List of people from Philadelphia

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The following is a list of notable residents, natives, and persons generally associated with the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the fifth-largest city in the United States. The list includes both former and present residents of the city.

Academia[edit]

Josh Wurman being interviewed in a DOW unit

Art and architecture[edit]

Business[edit]

Film, television, and theater[edit]

A–K[edit]

L–Z[edit]

Actor Will Smith at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International.

Historical figures[edit]

Media and literature[edit]

Military figures[edit]

Music[edit]

Politics[edit]

Sports[edit]

Philadelphia native basketball players[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]

References are on the article pages if not listed here.

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