Aurora, CO

3 Celebrities born in Aurora, CO

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The City of Aurora is a Home Rule Municipality located in Arapahoe, Adams, and Douglas counties, Colorado, United States. Aurora is located east of Denver. Aurora is the third most populous city in the State of Colorado and the 54th most populous city in the United States.

1. Brendan Schaub

Brendan Peter Schaub was born on March 18, 1983, in Aurora, Colorado, U.S. He is an American stand-up comedian, podcast host, and former professional mixed martial artist. 

Brendan Schaub is the host of The Fighter and the Kid podcast, the BELOW THE BELT with Brendan Schaub podcast, and co-host of the King and the Sting podcast, along with fellow comedian Theo Von. 

In 2019, he sign with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to compete on The Ultimate Fighter. Brendan Schaub fought for the company until 2014. 

In 2015, Brendan Schaub officially retired from mixed martial arts (MMA). Since 2015, Brendan Schaub has been performing stand-up comedy, initially as a duo act with comedian Bryan Callen. Recently, he is a solo comedian. In 2019, Brendan Schaub released his first comedy special titled You'd Be Surprised.

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2. Zachery Ty Bryan

Zachery Ty Bryan was born on October 9, 1981, in Aurora, Colorado, U.S. He is an American actor and film producer best known for his role as Brad Taylor on the American sitcom Home Improvement and his film appearances in True Heart (1999) and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006).

Before playing in Home Improvement, Zachery Ty Bryan appeared in local print and television advertising in Denver. Zachery Ty Bryan starred at a showcase in New York City, directed by Peter Sklar, where he was seen by a professional talent representative. Then he was cast in the role of Brad, the oldest Taylor child, in the show Home Improvement. 

He had brief appearances in many other television shows: Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Peter Nicols (2002), Veronica Mars as Caz Truman (2005), and Shark as Scott Natterson (2006). 

Zachery Ty Bryan made a cameo appearance on MTV's I Bet You, Will. 

He also played in: Magic Island (1995), First Kid (1996), The Principal Takes A Holiday (1998), The Rage (1999), Touched by an Angel (2001), Smallville (2003), Code Breakers (2005), and Burn Notice (2008).

In 2005, he played defender Harry Keough alongside Gerard Butler in the movie The Game of Their Lives. In 2006, Zachery Ty Bryan played a villain named Clay in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. 

He played in the mini-series Meteor (2009). He played in Thor (2009) in the made-for-TV Syfy channel film Thor: Hammer of the Gods.

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3. Maggie Flecknoe

Marguerite Kathryn Flecknoe was born on April 17, 1983, in Aurora, Colorado, U.S. She is an American voice actress, radio personality, television host, and producer.

She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Broadcast News, and a minor in Theatre from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Maggie Flecknoe started graduate studies at Harvard University and the Moscow Art Theatre School where she earned a Master's degree in theater.

Maggie Flecknoe appeared in a commercial with Yao Ming, doing voiceover work for Japanese anime. 

Maggie Flecknoe played the role of Mrs. Elizabeth Corban in a local production of Catch Me If You Can, in 2009. 

Maggie Flecknoe produces and hosts a regular online segment on KIAH-TV (CW affiliate in Houston) called the Online Dish and has also helped with their morning news program. 

She is also known for providing the voice for several characters for ADV Films and Sentai Filmworks/Seraphim Digital. Maggie Flecknoe has also worked as entertainment, news, and traffic reporter for Radio 740 KTRH and 790 The Sports Animal. 

Maggie Flecknoe currently works for KIAH the Houston CW affiliate as a reporter on their morning newscast.

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