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James Franco

James Franco is an American actor known for roles on series such as Freaks and Geeks and General Hospital, in the cable biopic James Dean and in films like Flyboys, Tristan + Isolde, Milk and 127 Hours.
  • Film Actor,
  • Television Actor
  • (1978–)

Seth Rogen

Canadian actor Seth Rogen shot to fame in television and film, collaborating several times with director Judd Apatow.
  • Actor,
  • Comedian,
  • Director,
  • Producer
  • (1982–)

Bill Maher

Bill Maher is an American comedian, talk show host and political commentator.
  • Animal Rights Activist,
  • Talk Show Host,
  • Comedian
  • (1956–)

Carson Daly

Getting his start on MTV's ‘Total Request Live,’ Carson daily is the host of ‘Last Call With Carson Daly’ and the singing competition ‘The Voice.’
  • Television Host
  • (1973–)

Phillis Wheatley

In the late 18th century, slave poet Phillis Wheatley impressed everyone she met, proving to the world that the color of one's skin does not indicate one's intellect.
  • Poet
  • (c. 1753–1784)

Craig Ferguson

Comedian and actor Craig Ferguson is the host of TV's The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson.
  • Comedian,
  • Television Host
  • (1962–)

Stephen Colbert

Comedian and talk show host Stephen Colbert was a mock news correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show before hosting his own spin-off, The Colbert Show. In 2014, it was announced that Colbert would replace David Letterman as host of CBS' Late Show.
  • Talk Show Host,
  • Comedian
  • (1964–)

Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel is a Nobel-Prize winning writer, teacher and activist known for the memoir Night, in which he recounts his experiences surviving the Holocaust.
  • Writer
  • (1928–)

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