Famous People From Oregon

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

Matt Groening
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Famous As: Cartoonist, Animator
Birthdate: February 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 River Phoenix

River Phoenix
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Famous As: Second Youngest Winner of Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
Birthdate: August 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 31, 1993
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 3 Kaitlin Olson

Kaitlin Olson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 4 Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Lisa Brennan-Jobs
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Daughter of Steve Jobs
Birthdate: May 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
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 5 Ty Burrell

Ty Burrell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 Katee Sackhoff

Katee Sackhoff
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 7 Phil Knight

Phil Knight
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Co-founder of Nike, Inc.
Birthdate: February 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 8 Linus Pauling

Linus Pauling
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist, Biochemist
Birthdate: February 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 19, 1994
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 9 Terri Irwin

Terri Irwin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Naturalist Who is The Owner of Australia Zoo in 'Beerwah, Queensland'
Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 10 Chael Sonnen

Chael Sonnen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: April 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 11 Paige VanZant

Paige VanZant
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: March 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 12 Holly Madison

Holly Madison
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: December 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 13 Bridgette Wilson

Bridgette Wilson
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Famous As: Actress, Model, Singer
Birthdate: September 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 Eric Christian Olsen

Eric Christian Olsen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 15 Justin Herbert

Justin Herbert
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 10, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 16 Margaux Hemingway

Margaux Hemingway
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Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: February 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 1, 1996
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 17 Ndamukong Suh

Ndamukong Suh
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 18 Sally Struthers

Sally Struthers
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 28, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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 19 Rebecca Schaeffer

Rebecca Schaeffer
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Famous As: Actress & Model
Birthdate: November 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 18, 1989
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 20 Sara Jean Underwood

Sara Jean Underwood
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: March 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 21 Bridget Marquardt

Bridget Marquardt
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 22 Steve Prefontaine

Steve Prefontaine
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Long-distance Runner
Birthdate: January 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 30, 1975
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 23 Taya Kyle

Taya Kyle
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Activist, Author
Birthdate: September 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo

 24 Domantas Sabonis

Domantas Sabonis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 3, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
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 25 Kathleen Hanna

Kathleen Hanna
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 26 Aminé

Aminé
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 27 Ahmad Rashād

Ahmad Rashād
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: November 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 28 Beverly Cleary

Beverly Cleary
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 12, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
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 29 Ryan Potter

Ryan Potter
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 30 Bill Bowerman

Bill Bowerman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Co-founder of Nike, Inc.
Birthdate: February 19, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 24, 1999
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 31 Zach King

Zach King
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: Internet personality
Birthdate: February 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 32 Cole Anthony

Cole Anthony
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 33 Danny Ainge

Danny Ainge
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 17, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 34 Jane Powell

Jane Powell
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 1, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 35 Isaiah Mustafa

Isaiah Mustafa
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 36 John Reed

John Reed
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Famous As: Journalist, Poet
Birthdate: October 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 17, 1920

 37 Ashton Eaton

Ashton Eaton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Decathlete
Birthdate: January 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 38 Max Handelman

Max Handelman
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Sportswriter
Birthdate: May 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 39 Hannah Stocking

Hannah Stocking
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Famous As: Internet personality
Birthdate: January 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 40 Grayson Boucher

Grayson Boucher
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player, Actor
Birthdate: June 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 41 Scott Hatteberg

Scott Hatteberg
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: December 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 42 Tonya Harding

Tonya Harding
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Figure Skater
Birthdate: November 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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 43 Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Music educator, Jazz musician, Singer
Birthdate: October 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 44 Bill Hudson

Bill Hudson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 45 Matt Lattanzi

Matt Lattanzi
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 46 Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Short story writer
Birthdate: May 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 2, 1988

 47 Jerami Grant

Jerami Grant
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 48 James Beard

James Beard
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: May 5, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 21, 1985

 49 Douglas Engelbart

Douglas Engelbart
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 2, 2013

 50 Barbara Niven

Barbara Niven
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)