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1. Octavia Spencer Octavia Spencer Actress, The Help Spencer is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, which she claims is the proverbial buckle of the Bible belt. She's the sixth of seven siblings and holds a BS in Liberal Arts from Auburn University. A "closet" lover of acting, this practical Alabamian knew that she'd someday work in the film industry, but never dreamed it would be in front of the camera...
2. Johnny Simmons Johnny Simmons Actor, The Perks of Being a Wallflower Johnny James Simmons was born in Montgomery, Alabama on November 28, 1986, but was raised in Dallas, Texas. Although living in Los Angeles for only a little over a year, Johnny has already accomplished a surprising body of work. His first film in Los Angeles was entitled "My Ambition". When casting notices went out...
3. Brett Butler Brett Butler Actress, Mrs. Harris
4. Nat 'King' Cole Nat 'King' Cole Soundtrack, Catch Me If You Can Nat King Cole was born Nathaniel Adams Coles at Montgomery, Alabama. He received music lessons from his mother and his family moved to Chicago when he was only five, where his father Edward James Coles was a minister at the True Light Baptist Church and later Pastor of the First Baptist Church. At 12 he was playing the church organ and at 14 he formed a 14 piece band called the Royal Dukes...
5. Rusty Joiner Rusty Joiner Actor, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story While attending Georgia Southern University, Joiner was discovered in Atlanta and became a model. He then spent the next few years steadily working in Milan, Paris and South America landing exclusive campaigns for Abercrombie & Fitch, Prada, American Eagle and Levi's, just to name a few. In 1997, Joiner...
6. Hosea Chanchez Hosea Chanchez Actor, The Blueprint: Part 1 Chanchez was born in Montgomery, Alabama, and spent the majority of his childhood in Atlanta. He was raised by a loving family who recognized his talents and encouraged him to pursue his dreams. From the moment he sang along to his grandmother's records, Chanchez displayed an inherent knack for performance...
7. Ji-Tu Cumbuka Ji-Tu Cumbuka Actor, Bound for Glory Ji-Tu Cumbuka is one of the many U.S. African actors who overcame walls of adversity in the 60s. Born in Montgomery County, Alabama on March fourth, 1942 in an era of oppression, Ji-Tu did not let social norms hold him back from what he loved. Opportunities were slim; a U.S. African actor of the 40s and 50s held roles as house maids or were confined to the parody roles of minstrel shows...
8. Justice Leak Justice Leak Actor, The Great Debaters Justice Leak was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. His father, George, a former police officer, named his daughter, Liberty and son, Justice after vowing to do so while a young soldier in Vietnam. "My Dad said if he made it back home, he'd give us these names after his love for his country." During his childhood...
9. Toni Tennille Toni Tennille Self, The Captain & Tennille Special
10. Kelly McNair Kelly McNair Actress, Catch Me If You Can
11. Melvin Franklin Melvin Franklin Self, Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever
12. Yolanda King Yolanda King Actress, Ghosts of Mississippi
13. Tommy Shaw Tommy Shaw Soundtrack, Armageddon
14. Olivia Weston Olivia Weston Actress, 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story Olivia Weston is a native of Alabama; growing up on Lake Martin, Kowaliga. The Kowaliga area is one of the most beautiful lake settings in the South & rivaling others elsewhere! Hank Williams wrote the song "Kowa-liga" during one of his many inspirational nights hanging out with that old wooden Indian which the area is named after...
15. Dexter King Dexter King Actor, The Rosa Parks Story
16. Jensen Buchanan Jensen Buchanan Actress, Another World
17. Michael Young Michael Young Actor, Kids Are People, Too
18. Doug Williams Doug Williams Self, Episode #4.11 Doug was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama and quickly realized that he had an affinity for entertainment. After being put out of a local high school rap group because his rhymes were more humorous than serious, a friend suggested he give stand-up comedy a try. So Doug stepped on stage at a comedy club in Huntsville...
