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  • Carmen Mercedes McRae (1920 - 1994)
    Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress. Considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century, it wa...
  • Alexander James Dallas, U.S. Sec'y Treasury (1759 - 1817)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA. DAR Ancestor # A204689 Alexander James Dallas (June 21, 1759 – January 16, 1817) was an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasury Secre...
  • 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...
  • Gilbert Saint Elmo Heron (1922 - 2008)
    Gil Heron (9 April 1922 – 27 November 2008) was a Jamaican professional footballer. He was the first black player to play for Scottish club Celtic, and was the father of poet and musician Gil Scott-Her...

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.)

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Actors

  • 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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