The state of Ohio is not only known for it’s political history, railways and for being the first state in the North West to enter the union, but it’s also known for it’s famous faces and media figures. There are quite an extensive list of famous people who were born and raised in Ohio, ranging from political figures to inventors to comedians to film directors to infamous killers.
One of the most recognized people that comes from Ohio is famous actor and comedian Arsenio Hall. Hall was born in Cleveland, Ohio and is best known for his late night show ‘The Aresenio Hall Show’. Check out this link here. Another famous face from Ohio is film director, Steven Spielberg. Spielberg was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is best known for his blockbuster movies such as ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Schindler’s List’. Neil Armstrong was also born and raised in Ohio. He was born in Wapakoneta and is best known for being the very first man to walk on the moon. Some other famous folks from Ohio include: Charles Manson, Thomas Edison and Orville Wright.
Ohio is a great state to visit, whether you’re looking for a nice get away without the children or looking for a state that’s family friendly. If you’re planning on visiting, make sure to check out places such as The Northern Ohio Railway Museum, Brukner Nature Center, Clay Haus Restaurant and Mill Creek National Park.