72 Notable alumni of
East Carolina University

East Carolina University is 657th in the world, 256th in North America, and 237th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 72 notable alumni from East Carolina University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Sandra Bullock

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    Sandra Bullock
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    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorrestaurateurfilm producerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and producer. The recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, three Critics' Choice Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, she was the world's highest-paid actress in both 2010 and 2014. She was included in Time's 100 most influential people in the world in 2010 and was named People's Most Beautiful Woman in 2015.

  2. Vince McMahon

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    Vince McMahon
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    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurannouncerjournalistprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Vincent Kennedy McMahon is an American professional wrestling promoter and executive, and also media proprietor. He is currently serving as the chairman and chief executive officer of WWE, the largest professional wrestling promotion in the world. He is also the founder and owner of Alpha Entertainment.

  3. Linda McMahon

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    Linda McMahon
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    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurpoliticianexecutive
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    Linda Marie McMahon is an American political executive, former Trump administration official, and former professional wrestling executive and performer. She served as the 25th administrator of the Small Business Administration from 2017 to 2019.

  4. Emily Procter

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    Emily Procter
    Born in
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    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in East Carolina University
    Studied journalism and dance
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Emily Mallory Procter is an American actress. She played Ainsley Hayes in the NBC political drama The West Wing (2000–2002; 2006) and Det. Calleigh Duquesne in the CBS police procedural drama CSI: Miami (2002–2012).

  5. Danielle Moinet

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    Danielle Moinet
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
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    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    professional wrestleractormodel
    Biography

    Danielle Louise Moinet is an American professional wrestler, model, actress, ring announcer, and former American football player. She is best known for her time in WWE under the ring name Summer Rae from 2011 to 2017. Moinet was a main cast member on the reality show Total Divas during its second and third seasons. Before joining WWE, she played with the Chicago Bliss of the Lingerie Football League.

  6. Chris Johnson

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    Chris Johnson
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Christopher Duan Johnson is a former American football running back. Born in Orlando, Florida, Johnson emerged as a senior for East Carolina University where he broke out for 2,960 all-purpose yards and 24 touchdowns. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft, after running a then-record breaking 4.24 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.

  7. Philip DeFranco

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    Philip DeFranco
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    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    YouTuberbusinessperson
    Biography

    Philip James DeFranco, sometimes known online as PhillyD, is an American news commentator and YouTube personality. He is best known for The Philip DeFranco Show, a news commentary show centered on current events in politics and pop culture.

  8. Beth Grant

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    Beth Grant
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
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    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Beth Grant is an American character actress known for often playing conservatives, religious zealots, stern characters or sticklers for rules. Between 2012 and 2017, she was a series regular on the television comedy The Mindy Project portraying the role of Beverly Janoszewski. She is known for her recurring role Gracie Leigh in the CBS post-apocalyptic drama Jericho, and for playing Marianne Marie Beetle, a recurring character in the Bryan Fuller series Wonderfalls, Pushing Daisies, and Mockingbird Lane.

  9. Kevin Williamson

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    Kevin Williamson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
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    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm directorfilm produceractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kevin Meade Williamson is an American screenwriter, director, and producer. He is known for creating the WB teen drama series Dawson's Creek (1998–2003), the CW supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017), the Fox crime thriller series The Following (2013–2015), the CBS crime drama series Stalker (2014–2015), and the CBS All Access thriller series Tell Me a Story (2018–2020).

  10. Scott Avett

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    Scott Avett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Scott Yancey Avett is one of the lead singers and founding members of the folk-rock band, The Avett Brothers. Avett primarily plays the banjo but also plays harmonica, drums, piano, acoustic guitar and electric guitar for the band based out of Concord, North Carolina. In 2008, their album, The Second Gleam, reached the ten spot on Billboard.com's Top Independent Albums Chart. Avett is also an accomplished artist and printmaker. His work has been displayed in exhibitions at the Envoy Gallery in New York City and the North Carolina Museum of Art.

  11. LaShawn Merritt

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    LaShawn Merritt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    sprinterathletics competitor
    Biography

    LaShawn Merritt is an American track and field athlete who competes in sprinting events, specializing in the 400 metres. He is a former Olympic champion over the distance and his personal best of 43.65 seconds makes him the ninth fastest of all time.

  12. Ali Hillis

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    Ali Hillis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actorstage actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Alecia Hillis is an American actress who has appeared in television and film, and voices a number of characters in video games. She is widely known for her work as Dr. Liara T'Soni in the Mass Effect trilogy, Lightning in the Final Fantasy XIII series, and Palutena in Kid Icarus: Uprising.

  13. Linval Joseph

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    Linval Joseph
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Linval Clement Joseph is an American football defensive tackle for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at East Carolina. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round, 46th overall of the 2010 NFL Draft. He also played for the Minnesota Vikings.

  14. Earnest Byner

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    Earnest Byner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Earnest Alexander Byner is a former American football running back in the National Football League. He is now the running back coach of Out-of-Door Academy, an exclusive private school in Lakewood Ranch, FL.

  15. Lodi

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    Lodi
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    United States Flag United States
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    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    novelistprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Bradley Cain is an American author, personal trainer and professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Lodi. Cain is best known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling between 1997 and 2000, where he was a member of Raven's Flock stable and the tag team The West Hollywood Blondes.

  16. Brian Shul

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    Brian Shul
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Brian Shul is a Vietnam War-era attack pilot and a retired major in the United States Air Force (USAF). He flew 212 combat missions and was shot down near the end of the war. He was so badly burned that he was given next to no chance to live. Surviving, he returned to full flight status, flying the SR-71 Blackbird. Major Shul completed a 20-year career in the Air Force. He has written five books on aviation and runs a photo studio in Marysville, California.

  17. Nia Franklin

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    Nia Franklin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    model
    Biography

    Nia Imani Franklin is an American composer and beauty pageant titleholder. In June 2018, she was crowned Miss New York 2018. On September 9, 2018, she was crowned Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, by the outgoing Miss America 2018, Cara Mund.

  18. Antti Jokinen

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    Antti Jokinen
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    Finland Flag Finland
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    film directormusic video directorscreenwriteractor
    Biography

    Antti Juhanpoika Jokinen is a Finnish music video and film director, as well as a former college basketball player. He is married to actress Krista Kosonen.

  19. Kristen Dalton

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    Kristen Dalton
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    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    modelbeauty pageant contestantactor
    Biography

    Kristen Jeannine Dalton-Wolfe is an American actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss USA 2009 and represented the United States at Miss Universe 2009 pageant.

  20. Mary Robinette Kowal

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    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    writerpuppeteernovelistscience fiction writer
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    Mary Robinette Kowal is an American author and puppeteer.

  21. Vonta Leach

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    Vonta Leach
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Terzell Vonta Leach is a former American football fullback who played for ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at East Carolina.

  22. Rick Atkinson

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    Rick Atkinson
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    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    military historianeditinghistorianjournalist
    Biography

    Lawrence Rush "Rick" Atkinson IV is an American author, most recently of The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775–1777, the first volume in the Revolution Trilogy. He has won Pulitzer Prizes in history and journalism.

  23. Kay Yow

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    Kay Yow
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-2009 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Sandra Kay Yow was an American basketball coach. She was the head coach of the NC State Wolfpack women's basketball team from 1975 to 2009. A member of the Naismith Hall of Fame, she had more than 700 career wins. She also coached the U.S. women's basketball team to an Olympic gold medal in 1988 despite having been diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987. In 2000, Yow was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. In 2009, she was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame.

  24. Bob McKillop

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    Bob McKillop
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    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
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    Robert McKillop is an American college basketball coach who is the head coach of the Davidson Wildcats men's team of the Atlantic 10 Conference.

  25. John A. Allison IV

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    John A. Allison IV
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    John A. Allison IV is an American businessman and the former CEO and president of the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C.. Allison held a number of leadership positions in BB&T Corp. from 1987 until 2010 when he retired. He now serves as a director at Moelis & Company.

  26. C. J. Wilson

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    C. J. Wilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Clifford James Wilson is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at East Carolina. Wilson was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft and would win Super Bowl XLV with the team over the Pittsburgh Steelers. He has also played for the Oakland Raiders, Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints, and Chicago Bears.

  27. Mike Wright

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    Mike Wright
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Dennis Michael Wright Jr. is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox organization. He has previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners, and in the KBO League for the NC Dinos. Wright played college baseball for East Carolina University.

