Pennsylvania Dutch people

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  1. Gwyneth Paltrow

    Gwyneth Paltrow


    Gwyneth Kate Paltrow (/ˈɡwɪnɨθ ˈpæltr/; born September 27, 1972) is an American actress, singer, and food writer.

  2. Clark Gable

    Clark Gable


    Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood" or just simply as "The King". Gable began his career as a stage actor and appeared as an extra in silent films between 1924 and 1926, and progressed to supporting roles with a few films for MGM in 1931. The next year he landed his first leading Hollywood role and became a leading man in more than 60 motion pictures over the next three decades.

  3. Jonathan Taylor Thomas

    Jonathan Taylor Thomas


    Jonathan Taylor Thomas (born Jonathan Taylor Weiss on September 8, 1981) is an American actor, voice actor, former child star, and teen idol. He is known for his roles as the middle child Randy Taylor in the ABC TV series Home Improvement (1991-98), and as the voice of the young Simba in the Disney film The Lion King (1994).

  4. Elon Musk

    Elon Musk


    Elon Reeve Musk (/ˈlɒn ˈmʌsk/; born June 28, 1971) is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, engineer, inventor and investor. He is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors, and chairman of SolarCity.

  5. Van Johnson

    Van Johnson


    Van Johnson (August 25, 1916 – December 12, 2008) was an American film and television actor and dancer who was a major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer during and after World War II.

  6. Blythe Danner

    Blythe Danner


    Blythe Katherine Danner (born February 3, 1943) is an American actress of film, television, and stage. She is known for the television role of Marilyn Truman, mother of title character Will, in the sitcom Will & Grace, and for co-starring opposite Robert De Niro in the three Meet the Parents franchise films. She is also a Tony Award-winning stage actress. She is the mother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow.

  7. Jimmy Hoffa

    Jimmy Hoffa


    James Riddle "Jimmy" Hoffa (born February 14, 1913 – disappeared July 30, 1975) was an American labor union leader and author who served as the President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) union from 1958 until 1971. He vanished in late July 1975 at age 62.

  8. Jake Paltrow

    Jake Paltrow


    Jacob Danner "Jake" Paltrow (born September 26, 1975) is an American film director and screenwriter. He is the younger brother of Gwyneth Paltrow.

  9. Jane Wolfe

    Jane Wolfe


    Jane Wolfe (March 21, 1875 — March 29, 1958) was an American silent film character actress and Thelemite.

  10. Frederick Muhlenberg

    Frederick Muhlenberg


    Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg (ˈmjuːlɨnbɜrɡ; January 1, 1750 – June 4, 1801) was an American minister and politician who was the first Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. A delegate to the Pennsylvania state constitutional convention and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania and a Lutheran pastor by profession, Muhlenberg was born in Trappe, Pennsylvania. His home, known as The Speaker's House, is now a museum and is currently undergoing restoration to restore its appearance during Muhlenberg's occupancy.

  11. Rolia Whitinger

    Rolia Whitinger


    Rolia Harvey Whitinger (ˈrɔːli ˈhtɪŋər raw-lee; June 26, 1916 – October 2, 2001) was a veteran of World War II during his 10 months and 6 days in action in the European Theater.

  12. Evelyn Ay Sempier

    Evelyn Ay Sempier


    Evelyn Margaret Sempier (née Ay; March 8, 1933 – October 18, 2008) was winner of the 1954 Miss America beauty pageant.

  13. Victor Schertzinger

    Victor Schertzinger


    Victor L. Schertzinger (April 8, 1888 - October 26, 1941) was an American composer, film director, film producer, and screenwriter. His films include Paramount on Parade (co-director, 1930), Something to Sing About (1937) with James Cagney, and the first two "Road" pictures Road to Singapore (1940) and Road to Zanzibar (1941). His two best-known songs are "I Remember You" and "Tangerine", both with lyrics by Johnny Mercer and both featured in Schertzinger's final film The Fleet's In (1942).

