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 Seth MacFarlane

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

 2 Katharine Hepburn

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

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

 6 Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 7 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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 8 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)
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 9 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)

 10 Christopher Lloyd

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

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

 12 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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 13 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)

 14 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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 15 Laura Ingraham

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

 16 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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 17 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)

 18 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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 19 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)

 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 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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 23 Linda Kozlowski

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

 24 Dylan McDermott

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

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

 26 Allison Williams

Allison Williams
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Famous As: American actress
Birthdate: April 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
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 27 James Van Der Beek

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

 28 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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 29 Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell.
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: June 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 30 Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: June 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
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 31 Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards.
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Famous As: Preacher, Theologian, Philosopher
Birthdate: October 5, 1703
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 22, 1758

 32 Brooke Burke

Brooke Burke.
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Famous As: Actress, Dancer, Model, TV Personality
Birthdate: September 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 33 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)

 34 Justin Long

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

 35 Ernest Borgnine

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

 36 Evan Ross

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

 37 Bijou Phillips

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

 38 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)

 39 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)

 40 Titus Welliver

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

 41 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)

 42 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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 43 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)

 44 John Ratzenberger

John Ratzenberger
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: April 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
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 45 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)

 46 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)

 47 Molly Qerim

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

 48 Nancy Dow

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

 49 Jocko Willink

Jocko Willink.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 50 Thomas Sadoski

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