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1
Who is:

Brad Pitt

  • American actor and producer, noted for his handsome appearance and publicized relationships with high-profile actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, and Angelina Jolie
  • He has acted in films like Legends of the Fall, Seven, Fight Club, Troy, Ocean's Eleven, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Moneyball, and 12 Years a Slave

2
Who is:

Angelina Jolie

  • American actress noted for her beauty and promotion of humanitarian causes
  • The daughter of actor Jon Voight, she won an Oscar for her role in Girl, Interrupted
  • She has appeared in films like Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Changeling, Wanted, and Salt

3
Who is:

Jennifer Aniston

  • American actress most famous for her role as Rachel Green on the popular sitcom Friends
  • Her film credits include Office Space, The Good Girl, Bruce Almighty, The Break-Up, Marley & Me, and Horrible Bosses

4
Who is:

Kristen Stewart

  • American actress most known for her role as Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga
  • She has also appeared in movies like Panic Room, Adventureland, The Runaways, Snow White and the Huntsman, and Still Alice

5
Who is:

Robert Pattinson

  • English actor best known for playing Edward Cullen in The Twilight Saga
  • He has also appeared in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Remember Me, Cosmopolis, and The Rover

6
Who is:

Julia Roberts

  • American actress who has long been considered one of the most successful and famous actresses in the world
  • She has appeared in movies such as Pretty Woman, My Best Friend's Wedding, Notting Hill, Runaway Bride, Ocean's Eleven, and Mona Lisa Smile
  • She won an Oscar for her role in Erin Brockovich

7
Who is:

Matt Damon

  • American actor who famously won an Oscar for co-writing the screenplay for Good Will Hunting, in which he also starred
  • He has acted in films like The Talented Mr. Ripley, Saving Private Ryan, the Bourne series, the Ocean's trilogy, and The Departed

8
Who is:

Ben Affleck

  • American actor and director who has appeared in films like Chasing Amy, Dogma, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Daredevil, and Hollywoodland
  • He won an Oscar for co-writing the screenplay for Good Will Hunting
  • He has directed films like The Town and Argo, the latter of which won the Oscar for Best Picture

9
Who is:

John Wayne

  • American film actor of the 20th century regarded as an American icon for his masculinity and frequent roles in Westerns
  • He is known for his roles in The Big Trail, The Quiet Man, Rio Bravo, The Searchers, The Shootist, and True Grit, the last of which won him an Oscar

10
Who is:

Cary Grant

  • English-born American actor of the 20th century, one of classic Hollywood's major stars
  • His films include Bringing Up Baby, Gunga Din, The Philadelphia Story, Penny Serenade, To Catch A Thief, and North by Northwest

11
Who is:

Denzel Washington

  • American actor who most notably has won Academy Awards for his roles in Glory and Training Day
  • He has appeared in such films as Malcolm X, Philadelphia, Het Got Game, The Hurricane, Remember the Titans, Inside Man, and Flight

12
Who is:

Sidney Poitier

  • Bahamian actor best known as the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, for Lilies of the Field
  • A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he has also appeared in films like In the Heat of the Night, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, To Sir, with Love, No Way Out, The Defiant Ones, and A Patch of Blue

13
Who is:

George Clooney

  • American actor and director noted for his political activism and role as Doug Ross on ER in the 1990s
  • In film he has appeared in titles like Batman & Robin, Out of Sight, the Ocean's trilogy, Michael Clayton, Up in the Air, The Descendants, and Gravity
  • He won an Oscar for Syriana, and has directed movies like Good Night, and Good Luck and The Ides of March

14
Who is:

Philip Seymour Hoffman

  • American actor who earned considerable critical acclaim throughout his career
  • His film credits include Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Almost Famous, Doubt, Moneyball, and The Master
  • He won an Oscar for his performance in Capote

15
Who is:

Anthony Hopkins

  • Welsh actor best known for his Oscar-winning portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs
  • He has also appeared in movies such as The Remains of the Day, Nixon, Amistad, The Mask of Zorro, Legends of the Fall, The Lion in Winter, and The Elephant Man

