Jack Lemmon
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Ray Bolger
Ray Bolger (January 10, 1904 – January 15, 1987) was an American entertainer of vaudeville, stage (particularly musical theatre) and screen, and singer and dancer best known for his portrayal of the S...
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Rob Lacey
Rob Lacey (1962-2006) was a British actor, storyteller and author of The Word on the Street (formerly The Street Bible) and The Liberator.
Lacey spent approximately 20 years as an actor and broa...
John McKenzie (New Zealand politician)
Sir John McKenzie KCMG (6 October 1839 – 6 August 1901) was a New Zealand politician. He served as Minister of Lands and Agriculture in the Liberal Government of John Ballance.
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Maxime Faget
Maxime Allen Faget (pronounced fa-JERT) (August 26, 1921 – October 9, 2004), better known as Max Faget, was the designer of the Mercury capsule, and contributed to the later Gemini and Apollo spa...
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Les Blank
Les Blank (November 27, 1935 – April 7, 2013) was an American documentary filmmaker best known for his portraits of American traditional musicians.
Blank attended Phillips Academy Andover, and Tul...
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Xi'an Incident
The Xi'an Incident of December 1936 (traditional Chinese: 西安事變; simplified Chinese: 西安事变; pinyin: Xī'ān Shìbìan), an important turning point in Chinese modern history, took place in the ci...
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Jack Myers (biologist)
John Edgar "Jack" Myers (July 10, 1913 – December 28, 2006) was an American molecular biologist and writer of popular science.Born in Pennsylvania, Myers graduated from Juniata College in 1933, and ga...
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Hubert Humphrey
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th Vice President of the United States under President Lyndon B. Johnson, fr...
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Robert G. Voight
Robert Guy Voight (March 26, 1921 – May 26, 2008) was an American professor at Oral Roberts University. He was the faculty member that has served the longest at Oral Roberts University, as of May 7, 2...
Arthur L. Liman
Arthur Lawrence Liman (November 5, 1932 – July 17, 1997) was a partner at the New York law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, and was well known for his public service.
Arthu...
Jack Baker (actor)
John Anthony Bailey (June 4, 1947 – November 13, 1994), also known as Jack Baker, was an American actor.
John Anthony Bailey was born on June 4, 1947 in Ohio, U.S. Bailey lived in San Francisco, C...
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Ilya Ehrenburg
Ilya Grigoryevich Ehrenburg (Russian: Илья́ Григо́рьевич Эренбу́рг, [ɪˈlʲja ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲɪvɪtɕ ɪrʲɪnˈburk]; January 27 [O.S. January 15] 1891 – 31 August 1967) was a Soviet writer, j...
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Kerry McGregor
Kerry McGregor (30 October 1974 – 4 January 2012) was a Scottish singer-songwriter and actress from West Lothian. McGregor climbed to national fame after appearing on the third UK series of The X Fact...
Ed Hansen
Edward Hansen (30 January 1937 – 16 December 2005) was an American film writer, director and editor.Hansen was born in Minnesota. He specialized and mostly directed nudies such as the Kitten Nativida...
José Bardina
José Bardina (March 27, 1939 – December 18, 2009) was a television leading actor.A native of Barcelona, Spain, Bardina was raised in Caracas, Venezuela.
He was best known for playing major r...
Satoru Kobayashi (director)
Satoru Kobayashi (小林悟, Kobayashi Satoru) was a Japanese film director most famous for directing the first pink film, the type of softcore pornographic films that became the most prolific film ...
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Dick Knowles
Sir Richard Marchant Knowles (20 May 1917 – 18 February 2008), known as Dick Knowles, was a British politician known for his work in local government in Birmingham. He led the Labour Party administrat...
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Byron Lee
Byron Lee OJ CD, born Byron Aloysius St. Elmo Lee (27 June 1935 – 4 November 2008), was a Jamaican musician, record producer, and entrepreneur, best known for his work as leader of Byron Lee and the D...
Jeanne Robinson
Jeanne Robinson (March 30, 1948 – May 30, 2010) was an American-born Canadian choreographer, dancer, teacher and co-writer of three award-winning science-fiction novels, The Stardance Saga.
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Muriel Humphrey Brown
Muriel Fay Buck Humphrey Brown (February 20, 1912 – September 20, 1998) was the wife of the 38th Vice President of the United States, Hubert Humphrey. Following her husband's death, sh...
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Jimmy Martin
Jimmy Martin (August 10, 1927 – May 14, 2005) was an American bluegrass musician, known as the "King of Bluegrass".
Born James H. Martin in Sneedville, Tennessee, Jimmy Martin was raised in the ha...
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Eileen Brennan
Eileen Brennan (September 3, 1932 – July 28, 2013) was an American actress of film, television, and theater. Brennan was known for her role as Doreen Lewis in Private Benjamin, for which she rece...
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Zhou Enlai
Zhou Enlai (5 March 1898 – 8 January 1976), was the first Premier of the People's Republic of China, serving from October 1949 until his death in January 1976. Zhou served under Mao Zedong and was ins...
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Maurice Lucas
Maurice Lucas (February 18, 1952 – October 31, 2010) was an American professional basketball player. The first two years of his postcollegiate career were spent in the American Basketball Association ...
Telly Savalas
Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas (Greek: Αριστοτέλης "Τέλλυ" Σαβάλας; January 21, 1922 – January 22, 1994) was an American film and television actor and singer, whose career spanned fou...
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John French, 1st Earl of Ypres
Field Marshal John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres KP, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCMG, ADC, PC (28 September 1852 – 22 May 1925), known as The Viscount French between 191...
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