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He has produced some of the most highly acclaimed, biggest box-office hits of his era, including 'Aliens,' 'Titanic,' and 'Avatar.'James Cameron
As prime minister, he rallied the British people during WWII and led his country from the brink of defeat to victory.Winston Churchill
With the use of mime, slapstick and other comedic routines, 'The Tramp' was the best known actor and director of the silent film era.Charles Chaplin
A talented, troubled grunge performer, he became a rock legend with his band Nirvana in the 1990s and committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.Kurt Cobain
A Marxist Cuban political leader, he helped lead the Cuban Revolution and served as president of Cuba 1976-2008.Fidel Castro
His unique blend of impressive martial arts and screwball physical comedy have helped make him an international film star.Jackie Chan
She was a Polish-born French physicist famous for her work on radioactivity and twice a winner of the Nobel Prize.Marie Curie
A poor child from an Italian immigrant family, he (a.k.a. 'Scarface') rose to infamy as the leader of the Chicago mafia during the Prohibition era.Al Capone
Known as the Man in Black, he was a singer, guitarist, and songwriter whose music innovatively mixed country, rock, blues, and gospel influences.Johnny Cash
She is an American Idol winner who went on to record several top ten hits including 'Breakaway,' 'Behind These Hazel Eyes,' and 'Because of You.'Kelly Clarkson
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She is the bestselling mystery author of all time. Her characters, Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, have been repeatedly portrayed on film.Agatha Christie
He was English poet who wrote the unfinished work, 'The Canterbury Tales,' which is considered one of the greatest poetic works in English.Geoffrey Chaucer
He was an ancient Chinese thinker and social philosopher who emphasized personal and governmental morality, justice and sincerity. Confucius
Under this pen name, he was the author of the children's classics 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through the Looking-Glass.'Lewis Carroll
A TV chef and author, she adapted complex French cooking for everyday Americans, with her groundbreaking cookbook 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking.'Julia Child
A French ocean explorer and navy officer, he co-invented the Aqua-Lung, or scuba.Jacques Cousteau
He was an agricultural chemist whose development of products derived from peanuts revolutionized the South's agricultural economy.George Washington Carver
He is a U.S. convicted murderer best known for shooting and killing former Beatles member John Lennon.Mark David Chapman
He was an Algerian-born writer who won the Nobel Prize for literature in part due to his embrace of existentialism in books like 'The Stranger.'Albert Camus
He was American baseball catcher who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers until his career was cut short as a result of an automobile accident.Roy Campanella

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