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Pennsylvania Famous

People listed are almost always native to the state. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a state for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the state in their personal endeavors.

I - J
  • Donnie Iris musician
  • Qadry Ismail football player
  • Raghib Ismail football player
  • Marc Jackson basketball player
  • Reggie Jackson baseball player
  • Judith Jamison dancer, choreographer
  • Keith Jarrett pianist, composer
  • Robinson Jeffers poet
  • Hughie Jennings baseball player, manager
  • Joan Jett singer, songwriter
  • Russell Johnson actor
  • Allan Jones actor, singer
  • Shirley Jones actress
K
  • William Aloysius "Bill" Keane cartoonist
  • Michael Keeton actor
  • Gene Kelly actor, dancer, singer
  • Grace Kelly actress
  • Jim Kelly football player
  • Walter Crawford Kelly cartoonist, illustrator
  • Jamie Kennedy comedian, actor
  • Ethan Kilmer football player
  • Betsy King golfer
  • Gelsey Kirkland ballerina
  • Chris Kirkpatrick singer
  • Franz Kline artist
  • Steve Kline baseball player
  • Jack Klugman actor
  • Suzy Kolber television anchor
  • Dean Koontz author
  • Kristy Kowal olympic medalist
  • Bruce Kozerski football player
  • S. S. Kresge merchant
  • Stephanie Louise Kwolek inventor
L
  • Patti LaBelle singer
  • Floyd Landis cyclist
  • Mario Lanza singer, actor
  • Ty Law football player
  • Tara Lipinski skater, olympic medalist
M
  • John D. MacDonald author
  • Aline MacMahon actress
  • Ryan Malone hockey player
  • Jayne Mansfield actress
  • Pete Maravich basketball player
  • Brandon "Bam" Margera skateboarder, daredevil
  • Dan Marino football player
  • Jay Mariotti sportswriter, broadcaster
  • Donyell Marshall basketball player
  • George C. Marshall u.s. secretary of state
  • Christopher "Christy" Mathewson baseball player
  • Chris Matthews talk show host
  • George Brinton McClellan soldier, hero
  • Mary McDonnell actress
  • John Steven McGroarty politician, journalist, poet
  • Aaron McKie basketball player
  • Margaret Mead anthropologist
  • Andrew William Mellon industrialist/philanthropist
  • Mary Lou Metzger singer, dancer
  • Henry Meyer poet
  • Bret Michaels singer, songwriter, musician
  • Lou Michaels football player
  • Walt Michaels football player, coach
  • James Michener author
  • Matt Millen football player
  • Dennis Miller comedian
  • Mirah musician
  • Tom Mix actor
  • Cuttino Mobley basketball player
  • Joe Montana football player
  • James Morrow author
  • John Morton politician, signer of declaration of independence
  • Thaddeus Mosley sculptor
  • Jamie Moyer basketball player
  • Terry Mulholland baseball player
  • Mike Munchak football player
  • Stan Musial baseball player
  • Mike Mussina baseball player
N - O
  • Joe Namath football player
  • Jameer Nelson basketball player
  • Ethelbert W. Nevin composer
  • Hezekiah Niles editor, publisher
  • Marty Nothstein olympic medalist
  • John O'Hara author
  • Rose O'Neill illustrator, creator kewpie comic
  • Cheri Oteri comedian, actress
  • Billy Owens basketball player
P
  • Jack Palance actor
  • Arnold Palmer golfer
  • Maxfield Frederick Parrish artist
  • George Parros hockey player
  • Billy Paul singer
  • Ron Paul politician
  • Robert E. Peary explorer
  • William Penn founder of pennsylvania
  • Poison music group
  • Paul Posluszny football player
  • William Powell actor
R
  • Man Ray artist
  • Andre Reed football player
  • Michael Barry "Mike" Reid singer, songwriter, musician
  • Nicole Reinhart cyclist
  • Paul W. Richards astronaut
  • Conrad Richter author
  • Mike Richter hockey player
  • Tom Ridge politician
  • Mary Roberts Rinehart author
  • Patricia Robertson astronaut
  • Fred Rogers educator, television host of
    "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood"
  • Malik Rose basketball player
  • Betsy Ross flagmaker
  • Joseph Rothrock environmentalist, "father of forestry"
  • Tim Ruddy football player

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Pennsylvania Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Gettysburg Adams 717
Pittsburgh Allegheny 412
Kittanning Armstrong 724
Aliquippa Beaver 724
Bedford Bedford 814
Reading Berks 610
Altoona Blair 814
Sayre Bradford 570
Levittown Bucks 215
Butler Butler 724
Johnstown Cambria 814
Emporium Cameron 814
Lehighton Carbon 610
State College Centre 814
West Chester Chester 610
Clarion Clarion 814
Du Bois Clearfield 814
Lock Haven Clinton 570
Bloomsburg Columbia 570
Meadville Crawford 814
Mechanicsburg Cumberland 717
Harrisburg Dauphin 717
Upper Darby Delaware 610
Saint Marys Elk 814
Erie Erie 814
Uniontown Fayette 724
Marienville Forest 814
Chambersburg Franklin 717
McConnellsburg Fulton 717
Waynesburg Greene 724
Huntingdon Huntingdon 814
Indiana Indiana 724
Punxsutawney Jefferson 814
Mifflintown Juniata 717
Scranton Lackawanna 570
Lancaster Lancaster 717
New Castle Lawrence 724
Lebanon Lebanon 717
Allentown Lehigh 610
Wilkes Barre Luzerne 570
Williamsport Lycoming 570
Bradford McKean 814
Greenville Mercer 724
Lewistown Mifflin 717
East Stroudsburg Monroe 570
Norristown Montgomery 610
Danville Montour 570
Bethlehem Northampton 610
Sunbury Northumberland 570
Duncannon Perry 717
Philadelphia Philadelphia 215
Milford Pike 570
Coudersport Potter 814
Pottsville Schuylkill 570
Selinsgrove Snyder 570
Somerset Somerset 814
Dushore Sullivan 570
Montrose Susquehanna 570
Wellsboro Tioga 570
Lewisburg Union 570
Franklin Venango 814
Warren Warren 814
Washington Washington 724
Lake Ariel Wayne 570
Greensburg Westmoreland 724
Tunkhannock Wyoming 570
York York 717
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.