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Tommy Chong

Thomas B. Kin "Tommy" Chong is a Canadian-American comedian, actor, writer, director, activist, and musician. He is well known for his marijuana-themed Cheech & Chong comedy movies with Cheech Marin, as well as playing the character Leo on Foxs T ...

                                               

Shin-Soo Choo

Shin-Soo Choo is a South Korean baseball player. He is a center fielder for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball. Choo also played for the Seattle Mariners from 2005-2006 and the Cleveland Indians from 2006–2012. Choo was required to serve ...

                                               

Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra is an Indian medical doctor and writer. He has written about spirituality and topics in mind-body medicine. Chopra says that he has been influenced by the teachings of Vedanta and the Bhagavad Gita, as well as by Krishnamurti Jiddu, ...

                                               

Marc Chorney

Chorney played four seasons of college hockey at the University of North Dakota. He was named to the NCAA All-Tournament team in 1980, and two first All Star teams in 1981. He began his playing career with the Pittsburgh Penguins who drafted him ...

                                               

Taylor Chorney

Taylor Chorney is a Canadian-born American professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. He has also played for the Edmonton Oilers and St. Louis Blues. He was drafted by the Edm ...

                                               

Chow Yun-Fat

Chow Yun-Fat SBS, formerly called Donald Chow, is a Hong Kong actor and singer. He often worked with John Woo in the action movies A Better Tomorrow, The Killer, and Hard Boiled. He also acted in Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End, and has a ...

                                               

Chris Gascoyne

Christopher Gascoyne is an English actor, who is known for his role as the seventh Peter Barlow in the long-running ITV soap opera, Coronation Street, since 2000. Gascoyne has been nominated for several accolades at the British Soap Awards for hi ...

                                               

Hayden Christensen

Hayden Christensen is a Canadian actor. He was in Canadian television programs when he was young, then he went to act into American television in the late 1990s. He did minor acting roles before being praised for his role of Sam in Life as a Hous ...

                                               

Christian (wrestler)

William Jason "Jay" Reso is a Canadian professional wrestler and actor. He is currently working for AEW under the ringname Christian Cage. In WWE, Reso is a former World Heavyweight Champion, four-time Intercontinental Champion and nine-time Worl ...

                                               

Roger Christian

Roger Christian is an English set decorator, production designer and feature movie director. Christian was born in London, England. He won an Academy Award for his work on the original Star Wars and was Oscar-nominated for his work on Alien. Chri ...

                                               

Kipp Christianson

Kipp Christianson is a part-time American professional wrestler and a former basketball player. He is best known for his time in the WWE where he wrestled under the ring name Eli Cottonwood. Christianson competed on the second season of NXT. His ...

                                               

Chris Christie

Christopher James "Chris" Christie is an American politician. In 2010, he became the 55th Governor of New Jersey. He was the first Republican to win a statewide election in New Jersey in 12 years. He left the office on January 16, 2018. Some peop ...

                                               

Julie Christie

Julie Christie is a British actress. She has worked in theatre, motion picture and television. She has won the Academy, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Award. In 1997 she was given a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award, a lifetime achievem ...

                                               

Jean Chretien

Joseph Jacques Jean Chretien is a Canadian politician. He was the 20th Prime Minister of Canada from 1993 to 2003 and the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada from 1990 to 2003. During his career, he was a Member of Parliament in the House of Co ...

                                               

Eric Chu

This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chu/Zhū 朱. Eric Li-luan Chu is a Taiwanese politician. He is the Mayor of New Taipei. Before becoming mayor, he was the Vice Premier of the Republic of China, under Premier Wu Den-yih. He was elected as ...

                                               

Steven Chu

Steven Chu is an American physicist. He was the 12th United States Secretary of Energy from 2009 to 2013. Chu is known for his research at Bell Labs in cooling and trapping of atoms with laser light, which won him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 19 ...

                                               

Chuang Chuan-Ying

Chuang Chuan-Ying, also know by her stage/nickname," Ball”, is an Taiwanese singer, songwriter and actress. In 2007, she and Shen Sheng-Je formed a band" katncandix2” and started off busking in Xinyi District of Taipei City.

