13 Celebrities From Arlington, Falls Church and McLean

See which movie stars, musicians and newsmakers grew up in your town.

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Katie Couric, Journalist
Longtime “Today” show co-host Katie Couric was born and raised in Arlington. Couric is a graduate of Jamestown Elementary, Williamsburg Middle School and Yorktown High School, where she was a cheerleader.

Couric went on to attend the University of Virginia and worked in broadcast outlets around D.C. before eventually joining the “Today” show as a co-host in 1991. She currently works as an anchor for Yahoo/ABC News and occasionally contributes to “Good Morning America.”

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