Famous Jamaican Film & Theater Personalities

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Madge Sinclair
(Jamaican Actress Known for Her Roles in the Films: 'Cornbread, Earl and Me', 'Convoy', 'Trapper John, M.D.')
Madge Sinclair
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.

Jimmy Cliff
(Singer, Actor, Music artist, Artist, Musician)
Jimmy Cliff
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.

Ky-Mani Marley
(Reggae musician, Actor who received a Grammy Award nomination for his album, Many More Roads)
Ky-Mani Marley
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
Lyriq Bent
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.

Sarah Cooper
Sarah Cooper
Birthdate: December 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jamaica
Yvonne Mai
Yvonne Mai
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Clement Virgo
(Screenwriter, Film producer,)
Clement Virgo
Birthdate: June 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montego Bay, Jamaica
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