Famous People Named Oscar
Take a look at famous people named Oscar, such as Oscar Charleston, Oscar Wilde, and Oscar Hijuelos.
Track and Field Athlete / 1986 -
Oscar Pistorius, the "Blade Runner," is a South African sprint runner who became the first amputee to compete in the Olympics in 2012. In 2013, Pistorius admitted to shooting and killing his girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar de la Renta
Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer, Philanthropist / 1932 -
Oscar de la Renta is one of the world’s leading fashion designers. Famous for his women's evening wear and suits, his line is distinctly modern yet feminine.
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profile name: Oscar Pistorius profile occupation: Track and Field Athlete
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profile name: Oscar Wilde profile occupation: Writer
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profile name: Oscar De La Hoya profile occupation: Boxer
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profile name: Oscar de la Renta profile occupation: Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer, Philanthropist
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profile name: Oscar Niemeyer profile occupation: Architect
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profile name: Oscar Robertson profile occupation: Basketball Player
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