Army Sergeant, recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Paul William Bucha – US Army Captain, recipient of the Medal of Honor; highly decorated American Vietnam War veteran; foreign policy adviser to Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign
  • Norman Cota – US Army Major General in WWII
  • Louis Cukela – double recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Albert A. Francovich – Navy Cross recipient
  • Rade Grbitch – US Navy, recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Ron Kovic – US Marine Corps, Vietnam War veteran; peace activist
  • Richard Marcinko – U.S. Navy SEAL commander and Vietnam War veteran
  • Michael J. Novosel – US Army Chief Warrant Officer, recipient of the Medal Of Honor; veteran of World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War
  • Ivan L. Slavich, Jr. – United States Army colonel
  • Peter Tomich – US Navy Chief Watertender, WWII recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • John J. Tominac – US Army First Lieutenant, recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Albert Vadas – US Navy, recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Donald W. Wolf – Navy Cross recipient

Politicians

Scientists, inventors and engineers

Sportspeople

Writers

Others