Black Gemini Celebrities

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Tupac Shakur
( 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone)
Tupac Shakur
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 16, 1971
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 13, 1996

Tupac Amaru Shakur, popularly known as 2Pac or Makaveli, is considered as one of the greatest American rappers of all time. Talent and trouble went hand in hand in Shakur’s journey to fame; the higher Shakur rose in his iconic status, the deeper he became entangled in gang violence and an infamous rivalry, which sadly led to his untimely demise.

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Prince
(Singer-songwriter & Multi-instrumentalist)
Prince
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1958
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: April 21, 2016

Singer-songwriter, dancer, and musician, Prince is is widely regarded as one of the greatest musicians of his generation. He was considered a guitar virtuoso and could also play several other instruments. With worldwide sales of over 150 million records, he is ranked among the best-selling music artists of all time. He was also well known for his flamboyant persona.

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The Notorious B.I.G.
(One of the Greatest Rappers of All Time)
The Notorious B.I.G.
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 21, 1972
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 9, 1997

The Notorious B.I.G. was a rapper and songwriter and is considered one of the best ever. His debut album Ready to Die in 1994 was critically acclaimed. He was murdered in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles in September 1996. His album Life After Death was released two weeks after his death. 

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Lionel Richie
(Co-Lead Singer Of Funk Band The Commodores)
Lionel Richie
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Birthdate: June 20, 1949
Birthplace: Tuskegee, Alabama, United States

Lionel Richie is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and composer whose work with the band Commodores and his solo career established him as a successful balladeer of the 1980s. Having sold more than 90 million records, Lionel Richie is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. Also a philanthropist, Richie helped raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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Mr. T
(Actor)
Mr. T
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Birthdate: May 21, 1952
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Mr. T is best known as A. Baracus from The A-Team and Clubber Lang from Rocky III. Fans love his signature hairstyle and his gold jewelry, which he stopped wearing after Hurricane Katrina. His catchphrase “I pity the fool!" inspired a reality show. He has previously been a celebrity bodyguard.
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Beetlejuice
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Birthdate: June 2, 1968
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey

Despite being born with conditions like microcephaly and dwarfism, Beetlejuice went on to become a popular film, radio, and TV personality. A prominent member of Wack Pack, which is part of The Howard Stern Show, Beetlejuice was named the greatest Wack Packer ever by Howard Stern in 2015.

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Miles Davis
(Trumpeter and one of the Most Prominent Figures in the History of Jazz)
Miles Davis
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1926
Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States
Died: September 28, 1991
Jazz trumpeter and composer Miles Davis was a pioneer in the bepop and jazz fusion genres. His work also had electronic, African, and Spanish influences. His album Kind of Blue sold 5 million copies in the U.S. and was termed a national treasure by the House of Representatives, years later. 
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Kodak Black
(American Rapper Known for His Albums: ‘Painting Pictures’, ‘Dying to Live’ and ‘Bill Israel’)
Kodak Black
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 11, 1997
Birthplace: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States

Kodak Black is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. He gained recognition after releasing hit albums, such as Painting Pictures and Dying to Live. A well-known philanthropist, Kodak Black announced in 2018 that he was in the process of building a school in Haiti. Over the years, he has also donated money for various charitable causes.

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Octavia Spencer
(The First Black Actress to Have Received two Successive Nominations at the Oscars)
Octavia Spencer
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Birthdate: May 25, 1970
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States

Octavia Spencer is an American actress, producer, and author. Widely regarded as one of the best actresses of her generation, Spencer has received several prestigious awards, such as a Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Octavia Spencer is the first black actress to have received two successive nominations at the Oscars.

