Connecticut has a rich history of celebrities who were either born in the state, or now call the state their home.

Connecticut has attracted celebrities and famous people for years. Its proximity to New York City, and its quite tranquil small towns, make it the perfect hideaway for some of the biggest stars. Then, there are some that grew up here. Today we've got a list of nine of these celebrities, and famous people you probably didn't even realize had Connecticut roots.

9 Famous People You Didn't Even Know Where From Connecticut

To view an entire list of celebrities with Connecticut roots, see here.

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