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Sharapova's_Boy
Dec 19th, 2004, 03:30 AM
Lauren Jackson (Basketball) comes from mine. :D

DutchieGirl
Dec 19th, 2004, 03:33 AM
Chantelle Newbery (nee Michel) comes from my town, and Lydia Ierodoniciu (erm spelling? she's a ski-jumper, if that's what they are called... like Alisa Camplin etc), she comes from the next town over from mine! :D

Rocketta
Dec 19th, 2004, 03:43 AM
Chester McGlockton (13 years in the NFL as a defensive lineman)
Chris Wilcox (starting forward on NCAA Championship Maryland basketball team and now plays in the NBA)
Tommy Green (Major League Baseball, played for the Philadelphia Phillies and was one of the starting pitchers when they made it to the world series)
Several other baseball players who made it to the Major Leagues.
Edward Walker (Designer extraordinare for Trading Spaces)
more but I can't think tonight..

A couple of players from towns near me...

Trot Nixon (Baseball, Wilmington)
Otis Nixon (Baseball, Evergreen)
of course Michael Jordan...Wilmington

PointBlank
Dec 19th, 2004, 03:48 AM
Sigh. Justin Timberlake,Issac Hayes,and Saliva(the band) are all from the town south of me(Millington) in Tennessee. Arad isnt a very popular town.

jrm
Dec 19th, 2004, 06:54 AM
For a small town we have Katarina Srebotnik and Jolanda Ceplak plus future handball star Vid Kavticnik

Bacardi
Dec 19th, 2004, 07:08 AM
Browning Wynn, some guy that wants to be in the NFL, and was some big wig player at VA Tech college. I think he's playing for some NFL minor league team or something now. I dated him in high school, but he was such a PRICK :rolleyes:
http://www.hokiesports.com/football/Players/images/2001/Wynn.jpg
http://www.hokiesports.com/strength/images/ironman00/back/wynn.jpg
He once looked better, before they probably gave him steriods out the ass. His neck used to be of normal size. :o
http://www.hokiesports.com/football/players/2001/wynn.html
http://linus.highpoint.edu/~jdavis/vtfootball/wynn.jpg

~K.BreakAway.C~
Dec 19th, 2004, 07:13 AM
Courtney Cox-Arquette from "Friends" was born in the city right below where I live. So did Mia Hamm.

Bacardi
Dec 19th, 2004, 07:15 AM
Colts Announce Undrafted Free Agents
By Doug Church
Date: Apr 22, 2002

What do Marcus Pollard, Dominic Rhodes, and Jeff Saturday all have in common? They were all undrafted free agents that went on to make the final roster and contribute in a big way. Here is a list of the 2002 UFAs that look to be diamonds in the rough.


Kurt Vollers -- OT Notre Dame
Dave Collett -- K Tennessee Tech
Dave Zolman -- QB Vanderbilt
Christian Rodriguez -- LB Texas A&M
Anthony Williams -- LB South Florida
Todd DeLamielleure -- LB Hofstra
Brandon Hicks -- DT Bowling Green
Evan Routzahn --OG Virginia
Mike Souza -- C Northwestern
Curt McGill -- C Georgia
Browning Wynn -- TE Virginia Tech
Derek Smith -- TE Kentucky
Gregg Kellett -- RB Marshall
Chris Lacy -- WR Idaho
Adam Herzing -- WR Cal-Poly
Dougie Allen -- WR Kentucky
Donnie Shoals -- WR Tulsa
John Stone -- WR Wake Forest

http://media.theinsiders.com/Media/Other/42215_Wyn-Wash-2.JPG
Indianapolis Colts tight end Browning Wynn, left, blocks linebacker Marcus Washington during drills in training camp at Terre Haute, Ind., Wednesday, July 31, 2002. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Come-on-kim
Dec 19th, 2004, 07:57 AM
René Magritte
Jean-Claude Drouot
Claudy Criquielion

MaRKy MaRk
Dec 19th, 2004, 08:22 AM
Lleyton Hewitt comes from the same suburb as me -- West Lakes, South Australia.

greenfunkTHREE.
Dec 19th, 2004, 09:42 AM
ronald susilo some badminton guy who beat china's no.1 and the world no.1 lin dan during the olympics.

and his wife. lee jia wei. a table tennis player. made it to the bronze medal match during the olympics. but lost out. sighh. they are really popular in singapore. urghh.

