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List of people from Oregon

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This is a list of notable people associated with the US state of Oregon through either birth and/or residence

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Aedit

Obo Addy, musician
  • Bruce Abbott born 1954 – actor1
  • Kenneth Acker born 1992 – cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers
  • Duane Ackerson born 1942 – poet2
  • Alvin P Adams, Jr 1942–2015 – diplomat
  • Obo Addy 1936–2012 – worldbeat musician3
  • Brad Adkins born 1973 – artist4
  • Brock Adams 1927–2004 – US Representative and Senator from Washington
  • Robert H Adleman 1919–1995 – novelist, historian and restaurateur
  • Danny Ainge born 1959 – former National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball player, NBA executive
  • Erik Ainge born 1986 – New York Jets quarterback, and nephew of Danny Ainge
  • Art Alexakis born 1962 – member of Everclear5
  • Jerome Alden 1921–1997 – playwright and screenwriter6
  • James H Allen 1928–2015 – clown, author7
  • Laura Allen born 1974 – actress
  • Ryan Allen born 1990 – punter for the New England Patriots
  • Goli Ameri born 1956 – US Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs
  • Rachel Ames born 1929 – actress8
  • Aminé born 1994 – hip hop musician and rapper9
  • Bob Amsberry 1928–1957 – actor10
  • David Anders born 1981 – actor
  • Derek Anderson born 1983 – quarterback for the Carolina Panthers
  • Larry Andersen born 1962 – former Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Bruce Anderson born 1944 – former National Football League linebacker
  • Derek Anderson born 1983 – National Football League quarterback
  • Scott Anderson born 1962 – former Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Andy Andrist born 1965 – stand-up comedian
  • Oliver Cromwell Applegate 1845–1938 – politician11
  • James E Atwater born 1946 – scientist; 2006 Wright Brothers medalist
  • Montgomery Atwater 1904–1976 – author, skier, avalanche control expert
  • Jean M Auel born 1936 – author
  • Thomas J Autzen 1888–1958 – namesake of University of Oregon's stadium, contributing engineer to plywood manufacturing technologies

Bedit

Blanche Bates, actress Ty Burrell, actor
  • Charlie Babb 1873–1954 – Major League Baseball shortstop
  • Wally Backman born 1959 – Major League Baseball second baseman, Oregon Sports Hall of Fame inductee
  • Preston Bailey born 2000 – actor
  • Carl Barks 1901–2001 – comic book writer and artist
  • Rex T Barber 1917–2001 – World War II fighter pilot; known for shooting down Isoroku Yamamoto
  • Jeffrey Barry born 1969 – former Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Blanche Bates 1873–1941 – stage and film actress12
  • Scott Beach 1931–1996 – actor
  • Terry Bean – co-founder of the Human Rights Campaign and Democratic National Committee member
  • James Beard 1903–1985 – chef and food journalist
  • Austin Bibens-Dirkx born 1985 – relief pitcher for the Texas Rangers
  • Josh Bidwell born 1976 – former NFL punter
  • Mel Blanc 1908–1989 – voice actor13
  • Sheila Bleck born 1974 – IFBB professional bodybuilder
  • Lynette Boggs born 1963 – politician, attorney, author, Miss Oregon 1989
  • Harry D Boivin 1904–1999 – lawyer and legislative leader
  • Tracy Bonham born 1967 – alternative rock musician
  • William H Boring 1841–1932 – Civil War veteran, pioneer14
  • Kevin Boss born 1984 – tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs
  • Chris Botti born 1962 – trumpeter, recording artist
  • Grayson Boucher born 1984 – basketball player in the Streetball Mix Tape Tour
  • Bill Bowerman 1911–1999 – track coach at University of Oregon, Nike co-founder
  • Matt Braunger born 1974 – actor and stand-up comedian15
  • Ronnie Brewer born 1985 – player for the Chicago Bulls
  • Meredith Brooks born 1958 – musician
  • Scott Brosius born 1966 – former Major League Baseball third baseman for the Oakland A's and New York Yankees
  • Jasmin Savoy Brown born 1994 – actress16
  • Kate Brown born 1960 – Spanish-born politician, 38th and current Governor of Oregon
  • Brian Bruney born 1982 – former Major League Baseball relief pitcher
  • Louise Bryant 1885–1936 – journalist and writer
  • Edgar Buchanan 1903–1979 – actor
  • Peter Buck born 1956 – musician, lead guitarist of REM17
  • Jamie Burke born 1971 – former Major League Baseball catcher
  • Ty Burrell 1967– – actor18
  • Brian Burres born 1981 – Major League Baseball pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates

