George Clooney, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson

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The Kentucky Derby is almost here, y'all! 

Each year, celebs dress up in their fancy duds and festive hats and flock to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. for the biggest event in horse racing. But you probably didn't know that a handful of Hollywood's elite can actually call the Bluegrass state home.

Tom Cruise and Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence were both born in Louisville. The 23-year-old beauty even continues to cheer on her hometown basketball squad. Lawrence's cute co-star Josh Hutcherson is also a Kentucky native.

And, recently-engaged hunks, George Clooney and Johnny Depp hail from Lexington and Owensboro, respectively. 

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