Biography: Q-R

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

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Biography Channel Profile'Q' or 'R' Person
He served in the House of Representatives and the Senate and was the 44th vice president of the United States under President George Bush.
He was a Mexican-American actor, perhaps best known for his roles in the films 'Zorba the Greek,' 'Lawrence of Arabia,' and 'Viva Zapata!'
She wrote the best-selling books 'The Fountainhead' and 'Atlas Shrugged,' and promoted the philosophy of objectivism.
He was an American assassin of the black civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
He is a rock musician best known for leading the 1960s New York City-based band the Velvet Underground.
He played Superman in the movie and its sequels. After a spinal cord injury, he started a foundation to help other paraplegics.
He made his first flintlock rifle in 1816, and the business he started is still making guns today.
She was the first woman to serve as U.S. Attorney General.
He took part in the Boston Tea Party and famously alerted the Lexington minutemen to the approach of the British in 1775.
She was made National Security Adviser by George W. Bush in 2001 and served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States from 2005-2009.
Biography Channel Profile'Q' or 'R' Person
In 1983, she became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.
She belonged to the Royal Shakespeare Company, played Emma Peel on the 1960s British spy show 'The Avengers,' and was a James Bond girl.
He played 21 seasons for the Baltimore Orioles. By the time he retired in 2001, he set a new record by playing in 2,632 consecutive games.
He is the founder of R&B group The Miracles, a group that delivered 37 Top 40 hits for Motown Records, earning him the title the 'King of Motown.'
He illustrated covers for The Saturday Evening Post for 47 years. The public loved his often-humorous depictions of American life.
A French sculptor, he created iconic figures such as 'The Thinker' and 'The Kiss.'
She was a seamstress and upholsterer who is said to have crafted and to have helped design the first flag of the United States.
She is the author of the Harry Potter children's book series.
He murdered Lee Harvey Oswald before Oswald could stand trial for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
He is a British-Indian novelist best known for his novels 'Midnight's Children' and 'The Satanic Verses,' which spurred a major controversy.

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