Famous People Born In Lafayette

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Axl Rose
(Lead Vocalist and Lyricist of the Hard Rock Band 'Guns N' Roses')
Axl Rose
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer W. Axl Rose, being true to his rebel spirit, fled to Los Angeles on a bus at 17, before he co-founded the legendary hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Working as the lead vocalist/lyricist of the band, he soon became a global sex symbol. 
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Embeth Davidtz
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Birthdate: August 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo

Embeth Davidtz is a South-African American actress known for playing important roles in popular movies, such as Schindler's List and Fracture. She also serves as an inspiration to those fighting against cancer as she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, for which she had to undergo a mastectomy.

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Sydney Pollack
(Film Director and Producer Best Known for His Movie 'Out of Africa')
Sydney Pollack
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Birthdate: July 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 26, 2008
Sydney Pollack is best remembered for his Academy Award-winning direction in the film Out of Africa and was also nominated for the same award for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and Tootsie. He also acted in films such as Eyes Wide Shut and series such as Will & Grace.
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Jeremy Camp
(Singer, Musician)
Jeremy Camp
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Jeremy Camp is an American singer and songwriter who specializes in Contemporary Christian music and Christian rock genres. Over the years, he has won several awards, such as the GMA Dove Awards and ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Awards. Jeremy Camp's life and career have inspired the 2020 Christian romantic drama film, I Still Believe.

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Shannon Hoon
(Former Lead Singer of the Band 'Blind Melon')
Shannon Hoon
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 21, 1995
Shannon Hoon is best remembered as the lead singer of the rock band Blind Melon, which delivered chartbusting hits such as No Rain. He died of a drug overdose at age 28. He was known for his outrageous behavior, such as urinating on a fan and getting naked on stage.
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Ray Ewry
(American Track and Field Athlete and All-time Most Successful Olympian)
Ray Ewry
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 14, 1873
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 29, 1937
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Izzy Stradlin
(Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Singer)
Izzy Stradlin
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Anissa Jones
(Child Actress)
Anissa Jones
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Birthdate: March 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 28, 1976
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
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George Barr McCutcheon
(Author)
George Barr McCutcheon
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 26, 1866
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 23, 1928
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Clara Shortridge Foltz
(Lawyer)
Clara Shortridge Foltz
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 16, 1849
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 2, 1934
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Bruce Rogers
(Typographer)
Bruce Rogers
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 14, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 21, 1957