Famous People Born In Spokane

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Sydney Sweeney
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Birthdate: September 12, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Sydney Sweeney is best known for her roles in the series Euphoria, Everything Sucks!, and The Handmaid's Tale. She amazed audiences with her award-winning role in the short film Takeo. Sydney is also trained in MMA and is known to create note books for each of her characters.
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John Stockton
(Basketball player)
John Stockton
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 3 
Craig T. Nelson
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Birthdate: April 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries

Craig T. Nelson is an American stand-up comedian and actor. One of the earliest members of the popular comedy troupe The Groundlings, Nelson went on to form his own comedy team along with Rudy De Luca and Barry Levinson. Also an avid racer and motorsports fan, Nelson founded the Screaming Eagles Racing in 1992.

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Chuck Jones
(Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, & Screenwriter)
Chuck Jones
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Birthdate: September 21, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 22, 2002

Chuck Jones was an American animator, painter, and voice actor. Jones is best remembered for his work on Merrie Melodies and Looney Tunes. He is credited with founding Chuck Jones Enterprises where he produced and directed the film adaptation of The Phantom Tollbooth. During the course of his career, Chuck Jones received three Academy Awards and the Edward MacDowell Medal.

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Darren McGavin
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Birthdate: May 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 25, 2006

Darren McGavin was an American actor whose journey from being a squatter in Tacoma to becoming a popular stage, film, TV actor was quite remarkable. He started his career as a set painter for Columbia Pictures before trying his hand at acting and eventually receiving a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his work in the sitcom TV series, Murphy Brown.

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Cheyenne Jackson
(Actor and Singer)
Cheyenne Jackson
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Birthdate: July 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

Cheyenne Jackson is an American singer and actor. Jackson is known for his contribution across all three major acting mediums; he has played leading roles in films, TV series, and stage plays. Also known for his charity work, Jackson serves as an ambassador for The Hetrick-Martin Institute. An openly gay actor, Jackson serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community.

 7 
Steve Gleason
(American football player Safety)
Steve Gleason
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 8 
Michael Winslow
(Actor)
Michael Winslow
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Birthdate: September 6, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Debbie Rowe
(Michael Jackson’s Ex-Wife)
Debbie Rowe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 6, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Debbie Rowe, former wife of pop legend Michael Jackson, worked at Arnold Klein's dermatology office when she met Jackson, who went there to treat his vitiligo. Debbie and Jackson had two children, Prince and Paris, by artificial insemination through an unnamed donor, and apparently never had sex with each other.
 10 
John McIntire
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Birthdate: June 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 30, 1991
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 11 
Megalyn Echikunwoke
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 12 
Ryne Sandberg
(Baseball player)
Ryne Sandberg
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
 13 
Ryan Lewis
(Hip-hop Artist & DJ)
Ryan Lewis
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Sherman Alexie
(Novelist)
Sherman Alexie
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Birthdate: October 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Julia Sweeney
(Actress)
Julia Sweeney
3
Birthdate: October 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 16 
Julianna Peña
(American Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Julianna Peña
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 17 
Brett Rypien
(Canadians-American Football Player Who Plays as a Quarterback)
Brett Rypien
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer

A member of the famous Rypien family, Brett Rypien is a professional American football player who currently plays as the quarterback for the popular franchise The Denver Broncos of the NFL. For the past couple of years, Brett Rypien has been an important player for the Denver Broncos.

 18 
Paul Johansson
(Actor)
Paul Johansson
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Birthdate: January 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Bob Crosby
(Singer)
Bob Crosby
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 9, 1993
 20 
David Stockton
(Basketball player)
David Stockton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 21 
Susan Peters
(Actress)
Susan Peters
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Birthdate: July 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 23, 1952
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 22 
Tom Sneva
(American Race Car Driver)
Tom Sneva
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
 23 
Matty Mullins
(Musician)
Matty Mullins
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Dennis Washington
(Entrepreneur)
Dennis Washington
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
 25 
Steve Emtman
(American Football Player)
Steve Emtman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Thomas S. Foley
(49th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1989-95))
Thomas S. Foley
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 6, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 18, 2013
 27 
George Nakashima
(One of the Leading Innovators of 20th Century Furniture Design)
George Nakashima
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 15, 1990

George Nakashima was an American woodworker, furniture maker, and architect. Regarded as the father of the American craft movement, Nakashima was one of the most prominent innovators of furniture design in 20th century America. Nakashima's daughter Mira is currently working towards keeping his legacy alive by working for the family business and producing some of her father's iconic designs.

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Michael Stockton
(Basketball player)
Michael Stockton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 29 
Joe Rantz
(American Rower and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Joe Rantz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 10, 2007
 30 
Jan-Michael Gambill
(Tennis player)
Jan-Michael Gambill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 31 
Gale Page
(Actress)
Gale Page
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Birthdate: July 29, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 8, 1983
 32 
Dan Monson
(Basketball coach, American football player)
Dan Monson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
 33 
Tanner Groves
(Basketball player)
Tanner Groves
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 22, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 34 
Carson Lueders
(YouTuber, Singer, Dancer)
Carson Lueders
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: July 26, 2001
Sun Sign: Leo
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Yolanda Montes
(Dancer, Actress)
Yolanda Montes
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Birthdate: January 3, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Briann January
(Basketball player)
Briann January
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Carolyn Kizer
(Poet)
Carolyn Kizer
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Birthdate: December 10, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 9, 2014
 38 
Sol Lesser
(Film Producer)
Sol Lesser
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Birthdate: February 17, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 19, 1980
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Joe Greene
(Composers)
Joe Greene
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 19, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 16, 1986