  28. Erik Bakich

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    Erik Bakich
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Erik Michael Bakich is an American baseball coach and former left fielder, who is the current head baseball coach of the Michigan Wolverines. Bakich played college baseball at San Jose City College (1997–1998) and East Carolina University for head coach Keith LeClair from 1999 to 2000. He then served as the head coach of Maryland Terrapins (2010–2012).

  29. Steve O'Dwyer

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    Steve O'Dwyer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    poker player
    Biography

    Stephen O'Dwyer is an American professional poker player known for his accomplishments on the European Poker Tour, World Poker Tour, and high roller poker tournaments.

  30. Chad Tracy

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    Chad Tracy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Chad Austin Tracy is an American former professional baseball third baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 2004 to 2010 and again from 2012 to 2013 for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Florida Marlins, and Washington Nationals. He also played for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

  31. Terrell Williams

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    Terrell Williams
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Terrell Williams is an American football coach and former player with over twenty years of coaching at the collegiate and professional levels. He is currently the defensive line coach for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL).

  32. Robert Burren Morgan

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    Robert Burren Morgan
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    1925-2016 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudge
    Biography

    Robert Burren Morgan was an American politician. He was a Democratic United States Senator from the state of North Carolina, a position that he filled for a single term from 1975 until 1981.

  33. Jason Latour

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    Jason Latour
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    comics artist
    Biography

    David Jason Latour is an American comic book artist and writer known for his work for Image, Dark Horse, Marvel and DC comics on titles such as Wolverine, Winter Soldier, Southern Bastards and Spider-Gwen.

  34. Frank Robinson

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    Frank Robinson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Franklin Marquieth Robinson is an American professional basketball retired player. He played college basketball for the East Carolina University and the California State University, Fullerton.

  35. Shawn Armstrong

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    Shawn Armstrong
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Shawn Michael Armstrong is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles organization. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cleveland Indians and the Seattle Mariners.

  36. Lex Gillette

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    Lex Gillette
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Elexis "Lex" Gillette is a blind Paralympic athlete from Raleigh, North Carolina in the United States competing in T11 (track) and F11 (field) events for the United States.

  37. Kareem Richardson

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    Kareem Richardson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Kareem Andre Richardson is an American basketball coach who is the former head coach at the University of Missouri–Kansas City (UMKC).

  38. Terrance Copper

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    Terrance Copper
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Terrance Terrel Copper is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints, Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs. He played college football at East Carolina University.

  39. Gary L. North

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    Gary L. North
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Gary Lewis North, is a retired United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander, Pacific Air Forces and Executive Director, Pacific Air Combat Operations Staff at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii from August 19, 2009 to August 9, 2012. Pacific Air Forces is responsible for Air Force activities spread over half the globe in a command that supports 45,000 Airmen serving principally in Hawaii, Alaska, Guam, Korea and Japan.

  40. Walter Latham

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    Walter Latham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    television actor
    Biography

    Walter Latham is an American film and comedy producer born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Latham, who is African-American, founded a comedy production company, Latham Entertainment, which helped launch the careers of noted comedians and comic actors, including Bernie Mac, Steve Harvey, and Mo'Nique. His releases, The Original Kings of Comedy, Queens of Comedy, Latham Entertainment Presents, and Bad Boys of Comedy have grossed more than $200 million worldwide.

  41. Elijah Hughes

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    Elijah Hughes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1998-.. (age 23)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Elijah Wayne Hughes is an American basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the East Carolina Pirates and the Syracuse Orange.

  42. Mary-Jean O'Doherty

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    Mary-Jean O'Doherty
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    opera singersingermusician
    Biography

    Mary-Jean Anaïs O'Doherty is an American coloratura soprano. She was the first prize winner in the 2013 Paris Opera Awards.

  43. Clyde Simms

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    Clyde Simms
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Clyde Simms is an American former soccer player. He played in Major League Soccer from 2005 to 2013. He also represented the United States at international level.

  44. Butch Davis

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    Butch Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Wallace McArthur "Butch" Davis is an American former professional baseball outfielder and current coach. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1983 through 1994.