                                               

Chuang Chih-Yuan

Chuang Chih-Yuan is a male table tennis player who competed at the 2012 Olympics in London. He is since 2012 the best Taiwanese table tennis player. He is righthanded-player and uses the European Shakehand-grip. Chuang played for a short time in ...

                                               

Darya Chultsova

Darya Chultsova is a journalist from Belarus. She worked for the television channel Belsat TV. She showed the event at the place where Raman Bandarenka was beaten to death in 2020. She was arrested there on November 15, 2020, in Minsk.

                                               

Chun Doo-hwan

Chun Doo-hwan, 1931) was a Korean military officer and the President of South Korea from 1980 to 1988. He was sentenced to death in 1996. Chun was later pardoned by President Kim Young-sam with the advice of then President-elect Kim Dae-jung, who ...

                                               

Connie Chung

Constance Yu-Hwa "Connie" Chung is an American journalist. She was an anchor and reporter for American television networks NBC, MSNBC, CBS and CNN. Chung is married to talk show host Maury Povich. They have an adopted son.

                                               

Charlotte Church

Charlotte Church is a Welsh singer-songwriter, actress and television presenter. She changed her surname when she was adopted by her stepfather. She sings classical music and pop music. She hosted a Channel 4 chat show titled The Charlotte Church ...

                                               

George Church

George Church is an American molecular geneticist. He was one of the people who set out to analyse the human genetic code, the sequence of genes in human DNA. Church is Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, Professor of Health Sciences ...

                                               

George Chuvalo

George Louis Chuvalo, also known as Jure Čuvalo CM, was a Canadian heavyweight boxing champion and the multiple contender for the heavyweight title in the 1960s and 1970s. He was never knocked off his feet in ninety-three professional fights betw ...

                                               

Ciara

In 2004, Ciara released her debut studio album Goodies, which produced three hit singles: "Goodies," "1, 2 Step," and "Oh." The album was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America RIAA, and earned her four nominat ...

                                               

Gabriella Cilmi

Gabriella Lucia Cilmi is an Australian singer-songwriter and record producer. She was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She was first signed to Warner Records when she was a teenager. She shares a manager with the Sugababes and supported Mu ...

                                               

Pablo Cimadevila Alvarez

Pablo Cimadevila Alvarez is a swimmer from Spain. Back in 1982 when Pablo was only four-years-old, he faced a severe car accident. Due to which he becomes paraplegic. Later, Cimadevila took swimming classes and decided to pursue a career as a swi ...

                                               

Stewart Cink

Stewart Ernest Cink is an American professional golfer. Cink won the 2009 Open Championship, beating five-time winner Tom Watson in a four-hole playoff. He spent 39 weeks in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings from 2004 to 2008. Cink w ...

                                               

Dacian Cioloș

Dacian Cioloș is a Romanian engineer and politician. He is currently the leader of the Renew Europe party in the European Parliament since 4 November 2019. Before that, he was Prime Minister of Romania from November 2015 to January 2017. His gove ...

                                               

Dominick Cirillo

Dominick Vincent "Quiet Dom" Cirillo is an American gangster. He is a high-ranking member of the Genovese crime family, who briefly served as acting boss for the imprisoned Boss Vincent "Chin" Gigante. He was born in Harlem, New York. Cirillo rep ...

                                               

Sandra Cisneros

Sandra Cisneros is an author from Chicago, Illinois. She is famous for her book "The House on Mango Street." It has sold six million copies and been translated into over 20 languages. Middle and high schoolers read her books in school for educati ...

                                               

Carson Cistulli

Carson Cistulli is a poet and a journalist. He was born on December 23, 1979 in New Hampshire. He writes about himself and life. One important part of his life is baseball. Another important part of his life are books. He really likes the French ...

                                               

James R. Clapper

James Robert "Jim" Clapper Jr. is a retired lieutenant general in the United States Air Force and is the former Director of National Intelligence. He served as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency DIA from 1992 until 1995. He was the first ...

