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Celebrities

 Noted Mississippi Personalities

Past and Present

Our Mississippi Hall of Fame is to honor as many Mississippians who have achievements in the arts : writers , journalist , actors , actresses , dancers ,musicians , producers ,directors , radio & TV performers , entertainers , singers , artist , and sculptors who were born in Mississippi or have made Mississippi their home for 50% of their life and have national and/or international recognition. NOTE : no politicians will be included here nor will any sports figures . This is to recognize those Mississippians who have excelled in the fields of artistic endeavor. NOTE : we have listed them in alaphabetical order and have tried to be accurate in hometowns and dates of birth and death and artistic field / fields.

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Tom Bones Malone

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Jimmy Buffet

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James Earl Jones

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Elvis Presley

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Faith Hill

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Oprah Winfrey

William Faulkner * New Albany * Author , Screenwriter , Nobel Peace Prize in literature  1949 Pulitzer Prizes [ 2 ] ( fiction) 1955 and  1963 [9/25/1897 - 7/6/1962 ]
Tennesse Williams  * Columbus  * Author , Dramatist , Playwright Screenwriter Pulitzer Prizes for drama [ 2 ] A Streetcar Named Desire {1948 } and Cat On A Hot Tin Roof { 1955 } New York Drama Critic's Circle Award  1944-45 for The Glass Menagerie [ 2/26/1911 - 2 / 25 / 1983 ]
Eudora Alice Welty * Jackson * Author Pulitzer Prize 1973   [ 4/13/1909 - 2001 ]
David Herbert Donald * Goodman * Author Pulitzer Prizes [2] in biography 1961 and 1988 [ 1920 - ]
John Grisham * Southhaven and Oxford ( born in Jonesboro,AR ) * Novelist   over 70 million books in print with a record 2.8 million first run of his last three novels. [ 2 / 8 / 1955 - ]
Oprah  Winfrey * Kosciusko * Actress Producer Talk Show Host has received many Emmy Awards  [ 1/29/1954 -  ]
Sela Ward * Meridian * Actress * Emmy award winner    [ 8/11/1956 - ]
Pete Fountain * Bay St.Louis * Jazz Clarinetist [ 7 / 3 /1930 - ]
Faith  Hill * Star * Singer Music award winner [ 1967- ]
 Jim Henson * Leland * Puppeteer  Creator of the Muppets [1936-1990]
Greg Harkins *  Jackson * Master craftsman / Artist [ 1953 - ]
  Chair maker to Presidents
Anthony Herrera  * Wiggins Actor
Kermit *  Leland * Muppet / Actor [ 1955 -  ]
Tom '' Bones '' Malone * Sumrall  * Musician CBS Orchestra
Ray Walston * Laurel * Actor '' our favorite Martian '' [ 1917 -2001 ]
 Elvis Aron Presley * Tupelo * Singer Songwriter Actor ''the king of rock and roll " [ 1 / 8 /1935 - 8 / 16 / 1977 ]

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Kermit

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Pete Fountain - Greatest living Jazz Clarinetist

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Greg Harkins - Master Craftsman & Artist

at his shop in Vaughn ,MS

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