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Some Famous People with the surname of Greene

Graham GreeneWiki Henry Graham Greene OM, CH (2 October 1904 ? 3 April 1991) was an English author, playwright and literary critic.
Maurice GreeneWiki Maurice Greene (born July 23, 1974) is an American former track and field sprinter who specialised in the 100 meters and 200 meters.
Richard GreeneWiki Richard Marius Joseph Greene (25 August, 1918 - 1 June, 1985) was a noted English movie and television actor.
Graham GreeneWiki Graham Greene (born June 22, 1952) is an Academy Award?nominated Canadian actor.
Lorne GreeneWiki Lorne Greene (February 12, 1915 ? September 11, 1987), was the stage name of Lyon Himan Green O.
Nathanael GreeneWiki Nathaniel Greene (August 7, 1742 ? June 19, 1786) was a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War.
Nancy GreeneWiki Nancy Catherine Greene OC OBC OD LLD ("hc") (born May 11, 1943) is a Canadian Senator for British Columbia and a champion alpine skier voted as Canada's Female Athlete of the 20th Century.
Bob GreeneWiki Robert Bernard Greene, Jr.
Hugh GreeneWiki Sir Hugh Carleton Greene KCMG, OBE (15 November 1910 ? 19 February 1987) was a British journalist and television executive.
Gene GreeneWiki Eugene Delbert Greene (June 9 1881 ? April 5 1930), better known as Gene Greene was an American entertainer, singer and composer, nicknamed "The Ragtime King".
Susaye GreeneWiki Susaye Greene (born September 13, 1949), is an African-American singer, noted for being the last official member to join Motown girl group The Supremes, remaining in the group during its final year of existence from 1976 to 1977.
Charles GreeneWiki Charles (Charlie) Edward Greene (born March 21, 1945) is a former American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1968 Summer Olympics.
Liz GreeneWiki Liz Greene, (born 4th September 1946 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA) is an American-British astrologer and author.
Joe GreeneWiki Charles Edward Greene, known as ?Mean Joe? Greene, (born September 24, 1946) is a former all-pro American football defensive tackle who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL.
George S. GreeneWiki George Sears Greene (May 6, 1801 ? January 28, 1899) was a civil engineer and a Union general during the American Civil War.
Catherine Littlefield GreeneWiki Catharine Littlefield "Caty" Greene (17 February 1755 ? 2 September 1814) was the wife of American Revolutionary War general Nathanael Greene, a mother of five, and noted for being a supporter of inventor Eli Whitney.
Lorenzo GreeneWiki Dr.
Peter GreeneWiki Peter Greene (born Peter Green; October 8, 1965) is an American character actor.
David GreeneWiki David Norman Greene (born June 22, 1982 in Snellville, Georgia) is a former American football quarterback of the National Football League.
Samuel GreeneWiki Samuel Dana Greene (11 February 1839 ? 11 December 1884) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War.
Greene and GreeneWiki Brothers Charles Sumner Greene (1868-1957) and Henry Mather Greene (1870-1954), who established the architectural firm of Greene and Greene, were influential American architects.
Ellen GreeneWiki Ellen Greene (born February 22, 1951) is an American singer and actress.
Orien GreeneWiki Orien Randolph Greene II (born February 4 1982, in Gainesville, Florida) is an American professional basketball player who last played with My Guide Amsterdam.
Kevin GreeneWiki Kevin Darwin Greene (born July 31, 1962 in Schenectady, New York) is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League for 15 years and who retired after the 1999 NFL season.
Ford GreeneWiki Aylsworth Crawford Greene III (born December 21, 1952) is an American attorney from San Anselmo, California, noted for having successfully conducted litigation against alleged cults, and in 2009, against an unconstitutional Marin County election.
Raymond GreeneWiki Charles Raymond Greene (1901-1982) was a Doctor of Medicine and mountaineer, brother of the novelist Graham Greene and the broadcaster Hugh Greene.
Gerard GreeneWiki Gerard Greene (born 12 November 1973 in Kent, England) is a left-handed Northern Irish professional snooker player, who has represented Northern Ireland in international events (the Nations Cup in 2000 and 2001), as his parents are from Belfast.
Wallace M. GreeneWiki General Wallace Martin Greene, Jr.
Todd GreeneWiki Todd Anthony Greene (born May 8, 1971 in Augusta, Georgia) is a former Major League Baseball catcher.
Michele GreeneWiki Michele Dominguez Greene (b.
William Laury GreeneWiki William Laury Greene (October 3, 1849 ? March 11, 1899) was a Nebraska Populist politician.
Andrew GreeneWiki Andrew Greene (born September 24, 1969, in Kingston, Jamaica) is a former professional Canadian football offensive tackle.
Kim Morgan GreeneWiki Kim Morgan Greene (born in 1960) is an American actress.
William S. GreeneWiki William Stedman Greene (April 28, 1841 - September 22, 1924) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts.
Eugene A. GreeneWiki Eugene A.
Jack GreeneWiki Jack Greene (born January 7, 1930) is an American country musician nicknamed the "Jolly Green Giant" and well known for his 1966 hit "There Goes My Everything.
Ray GreeneWiki Ray Greene (February 2, 1765 ? January 11, 1849) was a United States Senator from Rhode Island.
Danny GreeneWiki Daniel "Danny" J.
Charles Gordon GreeneWiki Charles Gordon Greene (1804-1886) was an American journalist, born at Boscawen, New Hampshire, the brother of Nathaniel Greene, whom he assisted in editing the Boston "Statesman", and then, after brief engagements on the Taunton "Free Press" (1825) and the Boston "Spectator" (1826), settled in Philadelphia in 1827, and started the "National Palladium", in which the presidential candidacy of Andrew Jackson was vigorously advocated.
