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List of people from the Pittsburgh metropolitan area

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.

Contents

Artists

Actresses

Actors

Comedians

Reporters/Anchors

Media Personalities

Producers/Directors/Effects

Music

Jazz/Soul/R&B/Gospel

Classics/Standards

Rock/Alternative

Country/Folk

Pop

Rap/Hip-Hop

Dancers/choreographers

Visual arts

Authors

Athletes

Baseball

Pitchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Managers & Coaches

Baseball contributors

Basketball

Coaches

Forwards/Centers

Guards

Basketball Contributors

Boxing

Figure skating

Football

Coaches:Primarily NFL

Coaches:Other Football

Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Receivers/Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Lineman

Defensive Backs, Linebackers

Football Specialists

  • George Blanda – (Westmoreland) extended career as a punter after being a longtime QB
  • 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
  • Tom Skladany – (Allegeny) punter 1978–83
  • Don Silvestri – (Allegheny) kicker in the 1990s

Football Contributors

Golf

Hockey

Centers/Wingers

Defense

Goalies

Hockey Contributors

Motorsports

Olympic Sports

Soccer

Tennis

Wrestling

Other Sports

Industry

Aviation

Steel/Metals

Energy

Transport

Finance

Technology/Communications

Consumer Goods

Other Industries

Labor

Religion

Science/Research

Military

18th Century Leaders

19th Century Leaders

20th Century Leaders

21st Century Leaders

Medal Winners: Mexican conflict

Medal Winners: Civil War

Medal Winners: Boxer Rebellion

Medal Winners: World War I

  • Joe Thompson - (Allegheny) Pitt coach, hall of famer, Medal of Honor winner.

Medal Winners: World War II

Medal winners: Korea

Medal Winners: Vietnam

Medal Winners: Somalia

Medal winners: Iraq/Afghanistan

Medal winners: at sea

Astronauts

Other military

Government

Governors and Mayors

Congressmen and Senators

Jurists

CIA/defense administrators

White House Cabinet

Ambassadors

State legislators

Other Administrators/Advisors

Law Enforcement

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

Education

Royalty

Pets

See also

References

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  3. ^ "Dave Bush Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
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  7. ^ German American Corner: ROEBLING, John Augustus (1806–69)
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  9. ^ "Amzi D. Harmon". Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  10. ^ Woo, Elaine. "Albert L. Gordon dies at 94; attorney fought for gay rights", Los Angeles Times, September 6, 2009. Accessed September 9, 2009.

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