Lore
Dec 19th, 2004, 09:54 AM
Brahim :lol:

Chunchun
Dec 19th, 2004, 10:16 AM
any "famous" athletes come from HK??? :shrug: :o

anyone know Fu Ka Chun of HK, he plays snooker!

njitjana
Dec 19th, 2004, 10:21 AM
Paradorn Srichapan (Tennis) from Thailand

Cersei
Dec 19th, 2004, 10:23 AM
Wim Delvoye :o

KV
Dec 19th, 2004, 12:21 PM
René Magritte
Jean-Claude Drouot
Claudy CriquielionIn my case nope. Thought Claude Criquielion is from near Grammont, just inside the french speaking part. Don't think he's from Brussels.

DevilishAttitude
Dec 19th, 2004, 12:27 PM
From where I live
Kerry Katona :)
Chris Evans if you could call him a celeb :o

TatiAnnahølic
Dec 19th, 2004, 01:17 PM
Isabel Fernandez :D olympic medallist and world champion in judo :worship:

Fearful Jesuit
Dec 19th, 2004, 01:17 PM
the great Guillermo Vilas! :worship:

sarza
Dec 19th, 2004, 01:33 PM
Yeah my dad knows a couple of soccer players.

Joana
Dec 19th, 2004, 01:36 PM
Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic ;)

SilK
Dec 19th, 2004, 01:38 PM
Well, I come from where I come from! :rolls:

matthias
Dec 19th, 2004, 01:45 PM
Thomas Gottschalk
he is the Show-master of the most popular German TV Show "WETTEN DASS...???"

Dava
Dec 19th, 2004, 02:57 PM
The 'White One' from the 411 used to live here as a child apparently. Also Ian Woosnem is from my local town.

Teemu
Dec 19th, 2004, 03:07 PM
Janne Ahonen (ski jumping)
Jari Litmanen (football)

luv2act90210
Dec 19th, 2004, 03:46 PM
Halle Berry-'A' list actress, she comes from a town near me
:haha: Dan Miller- from 'O-Town', his family lives 8 houses down from me:haha:
....umm there is MORE but thats all i can think of! If i can think of more, I will post again! :)

¤CharlDa¤
Dec 19th, 2004, 04:09 PM
Mélanie Marois :p

Mélanie Turgeon, former world champion in downhill skying.
Marie-Helene Prmont, silver medalist in cross-country cycling at the Olympics!
Patrick Roy, famous hockey goalie, the best ever!

cellophane
Dec 19th, 2004, 04:15 PM
Alanis Morissette, I guess.

Iorhael
Dec 19th, 2004, 04:26 PM
Wojtek Fibak :p

bigshow21
Dec 19th, 2004, 04:32 PM
Lebron James - NBA all-star (Cleveland Cavaliers)
James Posey - NBA (i forgot what team)
Anthony White - NFL
Kelly Herndan - NFL

Yonge
Dec 19th, 2004, 04:57 PM
Some were born here, some grew up here, some just moved here (in Toronto):

-Daniel Nestor (ATP)
-Wayne Gretzky (Hockey legend)
-Mike Myers (Austin Powers)
-Avril Lavigne (the always angry kid)
-Eric McCormack (Will and Grace)
-Prince (or "The Artist Formerly Known as Prince" or "The Symbol" or whatever name he's using now)
-Nelly Furtado (singer)
-Jason Priestly (90210)

Emola
Dec 19th, 2004, 05:01 PM
From where I live
Kerry Katona :)
Chris Evans if you could call him a celeb :o
I didn't realise you were born in the same town as me :eek: :)

KoOlMaNsEaN
Dec 19th, 2004, 05:03 PM
Lori Dupuis(2002 Olympic Womens Hockey Gold Medalist)

Bill Dickie(1995 Canadian Senior Curling Gold Medalist)

Ryan Gosling(actor he was born in london,ontario raised here in cornwall)

CanadianBoy21
Dec 19th, 2004, 05:12 PM
Wayne Gretzky
& some guy that invented the telephone, graham bell or something like that

DevilishAttitude
Dec 19th, 2004, 05:18 PM
I didn't realise you were born in the same town as me :eek: :)

OMG do you live in Warrington :eek: ;)

Emola
Dec 19th, 2004, 05:25 PM
OMG do you live in Warrington :eek: ;)
yes I do :eek: do you? ;)

"Sluggy"
Dec 19th, 2004, 05:43 PM
tons come from and or live in my town. laurence taylor, christina richie and many hoceky players on the devils...

