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Famous Georgians Quiz

Based on the clues, name these famous people from the state of Georgia.
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First submittedMarch 13, 2012
Last updatedOctober 21, 2014
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Clue
Hometown
Answer
"I have a dream"
Atlanta
Martin Luther
King, Jr.
Peanut-farming President
Plains
Jimmy Carter
"Pretty Woman"
Smyrna
Julia Roberts
Redneck comedian
Hapeville
Jeff Foxworthy
African-American
Supreme Court justice
Pin Point
Clarence Thomas
Child beauty queen of
reality TV
McIntyre
Alana Thompson
NFL receiver "Megatron"
Tyrone
Calvin Johnson
"Midnight Train to Georgia"
Atlanta
Gladys Knight
CNN founder
Atlanta
Ted Turner
"American Idol" host
Dunwoody
Ryan Seacrest
Clue
Hometown
Answer
Madea
Atlanta
Tyler Perry
Half of Outkast
East Point
André 3000
Other half of Outkast
Savannah
Big Boi
Baseball player -
"The Georgia Peach"
Narrows
Ty Cobb
Diabetic celebrity chef
Savannah
Paula Deen
"Contract With America"
Carrollton
Newt Gingrich
R.E.M. lead singer
Athens
Michael Stipe
"Forget You" singer
Atlanta
Cee Lo Green
"Tutti Frutti"
Macon
Little Richard
Overzealous TV
prosecutor
Macon
Nancy Grace
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level 43
Apr 7, 2012
No B52s?
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level 25
Apr 9, 2012
No Ray Charles!?
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Sep 10, 2014
Although Ray Charles was born in Georgia, his family moved away as an infant.
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level 72
Oct 21, 2014
which still means he is from there
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level 52
Oct 23, 2014
Good grief people, they can't include every famous person from a state; it'd be way too long!
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level 42
Oct 21, 2014
Since you accept "Benjamin" for Andre 3000, can you also accept "Patton" for Big Boi (Antwan Andre Patton)?
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Oct 21, 2014
Patton will work now.
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level 76
Oct 21, 2014
Paula Deen may own a restaurant in Savannah, but she's from Albany (or "All-benny" as they say around that part of the state).
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level 51
Oct 21, 2014
No Jackie Robinson, Ray Charles, Margaret Mitchell, Bobby Jones, Evander Holyfield, Kim Basinger, Otis Redding, Burt Reynolds, Sugar Ray Robinson, Doc Holiday, or Hulk Hogan? Glad we got Honey Boo Boo representing GA on here!!
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level 72
Oct 21, 2014
I think you just did a rough draft of Georgians Quiz #2!
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Oct 21, 2014
Many of the people you mentioned were born in Georgia, but don't have much else to do with the state. I chose people whose lives and character were affected by growing up in Georgia, not a completely different state.
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level 72
Oct 21, 2014
could have gone with former falcon whose girlfriend burned down his house
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level 38
Jul 6, 2019
You want to be represented by Hulk Hogan and Burt Reynolds?
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level 76
Oct 21, 2014
So if I don't know Outkast, I get double penalized? How about if we change all the Justin Bieber, One Direction, and Twilight questions that infect most of the quizzes so that they appear twice? Good quiz, otherwise.
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level 36
Oct 21, 2014
If only Joseph Stalin were applicable here...
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level 41
Dec 20, 2016
Lol I thought you were talking about the other georgia
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level 78
Jan 14, 2019
I thought this would be famous people from the Georgian era.
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level 72
Jul 30, 2019
I am so pleased that Nancy Grace is the least known answer, displeased that 15% still know who she is.