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Boulder’s Most Famous Residents

Boulder, Colorado is a city located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It was founded in 1859 during the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush and was named after the large boulders in the area. Throughout its history, Boulder has been known for its natural beauty, outdoor recreation opportunities, and its progressive and eco-friendly culture.

Some famous residents of Boulder include:

  • David Carradine, an actor best known for his role in the television series “Kung Fu”.
  • Tim Allen, an actor, comedian, and voice artist.
  • Trey Anastasio, a musician and guitarist best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the band Phish.
  • Bradley Smith, a computer science researcher who co-founded the Internet search engine Excite.

Additionally, Boulder is home to many renowned institutions such as the University of Colorado Boulder, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). These organizations attract many talented and innovative individuals to the area, contributing to the rich cultural and intellectual environment of the city.

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