African Americans From Indiana

Famous black celebrities from Indiana, include Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Mike Epps.

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 1 Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson.
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana
Died: June 25, 2009

The King of Pop and an international superstar, Michael Jackson was a musical entertainer whose work – both with Jackson 5 and solo – won accolades and hearts worldwide. Equally popular were his unique dance moves that created sensation and shaped future dance styles. Amongst the most successful entertainers of all time, Jackson was later accused of child molestation.  

 2 Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

A member of the prominent Jackson family, Janet Jackson is a singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. Popularly known for her innovative and socially conscious songs, she was considered a sex icon in her youth. Beginning her career as a teenager, she went on to become one of the world's best-selling music artists of all time.

 3 Vivica A. Fox

Vivica A. Fox.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 4 Mike Epps

Mike Epps.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: November 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.

Stand-up comedian, actor, and film producer, Mike Epps, is a man with multiple talents. He began his career performing stand-up comedy and branched out into acting soon after.  As an actor, he gained fame for playing Day-Day Jones in the film Next Friday and its sequels. He is a controversial person and has been accused of assaulting a fellow comedian.

 5 Scatman Crothers

Scatman Crothers.
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Famous As: Actor, dancer, singer, musician
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Died: November 22, 1986

Scatman Crothers was an American musician and actor. Also a prolific voice-over actor, Crothers contributed immensely to the success of several animated TV series, such as Harlem Globetrotters, The Transformers, and Hong Kong Phooey. For his contribution to the American TV and film industry, Scatman Crothers was awarded a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 6 Avery Brooks

Avery Brooks.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, United States

 7 Jason Whitlock

Jason Whitlock
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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 8 Skylar Diggins-Smith

Skylar Diggins-Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 9 Fred Williamson

Fred Williamson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, USA

 10 Wes Montgomery

Wes Montgomery
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: June 15, 1968

 11 Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: September 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana South Bend, Indiana, U.S.

 12 Dave Duerson

Dave Duerson.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Muncie, Indiana, United States
Died: February 17, 2011

 13 Glenn Robinson

Glenn Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

 14 Jaylon Smith

Jaylon Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

 15 Freddie Hubbard

Freddie Hubbard
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: April 7, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: December 29, 2008

 16 Terry McLaurin

Terry McLaurin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 17 Lamon Brewster

Lamon Brewster
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indianapolis

 18 George McGinnis

George McGinnis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 19 Willdabeast Adams

Willdabeast Adams.
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: September 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 20 Major Taylor

Major Taylor
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cyclist
Birthdate: November 26, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: June 21, 1932

 21 J. J. Johnson

J. J. Johnson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Trombonist
Birthdate: January 22, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: February 4, 2001

 22 Mathias Kiwanuka

Mathias Kiwanuka
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: March 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 23 Alex Bentley

Alex Bentley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States