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Ohio 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.

K

  • Melina Kanakaredes actress
  • Carol Kane actress
  • Charles F. Kettering inventor, founder delco
  • Don King boxing promoter
  • Perry King actor
  • Whitmore Knaggs indian fighter, linguist, spy
  • Robert Knepper actor
  • Robert "Bobby" Knight basketball coach
  • Bernie Kosar football player
  • Joseph Kosuth artist
  • Dennis Kucinich politician
L
  • Kenesaw Mountain Landis jurist, first commissioner major league baseball
  • A. J. Langer actress
  • Frank John Lausche politician
  • Jerome Lawrence playwright, author
  • John Legend singer, songwriter
  • Hudson Leick actress
  • Curtis LeMay general u.s. air force
  • Sorche Nic Leodhas author
  • James Levine conductor, pianist
  • Ted Levine actor
  • Gary LeVox singer
  • Maya Lin sculptor
  • Jim Lovell astronaut
  • G. David Low astronaut
  • Chad Lowe actor
  • Rob Lowe actor (born in VA)
  • Paul Lynde actor, comedian
M
  • Michael "Mike" Maddux baseball player
  • Paul Maguire football player, sportscaster
  • Marilyn Manson musician
  • Dean Martin singer, actor
  • Billy Mason musician
  • Diane McBain actress
  • Neil H. McElroy former u.s. secretary of defense
  • Gates McFadden actress
  • William Holmes McGuffey writer mcguffey readers
  • William McKinley u.s. president
  • Mark Metcalf actor
  • W. Chrystie Miller actor
  • Mills Brothers quartet
  • Greg Morris actor
  • Toni Morrison author, nobel prize laureate
N
  • John Newland director, film producer, actor
  • Paul Newman actor
  • Jack Nicklaus golfer
  • Don Novello actor, director, producer
O
  • Annie Oakley sharpshooter, entertainer
  • Berna Eli "Barney" Oldfield auto racer
  • Ransom E. Olds pioneer auto industry
  • Ed O'Neill actor
  • Frederick Burr Opper cartoonist
  • Robert F. Overmyer astronaut, test pilot
  • Mehmet Oz "Dr. Oz" cardiac surgeon, television host
P
  • Jack Paar radio, television talk show host
  • LaWanda Page actress
  • Ronald A. Parise astronaut
  • Eleanor Parker actress
  • Sarah Jessica Parker actress
  • Dan Patrick sportscaster
  • Johnny Paycheck singer
  • Norman Vincent Peale clergyman, author
  • Harvey Lawrence Pekar comic book writer
  • Austin Pendleton actor, playwright
  • Luke Perry actor
  • David "Dav" Pilkey author, illustrator
  • Tom Poston actor
  • Monica Potter actress
  • Tyrone Power actor
R
  • Robert "Bobby" Rahal auto racer, team owner
  • Judith Resnik astronaut challenger space shuttle
  • Jim Rhodes politician
  • Tim Richmond auto racer
  • Charles Francis Richter creator richter magnitude scale
  • Edward V. Rickenbacker aviator
  • Vernal "Vern" Riffe, Jr. politician
  • Jess Robbins film director, writer, producer
  • Roy Rogers singer, actor
  • Pete Rose baseball player
  • Ted Ross actor
  • Alan Ruck actor
  • Michael Rupp hockey player
  • Terry Ryan author

