Fictional American people of German descent

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  1. Blair Waldorf

    Blair Waldorf

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    Blair Cornelia Waldorf is the main character of the Gossip Girl book series who also appears in the television adaptation of the same name. Described as "a girl of extremes" by creator Cecily von Ziegesar, she is a comical overachiever who possesses snobbish and sensitive sides. Due to her position as queen bee of Manhattan's social scene, Blair's actions and relations are under constant scrutiny from the mysterious Gossip Girl, a popular blogger.


  2. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known simply as Dr. Strangelove, is a 1964 British-American black comedy film that satirizes the nuclear scare. It was directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick, stars Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, and features Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, and Slim Pickens. The film is loosely based on Peter George's Cold War thriller novel Red Alert (also known as Two Hours to Doom).


  3. Haley James Scott

    Haley James Scott

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    Haley Bob James Scott is a fictional character on the CW television series One Tree Hill and has also appeared on Life Unexpected, played by Bethany Joy Galeotti. Haley is Lucas Scott's best friend and sister-in-law, Nathan Scott’s wife, mother of James Lucas Scott, sister to Taylor James, Quinn James and Vivian James, aunt of Sawyer Brooke Scott and sister-in-law of Peyton Sawyer Scott. She is one of the two main female characters remaining from the show's debut, along with Brooke Davis (Sophia Bush). The third original female lead, Peyton Sawyer (Hilarie Burton), departed after season six.


  4. Dr. Emmett Brown

    Dr. Emmett Brown

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    Doctor Emmett Lathrop "Doc" Brown, Ph.D. is a fictional character and one of the lead characters in the Back to the Future motion picture trilogy, in which he is the inventor of the first time machine, which he builds out of a DeLorean sports car. The character is memorably played by actor Christopher Lloyd in all three films, as well as in the live action sequences of the animated series. He is voiced by Dan Castellaneta in the animated series. The character's appearance and mannerisms are loosely inspired by Leopold Stokowski and Albert Einstein. In 2008, Dr. Emmett Brown was selected by Empire magazine as one of The 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time, ranking at #76.


  5. Dr. Elliot Reid

    Dr. Elliot Reid

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    Elliot Reid, M.D. is a fictional character played by Sarah Chalke in the American comedy-drama Scrubs. She has appeared in every episode during the first eight seasons except two Season 8 episodes, "My Last Words" and "My Lawyer's in Love".


  6. Betty Draper

    Betty Draper

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    American, Model

  7. Dr. Gregory House

    Dr. Gregory House

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    American, Doctor

  8. Jack Bauer

    Jack Bauer

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    Jack Bauer is the main protagonist of the American television series 24. His character has worked in various capacities on the show, often as a member of the fictional Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) based in Los Angeles, and working with the FBI in Washington, D.C. during season 7. Within the 24 storyline, Bauer is a key member of CTU and is often portrayed as their most capable agent. Bauer's job usually involves helping prevent major terrorist attacks on the United States, saving both civilian lives and government administrations. On many occasions Jack does so at great personal expense, as those he thwarts subsequently target him and his loved ones. Bauer's frequent use of torture to gather information has generated much controversy and discussion. Entertainment Weekly named Jack Bauer one of The 20 All Time Coolest Heroes in Pop Culture.


  9. Catherine Willows

    Catherine Willows

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    Catherine Willows (née Flynn) is a fictional character on the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, portrayed by Marg Helgenberger, who has received two Emmy nominations and two Golden Globe nominations for the role. Catherine Willows is employed as a crime-scene investigator supervisor (a "CSI-3") and forensic scientist for Clark County, Nevada, which contains the city of Las Vegas.


  10. Peter Bishop

    Peter Bishop

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    Peter Bishop is a fictional character on the Fox television series Fringe. He is portrayed by Joshua Jackson.


  11. Cartman

    Cartman

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    Eric Theodore Cartman is a fictional character in the animated television series South Park, created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and voiced by Trey Parker. Cartman, generally referred to by his surname, is one of four central characters in South Park, in addition to Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, and Kenny McCormick. Cartman first appeared, originally named Kenny, in prototypical form in a 1992 animated short Jesus vs. Frosty, and a 1995 animated short Jesus vs. Santa, and first appeared on television in the pilot episode of South Park, "Cartman Gets an Anal Probe", on August 13, 1997.


  12. Dwight Schrute

    Dwight Schrute

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    Dwight Kurt Schrute III (born January 20, 1968) is a character on NBC's The Office, portrayed by Rainn Wilson and based on Gareth Keenan from the original UK version of The Office. His character is one of the highest-ranking salesmen at the paper distribution company Dunder Mifflin, although the series expands on his character as bed-and-breakfast proprietor at Schrute Farms, a beet plantation, and as the owner of the business park enclosing Dunder Mifflin. He is notorious for his lack of social skills and common sense, his love for martial arts and the justice system, and his rivalry with fellow salesman Jim Halpert. He has at times risen to the position of Branch Manager of the Scranton branch, but often serves as a second or third in command as Assistant (to the) Regional Manager. His character has been popularly received for his comedic effect by critics. He is the only character to appear in every episode.


