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#31

Posted 16 July 2013 - 04:38 AM

William Wilberforce (1759-1833), the leader of the movement to abolish the slavetrade which led to the abolition of slavery in the British Empire.

Pft, I'd like to see any of you with beat that in terms of importance.

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#32

Posted 16 July 2013 - 04:39 AM

I live in a house once owned by former NFL player Boobie Clark, who passed in '88.
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Famous people:
Ashley Greene
Jessica Morris
Pat Boone
Rex Smith
Patrika Darbo
Cristen Coppen
Darryl Reuben Hall

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#33

Posted 16 July 2013 - 04:47 AM

Nobody. Haha I live in a small, pretty much nowhere town.

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#34

Posted 16 July 2013 - 05:06 AM

Let's see, I'm from Milwaukee so..:

Marc Alaimo -Star Trek
Tommy Bartlett - Entertainer
Eric Benet -Singer (was married to Halle Berry)
Jack Finney - Wrote the Bodysnatchers
Chris Gardner -the guy Will Smith portrayed in "Pursuit of Happiness"
Jane Kaczmerak - Lois from "Malcom in the Middle"
Herb Kohl
Candice Michelle - WWE and old GoDaddy commercials
Gene Wilder - Best known as Willy Wonka in the older film
Kristen Johnston - Sally Solomon from "3rd Rock from the Sun"
Golda Meir
Oprah Winfrey
Jeffery Dahmer
Steve Miller - Steve Miller Band
Al Capone stayed here sometimes
Willem Dafoe lived here while performing in the third ward
Chris Farley
Dwayne Wade played for our college team (we lost)

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#35

Posted 16 July 2013 - 06:11 AM

Sam Kinison -- Was actually a preacher here
Kyle MacLachlan -- My mom went to school with his brother
Garret Dillahunt ( The dad from Raising Hope ) -- Grew up in Selah (town just outside of my own)

and of course Yakima Canutt

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#36

Posted 16 July 2013 - 06:25 AM

I know John Wayne Glover used to visit around my town in the 1980's. His nickname was 'The granny killer'. He'd go around to old peoples homes and kill old women - supposedly he had childhood issues with his mother. He actually use to occasionally visit my friends house because my mates parents knew the guy.

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He killed himself in prison.

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#37

Posted 16 July 2013 - 06:55 AM

None that most people would know, but the best seam to be

-Silverchair (band). Up there as one of Australia's best bands, apparently.

-Jenifer Hawkins winner of Miss Universe in the mid 2000's

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#38

Posted 16 July 2013 - 09:16 AM

The Best Running Back in the NFL-Adrian Peterson.... cool.gif

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#39

Posted 16 July 2013 - 09:24 AM

There are several celebrities born and raised in the Cleveland area.

Paul Newman
Bob Hope
Halle Berry
Drew Carey
Hal Holbrook
Chrissie Hynde
Tim Conway- He was actually born in the town right behind my backyard
Alan Freed
John Lithgow
Toni Morrison
Patricia Heaton
Phil Donahue
Kid Cudi
Bone Thugs n' Harmony


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#40

Posted 16 July 2013 - 09:38 AM

QUOTE (lzw3 @ Friday, Jul 12 2013, 16:37)
I used to live a couple houses from Liam Hemsworth, who dated Miley Cyrus, and his brother Chris, who played Thor in Thor and The Avengers. They were pretty cool, great surfers.

In addition to this here is a few people from my home city, Melbourne.

Eric Bana – comedian and actor
Hamish Blake – comedian
Cate Blanchett – actress
Andrew Bogut – professional basketballer
John Brack – artist
Mark Bresciano – professional Association football player
Pat Cash – professional tennis player
Chris Cheney – musician
Sir Edward "Weary" Dunlop
John Farnham – singer and entertainer
Andrew Gaze – professional basketballer
Vince Grella - proffesional football player
Rachel Griffiths – actress
Barry Humphries (Dame Edna) – comedian
Steve Irwin
Paul Kelly – musician
Graham Kennedy – comedian and television personality known as "The King"
Michael Klim - swimmer
John Marsden - author
Dame Nellie Melba – opera singer
Kylie Minogue – popstar
Dame Elisabeth Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
Olivia Newton-John – singer, entertainer and actress
Guy Pearce – actor
Mark Philippoussis – professional tennis player
Chopper Read – criminal
Gina Riley – comedianne, actress
Lionel Rose - boxer
Mark Seymour - singer
Squizzy Taylor – criminal
Holly Valance – actress
Mark Viduka – professional Association football player
Shane Warne – cricketer
Carl Williams - criminal




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