5 Celebrities born in Denver, Colorado



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Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. State of Colorado. The estimated population is 727,211. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.

1. Tim Allen

Timothy Alan Dick was born on June 13, 1953. Alan was born in Denver, Colorado, to Martha Katherine, a community-service worker, and Gerald M. Dick, a real estate agent. He has 4 brothers and 1 sister.

He is known as Tim Allen and he an American actor and comedian. He is best known for his role in the movies and shows: Home Improvement (1991-1999), Last Man Standing (2011-), Santa Claus (1994- 2006), For Richer or Poorer (1997), Jungle 2 Jungle (1997), Galaxy Quest (1999), Big Trouble (2002), Christmas with the Kranks (2004), The Shaggy Dog (2006), Wild Hogs (2007), Redbelt (2008), and Crazy on the Outside(2010).


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2. AnnaSophia Robb

AnnaSophia Robb was born on December 8, 1993. She is an American actress. She is the daughter of Janet, an interior designer, and David Robb, an architect.

AnnaSophia grew up in a devout Christian home and was home-schooled and she started being interested in acting and began by performing in front of 500 people on her church stage.

She is best known for playing in: An American Girl Holiday (2004), Winn-Dixie (2005), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Burke in Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Soul Surfer (2011), and The Way, Way Back (2013), Carrie Diaries (2013–2014) and The Act (2019).


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3. Duane Chapman

Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman was born on February 2, 1953. He is an American television personality, bounty hunter, and a former bail bondsman.

Hee became known for his successful capture of Max Factor heir Andrew Luster in Mexico in 2003. In 2004, he was given his own series, Dog the Bounty Hunter. The series lasted until the year 2012.

Then, in 2013 he appeared in Dog and Beth: On the Hunt (2013–2015). It was a similarly formatted TV show, alongside his wife and business partner, the late Beth Chapman, on CMT. 

Moreover, Chapman's new series Dog's Unleashed will debut in 2021.


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4. Jessica Rothe

Jessica Ann Rothenberg was born May 28, 1987, and she is an American actress. 

She is the daughter of Susan and Steve Rothenberg. Her paternal grandmother Colleen Rothenberg was a theatre actress who belonged to the Congregation Shomrei Torah synagogue in Santa Rosa, California.

Jessica Rothe took ballet classes when she was age 8 and she attended summer theater camps in Kansas City. She graduated from Boston University in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts.

Jessica Rothe is best known for her roles in: Mary + Jane (2016), Happy Death Day (2017), and its 2019 sequel, La La Land (2016), Forever My Girl (2018), Valley Girl (2020), and Utopia (2020).


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5. Peter Scanavino

Peter Scanavino was born on February 29, 1980, and he is an American actor. 

At the moment, she stars as Detective in the NBC crime/legal drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

He is best known for his roles in Deception (2008), The Good Wife, and The Blacklist.

He appeared in a lot of crime series: 

  • In 2005, Scanavino guest-starred on the NBC crime-drama series Law & Order: Criminal Intent as petty criminal Johnny Feist in the episode "Diamond Dogs". 
  • In 2009, he was a guest on Law & Order as a suspect who was a graphic designer in the episode "Just A Girl in the World".
  • In 2013, Scanavino guest-starred in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in Season 14, Episode 13, "Monster's Legacy", as Johnny Dubcek. 
  • in 2013, he starred in the independent romantic-comedy film Mutual Friends. 
  • In 2014, Scanavino joined SVU in its sixteenth season, this time as Dominick Carisi Jr., a new SVU detective.
  • In 2020, he starred in an episode of Netflix's 2020 anthology series Social Distance as the father of his real-life son Leo Bai-Scanavino. 

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