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  • Linda Hopkins
    Linda Hopkins

    Linda Hopkins, Blues/Gospel Singer

  • Lil Wayne
    Lil Wayne

    Lil Wayne, the musician born in 1982

  • Leah Chase
    Leah Chase

    Leah Chase (born January 6, 1923), the New Orleans chef, author and television personality

  • Lloyd
    Lloyd

    Lloyd Harlin Polite Jr. (born January 3, 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana and raised in Atlanta, Georgia), who is simply known as Lloyd, the R&B singer

  • Lucien Barbarin
    Lucien Barbarin

    Lucien Barbarin, the American trombone player, born July 17, 1956, in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Marc Morial
    Marc Morial

    Marc Haydel Morial (born January 3, 1958), the American political and civic leader and the current president of the National Urban League

  • Manuel Lisa
    Manuel Lisa

    Manuel Lisa, the Spanish fur trader, explorer, and Indian agent who was among the founders of the Missouri Fur Company, an early fur trading company based in St. Louis

  • Malik Rahim
    Malik Rahim

    Malik Rahim (born Donald Guyton in 1948), the former Black Panther, and a long-time housing and prison activist in the U.S. state of Louisiana

  • Kordell Stewart
    Kordell Stewart

    Kordell Stewart, nicknamed "Slash" (born October 16, 1972, in New Orleans, Louisiana), the former American NFL quarterback

  • Kermit Ruffins
    Kermit Ruffins

    Kermit Ruffins (born December 19, 1964), the jazz trumpeter, singer and composer from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • J. Lawton Collins
    J. Lawton Collins

    Joseph "Lightning Joe" Lawton Collins (May 1, 1896 - September 12, 1987), the General in the United States Army

  • Idris Muhammad
    Idris Muhammad
    Idris Muhammad

    Idris Muhammad, the American jazz drummer who has recorded extensively with Ahmad Jamal, Grant Green, Grover Washington, Hank Crawford, Gene Ammons and Houston Person, among many others

  • Henry Butler
    Henry Butler

    Henry Butler (born September 21, 1949), the American jazz pianist

  • James B. Eustis
    James B. Eustis
    James B. Eustis

    James Biddle Eustis (August 27, 1834 – September 9, 1899), the United States Senator from Louisiana

  • Joachim O. Fernandez
    Joachim O. Fernandez
    Joachim O. Fernandez

    Joachim Octave Fernández, Sr. (August 14, 1896 - August 8, 1978), the member of the U. S. House of Representatives from Louisiana's 1st congressional district

  • Ken Thompson
    Ken Thompson

    Kenneth Lane Thompson, commonly referred to as Ken Thompson, the American pioneer of computer science notable for his work with the B programming language and his shepherding of the Unix and Plan 9 operating systems

  • John Howard Dalton
    John Howard Dalton

    John Howard Dalton (born December 13, 1941), the U.S. administrator and banker

  • John Allen Muhammad
    John Allen Muhammad

    John Allen Muhammas (December 31, 1960 - November 10, 2009), the spree killer from the United States

  • Mary Gauthier
    Mary Gauthier

    Mary Gauthier, the American folk singer-songwriter

  • Master P
    Master P

    Percy Robert Miller (born April 29, 1967 in New Orleans, Louisiana), better known as Master P, the rapper

  • Reggie Houston
    Reggie Houston

    Saxophone player Reggie Houston, born in New Orleans, Louisiana on July 2 1947, to Ralph Houston, a pianist and acoustic bassist, and Margarete Houston, who was both an educator and social activist

  • Quintin Mikell
    Quintin Mikell

    Quintin Perry Mikell (born September 16, 1980), the American football safety for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League

  • Penelope Spheeris
    Penelope Spheeris

    Penelope Spheeris (in Greek: Πηνελοπη Σφηρης) born December 2, 1945), the American director, producer, and screenwriter

  • René Auguste Chouteau
    René Auguste Chouteau

    René Auguste Chouteau (born September 7, 1749 in New Orleans, Louisiana; died February 24, 1829 in St. Louis, Missouri), the trader with Indians and an influential figure in early St. Louis originally from New Orleans

