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Some Famous People with the surname of Bryant

Wikipedia William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 ? June 12, 1878) was an American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the "New York Evening Post".
Wikipedia Kobe Bean Bryant (born) is an American shooting guard who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Wikipedia Paul William "Bear" Bryant (September 11, 1913 ? January 26, 1983) was an American college football coach.
Wikipedia Anita Jane Bryant (born March 25, 1940, in Barnsdall, Oklahoma) is an American singer and gay rights opponent.
Wikipedia Joseph Washington "Jellybean" Bryant (born October 19, 1954, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a retired American professional basketball player who is now head coach of the top-level Italian club Solsonica Rieti.
Wikipedia Martin John Bryant (born 7 May, 1967) is an Australian convicted murderer serving 35 life sentences in a Tasmanian prison.
Wikipedia Margot Bryant (1897 in Kingston upon Hull ? January 1, 1988 in Manchester) was an English actress.
Wikipedia Jimmy Bryant (March 5, 1925 ? September 22, 1980) was a prominent American session guitarist.
Wikipedia Jacob Bryant (1715?1804) was a British scholar and mythographer, who has been described as "the outstanding figure among the mythagogoues who flourished in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries".
Wikipedia Michael J.
Wikipedia Antonio Bryant (born March 9, 1981 in Miami, Florida) is an American football wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Cecil Farris Bryant (July 26, 1914?March 1, 2002) was the thirty-fourth governor of Florida.
Wikipedia Elbridge "Al" Bryant (September 28, 1939 ? October 26, 1975) was an American tenor singer, one of the founding members of Motown singing group The Temptations.
Wikipedia Felice Bryant (August 7, 1925 ? April 22, 2003) and Boudleaux Bryant (February 13, 1920 ? June 25, 1987) were an American wife and husband country music songwriting team who were also at the forefront of the evolution of pop music.
Wikipedia Wayne R.
Wikipedia Gridley Bryant (1789 ? June 13, 1867) was an American construction engineer who ended up building the first commercial railroad in the United States and inventing most of the basic technologies involved in it.
Wikipedia Nicola Bryant (born 11 October 1964 in Guildford, Surrey) is an English actress known for her role as Perpugilliam "Peri" Brown, a companion of the Doctor in the BBC science fiction television series "Doctor Who".
Wikipedia Wendell Bryant (born September 12, 1980 in) is an American football defensive tackle for the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League.
Wikipedia Louise Bryant (5 December 1885 ? 6 January 1936) was an American journalist and writer.
Wikipedia Barton Holan Bryant (born November 18, 1962) is an American professional golfer.
Wikipedia William "Billy" Bryant, (born November 26, 1913 - December 25, 1975) was an English football player.
Wikipedia Kelvin LeRoy Bryant (born September 26, 1960 in Tarboro, North Carolina) is a former American football running back in the National Football League and the United States Football League.
Wikipedia Fernando Antoneyo Bryant (born March 26, 1977 in) is a former American football cornerback of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Gridley James Fox Bryant (August 29 1816 ? June 8 1899) was a famous 19th century Boston architect and builder.
Wikipedia Mary Bryant (born 1765, date of death unknown) was a Cornish convict sent to Australia.
Wikipedia Karyn Bryant is an American actress, writer, and television personality.
Wikipedia Samuel Wood Bryant (24 May 1877 ? 4 November 1938) was an admiral in the United States Navy.
Wikipedia Travon Levar Bryant (born February 5, 1983, in Cerritos, California) is an American professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Steven Matt Bryant (born May 29, 1975 in) is an American football placekicker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Anthony J.
Wikipedia Bobby Bryant was a cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings during the days of the Purple People Eaters (late 1960s thru early 1970s).
Wikipedia Bradley Dub Bryant (born December 11, 1954) is an American professional golfer.
Wikipedia Henry Bryant (May 12, 1820 ? February 2, 1867) was an American physician and naturalist.
Wikipedia John Baxter Browning Bryant (January 24, 1957) is a singer-songwriter whose greatest commercial popularity was before and during his early teens.
Wikipedia Pamela Jean Bryant (born February 8, 1959 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American model and actress.
Wikipedia Mark Craig Bryant (born April 25, 1965, in Glen Ridge, New Jersey) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st round (21st overall pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.
Wikipedia Paul "Cubby" Bryant (born June 1, 1971) is a radio personality currently working as the morning host at WKTU in New York City.
Wikipedia Arthur Bryant (1902 ? December 28, 1982) was a purveyor of Kansas City barbecue who operated Arthur Bryant's in Kansas City, Missouri.
Wikipedia Sharon Bryant (born August 14, 1956, Westchester County, New York) is an American R&B singer.
Wikipedia John Wiley Bryant (born February 22, 1947) is a Texas politician who represented Texas's 5th congressional district in the 98th to 104th U.
Wikipedia Claiborne Henry Bryant (November 16, 1911 - April 9 1999) was a Major League Baseball player from 1935 to 1940 for the Chicago Cubs.
