Famous People Born In Delaware  

Delaware is famous across the United States because it was the first state after the American Revolution to ratify the US Constitution. However, Delaware has also given the US and the world many famous people. Here are some famous people born in Delaware.

Famous People Born In Delaware:

Henry Heimlich: Surgeon and inventor, Heimlich was born in Wilmington, Delaware in 1920. He has developed the Heimlich maneuver to save choking victims. In the early 1970s he practiced medicine in New York City and Ohio in the 1970s. He was a specialist in digestive disorders and invented the “Heimlich Maneuver” in mid-1970s as a way to save choking victims.

Teri Polo: Hollywood actress Teri Polo made her movie debut in the late 1980s. She was born on august 29, 1969 in Delaware. An attractive blonde ballet dancer, Teri began her ballet career at the age of six. She headed to New York City during her teenage years to pursue education, but ended as an actress. She co-starred with Ethan Hawke in a romantic adventure movie “mystery date” in 1991. She landed more roles n the early 1990s including Aspen Extreme, House of the Spirits and Passed Away. Her breakthrough performance was appreciated by her fans and critics in “Meet the Parents” (2000). She played the role of Ben Stiller’s girlfriend. Another movie “Domestic Disturbance” (2001) got along well with the audience

Valerie Bertinelli: Born to a General Motors executive on April 23, 1960, Valerie spent her teenage years in Van Nuys, California. She was born in Wilmington Delaware. She loved acting and so she attended the Lynn School of Artists. Valerie landed in her first television appearance in a commercial show. She also tried out for the part as Barbara Cooper in One Day at a Time. The show ran successfully from 1975 to 1984.   This gave a head-start to her acting career. On April 11, 1981, Valerie married Eddie Van Halen.

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