Rich and Famous South Pasadena Roll Call


Eddie Van Halen called South Pasadena home

South Pasadena, California has been home to many notable figures over the years. Here are a few famous people who have lived in South Pasadena:

  1. Eddie Van Halen - The legendary guitarist and co-founder of the rock band Van Halen grew up in South Pasadena.
  2. Tom Selleck - The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor, best known for his role in the hit TV series "Magnum, P.I.", attended high school in South Pasadena.
  3. Billie Burke - The actress, who played Glinda the Good Witch in "The Wizard of Oz," lived in South Pasadena until her death in 1970.
  4. John C. Reilly - The Academy Award-nominated actor, known for his roles in "Chicago," "Step Brothers," and "Boogie Nights," grew up in South Pasadena.
  5. Jackie Robinson - The baseball legend and civil rights pioneer, who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball, attended high school in nearby Pasadena and later settled in neighboring Los Angeles.
  6. David Lee Roth - The singer and songwriter, best known as the frontman for Van Halen, also grew up in South Pasadena.

Here are a few others:

Here are some famous people from South Pasadena, California according to 1 and 2:

  • Joel McCrea, actor
  • Alison Brie, actress
  • William Holden, actor
  • Hilary Swank, actress

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These are just a few examples of the many talented and accomplished people who have called South Pasadena home over the years.

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