Category: City
Continent: North America
Country: United States of America
State: Texas

Waco is a city in McLennon County in the US state of Texas. It is best remembered as the place where whack-a-loon cult leader David Koresh maintained the stronghold of his Branch Davidian group. The compound was raided by the ATF in 1993. Seventy-four people, including leader David Koresh, died in the blaze.

Waco is the birth place of Universal Classics actress Anne Gwynne, who has played opposite such notable genre actors such as Lon Chaney, Evelyn Ankers and Patric Knowles. Anne was born on December 10th, 1918.

Dark Shadows actress Nancy Barrett relocated to Waco, Texas from Oklahoma, where she attended school at Baylor University.

Ghost Whisperer star Jennifer Love Hewitt was born in Waco on February 21st, 1979. She is also known for playing Julie James in the I Know What You Did Last Summer film series.

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