Feb 27, 2014
08:19 AM
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Meryl Streep, Oscars' Stars and Other Celebs in Connecticut (We Map Them)

Meryl Streep, Oscars' Stars and Other Celebs in Connecticut (We Map Them)

Meryl Streep, who holds the record for most Academy Award nominations of any actor, at 18, has a home in Salisbury.

At the Oscars Sunday evening, there will be a lot of star power in the room with strong ties to Connecticut, and no connection is more regal than that embodied by Meryl Streep, who lives in Salisbury in the the very Northwest Corner of the state and, with 18 nominations, has more than any other actor. Her first of three wins was for Best Supporting Actress in "Kramer vs. Kramer," and Streep has Best Actress Oscars for "Sophie's Choice" and "The Iron Lady."

But Streep is hardly the only Red Carpet fixture to call Connecticut home. Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick have a home in Sharon, Oliver Platt has a home in Litchfield County, as do Daniel Day-Lewis and Christine Baranski, Ron Howard lives in Greenwich ... and the list goes on, including producers, fashion designers, authors, journalists, sports figures and more.

To see who lives where, scan over the interactive map below that we put together as a warmup to the Oscars Sunday. (The areas in red reflect a high concetration of celebrities. Zoom in on the map to see who lives where, and note that the plotted points do not attempt to pinpoint where folks live, but simply reflect the town associated with each bold-face name.)

Scrolling down beyond that, you'll find the who-lives-where guide in list form.

Meanwhile, for more stories related to the Academy Awards, and to films, also see:

Beyond the Oscars: Upcoming Movies With Connecticut Connections
Ridgefield's Stephen Consentino Behind the Lens for "Noah," Other Hollywood Hits
Ed and Lorraine Warren of "The Conjuring" Have a Long History of Paranormal Investigation in Connecticut
Connecticut's Historic Movie Houses

Celebrities With Connecticut Ties

Avon, Kenny Mayne, sportscaster
Avon, Mike Golic, sports radio host
Avon, Trey Wingo, sportscaster
Bethlehem, Christine Baranski, actress
Branford, Garry Trudeau, cartoonist
Branford, Jane Pauley, TV journalist
Bridgewater, Mia Farrow, actress
Cheshire, Chris Berman, sportscaster
Chester, Morley Safer, TV journalist
Cornwall, Oliver Platt, actor
Darien, Brian Cashman, major league baseball executive
Easton, Johnny Winter, musician
Fairfield, Chris Sarandon, actor
Fairfield, James Blake, retired tennis pro
Fairfield, Lisa Lampanelli, comedian
Fairfield, Michael Weatherly, actor
Farmington, Robin Roberts, TV personality
Goshen, Ivan Lendl, retired tennis pro
Granby, Rebecca Lobo, sportscaster
Greenwich, Allan Houston, retired pro basketball player
Greenwich, Bobby Bonilla, retired pro baseball player
Greenwich, Diana Ross, singer
Greenwich, Gail Goodrich, retired pro basketball player
Greenwich, Gary Dell'Abate, radio producer
Greenwich, Gayle King, TV personality
Greenwich, Jane Condon, comedian
Greenwich, Joseph Bastianich, chef
Greenwich, Judge Judy Sheindlin, judge, TV personality
Greenwich, Kathie Lee Gifford, talk show host
Greenwich, Lee Mazzilli, sportscaster
Greenwich, Mary Tyler Moore, actress
Greenwich, Regis Philbin, TV personality
Greenwich, Roger Glover, musician
Greenwich, Ron Howard, director
Greenwich, Tom Bergeron, TV personality
Greenwich, Tommy Hilfiger, designer
Greenwich, Vince McMahon, chairman, WWE
Litchfield, Dick Ebersol, TV producer
Litchfield, Susan Saint James, actress
Mansfield, Wally Lamb, author
Milford, Dan Patrick, sports radio host
Milford, John Ratzenberger, author
New Canaan, Brian Williams, news anchor
New Canaan, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo, sports radio host
New Canaan, Harry Connick Jr., singer
New Canaan, Mike Lupica, writer
New Canaan, Paul Simon, singer
New Canaan, Sean McManus, president CBS news
New Canaan, Tony Goldwyn, actor
New Milford, Christopher Meloni, actor
New Milford, Diane von Furstenberg, designer
New Milford, Ian Hunter, musician
New Milford, Joan Rivers, comedian, talk show host
Newtown, Suzanne Collins, author
Norwalk, Leslie Charleson, actress
Old Lyme, Chris Elliott, actor
Pomfret, Jim Calhoun, retired UConn basketball coach
Pomfret, Rene Zellweger, actress
Redding, Barry Levinson, director
Redding, Diana Canova, actress
Redding, Michael Ian Black, actor
Ridgefield, Giancarlo Esposito, actor
Ridgefield, Robert Vaughn, actor
Ridgefield, Stephen Schwartz, composer
Roxbury, A.R. Gurney, playwright
Roxbury, Ann Leary, author
Roxbury, Candace Bushnell, author
Roxbury, Daniel Day-Lewis, actor
Roxbury, Denis Leary, actor
Roxbury, Dustin Hoffman, actor
Roxbury, Michael Bacon, musician
Roxbury, Rebecca Miller, writer, director
Roxbury, Stephen Sondheim, composer
Salisbury, Anita Waxman, producer
Salisbury, David Rabe, playwright
Salisbury, Laura Linney, actress
Salisbury, Meryl Streep, actress
Salisbury, Sandra Boynton, author, illustrator
Sharon, Campbell Scott, actor
Sharon, Jane Curtin, actress
Sharon, Jasper Johns, artist
Sharon, Kevin Bacon, actor
Sharon, Kyra Sedgwick, actress
Sharon, Michael J. Fox, actor
South Kent, Henry Kissinger, retired politician
Stamford, Chris Hansen, TV journalist
Stamford, Cyndi Lauper, musician
Stamford, Gene Wilder, actor
Warren, Milos Forman, director
Warren, Philip Roth, author
Washington, Linda Dano, actress
Weston, Christopher Plummer, actor
Weston, Jose Feliciano, musician
Weston, Keith Richards, musician
Weston, Lucie Arnaz, actress
Weston, Patricia Kalember, actress
Weston, Triple H, pro wrestler
Westport, Chris Frantz, musician
Westport, Cynthia Gibb, actress
Westport, Georgina Chapman, designer
Westport, Harvey Weinstein, producer
Westport, Jim Nantz, sportscaster
Westport, Joanne Woodward, actress
Westport, Linda Fiorentino, actress
Westport, Michael Bolton, singer
Westport, Nile Rodgers, musician
Westport, Tina Weymouth, musician
Wilton, Charles Grodin, actor
Wilton, Christopher Walken, actor
Wilton, David Canary, actor
Wilton, Joe Pantoliano, actor
Wilton, Rich Eisen, sportscaster
Winsted, Ralph Nader, author, political activist
Woodbury, Rob Zombie, musician, director
Woodbury, Sam Waterston, actor
Woodstock, Brian Dennehy, actor

 

--Jennifer Swift created the interactive map, Ray Bendici assembled the chart above and Douglas P. Clement wrote the introduction.
Meryl Streep, Oscars' Stars and Other Celebs in Connecticut (We Map Them)

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