Famous People From Colorado

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The state of Colorado is situated amidst the Colorado Plateau, The Great Plains and Southern Rocky Mountains. The state got its name from a river which was termed ‘Colorado’ (which roughly means ‘Ruddy’) by Spanish travellers. Colorado is also famously known as ‘Centennial State’ because it was formed in the year when America was celebrating its 100th year of independence. Actors Tim Allen and Lon Chaney, inventor Robert J Seiwald, television host Ted Mack and boxer William Harrison are a few eminent personalities hailing from Colorado. Tim Allen is an acclaimed comedian who has acted in several films, like ‘The Santa Claus’ trilogy, ‘Wild Hogs’, ‘Galaxy Quest’ and the television series ‘Last Man Standing’. The actor was also the voice of the character Buzz Lightyear in the animated ‘Toy Story’ trilogy, produced by the entertainment giant ‘Disney’. Want to know the names of other distinguished celebrities who hail from Colorado? Scroll down to know more.
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Tim Allen
(Actor & Comedian Known for His Roles in the Sitcom 'Home Improvement' and 'Last Man Standing')
Tim Allen
52
Birthdate: June 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Maggie Baird
(Actress and Screenwriter Known for Her TV Series ‘Another World’)
Maggie Baird
27
Birthdate: March 30, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Lord Byron
(One of the Greatest English Poets of the 19th Century and a Leading Figure of the Romantic Movement)
Lord Byron
27
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 22, 1788
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 19, 1824
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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AnnaSophia Robb
(Best Known for Playing the Lead Role in the TV Series 'The Carrie Diaries')
AnnaSophia Robb
32
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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Christian McCaffrey
(American football player)
Christian McCaffrey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Trey Parker
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Birthdate: October 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Kristen Schaal
(Actress, Known for Her Voice Roles on “Bob's Burgers” and “Mabel Pines” on Disney's “Gravity Falls”)
Kristen Schaal
21
Birthdate: January 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Neil Gorsuch
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
Neil Gorsuch
15
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Ross Lynch
(Lead Vocalist of the Pop Rock Band ‘R5’)
Ross Lynch
40
Birthdate: December 29, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Jack Dempsey
(One of the Most Popular Boxers in American History)
Jack Dempsey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 31, 1983
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Kristin Davis
(Actress)
Kristin Davis
19
Birthdate: February 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Donald Cerrone
(American Retired Mixed Martial Artist and Actor)
Donald Cerrone
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Kristin Cavallari
(Best Known as the Cast Member of the MTV Reality TV Series, 'Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County')
Kristin Cavallari
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Birthdate: January 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Paige Spiranac
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Jessica Rothe
(Actress)
Jessica Rothe
6
Birthdate: May 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Bob Sapp
(American Mixed Martial Artist, Kickboxer and Actor)
Bob Sapp
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Amanda Peterson
7
Birthdate: July 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 3, 2015
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Jon Heder
(Actor)
Jon Heder
9
Birthdate: October 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Kirstjen Nielsen
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
 20 
Roy Halladay
(Baseball Players)
Roy Halladay
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 7, 2017
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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John Carroll Lynch
(Actor and Director Known for His TV Series: ‘The Drew Carey Show’ and ‘American Horror Story’)
John Carroll Lynch
11
Birthdate: August 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Chauncey Billups
(Basketball player - Point guard, Basketball coach)
Chauncey Billups
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Ken Curtis
(Singer)
Ken Curtis
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 28, 1991
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Mikaela Shiffrin
(Alpine skier)
Mikaela Shiffrin
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Jack Swigert
(Astronaut)
Jack Swigert
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 27, 1982
 26 
Eve Torres
(American Actress and Former Professional Wrestler)
Eve Torres
4
Birthdate: August 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Beth Chapman
(American TV Reality Star Known for Her Shows ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ and ‘Dog's Most Wanted’)
Beth Chapman
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Birthdate: October 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 26, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 28 
Michelle Waterson
(Mixed Martial Artist and Model)
Michelle Waterson
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Denver Pyle
(Actor and Director Known for His TV Series ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ and ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’)
Denver Pyle
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Birthdate: May 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 25, 1997
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Jack Reynor
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Birthdate: January 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Zachery Ty Bryan
(Actor and Producer Known for His Role as ‘Brad Taylor’ on the TV Sitcom ‘Home Improvement’)
Zachery Ty Bryan
6
Birthdate: October 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Douglas Fairbanks
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Birthdate: May 23, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 12, 1939
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Frank Welker
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Birthdate: March 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Peter Scanavino
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Birthdate: February 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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T.J. Miller
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Birthdate: June 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
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David Fincher
(Film director)
David Fincher
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Birthdate: August 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Jan-Michael Vincent
(Best Known as Helicopter Pilot Aviator Stringfellow Hawke in the TV Series ‘Airwolf’)
Jan-Michael Vincent
14
Birthdate: July 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 10, 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Ryland Adams
(YouTuber)
Ryland Adams
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: May 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Ken Kesey
(Novelist & Essayist Known for His Novels: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest’ & ‘Sometimes a Great Notion’)
Ken Kesey
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 10, 2001
 40 
Lane Frost
(Bull Riders)
Lane Frost
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 30, 1989
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Debra Paget
(Actress)
Debra Paget
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Birthdate: August 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Jon Watts
(Director)
Jon Watts
2
Birthdate: June 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Adam McKay
(Comedian, Director, and Writer for the NBC Sketch Comedy Show ‘Saturday Night Live’)
Adam McKay
10
Birthdate: April 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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John Kerry
(68th United States Secretary of State)
John Kerry
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Byron White
(American Football Player and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1962 - 1993))
Byron White
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 8, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 15, 2002
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Ross Marquand
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Birthdate: August 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Margaret Hoover
(Political Commentator, Media Personality and Author of the Book ‘American Individualism’)
Margaret Hoover
9
Birthdate: December 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Jake Lloyd
(Child Actor)
Jake Lloyd
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Birthdate: March 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Duane Chapman
(American Reality Television Personality, Bounty Hunter and Retired Bail Bondsman)
Duane Chapman
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Birthdate: February 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Bill Finger
(Comic Book Writer & Co-creator of the DC Comic Superhero 'Batman')
Bill Finger
5
Birthdate: February 8, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 18, 1974