Yes. How good it is depends on a lot of factors: composition of the photo, position of the person you wish to remove, background of the photo etc. You can start by trying out the couple of tutorials which involve removing elements of a photo, especially the one on removing a person from a photo on a sea-scene.
It doesn't seem to be an option?
Layers and selections
Paint with effects
Add a tattoo
Drop shadow text
Clean up background
Tilt shift effect
That's all that appears in the tutorial
"Clean up background," is what you want.