Denver March 17, 2016
You May Be Surprised To Learn These 13 Famous People Are From Denver
Denver, Colorado: Home to the reining champion Denver Broncos, legal weed, and these 13 recognizable faces who were born in or around the city:
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1.) Tim Allen
This one may actually come as a surprise to some: the voice of the "Pure Michigan" commercials was actually born in the Mile High City.
2.) Trey Parker
The "South Park," (which is a real place BTW), "Team America," and "Book of Mormon" creator was born in Conifer, graduated from Evergreen High School, and graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder. America, (err.. Colorado?) Eff yeah!
3.) David Fincher
Though the native Denverite's face might not be recognizable, his movies certainly are! (Fincher has directed such blockbusters as Fight Club, Seven, and Gone Girl.)
What a "Beautiful Surprise"... the R&B singer was also born in Denver!
5.) Kristin Cavallari
The reality star, fashion designer, and football wife (Cavallari is married to Chicago Bears quarterback, Jay Cutler) was born in Denver.
6.) Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman
"He's fierce. He's unstoppable. He's real." ...and he was born and raised in Denver.
7.) Beth Chapman
Mrs. Bounty Hunter was also born in Denver! #fate
8.) Kristin Davis
Before she had the coveted 212 area code in Sex and the City, Davis was a 303 girl (from Boulder, to be exact).
9.) Karl Rove
Denver native Karl Rove was President George W. Bush's Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff from 2001 to 2007.
10.) John Kerry
Switching to the other side of the political spectrum, Secretary of State John Kerry hails from Aurora.
11.) Amy Van Dyken-Rouen
The six-time Olympic gold winner, who had America cheering for her all over again after a severe ATV accident in 2014, was born and raised in Denver.
12.) Chauncey Billups
Former NBA (and Nuggets) point guard "Mr. Big Shot" was born in Denver, graduated from George Washington High School, and shot hoops for the CU Buffs.
13.) AnnaSophia Robb
Young Carrie Bradshaw may have lived in New York, but young AnnaSophia Robb was born in Denver.
Which of these surprised you the most?