Famous Waukeganites

Diane Ackerman
Diane Ackerman
Author
Edward Amet
Edward Amet
Inventor
Phil Austin
Phil Austin
Artist
Harrison Bankhead
Harrison Bankhead
Musician
Bob Barnett
Bob Barnett
Attorney
Gary Bennett Opens in new window
Gary Bennett
MLB
Jack Benny
Jack Benny
Actor/Comedian
Bryan Blair
Bryan Blair
Special Effects Tech.
Jim Bitterman
Jim Bitterman
Reporter - CNN
Eleanor T. Bland
Eleanor T. Bland
Author
Johnny Blaze
Johnny Blaze
Marvel’s Ghost Rider
Pat Booth Lynch
Pat Booth-Lynch
Author
Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury
Author
Connie Brazelton
Conni Brazelton
Actress
Cpl. Richard E. Bush
Cpl. Richard E. Bush
Medal of Honor
David Corky Calhoun
Corky Calhoun
NBA All Star
George Chandler
George Chandler
Actor
David Clennon
David Clennon
Actor
Dorothy Cole
Dorothy Cole
Opera Singer
Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole
Entertainer
Admiral Richard Lansing Conolly
Admiral Richard
Lansing Conolly
Lyn Cote
Lyn Cote
Author
Kate Cory
Kate Cory
Artist/Photographer
John Covert
John Covert
Filmmaker
Betty Currie
Betty Currie
Clinton Secretary
Lolita Davidovich
Lolita Davidovich
Actress
John Dickshot
Johnny Dickshot
Pro Baseball
Steve Digiorgio
Steve DiGiorgio
Musician
Lee England JrLee England Jr.
Musician
Dr. Kathy Fields
Dr. Kathy Fields
Inventor
Neil Flynn
Neil Flynn
Actor
Franklin L. Ford
Franklin L. Ford
Historian
Major General Jack Frisbie
Major General
Jack Frisbie

Otto Graham
Otto Graham
NFL Hall of Fame
Mark Victor Hansen
Mark Victor Hansen
Author
Orion Howe
Orion P. Howe
Medal of Honor
Theophilis Jamal
Theophilis Jamal
Filmmaker / Actor
Jovenes de ValorJovenes de Valor
Entertainers
Ward Just
Ward Just
Author
Dr. Eugene P. King
Dr. Eugene P. King
Physician/Athlete
Mickey Kuhn
Mickey Kuhn
Actor
Louis LancilotiLouis Lanciloti
Actor
Josh Mallett
Josh Mallett aka RIP
Musician
Lee Manfield Lee Manfield
Entertainer
Shawn Marion
Shawn Marion
NBA All Star
Brandon MasseyBrandon Massey
Author
Rashaan Melvin
Rashaan Melvin
NFL
Justin MentellJustin Mentell
Actor
Russell Nype
Russell Nype
Tony Award Winner

Bob O’Farrell
Bob O’Farrell
MLB
David Ogrin GolferDavid Ogrin
Pro Golfer
Jerry Orbach
Jerry Orbach
Actor

Anita Padilla
Anita Padilla
TV Reporter
Rob Paravonian
Rob Paravonian
Comedian
John Hicks Pearce
John Hicks Pearce
Stunt Coordinator

Dr. Vincent Price
Dr. Vincent Price
Inventor

Tamara RashellTamara Rashelle
Author

Kim S. Robinson
Kim S. Robinson
Author
Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez
Boxer


Janice Rule
Janice Rule
Actress


Ed Sedar
Ed Sedar
MLB


Kelly Simmons Author
Kelly Simmons
Author

Bryan W. Simon
Bryan W. Simon
Film/Stage Director


Marvin Smith
Marvin Smith
Musician


Colin Strause
Colin Strause
Filmmaker


Greg Strause
Greg Strause
Filmmaker

Michael Turner
Michael Turner
NFL


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Gaylord Truesdell
Artist

Brian Van Holt
Brian Van Holt
Actor

Chuck Waters
Chuck Waters
Stunt Coordinator


John Williams
John Williams
Civil War Soldier


Lary Yellen
Reporter