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Famous People From Orlando

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

List features people like Kevin Melillo, Turner Ward and more!

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

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

    Wesley Trent Snipes (born July 31, 1962) is an American actor, director, film producer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • John Anderson

    BirthplaceApopka, Florida, USA

    John David Anderson (born December 13, 1954 in Apopka, Florida) is an American country... more on Wikipedia

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  • Warren Sapp

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

    Warren Carlos Sapp (born December 19, 1972) is a former American football defensive tackle. A... more on Wikipedia

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  • Traylor Howard

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Orlando

    Traylor Elizabeth Howard (born June 14, 1966) is an American actress. She is known for playing... more on Wikipedia
  • Billy Gunn

    Billy Gunn

    Age: 56
    Monty "Kip" Sopp (born November 1, 1963), better known by his ring name Billy Gunn, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kirsten Storms

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

    Kirsten Renee Storms (born April 8, 1984) is an American actress and voice actress. She is... more on Wikipedia

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  • Josh Freese

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

    Joshua Ryan Freese (born December 25, 1972) is an American session drummer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Chri$ Ca$h

    Chri$ Ca$h

    Dec. at 23 (1982-2005)

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

    Christopher John Bauman Jr. (July 13, 1982 – August 18, 2005) was an American professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Jennifer Kesse
    Jennifer Joyce Kesse is a woman who lived in Orlando, Florida, and has been missing since... more on Wikipedia
  • Vanessa Hayden

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    Vanessa L'asonya Hayden-Johnson (born June 5, 1982), née Vanessa L'asonya Hayden, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    Robert Glenn Hubbard (born September 4, 1958) is an American economist and academic. He is... more on Wikipedia
  • Scott Frank

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Orlando

    A. Scott Frank (born March 10, 1960) is an American screenwriter, film director, and author.... more on Wikipedia
  • Chandra Free

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    Chandra Free (born December 25, 1981) is an American illustrator and creator/writer of the... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

    Gary Anthony Siplin (born October 21, 1954 .in Orlando, Florida) was a Democratic member of... more on Wikipedia
  • Carl Wright

    Carl Wright

    Dec. at 75 (1932-2007)

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

    Carl Wright may refer to: Carl Wright (actor) (1932–2007), American tap dancer and actor Carl... more on Wikipedia
  • Shayla Worley

    Shayla Worley

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    Shayla Worley (born September 2, 1990) is an American artistic gymnast. She was a member of... more on Wikipedia
  • Caylee Marie Anthony

    Dec. at 3 (2005-2008)

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    Caylee Marie Anthony[1]  was a toddler who received media attention when she disappeared in...
  • Derrick Sharp

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    Derrick Sharp (Hebrew: דריק שארפ‎; born October 5, 1971) is an American-Israeli retired... more on Wikipedia
  • Buddy Dyer

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceCentral Florida, Area code 407, Florida, Orange County, Contiguous United States

    John Hugh "Buddy" Dyer (born August 7, 1958) is the 32nd and current mayor of Orlando,... more on Wikipedia
  • Antonio Tarver

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Orlando

    Antonio Deon Tarver (born November 21, 1968) is an American former professional boxer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael James Nelson

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

    Michael James Nelson (born June 12, 1979 in Winter Park, Florida, USA) is an American comedy... more on Wikipedia
  • Billy Beane

    Billy Beane

    Age: 58

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    William Lamar Beane III (born March 29, 1962) is a former American professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • Chucky Atkins

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    Kenneth Lavon "Chucky" Atkins (born August 14, 1974) is an American former professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Jesse Neal

    Jesse Neal

    Age: 40

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Orlando

    Jesse Neal (born April 10, 1980) is an American professional wrestler and a former member of... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    Marlon Tarron McCree (born March 17, 1977) is a former American football safety. He was... more on Wikipedia