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Tom DeLay Thomas Paine Taraji P. Henson Trey Parker Thomas Merton Tyler Perry Theodore Parker Tori Amos Terry Pratchett
Thomas Merton
Thomas MertonJanuary 31, 1915 - December 10, 1968
Thomas Merton, O.C.S.O. (January 31, 1915 – December 10, 1968) was an American Catholic writer and mystic. A Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, he was a poet, social activist, and student of comparative religion. In 1949, he was ordained to the priesthood and given the name Father Louis. Merton wrote more than 70 books, mostly on spirituality, social justice and a quiet pacifism, as well as scores of essays and reviews. Among Merton's most enduring works is his bestselling autobiography The Seven Storey Mountain (1948), which sent scores of World War II veterans, students,...
Thomas Paine
Thomas PaineJanuary 29, 1737 - June 8, 1809
Terry Pratchett
Terry PratchettApril 28, 1948 -
Tom DeLay
Tom DeLayApril 8, 1947 -
Thomas Dale "Tom" DeLay (/dəˈleɪ/; born April 8, 1947) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Texas's 22nd congressional district from 1985 until 2006. He was Republican Party (GOP) House Majority Leader from 2003–05. DeLay began his career as a politician in 1978 when he was elected to the Texas House of Representatives. In 1985, he became a born-again Christian. In 1988, after just a few years in the U.S. House, Tom DeLay was appointed Deputy Minority Whip. In 1994 he helped Newt Gingrich effect the Republican Revolution, which gave the...
Tori Amos
Tori AmosAugust 22, 1963 -
Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos; August 22, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter, pianist and composer. She is a classically-trained musician and has a mezzo-soprano vocal range. She has been nominated eight times for a Grammy Award. Having already begun composing instrumental pieces on piano, Amos won a full scholarship to the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University, the youngest person ever to have been admitted, at age five. She was expelled at age eleven for, in her own words, insisting on playing by ear and because of her interest in popular rock music. Amos originally served as...
Tom Peters
Tom PetersNovember 7, 1942 -
Tyler Perry
Tyler PerrySeptember 14, 1969 -
Trey Parker
Trey ParkerOctober 19, 1969 -
Theodore Parker
Theodore ParkerAugust 24, 1810 - May 10, 1860
Taraji P. Henson
Taraji P. HensonSeptember 11, 1970 -
Taraji Penda Henson (born September 11, 1970) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Yvette in Baby Boy (2001), Shug in Hustle & Flow (2005) and Queenie in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2009. In 2011, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role in Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story. From 2011 to 2013, she co-starred as Detective Jocelyn Carter in the CBS drama Person of Interest and as of 2015 stars as...