Famous people - surnames starting with 'W'

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Can you name the famous people whose surnames start with a 'W'?

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He was a major English Romantic poet who loved the Lake District.1770-1850
When people eat soup, they spare a thought for this artist.1928-1987
She is one of the greatest women's tennis players of all time.1980-
He was a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade.1759-1833
This man is an English character actor of film, stage and television.1934-
This Natalie was a famous American actress.1938-1981
In Tudor England, he was one of the most influential of men.c.1471-1530
This American playwright wrote 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'.1911-1983
She was one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century.1882-1942
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Here lies a giant of American film and theatre.1915-1985
This mad scientist was friends with another mad scientist, Francis Crick.1928-
Burt Bacharach and Hal David wrote music for her.1940-
This American revolutionary leader crops up in every other quiz.1732-1799
This Irish writer's masterpiece is 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'.1854-1900
This moustached Englishman wrote 'The Time Machine'.1866-1946
This woman was married to the great Paul Newman.1930-
St Paul's Cathedral will always be remembered as his masterpiece.1632-1723

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