Famous People Born In Atlantic City

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King Kong Bundy
(American Professional Wrestler)
King Kong Bundy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 4, 2019
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Dave Thomas
(Founder and CEO of Wendy's)
Dave Thomas
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 8, 2002
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Jack Dunphy
(Novelist)
Jack Dunphy
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 26, 1992
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Lenny Cooke
(Basketball player)
Lenny Cooke
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Rosalind Cash
(Actress)
Rosalind Cash
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 31, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 31, 1995
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Jacob Lawrence
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Birthdate: September 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 9, 2000

A master of what he called dynamic cubism, 20th-century American painter Jacob Lawrence experimented with a variety of media, such as tempera, cardboard, and paper.  His narrative painting consisted of scenes from Black history. The Migration of the American Negro remains one of his best creations.

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Jack Abramoff
(Producer)
Jack Abramoff
2
Birthdate: February 28, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
 8 
Greg Roman
(American football player)
Greg Roman
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 9 
Chris Ford
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Chris Ford
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 10 
Harvey Mason
(Drummer Who Is Member of the Band Fourplay)
Harvey Mason
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
 11 
Bruce Seldon
(Boxer)
Bruce Seldon
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
James Hillman
(Psychologist)
James Hillman
1
Birthdate: April 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 27, 2011
 13 
Helen Forrest
(Musician)
Helen Forrest
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 12, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 11, 1999
 14 
Naji Marshall
(Basketball player)
Naji Marshall
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 15 
Allan Kaprow
(Painter)
Allan Kaprow
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Birthdate: August 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 5, 2006
 16 
George Smathers
(Politician, Basketball player)
George Smathers
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 20, 2007
 17 
Bob Merrill
(Songwriter)
Bob Merrill
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 17, 1998
 18 
Norman Joseph Woodland
(Inventor)
Norman Joseph Woodland
1
Birthdate: September 6, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 9, 2012
 19 
Cathy Rush
(Basketball coach)
Cathy Rush
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
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Fred Plum
(American Neurologist Who Developed the Terms ‘Persistent Vegetative State’ and ‘Locked-in Syndrome’)
Fred Plum
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 11, 2010

The son of a drug store owner, Fred Plum was determined to build a career in neurology after losing his sister to polio. Known for his studies on comatose patients, he also coined the terms locked-in syndrome and persistent vegetative state. His final years were spent battling a form of dementia.

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Robert Chester Wilson Ettinger
(Educator and innovator)
Robert Chester Wilson Ettinger
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 23, 2011
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Maurice M. Rapport
(American Biochemist Best Known for His Work With the Neurotransmitter Serotonin)
Maurice M. Rapport
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 18, 2011

Maurice M. Rapport was a biochemist known for his work with the neurotransmitter serotonin. He collaborated with  Irvine H. Page and Arda A. Green to isolate and name the chemical. He also conducted important research in the fields of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and connective tissue diseases. He worked at the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research.