Famous People Born In Macon

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Little Richard
(Known for His Hit Single 'Long Tall Sally' & Regarded as the 'Architect of Rock and Roll')
Little Richard
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 9, 2020
The Architect of Rock and Roll Little Richard is best known for his track Tutti Frutti, which was included in the National Recording Registry. His music was characterized by energetic piano and back beats. His songs broke all racial barriers and were equally appreciated by white and black listeners.
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Jason Aldean
(Top-Selling Country Music Artist Known for Hit Singles like 'Why,' 'The Truth' and 'Dirt Road Anthem')
Jason Aldean
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces

Jason Aldean is an American singer and songwriter known for his work in the country music genre. One of the most decorated male country music singers of his generation, Aldean has many platinum-certified albums under his belt. Also a philanthropist, Aldean has raised nearly $4 million for cancer research and continues to work towards raising awareness about breast cancer research.

 3 
Jack McBrayer
(American actor)
Jack McBrayer
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Birthdate: May 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
 4 
Rhett McLaughlin
(American YouTube Star)
Rhett McLaughlin
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: October 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Internet sensation Rhett McLaughlin soared to fame as part of the comedy duo Rhett & Link, along with Charles Lincoln "Link" Neal III. They co-host the YouTube series Good Mythical Morning. They have worked on various comedy series, a podcast, and a novel, and have also acquired the brand Smosh.
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Carrie Preston
(Actress)
Carrie Preston
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Birthdate: June 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 6 
Ken Shamrock
(American Retired Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Ken Shamrock
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Ken Shamrock is an American professional wrestler and retired mixed martial artist who promotes bare-knuckle boxing. He is widely considered an icon and pioneer of mixed martial arts (MMA), as well as one of the greatest fighters in MMA's history. As a professional wrestler, Ken Shamrock is credited with popularizing a submission hold called the ankle lock.

 7 
Norm Nixon
(Basketball player)
Norm Nixon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Blake Clark
(Stand-up comedian)
Blake Clark
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Birthdate: February 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Melvyn Douglas
(American Actor Who was Among One of the Few Performers to Win 'Triple Crown of Acting')
Melvyn Douglas
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Birthdate: April 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 4, 1981

Melvyn Douglas was an American actor who achieved popularity in the 1930s. Over the course of his illustrious acting career, Douglas won two Academy Awards, a Tony Award, and an Emmy Award, becoming one of the few actors to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting. Melvyn Douglas also won several other awards, including the prestigious Golden Globe Award. 

 10 
David Perdue
(Politician)
David Perdue
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 11 
Charles Coburn
(Actor Known for His Movies 'The Devil and Miss Jones', 'The More the Merrier' and 'The Green Years')
Charles Coburn
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Birthdate: June 19, 1877
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 30, 1961
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Marquette King
(American Football player)
Marquette King
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
P. B. S. Pinchback
(Politician)
P. B. S. Pinchback
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 10, 1837
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 21, 1921
 14 
Lisa Sheridan
(Actress)
Lisa Sheridan
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Birthdate: December 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 25, 2019
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 15 
Bud Dupree
(American football player)
Bud Dupree
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 16 
Sam Nunn
(Politician)
Sam Nunn
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
 17 
Sidney Lanier
(Musician)
Sidney Lanier
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 3, 1842
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 7, 1881
 18 
Kareem Jackson
(American Football Player)
Kareem Jackson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Luke Askew
(Actor)
Luke Askew
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Birthdate: March 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 29, 2012
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 20 
Quintez Cephus
(American Football Player)
Quintez Cephus
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Robert Lee Scott Jr.
(Brigadier general)
Robert Lee Scott Jr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 27, 2006
 22 
Elmore Smith
(Basketball player)
Elmore Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 23 
Antonio Pettigrew
(American Sprinter Who Specialized in the 400 Meters)
Antonio Pettigrew
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 10, 2010
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Harrison Bryant
(American Football Player)
Harrison Bryant
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 25 
James Augustine Healy
(Former Bishop of Portland)
James Augustine Healy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 6, 1830
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 5, 1900

Born to an Irish immigrant father and his African-American slave wife, James Augustine Healy was the first Black Roman Catholic bishop of the U.S. However, he identified as White Irish, owing to his mixed race. Although he voiced his support for Native Americans, he never specifically spoke on African-American issues.

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Lucy Craft Laney
(Educator)
Lucy Craft Laney
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 13, 1854
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 24, 1933
 27 
John Oliver Killens
(Writer and activist)
John Oliver Killens
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 27, 1987
 28 
Custis Blue
(TikTok Star)
Custis Blue
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Birthdate: April 10, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 29 
Chip Minton
(American Former Bobsledder)
Chip Minton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
 30 
Edgar Wayburn
(Environmentalist)
Edgar Wayburn
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 17, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 5, 2010
 31 
Joshua David Evans
(American YouTuber)
Joshua David Evans
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: April 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)