Famous People From Connecticut

Often grouped along with New York and New Jersey as a part of the tristate area, Connecticut occupies the southernmost area of the New England region among the northeastern United States. It is named after River Connecticut, whose name traces back to a word meaning ‘long tidal river’. With Hartford as its capital and Bridgeport as its most populous state, it is often referred to as ‘The Constitution State’ or even ‘The Nutmeg State’. Although it is 3rd smallest by area, it is the fourth most densely populated state. Many famous ‘Connecticuters’ have made it huge internationally, in several spheres of life. Famous authors and writers such as Suzanne Collins, Stephenie Meyer and Noah Webster all were born in the state of Connecticut. The state is well-known for creating athletes such as Walter Camp, Rajai David, Ryan Gomes, Matt Harvey and Willie Pep. So many famous entertainers and actors such as Meg Ryan, Seth MacFarlane, Christopher Llyod, Katherine Heigl and Richard Belzer are originally from Connecticut. We are quite certain that you will be surprised to know all the other prominent legends who were born in and who started their journey to success from Connecticut.

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 1 Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 29, 2003

 2 John Mayer

John Mayer.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 16, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 3 Karen Carpenter

Karen Carpenter.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 4, 1983
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 4 Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 6, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 19, 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 5 Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 6 George W. Bush

George W. Bush.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 43rd U.S. President
Birthdate: July 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 7 Hope Hicks

Hope Hicks.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: PR Consultant
Birthdate: October 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 8 Benedict Arnold

Benedict Arnold.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: American Revolutionary War General
Birthdate: January 14, 1741
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 14, 1801
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 9 Laura Ingraham

Laura Ingraham.
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Famous As: Television Host
Birthdate: June 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 10 Candace Owens

Candace Owens.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political Activist, Commentator
Birthdate: April 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
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 11 Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 12 Jonathan Brandis

Jonathan Brandis.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 12, 2003
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 13 Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 22, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 14 John Brown

John Brown.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Abolitionist
Birthdate: May 9, 1800
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 2, 1859
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 15 Glenn Close

Glenn Close.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 16 Stephanie McMahon

Stephanie McMahon.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chief brand officer of WWE
Birthdate: September 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 17 Jenna Dewan

Jenna Dewan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 18 J. P. Morgan

J. P. Morgan.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Financier
Birthdate: April 17, 1837
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 31, 1913
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 19 Robert Mitchum

Robert Mitchum.
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: August 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 1, 1997
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 20 Paul Giamatti

Paul Giamatti.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 21 Brian Dennehy

Brian Dennehy.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 22 Bijou Phillips

Bijou Phillips
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 23 Justin Long

Justin Long.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 24 Casey Neistat

Casey Neistat.
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber, Vlogger
Birthdate: March 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 25 Roger Stone

Roger Stone.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Political Consultant
Birthdate: August 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 26 Linda Kozlowski

Linda Kozlowski.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 27 Dylan McDermott

Dylan McDermott
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Famous As: film actor, television actor, stage actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 28 Evan Ross

Evan Ross.
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Famous As: Actor & Singer
Birthdate: August 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 29 Sarah Rafferty

Sarah Rafferty.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 30 Alexandra Breckenridge

Alexandra Breckenridge.
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Famous As: Actress, Photographer
Birthdate: May 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 31 Allison Williams

Allison Williams
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Famous As: American actress
Birthdate: April 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries

 32 Dana White

Dana White
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 33 Bob Crane

Bob Crane.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 29, 1978
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 34 Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine .
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 24, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 8, 2012

 35 James Van Der Beek

James William Van Der Beek, Jr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 36 Nancy Dow

Nancy Dow.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 25, 2016

 37 Michael Bolton

Michael Bolton.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: February 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 38 Glenne Headly

Glenne Headly.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 8, 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 39 Titus Welliver

Titus Welliver.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces

 40 Lisa Robin Kelly

Lisa Robin Kelly.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 41 Thomas Sadoski

Thomas Sadoski.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 42 Molly Qerim

Molly Qerim.
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Famous As: TV Anchor
Birthdate: March 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 43 Gary Burghoff

Gary Burghoff.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 44 Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz.
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Portrait Photographer
Birthdate: October 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 45 Cassie Ventura

Cassie Ventura.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 46 Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political Activist, Attorney
Birthdate: February 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 47 Paul Manafort

Paul Manafort.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Consultant
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries

 48 Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Author
Birthdate: August 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 49 Linda Evans

Linda Evans
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Listed In:
Famous As: Television actor, Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 50 Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American author
Birthdate: June 14, 1811
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 1, 1896