Famous People Born In Cincinnati

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Steven Spielberg
(One of the Most Influential Personalities in the History of Cinema & Hollywood's Best Known Director)
Steven Spielberg
94
Birthdate: December 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Film director, producer, and screenwriter Steven Spielberg is one of the most popular directors and producers in film history. A pioneer of the New Hollywood era, he popularized the genre of escapist films. As of 2020, he is the highest-grossing film director in history. He has won the Academy Award for Best Director twice.

 2 
Doris Day
(One of the Biggest Film Stars of Golden Age of Hollywood )
Doris Day
61
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 13, 2019
Doris Day began her career singing with the Les Brown Band and as a solo artist. As an actor, she delivered many hits with Rock Hudson, including Pillow Talk, which earned her an Academy Award nomination. She is remembered as a legend from the Golden Age of Hollywood.
 3 
Katt Williams
(Stand-Up Comedian and Actor Known for His Role as ‘Money Mike’ in the Film ‘Friday After Next’)
Katt Williams
35
Birthdate: September 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo

Comedian and rapper Katt Williams is best known as Money Mike from the comedy film Friday After Next. He was also part of Nick Cannon's improv show Wild 'N Out and played Lord Have Mercy in the movie Norbit. He has won an Emmy for his guest role in Atlanta

 4 
Pete Rose
(Baseball Outfielder, Infielder, Manager)
Pete Rose
25
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Russell Wilson
(American Football Player Who Plays as a Quarterback)
Russell Wilson
57
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

American footballer, Russell Wilson, plays for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League and is considered one of the best players ever. In NFL history, he is one of two quarterbacks with a career passer rating over 100. In October 2020, he was inducted in an exclusive group, the Madden 99 club of the popular ‘Madden 21’ video game.

 6 
William Howard Taft
(27th President of the United States)
William Howard Taft
33
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 15, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 8, 1930

The 27th president of the United States, William Howard Taft also served as the tenth Chief Justice of the US; he is the only person in the history of the US to have held both the offices. He had a great impact as chief justice and has been regarded as the greatest US chief justices of all time.

 7 
Roger Staubach
(American football player)
Roger Staubach
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 8 
Tom Segura
(Comedian)
Tom Segura
12
Birthdate: April 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
 9 
Dean Ambrose
(American Professional Wrestler and Actor)
Dean Ambrose
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 10 
Roy Rogers
(King of the Cowboys)
Roy Rogers
12
Birthdate: November 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 6, 1998

Roy Rogers was an American singer, television host, and actor. Credited with co-founding one of America's earliest Western singing groups, Sons of the Pioneers, Rogers is widely regarded as one of the most famous Western stars of his generation. One of the earliest actors to popularize Western films, Roy Rogers was often referred to as the King of the Cowboys.

 11 
Luke Kuechly
(American Football player)
Luke Kuechly
25
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 12 
Andy Biersack
(Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band ‘Black Veil Brides’)
Andy Biersack
35
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Andy Biersack is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. He is credited with founding a rock band named Black Veil Brides where he also serves as the lead vocalist. In 2011, Biersack was mentioned in Revolver magazine's 100 Greatest Living Rock Stars list. In 2012, he was ranked fourth in Kerrang magazine's 50 Greatest Rock Stars in the World Today list.

 13 
Adrien Broner
(Professional Boxer and Former WBO Super Featherweight Champion)
Adrien Broner
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo

Adrien Broner is an American boxer. Regarded as one of the best light-welterweight boxers of his generation, Broner has held several world championships in various weight classes, such as super featherweight, lightweight, light welterweight, and welterweight. He is also known for his crazy antics inside and outside the ring.

 14 
Tyrone Power
(Actor)
Tyrone Power
25
Birthdate: May 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 15, 1958
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 15 
David Justice
(Baseball player)
David Justice
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 16 
Floriana Lima
(American Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Maggie Sawyer’ on the TV Series ‘Supergirl’)
Floriana Lima
8
Birthdate: March 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries

Floriana Lima is best known as Maggie Sawyer from the series Supergirl. She initially worked as a production assistant and later played significant roles in series such as Poor Paul, The Mob Doctor, and Lethal Weapon. She also devotes time to charities such as LollipopTheater.org and Every Mother Counts.

