Entertainers From Maryland

Oprah Winfrey lived in Baltimore when she worked as an on-air personality for WJZ-TV.
Oprah Winfrey
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Oprah Winfrey lived in Baltimore when she worked as an on-air personality for WJZ-TV.
Actor Thomas Jane was born in Baltimore.
Thomas Jane
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Actor Thomas Jane was born in Baltimore.
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Tom Clancy
Author Tom Clancy was born and still resides in Maryland.
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Amazing Race contestant Charla Faddoul lives in Maryland.
Charla Faddoul
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Amazing Race contestant Charla Faddoul lives in Maryland.
American writer Edgar Allan Poe lived in Baltimore.
Edgar Allan Poe
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American writer Edgar Allan Poe lived in Baltimore.
Actress Goldie Hawn grew up in Maryland suburbs near Washington, D.C.
Goldie Hawn
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Actress Goldie Hawn grew up in Maryland suburbs near Washington, D.C.
Joan Jett of the 1970's female rock group "The Runaways" lived in Rockville, Md.
Joan Jett Joan Jett of the 1970's female rock group "The Runaways" lived in Rockville, Md.
Musicians Benji Madden, left, and Joel Madden of the band "Good Charlotte" are from Waldof, Md.
Benji Madden and Joel Madden of Good Charlotte
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Musicians Benji Madden, left, and Joel Madden of the band "Good Charlotte" are from Waldof, Md.
Actiress Julie Bowen is from Baltimore.
Julie Bowen
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Actiress Julie Bowen is from Baltimore.
Amazing Race contestant Mirna Hindoyan lives in Maryland.
Mirna Hindoyan
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Amazing Race contestant Mirna Hindoyan lives in Maryland.
"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak lives in Severna Park, Md.
Pat Sajak
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"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak lives in Severna Park, Md.
Radio personality Robin Quivers was born and raised in Baltimore.
Robin Quivers
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Radio personality Robin Quivers was born and raised in Baltimore.
Actor Terry O'Quinn lived in Reisterstown, Md. for 25 years before moving to Hawaii to film the hit show "Lost."
Terry O'Quinn
(AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Actor Terry O'Quinn lived in Reisterstown, Md. for 25 years before moving to Hawaii to film the hit show "Lost."
Actress Tracie Thoms was born in Baltimore.
Tracie Thoms
(AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Actress Tracie Thoms was born in Baltimore.
Soap opera actress Crystal Chappell was born in Silver Spring, Md.
Crystal Chappell
WJZ
Soap opera actress Crystal Chappell was born in Silver Spring, Md.
Singer Toni Braxton was born in Severn, Md.
Toni Braxton
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Singer Toni Braxton was born in Severn, Md.
Comedian/actor William H. Macy was raised in Maryland.
William H. Macy
(AP Photo/Stuart Ramson)
Comedian/actor William H. Macy was raised in Maryland.
An alumna of Western Senior High School, playwright Anna Deveare Smith is a Baltimore native.
Anna Deveare Smith
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An alumna of Western Senior High School, playwright Anna Deveare Smith is a Baltimore native.
Actor/director Barry Levinson was born in Baltimore.
Barry Levinson
(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Actor/director Barry Levinson was born in Baltimore.
Ben Stein grew up in Silver Spring, Md.
Ben Stein
(AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
Ben Stein grew up in Silver Spring, Md.
Jazz singer Billie Holiday grew up in Baltimore.
Billie Holiday
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Jazz singer Billie Holiday grew up in Baltimore.
Jazz musician Cab Calloway was raised in Baltimore.
Cab Calloway
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Jazz musician Cab Calloway was raised in Baltimore.
Actor/director Charles Dutton was born and raised in Baltimore. He graduated from Towson University.
Charles Dutton
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Actor/director Charles Dutton was born and raised in Baltimore. He graduated from Towson University.
Fashion designer Christian Siriano is from Annapolis, Md. and attended the prestigious Baltimore School for the Arts.
Christian Siriano
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Fashion designer Christian Siriano is from Annapolis, Md. and attended the prestigious Baltimore School for the Arts.
Actor David Hasselhoff was born in Baltimore.
David Hasselhoff
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Actor David Hasselhoff was born in Baltimore.
Actor Edward Norton was raised in Columbia, Md.
Edward Norton
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Actor Edward Norton was raised in Columbia, Md.
American composer/electric guitarist/producer/film director Frank Zappa was born in Baltimore.
Frank Zappa
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American composer/electric guitarist/producer/film director Frank Zappa was born in Baltimore.
R&B singer Ginuwine is from Maryland. He graduated from Prince George's Community College.
Ginuwine
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R&B singer Ginuwine is from Maryland. He graduated from Prince George's Community College.
Actress Jada Pinkett-Smith was born and raised in Baltimore. She attended the prestigious Baltimore School for the Arts.
Jada Pinkett-Smith
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Actress Jada Pinkett-Smith was born and raised in Baltimore. She attended the prestigious Baltimore School for the Arts.
Singer JC Chasez, formerly of the boy band N'Sync, was raised in Bowie, Md.
JC Chasez
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Singer JC Chasez, formerly of the boy band N'Sync, was raised in Bowie, Md.
Jim Henson, the creator of "The Muppets," grew up in Maryland and attended the University of Maryland, College Park.
Jim Henson
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Jim Henson, the creator of "The Muppets," grew up in Maryland and attended the University of Maryland, College Park.
Actor John Glover was born in Salisbury and attended Towson University.
John Glover
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Actor John Glover was born in Salisbury and attended Towson University.
Director/actor John Waters was born in Baltimore.
John Waters
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Director/actor John Waters was born in Baltimore.
Best-selling author Laura Lippman grew up in Baltimore and was once a reporter for The Baltimore Sun.
Laura Lippman
WJZ
Best-selling author Laura Lippman grew up in Baltimore and was once a reporter for The Baltimore Sun.
Comedian/actor Lewis Black was born in Silver Spring, Md.
Lewis Black
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Comedian/actor Lewis Black was born in Silver Spring, Md.
Actress Linda Hamilton is from Salisbury, Md.
Linda Hamilton
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Actress Linda Hamilton is from Salisbury, Md.
R&B singer Mario is from Baltimore.
Mario
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R&B singer Mario is from Baltimore.
Comedienne/actress Mo'Nique is from Baltimore.
Mo'Nique
(AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Comedienne/actress Mo'Nique is from Baltimore.
Talkshow host Montel Williams is from Baltimore.
Montel Williams
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Talkshow host Montel Williams is from Baltimore.
Author Nora Roberts has traveled all over the world, but she still calls Maryland home.
Nora Roberts
(AP Photo/Amy Conn-Gutierrez)
Author Nora Roberts has traveled all over the world, but she still calls Maryland home.
Actress Anna Faris, star of the new CBS sitcom "Mom," was born in Baltimore. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Anna Faris
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Actress Anna Faris arrives at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Actress Anna Faris, star of the new CBS sitcom "Mom," was born in Baltimore. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Comedian Derek Waters , host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," is from Baltimore.
Derek Waters, Comedy Central's "Drunk History" Premiere Party
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 08: Derek Waters attends Comedy Central's 'Drunk History' Premiere Party at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on July 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Comedy Central)
Comedian Derek Waters , host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," is from Baltimore.
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