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Poll: Dream Interview

If you could interview and/or chat with anyone face-to-face listed on IMDb, alive or dead, who would you most wish to meet?

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    J. Michael Straczynski

    American writer and producer. He works in films, television series, novels, short stories, comic books, radio dramas and other media. Straczynski is a playwright, former journalist, and author of The Complete Book of Scriptwriting. Creator of Babylon 5 (1993), co-creator of Sense8 (2015), screenwriter of Changeling (2008), Thor (2011) and Ninja Assassin (2009)
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    Steven Spielberg

    One of the most influential film personalities in the history of film, best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. Has countless big-grossing, critically acclaimed credits to his name, as producer, director and writer. Known for Saving Private Ryan (1998), Schindler's List (1993), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) and Catch Me If You Can (2002).
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    Robin Williams

    His continuous comedies and wild comic talents involved a great deal of improvisation, following in the footsteps of his idol Jonathan Winters. Known for Good Will Hunting (1997), Dead Poets Society (1989), Jumanji (1995) and Aladdin (1992).
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    Leonardo DiCaprio

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    Albert Schweitzer

    Saved lives by his medical work, by writing and teaching and by advocating for peace and nuclear control. As the founder of a free public hospital, a writer and humanitarian, became the leading proponent of accessible medicine for all.
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    Walt Disney

    Pioneer in animation, founder of the Disney Studios, creator of Disneyland and Disney World. Produced first full length animated feature, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937).
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    George Lucas

    Writer and producer, founder of Lucas Lucasfilm Ltd. and ILM (Industrial Light and Magic). Known for Star Wars (1977), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and their sequels, and American Graffiti (1973).
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    Martin Scorsese

    Actor, writer, director and producer, he is best known for The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Shutter Island (2010), Goodfellas (1990) and The Departed (2006).
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    Bruce Willis

    Actor and musician he is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Known for The Sixth Sense (1999), Die Hard (1988), The Fifth Element (1997) and Armageddon (1998).
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    Marlon Brando

    Widely considered one of the greatest movie actor of all time. Known for The Godfather (1972), Apocalypse Now (1979), Superman (1978) and On the Waterfront (1954).
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    Patti Smith

    She is an American singer-songwriter, poet and visual artist who became a highly influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses. Called the "punk poet laureate", Smith fused rock and poetry in her work.
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    Ingmar Bergman

    Was a Swedish director, writer and producer who worked in film, television, and theatre. He is recognized as one of the most accomplished and influential auteurs of all time and is most famous for films such as The Seventh Seal (1957), Wild Strawberries (1957), Persona (1966), Cries & Whispers (1972) and Fanny and Alexander (1982).
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    Groucho Marx

    The bushy-browed, cigar-smoking wise-cracker with the painted-on moustache and stooped walk was the leader of The Marx Brothers. Known for Duck Soup (1933), A Night at the Opera (1935), Animal Crackers (1930) and You Bet Your Life (1950).
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    Best known as the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey (1997). He was believed by the ancient Greeks to have been the first and greatest of the epic poets.
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    William Shakespeare

    English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". Known for Hamlet (1948), Macbeth (1948), Romeo and Juliet (1968) and Othello (1951).
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    John Irving

    An American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. Known for The Cider House Rules (1999), The World According to Garp (1982), Simon Birch (1998) and The Door in the Floor (2004).
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    Marquis de Sade

    French aristocrat, revolutionary politician, philosopher and writer, famous for his libertine sexuality. His works include novels, short stories, plays, dialogues and political tracts.
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    Albert Einstein

    German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.
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    David Attenborough

    English broadcaster and naturalist. He is best known for writing and presenting the nine Life series, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, which collectively form a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on the planet. Known for Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (2009), State of the Planet (2000), Planet Earth (2006) and Survival Island (1996).
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    Tom Six

    Dutch filmmaker best known for his body horror films
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    Oscar Wilde

