People with T Initials

From TA to TZ, name the famous person with each set of initials.
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Last updated: October 9, 2020
First submittedJanuary 25, 2012
Times taken30,709
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"Home Improvement" star and voice of Buzz Lightyear
Tim Allen
British Prime Minister, 1997–2007
Tony Blair
Prominent Scientologist who jumped on a couch
Tom Cruise
Actor who played a guy named Tony on "Who's the Boss?" and "Taxi"
Tony Danza
Invented the practical light bulb
Thomas Edison
"Mean Girls" and "30 Rock" star
Tina Fey
The only Monty Python member not born in the U.K.
Terry Gilliam
"Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get"
Tom Hanks
Lead guitarist of Black Sabbath
Tony Iommi
Purchased Louisiana
Thomas Jefferson
Mathematician, manifesto writer, and mail bomber caught in 1996
Ted Kaczynski
Former husband of Pamela Anderson
Tommy Lee
"Utopia" author who became a Catholic saint after Henry VIII had him beheaded
Thomas More
Sherpa who summited Everest in 1953
Tenzing Norgay
Lead singer of Dawn who shares his name with a city in Florida
Tony Orlando
Leader of a band called "The Heartbreakers"
Tom Petty
Soft speaker and big stick carrier
Theodore Roosevelt
West Coast rapper killed in 1996
Tupac Shakur
"What's Love Got to Do With It?"
Tina Turner
Comedienne on whose show "The Simpsons" first appeared
Tracey Ullman
Economist who theorized that sales of luxury goods increase when prices go up
Thorstein Veblen
Playwright who wrote "A Streetcar Named Desire"
Tennessee Williams
Lead singer of Radiohead
Thom Yorke
Level 73
Feb 10, 2014
Dammit...Norgay...not Nosegay
Level 57
Mar 1, 2014
... not that there's anything wrong with that ....
Level 73
Sep 9, 2017
I tried Norgei... nope. Norgai... nope. Norgey... nope. Norgay... yay!
Level 84
May 30, 2014
Poor Norgay, bringing up the rear. Beaten even by Tom Green!
Level 84
Oct 9, 2020
6 years later, doing far better! (And Terry Gilliam a much better choice than Tom Green)
Level 55
Jun 23, 2014
I hate that book.
Level 78
Jul 1, 2014
What book?
Level 82
May 27, 2018
Novelization of Who's the Boss?
Level 65
Oct 9, 2014
I was sure the British PM was Ted Bundy
Level 72
Oct 14, 2014
Actually it was Anthony Blair (AB).
Level 73
Jan 23, 2018
There's a few other Anthonys on there, as well as an Edward (Ted)
Level 90
Oct 12, 2020
Both Roosevelt and Kaczynski are short for Theodore, not Edward.
Level 69
Sep 12, 2018
Tracey Ullman <3
Level 82
Jan 29, 2019
It's true, people are more likely to think something is valuable and worth buying if it costs more. One of Starbucks' chief innovations that led to their success was charging $3+ for something that everyone else was selling for 50 cents. People are schmucks.
Level 74
Oct 13, 2020
Tony Blair should not be here. Name is Anthony Blair so not T initial
Level 56
Mar 31, 2021
In that case, Tina Turner's real name is Anna Mae Bullock
Level 80
Oct 15, 2020
A big shout out for TI (and his inclusion in the quiz)!!

Your talent and tenacity after that horrible accident you endured kickstarted one of the best things this world has: Heavy Metal!!!!!!

Level 70
Oct 15, 2020
Teddy Roosevelt is great in Night at the Museum. He does speak softly but I didn't notice his big stick.
Level 80
Oct 16, 2020
Maybe Sacagawea did...
Level 55
Oct 20, 2020
Were is Tom Brady for TB
Level 70
Nov 21, 2020
A little more leeway on the spelling of TK would be nice. That is NOT an easy name to spell.

Also, the TV question is probably too obscure, judging by the low % it has, and this is coming from someone with an Economics degree, albeit a few decades ago.

In the spirit of not just complaining, but offering a replacement, I had a quick Google, but it doesn’t look like there are any suitable alternatives. Bar people who are equally obscure. Possibly, TV should go the way of TZ!?

Level 61
Dec 27, 2020
I think that is the first time I have ever got zero points on a JetPunk quiz! 😂 I am pretty bad with famous people, especially if they are mostly American. Of the 13 I didn't get, I hadn't even heard of six and for most of the others the clues meant nothing to me...

Oh well, I guess we all have our strengths and weaknesses!