Category: U.S. State
Planet: Earth
Continent: North America
Country: United States of America
Points of interest: Cincinnati; Cleveland; Columbus; Cronenburgh; Dayton; Rutherford

Ohio is a Midwestern state of the United States. The 34th largest state by area in the U.S., it is the 7th-most populous with nearly 11.5 million residents. The capital of Ohio is Columbus.

Academy-award winning film director and producer Steven Allan Spielberg - considered by many to be one of the most influential and pioneering film makers of all time was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on December 18th, 1946 to Arnold Spielberg and Leah Adler. In addition to his more well-known film works such as Jaws, Poltergeist and Jurassic Park, Spielberg is also the creator of the 1980s anthology series Amazing Stories and executive producer on the sci-fi series Falling Skies.

Another Academy Award recipient from the good state of Ohio is actress Halle Berry, who was born in Cleveland on August 14th, 1966. In the sci-fi world, Halle is known for her work on the X-Men film series, where she played the role of Storm, and on the 2004 film Catwoman, where she took the lead role of Patience Phillips.

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On the Syfy series Blood Drive, Cronenburgh was a town located in what was once Cleveland. It was established in the years following the great earthquake that created The Scar. Because of its proximity to the scar, a preacher took advantage of the noxious gases it produced and used them to create the semblance of a perfect idyllic town in the minds of others. The people who lived in Cronenburgh appeared normal, but were actually hideous mutants. Arthur Bailey and Grace d'Argento both became victims of the preacher's toxic influence. It was actually Julian Slink who opened everyone's eyes when she shut off all the valves pumping the hallucinogen into the town church.
Ridgeview is a small Ohio town and the location of the Busy Bee Cafe. In 1960, two young newlyweds, Don and Pat Carter broke down in Ridgeview and went to the diner while waiting for their car to be repaired. They found a "Mystic Seer" machine on their table and Don became obsessed with the fortunes that it began producing. [1]
Rutherford is a middle-class suburban town in Ohio. It is the home of the Solomon family, who are actually a group of space aliens sent to Earth to learn about the planet's people and customs. They have assumed the names Dick, Sally, Harry and Tommy and have taken to living in the spacious attic of a lively middle-aged woman named Mamie Ducek. Also in Rutherford is Pendelton State University where Dick works as a physics professor. Other residents of Rutherford include Mary Albright, another professor at Pendelton and her assistant, Nina Campbell.

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