DevilishAttitude
Dec 19th, 2004, 05:51 PM
yes I do :eek: do you? ;)

Yeah ;)

Emola
Dec 19th, 2004, 05:53 PM
Yeah ;)
do you really? :D I had no idea lol.

~K.BreakAway.C~
Dec 19th, 2004, 06:42 PM
Jesse Owens grew up in the town right next to mine :D

canuckfan
Dec 19th, 2004, 06:48 PM
Tennis player Aleksandra Wozniak
Diver Myriam Boileau
Goalkeeper Jean-Sébastien Giguère
And a bunch of NHL players live here but they are not from here.

Escape
Dec 19th, 2004, 07:51 PM
Wayne Bridge ( Chelsea/England defender)
Craig David (singer)
Scott Mills (Radio 1 DJ )

Alvarillo
Dec 19th, 2004, 10:07 PM
Vivi Ruano, Gala León, Fernando Verdasco and "Pato" Clavet are tennis players from Madrid!

switz
Dec 20th, 2004, 12:03 AM
nicole kidman lives in my suburb - darling point, sydney, australia. there are others but i can't be bothered thinking of them

xin_hui
Dec 20th, 2004, 07:39 AM
ronald susilo some badminton guy who beat china's no.1 and the world no.1 lin dan during the olympics.

and his wife. lee jia wei. a table tennis player. made it to the bronze medal match during the olympics. but lost out. sighh. they are really popular in singapore. urghh.
me too. i dun like them:mad: actually they dont come from singapore lor. they came from indonesia and beijing, not singapore;)
and, a fiancee is not = wife. a lot of things can happen;)

Grohl
Dec 20th, 2004, 07:47 AM
[B]Kim Clijsters

greenfunkTHREE.
Dec 20th, 2004, 08:54 AM
Browning Wynn, some guy that wants to be in the NFL, and was some big wig player at VA Tech college. I think he's playing for some NFL minor league team or something now. I dated him in high school, but he was such a PRICK :rolleyes:
http://www.hokiesports.com/football/Players/images/2001/Wynn.jpg
http://www.hokiesports.com/strength/images/ironman00/back/wynn.jpg
He once looked better, before they probably gave him steriods out the ass. His neck used to be of normal size. :o
http://www.hokiesports.com/football/players/2001/wynn.html
http://linus.highpoint.edu/~jdavis/vtfootball/wynn.jpg

you dated a GUY? an ugly at that. :eek: :lol:

greenfunkTHREE.
Dec 20th, 2004, 08:59 AM
me too. i dun like them:mad: actually they dont come from singapore lor. they came from indonesia and beijing, not singapore;)
and, a fiancee is not = wife. a lot of things can happen;)

haha! ok. fine. they are not singaporeans. but they got citizenship what? anyway. ronald susilo is very ermm. proud. was at singapore badminton hall watching some matches. and i saw him walk past. and there were some girls who asked for his autograph but he shunned them awy.and was like so cocky. they way he talked. he had his collar up and he pierced his left ear. urghh. i cant stand ronald. lee jia wei's ok. :D

jelena4me
Dec 20th, 2004, 09:03 AM
Where I come from in the UK

Ben Elton

Phil Collins

Eric Clapton

are the most famous I can think of , but lots of rich guys have bought houses in the area like that Abramovic(?) guy from Chelsea FC.

From Wellington NZ
ergh
Peter Jackson of Lord of the Rings fame
shit now Im struggling

xin_hui
Dec 20th, 2004, 09:03 AM
haha! ok. fine. they are not singaporeans. but they got citizenship what? anyway. ronald susilo is very ermm. proud. was at singapore badminton hall watching some matches. and i saw him walk past. and there were some girls who asked for his autograph but he shunned them awy.and was like so cocky. they way he talked. he had his collar up and he pierced his left ear. urghh. i cant stand ronald. lee jia wei's ok. :D
i'm opposite. i CANNOT stand jiawei:mad:

Sam L
Dec 20th, 2004, 11:23 AM
Yeah, me!

