Famous People Named James
Take a look at famous people named James, such as James Woods, James Wigand, and James Ivory.
Activist, Dancer, Songwriter, Singer / 1933 - 2006
James Brown, the "Godfather of Soul," was a prolific singer, songwriter and bandleader, as well as one of the most iconic figures in funk and soul music from 1956 to 2006.
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profile name: James Madison profile occupation: U.S. President
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profile name: James Dean profile occupation: Film Actor
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profile name: James Brown profile occupation: Activist, Dancer, Songwriter, Singer
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profile name: James Joyce profile occupation: Author
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profile name: James Baldwin profile occupation: Writer
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profile name: James Armistead profile occupation: Warrior, Spy
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