Famous Celebrities from Massachusetts

Jeff BagwellJeff Bagwell

Bagwell is a former professional baseball who played his whole career with the Houston Astros, however, he was born in Boston Massachusetts. He had a lifetime. 297 batting average and was just one home run shy of reaching 450 for his career. In 2010 he was hired as the hitting coach for the Astros but did not return in 2011.

Vinny Del NegroVinny Del Negro

Vinny Del Negro is a retired American basketball player. Del Negro is currently the head coach of the Los Angeles helping steer the franchise to only their second play-off appearance in their history.

Previous to the Clippers he was head coach of the Chicago Bulls for two years.

Patrick EwingPatrick Ewing

He might be the most famous basketball player to have played for the New York Knicks but Ewing grew up in Cambridge Massachusetts when he moved there as a 12-year-old.

He was inducted into the Hall of Fame on September 5, 2008 after finishing with 24,815 points, 11,617 rebounds and 2,894 blocks.

Dane CookDane Cook

Cook is an American stand-up comedian and film actor starring in films such as: Employee of the Month, Good Luck Chuck, Dan in Real Life. He’s no stranger to social media having built up a fan base on Myspace. He has released five comedy albums: Harmful If Swallowed; Retaliation; Vicious Circle; Rough Around The Edges: Live From Madison Square Garden; and Isolated Incident

 Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby

Cosby is a man who needs no introduction. He’s one of America’s most famous actors having starred on the TheCosby Show for eight seasons. Throw in a brilliant stand-up career and the 75-year-old is truly an American entertainment great.

He has been a spokesman of  various companies, including Jell O, Texas Instruments, Kodak film, Ford,  and Coca-Cola.

Jay Leno

Jay Leno

Leno is one of the biggest names in American entertainment. He’s hosted the The Tonight Show with Jay Leno since 1992 and has led a very successful comedy career. Leno has one of the biggest car collections in the world with around 100 cars and near to 90 motorcycles.


Conan O’BrienConan O’Brien

Conan O’Brien is another extremely famous late night talkshow host. Ha has been a writer for Saturday Night Live as well The Simpsons. He hosted Late Night with Conan O’Brien from 1993 to 2009 before returning in 2010 to host Conan.

Matt LeBlancMatt LeBlanc

LeBlanc played the part of Joey in Friends for 10 years, which has made him one of the most recognisable people in acting. Since Friends LeBlanc has starred in the popular sitcom Episodeswhere he plays a fictional version of himself.


Matthew PerryMatthew Perry

Like LeBlanc, Perry made his name on the sitcom Friends. He played the role of Chandler and became a hero amongst Friends fans for his sarcastic n witty jokes. The 43-year-old now stars as Ryan King, a sportscaster, on the NBC comedy Go On.


Kurt RussellKurt Russell

Hollywood action star Kurt Russell has been acting in films since the 70’s starring in such films as: The Thing, Stargate, Escape From New York and Tango And Cash. Russell is in a relationship with Hollywood great Goldie Hawn and they’ve been together since the early 80’s. His latest movie performance was in the film Touchback; a film where a man looks back 15 years to the injury that ended his career as a promising high-school football player.

Uma ThurmanUma Thurman

Uma Thurman is one of Quentin Tarantino’s favourite actresses having cast her in Pulp Fiction and both the Kill Bill movies. She starred in the TV series Smash and she is expected to reprise her role as The Bride in Kill Bill Volume 3.


Bobby BrownBobby Brown

Brown is most famous for behind the husband of Whitney Houston. However, he did have his own R&B career that put him in the public spotlight with Two Can Play That Game his biggest hit. More recently he had roles in films such as: Nora’s Hair Salon, Go for Broke and Two Can Play That Game.


John CenaJohn Cena

Cena is currently a professional wrestler in the WWE as well as an actor. He grew up in in West Newbury, Massachusetts where he graduated from Springfield College with a degree in exercise physiology.

Since joining the WWE has starred in films such as The Marine and released a rap album called You Can’t See Me Now.

Steven TylerSteven Tyler

He is one of the most famous rock stars on the planet having been the lead singer of Aerosmith since 1970. Since then the band has released 15 studio albums and gone on countless world tours, selling roughly 150 million albums in the process. Tyler has been a judge on American Idol but announced in 2012 that he would be leaving the show.


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