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1. Thelma “Butterfly” McQueen

“Gone With The Wind Actress” Thelma “Butterfly” McQueen was born in Tampa, Florida on January 7, 1911. (Source: Local 10)

2. The Lady Chablis

Actress, author and drag performer Benjamin Edward Knox aka The Lady Chablis is from Quincy, Florida. She was born on September 8, 2016. (Source: Local 10)

3. Howard “Howie” Kendrick

MLB player Howard “Howie” Kendrick for the Philadelphia Phillies was born in Jacksonville, Florida on July 12, 1983, He grew up in Callahan, Florida. (Source: Local 10)

4. Andra Davis

Former NFL linebacker Andra Davis was born in Live Oak, Florida on December 23, 1978. (Source: Local 10)

5. Zeke Mowatt

Former NFL Tight End for the NY Giants & New England Patriots, Zeke Mowatt is from Wauchula, Florida. (Source: Local 10) (Source: Local 10)

6. Artis Gilmore

Retired NBA player Artis Gilmore comes from Chipley, Florida and was born on September 21, 1949. (Source: Local 10)