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  • Alysson Paradis (41)

    Alysson Paradis is a French actress. She is the younger sister of French singer and actress...

  • Andrew Clements (75)

    Andrew Clements is an American author of children's books. Clements grew up in Camden, New...

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    Ekkehard Schall was a German stage and screen actor/director. He was one of the best-known...

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    John Walker was an English chemist who invented the friction match.

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    Dean Hamer is a geneticist, author, filmmaker, film director and producer.

  • Keith Fullertom Whitman (51)

    Keith Fullerton Whitman is an American electronic musician who has recorded albums influenced by...

  • Clara Law (67)

    Clara Law Cheuk-yiu is a Hong Kong Second Wave film director who has now relocated to Australia.

  • Iannis Xenakis (102)

    Iannis Xenakis was a Greek composer, music theorist, and architect-engineer. After 1947, he fled...

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    I was not able to find anything on the famous artist Do Ho Suh
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    Kathleen Castillo
    Is there a way to search by last name only?
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    • STANDS4
      Hey Kathleen -- great idea! We've just added the option to also search by last name...
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    Olynthia Hamilton
    I was not able to find anything on the famous artist Do Ho Suh
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  • Ibrahim Mahmoud
    Ibrahim Mahmoud
    Luciano Vssalo was an Ethiopian Foot Ball Player / Captain / Coach of the Ethiopian National Team. In 1962 the National Team has won the 3rd African Cup against Egypt. Ethiopia 4 - 2 Egypt .
    LikeReply 88 years ago

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