14 People From Illinois You Will Instantly Recognize

A tremendous number of celebrities and other famous icons have come out of Illinois, and some are more recognizable than others. This list of 14 familiar people from the Land of Lincoln will surprise you.

How many of these faces do you recognize instantly? Scroll on to find out:

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For more interesting stories about famous people from our state, check out eight homicides in Illinois history that will never be forgotten.

How many familiar people did you recognize? Share with us in the comments below!