Helen Lawson
Dec 20th, 2004, 12:43 PM
I'm it from Carrollton, Georgia. Brooklyn has produced like a gazillion movie stars, though.

Drake1980
Sep 24th, 2007, 03:31 AM
This is a cool thread! Lets get it going again!

fufuqifuqishahah
Sep 24th, 2007, 03:36 AM
Tiger Woods & John Stamos come from my home town, but if you want to count where i live now.... the list is endless :D

stevos
Sep 24th, 2007, 04:21 AM
Bobby Orr! Our town is obsessed with the poor guy, we have a hall of fame. Needless to say hockey runs rampant here.

I feel proud to have one of the best hockey players from our town of 6500, but I don't care about hockey that much at all.

kiwifan
Sep 24th, 2007, 04:25 AM
yes, both my little hometown in NJ and definitely my current hometown Los Angeles. :lol:





and since I work at a movie studio, they're at my jobby job too.







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xr6turbo
Sep 24th, 2007, 04:36 AM
Casey Dellacqua :lol::o

Haute
Sep 24th, 2007, 04:38 AM
Mashona and Mal Washington are originally from the Flint area, and Madonna grew up only an hour away from here.

antonella
Sep 24th, 2007, 04:46 AM
Marion Zimmer Bradley – Author
Francis Ford Coppola – Filmmaker and vintner
Robert Culp – Actor
Philip K. Dick – Author
Daniel Ellsberg – Military analyst, publisher of the Pentagon Papers
John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival Singer/songwriterriter
Tom Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival Singer/songwriter
C.S. Forester – Author, Horatio Hornblower series and The African Queen
Richard Gere – Actor
Allen Ginsberg – Poet
Whoopi Goldberg – Actress and comedian
Patty Hearst – Newspaper heiress and famous kidnap victim
Ken Hom – Chef
David Horowitz – 1960s radical turned conservative activist
Pauline Kael – Movie critic
Theodore Kaczynski – aka the Unabomber
Jack LaLanne – Health enthusiast
Dorothea Lange – photographer
Timothy Leary – LSD researcher and promoter
Ursula K. Le Guin –
Billy Martin – Baseball player and manager
Country Joe McDonald – Singer/songwriter
Czeslaw Milosz poet, Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Rita Moreno actress, dancer
Huey P. Newton – Black Panther Party
Adm. Chester Nimitz – WWII commander of U.S. Pacific forces
Frank Norris – Author of The
Robert Oppenheimer – Scientist and head of the Manhattan Project
Nicole Richie – Socialite, Reality Star
Rebecca Romijn – Model, actress
Jerry Rubin – Social activist, Yippie
Andy Samberg – Saturday Night Live comedian
Joe Satriani – heavy metal/hard rock guitarist and teacher.
Mario Savio – 1960s Free Speech Movement icon
Cindy Sheehan – Anti-war activist
Edward Teller – Nuclear physicist, thermonuclear weapons
Lars Ulrich – Metallica drummer
Alice Waters – Restaurateur
Thornton Wilder – Playwright (Our Town, etc.)
Helen Wills – Tennis champion
Pete Wilson – Former governor of California

Dementieva_Dude
Sep 24th, 2007, 04:48 AM
From my "small" town of 110 000 people we have:
Adam Foote, hockey player
K-Os, musician
Joe Nieuwendyk, hockey player
Anne Ottenbrite, Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer
Keith and Wayne Primeau, hockey players
Paul Ranger, hockey player (went to high school with my sister)
Gary Roberts, hockey player
Test, WWE wrestler

I've lived here most of my life, and I had no idea. Thank god for wikipedia :tape:

drake3781
Sep 24th, 2007, 04:49 AM
Hmmm....... I think Carmen Electra is from here. (Cincinnati.)

Bands: Afghan Whigs, two of the Raconteurs (I know them). :p Over the Rhine (are they famous?).

That girl from Sex and the City (the skinny one with three names).

Fashion designer John Bartlett.

Oh........ the guy that was married to Jessica Simson, Nick Lachey.

alfonsojose
Sep 24th, 2007, 11:36 AM
from Barranquilla, Colombia :
Shakira
Edgar Renteria (baseball player)
Silvia Tcherassi (Fashion designer)

P_Fer
Sep 24th, 2007, 11:49 AM
Michael Cera (Superbad) is from my city

furrykitten
Sep 24th, 2007, 11:52 AM
The worlds greatest footballer came from Tipton, about 6-7 miles away from here.

