Famous People From Oregon

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The state of Oregon, formed in 1848, is said to be the ninth largest state in the entire continent. Journalist Ann Curry, actress and singer Courtney Love, model Holly Madison as well as actress Lisa Rinna belong to the state of Oregon. Holly Madison hogged the limelight after becoming a ‘Playboy’ playmate and the girlfriend of the billionaire Hugh Hefner. Courtney Love has acted in several acclaimed flicks like ‘The People vs Larry Flynt’, ‘Man On The Moon’ and ‘Trapped’. Matt Groening’s ability to sketch caricatures of famous cartoon characters and celebrities within no time has earned him appreciation not just from Americans, but in other parts of the world too. Although all these celebrities weren’t born in Oregon, they share a special bond with the state they grew up. We have listed the names of other distinguished personalities from Oregon.
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 1 
Matt Groening
(Cartoonist, Writer and Producer Known for His TV Series ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Futurama’ and ‘Disenchantment’)
Matt Groening
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
River Phoenix
(Actor, Musician and Eldest Brother of the Phoenix Siblings Who Accidentally Died by Combined Drug Intoxication)
River Phoenix
42
Birthdate: August 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 31, 1993
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Lisa Brennan-Jobs
(Daughter of ‘Apple’ Co-Founder Steve Jobs)
Lisa Brennan-Jobs
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Kaitlin Olson
(Actress)
Kaitlin Olson
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Birthdate: August 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Ty Burrell
(Actor)
Ty Burrell
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Birthdate: August 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Phil Knight
(Co-founder of Nike, Inc.)
Phil Knight
37
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Katee Sackhoff
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Birthdate: April 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Dani Daniels
(Actress)
Dani Daniels
4
Birthdate: September 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Linus Pauling
(One of the Greatest Scientists of All Time & Winner of Two Nobel Prizes)
Linus Pauling
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 19, 1994
 10 
Terri Irwin
(Naturalist Who is The Owner of Australia Zoo in 'Beerwah, Queensland')
Terri Irwin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Chael Sonnen
(Mixed Martial Artist and One of the Biggest Trash Talkers in MMA History)
Chael Sonnen
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Holly Madison
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Eric Christian Olsen
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Birthdate: May 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Bridgette Wilson
(Actress, Model, Singer)
Bridgette Wilson
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Birthdate: September 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Paige VanZant
(Mixed Martial Artist, Bare Knuckle Boxer and Professional Wrestler)
Paige VanZant
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Sally Struthers
(Actress Known for Her Role of 'Gloria Stivic' in the Series 'All in the Family')
Sally Struthers
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 28, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Rebecca Schaeffer
(Actress & Model)
Rebecca Schaeffer
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Birthdate: November 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 18, 1989
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Justin Herbert
(American football player)
Justin Herbert
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Margaux Hemingway
(Model, Actress)
Margaux Hemingway
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Birthdate: February 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 1, 1996
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Ndamukong Suh
(American football player)
Ndamukong Suh
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Sara Jean Underwood
(Playboy's Playmate of The Year 2007 and Former Host of ‘Attack of the Show!’)
Sara Jean Underwood
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 22 
Steve Prefontaine
(Long-distance Runner)
Steve Prefontaine
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 30, 1975
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Ime Udoka
(Former Professional Basketball Player and Head Coach of the 'Boston Celtics')
Ime Udoka
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Bridget Marquardt
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Birthdate: September 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Domantas Sabonis
(Basketball player)
Domantas Sabonis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
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Taya Kyle
(Activist, Author)
Taya Kyle
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Ahmad Rashād
(Sportscaster)
Ahmad Rashād
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Birthdate: November 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Aminé
(Singer-Rapper Known for Debut Single 'Caroline')
Aminé
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Ryan Potter
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Birthdate: September 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Kathleen Hanna
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Matt Lattanzi
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Birthdate: February 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Dana Vespoli
(Actress)
Dana Vespoli
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Birthdate: September 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Beverly Cleary
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 12, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 25, 2021
 34 
Bill Bowerman
(Co-founder of Nike, Inc.)
Bill Bowerman
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 19, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 24, 1999
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Zach King
(Internet personality)
Zach King
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: February 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Jane Powell
(Singer)
Jane Powell
4
Birthdate: April 1, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Danny Ainge
(Professional Basketball Player)
Danny Ainge
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 17, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Ashton Eaton
(Retired American Decathlete and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Ashton Eaton
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Grayson Boucher
(Basketball player, Actor)
Grayson Boucher
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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John Reed
(Journalist, Poet)
John Reed
1
Birthdate: October 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 17, 1920
 41 
Cole Anthony
(Basketball player)
Cole Anthony
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Hannah Stocking
(Internet personality)
Hannah Stocking
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Tonya Harding
(American Former Figure Skater)
Tonya Harding
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Scott Hatteberg
(American Former Professional First Baseman and Catcher)
Scott Hatteberg
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Brenda Strong
(Actress Known for her Roles in 'Desperate Housewives' and 'Dallas')
Brenda Strong
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Birthdate: March 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Bill Hudson
(Musician, Actor)
Bill Hudson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Douglas Engelbart
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 2, 2013
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Isaiah Mustafa
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Birthdate: February 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Esperanza Spalding
(Music educator, Jazz musician, Singer)
Esperanza Spalding
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Raymond Carver
(Short story writer)
Raymond Carver
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 2, 1988