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1. Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Actor, Love Me Tender Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley (née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley (Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School...
2. Isaac Hayes Isaac Hayes Soundtrack, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Isaac Hayes was the second-born child of Isaac Sr. and Eula Hayes, but was raised by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Wade Sr. The child of a poor family, he grew up picking cotton in Covington, Tennessee. He dropped out of high school, only to be encouraged later by his former high school teachers to get his diploma...
3. Red West Red West Actor, Safe Haven Robert "Red" Gene West was a close friend of Elvis Presley and a member of Presley's inner circle, known as "The Memphis Mafia". He first met Elvis in high school, where he was a year behind him. West played football for the Memphis Tigers high school football team, boxed in the Golden Gloves and played football for the Jones County Junior College Bobcats playing center...
4. Macon McCalman Macon McCalman Actor, Falling Down
5. Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Thanks, Freedom Writers Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the son of Alberta Christine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Martin Luther King Sr., a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. For Martin the civil rights movement began one summer in 1935 when he was six years old...
6. Ellis Rabb Ellis Rabb Actor, The Royal Family
7. Shelby Foote Shelby Foote Miscellaneous Crew, The Civil War
8. Jack Lescoulie Jack Lescoulie Actor, Brains & Brawn
9. Vernon Presley Vernon Presley Miscellaneous Crew, Elvis on Tour
10. Jeff Buckley Jeff Buckley Soundtrack, Vanilla Sky
11. Gene Rutherford Gene Rutherford Actor, Will Penny
12. Windlind Smith Windlind Smith Actress, The Chase Windland "Wendy" Smith Rice was the first child of the founder of FedEx, Frederick W. Smith. Her father named FedEx's first plane "Wendy" after her in 1973. She became an accomplished photographer of nature and animals. The movie, "P.S. I love you," was produced by her sister, Molly, in her honor. Windland attended St...
13. Lance Russell Lance Russell Self, I'm from Hollywood
14. Nelson Frazier Jr. Nelson Frazier Jr. Actor, WWE Sunday Night Heat
15. Gladys Presley Gladys Presley Actress, Loving You
16. Sherry Mathis Sherry Mathis Actress, Search for Tomorrow Sherry Ann Mathis began her career on the local stage in Memphis, Tennessee. She went to New York in 1971 and soon made her debut on the Broadway stage in a production of Harold Prince's "A Little Night Music". She subsequently appeared as "Liza Sentell" on the Search for Tomorrow soap opera for seven years...
17. Jimi Jamison Jimi Jamison Music Department, Spy Game
18. Don Briscoe Don Briscoe Actor, Dark Shadows
19. Rufus Thomas Rufus Thomas Soundtrack, War Dogs Born on March 26, 1917, in Cayce, Mississippi, R&B and blues legend Rufus Thomas began his career in the 1930s as a comedian with the Rabbit Foot Minstrels. In the 1940s he was a DJ on Memphis' WDIA radio, one of the few black-owned stations of that time. His talent shows influenced the careers of such R&B greats as Ike Turner...
20. Wayne Emmons Wayne Emmons Actor, The Rainmaker
21. Bobby Bland Bobby Bland Soundtrack, The Fugitive
22. Gail Stone-Stanton Gail Stone-Stanton Actress, Making the Grade Gail Stanton was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for June of 1978. She was also a popular model, making numerous commercials and promotional appearances, including a stint as Miss Michelob Lite in the early 1980s.
23. Bob Vosse Bob Vosse Director, Debbie Duz Dishes
24. Sam Phillips Sam Phillips Soundtrack, The Outsiders
25. Hugh Allan Hugh Allan Actor, Annapolis
26. Bo Carter Bo Carter Soundtrack, Life
27. Charles 'Skip' Pitts Charles 'Skip' Pitts Music Department, Black Snake Moan
28. Charles Washburn Charles Washburn Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Sounder
29. Albert King Albert King Soundtrack, Star Trek: Into Darkness
30. Richard Crowe Richard Crowe Actor, Great Balls of Fire!
31. Wilbur 'Hi-Fi' White Wilbur 'Hi-Fi' White Actor, Penitentiary
32. Jay Reatard Jay Reatard Soundtrack, The Handmaid's Tale
33. Vester Presley Vester Presley Self, Elvis Presley - Die frühen Jahre
34. Chris Bell Chris Bell Soundtrack, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Chris Bell was born January 12, 1951 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was always a talented artist but began displaying his ability as a writer and guitarist at about 12 years old. After high school Bell became a founding member of possibly the greatest post-Beatles-style rock band that the USA has yet produced...
35. Bill Black Bill Black Self, Gene Krupa and His Orchestra
36. D'Army Bailey D'Army Bailey Actor, The People vs. Larry Flynt A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Bailey enrolled in college at Southern University, where he joined other students in protest demonstrations against segregation in Baton Rouge. Consequently, he was expelled because of his involvement and finished his undergraduate studies at Clark University in Worcester...
37. R.L. Burnside R.L. Burnside Soundtrack, Get Hard Blues guitarist R.L. Burnside was born in Oxford, Mississippi, in 1926. He learned how to play the guitar while watching Muddy Waters and Mississippi Fred McDowell play at various house parties held around the Mississippi Delta. Later he went out on his own and made the rounds of Delta "juke joints"...
38. Ivory Joe Hunter Ivory Joe Hunter Soundtrack, Lone Star Born in Weirgate, Texas, in 1914, blues/R&B singer Ivory Joe Hunter is probably most famous for writing and recording the hit "Since I Met You, Baby". He learned to play piano at an early age and by his mid-teens was performing in the Beaumont, Texas, area. He made some recordings in the 1930s (under...
39. Adrian Rogers Adrian Rogers Self, What Every Christian Ought to Know: Essential Truths for Growing Your Faith
40. John Malloy John Malloy Actor, Raw Deal
41. Rusty White Rusty White Actor, The Smallest Oceans Rusty White is an criminal defense attorney with the Public Defender's office in Memphis, Tennessee. A life-long movie buff, he has written several un-produced screenplays. He is collaborating with director Jeremy Benson on the screenplay of the supernatural thriller "Night Song." Rusty wrote the "Hollywood Obituary" column for EInsiders before retiring from the website in July 2009.
42. Lorenzen Wright Lorenzen Wright Self, The Sentinel
43. Larry Shaw Larry Shaw Music Department, Klansman
44. Arthur Lee Arthur Lee Soundtrack, Point Break
45. Ruby Wilson Ruby Wilson Actress, Black Snake Moan
46. Al Jackson Jr. Al Jackson Jr. Soundtrack, Pulp Fiction
47. Ralph Hatley Ralph Hatley Actor, Divine Manipulation of the Threads
48. Marvell Thomas Marvell Thomas Soundtrack, The Longest Yard Son of the late Rufus "Walking the Dog" Thomas and brother of soul great Carla Thomas, Marvell has been a mainstay in the Memphis music scene for most of his life. He is an outstanding keyboard artist and has appeared on a number of hit records, especially during the glory days of Stax Records. You can sometimes catch him performing on Beale Street...
49. Luther Perkins Luther Perkins Actor, The Exotic Ones
50. Marguerite Piazza Marguerite Piazza Self, Dream Girl of '67
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