19. Eddie Floyd Eddie Floyd Soundtrack, Death Proof Born in Alabama but raised in Detroit, Eddie Floyd grew up in the music business. His uncle owned both Lupine Records and Flick Records, two pioneering R&B labels in Detroit. Floyd was one of the founders of the vocal group The Falcons, in 1955. After some personnel changes, they had a hit with "You're So Fine" in 1959...
20. Martin Luther King III Martin Luther King III Self, 19th Annual Trumpet Awards
21. Sam Reese Sam Reese Actor, In the Heat of the Night
22. Howard Johnson Howard Johnson Music Department, Malcolm X
23. Mary Katharine Ham Mary Katharine Ham Self, Episode #3.132
24. Nick LaTour Nick LaTour Actor, Don Juan DeMarco
25. Zelda Sayre Zelda Sayre Uncategorised Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald was born in Montgomery, Alabama. She was strikingly beautiful and intelligent, but wild and impatient with learning. In the summer of 1918, shortly after graduating from high school, she met an Army lieutenant and aspiring novelist named F. Scott Fitzgerald at a dance at the Montgomery Country Club...
26. Clarence Carter Clarence Carter Soundtrack, The Nutty Professor
27. Hunter Brown Hunter Brown Art Department, Big Fish
28. Jett Williams Jett Williams Self, Gilley's Place
29. Bart Starr Bart Starr Self, With Love & Respect: A Reunion of the Lombardi Green Bay Packers
30. Eddie Cole Eddie Cole Actor, The Tiger Moth
31. Bridget Holloman Bridget Holloman Actress, Slumber Party '57
32. Herman Hoffman Herman Hoffman Director, The Battle of Gettysburg
33. Dixie Dunbar Dixie Dunbar Actress, Pigskin Parade She was a vivacious, kewpie doll-like dancer/entertainer of 1930s Broadway and Hollywood musicals. Dixie Dunbar was born Christine Elizabeth Dunbar in Montgomery, Alabama on January 18, 1918, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Nicknamed "Tootsie" by her mother, she took dancing lessions at an early age and it was quickly learned that Dixie had a natural talent...
34. Ryan Hanna King Ryan Hanna King Actor, Last Rites
35. Big Mama Thornton Big Mama Thornton Soundtrack, Nowhere Boy
36. Chandra Leigh Chandra Leigh Miscellaneous Crew, Cold Mountain Chandra Leigh's entertainment career has evolved both On-Camera as both a SAG-AFTRA Film/TV Actress, as well as in the Film/TV Production realms. Her interest and training in the entertainment business began at a young age and further developed into her teen and college years, with her graduating from Rollins College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts...
37. Jacob Moyer Moats Jacob Moyer Moats Actor, Road Trip
38. Viveca Parker Viveca Parker Actress, All Shook Up
39. Earl Hilliard Jr. Earl Hilliard Jr. Actor, The Truman Show Earl F. Hilliard, Jr. is the son of former Congressman Earl Hilliard, Sr., who was the first African-American elected to Congress from Alabama since Reconstruction. He was elected in November 2006 to represent House District 60 in the Alabama State Legislature. He is an attorney and filmmaker in Birmingham...
40. Bart Burson Bart Burson Actor, Terror Toons 2
41. Ryan Welch Ryan Welch Stunts, Big Fish
42. Shandra L. McDonald Shandra L. McDonald Producer, Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution Shandra L. McDonald is an award-winning filmmaker and seasoned television writer/producer whose projects have earned her critical acclaim. Her production company: Kiss the Limit Productions has amassed A-list clients from across the country. Her mission is to tell heartwarming and meaningful stories for people from all races and walks of life.
43. Willie Wilson Willie Wilson Self, 1983 MLB All-Star Game
44. Robert Blackburn Robert Blackburn Actor, The City
45. E.D. Nixon E.D. Nixon Self, Awakenings: 1954-1956
46. Sharon Simon Sharon Simon Make-Up Department, American Pie 2
47. Albert Taylor Albert Taylor Actor, College Scandal
48. Robert Christopher Henderson Robert Christopher Henderson Actor, Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage
49. Bob Jones Jr. Bob Jones Jr. Actor, Wine of Morning
50. Ralph Abernathy III Ralph Abernathy III Self, Inauguration Eve
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