Wp/pgh/Famous Yinzers

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'Iss article contains a list o famous fowk 'at were born in er spent a lawt o time arahn Picksburg.

Artists[edit]

Actors an Actresses[edit]

  • Joe Flaherty - actor, writer an comedian
  • Shirley Jones - actress an singer (from Charleroi, PA)
  • Michael Keaton - actor (from Robinson Tahnship, PA)
  • Gene Kelly - actor, dancer, singer, filummaker, an choreographer
  • Joe Manganiello - actor
  • Jim Martin - puppeteer
  • Fred Rogers - TV host, author, producer, an Presbyterian minister (from Latrobe, PA)

Comedians[edit]

  • Jesse Joyce - stand-up comedian
  • Dennis Miller - talk show host, political commentator, sports commentator, actor, an comedian

Reporters[edit]

  • Myron Cope - sports journalist, radio personality, an sportscaster
  • Jeanne Moos - CNN reporter
  • Jim Quinn - radio talk show host

Music[edit]

  • Bob Babbitt - bass player fer Motown house band the Funk Brothers
  • Dawnnie Iris - musician (frum New Castle, PA)
  • Wiz Khalifa - rapper
  • Billy May - bandleader, arranger fer Frank Sinatra
  • Bobby Vinton - pop singer (from Cannonsburg, PA)

Visual arts[edit]

Authors[edit]

  • David McCullough - historian an author an two-time Pulitzer Prize winner
  • Gertrude Stein - writer, poet, playwright, an feminist

Athletes[edit]

Baseball[edit]

  • Ollie Carnaygie
  • Trent Thornton
  • Pie Traynor
  • Neil Walker

Football[edit]

  • Bruce Gradkowski
  • Mike Logan
  • Pat McAfee
  • Mike Rosenthal

Golf[edit]

  • Scott Dunlap

Hockey[edit]

  • Mike Weber

Business[edit]

Industry[edit]

Still[edit]

  • Andrew Carnaygie
  • George Washington Gale Ferris Jr.
  • Henry Clay Frick
  • James Laughlin

Consumer goods[edit]

Military[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

Government[edit]

Governors[edit]

Congressmen[edit]

  • Rand Pawl
  • Rawn Pawl
  • Rick Santorum

White Hahse cabinet[edit]

  • Edwin Stanton