100 Notable alumni of
University of South Florida

The University of South Florida is 442nd in the world, 177th in North America, and 165th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from the University of South Florida sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Hulk Hogan

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    Hulk Hogan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    actorprofessional wrestlertelevision presentervoice actorsinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Terry Eugene Bollea, better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American retired professional wrestler, television personality, actor, entrepreneur, and musician. According to IGN, Hogan is "the most recognized wrestling star worldwide and the most popular wrestler of the 1980s".

  2. Mark Consuelos

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    Mark Consuelos
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Mark Andrew Consuelos is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Mateo Santos on the ABC soap opera All My Children (1995–2001; 2010) and supporting actor Hiram Lodge on The CW drama Riverdale (2017–present).

  3. Lauren Hutton

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    Lauren Hutton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    modeltelevision actorfilm actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Mary Laurence "Lauren" Hutton is an American model and actress. Born and raised in the southern United States, Hutton relocated to New York City in her early adulthood to begin a modeling career. Though she was initially dismissed by agents for a signature gap in her teeth, Hutton signed a modeling contract with Revlon in 1973, which at the time was the biggest contract in the history of the modeling industry.

  4. Neven Subotić

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    Neven Subotić
    Born in
    Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Neven Subotić is a Serbian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Austrian Football Bundesliga club SC Rheindorf Altach.

  5. Mark Randall Meadows

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    Mark Randall Meadows
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in the University of South Florida
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politiciandirectorbusiness executive
    Biography

    Mark Randall Meadows is an American politician who served as the 29th White House chief of staff from 2020 to 2021. He served as the U.S. representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district from 2013 to 2020. A member of the Republican Party, Meadows chaired the House Freedom Caucus from 2017 to 2019. He was considered one of President Donald Trump's closest allies in Congress before his appointment as chief of staff.

  6. Aasif Mandvi

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    Aasif Mandvi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    screenwriterstage actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Aasif Hakim Mandviwala, known professionally as Aasif Mandvi, is a British-American actor and comedian of Indian descent. He began appearing as an occasional contributing correspondent on The Daily Show on August 9, 2006. On March 12, 2007, he was promoted to a regular correspondent. He is the lead actor, co-writer and producer of the web series Halal in the Family, which premiered on Funny or Die in 2015, and an actor, writer and co-producer of the HBO comedy series The Brink. Mandvi is also the author of the book No Land's Man. In June 2019, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree by the Macaulay Honors College after delivering the commencement speech that year. He currently appears in the role of Ben Shakir in the CBS psychological drama Evil written and created by Robert and Michelle King.

  7. Roderick Strong

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    Roderick Strong
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    professional wrestler
    Biography

    Christopher Lindsey is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the NXT brand under the ring name Roderick Strong and is the leader of The Diamond Mine. Before that, Strong was a member of the Undisputed Era from 2018 to 2021. He is perhaps best known for his 13-year tenure with Ring of Honor, where he is a former one-time ROH World Champion, a two-time ROH World Television Champion, and a one-time ROH World Tag Team Champion with Austin Aries, which made him the second-ever ROH Triple Crown Champion.

  8. Philip DeFranco

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    Philip DeFranco
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    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.

  9. Gallagher

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    Gallagher
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in the University of South Florida
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering
    Occupations
    comedian
    Biography

    Leo Anthony Gallagher Jr., known mononymously as Gallagher, is an American comedian known for smashing watermelons as part of his prop comedy act.

  10. Tony La Russa

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    Tony La Russa
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    baseball playerlawyer
    Biography

    Anthony La Russa Jr. is an American professional baseball coach and former player who is the manager for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). His MLB career has spanned from 1963 to the present, in several roles. He is the former manager of the St. Louis Cardinals and Oakland Athletics. In 33 years as a manager, La Russa guided his teams to three World Series titles, six league championships, and 12 division titles. His 2,765 wins is 2nd most for a major league manager, trailing only the total of Connie Mack.

  11. Lobo

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    Lobo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    singersinger-songwritercomposerrecord producer
    Biography

    Roland Kent LaVoie, better known by his stage name Lobo, is an American singer-songwriter who was successful in the early 1970s, scoring several U.S. Top 10 hits including "Me and You and a Dog Named Boo", "I'd Love You to Want Me", and "Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend". These three songs, along with "Where Were You When I Was Falling In Love", gave Lobo four chart toppers on the Easy Listening/Hot Adult Contemporary chart.

