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Can you name the people whose last name begins with W when given their Biography Channel profiles?

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She is an actress and activist known for her portrayal of Jamie Sommers on TV's 'The Bionic Woman.'
He got his start headlining the musical group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, later going on to a modeling career and acting success in Hollywood.
He co-founded Wikipedia, a free Internet-based encyclopedia operating under an open-source management style.
A labor activist and later Polish president, he helped form and lead communist Poland's first independent trade union, Solidarity, and won a Nobel Prize.
She is a Pulitzer Prize-winning, African-American novelist and poet most famous for her book 'The Color Purple.'
She was on the 'Today Show' for 11 years. She is also the first woman to co-anchor a network (ABC) evening news program.
He was an American businessman and entrepreneur who founded the retail stores Wal-Mart and Sam's Club.
Known for balancing modern designs with traditional elegance, she is arguably the most prominent designer of bridal wear in America.
He is famous for his 'pop' paintings of everyday consumer goods, like Campbell's Soup cans, as well as screen-printing portraits of celebrities, like Marilyn Monroe.
He was Governor of California, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and head of the commission that investigated the JFK assassination.
Biography Channel Profile'W' Person
This soul singer became a superstar with early hits 'Walk On By' and 'I Say a Little Prayer,' and later with albums like 'Heartbreaker.'
He was a leader of the Continental Army in the American Revolution and was the first to become U.S. president.
A filmmaker, director, and writer, he is sometimes called the 'King of Bad Taste' or the 'Pope of Trash' and has built a reputation for shocking his audiences.
She s best known for playing the character of Hermione, the best friend of Harry Potter in the Harry Potter film franchise.
He is best known for his comic strip creation Calvin and Hobbes, about a boy and his imaginary friend.
He documented American spelling and grammar in his two major publications, the 'American Spelling Book' and the 'American Dictionary of the English Language.'
She was launched as a cinematic sex symbol in 'One Million Years BC' (1966) and continues to be regarded as one of the world's great beauties.
He wrote, directed, and starred in the film 'Citizen Kane,' which remains one of the most influential films ever made.
He played the crime-fighting superhero Batman in the 1966 TV series. The phenomenal popularity of the series made him a household name.
She was born to an old New York family, but is better known for her books 'Ethan Frome' and 'The Age of Innocence.'
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