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Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan is Bollywood’s most commercially successful and popular film star; having made more than 50 films and winning numerous awards.



Kajol Devgan is an Indian film actress who appears in Hindi films.


Jesus Christ

Jesus of Nazareth is the central figure of Christianity and the said son of God. He is viewed as the Messiah who died for the sins of mankind.


Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond is an American singer and songwriter. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984.


Rebecca St. James

Rebecca St. James is an Australian Grammy-winning Christian pop rock singer, songwriter and author.


Rani Mukherjee

Rani Mukherjee is an award-winning film actress. She is one of the most successful Bollywood actresses in India.


Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel is an American actor, writer, director and producer. He has starred in films such as Saving Private Ryan, The Fast and the Furious, The Boiler Room and The Chronicles of Riddick.


Anne Geddes

One of the world’s most respected photographers and bestselling authors; Anne Geddes creates images of babies and new life that are iconic, award winning, internationally acclaimed and beloved.


Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II reigned as the pope of the Catholic Church for 27 years until his death; making his the third-longest reign in Roman Catholic history.



Superman, also known as The Man of Steel, is a fictional character and comic superhero created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster for DC Comics.


Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai is an award-winning Indian actress and former Miss World.


Kabir Bedi

Kabir Bedi is an Indian international film actor. He is best known for his roles in ‘Sandokan’, ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’, and the ‘James Bond’ film, ‘Octopussy’.


Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the most prominent architects of the first half of the 20th century. One of his most significant projects included the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City.


Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin was an English comedian, mime and clown who became one of the most famous performers in early Hollywood. He once won 2nd place in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.


Bob Marley

Bob Marley was a Jamaican musician and activist. He is the most widely known performer of reggae music.


J.R.R. Tolkien & Lord Of The Rings

The ‘Lord of the Rings’ is a epic fantasy story by J. R. R. Tolkien, a sequel to his earlier work, ‘The Hobbit’. The trilogy was developed into three highly successful films by New Zealand director, Peter Jackson.



Mahatma Gandhi was major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian Independence Movement. In India, he is known as the Father of the Nation.


Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was an Academy Award-winning actress. From 1988 until her death in 1993, she served as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.


Martin St James

Martin St James is a hypnotist who has hypnotised over 1.5 million people on stage and on television.


Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan was born in Hong Kong in 1954. As an actor, director, producer, writer, and stuntman, Chan has won over an international audience thanks to his charm and amazing stunts.


Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is an Indian film actor, director and producer. In 2010, he received a Padma Bhushan, from the Government of India, for his contributions towards Indian Cinema.


Tana Umaga

Tana Umaga is former captain of the New Zealand national rugby team, the All Blacks. After playing 74 international test matches he retired from rugby in 2006.


Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning actress. She is best known for her role in the television drama, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.


Salman Khan

Born on December 27, 1965, Salman Khan, son of script writer Salim Khan, is a Bollywood icon in his own right, having featured in over 50 movies since 1988.


Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was an American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.



Madonna is an American pop singer, composer, actress, dancer, author, activist, and fashion icon. She rose to prominence in the 1980s, and has become one of the best-selling female artists of all time.


Michael Moore

Michael Moore is an American filmmaker, author and liberal political commentator. His films include Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11 and Sicko.


Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue is an Australian pop singer, songwriter and actress.


Johnny Depp

Jonny Depp is an American actor and musician. He first shot to fame after his roles in ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’ and ‘Edward Scissorhands’. He has twice been named Sexiest Man Alive by ‘People’ magazine.



Oprah is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the United States. She is currently involved in many business ventures, but is most identified with her massively popular and eponymous talk show.


John Lennon

John Lennon was an English singer and sognwriter. He was one of the ofunding members of The Beatles. As performer, writer, or co-writer he is responsible for 27 number one singles on the US Hot 100 chart. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987 and into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.


Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is an award-winning American actress. She is known for her work with humanitarian causes and is a Goodwill Ambassador for the United National high Commisioner for Refugees.


Rajesh Khanna

Rajesh Khanna is an Indian Bollywood actor who was extremely popular in the 1970s. He also served as a Member of Parliament for the New Delhi constituency.


Danny Messer

Danny Messer is a fictional character on the television drama, ‘CSI: NY’. He is portrayed by the actor Carmine Giovinazzo.


James Bond

James Bond, codename 007, is a fictional British agent. He was created in 1952 by writer Ian Fleming and featured in several novels and short stories. Since the 1960s, the character has formed the basis for one of the most successful film series in cinematic history.


Uday Chopra

Uday Chopra is an Indian film actor, director and producer.


Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan is an award-winning Indian film actor widely regarded as one of the most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema.


J.K. Rowling

Joanne Rowling is a British author who shot to fame after writing the ‘Harry Potter’ series. The series of seven ‘Potter’ books have gained world wide attention and sold over 400 million copies. In 2007 ‘TIME’ magazine named Rowling as runner-up as Person of The Year.


Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe also known as Norma Jeane Baker, was an American actress, singer and model. In 1999, Monroe was ranked as the sixth greatest female star of all time by the American Film Institute.



Paul "Bono" Hewson was originally nicknamed "Bono Vox" – meaning "good voice" in cockeyed Latin. Bono is an Irish singer and musician and lead singer of rock band U2. [SEE U2 on the Lovemarks List].


Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama is a leader of religious officals of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism. He is traditionally thought of as the latest reincarnation of a series of spiritual leaders, chosen to be reborn in order to enlighten others.


Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee was a Chinese-American actor, film director and producer, screenwriter, and martial arts instructor. He was the founder of the Jeet Kune Do martial arts movement.


Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve was an American actor, producer, director, screenwriter and author. He is best known for his role in the film ‘Superman’, which was based on the comic books.


Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States and the founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation to promote and address international causes.


Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an Academy Award winning American film director and producer. Spielberg is the most financially successful motion picture director of all time. He has directed and/or produced a number of major box office hits.


Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts is an American actress. She became a Hollywood star after her role in the romantic comedy ‘Pretty Women’. People magazine have named her in the Top 50 Most Beautiful people 11 times. She has also starred in ‘Erin Brockovich’, ‘Notting Hill’ and ‘Runaway Bride’. She is one of the world’s highest earning actresses.


Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democratic election.


Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson is a British entrepreneur best known for his Virgin brand.


Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles (aka Beyonce) is an American R&B and pop recording artist and actress. In 2010, she was listed by Forbes as the second most powerful and influential musician in the world.


Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffeett is an American singer, songwriter, author, businessman, and movie producer. He has a devoted base of fans known as "Parrotheads".


Robin Williams

Robin Williams is an American actor and comedian. He has starred infilms including Good Will Hunting, Good Morning Vietnam, Mrs Doubtfire and Dead Poet's Society.


Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is an New Zealand film director, producer and screenwriter. He is best knwon for his film adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, and the remake of King Kong. He was knighted in 2010.