  45. Whit Haydn

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    Whit Haydn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    magician
    Biography

    Whit "Pop" Haydn is an American magician, and the winner of seven performing awards (for performances in showrooms at the Magic Castle) from the Academy of Magical Arts. He has been nominated by his fellow members for "Magician of the Year" in Close-Up, Parlor and Stage, Bar and Lecturer more than thirty times. In February 2006, he also became Vice-President of that organization, and served for four years in that capacity.

  46. Johnny Narron

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    Johnny Narron
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    John A. Narron, Jr. is an American professional baseball coach. He is the hitting coach for the Lynchburg Hillcats, the High-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. He is a former hitting coach of the Milwaukee Brewers and former assistant hitting coach of the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was a confidant and friend of center fielder Josh Hamilton and temporarily acted as an "accountability partner" to help Hamilton in his recovery from drug addiction.

  47. Roger Sharpe

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    Roger Sharpe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Roger Dean Sharpe is a public servant, author and North Carolina politician. He was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives from the state's Fifth congressional district in 2006, losing to incumbent Virginia Foxx. He was elected to the North Carolina Senate in 1976, at age 29.

  48. Khalif Mitchell

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    Khalif Mitchell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    American football playerCanadian football player
    Biography

    Khalif Quadree Mitchell is a professional Canadian football and American Football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He has played for the B.C. Lions, Toronto Argonauts in the CFL and San Francisco 49ers in the NFL. In 2011, he won a Grey Cup with the BC Lions. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and released in 2010.

  49. Mark Kemp

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    Mark Kemp
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    music criticeditorjournalist
    Biography

    Mark Kemp is an American music journalist and author. A graduate of East Carolina University, he has served as music editor of Rolling Stone and vice president of music editorial for MTV Networks. In 1997 he received a Grammy nomination for his liner notes to the CD Farewells & Fantasies, a retrospective of music by '60s protest singer Phil Ochs. His book Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race and New Beginnings in a New South was published by Free Press/Simon & Schuster in 2004 and issued in soft cover by the University of Georgia Press in 2006.

  50. Donald G. Davis

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    Donald G. Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    military officerpolitician
    Biography

    Donald G. Davis is an American politician serving in the North Carolina Senate, representing the 5th senate district since 2013. Davis was first elected to the post in 2008, representing Pitt, Wayne, and Greene counties. He was defeated for re-election in 2010, but ran and won a Senate seat for the newly redrawn 5th District in the 2012 election.

  51. William C. Chasey

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    William C. Chasey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-2015 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    William Carmen "Bill" Chasey was the founder and president of the Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility (FCSR) in Warsaw, Poland. He was an educator, author, research scientist, inventor, and served as a senior campaign advisor to President Ronald Reagan.

  52. Keith Stokes

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    Keith Stokes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    American football playerCanadian football player
    Biography

    Keith Stokes is a former professional Canadian and American football wide receiver. For the 2019 season, he is Special Teams and Offensive Assistant Coach for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He also played the French League in 2009 for the Elancourt Templiers.

  53. Tommy Spaulding

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    Tommy Spaulding
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Thomas J. Spaulding Jr. is an American author and president of Spaulding Companies LLC. His book It's Not Just Who You Know was released on August 10, 2010. Spaulding is also the former CEO and President of, Up with People, and founded Leader's Challenge, a high school civics program in the state of Colorado.

  54. Moussa Badiane

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    Moussa Badiane
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Moussa Badiane is a French former professional basketball player.

  55. Kyle Roller

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    Kyle Roller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Kyle Matthew Roller is an American professional baseball first baseman.

  56. William M. Faulkner

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    William M. Faulkner
    Occupations
    military leader
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    William M. Faulkner served as a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general in commands including Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics. He retired in 2015.

  57. Héctor Cotto

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    Héctor Cotto
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Héctor Cotto González is a Puerto Rican athlete specializing in the 110 meters hurdles. He was a graduate of Green Hope High School in Cary, North Carolina in 2002, where he had been a football player and member of the track & field team. He went on to graduate from East Carolina University before beginning his Olympic career. As of 2015 he coaches track & field at William G. Enloe High School in Raleigh, North Carolina.

  58. Vic Voltaggio

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    Vic Voltaggio
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    baseball umpirebaseball player
    Biography

    Vito Henry "Vic" Voltaggio is a former professional baseball umpire who worked in the American League from 1977 to 1996. Voltaggio umpired 2,118 major league games in his 20-year career. He umpired in a World Series, an All-Star Game, and three American League Championship Series. He was one of the last umpires to join the American League using the outside chest protector, which he used in 1977 and 1978. He wore uniform number 26 when the league adopted uniform numbers in 1980.

