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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They are among history's most revered black inventors, known for their relentless inquisition, passionate research, impeccable design and, most importantly, their desire to push the envelope. Some of the world's greatest technological and social advancements, including the modern-day gas mask, light bulb and traffic light, owe their origins to black inventors. Did you know that George Washington Carver developed more than 100 products using peanuts? Or that Madam C.J. Walker was the first American woman to become a self-made millionaire? Learn more about these inventors, as well as Lonnie G. Johnson, Garrett Morgan, Patricia Bath, Percy Julian and more, at Biography.com.
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Actresses Anne Heche and Ellen DeGeneres began dating in 1997, soon after DeGeneres publicly came out. They dated until 2000, when they had a reportedly tough breakup. Just after moving out of their shared home, Heche was picked up by police who found her wandering California's Central valley. Heche said she was looking for a spaceship to pick her up, and later released a memoir about living with her alter ego "Celestia." In 2001, Heche got married—to a cameraman.
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Anne Heche and Ellen DeGeneres
Get more on the members of the Backstreet Boys, one of the biggest pop groups ever to hit the charts. The famous boy band's 1997 debut album sold 13 million copies with songs like "Quit Playin' Games (With My Heart)" and "As Long as You Love Me." Decades of touring and hits followed. Explore full biographies, photos and more of the Backstreet Boys, including Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, AJ McLean and Brian Littrell, only at Biography.com.
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