Charles Ezra GreeneWiki Charles Ezra Greene (1842-1903) was an American civil engineer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Charles Warren GreeneWiki Charles Warren Greene (1840-1920) was an American journalist and author, born in Belchertown, Massachusetts.
Charles Wilson GreeneWiki Charles Wilson Greene (1866 - 1947) was an American professor of physiology and pharmacology, born at Crawford Co.
Barbara GreeneWiki Barbara Greene (born September 1, 1945) is a Canadian politician.
Robert Lane GreeneWiki Robert Lane Greene is an American journalist, best known for his work for the Global Agenda section of "The Economist" 's web site, and "The Economist" magazine.
Theodore P. GreeneWiki Theodore Phinney Greene (July 4, 1809 - August 30, 1887), was a US Naval Officer who fought on the side of the Union during the American Civil War.
Serginho GreeneWiki Serginho Greene, (born 24 June 1982 in Amsterdam, Netherlands) is a Dutch association football player who is currently contracted with Vitesse.
Richard GreeneWiki Richard Greene has been the Imperial Wizard of the Mississippi chapter of the White Knights Of The Ku Klux Klan since 1999, and is largely responsible for the formation of the "Southern Alliance of Klans", an alliance of Ku Klux Klan groups in the Southern United States.
Percy GreeneWiki Percy Greene was born on September 7, 1897 in Jackson, Mississippi.
Aurelia GreeneWiki Aurelia Greene (born October 26th, 1934) represented District 77 in the New York State Assembly, which comprises the Highbridge, Morrisania, and Morris Heights sections of The Bronx.
Thomas Christopher GreeneWiki Novelist Thomas Christopher Greene, was born in 1968 in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Leonard GreeneWiki Leonard Michael Greene (June 8, 1918 ? November 30, 2006) was an American inventor and aerodynamics engineer who held more than 200 patents, many which are aviation-related.
Bob GreeneWiki Bob Greene (born December 8, 1958) is an American exercise physiologist and certified personal trainer specializing in fitness, metabolism, and weight loss.
Tony GreeneWiki Anthony Greene (born August 29th, 1949 in Clarksburg, Maryland) was an American football safety in the NFL who played for the Buffalo Bills.
Petey GreeneWiki Ralph Waldo "Petey" Greene, Jr.
William GreeneWiki William Greene (August 16, 1731 ? November 29, 1809) was the second governor of Rhode Island after it became a state.
David GreeneWiki David Greene (born 26 October 1973 in Luton) is a retired Irish football defender.
Ben GreeneWiki Ben Greene (December 28, 1901 ? October 1978) was a British Labour Party politician and pacifist.
George GreeneWiki George Greene (April 15, 1817 ? June 23, 1880) was a lawyer, justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, railroad entrepreneur, businessman, philanthropist, and one of the founders of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
William G. GreeneWiki William G.
Robert GreeneWiki Robert Greene (11 July 1558 ? 3 September 1592) was an English author best known today for his pamphlet "Greene's Groats-Worth of Wit", containing a polemic attack on William Shakespeare.
Ken GreeneWiki Ken Edward Greene (born May 8, 1956) is a former professional American football player who played safety for the St.
Courtney GreeneWiki Courtney Greene (born November 23, 1986 in) is an American football safety for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.
Bert GreeneWiki Bert Greene (born February 11, 1944) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour.
Lance GreeneWiki Lance Green is an American actor.
Ron GreeneWiki Ron Greene is an American basketball coach.
Paul GreeneWiki Paul Greene (June 2, 1974 in Wetaskiwin, Alberta) is a Canadian actor.
Ashley GreeneWiki Ashley Michele Greene (born February 21, 1987) is an American actress, best known for playing Alice Cullen in the 2008 film "Twilight".
Patricia GreeneWiki Patricia Greene MBE (born 1931, Derby), is a British film and radio actress.
Demond GreeneWiki Demond Greene (born 15 June, 1979 in Fort Hood, Texas) is a dual German-American citizen and professional basketball player.
Shonn GreeneWiki Shonn Greene (born August 21, 1985) is an NFL player currently playing running back for the New York Jets.
Colton GreeneWiki Colton Greene (1832 or 1838 ? September 23, 1900) was an American businessman and soldier.
Donald GreeneWiki Donald Johnson Greene (November 21, 1914 ? 1997) was a literary critic, English professor, and scholar of British literature, particularly the eighteenth-century period.
Richard GreeneWiki Richard Greene (b.
Clarence Horton GreeneWiki Clarence Horton Greene was a talented musician and recording artist, noted for his fiddle and guitar work and a pioneer in country music of the 1920s.
Thomas A. GreeneWiki For the Louisiana former state senator, see Tom Greene (Louisiana politician).
David GreeneWiki David "Dai" Greene (born 11 April 1986) is a Welsh hurdler who specialises in the 400 metres hurdles event and competes internationally for both Wales and Great Britain.
Scott GreeneWiki Scott Clayton Greene (born June 1, 1972 in Honeoye, New York) is a former professional American football player who played running back for four seasons for the Carolina Panthers and Indianapolis Colts.
Balcomb GreeneWiki Balcomb Greene (1904?1990) was a founding member of the American Abstract Artists.
Tom GreeneWiki Thomas Alan Greene, known as Tom Greene (born September 7, 1948), is a veterinarian and rancher from Maringouin in Iberville Parish, Louisiana, who served in the Louisiana State Senate from 1992 to 2000.
Peter GreeneWiki Peter Greene (Mayor), Mayor of Galway 1954-1960.