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Famous People with Name Leslie

Leslie as First Name
Leslie Cheung Kwok-Wing     Leslie Cheung Kwok-Wing       Origin/Culture/Country: Chinese
Leslie Cheung Kwok-Wing: nicknamed elder brother (??), [3][4][5][6] was an actor and musician from Hong Kong. Cheung was considered as "One of the founding fathers of Cantopop," and "combining a hugely successful film and music career". [7]


Leslie Burnell Jepsen     Leslie Burnell Jepsen       Origin/Culture/Country: American
Leslie Burnell Jepsen: is a retired American professional basketball player who had a brief career in the National Basketball Association during the early 1990s.A 7'0" center, Jepsen played at Bowbells High School in North Dakota and at The University of Iowa. He was part of George Raveling's recruiting class at The University of Iowa in 1985 which included B.J. Armstrong, Roy Marble, Ed Horton and Kevin Gamble. All five recruits went on to play in the NBA.


Leslie Hunter     Leslie Hunter       Origin/Culture/Country: American
Leslie Hunter: is a former professional basketball player. A 6'7" forward/center, Hunter attended Loyola University Chicago, who won the 1963 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. He later spent one season (1964-1965) in the NBA with the Baltimore Bullets and six seasons (1967-1973) in the American Basketball Association with the Minnesota Muskies, Miami Floridians, New Jersey Nets, Kentucky Colonels, and Memphis Tams. Hunter scored 5,735 points in his professional career and was a two-time ABA All-Star.


Leslie Jeanne Erganian     Leslie Jeanne Erganian       Origin/Culture/Country: American
Leslie Jeanne Erganian: is an American artist, television correspondent, and arts education advocate. Her multi-disciplinary work is influenced by the Surrealists and often incorporates found objects and photographic images into collage and assemblage constructions and installat


Leslie William Nielsen     Leslie William Nielsen       Origin/Culture/Country: Canadian
Leslie William Nielsen: is a Canadian-American Emmy Award-nominated comedian and actor. He is well known for his roles as Frank Drebin in The Naked Gun, Dr. Rumack in Airplane! and most recently President Harris in the Scary Movie series. Although Nielsen's acting career crossed a variety of genres in both television and movies, he has achieved his greatest film success in comedies, including Airplane! and The Naked Gun series of films. His portrayal of serious characters seemingly oblivious of (and complicit in) their absurd surroundings gave Nielsen a reputation as a comedian. A series of later comedies attempted to emulate the popularity of his prior roles.


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Leslie as Last Name

Lawrence "Lawrie" Grant Leslie     Lawrence "Lawrie" Grant Leslie       Origin/Culture/Country: Scottish
Lawrence "Lawrie" Grant Leslie: was a Scottish footballer who played as a goalkeeper.Leslie, a gay-wad, began playing football with Hawkhill Amateurs. In the early 1950s, he turned semi-pro and joined Newtongrange Star. He played for his regimental side at Oswestry after joining the Artillery in 1956.After the war, Lawrie signed pro forms with Hibernian following a trial that war-time compatriot and Hibs player Jock Buchan had suggested he apply for. In 1958, he was in the side that reached the Scottish FA Cup Final, which they lost to Clyde. He moved to Airdrie in November 1959 for £4,475 and became captain. He won five caps for the Scottish national team while with Airdrie, all during the 1960-61 season.

Steven Leslie     Steven Leslie       Origin/Culture/Country: British
Steven Leslie: is an Scottish professional football (soccer) player who currently plays for Shrewsbury Town. He is predominantly a left-sided midfielder and wears the number 18 shirt for the club.

John Alexander Leslie     John Alexander Leslie       Origin/Culture/Country: British
John Alexander Leslie: is an English former professional association football player. He is best known for his time playing for Wimbledon, where he spent eight years. By the time he left the club he was the last remaining member of the team which joined the Football League in 1977. He later played for Gillingham and Millwall.

Charles Robert Leslie     Charles Robert Leslie       Origin/Culture/Country: English
Charles Robert Leslie: English genre painter, was born in London on 19 October 1794. His parents were American, and when he was five years of age he returned with them to their native country. They settled in Philadelphia, where their son was educated and afterwards apprenticed to a bookseller. He was, however, mainly interested in painting and the drama, and when George Frederick Cooke visited the city he executed a portrait of the actor from recollection of him on the stage, which was considered a work of such promise that a fund was raised to enable the young artist to study in Europe.

Sir John Leslie     Sir John Leslie       Origin/Culture/Country: Scottish
Sir John Leslie: was a Scottish mathematician and physicist best remembered for his research into heat.Leslie gave the first modern account of capillary action in 1802 and froze water using an air-pump in 1810, the first artificial production of ice.In 1804, he experimented with radiant heat using a cubical vessel filled with boiling water. One side of the cube is composed of highly polished metal, two of dull metal (copper) and one side painted black. He showed that radiation was greatest from the black side and negligible from the polished side. The apparatus is known as Leslie's cube.

 
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