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This article contains a list of notable people who were born or lived a significant amount of time in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 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

ArtistsEdit

ActressesEdit

ActorsEdit

ComediansEdit

Reporters and anchorsEdit

Media personalitiesEdit

Producers, directors, and effectsEdit

MusicEdit

Jazz, soul, R&B, and gospelEdit

Classics and standardsEdit

Rock and alternativeEdit

ClassicalEdit

Country and folkEdit

PopEdit

Rap and hip-hopEdit

Dancers and choreographersEdit

Visual artsEdit

AuthorsEdit

AthletesEdit

BaseballEdit

Baseball contributorsEdit

BasketballEdit

CoachesEdit

Forwards and centersEdit

GuardsEdit

Basketball contributorsEdit

BoxingEdit

Figure skatingEdit

FootballEdit

Coaches: primarily NFLEdit

Coaches: other footballEdit

QuarterbacksEdit

Running backsEdit

Receivers and tight endsEdit

Offensive linemenEdit

Defensive linemenEdit

Defensive backs and linebackersEdit

Football specialistsEdit

Football contributorsEdit

GolfEdit

  • Scott Dunlap – PGA and Champions Tour
  • Bob Friend – PGA and Nationwide Tour
  • Jim Simons – as an amateur nearly won 1971 U.S. Open; first tournament winner using a metal driver

HockeyEdit

Centers and wingersEdit


DefenseEdit

GoaliesEdit

Hockey contributorsEdit

MotorsportsEdit

Olympic sportsEdit

SoccerEdit

TennisEdit

WrestlingEdit

Other sportsEdit

IndustryEdit

AviationEdit

Steel and metalsEdit

EnergyEdit

TransportEdit

FinanceEdit

Technology and communicationsEdit

Consumer goodsEdit

Other industriesEdit

LaborEdit

ReligionEdit

Science and researchEdit

MilitaryEdit

18th-century leadersEdit

19th-century leadersEdit

20th-century leadersEdit

21st-century leadersEdit

Medal winners: Mexican conflictEdit

Medal winners: Civil WarEdit

Medal winners: World War IIEdit

Medal winners: VietnamEdit

AstronautsEdit

Other militaryEdit

GovernmentEdit

Governors and mayorsEdit

Congressmen and senatorsEdit

JuristsEdit

CIA and defense administratorsEdit

White House cabinetEdit

AmbassadorsEdit

State legislatorsEdit

Other administrators and advisorsEdit

Law enforcementEdit

  • 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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  14. ^ 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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