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Famous People From Cincinnati

Updated August 21, 2018 40.7k views996 items

List of famous people from Cincinnati, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Cincinnati, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Cincinnati you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Cincinnati, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

Examples include Herb Vigran and Ted Turner.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Cincinnati?" or "Which celebrities were born in Cincinnati?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    Pete Rose

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    Tyrone Power

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    Roy Rogers

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    Brian Pillman

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    Heidi Hudson Leick (born May 9, 1969) is an American actress, known for her role as villainess...  more
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    Hal Sparks

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    Charles Gordone

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    Jeffrey Robert Immelt (born February 19, 1956) is an American business executive currently...  more
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    Patricia Wettig (born December 4, 1951) is an American actress and playwright. She is best...  more
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    Michael Cunningham (born November 6, 1952) is an American novelist and screenwriter. He is...  more

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    Theda Bara

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    Barry Bishop

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    Frederick McKinley Jones

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    J. Madison Wright Morris

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