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Listed below are people from the Eastern Caribbean, the Guianas, and the Bahamas. Because of the closeness of these countries, some people are listed under more than one heading. The following are not included: Cubans, Dominicans (from the Dominican Republic), Haitians, Jamaicans, or Puerto Ricans.

Antigua and Barbuda

  • List of British people of Antigua and Barbuda descent

Writers and intellectuals

  • Marie-Elena John
  • Leonard Tim Hector
  • Jamaica Kincaid

Political leaders

Actors and Comedians

Artists

  • Shermain Jeremy
  • Gregory Abbott - Singer
  • Marie-Elena John - Author

Athletes

  • Sir Issac Vivian Richards - Cricketer
  • Curtly Ambrose - Cricketer
  • Richie Richardson - Cricketer
  • Andy Roberts - Cricketer
  • Ledley King - Footballer
  • Craig Speedy Claxton - Basketball player (of Antiguan descent)
  • Maurice Hope - Boxer
  • Emile Heskey - Football player (of Antiguan descent)
  • Colin Kazim-Richards - Football Player (of Antiguan descent)
  • Carl Herrera - Former NBA Basketball player

The Bahamas

Athletes

  • Christine Amertil
  • Tonique Williams

Political leaders

Actors

  • Calvin Lockhart
  • Earl Maynard
  • Roxie Roker
  • Sydney Poitier

Barbados

See also Barbadian people, People of Barbadian descent, List of Barbadian Americans, List of Barbadian Britons

Actors

Athletes

  • Nigel Benn
  • Andrea Blackett
  • Anson Carter - NHL Player Born in Canada, whose parents are both from Barbados
  • Joel Garner
  • Joshua Gibson - Aussie Rules footballer whose parents are from Barbados
  • Gordon Greenidge
  • Sir Conrad Hunte
  • Malcolm Marshall
  • Fran Matthews - Negro league baseball player
  • Earl Maynard
  • Sir Garfield Sobers
  • Obadele Thompson
  • Sir Clyde Walcott
  • Sir Everton Weekes
  • Kevin Weekes - NHL Goalie Born in Canada, whose parents are both from Barbados
  • Sir Frank Worrell
  • Pierre Browne
  • Fred Brathwaite - NHL Goalie, born in Canada. His parents are both from Barbados.
  • Ashley Cole - English footballer whose parents are from Barbados.
  • Paul Ince - English footballer and football Manager whose parents are from Christ Church Barbados.
  • Walter Tull - English footballer and later first British born black Army officer whose father was from Barbados.
  • George Headley

Mariners

  • William Shorey

Musicians

  • Rihanna (Pop/R&B Singer)
  • Carl Cox (Producer, DJ)
  • Grandmaster Flash
  • Arturo Tappin
  • Rupert Clarke
  • Rayvon
  • Mighty Gabby
  • Grynner
  • Alison Hinds
  • Jackie Opel
  • Jaicko (R&B)
  • Red Plastic Bag
  • Zeeteah Massiah
  • Shontelle - Pop/reggae/rnb/rock/alternative/dancehall/rap singer
  • Hal Linton
  • Rupee (musician)
  • Doug E. Fresh
  • Livvi Franc
  • Kelly Beckett From The Paradiso Girls
  • Vita Chambers
  • Cuba Gooding Sr.
  • Cover Drive Pop band consisting of Amanda Reifer, T-Ray Armstrong, Barry 'Bar-Man' Hill & Jamar Harding

Political leaders

  • Sir Grantley Adams
  • Sir Courtney Blackman
  • J.M.G. Adams
  • Owen Arthur
  • Errol Barrow
  • Bussa
  • Anne C. Cools
  • Sir Clifford Husbands
  • Clyde Mascoll
  • Dame Billie Miller
  • Richard B. Moore
  • Charles O'Neale
  • Clement Payne
  • Erskine Sandiford
  • David Thompson

Writers and intellectuals

  • Edward Brathwaite
  • Austin Clarke
  • Alan Emtage
  • Abel Hendy Jones Greenidge
  • Charles Wilton Wood Greenidge
  • George Lamming
  • Glenville Lovell
  • Ted Harris - a Sweden-based pastor, theologian and writer

