Famous People from South Carolina

Can you name these famous South Carolinians based on a short clue?
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Last updated: January 8, 2020
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Clue
Hometown
Answer
"Shoeless" baseball player
Greenville
Joe Jackson
Boxer known as "Smokin' Joe"
Beaufort
Joe Frazier
Oldest U.S. Senator of all time
Edgefield
Strom Thurmond
He's "The Godfather of Soul" and also a "Sex Machine"
Elko
James Brown
His show came on after Jon Stewart's
Charleston
Stephen Colbert
Charlotte of "Sex and the City"
Columbia
Kristin Davis
Lanky power forward for the Timberwolves and Celtics
Greenville
Kevin Garnett
Painter of American flags
Allendale
Jasper Johns
Star of "Weeds"
Fort Jackson
Mary-Louise Parker
"Refrigerator" of the NFL
Aiken
William Perry
She flips the tiles on "Wheel of Fortune"
Conway
Vanna White
"Santa Baby" singer who also starred as Catwoman
North
Eartha Kitt
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Level 70
Feb 5, 2014
KG now plays for Brooklyn
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Level 81
May 5, 2019
I think KG is grateful that his Brooklyn days were forgotten on this quiz.
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Level 74
Jul 12, 2015
maybe you should say the tv show "weeds"...there is a movie called "weeds" and it starred nick nolte...nolte didn't work
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Level 81
May 5, 2019
Nick Nolte is also not from South Carolina.
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Level 72
Jul 12, 2015
There's a sign in North Myrtle Beach that says "hometown of Vanna White".
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Level 37
Jun 8, 2016
Kristin Davis is NOT 'from' South Carolina, she lived here as a child ...
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Level 72
Dec 12, 2018
I love Stephen Colbert!
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Level 60
Apr 26, 2019
Garnett played power forward, not center
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Level 81
May 5, 2019
He played center his last couple years in Boston, but yes, the majority of his career was as a power forward: https://www.basketball-reference.com/players/g/garneke01.html