                                               

Eric Clapton

Eric Patrick Clapton is an English guitarist, singer and composer. Clapton is the son of a sixteen-year-old, Patricia Clapton, and Edward Fryer, a Canadian soldier stationed in England. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 2 on its list of Gr ...

                                               

Blake Clark

Blake Clark is an American stand-up comedian and actor whose trademark is a raspy voice similar to Jim Varney. He is perhaps best known as Farmer Fran in The Waterboy. His other known role is as the voice of Slinky Dog in Toy Story 3, replacing V ...

                                               

Dallas Clark

Dallas Dean Clark is an American football tight end in the National Football League who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the University of Iowa. He was drafted 24th overall in the 2003 NFL Draft, and played his entire nin ...

                                               

Helen Clark

Helen Elizabeth Clark was the Prime Minister of New Zealand from December 1999 to November 2008. She is was later the head of the United Nations Development Programme from 2009 to 2017. In 2006, she was ranked by Forbes magazine as the 20th most ...

                                               

John Clark (actor)

Ivan John Clark is an English actor, director, producer and playwright. He was born in London. Clark is probably best known for his role as Just William in theatre and radio in the late 1940s and as the former husband of actress Lynn Redgrave, to ...

                                               

Larry Clark

Lawrence "Larry" Clark is an American movie director and producer. He has directed several controversial movies. These include Kids, Ken Park and Bully. The first was marked under an NC-17 rating. This caused Miramax to sell it to someone else fo ...

                                               

Petula Clark

Petula Clark, CBE is a British singer, actress and composer. She was born in Epsom, Surrey. She began her career as a child and was popular in Britain during World War II. In the 1950s, she became a successful pop singer, first in the UK, then in ...

                                               

Richard C. Clark

Richard Clarence "Dick" Clark is an American politician. He represented the state of Iowa in the United States Senate from 1973 to 1979 as a member of the Democratic Party. As senator, he served on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and For ...

                                               

Ron Clark

Ron Clark is an American teacher who has worked with disadvantaged students in rural North Carolina and Harlem, New York City. He is known for his books and multiple teaching awards. Clarks latest project is the Ron Clark Academy, a private non-p ...

                                               

Susan Clark

Susan Clark is an retired Canadian movie, television, stage, and voice actor who is known for her role as Katherine Papadapolis in Webster. She has won an Emmy Award in 1976. Clark was born on March 8, 1940 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Clark was r ...

                                               

Bobby Clarke

Robert Earle Clarke, also known as Bob Clarke and Bobby Clarke, is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played his entire 15-year National Hockey League career with the Philadelphia Flyers and is currently an executive with the team.

                                               

Cam Clarke

Cameron Arthur Cam Clarke is an American voice actor and singer. He was born in Burbank, California. He is known for his voice-work in animation and video games. He is best known for providing the voices of Leonardo and Rocksteady in the original ...

                                               

Charles Clarke

Charles Rodway Clarke is an English Labour Party politician. He was born in London. Clarke was the Member of Parliament for Norwich South from 1997 until 2010. He was Home Secretary from December 2004 until May 2006.

                                               

J. Richard Clarke

John Richard Clarke has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 1976. He has been a member of the churchs presiding bishopric and a member of the Presidency of the Seventy. Clarke was born in Rexburg, Ida ...

                                               

Kenneth Clarke

Kenneth Harry Ken Clarke CH MP QC is a British politician. He was the Justice Secretary in the coalition government. Clarke has had a long career in politics and has served in the cabinets of Margaret Thatcher and John Major. On February 26, 2017 ...

                                               

Nils Clarke

Nils Clarke is a Canadian lawyer and politician. He is a member of the Yukon Legislative Assembly representing the electoral district of Riverdale North. He is also the current Speaker of the Legislative Assembly. Clarke was elected for the first ...

                                               

Richard A. Clarke

Richard Alan Clarke is an American former government official. He was National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism for the United States between 1998 and 2003. Clarke worked for the State Department during t ...

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