16
Who is:

Halle Berry

  • American actress who famously became the first African-American woman to win the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Monster's Ball
  • She has also appeared in Boomerang, many X-Men movies, Die Another Day, and Cloud Atlas

17
Who is:

Robert De Niro

  • American actor widely regarded as one of the greatest living actors in Hollywood
  • He won Academy Awards for his performances in The Godfather Part II and Raging Bull
  • He has appeared in Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, The Deer Hunter, Cape Fear, Goodfellas, Analyze This, and Silver Linings Playbook

18
Who is:

Al Pacino

  • American film and stage actor acknowledged by many to be one of the greatest living actors
  • He won an Oscar for his performance in Scent of a Woman, and is famed for his turns as Michael Corleone in The Godfather series
  • He has also appeared in films like Scarface, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Dick Tracy, and Ocean's Thirteen

19
Who is:

Marlon Brando

  • American film and stage actor considered to be one of the most important figures in cinema
  • He is best known for starring as Vito Corleone in The Godfather
  • He also appeared in films like A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront, The Wild One, Viva Zapata!, Last Tango in Paris, and Apocalypse Now

20
Who is:

Gregory Peck

  • American actor of the 20th century best known for his turn as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, which earned him an Academy Award
  • He also appeared in films like Gentleman's Agreement, On the Beach, Roman Holiday, The Big Country, and Cape Fear

21
Name the entertainment figure:

  • American actor and producer, noted for his handsome appearance and publicized relationships with high-profile actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, and Angelina Jolie
  • He has acted in films like Legends of the Fall, Seven, Fight Club, Troy, Ocean's Eleven, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Moneyball, and 12 Years a Slave

Brad Pitt

22
Name the entertainment figure:

  • American actress noted for her beauty and promotion of humanitarian causes
  • The daughter of actor Jon Voight, she won an Oscar for her role in Girl, Interrupted
  • She has appeared in films like Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Changeling, Wanted, and Salt

Angelina Jolie

23
Name the entertainment figure:

  • American actress most famous for her role as Rachel Green on the popular sitcom Friends
  • Her film credits include Office Space, The Good Girl, Bruce Almighty, The Break-Up, Marley & Me, and Horrible Bosses

Jennifer Aniston

24
Name the entertainment figure:

  • American actress most known for her role as Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga
  • She has also appeared in movies like Panic Room, Adventureland, The Runaways, Snow White and the Huntsman, and Still Alice

Kristen Stewart

25
Name the entertainment figure:

  • English actor best known for playing Edward Cullen in The Twilight Saga
  • He has also appeared in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Remember Me, Cosmopolis, and The Rover

Robert Pattinson

26
Name the entertainment figure:

  • American actress who has long been considered one of the most successful and famous actresses in the world
  • She has appeared in movies such as Pretty Woman, My Best Friend's Wedding, Notting Hill, Runaway Bride, Ocean's Eleven, and Mona Lisa Smile
  • She won an Oscar for her role in Erin Brockovich

Julia Roberts

27
Name the entertainment figure:

  • American actor who famously won an Oscar for co-writing the screenplay for Good Will Hunting, in which he also starred
  • He has acted in films like The Talented Mr. Ripley, Saving Private Ryan, the Bourne series, the Ocean's trilogy, and The Departed

Matt Damon

28
Name the entertainment figure:

  • American actor and director who has appeared in films like Chasing Amy, Dogma, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Daredevil, and Hollywoodland
  • He won an Oscar for co-writing the screenplay for Good Will Hunting
  • He has directed films like The Town and Argo, the latter of which won the Oscar for Best Picture

Ben Affleck

29
Name the entertainment figure:

  • American film actor of the 20th century regarded as an American icon for his masculinity and frequent roles in Westerns
  • He is known for his roles in The Big Trail, The Quiet Man, Rio Bravo, The Searchers, The Shootist, and True Grit, the last of which won him an Oscar

John Wayne

30
Name the entertainment figure:

  • English-born American actor of the 20th century, one of classic Hollywood's major stars
  • His films include Bringing Up Baby, Gunga Din, The Philadelphia Story, Penny Serenade, To Catch A Thief, and North by Northwest

Cary Grant