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  • widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter"

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  • Famous: Famous may refer to: Famous Brands, a South African restaurant franchisor Famous Footwear, an American retail store chain Famous Music, the music publishing
  • Famous Amos: Famous Amos is a brand of cookie founded in Los Angeles in 1975 by talent agent Wally Amos. The company expanded quickly, selling more than 1 million dollars
  • The Famous Five (series): This article is about the novels. For other uses, see The Famous Five. The Famous Five is the name of a series of children's adventure novels written
  • Famous Players-Lasky: from the merger of Adolph Zukor's Famous Players Film Company—originally formed by Zukor as Famous Players in Famous Plays—and Jesse L. Lasky's Feature
  • Armed & Famous: Armed & Famous is an American reality television series that premiered January 10, 2007, on CBS. First-run episodes were also aired on VH1 in the United
  • The Famous Five: The Famous Five may refer to: The Famous Five (Canada), a group of Canadian women who were proponents in a landmark women's rights case The Famous Five
  • The Famous Flames: The Famous Flames were an American rhythm and blues vocal group founded in Toccoa, Georgia, in 1953 by Bobby Byrd. James Brown began his career as a member
  • Famous Last Words: Famous Last Words may refer to: Famous Last Words (band) ...Famous Last Words..., by Supertramp, 1982 Famous Last Words (Al Stewart album), 1993 Famous
  • Almost Famous: This article is about the film. For other uses, see Almost Famous (disambiguation). Almost Famous is a 2000 American comedy-drama film written and directed
  • Famous Players: For other uses, see Famous Players (disambiguation). Famous Players was a Canadian-based film exhibitor and cable television service provider; it operated

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* Martyrdom... is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability. - George Bernard Shaw

* In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known -- that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness. - Norman O. Brown

* Michael Bolton Yeah, well at least your name isn't Michael Bolton. Samir You know there's nothing wrong with that name. Michael Bolton There was nothing wrong with it... until I was about 12 years old and that no-talent ass clown became famous and started winning Grammys. - Office Space


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