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The following is a list of notable people who were born, raised, or a resident of the U.S. state of Connecticut, with place of birth or residence when known.

Actors, producers, and directors

Ernest Borgnine
Glenn Close
Paul Giamatti
Lillian Hellman
Katharine Hepburn
Christopher Lloyd
Seth MacFarlane
Robert Mitchum
Rosalind Russell


Brad Ausmus
Walter Camp
John DiBartolomeo
Aaron Hernandez
Brian Leetch
Floyd Little
Joey Logano
George Springer

Authors, artists, and educators

Suzanne Collins
Stephenie Meyer
Arthur Miller
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Mark Twain
Noah Webster

Business people, scientists, and inventors

P.T. Barnum
Samuel Colt
Charles Goodyear
J.P. Morgan

Journalists and commentators

Chris Berman
Charles Dow

Military figures

Ethan Allen
Benedict Arnold
John Brown
Nathan Hale

Musicians, singers, and composers

The Carpenters
John Mayer

Politicians and statesmen

George H. W. Bush
George W. Bush
Joe Lieberman
Roger Sherman
Morrison Waite

Religious and spiritual figures

YouTube celebrities

Casey Neistat

Other figures

See also


  1. ^ Barry Levinson at IMDb. Retrieved May 14, 2014.
  2. ^ "In Litchfield County, a $25 Million Explosion". The New York Times. June 17, 2005. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
  3. ^ "Julius Seligson". October 14, 1987 – via
  4. ^ Barker, Sean (June 13, 2021). "Ridgefield swimmer Kieran Smith qualifies for Olympics in 400 freestyle". Connecticut Post. Retrieved July 20, 2021.
  5. ^ "Madeleine L'Engle". Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
  6. ^ "Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary Dies at 72". The New York Times. August 16, 2009. Retrieved April 29, 2014.