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Can you name the famous californians?

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Nobel prize author who has had many novels made into filmSalinas
HOFer who is one of three brothers in baseballMartinez
One of the early pro Tennis stars who won long match at WimbledonLos Angeles
Lead singer of a rock group whose followers became sort of a cultSan Francisco
Director and filmmaker who introduced us to the dark sideModesto
Business man and inventor who helped revolutionize the computer industrySan Francisco
Won an Oscar for portraying Atticus FitchLa Jolla
Actor and 4 time Oscar winner known for Spaghetti westerns and as Mayor of CarmelSan Francisco
Pioneer in spaceEncino
Believe it or notSanta Rosa
Won three straight US amateurs before turning pro and becoming a big winner on PGA tourCypress
Actress who became ambassador to GhanaSnatra Monica
Wished to be remembered as the 'Greatest hitter that ever lived'San Diego
Governor and jurist who ran for Vice President in 1948Los Angeles
Musician that died in a famous plane crash i 1959San Fernando Valley
cluecalifornianhome town
WW2 general immortalized on filmSan Gabriel
Led raid over TokyoAlameda
Once held single season home run recordPomona
Created over 800 varieties of plantsSanta Rosa
Politician first elected to Congress in 1946 Yorba Linda
Author who once ran for Governor as a socialistMonrovia
Owner of a famous millColoma
Governor who donated land for a university in honor of his sonSacramento
Author of Call of the Wild and White FangSan Francisco
Explorer who was his party's first nominee for PresidentSan Francisco
Publisher whose descendent was a famous kidnap victimSan Francisco
High school qb who ran for Heisman Trophy and is in Pro HOFSan Diego
Famous photographer of YosemiteSan Francisco
Television chefPasadena

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