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Can you name the following famous people who were born, died, or once lived in El Paso, Texas?

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Painter and writer; author of 'The Wonderful Country'
Oscar-winning star of 'Amadeus' and 'The Name of the Rose'
Hall of Fame basketball coach portrayed by Josh Lucas in 'Glory Road'
Sixties folk singer who penned 'I Ain't Marching Anymore'
Award-winning writer of 'City of Night' and 'The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez'
1985 Miss USA who later starred in 'Mulholland Drive' and 'The Shield'
Gunslinging outlaw who was murdered in El Paso's Acme Saloon in 1895 and later had a Bob Dylan album named after him
Lead singer of Counting Crows
Longtime 'swing vote' on the US Supreme Court
Actor who portrayed George Jefferson on 'The Jeffersons'
Sixties rocker best known for singing 'I Fought the Law'
Oscar-nominated star of 'Singin' in the Rain' and 'The Unsinkable Molly Brown'
Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'No Country For Old Men' and 'Blood Meridian'
Five-time all-NBA point guard for the Golden State Warriors and Miami Heat
What they are famous forName
'Nightstalker' convicted of 13 serial murders in Los Angeles in 1985
Golfer nicknamed 'Supermex' who won six major championships
Creator of 'Star Trek'
Gold medalist who long jumped 29 feet, two and a half inches at the 1968 Olympics, breaking previous record by nearly two feet
Purveyor of Deep Thoughts on 'Saturday Night Live'
Golfer who won the 2002 PGA Championship
Mexican revolutionary who drew the ire of the U.S. Army after a 1916 raid on Columbus, NM
Grammy-winning singers of 'Wax Simulacra' and 'Frances the Mute'
Basketball coach of the 1994 NCAA champion Arkansas Razorbacks
Hall of Fame point guard who led the Boston Celtics to the 1981 NBA title
Tough-guy actor who portrayed title characters in 'Zorba the Greek' and 'Requiem for a Heavyweight'
Unibrow-sporting ABC news anchor and reporter from 1977-2009
Spanish singer from the 60's. She was also a well-known humanitarian

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