Famous People from Wisconsin

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Can you name the famous people that were born in the Badger State or have called Wisconsin their home?

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16th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court (nominated by Reagan)
One of the most popular bandleaders in the 1930s and 40s; known for leading various groups called 'The Herd'
Theatrical and film actor who appeared in 74 films from 1930-1967; named 9th Greatest Male Star of All-Time by American Film Institute
Actress from such films as 'Drugstore Cowboy', 'Boogie Nights', and 'Austin Powers: the Spy Who Shagged Me'
Entertainer and pianist; formerly the highest-paid entertainer in the world
Auto racing driver; Rookie of the Year in the 2005 Indianapolis 500; highest-placing woman in the history of the Indy 500 (3rd in 2009)
Actor most notable for his role in the TV series 'Monk' and 'Wings', winner of 3 Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe
Author known for the 'Little House' series of books based on her pioneer life
One of the most famous architects in American history, known for such works as the Robie House, Fallingwater, and the Guggenheim Museum in New York City
Actor and comedian; well-known cast member of Saturday Night Live; starred in such films as 'Tommy Boy' and 'Black Sheep'
Actress; best known for her role as Lois in the TV series 'Malcolm in the Middle'
Actor best known for his role in the TV series 'The West Wing' and the film 'Billy Madison'
Magician and escape artist
Actor best known for his portrayal of Willy Wonka in the 1971 film 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory'
Guitarist and singer-songwriter known for a 70s/80s band that bears his name
Actor and director; best known for starring in and directing 'Citizen Kane' and for the 1938 radio adaptation of H.G. Wells's 'The War of the Worlds'
Artist known for her paintings of animal skulls and depictions of the rural Southwest, particularly New Mexico
Guitarist and songwriter; pioneer in the development of the solid-body guitar

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