  12. Dom Dwyer

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    Dom Dwyer
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Dominic James "Dom" Dwyer is a professional soccer player who plays as a forward for Toronto FC.

  13. Christiane Endler

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    Christiane Endler
    Born in
    Chile Flag Chile
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Claudia Christiane Endler Mutinelli is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as goalkeeper for the Chile women's national team and, from 2017 until June 2021, played for Paris Saint-Germain. On 21 June 2021, PSG rival and perennial French womens' champion Olympique Lyonnais announced the signing of Endler for the upcoming season. She is widely regarded as one of the top goalkeepers in the world. In both 2019 and 2020, she was among the three finalists nominated for Best Women's Goalkeeper at the Best FIFA Football Awards.

  14. Grace Byers

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    Grace Byers
    Born in
    Cayman Islands Flag Cayman Islands
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    film actorstage actor
    Biography

    Grace Byers is a Caymanian-American actress, known for her role as Anika Calhoun in the Fox music-industry drama, Empire.

  15. Stephen Blackehart

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    Stephen Blackehart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Stephen T. Blackehart is an American character actor, author and producer.

  16. Tamsen Fadal

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    Tamsen Fadal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Tamsen Fadal is an American journalist, news anchor at WPIX in New York City and author of The New Single: Finding, Fixing and Falling Back In Love With Yourself. She is host/executive producer of Broadway Profiles.

  17. Drake Hogestyn

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    Drake Hogestyn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Donald Drake Hogestyn is an American actor best known for his long running role as John Black on the American soap opera Days of Our Lives.

  18. John Kirby

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    John Kirby
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    spokesperson
    Biography

    John Francis Kirby is a retired rear admiral in the United States Navy who currently serves as the Pentagon Press Secretary and Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs. He previously worked as a military and diplomatic analyst for CNN from 2017 to 2021. Prior to that, he served as the spokesperson for the United States Department of State from 2015 to 2017. In 2021, Kirby joined the Pentagon as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs and concurrently as Spokesperson for the Department of Defense.

  19. Mario Díaz-Balart

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    Mario Díaz-Balart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politicianmarketing executive
    Biography

    Mario Rafael Díaz-Balart Caballero is a Republican U.S. Representative for Florida's 25th congressional district. He was elected in 2002, and his current district includes much of southwestern Miami-Dade County, including the city of Hialeah, and much of the northern portion of the Everglades.

  20. John Chiang

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    John Chiang
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Chiang is an American politician who served as the 33rd California State Treasurer from 2015 to 2019 and the 31st California State Controller from 2007 to 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served on the California Board of Equalization from 1997 to 2007.

  21. Joaquín Niemann

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    Joaquín Niemann
    Born in
    Chile Flag Chile
    Years
    1998-.. (age 23)
    Enrolled in the University of South Florida
    Studied in 2017
    Occupations
    professional golfer
    Biography

    Joaquín Niemann is a Chilean professional golfer. He was the number one ranked amateur golfer from May 2017 to April 2018.

  22. Matthew Cox

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    Matthew Cox
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    impostor
    Biography

    Matthew Bevan "Matt" Cox is an American former mortgage broker and admitted mortgage fraudster. Cox, also a true crime author, wrote an unpublished manuscript entitled The Associates in which the main character traveled the country to perpetrate a mortgage fraud similar to the one Cox ran.

  23. Jordan Omogbehin

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    Jordan Omogbehin
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    basketball playerprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Tolulope "Jordan" Omogbehin is a Nigerian-American professional wrestler and former college basketball player currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under his ring name Omos, where he is one half of the current WWE Raw Tag Team Champions with AJ Styles in their first reign. He played for the University of South Florida and for Morgan State University. His college basketball career spanned from 2014 to 2015. Omogbehin has been signed with WWE since January 2019.

  24. Chucky Atkins

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    Chucky Atkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Kenneth Lavon "Chucky" Atkins is an American former professional basketball player who played for nine different NBA teams throughout his career.

