Famous People From Virginia

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Virginia is the 35th largest state in the whole of the United States. Known for being one of the first few colonies captured by the British a few hundred years ago, the State of Virginia is famous for its great historic significance. There are many more celebrities who hail from this famous American state, scroll down to know their names. Virginia is surrounded by several states, namely Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky as well as the American capital Washington D.C. The state is a nature lover’s paradise, thanks to its abundance in flora and fauna. The state of Virginia is also famous for producing several famous celebrities. Singers/songwriters Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland and Jason Mraz are a few famous people from this American state. Some of the songs of these acclaimed artistes have been chartbusters and the popularity of the tracks has catapulted them to the status of pop icons. The names of a few other celebrities from Virginia have been listed below, kindly go through them.
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 1 
George Washington
(1st President of the United States (1789 - 1797))
George Washington
103
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 2, 1732
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 14, 1799
 2 
Sandra Bullock
(One of the Highest-Paid Actresses, Known for Her Films: 'Speed', 'The Blind Side' and 'Gravity')
Sandra Bullock
70
Birthdate: July 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Thomas Jefferson
(3rd President of the United States)
Thomas Jefferson
49
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 13, 1743
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 4, 1826
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Allen Iverson
(One of the Greatest Scorers in Basketball)
Allen Iverson
36
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Christopher Maurice Brown
(One of the World's Best-Selling R&B and Hip-Hop Music Artists)
Christopher Maurice Brown
45
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Pharrell Williams
(Lead Vocalist of the of the Hip Hop Band ‘N.E.R.D’)
Pharrell Williams
21
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 7 
Robert E. Lee
(Confederate General in the American Civil War)
Robert E. Lee
90
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 19, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 12, 1870
 8 
Woodrow Wilson
(28th President of the United States (1913 - 1921))
Woodrow Wilson
28
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 3, 1924
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Chris Pratt
148
Birthdate: June 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 10 
Patsy Cline
(Singer)
Patsy Cline
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 5, 1963
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Desmond Doss
(U. S. Army Corporal)
Desmond Doss
32
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 23, 2006
 12 
Shirley MacLaine
(American Actress Who is Known for Her Portrayals of Quirky, Strong-Willed and Eccentric Women)
Shirley MacLaine
15
Birthdate: April 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 13 
Gabby Douglas
(Retired Artistic Gymnast and 1st African American to Become the Olympic Individual All-Around Champion)
Gabby Douglas
35
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 14 
Rob Lowe
(Actor)
Rob Lowe
17
Birthdate: March 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Missy Elliott
(Rapper Known for Singles "Get Ur Freak On," "The Rain," and "Lose Control.")
Missy Elliott
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 16 
Jason Sudeikis
(Actor, Comedian and Fomer Cast Member of the Comedy-sketch Show 'Saturday Night Live')
Jason Sudeikis
39
Birthdate: September 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 17 
Pocahontas
(Native American)
Pocahontas
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1596 AD
Died: February 29, 1617
 18 
Ariel Winter
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Role as ‘Alex Dunphy’ in ABC Comedy Series ‘Modern Family’)
Ariel Winter
30
Birthdate: January 28, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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 19 
Patton Oswalt
(Known for His Performance in the Sitcom 'The King of Queens')
Patton Oswalt
15
Birthdate: January 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
Booker T. Washington
24
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 14, 1915
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Patrick Wilson
(Actor and singer Best Known for His Role as ‘Joe Pitt’ in the TV Miniseries ‘Angels in America’)
Patrick Wilson
12
Birthdate: July 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
James Madison
(4th President of The United States)
James Madison
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 16, 1751
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 28, 1836
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 23 
June Carter Cash
(Country Singer, Five-Time Grammy Award-Winner)
June Carter Cash
22
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 15, 2003
 24 
Camila Mendes
(Actress and Singer)
Camila Mendes
29
Birthdate: June 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Grant Gustin
24
Birthdate: January 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 26 
Arthur Ashe
(The Only Black Man to Win the Singles Title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open)
Arthur Ashe
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 6, 1993
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 27 
Hilarie Burton
11
Birthdate: July 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 28 
George C. Scott
(Actor, Director, and Producer Known for His Film ‘Anatomy of a Murder’)
George C. Scott
11
Birthdate: October 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 22, 1999
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 29 
Lawrence Taylor
(Former American football Outside linebacker)
Lawrence Taylor
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 30 
Mama Dragun
(American YouTuber, Make-up Artist and Model)
Mama Dragun
44
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: January 31, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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 31 
Michael Vick
(American football player)
Michael Vick
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 32 
David Arquette
(Actor, Director and Former Professional Wrestler Best Known for His Role as ‘Dewey Riley’ in the Film ‘Scream’ )
David Arquette
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Constance Wu
(Actress)
Constance Wu
14
Birthdate: March 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 34 
Dell Curry
(American Former Professional Basketball Player and Father of NBA Players Stephen & Seth Curry)
Dell Curry
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 35 
Timbaland
(Rapper, Record Producer)
Timbaland
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 36 
Moses Malone
(Basketball player)
Moses Malone
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 13, 2015
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 37 
David Chang
(American Restaurateur and Founder of the Momofuku Restaurant Group)
David Chang
10
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: August 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Ella Fitzgerald
(Jazz Singer)
Ella Fitzgerald
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 25, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 15, 1996
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 39 
Zachary Taylor
(12th President of the United States (1849-50))
Zachary Taylor
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 9, 1850
 40 
Dermot Mulroney
(American Actor Who is Known for His Roles in Romantic Comedy, Western, and Drama Films)
Dermot Mulroney
7
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 41 
William Henry Harrison
(The First U.S President to Die in the Office and Had the Shortest Presidency in the U.S. History)
William Henry Harrison
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 9, 1773
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 4, 1841
 42 
James Monroe
(One of the Founding Fathers Who Served as the 5th President of the United States)
James Monroe
21
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 28, 1758
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 4, 1831
 43 
Skeet Ulrich
13
Birthdate: January 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 44 
John Tyler
(10th President of the United States (1841-1845))
John Tyler
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 29, 1790
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 18, 1862
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Henrietta Lacks
(Source of HeLa Cell Line)
Henrietta Lacks
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 4, 1951
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 46 
Warren Beatty
(Only Perosn to be Nominated at the Oscars Twice for Acting, Directing, Writing and Producing his Movies 'Heaven Can Wait' and 'Reds')
Warren Beatty
13
Birthdate: March 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 47 
Richard Jewell
(American Security Guard Who Alerted Police During the Centennial Olympic Park Bombing at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics)
Richard Jewell
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 29, 2007
 48 
Nat Turner
(Leader of Slave Rebellion)
Nat Turner
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 2, 1800
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 11, 1831
 49 
Sally Hemings
(Thomas Jefferson’s Slave)
Sally Hemings
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 5, 1773
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 28, 1835
 50 
Randolph Scott
(One of Hollywood's Greatest and Most Popular Western Stars)
Randolph Scott
12
Birthdate: January 23, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 2, 1987
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)