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List of famous people from Maryland, 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 Maryland, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Maryland 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 Maryland, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

This list below has a variety of people, like Charlie Keller and Jarrett Jack, in it.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Maryland?" or "Which celebrities were born in Maryland?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Stacy Keibler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 36
Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler (born October 14, 1979) is an American actress, dancer and model, as well as a former cheerleader and retired professional wrestler, specifically known for her work with ...more

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Anna Faris is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 42
Anna Kay Faris (; born November 29, 1976) is an American actress, voice artist, producer, podcaster, and author. Faris rose to prominence for her work in comedic roles, particularly the lead ...more

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Jada Pinkett Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 47
Jada Pinkett Smith (; born September 18, 1971) is an American actress, comedian, singer-songwriter, screenwriter and businesswoman. She began her acting career in 1990, with a guest appearance ...more

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Julie Bowen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 48
Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer (born March 3, 1970), known professionally as Julie Bowen, is an American actress and model. She is best known for playing Aunt Gwen on Dawson's Creek (2000), Carol ...more

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Michael Phelps is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 33
Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American retired competitive swimmer and the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 28 medals. Phelps also ...more

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Lewis Black is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 70
Lewis Niles Black (born August 30, 1948) is an American stand-up comedian, author, playwright, social critic, voice actor, and actor. He is best known for his angry demeanour and belligerent ...more

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Thurgood Marshall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Maryland
Dec. at 85 (1908-1993)
Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908 – January 24, 1993) was an American lawyer, serving as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall ...more

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Peyton List is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 32
Peyton List may refer to: Peyton List (actress, born 1986), American actress from Massachusetts; played Jane Sterling on the TV series Mad Men and "Nicole Kirby" on the TV series ...more

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Parker Posey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 50
Parker Christian Posey (born November 8, 1968) is an American actress and musician. She frequently works with Christopher Guest and has appeared in several of his mockumentaries, such as Waiting ...more

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Robin Quivers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 66
Robin Ophelia Quivers (born August 8, 1952) is an American radio personality, author, and actress, best known for being the long-running news anchor and co-host of The Howard Stern Show.

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Linda Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 62
Linda Carroll Hamilton (born September 26, 1956) is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Sarah Connor in The Terminator film series and Catherine Chandler in the television series ...more

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Joel Madden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 39
Joel Rueben Madden (né Combs; March 11, 1979) is the lead vocalist for the American pop punk band Good Charlotte, as well as a record producer, actor, DJ, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. ...more

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Barry Levinson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 76
Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor. Levinson's best-known works are mid-budget comedy-drama and drama films such as Diner (1982); The Natural ...more
Linda Harrison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 73
Linda Melson Harrison (born July 26, 1945) is an American television and film actress, and director and producer, who is internationally known for her role as Nova, Charlton Heston's mute mate ...more
Thomas Jane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 50
Thomas Jane (born Thomas Elliott III; February 22, 1969) is an American actor. He is known for appearing in such films as Evening Raga of the West (1987), Boogie Nights (1997), The Thin Red Line ...more

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John Astin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 88
John Allen Astin (born March 30, 1930) is an American actor who has appeared in numerous films and television series, as well as a television director and voice artist. He is best known for ...more
Laura Wright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 48
Laura Wright (née Sisk; September 11, 1970) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles as Ally Rescott on Loving and The City (1991–1997), Cassie Layne Winslow on ...more
Shane McMahon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 49
Shane Brandon McMahon (born January 15, 1970) is an American businessman, professional wrestler, and the vice-chairman of Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc, formerly Wecast Holdings Inc. He is a ...more
Frank O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Maryland
Dec. at 40 (1926-1966)
Francis Russell "Frank" O'Hara (March 27, 1926 – July 25, 1966) was an American writer, poet, and art critic. Because of his employment as a curator at the Museum of Modern Art, O'Hara ...more

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Erin Burnett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 42
Erin Isabelle Burnett (born July 2, 1976) is an American news anchor, currently the anchor of her own show on CNN, Erin Burnett OutFront. She previously worked for CNBC as co-anchor of Squawk on ...more

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Ambre Anderson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 40
Ambre Michele Anderson is an American model and actress. Anderson has appeared in national and international television commercials, print ads for national magazine publications and national ...more
Pete Sampras is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 48
Pete Sampras (born August 12, 1971) is an American former professional tennis player. A right-handed player with a single-handed backhand, his precise and powerful serve earned him the nickname ...more

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Rachel Nichols is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 45
Rachel Michele Nichols (née Alexander, born October 18, 1973) is a sports journalist who is currently an ESPN television host, sports reporter, and anchor. She currently hosts The Jump, a ...more
Darren Star is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 57
Darren Star (born July 25, 1961) is an American producer, director, and writer of film and television. He is best known for creating the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000), ...more

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Sargent Shriver is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Maryland
Dec. at 96 (1915-2011)
Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. (; November 9, 1915 – January 18, 2011) was an American diplomat, politician and activist. As the husband of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, he was part of the Kennedy family. ...more