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Famous People from Illinois by Picture

Can you name these famous Illinoisans based on a picture?
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Last updated: December 29, 2023
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First submittedApril 4, 2012
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Chicago
Wilmette
Dixon
DeKalb
Oak Park
Park Ridge
Park Ridge
Chicago
East St. Louis
Evanston
Chicago
Wilmette
Chicago
Joliet
Chicago
Peoria
Urbana
(a movie critic)
Chicago
(Chicago Bears linebacker)
East St. Louis
(heptathlon)
Oak Park
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Level 46
Jun 14, 2012
I'm surprised Derrick Rose didn't make the list
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Level 77
Sep 22, 2014
He was on the list for about a week, but he got hurt and had to be taken off.
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Level 25
Jul 26, 2014
kanye west was not born in Chicago he is from the south suburbs
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Level 84
Dec 1, 2014
So still Illinois then? Glad we got that cleared up.
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Level 41
Dec 2, 2014
True. Kanye's from Calumet City.
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Level 43
Jun 2, 2019
I'd consider Calumet City to be Chicago
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Level 65
Aug 20, 2019
Yes, but the point is that he is still from Illinois.
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Level 89
Aug 20, 2019
He was born in Atlanta but moved to the Chicago area when he was three.
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Level 65
Aug 20, 2019
This is just like New York. When someone mentions New York (the state) all people can think about is New York City. So it goes for Illinois. When Illinois is mentioned, most people only think about Chicago.
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Level 83
Nov 3, 2014
100% and even got a rapper question for once!
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Level 68
Dec 1, 2014
Urg - 'Joyner' alone not accepted
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Level ∞
Aug 16, 2019
That will work now.
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Level 89
May 12, 2019
Wade, Rose, Isiah Thomas, or Coach K? Basketball is an important part of Chicago.
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Level 65
Aug 20, 2019
Chicago isn't the only city in Illinois.
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Level 82
Aug 20, 2019
:-/ I should have gotten Jackie. That was one of the few I missed. But she was the subject of one the readings in the text book I used with some of my lower level students in Saudi.
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Level 37
Mar 2, 2022
Hillary Clinton was born in Ohio, not Illinois.
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Level ∞
Dec 29, 2023
This quiz doesn't go by birthplace, but Hillary was born in Illinois anyway:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillary_Clinton

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Level 82
Dec 29, 2023
*Ye
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Level 77
Dec 29, 2023
When did Kevin James change his name to Dick Butkus? Sounds like something a regular in Adam Sandler movies would do.