Famous People Born In Winston-Salem

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 1 
Chris Paul
(One of the Greatest Point Guards of All Time)
Chris Paul
65
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus

Chris Paul is a professional basketball player and one of the highest-paid sportspersons in the world. Apart from earning from his career as a basketball player, he also earns by signing endorsement deals with companies like State Farm and Air Jordan. A religious person, Chris Paul attends church whenever possible.

 2 
Pam Grier
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Coffy’, ‘Foxy Brown’, ‘The Big Doll House’ and ‘The Arena’)
Pam Grier
27
Birthdate: May 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini

Widely regarded as the first female action star of cinema, American actress Pam Grier achieved popularity for playing important roles in a string of blaxploitation, action, and women-in-prison movies throughout the 1970s. She also serves as an inspiration to those suffering from cancer; she made a recovery after she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 1988.

 3 
Jill Wagner
(Actress)
Jill Wagner
24
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Jill Wagner is best known for co-hosting the game show Wipeout. Jill began her career with the MTV hidden-camera series Punk'd. She has also appeared as Kate Argent in Teen Wolf and been part of several Hallmark TV films, especially the Mystery 101 series and a few Christmas movies.
 4 
Jennifer Ehle
(Actress)
Jennifer Ehle
7
Birthdate: December 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 5 
B.o.B
(Rapper)
B.o.B
15
Birthdate: November 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Emily V. Gordon
(Writer, Producer and Podcast Host Known for Her Film ‘The Big Sick’)
Emily V. Gordon
3
Birthdate: May 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus

Writer, producer, and podcast host, Emily V. Gordon, is best known for co-writing the romantic comedy film, The Big Sick. She has an MS/EdS in couples and family counseling from the University of North Carolina and practiced as a therapist for several years before beginning her writing career. She often collaborates with her husband, comic Kumail Nanjiani.

 7 
Jackée Harry
(Actress, Comedian, and Television Personality Known for Her Role as ‘Sandra Clark’ in the TV Series ‘227’)
Jackée Harry
8
Birthdate: August 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Jackée Harry is best known as Sandra Clark from 227, a role that made her the first African-American to win the Emmy for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.” Fans also loved her as Lisa Landry in Sister, Sister and as JoAnn Payne in Tyler Perry's The Paynes.
 8 
Kathryn Grayson
(American Coloratura Soprano and Actress)
Kathryn Grayson
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 17, 2010

Kathryn Grayson was an American coloratura soprano and actress. She trained as an opera singer from a young age and went on to play leading roles in popular musical films like Thousands Cheer, Show Boat, and Kiss Me Kate. Later in her career, Kathryn Grayson performed in theatre and operas.

 9 
Jerrod Carmichael
(Comedian)
Jerrod Carmichael
5
Birthdate: June 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
 10 
Howard Cosell
(Journalist)
Howard Cosell
11
Birthdate: March 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 23, 1995
 11 
Ben Folds
(Singer-Songwriter, Musician & Composer Who was the Frontman and Pianist of the Alternative Rock Trio 'Ben Folds Five')
Ben Folds
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Hubert Davis
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Hubert Davis
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 13 
Caleb Martin
(Basketball player)
Caleb Martin
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 28, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 14 
Harry Giles
(Basketball player)
Harry Giles
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
 15 
Julianna Guill
(Actress)
Julianna Guill
1
Birthdate: July 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 16 
Harold Nicholas
(Dancer)
Harold Nicholas
7
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: March 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 3, 2000
 17 
Cody Martin
(Basketball player)
Cody Martin
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 28, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 18 
Mark Grace
(Baseball Player)
Mark Grace
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Carl Eller
(American football player)
Carl Eller
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 20 
Josh Howard
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Josh Howard
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 21 
Divine Deablo
(American Football Player)
Divine Deablo
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 17, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 22 
George Hamilton IV
(Musician)
George Hamilton IV
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 17, 2014
 23 
Othello Hunter
(Basketball player)
Othello Hunter
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 24 
Street Bud
(American Rapper)
Street Bud
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 30, 2004
Sun Sign: Leo
 25 
Ricky Hickman
(Basketball player)
Ricky Hickman
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
 26 
Dámaso Alonso
(Poet)
Dámaso Alonso
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 22, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 25, 1990
 27 
George C Stoney
(Filmmaker)
George C Stoney
0
Birthdate: July 1, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 12, 2012