Famous Canadians

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Can you name the Famous Canadians (last names usually sufficient)?

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DescriptionNameMore Info
Mathematician for whom the most prestigious award in the field is named
Original author of the Hardy Boys mystery series
Founded the National Geographic Society and invented the telephone
Starred in “Family Ties”, “Back to the Future” and is an advocate for Parkinsons’ research
Star of “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” & the “Matrix” trilogy
Began the “Marathon of Hope” to raise money for cancer by running across Canada
In 1900 invented the wireless telegraph
The band who recorded “If I had a Million Dollars”
Nobel prize winner who discovered insulin during research at the University of Toronto along with Dr. Charles Best
The winningest North American sports team with a 502-20 record
DescriptionNameMore Info
Actor who starred in 'Bruce Almighty', 'Ace Ventura' and 'Mask'
Singer of “Sk8er Boi” an 'Complicated' from Napanee
Nobel Peace prize winner who introduced peacekeeping to the United Nations
Born in Saskatchewan, and nicknamed “Mr. Hockey”
Head of the UN Peacekeeping force in Rwanda
Former soccer player and two time NBA MVP
Wrote and directed “The Terminator” along with the two highest grossing movies of all time
Stand up comic, starred in “Bobby’s World” and now hosts a game show
Author of the book and coined the phrase “Generation X”
Architect of the Guggenheim Museum and the Walt Disney Concert Hall

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