Dominica

  • List of British people of Dominica descent

Writers and intellectuals

Political leaders

Religious Leaders

  • Kelvin Felix

French Guiana

Writers and intellectuals

  • Léon Damas

Political leaders

  • Justin Catayée
  • Félix Éboué
  • Gaston Monnerville
  • Victor Schoelcher
  • Léon Bertrand
  • Christiane Taubira

Grenada

  • List of British people of Grenadian descent

Artists

  • Canute Caliste

Political leaders

Writers and Intellectuals

Musicians

  • Mighty Sparrow

Athletes

Guadeloupe

Artists

  • Jacques Schwarz-Bart

Athletes

Writers and intellectuals

Political leaders

  • Louis Delgrès
  • Victor Hugues
  • Patrick Reason
  • Victorin Lurel
  • Stéphane Pocrain

Religious leaders

  • Jean Baptiste Labat

Filmmakers

  • Sarah Maldoror

Guyana

  • List of Guyanese British people

Writers and intellectuals

  • Jan Carew
  • Martin Carter
  • Wilson Harris
  • Edgar Mittelholzer
  • Walter Rodney
  • A.J. Seymour
  • Clive Thomas
  • Roy Heath
  • David Dabydeen
  • Edward Ricardo Braithwaite
  • Ivan Van Sertima
  • Winston McGowan
  • Eric Walrond
  • Dr. Adrian Dexter Talbot
  • Dr. David Abner Talbot
  • Dr. David Arlington Talbot
  • Bishop, Dr. Frederick Hilborn Talbot
  • Rev., Dr. David Patterson-Talbot
  • Professor Alwyn Theodore Talbot
  • His Excellency George Wilfred Stier Talbot, jr.

Political leaders

  • Brindley Benn
  • Forbes Burnham
  • Arthur Chung
  • Hubert Nathaniel Critchlow
  • Cuffy
  • Jack Gladstone
  • Quamina Gladstone
  • Bernie Grant
  • Sam Hinds
  • Desmond Hoyte
  • Cheddi Jagan
  • Janet Jagan
  • Bharrat Jagdeo
  • Eusi Kwayana
  • Sir Shridath Ramphal
  • Clement Rohee
  • Rupert Roopnaraine
  • Moses Nagamootoo
  • Reepu Daman Persaud

Musicians

  • Eddy Grant
  • Red Cafe
  • Rihanna Fenty, (Guyanese mother)
  • Melanie Fiona

Athletes

  • Clive Lloyd
  • Lance Gibbs
  • Ramnaresh Ronnie Sarwan
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul
  • Rohan Bholalall Kanhai
  • Carl Hooper

Martinique

Athletes

Writers and intellectuals

  • Aimé Césaire
  • Patrick Chamoiseau
  • Raphaël Confiant
  • Frantz Fanon
  • Édouard Glissant
  • René Maran
  • Joseph Zobel

Political leaders

Filmmakers

  • Euzhan Palcy

Netherlands Antilles and Aruba

Political leaders

  • Betico Croes
  • Daniel De Leon
  • Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez
  • Ben Komproe
  • Maria Liberia-Peters
  • Claude Wathey

Athletes

  • Sidney Ponson
  • Andruw Jones

Saint Kitts and Nevis

  • List of British people of Saint Kitts and Nevis descent

Writers / Intellectuals / Filmmakers / Artists

  • Christene Browne
  • Caryl Phillips
  • Pogus Caesar
  • Cicely Tyson
  • Joan Armatrading

Political leaders

Athletes

  • Kim Collins
  • Keith Arthurton
  • Stuart Williams
  • Derick Parry

Saint Lucia

  • List of British people of Saint Lucian descent

Writers and intellectuals

Political leaders

  • Kenny Anthony
  • Winston Cenac
  • George Charles
  • Sir John Compton
  • Julian Hunte
  • Sir Allen Lewis
  • Vaughan Lewis
  • Sir Allan Louisy
  • Dame Pearlette Louisy
  • George Odlum

Economists

  • Sir Arthur Lewis

Artists

  • Llewellyn Xavier

Actors

Musicians

  • Ronald "Boo" Hinkson
  • Nicole David

Athletes

  • Darren Sammy
  • Dominic Johnson
  • Ryan Charles

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Political leaders

  • Sir Charles Antrobus
  • Sir Frederick Ballantyne
  • Milton Cato
  • Joseph Chatoyer
  • Arnhim Eustace
  • Ralph Gonsalves
  • Sir David Jack
  • Ebenezer Joshua
  • Sir James F. Mitchell
  • Sir Louis Straker

