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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 1 Aubrey Plaza

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

 2 Elisabeth Shue

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

 3 Valerie Bertinelli

Valerie Bertinelli
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 4 Ryan Phillippe

Ryan Phillippe
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 5 Vincente Minnelli

Vincente Minnelli
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Famous As: Theatre director, Film director
Birthdate: February 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 25, 1986

 6 Teri Polo

Teri Polo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 7 Ashley Biden

Ashley Biden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Joe Biden's Daughter
Birthdate: June 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 8 Judge Reinhold

Judge Reinhold
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 21, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 9 Bryan Stevenson

Bryan Stevenson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 10 Elena Delle Donne

Elena Delle Donne
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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 11 Annie Jump Cannon

Annie Jump Cannon
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: December 11, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 13, 1941

 12 Doug Hutchison

Doug Hutchison
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 26, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 13 Beau Biden

Beau Biden
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Son of Joe Biden
Birthdate: February 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 30, 2015

 14 John Gallagher Jr.

John Gallagher Jr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 15 Sara Dylan

Sara Dylan
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Famous As: Bob Dylan's first wife, Actress
Birthdate: October 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 16 Hunter Biden

Hunter Biden
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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 17 Jimmie Allen

Jimmie Allen
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini

 18 George Thorogood

George Thorogood
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 19 Mary Ann Shadd

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

 20 Raúl Esparza

Raúl Esparza
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Famous As: For his role as New York Assistant District Attorney (ADA) Rafael Barba in Law & Order
Birthdate: October 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 21 Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 28, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra

 22 Cynthia Rothrock

Cynthia Rothrock
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Martial Artist
Birthdate: March 8, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 23 Stephen Marley

Stephen Marley
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: The Melody Makers. He has released albums like Mind Control in 2007
Birthdate: April 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus

 24 Donte DiVincenzo

Donte DiVincenzo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: January 31, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 25 Henry Heimlich

Henry Heimlich
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician, University teacher
Birthdate: February 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 17, 2016

 26 Susan Stroman

Susan Stroman
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Famous As: Theatre Director
Birthdate: October 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
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 27 Clifford Brown

Clifford Brown
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 26, 1956

 28 Dave Sheridan

Dave Sheridan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 29 Caesar Rodney

Caesar Rodney
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Governor of Delaware
Birthdate: October 7, 1728
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 29, 1784

 30 Daniel Pfeiffer

Daniel Pfeiffer
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Famous As: Podcaster
Birthdate: December 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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 31 David Sills

David Sills
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 32 Pierre S. du Pont

Pierre S. du Pont
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: January 15, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 4, 1954
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 33 Thomas Capano

Thomas Capano
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: October 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 19, 2011

 34 Jim Thompson

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

 35 Howard Pyle

Howard Pyle
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American illustrator
Birthdate: March 5, 1853
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 9, 1911

 36 Delino DeShields

Delino DeShields
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: January 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 37 Duron Harmon

Duron Harmon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 38 Dallas Green

Dallas Green
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: August 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 22, 2017

 39 Amir Mansour

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

 40 Walt Hazzard

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

 41 Darnell Savage

Darnell Savage
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: July 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 42 John P. Marquand

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

 43 Daniel Nathans

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

 44 Michael Newbold Castle

Michael Newbold Castle
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Listed In:
Birthdate: July 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer

 45 Harry Coover

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

 46 John M. Clayton

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

 47 Madison Brengle

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

 48 Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

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

 49 Thomas Macdonough

Thomas Macdonough
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: December 31, 1783
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 10, 1825

 50 Oliver Evans

Oliver Evans
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: September 13, 1755
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 15, 1819