Cedit

Beverly Cleary, author
  • Bruce Campbell born 1958 – actor
  • Marion Eugene Carl 1915-1998 – United States Marine Corps fighter ace and record-setting test pilot
  • Jean Carmen 1913–1993 – actress, pin-up model
  • Margaret Carter born 1935 – politician19
  • Raymond Carver 1938–1988 – author
  • Erin Chambers born 1979 – actress
  • Jeff Charleston born 1983 – former National Football League defensive end
  • Daveigh Chase born 1990 – actress20
  • Janet Chvatal born 1964 – classical soprano, author and director of musicals
  • Beverly Cleary born 1916 – author
  • Donald Cook 1901–1961 – actor21
  • Kellen Clemens born 1983 – National Football League quarterback for the San Diego Chargers
  • Michelle Clunie born 1969 – actress
  • Chad Cota born 1971 – former National Football League player and co-owner of InfoStructure
  • Pinto Colvig 1892–1967 – actor, voice actor
  • Thomas Condon 1822–1907 – minister, geologist, and paleontologist
  • Gretchen Corbett born 1947 – actress
  • Henry W Corbett 1827–1903 – Oregon pioneer, businessman, politician, and philanthropist
  • Henry L Corbett 1881–1957 – businessman, civic leader, and politician
  • Robert O Cornthwaite 1917–2006 – character actor, Picket Fences
  • Trevor Crowe born 1983 – Major League Baseball outfielder for the Cleveland Indians
  • Ann Curry born 1956 – television journalist

Dedit

James Dutton, astronaut
  • Bernard Daly 1858–1920 – Pioneer doctor, businessman, rancher, and politician
  • George Dantzig 1914–2005 – mathematical scientist
  • Ray 1900–1983 and Hugh DeAutremont 1900–1984 – criminals
  • David DeCoteau born 1962 – film director and producer
  • Richard Diebenkorn 1922–1993 – artist
  • Marie Aioe Dorion ca 1786–1850 – member of Pacific Fur Company expedition22
  • Sarah Dougher born 1967 – musician
  • Sho Dozono born 1944 – businessman, candidate in 2008 Portland mayoral race
  • Brandon Drury born 1992 – second baseman for the Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Mindy Duncan – beauty queen
  • Mike Dunleavy, Jr born 1980 – basketball player for the Chicago Bulls
  • Patrick Duffy born 1949 – actor23
  • Katherine Dunn 1945–2016 – writer24
  • James Dutton born 1968 – astronaut

Eedit

Jacoby Ellsbury, outfielder for the New York Yankees
  • Robert Eakin 1848–1917 – Oregon Supreme Court chief justice
  • Randall Edwards born 1961 – Oregon State Treasurer
  • Chandler Egan 1884–1936 – golf course designer
  • Mike Ekstrom born 1983 – Major League Baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays
  • Sam Elliott born 1944 – actor
  • LeRoy Ellis 1940–2012 – NBA basketball player25
  • Jacoby Ellsbury born 1983 – Major League Baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees26
  • Harris Ellsworth 1899–1986 – member of US Congress from Oregon
  • Jeri Ellsworth born 1974 – entrepreneur and autodidact computer chip designer
  • Jack Ely 1943–2015 – musician of The Kingsmen
  • Douglas Engelbart 1925–2013 – inventor and early computer pioneer
  • Marie Equi 1872–1952 – physician and anarchist
  • Neil Everett born 1962 – ESPN sportscaster
  • Tom Everett born 1948 – actor
  • Chris Eyre born 1968 – film director and producer

Fedit

Nell Franzen, actress
  • Tami Farrell born 1984 – Miss Teen USA 2003
  • Mark Few born 1962 – head men's basketball coach at Gonzaga University
  • Todd Field born 1964 – screenwriter, film director, actor
  • David Fincher born 1962 – film director
  • Francis Fletcher 1814–1871 – British Oregon pioneer27
  • George Buck Flower 1937–2004 – actor
  • Sally Flynn born 1946 – singer
  • Dick Fosbury born 1947 – track and field athlete; invented the "Fosbury Flop"
  • Howie Fox 1921–1955 – Major League Baseball pitcher28
  • Harriet Frank, Jr born 1917 – screenwriter
  • Nell Franzen 1889–1973 – actress
  • Alex Frost born 1987 – actor