  • Robert Royal
    Robert Royal

    Robert Shelton Royal (born May 15, 1979), the American football tight end who is currently a free agent of the National Football League

  • Scott Dohmann
    Scott Dohmann

    Christopher Scott Dohmann (born February 13, 1978 in New Orleans, Louisiana), the right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals

  • Sam Bowers
    Sam Bowers

    Samuel Kenneth Bowers (August 25, 1924, - November 5, 2006), the leader of the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

  • Ron Washington
    Ron Washington

    Ronald Washington (born April 29, 1952, in New Orleans, Louisiana), the manager of the American League's Texas Rangers

  • Paul Carr
    Paul Carr

    Paul Carr, the character actor who was born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Paul Capdevielle
    Paul Capdevielle

    Paul Capdevielle, mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, from 9 May 1900 to 5 December 1904

  • Miriam Leslie
    Miriam Leslie

    Miriam Leslie (1828-1914), the American publisher and author, born in New Orleans

  • Mel Parnell
    Mel Parnell

    Melvin Lloyd Parnell (born June 13, 1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana), the former Major League Baseball left-handed starting pitcher

  • Mathias Brugman
    Mathias Brugman

    Mathias Brugman a.k.a. Mathias Bruckman (January 3, 1811 - September 30, 1868, born in New Orleans, Louisiana), the leader in Puerto Rico's independence revolution against Spain known as El Grito de Lares (Lares' Cry)

  • Narvin Kimball
    Narvin Kimball
    Narvin Kimball

    Narvin Kimball, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (March 2, 1909 - March 17 2006), the jazz musician who played banjo and sang

  • Orlando B. Willcox
    Orlando B. Willcox

    Orlando Bolivar Willcox (April 16, 1823 - May 11, 1907), the American soldier who served as a general in the Union army during the American Civil War

  • Patrick Surtain
    Patrick Surtain

    Patrick Frank Surtain (born June 19, 1976), the American football cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs

  • Patricia Clarkson
    Patricia Clarkson

    Patricia Davies Clarkson (born December 29, 1959), the American actress

  • Harry Bartell
    Harry Bartell
    Harry Bartell

    Harry Bartell (November 28, 1913 - February 26, 2004), the American actor and announcer in radio, television and film

  • Jeffrey Hunter
    Jeffrey Hunter

    Jeffrey Hunter (born Henry Herman “Hank” McKinnies, November 25, 1926 – May 27, 1969), the American film and television actor

  • Cora Witherspoon
    Cora Witherspoon
    Cora Witherspoon

    Cora Witherspoon (January 5, 1890 - November 17, 1957), the American actress who played supporting roles in films from the 1930s until the 1950s

  • Connie Ryan
    Connie Ryan

    Cornelius Joseph Ryan (February 27, 1920 — January 3, 1996), the American second baseman, third baseman, coach and manager in Major League Baseball

  • Camile Baudoin
    Camile Baudoin

    Camile Baudoin, Founding member of The Radiators

  • Corey Johnson
    Corey Johnson

    Corey Johnson (born on May 17, 1961), the American actor largely active in the United Kingdom

  • David Bush
    David Bush

    David Thomas Bush (born November 9, 1979, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), the starting pitcher in Major League Baseball, who is currently a free agent

  • Donna Brazile
    Donna Brazile

    Donna Brazile (born December 15, 1959), the American author, professor, and political analyst affiliated with the Democratic Party

  • Don Yarborough
    Don Yarborough
    Don Yarborough

    Donald Howard Yarborough, known as Don Yarborough, the groundbreaking progressive liberal democrat politician who made a lasting impact on Texas politics, and he

  • C Miller
    C Miller

    C-Murder, the musician born in 1971

  • Brander Matthews
    Brander Matthews

    James Brander Matthews (born February 21, 1852 in New Orleans; died March 31, 1929 in New York City), the U.S. writer and educator

  • Angélica María
    Angélica María

    Angélica María Hartman Ortiz (born September 27, 1944), the Mexican-American actress and a Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter

