Famous People From Rhode Island
List of famous people from Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.
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Elisabeth DelPadre Hasselbeck (née Filarski; born May 28, 1977) is a retired American television personality and talk show host. Hasselbeck was born and raised in Cranston, Rhode Island. She attended ...more
- Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode Island, United States of America
Paul D. DelVecchio Jr. (born July 5, 1980), publicly known as Pauly D and DJ Pauly D, is an American television personality and DJ. He is best known for being a cast member of MTV's reality show ...more
- Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
George Michael Cohan (July 3, 1878 – November 5, 1942), known professionally as George M. Cohan, was an American entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer and theatrical ...more
- Birthplace: USA, Providence, Rhode Island
Cormac McCarthy (born Charles McCarthy; July 20, 1933) is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He has written ten novels, spanning the Southern Gothic, Western, and post-apocalyptic ...more
- Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island
Charles Van Dell Johnson (August 25, 1916 – December 12, 2008) was an American film, television theatre and radio actor, singer, and dancer. He was a major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer during and ...more
- Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America
Walter S. Mossberg (born March 27, 1947) is an American journalist. He is widely credited with pioneering the modern, consumer-focused, technology review and commentary. From 1991 through 2013, he ...more
- Birthplace: Warwick, Rhode Island