S

  • Gary Sandy actor
  • Sherri Saum actor
  • Martin Savidge television journalist
  • William B. Saxbe politician
  • Boz Scaggs singer, songwriter
  • Robert C. Schenck union army general civil war
  • Ronald M. Sega astronaut
  • Frank Seiberling inventor, founder goodyear tire and rubber company
  • Donna Shalala politician
  • Molly Shannon actress
  • Martin Sheen actor
  • Philip Henry Sheridan soldier (born in NY)
  • William Tecumseh Sherman soldier
  • Herbert Arthur "Herb" Shriner humorist, radio personality, television host
  • Jerry Siegel co-creator superman
  • George Sisler baseball player
  • Bob Smith physician, co-founder alcoholics anonymous
  • Howard Dwight Smith architect
  • Mamie Smith actress, singer
  • Steven Spielberg film director, producer, screenwriter
  • Dina Spybey actress
  • George Steinbrenner owner new york yankees
  • Gloria Steinem feminist
  • Mark Stevens actor
  • Robert Lawrence Stine author
  • Alyson Stoner actress
  • Billy Strayhorn composer, arranger, pianist
  • Nicholas "Nick" Swisher baseball player
T
  • Charles Phelps Taft II politician
  • Robert A. Taft politician
  • Robert Taft, Jr. politician
  • William Howard Taft former u.s. president
  • Tecumseh shawnee leader
  • Lowell Thomas explorer, radio commentator
  • Philip Michael Thomas actor
  • Andrea Thompson actress
  • James Grover Thurber humorist
  • Howard Thurston magician
  • David Tod industrialist, politician
  • Ted Turner founder cnn television
  • John Henry Twachtman artist
U
  • Robert Urich actor
V
  • Clement Vallandigham politician
  • Vera-Ellen actress, dancer
  • George Voinovich politician
W
  • Michael Wadleigh movie director, cinematographer
  • Paula Wagner film producer
  • Carl E. Walz astronaut
  • Lucille Ward actress
  • Mary E. Weber astronaut
  • Tom Wesselmann artist
  • Irvin F. Westheimer founder big brothers big sisters
  • Jack Weston actor
  • Brand Whitlock diplomat, journalist, author
  • Fred Willard actor, comedian
  • Debra Winger actress
  • Winston Motor Carriage Company auto manufacturer
  • Jonathan Winters actor, comedian
  • Ray Wise actor
  • Mary Ellen Withrow former u.s. treasurer
  • Victoria Woodhull leader woman's suffrage
  • Granville Woods inventor
  • Charles Woodson football player
  • Orville Wright co-inventor of the airplane
Y - Z
  • Amy Yasbeck actress
  • Cy Young baseball player

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Ohio Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
West Union Adams 937
Lima Allen 419
Ashland Ashland 419
Ashtabula Ashtabula 440
Athens Athens 740
Wapakoneta Auglaize 419
Saint Clairsville Belmont 740
Florence Boone 859
Mount Orab Brown 937
Hamilton Butler 513
Carrollton Carroll 330
Urbana Champaign 937
Springfield Clark 937
Loveland Clermont 513
Wilmington Clinton 937
Salem Columbiana 330
Coshocton Coshocton 740
Bucyrus Crawford 419
Cleveland Cuyahoga 216
Greenville Darke 937
Defiance Defiance 419
Delaware Delaware 740
Sandusky Erie 419
Lancaster Fairfield 740
Washington Court House Fayette 740
Columbus Franklin 614
Swanton Fulton 419
Gallipolis Gallia 740
Chardon Geauga 440
Dayton Greene 937
Cambridge Guernsey 740
Cincinnati Hamilton 513
Findlay Hancock 419
Kenton Hardin 419
Cadiz Harrison 740
Napoleon Henry 419
Hillsboro Highland 937
Logan Hocking 740
Millersburg Holmes 330
Norwalk Huron 419
Jackson Jackson 740
Steubenville Jefferson 740
Mount Vernon Knox 740
Mentor Lake 440
Ironton Lawrence 740
Newark Licking 740
Bellefontaine Logan 937
Lorain Lorain 440
Toledo Lucas 419
London Madison 740
Youngstown Mahoning 330
Marion Marion 740
Medina Medina 330
Pomeroy Meigs 740
Celina Mercer 419
Troy Miami 937
Woodsfield Monroe 740
Dayton Montgomery 937
McConnelsville Morgan 740
Mount Gilead Morrow 419
Zanesville Muskingum 740
Caldwell Noble 740
Port Clinton Ottawa 419
Paulding Paulding 419
Thornville Perry 740
Circleville Pickaway 740
Waverly Pike 740
Kent Portage 330
Eaton Preble 937
Ottawa Putnam 419
Mansfield Richland 419
Chillicothe Ross 740
Fremont Sandusky 419
Portsmouth Scioto 740
Tiffin Seneca 419
Sidney Shelby 937
Canton Stark 330
Akron Summit 330
Warren Trumbull 330
New Philadelphia Tuscarawas 330
Marysville Union 937
Van Wert Van Wert 419
McArthur Vinton 740
Mason Warren 513
Marietta Washington 740
Wooster Wayne 330
Bryan Williams 419
Perrysburg Wood 419
Upper Sandusky Wyandot 419
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.