African Americans From Oklahoma

Famous black celebrities from Oklahoma, include Alfre Woodard, Cleavon Little, Josh Richardson.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Alfre Woodard is an American actress. Considered one of the most accomplished and versatile actresses of her generation, Woodard was named in The New York Times' The 25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century list in 2020. Also a political activist, Woodard is credited with founding Artists for a New South Africa, which aims at advancing equality in South Africa.

 2 Tisha Campbell-Martin

Tisha Campbell-Martin.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

 3 Cleavon Little

Cleavon Little.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chickasha, Oklahoma
Died: October 22, 1992

Cleavon Little was an American actor best known for his performance in a musical titled Purlie, for which he received a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award. Also known for his work in TV, Little received a Primetime Emmy Award in 1989 for appearing in one of the episodes of the NBC sitcom Dear John.

 4 Anita Hill

Anita Hill.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: July 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morns, Oklahoma, USA

 5 Ester Dean

Ester Dean.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Muskogee, Oklahoma, U.S.

 6 Josh Richardson

Josh Richardson.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edmond, Oklahoma, United States

 7 Josh Jacobs

Josh Jacobs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: February 11, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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 8 Tyler Lockett

Tyler Lockett
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: September 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

 9 Sterling Shepard

Sterling Shepard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

 10 Ekpe Udoh

Ekpe Udoh
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edmond, Oklahoma

 11 Countess Vaughn

Countess Vaughn
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Idabel, Oklahoma, United States

 12 Don Cherry

Don Cherry
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz trumpeter
Birthdate: November 18, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: October 19, 1995

 13 Margaret Avery

Margaret Avery
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mangum, Oklahoma, United States

 14 Nyambi Nyambi

Nyambi Nyambi
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norman, Oklahoma, United States

 15 Mike Pouncey

Mike Pouncey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: July 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States

 16 Lee Roy Selmon

Lee Roy Selmon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Eufaula, Oklahoma, United States
Died: September 4, 2011

 17 Chris Harris, Jr.

Chris Harris, Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

 18 James Tillis

James Tillis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

 19 J. C. Watts

J. C. Watts
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Eufaula, Oklahoma, United States

J. C. Watts is an American politician, athlete, and clergyman. A multi-talented man, Watts played professional football in the Canadian Football League. From 1995 to 2003, he served as a Republican in the United States House of Representatives, representing Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District. 

 20 Marques Haynes

Marques Haynes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 10, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sand Springs, Oklahoma
Died: May 22, 2015

 21 Don Byas

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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 21, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
Died: August 24, 1972

 22 Betty Lennox

Betty Lennox
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 4, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

 23 Jay McShann

Jay McShann
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 12, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
Died: December 7, 2006

 24 Charles Dumas

Charles Dumas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Olympic athlete
Birthdate: February 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Died: January 5, 2004

 25 Clara Luper

Clara Luper
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Schoolteacher
Birthdate: May 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 8, 2011

 26 Terrance Ferguson

Terrance Ferguson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 17, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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 27 Taylor Griffin

Taylor Griffin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

 28 Shelden Williams

Shelden Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player, Basketball Coach
Birthdate: October 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

 29 Richard Dumas

Richard Dumas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

 30 Rey Maualuga

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fort Sill, Oklahoma, United States

 31 Phillippi Sparks

Phillippi Sparks
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: April 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

 32 Paul Blair

Paul Blair
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: February 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cushing, Oklahoma, United States
Died: December 26, 2013

 33 Joe Carter

Joe Carter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: March 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

 34 Jermaine Gresham

Jermaine Gresham
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States

 35 Henry Burris

Henry Burris
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: June 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Spiro, Oklahoma, United States

 36 Felix Jones

Felix Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

 37 Darwin Thompson

Darwin Thompson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 12, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

 38 DaQuan Jeffries

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edmond, Oklahoma, United States

 39 Antoine Carr

Antoine Carr
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

 40 Allan Green

Allan Green
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: September 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States