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Photo courtesy of e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia

Chris Sarandon Jr., actor known for movies such as "The Princess Bride," "Fright Night" and an Oscar nominee for "Dog Day Afternoon," was born July 24, 1942, in Beckley. He was married to Susan Tomalin, who later gained fame as the actress Susan Sarandon.

Gallery: Famous West Virginians

Jun. 20, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

West Virginia was once considered home for many famous faces. Here are some of the famous people with ties to West Virginia.