Rosalie Anderson MacDowell, better known as Andie MacDowell, is an actress and fashion model.
Andrew Gordon Magrath was a federal judge and later governor of South Carolina during the Civil War.
Elizabeth "Lib" Mahon was a baseball player in the 1940s in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Naturalist Rudy Mancke served as naturalist and co-host of South Carolina ETV's NatureScene, which began its long run in 1978.
Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion was a strategic fighter against the British during the War of Independence.
Linda Martell is a singer. She became the first commercially successful black female artist in the country music field and the first to play the Grand Ole Opry.
John Mathews was a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1778 to 1781, where he endorsed the Articles of Confederation on behalf of South Carolina.
Burnet Rhett Maybank was a three-term US senator, the 99th governor of South Carolina, and mayor of Charleston.
Benjamin Elijah Mays was a teacher, civil rights leader, president of Morehouse College, dean of Howard University's School of Religion, and first black president of Atlanta's school board.
American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer known for numerous movie roles and his television role as Kenny Powers on HBO's Eastbound and Down.
Elliott Crayton McCants was an author and educator. He is the author of In the Red Hills: A Story of the Carolina Country.
Charleston, SC native Katrina McClain is a retired basketball player. She played for the University of Georgia and many other USA Basketball teams, including three Olympic teams.
Dr. Johnnie McFadden is the Benjamin Elijah Mays Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina.
Born in Cheraw, SC, Virginia McLaurin is a community volunteer and supercentenarian.
Amanda McNulty is a Clemson University Extension Horticulture agent and the host of South Carolina ETV's Making It Grow!
John McQueen the U.S. Representative for South Carolina from 1853 to 1860. He also was a member of the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War.
The Swingin' Medallions is a beach music group from Greenwood County, South Carolina.
Henry Middleton was the 2nd President of the Continental Congress and served as President of the provincial congress and senator in the newly created South Carolina Government.
Born in Winnsboro, South Carolina, Dr. Kelly Miller, Jr. was the first African American to attend Johns Hopkins University.
Arthenia J. Bates Millican was a poet, short-story writer, essayist, and educator from Sumter, South Carolina.
Roger Milliken was a Spartanburg Textile magnet, Businessman, and political activist.
Frieda Mitchell was a civil rights and social justice activist from Beaufort County.
Chaz Bear, known professionally as Toro y Moi, is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and graphic designer.
Penina Moïse was a poet and the first Jewish American woman to contribute to the worship service, writing 190 hymns for Beth Elohim.
Mary Alice Monroe is a best-selling author known for fiction that explores the compelling parallels between nature and human nature.
Rebecca Motte was a widower and landowner along the Congaree River who graciously allowed Francis Marion and other Patriot soldiers to set fire to her plantation home when the British took command of the house.
William Moultrie was a general in the Revolutionary War who had Fort Moultrie built out of Palmetto logs on Sullivan’s Island, in the Charleston Harbor.
Bill Murray is an actor and comedian best known for his deadpan humor on Saturday Night Live and his role in Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, and Caddyshack.
Mark and Sandra Myers are the founders of The Black Cowboy: Man or Myth African American Cultural Festival in Rembert, SC.