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Maryland Famous

  • Chris Adler actor
  • Spiro T. Agnew u.s. vice president
  • John Astin actor
  • Florence Riefle Bahr artist
  • Leonard Bahr artist
  • Harold Baines baseball player
  • John Franklin "Home Run" Baker baseball player
  • Ephraim Francis Baldwin architect (born in NY)
  • Benjamin Bannecker mathematician
  • Ken Bannister basketball player
  • Steve Barber baseball player
  • John Barth author
  • Clara Barton founder american red cross (born in MA)
  • Lonny Baxter basketball player
  • Henry Blair inventor
  • Eubie Blake pianist, composer
  • Guy Blakeslee musician
  • A. Aubrey Bodine photographer
  • Tyrone "Muggsy" Bogues basketball player
  • Charles Joseph Bonaparte u.s. attorney general, founder federal bureau of investigation
  • Edwin Booth actor
  • John Wilkes Booth actor, assassin
  • Julie Bowen actress
  • Charles Bradley basketball player
  • Dudley Bradley basketball player
  • Ann Brashares author
  • Toni Braxton singer, songwriter
  • Troy Brohawn baseball player
  • Kimberly J. Brown actress
  • Francis X. Bushman actor
  • James M. Cain author, journalist
  • Bill Callahan singer, songwriter
  • Cecilius Calvert 2nd baron baltimore, first proprieter of maryland colony (born in england)
  • Charles Carroll revolutionary war leader
  • John Carroll first bishop, archbishop in u.s.
  • Benjamin "Ben" Carson, Sr. neurosurgeon, medal of freedom recipient (born in MI)
  • Albert Cassell architect
  • Sam Cassell basketball player
  • Josh Charles actor
  • Samuel Chase u.s. supreme court justice
  • Tom Clancy author
  • Martha Clarke choreographer, director
  • Kevin Clash puppeteer
  • Hans Conried actor, voice actor
  • Colonel Thomas Cresap pioneer, settler, founder Oldtown (born in England)
  • Thomas Cromwell Corner artist
  • Robert Curbeam astronaut
  • Albert Preston Dailey musician, pianist
  • Quintin Dailey basketball player
  • Dominique Dawes olympic medalist
  • Stephen Decatur naval hero war of 1812
  • Alexis Denisof actor
  • John Dickinson statesman
  • Divine actor, singer
  • Juan Dixon basketball player
  • Frederick Douglass social reformer
  • Matt Drudge journalist, radio show host
  • Mildred Dunnock actress
  • Charles S. Dutton actor, director
  • Michael Ealy actor
  • Robert L. "Bob" Ehrlich, Jr. politician
  • Cass "Mama" Elliot singer
  • Middleton Evans photographer


  • John Fahey musician, composer
  • Anna Faris actress
  • Mark Fax composer
  • Wayne Federman comedian, actor
  • Duane Ferrell basketball player
  • Danny Ferry basketball player
  • Douglas "Doug" Flutie football player, philanthropist
  • Jimmy Foxx baseball player
  • Steve Francis basketball player
  • Jane Frank sculptor, artist
  • Lee Gatch artist
  • Rudy Gay basketball player
  • Kathie Lee Gifford television host, singer (born in paris)
  • Christopher Gist explorer
  • Ira Glass radio, television host
  • Jesse Glass poet
  • Philip Glass composer
  • John Glover actor
  • Robert Gordon singer
  • Alfred Gough screenwriter, producer
  • Tamyra Gray actress, singer
  • Jeff Green basketball player
  • Michael D. Griffin physicist, aerospace engineer
  • Robert Moses "Lefty" Grove baseball player
  • Jeff Halpern hockey player
  • Linda Hamilton actress
  • Elaine Hamilton-O'Neal artist
  • Dashiell Hammett author
  • John Hanson first president elected under the articles of confederation
  • Linda Harrison actress
  • David Hasselhoff actor
  • Shawn Hatosy actor
  • Emily Spencer Hayden photographer
  • Robert Hays actor
  • Matthew Henson explorer
  • Karen Hesse author
  • Calvin Hill football player
  • Billie Holiday singer, songwriter
  • Johns Hopkins merchant, philanthropist
I - J
  • Mo'Nique Imes actress, comedienne
  • Jarrett Jack basketball player
  • Tracy Jackson basketball player
  • Thomas Jane actor
  • Reverdy Johnson statesman, jurist
  • Rian Johnson writer, director
  • Thomas Johnson first elected governor of maryland
  • Hugh Bolton Jones artist
  • Spike Jonze director, producer

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Maryland Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Cumberland Allegany 301
Annapolis Anne Arundel 410
Parkville Baltimore 410
Baltimore Baltimore City 410
Lusby Calvert 410
Denton Caroline 410
Westminster Carroll 410
Elkton Cecil 410
Waldorf Charles 301
Cambridge Dorchester 410
Frederick Frederick 301
Oakland Garrett 301
Bel Air Harford 410
Columbia Howard 410
Chestertown Kent 410
Silver Spring Montgomery 301
Rockville Montgomery 301
Gaithersburg Montgomery 301
Hyattsville Prince Georges 301
Stevensville Queen Annes 410
Lexington Park Saint Marys 301
Princess Anne Somerset 410
Easton Talbot 410
Hagerstown Washington 301
Salisbury Wicomico 410
Berlin Worcester 410

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