List of Famous People Born in Guyana

Guyana, officially the Co‑operative Republic of Guyana, is a country on the northern mainland of South America. It is considered part of the Caribbean region because of its strong cultural, historical, and political ties with other Caribbean countries and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Guyana is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Brazil to the south and southwest, Venezuela to the west, and Suriname to the east. With 215,000 square kilometres (83,000 sq mi), Guyana is the third-smallest sovereign state on mainland South America after Uruguay and Suriname.

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1. Letitia Wright

Letitia Wright
Female. British actress
First Name: Letitia
Born on October 31, 1993 (age 28)
Height: 165 cm | 5'5
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2. Shaunette Renée Wilson

Shaunette Renée Wilson
Female. actor
First Name: Shaunette
Height: 178 cm | 5'10

3. Carl Hooper

Carl Hooper
Male. West Indian cricketer
First Name: Carl
Last Name: Hooper
Born on December 15, 1966 (age 55)
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4. Chris Lewis

Chris Lewis
Male. English Test and County cricketer, drug trafficker
First Name: Chris
Last Name: Lewis
Born on February 14, 1968 (age 54)
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5. Andrew Watson

Andrew Watson
Male. Scottish footballer (1857-1921)
First Name: Andrew
Last Name: Watson
Died on March 8, 1921
Height: 183 cm | 6'0

6. CCH Pounder
Carol Christine Hilaria Pounder

CCH Pounder
Female. Guyanese American actor
First Name: CCH
Born on December 25, 1952 (age 69)
Height: 169 cm | 5'7
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7. E. R. Braithwaite
Edward Ricardo Braithwaite

E. R. Braithwaite
Male. Guyanese writer
First Name: E.
Last Name: Braithwaite
Born on June 27, 1912
Died on December 12, 2016 (aged 104)

8. Wilson Harris

Wilson Harris
Male. Guyanese writer
First Name: Wilson
Last Name: Harris
Born on March 24, 1921
Died on March 8, 2018 (aged 96)

9. Shridath Ramphal

Shridath Ramphal
Male. Guyanese diplomat
First Name: Shridath
Born on October 3, 1928 (age 93)
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10. Benedict Singh

Benedict Singh
Male. Guyanese catholic priest
First Name: Benedict
Last Name: Singh
Born on December 2, 1927
Died on September 12, 2018 (aged 90)

11. Sam Hinds

Sam Hinds
Male. 5th Prime Minister of Guyana
First Name: Sam
Last Name: Hinds
Born on December 27, 1943 (age 78)
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12. David Campbell

David Campbell
Male. Arawak-Guyanian singer-songwriter, musician, artist, writer.
First Name: David
Last Name: Campbell
Born in Guyana
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13. Donald Charles Cameron

Donald Charles Cameron
Male. British colonial governor
First Name: Donald
Last Name: Cameron
Born on June 3, 1872
Died on January 8, 1948 (aged 75)

14. David A. Granger

David A. Granger
Male. Guyanese politician
First Name: David
Last Name: Granger
Born on July 15, 1945 (age 77)
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15. Mark McKoy

Mark McKoy
Male. Austrian runner
First Name: Mark
Last Name: McKoy
Born on December 10, 1961 (age 60)
Height: 181 cm | 5'11
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16. Anthony Chinn

Anthony Chinn
Male. Guyanese supporting actor
First Name: Anthony
Last Name: Chinn
Born on January 1, 1930
Died on October 22, 2000 (aged 70)

17. Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos

Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos
Female. British diplomat
First Name: Valerie
Last Name: Amos
Born on March 13, 1954 (age 68)

18. Narayan Ramdhani

Narayan Ramdhani
Male. badminton player
First Name: Narayan
Last Name: Ramdhani
Born on June 3, 1998 (age 24)

19. Harry Baird

Harry Baird
Male. Guyanese-born British actor
First Name: Harry
Last Name: Baird
Born on May 12, 1931
Died on February 13, 2005 (aged 73)

20. Hilton Cheong-Leen

Hilton Cheong-Leen
Male. Hong Kong politician
First Name: Hilton
Last Name: Cheong-Leen
Born on August 6, 1922 (age 100)
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