Mister Rogers

Fred Rogers began developing his ideas for children’s programming in the 1950s. He is best known for “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” which became the longest-running program on the PBS and picked up four Emmys. A cardigan sweater belonging to Rogers hangs in the Smithsonian.


Alton Brown

Alton Brown is a James Beard Award-winning American television personality, celebrity chef, author, actor, and cinematographer.


Juhi Chawla

Juhi Chawla is an award-winning Bollywood actress.


David Bowie

David Bowie, born Daivd Robert Jones, is an English rock-star, actor and producer. His influencial music has spanned over five deacdes.


Gavin DeGraw

Gavin DeGraw is an American singer-songwriter. He is best known for his song ‘I don’t want to be’, which is the theme song to TV series ‘One Tree Hill’.


Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Royal Canadian Mounted Police is the national police force of Canada, and one of the most recognized of its kind in the world. It is unique in the world as a national, federal, provincial and municipal policing body.


Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy was an American politician, a Democratic Senator from New York, and a noted civil rights activist. He was a younger brother of American President John F. Kennedy.


Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll, was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. He is knwon for hits including ‘Hound Dog’ and ‘Love me tender’. He has been inducted into four music Halls of Fame.


Les Luthiers

Les Luthiers is an Argentine comedy-musical group. They were formed in 1967 by Gerardo Masana, during the height of a period of very intense Choral Music activity in Argentina's state universities.


Mircea Cartarescu

Mircea Cartarescu was born in Bucharest, Romania in 1956. He is one of the best-known contemporary poets in Romania and is especially noted for his love poetry.


Santa Claus

Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas or Kris Kringle is a historical, legendary and mythological figure who is said to bring gifts to the homes of the good children during the late evening and overnight hours of Christmas Eve.


C S Lewis

C S (Clive Staples) Lewis, known to his friends as "Jack", was an accomplished English academic best known to readers around the world for his work of children's fiction, The Chronicles of Narnia, and his Christian apologetics.


Princess Diana

Diana, Princess of Wales, was known for her involvement in charity work, especially in the health-sector. She died on 31 August 1997.


Che Guevara

Che Guevara was a revolutionary who helped create and maintain the Cuban Revolution. He also tried to establish socialism in Cuba, and worked to create revolutions throughout Africa and South America.


Zeenat Aman

Zeenat Aman is an Indian actress who appeared in Bollywood films, notably in the 1970s and 1980s.


Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams is an English singer-songwriter. He was a member of the boy band Take That and has had a successful solo career. In 2004, he was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame after being voted as the “Greatest Artist of the 1990s.”



The Artist known as Prince is an American musician. He was born Prince Roger Nelson and is known for his innovative style of funk, rock and soul music.


Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett is an English novelist, known for his frequently comical work in the fantasy genre.



Sting is an English musician, singer-songwriter, activist, actor and philanthropist. Before his solo career he was in the band The Police. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.


Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa (1910 – 1997) was born Agnes Bonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje, Macedonia. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.


Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver, sometimes known as ‘The Naked  Chef’, is a British chef, restaurateur and media personality.


Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. He is often called the greatest electric guitarist in the history of rock music. He was inducted in to the US Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1992 and the UK Msic Hall of Fame in 2005.


Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra was an American singer and actor. He is known for singels such as ‘All or nothing at all’ and ‘Come fly with me’. He starred in a number of films including ‘From here to Eternity’ and ‘The man with the gloden arm’.


Anthony LaPaglia

Anthony LaPaglia is an Australian actor best knon for his role as FBI agent Jack Malone on the American tv show ‘Without a Trace’.



Charmaine is an Australian pop singer-songwriter.


Nicholas Sparks

Nicholas Sparks is an international bestselling author. Some books he has written are: Message in a Bottle, The Notebook and A Walk to Remember.


Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly was an American actress and Princess consort of Monaco, married to Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. She won a number of awards for her movie roles and in 1999 the American Film institute named her number 13 on the list of 'top female stars in american cinema'.


Paul Newman

Paul Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, humanitarian, and auto racing enthusiast. He was a co-founder of Newman's Own, a food company from which all post-tax profits and royalties to charity.


Sarah MacLachlan

Sarah MacLachlan has sold over 22 million records worldwide since her recording career began with her debut release, Touch, in 1988.


Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. One of his most famous works is The Alchemist.


Tim Burton

Tim Burton is an  American film director, film producer, writer and artist. He is famous for dark, quirky-themed movies such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.


Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Clinton is the 67th United States Secretary of State, serving in the administration of 44th President Barack Obama. She is the wife of Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States. She was a senator for the city of New York from 2001 to 2009.


Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist. He is best known for his novels ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ and ‘Love in the Time of Cholera’.


Ali McGraw

Ali McGraw is an American film actress. She is known for her roles in ‘Love Story’ and ‘The Getaway’.


Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa was an American composer, electric guitarist, record producer, and film director



Best known as ‘Eminem’, and in his lyrics as ‘Slim Shady’, Marshal Mathers III is an American rapper and record producer. He has achieved a global following since his first single was released in 1995.


Jack Davenport

Jack Davenport is a British actor. He is knwon for his roles in feature films such as ‘The talented Mr Ripley’ and ‘The Pirates of the Caribbean’ series


Pat Kiernan

Pat Kiernan is a New York City news anchor. He is the morning anchor of NY1 and known for his "In the Papers" features.


Andrew Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber is an award-winning English composer of musical theatre and the most commercially successful composer in history. He is known for musicals such as ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Cats’.


Tori Amos

Tori Amos is an American pianist and singer-songwriter.


Tanya Donelly

Tanya Donelly is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist based in New England.


Benicio del Toro

Benicio del Toro is a Puerto Rican Golden Globe and Academy Award winning actor. He has starred in films such as ‘Traffic’, ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ and ‘Snatch’.


Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara, was the voice of legendary rock band ‘Queen’. He composed hit songs including ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘Don’t stop me now’ and ‘We are the champions’.


Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford is an American actor and producer. He is known for his role as Hans Solo in the original ‘Star Wars’ trilogy, and his role as the title character in the film ‘Indiana Jones’. He is married to well-acclaimed actress Calista Flockhart.


George Clooney

George Cloony is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. He began on TV series ‘ER’ and has also starred in blockbusters including ‘Batman and Robin’ and ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ series of films. He has twice been named Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine.


Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet is an English actress. She is the youngest person to accrue six Academy Award nominations. She has starred in films such as ‘Titanic’, ‘The Reader’, ‘Finding Neverland’ and ‘Sense and Sensibility’.


Roald Dahl

“‘What!’ cried the BFG. ‘No frobscottle? No whizpopping? No glumptious music? No boom-boom-boom?'”. The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre operates in the Buckinghamshire village where Roald Dahl lived and wrote many of his well loved books.


Tom Peters

Tom Peters is an American writer on business management practices. His best knwon book is In Search of Excellence, which heco-authored with Robert H. Waterman, Jr.


Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino is an American film director, actor, and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. His films include Resevoir Dogs (1992) and Pulp Fiction (1994).


