Famous People Born in 1859
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profile name: Billy the Kid profile occupation: Criminal
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profile name: Arthur Conan Doyle profile occupation: Doctor, Journalist, Author
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profile name: John Dewey profile occupation: Educator, Philosopher, Academic Author
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profile name: Georges Seurat profile occupation: Painter
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profile name: Belle Gunness profile occupation: Serial Killer
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profile name: Carrie Chapman Catt profile occupation: Women's Rights Activist
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The world craves the idea of unattainable perfection, and the superhero—an aspirational figure who is stronger, faster and smarter than the average human—is the epitome of human perfection. For more than two centuries, philosophers, comic book artists, writers and academics have debated the role of the superhero, from how they should interact with society to what they should wear when they're saving the world. And now, with the rash of superhero films in Hollywood, the debate becomes who should portray these larger-than-life characters on the big screen. Here are the actors and actresses who have been chosen to represent the mighty superhero. Whether it's running faster than the speed of light or stopping a speeding train with one hand, these performers are renowned for bringing the vision of the superhero to reality.
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Because they're in the public eye, celebrities are subject to being the butt of many jokes, and on the Internet, it seems the best way to knock 'em dead is to ... well, claim that they're dead. Among the most famous celebrity death hoaxes, favorites include Bill Cosby, Margaret Thatcher, Barack Obama, Britney Spears, Sean Connery, Eddie Murphy and Morgan Freeman, among many others.
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