  • Alexander St. Clair-Abrams
    Alexander St. Clair-Abrams
    Alexander St. Clair-Abrams

    Alexander St. Clair-Abrams (March 10, 1845-1931), the writer who owned newspapers and railroads in the Southern United States and also published under the names A.S. Abrams and A. Sinclair Abrams

  • Alan Faneca
    Alan Faneca

    Alan Joseph Faneca, Jr. (born December 7, 1976), the former American football guard in the National Football League

  • Angelle Sampey
    Angelle Sampey

    Angelle Sampey, born August 7, 1970, New Orleans, an American motorcycle dragster racer

  • Arturo Gil
    Arturo Gil
    Arturo Gil

    Arturo Gil, the American dwarf actor who has appeared in many films, television programs, and commercials including Spaceballs, Monkeybone, The Fantasticks, Dirty Work, The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas, Silent Tongue

  • Benjamin Stark
    Benjamin Stark
    Benjamin Stark

    Benjamin Stark (b. June 26 1820 in New Orleans, Louisiana - d. October 10, 1898 in New London, Connecticut), the one-time Democratic senator from Oregon from 1861 to 1862

  • Austin Leslie
    Austin Leslie

    Austin Leslie (July 2 1934 - September 29 2005), the internationally famous New Orleans chef whose work defined 'Creole Soul'

  • Donna Rice
    Donna Rice

    Donna Rice Hughes, the key figure in a widely-publicized 1987 political scandal that ended the second campaign for the Democratic Party nomination for President of the United States of Gary Hart amid allegations of marital infidelity

  • Danny Granger
    Danny Granger

    Danny Granger, Jr. (born April 20, 1983), the American professional basketball player for the NBA's Indiana Pacers

  • F. Burrall Hoffman
    F. Burrall Hoffman

    Francis Burrall Hoffman, Jr. (March 6, 1882 - November 27, 1980), the American architect best known for his design of Villa Vizcaya, the Italian Renaissance-style estate in Miami, Florida which is now a museum

  • Ed Lafitte
    Ed Lafitte

    Edward Francis Lafitte (April 7, 1886 – April 12, 1971), the pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the Detroit Tigers (1909–12), Brooklyn Tip-Tops (1914–15), and Buffalo Blues (1915)

  • Eric Laneuville
    Eric Laneuville

    Eric Laneuville (born July 14, 1952, New Orleans, Louisiana), the American television director, actor and martial artist

  • Faith Domergue
    Faith Domergue

    Faith Domergue (June 16, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana - April 4, 1999 in Santa Barbara, California), the film actress

  • Earl Palmer
    Earl Palmer

    Earl Palmer (October 25, 1924), the legendary drummer and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

  • Philip Bolden (born March 19 1995), the American actor

  • Pete Herman (b. February 12,1896, d. April 13, 1973), one of the all time great bantamweight world champions

  • Henry Frye

    Henry E. Frye, the American judge and politician who concluded his public-service career as the first African-American chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court

  • Martin Emmett Toppino (July 1, 1909 - September 8, 1971), the American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1932 Summer Olympics

  • Eric M. Bieniemy, Jr. (born August 15, 1969, in New Orleans, Louisiana), the former professional American football running back in the National Football League from 1991 to 1999

  • Paul Barbarin, the New Orleans jazz drummer, usually regarded (along with Baby Dodds) as one of the very best of the pre-Big Band era jazz drummers

  • Ashley Avery Ambrose, the former professional American football cornerback for several NFL teams during the 1990s and early 2000s who is currently the defensive backs coach for the California Golden Bears football team

  • Reginald Wayne (born November 17, 1978 in New Orleans, Louisiana), the American football wide receiver who currently plays for the NFL's Indianapolis Colts

  • Ronald "Slim" Williams (born May 23, 1967), the American businessman who co-founded the record label Cash Money Records along with his younger brother Bryan "Birdman" Williams

  • Albert Weisbogel

    Albert Weisbogel (born 1844), the 19th century United States Navy sailor

  • Gay Collier (born October 9, 1942 in New Orleans, Louisiana), the American model and actress who was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its July 1965 issue

