He picked off a pass from Fran Tarkenton in Super Bowl XI, then raced 75 yards for the score.

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He wrote stylish, unrestrained biographies of Jerry Lee Lewis, Dean Martin and Sonny Liston.

She spent decades advocating for more humane psychiatric treatments in Germany.

The scion of a civic dynasty — and brother of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — he served as Baltimore’s mayor from 1967 to 1971 before abruptly leaving politics.

A neuroscientist and psychology professor, he brought scientific rigor to the study of universal human behaviors that had previously gone largely unexplored.

The moderate Republican occasionally clashed with members of his own party but was popular with big-city Democrats, especially Coleman Young, Detroit’s first black mayor.

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He was the foil to Bea Arthur’s unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s sitcom “Maude.”

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For three decades, the Newport News delegate was known as “Mr. Inside” and embodied the moderate center of his party.

He skewered plutocrats, hucksters, crass politicians and a sensationalist media.

He oversaw the early expansion of the museum’s classical collections to include the works of such modern masters as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko.

The ballet company became one of the country’s premiere cultural institutions, and she maintained a steel-like grip on power over the troupe well into her 90s.

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Rep. Elijah Cummings chaired the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee and helped lead the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

From a gas station, he arranged liaisons and worked as a prostitute for gay and straight stars.

A champion of the Western canon, he faced criticism for dismissing women and Third World writers.

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He was also featured in the 2017 revival of “Twin Peaks” and the “Breaking Bad” film “El Camino.”

After his 1965 spacewalk, he led a Soviet mission that docked in orbit with a U.S. spacecraft.

He received the Caldecott Medal for “The Man Who Walked Between the Towers,” a picture book in which he set out to “resurrect” the fallen World Trade Center towers — if only on the page.

He was a 19-year-old private first class when he almost single-handedly held back a German attack on the Belgian town of Malmedy during the Battle of the Bulge.

He was an irreverent humorist who also retold Bible stories on a Sunday morning CBS series.

He played a part in the development of artificial intelligence, email, the Internet, WiFi and Bluetooth.

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