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Connecticut 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.

H continued

  • J. J. Henry golfer
  • Katharine Hepburn actress
  • David Humphreys revolutionary war colonel, author
  • Collis Potter Huntington railroad magnate
  • Samuel Huntington jurist, statesman
I - K
  • Laura Ingraham radio host
  • Charles Ives composer
  • Jay Johnstone baseball player
  • Mary Dixon Kies first woman to receive patent
  • Ted Knight actor
  • Charles H. Kraft anthropologist, linguist
  • Edwin H. Land inventor, scientist
  • John Larson politician
  • Eriq LaSalle actor
  • Annie Leibovitz photographer
  • Sol LeWitt artist
  • Joe Lieberman politician
  • Kristine Lilly soccer player
  • Christopher Lloyd actor
  • Joseph "Joey" Logano automobile racer
  • Justin Long actor
  • Seth MacFarlane comedian, screenwriter, producer
  • John Mayer singer, songwriter
  • Dylan McDermott actor
  • Mark McGrath singer
  • Robert Mitchum actor
  • J. P. Morgan financier, banker, philanthropist
  • Calvin Murphy basketball player
  • Jerry Nadeau race car driver
  • Ralph Nader author, political activist, politician
  • David Naughton actor
  • Kevin Nealon actor
  • Emily Cheney Neville author
  • Fred Norris radio personality, comedy writer
O - P
  • Frederick Law Olmsted landscape architect
  • Kenneth Olsen inventor, engineer
  • Ron Palillo actor
  • Willie Pep boxer
  • Liz Phair singer, songwriter
  • Jimmy Piersall baseball player
  • Kenneth Lee Pike linguist, anthropologist
  • Frederick Walker Pitkin politician
  • Gene Pitney singer, songwriter
  • Rosa Ponselle soprano
  • Charles Ethan Porter artist
  • Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. politician
  • E. Annie Proulx author, pulitzer prize winner


  • John Ratzenberger actor
  • Abraham Ribicoff politician
  • Christy Carlson Romano actress, singer
  • Bill Romanowski football player
  • John Rowland politician
  • Rosalind Russell actress
  • Meg Ryan actress
  • Emily Saliers singer, songwriter, musician
  • Chloë Sevigny actress
  • Scott Sharp race car driver
  • Chris Shays politician
  • Jimmy Shea olympic medalist
  • Spec Shea baseball player
  • Joseph Earl Sheffield railroad magnate
  • Jeff Simmons race car driver
  • Christopher Miner Spencer inventor
  • Armstrong Sperry author, illustrator
  • Benjamin Spock pediatrician, author
  • Harriett Beecher Stowe author, abolitionist
  • Larry Sullivan actor
  • Eli Terry clockmaker
  • Alton Tobey artist
  • Kathleen Kennedy Townsend poltician
  • Jim True-Frost actor
  • John Trumbull artist
  • Jonathan Trumbull politician
  • Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. politician
V -W
  • Bobby Valentine baseball player
  • James Van Der Beek actor
  • Mo Vaughn baseball player
  • Noah Webster lexicographer, author, spelling reformer
  • Gideon Welles politician
  • Eleazar Wheelock educator, founder dartmouth college
  • Eli Whitney inventor cotton gin
  • Treat Williams actor
  • Oliver Wolcott politician
  • Oliver Wolcott, Jr. politician

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Connecticut Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Stamford Fairfield 203
Bridgeport Fairfield 203
Hartford Hartford 860
Torrington Litchfield 860
Middletown Middlesex 860
Waterbury New Haven 203
New Haven New Haven 203
Norwich New London 860
Vernon Rockville Tolland 860
Willimantic Windham 860
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.