1. Jason Mraz
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One of the few people that can rock a trilby was born in Mechanicsville, VA.
2. Patton Oswalt
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Comedian, actor and spontaneous scatter Patton Oswalt was born and raised in Sterling, VA.
3. Jay Pharoah
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Comedian, actor and the best impressionist on SNL, Jay Pharoah, was born in Chesapeake, VA.
4. Mark Ruffalo
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Actor, director, writer and “enormous green rage monster”, Mark Ruffalo spent most of his teens in Virginia Beach, VA.
5. Bob Saget
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Bob Saget is a writer, comedian and actor, but you probably know him most recently as the longest storyteller EVER on How I Met Your Mother. He once lived in Norfolk, VA.
6. Wanda Sykes
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Comedian and actress, Wanda Sykes was born in Portsmouth, VA. She also grew up around DC.
7. Pharrell Williams
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Singer-songwriter and giant hat enthusiast, Pharrell Williams was born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA.
8. David Arquette
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Actor, director and writer David Arquette was born and raised on a commune in Bentonville, VA.
9. Sandra Bullock
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Actress and producer Sandra Bullock was born in Arlington, VA.
10. Ella Fitzgerald
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And last but not least, jazz singer and musical legend, Ella Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, VA.
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