    Irish author, playwright and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is remembered for his epigrams, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, his plays, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death. Known for Dorian Gray (2009), An Ideal Husband (1999) and The Importance of Being Earnest (2002).
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    Ronald Reagan

    Film star and 40th President of the United States. Known for Kings Row (1942), Knute Rockne All American (1940) and Bedtime for Bonzo (1951).
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    Margaret Atwood

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    Harrison Ford

    American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars epic space opera trilogy and the title character of the Indiana Jones film series. Known for Star Wars (1977), Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Blade Runner (1982). (3-Sep-2015)
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    Stanley Kubrick

    American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor and photographer. Part of the New Hollywood film-making wave, Kubrick's films are considered by film historian Michel Ciment to be "among the most important contributions to world cinema in the twentieth century". He is frequently cited as one of the greatest and most influential directors of all time. Known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), The Shining (1980), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and Full Metal Jacket (1987). (3-Sep-2015)
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    Hermann Hesse

    German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works explore an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. Known for Siddhartha (1972), Steppenwolf (1974) and Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (2003). (3-Sep-2015)
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    Philip K. Dick

    American novelist, short story writer, essayist and philosopher whose published works mainly belong to the genre of science fiction. Dick explored philosophical, sociological, political and metaphysical themes in novels dominated by monopolistic corporations, authoritarian governments, and altered states of consciousness. Known for Blade Runner (1982), Minority Report (2002), Total Recall (1990) , The Adjustment Bureau (2011) and The Man in the High Castle (2015). (3-Sep-2015)
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    Christopher Nolan

    British-American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He has created several of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful films of the early 21st century. Known for The Dark Knight (2008), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Inception (2010) and Interstellar (2014). (3-Sep-2015)
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    Stan Laurel

    and Oliver Hardy - Laurel and Hardy were a comedy double act during the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema. The team was composed of thin Englishman, Stan Laurel and heavyset American, Oliver Hardy. Known for The Flying Deuces (1939), Sons of the Desert (1933), Way Out West (1937) and The Music Box (1932). (4-Sep-2015)
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    Alfred Hitchcock

    English film director and producer. Often nicknamed "The Master of Suspense", he pioneered many elements of the suspense and psychological thriller genres. Known for Psycho (1960), Vertigo (1958), Rear Window (1954) and North by Northwest (1959). (5-Sep-2015)
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    James Cagney

    American actor and dancer, both on stage and in film, though he had his greatest impact in film. Known for his consistently energetic performances, distinctive vocal style, and deadpan comic timing, he won acclaim and major awards for a wide variety of performances. He is best remembered for playing multi-faceted tough guys in movies. Known for White Heat (1949), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) and One, Two, Three (1961). (8-Sep-2015)
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    Woody Allen

    American actor, writer, director, comedian and playwright, whose career spans more than 50 years. As a comedian, he developed the persona of an insecure, intellectual, fretful nebbish, which he maintains is quite different from his real-life personality. Known for Midnight in Paris (2011), Annie Hall (1977), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) and Sweet and Lowdown (1999). (13-Sep-2015)
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    Jackie Gleason

    American comedian, actor, and musician. He was known for his brash visual and verbal comedy style, exemplified by his character Ralph Kramden in The Honeymooners. Known for The Jackie Gleason Show (1952), The Honeymooners (1955), The Hustler (1961) and Smokey and the Bandit (1977). (13-Sep-2015)
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    Joseph Campbell

    American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work covers many aspects of the human experience. His philosophy is often summarized by his phrase: "Follow your bliss." Known for Mythos (1985), The Hero's Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell (1987), Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed (2007), Prophets of Science Fiction (2011) and The Looney Tunes Guide to Fairy Tales (2007). (13-Sep-2015)
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    Dick Van Dyke

    American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning almost seven decades. He is the older brother of Jerry Van Dyke and father of Barry Van Dyke. Known for The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961), Mary Poppins (1964), Diagnosis Murder (1993) and Night at the Museum (2006). (13-Sep-2015)

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