  • "Sweet Emma" Barrett

    "Sweet Emma" Barrett (March 25, 1897–January 28, 1983), the jazz pianist and singer from New Orleans who also performed Blues and some Gospel music

  • Image: Greg Gumbel (born May 3, 1946), the American television sportscaster

  • Harold Sylvester (born February 10, 1949), the American film and television actor

  • Janell Burse

    Janell Burse (born May 19, 1979 in New Orleans, Louisiana), the 6'5" women's basketball player who recently played center for the Seattle Storm of the WNBA

  • Richie Petitbon (born April 18, 1938 in New Orleans, Louisiana), the former American football player and head coach of the Washington Redskins

  • Robert John Pack, Jr. (born February 3, 1969), the retired American professional basketball player and current assistant coach for the Los Angeles Clippers

  • Archibald John Motley, Junior (September 2, 1891, New Orleans, Louisiana – January 16, 1981, Chicago, Illinois), the American painter

  • Celeste Newbrough

    Celeste Newbrough (born 1939 in New Orleans), the American novelist, essayist, poet, and painter

  • Lenny Webster

    Leonard Irell Webster (born February 10, 1965 in New Orleans, Louisiana), the former professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues primarily as a platoon catcher from 1989-2000

  • Leonard Joseph (Lenny) Yochim (born October 16 1928 in New Orleans, Louisiana), the former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1951 and 1954 and later served in the organization for almost four decades

  • Donald Adam Royal (born May 22, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana), the retired American professional basketball player, a 6'8" small forward

  • Donald Harrison

    Donald Harrison Jr. (b. June 23, 1960, New Orleans, Louisiana), the American jazz saxophonist

  • Lee Young

    Lee Young (born 7 March, 1917), the jazz drummer and singer

  • Donovan Morgan

    Donovan Morgan (born July 29, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana), the Canadian football wide receiver for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League

  • Donnie Elbert

    Donnie Elbert, born on 25 May, 1936, in New Orleans

  • Kenny Bowen

    Kenneth Francis "Kenny" Bowen, Sr. (February 9, 1926—May 2, 2002), the three-term Democratic mayor of Lafayette, Louisiana, the fourth largest city in the state, according to the 2000 census

  • Kristara Barrington (born November 22, 1965), the former pornographic actress of Korean-European ancestry

  • Ed Blackwell

    Ed Blackwell (October 10, 1929 - October 7, 1992), the jazz drummer

  • Gary Barbaro

    Gary Wayne Barbaro (born February 11, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana), the former defensive back in the National Football League and United States Football League

  • Charles Anthony Caruso (sometimes listed as Calogero Antonio Caruso) (b. 1930), better known by his stage name of Charles Anthony, the American tenor noted for his portrayal of comprimario characters in opera

  • Merry Clayton (born December 25, 1948, Gert Town, New Orleans, Louisiana), the American soul and gospel singer (both solo and back-up), and an actress

  • Kenny Neal (born October 14, 1957, New Orleans, Louisiana), son of Raful Neal, the blues guitar player, singer and band member

  • Maxwell Lewis Rafferty, Jr., known as Max Rafferty (May 9, 1917 – June 13, 1982), the American author, educator, and politician

  • Abel J. "Buddy" McNamara, usually known as A.J. McNamara, the former Louisiana politician and judge of the New Orleans-based United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, who served full-time from June 21, 1982

  • Craig Perret (born February 2, 1951, in New Orleans, Louisiana), the American thoroughbred horse racing jockey

  • Cosey Clinton Coleman (born October 27, 1978), the offensive guard for the Cleveland Browns of the NFL

  • Jim Donelon

    James J. "Jim" Donelon (born December 14, 1944), thectively involved in Louisiana politics since the early 1970s, but it is said that he is unrecognized by many of his state's 2.9 million voters

  • Candy Candido, the American radio performer, bass player, vocalist and animation voice actor, best remembered for his famous line, "I'm feeling mighty low." Born Jonathan Joseph Candido in New Orleans, Louisiana, Candido

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