Scores of famous people have called Charleston or South Carolina “home” at one point or another. Here is a partial list—how many do you know?Entertainers, actors, musicians Darius Rucker, singer Vanessa Minnillo, MTV VJ and cast member of Entertainment Tonight Stephen Colbert, TV personality and comedian Bill Murray, actor Mabel King, actress Bill Anderson, country singer Andy Dick, comedian Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpet player Eartha Kitt and James Brown, singers Vanna White, game show hostess Models, authors, artists Norb Vonnegut, Frank Gilbreth, and Alexandra Ripley, authors Lauren Hutton, model David Carson, graphic designer Arthur Freed, producer and writer Alice Childress, playwright Shepard Fairey, artist Pat Conroy, author Wilson Casey, newspaper columnist Sports figures Isaiah Thomas and Alex English, basketball players Tara Lipinski, Olympic figure skater Langston Moore, Roddy White, AJ Green, Harold Green, NFL players Joe Frazier, boxer Beth Daniel, pro golfer Bud Moore, NASCAR driver Althea Gibson, tennis player Mark Messier, hockey player Art Shell, football coach Business and industry gurus Samuel Maverick, rancher Elizabeth Timothy, first female newspaper publisher in the U.S. Mary McLeod Bethune, educator Darla Moore, financial guru Lane Kirkland, president of AFL-CIO Todd Howard, entrepreneur Sallie Krawcheck, chairperson and CEO of Citi Global Wealth Management Political and military personalities Andrew Jackson, U.S. president Francis Marion (“Swamp Fox”), American patriot Benjamin Huger, Confederate Army general William Westmoreland and Mark Wayne Clark, Army generals John C. Calhoun, Vice President, and Floride Calhoun, Second Lady Thomas Heyward, Arthur Middleton, and Thomas Lynch, Jr., signers of the Declaration of Independence Bernard Baruch, statesman Strom Thurmond, congressman Mark Sanford, former governor

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