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Famous people whose first names start with "H." I allowed for alternatives if you're a bad speller, but in most cases you must get first name. Don't worry about middle names
Danish author of children's stories
Author/Theorist formulated rags-to-riches myth
African-American baseball player known as the home run King
Trumpeter and frontmen for the Tijuana Brass
Former NBA player for UCLA & NY Knicks, Coach at USC & 76ers, son almost made NBA finals with Sacramento
Radical French composer of Romantic period, performed concert w/1000s of musicians
Englishman who invented method of manufacturing steel which bears his name
Swedish diplomat appointed UN Weapons Inspector for Iraq in 2002-2003
Actor of classic filmdom from the African Queen and Maltese Falcon
Primarily a singer, dubbed 'Calypso' sing, popularizing Caribbean music, sang 'Dayo'
Biracial actress (and model) known for X-Men, Monster's Ball, Catwoman
Conservative governor of Mississippi during Katrina crisis and up to present
Coached the Gold-Medal 1980 Hockey Team: 'Miracle on Ice'
Secretary of State Obama's first term
Hollywood mogul who founded Columbia Pictures
Sportscaster, rose to prominence covering Muhammed Ali
Oscar-nominated actress married to Tim Burton
Former CEO of Godfather Pizza, ran for 2012 presidency
Spanish Conquistador. Created trouble for the Aztecs
British archeologist who discovered the tomb of King Tut
Composer of 'Georgia on My Mind'
18th Century English scientist who deduced the Earth has a metal core
Controversial president of Venezuela since 1998
Highly influential early 19th cent. Kentucky Senator. Responsible for 'Great Compromise'
2004 presidential candidate from Vermont & head of Democratic Nat. Comm.
16th Spanish explorer who discovered the Mississippi River
Disney teen star (actress/singer) in early 2000's
One of US history's greatest industralists, created Model T car
Quintessential good guy from American film (except 'How the West Was Won'). Daughter's also premiere actress
Carpenter-turned-actor who has appeared in several blockbusters, mostly under Lucas and Spielberg
Baseball player from '30s and '40s nicknamed 'Hebrew Hammer' and 'Hammering [first name]'. Hit 58 HRs in a season
Actress from Boogie Nights, Austin Powers, & The Hangover
British actor known primarily for romantic comedies and a prostitute scandal in the 90's
Famous gossip columnist in Hollywood's Golden Age, notorious for holding grudges
Oscar-winning actress also known from TV show 'Mad About You'
President of the U.S. at start of Great Depression
Won Oscar for Best Actress in 1994 for 'The Piano'
Wealthy recluse, innovator in aviation and motion pictures
British explorer sailed under the Dutch flag, honored with a river
Jazz pianist and composer. 'Chameleon' is a signature song of his.
Actor of 'All the President's Men' and 'Into the Wild'
Director, primarily in the 1930's and 40's. Films include 'Rio Bravo' & 'Bringing Up Baby'
Governor of Minnesota, Vice President and presidential candidate of 1968
Founder of 'Playboy' Magazine, owner of famous mansion
Magician and escape artist
Two-time Oscar-winning actress of 'Airport' and also from the 1930's
19th Century Norweigan playwright
Australian actor known for 'X-Men' 'Prestige' and 'Australia'
Founded an American chain of resturaunts and motels
Chancellor of Germany for 16 years who presided over unification of East & West Germany
Comedic actor from 'Carol Burnett Show' and 'Blazing Saddles'
German-born U.S. Seceretary of State under Nixon and Ford. Noted political author
Cohost of the Today Show's 4th hour with Kathy Lee Gifford
Actor with distinctive baritone who starred in MGM musicals including 'Showboat' '7 Brides for 7 Brothers' 'Kismet'
Blind and deaf woman on Alabama's state quarter
American actor of Broadway and film, broke out in the 70's in Scorsese's films, also in 'National Treasure'
Senate Majoriy Leader from Maine who battled Woodrow Wilson on Versailles, Grandson also a senator
Actress best-known from 90's series 'Melrose Place'
British actor, star of 'House,' also costarred in a cult sketch comedy show
80's rockstar who's band name is '[His Name] & the news'
Silent film comedian whose films were more profitable than Charlie Chaplin. Famously hung off a clock.
Colonial stateman and Virginia Revolutionary War Hero. Earned nickname for hosemanship
Author from Alabama. She wrote 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
Populist governor of Louisiana, assassinated in state capitol in 1935
New England poet wrote 'Midnight Ride of Paul Revere'
Deceased Australian actor of 'Monster's Ball' and 'Dark Knight'
16th Century English pirate, raided Spanish ships in Caribbean under British flag
Won first Oscar for African-American for 'Gone with the Wind'
Jazz composer, wrote 'The Pink Panther' theme and scored other 60's films
Political radical and statesman who introduced Communism to Vietnam
Grand dame of film acting, won Oscar 2006/2007 for playing QE2
French painter and sculptor. Born 1869
19th Century American writer of Moby Dick
British Admiral who led British fleet against Nepoleon in early 19th Century. Won Battle of Trafalgar but died in battle
Cofounder of the Black Panthers convicted of voluntary manslaughter in 1968
NBA player and Olympian from Univ. of Houston, won 2 NBA titles with Houston Rockets
Louisiana nun who became leading advocate against the death penalty, Susan Sarandon won Oscar playing her in 'Dead Man Walking'
Cleveland-based recently deceased American comic writer, Paul Giamatti played him in a movie
US Seceretary of Treasury under George W Bush, Banking CEO
One-armed actor who won Best Supporting Actor for 'Best Years of Our Lives' 1946/1947
Current US Senate Majority Leader from Nevada
Ethiopian King from 1930-1974. Inspired Rastafianism and reggae
Mexican-American congresswoman appointed to Seceretary of Labor under Obama
Saturday Night Live Castmember 1998-2006 of Chilean descent
Abolitionist. She wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852
Female Co-anchor of ESPN's Sports Center
Controversial radio shock jock
Key player and witness of the 21 game show scandal of the 1950's
Either one of two brothers who inherited the NY Yankees from father George in 2007
Celebrated abolitionist and former slave from Maryland, She rescued several slaves using Underground Railroad
Broadway and TV actress. Emmy-Nominated for 2 1/2 Men
Long-serving 90 yr. old member of White House Press Corps, Forced resignation in 2010 for Pro-Palestinian sendiments
Primarily an author, also activist and philosopher (and leader of Transcedentialist movement in 19th century), lived on Walden Pond
Journalist, primarily for Rolling Stone Magazine, inserted himself into stories and invented 'Gonzo journalism'
33rd President of the US, Oversaw dropping of atomic bomb
British Prime Minister 1964-70, '74-'76, Subject of conspiracy theories
Hollywood mogul who headed Miramax Studios with brother Bob. Known for aggressive Oscar campaigning
Country Music Hall of Famer with 11 hit singles between 1948 and 1953
TV star who played Fonzie on 'Happy Days'
Prolific scorewriter for Hollywood. He wrote music to Dark Knight, Inception, Rain Man
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