Steve Bull

http://www.wolves.premiumtv.co.uk/javaImages/45/5d/0,,10307~89413,00.jpg

Cage
Sep 24th, 2007, 11:58 AM
Aussie Singers:

Rickie Lee
Operatror Please ( the song about ping pong people)

Come from my town :)

sharapovarulz1
Sep 24th, 2007, 12:18 PM
One of the greatest midfielders and defender came from mine:

Steven Gerrard
Jamie Carragher

:)

Just Do It
Sep 24th, 2007, 12:49 PM
Monika Seleš - Novi Sad :banana:

Lunaris
Sep 24th, 2007, 12:59 PM
Among others:
Charles IV. - Holy Roman Emperor
Madeleine Albright - politician
Bernard Bolzano - philosopher, mathematician, theologian
Emmy Destinn - opera singer
Franz Kafka - writer
Vaclav Havel - dramatist, writer, politician
Jaroslav Seifert - writer, poet, journalist, nobel prize holder in literature in 1984
Alena Seredova - model
Martina Navratilova - tennis player
Helena Sukova - tennis player
Hana Mandlikova - tennis player
Petr Korda - tennis player
Jaroslav Drobny - tennis and ice-hockey player
Jan Kodes - tennis player
Tomas Rosicky - football player
Antonin Panenka - football player
Vera Caslavska - gymnast

Just Do It
Sep 24th, 2007, 01:31 PM
My favourite Czech "celebrity" is Jan Hus :rolls:

fnuf7
Sep 24th, 2007, 01:43 PM
Virginia Wade went to my school many aeons ago...also Jo Brand went too I believe...other than that I don't think any were actually born here, some just move in for a bit when they retire :lol:

samsung101
Sep 24th, 2007, 04:10 PM
Will Farrell,
Brady Anderson,
and a few Nobel Prize guys, but, they weren't born here.
They just sort of moved here to teach at the U.

Lunaris
Sep 24th, 2007, 04:21 PM
My favourite Czech "celebrity" is Jan Hus :rolls:
I would have involved him had he been from Prague. Why do you find him interesting?

Just Do It
Sep 24th, 2007, 04:49 PM
I would have involved him had he been from Prague. Why do you find him interesting?

Because I even know his blood type. We had to learn his life here, dont know why, though :lol:

Brett.
Sep 25th, 2007, 01:10 AM
Hmmm....... I think Carmen Electra is from here. (Cincinnati.)

Bands: Afghan Whigs, two of the Raconteurs (I know them). :p Over the Rhine (are they famous?).

That girl from Sex and the City (the skinny one with three names).

Fashion designer John Bartlett.

Oh........ the guy that was married to Jessica Simson, Nick Lachey.

Her name is Sarah-Jessica Parker. ;)

From my town, Brooke Hanson (Former World Swimming Champion) used to live about 500 metres from me. Near Knox City Shopping Centre. But, now she moved to Ringwood which is not too far from me. ;)

Number19
Sep 25th, 2007, 04:10 AM
Lloyd Eisler (figure skater)
Boyd Devereaux (NHL player)
and an NHL referee whose name I can't remember

Bruno71
Sep 25th, 2007, 04:33 AM
Justin Gimelstob & Jason Alexander (Livingston, NJ)

There are probably others.

Drake1980
Sep 25th, 2007, 05:07 AM
Steve Nash and Nelly Furtado

woosey
Sep 25th, 2007, 05:27 AM
i'm from los angeles. there are too many to name.

but, i'll start with venus and serena williams. :hearts:

then lindsay davenport. and tracy austin.

etc. etc. etc. :bounce:

drake3781
Sep 25th, 2007, 05:44 AM
Hmmm....... I think Carmen Electra is from here. (Cincinnati.)

Bands: Afghan Whigs, two of the Raconteurs (I know them). :p Over the Rhine (are they famous?).

That girl from Sex and the City (the skinny one with three names).

Fashion designer John Bartlett.

Oh........ the guy that was married to Jessica Simson, Nick Lachey.


Here is a bigger list of those from Cincinnati, with some help from Wikipedia.


