Birth Place Matching "Columbus, Georgia, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Wayne Brady

Actor | Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Wayne Brady was born in Columbus, Georgia and lived in Orlando, Florida. At 16, Brady had already decided on a career in the military. Little did he know that a chance performance in a high school play would garner him not only rave reviews but also permanently alter his long-range plans. Soon, he ...

2. Justin Guarini

Soundtrack | From Justin to Kelly

Justin Guarini was born in Columbus, Georgia, on October 28, 1978.

Dad Eldrin Bell is a former Atlanta police chief and Clayton County (Ga.) Commission Chair. Chief Bell is first cousin to acclaimed actor Samuel L. Jackson's wife, LaTonya.

Stepfather Jerry Guarini is a retired Navy physicist.

Mom ...

3. Helen Parrish

Actress | Three Smart Girls Grow Up

The daughter of stage and bit film actress Laura Parrish, she started in movies at the ripe old age of four, playing Babe Ruth's daughter in the silent Babe Comes Home (1927). She also was featured in "Our Gang" comedy shorts and sometimes played the lead character as a child opposite some of the ...

4. Chelsea Harris

Actress | Top Gun: Maverick

Chelsea Harris was born on March 30, 1990 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Top Gun: Maverick (2020), Designated Survivor (2016) and Grey's Anatomy (2005).

5. Aidan Gould

Actor | The Rainbow Tribe

Aidan Gould was born on February 26, 1997 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for The Rainbow Tribe (2008), Julia (2008) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000).

6. Nunnally Johnson

Writer | The Grapes of Wrath

The son of a railway superintendent, Nunnally Johnson was schooled in Columbus, Georgia, graduating in 1915. He worked for the local newspaper as a delivery boy, became a junior reporter for the Savannah Press and then moved on to New York in 1919. There, his journalistic career really took off, ...

7. Arnetia Walker

Actress | For Love of the Game

Arnetia began her career shortly after entering high school. Only 16 years old she landed a part on Broadway in "The Sign In Sidney Brustein's Window", starring Hal Linden. A few years after graduation she assumed her best known stage role in Michael Bennett's hit musical, "Dreamgirls". Arnetia ...

8. Kim Porter

Actress | The Brothers

Kim Porter is from Columbus, Georgia. She started out as a blushing model from the small town area. After her graduation from Columbus High School in 1988, she moved to Atlanta to pursue a bigger dream. She was in a relationship with singer Al B. Sure! and in 1991, they had a son Quincy Brown who ...

9. Robert Parrish

Director | Casino Royale

Robert Parrish was an Academy Award-winning film editor who also directed and acted in movies. As a child he appeared in films during the early 1930s, such as City Lights (1931) by Charles Chaplin and Lewis Milestone's All Quiet on the Western Front (1930). As an editor he won an Academy Award for ...

10. Dallas Austin

Soundtrack | Drumline

Dallas Austin was born on December 29, 1970 in Columbus, Georgia, USA.

11. Andy Wyrick

Andy and Lisa had discussed moving, but they really weren't in a position to do so, and besides that, would it even put a stop to the things their daughter was seeing and experiencing.

12. Juliette Compton

Actress | The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel

Juliette Compton was born on May 3, 1899 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. She was an actress, known for The Scarlet Daredevil (1928), Berkeley Square (1933) and Nell Gwyn (1926). She was married to James Bartram. She died on March 19, 1989 in Pasadena, California, USA.

13. Carson McCullers

Writer | Reflections in a Golden Eye

Carson McCullers was born on February 19, 1917 in Columbus, Georgia, USA as Lula Carson Smith. She was a writer, known for Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967), The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968) and Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963). She was married to Reeves McCullers. She died on ...

14. Frank Thomas

Actor | Mr. Baseball

Frank Thomas was born on May 27, 1968 in Columbus, Georgia, USA as Frank Edward Thomas Jr. He is an actor, known for Mr. Baseball (1992), Married... with Children (1987) and MLB on FOX (1996). He has been married to Megan Celba since November 11, 2005. They have two children. He was previously ...

