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He is the much-beloved star of such Hollywood hits as 'Splash,' 'Big,' 'Forrest Gump,' 'Apollo 13,' 'Toy Story,' and many more.Tom Hanks
His grand illusions and daring, spectacular escape acts made him one of the most famous magicians of all time.Harry Houdini
He was lead guitarist of The Beatles as well as a singer-songwriter on many of their most memorable tracks.George Harrison
His works are classics of American literature, including 'A Farewell to Arms,' 'A Moveable Feast,' and 'The Old Man and the Sea.'Ernest Hemingway
He left Esquire magazine in 1952 to start Playboy, launching an extensive publishing, television and internet empire based on adult entertainment.Hugh Hefner
He was an English film director known for his work in the suspense genre. He made over 60 films, nearly all commercial and critical successes.Alfred Hitchcock
He was the creator of the Muppets, including the much-loved and familiar characters Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Big Bird, and Cookie Monster. Jim Henson
She was the star of 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' and remains one of Hollywood's greatest style icons and one of the world's most successful actresses.Audrey Hepburn
He is a professional skateboarder, probably the most famous to ever be involved in the sport.Tony Hawk
As director of the FBI, he had rabid anti-Communist and anti-subversive views and used unconventional tactics to monitor related activity.J. Edgar Hoover
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She is a disgraced figure skater who ruined her future in the sport when she was implicated with clubbing fellow competitor Nancy Kerrigan.Tonya Harding
He became famous for his role as Luke Skywalker in the epic film 'Star Wars.'Mark Hamill
He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, author of the Federalist papers, and secretary of the Treasury of the United States.Alexander Hamilton
He starred opposite Barbara Eden on the sitcom 'I Dream of Jeannie' and played J.R. Ewing on the nighttime drama 'Dallas.'Larry Hagman
He is best known for publishing the largest chain of American newspapers in the late 19th century, and particularly for sensational yellow journalism.William Randolph Hearst
He is best known for singing one of the earliest rock and roll songs, 'Rock Around the Clock.'Bill Haley
She is a model and actress, best known for her off-again, on-again relationship with Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger. Jerry Hall
He was a playwright who in 1989 became the president of Czechoslovakia, continuing on after the country became the Czech Republic until 2003.Vaclav Havel
He is known as the father of the hardboiled detective story and created the iconic Sam Spade.Dashiell Hammett
She was one of the most prolific costume designers in 20th century film, winning a record eight Academy Awards.Edith Head
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