Famous People From Maine

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Situated in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America is the state of Maine. What was once a land exclusively for indigenous people saw and enjoyed diversity after the European arrival. With Augusta as its capital and Portland as its largest city, Maine is popularly referred to as ‘The Pine Tree State’ and even ‘Vacationland’. The state mostly enjoys a continental climate and is renowned for its coastal food which primarily includes lobsters and clams. Many notable people born in Maine have made it tremendously big in various walks of life such as cinema, music, sports, and politics and so on. Established and renowned actors such as the beautifully hilarious Anna Kendrick, the heartthrob Patrick Dempsey, the diva Linda Lavin, Katie Aselton, Judd Nelson and so many more actors hail from this state. The incredible best-selling author Stephen King, who was responsible for creating so many critically acclaimed books and movies, was also born and raised in the state. We are quite certain that you will be speechless by the complete-list of celebrities who are from Maine.
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 1 
Anna Kendrick
(Actress & One of the Youngest People to be Nominated for the 'Triple Crown of Acting')
Anna Kendrick
63
Birthdate: August 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 2 
Stephen King
(A Prolific & Immensely Popular Author of Horror Fiction)
Stephen King
47
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 3 
Patrick Dempsey
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Birthdate: January 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Nelson Rockefeller
(41st Vice President of the United States (1974 - 1977))
Nelson Rockefeller
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 26, 1979
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Erin Andrews
(Sportscaster and Co-Host of the Show 'Dancing with the Stars')
Erin Andrews
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Birthdate: May 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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John Ford
(One of the Most Important and Influential Filmmakers of His Generation)
John Ford
5
Birthdate: February 1, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 31, 1973
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(First American poet to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 27, 1807
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 24, 1882
 8 
Rachel Nichols
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Birthdate: January 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Linda Lavin
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Alice Hyatt’ in the TV Series ‘Alice’)
Linda Lavin
8
Birthdate: October 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Judd Nelson
(American actor)
Judd Nelson
7
Birthdate: November 28, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Christopher Knight
(Actor, Businessperson)
Christopher Knight
4
Birthdate: November 7, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 12 
Joe Hill
(Novelists)
Joe Hill
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Andrea Martin
(Played Aunt Voula in the Comedy Hit 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding')
Andrea Martin
3
Birthdate: January 15, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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John O'Hurley
2
Birthdate: October 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Katie Aselton
(Actress Known for her Roles in 'The League' and 'Legion')
Katie Aselton
1
Birthdate: October 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Cody Christian
2
Birthdate: April 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Ellen G White
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1827
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 16, 1915
Edna St. Vincent Millay
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 19, 1950
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Duncan Robinson
(Basketball player)
Duncan Robinson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 20 
Samantha Smith
(American Peace Activist and Child Actress Who Became Famous for Her Anti-War Outreaches During the Cold War)
Samantha Smith
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 25, 1985
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David E. Kelley
(Television Writer)
David E. Kelley
3
Birthdate: April 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Hannibal Hamlin
(15th Vice President of the U.S.A)
Hannibal Hamlin
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 27, 1809
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 4, 1891
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Tim Sylvia
(Mixed Martial Arts Fighter)
Tim Sylvia
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Caitlin FitzGerald
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Birthdate: August 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Joshua Chamberlain
(Educator & War Hero)
Joshua Chamberlain
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 24, 1914
 26 
Tabitha King
(Writer)
Tabitha King
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
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Charles Rocket
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Birthdate: August 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 7, 2005
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 28 
Mike Brown
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Mike Brown
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Victoria Rowell
(Actress Known for Playing ‘Drucilla Winters’ on the Long-Lasting Soap Opera ‘The Young and the Restless')
Victoria Rowell
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Birthdate: May 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Yvon Chouinard
(Mountaineer, Rock climber Founder of Chouinard Equipment Ltd. and Patagonia (clothing))
Yvon Chouinard
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Patty Griffin
(musician, singer-songwriter, composer)
Patty Griffin
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
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George J. Mitchell
(United States Special Envoy for Middle East Peace (2009-2011))
George J. Mitchell
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 20, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
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Dorothea Dix
(Social Reformer)
Dorothea Dix
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 4, 1802
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 17, 1887
 34 
Kate Snow
(TV Journalist)
Kate Snow
2
Birthdate: May 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Hiram Maxim
(Inventor)
Hiram Maxim
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Birthdate: February 5, 1840
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 24, 1916
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Linda Kasabian
(Former Member of the Manson Family)
Linda Kasabian
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
 37 
Susan Collins
(Political Leaders)
Susan Collins
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Edmund S. Muskie
(United States Secretary of State)
Edmund S. Muskie
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 28, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 26, 1996
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Heather Hemmens
1
Birthdate: July 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Jessica Meir
(NASA astronaut)
Jessica Meir
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Margaret Chase Smith
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 14, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 29, 1995
 42 
John Frank Stevens
(Civil Engineer)
John Frank Stevens
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 25, 1853
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 2, 1943
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Arthur Shawcross
(serial killer)
Arthur Shawcross
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: June 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 10, 2008
 44 
Olympia Snowe
(Businesswoman)
Olympia Snowe
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
 45 
Steve Clifford
(Basketball coach)
Steve Clifford
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Phyllis Thaxter
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Birthdate: November 20, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 14, 2012
 47 
Oliver Otis Howard
(Military Officer)
Oliver Otis Howard
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 8, 1830
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 26, 1909
 48 
Milton Bradley
(Publisher, Writer)
Milton Bradley
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 8, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 30, 1911
 49 
William S. Cohen
(Politician)
William S. Cohen
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 28, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Gladys George
(Actress)
Gladys George
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Birthdate: September 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 8, 1954