  25. Nicole Hernandez Hammer

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    Nicole Hernandez Hammer
    Born in
    Guatemala Flag Guatemala
    Occupations
    climatologistactivist
    Biography

    Nicole Hernandez Hammer is an Guatemalan-American climate scientist and activist studying sea-level rise and the disproportionate impacts of climate change on communities of color. She is a climate advocate for the Union of Concerned Scientists and former deputy director of the Florida Center for Environmental Studies.

  26. Demi Stokes

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    Demi Stokes
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Demi Lee Courtney Stokes is an English footballer who plays for Manchester City and the England national team. She previously played for Sunderland in the English FA Women's Premier League.

  27. Derrick Sharp

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    Derrick Sharp
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    Derrick Lanorris Sharp is an American-Israeli retired professional basketball player and coach. At a height of 1.85 m (6'1") tall, he played at the point guard and shooting guard positions.

  28. Wakanohō Toshinori

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    Wakanohō Toshinori
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    amateur wrestlerrikishi
    Biography

    Wakanohō Toshinori is a retired Russian sumo wrestler of Ossetian ethnicity. His highest rank was maegashira 1. He became the first active wrestler to be dismissed from sumo, after being arrested for possession of cannabis in August 2008. He has also played college football at the University of South Florida, Webber International University, and Warner University. As of July 2014, he lives in Florida.

  29. Zach LeDay

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    Zach LeDay
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Zachary Vincent LeDay is an American professional basketball player for KK Partizan of the ABA League and the EuroCup. He played college basketball for the University of South Florida and Virginia Tech. At a height of 2.02 m (6'7 1⁄2") tall, and a weight of 107 kg (235 lbs.), LeDay primarily plays at the power forward and center positions.

  30. Nicole Johnson

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    Nicole Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    modelspokesperson
    Biography

    Nicole Johnson is an American beauty queen, author, public health professional and activist. Crowned Miss America 1999 and Miss Virginia 1998, she became the first Miss America with diabetes and the first contestant to publicize the use of an insulin pump. She now advocates for diabetes research, treatment, and education, having been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1993.

  31. Ross Spano

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    Ross Spano
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Vincent Ross Spano is an American politician who served as the U.S. Representative from Florida's 15th congressional district. The district stretches from Lakeland to the northeastern suburbs of Tampa. A Republican, he was first elected to Congress in the 2018 elections. He ran for reelection in the 2020 election but was defeated in the Republican primary.

  32. Dave Eiland

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    Dave Eiland
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    David William Eiland is an American former professional baseball player who was a pitcher for ten Major League Baseball seasons. Eiland played college baseball for the University of Florida and the University of South Florida, and thereafter, played professionally for the New York Yankees, San Diego Padres and Tampa Bay Devil Rays. He has also been a pitching coach for the New York Yankees, the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals. He is currently the pitching coach for the Lexington Legends of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.

  33. Jeff Cunningham

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    Jeff Cunningham
    Born in
    Jamaica Flag Jamaica
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Jeff Cunningham is an American former professional soccer player who played as a forward. He is Major League Soccer's third-all-time leader in regular-season goals scored with 134.

  34. Gil Kerlikowske

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    Gil Kerlikowske
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Richard Gil Kerlikowske is a former Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. He assumed office on March 6, 2014 and retired January 20, 2017. He also served as the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy between 2009 and 2014.

  35. Ben Sweat

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    Ben Sweat
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Ben Sweat is an American professional soccer player who plays as a defender for Austin FC of Major League Soccer.

  36. S. J. Green

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    S. J. Green
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    Canadian football playerAmerican football player
    Biography

    Solomon Junior Green is an American football wide receiver who is a free agent. He was signed by the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes through the negotiation list process in 2007 and played with the Alouettes for 10 seasons (from 2007 to 2016) before spending the next three with the Toronto Argonauts. Green was previously a member of the New York Jets (NFL). Green played college football at South Florida.

  37. Lurlene McDaniel

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    Lurlene McDaniel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    writerchildren's writer
    Biography

    Lurlene McDaniel is an American author who has written more than 70 young adult books. She is well known for writing about young adults struggling with mortality and chronic illness, a career that began as a therapeutic way to deal with the trauma when her son, then 3, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes. Her characters have grappled with cancer, diabetes, organ failure, and the deaths of loved ones through disease or suicide. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida - Tampa and currently resides in Tennessee.

