Famous Jamaican Film & Theater Personalities

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Madge Sinclair
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Birthdate: April 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Died: December 20, 1995

The Kingston-born American actress, who began her career with the New York Shakespearean Festival, acted in a number films and television series and won Primetime Emmy Award for her role in the crime drama Gabriel's Fire. Madge Sinclair was also a voice artist in the famous animated film The Lion King, released a year before she succumbed to leukaemia.

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Jimmy Cliff
(Singer, Actor, Music artist, Artist, Musician)
Jimmy Cliff
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Birthdate: April 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint James Parish

Jimmy Cliff is best known for popularizing reggae. After beginning his music career singing at local fairs in Jamaica, he scored his first hit, Hurricane Hattie, at 14. He later sang the iconic single Hakuna Matata from The Lion King. He was also the star of the film The Harder They Come.

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Ky-Mani Marley
(Reggae musician, Actor who received a Grammy Award nomination for his album, Many More Roads)
Ky-Mani Marley
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Birthdate: February 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Falmouth, Trelawny, Jamaica

Ky-Mani Marley is a Jamaican musician and actor best known for his 2001 studio album Many More Roads, which earned him a Grammy Award nomination. The son of Bob Marley, Ky-Mani Marley has also played lead roles in films like Shottas and One Love.

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Lyriq Bent
(Known for His Roles in the ‘Saw’ Film Series and in the TV Series ‘Rookie Blue’)
Lyriq Bent
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Birthdate: July 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Born in Jamaica and raised in Canada, Lyriq Bent is known for series such as Angela's Eyes and She's Gotta Have It. He has also gained fame as Daniel Rigg in the Saw franchise. A sports lover, he is also a skilled golfer and is fond of basketball and soccer.

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Sarah Cooper
(Writer)
Sarah Cooper
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Birthdate: December 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jamaica
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Yvonne Mai
(Actress)
Yvonne Mai
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Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Clement Virgo
(Screenwriter, Film producer,)
Clement Virgo
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Birthdate: June 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Trevor Rhone
(Jamaican Writer, Playwright and Film Maker)
Trevor Rhone
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Birthdate: March 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Died: September 15, 2009

Trevor Rhone was a Jamaican writer, filmmaker, and playwright. He is best remembered for his contribution as a co-writer of the internationally successful 1972 Jamaican crime film The Harder They Come. In 1999, Trevor Rhone was honored by the Institute of Jamaica with the prestigious Musgrave Gold Medal for his contributions to Jamaican literature, theatre, and film.

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Keticia Chatman
(Jamaican Fashion Entrepreneur)
Keticia Chatman
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Birthdate: October 15, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jamaica
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Nikki Hall
(Reality Star)
Nikki Hall
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Birthdate: April 14, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jamaica
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Elease Donovan
(Jamaican Reality Star and Entrepreneur)
Elease Donovan
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Birthdate: May 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jamaica
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Peter Thomas
(Jamaican Reality Star and Entrepreneur)
Peter Thomas
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Birthdate: October 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jamaica
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Lesa-Gayle Wee Tom
(Reality Star)
Lesa-Gayle Wee Tom
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Birthdate: March 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
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Rebecca Silvera
(Reality Star)
Rebecca Silvera
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Birthdate: September 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
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Gabrielle Davis
(Reality Star)
Gabrielle Davis
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Birthdate: June 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
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Osmond Vacious
(Jamaican Reality Star)
Osmond Vacious
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Birthdate: March 7, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jamaica