Famous People From Maryland

Maryland, situated in the Atlantic region of the United States is one of the smallest and highly populated states in America. The name of the state has been derived from Henrietta Maria of France, a former monarch. Although its capital is Annapolis, the city of Baltimore is the biggest in the whole of Maryland. The state is known for many landmark buildings and places of historic importance. Apart from these reasons, the state is also famous for being associated with many distinguished personalities we know today. Actors like Julie Bowen, Jade Pinkett Smith, Mike Rowe and comedian Lewis Black belong to this American state. Apart from being known as Hollywood heartthrob Will Smith’s wife, Jade has carved a niche of her own. She has acted in several acclaimed films like ‘The Nutty Professor’, ‘Ali’ and two flicks of the ‘Matrix’ franchise. Here are the names of other famous personalities who hail from Maryland & few of the celebs who were born in Maryland.

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 1 Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: September 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 2 Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: June 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 3 Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Abolitionist
Birthdate: February 29, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 10, 1913

 4 Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 6, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 16, 1948
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 5 Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass.
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Famous As: American orator
Birthdate: February 1, 1818
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 20, 1895

 6 Anna Faris

Anna Faris.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 7 Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 8 James Brown

James Brown.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer, bandleader
Birthdate: May 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 25, 2006
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 9 Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Birthdate: July 2, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 24, 1993

 10 Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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 11 Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: April 12, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 1, 2013

 12 David Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoff.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 13 Linda Hamilton

Linda Hamilton.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 14 Logic

Logic.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 22, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 15 John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Assassinated Abraham Lincoln
Birthdate: May 10, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 26, 1865

 16 Julie Bowen

Julie Bowen.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 17 Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: American R&B Singer-songwriter & Musician
Birthdate: October 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 18 Shane McMahon

Shane McMahon.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: January 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 19 Frank Vincent Zappa

Frank Vincent Zappa.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: American musician
Birthdate: December 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 4, 1993

 20 Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: May 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 21 Parker Posey

Parker Posey.
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Famous As: Queen of the Indies
Birthdate: November 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 22 Spiro Agnew

Spiro Agnew.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 39th Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: November 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 17, 1996
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 23 Thomas Jane

Thomas Jane.
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Birthdate: February 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 24 Cass Elliot

Cass Elliot.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 29, 1974
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 25 John Astin

John Astin.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 26 Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former United States National Security Advisor
Birthdate: November 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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 27 Penn Badgley

Penn Badgley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 28 Rian Johnson

Rian Johnson
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: December 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 29 Pete Sampras

Pete Sampras.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 30 Muggsy Bogues

Muggsy Bogues
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 31 Bryce Hall

Bryce Hall.
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: TikTok Star
Birthdate: August 14, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo

 32 Spike Jonze

Spike Jonze
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Famous As: American director
Birthdate: October 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
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 33 Erin Burnett

Erin Burnett.
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Famous As: News Anchor
Birthdate: July 2, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 34 Mike Rowe

Mike Rowe.
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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: March 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 35 Tamar Braxton

Tamar Braxton.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 36 Sean Murray

Sean Murray
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 37 Stacy Keibler

Stacy Keibler.
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Famous As: Actress, Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: October 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 38 Markelle Fultz

Markelle Fultz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 39 Gervonta Davis

Gervonta Davis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: November 7, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 40 Doug Flutie

Doug Flutie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 41 Elijah Cummings

Elijah Cummings.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former United States Representative
Birthdate: January 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 17, 2019

 42 Gayle King

Gayle King.
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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: December 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 43 Joel Madden

Joel Madden.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Pop Punk Singers
Birthdate: March 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 44 Nicole Ari Parker

Nicole Ari Parker.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 45 Jessie Usher

Jessie Usher.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 46 Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American writer
Birthdate: September 20, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 25, 1968

 47 Scott Hall

Scott Hall.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: October 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 48 Rebecca Sugar

Rebecca Sugar.
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Famous As: Animator, Screenwriter, Director, Songwriter and Producer
Birthdate: July 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer

 49 John Waters

John Waters.
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Famous As: Film Director, Comedian, Art Collector
Birthdate: April 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 50 Rachel Nichols

Rachel Nichols
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)