Famous People Born In Greensboro

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O. Henry
(Short Story Writer)
O. Henry
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 11, 1862
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 5, 1910
William Sydney Porter, better known by his pseudonym, O. Henry, is remembered as one of the world’s greatest short story writers. One of his most notable works is The Gift of the Magi. His signature style included plot twists in the end. He was once jailed for embezzlement. 
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John Isner
(Professional Tennis Player)
John Isner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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Rhiannon Giddens
(Musician)
Rhiannon Giddens
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Bob McAdoo
(Basketball Players)
Bob McAdoo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Keenan Allen
(American Football player)
Keenan Allen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Carolyn Maloney
(U.S. Representative)
Carolyn Maloney
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
 7 
Aaron Wiggins
(Basketball player)
Aaron Wiggins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 2, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Loretta Lynch
(Former Attorney General of the United States)
Loretta Lynch
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Theo Pinson
(Basketball player)
Theo Pinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 10 
Curly Neal
(Basketball Player)
Curly Neal
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 26, 2020
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Gianluca Busio
(American Professional Soccer Player Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Gianluca Busio
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 2002
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
John Henson
(Basketball player)
John Henson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 13 
Brandon Jones
(Actor, Wrestler)
Brandon Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 14 
Joey Cheek
(American Former Speed Skater and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Joey Cheek
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 15 
Cedric Mullins
(Baseball Player)
Cedric Mullins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 16 
Wes Miller
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Wes Miller
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Emmanuel Moseley
(American football player)
Emmanuel Moseley
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
P. J. Hairston
(Basketball Player)
P. J. Hairston
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Frank Jobe
(Surgeon)
Frank Jobe
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 16, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 6, 2014

American orthopedic surgeon Frank Jobe is best remembered for pioneering the Tommy John surgery for baseball athletes, named after Los Angeles Dodgers player Tommy John, on whom the surgery was first performed. He also co-wote books such as Play Ball! and 30 Exercises for Better Golf.

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Vince Evans
(American Football Player)
Vince Evans
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
 21 
Tal Farlow
(Jazz guitarist)
Tal Farlow
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 25, 1998
 22 
Lou Hudson
(Basketball player)
Lou Hudson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 11, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 11, 2014
 23 
Prince Shembo
(American Football Player)
Prince Shembo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Ashley Christensen
(American Chef, Restaurateur and Author)
Ashley Christensen
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Listed In: Activists
 25 
Ray Austin
(Football player)
Ray Austin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Doug Marlette
(Editorial cartoonists)
Doug Marlette
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Birthdate: December 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 10, 2007