Biography: C

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Can you name the people whose last names begin with C when given their Biography Channel profiles?

Featured Nov 20, 2012

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He has produced some of the most highly acclaimed, biggest box-office hits of his era, including 'Aliens,' 'Titanic,' and 'Avatar.'
He was American baseball catcher who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers until his career was cut short as a result of an automobile accident.
He was an Algerian-born writer who won the Nobel Prize for literature in part due to his embrace of existentialism in books like 'The Stranger.'
A poor child from an Italian immigrant family, he (a.k.a. 'Scarface') rose to infamy as the leader of the Chicago mafia during the Prohibition era.
Under this pen name, he was the author of the children's classics 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through the Looking-Glass.'
He was an agricultural chemist whose development of products derived from peanuts revolutionized the South's agricultural economy.
Known as the Man in Black, he was a singer, guitarist, and songwriter whose music innovatively mixed country, rock, blues, and gospel influences.
A Marxist Cuban political leader, he helped lead the Cuban Revolution and served as president of Cuba 1976-2008.
His unique blend of impressive martial arts and screwball physical comedy have helped make him an international film star.
With the use of mime, slapstick and other comedic routines, 'The Tramp' was the best known actor and director of the silent film era.
Biography Channel Profile'C' Person
He is a U.S. convicted murderer best known for shooting and killing former Beatles member John Lennon.
He was English poet who wrote the unfinished work, 'The Canterbury Tales,' which is considered one of the greatest poetic works in English.
A TV chef and author, she adapted complex French cooking for everyday Americans, with her groundbreaking cookbook 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking.'
She is the bestselling mystery author of all time. Her characters, Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, have been repeatedly portrayed on film.
As prime minister, he rallied the British people during WWII and led his country from the brink of defeat to victory.
She is an American Idol winner who went on to record several top ten hits including 'Breakaway,' 'Behind These Hazel Eyes,' and 'Because of You.'
A talented, troubled grunge performer, he became a rock legend with his band Nirvana in the 1990s and committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.
He was an ancient Chinese thinker and social philosopher who emphasized personal and governmental morality, justice and sincerity.
A French ocean explorer and navy officer, he co-invented the Aqua-Lung, or scuba.
She was a Polish-born French physicist famous for her work on radioactivity and twice a winner of the Nobel Prize.

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