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Can you name the people whose last name (or single stage name) begins with M when given their Biography Channel profiles?

 Plays Quiz Updated Dec 21, 2015

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Biography Channel Profile'M' Person
He was a leader of the anti-apartheid movement who eventually became South Africa's first president to be elected in a fully democratic election.
He is a former NFL Raiders coach and Fox broadcaster. He has won 16 Emmy awards for outstanding sports personality/analyst.
He was a stockbrocker who ran his multi-billion dollar firm as a grand scale Ponzi scheme. He is currently serving a 150-year prison sentence.
A singer, musician, and songwriter, he served as a world ambassador for reggae music. He sold more than 20 million records.
She is known for her constant reinvention as a performer. Her biggest hits include 'Papa Don't Preach,' 'Like a Prayer' and 'Vogue.'
He is a playwright and screenwriter known for such heady works as 'American Buffalo' and 'Glengarry Glen Ross.'
He is an American cult leader whose followers carried out several notorious murders in the late 1960s and inspired the book 'Helter Skelter.'
He was best known for his work as a mime artist in France.
As head of state from 1966–1986, he established an authoritarian regime in the Philippines that was accused of being corrupt.
A revolutionary, sociologist, historian, and economist, he published 'The Communist Manifesto,' the most celebrated pamphlet in the history of socialism.
Biography Channel Profile'M' Person
She was the fourth Prime Minister of Israel and the first woman to hold the office (1969-1974).
He wrote the classic American novel 'Moby-Dick,' a whaling adventure which is regarded as one of the greatest literary works of all time.
A Grammy award-winning pop singer, he was one of the leading performers in the 1980s. His 1987 album 'Faith' won a Grammy for Best Album of the Year.
She married Prince William in 2011 at Westminster Abbey.
He became one of the first openly gay officials in the U.S. when he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977. Tragically, he was killed the following year.
He wrote beloved classic children's books about the adventures of Christopher Robin and the toy animal Winnie-the-Pooh.
She is best known for her one novel, 'Gone with the Wind.'
He was a famous French painter whose work gave a name to the art movement Impressionism which was concerned with capturing light and natural forms.
He was a legendary drummer for the rock band The Who before his untimely death by an accidental drug overdose.
A Norwegian painter, he revolted against naturalism with Frieze of Life, which includes his iconic 'The Scream.'

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