Memphis, TN

3 Celebrities born in Memphis, TN


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Memphis is a city along the Mississippi River in southwestern Shelby County, Tennessee, United States. 

Memphis is the anchor of West Tennessee and the greater Mid-South region, which includes portions of neighboring Arkansas, Mississippi, and the Missouri Bootheel. It is the seat of Shelby County, Tennessee's most populous county. 

United States, Memphis has a wide variety of landscapes and distinct neighborhoods, being one of the more historic and culturally significant cities of the southern.

1. Justin Timberlake

Justin Randall Timberlake was born on January 31, 1981. He is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.

Justin Timberlake appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child. In the late 1990s, Justin Timberlake was the two lead vocalists and youngest member of NSYNC, one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. 

Justin Timberlake won two Grammy Awards for the album Justified (2002) and the single "Cry Me a River".

Justin Timberlake one of the world's best-selling music artists, sold over 32 million albums and 56 million singles globally, throughout his solo career. 

Justin Timberlake has ten Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, three Brit Awards, nine Billboard Music Awards, won the Contemporary Icon Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame, an honorary Doctor of Music degree from the Berklee College of Music, and the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. 

According to Billboard in 2017, Justin Timberlake is the best performing male soloist in the history of the Mainstream Top 40. Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2007 and 2013.

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2. Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman was born on June 1, 1937. He is an American actor, director, and narrator. 

Morgan Freeman has an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Morgan Freeman won an Obie Award for his role in Coriolanus and Julius Caesar. He won the Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Street Smart (1987).

In 2009, he received his fifth Oscar nomination for playing South African President Nelson Mandela in Eastwood's Invictus. 

Morgan Freeman has a film production company Revelations Entertainment with business partner Lori McCreary. Morgan Freeman is the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honor, the AFI Life Achievement Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. 

For the performances in theatrical productions, he has won three Obie Awards, one of the most prestigious honors for recognizing excellence in theatre.

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3. Lucy Hale

Karen Lucille Hale was born on June 14, 1989. She is an American actress, singer, and television personality. 

She played in the series Bionic Woman (2007) and Privileged (2008–2009). She is mostly known for her role as Aria Montgomery in the Freeform series Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017), for which she has received several accolades.

She received many awards and nominations, including seven Teen Choice Awards, a Gracie Allen Award, a People's Choice Award, and a Young Hollywood Award.

 Lucy Hale starred in Life Sentence (2018) and Katy Keene (2020). 

She also played in the movie The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008), Sorority Wars (2009), A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song and Scream 4 (both 2011), and Dare and Dude (both 2018).

In 2014, Lucy Hale released her debut studio album was announced to be called Road Between. In 2015, she collaborated with Rascal Flatts, performed a cover of "Let It Go" from another Disney animated film Frozen, and was featured on the compilation album We Love Disney.

In 2020, Lucy Hale starred as Melanie Cole in the supernatural horror film Fantasy Island.

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