Ann Eleanor Magnuson
Born and raised in West Virginia, Ann Eleanor Magnuson has consistently referenced her love of her home state in song, written and spoken word, visual and performance art and theater.
She traverses the creative landscape like few others: as an actor in Hollywood blockbusters, off-Broadway plays, television sitcoms and indie films; as a singer, songwriter and recording artist fronting various bands; as a journalist writing for numerous publications; and as a visual and performing artist presenting her original theater and performance art pieces worldwide.
Magnuson has performed opposite David Bowie, Harrison Ford, Jodie Foster and Meryl Streep.
She was inducted into the West Virginia Hall of Fame in 2018.