Wikipedia Tony Bryant (born September 3, 1976) is a former American football defensive end who played for the Oakland Raiders (1999?2002) and the New Orleans Saints (2003?2005) in the National Football League.
Wikipedia John "Jack" Harland Bryant (born in Arizona in 1925) is an American physician.
Wikipedia Sarah Bryant (born 1973 in Brunswick, Maine, USA, is a contemporary British based science fiction writer.
Wikipedia William Bryant (born 1874 in Rotherham) was an English footballer who played as a forward.
Wikipedia Jimmy Bryant (born James Howard Bryant, 1929-06-02, Birmingham, Alabama) is a singer, arranger and composer.
Wikipedia John W.
Wikipedia John Hope Bryant (born 6 February 1966) is an American financial literacy and poverty eradication activist, and "silver rights" entrepreneur.
Wikipedia Jeffrey Dwight Bryant (born May 22, 1960 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a former defensive end in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Eliza Simmons Bryant (1827 ? May 13, 1907) was an American humanitarian.
Wikipedia Thomas Hoyt "Slim" Bryant (born December 7, 1908) is a country music singer/songwriter and guitarist born in Atlanta, Georgia.
Wikipedia William Cullen Bryant (May 20, 1951 ? October 13, 2009) was a professional American football player who spent thirteen seasons in the National Football League (NFL) as a running back and return specialist for the Los Angeles Rams and Seattle Seahawks.
Wikipedia Emmette Bryant (born November 4, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American former professional basketball player.
Wikipedia William P.
Wikipedia Wallace Gordon Bryant Jr.
Wikipedia Bishop John Richard Bryant, born on June 8, 1943, is the Senior Bishop and Presiding Prelate of the Fourth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America.
Wikipedia Trent Baron Bryant (born August 14, 1959 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League (NFL) and the United States Football League (USFL).
Wikipedia Steven Bryant (born October 10, 1959 in Los Angeles, California) is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for five seasons for the Houston Oilers and Indianapolis Colts.
Wikipedia Junior Bryant (born January 16, 1971 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a former professional American football defensive lineman who played six seasons for the San Francisco 49ers.
Wikipedia Joy Bryant (born October 19, 1976) is an American actress and former fashion model.
Wikipedia Kelly Bryant (August 28, 1908 - October 1975) served as the Democratic secretary of state of the U.
Wikipedia Rear Admiral (RDML) Gregory R.
Wikipedia Ralph Wendell Bryant (born May 20, 1961 in Fort Gaines, Georgia) is a former Major League Baseball player.
Wikipedia Romby Bryant (born December 21, 1979 in) is a Canadian football wide receiver for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League.
Wikipedia Warren Bryant (born November 11, 1955 in Miami, Florida) was an American football offensive lineman from 1977 through 1984 in the National Football League.
Wikipedia William Bryant, Jr.
Wikipedia Matthew "Matt" Bryant (born Bristol, 21 September 1970) is an English former professional football (soccer) player.
Wikipedia Jonathan 'Jon' Bryant (born 14 October, 1976, in Aberdare, Wales) is a former Wales Rugby union international.
Wikipedia Dorien Lamar Bryant (born March 19, 1985 in) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent.
Wikipedia Kimilee Karyn Bryant (born June 22, 1969) is an American actress, singer and former Miss South Carolina.
Wikipedia Joseph "Red" Anthony Bryant (born April 18, 1984 in) is an American football defensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Linda Goode Bryant (born 1949 in Columbus, Ohio) is an American documentary filmmaker.
Wikipedia Corporal Sarah Louise Bryant n?e Feely (17 December, 1981 ? 17 June, 2008) of the British Army's Intelligence Corps was the first British servicewoman killed in Afghanistan.
Wikipedia Charles Bryant (8 January 1879 ? 7 August 1948) was a British actor and film director.
Wikipedia Niobia Bryant (born November 24 in Newark, New Jersey) is an African-American novelist of both romance and mainstream fiction.
Wikipedia David James Bryant CBE (born 27 October 1931 in Clevedon, North Somerset, England) is a former three-time World (outdoors) singles bowls champion in 1966, 1980 and 1988 and also a three-time World indoors singles champion in 1979, 1980 and 1981.
Wikipedia Dez Bryant (born November 4, 1988 in Lufkin, Texas) is an American football wide receiver who is currently under suspension but still a member of the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Wikipedia Steven Paul "Steve" Bryant (born 5 September 1953) is an English former professional footballer born in Islington, London, who played as a winger or left back.
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Wikipedia Simon Bryant (born 22 November 1982) is a former professional association footballer, who spent five years in The Football League with Bristol Rovers.
Wikipedia Cleve Bryant is the former head coach of Ohio University, and the current Associate Athletics Director for Football Operations for the Texas Longhorns football team.
Wikipedia Charles Grandison Bryant (1803-1850) was an architect, soldier, adventurer, and American expansionist whose career stretched from Maine to Texas.
Wikipedia Rae Bryant is an American writer most known for experimental prose styles with a focus on magical realism and surrealism.
Wikipedia Edward Bryant was born in London, England in 1957, and is an English actor.

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