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.
River PhoenixRiver Phoenix
23 August 1970, American
Actor
Rebecca SchaefferRebecca Schaeffer
06 November 1967, American
Actress & Model

Tonya HardingTonya Harding
12 November 1970, American
Former Figure Skater, Boxer

Lisa Brennan-JobsLisa Brennan-Jobs
17 May 1978, American
Daughter of Steve Jobs

Katee SackhoffKatee Sackhoff
08 April 1980, American
Actress

Phil KnightPhil Knight
24 February 1938, American
Co-founder of Nike, Inc.
Kaitlin OlsonKaitlin Olson
18 August 1975, American
Actress

Matt GroeningMatt Groening
15 February 1954, American
Cartoonist, Animator

Terri IrwinTerri Irwin
20 July 1964, Australian, American
Naturalist

Sally StruthersSally Struthers
28 July 1947, American
Actress
Paige VanZantPaige VanZant
26 March 1994, American
Mixed Martial Artist

Taya KyleTaya Kyle
04 September 1974, American
Activist, Author
Linda LavinLinda Lavin
15 October 1937, American
Singer, Actress

Max HandelmanMax Handelman
03 May 1973, American
Sportswriter

Bridgette WilsonBridgette Wilson
25 September 1973, American
Actress, Model, Singer
Holly MadisonHolly Madison
23 December 1979, American
Author, Model, Reality TV Star

Beverly ClearyBeverly Cleary
12 April 1916, American
Writer
Ryan PotterRyan Potter
12 September 1995, American
Actor

Steve PrefontaineSteve Prefontaine
25 January 1951, American
Long-distance Runner

Bill BowermanBill Bowerman
19 February 1911, American
Co-founder of Nike, Inc.
Sara Jean UnderwoodSara Jean Underwood
26 March 1984, American
Actress, Model & TV host.

Margaux HemingwayMargaux Hemingway
31 January 1954, American
Model. Actress
Holiday ReinhornHoliday Reinhorn
12 March 1964, American
Fiction Writer

Ime UdokaIme Udoka
09 August 1977, Nigerian, American
American-Nigerian Basketball Player

Bridget MarquardtBridget Marquardt
25 September 1973, American
Actress

Brenda StrongBrenda Strong
25 March 1960, American
Actress
Jacoby EllsburyJacoby Ellsbury
11 September 1983, American
Baseball Player
Hannah StockingHannah Stocking
04 February 1992, American
Instagram Star, Model

Summer McKeenSummer McKeen
12 May 1999, American
YouTube Star

Barbara NivenBarbara Niven
26 February 1953, American
Actress

Austin BrownAustin Brown
25 June 2002, American
Instagram Star
Zach KingZach King
04 February 1990, American
Vine star, YouTuber & Filmmaker

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Jim ElliotJim Elliot
08 October 1927, American
Missionary

Bryan RandallBryan Randall
1966 AD, American
Photographer

Kellin QuinnKellin Quinn
24 April 1986, American
Rock Singer

Ashton EatonAshton Eaton
21 January 1988, American
Decathlete
Peter HollensPeter Hollens
04 March 1982, American
Singer

Soni Nicole BringasSoni Nicole Bringas
02 February 2002, American
Actress, Dancer
Richie SexsonRichie Sexson
29 December 1974, American
Former Baseball Player

Diego Velazquez (TV Actor)Diego Velazquez (TV Actor)
05 December 2001, American
Actor

RadioJH AudreyRadioJH Audrey
02 August 2003, American
YouTuber
AminéAminé
18 April 1994, Ethiopian, American
Rapper

Matt CutshallMatt Cutshall
13 February 1985, American
Social Media Star
Parris McBrideParris McBride
 , American
Wife of George R. R. Martin

Jesse UnderhillJesse Underhill
01 July 1998, American
TikTok Star

John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887, American
Journalist, Poet

