List of Rusyn Americans
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This is a list of notable Rusyn Americans.
To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Rusyn American or must have references showing they are Rusyn American and are notable.
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- Sandra Dee, actress (Rusyn mother)
- Steve Ditko, comic book illustrator and co-creator of Spider-Man (Rusyn father)
- Harry Dorish, professional baseball player, St. Louis Browns (Rusyn father, "Slovakian" mother)
- Bill Evans, jazz musician (Rusyn mother)
- Georgia Guback, author and illustrator of children's books (Rusyn father)
- Steve Guback, long-time sports writer for the Washington Star and later the Richmond Times-Dispatch, past member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness, member since 2005 of the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame (Rusyn father)
- Thomas H. Guback, Ph.D., long-time professor of communications at the University of Illinois, since 2000 a priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan (Rusyn father)
- Nick Holonyak, electrical engineer (both parents Rusyn)
- Thomas Hopko, Orthodox Christian theologian
- John Kanzius, inventor, (Rusyn American – mother)
- Tom Kovach, soldier, author, inventor, actor (Rusyn father)
- Paul Robert Magocsi
- Stepan Pachikov, software developer
- Tom Ridge, politician (Rusyn mother)
- Lizabeth Scott, actress (both parents Rusyn)
- Mark Singel, politician (Rusyn father)
- Laurus (Škurla), metropolitan
- Andrew P. Skumanich, astro-physicist (Rusyn parents)
- John Spencer, actor (both parents Rusyn)
- Michael Strank, U.S. Marine (immigrant Rusyn)
- Robert Urich, actor (Rusyn father)
- Andy Warhol, artist (both parents Rusyn)
- James Warhola, illustrator
- Peter Wilhousky, composer (both parents Rusyn)
- Gregory Zatkovich, lawyer and political activist (Rusyn immigrant)
- Paul Zatkovich, newspaper editor and cultural activist (Rusyn immigrant)
- Episcopal Clerical Directory 2005, p. 355. New York: Church Publishing, 2005
- Magocsi, Paul R., Pop, Ivan Ivanovich. Encyclopedia of Rusyn History and Culture, p. 313. University of Toronto Press, 2002. ISBN 0-8020-3566-3
- Magocsi, Paul Robert. Our People (2005, p.80).
- Magocsi, Paul Robert and Ivan Pop (2005). Encyclopedia of Rusyn History and Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0-8020-3566-3.
- Magocsi, Paul Robert (2005). Our People. Illinois: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-86516-611-0.