Musicians

  • Kevin Lyttle
  • Mattafix

Athletes

  • Adonal Foyle
  • Sancho Lyttle
  • Sophia Young

Suriname

Writers and intellectuals

Athletes

Artists

  • Damaru
  • Dropati
  • Ramdew Chaitoe

Political leaders

Inventors

  • Jan Earnst Matzeliger

Trinidad and Tobago

  • List of Trinidadian Britons

Writers and intellectuals

  • Lloyd Best
  • Ralph de Boissière
  • Dionne Brand
  • Rosa Guy
  • Merle Hodge
  • C. L. R. James
  • Earl Lovelace
  • Mustapha Matura
  • Shiva Naipaul
  • V.S. Naipaul
  • Kenneth Ramchand
  • Lall Sawh
  • Samuel Selvon
  • Eric Williams
  • Stokely Carmichael

Athletes

  • Inshan Ali
  • Stephen Ames
  • Marvin Andrews
  • Ian Bishop
  • Marlon Black
  • Ato Boldon
  • Dwayne Bravo
  • Darrel Brown
  • George Bovell III
  • Marc Burns
  • Learie Constantine
  • Hasely Crawford
  • Rajindra Dhanraj
  • Mervyn Dillon
  • Kenwyne Jones
  • Ansil Elcock
  • Daren Ganga
  • Roger Gibbon
  • Hilary Angelo "Larry" Gomes
  • Gerald "Gerry" Gomez
  • Anthony Gray
  • Shaka Hislop
  • Clayton Ince
  • Stern John
  • Brian Lara
  • Russell Latapy
  • Leonson Lewis
  • Augustine "Gus" Logie
  • Clint Marcelle
  • Wendell Mottley
  • Deryck Murray
  • Jerren Nixon
  • Sonny Ramadhin
  • Manny Ramjohn
  • Dinanath Ramnarine
  • Anthony Rougier
  • Phil Simmons
  • Jeffrey Stollmeyer
  • Victor Stollmeyer
  • Richard Thompson
  • Evans Wise
  • Dwight Yorke

Political leaders

Musicians

  • Nicki Minaj (Onika Tanya Maraj) (rapper)
  • Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez
  • André Tanker
  • Atilla the Hun (Raymond Quevado)
  • Winifred Atwell
  • Inga "Foxy Brown (rapper)" Marchand
  • Chalkdust (Hollis Liverpool)
  • Haddaway
  • Raymond Holman
  • Lord Invader
  • Lord Kitchener (Alwyn Roberts)
  • Lord Melody
  • Lennox "Bobby" Mohammed
  • Machel Montano
  • Billy Ocean
  • Sundar Popo
  • David Rudder
  • Adesh Samaroo
  • Jit Samaroo
  • Hazel Scott
  • Len "Boogsie" Sharpe
  • Lord Shorty/Ras Shorty I (Garfield Blackman)
  • Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco)
  • Mighty Spoiler
  • Black Stalin (Leroy Calliste)
  • Rakesh Yankaran
  • Destra Garcia
  • Heather Headley
  • Denise Plummer
  • Denise "Saucy Wow" Belfon
  • Maximus Dan
  • KMC
  • Bunji Garlin
  • Patrice Roberts

Dancers

  • Pearl Primus

Artists

Filmmakers

  • Horace Ové
  • Frances-Anne Solomon

United States Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands

Writers and intellectuals

  • Barbara Christian
  • Arthur Schomburg

Doctors and Scientists

  • Dr. John C. Lettsome
  • Morris Simmonds

Political leaders

  • Judah Philip Benjamin
  • Edward Blyden
  • Frank Rudolph Crosswaith
  • Hubert Henry Harrison
  • Casper Holstein
  • Roy Innis
  • D. Hamilton Jackson
  • J. Raymond Jones
  • William Alexander Leidesdorff
  • T. McCants Stewart
  • Terence Todman
  • Denmark Vesey

Artists and Architects

Actors

Athletes

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