Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Diddy, and P. Diddy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Combs was born in Harlem and grew up in Mount Vernon, New York. He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding Bad Boy Records in 1993. He signed The Notorious B.I.G. and profited from the success of the artists he signed. He released his debut album No Way Out in 1997, which has been certified seven times platinum and was followed by successful albums such as Forever (1999), The Saga Continues... (2001) and Press Play (2006). In 2009 Combs formed the musical group Diddy – Dirty Money and released the critically well-reviewed and commercially successful album Last Train to Paris (2009).
Wesley Trent Snipes (born July 31, 1962) is an American actor, film producer, and martial artist. He is best known for his role as the Marvel Comics character Blade in the Blade film trilogy. He formed a production company, Amen-Ra Films, in 1991, and a subsidiary, Black Dot Media, to develop projects for film and television. He has been training in martial arts since the age of 12, earning a 5th dan black belt in Shotokan Karate and 2nd dan black belt in Hapkido.
Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III (born February 7, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer, and director.
Joseph Charles John "Joe" Piscopo (pronounced PIS-ka-po; born June 17, 1951) is an American comedian and actor best known for his work on Saturday Night Live where he played a variety of recurring characters.
Carsten Charles "CC" Sabathia, Jr. (born July 21, 1980) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Upon signing with the Yankees prior to the 2009 season, Sabathia became the highest-paid pitcher in MLB history. Currently in his 15th year as a major league pitcher, Sabathia had never had more losses than wins in a season before 2014. He is listed at 6'7" and 290 pounds.
Robert "Rob" Strauss (born October 1, 1983) is an American professional wrestler. Signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ring name Robbie E, he is a former two-time TNA World Tag Team Champion with Jessie Godderz, while also being a former one-time TNA Television Champion and one-time TNA X Division Champion. He has also competed in Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic independent promotions under the ring name Rob Eckos, including Chaotic Wrestling, the East Coast Wrestling Association, Hardway Wrestling, Jersey All Pro Wrestling, the National Wrestling Alliance, Pro-Pain Pro Wrestling and Mikey Whipwreck's New York Wrestling Connection.
Joseph Andrew Unanue (March 14, 1925 – June 12, 2013) was the president of the Unanue family–owned Goya Foods, which is the largest Hispanic–owned food company in the United States.
Eric Stark Maskin (born December 12, 1950) is an American economist and 2007 Nobel laureate recognized with Leonid Hurwicz and Roger Myerson "for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory". He is the Adams University Professor at Harvard University. Until 2011, he was the Albert O. Hirschman Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, and a visiting lecturer with the rank of Professor at Princeton University.
O'Kelly "Kelly" Isley, Jr. (December 25, 1937 – March 31, 1986) was an American singer and one of the founding members of the family group, The Isley Brothers.
Gioia Marconi Braga, daughter of Guglielmo Marconi, was the founder and chairwoman of the Marconi Foundation, now known as the Marconi Society.
Eddie Einhorn (born on January 3, 1936) is minority owner and Vice Chairman of the Chicago White Sox.
Robert Emil Zoellner (April 26, 1932 – December 23, 2014) is an American investor and stamp collector who was the second person to have formed a complete collection of United States postage stamps, following Benjamin K. Miller, who had assembled a complete collection pre-1925.
Harold Albert Lamb (September 1, 1892 – April 9, 1962) was an American historian, screenwriter, short story writer, and novelist.
Norman Anders Sas (March 29, 1925 – June 28, 2012), was an American toy inventor, mechanical engineer and manufacturer who is best known for inventing electric football, a tabletop game popular from the late 1940s until the development of video football games in the 1980s.
Matthew Gregory Herr (born May 26, 1976 in Hackensack, New Jersey and raised in Alpine, New Jersey) is a retired American ice hockey forward who played for part of four NHL seasons.
John Nicholas Ringling (May 31, 1866 – December 2, 1936) is the most well-known of the seven Ringling brothers, five of whom merged the Barnum & Bailey Circus with their own Ringling Brothers Circus to create a virtual monopoly of traveling circuses and helped shape the circus into what it is today. He was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 1987.
Larry Robbins (born 1969) is the American founder, portfolio manager, and CEO of Glenview Capital Management, a hedge fund with approximately $9.2 billion of capital under management as of July 2014.
Peter Moraites (June 8, 1922 – January 7, 2014; pronounced mo-RAY-tees) was an American Republican Party politician who served as Speaker of the New Jersey General Assembly in 1969.
Henry Clay Frick II (October 18, 1919 – February 9, 2007) was an American physician and professor of medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Regis Pierre McGuire (born August 8, 1961), is an American/Canadian ice hockey analyst for National Hockey League broadcasts on NBC in the United States. Until 2011, he was a prominent hockey analyst on The Sports Network (TSN) in Canada. Previously, he was a player, coach, and scout.
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