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Old 07-13-2007, 08:16 AM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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What famous people(movie stars,sports athletes,artists,authors etc.)were born in your hometown or the present city that you are living in?
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Old 07-13-2007, 08:24 AM
 
Location: Toledo
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Default Toledo, OH

Anita Baker
Shirley Murdoch
Gloria Steinam
Jamie Farr
Katie Holmes
Jim Jackson
Lyfe Jennings
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Old 07-13-2007, 08:40 AM
 
Location: NJ
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Hometown:

Sandra Dee
Frank Langella
Chuck Wepner (boxer, went 15 rounds with Muhammed Ali)

that's about it worth mentioning. lol not terribly exciting. don't think anyone famous was born where i live now.
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Old 07-13-2007, 08:41 AM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Not in my town exactly, but in the region:

Walt Disney
Raquel Welch
John and Joan Cusack
The Belushi bros
Chris Klein
Cindy Crawford
Ronald Reagan
Hillary Clinton
Adrienne Curry
Billy Zane
Billy Corgan
Tom Morello
Enrico Fermi
Roger Ebert
Jeremy Piven
Donald Rumsfeld
Common
Liz Phair
Dennis Farina
Harrison Ford
Hugh Hefner
Bill Murray
Bob Newheart
Vince Vaughn
Jane Addams
Ernest Hemingway
Denise Richards

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Old 07-13-2007, 09:02 AM
 
Location: In God
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Born and/or raised: (some I already knew, others I had to look up)

Nolan Ryan
Tara Lapinski
George Foreman
A.J. Foyt
Vince Young
Debbie Allen
Walter Cronkite
Hilary Duff
Sean Patrick Flanery
Jennifer Garner
Beyonce Knowles
Dennis Quaid
Randy Quaid
Phylicia Rashad
Anna Nicole Smith
Patrick Swayze
Renee Zellweger
Howard Hughes
Barbara Jordan
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Old 07-13-2007, 09:23 AM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Originally Posted by mpope409 View Post
Born and/or raised: (some I already knew, others I had to look up)

Nolan Ryan
Tara Lapinski
George Foreman
A.J. Foyt
Vince Young
Debbie Allen
Walter Cronkite
Hilary Duff
Sean Patrick Flanery
Jennifer Garner
Beyonce Knowles
Dennis Quaid
Randy Quaid
Phylicia Rashad
Anna Nicole Smith
Patrick Swayze
Renee Zellweger
Howard Hughes
Barbara Jordan
Where do you live?
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Old 07-13-2007, 09:35 AM
 
Location: In God
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Where do you live?
Houston, Texas.
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Old 07-13-2007, 09:44 AM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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Originally Posted by mpope409 View Post
Born and/or raised: (some I already knew, others I had to look up)

Nolan Ryan
Tara Lapinski
George Foreman
A.J. Foyt
Vince Young
Debbie Allen
Walter Cronkite
Hilary Duff
Sean Patrick Flanery
Jennifer Garner
Beyonce Knowles
Dennis Quaid
Randy Quaid
Phylicia Rashad
Anna Nicole Smith
Patrick Swayze
Renee Zellweger
Howard Hughes
Barbara Jordan
Were you born in Texas? If so,what part of Texas ?I'm just asking because some of the famous people if I'm not mistaken (Anna Nicole Smith) are from Texas.
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Old 07-13-2007, 10:26 AM
 
Location: In God
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Were you born in Texas? If so,what part of Texas ?I'm just asking because some of the famous people if I'm not mistaken (Anna Nicole Smith) are from Texas.
The city I'm speaking of is Houston, where I currently reside. I was born in Virginia, raised in Georgia/San Antonio/CenTex.
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Old 07-13-2007, 10:27 AM
 
Location: Kentucky
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Sue Grafton -Author
Tori Murden-McClure -Solo rower across the Atlantic Ocean
Alice Hagan -Wrote Mrs. Wiggs in the Cabbage Patch
Bob Edwards -Broadcast Journalist
Colonel Harland Sanders -Founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken
D. W. Griffith -Film Producer
Darrell Griffith -Athlete
Denny Crum -Basketball Coach
Diane Sawyer- ABC News Anchor
Ed Hamilton -Sculptor
Foster Brooks -Comedian
George Rogers Clark -Founder of Louisville, 1778
Georgia Powers -Ky/1st Female African American Senator
Harriette Simpson Arnow -Author
Helen Hume -Jazz Singer
Hunter Thompson -Inventor of "Gonzo" Journalism
Irene Dunn -Actress
Isaac Burns Murphy -Record-Setting Jockey
Jimmy Ellis -WBA Heavyweight Champion, 1968
Joe Creason -Journalist
John Colgan -Invented Chewing Gum
John Ed Pearce -Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist
Johnny Depp -Actor
Jon Jory -Theatre Producer
Lionel Hampton -Jazz musician
Louis Brandeis -First Jewish Supreme Court Justice
Marsha Norman -Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright
Mary T. Meagher -Olympic Swimmer - Gold Medal Winner
Muhammad Ali -Three-time Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Ned Beatty -Actor
Noah Adams -Broadcast Journalist
Patty & Mildred Hill -Wrote "Happy Birthday"
Paul Hornung -Athlete, Heisman Trophy Winner, 1956
Pee Wee Reese -Hall of Fame Baseball Player
Phil Simms -Super Bowl Winning Quarterback
Roger Davis -Actor
Sean Young -Actress
Thomas A. Edison -Inventor
Thomas D. Clark -Historian Laureate of Kentucky
Thomas Merton -Essayist on Spiritual & Social Issues
Thomas Satterwhite Noble -Artist
Tom Cruise -Actor
Victor Mature -Actor
W. C. Handy -"Father of the Blues"
Whitney M. Young, Jr. -Civil Rights Leader
Zachary Taylor -President of the United States
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