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Famous People From Maryland

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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 39
Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler is an American actress, model, former professional wrestler and valet who is best known for her work with World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment ...more
Anna Faris is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 42
Anna Kay Faris is an American actress and singer. She is known for her comedic roles as Cindy Campbell in the Wayans brothers' Scary Movie film series, Kelly in Lost in Translation, Shelley in ...more
Jada Pinkett Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 47
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman. She began her career in 1990, when she made a guest appearance in the short-lived sitcom True Colors. She ...more
Julie Bowen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 45
Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer, better known as Julie Bowen, is an American actress. She is best known for playing Carol Vessey on Ed, Denise Bauer on Boston Legal, Sarah Shephard on Lost and Claire ...more
Michael Phelps is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 33
Michael Fred Phelps II is an American competition swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 22 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals, ...more
Lewis Black is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 70
Lewis Niles Black is an American comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor. He is known for his angry face, comedy and style, which often includes simulating a mental breakdown, or ...more
Thurgood Marshall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Maryland
Dec. at 85 (1908-1993)
Thurgood Marshall was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American ...more
Peyton List is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 32
Peyton List is an American actress and model, best known for her roles as Lucy Montgomery on CBS daytime soap opera As the World Turns, as Jane Sterling on the AMC drama series Mad Men, as ...more
Parker Posey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 50
Parker Christian Posey is an American actress and musician. She became known during the 1990s after a series of roles in independent films that gained her the nickname "Queen of the ...more
Robin Quivers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 66
Robin Ophelia Quivers 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.
Linda Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 62
Linda Carroll Hamilton is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Sarah Connor in The Terminator film series and Catherine Chandler in the 1987–1990 television series Beauty and the ...more
Joel Madden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 39
Joel Rueben Madden is the lead vocalist for the American pop punk band Good Charlotte, as well as a record producer, actor, DJ, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. He is married to television ...more
Barry Levinson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 76
Barry Levinson is an American screenwriter, Academy Award winning film director, actor, and producer of film and television. His most notable works include acclaimed films such as the ...more
Linda Harrison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 73
Linda Harrison is an American actress, producer, and director, internationally renowned for her role as Nova, Charlton Heston's mute mate in the classic 1968 science fiction film Planet of the ...more
Thomas Jane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 46
Thomas Jane is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, and comic book writer. He has appeared in films such as Padamati Sandhya Ragam, At Ground Zero, The Crow: City of Angels, ...more
John Astin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 88
John Allen Astin is an American actor who has appeared in numerous films and television shows, and is best known for the roles of Gomez Addams on The Addams Family, Evil Roy Slade, and other ...more
Laura Wright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 48
Laura Wright is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Cassie Layne Winslow on Guiding Light, and since 2005, her portrayal of Carly Corinthos on General Hospital; the ...more
Shane McMahon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 49
Shane Brandon McMahon, an American businessman, serves as the chairman and Principal Executive Officer of YOU On Demand. He is a member of the McMahon family. The former Executive Vice President ...more
Leslie Glass is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Maryland
Dec. at 37 (1963-2000)
Leslie Glass, was a model, erotic actress and animal rights and rescue activist. According to an obituary, she was "...best known as a Penthouse Pet of the Year Runner-Up and Penthouse ...more
Frank O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Maryland
Dec. at 40 (1926-1966)
Francis Russell "Frank" O'Hara was an American writer, poet and art critic. Because of his employment as a curator at the Museum of Modern Art, O'Hara became prominent in New York ...more
Erin Burnett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 42
Erin Isabelle Burnett is an American news anchor, currently the anchor of her own news show on CNN, Erin Burnett OutFront. She was previously the co-anchor of CNBC's Squawk on the Street program ...more
Ambre Anderson is listed (or ranked) 22 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) 23 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 48
Pete Sampras is a retired American tennis player and former World No. 1. During his 14-year tour career, he won 14 Grand Slam singles titles, becoming the first player to break Roy Emerson's ...more
Rachel Nichols is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 45
Rachel Michele Nichols is an American sports journalist who is currently CNN's sports correspondent. She also reports for CNN International and a reporter for Turner Sports. Her work with Turner ...more
Darren Star is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Maryland
age 57
Darren Bennett Star is an American producer, director and writer for film and television. He is best known for creating the television series Melrose Place, Beverly Hills, 90210.