As a moderate Republican, he crossed party lines to show support for environmental efforts.

He also starred as a con man in ‘White Collar’ and a grifter in ‘Hawaii 5-0.’

His “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song” — about a Black American revolutionary on the run — was a milestone of independent and African American cinema.

The group was best remembered for its raucous recording of “Lady Marmalade.”

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She co-founded the Autism Society of America, a leading advocacy group, at a time when there were few resources for people with autism and their families.

He took charge of the country when longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down amid the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.

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His 1991 footage was endlessly replayed and helped spark a week of deadly riots after the police officers were acquitted. It was an early example of the power of citizen journalism.

The discovery was a scientific breakthrough, although his Nobel was controversial. Some said at least a share of the prize should have gone to one of his graduate students.

Maneuvering through coups, conflicts and political intrigue, he helped end a civil war and was the longest-ruling leader of Africa’s largest country.

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His best-selling board game turned the vicissitudes of everyday existence into the objects of chance — and remains a classic six decades after families first sat down to play.

She entered movies as a teenager and later performed opposite Fred Astaire in “Royal Wedding” and Howard Keel in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.”

His stint as leader of the Board of Regents was roiled by the high-profile death of a student-athlete in 2018 and led to his resignation.

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The soprano distinguished herself in operas including Scott Joplin’s “Treemonisha” and Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” in recitals and in master classes around the world.

In the influential film, he played a guerrilla commander with a fictional name but based on his real-life role in the battle. He later served as a senator.

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Nicknamed ‘Smokey’ for his hard shot, he played for the New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues before the Washington Capitals selected him in the 1974 expansion draft.

He sought to open the Episcopal Church to marginalized groups and was known for questioning some of Christianity’s fundamental beliefs.

He anchored SNL’s “Weekend Update” segment in the 1990s and had a long standup career.

She lived for more than 34 years after the surgery, making her one of the longest-living heart transplant patients in history.

The church, with 700,000 members at its peak, was regarded as a symbol of the postwar growth of Christianity in South Korea.

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He started 240 consecutive games and helped propel the Vikings to Super Bowls.

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