Gedit

Matt Groening, cartoonist
  • Clark Gable 1901–1960 – actor29
  • Maggie Gallagher born 1960 – social conservative writer and commentator
  • Dan Gauthier born 1963 – actor
  • Laura Gibson born 1979 – singer-songwriter, musician30
  • Alfred Carlton Gilbert 1884–1961 – athlete, toy-maker and businessman; inventor of the Erector Set
  • Karl Glusman born 1988 – actor31
  • Neil Goldschmidt born 1940 – influential and controversial Governor, Mayor of Portland, lobbyist
  • Alex Green born 1988 – National Football League running back for the Green Bay Packers
  • Edith Green 1910–1987 – Oregon congresswoman and educator
  • Scott Gragg born 1972 – National Football League offensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers and New York Jets
  • Kevin Gregg born 1978 – relief pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles
  • Matt Groening born 1954 – creator of The Simpsons
  • Jeremy Guthrie born 1979 – Major League Baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals

Hedit

Herbert Hoover, 34th President of the United States
  • Kevin Hagen 1928–2005 – actor32
  • Page Hamilton born 1960 – musician
  • William "Bill" Hanley 1910–1935 – pioneer rancher and wildlife conservation advocate
  • Kathleen Hanna born 1968 – singer, songwriter
  • Tonya Harding born 1970 – ice skater, boxer
  • Katie Harman born 1980 – Miss America 2002
  • Gregory Harrison born 1950 – actor, Trapper John, MD
  • Oscar Harstad 1892–1985 – Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Taylor Hart born 1991 – defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Mark Hatfield 1922–2011 – Oregon legislator, secretary of state, governor and US senator
  • Scott Hatteberg born 1969 – former MLB first baseman and catcher
  • John Haughm born 1975 – vocalist and guitarist for folk metal band Agalloch
  • Carey Hayes born 1961 – screenwriter
  • Chad Hayes born 1961 – screenwriter
  • Todd Haynes born 1961 – director33
  • Hazel P Heath 1909–1998 – mayor, Homer, Alaska
  • Jon Heder born 1977 – actor
  • Margaux Hemingway 1955–1996 – fashion model, actress and granddaughter of writer Ernest Hemingway
  • Bobby Henderson – Pastafarian and prophet of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
  • Howard Hesseman born 1940 – actor, played disc jockey "Johnny Fever" on the television sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati
  • DK Holm born 1953 – movie reviewer, Internet columnist, radio broadcaster, and author
  • Herbert Hoover 1874–1964 – moved to Oregon at the age of eleven; 31st President of the United States 1929–1933
  • Nick Hundley born 1983 – catcher for the Baltimore Orioles

Iedit

  • Terri Irwin born 1964 – co-star with husband Steve Irwin

Jedit

Chief Joseph, leader of the Wal-lam-wat-kain Wallowa band of Nez Perce
  • Larry Jansen 1920–2009 – Major League Baseball pitcher and coach34
  • Margo Jennings born 1945 – athletic coach
  • Ethel Jewett 1877–1944 – actress35
  • Bill Johnson 1960–2016 – World Cup alpine ski racer36
  • June Jones born 1953 – head football coach for Southern Methodist University
  • Terrence Jones born 1992 – basketball player for the Houston Rockets
  • Chief Joseph 1840–1904 – chief of the Wal-lam-wat-kain Wallowa band of Nez Perce Native Americans

Kedit

  • Mat Kearney born 1978 – musician
  • Barnaby Keeney 1914–1980 – president of Brown University
  • Scott Kelly born 1967 – musician Neurosis
  • Shell Kepler 1958–2008 – actress37
  • Maude Kerns 1876–1965 – avant-garde visual artist38
  • Ken Kesey 1935–2001 – author
  • Kip Kinkel born 1982 – school shooter
  • Justin Kirk born 1969 – actor
  • John Kitzhaber born 1947 – Oregon Governor 1995–2003, 2011–2015
  • Phil Knight born 1938 – founder of Nike
  • Tonya Knight born 1966 – IFBB professional bodybuilder
  • A Thomas Kraabel 1934–2016 – classics scholar39
  • Jon Krakauer born 1954 – author and mountaineer
  • Nicholas Kristof born 1959 – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist40
  • Taya Kyle born 1974 – author, wife of Chris Kyle

