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.
Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi
26 March 1940, American
Politician
Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman
29 February 1822, American
Abolitionist

Kevin DurantKevin Durant
29 September 1988, American
Basketball Player

Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
01 February 1818, American
American orator

Anna FarisAnna Faris
29 November 1976, American
Actress

Jada Pinkett SmithJada Pinkett Smith
18 September 1971, American
Actress
James BrownJames Brown
03 May 1933, American
Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer,

Frank Vincent ZappaFrank Vincent Zappa
21 December 1940, American
American musician

Julie BowenJulie Bowen
03 March 1970, American
Actress
Babe RuthBabe Ruth
06 February 1895, American
 

Cass ElliotCass Elliot
19 September 1941, British, American
Singer
Michael PhelpsMichael Phelps
30 June 1985, American
Swimmer

Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall
02 July 1908, American
Former Associate Justice of the United States

Thomas JaneThomas Jane
22 February 1969, American
 

Victor OladipoVictor Oladipo
04 May 1992, American
Basketball Player

Benji MaddenBenji Madden
11 March 1979, American
Guitarist
John Wilkes BoothJohn Wilkes Booth
10 May 1838, American
Assassinated Abraham Lincoln

Spiro AgnewSpiro Agnew
09 November 1918, American
39th Vice President of the United States

Linda HamiltonLinda Hamilton
26 September 1956, American
Actress

David HasselhoffDavid Hasselhoff
17 July 1952, American
Actor
Michael FlynnMichael Flynn
30 November 1958, American
Former United States National Security Advisor

Lance ReddickLance Reddick
31 December 1962, American
Actor
Parker PoseyParker Posey
08 November 1968, American
Queen of the Indies

Tom ClancyTom Clancy
12 April 1947, American
Novelist

Lindsay MillsLindsay Mills
25 February 1985, American
American Dancer
Erin BurnettErin Burnett
02 July 1976, American
News Anchor

Gayle KingGayle King
28 December 1954, American
Television Presenter
John AstinJohn Astin
30 March 1930, American
Actor

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
20 September 1878, American
American writer

Toni BraxtonToni Braxton
07 October 1967, American
American R&B Singer-songwriter & Musician
Shane McMahonShane McMahon
15 January 1970, American
Entrepreneur

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Mike RoweMike Rowe
18 March 1962, American
Television Presenter
Pete SamprasPete Sampras
12 August 1971, American
Tennis player

Joel MaddenJoel Madden
11 March 1979, American
Pop Punk Singers

Ta-Nehisi CoatesTa-Nehisi Coates
30 September 1975, American
Author

Bryce HallBryce Hall
14 August 2000, American
TikTok (Musical.ly) Star & YouTube Personality
Nicole Ari ParkerNicole Ari Parker
07 October 1970, American
Actress
Stacy KeiblerStacy Keibler
14 October 1979, American
Actress, Professional Wrestler

Virginia Hall Virginia Hall
06 April 1906, American
American Spy

Scott HallScott Hall
20 October 1958, American
Professional wrestler

Kevin ClashKevin Clash
17 September 1960, American
Puppeteer
Charles S DuttonCharles S Dutton
30 January 1951, American
Actor

Johnathon SchaechJohnathon Schaech
10 September 1969, American
Actor

Kate SiegelKate Siegel
09 August 1982, American
Actress

Michael SteeleMichael Steele
19 October 1958, American
Politician

Frank MillerFrank Miller
27 January 1957, American
American comic book writer
SisqóSisqó
09 November 1978, American
Singer-songwriter

Benjamin BannekerBenjamin Banneker
09 November 1731, American
Compiler of Almanacs
Adam DuritzAdam Duritz
01 August 1964, American
Singer

Kevin ChamberlinKevin Chamberlin
25 November 1963, American
Actor

Ernie LivelyErnie Lively
29 January 1947, American
Actor
John RawlsJohn Rawls
21 February 1921, American
American Philosopher

Jessie UsherJessie Usher
29 February 1992, American
Actor
Rebecca SugarRebecca Sugar
09 July 1987, American
Animator, Screenwriter, Director, Songwriter and

Utkarsh AmbudkarUtkarsh Ambudkar
08 December 1983, American
Actor, Rapper

Cal Ripken Jr.Cal Ripken Jr.
24 August 1960, American
Baseball Shortstop

6lack6lack
24 June 1992, American
Rapper

Elijah CummingsElijah Cummings
18 January 1951, American
Former United States Representative
Travis PastranaTravis Pastrana
08 October 1983, American
Stunt Performer

Shalita GrantShalita Grant
28 August 1988, American
Actress

Sargent ShriverSargent Shriver
09 November 1915, American
Politician

Tamar BraxtonTamar Braxton
17 March 1977, American
Singer
Francis Scott KeyFrancis Scott Key
01 August 1779, American
Lawyer

Daniel SnyderDaniel Snyder
23 November 1964, American
Businessman
Rudy GayRudy Gay
17 August 1986, American
Basketball Player

Lisa JoynerLisa Joyner
31 December 1966, American
TV Host, Actress

H. L. MenckenH. L. Mencken
12 September 1880, American
 
Matthew HensonMatthew Henson
08 August 1866, American
First African-American to explore the North Pole

Dashiell HammettDashiell Hammett
27 May 1894, American
Novelist
Lloyd BanksLloyd Banks
30 April 1982, American
Rapper

David RubensteinDavid Rubenstein
11 August 1949, American
Co-founder of The Carlyle Group,

Alger HissAlger Hiss
11 November 1904, American
Diplomat
Virginia Eliza Clemm PoeVirginia Eliza Clemm Poe
1822 AD, American
Edgar Allan Poe's Wife

Sam CassellSam Cassell
18 November 1969, American
Basketball Player
Freddie JonesFreddie Jones
12 September 1927, British
Actor

Sierra CapriSierra Capri
08 September 1998, American
Actress

Lisa Ann WalterLisa Ann Walter
03 August 1963, American
Actress

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet
Jim SchwartzJim Schwartz
02 June 1966, American
Film Producer
Lucas DobreLucas Dobre
28 January 1999, American
Vine sensation

Johns HopkinsJohns Hopkins
19 May 1795, American
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

Josh SmithJosh Smith
05 December 1985, American
Basketball Player

Bess ArmstrongBess Armstrong
11 December 1953, American
Actress
Matthew WeinerMatthew Weiner
29 June 1965, American
Film Director

Aaron EhaszAaron Ehasz
16 June 1973, American
Writer, Producer, Director

Colleen HaskellColleen Haskell
06 December 1976, American
Actress

Kimberly J. BrownKimberly J. Brown
16 November 1984, American
Actress

Bresha WebbBresha Webb
06 May 1984, American
Actress
Randy PauschRandy Pausch
23 October 1960, American
Motivational Speaker, Educationist, Professor

Jim RogersJim Rogers
19 October 1942, American
American businessman
Christian SirianoChristian Siriano
18 November 1985, American
Fashion Designer

Ogden NashOgden Nash
19 August 1902, American
Poet
John DickinsonJohn Dickinson
08 November 1732, American
One of the Founding Fathers of the US
Kurt Hugo SchneiderKurt Hugo Schneider
07 September 1988, American
Filmmaker, Singer-songwriter