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Famous Rhode Islanders

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Harry Anderson -- Newport -- actor
George M. Cohan -- Providence -- singer, dancer, producer, actor, playwright, composer
Eddie Dowling -- Woonsocket -- actor, stage producer
Nelson Eddy -- Providence -- singer, actor
Peter Farrelly -- Cumberland -- writer, director
Jabez Gorham -- Providence -- silversmith
Robert Gray -- Tiverton -- sea captain
Spalding Gray -- Barrington -- writer, performance artist
Nathanael Greene -- Warwick -- Revolutionary War general
Bobby Hackett -- Providence -- trumpeter
David Hartman -- Pawtucket -- TV newscaster
Esek Hopkins -- first commander-in-chief of the Continental Navy
Ruth Hussey -- Providence -- actress
Anne Hutchinson -- Providence -- first woman to establish a town in America (Providence)
Thomas H. Ince -- Newport -- film producer
Van Johnson -- Newport -- actor
Galway Kinnell -- Providence -- poet
Nap Lajoie -- first American League batting champion
Irving R. Levine -- Pawtucket -- news correspondent
H. P. Lovecraft -- Providence -- author
Ida Lewis -- Newport -- lighthouse keeper
Dana Munro -- educator, historian
Matthew C. Perry -- Newport -- naval officer
Oliver Hazard Perry -- South Kingstown -- naval hero of the War of 1812
Samuel Slater -- Pawtucket -- father of the American textile industry
Gilbert Stuart -- North Kingstown -- portrait painter
Stephen Wilcox -- Westerly -- inventor
Jemima Wilkinson -- Cumberland -- religious leader
Leonard Woodcock -- Providence -- labor union official

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This page was last updated on July 07, 2018.