Several famous people have lived in Oak Park. Several of them are actresses and actors like Betty White or Busy Philips. The most popular resident of Oak Park was Frank Lloyd Wright, the architect. He designed several homes in Oak Park, including his studio. Ernest Hemingway, a well known writer who wrote, The Sun also Rises and A Farewell to Arms was born and raised in Oak Park. There is a Hemingway museum in Oak Park. Other famous Oak Park residents include Bob Newhart was a great comedian whose first album earned him a Grammy award. Also, Dan Castellaneta, the voice of Homer Simpson from The Simpsons grew up in Oak Park, as well as Ray Kroc who founded McDonalds. He also purchased the San Diego Padres franchise. Edgar Rice Burroughs lived in Oak Park and wrote Tarzan of the Apes. Betty White, a famous actress and comedian and Kathy Griffin a famous actor and comedian are also from Oak Park as was George Trafton a football hall-of-famer.
Famous People From Oak Park
Ray Kroc started McDonalds
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