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Famous People From Trinidad And Tobago

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List of famous people from Trinidad and Tobago, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Trinidad and Tobago, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Trinidad and Tobago you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

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If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Trinidad and Tobago?" or "Which celebrities were born in Trinidad and Tobago?" then this list is a great resource for you.
  • Tarita Virtue (born February 16, 1970) is a Trinidadian-American private...  more
  • Stokely Carmichael

    Dec. at 57 (1941-1998)
    Kwame Ture (; born Stokely Standiford Churchill Carmichael, June 29, 1941 – November 15, 1998)...  more
  • Pete de Freitas

    Dec. at 28 (1961-1989)
    Peter Louis Vincent de Freitas (2 August 1961 – 14 June 1989) was an English musician and...  more
  • Shannon Gabriel

    Age: 32
    Shannon Terry Gabriel is a West Indies cricketer. He is a fast-bowler. He became a key member...  more
  • Dionne Brand (born 7 January 1953) is a Canadian poet, novelist, essayist and documentarian....  more
  • Samuel Badree

    Age: 39
    Samuel Badree is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays as a leg spin bowler. He has been playing...  more
  • Alice Dalgliesh

    Dec. at 86 (1893-1979)
    Alice Dalgliesh (October 7, 1893 – June 11, 1979) was a naturalized American author and...  more
  • George Maxwell Richards, (1 December 1931 – 8 January 2018), was a Trinidadian and Tobagonian...  more
  • Ian Harvey Hanomansing (born 1961) is a Canadian television journalist with the Canadian...  more
  • Eric Williams

    Dec. at 70 (1911-1981)
    Eric Eustace Williams (25 September 1911 – 29 March 1981) served as the first Prime Minister...  more
  • Floella Benjamin, Baroness Benjamin, (born 23 September 1949) is a Trinidadian-British...  more
  • A. N. R. Robinson

    Dec. at 88 (1926-2014)
    The Hon. Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson SC, OCC, TC (16 December 1926 – 9 April 2014; known...  more
  • Winifred Atwell

    Dec. at 69 (1914-1983)
    Una Winifred Atwell (27 February or 27 April 1910 or 1914 – 28 February 1983) was a...  more
  • Earl Wilbert Lovelace (born 13 July 1935) is an award-winning Trinidadian novelist,...  more
  • Heather Headley (born October 5, 1974) is a Trinidadian-American singer, songwriter, record...  more

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  • Janine Fung is a film director, editor and cinematographer....  more
  • Aki Aleong

    Age: 85
    Assing "Aki" Aleong (born December 19, 1934) is a Trinidad and Tobago–born American character...  more
  • Robin Singh may refer to: Robin Singh (cricketer) (born 1963), Indian cricketer Robin Singh...  more
  • John La Rose

    Dec. at 79 (1927-2006)
    John La Rose (27 December 1927 – 28 February 2006) was a political and cultural activist,...  more
  • David Michael Rudder (born 6 May 1953) is a Trinidadian calypsonian, known to be one of the...  more
  • Sheikh Imran Nazar Hosein is an Islamic scholar, author and philosopher specialising in...  more
  • Hazel Scott

    Dec. at 61 (1920-1981)
    Hazel Dorothy Scott (June 11, 1920 – October 2, 1981) was a Trinidadian-born jazz and...  more

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  • Sir Trevor McDonald, (born George McDonald; 16 August 1939) is a Trinidadian-British...  more
  • Edwin St Hill

    Dec. at 53 (1904-1957)
    Edwin Lloyd St Hill (9 March 1904 – 21 May 1957) was a Trinidadian cricketer who played two...  more
  • Gus Logie

    Age: 60
    Augustine Lawrence Logie (born 28 September 1960), commonly known as Gus Logie, is a former...  more