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Carrie Fisher Talented actress and author
An American actress, novelist, comedian and screenwriter, who was a cultural icon after her portrayal of Princess Leia in the epic Star Wars film series....
Gregory Peck Actor and philanthropist
One of America's popular actor from the Hollywood Golden Age, known for his great performance as Attius Finch in the 1962 drama film, 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'...
Judy Garland A great entertainer
The legendary singer and movie star of Hollywood’s Golden Era, was the star of numerous classic musical films, celebrating her rich and exuberant voice....
Grace Kelly Princess Grace of Monaco
An elegant and popular actress in American cinematic history, who starred in movies such as Dial M for Murder and later married Prince Rainier III of Monaco....
Debbie Reynolds Talented, vivacious entertainer
The legendary American actress and entertainer was also a businesswoman, film historian and humanitarian, with an impressive array of musicals and films....
Yul Brynner Actor, TV Director
A Russian-American film and stage actor, was most famous for his portrayal of King Mongkut of Siam in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical 'The King and I...
Shirley Temple Actress, Singer, Diplomat
An American actress, singer, dancer, businesswoman and diplomat who was Hollywood's number one box-office draw as a child actress from 1935 to 1938....
Don Rickles Legendary comedian, actor and author
An American stand-up comedian and actor, famous as an insult comic with a controversial humor and snappy wit, a regular on celebrity roast circuits....
Max Von Sydow Stage and movie actor
The legendary Swedish-born, French television, stage and movie actor is one of the most admired actors of both the last century and the early years of this one....
Florence Nightingale The Lady with the Lamp
A British nurse, social reformer and statistician, the founder of modern nursing, instrumental in raising nursing standards and worldwide health care reform....
Ingrid Bergman Legendary Actress
A Swedish actress, one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses in Hollywood, known for her roles in the classic Casablanca, Gaslight, and Anastasia....
Muhammad Ali Sports Personality of the Century
An American former heavyweight champion boxer, one of the greatest sporting figures of the 20th century. An Olympic gold medalist and active humanitarian....
Eleanor Roosevelt Champion of Civil Rights,
America First Lady, who served as a United Nations diplomat and a humanitarian with a leading role in drafting the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights....
Agatha Christie Queen of Crime and Mystery
The famous English crime novelist, short-story writer and playwright, is one of the world’s top-selling authors with works like, ‘Murder On The Orient Express.’...
Anthony Quinn Master of The Arts
Legendary dynamic actor, director, writer and painter starred in 168 films, won countless awards with paintings featured in art collections all over the world....
Bing Crosby A legendary recording artist,
One of America’s most popular entertainers achieved great popularity as a recording artist and actor with hit classic ‘White Christmas’ and ‘Silent Night’....
Abdul Sattar Edhi Richest Poor Man in the World
Pakistan's respected philanthropist, was a ascetic and social activist, who founded the Edhi Foundation and created a mini-welfare state system....
Nelson Mandela Champion of Freedom
A giant figure in the 20th Century history, an activist leader, a former President of South Africa, champion for democracy, equality, freedom and human rights....
Elvis Presley King Of Rock & Roll
An American Singer And Actor, Who Is One Of The Greatest Entertainers Of The 20th Century, Is Often Referred To As ‘The King Of Rock And Roll’ or ‘the King’....
Ludwig Van Beethoven Great Composer and Pianist
A Germany composer, pianist and conductor, one of the most significant and influential figures in the history of classical music, known for his Symphonies....
Prince singer, songwriter and musician
American pop singer, songwriter and musician, known for his powerful voice, flamboyance and eclectic behavior, is among the best-selling artists of all time....
Marlon Brando Actor, Director and Activist
A Hollywood legend regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time who became famous for his method acting and off-screen dramas....
Elizabeth Blackwell Pioneering Physician
A British-born physician, who was a leading public health activist and educator, and the first woman to be awarded a Medical Degree in the United States....
Jane Austen British Novelist
One of the greatest writers in the English language, famous for her works of romantic classics including, 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Sense and Sensibility.'...
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