  13. John Rambo

    John Rambo

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    John James Rambo (born July 6, 1947) is a fictional character and the basis of the Rambo saga. He first appeared in the 1972 novel First Blood by David Morrell, but later became more famous as the protagonist of the film series, in which he was played by Sylvester Stallone. The portrayal of the character earned Stallone widespread acclaim and recognition. The character was nominated for American Film Institute's list 100 Years…100 Heroes and Villains.


  14. Ennis Del Mar

    Ennis Del Mar

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    Ennis del Mar (Del Mar in the film) is the fictional main character of the short story "Brokeback Mountain" by Annie Proulx and the 2005 Academy Award-winning film adaptation of the same name directed by Ang Lee. Ennis's story is depicted by his complex, sexual, and romantic relationship with Jack Twist in the American West from 1963 to 1983. In the film, he is portrayed by Heath Ledger, who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance.


  15. Dr. Walter Bishop

    Dr. Walter Bishop

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    Walter Bishop, Ph.D. is a fictional character on the Fox television series Fringe. He is portrayed by John Noble. Noble also plays Walter's counterpart in the show's parallel universe, whom is referred to in the show as "Walternate".


  16. Adrian Veidt

    Adrian Veidt

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    Ozymandias , real name Adrian Veidt, is a fictional character appearing in the comic book limited series Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, published by DC Comics. Named Ozymandias in the manner of Ramesses II, he is a modified version of the comic book character Thunderbolt from Charlton Comics. His name recalls the famous poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley, which takes as its theme the fleeting nature of empire and is excerpted as the epigraph of one of the chapters of Watchmen. Ozymandias made it to number 29 on Wizard's Top 200 Comic Book Characters list and also number 25 on the Top 100 Villains list.


  17. Leslie Knope

    Leslie Knope

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    Leslie Barbara Knope (ˈnp NOHP; born January 18, 1975) is the central character in the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation. She is portrayed by Amy Poehler.


  18. Tom Hagen

    Tom Hagen

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    Thomas "Tom" Feargal Hagen is a fictional character in the Godfather books and films. He was portrayed by Robert Duvall in the films. He is the informally adopted son of Don Vito Corleone and serves as the family lawyer and consigliere (legal advisor). Mild-mannered and soft-spoken, he often serves as a voice of reason within the family. The novel and first film establish that he is of German-Irish ancestry.


  19. Mr. Freeze

    Mr. Freeze

    85 views
    American, Criminal

  20. Grace Adler

    Grace Adler

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    Grace Elizabeth Adler-Markus (née Adler) is a fictional character on the American sitcom Will & Grace, portrayed by Debra Messing. She is a Jewish interior designer (Grace is not a Jewish name, but it is mentioned that her Hebrew name is Rachel; Messing is Jewish in real life), living in New York City with her gay best friend Will Truman (played by Eric McCormack). She is originally from Schenectady, New York, and has graduated from Columbia University. She also mentions in season 2 that she attended the Fashion Institute.


  21. Kim Bauer

    Kim Bauer

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    Kim Bauer is a fictional character played by Elisha Cuthbert on the television series 24. She is portrayed as the only daughter of the show's main character, Jack Bauer and his wife Teri. She was a main cast member for the show's first three seasons and has made guest appearances in other seasons.


  22. Hank

    Hank

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    Henry R. "Hank" Schrader is a fictional character in the American television drama series Breaking Bad on AMC. He is portrayed by Dean Norris and was created by series creator Vince Gilligan.


  23. Joy Fleming

    Joy Fleming

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    Joy Fleming (born Erna Raad on November 15, 1944 in Rockenhausen, Rhineland-Palatinate, married name Liebenow) is a German singer who is probably best known for her performance in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1975. She performed the song "Ein Lied kann eine Brücke sein" and was placed seventeenth out of nineteen countries.


  24. Herman Munster

    Herman Munster

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    Herman Munster, 5th Earl of Shroudshire, is a fictional character in the CBS sitcom The Munsters, originally played by Fred Gwynne. The patriarch of the Munster household, Herman is an entity much like Frankenstein's monster along with Lurch on the show's competitor The Addams Family.


  25. Chris Traeger

    Chris Traeger

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    Christopher "Chris" Traeger is a fictional character played by Rob Lowe in the American comedy television series Parks and Recreation on NBC. He began on the show as an Indiana state auditor who visits the fictional city of Pawnee to help solve their crippling budget problems, and eventually becomes Pawnee's acting city manager. Chris is an extremely positive person who is constantly upbeat and energetic. Extremely health-conscious, he exercises constantly and eats only healthy foods, and hopes to be the first human being to live 150 years.


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