Countries by Famous Person Born There

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Famous PersonCountryExtra Information
Billy OceanSinger-Songwriter (Caribbean Queen)
Grace JonesSinger, Actor (A View to a Kill)
Günter GrassAuthor (The Tin Drum)
ShakiraSinger (Whenever, Wherever)
Cindy TaylorSupermodel
Famke JanssenActor (X-Men)
Manut BolBasketball player (Philadelphia 76ers)
Juliette BinocheActor (The English Patient)
Tenzing NorgaySherpa (Mt. Everest)
Jascha HeifetzViolinist virtuoso
Yma SumacSinger (Virgenes del Sol)
Sade AduSinger-Songwriter (Smooth Operator)
Rod CarewBaseball player (Minnesota Twins, Hall of Fame)
Jean-Claude van DammeActor (Double Impact)
Sonia BragaActor (The Milagro Beanfield War)
Doris LessingAuthor (The Golden Notebook)
Mother TeresaRoman Catholic nun (Nobel laureate)
ImanSupermodel
Mikhail BaryshnikovBallet dancer, Actor (White Nights)
Ban Ki-moonU.N. Secretary-General (2007-)
Sammy SosaBaseball player (Chicago Cubs)
Natalie PortmanActor (Closer)
Roger FedererTennis player
Thor HeyerdahlExplorer (Kon-Tiki)
Famous PersonCountryExtra Information
Ahmet ErtegunMusic producer (Atlantic Records)
Melina MercouriActor (Never on Sunday)
Brigitte NielsenActor (Red Sonja)
Debbie FergusonTrack star (Olympic gold medalist)
Mira FurlanActor (Babylon 5)
Aram KhachaturianComposer (Sabre Dance)
Ang LeeFilmmaker (Brokeback Mountain)
Joan ArmatradingSinger-Songwriter (Love and Affection)
Charlize TheronActor (Monster)
Khaled HosseiniNovelist (The Kite Runner)
Ingrid BergmanActor (Casablanca)
Cesaria EvoraSinger (Voz d'Amor - album)
Penelope CruzActor (Volver)
Omar SharifActor (Dr. Zhivago)
Yul BrynnerActor (The King and I)
Djimon HounsouActor (Amistad)
Colin FarrellActor (Alexander)
Bianca JaggerPolitical activist (former wife of Mick Jagger)
Carmen MirandaSinger, Actress (fruit-covered headwear)
Salma HayekActor (Frida)
Jimmy ChooFashion designer
BjörkSinger-Songwriter (Oceania)
Eero SaarinenArchitect (Gateway Arch, St. Louis, USA)
Maximilian SchellActor (Judgment at Nuremburg)
Famous PersonCountryExtra Information
RihannaSinger (SOS, Umbrella)
Hana MandlikovaTennis player
Andy GarciaActor (Ocean's Eleven)
Hideo NomoBaseball player (L.A. Dodgers)
Luciano PavarottiOperatic tenor
Georg SoltiConductor (Chicago Symphony Orch.)
Ismail MerchantFilm producer (A Room with a View)
Kofi AnnanU.N. Secretary-General (1997-2007)
Jennifer LopezActor, Singer (If You Had My Love)
Milla JovovichModel, Actor (Resident Evil)
Olga KorbutGymnast (Olympic gold medalist)
William ShatnerActor (Star Trek)
Samuel WanjiruMarathoner (Olympic gold medalist)
Hugh JackmanActor (The Prestige)
Keanu ReevesActor (Speed)
Nadia ComaneciGymnast (Olympic gold medalist)
Hector BabencoFilmmaker (Kiss of the Spider Woman)
Claudio ArrauPianist virtuoso
Russell CroweActor (Gladiator)
Sean ConneryActor (Goldfinger)
BasiaSinger-Songwriter (Time and Tide)
Haing S. NgorActor (The Killing Fields)

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