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Old 07-28-2012, 01:55 AM
Location: Savannah GA
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Originally Posted by LovinDecatur View Post

Martin Luther King
Margaret Mitchell
Andrew Young
Julia Roberts
Eric Roberts
The Black Crowes
Collective Soul
David Hasselhoff
Dakota Fanning
Holly Hunter

How about:
-- Ted Turner
-- Hank Aaron
-- Tyler Perry
-- Gladys Knight
-- Jimmy Carter
-- Ryan Seacrest
-- Burt Reynolds
-- Chris Tucker
-- Raven Symone
-- Jeff Foxworthy
-- Deborah Norville
-- Ty Pennington
-- Deforrest Kelley
-- Jasmine Guy
-- Jerry Reed
-- The Indigo Girls
-- Joel Chandler Harris
-- Henry W. Grady
-- Elton John

... To name a few. There's a ton of famous people who "represent" Atlanta!
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Old 07-28-2012, 02:09 AM
Location: San Francisco
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San Francisco:

Willie Brown
Dianne Feinstein
Brian Wilson ("Fear The Beard")
Joe Di Maggio (he played for the Yankees, but his home was here, and he owned a restaurant here)
The San Francisco Twins (Vivian and Marian Brown, who appeared in a Virgin Airways TV commercial)
Carlos Santana
Danny Glover
Grace Slick
Tony Bennett (though he actually lives in New York)
Danielle Steel
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Old 07-28-2012, 08:40 AM
Location: NC
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Columbia South Carolina

1. Angell Conwell (Actress)

2. Lee Thompson Young (Actor)

3. Angie Stone (Singer-songwriter)

4. Hootie and the Blowfish

5. Kimberly Aiken (Miss America 1994)

6. J. Anthony Brown (Comedian)

7. Jermaine O'Neal (NBA Player)

8. Aziz Ansari (Actor)

9. Kristin Davis (Actress, sex and the city)

10. Alex English
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Old 07-28-2012, 09:13 AM
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Key West, Florida:

Ernest Hemingway
Henry Flagler
Tennessee William

... and those are all I can think of.
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Old 07-28-2012, 09:32 PM
Location: south central
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1. Roger Williams
2. Anne Hutchinson
3. H.P. Lovecraft
4. Emeril Lagasse
5. Jhumpa Lahiri
6. John Chafee
7. Raymond Patriarca
8. Seth McFarlane
9. Meredith Vieira
10. Vinny Paz
11. Bobby Farrelly
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Old 07-28-2012, 10:00 PM
Location: BMORE!
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From Baltimore

Jada Pinkett
Babe Ruth
David Hasselhoff
Michael Phelps
Tupac (i know he represents NYC, Bay Area and LA too)
Ray Lewis
Carmelo Anthony
Dru Hill
Edgar Allen Poe
Mike Rowe
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Old 07-28-2012, 10:26 PM
Location: Phoenix
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Originally Posted by rogead View Post
Minneapolis-St Paul:

Hubert Humphrey
Bob Dylan
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Garrison Keilor
Jesse Ventura
Charles Schultz
Al Franken
J. Paul Getty
Billy Graham
Larry Fitzgerald.
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Old 07-29-2012, 08:40 AM
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#1: Peyton Manning
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:22 PM
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Detroit (these are the ones that "rep" the city):

1. Eminem.
2. Kid Rock.
3. Judge Mathis.
4. Tim Allen.
5. John Witherspoon.
6. Anita Baker.
7. Aretha Franklin.
8. Bob Seger.
9. Ted Nugent.
10. Madonna.

Then from the past...

-George Peppard (Hannibal on The A-Team)
-Oscar Mayer
-William Boeing
-Elijah McCoy
-Henry Ford
-Jimmy Hoffa
-Ed McMahon
-Jackie Wilson
-Majority of all Motown Artists
-Sugar Ray Robinson
-Joe Louis
-Danny Thomas
-William Durant
-J.L. Hudson
-Charles Lindbergh
-S.S. Kresge (founder of "Kmart")

Then there are lesser known folks you may or may not know from Detroit...

-Rob Paulsen (voice actor for numerous popular animation characters)
-Billy West (voice of Phillip J. Fry on Futurama)
-Butch Hartman (creator of several animations on Nickelodeon)
-Dave Coulier (Joey on Full House)
-Roz Ryan
-Della Reese
-Max Wright (dad on the sitcom "Alf")
-Casey Kasem (original voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo)
-David Alan Grier (from "In Living Color")
-Byron Allen
-Lily Tomlin (from that early 1980s movie "The Incredible Shrinking Woman")
-Elizabeth Berkeley (character on "Saved by the Bell"_
-Marlo Thomas (from "That Girl")
-Ray Parker Jr. (most notably made the theme song to the 1980s Ghostbusters cartoon)
-The Winans Family
-David Overton (founder of "The Cheesecake Factory")
-Kristen Bell (from "Veronica Mars")
-Jerome Bettis
-Gordie Howe
-Jeffrey Sachs
-Tom Selleck (star of "Magnum P.I.")

There are "others", to name a few...

-Mitt Romney (we're sorry...)
-Diana Ross
-Big Sean
-Les Gold

Full List...

List of people from Detroit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:43 PM
Location: Shaw.
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Originally Posted by chocisful View Post
How could you forget Kobe Bryant and Dick Clark
Possibly because both of them moved to L.A. Also, Kobe is from Lower Merion (not a big deal in my book, but it is to some) and more importantly, he said he'd "rip the hearts out" of the Philadelphia fans. So, there's a lot of bad blood.

I guess he could, if he wanted to, move back to Philadelphia and spend his retirement there. If he did that, I'm sure Philadelphia would be willing to welcome him back as one of their own. I just don't see him doing that.
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