  38. Howie Gordon

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    Howie Gordon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    meteorologist
    Biography

    Howie Gordon is a reality TV personality and former contestant from the American version of the CBS reality show Big Brother. He competed in the sixth and All-Star seasons.

  39. Solomon Jones

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

    Solomon Jones III is an American former professional basketball player. He is 6'10" and weighs 235 lb, playing the power forward and center positions. He played his college basketball at Daytona State College for two seasons (2002–2004) and then at the University of South Florida for another two seasons (2004–2006). He was then selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 33rd overall pick in the 2006 NBA draft.

  40. Steve Jay

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    Steve Jay
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Eugene Stephen Jay is an American bassist, best known for working with "Weird Al" Yankovic.

  41. Mark Chung

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    Mark Chung
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Mark Chung is an American former soccer midfielder who played ten seasons in Major League Soccer. He also earned twenty-four caps, scoring two goals, with the US national team.

  42. Kevin Quackenbush

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

    Kevin Robert Quackenbush is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. He has previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds.

  43. Jeff Attinella

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    Jeff Attinella
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Jeff Attinella is an American professional soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for Major League Soccer club Portland Timbers.

  44. Jeanne Kalogridis

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    Jeanne Kalogridis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    novelistwriterscience fiction writer
    Biography

    Jeanne Kalogridis, also known by the pseudonym J.M. Dillard (born 1954), is a writer of historical, science and horror fiction.

  45. Pam Iorio

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    Pam Iorio
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Pamela Dorothy Iorio is an American politician and author, who served as mayor of Tampa, Florida from 2003 to 2011.

  46. Kawika Mitchell

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    Kawika Mitchell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Kawika Uilani Mitchell is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He played college football at University of South Florida. Mitchell also played for the Kansas City Chiefs, New York Giants, Buffalo Bills and New Orleans Saints. Mitchell and his wife Billie have a son, Lewai (pronounced Levi) and a daughter, Eliza. In 2007, Mitchell donated his game check from week 15 to Gridiron Greats which helps retired football players in dire need.

  47. Saraju Mohanty

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    Saraju Mohanty
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Saraju Mohanty is an American professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and the director of the Smart Electronic Systems Laboratory, at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Mohanty received a Glorious India Award - Rich and Famous NRIs of America in 2017 for his contributions to the discipline. Mohanty is a researcher in the areas of "consumer electronics for smart cities", "application-Specific things for efficient edge computing", and "methodologies for digital and mixed-signal hardware". He has made significant research contributions to security and IP protection of consumer electronic systems, hardware-assisted security and protection, high-level synthesis of digital signal processing hardware, and mixed-signal integrated circuit computer-aided design and electronic design automation. Mohanty has been the Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine since 2016. He has held the Chair of the IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Very Large Scale Integration since September 2014. He holds 4 US patents in the areas of his research, and has published 220 research articles and 3 books.

  48. Yohance Marshall

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    Yohance Marshall
    Born in
    Trinidad and Tobago Flag Trinidad and Tobago
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Yohance Marshall is a Trinidadian footballer playing for Kórdrengir in the 3. deild karla in Iceland.

  49. Dallas Jaye

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    Dallas Jaye
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Dallas Jeffrey Jaye is a professional soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for Greenville Triumph in USL League One. Born in the United States, he represents Guam internationally.

  50. Carlos Tosca

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    Carlos Tosca
    Born in
    Cuba Flag Cuba
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Carlos Tosca is the current Field coach for the GCL Orioles. He is a former Major League and minor league baseball manager. He was the manager of the Toronto Blue Jays from 2002 to 2004. He succeeded Buck Martinez on June 3, 2002, served the entire 2003 season, and was replaced by John Gibbons on August 8, 2004, after compiling a 191–191 win-loss record (.500).

  51. Diego Restrepo

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    Diego Restrepo
    Born in
    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Diego Alejandro Restrepo Garcia is a Colombian-American former soccer player who played as a goalkeeper. Currently, he is the Academy Goalkeeper Coach for Austin FC, a Major League Soccer franchise.

  52. Anthony Wallace

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    Anthony Wallace
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Anthony Wallace is an American soccer player who plays as a left back and midfielder.

  53. Freddy Hall

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    Freddy Hall
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Frederick Michael George Hall is a Bermudian footballer who most recently played for Irish club Limerick in the League of Ireland.