John Cena

Jona Cena is actor, hip hop musician, and professional wrestler.


Kevyn Aucoin

Kevyn Aucoin was an American make-up artist and photographer.


Jane Austen

Jane Austen (Dec 16, 1775 – July 18, 1817) is best known for her novels Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, and Persuasion, and for her wit and social observations.


Jimmy Stewart

Jimmy Stewart was an American film and stage actor. He starred in films such as ‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington’, ‘The Philadelphia Story’, and ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’.


Leonard Cohen

They sentenced me to twenty years of boredom/ For trying to change the system from within/ I’m coming now, I’m coming to reward them/ First we take Manhattan,/ then we take Berlin (Leonard Cohen). Leonard Cohen is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poet and novelist.


James Taylor

James Taylor is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is a 5-time Grammy Award winner and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. His bigger knwon hits include ‘Fire and Rain’, ‘You’ve got a friend’ and ‘Carolina in my mind’.


Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs is the CEO of Apple, which he co-founded in 1976. Jobs also co-founded Pixar Animation Studios and serves on their board of directors.


M.S. Subbalakshmi

M.S. Subbalakshmi was a renowned Carnatic vocalist. She was the first musician ever to be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor.


Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic. He was considered part of the American Romantic Movement and is best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre. Poe is considered the inventor of the detective-fiction genre. His first published poem was “The Raven” in 1985.


Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor and musician. His feature film debut was in Remember the Titans. He then won an award for The Believer, and gained mainstream recognition in The Notebook.



Michelangelo was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer. Two of his best-known works are the Pietà and David. His work is also in the Sistine Chapel in Rome.


Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof is an Irish singer, songwriter, author, and political activist. He was the lead singer in the band The Boomtown Rats. He is heavily involved in raising money for famine relief in Ethiopia.


Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt is an American actor and film producer. He has twice been named by ‘People’ magazine the sexiest man alive.


Anthony Robbins

Anthony Robbins is an American self-help writer and success coach. He is author of the books ‘Unlimited Power: The new science of personal achievement’ and ‘Awaken the giant within’.


Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez, also known as J.Lo, is actress, singer, record producer, dancer, fashion designer and television producer. She has starred in movies ‘Out of Sight’, ‘The Wedding Planner’ and ‘Monster-in-Law’. Her hit singles include ‘Jenny from the Block’, ‘If you had my love’ and ‘All I have’.


Elton John

Sir Elton John is an English singer-songwriter, composer and pianist. He is one of the most successful artists of all time, selling over 250millon records. He is known for hits such as ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’, ‘Rocket Man’ and ‘Bennie and the Jets’. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll hall of Fame and is heavily involved in the fight against AIDS.


Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor is a Scottish actor who catapulted to fame after his portryal of smack-addict Mark Renton in Irvine Welsh’s ‘Trainspotting’. He is also known for his role as Obi-Wan Kenob in ‘Star Wars’ and Christian in ‘Moulin Rouge’.


Jim Henson

Jim Henson was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, actor, film director and producer.


Barack Obama

Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States. He was elected in  2008 and is the first African-American to serve as president.


Al Gore

Al Gore was the 45th Vice President of the United States. He served under President Bill Clinton from 1993 till 2001.


Judi Dench

Dame Judi Dench is an English actress. She was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1988. Her film career took off after being cast a M in the 1995 James Bond film ‘GoldenEye’. She has also been commended for roles in ‘Mrs. Brown, Iris’ and ‘Notes on a Scandal’.


Maria Callas

Maria Callas was an American-born Greek soprano and one of the most renowned opera singers of the 20th century.


Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is an American singer/songwrtier and musician. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Songwriters Hall of Fame.


Donald Trump

Donald Trump is CEO of Trump Corporation. He is an American business magnate, socialite, TV personality and author. He is well-known for his reality TV show ‘The Apprentice’.


Eddie Izzard

Edward John “Eddie” Izzard is a British stand-up comedian, actor and voice-over artist. His comedy style takes the form of rambling, whimsical monologue and self-referential pantomime.


Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Christo and Jeanne-Claude were a married couple who together created enviromental works of art. Their work was visually impressive and often convtroversial as a result of its scale.


Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon is an American actress. She won an Oscar for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in the film Walk the Line (2005). She also played Elle Woods in the Legally Blonde films.


Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel is an English musician. He first came to fame as the lead vocalist of the rock group ‘Genesis’ before launching a solo career.


Jeff Buckley

Singer and musician Jeff Buckley was born in California’s Orange County in 1966 and died in a tragic drowning accident in Memphis on May 29, 1997. He received huge posthumous success with his rendition of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’.


Derek Jacobi

Derek Jacobi is an English actor and director. He is well known for his roles in Shakespearean plays. He holds two Knighthoods, one from England and one from Denmark.


Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker is an American film, television and theatre actress. Sh is best known for her lead role as Carrie in the HBO TV series Sex and the City.


Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera is an American pop singer/songwriter. She began her career on Disney's Mickey Mouse Club and has had multiple singles reach number one on the music charts.


Aftab Shivdasani

Aftab Shivdasani is an Indian film actor working in Bollywood film industry.


James Brown

James Brown Jr was an American signer and entertainer. He is often referred to as  The Grandfather of Soul. He is known for such singles as ‘I got you’ (I feel good), ‘Please please please’, and ‘Sex Machine’.


Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney is an English musician, singer-songwriter and composer. He was one of the founding members of The Beatles and Guinness World Records places him the most successful songwriter in popular music history.


Keith Haring

Keith Haring was an American artist and social activist. He began his career drawing in white chalk in the New York subway system.His artwork began the style of Pop Art.


Weird Al Yankovic

"Weird Al" Yankovic is an award-winning American singer-songwriter, comedian, and satirist. He has sold more albums than other comedy act in history.


Jonathan Carroll

"Is there any way to fully grasp another's story without actually being them?" – Arlen Ford in 'From the Teeth of Angels'. Jonathan Carroll is an American novelist.


Katie Melua

Katie Melua is a Georgian singer, songwriter and musician.


Rem Koolhaas

Rem Koolhaas is a Dutch architect, theorist and co-founder of the The Office of Metropolitan Architecture. He was awarded the Priztker Architecture Prize in 2000.


Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen is an Indian actress who appears in mainly Bollywood films. In 1994 she became the first Indian woman to win Miss Universe.


John Keats

John Keats was an English romantic poet. His poems and letters are considered as among the most popular and analysed in English literature, despite not being well-received while he was alive.


Dr Andrew Weil

Dr. Weil is an internationally recognized expert on medicinal herbs, mind-body interactions and Integrative Medicine.


Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein is a Canadian author and activist. She is known for her political analyses and criticism of corporate globalization.


Herb Ritts

Herb Ritts was an American fashion photographer. He was knwon for his black-and-white photography and portraits that were often in the style of classical Greek sculpture. He photographed many celebrities, including Madonna and Richard Gere, and shot for magazines including GQ, Vouge and Vanity Fair.


Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese manga artist and prominent film director and animator of many popular anime feature films.



Shakira is a Colombian singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer, and philanthropist who emerged in the music scene of Colombia and Latin America in the early 1990s.


Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. Her hit singels include ‘Big Yellow Taxi’, ‘Free Man in Paris’, and ‘Help Me’.


Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor and producer. He has played roles in many international films including ‘Australia’, ‘The Prestige’, and the role of Wolverine in ‘X-Men’. In 2008 he was named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.


Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie is an English actor, director, comedian, voice artist, writer and musician. He began his career in comedy shows such as ‘Blackadder,’ ‘Jeeves and Wooster’ and ‘A bit of Fry and Laurie.’ He is more recently known as Dr Gregory House in the TV series ‘House.’


Monty Roberts

Monty Roberts is a horse trainer who became world famous when his autobiography, ‘The Man Who Listens to Horses’, became a best-seller.


Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls was born February 7, 1867, in a little log house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin. She became famous for her ‘Little House’ books which depicted her life as did the television series, ‘Little House on the Prairie’, starring Michael Landon.


Tupac Shakur (2pac)

Tupac Shakur (2pac) was an American rapper. Having sold over 75 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling muscians in the world.


James Dean

James Dean was an American actor. He is a cultural icon and best known for his role in ‘Rebel Without a Cause’. The American Film Institute ranked him 18th Best Male Movie Star on their AFI’s 100 Years…100 Stars list in 1999.


Elizabeth Taylor

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond “Liz” Taylor was an British-American actress. She is known for her roles in movies such as ‘Cleopatra’ and ‘Cat on a hot tin roof’. She has devoted much time to AIDS-related charities and is placed at number 7 on the American Flim Institute’s Female Legends List.


Stephen King

Stephen King is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. He is known for novels such as Carrie, The Shining, The Stand, It, Misery, and the seven-novel series The Dark Tower.


Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He has starred in films including ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’, ‘The Aviator’, ‘Titanic’, ‘Catch Me If You Can’, ‘Inception’, and ‘Django Unchained’.


Angelo Tsarouchas

Angelo Tsarouchas is a Canadian actor and comedian. Much of his stand-up comedy revolves around the parodies of his GReek origins.


Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin was a Soviet cosmonaut and the first human in outer space and the first to orbit the Earth.


Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie was an English crime fiction writer. She is the best-selling author of all time, and is known as the ’Queen of Crime’.


Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and activist. Some of his best known singles are "Superstition", "Sir Duke", "I Wish" and "I Just Called to Say I Love You".


Oscar Arias

Oscar Arias is a Costa Rican politician who was President of Costa Rica from 2006 to 2010. He is a recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism and a trustee of Economists for Peace and Security.


Kenneth Branagh

Kenneth Branagh is an Irish actor and film director. He is known mainly for his roles in film and stage adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays.


Rick Stein

Rick Stein, born 4 January 1947, is an English chef, restaurateur and television presenter.


Rachael Lampa

Rachael Lampa is an American Gospel singer-songwriter, record producer and actress.


Howard Stern

Howard Stern is an American radio personality. He is famous for his hosting of ‘The Howard Stern Show’, on Sirus XM, an uncensored sallelite radio service.


Gerard Depardieu

Gerard Depardieu is a French actor and winemaker. He has won a number of awards, including a Golden Globe for Best Actor in the film ‘Green Card’. He is co-owner of a vineyard in Condrieu, Norhtern Rhone.


Billy Connolly

In the 60’s, Billy played banjo in a popular folk band called The Humblebums. The group was successful, but it soon became evident that his jokes were the best part of the show. The rest is history.


Anne Lamott

Writer Anne Lamott was born in San Francisco in 1954. Critics often use phrases such as “edgy humor” and “caustic wit” to describe her writing, both fiction and nonfiction.


Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson lived at 221b Baker Street between 1881-1904, according to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Holmes is famous for his astute logical reasoning and his ability to take almost any disguise.


David Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoof, also knwon as The Hoff, is an American actor, singer, procduer and business man. He is best known for his roles as Micahel Knight in the tv series ‘Knight Rider’ and Mitch Buchannon on ‘Baywatch’.


Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart is an American business magnate, television host, author, and magazine publisher. Her cookbook, Entertainment, was a New York Time bestseller, and the best-selling cookbook since Julia Child.


Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson (also known as the King of Pop) was an American recording artist, entertainer and businessman. He is recognised by Guinness World Records as the most successful entertainer of all time.


Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a Indian spiritual master. He is the founder of the international Art of Living Foundation that aims to globalise traditional Indian wisdom in ways that are compatible with modern life.


Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk is an American novelist and freelance journalist. He is best known for his award-winning novel ‘Fight Club’, which was later made into a movie starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton.


Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix is an American film actor. He starred in films ‘Gladiator’, ‘Ladder 49′ and played Jonny Cash in the film ‘Walk the Line’.


Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan was an American astronomer, author, astrophysicist, and cosmologist. He was highly successful in popularising the natural sciences.


Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali is a Spanish artist best known for his Surrealist work.


Louise L. Hay

Louise L. Hay is known as one of the founders of the self-help movement. Her first book, Heal Your Body, was published in 1976.


Michelle Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer is an American actress. She has appeared in films including Scarface, Dangerous Liasions, The Age of Innocence, and Batman Returns. She has twice appeared on the cover for People magazines "50 Most Beautiful People in the World".


Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow is an American actress. She shot to global recognition after her performance in ‘Shakespeare in Love’, for which she was awared an Academy Awarrd, a Gloden Globe and two Screen Actor Guild Awards. She has also starred ‘Emma’, ‘The talented Mr Ripley’, ‘Shallow Hal’ and the Marvel ‘Iron Man’ films.


Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman is an Australian actress. She starred in films Dead Calm, Moulin Rouge, The Hours and Australia. She became Goodwill Ambassador for UNIFEM in 2006.


Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou is an American autobiographer and poet who has been called "America's most visible black female autobiographer" by scholar Joanne M. Braxton.


Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry is an English actor, writer, journalist, comedian, television presenter and film director.


Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland is a Canadian actor, director and producer. He is well-known for his role as Jack Bauer in the TV seies ’24.’


Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer. In 1953, he and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay were the first climbers known to have reached the summit of Mount Everest.


Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay is a British chef, television personality, and restaurateur. He has been awarded 16 Michelin Stars. He is well-known for presenting competitive cooking and food shows, including ‘Hell’s Kitchen’, ‘The F Word’ and ‘Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares’.


Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum is an English jazz and pop singer-songwriter. He currently presents a weekly jazz show on BBCRadio 2.


Katie Couric

Katie Couric is an American journalist. She is the anchor and managing editor of ‘CBS Evening News’ and a correspondent for ’60 Minutes’.


Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire was an American film and Broadway stage dancer, choreographer, singer and actor. He was named the fifth Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute.