  59. Rashad Nabiyev

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    Rashad Nabiyev
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Rashad Nabi Oghlu Nabiyev is an Azerbaijani politician serving as the Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan. He previously served as the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Azercosmos.

  60. Michael Eury

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    Michael Eury
    Occupations
    editor
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    Michael "Mike" Eury is an editor and writer of comic books, and of reference works pertaining to comic books and their history. He has worked for DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics and Comico Comics, and is the editor of Back Issue!. He is also an advisor for the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide.

  61. Marvin W. Lucas

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    Marvin W. Lucas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Marvin Willis Lucas, Jr. is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's forty-second House district since 2001. His district includes constituents in Cumberland and Harnett counties. He serves as the House Democratic Conference Co-Chair. Lucas is a retired school principal from Spring Lake, North Carolina. Lucas is African-American.

  62. Rick Horner

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    Rick Horner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Richard Paul Horner is an American politician. He was elected to the North Carolina State Senate in 2016. A Republican, he serves the 11th district.

  63. Larry M. Bell

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    Larry M. Bell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Larry Moseley Bell Sr. is a former Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's twenty-first House district, including Sampson and Wayne counties. A retired school superintendent from Clinton, North Carolina, Bell started his first term in the State House in 2001. During a portion of his time in the legislature, he served as the majority whip. He did not run for re-election in 2018.

  64. Vince Colbert

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    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    baseball player
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    Vincent Norman Colbert is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher who appeared in 95 total games, 74 as a relief pitcher, for the Cleveland Indians from 1970 to 1972. Born in Washington, D.C., he threw and batted right-handed, and was listed as 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and 200 pounds (91 kg).

  65. Sheila Turnage

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    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    writerchildren's writer
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    Sheila Turnage is an American author best known for writing Three Times Lucky, which received a Newbery Honor in 2013.

  66. Ed Goodwin

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    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    military personnel
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    Edward C. Goodwin is an American politician from the state of North Carolina. A Republican, he is a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing the 1st district.

  67. Jerry Tolley

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    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    head coach
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    Jerry Russell Tolley is an American football coach, educator and politician. He served as the head football coach at Elon University from 1977 to 1981, compiling a record of 49–11–2. His 1980 and 1981 teams were both crowned NAIA national champions. He graduated from East Carolina University with a master's degree in education in 1966. He also received his Ph.D from University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1982.

  68. Jean R. Preston

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    Years
    1935-2013 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Jean Rouse Preston served for 20 years in the North Carolina General Assembly, including seven terms in the North Carolina House of Representatives and three in the North Carolina Senate. She retired in 2012 when she was the Joint Republican Caucus Leader and Senator representing the state's second district, including constituents in Carteret county. She also served as co-chair of the Education/Higher Education and the Appropriations Education/Higher Education Committees. She was a retired educator from Emerald Isle, North Carolina. Preston died in 2013 at age 77.

  69. Sandra Mims Rowe

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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    writerjournalist
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    Sandra Mims Rowe is an American journalist. She is the former editor of The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia, and of The Oregonian, in Portland, Oregon. She was one of the few women editors of metro newspapers in the 1980s, and was the first woman editor at The Virginian-Pilot and The Oregonian. She was the second female president of the American Society of News Editors, a decade after Kay Fanning, the editor of The Christian Science Monitor, was the first.

  70. Gary Mattocks

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    1931-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    American football player
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    Gary Bizzette Mattocks is a former American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Elon University from 1965 to 1966, compiling a record of 3–17.

  71. Frederick M. Padilla

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    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in East Carolina University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree
    Occupations
    military leader
    Biography

    Frederick M. Padilla is a retired U.S. Marine major general. Padilla previously served as commanding general of 3rd Marine Division.

  72. Laura Wright

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    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    writeracademicuniversity teacher
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    Laura Wright is a professor of English at Western Carolina University. Wright proposed vegan studies as a new academic field, and her book The Vegan Studies Project: Food, Animals, and Gender in the Age of Terror served as the foundational text of the discipline. As of 2021 she had edited two collections of articles about vegan studies.