Famous People Born In Jamestown

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Lucille Ball
(Actress and Comedienne Best Known for Her Shows: 'I Love Lucy', 'The Lucy Show' and 'Here's Lucy')
Lucille Ball
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Birthdate: August 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 26, 1989

One of the most popular actresses of the 1950s and 1960s, Lucille Ball created the sitcom, I Love Lucy, in 1951. In 1962, she started managing the Desilu Productions, becoming the first woman to run a major TV studio. The recipient of two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Lucille Ball was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1984.

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Nick Carter
(Musician)
Nick Carter
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Nick Carter is an American singer, musician, and actor. Best known for his association with the popular vocal group the Backstreet Boys, Carter achieved popularity as a teen idol throughout the mid and late-1990s. Also known for his charity work, Nick Carter has been playing an important role in raising awareness about the environment and its oceans.

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Natalie Merchant
(Singer-Songwriter and Lead Vocalist and Primary Lyricist for the Rock Band ‘10,000 Maniacs’)
Natalie Merchant
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Natalie Merchant is an American singer-songwriter. She is known for her association with the alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs, where she was the primary lyricist and lead vocalist for more than 10 years. Also an activist, Merchant works closely with Artists Against Racism, a Canadian charity. A critic of Donald Trump, Merchant took part in an anti-Trump protest in 2017.

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Roger Goodell
(6th Commissioner of the National Football League)
Roger Goodell
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 19, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces

Though born into the well-known political family, Roger Goodell, the son of senator Charles Goodell, avoided politics and stepped into sports instead. The current NFL commissioner, he was instrumental in bringing about significant changes to decrease on-field concussions of players, by introducing punishments for hitting defenseless players.

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Frederick Henry Ball
(Studio executive, Brother of Lucille Ball)
Frederick Henry Ball
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 5, 2007
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Roger Tory Peterson
(US Ornithologist and a Leading Figure of the 20th-Century Environmental Movement)
Roger Tory Peterson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 28, 1996

US ornithologist, environmentalist, and wildlife artist Roger Tory Peterson was one of the leading figures of the environmental movement of the 20th century. Known for his iconic books such as Wild America and the Peterson Field Guide Series, he received countless honors and awards, too, such as the US Medal of Freedom.

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Elliott Shepard
(Racing driver)
Elliott Shepard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 13, 1876
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 10, 1927
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Willis R. Whitney
(Chemist)
Willis R. Whitney
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 11, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 9, 1958
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Hayward A. Harvey
(Inventor)
Hayward A. Harvey
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Birthdate: January 17, 1824
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 28, 1893