Neko Case

Neko Case is an American singer-songwriter. She is a solo artist and also contributes to Canadian indie rock group The New Pornographers.


Lauren Hutton

Lauren Hutton is an American model and actress. She is known for her roles in ‘American Gigolo’ and ‘Lassiter’.


Frederick Banting

Frederick Banting was a Canadian medical scientist, doctor and Nobel laureate. He is noted as one of the co-discoverers of insulin. Banting and John James Rickard Macleod received the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1923.


Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin was an American singer, songwriter and music arranger. She was the lead signer of ‘Big Brother and the Holding Company’ before going solo. Her hit singles include ‘Piece of my heart’, and ‘Me and Bobby McGee’.


Robert DeNiro

Robert DeNiro is an American actor, director, and producer. He is widely considered one of the greatest actors of his time and has starred in films including The Godfather Part II, The Deer Hunter and Meet the Parents.


Seth Godin

Seth Godin is an American entrepreneur, author and public speaker. Godin popularized the topic of permission marketing.


Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp was a French artist whose work is most often associated with the Dadaist and Surrealist movements.


Edward Gorey

Edward St. John Gorey was an American writer and artist noted for his macabre illustrated books.


Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon, the son of a successful Hollywood screenwriter and producer, is the creator of a range of popular television shows, including the well-known series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.


Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist. She is best known for the novel ‘Little Women’.



Fyodor Dostoevsky was a Russian writer and essayist. He is best known for his novels ‘Crime and Punishment’ and ‘The Brothers Karamazov’.


Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick was an influential American filmmaker, screenwriter and producer.


Jello Biafra

Jello Biafra is an American musician and leading figure of the Green Party of the United States.


Colin Raye

Colin Raye is an American country music singer.


Thomas Kinkade

Thomas Kinkade is an American painter of realistic, bucolic, and idyllic subjects. He characterizes himself as "Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light" (a trademarked phrase), and as "America's most-collected living artist".


Stephen Covey

Dr. Covey is author of the international bestseller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.


Bruce Weber

Bruce Weber is an American fashion photographer. He has worked for brands such as Calvin Klein and Versace and his work has featured in publications including ‘Vouge’, ‘GQ’ and ‘Rolling Stones’.


Stephen Colbert

Comedian and actor Stephen Colbert plays a semi-fictional character on his comedy television program The Colbert Report.


Rose Marie

Actress Rose Marie was born August 15, 1923 as Rose Marie Mazetta, and is best known for playing Sally Rogers on the
Dick Van Dyke show.


Patch Adams

The Gesundheit! Institute was founded in 1972 by Patch Adams, MD. Begun as a home-based free clinic, Gesundheit! introduced overnight stays and eventually integrated the lives of those giving and of those receiving care.


River Phoenix

River Phoenix was an American actor. His first notebale appearance was in Stand By Me. He also starred in Running on Empty and My Own Private Idaho. He died at age 23.


Karan Johar

Karan Johar is an Indian film director, producer, and TV celebrity. He is one of the most successful young directors in Bollywood.



KoRn is an American ‘nu metal’ band which formed in 1993. The band is made up of members Jonathan Davis, James “Munky” Shaffer, Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu, and Ray Luzier.


Emma Watson

Emma Watson is an English actress and model best known for playing Hermione Granger in the 'Harry Potter' film series.


Julio Iglesias

Julio Iglesias is a Spanish singer. According to Sony Music Entertainment, he is one of the top 10 best selling music artists in history.


Randolph Mantooth

Randolph Mantooth is an American actor best known for his work in the 1970s drama, Emergency!


Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman is an English author. He writes science fiction and fantasy short stories and novels, comic books and graphic novels, audio theatre, and films.


T. D. Jakes

Bishop Thomas D. Jakes has won the respect of many as a pastor, community advocate, humanitarian, author, songwriter, playwright, conference speaker and broadcaster. He now leads a congregation of 28,000 in Dallas, Texas.


David Hockney

David Hockney is is an English painter, printmaker, phtographer, draughtsman, and stage designer. He is considered one of the most influencial British artists of the twentieth century and an important contributor to the Pop Art movement.


Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa was a Japanese film director, screenwirter, editor and producer. He is known to have directed 30 films in his 57 year career.


Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter widely known for her self-portraits.


Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso, a Spanish painter, draughtsman, and sculptor, is one of the most recognizable and iconic figures in 20th century art.


Tom Robbins

Tom Robbins is an American author. His abstract novels are often wild stories with strong social undercurrents, a satirical bent, and obscure details.


JJ Abrams

Jerrery Jacob ‘J. J.’ Abrams is a film and television producer, screenwriter, director, actor, composer. He directed ‘Mission: Impossible III’ and ‘Star Trek’. He also co-created TV series ‘Felicity’, ‘Lost’ and ‘Fringe’.


Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American artist. He began his career as a graffiti artis in New York City and went on to produce Neo-expressionist painting.


Sean Paul

Sean Paul is a Jamaican Grammy winning reggae/dancehall artist. He is the former lead vocalist of the Dutty Cup Crew.


Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist artist. His paintings are some of the best known, most popular and expensive pieces in the world.


Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres is an American actress, comedian and award-winning talk show host of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.


Timothy Leary

Timothy Leary was an influential American psychologist and writer known in later life for advocating research into psychedelic drugs. Due to his encouragement of the use fo thedrug LSD, President Nixon once commented that he was “the most dangerous man in America”.


Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton was an American author, producer, director, and screenwriter, best known for his work in the science fiction, medical fiction, and thriller genres.


Peter Gallagher

Peter Gallagher is a Golden Globe winning actor and singer. He is best known for his role in the television series, The O.C.


David Letterman

David Letterman is an American television host and comedian. He hosts the television talk show, Late Show with David Letterman, broadcast on CBS.


Pedro Almodovar

Pedro Almodovar is an award-winning Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer. He is the most successful and internationally known Spanish filmmaker of his generation.


Gael Garcia Bernal

Gael Garcia Bernal is an award-winning Mexican actor and director. Some films he has featured in are ‘Babel’, ‘The Science of Sleep’,
Bad Education’ and ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’.


David Knight

David Knight is an astrologer based in Toronto, Canada.


Chet Baker

Chesney Heny "Chet" Baker was an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhorn player and singer.


Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul is an American pop singer, record producer, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality. She was a judge on hit TV series American Idol for 8 years.


Philip Kotler

Philip Kotler is a marketing consultant, author and professor at the Kellogg Graduate School of Manager, Chicago.


Vinnie Jones

Vinnie Jones is an English footballer-turned-film actor. He previously played football for the Welsh national football team, as well as Chelsea and Leeds United.


Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels.


Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer. He plays for the English Premier League club Manchester United and the Portuguese national team. He is the highest payed football player in the world.


Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart was a noted American aviation pioneer and the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.


Richard Gere

Richard Gere is a Golden Globe-winning American actor and human rights activist. His films include Pretty Woman (1990), Chicago (2002) and The Hoax (2007).


Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco is an Grammy Award-winning American singer, songwriter and guitarist. She is a feminist icon and has released over twenty albums.


Siti Nurhaliza

Siti Nurhaliza is a Malaysian singer, songwriter, record producer and businesswoman. She has garnered more than 200 local and international awards.


Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti was an Italian tenor and one of the most popular operatic vocal performers in the world.


Colin Firth

Colin Firth is an English film, television and stage actor. He is known for roles in films such as “Pride and Prejudice”, “Bridget Jones’ Diary”, and “Love Actually.”


Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock is an award-winning American actress. She best known for her roles in films such as 'Miss Congeniality' and 'Crash' and 'The Blind Side'.


Judit Masco

Judit Mascó is a Spanish model, TV hot and writer. She received the prestigious ‘Elle Woman of the Year Award’ in 2003.


Tasha Tudor

Tasha Tudor is a present-day children’s author and illustrator who has lived most of her life in the manner of one living in the 19th century. She is one of the USA’s best-known and beloved illustrators. Her first little story, Pumpkin Moonshine, was published in 1938.


Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy is an Indian novelist, writer and activist. She won the Booker Prize in 1997 for her first novel, ‘The God of Small Things.’


Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki is a venture capitalist, CEO of Garage Technology ventures and the author of books including ’The Art of the Start’ and ’’The Macintosh Way’.


Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (also referred to as Jackie Kennedy or Jackie O) was the wife of John F. Kennedy from 1953 to 1963 and First Lady of the United States.



Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy.


Tina Fey

Tina Fey is an award winning American actress, comedian, writer and producer. She was named the Associate Press Entertainer fo the Year in 2008.



MasterKey are a Costa Rican gospel singing group.


Sir Edward Fox

Sir Edward Fox is an English stage, film and television actor. He is known for his role as the Jackel in The Day of the Jackel, and his portrayal of King Edward VIII in the serial Edward and Mrs. Simpson.


Mercan Dede

Mercan Dede, also known as DJ Arkin Allen, is a Turkish composer, ney and bendir player, DJ and producer.


Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne is an English singer-songwriter. He was lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. He is sometimes referred to as the “Godfather of Heavy Metal”. He and his family have a reality TV series caled THe Osbournes.


Kelly Slater

Kelly Slater is an American professional surfer. He has been crowned ASP World Champion 11 times and has been the youngest and oldest to win the title.


Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Friendensreich Hundertwasser was an Austrian painter and sculptor. He is widely known for his architectural designs, which incorporate irregular forms.


Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi is a pro-democracy activist and leader of the National League for Democracy in Burma. She was a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991.


Miguel Bose

Miguel Bose is a Latin Grammy-winning Spanish musician and actor.


Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson is a British cook, author and television presenter. She also has her own cookware range, Living Kitchen.


Albrecht Durer

Albrecht Durer was a a German painter, printmaker and theorist from Nuremberg.


Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is an American investor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.


Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken is an American actor and director. Since he bgean acting in the 1950s he has starred in over 100 films and television series.


Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement.


Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami is an award-winning Japanese writer and translator.


Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood was an American film and television actress best known for her screen roles in ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ and ‘West Side Story’.


Joan Rivers

Joan Alexandra Molinsky (June 8, 1933 – September 4, 2014), known as Joan Rivers, was an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host noted for her often controversial comedic persona – where she was alternately self – deprecating or sharply acerbic, especially toward celebrities and politicians.


Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron is a Basel-based Swiss architecture firm founded in 1978. The firm won the Priztker Prize, the Nobel of the architecture world, in 2001.


Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall is an English primatologist, ethologist and anthropologist  best-known for her study of chimpanzees.


Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton is a Swiss writer, television presenter and entrepreneur. His books refer to his own experiences, interwoven with ideas from artists, philosophers and thinkers.


Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen was an American actor, nicknamed ’The King of Cool’. He is known for his roles in films such as Bullit, The Great Escape, and The Magnificent Seven.


Kate Bush

Kate Bush is an English musician and record producer. One of the United Kingdom’s most successful solo female performers, she is the first woman to have a UK number one with a self-written song.


Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto was a Pakistani politician who chaired the Pakistan Peoples Party. She was Prime Minister of Pakistan in the 1980s and 1990s.


David Boreanaz

David Boreanaz s an American film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his role on the television series ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ and ‘Angel’.


H.P. Lovecraft

H.P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft was an American author of horror, fantasy and science fiction.


Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova is a Russian tennis player. She has been ranked No.1 on four seperate occasions.


Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas was a French author and dramatist. He is best known for his novel 'The Three Musketeers'.


Natasha Richardson

Natasha Richardson was an English actress. She starred in films such as Patty Hears, The Handmaid's Tale, and The Parent Trap. She was married to actor Liam Neeson.


Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze was an American, actor, dancer, and singer songwriter. He was best-known for his roles in the films 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost'.


Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese is an American burlesque artist, model and actress.


Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi was an Indian playback singer and was known for his contribution to the Hindi film music industry.


Jack LaLanne

Francois Henri 'Jack' LaLanne was an American fitness, exercise, and nutritional expert. He was inducted to the California Hall of Fame and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Dev Anand

Dev Anand was an Indian film actor, writer, director and producer known for his work in Hindi cinema.


Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston was an American recording artist, actress and producer, and one of the most-awarded female musicians of all time.


Oscar de la Renta

Oscar Aristides Renta Fiallo, known professionally as Oscar de la Renta, was one of the most renowned designers in the world.


William McDonough

William McDonough is an American architect. His career is focused on designing environmentally sustainable buildings and transforming industrial manufacturing processes.


Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell is an American economist, social critic, political commentator and author. In 2003, he was awarded the Bradley Prize for intellectual achievement.


Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel is an American romantic novelist and author. She is best known for drama novels and is the seventh best selling writer of all time.


Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the United States. He served from 1977 to 1981 and was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 – the only Presisent to receieved the award after leaving office.


Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty is a Bollywood actress and model. She was crowned the winner of the British Celebrity Big Brother in 2007 and is the first Indian to win the contest.


Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando is a Japanese architect. He won the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1995.


Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen is an American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. He has won numerous awards, including Grammys and an Oscar, for his work.


Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand is an Academy Award-winning American singer, theatre and film actress, composer, film producer and director.


Richard Buckminster Fuller

Richard Buckminster Fuller was an American visionary, inventor, architect, engineer, mathematician, poet and cosmologist.


Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert is an American novelist and writer. She is best known for her memoirs entitled ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ which was madein into a movie featuring Julia Roberts.


Howard Roberts

Howard Roberts is the Worldwide Director of Lovemarks, Saatchi & Saatchi.


Bill Strickland

Bill Strickland is the President and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation. He is known for his numerous contributions to the arts and the community.


Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna da Silva was a Brazilian racing diver and three-time Formula One world champion.


Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau was a French explorer and conservationist who studied the sea and all forms of life in water. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Legion of Honour.


Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher was a British politician. She was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century.


