(1964- ) Born in Charleston, Stephen Colbert is a comedian and best known for anchoring his own show on Comedy Central: "The Colbert Report."
A-Z List of SC People
(1945-2016) Pat Conroy grew up in Beaufort and attended Beaufort High School and The Citadel. He is a popular novelist who has written many popular books such as The Prince of Tides.
(1759–1839) Thomas Cooper was a professor, philosopher, and president of South Carolina College, now the University of South Carolina, from 1820-1833.
(1756-1811) Thomas Coram was an 18th century landscape artist who painted the Mulberry Plantation in Berkeley County, SC.
(1682-1745) Born in England, Charles Craven was the governor of the colony of South Carolina from 1711-1716 and held office during the end of the Tuscarora War and the beginning of the Yemassee War.
(1816-1875) Born in Laurens County, SC, Ann Pamela Cunningham was the founder of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association that purchased and preserved Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington.
(1896-1972) Born in Clinton, SC, Gary Davis was a blind blues and gospel songwriter and innovative guitarist.
(fl. 1521) Francisco de Chicora was an Indian slave from South Carolina who was brought back to Spain in 1521.
(ca. 1500-1542) Hernando de Soto was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who explored in South Carolina.