15. Marty Jannetty

Actor | In Your Face: The Lost Episodes of the XWF

Marty Jannetty will always be known to fans of wrestling as "The other Rocker", as his partner, Shawn Michaels, went on to become one of the biggest stars in wrestling history after their break up. This is very unfortunate, because Marty Jannetty was one of the most innovative high-flying wrestlers...

16. Austin Watson

Actor | WWF SmackDown!

Austin Watson was born on September 4, 1986 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for WWE SmackDown Live (1999), WWE Main Event (2012) and WWE NXT (2010).

17. Robert Cray

Soundtrack | Kalifornia

Born in Columbus, GA, in 1953, blues guitarist/vocalist Robert Cray has--along with Albert Collins and Stevie Ray Vaughan--been credited with helping to create the blues "renaissance" of the 1980s. He began his music career in 1979 and has won three Grammy awards, with his 1986 album "Strong ...

18. Katie Orr

Writer | Poor Jane

Katie Orr was born on September 24, 1979 in Columbus, Georgia, USA as Katherine Faulkner Rowlett. She is known for her work on Poor Jane (2018), A Is for Alex (2014) and The Signal (2007). She has been married to Alex Orr since November 5, 2010.

19. Lil Cory

Actor | Star Trek: Picard

Cory Daniel Edwards (born September 12, 1991), known professionally as Lil Cory, is an American actor, rapper and music producer from Columbus, Georgia discovered by Multi-Platinum Grammy Award-Winning Producer Jared Lee Gosselin in 2019.

From 2006 - 2009 Lil Cory was active in the FiXT remix ...

20. Jason Benoit

Killers

Raised in Dallas, Texas, Jason Benoit began his career as an aspiring broadcast journalist winning over 70 state and national awards all before the age of eighteen. In addition to his work with the CNN Student Bureau, Jason was also recognized with two National Scholastic Press Association ...

21. Jennifer Kristin Cox

Allegiant

Jennifer Kristin Cox was born in Columbus, Georgia, USA. She is known for her work on Allegiant (2016), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015).

22. Louise Huff

Actress | Seventeen

Louise Huff was born on November 14, 1895 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. She was an actress, known for Seventeen (1916), Heart of Gold (1919) and T'Other Dear Charmer (1918). She was married to Edwin A. Stillman. She died on August 22, 1973 in New York City, New York, USA.

23. Rhonda Adams

Actress | Any Given Sunday

Buxom and shapely blonde bombshell Rhonda Adams was born on November 27, 1971 in Columbus, Georgia. Adams moved with her mother to Florida when she was two years old. She was raised in West Palm Beach, Florida. Rhonda dabbled in flute, baseball, dance, ballet, baton, and cheerleading while growing ...

24. Otis Sistrunk

Actor | The Florida Connection

Otis Sistrunk was born on September 18, 1946 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for The Florida Connection (1976), Car Wash (1976) and Doc Hooker's Bunch (1976).

25. Kurt Rhoads

Actor | Red Dead Revolver

Kurt Rhoads was born on October 17, 1957 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. He is known for his work on Red Dead Revolver (2004), Grand Theft Auto IV (2008) and The Warriors (2005). He is married to Nance Williamson.

26. Tim Wilson

Actor | Mountain Mafia

Tim Wilson was born on August 5, 1961 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Mountain Mafia (2012), Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogs (2013) and My 5 Wives (2000). He was married to Deidre Wilson. He died on February 26, 2014 in Columbus.

27. Julie M. Anderson

Art Department | 1969

28. Kimori Tatum

Multi-talented actress/model/ writer Kimori Alyesse was born in Georgia and raised in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California, where she studied economics at the University of California, Riverside. Unfortunately dropped out. Kimori is simultaneously working on several ...

29. John Drew

Actor | From the Earth to the Moon

John showed an early interest in the performing arts, beginning at age ten when he and his best friend built an amateur radio station that broadcast to the neighborhood. Later, after attending high school in England, he first worked in radio at age 17... with his childhood friend.

In college and in ...