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André 3000
(Best known for Being One-Half of Southern Hip Hop Duo 'Outkast')
André 3000
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Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Naomi Campbell
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 22, 1970
Birthplace: Streatham
Naomi Campbell is one of the “Big Six” supermodels of the 1980s and the 1990s, who has graced both the ramp and print. She has also released a music album, been part of a fashion reality show, started a web series, and founded charitable organizations such as Fashion for Relief.
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Pam Grier
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Coffy’, ‘Foxy Brown’, ‘The Big Doll House’ and ‘The Arena’)
Pam Grier
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Birthdate: May 26, 1949
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Widely regarded as the first female action star of cinema, American actress Pam Grier achieved popularity for playing important roles in a string of blaxploitation, action, and women-in-prison movies throughout the 1970s. She also serves as an inspiration to those suffering from cancer; she made a recovery after she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 1988.

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Wayne Brady
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Birthdate: June 2, 1972
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States

Emmy Award-winner improv comedian Wayne Brady of Whose Line Is It Anyway? has also mesmerized audiences with his acting skills in the Broadway musical Kinky Boots. If that wasn’t enough, the multitalented performer was also nominated for a Grammy for his rendition of Sam Cooke’s A Change Is Gonna Come.

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Lance Reddick
(American Actor and Musician Best Known for His Role as ‘Cedric Daniels’ in the TV Series ‘The Wire’)
Lance Reddick
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Birthdate: June 7, 1962
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: March 17, 2023

Lance Reddick is an American musician and actor. Over the years, Reddick has contributed immensely to the success of several TV series, such as Oz, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Wire, Fringe, and Bosch. He has also been entertaining children and adults alike by providing his likeness and voice for video games like Quantum Break and Destiny series.

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Tay-K 47
(Rapper)
Tay-K 47
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 16, 2000
Birthplace: Long Beach, California
Rapper Tay-K is best known for his Billboard-charting and platinum-certified track The Race. The same day the song was released, U.S. marshals arrested him on murder charges in New Jersey. He was convicted in the case involving the death of Ethan Walker and was later indicted for another murder.
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Mel B
(Singer)
Mel B
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Birthdate: May 29, 1975
Birthplace: Harehills, West Yorkshire, England

Mel B is an English television personality and singer-songwriter. She gained international recognition as part of the popular pop girl group Spice Girls, which has sold more than 85 million records. Over the years, Mel B has been an important TV personality, appearing in several reality series as a participant as well as a judge.

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Gladys Knight
(Singer-Songwriter)
Gladys Knight
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Zazie Beetz
(Actress Best Known for Her Comedy Series ‘Atlanta’ and Anthology Series ‘Easy’)
Zazie Beetz
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Birthdate: May 25, 1991
Birthplace: Mitte, Berlin, Germany

German-American actress, Zazie Beetz, is best known for her role in the FX comedy-drama series Atlanta. She became interested in acting while in high school and appeared in many community theater productions. She began her career with small roles in short films and established herself as a popular TV actress in a few years.

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Keith David
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Birthdate: June 4, 1956
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Three-time Emmy-winner Keith David is known for his voice roles in The War and Unforgivable Blackness. He has narrated several documentaries and audio books, apart from voicing iconic characters such as Arbiter in the Halo games. He played the title role in Greenleaf and supporting roles in many movies.
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Patti LaBelle
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 24, 1944
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
The Godmother of Soul Patti LaBelle is best known for her chartbusting song Lady Marmalade, released with her group Labelle. She has had a successful solo career, too, winning multiple Grammys. She has appeared on her own TV shows, released cookbooks, and has launched her line of food and bedding.
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Kirshnik Ball
(American Rapper and Member of the Hip Hop Group ‘Migos’)
Kirshnik Ball
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 18, 1994
Birthplace: Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States

Kirshnik Ball, better known by his stage name Takeoff, is an American singer-songwriter and rapper. He is known for forming the hip hop trio Migos along with Offset and Quavo. Over the years, Kirshnik Ball has achieved success as part of the Migos. He stirred controversy in 2017 when he refused to use an overhead storage bin in an airplane.