 17 
Bootsy Collins
(Musician)
Bootsy Collins
9
Birthdate: October 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Nikki Glaser
(Stand-up comedian)
Nikki Glaser
21
Birthdate: June 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
Julie Hagerty
(Actress)
Julie Hagerty
6
Birthdate: June 15, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Barry Larkin
(Baseball player)
Barry Larkin
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 21 
Bill Hemmer
(Journalist and Co-Anchor of America's Newsroom on the Fox News Channel)
Bill Hemmer
6
Birthdate: November 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Journalist Bill Hemmer is best known as the anchor of the Fox News shows America's Newsroom and Bill Hemmer Reports. He has previously been a reporter for CNN and has reported from places such as Haiti and Camp Fallujah. He co-established the MUDEC scholarship to assist financially backward students. 
 22 
Kathryn Morris
7
Birthdate: January 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 23 
Luke Kleintank
14
Birthdate: May 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Hal Sparks
(Actor)
Hal Sparks
5
Birthdate: September 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 25 
Mark Boone Junior
(Actor)
Mark Boone Junior
2
Birthdate: March 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 26 
Ronald Isley
(Recording artist)
Ronald Isley
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 21, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
 27 
Thomas Kuhn
(Philosopher and Historian Best Known for His Book ‘The Structure of Scientific Revolutions’)
Thomas Kuhn
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 17, 1996

American philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn is noted for his book on history of science, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, publication of which marked a significant event in the history, philosophy, and sociology of science. He presented his notion of paradigm shift and identified and elaborated on normal science in this book which remained influential in academic and popular circles.

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Kevin Youkilis
(Baseball Players)
Kevin Youkilis
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 29 
Aaron Pryor
(Boxer)
Aaron Pryor
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 9, 2016
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 30 
Ted Turner
(Founder of the Cable News Network)
Ted Turner
19
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Ted Turner, nicknamed Captain Outrageous for his controversial statements, revolutionized the media sphere by founding CNN, the world's first 24-hour cable news channel. With WTBS, he established the idea of the superstation. A devoted philanthropist, he is remembered for creating the United Nations Foundation, Goodwill Games, and the NTI
 31 
Marty Balin
(Singer-Songwriter)
Marty Balin
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 27, 2018
 32 
Rich Franklin
(Mixed martial artist)
Rich Franklin
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 33 
L.A. Reid
(Record executive)
L.A. Reid
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
 34 
Frederick McKinley Jones
(Inventor of 'Mobile Refrigeration Technology' for Transportation of Perishable Goods)
Frederick McKinley Jones
3
Birthdate: May 17, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 21, 1961

Best known for inventing an automatic refrigeration system used in long-haul trucks, Frederick McKinley Jones was orphaned at age 7. He quit school as a child and took up menial jobs. After briefly serving the army, he focused on inventing machine parts and ended up with over 60 patents.

 35 
Rocky Carroll
(Actor)
Rocky Carroll
2
Birthdate: July 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 36 
Drew Lachey
(Singer)
Drew Lachey
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 37 
Rob Portman
(United States Senator from Ohio since 2011)
Rob Portman
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 38 
Carlos Hyde
(American football player)
Carlos Hyde
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
Gary Owen
(Comedian)
Gary Owen
5
Birthdate: July 26, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
 40 
Jerry Rubin
(Entrepreneur, Businessperson)
Jerry Rubin
8
Listed In:
Birthdate: July 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 28, 1994
 41 
Patricia Wettig
(Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor)
Patricia Wettig
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 42 
Theda Bara
(Former actress of the silent era and one of cinema's early sex symbols)
Theda Bara
5
Birthdate: July 29, 1885
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 7, 1955
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 43 
Joseph Strauss
(American Structural Engineer Who Revolutionized the Design of 'Bascule Bridges')
Joseph Strauss
3
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 9, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 16, 1938

Best known for designing the Golden Gate Bridge, engineer Joseph Strauss specialized in movable bridges and developed the concepts of the bascule bridge and the vertical-lift bridge. Born to a pianist mother and a painter-writer father, he later also penned poems such as The Mighty Task is Done.

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Robert A. Taft
(Politician)
Robert A. Taft
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1889
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 31, 1953
 45 
Austin North
(Actor, Musician)
Austin North
10
Birthdate: July 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 46 
Daniel Von Bargen
6
Birthdate: June 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 1, 2015
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 47 
Brian Pillman
(American Professional Wrestler)
Brian Pillman
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 5, 1997
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 48 
Aaron Dessner
(Composer)
Aaron Dessner
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
 49 
David Montgomery
(American Football player)
David Montgomery
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 50 
Don Zimmer
(Coach)
Don Zimmer
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 4, 2014