30. Larry Lindsey

Actor | Hot Shots! Part Deux

Larry Lindsey was born on December 17, 1949 in Columbus, Georgia, USA as Larry Wayne Lindsey. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), Roadie (1980) and JAG (1995). He was married to Natasha. He died on December 17, 2016 in Castle Rock, Colorado, USA.

31. Beverly Parrish

Actress | A Tough Winter

Beverly Parrish was born on May 10, 1919 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. She was an actress, known for A Tough Winter (1930). She died on February 27, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

32. Joe

Soundtrack | The Wood

Joe was born on July 5, 1973 in Columbus, Georgia, USA as Joseph Lewis Thomas.

33. Andrew Fowler

Actor | Road Trip

Andrew Fowler was born in Columbus, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for Road Trip (2000) and Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane (1998).

34. Ted Hayes

Actor | 227

Ted Hayes was born on March 9, 1951 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for 227 (1985), Vrooom Vroom Vrooom (1995) and Homelessness and Voices of Providence in the City of Angels, 2000CE (2000).

35. Ma Rainey

Soundtrack | Repo Man

Blues musician, with such songs as "Slave to the Blues," "Jelly Bean Blues," "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" , and "Bo Weevil Blues." She was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.

36. David Kolin

Writer | Hardcore TV

David Kolin was born on June 26, 1958 in Columbus, Georgia, USA as David Michael Kolin. He is a writer and director, known for Hardcore TV (1992), Pirate TV (1990) and Felix the Cat: The Movie (1988).

37. Otis Nixon

Self | 1999 National League Championship Series

Otis Nixon was born on January 9, 1959 in Columbus, Georgia, USA as Otis Junior Nixon. He is an actor, known for 1999 National League Championship Series (1999), 1993 National League Championship Series (1993) and Sunday Night Baseball (1990). He was previously married to Candi Staton and Pebbles.

38. Brentson Buckner

Self | The NFL on CBS

College: Clemson / Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Born in Columbus, GA, Buckner played for Clemson (1990-93). A three-year starter, he left ranked third in school history with 22 sacks and fourth with 46 tackles for loss. He helped the Tigers to an ACC Championship in 1991 and a nine-win season in 1993, ...

39. Aimee Elizabeth Bubblis

Editor | Hateful Forty-Eight

Aimee Elizabeth Bubblis was born on October 4, 1996 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. She is an editor and director, known for Hateful Forty-Eight (2020), Swipe Right (2019) and The Inheritance (2019).

41. Mack Strong

Actor | So Dark

Mack Strong was born on September 11, 1971 in Columbus, Georgia, USA as Mack Carlington Strong. He is an actor, known for So Dark (2013), The NFL on CBS (1956) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970).

42. Jack Clemmons

Self | In Search of...

Los Angeles Police sergeant Jack Clemmons is famous because he was the first Police officer to "officially" arrive at the death scene of Marilyn Monroe on August 5, 1962, at 4:45 a.m. He had received a call at 4:25 telling him Marilyn Monroe was dead.

Clemmons stated that when he entered Marilyn ...

43. Bobbi Campbell

Self | Horizon

Bobbi Campbell was born on January 28, 1952 in Columbus, Georgia, USA as Jr. Robert Boyle Campbell. He died on August 15, 1984 in San Francisco, California, USA.

45. Jean Carn

Soundtrack | Mr 3000

46. Moe Williams

Self | The NFL on CBS

Moe Williams was born on July 26, 1974 in Columbus, Georgia, USA as Maurice Jabari Williams.

47. Justina Huff

Actress | Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Justina Huff was born on September 8, 1893 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. She was an actress, known for Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913), The Man Inside (1916) and The Bond of Womanhood (1914). She died on June 29, 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

48. Jean Carne

Soundtrack | Precious

Jean Carne was born in Columbus, Georgia, USA as Sarah Jean Perkins. She is an actress, known for Precious (2009), The Walk (2005) and Soul Train (1971).

49. Sam Mitchell

Red Dead Redemption II

Sam Mitchell was born on September 2, 1963 in Columbus, Georgia, USA as Samuel E. Mitchell Jr. He is known for his work on Red Dead Redemption II (2018), Eddie (1996) and ESPN SportsCentury (1999).


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