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Mark Henry
(American Professional Wrestler, Former Powerlifter and Weightlifter)
Mark Henry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1971
Birthplace: Silsbee, Texas, United States

Mark Henry is an American powerlifter, strongman, Olympic weightlifter, and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearance in WWE, where he was often referred to as the world's strongest man. In 2018, he was made an inductee to the WWE Hall of Fame. A three-time USA National Weightlifting Champion, Henry holds several weightlifting records.

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Keenen Ivory Wayans
(Actor, Comedian and Filmmaker Known for His Comedy Series, ‘In Living Color’, and the Film ‘Hollywood Shuffle’)
Keenen Ivory Wayans
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Birthdate: June 8, 1958
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Keenen Ivory Wayans, part of the Wayans family of comedians, is best known as the host of the show In Living Color. He has also directed and written several movies, including the horror spoof Scary Movie and its first sequel. He has also hosted The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show.
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Aaron Donald
(American football player)
Aaron Donald
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1991
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Nate Robinson
(American Former Professional Basketball Player)
Nate Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 31, 1984
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Nate Robinson is a former professional basketball player who has played in the NBA for the New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Boston Celtics,  Golden State Warriors, and Chicago Bulls. He went professional in 2005 and became the NBA's first three-time slam dunk champion in 2010. He retired in 2018. He now runs a restaurant in Rainier Beach.

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Tracy McGrady
(7-Time NBA All-Star)
Tracy McGrady
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1979
Birthplace: Bartow, Florida, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Dennis Haysbert
(Actor and Voice Actor Known for His Films: ‘Major League’, ‘Absolute Power’ and ‘Wreck-It Ralph’)
Dennis Haysbert
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Birthdate: June 2, 1954
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States
Dennis Haysbert is best known as Pedro Cerrano from the Major League films and Tim Collin from Absolute Power. He also played a fictional American president in the series 24, a role that earned him several award nominations. Some of his other notable projects are Far from Heaven and Incorporated.
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Nick Young
(American Former Professional Basketball Player Who Played as the Shooting Guard)
Nick Young
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 1, 1985
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Nick Young, also known as "Swaggy P,” is an NBA player who has represented teams such as the Washington Wizards, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers. He inspired the documentary Second Chance Season and was turned into a meme known as “Confused Nick Young.”
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Curtis Mayfield
(Singer, Guitarist)
Curtis Mayfield
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 3, 1942
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 26, 1999
Soul singer and guitarist Curtis Mayfield gained fame with The Impressions. His songs such as People Get Ready carried prominent social themes. The Grammy Hall of Fame inductee was paralyzed from the neck down after an accident during a live performance in 1990 but continued to record even after that.
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Swae Lee
(Rapper and Singer Known for His Singles ‘No Flex Zone’, ‘No Type’ and ‘Black Beatles’)
Swae Lee
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 7, 1993
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States

Swae Lee is an American singer, rapper and songwriter, who is considered as the “Songbird of the Generation” because of the melody he imparts to his songs. Born Khalif Malik Ibn Shaman Brown, Swae Lee, who is part of the popular hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd, was featured in the popular 2017 song Unforgettable. He is also known as ‘Kid The Great’.

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Jorja Smith
(Singer Best Known for Her Debut Album 'Lost & Found')
Jorja Smith
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 11, 1997
Birthplace: Walsall, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom

Jorja Smith is an English singer-songwriter whose first studio album Lost & Found featured on the UK Albums Chart, peaking at third position. One of the youngest and most exciting talents in the music world, Smith is the recipient of the 2018 Brit Critics' Choice Award. In 2019, she won the Best British Female Artist award at the Brit Awards.

