Famous People From Ohio

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With Columbus as its capital, Ohio is an eastern state of the United States of America which is situated in the Great Lakes Region. Having derived its name from the Ohio River, it is historically known as ‘The Buckeye State’ named after its buckeye trees. It is often described as ‘the heart of it all’ as it enjoys a great geographical location that has confirmed to be of immense value for economic growth and development. It is the 7th most populous state of the country, although it is just the 34th largest by area. Many famous pioneers like the inventor of the light bulb-Thomas Edison to the first man to step on the moon- Neil Armstrong, were all born in the state of Ohio. Various entertainers such as Halle Berry, Drew Carey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Nancy Cartwright and Katie Holmes are from Ohio. Ohio is famous for producing remarkable athletes such as LeBron James, Jack Nicklaus, and Cy Young as well. Even one of the most legendary and iconic movie directors of all time, Steven Spielberg was born in the state of Ohio. Presenting to you, a full-list of accomplishers who are from Ohio.
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 1 
LeBron James
(One of the Greatest Players in NBA History)
LeBron James
309
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 2 
Stephen Curry
(Professional Basketball Player Who is Regarded as the Greatest Shooter in NBA History)
Stephen Curry
194
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 3 
Neil Armstrong
(The First Person to Walk on the Moon)
Neil Armstrong
83
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 5, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 25, 2012
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Steven Spielberg
(One of the Most Influential Personalities in the History of Cinema & Hollywood's Best Known Director)
Steven Spielberg
71
Birthdate: December 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Thomas Edison
(Inventor of Phonograph, Motion Picture Camera and Early Version of the Electric Light Bulb)
Thomas Edison
81
Birthdate: February 11, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 18, 1931
 6 
Halle Berry
(Only African-American Woman To Win Oscar for Best Actress)
Halle Berry
123
Birthdate: August 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
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Simone Biles
(Most Decorated Gymnast of All Time)
Simone Biles
117
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 4'8" (142 cm)
 8 
Paul Newman
(One of the Most Influential Actors of 20th-Century)
Paul Newman
96
Birthdate: January 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 26, 2008
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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John Legend
(Best Known for His Debut Album 'Get Lifted' and 'Once Again')
John Legend
78
Birthdate: December 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Ulysses S. Grant
(Civil War Hero and the 18th President of the United States)
Ulysses S. Grant
43
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 27, 1822
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 23, 1885
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Doris Day
(One of the Biggest Film Stars of Golden Age of Hollywood )
Doris Day
50
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 13, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 12 
Dave Grohl
(Founder of the Rock Band 'Foo Fighters')
Dave Grohl
51
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Guy Fieri
(American Restaurateur and Host of Several 'Food Network' Television Shows)
Guy Fieri
56
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Randy Savage
(One of the Greatest Pro Wrestlers Who Ever Lived)
Randy Savage
38
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 20, 2011
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Orville Wright
(Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane)
Orville Wright
40
Birthdate: August 19, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 30, 1948
 16 
Clark Gable
28
Birthdate: February 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 16, 1960
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Kid Cudi
(Rapper who Rose to Fame with His Debut Mixtape 'A Kid Named Cudi')
Kid Cudi
56
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 18 
Martin Sheen
(Best Known for His Role in the Film 'Apocalypse Now' and TV Series 'The West Wing')
Martin Sheen
55
Birthdate: August 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Tracy Chapman
(Known for Her Hit Singles 'Fast Car', 'Talkin' 'bout a Revolution' and 'Baby Can I Hold You')
Tracy Chapman
41
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 20 
Luke Perry
(Actor)
Luke Perry
35
Birthdate: October 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 4, 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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DaBaby
(Rapper Known for His Albums 'Baby on Baby', 'Kirk' & 'Blame It on Baby')
DaBaby
151
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 22 
Russell Wilson
(American Football Player Who Plays as a Quarterback)
Russell Wilson
45
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 23 
Ben Roethlisberger
(Former American Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Ben Roethlisberger
87
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 24 
Dolph Ziggler
(Professional Wrestler and Stand-Up Comedian)
Dolph Ziggler
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Brooklyn Decker
(Actress & Model Known for Her Films: ‘Just Go with It’ and ‘What to Expect When You're Expecting’)
Brooklyn Decker
23
Birthdate: April 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 26 
Dean Martin
(One of the Most Popular and Enduring American Entertainers of the Mid-20th Century)
Dean Martin
47
Birthdate: June 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 25, 1995
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Jack Nicklaus
(One of the Greatest Golfers of All Time)
Jack Nicklaus
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 28 
Lili Reinhart
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Betty Cooper’ in the TV Series ‘Riverdale’)
Lili Reinhart
61
Birthdate: September 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Alexa Bliss
(Professional Wrestler: Two-time SmackDown Women's Champion)
Alexa Bliss
44
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 30 
Katt Williams
(Stand-Up Comedian and Actor Known for His Role as ‘Money Mike’ in the Film ‘Friday After Next’)
Katt Williams
28
Birthdate: September 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Katie Holmes
(Actress )
Katie Holmes
46
Birthdate: December 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 32 
Toni Morrison
(Novelist)
Toni Morrison
41
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 5, 2019
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Carmen Electra
(Actress, Model and Singer Known for Her Role as ‘Lani McKenzie’ in the TV Series ‘Baywatch’)
Carmen Electra
55
Birthdate: April 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 34 
Trippie Redd
(Best Known for His Lead single 'Love Scars' from His Mixtape 'A Love Letter to You')
Trippie Redd
106
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 35 
William Howard Taft
(27th President of the United States)
William Howard Taft
27
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 15, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 8, 1930
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 36 
Ed O’Neill
(Actor & Comedian Best Known for His Portrayal of 'Al Bundy' in the Fox Network Sitcom ‘Married...With Children’)
Ed O’Neill
13
Birthdate: April 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 37 
Beverly D’Angelo
27
Birthdate: November 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 38 
William McKinley
(25th President of the United States (1897 - 1901))
William McKinley
33
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 29, 1843
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 14, 1901
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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William Tecumseh Sherman
(Former Commanding General of the United States Army (1869 - 1883))
William Tecumseh Sherman
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 14, 1891
 40 
Warren G. Harding
(29th President of the United States (1921–1923))
Warren G. Harding
19
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 2, 1923
 41 
Pete Rose
(Baseball Outfielder, Infielder, Manager)
Pete Rose
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 42 
Mike Mizanin
(American Professional Wrestler and Reality TV Personality)
Mike Mizanin
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 43 
Isabela Moner
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Role in the TV Series ‘100 Things to Do Before High School’)
Isabela Moner
48
Birthdate: July 10, 2001
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 44 
James A. Garfield
(20th President of United States (March 1881 - September 1881))
James A. Garfield
28
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 19, 1831
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 19, 1881
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Chrissie Hynde
(Musician and Lead Vocalist, Guitarist, and Primary Songwriter of the Rock Band ‘Pretenders’)
Chrissie Hynde
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 46 
Dorothy Dandridge
(The First African-American Film Star to be Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress,)
Dorothy Dandridge
21
Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 8, 1965
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Adrianne Palicki
(Actress Known for Her TV Series: 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D')
Adrianne Palicki
20
Birthdate: May 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 48 
Drew Carey
(Actor)
Drew Carey
26
Birthdate: May 23, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 49 
LeBron James Jr.
(American Basketball Player and the Eldest Son of Professional Basketball Player LeBron James)
LeBron James Jr.
108
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 6, 2004
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 50 
Charles Woodson
(Football player)
Charles Woodson
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)