You May Be Surprised To Learn These 12 Famous People Are From Oregon
When we think of Hollywood celebrities we tend to think they’re from, well, Hollywood, or maybe New York. While Oregon is not typically the first place we think of when it comes to famous personalities, we’re home to quite a few high profile stars. This is just a small selection of famous Oregonians, but it might still surprise you.
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These are obviously not all the famous folks who call Oregon their home state. There are a number of actors who star on shows on the smaller screen, too, as well as plenty of athletes, authors, and politicians. Who are your favorite famous Oregonians? Tell us in the comments below!
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.
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