Famous People From Delaware

Located in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States of America is the state of Delaware. With its capital city as Dover and the largest city being Wilmington, Delaware is divided into three counties. It is often referred to as ‘The First State’, as it was the first one to be ratified into the constitution. The state of Delaware is also popularly called various other names such as ‘The Small Wonder’, ‘The Diamond State’ and ‘Blue Hen State’. Many celebrated individuals were born and brought up in Delaware. One fine example would be the six time Grammy winner Stephen Marley, the son of the famous reggae icon Bob Marley. Artists such as George Thorogood and Chuck Wicks were also born in this state. Delaware has created several distinguished and famous actors such as the hilarious Aubrey Plaza, Teri Polo, Ryan Phillippe, Elisabeth Shue. Although the popular Joe Biden was born in Pennsylvania, he was raised in the state of Delaware, where he even represented in the Senate. Even athletes such as Paul Goldschmidt, Colin Burns, Devin Smith and Mark Eaton are from the state. Keep reading to know more people from Delaware & celebs born in Delaware.

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Aubrey Plaza
(Actress Best Known for Her Roles in the Series: 'Parks and Recreation' and 'Legion')

Aubrey Plaza
27
Birthdate: June 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 2 

Elisabeth Shue
34
Birthdate: October 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 3 

Valerie Bertinelli
16
Birthdate: April 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Ryan Phillippe
22
Birthdate: September 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Teri Polo
(Actress)

Teri Polo
10
Birthdate: June 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

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Judge Reinhold
2
Birthdate: May 21, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Bryan Stevenson
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Ashley Biden
(Joe Biden's Daughter)

Ashley Biden
62
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Elena Delle Donne
(Basketball player)

Elena Delle Donne
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 10 
Annie Jump Cannon
(Astronomer)

Annie Jump Cannon
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 11, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 13, 1941
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Beau Biden
( 44th Attorney General of Delaware, Son of Joe Biden)

Beau Biden
64
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 30, 2015

 12 
Sara Dylan
(Bob Dylan's first wife, Actress)

Sara Dylan
12
Birthdate: October 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Jimmie Allen
(Singer)

Jimmie Allen
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini

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George Thorogood
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Hunter Biden
(Lawyer, Son of Joe Biden)

Hunter Biden
72
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius

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Stephen Marley
(The Melody Makers. He has released albums like Mind Control in 2007)

Stephen Marley
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Donte DiVincenzo
(Basketball Player)

Donte DiVincenzo
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 31, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

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John Gallagher Jr.
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Birthdate: June 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Doug Hutchison
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Birthdate: May 26, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 20 
Raúl Esparza
(For his role as New York Assistant District Attorney (ADA) Rafael Barba in Law & Order)

Raúl Esparza
1
Birthdate: October 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Cynthia Rothrock
(Martial Artist)

Cynthia Rothrock
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 8, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

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Henry Heimlich
(Physician, University teacher)

Henry Heimlich
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 17, 2016
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Mary Ann Shadd
(Activist)

Mary Ann Shadd
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 9, 1823
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 5, 1893

 24 
Delino DeShields
(Baseball player)

Delino DeShields
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Caesar Rodney
(Governor of Delaware (1778-81))

Caesar Rodney
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1728
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 26, 1784

 26 
David Sills
(American Football Player)

David Sills
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Susan Stroman
(Theatre Director)

Susan Stroman
2
Birthdate: October 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra

 28 
Pierre S. du Pont
(Entrepreneur)

Pierre S. du Pont
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 15, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 4, 1954
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Daniel Pfeiffer
(Podcaster)

Daniel Pfeiffer
2
Birthdate: December 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn

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Dave Sheridan
2
Birthdate: March 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Thomas Capano
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 19, 2011

 32 
Clifford Brown
(Musician)

Clifford Brown
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 26, 1956
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Howard Pyle
(American illustrator)

Howard Pyle
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 5, 1853
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 9, 1911

 34 
Dallas Green
(Baseball player)

Dallas Green
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 22, 2017

 35 
Jim Thompson
(Businessman)

Jim Thompson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 26, 1967

 36 
Walt Hazzard
(Basketball player)

Walt Hazzard
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 18, 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 37 
Darnell Savage
(American football player)

Darnell Savage
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 38 
Madison Brengle
(Tennis player)

Madison Brengle
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

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Duron Harmon
(American football player)

Duron Harmon
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius

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Amir Mansour
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 25, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 41 
Daniel Nathans
(Microbiologist)

Daniel Nathans
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 16, 1999

 42 
John P. Marquand
(Known for His Mr. Moto Spy Stories)

John P. Marquand
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 10, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 16, 1960

 43 
Mike Castle
(69th Governor of Delaware)

Mike Castle
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer

 44 
John M. Clayton
(Politician)

John M. Clayton
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 24, 1796
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 9, 1856

 45 
Harry Coover
(Inventor)

Harry Coover
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Birthdate: March 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 26, 2011

 46 
Thomas F. Bayard
(Statesman)

Thomas F. Bayard
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 29, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 28, 1898

 47 
Thomas Macdonough
(Naval officer)

Thomas Macdonough
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 31, 1783
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 10, 1825

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Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 9, 2007

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Oliver Evans
(Inventor)

Oliver Evans
2
Birthdate: September 13, 1755
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 15, 1819

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Angelo Blackson
(American football player)

Angelo Blackson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)