Acting, motion pictures, and television
George Clooney (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Clooney) – film actor
Ray Combs (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Combs) – host of Family Feud (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_Feud), 1988-1994
Carmen Electra (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmen_Electra) – born Tara Leigh Patrick – actress, singer
Sarah Jessica Parker (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Jessica_Parker) – actress
Annie Oakley (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Oakley) – actress, sharpshooter (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharpshooter)
Steven Spielberg (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Spielberg) – movie director
Jerry Springer (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Springer) – former mayor of Cincinnati and current talk show host (born in London, of Austrian parents)

Science
Henry Heimlich (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Heimlich) – co-developer of the Heimlich maneuver (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdominal_thrusts)
Albert Sabin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Sabin) – discoverer of oral polio (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polio) vaccine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine)

Business
Marge Schott (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marge_Schott) – women's business pioneer and former owner of the Cincinnati Reds (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cincinnati_Reds)
Ted Turner (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Turner) – philanthropist (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philanthropist), founder of Turner Broadcasting System (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turner_Broadcasting_System)

Politics
Benjamin Harrison (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Harrison) – 23rd President (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/President_of_the_United_States)
William Howard Taft (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Howard_Taft) – 27th President (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/President_of_the_United_States), Chief Justice (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Justice_of_the_United_States) of the Supreme Court (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supreme_Court_of_the_United_States)

Authors
Nikki Giovanni (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikki_Giovanni) – poet and author
Harriet Beecher Stowe (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Beecher_Stowe) – author and abolitionist

Music
Bootsy Collins (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bootsy_Collins) – Parliament (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parliament_%28band%29) Funkadelic (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funkadelic) funk bass player
Peter Frampton (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Frampton)– musician (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musician), currently lives in Cincinnati
Nick Lachey (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Lachey) – lead singer of 98 Degrees (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/98_Degrees)

Groups (older)
98 Degrees (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/98_Degrees) – Boy Band of the 1990s
The Isley Brothers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Isley_Brothers) – R&B (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%26B)/Soul (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soul_Music) group

Groups (newer)
Afghan Whigs (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghan_Whigs) – rock (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_%28music%29) band
The Greenhornes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Greenhornes) – rock band
Over the Rhine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Over_the_Rhine) – rock band
Heartless Bastards - rock band

Tennis
Tony Trabert (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Trabert) – tennis (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennis) player and instructor

Other Notable People
Charles Manson (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Manson) – musician, cult leader, murderer :unsure:

Fictional Characters
The staff of the radio station (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio_station) in TV series (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TV_series), WKRP in Cincinnati (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WKRP_in_Cincinnati)
Dustin Hoffman (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dustin_Hoffman)'s character in Rain Man (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rain_Man)

LoveFifteen
Sep 25th, 2007, 03:12 PM
Jerry Springer – former mayor of Cincinnati and current talk show host (born in London, of Austrian parents)

:spit:

:speakles:

Number19
Sep 26th, 2007, 04:04 AM
Music


Groups (older)
98 Degrees (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/98_Degrees) – Boy Band of the 1990s
The Isley Brothers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Isley_Brothers) – R&B (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%26B)/Soul (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soul_Music) group

Groups (newer)
Afghan Whigs (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghan_Whigs) – rock (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_%28music%29) band
The Greenhornes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Greenhornes) – rock band
Over the Rhine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Over_the_Rhine) – rock band
Heartless Bastards - rock band



how do they deferentiate older/newer? 98 Degrees aren't older than the Afghan Whigs - who rule btw.

kittyking
Sep 26th, 2007, 04:36 AM
Heaps of All Blacks come from Christchurch
Also Ellen Barry is from just down the road from me
Heaps of Skiers/Snowboarders are originally from here too

drake3781
Sep 26th, 2007, 05:36 AM
how do they deferentiate older/newer? 98 Degrees aren't older than the Afghan Whigs - who rule btw.

(I separated them, for another reason, when I was writing it, then I didn't follow through with it.)

I used to be friends with / hang out with the Whigs, for a few years in their early days. :D

sarza
Sep 26th, 2007, 07:05 AM
Yep a few although i dont know why cos its a complete hell hole... heres a couple i can think of at 7am but theres a few more which atm i cant

Neil Ruddock (ex footballer)
Vic Reeves (comedian)
Paul O Grady (comedian)

requiem
Sep 26th, 2007, 10:09 AM
Well, only one I could think of being international star would be Mirko Vučinić (football)

Monica_Rules
Sep 26th, 2007, 11:49 AM
Becky Brewerton the up and coming welsh golfer went to my highschool.

