Countries by Famous Person Born There

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

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