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RE: WHO IS THIS


He is American. He was in an American jail.



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No Takers !!!! The jail is Alcatraz...



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The bird man from Alcatraz. Robert Stroud 



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Might be slow getting back to "normal" but have just slept the past week away.  Thanks for all your input.  biggrinbiggrinbiggrin



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You had to get it Sandy with the clues!!! Over to you.

Robert Stroud

American inmate and ornithologist

 

Robert Franklin Stroud, known as the "Birdman of Alcatraz", was a convicted murderer, American federal prisoner and author who has been cited as one of the most notorious criminals in the United States.

 



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Thanks BG I've seen that pic before possibly when you posted it but I wouldn't have got it without the clues.

Now who is this?

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No takers? If she was older and on a gopher you would get her instantly



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sandman55 wrote:

No takers? If she was older and on a gopher you would get her instantly


 Could be wrong, I'm seeing Miriam Margolyes.



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Your not wrong Santa. Over to you for a pic.

Miriam Margolyes OBE (/mrliz/ MAR-g-leez; born 18 May 1941) is a British-Australian actress. She has gained prominence as a character actor on stage and screen. She received a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence (1993) and portrayed Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter film series (20022011). Margolyes was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2002 New Year Honours for Services to Drama.

After starting her career in theatre, she made her film acting debut in the British comedy A Nice Girl Like Me (1969). She has since appeared in Reds (1981), Yentl (1982), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Little Dorrit (1988), Romeo + Juliet (1996), and Being Julia (2004). She's also known for her voice roles in Babe (1995), James and the Giant Peach (1996), Mulan (1998), Happy Feet (2006), Flushed Away (2006), and Early Man (2018).

Margolyes is also known for her television appearances including KizzyBlackadderCold Comfort Farm (1995), Vanity Fair (1998), and The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004). She's also known for her recurring roles as Prudence Stanley in Australian series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012-2015) and Sister Mildred in the BBC/PBS series Call the Midwife (2018-2021).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miriam_Margolyes



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Thanks Sandy, lets try this young man.

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No takers and I have been busy and don't know. Hopefully someone does.



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OK, clue time.

He was born in Russia.smile



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Sheba wrote:

Might be slow getting back to "normal" but have just slept the past week away.  Thanks for all your input.  biggrinbiggrinbiggrin


 Good to see you back Sheba and I hope you are back to normal



-- Edited by Big Gorilla on Sunday 11th of June 2023 11:12:30 AM

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Yul Brynner as a young boy, before he lost his hair !!!



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Morning Ken, you got it, it is Yul Brynner.smile



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Thank You Santa. That was a tough one !!! Now who is this famous man ?

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His face looks familiar Ken, but I cant put a name to it.confuse



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He was a Senator in Government.



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Big Gorilla wrote:

He was a Senator in Government.


      Philippine Government !!!



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No takers !!! I'll have to give you an easy clue.



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This clue will help you identify him:

Regarded by boxing historians as one of the greatest professional boxers of all time.



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Can't believe nobody can recognize this guy. Next clue I'll have to give you his name !!! biggrin

 

Previously A Senator in Philippine Government and a world champion boxer !!!



-- Edited by Big Gorilla on Monday 19th of June 2023 01:57:59 PM

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The only Filipino politician I can bring to mind is Ferdinand Marcos and he's long gone.

Not sure he was involved in boxing, however he seemed to have a penchant for disappearing political rivals.biggrin



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Time to give up on this one:

Manny Pacquiao

Filipino boxer, basketball player, singer, actor and politician

Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao CLH is a Filipino politician and former professional boxer. Nicknamed "PacMan", he is regarded as one of the greatest professional boxers of all time. 

 



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Let's hope this one is a bit easier !!

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Could be wrong Ken, I think it's Bob Ansett.confuse



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You got it Santa. Over to you:

Bob Ansett

Australian businessman, actor, motivational speaker and writer

Robert "Bob" Ansett is an Australian entrepreneur, actor, author, motivational speaker and former sports team chairman. 

 



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Thanks Ken, who is this? shouldn't be too difficult for for we oldies.biggrin

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Easy one Santa but will let someone else have a go...



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I thought you would be on the money Ken, perhaps a little more difficult if you were not around in the era.smile



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