Mateo Mathieu
Sep 26th, 2007, 01:24 PM
Ivan Milat :o The Australian backpacker serial killer. 10 minutes away from his place he used to live. OK, he's not that celebrity :p

Other than him, Harry Kewell, a football/soccer player, born in the same hospital as me and grow up in the area near here.

KBdoubleu
Sep 26th, 2007, 02:52 PM
There are actually a bunch from my town

Lindsay Lohan (I went to high school with her)
John Lennon (from the mid-1970s until his death)
Billy Joel (his first album was named after my town, and he lived here for a while)
Ralph Lauren (owns a house here)
Wally Szczerbiak (NBA Player)
Meg Whitman (CEO of ebay)
-also the double helix structure of DNA was discovered in my town (James D. Watson and Francis Crick discovered it, and Watson still lives here)

Alicia Rocks
Feb 26th, 2008, 01:34 PM
Kingscliff - about 5000 people :p

Stephanie Gilmore
Sophie Edington
Tayliah Zimmer
Josh Watson
prob some other swimmers :lol: :o

Wiggly
Feb 26th, 2008, 01:35 PM
Patrick Roy, former NHL goaler.

Ksenia.
Feb 26th, 2008, 01:51 PM
Nobody really famous
Maret Ani, Kaia Kanepi
Elena Glebova (figure skater)
Balthasar Russow (Livonian chronicler, 1536 – 1600 :D)
Tallinn, Estonia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:People_from_Tallinn)

Petkorazzi
Feb 26th, 2008, 01:54 PM
Every single famous Georgian. :p

Elwin.
Feb 26th, 2008, 02:27 PM
There are actually a bunch from my town

Lindsay Lohan (I went to high school with her)
John Lennon (from the mid-1970s until his death)
Billy Joel (his first album was named after my town, and he lived here for a while)
Ralph Lauren (owns a house here)
Wally Szczerbiak (NBA Player)
Meg Whitman (CEO of ebay)
-also the double helix structure of DNA was discovered in my town (James D. Watson and Francis Crick discovered it, and Watson still lives here)

:scared: :bolt:

Coffee&TV
Feb 28th, 2008, 10:41 AM
^ :lol: I'm sure you used that smiley alot. :lol:

Just Do It
Feb 28th, 2008, 10:55 AM
I think I said this before, but I have to repeat : Monica Seles :awww:

mandy7
Feb 28th, 2008, 11:08 AM
these ppl live or lived, i dunno, where i live now
Anouk (http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anouk), singer
Arnold Vanderlijde (http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arnold_Vanderlijde), boxer
Def Rhymz (http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Def_Rhymz), rapper
Ellemieke Vermolen (http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellemieke_Vermolen), model, actrice, tv show host
Justine Pelmelay (http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justine_Pelmelay), singer
Percy Isenia (http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Isenia), baseball player
Remon Stotijn (http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remon_Stotijn), rapper/singer
Ramona Stook (http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramona_Stook), gymnast
Mohammed Benzakour (http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_Benzakour), columnist
Everon Jackson Hooi (http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everon_Jackson_Hooi), actor
these ppl are born where i'm from:

http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lijst_van_Rotterdammers
most famous are
Ersamus
and maybe former NY Yankee, Robert Eenhoorn :shrug:
Pim Fortuyn - right wing politician who was shot by extreme treehugger/psycho
Richard Krajicek (wimbledon champ)
Fatima Moreira de Melo (hot ass hockey player :p)
Raemon Sluiter (her bf, and former ATP player, retired last week)

serenaforever
Feb 28th, 2008, 12:58 PM
Sarah Jessica Parker is right above me

Patrick S
Feb 28th, 2008, 01:43 PM
I went to school with Louise Karlsson (short-course world champion in swimming) and Robert Dahlqvist (guitarist in one of the greatest rock n´ roll bands in the world, The Hellacopters). That´s all i can think of, it´s a pretty small town.

DAVAJ MKirilenko
Mar 16th, 2008, 04:43 PM
Ernesto Hoost!