Joan Fontaine

Joan Fontaine was an Academy Award winning British-American actress best known for her roles in the films of Alfred Hitchcock.


Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was a theoretical physicist and philosopher of science who developed the theory of relativity.


Kevin Roberts

Kevin Roberts is the New York-based Executive Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi – one of the world’s leading creative organizations with over 6500 people and 130 offices in 70 countries – and part of PublicisGroupe, the world’s third largest communications group. Saatchi & Saatchi works with 6 of the top 10 and over half of the top 50 global advertisers.


Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt a Jamaican sprinter who is widely regarded as the fastest person ever.


Norman Foster

Norman Foster is an English architect, founder of Foster and Partners, and one of the leading British architects in the world.


Gaspard Ulliel

Gaspard Ulliel is a French film actor. He is well knwon for his role in the thriller ‘Hannibal Rising’ and the drama ‘A very long engaement.’


Adam Rodriguez

Adam Rodriguez is an American actor on the popular television drama, CSI: Miami.


Paul Auster

Paul Auster is an award-winning Brooklyn-based author, translator, screenwriter and film director.


Shigeru Ban

Shegeru Ban is a Japanese and international architect most famous for his innovative work with paper.


Orhan Pamuk

Orhan Pamuk is a Turkish novelist and professor of comparative literature at Columbia University. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2006.


Ziad Rahbani

Ziad Rahbani is a Lebanese composer, pianist, performer, playwright and political commentator.


Rosalie Gascoigne

Rosalie Gascoigne was a New Zealand-Australian sculptor known for her assemblages of eclectic found materials.


Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata is Chairman of the Tata Group, India's largest conglomerate.


Todd Rundgren

Todd Rundgren is an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer.


Farrah Fawcett

Farah Fawcett was an American actress best known for her role as Jill Monroe in the TV series Charlie's Angels in 1976.


Jennifer Jones

Jennifer Jones was an American actress who won the Academy Award for Best Actress in her performance in ‘The Song of Bernadette’ (1943).


Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, political scientist, author and lecturer.


Tony Curtis

Tony Curtis was an American film actor best known for his roles in ‘The Defiant Ones’ (1958) and ‘Some Like it Hot’ (1959).


Halle Berry

Halle Berry is an award-winning American actress, former model and beauty queen.


Yiannis Dalianidis

Yiannis Dalianidis was a Greek film director and filmaker who became known as the 'Gentle Knight of Popular Cinema'.


Thanasis Veggos

Thanasis Veggos was a Greek actor and director. He is known for his performance in comedic films during the 1950s – 1970s.


Laura Ingraham

Laura Ingaham is an American radio host, author and political commentator. Her radio talk show, The Laura Ingraham Show, is the eight most listened program in the United States.


Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh was an Indian ghazal singer, composer, music director and activist. He was awarded India’s third highest civilian honor, the Padma Bhushan, in 2003.


Kimora Lee Simmons

Kimora Lee Simmons is an American fashion model, and former president and Creative Director for Phat Fashions.


Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst is an English artist, entrepreneur and art collector best known as part of the Young British Artists movement during the 1990s.


Alan Davies

Alan Davies is an English comedian, writer and actor.



Reshma was a renowned folk singer of Pakistan, who was also very popular in India. She is known for her renditions of Punjabi folk music.


L'Wren Scott

L’Wren Scott was an award-winning fashion, stylist and former model. She founded her own label, LS Fashion, in 2006, and was known for designing form fitting gowns that were favored by celebrities such as Madonna, Angelina Jolie and Nicole Kidman.


Helen Keller

Helen Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer, who was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree.


Jay Z

Jay Z is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur, who is recognized as one of the most financially successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs in America.


Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.



Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is a professional Brazilian footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and is the captain for the Brazil national team.


Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known as Kevin Spacey, is an American actor, film director, writer, producer, and comedian.


Woody Allen

Heywood “Woody” Allen is an American actor, writer, director, comedian and playwright, whose career spans more than 50 years.


Shashi Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor is an Indian film actor and producer. He starred in both Indian, English and American films.


Janet Evanovich

Janet Evanovich is an American writer. She gained fame writing contemporary mysteries involing Stephanie Plum, a female bounty hunter.


Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham is an American politician from South Carolina. He is a member of the Republican Party and a United States Senator from that state.


Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono is a Japanese artist, author and peace activist known for her marriage to John Lennon.


Brian Froud

Brian Froud is an award-winning English fantasy illustrator.


V.S. Achuthanandan

Velikkakathu Sankaran Achuthanandan is the twentieth Chief Minister of Kerala state, India.


Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly was an American dancer, actor, singer, director, producer and choreographer. He was named among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time by the Amerinca Film Institute in 1999.


Chris McCormack

Chris McCormack (aka Macca) is an Australian triathlete, and the only person who has won both the Triathlon World Championships and the ITU World Cup Series in a single year.


Honor Blackman

Honor Blackman is an English actress, best known for her roles in ‘The Avengers’ and as a Bond girl in ‘Goldfinger.’


Tony Sherman

Tony Sherman is a Canadian artist and painter. His work often depicts historical figures and is held in public collections worldwide.


Luke Goss

Luke Damon Goss is an English singer and actor. He started his career with the highly successful 1980s boy band Bros. In the early 1990s, Goss embarked on a solo career.


Mark Driscoll

Mark Driscoll is a preaching and theology pastor at Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Washington.


Richard Bach

Richard Bach is an American writer. He is known as the author of the 1970s bestseller 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull'.


Markow and Norris

Markow and Norris are an artistic duo consisting of Eric Markow and Thom Norris that produce decorative handwoven glass.


Ahmed Zaki

Ahmed Zaki was a leading Egyptian film comic, film and television star.


Jean Simmons

Jean Simmons was an award-winning English/America actress known for her appearance in films such as ‘The Thorn Birds’, ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Guys and Dolls’.


Kathryn Grayson

Kathryn Grayson was an American actress and operatic soprano singer. She is known for her performances in 'Show Boat' and 'Kiss Me Kate'.


Andrei Voznesensky

Andrei Voznesensky was a Soviet and Russia poet and writer. He has been described as "one of the greatest living poets in any language".


Charly Garcia

Born Carlos Alberto Garcia Moreno on October 23, 1951 Charly Garcia is a musician from Argentina with a long career in rock.


Joaquin Sabina

Joaquín Sabina is a singer, songwriter, and poet. Born in Spain in 1949, he has released fourteen studio albums, two live albums, and three compilation albums.


Karl Marx

Karl Marx was a German philosopher, political economist, historian, and revolutionary whose ideas played a significant role in the development of modern communism and socialism.


Gloria Stuart

Glorai Stuart was an American actress. She was best known for her roles in 'The Invisible Man' and 'Titanic'.


Jill Clayburgh

Jill Clayburgh was an Academy Award winning American actress.


Tony Campolo

Dr Anthony Campolo is an American pastor, author, sociologist and public speaker.


The King's Dessert

The King’s Dessert is a South Korean street vendor who creates and sells a honey based dessert.


