In case you didn't know, there are a number of well known people that were born or lived in West Virginia. I've picked out a few of the most famous.
Everyone knows this guy. You may remember him as Barney Fife from the Andy Griffith show; or the Incredible Mr. Limpett...I could go on and on, but I think that's enough said.
ACTORBirthplace: MorgantownNot only is he from Morgantown, which happens to be my hometown, he went to the same high school I did. That would be Morgantown High School. He was there before my time...darn it!
MARY LOU RETTONGYMNASTBirthplace: Fairmont
PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYERBirthplace: Morgantown
PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL PLAYERBirthplace: Wheeling