Famous People From Pittsburgh

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

List ranges from George Benson to Matt Lundy and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Pittsburgh?" or "Which celebrities were born in Pittsburgh?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • David O. Selznick
    Dec. at 63 (1902-1965)
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, West Virginia, Wheeling
  • Dan Marino
    Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Charles Grodin
    Dec. at 86 (1935-2021)
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Stephanie Kwolek
    Dec. at 90 (1923-2014)
    • Birthplace: New Kensington, Pennsylvania
  • Frank Gorshin
    Dec. at 72 (1933-2005)
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • James Irwin
    Dec. at 61 (1930-1991)
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jim Kelly
    Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Richard Mellon Scaife
    Dec. at 82 (1932-2014)
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Gertrude Stein
    Dec. at 72 (1874-1946)
    • Birthplace: Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Dec. at 46 (1944-1990)
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Terry Hart
    Age: 75
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania
  • William Alfred Fowler
    Dec. at 83 (1911-1995)
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Maurice Costello
    Dec. at 73 (1877-1950)
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Syreeta Wright
    Dec. at 57 (1946-2004)
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Girl Talk
    Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Kevin Peter Hall
    Dec. at 35 (1955-1991)
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Madalyn Murray O'Hair
    Dec. at 76 (1919-1995)
    • Birthplace: Beechview, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania