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Can you name the people who share a name with a Shakespearian character?

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Jafar's bird from 'Aladdin'Othello
Possessed child in 'The Exorcist'King Lear
20th century writer who wrote 'The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas'Hamlet
Roman martyr who lent his name to a popular holidayTwo Gentlemen of Verona
The annual award for American mystery writers is named for himKing Lear
Former wife of the Rolling Stone's lead singerTaming of the Shrew
Former name of boxer Muhammad AliJulius Caesar
Companion of Harry PotterA Winter's Tale
Legendary character played by Errol Flynn, Kevin Costner, and Sean ConneryMerry Wives of Windsor
Actress famous for 'Auntie Mame' and 'His Girl Friday'As You Like It
Anne Sullivan's famous studentTroilus and Cressida
French-Russian Jewish modernist artisAntony and Cleopatra
Actress from 'iCarly' and 'Drake and Josh'The Tempest
Star of 'Gray's Anatomy' and 'Knocked Up'Taming of the Shrew
Heroine of the Divine ComedyMuch Ado About Nothing
Patron of Christopher ColumbusMeasure for Measure
Baroque composer who wrote the Brandenburg ConcertosTwelfth Night
Hero of the Battle of TrafalgarHamlet
Socialite who starred in 'The Simple Life'Romeo and Juliet
Partner of Tim Burton and frequent star of his moviesA Midsummer Night's dream
Spanish actor who has played Zorro and the voice of Puss in Boots in 'Shrek'Merchant of Venice
Former Israeli prime minister and general who suffered a stroke in 2006The Tempest

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