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Los Angeles ranks 5th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Paris, London, and Moscow. Memorable people born in Los Angeles include Marilyn Monroe, Dustin Hoffman, and Gwyneth Paltrow. Memorable people who died in Los Angeles include Michael Jackson, Janis Joplin, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Los Angeles has been the birth place of many actors, and musicians and the death place of many actors, and film directors. Los Angeles is located in United States.

Los Angeles, often referred to by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the U.S. state of California. With roughly 3.9 million residents within the city limits as of 2020, Los Angeles is the second-most populous city in the United States, behind only New York City; it is also the commercial, financial and cultural center of Southern California. Los Angeles has an ethnically and culturally diverse population, and is the principal city of a metropolitan area of 13.2 million people. Greater Los Angeles, which includes the Los Angeles and Riverside–San Bernardino metropolitan areas, is a sprawling metropolis of over 18 million residents. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 0 and 2009, Los Angeles was the birth place of 889 globally memorable people, including Marilyn Monroe, Dustin Hoffman, and Gwyneth Paltrow. Additionaly, 1,055 globally memorable people have passed away in Los Angeles including Michael Jackson, Janis Joplin, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Los Angeles than were born there.

People Born in Los Angeles

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Los Angeles were actors (461), musicians (62), singers (54), basketball players (42), and film directors (39),  while most who died were actors (631), film directors (87), musicians (75), writers (41), and singers (39).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Los Angeles, including Marilyn Monroe, Dustin Hoffman, and Gwyneth Paltrow. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Los Angeles, including Marilyn Monroe, Dustin Hoffman, and Gwyneth Paltrow.

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Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Los Angeles since 1700.