Ledit

Winona LaDuke, Native American rights activist
  • Winona LaDuke born 1959 – Native American activist
  • Alicia Lagano born 1979 – actress
  • Ben Hur Lampman 1886–1954 – journalist, essayist, Poet Laureate41
  • Frances Moore Lappé born 1944 – author and activist
  • Lars Larson born 1959 – radio talk show host
  • Ursula K Le Guin born 1929 – author
  • Barbara Coombs Lee born 1947 – president of Compassion & Choices
  • Leonard Levy 1923–2006 – Pulitzer Prize winner
  • Rian Lindell born 1977 – NFL placekicker for the Buffalo Bills
  • Jon Lindstrom born 1957 – actor, General Hospital, Port Charles
  • Gary Loudermilk born 1952 – radio personality, known as "Gary the Retard" in Howard Stern's Wack Pack
  • Courtney Love born 1964 – musician, actress42
  • Kevin Love born 1987 – NBA basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Jed Lowrie born 1984 – infielder for the Houston Astros

Medit

Rose McGowan, actress Lee Morse, jazz singer and guitarist
  • Ranald MacDonald 1824–1894 – first man to teach the English language in Japan
  • Holly Madison born 1979 – former girlfriend of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, model, television personality
  • Dick Magruder 1946–1978 – rancher, lawyer, and politician
  • Larry Mahan born 1943 – six-time World All-Around Rodeo Champion cowboy
  • Donald Malarkey born 1921 – World War II soldier
  • Bridget Marquardt born 1973 – former girlfriend of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, model, actress, television personality
  • Richard Laurence Marquette born 1934 – serial killer
  • Jeron Mastrud born 1987 – tight end for the Oakland Raiders
  • David Mayo born 1991 – linebacker for the Carolina Panthers
  • Lewis A McArthur 1883–1951 – author of Oregon Geographic Names
  • Tom McCall 1913–1983 – 30th Governor of Oregon
  • David McCord 1897–1997 – poet
  • Rose McGowan 1973– – actress43
  • Dallas McKennon 1919–2009 – voice actor; voice of Gumby, Pokey, Archie Andrews, and Tony the Tiger
  • Cathy McMorris Rodgers born 1969 – US Representative, Chair of the House Republican Conference
  • Charles McNary 1874–1944 – US senator, and 1940 republican US vice presidential nominee
  • Pat McQuistan born 1983 – 2014 Super Bowl winner with the Seattle Seahawks
  • Mayo Methot 1904–1951 – actress; third wife of Humphrey Bogart
  • Charis Michelsen born 1974 – actress and former model
  • Quintin Mikell born 1980 – safety for the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Jourdan Miller born 1993 – fashion model, America's Next Top Model winner44
  • Bob Mionske born 1962 – attorney and former Olympic and professional bicycle racer
  • Geoffrey Moore born 1946 – high-technology consultant and author
  • Joel Moore born 1977 – actor
  • Walt Morey 1907–1992 – author45
  • Lee Morse 1897–1954 – jazz and blues singer/songwriter, Broadway actress46
  • Macy Morse born 1921 – peace activist
  • Ona Munson 1903–1955 – actress
  • Dale Murphy born 1956 – former Major League Baseball player
  • Brent Musburger born 1939 – CBS, ABC, ESPN sportscaster

Nedit

  • Legedu Naanee born 1983 – National Football League wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers
  • James Nesmith 1820–1885 – Oregon pioneer, lawyer, and politician
  • John Strong Newberry 1822–1892 – geologist, physician, explorer, and author
  • William A Niskanen 1933–2011 – economist
  • Kim Novak born 1933 – actress47

Oedit

  • Austin O'Brien born 1981 – actor18
  • Owamagbe Odighizuwa born 1992 – defensive end for the New York Giants
  • Jack Ohman born 1960 – editorial cartoonist for The Oregonian
  • Musse Olol – social activist
  • Eric Christian Olsen born 1977 – actor48
  • Kaitlin Olson born 1975 – actress
  • Bethenia Angelina Owens-Adair 1840–1926 – activist, physician49