TheDissRapperTheDissRapper
21 March 1997, American
Rapper

Mallory EvertonMallory Everton
20 September 1989, American
Comedian, Actress
Paul Simon Paul Simon (Politician)
29 November 1928, American
Senator from Illinois

Julia KellyJulia Kelly
 , French
Actress

Mariah FolkertsMariah Folkerts
15 January 1991, American
YouTuber

Paige McKenziePaige McKenzie
14 April 1995, American
YouTuber, Actress, Author
Rachel UnderhillRachel Underhill
22 January 2002, American
TikTok Star

Eric Christian OlsenEric Christian Olsen
31 May 1977, American
Actor
Jane PowellJane Powell
01 April 1929, American
Singer

Danny AingeDanny Ainge
17 March 1959, American
Professional Basketball Player

Ty BurrellTy Burrell
22 August 1967, American
Actor
Matt LattanziMatt Lattanzi
01 February 1959, American
Actor

Kari Ann PenicheKari Ann Peniche
20 March 1984, American
Actress
Kathleen HannaKathleen Hanna
12 November 1968, American
Singer

Tommy ThayerTommy Thayer
07 November 1960, American
Musician

Dana VespoliDana Vespoli
22 September 1972, American
Actress
Travis KnightTravis Knight
13 September 1973, American
Animator

David AndersDavid Anders
11 March 1981, American
Actor
Donald MalarkeyDonald Malarkey
31 July 1921, American
Sergeant

Bruce AbbottBruce Abbott
28 July 1954, American
Actor

Brad WilkBrad Wilk
05 September 1968, American
Drummer, Musician

Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
25 May 1938, American
Short story writer
Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
25 May 1938, American
Short story writer
Kim RhodesKim Rhodes
07 June 1969, American
Actress

Mitch PileggiMitch Pileggi
05 April 1952, Italian, American
Actor

Joel David MooreJoel David Moore
25 September 1977, American
Actor

Jason James RichterJason James Richter
29 January 1980, American
Actor
Justin KirkJustin Kirk
28 May 1969, American
Actor

Esperanza SpaldingEsperanza Spalding
18 October 1984, American
Music educator, Jazz musician, Singer

Johnnie RayJohnnie Ray
10 January 1927, American
Singer

George DantzigGeorge Dantzig
08 November 1914, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Statistician

Darcy LaPierDarcy LaPier
09 July 1965, American
Actress
Tinker HatfieldTinker Hatfield
30 April 1952, American
Designer

Virginia AdmiralVirginia Admiral
04 February 1915, American
Painter
Alex RossAlex Ross
22 January 1970, American
Comics artist, Illustrator, Painter

Douglas EngelbartDouglas Engelbart
30 January 1925, American
American engineer

Damon StoudamireDamon Stoudamire
03 September 1973, American
Basketball player, Basketball coach
Chris BottiChris Botti
12 October 1962, American
Composer, Jazz musician, Radio personality

Chris LebenChris Leben
21 July 1980, American
Mixed martial artist
Bret HarrisonBret Harrison
06 April 1982, American
Actor

Galen RuppGalen Rupp
08 May 1986, American
Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor

Kevin EastmanKevin Eastman
30 May 1962, American
Comics artist, Publisher, Screenwriter

James BeardJames Beard
05 May 1903, American
Chef, Non-fiction writer
Kyle SinglerKyle Singler
04 May 1988, American
Basketball player

Dick FosburyDick Fosbury
06 March 1947, American
Athletics competitor, Politician
Cathy McMorris RodgersCathy McMorris Rodgers
22 May 1969, American
Politician

Mark RydenMark Ryden
20 January 1963, American
Painter
Gail SimoneGail Simone
29 July 1974, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter

Ray DolbyRay Dolby
18 January 1933, American
Engineer, Inventor, Audio engineer, Electrical
Richard DiebenkornRichard Diebenkorn
22 April 1922, American
Painter