  54. Catrin Nilsmark

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    Catrin Nilsmark
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Catrin Maria Nilsmark is a Swedish professional golfer who played on both the United States-based LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour.

  55. Regina Lombardo

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    Regina Lombardo
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    Regina Lombardo is an American law enforcement official serving as acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

  56. Joanna S. Fowler

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    Joanna S. Fowler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    chemistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Joanna Sigfred Fowler is a scientist emeritus at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York. She served as professor of psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and director of Brookhaven's Radiotracer Chemistry, Instrumentation and Biological Imaging Program. Fowler studied the effect of disease, drugs, and aging on the human brain and radiotracers in brain chemistry. She has received many awards for her pioneering work, including the National Medal of Science.

  57. Rick Barrio Dill

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    Rick Barrio Dill
    Occupations
    guitarist
    Biography

    Rick Barrio Dill is an American musician. He has performed, engineered and produced under the names Rick Dill, Keylow D, RBD and Rick Barrio Dill. Currently, he is an active member of the band Vintage Trouble. He has also been a member of 2nd Day Crush and The Ty Taylor Review. Barrio Dill is also a frequent freelance contributing writer for Recording Magazine. He lives in Los Angeles.

  58. Sebastien Thuriere

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    Sebastien Thuriere
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Sébastien Thurière is a Haitian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Penang in Malaysia Premier League.

  59. Emilio T. González

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    Emilio T. González
    Born in
    Cuba Flag Cuba
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Biography

    Emilio Tomas González is the former City Manager and Chief Administrative Officer of the City of Miami. He was appointed by Mayor Francis X. Suarez in December 2017 and ratified by the Miami City Commission in January 2018. He served in that position until January 2020.

  60. Dale S. Fischer

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    Dale S. Fischer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudge
    Biography

    Dale Susan Fischer is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

  61. Kissy Simmons

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    Kissy Simmons
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    actorstage actor
    Biography

    Kissy Simmons is an American actress. "Kissy" is short for Kissimmee, the Floridian city near Orlando about 80 miles from Floral City where she was born. She is best known for playing Nala in the Broadway production of The Lion King and as of 2011 is reprising the role in the Las Vegas production at Mandalay Bay beginning May 5, 2009.

  62. Michael S. Devany

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    Michael S. Devany
    Years
    20th Century
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    Michael S. Devany is a former vice admiral in the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps who last served as the deputy under secretary for operations at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration from January 2, 2014 to April 2016. He previously served as director of the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps from August 13, 2012 to January 1, 2014, succeeding RADM Jonathan W. Bailey. As deputy under secretary for operations, he was NOAA’s chief operating officer. VADM Devany was responsible for the day-to-day management of NOAA’s national and international operations for oceanic and atmospheric services, research, and coastal and marine stewardship. He is a key advisor to the under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere/NOAA administrator on NOAA program and policy issues. Devany was the first NOAA Corps officer to achieve the rank of vice admiral since VADM Henry A. Karo in 1965, and the second NOAA Corps officer overall. Devany retired from NOAA in April 2016 after over 30 years of combined uniformed service.

  63. Nicole McClure

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    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    association football player
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    Nicole Althea McClure is an American-born Jamaican footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Northern Irish club Sion Swifts and the Jamaica women's national team.

  64. H. Lee Moffitt

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    1941-.. (age 80)
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    H. Lee Moffitt is an American politician and attorney. He served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 1982 to 1984.

  65. Chris Sprowls

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    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Christopher Joseph Sprowls is a Republican politician from Florida. He serves as speaker of the Florida House of Representatives for the 2020–22 legislative term and has represented the 65th District, which includes Clearwater, Dunedin, and Tarpon Springs in northern Pinellas County, since 2014.

  66. Stephen Nicholas

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    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    American football player
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    Stephen Leron Nicholas is an American football coach and former linebacker who is the defensive quality control coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft and played for the team for seven seasons. He played college football at South Florida.

  67. Shawn Harrison

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    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Shawn Edward Harrison is a Republican politician and a former member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 63rd District, which includes northern Tampa, Pebble Creek, Lake Magdalene, University, and Carrollwood in northern Hillsborough County, from 2014 to 2018. Harrison previously represented the 60th District from 2010 to 2012.

