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Ricky Martin

Name at birth: Enrique Martin MoralesRicky Martin's exuberant 1999 single "Livin' La Vida Loca" made him an avatar of dancable, hip-swiveling Latin pop. Martin got his start with the all-boy pop group…

Trayvon Martin

Name at birth: Trayvon Benjamin MartinFlorida teen Trayvon Martin was killed 26 February 2012 by George Zimmerman, a 28 year-old volunteer for the area's neighborhood watch. The incident touched off a…

George Martin

Sir George Martin CBE was the composer and producer who signed The Beatles to a record deal with EMI and then proceeded to arrange, produce and assist dozens of hit songs as they became the most famou…

Dean Martin

Name at birth: Dino CrocettiDean Martin had a long career in music and comedy, mostly in the guise of a bemused and handsome crooner of ballads. With his Italian good looks, wavy hair and velvety voic…

Mary Martin

Name at birth: Mary Virginia MartinMary Martin was a Broadway superstar in the 1950s, when she played spunky characters like Peter Pan and Maria von Trapp and won four Tony Awards over 13 years. Mary …

Steve Martin

Steve Martin is Hollywood's most talented comedian-actor-writer-director-banjo player. Steve Martin got started as a zany and absurdist stand-up comedian in the 1970s. He told jokes, played the banjo…

Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence took his stand-up comedy act and turned it into the hit TV show Martin from 1992-1997. In addition to the title role, Lawrence portrayed several different characters. The success of …

Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin C2/Columbia With his hip-shaking, house-quaking version of “The Cup of Life (La Copa de la Vida)” on the Grammy Awards earlier in the year, Ricky Martin may have given 1999…

Casey Martin

Casey MartinBorn: June 2, 1972Golfer suffers from a birth defect in his right leg known as Klippel-Trenauney-Webber Syndrome; won lawsuit against the PGA Tour for the right to use a golf cart …

Martín Dihigo

Name at birth: Martín Magdaleno Dihigo LlanosCuban Martín Dihigo was a professional baseball player from the 1920s until the 1950s, and is the only player to be inducted into the Halls of Fame in Cuba…