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Lisa Whelchel, who played wealthy diva Blair Warner in the '80s family sitcom "Facts of Life", is among the 15 "Survivor: Philippines" castmembers announced by CBS Monday (Aug. 20).

Another celebrity hoping to pad his bank account with another million bucks is retired Major League Baseball star Jeff Kent. Although he still holds a home run record for second basemen, most fans remember the National League All-Star and Mvp, who retired from the Dodgers in 2009, for his fiery temper and clashes with management.

These aren't Season 25's only familiar faces. Three "Survivor" veterans, whose games ended when they were medically evacuated, will join one of the Philippines' trio of tribes: Kalabaw, Tandang and Matsing. (CBS will reveal the returnees later this week.)

"Survivor: Philippines'" new players, who range in age from 20 to 53, include two beauty pageant queens, a hunky bartender and the usual cast of quirky characters. Here's their breakdown »

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