Famous People From Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania is one of the most densely populated states in the whole of United States. Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, Harrisburg and Reading are some of the cities situated in this state. The state is also a tourism hub and travel enthusiasts from different parts of the globe arrive here in large numbers every year. Acclaimed Hollywood actor Will Smith, singers Taylor Swift, P!nk, Eve and Bret Michaels are a few famous individuals from the state of Pennsylvania. Academy Award winning Actor Will Smith’s contribution to cinema cannot be described in just a few words. ‘The Pursuit Of Happiness’, ‘Ali’, ‘Hancock’ and ‘Hitch’ are some of his acclaimed works. Singers ‘Taylor Swift’ and ‘P!nk’ have produced several chartbusters and have a fan base in almost every part of the globe. Taylor’s singles like ‘Shake it Off’, ‘Bad Blood’ and ‘Blank Space’ are popular among music lovers from several countries. He has acted Here are a few other eminent personalities from Pennsylvania you didn’t know about.
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 1 
Kobe Bryant
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players of All Time)
Kobe Bryant
182
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 26, 2020
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Taylor Swift
(Pop Icon & One of the Best-Selling Musicians of All Time)
Taylor Swift
224
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Will Smith
(Actor)
Will Smith
159
Birthdate: September 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Kevin Hart
(Comedian)
Kevin Hart
101
Birthdate: July 6, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Andy Warhol
(Artist, Director)
Andy Warhol
95
Birthdate: August 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 22, 1987
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Pink
(Singer and Songwriter Known for Her Rock-Influenced Pop Songs, Distinctive Raspy Voice and Acrobatic Stage Presence)
Pink
64
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Grace Kelly
(Former Actress and Princess Consort of Monaco (1956 - 1982))
Grace Kelly
64
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 14, 1982
 8 
Wilt Chamberlain
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players)
Wilt Chamberlain
35
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 12, 1999
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Richard Gere
(Actor Best Known for His Films: 'American Gigolo', 'Pretty Woman' and 'Chicago')
Richard Gere
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Birthdate: August 31, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Lil Uzi Vert
(Rapper Known for His Debut Single "Money Longer")
Lil Uzi Vert
55
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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James Stewart
(Ranked 3rd on the List of 'Greatest American Male Actors')
James Stewart
31
Birthdate: May 20, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 2, 1997
 12 
Maddie Ziegler
(Actress, Dancer)
Maddie Ziegler
102
Birthdate: September 30, 2002
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Noam Chomsky
(A Major Figure in Analytic Philosophy Who is Also Known as 'The Father of Modern Linguistics')
Noam Chomsky
47
Birthdate: December 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Tina Fey
(Actress & Comedian Best Known for Her Work in Comedy Sketch Series 'Saturday Night Live')
Tina Fey
58
Birthdate: May 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Kurt Angle
(Former American Professional Wrestler and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Kurt Angle
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
Joan Jett
(Founder of the Rock Band 'The Runaways' & Frontwoman of 'Joan Jett & the Blackhearts')
Joan Jett
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Joe Montana
(One of the Greatest Quarterbacks in the History of the National Football League)
Joe Montana
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 11, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Joe Namath
(Former American Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Joe Namath
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 31, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Louisa May Alcott
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 29, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 6, 1888
 20 
Mac Miller
(Rapper Known for His Debut Studio Album 'Blue Slide Park')
Mac Miller
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 7, 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Bradley Cooper
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Birthdate: January 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
Lil Peep
(A Leading Figure of the Mid–late 2010s Emo Rap Scene)
Lil Peep
134
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 15, 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Amanda Seyfried
(Actress Who Rose to Fame With Her Role in Films: 'Mean Girls' and 'Mamma Mia!')
Amanda Seyfried
41
Birthdate: December 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 24 
Arnold Palmer
(Golf Player)
Arnold Palmer
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 25, 2016
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Fred Rogers
(Television Host)
Fred Rogers
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Birthdate: March 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 27, 2003
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Jeff Goldblum
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Birthdate: October 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Michael Keaton
(American Actor Best Known for Portraying Superhero 'Batman' in the films 'Batman' and 'Batman Returns')
Michael Keaton
21
Birthdate: September 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 28 
Dan Marino
(Former American Football Player and One of the Greatest Quarterbacks in NFL History)
Dan Marino
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Patti LaBelle
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Kevin Norwood Bacon
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Birthdate: July 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Eugene Curran Kelly
(Actor, Dancer, Singer, Filmmaker, and Choreographer)
Eugene Curran Kelly
13
Birthdate: August 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 2, 1996
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 32 
Bob Saget
(Stand-up Comedian)
Bob Saget
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Birthdate: May 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 9, 2022
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Marshmello
(DJ Famous for Wearing a Helmet Resembling a Marshmallow)
Marshmello
71
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
 34 
Daniel Boone
(American Frontiersman and One of the First Folk Heroes of the United States)
Daniel Boone
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 2, 1734
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 26, 1820
 35 
Miles Teller
( Actor Known for His Films: 'Whiplash', 'Top Gun: Maverick' and 'Divergent' Film Series)
Miles Teller
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Birthdate: February 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 36 
Jayne Mansfield
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Rita Marlowe’ in the Broadway Play 'Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?)
Jayne Mansfield
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Birthdate: April 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 29, 1967
 37 
Todd Rundgren
(Multi-instrumentalist and Member of The Rock Band 'Utopia")
Todd Rundgren
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
 38 
Mark Cuban
(Owner of the 'Dallas Mavericks' Team of NBA)
Mark Cuban
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 39 
Aaron Donald
(American football player)
Aaron Donald
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 40 
Charles Bronson
(American Actor Best Known for Playing the Role of Police Officers, Gunfighters and Vigilantes)
Charles Bronson
14
Birthdate: November 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 30, 2003
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
Kat Dennings
(Actress)
Kat Dennings
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Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 42 
Trent Reznor
(Frontman and founder of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails)
Trent Reznor
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Gia Carangi
(First Women to Be Titled as Supermodel)
Gia Carangi
37
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 18, 1986
 44 
Pete Maravich
(American Professional Basketball Player and One of the Best Ball Handlers of All Time)
Pete Maravich
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 5, 1988
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Krysten Ritter
(Actress Best Known for Her TV Series: 'Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23' and 'Jessica Jones')
Krysten Ritter
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Birthdate: December 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Ken Griffey Jr.
(Baseball Player)
Ken Griffey Jr.
5
Birthdate: November 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Sharon Stone
(Famous for Her Role in the Movies 'Basic Instinct' and 'Casino")
Sharon Stone
28
Birthdate: March 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Billie Holiday
(One of the Greatest Jazz Singers from the 1930s to the 1950s)
Billie Holiday
33
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 17, 1959
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Meek Mill
(Rapper Known for His Debut Album 'Dreams & Nightmares' which Peaked at No.2 at The US Billboard 200)
Meek Mill
22
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Victoria Pedretti
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Birthdate: March 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries