Famous People Born In Birmingham

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Courteney Cox
(Famous for Her Portrayal of 'Monica Geller' on the Sitcom 'Friends')
Courteney Cox
95
Birthdate: June 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini

Actress, producer, and director, Courteney Cox first gained international popularity in the mid-1990s owing to her appearance in the NBC sitcom Friends. She soon ventured into films, where also she found success. Besides acting, she owns the film and television company, Coquette Productions. She has won the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Women's Image Network.

 2 
Condoleezza Rice
(66th United States Secretary of State (2005-09))
Condoleezza Rice
38
Birthdate: November 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio

The 66th United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made history in 2005 when she became the first female black Secretary of State. She is also the first female to serve as National Security Advisor, a position which she served from 2001 to 2005. One of the most powerful women in the world at one point of time, she has been depicted in Hollywood films.

 3 
Carl Lewis
(American Track-and-Field Athlete Who Won Nine Olympic Gold Medals During the 1980s and 1990s)
Carl Lewis
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer

A dominant sprinter and long jumper, Carl Lewis has won ten Olympic medals, nine of them gold. From 1981 to 1991, he topped the world rankings in the 100 m, 200 m and long jump events, slowly starting to lose his dominance thereafter, eventually retiring in 1997. Currently a businessperson, he has also appeared in films and television productions.

 4 
Jordan Fisher
(Actor and Singer Known for His TV Series ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’)
Jordan Fisher
61
Birthdate: April 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus

Jordan Fisher is well-known for his acting, singing, and dancing skills. He won the 25th season of the popular dance competition television series Dancing with the Stars. As a singer, he has released singles, such as All About Us and Lookin' Like That. He also served as a commentator at the 2019 Fortnite World-Cup, an annual e-sports competition.

 5 
Walton Goggins
(Actor Known for His Roles in TV Movies: 'The Shield', 'Justified' and 'The Unicorn')
Walton Goggins
10
Birthdate: November 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Walton Goggins is best known for his Emmy-nominated performance in Justified and has also played a long-running role in The Shield. His short film The Accountant won an Academy Award. He is an avid traveler and photographer, too, and also co-owns the spirits company Mulholland Distilling.

 6 
Emmylou Harris
(Singer, Songwriter and Musician)
Emmylou Harris
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries

Emmylou Harris is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Apart from being a bandleader, a solo artist, and an interpreter of other artists' works, Harris is also an activist; since 1999, she has been conducting Concerts for a Landmine Free World, an annual benefit tour. She is also an ardent supporter of animal rights organizations, such as PETA.

 7 
Kate Jackson
(Actress and Producer Known for Her Role as ‘Sabrina Duncan’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Kate Jackson
14
Birthdate: October 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Kate Jackson is known for her iconic role of Sabrina Duncan in the 1970s’ series Charlie's Angels, which earned her a feature on the Time cover, with co-stars Jaclyn Smith and Farrah Fawcett . She also delivered a Bravo Golden Otto-winning performance as Amanda King in Scarecrow and Mrs. King.
 8 
Dabo Swinney
(American Football Coach)
Dabo Swinney
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Dabo Swinney is an American football coach. The highest-paid coach in college athletics history, Dabo Swinney helped the Clemson Tigers of the Clemson University win two national championships; he is the second-most successful head coach in Clemson history, only behind Frank Howard.

 9 
Eric Bledsoe
(Basketball player)
Eric Bledsoe
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 10 
YBN Nahmir
(Rapper)
YBN Nahmir
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
Fannie Flagg
(Actress)
Fannie Flagg
11
Birthdate: September 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
 12 
Nell Carter
(Singer)
Nell Carter
12
Birthdate: September 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 23, 2003
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 13 
Jay Sebring
(American Celebrity Hair Stylist)
Jay Sebring
13
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 9, 1969
Jay Sebring was a celebrity hair stylist who owned a chain of salons called Sebring International and was known for his reckless lifestyle. He; his former girlfriend, actor Sharon Tate; and three others were murdered by members of the Manson Family while they were at Roman Polanski’s Los Angeles home.
 14 
Tobias Wolff
(Writer)
Tobias Wolff
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
 15 
Quinnen Williams
(American football player)
Quinnen Williams
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 16 
Sherri Martel
(American Professional Wrestler)
Sherri Martel
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 15, 2007
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 17 
Amber Benson
(Actress)
Amber Benson
4
Birthdate: January 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 18 
Mary Badham
(Actress)
Mary Badham
2
Birthdate: October 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
 19 
Tony Nathan
(American Football Player)
Tony Nathan
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Corey Kluber
(Baseball Player)
Corey Kluber
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 21 
Theodore Long
(Wrestling Referee)
Theodore Long
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 22 
Jasika Nicole
(Actress)
Jasika Nicole
1
Birthdate: April 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 23 
Walt Harris
(Mixed martial artist, Basketball player)
Walt Harris
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 24 
Richard Shelby
(Politician)
Richard Shelby
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 6, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 25 
Frances Bergen
(Actress)
Frances Bergen
2
Birthdate: September 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 2, 2006
 26 
DeMarre Carroll
(Basketball Player)
DeMarre Carroll
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 27 
Tommy Bowden
(Head coach, American football player)
Tommy Bowden
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
 28 
Kerry Rhodes
(Actor)
Kerry Rhodes
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 29 
Jared Cook
(American football tight end)
Jared Cook
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 30 
Luther Strange
(United States Senator)
Luther Strange
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 1, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 31 
Daron Payne
(American football player)
Daron Payne
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 32 
Diana DeGarmo
(Singer-songwriter)
Diana DeGarmo
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 33 
Vonetta Flowers
(American Bobsledder and the First Black Athlete To Win a Gold Medal at the Winter Olympics)
Vonetta Flowers
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 34 
K. J. McDaniels
(Basketball player)
K. J. McDaniels
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 35 
Mike Anderson
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Mike Anderson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 36 
Joe Webb
(American football player)
Joe Webb
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 37 
Candace Bailey
(American Actress and Television Personality Best Known as a Co-host of the U-Pick Live on Nickelodeon)
Candace Bailey
2
Birthdate: May 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus

At 13, Candace Bailey was a Junior Olympic gymnast. Later, stepping into acting, she gained fame with her role of Skylar Stevens in the series Jericho. She has also hosted the Nickelodeon show U-Pick Live and the G4 show Attack of the Show! and has appeared in a Maroon 5 video.

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Marcell Dareus
(American Football Player)
Marcell Dareus
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 39 
Michael Powell
(Son of former Secretary of State Colin Powell)
Michael Powell
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
 40 
Odetta
(American Singer, Actress and Guitarist)
Odetta
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 2, 2008
 41 
Andre Smith
(American football player)
Andre Smith
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 42 
Hubert Green
(American Professional Golfer)
Hubert Green
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 19, 2018

Hubert Green was an American golfer best remembered for his achievements despite suffering from cancer. He won 19 PGA Tour events, including two major championships. Green also won three European Tour events and four PGA Tour Champions. In 1977, Hubert Green became the first golfer to be inducted into the Florida State Seminoles Hall of Fame.

 43 
Jay Barker
(American football player)
Jay Barker
2
Birthdate: July 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 44 
Trey Hardee
(Retired Silver Medalist in the Decathlon at the London 2012 Olympics.)
Trey Hardee
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 45 
Frankie Randall
(Boxer)
Frankie Randall
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 23, 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 46 
Lyman Bostock
(Baseball player)
Lyman Bostock
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 23, 1978
 47 
Cornelius Bennett
(American Football Player)
Cornelius Bennett
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 48 
Mel Allen
(Sportscaster)
Mel Allen
4
Birthdate: February 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 16, 1996
 49 
Andrew Toney
(Basketball Player)
Andrew Toney
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 23, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 50 
Kerry James Marshall
(American Artist and Professor, Known for His Paintings of Black Figures)
Kerry James Marshall
2
Birthdate: October 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra

Kerry James Marshall is an American professor and artist renowned for his artworks and paintings of Black figures. His work has inspired and influenced contemporary artists like Hank Willis Thomas. In 2017, he was mentioned in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people. Marshall has also taught at prestigious institutions like the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC).