Famous Canadians

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

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

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