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Marvelous Marvin Hagler
(American Professional Boxer )
Marvelous Marvin Hagler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1954
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 13, 2021

Marvelous Marvin Hagler was an American boxer and actor who reigned as the middleweight division's undisputed champion from 1980 to 1987, during which he had 12 successful title defenses. Regarded as one of the greatest middleweight boxers of all time, Hagler was inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame as well as the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

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Normani Hamilton
(Member of One of the Best-Selling Girl Groups of All Time 'Fifth Harmony')
Normani Hamilton
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 31, 1996
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Normani Hamilton is an American dancer and singer. Hamilton, who was part of the popular girl group Fifth Harmony, has won several awards, such as BMI Awards and iHeartRadio Music Awards. Also a philanthropist, Hamilton has been involved with charities like the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. Since 2017, she has been serving as a global ambassador for the American Cancer Society.

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Cleavon Little
(Known for His Role as ‘Dr. Jerry Noland’ in the TV Series ‘Temperatures Rising’)
Cleavon Little
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Birthdate: June 1, 1939
Birthplace: Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
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.

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Scatman Crothers
(Actor and Musician)
Scatman Crothers
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Birthdate: May 23, 1910
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.

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Jordan Poole
(Basketball player)
Jordan Poole
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 19, 1999
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Al Horford
(Basketball player Power Forward, Center)
Al Horford
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1986
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Gale Sayers
(American Football Player)
Gale Sayers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 30, 1943
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: September 23, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Jackie Wilson
(Singer)
Jackie Wilson
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 9, 1934
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: January 21, 1984
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Jordan Clarkson
(Basketball player)
Jordan Clarkson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1992
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Faizon Love
(Actor and Comedian)
Faizon Love
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Birthdate: June 14, 1968
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Faizon Love is a Cuban-American comedian and actor known for playing important roles in films like Friday, Torque, and Couples Retreat. In 2014, he was caught up in a controversy when he made a series of contentious comments on Twitter pertaining to the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. In 2017, he was arrested after being accused of misdemeanor assault.

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Jrue Holiday
(Basketball player)
Jrue Holiday
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1990
Birthplace: Chatsworth, California, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Louis Gossett Jr.
(Actor)
Louis Gossett Jr.
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Birthdate: May 27, 1936
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Quinton Jackson
(Mixed Martial Artist, Actor and Former Professional Wrestler)
Quinton Jackson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 20, 1978
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Quinton Jackson is a mixed martial artist and former professional wrestler turned actor. He is famous for his eccentric personality traits and aggressive style of fighting. He is credited with making MMA a popular sport worldwide. As an actor, he has appeared in a few films, including Miss March and Bad Guys. He is a controversial person. 

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Todd Bridges
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Birthdate: May 27, 1965
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Todd Bridges is an American actor best known for playing Willis Jackson in the popular TV series, Diff'rent Strokes. From 2008 to 2013, he worked as a commentator on the series, TruTV Presents: World's Dumbest... He has also appeared in music videos and popular TV shows, such as The Oprah Winfrey Show.

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MC Ren
(Rapper, Songwriter, Record producer)
MC Ren
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 16, 1969
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
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Kalidou Koulibaly
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Kalidou Koulibaly
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 20, 1991
Birthplace: Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, France

Born to Senegalese parents in France, Kalidou Koulibaly initially played for France U20 and then captained the Senegal national team. He took Senegal to the finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. He has often opened up about racism, especially after once being called a “monkey” by a Florentina fan.

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Betty Shabazz
(Educator and Activist Best Known as the Wife of African-American Activist Malcolm X)
Betty Shabazz
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 28, 1934
Birthplace: Pinehurst, Georgia, United States
Died: June 23, 1997

Civil rights activist and educator Betty Shabazz, or Betty X, was the wife of Black nationalist leader Malcolm X. Raised by her adoptive parents in Detroit, she met Malcolm X at a Nation of Islam event in Harlem. She died when her apartment was set on fire set by her grandson.

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Ryan Coogler
(Director)
Ryan Coogler
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Birthdate: May 23, 1986
Birthplace: Oakland, California, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Dusty Baker
(Baseball manager)
Dusty Baker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 15, 1949
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)