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Famous Wisconsinites

Can you name these individuals from the Badger State?
Last updated: April 17, 2012
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Artist; Known for her paintings of flowers
Georgia O'Keefe
Author of the Little House on the Praire books
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Popular American architect know for designing the Guggenheim Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright
Founder of a popular meat packing company with a catchy jingle
Oscar Mayer
Academy Award nominee for role in "Platoon"
Willem Dafoe
Saturday Night Live cast member and actor; aka Matt Foley, inspirational speaker
Chris Farley
Actress known for her roles in "Drugstore Cowboy" and "Boogie Nights"
Heather Graham
Hungarian stunt performer, grew up in WI; "The Handcuff King"
Harry Houdini
Director; movies include "Chicago" and "Memoirs of a Geisha"
Rob Marshall
2010 Academy Award nominated actor for "The Kids Are All Right"
Mark Ruffalo
Famous for his "The War of the Worlds" broadcast
Orson Welles
Actor who portrayed Willy Wonka in "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory"
Gene Wilder
Actress known for her role on "Malcolm in the Middle"
Jane Kaczmarek
Miss America 2012
Laura Kaeppeler
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Actor known for his lead role on "Monk"
Tony Shalhoub
Actress who portrays Vanessa Abrams on "Gossip Girl"
Jessica Szohr
Moved to WI at age 6; Considered the most influential woman in the world
Oprah Winfrey
Flamboyant pianist and vocalist
Liberace
Inventor of the solid-body electric guitar
Les Paul
Singer-Songwriter of Bon Iver
Justin Vernon
One of six men to raise the US flag at Iwo Jima
John Bradley
Former Governor and Senator; known for The Wisconsin Idea
Robert La Follette Sr.
"Tail-Gunner Joe"
Joseph McCarthy
US Supreme Court Justice/Chief Justice from 1986-2005
William Rehnquist
Legendary football coach/player; Green Bay Packers play in a stadium in his name
Curly Lambeau
Godaddy.com girl and Indycar/NASCAR racer
Danica Patrick
Current Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
Tony Romo
"The Milwaukee Cannibal"
Jeffrey Dahmer
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Jun 5, 2014
Nice quiz!