Marcus Dixon

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Birthday
16, 1984
Birthplace
Rome, GA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Rome, GA

About

Star football player in high school became embroiled in a sex case brought on by a female associate of his.

Before Fame

He was accused of rape, battery and assault, among other charges, stemming from a February, 2003 incident; he was just 18 at the time.

Trivia

His trial and conviction made national headlines, with some noting the state it took place in, Georgia, had a history of persecuting black people.

Family Life

He grew up in Rome, Georgia.

Associated With

He served 15 months in prison before his conviction was overturned by the Georgia Supreme Court; afterward he and his accuser went on Oprah to explain themselves.