Famous People Born In Newport News

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Michael Vick
(Former American Football Quarterback)
Michael Vick
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer

Michael Vick is a former American football player who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons during which he represented successful teams like the Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, and New York Jets. Michael Vick is also known for his philanthropic efforts; he has established a couple of nonprofit organizations namely The Vick Foundation and Michael Vick Foundation.  

 2 
Gabby Douglas
(Artistic Gymnast and 1st African American to Become the Olympic Individual All-Around Champion)
Gabby Douglas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Retired artistic gymnast Gabby Douglas became an all-around Olympic champion in 2012, becoming the first African-American to achieve the feat. She is also the first American to win gold in both the individual and team competitions at the same Olympic event. She inspired the biopic The Gabby Douglas Story.

 3 
Ella Fitzgerald
(Jazz Singer Who was Noted for Her Purity of Tone and Impeccable Diction)
Ella Fitzgerald
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 25, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 15, 1996

Ella Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer. Referred to as the Queen of Jazz, First Lady of Song, and Lady Ella, Fitzgerald was renowned for her impeccable diction, purity of tone, timing, and intonation. The winner of Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Medal of Arts, Fitzgerald's legacy lives on several years after her death.

 4 
David Hornsby
(Actor)
David Hornsby
8
Birthdate: December 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Frankie Faison
(Actor)
Frankie Faison
5
Birthdate: June 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 6 
Joyce Bulifant
11
Birthdate: December 16, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 7 
Mimi Faust
(Reality Star)
Mimi Faust
5
Birthdate: January 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Pearl Bailey
(Actress)
Pearl Bailey
3
Birthdate: March 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 17, 1990
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 9 
Marcus Vick
(American football player)
Marcus Vick
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Shaun Gayle
(American Football Player)
Shaun Gayle
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 11 
Aaron Brooks
(American football player)
Aaron Brooks
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 12 
Al Toon
(American Football Player)
Al Toon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
 13 
Howard Siler
(American Bobsledder)
Howard Siler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 8, 2014
 14 
Daryl Williams
(American football player)
Daryl Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 15 
Leroy Keyes
(American football player)
Leroy Keyes
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 15, 2021
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 16 
J. Hillis Miller
(Literary Critic)
J. Hillis Miller
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Birthdate: March 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
 17 
Edmund M. Clarke
(Computer Scientist)
Edmund M. Clarke
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo