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This article contains a list of notable people who were born or lived a significant amount of time in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. The counties appear after the names below (in parentheses) to denote primary county of origin.

The city of Pittsburgh is the second-largest city and the center of the second largest metro area in the U.S. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Artists[edit]

Actresses[edit]

Actors[edit]

Comedians[edit]

Reporters and anchors[edit]

Media personalities[edit]

Producers, directors, and effects[edit]

Music[edit]

Jazz, soul, R&B, and gospel[edit]

Classics and standards[edit]

Rock and alternative[edit]

Country and folk[edit]

Pop[edit]

Rap and hip-hop[edit]

Dancers and choreographers[edit]

Visual arts[edit]

Authors[edit]

David Scott Milton -- novelist, playwright, screenwriterP

Athletes[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Pitchers[edit]

Infielders[edit]

Outfielders[edit]

Managers and coaches[edit]

Baseball contributors[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Coaches[edit]

Forwards and centers[edit]

Guards[edit]

Basketball contributors[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Figure skating[edit]

Football[edit]

Coaches: primarily NFL[edit]

Coaches: other football[edit]

Quarterbacks[edit]

Running backs[edit]

Receivers and tight ends[edit]

Offensive linemen[edit]

Defensive linemen[edit]

Defensive backs and linebackers[edit]

Football specialists[edit]

  • George Blanda (Westmoreland) - had extended career as a punter after being a longtime quarterback
  • Fred Cox (Washington) - kicker, 1960s and 1970s
  • Pat McAfee (Allegheny) - punter, 2009–present
  • Bert Rechichar (Fayette) - 1952–61, defensive back and sometime kicker; from 1953 to 1970 held the record for longest field goal
  • Don Silvestri (Allegheny) - kicker in the 1990s
  • Tom Skladany (Allegheny) - punter 1978–83

Football contributors[edit]

Golf[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Centers and wingers[edit]

Defense[edit]

Goalies[edit]

Hockey contributors[edit]

Motorsports[edit]

Olympic sports[edit]

Soccer[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Other sports[edit]

Industry[edit]

Aviation[edit]

Steel and metals[edit]

Energy[edit]

Transport[edit]

Finance[edit]

Technology and communications[edit]

Consumer goods[edit]

Other industries[edit]

Labor[edit]

Religion[edit]

Science and research[edit]

Military[edit]

18th-century leaders[edit]

19th-century leaders[edit]

20th-century leaders[edit]

21st-century leaders[edit]

Medal winners: Mexican conflict[edit]

Medal winners: Civil War[edit]

Medal winners: Boxer Rebellion[edit]

Medal winners: World War I[edit]

  • Joe Thompson (Allegheny) - Pitt coach, Hall of Famer, Medal of Honor recipient

Medal winners: World War II[edit]

Medal winners: Korea[edit]

Medal winners: Vietnam[edit]

Medal winners: Somalia[edit]

Medal winners: Iraq and Afghanistan[edit]

Medal winners: at sea[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

Other military[edit]

Government[edit]

Governors and mayors[edit]

Congressmen and senators[edit]

Jurists[edit]

CIA and defense administrators[edit]

White House cabinet[edit]

Ambassadors[edit]

State legislators[edit]

Other administrators and advisors[edit]

Law enforcement[edit]

  • Vic Cianca - Pittsburgh traffic cop made famous by Johnny Carson, Candid Camera and Flashdance
  • Thomas Delahanty - police officer who took a bullet in President Ronald Reagan's 1981 assassination attempt; declared a hero and awarded a medal for bravery

Education[edit]

Royalty[edit]

Pets[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=tstRAAAAIBAJ&sjid=6m0DAAAAIBAJ&dq=today%20show%20pittsburgh&pg=6494%2C5595147
  2. ^ http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=47573
  3. ^ Fox, Margalit. "Jonathan Wolken, a Founder of Pilobolus, Dies at 60", The New York Times, June 15, 2010. Accessed July 5, 2010.
  4. ^ Faure, Stephen. "James Michalopoulos: Adventures in Painting". Inside Northside. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Dave Bush Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c Reichler, Joseph L., ed. (1979) [1969]. The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8. 
  7. ^ "Marc Robert Bulger". databaseBasketball.com. Retrieved November 10, 2012. 
  8. ^ http://articles.latimes.com/1985-08-25/sports/sp-24978_1_smu-penalties
  9. ^ a b http://www.postgazette.com/pg/12033/1207550-66.stm
  10. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/04209/352349.stm
  11. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11157/1151670-139.stm
  12. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/07/books/my-long-trip-home-by-mark-whitaker-review.html
  13. ^ http://www.adm.com/en-US/company/leadership/Pages/default.aspx
  14. ^ http://www.wtae.com/r/9610978/detail.html
  15. ^ German American Corner: ROEBLING, John Augustus (1806–69)
  16. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang. "Jerome Wolken, 82, Scientist Who Gave Sight to Some Blind", The New York Times, May 20, 1999. Accessed July 6, 2010.
  17. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11169/1154681-54.stm
  18. ^ "Amzi D. Harmon". Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  19. ^ http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/ramcginnis.htm
  20. ^ Woo, Elaine. "Albert L. Gordon dies at 94; attorney fought for gay rights", Los Angeles Times, September 6, 2009. Accessed September 9, 2009.
  21. ^ "William Hundley, 80, Lawyer for the Famous, Dies". The New York Times. June 13, 2006. Retrieved June 21, 2015. 

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