Pedit

Chuck Palahniuk, author
  • Bob Packwood born 1932 – former United States Senate and Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee
  • Bettie Page 1923–2008 – pin-up model50
  • Chuck Palahniuk born 1961 – journalist, author
  • Mark Parent born 1961 – former Major League Baseball catcher
  • Ken Patera born 1943 – professional wrestler, Olympic weightlifter, and strongman competitor
  • Chief Paulina unknown–1867 – leader of the Hunipuitöka band of Northern Paiute Native Americans
  • Linus Pauling 1901–1994 – chemist and activist; only person to win two Nobel Prizes outright
  • Bill Pearl – world champion bodybuilder
  • Alfred Peet 1920–2007 – founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea
  • Kari Ann Peniche born 1984 – actress51
  • Jack Pennick 1895–1964 – actor
  • Tom Peterson born 1930 – home appliance retailer and television pitchman
  • Kim M Peyton-McDonald 1957–1986 – gold medalist from 1976 Summer Olympics; Oregon Sports Hall of Fame inductee
  • Julianne Phillips born 1960 – actress; ex-wife of Bruce Springsteen
  • River Phoenix 1970–1993 – actor, musician, and activist
  • Mitch Pileggi born 1952 – actor
  • Henry Pittock 1835–1919 – Oregon pioneer; founder and publisher of The Oregonian
  • Troy Polamalu born 1981 – strong safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Elias Porter 1914–1987 – psychologist
  • Norris Poulson 1895–1982 – 36th mayor of Los Angeles52
  • Jane Powell born 1929 – actress53
  • Steve Prefontaine 1951–1975 – track athlete
  • Megan Prelinger born 1967 – cultural historian, archivist
  • Maudie Prickett 1914–1976 – actress

Redit

John Reed, journalist
  • Ruth Radelet born 1982 – musician, lead singer of Chromatics54
  • Ahmad Rashād born 1949 – college and National Football League player and sportscaster
  • Johnnie Ray 1927–1990 – singer, songwriter
  • Susan Raye born 1944 – country singer
  • John Reed 1887–1920 – journalist and Bolshevik activist55
  • Holiday Reinhorn born 1967 – fiction writer; married to actor Rainn Wilson
  • Mike Remmers born 1989 – offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers
  • Harold Reynolds born 1960 – Major League Baseball player; television analyst
  • Kim Rhodes born 1969 – actress and singer
  • Mike Rich born 1959 – screenwriter
  • Jenelle Riley born 1972 – journalist, screenwriter56
  • Mike Riley born 1953 – football player for Alabama Crimson Tide and Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach
  • Lisa Rinna born 1963 – actress
  • Dante Rosario born 1984 – tight end for the Chicago Bears
  • Terrence Ross born 1991 – NBA player for the Toronto Raptors
  • Zac Rosscup born 1988 – pitcher for the Chicago Cubs
  • Mark Rothko 1903–1970 – Latvian expressionist artist57
  • Aaron Rowand born 1977 – MLB player for San Francisco Giants and Chicago White Sox
  • Burt Rutan born 1943 – aerospace engineer
  • Ad Rutschman born 1931 – football and baseball coach at Linfield College
  • Susan Ruttan born 1948 – actress58

Sedit

Dean Smith, pilot Brenda Strong, actress
  • Domantas Sabonis born 1996 – player for the Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Mendel Sachs 1927–2012 – theoretical physicist
  • Katee Sackhoff born 1980 – actress55
  • Curtis Salgado born 1954 – blues, rhythm and blues, and soul singer and harmonica player
  • Rebecca Schaeffer 1967–1989 – actress
  • Shoni Schimmel born 1992 – WNBA player with the Atlanta Dream
  • Les Schwab 1917–2007 – businessman59
  • Dale Scott born 1959 – Major League Baseball umpire
  • Daniel Seavey born 1999 – musician, singer-songwriter, and contestant on American Idol season 14
  • Doc Severinsen born 1927 – trumpeter, bandleader on The Tonight Show
  • Kyle Singler born 1988 – small forward for the Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Sonny Sixkiller – former Washington Huskies quarterback; actor
  • Alek Skarlatos born 1992 – Oregon Army National Guardsman specialist known for stopping a gunman in a Paris-bound train from Amsterdam via Brussels; contestant on Dancing with the Stars season 21
  • Matt Slauson born 1986 – guard for the Chicago Bears
  • Dean Smith 1899–1987 – pioneer pilot60
  • Elliott Smith 1969–2003 – musician
  • Chael Sonnen born 1977 – mixed martial artist
  • Esperanza Spalding born 1984 – jazz musician55
  • Erik Spoelstra born 1970 – head coach for the Miami Heat
  • Mary Jane Spurlin 1883–1970 – Oregon's first woman judge
  • Ralph Stackpole 1885–1973 – visual artist61
  • Colleen Stan born 1956 – kidnapping victim, activist62
  • William Gladstone Steel 1883–1934 – conservationist, known as the "father of Crater Lake"
  • Ryan Stevenson born 1979 – musician63
  • David Ogden Stiers born 1942 – actor
  • Eric A Stillwell born 1962 – screenwriter and producer
  • Kimberley Strassel born 1972 – author, member of The Wall Street Journal editorial board
  • Robert W Straub 1920–2002 – Governor of Oregon
  • Brenda Strong born 1960 – actress
  • Sally Struthers born 1948 – actress
  • Drew Struzan born 1947 – artist
  • Ndamukong Suh born 1987 – defensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins
  • William L Sullivan born 1953 – author of outdoor guide books

