Birth Place Matching "Columbus, Georgia, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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).
37. Otis Nixon
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, ...
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 ...
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.