  14. Michael Hillegas

    Michael Hillegas


    Michael Hillegas (April 22, 1729 – September 29, 1804) was the first Treasurer of the United States.

  15. Joseph Hiester

    Joseph Hiester


    Joseph Hiester (November 18, 1752 – June 10, 1832) was the fifth Governor of Pennsylvania from 1820 to 1823. He was a member of the Hiester family political dynasty.

  16. Stephen Miller

    Stephen Miller


    Stephen Miller (January 7, 1816 – August 18, 1881) was an American Republican politician. He was the first Civil War veteran to serve as Minnesota Governor. He was the fourth Governor of Minnesota.

  17. Don Frye

    Don Frye


    Donald "Don" Frye (born November 23, 1965) is an American former mixed martial artist, amateur, professional wrestler, and actor. In MMA he was one of the sport's earliest well-rounded fighters and he had instant success, winning the UFC 8 and Ultimate Ultimate 96 tournaments and finishing as runner-up UFC 10 in his first year of competition. Despite his accomplishments, he retired from MMA in 1997 to pursue a career in professional wrestling with New Japan Pro Wrestling and quickly became one of the company's leading heels. After spending four years as one of Japan's top gaijin wrestlers, Frye returned to MMA with the Pride Fighting Championships in September 2001, much more muscle-bound and sporting an American patriot persona in response to the September 11 attacks. After developing a reputation for toughness and fighting spirit, mostly due to his legendary bouts with Ken Shamrock and Yoshihiro Takayama during his two year stint in Pride, Frye departed the promotion to compete in K-1 and Hero's in 2004 but returned for the final Pride event in 2007.

  18. John Andrew Shulze

    John Andrew Shulze


    John Andrew Shulze (July 19, 1775 – November 18, 1852) was a Pennsylvania political leader and the sixth Governor of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Muhlenberg family political dynasty.

  19. Bodo Otto

    Bodo Otto


    Dr. Bodo Otto (1711-1787) was a Senior Surgeon of the Continental Army during the American Revolution. He was one of the early settlers of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, emigrating from Germany in 1755.

  20. Daniel Hiester (1774–1834)

    Daniel Hiester (1774–1834)


    Daniel Hiester (1774–1834) was an American political leader from Pennsylvania. Daniel was a member of the Hiester Family political dynasty. He was the son of John Hiester and nephew of U.S. Rep. Daniel Hiester (1747–1804) and Gabriel Hiester.

  21. Francis Swaine Muhlenberg

    Francis Swaine Muhlenberg


    Francis Swaine Muhlenberg (April 12, 1795 – December 17, 1831) was a political leader, member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio, and a member of the Muhlenberg Family political dynasty.

  22. Clement Studebaker, Jr.

    Clement Studebaker, Jr.


    Clement Studebaker, Jr. (August 11, 1871 – December 3, 1932) was the son of Clement Studebaker (1831–1901) who, with his brother Henry, founded the business which became the Studebaker Corporation— the world's largest horse-drawn wagon manufacturer and the only one to successfully progress to gasoline-powered vehicles. Clement Jr. held executive positions in the family's automobile business and later became the president and chairman of several other important companies.

  23. Thomas Zimmerman

    Thomas Zimmerman


    Thomas Cadwallader Zimmerman (January 23, 1838 – November 13, 1914) was a Pennsylvania German writer and translator, notable for his translations of English language classics into the Pennsylvania German dialect. He was also the editor of the Reading Times newspaper in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

  24. William Muhlenberg Hiester

    William Muhlenberg Hiester


    William Muhlenberg Hiester (May 15, 1818 – August 16, 1878) An American political and military leader in the State of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Muhlenberg/Hiester Family political dynasty.

  25. Isaac Ellmaker Hiester

    Isaac Ellmaker Hiester


    Isaac Ellmaker Hiester (May 29, 1824 – February 6, 1871) was an American political leader of the nineteenth Century. He was a member of the Hiester Family political dynasty. He was the son of William Hiester and cousin of Hiester Clymer.

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