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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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First submittedSeptember 6, 2012
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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
12 Comments
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Level 78
Feb 5, 2014
KG now plays for Brooklyn
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Level 86
May 5, 2019
I think KG is grateful that his Brooklyn days were forgotten on this quiz.
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Level 73
Jul 12, 2015
There's a sign in North Myrtle Beach that says "hometown of Vanna White".
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Level 35
Jun 8, 2016
Kristin Davis is NOT 'from' South Carolina, she lived here as a child ...
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Level 70
Dec 12, 2018
I love Stephen Colbert!
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Level 79
Feb 20, 2021
Me too!
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Level 65
Apr 26, 2019
Garnett played power forward, not center
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Level 86
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
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Level 51
Nov 29, 2020
Only got Strom Thurmond.
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Level 62
Jan 28, 2021
I live in South Carolina... and got 0
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Level 73
Aug 20, 2021
Please add Chadwick Boseman who plays Black Panther.
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Level 59
Jan 16, 2024
Yes plz add Chadwick Boseman. He would arguably be the most popular person on this list, and the younger people who take this quiz could comfortably get at least one answer right.