Biography: P

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Can you name the people whose last name begins with P when given their Biography Channel profiles?

Updated Apr 12, 2015

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He has kept moviegoers riveted since the 1970s with roles in movies like 'The Godfather,' 'Serpico,' and 'Scent of a Woman.'
He was an English-American writer and pamphleteer whose 'Common Sense' and 'Crisis' papers were important influences on the American Revolution.
She is the second woman and first Republican female to run for vice president on a U.S. major party's ticket.
An American short-story writer, poet, critic, and editor, he is famous for his tales and poems of horror and mystery such as 'The Raven.'
She played Flora in the art house film 'The Piano,' winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress when she was just 11 years old.
As half of the notorious [NAME] and Clyde, she became one of America's most famous outlaws, robbing banks and small businesses.
He was a Russian novelist and poet who wrote the epic 'Dr. Zhivago.'
She is a race car driver and has set several records for women drivers, including becoming the first woman ever to lead the Indy 500.
He was a musician who designed a solid-body guitar in 1941, which then was a new type of instrument.
He was a Russian psychologist famous for his concept of 'conditioned reflex,' conditioning a responsive behavior. He did his studies with dogs.
Biography Channel Profile'P' Person
He is a Chinese-born American architect, perhaps best known for his controversial glass pyramid in the courtyard at the Louvre Museum in Paris.
She used her position as the first lady of Argentina to fight for women's suffrage and improving the lives of the poor.
He is an American businessman who founded Electronic Data Systems and ran for the United States Presidency as an independent twice, in 1992 and 1996.
He is an American swimmer who has won 22 Olympic medals - six gold and two bronze at Athens in 2004, eight gold at Beijing in 2008, and four gold and two silver at London in 2012.
A Spanish expatriate, he was one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, and the co-creator of Cubism.
She was a gifted, troubled poet, known for the confessional style of her work. She wrote the novel 'The Bell Jar.'
When he was awarded the best-actor Oscar for his performance in 'Lilies of the Field,' he became the first black person ever to win that honor.
He was a U.S. composer and lyricist who created songs like 'I Get a Kick Out of You' and his own series of Broadway musicals, including 'Anything Goes.'
She wrote her first book of etiquette in 1922. It went through 10 editions and 90 printings before her death in 1960.
A singer, musician, and actor, he was one of the biggest names in rock and roll - on the radio, TV, and screen, affording him his Graceland mansion.

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