List of people from Reston, Virginia
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The following is a list of notable individuals who were born in and/or have lived in Reston, Virginia.
Arts and entertainment
- Donna Andrews, mystery fiction writer
- Big Pooh, MC in the Hip Hop group Little Brother (attended South Lakes High School)
- Roy Buchanan, guitarist and blues musician
- Matt Duke (born 1985), singer-songwriter/musician who is currently signed to the label Rykodisc and has released multiple albums. Born in Reston.
- Jeremy Gelbwaks, child actor from The Partridge Family
- Michael Hersch, composer and pianist
- Lubomir Kavalek, chess grandmaster
- Benjamin Levin, better known as Benny Blanco, songwriter and producer who has worked with artists such as Katy Perry, Britney Spears, and 3OH!3.
- George Taylor Morris, radio host who popularized the "Dark Side of the Rainbow" phenomenon.
- Steve Niles (born 1965 in Jackson Township, New Jersey), comic book author, screenwriter and punk rock musician who grew up in Reston, Virginia.
- Eddie Timanus (born 1968 in St. Joseph, Missouri), Jeopardy! champion and USA Today sportswriter who grew up in Reston, Virginia
- Lynd Ward, artist
- Michael Pocalyko, businessman, entrepreneur and author
- Robert E. Simon, the founder of Reston, has been living around the Lake Anne area since 1993
- Lloyd R. Woodson, arrested in 2010 with military-grade illegal weapons he intended to use in a violent crime, and a detailed map of the Fort Drum military installation.
Politics and government
- Randy Babbitt, former Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration
- Milt Bearden, retired Central Intelligence Agency officer, author (The Black Tulip, The Main Enemy), frequent contributor to the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal
- T. Keith Glennan, first Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- Kenneth R. Plum (D), Virginia House of Delegates Democratic Caucus leader, represents Reston.
- Howard Wolpe, former member of the United State House of Representatives
- Grant Hill, NBA player for the Phoenix Suns (attended South Lakes High School)
- Paul Mulvey, former professional hockey player
- Kevin Payne, President of D.C. United
- Eddie Royal, NFL wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers (played Football for one season at South Lakes High School(.
- Michael Shabaz, Professional tennis player
- Wyatt Toregas, MLB Baseball player Cleveland Indians and Pittsburgh Pirates
- Alan Webb, professional track athlete and holder of the American record in the mile run, attended South Lakes High School.
- Associated Press (August 17, 1988). "Roy Buchanan, 48, a Guitarist". New York Times. Retrieved April 30, 2009.
- Evan Amos (April 28, 2011). "Evan Amos interview with Matt Duke". Retrieved May 4, 2011.
- Tiffany N. D'Emidio (July 23, 2008). "A wild and crazy ride with producer Benny Blanco". Eclipse. Entertainment News Network. Retrieved November 1, 2008.
- Holley, Joe. "George Taylor Morris, 62: Radio Host Played Classic Rock", The Washington Post, August 3, 2009. Retrieved August 10, 2009.
- Jazelle Hunt (October 18, 2010). "Washingtonian article including 30 Days of Night in their monster movie recommendations".
- "Ex-Va. man indicted in New Jersey weapons case". Associated Press. February 26, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
- Delegate Kenneth R. Plum
- Koubaroulis, BJ (August 15, 2006). "Grant Hill, South Lakes Basketball". Connection Newspapers. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
- "Eddie Royal". Denver Broncos. National Football League. Retrieved March 1, 2010.
- Thurber, Derek (April 17, 2000). "South Lakes's Webb Near Four Minute Mile". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 12, 2010.