Your Favorite Celebrities You Never Knew Were From Philly!

Philly is not only known for its fantastic cheesesteaks, but for well-known artists who are from the city! Get an insight of what stars who were born here.

Seth Green

Residence: Overbrook Park, Philadelphia, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: Austin Powers, Scooby-Doo 2, Family Guy, The ’70’s Show, and Robot Chicken (Co-Creator).

Kevin Bacon

Residence: Center City, Philadelphia, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: Footloose, Friday the 13th, A Few Good Men, Apollo 13, X Men: First Class, and Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Lee Daniels

Residence: West Philadelphia, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: Empire (Writer), Precious (Producer), The Paperboy (Producer), and Star (Executive Producer).

John Doman

Residence: Northeast Philadelphia, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: The Wire, Gotham, Die Hard, Blue Valentine, Law & Order, and Rizzoli & Isles.

Kat Dennings

Residence: Bryn Mawr, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: The 40-Year Old Virgin, Big Mama’s House 2, The House Bunny, Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, Thor, and 2 Broke Girls.

Bob Saget

Residence: Abington, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: Full House, Half Baked, Dumb and Dumberer, New York Minute, Raising Dad, and How I Met Your Mother.

Camilla Sanes

Residence: Philadelphia, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: Saving Grace, Cold Case, The Shield, Seabiscuit, and Law & Order.

Sydney Park

Residence: Philadelphia, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: That’s So Raven, The Walking Dead, Hannah Montana, Entourage, and CSI:NY.

Jill Scott

Residence: North Philadelphia, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: R & B Soul Singer, Girlfriends, Cavedwellers, Why Did I Get Married?, With This Ring, and Law & Order.


Who You Already Know

Will Smith

Residence: West Philadelphia (Wynnefield), PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Men in Black, I,Robot, Shark Tale, and Wild Wild West.

Kevin Hart

Residence: North Philadelphia, PA

Known TV/Movie Appearances: I’m a Grown Little Man, 40-Year-Old Virgin, Death at a Funeral, Scary Movie 4, and Think Like a Man.

Rob McElhenney

Residence: South Philadelphia, PA

Known TV/Movie Appearances: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Lost, Law & Order, Unsupervised (Executive Producer), and The Mindy Project.

Lil Uzi Vert

Residence: North Philadelphia, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: The Real Uzi (Mixtape), Luv is Rage (Mixtape), Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World (Mixtape), and The Perfect Love Tape (Mixtape)

Quest Love

Residence: West Philadelphia

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: The Roots (Band), iCarly, The Tonight Show featuring Jimmy Fallon, Parks and Recreation, and Rots (Executive Music Producer).

Kobe Bryant

Residence: Lower Merion Township, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: NBA LA Lakers Shooting Guard

Patti LaBelle

Residence: Philadelphia, PA

Known Music/TV/Movie Appearances: Soul/R & B Singer, The Nanny, Empire, American Horror Story: Freak Show, and Dancing with the Stars.




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