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Celebrities You Didn't Know Are From Washington, D.C.

Taraji P Henson

The world's eyes are on Washington, D.C. today.

In the spirit of Inauguration Day, we have compiled a list of some of our favorite celebrities from the Washington, D.C. area.

Dave Chappelle


Dave Chappelle

The American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer was born in the DC area and graduated high school from Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Chappelle moved to NYC in the 90's to pursue his stand-up career, where he quickly gained attention and began to feature on late-night television. Since then, the comedian has achieved an Emmy nomination, a rank on Comedy Central's "100 Greatest, Stand-Ups of All Time," and much more.

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