According to ‘e Reference Desk’ there is a list of famous people who were born in Ohio. Some I already knew about, but it’s interesting in my search just how many people there actually are.
This list only mentions celebrities who have been in movies or on television and the list doesn’t even cover everyone. There are many famous people who you can find if you click on the link provided at the bottom.
Neil Armstrong – famous astronaut born in Wapakoneta
Halle Berry – famous actress born in Cleveland
Clark Gable – famous actor born in Cadiz
John Glenn – famous astronaut born in Cambridge
Arsenio Hall – famous actor born in Cleveland
Bob Hope – famous actor grew up in Cleveland
Jesse Owens – famous Gold medal Olympic champion lived in Cleveland
Pete Rose – famous baseball player born in Cincinnati
Steven Spielberg – famous director born in Cincinnati
It’s really impressive that the list is really big! Ohio has really made its mark on the map because so many famous people have made an impact in their contributions to society in some way or another.
Find more Ohio famous people below. You may not even realize many of these famous people were born in Ohio or notable associated with Ohio, including actors, actresses, explorers, historical figures, inventors, musicians, novelists, professional athletes, important politicians, singers, sport stars and more. Reference: http://www.ereferencedesk.com/resources/state-famous-people/ohio.html