List of Famous people born in Delaware, United States of America
Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden III was an American politician, lawyer, and officer in the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps from Wilmington, Delaware. He was the eldest of three children from the marriage of U.S. President Joe Biden and his first wife, Neilia Hunter Biden. He served as the 44th Attorney General of Delaware and was a Major in the Delaware Army National Guard.
Ashley Blazer Biden is an American social worker, activist, philanthropist, and fashion designer. The daughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, she served as the executive director of the Delaware Center for Justice from 2014 to 2019. Prior to her administrative role at the center, she worked in the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Biden founded the fashion company Livelihood, which partners with the online retailer Gilt Groupe to raise money for community programs focused on eliminating income inequality in the United States, launching it at New York Fashion Week in 2017.
Robert Hunter Biden is an American lawyer, who is the second son of U.S. President Joe Biden and his first wife, Neilia Hunter Biden. Hunter Biden is a hedge fund, venture capital, and private-equity fund entrepreneur who formerly held positions as a banker, public administration official, and registered lobbyist-firm attorney.
James Edward Allen is an American country music singer and songwriter. He is signed to Broken Bow Records imprint Stoney Creek, for which he has released the two singles "Best Shot" and "Make Me Want To" and the 2018 album Mercury Lane.
Aubrey Christina Plaza is an American actress, comedian, and producer. She began her career performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. She is best known for her starring role as April Ludgate on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation (2009–2015). She later starred in the FX drama series Legion (2017–2019).
Matthew Ryan Phillippe is an American actor. After appearing as Billy Douglas on the soap opera One Life to Live, he came to fame in the late 1990s with starring roles in films including I Know What You Did Last Summer, Cruel Intentions, and 54. In the 2000s, he appeared in several films, including Gosford Park (2001), Crash (2004), Flags of Our Fathers (2006), Breach (2007), Stop-Loss (2008), MacGruber (2010), and The Lincoln Lawyer (2011). In 2010, Phillippe played photographer Greg Marinovich in The Bang Bang Club, and then in the lead role of Bob Lee Swagger in the USA Network thriller drama Shooter (2016–2018).
Elisabeth Judson Shue is an American actress, best known for her roles in the films The Karate Kid (1984), Adventures in Babysitting (1987), Cocktail (1988), Back to the Future Part II (1989), Back to the Future Part III (1990), Soapdish (1991), The Saint (1997), Hollow Man (2000), Piranha 3D (2010), Battle of the Sexes (2017) and Death Wish (2018). For her performance in Leaving Las Vegas (1995), she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Valerie Ann Bertinelli is an American actress and television personality. She portrayed Barbara Cooper Royer on the sitcom One Day at a Time (1975–1984), Gloria on the religious drama series Touched by an Angel (2001–2003) and Melanie Moretti on the sitcom Hot in Cleveland (2010–2015). Since 2015, she has hosted the cooking shows Valerie's Home Cooking and Kids Baking Championship on Food Network.
Andrew Eppley Shue is an American actor, known for his role as Billy Campbell on the television series Melrose Place (1992–1999). He was on the Board of Directors for Do Something and is the co-founder of the social networking website CafeMom.
Franz-Olivier Giesbert is an American-born French journalist, author, and television presenter.