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22 Famous People From Baltimore, Maryland, USA

22 Famous People From Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Baltimore is the biggest city in the U.S. state of Maryland. It is known as a city of neighborhoods, with 72 designated historic districts.

Baltimore is home to the first monument dedicated to George Washington. It was the first city in the US to illuminate its streets using hydrogen gas in 1816.

List Of 22 Famous People From Baltimore, Maryland:

#1 Julie Bowen

Bowen is an American actress who has appeared in films such as Horrible Bosses, Jumping the Broom, Crazy on the Outside, Sex and Death 101, Kids in America, Joe Somebody, Venus and Mars, Multiplicity, and Happy Gilmore.

The actress is best known for playing Claire Dunphy on the comedy Modern Family, Sarah Shephard on Lost, Denise Bauer on Boston Legal, Carol Vessey on Ed, and Aunt Gwen on Dawson’s Creek.

Julie was born in Baltimore, Maryland on March 3, 1970, to John Alexander Luetkemeyer, Jr. and Suzanne (née Frey).

#2 David Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoff

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Hasselhoff is an American producer, singer, and actor who first rose to fame for his role in The Young and The Restless as Dr. Snapper Foster. He set a Guinness World Record as the most-watched man on TV.

David was born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 17, 1952, to Joseph Vincent Hasselhoff and Dolores Therese.

#3 Penn Badgley

Badgley is an American musician and actor who is best known for his role as Joe Goldberg in the Lifetime/Netflix thriller series “You” and Dan Humphrey in The CW teen drama series “Gossip Girl.”

Penn was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on November 1, 1986, to Duff Badgley and Lynne Murphy.

#4 Sierra Capri

Capri is an American actress who is best known for her role as Monse Finnie in the Netflix series On My Block.

Sierra was born in Baltimore on September 8, 1998.

#5 Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth, nicknamed The Sultan of Swat and The Bambino, was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball spanned 22 seasons.

He was born on February 6, 1895, at 216 Emory Street in the Pigtown section of Baltimore, Maryland.

Donald Trump posthumously awarded Babe Ruth the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2018.

#6 Anna Saccone-Joly

Saccone-Joly is a popular American fashion designer and YouTuber. Anna posted her first video on her YouTube channel in 2009.

She was born on November 3, 1987, in Baltimore, Maryland.

#7 Kevin Chamberlin

Chamberlin is an American actor who starred as The Wizard of Oz in Wicked on Broadway from 2018 to 2019. He is best known for his theatre roles such as Fester in The Addams Family and Horton in Seussical.

Kevin was born on November 25, 1963, in Baltimore, Maryland.

#8 Michael Phelps

Phelps is an American former competitive swimmer who holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals.

He earned Sports Illustrated magazine’s Sportsman of the Year award in 2008.

Michael was born on June 30, 1985, in Baltimore, Maryland.

#9 Ric Ocasek

Ocasek was an American painter and singer who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018. Ric is best known as the lead vocalist for the rock band The Cars.

Ric was born on March 23, 1944, in Baltimore, Maryland.

#10 Nicole Ari Parker

Parker is an American model and actress who starred in Boogie Nights and The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love.

Nicole was born on October 7, 1970, in Baltimore, Maryland. 

#11 Anna Faris

Faris is an American author and actress who had voice-over roles in The Emoji Movie, Alvin and the Chipmunks, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.

Anna is best known for her performance in the Scary Movie films.

She was born on November 29, 1976, in Baltimore, Maryland, to Karen and Jack Faris.

#12 Jada Pinkett Smith

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Jada Pinkett Smith is an American businesswoman and actress who has been married to Will Smith since 1997.

Jada was born on September 18, 1971, in Baltimore, Maryland.

#13 Parker Posey

Posey is an American musician and actress who received two Independent Spirit Award nominations, a Satellite Award nomination, and a Golden Globe Award nomination.

Parker has appeared in many mockumentaries, including – Mascots, For Your Consideration, A Mighty Wind, Best in Show, and Waiting for Guffman.

She was born on November 8, 1968, in Baltimore, Maryland, to Chris Posey and Lynda (née Patton).

#14 Greg Puciato

Puciato is a musician who is renowned for the controversy stemming from his bands’ interviews and performances. Greg is the lead singer of Killer Be Killed and The Black Queen.

Greg was born on March 27, 1980, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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#15 Barry Levinson

Levinson is an American actor and filmmaker who won the Academy Award for Best Director for Rain Man. He is also known for his work in the following films – Wag the Dog, Bugsy, Good Morning, Vietnam, The Natural, and Diner.

Barry was born on April 6, 1942, in Baltimore, Maryland, to Irvin Levinson and Violet “Vi” (née Krichinsky).

#16 Hasim Rahman

Rahman is a retired American professional boxer who has held the unified IBF, WBC, IBO, and lineal titles in 2001. Hasim is also a two-time world heavyweight champion.

He was born on November 7, 1972, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

#17 Lance Reddick

Reddick is an American musician and actor who currently plays Chief Irvin Irving on Amazon Prime’s Bosch. Lance has provided the voice for video game characters Commander Zavala in the Destiny franchise, Sylens in Horizon Zero Dawn, and Martin Hatch in Quantum Break. 

Lance was born on December 31, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland.

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#18 Thomas David Jones

Jones is a former United States astronaut. His total mission time was 53 days 48 minutes. David flew on STS-59, STS-68, STS-80, and STS-98.

Thomas was born on January 22, 1955, in Baltimore, Maryland.

#19 Martin Rodbell

Rodbell was an American molecular endocrinologist and biochemist who shared the 1994 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Alfred G. Gilman.

Martin was born on December 1, 1925, in Baltimore, Maryland.

#20 Josh Roenicke

Roenicke is an American professional baseball pitcher who has played in Major League Baseball for Minnesota Twins, Colorado Rockies, Toronto Blue Jays, and the Cincinnati Reds.

Josh was born on August 4, 1982, in Baltimore, Maryland.

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#21 Carroll Rosenbloom

Rosenbloom was an American businessman who was the first owner of the Baltimore Colts.

Carroll was born on March 5, 1907, in Baltimore, Maryland.

#22 Jason Schappert

Schappert is an American entrepreneur and pilot who has amassed over 8000 hours of in-flight instruction. He was named AOPA’s Top Collegiate Flight Instructor in 2008.

Jason was born on May 23, 1988, in Baltimore, Maryland.

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References

https://www.nytimes.com//babe-ruth-yankees-baseball.html
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