  68. Cristina Ferral

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    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    association football player
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    Cristina del Carmen Ferral Montalván, known as Cristina Ferral, is a Mexican footballer who plays as a midfielder for Tigres UANL and the Mexico women's national team.

  69. Kelley Eskridge

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    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    novelistwriterscreenwriterscience fiction writer
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    Kelley Eskridge is a writer of fiction, non-fiction and screenplays. Her work is generally regarded as speculative fiction and is associated with the more literary edge of the category, as well as with the category of slipstream fiction.

  70. Joe Gruters

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    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Joe Gruters is the Chairman of the Florida Republican Party, and a member of the Florida Senate representing the 23rd District which consists of Sarasota County and part of Charlotte County. He was previously a member of the Florida House of Representatives. Earlier in his career, Gruters worked on the campaign of U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan as campaign manager and was vice chairman of the Republican Party of Florida and chairman of the Republican Party of Sarasota.

  71. Kurt S. Browning

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    Kurt S. Browning is a Republican politician and former Secretary of State of Florida. He currently serves as Superintendent of Schools for Pasco County, Florida.

  72. Guy P. Harrison

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    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    writer
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    Guy P. Harrison is an American author of multiple bestselling books. He resides in the United States and is known for his written works on science, critical thinking, history, race, and nature.

  73. Toarlyn Fitzpatrick

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    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    basketball player
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    Toarlyn Lavon Fitzpatrick, nicknamed Fitz, is an American professional basketball player.

  74. Kalup Linzy

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    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    photographer
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    Kalup Linzy is an American video and performance artist who currently lives and works in Tulsa, OK. His performance are characterized by their low-tech quality, themes of community, socializing, family, the church, sexuality and homosexuality.

  75. Tony Zappone

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    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    photographerjournalist
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    Tony Zappone, became at age 16 the youngest credentialed journalist to lend press coverage to a major national political convention. He was also the youngest contributor of evidence (his photographs) during the Warren Commission hearings into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He began his career in journalism at age 14 as a freelance photographer with The Tampa Tribune, now the Tampa Bay Times, paid at the rate of three dollars per news photo used.

  76. Danny Burgess

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    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Daniel Wright Burgess Jr. is an American politician who currently serves as a Florida State Senator from District 20, which includes parts of Tampa, Thonotosassa, New Tampa, and Zephyrhills. He previously served as the executive director of the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs, as a member of the Florida House of Representatives, and as the mayor of Zephyrhills.

  77. John Velis

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    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    John Christopher Velis is an American state legislator and Democratic member of the Massachusetts Senate since 2020. He represents the 2nd Hampden and Hampshire district, which includes his hometown of Westfield. From 2014 until his election, he was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 4th Hampden district, which includes his hometown of Westfield.

  78. Ronda Storms

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    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Ronda R. Storms is an American politician representing her adopted home state of Florida. Affiliated with the Republican Party, she represented the 10th District in the Florida Senate from 2006 to 2012. She decided not to run in 2012 for the new 24th District.

  79. Jim Wilkes

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    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    lawyer
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    James Lewis Wilkes, II is an American lawyer. Born in Tampa, Florida, he is known for his advocacy on behalf of nursing home residents who have been victims of abuse.

  80. Terrence Samuel

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    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    basketball player
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    Terrence Hooper Samuel is an American basketball player. He transferred from the University of Connecticut. He subsequently transferred to Penn State before transferring to USF for his final season.

  81. Angie Drobnic Holan

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    journalistwriter
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    Angie Drobnic Holan is the editor for PolitiFact and was part of the Pulitzer Prize winning team of journalists noted for their fact-checking of the 2008 presidential elections in the United States.

  82. Olivia Chance

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    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    association football player
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    Olivia Juliet Bridget Chance, is an association footballer who plays as a midfielder for Australian W-League club Brisbane Roar and has represented New Zealand at international level. She formerly played for Breiðablik of the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild and Everton.

  83. Ed Baird

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    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    explorer
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    Phillip Edward "Ed" Baird is an American sailor. He was a coach of the 1995 America's Cup-winning Team New Zealand and a helmsman for the 2007 America's Cup-winning Alinghi syndicate.

