Who are some famous Wisconsin celebrities

Famous people of Wisconsin

Top 10 famous people in Wisconsin

Mark RuffaloKenosha 1967

Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1967. Ruffalo is an American actor (including "You Can Count on Me" 2000, "Forget Mine Not!" 2004, "The Kids Are All Right" 2010, "Shutter Island" 2010, "The Avengers" 2012, "Foxcatcher" 2014).

Willem DafoeAppleton 1955

Willem Dafoe was born in Appleton, Wisconsin in 1955. Dafoe is an American actor (including "Platoon" 1986, "The Last Temptation of Christ" 1988, "Wild at Heart" 1990, "Shadow of the Vampire" 2000, "Spider-Man" 2002/2004/2007, "Antichrist "2009).

Tony ShalhoubGreen Bay 1953

Tony Shalhoub was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin in 1953. Shalhoub is an American actor who is mainly known in his popular and inter alia. with the Golden Globe and several Emmys winning roles as private detective "Adrian Monk" in the TV crime series "Monk" (2002-2009) is known.

Gene WilderMilwaukee 1933

Gene Wilder was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1933. He was an American actor who became famous as "Willy Wonka" in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (1971) and also in "Spring for Hitler" (1968), "Frankenstein Junior" (1974), "Trans-America -Express ”(1976) and“ Die Glücksjäger ”(1989) showed his talent as a film comedian.

LiberaceWest Allis 1919

Liberace was born in West Allis, Wisconsin in 1919. He was an American pianist, singer and entertainer who began his four-decade career as a piano prodigy at the height of his popularity as Mr. Showmanship ”and was considered the highest paid entertainer in the world.

Orson WellesKenosha 1915

Orson Welles was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He was born on May 6, 1915 and was one of the most recognized American film directors (including "Citizen Kane" 1941), actor, writer and a.o. Director of the radio play “War of the Worlds” (1938).

Spencer TracyMilwaukee 1900

Spencer Tracy was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1900. He was an American actor, one of the most famous character actors of the 20th century and two-time Oscar winner (74 films between 1930 and 1967, including "Manuel" in 1937, "The Old Man and the Sea" 1958, "The Judgment of Nuremberg "1962).

Frank Lloyd WrightRichland Center 1867

Frank Lloyd Wright was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin in 1867. He was an American architect and interior designer who shaped his discipline and was a pioneer with buildings such as the Imperial Hotel Tokyo (1915–1923), the Fallingwater residential building near Pittsburgh (1935–1937) and the Guggenheim Museum New York (1956–1959) modern and organic architecture applies.

Laura Ingalls WilderPepin County, Wisconsin 1867

Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in Pepin County, Wisconsin in 1867. She was an American writer whose autobiographical books about her life as a farmer's wife were the literary model for the successful TV series "Our Little Farm" (1974-1983).

King Camp GiletteFond du Lac 1855

King Camp Gilette was born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin in 1855. He was an American businessman and inventor who invented the blade razor (1895) and successfully mass-produced and sold it with the "The Gillette Company" he founded (1901).

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