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Kirk Douglas Legendary Film Icon
A Hollywood Golden Age icon whose rugged good looks and muscular intensity made him a commanding presence in films like Spartacus and Paths of Glory....
Mother Teresa Missionaries of Charity
One of the great humanitarians of the 20th century, who was a Roman Catholic nun, and the founder of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta....
Martin Luther King Baptist Minister and social activist
An icon in American history, one of the most important figures of the 20th century, a prominent leader in civil rights movements for African-Americans....
Steve McQueen The King of Cool
An American film star who was one of the most popular actors of the 1960s and '70s. He starred in The Great Escape, The Bullitt and The Magnificent Seven....
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....
Audrey Hepburn Actress and Humanitarian.
A true Hollywood film and fashion icon, who was a successful British actress, model and dancer, recognized for her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador....
John Wayne Actor, Director, Producer
One of 20th-century's biggest Hollywood stars, an award-winning actor and director known for his role in, The Searchers, The Quiet Man, True Grit and Red River....
Jacqueline Onassis First Lady of United States
An American book editor and socialite, a stylish former First Lady of the United States, epitomized sophistication and elegance from the post–world war II era....
George Washington American First President
An American political leader, general of the American Revolution, statesman, the first President of the United States, and one of the Founding Fathers....
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....
Leonardo Da Vinci The Renaissance man
One of the most intellectual mind of the Italian Renaissance. This natural genius crossed so many disciplines that he epitomized the term - “Renaissance man."...
Jerry Lewis American comedian and actor
The legendary comedian, singer, and philanthropist, was a television and film actor, famous for his slapstick humour - in film, television, stage and radio....
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....
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....
Anthony Bourdain Chef, Author & TV Host
American celebrity chef and television personality, starred in programs focusing on the exploration of international culture, cuisine and the human condition....
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....
James Stewart Legend of the Screen
A popular screen legend of Hollywood's Golden Age, who is among the most honored and beloved actors in film history, and a World War II military officer....
Olivia de Havilland British-American actress
A true Classic Hollywood legend, best-known for her roles in the films, Gone with the Wind, To Each His Own, The Adventures of Robin Hood and The Heiress....
Julie Andrews British actress and singer
An acclaimed star of the movies and stage, with Broadway roles such as, ‘My Fair Lady’ and movie roles including ‘ The Sound of Music’ and ‘Mary Poppins’....
David Bowie singer, songwriter, actor.
An English singer-songwriter and actor, one of the biggest musical influences of modern music, and was renowned for his dramatic musical transformations....
Gene Wilder Author, Actor, Comedian
American film and theater comic actor, screenwriter and author is renowned for his eccentric performance as Willy Wonka in 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory....
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....
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....
Clara Barton Angel of the Battlefield
A pioneering nurse and a dedicated humanitarian, who founded the American Red Cross, and cared for wounded and sick soldiers during the Civil War....
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