Tedit

Maria Thayer, actress
  • Jack Tafari born 1946 – housing-rights activist
  • Ruth Taylor 1905–1984 – actress
  • Maria Thayer born 1975 – actress64
  • Tommy Thayer born 1960 – musician, lead guitarist of Kiss
  • Inga Thompson born 1968 – professional bicycle racer65
  • Andy Tillman born 1952 – Llama rancher, businessman, and author
  • Barrett Tillman born 1948 – novelist and military historian
  • Kevin Towers born 1961 – general manager for the Arizona Diamondbacks
  • April Genevieve Tucholke – young adult novelist
  • Corin Tucker born 1972 – musician, guitarist

Uedit

  • Ime Udoka born 1977 – small forward for the San Antonio Spurs
  • Sara Jean Underwood born 1984 – Playboy Playmate of the Year 2007, model, actress

Vedit

  • Richard VanGrunsven born 1939 – homebuilt aircraft designer
  • Gus Van Sant born 1952 – director66
  • Paige VanZant born 1994 – mixed martial artist
  • Laura Veirs born 1973 – folk singer-songwriter
  • Will Vinton born 1948 – director and producer

Wedit

Lindsay Wagner, actress
  • Lindsay Wagner born 1949 – actress67
  • Don Wakamatsu born 1963 – bench coach for the Kansas City Royals
  • Neale Donald Walsch born 1943 – author
  • Don Walsh born 1931 – oceanographer, explorer
  • Bill Warren 1943–2016 – film historian68
  • Craig Wasson born 1954 – actor
  • Michael Waterman born 1942 – scientist
  • Connor Weil born 1994 – actor69
  • Bob Welch – author and columnist
  • John West 1809–1888 – Scottish captain and inventor
  • Oswald West 1873–1960 – 14th Governor of Oregon
  • Opal Whiteley 1897–1992 – nature writer and diarist70
  • Dave Wiegand – winner of 2005 and 2009 National Scrabble championship
  • Carl Wieman born 1951 – physicist, winner of 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics laureate
  • Dave Wilcox born 1942 – Hall of Fame linebacker with the San Francisco 49ers
  • Edy Williams born 1942 – film and television actress
  • Mitch Williams born 1964 – Major League Baseball relief pitcher, studio analyst for MLB Network
  • Bridgette Wilson born 1973 – actress, singer and model
  • Nancy Wilson born 1954 – musician, Heart71
  • Kyle Wiltjer born 1992 – player for the Houston Rockets
  • Renn Woods born 1958 – actress
  • Anthony Wynn born 1962 – author

Zedit

  • John Zerzan born 1943 – anthropologist and anarchist writer

See alsoedit

  • Biography portal
  • Lists portal
  • Oregon portal
By city
  • List of people from Bend, Oregon
  • List of people from Eugene, Oregon
  • List of people from Hillsboro, Oregon
  • List of people from Portland, Oregon
By public office
  • List of Chief Justices of the Oregon Supreme Court
  • List of Governors of Oregon
  • List of Oregon judges
  • List of Presidents of the Oregon State Senate
  • List of speakers of the Oregon House of Representatives
  • List of United States Representatives from Oregon
  • List of United States Senators from Oregon
By educational institution affiliation
  • List of Oregon State University alumni
  • List of Oregon State University faculty and staff
  • List of Reed College people
  • List of University of Oregon alumni
  • List of University of Oregon faculty and staff
  • List of Willamette University alumni

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