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Famous Minnesotans Quiz

Based on the clues, name these famous people from the state of Minnesota.
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First submittedApril 13, 2012
Last updatedSeptember 14, 2014
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Clue
Hometown
Answer
"Purple Rain"
Minneapolis
Prince
Folk legend born Robert Zimmerman
Hibbing
Bob Dylan
Former governor and pro wrestler
Minneapolis
Jessie Ventura
Actress who starred as Dorothy
Grand Rapids
Judy Garland
"Peanuts" cartoonist
St. Paul
Charles Schulz
Brothers who directed "No Country for Old Men"
St. Louis Park
Coen Brothers
"A Prairie Home Companion"
Anoka
Garrison Keillor
Lyndon Johnson VP and Metrodome namesake
Minneapolis
Hubert Humphrey
Jimmy Carter's VP
Ceylon
Walter Mondale
Senator and Rush Limbaugh lambaster
St. Louis Park
Al Franken
Tea Party congresswoman
Anoka
Michele Bachmann
"Arrowsmith" and "Elmer Gantry" novelist
Sauk Centre
Sinclair Lewis
Supreme Court chief justice, 1969-1986
St. Paul
Warren Burger
"MacGyver"
Roseville
Richard Dean Anderson
Stifler
Cottage Grove
Seann William Scott
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level 80
Apr 13, 2012
No Humphrey?
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level 80
Apr 22, 2014
Good point. He's rather better known than Stifler, I would say!
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level ∞
Sep 14, 2014
Added
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level 72
May 15, 2014
EVERY TIME I have to come up with Macgyver I get Harry Dean Stanton stuck in my head and can't get it out.
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level 72
Nov 29, 2014
same here...and jan michael gambill of tennis fame and jan michael vincent of airwolf fame
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level 58
Nov 30, 2014
I have to remember MacGyver's name by remembering that he has the same name as Oscar Goldman.
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level 80
Jul 14, 2014
A few others: Louie Anderson, Larry Fitzgerald, Joel and Ethan Coen, Vince Flynn, Terry Gilliam, Tom Lehman, Joe Mauer, Lindsey Vonn, Lea Thompson
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level 72
Nov 29, 2014
don't forget about the fictious walsh characters from beverly hills 90210
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level 77
Sep 18, 2014
Mmm... Burger.
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level 66
Oct 6, 2014
LOL! I think of that every time I see his name. :D
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level 58
Nov 30, 2014
I knew who it was because he came after Warren, so the Chief Justices went Earl Warren Warren Earl .. Burger.
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level 76
Nov 29, 2014
"...in America most of us—not readers alone, but even writers—are still afraid of any literature which is not a glorification of everything American, a glorification of our faults as well as our virtues." -- Sinclair Lewis. (Sad not to see Main Street listed in his clue.)
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level 64
Dec 1, 2014
Yeah, excellent book.
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level 73
Jun 20, 2017
Just 15% :/
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level 76
Dec 1, 2014
I think Stuart Smalley should be an acceptable answer.
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level 28
Apr 10, 2019
Al Franken was not born in minnesota