Jane Russell

Jane Russell was an American film actress, and was one of Hollywood’s leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s. Russell reached the pinnacle of her career staring in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) with Marilyn Monroe. Russell died in 2011.


Michael Cacoyannis

Michael Cacoyannis was a Greek filmmaker from Cyprus, best known for his 1964 film ‘Zorba the Greek’.


Andy Rooney

Andy Rooney was an American radio and television writer. He was known for appearances on the CBS News program '60 Minutes' from 1978 to 2011.


Loulou de la Falaise

Loulou de la Falaise was a fashion muse and designer of fashion and accessories associated with the French fashion house Yves Saint-Laurent.


Christopher Plummer

Christopher Plummer is a Canadian theatre, film and television actor. He made his film debut in 1957, and is the oldest actor ever to win an Academy Award.


Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag was an American writer and filmmaker, professor, literary icon, and political activist


Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi economist and founder of the Grameen Bank. Yunus was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 and named one of the most influential business persons by Wharton School of Business.


Donna Summer

Donna Summer was an award-winning American singer-songwriter who gained prominence during the disco era of the late 1970s.


Vidal Sassoon

Vidal Sassoon was a British hairdresser who was reknown for his geometric inspired hair style, known as the "wedge bob".


Robin Gibb

Robin Gibb was a British singer and songwriter best known as a member of the Bee Gees.


Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine was an award-wnining American film and television actor known for his roles in 'McHale's Navy' and 'Airwolf'.


Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar was an Indian musician and composer who played the sitar and is the best-known contemporary Indian musician.


Annette Funicello

Annette Funicello was an American actress and singer best known for her appearance on the children’s variety show the ‘Mickey Mouse Club’.


Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders is an award-winning German film director, playwright, author, photographer and film producer. 


Lisa Ray

Lisa Rani Ray is a Canadian actress, model, host, philantropist and social activist.


Peter O'Toole

Peter O’Toole was a multiple award-winning Irish actor best known for his role as T.E. Lawrence in ‘Lawrence of Arabia’.


Sushitra Sen

Suchitra Sen was an Indian actress who acted in several classic Bengali and Hindi films.


Charles James

Charles James was an American fashion designer known for his work in couture.


Pooja Bedi

Pooja Bedi is a former Bollywood actress and television talk show host.


Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple was an American film and television performer. She was most famous as a child star in the 1930s, before becoming an American diplomat.


Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney was an American actor in films, television, radio, Broadway and vaudeville. He was best known for portraying the character of Andy Hardy in sixteen films.


Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, and lead the country through the Civil War period of 1861 – 1865, and passed the Emancipation Proclamation which abolished slavery.


Marie Forleo

Marie Forleo is an American author, web television host and business coach based out of New York.


Kanye West

Kanye West is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, director, entrepreneur, and fashion designer.



Takamasa Ishihara better known by his stage name Miyavi, is a Japanese singer-songwriter, guitarist and record producer.


Daniela Andrade

Daniela Andrade is a 22 year old singer-songwriter from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Largely known for her stripped down acoustic covers and originals on YouTube.


Paul Walker

Paul William Walker IV was an American actor who began his career guest-starring in several television shows such as The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel.



Zoe Elizabeth Sugg is an English fashion and beauty vlogger, author, and internet personality. She is best known by her fans on YouTube as Zoella.


Lionel Messi

Lionel Andrés “Leo” Messi is a professional Argentinian football player who plays for Barcelona and the Argentinian national team.


Guy Fawkes

Guy Fawkes, also known as Guido Fawkes, the name he adopted while fighting for the Spanish, was a member of a group of provincial English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Fawkes was born and educated in York.


Mario Moreno

Fortino Mario Alfonso Moreno Reyes was a Mexican comedian best known for his portrayal of Cantinflas. Charlie Chaplin once called him “the greatest comedian in the world”.


Bear McCreary

Bear McCreary is a classically trained composer and musician. He is the composer for the re-imagined tv series of ‘Battlestar Galactica.’


Adel Imam

Adel Imam (Emam) is a popular Egyptian movie and stage actor best known for his comedic rolls. He is also a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR.


Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson is a leading expert on innovation, creativity and human resources.


Christopher Gardner

Christopher Gardner is a motivational speaker, philanthropist, and the CEO of the stockbrokerage firm, Gardner Rich. He is best known for his memoirs, ’The Pursuit of Happyness’, which was made into a major motion picture.


Paula Deen

Paula Deen is an American cook, restauranteur, writer and award-winning television personality. She hosts the food shows ’Paula’s Home Cooking’ and ’Paula’s Party’.


Merv Griffin

Merv Griffin was an American television personality and all round entertainer. He create games such as Jeopardy! and Wheel of Forutne and was the host of The Merv Griffin Show.


Brooke Astor

Brooke Astor was an American philanthrophist and socialite. She was also a novelist and wrote two memoirs.


Jules Dassin

Jules Dassin was an American film director known for his noir films like 'Brute Force', 'The Naked City', and 'Thieves' Highway', in the 1940s.


Alice Munro

Alice Munro is an award-winning Canadian writer. She is the recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature and the 2009 Man Booker International Prize.


Kazimir Malevich

Kazimir Severinovich Malevich was a Russian painter and art theoretician. He was a pioneer of geometric abstract art and the originator of the avant-garde, Suprematist movement.



f(x) is a five-member multi-national K-pop girl group formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2009. The group consists of Victoria, Amber, Luna, Sulli, and Krystal. They are renowned for their experimental fashion and their eclectic, electropop sound.


Watase Yuu

Yuu Watase is a Japanese shoujo manga artist. Watase has created more than 80 compiled volumes of short stories and continuing series like Fushigi Yuugi, Absolute Boyfriend, Ayashi no Ceres and more.


Jay Chou

Jay Chou is a multi-talented Taiwanese musician, singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, actor and director.


Faith Hartzell

Faith Hartzell of Litchfield was first diagnosed with cancer on the day before Christmas in 2011. Three years later, she was diagnosed again, this time with leukemia until she passed away on March 30, 2015.


Billy Apple

Billy Apple ONZM born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1935, is an artist whose work is associated with the New York and British schools of Pop Art in the 1960s and with the Conceptual Art movement in the 1970s. He has collaborated with the likes of Andy Warhol and other pop artists.


Marco Reus

Marco Reus is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder, winger or striker for Borussia Dortmund and the Germany national team.


Hope Solo

Hope Amelia Stevens, known commonly by her maiden name, Hope Solo, is an American soccer goalkeeper and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. She has been goalkeeping for the United States women’s national soccer team since 2000.


Dr. Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician, author, diplomat, columnist, public speaker and former civil servant who has been twice elected Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.


Elia Locardi

Elia Locardi is an internationally renowned professional travel photographer, writer, public speaker and educator who spends his life shooting some of the most beautiful locations in the world. Since he began traveling full-time in 2009, he has visited more than 50 countries and flown over one million miles.


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