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Biography Channel Profile 'S' Person % Correct
He was a Greek philosopher and the main source of Western thought. Little is known of his life except what was recorded by his students, including Plato.Socrates
92%
He was on the TV show 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' and has had a successful career as a film actor in several blockbusters since 1992.Will Smith
91.7%
He first rose to fame in the early 1960s as the drummer for the legendary rock group the Beatles.Ringo Starr
91.7%
He was the first General Secretary of the Communist Party and took over after Vladimir Lenin's death and became the leader of the Soviet Union.Joseph Stalin
86.6%
She was a British writer who penned the famous tale 'Frankenstein' in 1818.Mary Shelley
85.8%
With his landmark novel 'Catcher in the Rye,' he was one of the more influential 20th-century American writers.J.D. Salinger
82%
He was a cartoonist best known for creating one of the world's most successful comic strips, Peanuts.Charles Schulz
80.9%
He was a clothing manufacturer known as the originator of blue jeans.Levi Strauss
77.9%
She is an American actress who starred in 'Thelma & Louise' and 'Dead Man Walking.' She is also an outspoken social and political activist.Susan Sarandon
77.9%
She is most famous for her starring role in the erotic thriller 'Basic Instinct.' She won an Oscar nomination for her performance in 'Casino.'Sharon Stone
76.6%
Biography Channel Profile 'S' Person % Correct
He was a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist whose book, 'The Grapes of Wrath,' portrayed the plight of migrant workers during the Depression.John Steinbeck
76.2%
She is a founding member of the ska-pop group No Doubt. In the early aughts, she launched a successful solo-music career and two popular clothing lines.Gwen Stefani
71.8%
From the iconic 'Taxi Driver' to Academy Award-winner 'The Departed,' this director has produced some of the most memorable films in cinema history.Martin Scorsese
68.4%
He was an American physician and medical researcher who developed the first safe and effective vaccine for polio.Jonas Salk
68.3%
He was best known for his parenting advice book, 'Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care,' originally published in 1946.Dr. Benjamin Spock
62.3%
He was a Caldecott award-winning children's book author and illustrator best known for his book 'Where the Wild Things Are.'Maurice Sendak
40.2%
She was one of the lead singers for the band Jefferson Airplane. She wrote the song 'White Rabbit'.Grace Slick
39%
She was a teacher who, at age 21, taught Helen Keller, who was deaf, mute, and blind, how to communicate and read Braille.Anne Sullivan
38.9%
He was a Russian-American pioneer of aviation, credited with designing America's first helicopter.Igor Sikorsky
29.6%
He was an American writer of mysteries and pulp fiction. His most famous creation was hard-boiled detective, Mike Hammer.Mickey Spillane
26.8%

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