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  • Claude McKay (1889 - 1948)
  • Vera Francis (1925 - 2014)
    ITEM: You are bidding on a very rare vintage pin up photograph of African American 1955 Hollywood sensation, and later boulevard of broken dreams archetype Vera Francis and a number of other showgirl...
  • Grace Jones
    Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican-American singer, model and actress. Grace Jones (born May 19, 1952) is a Jamaican-American singer, model and actress. Jones started out as a model and bec...
  • Evangeline Alicia Paterson (1900 - 1985)
    Evangeline Alicia Rondon Paterson was born in Kingston, Jamaica and arrived in the United States on September 9, 1919 aboard the S.S. Vestnorge in Philadelphia with a final destination of New York City...
  • Marilyn Elise Berns (1931 - 2005)

This is a list of notable Jamaican Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

(This project is a part of or subgroup of Jamaica "Out Of many, One People" project.)

Are you related? Intrigued by a genealogy? Please contribute by building out their family trees on Geni. Make sure the profile is "public" but please protect the privacy of living person. And add to the list, ours will be better than Wikipedia's. :<

n.b. If the public profile exists, please add to the Project from the More Actions menu.


  • Tyson Beckford
  • Shari Belafonte
  • Corbin Bleu
  • Camille McDonald
  • Cherine Anderson (Movie Dance Hall Queen))
  • Clinton H Wallace D Cornwall (Movie still Photographer)The Hillz etc
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph
  • Tiffany Chin-Sim
  • David Reivers
  • Frank Silvera 1950-1960. the Frank Silvverman writers workshop foundation, inc
  • Wentworth Miller
  • Dulé Hill
  • Carl Lumbly
  • Delroy Lindo
  • Jeff Henry aka Jeffery Peter Reed Henry
  • Linda Powell
  • Mona Hammond Aka Mona Chin ( movie10,000 BC)





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