  84. Jaquira Díaz

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    writermusic critic
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    Jaquira Díaz is a Puerto Rican fiction writer, essayist, journalist, cultural critic, and contributor to many notable periodicals. She is the author of Ordinary Girls, which received a Whiting Award in Nonfiction, a Florida Book Awards Gold Medal, was a Lambda Literary Award Finalist, and a Barnes & Noble Discover Prize Finalist. Her work has appeared in The Best American Essays, Tin House, The Sun, The Fader, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Longreads, and other places. She is an editor at the Kenyon Review and a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. As of 2019, she lives and works in Miami Beach, Florida with her partner, writer Lars Horn.

  85. Jeremiah Warren

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    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    American football player
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    Jeremiah Warren is an American football offensive lineman who is currently a free agent. He played in college for the University of South Florida Bulls. After going undrafted, he signed in May, 2012 with the New England Patriots The 31‑year‑old is listed as 6'4" and 329 pounds.

  86. Shlomo Sawilowsky

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    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    statistician
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    Shlomo S. Sawilowsky was professor of educational statistics and Distinguished Faculty Fellow at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, where he has received teaching, mentoring, and research awards.

  87. Wesley Charpie

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    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    association football player
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    Wesley Andrew Charpie is an American soccer player who currently plays for Louisville City in the USL Championship.

  88. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda

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    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda is an American politician and lawyer from Florida. She is a former member of the Florida House of Representatives, in which she represented the 9th District, which includes most of Leon County, from 2008 to 2016. In addition to her legislative career, Rehwinkel Vasilinda is an attorney and has been a professor of Legal Studies and Applied Ethics at Tallahassee Community College since 1989.

  89. DeDe Lattimore

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    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    American football playerCanadian football player
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    Devekeyan "DeDe" Lattimore is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the University of South Florida. He has been a member of the Chicago Bears and Saskatchewan Roughriders

  90. Jordan Seabrook

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    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    association football player
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    Jordan Seabrook is an American soccer player.

  91. Eric M. Bost

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    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    diplomat
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    Eric Michael Bost is the former United States Ambassador to South Africa. He was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa by President George W. Bush on July 20, 2006 after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 29. Bost presented his credentials to South African President Thabo Mbeki on August 15, 2006. He completed his tour as ambassador on January 20, 2009.

  92. Juliana Nogueira

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    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    volleyball player
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    Juliana de Souza Nogueira is a Brazilian female volleyball player. She is part of the Brazil women's national volleyball team. She competed at the 2011 FIVB World Grand Prix.

  93. Virgil Miller Newton

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    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    civil servant
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    Virgil Miller Newton is a current Chairman and Director of Christ at the Sea Foundation in Madeira Beach, Florida; a priest in the Antiochian Orthodox Church (but is no longer listed on the AOC website); and the former Director of several rehabilitation centers for youth with drug problems, behavior problems, eating disorders and other compulsive behavior. His rehabilitative methods have been criticized.

  94. Alan Boss

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    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    astronomerastrophysicistphysicist
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    Alan P. Boss is a United States astrophysicist and planetary scientist.

  95. Victor Crist

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    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Victor Crist is a former member of the Florida Senate, representing the 12th District from 2000 to 2010 as a Republican. He won his first term by beating Democrat Kathy Castor in the general election. He served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1992 to 2000.

  96. Tom Fitzgerald

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    1951-2004 (aged 53)
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    association football playerassociation football manager
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    Tom Fitzgerald was an American soccer coach.

  97. Steven Reigns

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    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    poet
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    Steven Reigns is an American poet, artist and activist known for his poetry publications, his work as West Hollywood's first City Poet, his participatory art projects, his LGBT activism, and his scholarly work on Anaïs Nin.

  98. Charlie Justice

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    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Charlie Justice is an American politician from the state of Florida. A member of the Democratic Party, Justice serves on the Pinellas County Commission. He was formerly a member of the Florida House of Representatives representing the 53rd district from 2000 to 2006, and the Florida Senate representing the 16th district from 2006 to 2010.

  99. Jennifer Webb

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    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Jennifer Necole Webb is an American politician from Florida. She served one term in the Florida House of Representatives, representing parts of coastal southwestern Pinellas County from 2018 to 2020.

  100. Lucia M. Gonzalez

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    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    writer
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    Lucia M. Gonzalez is a children's author and librarian. In 2020 she was elected as president of the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association. She was president of REFORMA in 2010-2011.