Famous People Born In Wilkes-Barre

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Florence Foster Jenkins
(American Socialite and Amateur Soprano)
Florence Foster Jenkins
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 26, 1944
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Mary McDonnell
(Actress best known for her roles in the films Dances with Wolves (1990), Independence Day (1996), Donnie Darko (2001))
Mary McDonnell
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Birthdate: April 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Mary Jo Kopechne
(Political Campaign Specialist of Robert F. Kennedy)
Mary Jo Kopechne
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 18, 1969
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Michael Schoeffling
(Actor and Model Known for His Role as ‘Jake Ryan’ in the Film ‘Sixteen Candles’)
Michael Schoeffling
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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David Bohm
(One of the Most Significant Theoretical Physicists of the 20th Century)
David Bohm
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 27, 1992
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Joseph L. Mankiewicz
(Writer, Director, Producer)
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
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Birthdate: February 11, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 5, 1993
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Darlanne Fluegel
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Birthdate: November 25, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 15, 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Benjamin Burnley
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 9 
George Catlin
(Painter)
George Catlin
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Birthdate: July 26, 1796
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 23, 1872
 10 
Franz Kline
(Abstract Expressionist Artist)
Franz Kline
1
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 13, 1962
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Bob Sura
(Basketball player)
Bob Sura
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 12 
Raye Hollitt
(Actress, Bodybuilder)
Raye Hollitt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Rose O'Neill
(Cartoonist)
Rose O'Neill
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Birthdate: June 25, 1874
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 6, 1944
 14 
Edward B. Lewis
(Geneticist)
Edward B. Lewis
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 20, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 21, 2004
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William Daniel Phillips
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Britton Chance
(Biochemist, University teacher, Biophysicist)
Britton Chance
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 24, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 16, 2010
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John J. Yeosock
(Military personnel)
John J. Yeosock
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 15, 2012
 18 
Aaron Fink
(Musician)
Aaron Fink
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Lou Teicher
(Pianist)
Lou Teicher
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 3, 2008